Faust Institute of Cosmetology is located at 1290 N. Lake Ave. and has operated in Storm Lake for 40 years.

Faust Institute of Cosmetology announced Thursday that it will close its Storm Lake campus on Dec. 31 after four decades of operation. Faust owner Justin Latham said in a news release that the decision was a “difficult one.” “We want to extend a sincere and heartfelt thank...

Storm Lake native Nate Bjorkgren with the Larry O'Brien Trophy after the Toronto Raptors win the 2019 NBA championship.

BY JAKE KURTZ | The Storm Lake Times Storm Lake native Nate Bjorkgren has emerged as a candidate to become the next head coach of the NBA’s Indiana Pacers. ESPN reported Wednesday that Bjorkgren, a Storm Lake High School (1993) and Buena Vista University graduate, interviewed for the...

The Tyson feed mill looked like this (left photo) on Friday, and like this (right photo) on Monday. Concrete is pumped through the long arm on the right and Old Glory waves on the very top. Times photos by John Cullen and Jake Kurtz

A constant stream of ready-mix trucks brought concrete to the new Tyson feed mill rising out of the Storm Lake industrial park at Expansion Boulevard and Radio Road starting last Monday and continuing this week. Following the feed mill in the non-stop pour are four concrete silos. Younglove...

The barn straight west of Storm Lake is closed, although there are many who want to get a peek ahead of time to see what’s for sale. This vintage scale was in the Friedrich kitchen as Kara was growing up. It is one of the antiques for sale. TIMES photos by DOLORES CULLEN

| BY DOLORES CULLEN | THE STORM LAKE TIMES | Kara Napierala of Alta wished there was something she could do when her friend Laura Turnquist went to Mayo Clinic for a heart transplant in July.                  ...
Hybrid pod strategy appears to be working, officials say Volleyball players got bug at tourney | BY TOM CULLEN | The Storm Lake Times | Five weeks into a school year marred by a pandemic, Storm Lake School Administration and Buena Vista County Public Health believe none of the district...

Local News

Faust Institute of Cosmetology is located at 1290 N. Lake Ave. and has operated in Storm Lake for 40 years.

09/24/2020 - 12:49pm
Faust Institute of Cosmetology announced Thursday that it will close its Storm Lake campus on Dec. 31 after four decades of operation. Faust owner Justin Latham said in a news release that the decision was a “difficult one.” “We want to extend a...

Sports

Storm Lake native Nate Bjorkgren with the Larry O'Brien Trophy after the Toronto Raptors win the 2019 NBA championship.

09/24/2020 - 9:13am
BY JAKE KURTZ | The Storm Lake Times Storm Lake native Nate Bjorkgren has emerged as a candidate to become the next head coach of the NBA’s Indiana Pacers. ESPN reported Wednesday that Bjorkgren, a Storm Lake High School (1993) and Buena Vista...

Family & Friends

Marcia Nelson and her book, “Rescuing Cinderella.”

09/23/2020 - 11:05am
MY FAVORITE RECIPES BY MARY CULLEN Marcia Nelson of Aurelia keeps busy with her family and many activities. Recently she wrote a book, Rescuing Cinderella - Letting Jesus Take You from Disillusionment to Happily Ever After, that is available through...

Opinion

09/23/2020 - 9:06am
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has said that he does not favor pushing through a Supreme Court nomination in the throes of an election. On Monday, Grassley shamed himself by repudiating that position in the wake of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death...

Obituaries

09/23/2020 - 8:48am
Private graveside services for Eleanor Anderson, 101, of Aurelia, were held Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at Afton Township Cemetery, with Pastor Karen Berg officiating. Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of arrangements. Eleanor Mae Blake was...

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