Le Mars Daily Sentinel News http://www.lemarssentinel.com/news/ News headlines from the Le Mars Daily Sentinel newspaper in Le Mars, Iowa en-us UMCL plans caroling for Sunday http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2367169.html LE MARS -- During the season of Advent, the United Methodist Church of Le Mars (UMCL) welcomes those seeking a church home to join in worship and other activities of the church. The UMCL Choir will... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:30:40 -0600 Money awarded to local housing trust funds http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2367168.html DES MOINES -- The Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors approved a total of more than $6.2 million in grants to 25 Local Housing Trust Funds to support local affordable housing initiatives which... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:30:14 -0600 Le Mars to host Wreaths Across America ceremony http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2367167.html LE MARS -- Le Mars American Legion Wasmer Post #241 will honor deceased veterans Saturday, Dec. 17. This will be the fourth year that Wasmer Post #241 will sponsor a Wreaths Across America event at... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:29:42 -0600 Le Mars Fire-Rescue receives grant http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2366746.html LE MARS -- The City of Le Mars Fire-Rescue Department has received $1,000 grant from the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool (ICAP), the city's property and casualty coverage provider. The ICAP Grant, a... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:26:18 -0600 New scanner latest addition at FVH http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2366412.html LE MARS -- Floyd Valley Healthcare is in the midst of large scale upgrades, and one of the newest additions is a brand new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner in the radiology department. "We've... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:17:15 -0600 75 years later 'A day that will live in infamy'... http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2366416.html By Beverly Van Buskirk Lifestyles Editor Editor's Note: Three quarters of a century has went by since one of the worst attacks on U.S. soil. The day was Dec. 7, 1941 and according to historians it... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:09:24 -0600 Wells honored with distinction http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2366409.html LE MARS -- Wells Enterprises in Le Mars has been recognized for its continued effort to not only stay competitive through rebranding and introducing new products, but for their service to the... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:06:50 -0600 Road work calls county into question http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2366407.html LE MARS -- The Le Mars City Council discussed three major road projects at its Tuesday meeting. The council unanimously voted to approve and authorize the County Road K-49 widening project from 18th... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:06:00 -0600 Arrests made after Hwy 75 accident http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2366404.html PLYMOUTH CO. -- At approximately 7:11 p.m., Dec. 1, the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office responded to a traffic accident on Highway 75 between Hinton and Merrill. An investigation found that a... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:05:13 -0600 Holiday classic comes to Le Mars http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365967.html LE MARS -- Members of the Le Mars Central Dance Academy are ready to dazzle their audience with their performance of "The Nutcracker," at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10 in the Le Mars Community Middle... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:20:06 -0600 Daily Sentinel launches new website Wednesday http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365966.html LE MARS -- A whole new look is coming to the Daily Sentinel website, www.lemarssentinel.com. Beginning Wednesday, visitors will notice a much cleaner and easier way to navigate the website.... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:18:55 -0600 Gala proceeds top $20,000 http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365964.html LE MARS -- Floyd Valley Foundation's "Blast From the Past Gala" was quite a success. Held Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Le Mars Convention Center, upper level, the event raised nearly $23,000 in proceeds... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:18:26 -0600 Toy Club continues to bring happiness to area children http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365963.html LE MARS -- It's a giving tradition that never grows old. Members of the Town & Country Toy Club gave away hundreds of stuffed animals Saturday and Sunday evenings, the first of two weekends of... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:18:04 -0600 Several charged at underage party http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365961.html PLYMOUTH CO. -- A large group of minors and one adult were cited for underage drinking on Friday, Dec. 2 by the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office. According to a news release, the sheriff's office... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:16:55 -0600 Two Plymouth County attorneys vie for judge's seat http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365960.html SIOUX CITY -- The 3B Judicial Nominating Commission has received eight applications for the district judge position that exists as a result of the retirement of District Judge Mary Jane Sokolovske.... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:16:31 -0600 An amazing transformation http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365379.html LE MARS -- The Central Event Center was filled to the brim last Wednesday when it hosted three bus loads of guests for a Victorian dinner before a Christmas concert at the Browns Century Theater. The... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:30:59 -0600 Goodwill towards men http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365378.html LE MARS -- Students at Gehlen Catholic School gathered together last Wednesday to assemble Advent Gift Bags, a project the school has done for a number of years. Elementary students were paired with... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:28:06 -0600 Ordinary people doing extraordinary work http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365377.html REMSEN -- Remsen Ambulance has been dutifully serving the community since 1979, and the 13 volunteers, two paramedics, and several EMTs and first responders, have some new hardware to show for their... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:27:08 -0600 Carrying on tradition http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365357.html Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:23:05 -0600 Britton Chiropractic hits record with donation to Mid-Sioux Opportunity http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365356.html AKRON -- We always think of this time of year as a time of giving, especially as Thanksgiving comes and goes. We are grateful for all of our blessings and think of those who need more. Dr. Bradley... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:22:23 -0600 Crop Advantage Series program to be held in Le Mars http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365353.html AMES -- The 2017 Crop Advantage Series offers a unique opportunity for farmers and crop advisors to hear current research and crop production information from Iowa State University in their own back... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:20:45 -0600 Given new life http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365055.html LE MARS -- A gesture of good will by one local business has snowballed into a huge community-wide effort to support one Le Mars organization. When Total Sales and Service of Le Mars heard how the Le... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:56:54 -0600 Making what's old, new again http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365054.html LE MARS -- A project to renovate the upper level of the Claussen's building at the corner of Central Avenue and Plymouth Street in Le Mars has been awarded a $75,000 Main Street Iowa Challenge Grant.... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:56:02 -0600 Art center opens watercolor show http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365053.html LE MARS -- The December exhibit at the Le Mars Arts Center features watercolor paintings from across Iowa. It's the Iowa Watercolor Society's 2016-2017 Traveling Show and it opened today (Friday) at... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:55:10 -0600 A Hollywood Christmas tale comes to Hinton http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365052.html HINTON -- Students at Hinton Community High School are bringing a Christmas classic to the stage. "Elf The Musical, JR," will be performed at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 and 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4 in... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:54:20 -0600 Forgery, theft reported at local bank http://www.lemarssentinel.com/story/2365051.html LE MARS -- At approximately 10:40 a.m., Tuesday Nov. 29, the Le Mars Police Department responded to a complaint of theft and forgery at Kingsley State Bank in Le Mars. According to a press release, a... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:53:20 -0600