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February 9, 2009
OST announces 2009 season
OKOBOJI, Iowa -- The Okoboji Summer Theatre has announced the nine plays that will be produced in the 2009 season. The schedule for OST's 52nd season is: "A ... My Name Is Alice" (musical), June 16-21; "Almost, Maine" (contemporary comedy), June 23-28; "Brighton Beach Memoirs"...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
140 take the Polar Bear Plunge
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
H-LP wins Okoboji vb invitational
OKOBOJI, Iowa -- With three victories Tuesday at the Okoboji volleyball invitational, the Harris-Lake Park Wolves finished first with an undefeated record. H-LP (3-0) defeated Spirit Lake, 21-16, 19-21 and 15-7, in the first match before defeating Okoboji 21-16, 21-16 in the second...
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
'Secret Garden" is delight for all ages
OKOBOJI, Iowa -- "When Mary Lennox was sent to Misselthwaite Manor to live with her uncle, everybody said she was the most disagreeable looking child they'd ever seen." So begins the children's classic book "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett, published in the early 1900s...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
August 12, 2008
Brief: Auditions set for 'Twelve Angry Men'
OKOBOJI, Iowa -- Lakes Community Theatre will open its new season with "Twelve Angry Men" by Sherman L. Sergel. Auditions will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 26 and 28 at the Pearson Lakes Art Center, Okoboji. Directors Brian Kessler and Vonna Leckband are looking for 13 men ranging from age...
August 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
'Doubt' poses ethical dilemmas, questions for Okoboji audience
OKOBOJI, Iowa -- "What do you do when you're not sure?" queries Father Flynn of his congregation -- er, audience -- in the opening moments of "Doubt." Whatever your answer, you are bound to be less assured of the proper response after viewing this week's Pulitzer Prize- and Tony...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
Fine set, cast live on 'Quality Street'
WORTHINGTON -- Nineteenth century romance is in the air at Okoboji Summer Theatre while James Barrie's "Quality Street" fills the stage. No finer set has been designed for OST than this week's handsome drawing room. As the curtains parted for "first nighters" to take a look, "ohs"...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
'Leaving Iowa' takes comedic yet poignant journey
OKOBOJI, IOWA -- A sentimental journey masquerading as a comedy -- that's "Leaving Iowa," this week's show at Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST). Mostly geared for laughs, "Leaving Iowa" nevertheless speaks the often unspoken truths behind family dynamics and reveals the regrets we are...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
OST's "Maybe Baby' tackles topic of love
OKOBOJI, IOWA - Love is in the air at Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST) this week. Anyone who has ever been in a relationship can tell you finding and maintaining love isn't always fun or easy.
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
'Diviners' leaves a lasting impression
OKOBOJI, Iowa -- Okoboji Summer Theatre scores a hit this week with the beautifully presented inspirational drama, "The Diviners." I can practically guarantee that almost everyone in the audience will be thinking about the play and its characters long after they leave the theater. Playwright...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Seven-run fifth lifts Pioneers
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa -- Scoring seven runs in the top of the fifth inning Tuesday evening, Okoboji High School remained undefeated in Siouxland Conference softball action, as the Pioneers broke open a close game and claimed a six-inning victory over the host Sibley-Ocheyedan Generals,...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Iowa restaurant damaged in fire
OKOBOJI, Iowa -- A fire early Monday morning severely damaged a popular Iowa Great Lakes restaurant. Firefighters were dispatched to Tweeter's on U.S. 71 in Okoboji around 2:30 a.m. Monday. An alarm system was activated at that time, and several passersby also called 911 to report...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 21, 2008
Pioneers blank Generals, 4-0
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Okoboji's Blake Kliegl was a one-man show Friday night. Kliegl hit two home runs and accounted for all of the Pioneers' runs in a 4-0 victory over Sibley-Ocheyedan in a Siouxland Conference baseball battle. "I was seeing the ball well," Kliegl said. "I was going...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Plenty of 'Nunsense' on the OST stage
OKOBOJI, Iowa -- Those popular singing nuns are back on the Okoboji stage as the Summer Theatre opens its season with "Nunsense II." The first-night performance attracted an almost full house; an extra show has been added to the schedule at 4:30 p.m. Friday because of demand for...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Brief: Okoboji Summer Theatre tickets on sale Monday
OKOBOJI, Iowa -- The Okoboji Summer Theatre will open its 51st season with the musical "Nunsense II" June 16-22. OST Associate Artistic Director Lamby Hedge is directing and reprising her starring role as Mother Superior and will be joined by an ensemble cast. The inside of the...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am