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Friday, Aug. 1, 2014

Photo galleries

Plymouth County Fair Cleanup (07/31/14)
Cool Chemistry at the library (07/31/14)
Contributed Photos Plymouth County Fair (07/29/14)
Weekend at the Plymouth County Fair #1 (07/28/14)
Demolition Derby Plymouth County Fair (07/28/14)
Friday at the Plymouth County Fair (07/28/14)
Impact Pro Wrestling Plymouth County Fair (07/26/14)
Farm Olympics Plymouth County Fair (07/25/14)
Tuff Trucks Plymouth County Fair (07/25/14)
Figure 8 Racing (07/24/14)
Bucket Calf Judging (07/24/14)
Judging of 4-H static exhibits (07/23/14)
4-H preparing exhibits (07/23/14)
Hinton - Emmetsburg Baseball (07/23/14)
Hinton - Emmetsburg Baseball
Substate Baseball: Gehlen Catholic vs. Woodbury Central (07/22/14)
The Gehlen Catholic Jays defeated Woodbury Central 7-6, in eight innings, to advance to the Class 1A State baseball tournament.
Le Mars - Sgt. Bluff Baseball (07/21/14)
Le Mars - Sgt. Bluff Baseball
State Softball Tournament: Le Mars vs. Dallas Center-Grimes (07/21/14)
The Le Mars softball team fell 12-2 in six innings in the first round of the Class 4A state softball tournament in Fort Dodge on July 21.
Williams & Co. Alley Art Project (07/21/14)
Hinton-Sioux Center Baseball (07/20/14)
Hinton-Sioux Center Baseball
Baseball: Gehlen Catholic vs. Remsen St. Mary's 7.19.14 (07/19/14)
The Gehlen Catholic baseball team defeated Remsen St. Mary's 6-5 in the Class 1A - District 2 finals on July 19.
Gehlen - South O'Brien Baseball (07/18/14)
Gehlen - South O'Brien Baseball
Baseball: Gehlen Catholic vs. Akron-Westfield 7.15.14 (07/15/14)
The Gehlen Catholic beat Akron-Westfield 9-0 in the quarterfinals of the Class 1A - District 2 baseball tournament on July 15.
Opening of River's Bend Wildlife Area (07/15/14)
Family fun with juggler Dean Franzen (07/15/14)
Baseball: MMC/R-U vs Cherokee (Districts) 7.14.14 (07/14/14)
The MMC/R-U baseball team fell to Cherokee, Washington 6-5 in regional play on July 14.
Le Mars - Boyden Hull/Rock Valley BB (07/14/14)
Le Mars - Boyden Hull/Rock Valley BB
Hinton Fire-Rescue centennial (07/14/14)
Le Mars -Bishop Heelan Softball (07/13/14)
Le Mars -Bishop Heelan Softball
Gehlen / Akron-Westfield Softball (07/12/14)
Gehlen / Akron-Westfield Softball
Sofball: RSM vs Westwood 7.11.14 (07/11/14)
The Remsen St. Mary's softball team defeated Westwood 4-1 on July 11.
Baseball: RSM vs. West Sioux 7.10.14 (07/10/14)
The Remsen St. Mary's baseball team defeated West Sioux 8-1 on July 10.
Le Mars - Storm Lake Softball (07/10/14)
Le Mars - Storm Lake Softball
Baseball: Gehlen Catholic at Remsen St. Mary's 7.9.14 (07/09/14)
The Remsen St. Mary's baseball team defeated Gehlen Catholic 5-4 on July 9.
Hinton - Sioux Central Softball (07/09/14)
Hinton - Sioux Central Softball
Le Mars - Glenwood Baseball (07/08/14)
Le Mars - Glenwood Baseball
Baseball: RSM vs. Trinity Christian 7.8.14 (07/08/14)
The Remsen St. Mary's baseball team swept Trinity Christian in a doubleheader on July 8.
Le Mars - Sergeant Bluff-Luton Softball (07/08/14)
Le Mars - Sergeant Bluff-Luton Softball
Baseball: A-W at Gehlen Catholic 7.7.14 (07/07/14)
The Gehlen Catholic baseball team defeated Akron-Westfield 8-0 in Le Mars on July 7.
Le Mars Municipal Band Fourth of July Concert 2014 (07/07/14)
July 4th at the Plymouth County Historical Museum 2014 (07/07/14)
Le Mars Fourth of July Parade 2014 (07/07/14)
Remsen celebrates 125th (07/07/14)
Le Mars - Estherville-LC Baseball (07/05/14)
Le Mars - Estherville-LC Baseball
Le Mars - Estherville-LC Softball (07/05/14)
Le Mars - Estherville-LC Softball
Softball/Baseball: Gehlen Catholic vs. South O'Brien (07/03/14)
The Gehlen Catholic softball and baseball teams hosted South O'Brien in Granville on July 3.
RSM-HMS Softball (07/03/14)
RSM-HMS Softball
Softball/Baseball: Gehlen Catholic vs Unity Christian 6.2.14 (07/02/14)
The Gehlen Catholic softball and baseball took on Unity Christian in Granville on July 2.
Arts Center Gourds of Fun! (07/02/14)
Gehlen-RSM Baseball (07/01/14)
Gehlen-RSM Baseball
Gehlen - Hinton Softball (07/01/14)
Gehlen - Hinton Softball
Baseball: Le Mars vs Sioux Center 7.1.14 (07/01/14)
The Le Mars baseball team fell to Sioux Center 14-12 on July 1.
Le Mars - Spencer Baseball (06/30/14)
Le Mars - Spencer Baseball
Baseball: Hinton vs West Sioux 6.30.14 (06/30/14)
The Hinton baseball team fell 12-1 to West Sioux on June 30.
