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Stories from Monday, November 26, 2001

Friday fire destroys five farm buildings (11/26/01)
Five farm buildings, 20 round bales and about 600 regular hay bales were burned Friday on the Scott DeBoer farm at 23882 150th St. The Le Mars Fire Department received a call at 10:39 a.m. of a corn crib fire. That fire had caught from a burn pit in use Friday morning on the southeast side of the buildings on the property owned by Jerrold DeBoer...
Hometown artists showcase work (11/26/01)
Three local artists will provide Le Mars shoppers a weekend of wall-to-wall art, just in time for the holidays. The display in the window of the former Just Kidz store on Central Avenue Northeast has already drawn interest, said Glenda Drennen, Karen Schnepf and Jane Schultz, the three artists whose work is featured. ...
Life Skills' new pickup (11/26/01)
Life Skills Training Center purchased a 2001 Chevrolet pickup to use in the delivery and pickup of laundry for their commercial laundry operation. The hydraulic lift on the back makes it easier to load the heavy linens. The aluminum topper protects clean linen from the weather as deliveries are made to hospitals and other institutions...
Guardsmen Return Home (11/26/01)
After recently returning from serving overseas in Saudi Arabia, Pierson Mayor Max Dunnington imparted words of patriotism at the Veteran's Day assembly held at the Kingsley-Pierson Middle School. "By definition, patriotism is the love for or devotion to one's country. That love and devotion comes at various levels and is expressed differently by all Americans," said Mayor Dunnington...
Blackhawks take Holiday Tournament honors (11/26/01)
"It was a fun tournament," said the Hinton Coach, whose Blackhawks took home the trophy from the Hy-Vee Holiday Tournament with wins over East High and Rock Valley. "All four teams were very good," said the coach. "It was kind of a tough way to start the year."...
Missed shots and missed player hurt Le Mars (11/26/01)
The Le Mars Lady Bulldogs faced double disappointment in their Hy-Vee Holiday Tournament this weekend, losing to the Rock Valley Rockets, 58-35, and to the East High Black Raiders 55-48. "We had to make some changes at the last minute," explained Coach Gary Borchers. "The hardest adjustment was we practiced three weeks with Amber Arens and had to do without her."...
Thanks, Anthrax (11/26/01)
Yes, you read the headline right. We're grateful for a positive benefit from the Anthrax scare delivered through the mail. It seems many Iowans are telling their congressmen and senators to stop sending them mail. Following the deaths of two postal workers at a postal facility in Washington D.C., many Iowans are contacting their elected representatives and asking them to not contact them through the mail. ...