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Giving sale in Aurelia helps flood victims

Free goulash was given out from a big roaster full cooked up by Amy’s husband Bob. Here Amy has a bowl for Silas Van Roekel of Cherokee.
Aunt Betty’s in Aurelia became the site of a massive free garage sale for people affected by floods in the area. Aurelians Pam Allen and Amy Mikos had planned to have a garage sale a few …
Police and Court News

Aurelia woman arrested after defrauding boyfriend $39K

An Aurelia woman was arrested for defrauding her farmer boyfriend out of nearly $40,000 that was held in a business checking account. Julie Nielsen, 45, was booked into Buena Vista County Jail …

Power Solutions Ride For a Cause to benefit SL twins

Roberto Cortes and Ana Cristina Salazar Flores with their children Roberto, Ricardo and Fernanda.

The Power Solutions eighth annual Ride for a Cause will benefit Storm Lake twins Ricardo and Roberto, their parents, Roberto Cortes and Ana Cristina Salazar Flores, and their sister, Fernanda. …

Sports

Former Alta-Aurelia preps team up to win Ride-Run event

Alta-Aurelia graduates Teagan Meyer (left) and Trey Engelmann cross the finish line to win the 45th annual Star Spangled Spectacular Ride-Run Around the Lake last Thursday. TIMES PILOT photo by DOLORES CULLEN
Two former Alta-Aurelia prep standouts and now collegiate track and field athletes teamed up to win the 45th annual Star Spangled Spectacular Ride-Run Around the Lake last Thursday. Trey …

Storm Lake youth swim team takes second in conference meet

Peyton Degner swims the freestyle during last Wednesday’s meet. TIMES PILOT photo by DOLORES CULLEN

The Storm Lake youth swim team hosted the AHEELA Conference meet last Saturday at King’s Point Waterpark and placed second. Around 300 swimmers from Algona, Humboldt, Manson, Storm Lake, …

Panthers top Warriors 4-0; Warriors end season at 21-8

Gavin Sleezer tags out a K-P runner. Photos by Adam Dublinske

When Kevin Wright is on, he is one of the best pitchers around. The Kingsley-Pierson ace was on his game last Saturday as he silenced Alta-Aurelia’s bats to help the Panthers beat the …

Alta-Aurelia drubs George-Little Rock in district tourney

Alta-Aurelia’s Jaxson Page is tagged out by George-Little Rock’s Micah Jumbeck after getting caught in a rundown in Tuesday’s game. TIMES PILOT photo by JAMIE KNAPP

Cale Brechwald fired a two-hit shutout and Sam Sennert collected three hits to help Alta-Aurelia beat George-Little Rock 10-0 in a Class 1A district semifinal game on Tuesday at Alta. …