Le Mars - Spencer Softball (06/30/14)
Le Mars - Spencer Softball
Spalding Catholic Baseball Tournament (06/29/14)
Spalding Catholic Baseball Tournament
Le Mars Fire-Rescue fund drive begins (06/27/14)
Plymouth Dairy Farms Open House (06/27/14)
RSM - South O'Brien Baseball (06/27/14)
RSM - South O'Brien Baseball
Baseball: MMC/R-U vs Unity Christian (06/26/14)
The MMC/R-U baseball team defeated Unity Christian 2-0 on June 26.
MMC/R-U - Harris Lake Park Softball (06/26/14)
MMC/R-U - Harris Lake Park Softball
Softball: Hinton vs Trinity Christian 6.25.14 (06/25/14)
The Hinton softball team defeated Trinity Christian 7-6 on June 25.
Ice Cream Days Parade June 21, 2014 (3) (06/25/14)
Ice Cream Days Parade June 21, 2014 (2) (06/25/14)
Ice Cream Days June 25 Color Page (06/25/14)
RSM at Hinton Baseball (06/24/14)
RSM at Hinton Baseball
Softball: RSM vs Gehlen 6.24.14 (06/24/14)
The Gehlen Catholic softball team defeated Remsen St. Mary's 4-3 on June 24.
Ice Cream Days Parade June 21, 2014 (06/24/14)
Hinton at MMC/R-U Softball (06/24/14)
Hinton at MMC/R-U Softball
Baseball: H-LP vs RSM 6.23.14 (06/23/14)
The Remsen St. Mary's baseball team defeated Harris-Lake Park 13-3 in three innings on June 23.
Sittin' Pretty at Le Mars Arts Center (06/23/14)
BMX Stunt/Power Team Show (06/23/14)
Bike Central's Summer Cross (06/23/14)
Photo Pages June 23 (06/23/14)
Fishing Derby at Le Mars Municipal Park (06/23/14)
Primebank Ice Cream Social 2014 (06/22/14)
The 46th annual Primebank Ice Cream Social was Thursday, June 19. Entertainment this year was by The Noteables, a Le Mars Community High School alumni group directed by long-time director Joe Brice.
Gehlen J-Club Tournament (06/22/14)
Gehlen J-Club Tournament
Ice Cream Days Grill n' Chill BBQ (06/21/14)
Softball: Spalding Catholic Tournament hosted by Gehlen Catholic (06/21/14)
Ice Cream Days R/C Fun Fly (06/21/14)
Akron Flood Recovery (06/20/14)
Ice Cream Days Family Bike Ride (06/20/14)
Ice Cream Days 3-on-3 and Summer Slam (06/20/14)
Ice Cream Days Friday color page (06/20/14)
Hinton vs. A-W Baseball (06/19/14)
Hinton vs. A-W Baseball
Softball: Gehlen vs Trinity Christian 6.19.14 (06/19/14)
Gehlen Catholic defeated Trinity Christian 9-2 on June 19.
Tri-State Drive In Cruisers at Bob's (06/19/14)
Baseball: MMC/R-U at Gehlen Catholic 6.18.14 (06/18/14)
The Gehlen Catholic baseball team held off MMC/R-U 6-3 on June 18.
Tuesday flooding in Le Mars (06/18/14)
Softball: K-P vs MMC/R-U 6.17.14 (06/18/14)
The MMC/R-U softball team defeated Kingsley-Pierson in Remsen on June 17.
Le Mars / MOC-FV Baseball (06/17/14)
Le Mars / MOC-FV Baseball
Gehlen - HMS Baseball (06/13/14)
Gehlen - HMS Baseball
Softball: Le Mars, Gehlen and A-W (Le Mars Tourney) 6.13.14 (06/13/14)
The Le Mars, Gehlen Catholic and Akron-Westfield softball teams participated in the Le Mars softball tournament on June 13.
Geese return to municipal pond (06/13/14)
Canada geese and their goslings have seemingly returned to the Le Mars Municipal Pond despite recent efforts to remove the waterfowl population. Adult Canada geese spend summers raising their young and molting their wing and tail feathers.
Le Mars - Cherokee Softball (06/12/14)
Le Mars - Cherokee Softball
Softball: Gehlen Catholic vs Hartley-Melvin-Sanborm doubleheader 6.12.14 (06/12/14)
The Lady Jays defeated the Hawks 15-0 and 11-4 on Thursday, June 12.
Gehlen at Akron-Westfield Baseball (06/11/14)
Gehlen at Akron-Westfield Baseball
Gehlen at Akron-Westfield Softball (06/11/14)
Gehlen at Akron-Westfield Softball
Softball: MMC-RU vs. RSM 6.11.14 (06/11/14)
Le Mars / Emmetsburg Softball (06/10/14)
Le Mars vs. Emmetsburg Softball
Baseball: Le Mars vs. Central Lyon 6.10.14 (06/10/14)
MMC/R-U Baseball/Softball (06/09/14)
MMC/R-U Baseball/Softball
Baseball: A-W vs Trinity Christian 6.9.14 (06/09/14)
The Akron-Westfield baseball team defeated Trinity Christian 11-0 on June 9.
Le Mars - Emmetsburg baseball (06/08/14)
Le Mars - Emmetsburg Baseball
Akron-Westfield at Remsen St. Mary's Softball (06/04/14)
The A-W softball team remained defeated on June 4 as they defeated RSM 3-1.
Gehlen - Hinton Softball/Baseball (06/03/14)
Jays at Blackhawks Softball/Baseball
LCS 6-2-14. Baseball vs Sioux City West, Softball vs Bishop Heelan (06/02/14)
The Le Mars baseball and softball teams were in action at the Le Mars baseball complex on Monday.
Relay For Life of Plymouth County (06/02/14)
Kingsley-Pierson Softball Tournament (06/01/14)
Lady Panthers Softball Tournament
Le Mars Baseball (05/31/14)
Le Mars - Sioux City North
Gehlen Catholic Softball (05/31/14)
Akron-Westfield at Gehlen softball
MMC/Remsen-Union vs Spencer softball (05/30/14)
The MMC-RU softball team fell to Spencer 0-5 on Thursday.
