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Stories from Tuesday, April 23, 2002

Music blooms in Kingsley (04/23/02)
The warm spring winds have blown an unusual amount of music into the town of Kingsley during the month of April. As the Kingsley-Pierson High School Jazz Band was leaving town to compete in the Iowa State Jazz Championships, another group of musicians was entering town to perform an opera...
Langel: Water put on back burner (04/23/02)
"Make NO decision on Water Quality Improvements at this time," is the recommendation of city staff to the Le Mars city council, which meets at noon today, April 23. The question of a new treatment plant was placed on hold last month after council asked for public forums on the topic. At that time, the plan was to discuss and likely vote on a new water treatment plant today...
Warrant issued for Swanson (04/23/02)
An arrest warrant has been issued for former Kingsley Police Chief Ken Swanson for failure to appear in Plymouth County District Court. Swanson was to appear for probation revocation Monday afternoon; but, according to an order for a warrant signed by Judge Robert C. Clem, Swanson failed to appear...
Orange City firm sends PI to landfill (04/23/02)
A private investigator has been asking questions at the Plymouth County landfill. Roger Dibble, Plymouth County Landfill manager, told Solid Waste Agency board members that a man had asked to see copies of tickets from Van's Sanitation, a contractor for Le Mars...
Girls' tennis better; but no win (04/23/02)
"We got beat; but we played them better than last time," said Le Mars Community Girls' Tennis Coach Barry Borchers of the team's 4-5 loss to Spirit Lake Monday in Le Mars. That loss brings the record to an even 3-3 while facing a tough Spencer team Wednesday at home...
RSM track team places second - without seniors (04/23/02)
With no seniors, only one junior, three sophomores and 10 freshmen, Remsen St. Mary's boys' track team, nonetheless, brought home some personal bests and placed second overall at the Armstrong-Ringsted invitational April 19. The Hawks brought in five firsts; three seconds; a third; three fourths and a fifth place finish with their young team...
Gehlen girls awesome at SBL (04/23/02)
"They all ran awesome," declared Gehlen Catholic Girls' track coach Richard Sievert of the team's first place finish at the Sergeant Bluff Luton invitational April 19. "Our girls ran extremely well, highlighted by many fine individual and relay runs," Sievert said...
Get ready for a dinger of a dog fight at conference (04/23/02)
The Le Mars Community Boys' Tennis team lost to Spirit Lake Monday but Coach Cory Isebrand was excited by what he saw, and, he's looking ahead. The Bulldogs travel to Spencer Friday night and go to Cherokee for a "dog fight" Saturday morning at the conference tournament...
Program delivers more than meals (04/23/02)
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. - Mohammed Ali A hot meal delivered by a friendly face is something many of us can take for granted. But for some of the elderly, a daily visit from the Meals on Wheels volunteer brings them much more than nutrition...