Star Spangled Spectacular Poster Contest Winner Revealed

The winner of the 2022 Storm Lake Star Spangled Spectacular poster contest has been announced.

The winner is Natasha Manivong, daughter of Vatsana and Airnoy Manivong. Natasha is invited to participate in the Big Parade on the 4th of July. She will be entering 3rd grade in the fall.

The poster contest is open to all Storm Lake students in grade K through four. Poster designs were judged on simplicity, creativity, and use of this year’s Spectacular theme of “Red, White, and Blue in 2022.”

The Star Spangled Spectacular will be held on July 3rd and 4th. A full schedule of events can be found at



Kathleen “Kay” Schmitt

Kathleen “Kay” Schmitt passed away peacefully at her home on the afternoon of June 18, 2024, surrounded by her three daughters.

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