MMC/Remsen-Union at Hinton Baseball (05/28/14)
The Hinton baseball team defeated MMC/R-U 8-2 on Wednesday, May 28.
Le Mars Softball (05/28/14)
State track meet photo gallery 2014 (05/27/14)
Plymouth County was well represented at the 2014 state track and field meet held at Drake Stadium, in Des Moines, May 22-24.
Avenue of Flags Memorial Day Program (05/27/14)
Kluckhohn Wellness "Works" Day (05/22/14)
Gehlen Catholic graduation 2014 (05/19/14)
LCS Graduation 2014 (05/19/14)
Youth for Christ Early Out Picnic (05/14/14)
Le Mars Community Middle School students race to the finish in an inflatable obstacle course in Walnut Park. Youth for Christ hosted the Wednesday event, which was an end-of-the-year early out party. The Iowa National Guard lent the obstacle course....
Le Mars Community High School Promenade (05/04/14)
May Day at the Plymouth County Historical Museum (04/30/14)
May Day at the Museum (04/30/14)
Gehlen Catholic's "The Butler Did It!" (04/29/14)
Hinton Community School Earth Day Celebration (04/23/14)
Hannah Kessenic and Grandma (04/22/14)
Michael Nasers (04/02/14)
Guardian Angel Poison Prevention (03/28/14)
Chamber Dinner Photo (03/27/14)
Le Mars 5th avenue house fire (03/27/14)
Floyd Valley Hospital Groundbreaking Event (03/27/14)
'An Evening of Culture' (03/26/14)
On Friday, March 28 the Le Mars Community Theatre will kick off its 45th season with a debut of the comedy "An Evening of Culture."
LCMS Carnival (03/23/14)
A little sow brought cheers and laughter to the Le Mars Community Middle School's annual carnival last Friday. Attendees participated in a popular event called "Kiss the Pig," where they voted on a teacher who would be given the honor. Reigning...
Mayor Dick Kirchoff serves lunch (03/21/14)
Hinton defeats South O'Brien in first round (02/18/14)
Hillview Kids Ice Fishing Derby (02/17/14)
Fishing enthusiasts braved the wind to spend an afternoon atop the ice at Hillview Recreation Area Sunday for the annual Kids Ice Fishing Derby.
Kluckhohn Hobby Fair (02/03/14)
Fourth grade students at Kluckhohn Elementary School in Le Mars exhibited their passions, pastimes and pursuits Friday at the school's hobby fair. The school hosted the fair in celebration of National Hobby Month.
Le Mars Public Library Lego Club (01/29/14)
Le Mars hits the court against Spencer (01/29/14)
Remsen-Union vs. Kingsley Pierson (01/24/14)
Jays, Blackhawks face off at Hinton (01/22/14)
RSM, R-U renew crosstown rivalry (01/20/14)
Gehlen hosts Remsen St. Mary's (01/15/14)
Gehlen sweeps pair from Akron-Westfield (01/08/14)
Pioneer Village Christmas Wonderland (12/16/13)
Holiday Sweets (12/15/13)
Pioneer Village Christmas and Lighted Parade (12/09/13)
Lights and sounds of the season filled the air Saturday and Sunday in Le Mars. The 17th annual Earl Utesch Memorial Children's Lighted Christmas Parade packed Central Avenue Saturday despite icy temperatures, and Pioneer Village Christmas drew...
Frosty Cross cyclocross races 2013 (12/02/13)
Franklin Elementary School Thanksgiving Celebration (11/27/13)
Clayton Rohmiller (11/20/13)
2013 State Volleyball Semifinal - Gehlen Catholic (11/18/13)
2013 Regional Volleyball Final -- Gehlen vs. Fremont-Mills (11/07/13)
2013 Regional Volleyball Final -- Hinton vs. Ridge View (11/07/13)
Photos from the 2013 regional volleyball final between Hinton and Ridge View.
2013 Regional Volleyball Final -- Le Mars vs. Bishop Heelan (11/07/13)
Photos from the 2013 regional volleyball tournament final between Le Mars and Bishop Heelan.
27th Annual Iowa Governor's Hunt (11/04/13)
Le Mars businesses dress up for Halloween (10/31/13)
Le Mars Halloween fun (10/28/13)
Le Mars Community High School Homecoming Parade 2013 (09/27/13)
Le Mars Community High School Homecoming Parade 2013 was Friday,, Sept. 20.
Alley Art progress (09/26/13)
Red White and Blue Mud Run (09/23/13)
Chalk Art Festival (09/16/13)
Old Time Country Music Fest (09/10/13)
Bill Riley Show Plymouth County Fair (09/04/13)
Open Class Grand Champion - Plymouth County Fair 2013 (08/30/13)
Plymouth County Fair 2013 4-H Building Grand Champions (08/30/13)
Haz-mat training drill at Dean Foods (08/29/13)
David Hawkins John Deere tractor auction (08/26/13)
National Night Out in Le Mars 2013 (08/23/13)
Scoop the Loop 2013 (08/22/13)
Le Mars Firefighters Training Exercise (08/22/13)
Sun 'N Fun event at Plymouth County Fairgrounds (08/14/13)
Siouxland Aging Services held its annual Sun 'N Fun gathering Aug. 13 at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds, with Sioux City car club the Strollers bringing about a dozen classic cars for senior citizens and their caregivers to enjoy.
Abu Bekr White Horse Mounted Patrol (08/02/13)
Iowa Learning Farms Conservation Station (07/30/13)
Plymouth County Fair days (07/29/13)
Plymouth County Fair fun (07/26/13)
Plymouth County Fair - Wednesday welcome (07/24/13)
Entry day at the Plymouth County Fair (07/24/13)
Preparing for the fair (07/24/13)
Phun Fest at the Le Mars Sportman's Club (07/23/13)
Pheasants Forever Plymouth County chapter and Plymouth County Conservation Board sponsored the annual Phun Fest for children and young adults July 21.
