‘Why’ questions permeate two care center deaths

There was a news update over the weekend about two elderly Iowans who wandered away from different care centers last winter and froze to death. There is no question the deaths were horrible tragedies. There is no question they resulted from carelessness and a needless lack of attention by employees of the centers. There are important questions that need to […]

Seen any good movies lately?

I read a post this week asking people to name five movies they’ve watched at least 10 times. My list would be quite long, since I worked as a projectionist at the Vista and Corral theatres in Storm Lake through high school and college — as did brothers Bill, Jim and Art. We enjoyed watching many films several times, while […]

Friday night football scoreboard


Here’s how the local teams faired in district football action on Friday night. Denison-Schleswig 42, Storm Lake 7 Remsen St. Mary’s 61, Newell-Fonda 13 MMCRU 23, Alta-Aurelia 20 Emmetsburg 41, Sioux Central 0 West Sioux 35, Ridge View 0