The Newell-Fonda football team poses with their first place trophy after winning

the state championship. TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

N-F pile of hardware as impressive as any school’s By JAMIE KNAPP State championships are nothing new to Newell-Fonda. The Mustangs have won four of them in boys basketball. Softball has a claim to fame when it comes to state titles. They won one in 2008. The boys golf team captured a state...

Cheryl Hinde shows off a mock check for $10,000 she won from a scratch ticket

from the Iowa Lottery bought at the Storm Lake Hy-Vee.

Cheryl Hinde claimed the fourth of 13 top prizes of $10,000 available in the Iowa Lottery’s new “Merry Bucks” holiday instant-scratch game. Hinde claimed her prize Thursday at the lottery’s regional office in Storm Lake. She purchased her winning ticket at Hy-Vee, 1250 N....

Jake Luedtke (left) is one of the top six high school trumpet players in Iowa.

Luedtke plays with one lung By DOLORES CULLEN You’ve seen trumpet players turn red as they strain to reach high notes or sustain long notes. It’s a physically demanding instrument. That’s why it comes as a surprise to learn that Storm Lake All State trumpeter Jake Luedtke only...

Tim Humes in his massage studio in Storm Lake.

By MARY CULLEN Masseuse Tim Humes of Storm Lake earned his license in 2000 and has been practicing in the area for many years. Now he has opened a massage studio in Storm Lake. “I’ve dedicated a room upstairs at our family home for my massage studio,” he explained. “I...

The Newell-Fonda football team poses with their first place trophy after winning

the state championship. TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Cheryl Hinde shows off a mock check for $10,000 she won from a scratch ticket

from the Iowa Lottery bought at the Storm Lake Hy-Vee.

Jake Luedtke (left) is one of the top six high school trumpet players in Iowa.

Tim Humes in his massage studio in Storm Lake.

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Looking for tall black man, accomplice, small black car Victim sleeps while thieves clean out bedroom closet Police are asking for assistance from the community in connection with a weekend residential burglary and vehicle theft. On Saturday at 5:40 a.m. the Storm Lake Police Department was...

The Newell-Fonda football team poses with their first place trophy after winning

the state championship. TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

N-F pile of hardware as impressive as any school’s By JAMIE KNAPP State championships are nothing new to Newell-Fonda. The Mustangs have won four of them in boys basketball. Softball has a claim to fame when it comes to state titles. They won one in 2008. The boys golf team captured a state...

Sports

Newell-Fonda players hoist the state championship trophy

after beating Fremont-Mills 39-35 last Thursday at the

UNI-Dome. TIMES photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Tuesday, 25/11/14
N-F comes from behind once again in fourth quarter to win, 39-35 BY JAMIE KNAPP When Jason Hess arrived at the UNI-Dome for pre-game warmups, he thought he’d be doing two things — playing on defense and handling the kickoff and PAT duties. All that changed when starting...

Former Storm Lake prep Bobby Brown led the Iowa Conference in passing yards

with 310 a game and touchdown passes with 22. Brown was the only quarterback

in the league to throw for more than 2,000 yards.

Tuesday, 25/11/14
Brown, Barrett, Gilland, Munn all cited The football season may not have ended the way Buena Vista would’ve liked, but the Beavers were still well represented on the all-Iowa Conference teams with six players selected to go along with two honorable mention selections. Four of...
Tuesday, 25/11/14
East Sac County took advantage of 29 turnovers as the Raiders spoiled Storm Lake’s basketball season opener with a 65-31 win last Friday at Sac City. The Raiders led 16-7 after the first quarter and 30-14 at the half. It was 48-24 entering the fourth quarter. “Not a terrible...

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Tim Humes in his massage studio in Storm Lake.

Tuesday, 25/11/14
By MARY CULLEN Masseuse Tim Humes of Storm Lake earned his license in 2000 and has been practicing in the area for many years. Now he has opened a massage studio in Storm Lake. “I’ve dedicated a room upstairs at our family home for my massage studio,...

Desel Caboth with a bird feeder made from a crystal bowl.

Tuesday, 25/11/14
By MARY CULLEN Since his retirement as a contractor in 1988, Desel Caboth of Alta has enjoyed many interests. His latest creation is making bird-feeders out of bowls, some crystal, that he finds at SOS, Goodwill and garage sales. They are now on sale at Earthings....

Opinions

President Obama’s executive action last week attempts to provide hard-working immigrant families with a bit of relief: that they will not be subject to deportation for three years. We suspect that life will be little-changed for most Latino families without proper documentation but otherwise...
By ART CULLEN I can’t remember writing a “What I Am Thankful For” column. I am thankful for what I cannot remember, which suggests that my gratitude grows with each white hair. So I guess that I am thankful for being able to write a column. No matter how dim. And I am...
By DON BEHM By the time you read this story it will be about election time. Maybe the election will be over and people will be talking about the presidential election coming up in two years. My guess right now is Hillary Clinton against Republican Jeb Bush. We are listed as independents but...
All the evidence one needs for the Storm Lake City Council to dump a plan to close four railroad crossings was contained in a single photo published on the front page of this newspaper Wednesday: a line of people wending down the stairwell at city hall Monday evening trying to get into a jam-packed...

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