Plymouth County Fair - Tuesday judging (07/23/13)
Sioux Valley 125th (07/22/13)
Know Your Milk dairy tour (07/21/13)
Relay For Life - Plymouth County (07/21/13)
Wasmer Post 241 American Legion Auxilary (07/17/13)
American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Plymouth County survivor dinner (07/15/13)
U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin visits Le Mars (07/15/13)
Bison Day at Broken Kettle Grasslands (07/15/13)
Le Mars Public Library hosts Dan Wardell of IPTV Kids Clubhouse (07/09/13)
Sittin' Pretty Exhibit and Fundraiser (07/05/13)
Fourth of July fireworks in Le Mars (07/05/13)
Friends of the Fourth picnic lunch (07/05/13)
Fourth of July Watermelon Feed (07/05/13)
Friends of the Fourth parade in Le Mars (07/05/13)
Le Mars Arts Center July Fourth craft (07/05/13)
WHO Radio tractor ride stops in Le Mars (07/04/13)
Fritz Thoma matchstick creations at the Plymouth County Historical Museum (07/04/13)
Blank Park Zoo visit at Le Mars library (06/27/13)
As part of the summer reading program, education specialist Samantha Dunn, of the Blank Park Zoo, in Des Moines, visited the Le Mars Public Library, bringing several animals including an American alligator, a tortoise and a rabbit.
Ice Cream Days Parade 2013 (06/18/13)
Ice Cream Days concert (06/18/13)
Tonic Sol-fa performs in front of a packed crowd outside the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor on Central Avenue Friday. The concert during Ice Cream Days celebrated the 100th birthday of Wells Enterprises. (Photo by David Schipper, Le Mars fire-rescue...
Ice Cream Days Summer Cross (06/17/13)
Le Mars Municipal Park was the setting for Bike Central's Summer Cross. Riders competed in two races on the 1.5 mile off-road cyclocross course June 15. B race results: First Place: Derek Bretey, of Le Mars Second Place: Ian Richards, of Des...
Ice Cream Days in Foster Park (06/16/13)
Wells Enterprises 100th Birthday Light Up the Sky Fireworks/Ice Cream Days (06/16/13)
Ice Cream Days Municipal Band Concert (06/16/13)
Ice Cream Flavors Creation Contest - Ice Cream Days 2013 (06/15/13)
Bada Bing! Ice Cream by Kimberly Ross and Dennis Morrice, of Le Mars, is the winner of the flavor contest. Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble created by Brandie Vonk-Frangenberg, of Sioux Center, takes second place. Deb Vanderberg and Julie Beitelspacher,...
Primebank Ice Cream Social (06/14/13)
Le Mars YMCA 18th annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament/Ice Cream Days (06/14/13)
Flood Survey (06/13/13)
Damage from flooding Memorial Day weekend in Le Mars was surveyed for the city by Steve Hansen, Le Mars public works superintendent, with assistance from Chad Morrow, Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
Wells 100th Birthday mural near Central Avenue (06/13/13)
Tri-State Drive In Cruisers event in Le Mars (06/13/13)
Repairs, cleanup continue in Plymouth County (06/06/13)
K-P Graduation (06/03/13)
Golf Course flood aftermath (05/29/13)
Flooding Across Plymouth County (05/29/13)
Aerial views of flooding in Le Mars (05/28/13)
Memorial Day 2013: Freedom is not free (05/27/13)
Flooding in Le Mars (05/27/13)
Le Mars Community Schools - graduation 2013 (05/20/13)
Gehlen Catholic Graduation 2013 (05/19/13)
2013 State Track (05/19/13)
Photos from the 2013 Iowa State Track and Field Championships held at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.
Plymouth County Historical Museum annual meeting and Dollies tea (05/12/13)
Floyd Valley Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship presentation (05/12/13)
Heartland Invite at Marcus (05/07/13)
Then Feed Just One at Gehlen Catholic School (05/06/13)
LCS Prom 2013 - Alice in Wonderland (05/05/13)
This is May 1? (05/02/13)
Nearly 2 inches of rain and 2 inches of snow fell in the Le Mars area Wednesday, May 1.
"A Month of Sundays," a Le Mars Community Theatre production opening Friday (05/02/13)
May Day at the Museum (04/30/13)
Kingsley Photos (04/30/13)
Le Mars Community High Schoolers Learn About Distracted Driving (04/26/13)
Gehlen Catholic presents 'Guys and Dolls' (04/25/13)
Broadway in New York City is the setting for Gehlen Catholic High School's production of "Guys and Dolls" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25 and Saturday, April 27 in the school's gymnasium. "Luck be a Lady," and "Sit Down You're Rocking the Boat"are...
4-H, FFA sheep, goat weigh-in (04/21/13)
Plymouth County 4-H and FFA members weighed sheep and goats April 20 at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds in Le Mars. The young people were assisted by Iowa State University Extension staff, members of the fair board's sheep and goat committees and...
Le Mars Community High School presents 'Black Hearts and Bearded Ladies' (04/18/13)
The Sweetwater Inn is the setting for the LCHS production "Black Hearts and Bearded Ladies" to be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in the Little Theatre.
Spring sports shrug off chill (04/16/13)
Kluckhohn fifth grade snow creations (04/15/13)
Le Mars Community School Kluckhohn fifth grade students created these snow sculptures after the rain and snow April 9-10. The snow creations were built on the north side of the school building, along Prospect Street.
Gehlen Catholic Prom April 13, 2013 (04/15/13)
A candy theme served as the setting for Gehlen Prom 2013 photos.
April Storm April 9-10, 2013 (04/14/13)
Le Mars Community Middle School Carnival (04/09/13)
2013 Le Mars Fire-Rescue Awards (04/07/13)
Le Mars Fire-Rescue celebrated the contributions of firefighters and recognized businesses and individuals at the annual awards banquet April 6. Dick Kirchoff, Le Mars mayor, said the 27 volunteers and two full-time staff answered 401 calls in...
11th annual Art Pahl Accordion Fest (04/07/13)
Twelve players perform on the stage of the Old Central gym at Plymouth County Historical Museum in Le Mars. The museum hosted the annual accordion event April 7, 2013. The 12th annual event will be April 27, 2014.
Easter egg hunt 2013 (04/02/13)
Plymouth County Pork Producers Banquet (03/27/13)
2013 Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope campaign (03/22/13)
Plymouth Manor Valentine Royalty (03/06/13)
Le Mars Community Schools National History Day (02/28/13)
"Arsenic and Old Lace" at Le Mars Community Theatre (02/21/13)
LCS girls battle with Heelan (02/18/13)
Clover Kids Valentine meeting (02/14/13)
District Wrestling (02/12/13)
Ruby year of broadcasting (02/08/13)
Barry Borchers, Le Mars Community High School activities director and guidance counselor, recognizes Denny Callahan for 40 years of LCS sports broadcasts and reports. Callahan and his wife, Jerri, were surprised with the honor Feb. 7 in recognition...
New 'Dog at LCHS (02/08/13)
The family of Dave Hawkins, Le Mars High School (LHS) Class of 1956, is recognized for donating the LCS Bulldog statue outside the new school gymnasium. The donation was in Hawkins' memory. Dave Hawkins, who died in August 2011, was active in LHS...
Catholic Schools Week 2013 Family Picnic (02/05/13)
Hinton hosts Heelan in tough matchups (01/31/13)
Gehlen Jays meet R-U Rockets on the court (01/28/13)
Gehlen Boys win over Storm Lake St. Mary's (01/22/13)
Main Street Hall at Plymouth County Historical Museum (01/11/13)
Gehlen Boys Basketball win over South O'Brien (12/13/12)
Bulldog wrestlers fall to Spencer, win over Storm Lake (12/07/12)
Museum Manger at Plymouth County Historical Museum (12/07/12)
Earl Utesch Memorial Lighted Children's Christmas Parade 2012 (12/06/12)
Thousands of people watching the 16th annual Earl Utesch Memorial Lighted Children's Christmas parade Saturday in Le Mars heard people on parade entries proclaim, "Merry Christmas." The greeting sounded odd to some who packed the 12-block parade...
Kingsley Christmas (12/04/12)
Community Thanksgiving dinner at Rejoice! Community Church (11/23/12)
LCS Elementary schools Thanksgiving feasts (11/21/12)
Floyd Valley Hospital Auxiliary candy making Nov. 13, 2012 (11/20/12)
Sales of homemade caramels, fudge and peanut clusters will help the Floyd Valley Hospital Auxiliary meet some needs of the Le Mars hospital. Volunteers gather at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ for candy making led by co-chairs Connie...
'Rust or Bust' : A cousins' reunion for Bob Rust (11/18/12)
Nancy Beltz, of Fairfax, Minn., surprised her cousin, Bob Rust, of Le Mars, outside Rust's Western Shed in downtown Le Mars Friday, Nov 16, 2012. Nancy and her husband, Richard, joined "schoolmates/friends for life" on Larry and Maggie Mages' RV to...
World War II Last Man's Club annual meeting Nov. 10, 2012 (11/17/12)
Twenty-two local veterans who served in World War II gathered for the 15th annual banquet and meeting, at Wasmer Post 241 of the American Legion in Le Mars. The club roster has a total membership of 131, with 47 living members. Four members had died...
Hinton Football at 2012 State Championship game (11/16/12)
Donna Lucken and dolls (11/14/12)
Class A State Football: Hinton wins semifinal (11/12/12)
Hinton won the Class A State Football Semifinal on Friday, Nov. 9, beating Logan-Magnolia 28-21. Hinton now advances to the state championship on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls. Hinton plays Wapsie Valley at 1:36 p.m.
Frosty Cross 2012 - Le Mars Cyclocross race (11/11/12)
Dozens of cyclocross racers competed for place this weekend in Frosty Cross, the second annual fall/winter cyclocross bicycle race at the Le Mars Municipal Park. There were two races on both Saturday and Sunday, Division B and Division A, plus a...
Gehlen Volleyball State Quarterfinal (11/09/12)
The Gehlen Catholic School volleyball team advanced to state Class 1A volleyball for the fourth year in a row. They ended their season with a 3-0 loss to four-time returning state champ Tripoli. Gehlen's season record finishes at 21-11.
Four-Peat! Gehlen volleyball advances to state (11/01/12)
The Gehlen Catholic School Jays trump George-Little Rock 3-1 in the Class 1A Region Final in Sioux Center Wednesday. Jays now advance to the state quarterfinal on Thursday, Nov. 8.
Halloween Fun in Le Mars (10/30/12)
Hinton defeats West Lyon to advance (10/30/12)
Oct 29 at Inwood, the Blackhawks took down the Wildcats to advance to the quarterfinals. Hinton will face off with Plymouth County neighbor Akron-Westfield at 7 p.m. Friday in Akron.
Regional Semifinal Volleyball - Gehlen, Hinton, R-U (10/29/12)
State Cross Country (10/29/12)
Plymouth County finishers in Iowa's 2012 State Cross Country Championships in Fort Dodge.
LCS Music Boosters Soup and Pie Supper (10/16/12)
A crowd estimated at 715 people Friday enjoyed soup and more than 100 pies at the Le Mars Community Music Boosters annual soup and pie supper in the high school lunch room, according to Angie Catton, chairwoman of the fundraiser. More than 850...
Halloween at Hillview (10/15/12)
Halloween at Hillview was a fall fun event hosted at the recreation area just west of Hinton on Saturday, Oct. 13. Participants frosted pumpkin cookies, played bean bag toss, trick-or-treated at campsites and enjoyed a spooky Halloween hike.
Burst of fall color (10/13/12)
Jerome and Margo Hansen have mounds of mums blooming along their porch in southeast Le Mars. Small Chrysanthemums Margo purchased in pots were planted last fall. "She said, 'I'll see if they grow,'" Jerome said when the plants were put into the...
Akron-Westfield 41, Lawton-Bronson 32 (10/12/12)
Well Aware Health Fair (10/11/12)
A steady crowd estimated at 800 people attended the Well Aware Health Fair Oct. 10 at the Le Mars Convention Center, according to Ann Cole-Nelson, Floyd Valley Hospital community relations manager. Floyd Valley Hospital and Wells Enterprises...
"Proof" at Le Mars Community Theatre (10/11/12)
Fire Prevention Week (10/09/12)
Fire Station Facelift (10/04/12)
Members of the Le Mars Fire-Rescue Department are sprucing up the downtown fire station. Volunteers like the ones here spent the week giving the building a fresh coat of paint. Fire-Rescue Chief Dave Schipper said he hopes the improvements will...
2012 Gehlen Catholic homecoming parade (09/30/12)
It was a beautiful fall day for the joint Gehlen catholic and Spalding Catholic Homecoming Parade in Le Mars Friday afternoon, Sept. 28. The parade included Homecoming Royalty, elementary and middle school students from both schools, as well as...
2012 Gehlen Catholic Homecoming win: Gehlen 54, Okoboji 15 (09/28/12)
LEEP 2012 MENuMasters Fundraiser (09/27/12)
Le Mars Community Educational Enhancement Project (LEEP) hosted its first MENuMasters fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. The event featured 32 local businessmen and community leaders as chefs for the evening of food and fun. The event raised...
2012 LCS Homecoming win: Le Mars 28, Spencer 24 (09/21/12)
LCS Homecoming Parade 2012 (09/21/12)
Le Mars Chalk Art Festival 2012 (09/17/12)
Le Mars Sprint Triathlon (09/10/12)
To access the files of these photos, contact the Le Mars YMCA
Iowa, Iowa State Tailgates at Floyd Valley Hospital (09/07/12)
Floyd Valley Hospital employees enjoyed a tailgate party Friday on the eve of the Iowa-Iowa State game. The party fun included votes for the Cyclones and Hawkeyes which will be donated to benefit the Le Mars Back Pack program. The "half-time" score...
LCS Dedication of Phase II, Spirit Night (08/21/12)
Livestock judging show 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Working Exhibits 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Pride of Iowa 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Poultry Show 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Share the Fun 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Horse Show 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Educational Presentations 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
4-H Clothing Revue 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Rabbit Show 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
4-H Exhibit Building winners 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Open Class Exhibits 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Bucket, Bottle Calf Show 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Bill Riley Talent Show 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Dairy Cow and Goat Shows 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Cat, Dog, Pet Shows 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/11/12)
Sheep Show 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/10/12)
Swine Show 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/10/12)
Beef Shows at the 2012 Plymouth County Fair (08/10/12)
Final Demolition of former St. Joseph Catholic Church building (08/10/12)
One wall remains of St. Joseph Catholic Church (07/31/12)
Bucket, Bottle Calf Show (07/27/12)
2012 Plymouth County Fair Grandstand Enterainment (07/26/12)
St. Joseph Catholic Church steeple removal July 26, 2012 (07/26/12)
Plymouth County Fair Judging Day (07/24/12)
Plymouth County Fair kick off and LIvestock Pavilion open house (07/21/12)
"GI Jukebox" Le Mars Community Theater (07/11/12)
Fourth of July in Le Mars (07/04/12)
St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars tour after final Mass June 17, 2012 (06/30/12)
Tour of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars after final Mass June 17, 2012 (06/30/12)
St. Joseph Catholic Church altar work (06/30/12)
Le Mars Arts Council Creative Drama, Drum camps (06/24/12)
The students in the Creative Drama Camp and Drum Camp, Le Mars Arts Council summer programs, perform at the Postal Playhouse in Le Mars June 22, 2012. Two plays to make you laugh out loud were presented under the direction of Nancy Probst and Erin...
2012 Ice Cream Days fun (06/19/12)
Ice Cream Days 2012 Le Mars
Ice Cream Days Parade 2012 (06/18/12)
Final masses, funeral at St. Joseph Catholic Church building, Le Mars (06/17/12)
From the final rosary before mass to tours of the steeple, members of St. Joseph Catholic Church celebrated, remembered and said goodbye to their 127-old parish home. The building is the third oldest in the Sioux City Diocese. An estimated 50,000...
Tri-State Drive-In Cruisers in Le Mars (06/14/12)
Plymouth County Relay For Life 2012 (06/11/12)
The Plymouth County 2012 Relay For Life took place Friday, June 8, at the Remsen track. More than 25 teams gathered to celebrate with survivors, honor those who lost the battle to cancer and fight back by raising money and awareness.
Fun at Le Mars Swimming Pool (06/08/12)
Woof-stock 2012 hosted by Plymouth County Historical Museum (06/04/12)
Gehlen Catholic athletes at the 2012 state track meet (05/31/12)
KP-WC athletes at the 2012 state track meet (05/31/12)
Memorial Day at Plymouth County Courthouse (05/30/12)
1A Boys' state golf tournament at Panora (05/28/12)
Hinton athletes at the 2012 state track meet (05/25/12)
Le Mars Community athletes at the 2012 state track meet (05/24/12)
Remsen St. Mary's Catholic Church renovation (05/24/12)
Remsen-Union athletes at the 2012 state track meet (05/23/12)
Troop C 113th Cavalry trains with Blackhawk helicopters (05/23/12)
Remsen St. Mary's athletes at the 2012 state track meet (05/22/12)
Akron-Westfield athletes at the 2012 state track meet (05/22/12)
Kluckhohn Elementary Architectural Fair (05/22/12)
Gehlen Catholic graduation 2012 (05/21/12)
Le Mars Community School graduation 2012 (05/21/12)
Orchard Tree Plantings at Adler Park (05/19/12)
Kingsley-Pierson Commencement 2012 (05/14/12)
Le Mars district track meet at Spirit Lake (05/12/12)
Le Mars tennis at district in Spirit Lake (05/12/12)
Gehlen Catholic Then Feed Just One (05/07/12)
2012 LCS Prom (05/07/12)
2012 War Eagle Conference track meet (05/05/12)
National Day of Prayer May 3, 2012 (05/03/12)
May Day at the Plymouth County Historical Museum April 27, 2012 (04/30/12)
2012 Drake Relays (04/29/12)
Le Mars Community Theatre's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (04/26/12)
Gehlen Catholic "Arsenic and Old Lace" (04/26/12)
Golf: Remsen-Union @ Hinton 4-23-12 (04/24/12)
Hinton Blackhawks Boys Relays (04/22/12)
Park Place 11th annual Prom April 20, 2012 (04/21/12)
St. James Catholic Church renovation (04/20/12)
Gehlen Catholic Prom April 14, 2012 (04/16/12)
10th annual Art Pahl Accordion Festival April 15, 2012 (04/15/12)
Fourteen players performed in the Old Central gym at the Plymouth County Historical Museum. They included Walter Blom of Rock Valley, Pastor Peter Boe of Sioux City on keyboard, Dorothy Breuer of Ashton, Ruth and Wade Bruggeman of Charter Oak, Roger...
2012 Panther/Wildcat Relays (04/10/12)
Easter Egg Hunt at Westmar Memorial Park (04/09/12)
Le Mars Community tennis season opener April 2, 2012 (04/04/12)
Le Mars Girls invitational April 3, 2012 (04/04/12)
4/2/12 - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn track meet (04/02/12)
Photos of athletes from Akron-Westfield, KP-WC, Remsen-Union and Remsen St. Mary's at the track meet in Marcus hosted by Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn on Monday, April 2, 2012.
LCHS track teams at Unity Early Bird meet (04/01/12)
2012 War Eagle Conference Indoor Track Meet (03/28/12)
2012 Le Mars Dance Team Exhibition (03/28/12)
Adam Timmerman talks NFL football and ag (03/22/12)
Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Party at Plymouth County Historical Museum (03/13/12)
Bulldogs present basketball awards (03/13/12)
LCMS musical features 'Flat Stanley' (03/08/12)
Gehlen girls at state basketball (03/01/12)
Praise Band Fest at Calvin Church (02/27/12)
Food for Haiti packing event (02/24/12)
Rain forest visitors at LCS Franklin Elementary School (02/23/12)
"Saving Grace" Le Mars Community Theater (02/22/12)
Kingsley-Pierson boys district semifinal (02/21/12)
Gehlen Catholic Regional GBB Final (02/21/12)
2012 State Wrestling (02/17/12)
2012 Sectional Wrestling (02/13/12)
Class 1A District Wrestling (02/13/12)
LCS Franklin Elementary Electric Fair (02/10/12)
Clark Elementary School Wax Museum (02/07/12)
State Show Choir Contest at Le Mars Community School (02/06/12)
2012 Catholic Schools Week picnic at Gehlen Catholic (02/04/12)
Annual Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce Dinner (02/01/12)
K-P Wrestling Invite 2012 (01/30/12)
Gehlen BB at Unity (01/23/12)
Finally, a use for all these shovels (01/23/12)
Rembrandt Rejects (01/22/12)
A wintry, drab day is filled with colorful art created by non-artists. About 30 people painted Saturday in the lower level of the Le Mars Arts Center. The work of "Rembrandt Rejects" will be combined with professional artists for a two-day event...
Westmar Super Band Revisited with Justin Kisor at Gehlen Catholic (01/15/12)
Gehlen Catholic Jazz I Band with Justin Kisor (01/15/12)
Le Mars Wrestling Invite (01/14/12)
Dennis L. Sohl Center for Outdoor Learning (01/05/12)
Plymouth County Republican Caucuses (01/04/12)
Plymouth County Democratic caucus in Le Mars 2012 (01/03/12)
Community Foundation of Greater Plymouth County (12/15/11)
Pioneer Village Christmas Wonderland Dec. 10, 2011 (12/11/11)
St. Joseph Catholic Church Construction (12/09/11)
Museum Manger at the Plymouth County Historical Museum Dec. 4, 2011 (12/05/11)
Pioneer Village Christmas Wonderland Dec. 4, 2011 (12/05/11)
Bike Central's Christmas Cross (12/05/11)
Earl Utesch Memorial Lighted Children's Christmas Parade 2011 (12/04/11)
Tuesday Basketball Nov. 29 (11/29/11)
Hinton Boys Basketball vs River Valley (11/28/11)
Community Thanksgiving meal (11/25/11)
Thanksgiving at local schools (11/23/11)
More fun at the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor Children's Event Nov. 12 (11/20/11)
Santa at the Ice Cream Parlor (11/16/11)
Wasmer Post #241 hosts students at Plymouth County Veterans Memorial Park in Le Mars (11/10/11)
LCS eighth grade civics class students listen as a member of Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion in Le Mars, guides a tour of the Plymouth County Veterans Memorial Park. Legion members host the tours for students of Middle School Social Studies...
2011 State Volleyball (11/09/11)
Gehlen Catholic Regional VB Final (11/02/11)
Halloween Fun (11/01/11)
STATE FB: A-W at Gehlen Second Round (11/01/11)
Regional Semifinal VB: Gehlen vs K-P (10/30/11)
State Cross Country (10/30/11)
Le Mars Community Theater "Barefoot in the Park" (10/26/11)
REGIONAL VB: A-W at Gehlen Catholic (10/25/11)
District/regional cross country (10/21/11)
Regional VB: Gehlen first round (10/20/11)
Start Somewhere Walk in Le Mars Oct. 7 (10/10/11)
2011 Gehlen Catholic Homecoming (09/30/11)
After School Fun (09/29/11)
2011 Kingsley Homecoming (09/26/11)
Le Mars Community High School Homecoming 2011 (09/23/11)
2011 Le Mars Chalk Art Festival (09/19/11)
VOLLEYBALL: R-U at Gehlen Catholic (09/13/11)
Le Mars Volleyball Invitational (09/12/11)
Gehlen FB at West Hancock (09/12/11)
2011 Le Mars Sprint Triathlon (09/12/11)
Remembering 9/11 (09/11/11)
Swimming Fun KNT (09/07/11)
Gehlen Catholic Volleyball 2011 (09/06/11)
Gehlen FB at Hinton (09/04/11)
Old Time Country, Blue Grass and Folk Music Festival (08/31/11)
The 36th annual National Old Time Country, Bluegrass and Folk Music Festival continues through Sept. 4 at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds in Le Mars.
CNOS Football Classic (08/28/11)
Deck Oasis (08/26/11)
A cactus plant on the deck of Ross and Linda Harden's Le Mars home is blooming with pastel pink flowers for a special birthday Ross celebrated Aug. 16. Linda said the plant has to be close to 70 years old. She inherited the plant from her mother,...
Pride Night 2011 (08/23/11)
Fair: More 4-H winners (08/21/11)
Fair Cat Show (08/20/11)
Fair Rabbit Show (08/20/11)
Fair Pet Shows (08/20/11)
Fair Swine Show (08/20/11)
Fair Beef Shows (08/20/11)
Scoop the Loop (08/18/11)
St. Joseph Catholic Church Construction (08/18/11)
LCS Volleyball Camp (08/17/11)
LCS Band Camp (08/17/11)
Bill Riley Show winners (08/05/11)
Old MacDonald's farm at the Plymouth County Fair (07/29/11)
4-H'ers and Clover Kids Fair Highlights (07/29/11)
Plymouth County Fair fun (07/28/11)
Homecoming celebration for C Troop, First Squadron, 113th Cavalry, Le Mars (07/25/11)
Two by Two (07/20/11)
Akron-Westfield postseason softball (07/19/11)
Top-ranked (Class 1A) Akron-Westfield seeks to defend its state title.
Visual Arts Camp (07/13/11)
Storm Damage (07/13/11)
Brunsville Centennial (07/12/11)
Ice Cream Parlor Grand Opening (07/12/11)
Ice Cream Days Cone-ival (07/11/11)
Ice Cream Days Smile Contest (07/11/11)
Ice Cream Days Fishing Derby (07/11/11)
Ice Cream Parlor Ribbon Cutting (07/11/11)
Craig Centennial Ballplayers (07/11/11)
Postseason Pairings (07/10/11)
July 4th Parade, Ceremony (07/08/11)
Le Mars Stingrays (06/22/11)
The Stingrays competed in their only home meet on June 18. See results from the meet in the Daily Sentinel.
Craig Beard Contest Winners (06/22/11)
3-on-3 Basketball (06/19/11)
Primebank Ice Cream Social (06/17/11)
Tri-State Drive-in Cruisers in Le Mars (06/17/11)
The Tri-State Drive-in Cruisers rolled into town Wednesday for one of the first events of Ice Cream Days 2011.
Relay For Life of Plymouth County (06/16/11)
Le Mars Softball Tournament (06/12/11)
Class 1A Girls State Golf (06/01/11)
The Avenue of Flags Memorial Day program in Le Mars (06/01/11)
Le Mars boys at state team tennis (06/01/11)
Class 1A Girls Regional Golf (05/24/11)
LCS Graduation 2011 (05/23/11)
Gehlen Catholic Graduation 2011 (05/23/11)
Architecture Fair at Kluckhohn (05/23/11)
State track (05/23/11)
Substate tennis (05/22/11)
The Le Mars boys tennis team captured the substate title and earned its first state tournament berth since 1998 on Friday in Harlan.
Class 1A District Golf (05/22/11)
View photos of the Hinton and Akron-Westfield boys golf teams at Friday's district meet in Spencer.
Girls district tennis (05/19/11)
The Banquet at Rejoice! Community Church (05/19/11)
Gehlen GARF (05/19/11)
Girls District Golf (05/16/11)
American Kennel Club dog show in Le Mars (05/16/11)
Le Mars Children's Garden (05/16/11)
Families worked together to plant vegetables and herbs in the Hy-Vee and Kenaley Family Children's Garden, a free garden open to youth and their parents. The garden is open 4-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays.
Cooking with Gus at Community Theater (05/13/11)
District track (05/13/11)
District and regional track meets were contested on Thursday, May 12.
LCS Prom 2011 (05/09/11)
Le Mars Community School hosted prom May 7 - "A Night in Paradise"
Bullpup Relays (05/06/11)
Seventh and eighth graders from Le Mars Community competed in the Bullpup Relays on Thursday, May 5, at Jim Lorenzen Field.
Giant ice cream cones arrive in Le Mars (05/04/11)
All 31 giant ice cream cones and one cow sculpture have arrived in Le Mars and are ready for paint jobs. The 6 foot tall fiberglass ice cream cones have been delivered to the homes of artists throughout Siouxland who will paint different designs on...
rocket relays (04/26/11)
Le Mars Easter Egg Hunt (04/25/11)
Remsen Fire (04/18/11)
Pinewood Derby 2011 (04/15/11)
Pack 184 of the Boy Scouts held their 2011 Pinewood Derby March 13 at Century Hall on the Plymouth County Fairgrounds in Le Mars.