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Stories from Wednesday, July 3, 2002

Plymouth County Republicans vote King (07/03/02)
Plymouth County's 24 delegates, who attended the Republican Convention to choose a candidate to run for Iowa's new Fifth District in the U.S. Congress, showed early support for Steve King of Kiron, the eventual candidate. "It was nip and tuck until the last county voted -- Woodbury County with 71 votes," said Don Kass, chairman of the Plymouth County Republican Party and a candidate for third district county supervisor...
Foster Park 100th anniversary celebration is Friday (07/03/02)
The 100th anniversary of Foster Park will be celebrated Friday evening with a re-dedication and spotlight on a number of renovations and improvements at the Central Avenue park. From 5 to 6:30 p.m., visitors can enjoy hot dogs, chips and drink catered by Bob's Drive Inn of Le Mars. Profits from the food will go to additional Foster Park projects...
Tractors, onward (07/03/02)
Twenty-nine drivers and tractors, members of the Pioneer Machinery Club, took to the country roads of Plymouth and Sioux County Sunday afternoon for a 23-mile tractor ride. The ride started at the Dave Hawkins farm, at 12:30 p.m. The classic tractors, many restored to their shine of yesteryear as collector items, others still used as work tractors around the farms, brought out their green, red, orange and yellow colors for the day. ...
City requests water conservation (07/03/02)
The city of Le Mars is asking residents to voluntarily conserve water use. Hot, dry weather and problems in the city's north well field are prompting the request for water conservation, especially during daytime hours. Recent water use within city limits was measured at 4.2 million gallons per day. Peak use of 4.5 million gallons per day was reached in 2000...
Spalding slows down Jays, 11-5 (07/03/02)
A seventh inning home run by Matt Campbell and 12 hits were not enough as Gehlen Catholic fell to number 5 ranked Spalding Catholic, 11-5, in baseball action, Tuesday, July 2. Spalding jumped out with a eight run second inning and added one in the fourth and two in the sixth to take the lead 11-1...
A-W downs highly respected Unity (07/03/02)
AKRON -- The Lady Westerners keep adding onto their school record in total wins as they beat a very good Unity Christian softball team, 4-1. Akron-Westfield scored two runs in the first inning, Unity then rebounded with one of their own in the second, but the Lady Westerners closed the door in the sixth inning...
Le Mars girls lose lead in loss to HWC (07/03/02)
The Le Mars Lady Bulldogs took early control of their ballgame against Hull Western Christian but lost that control and the game, 4-3. Le Mars scored two runs at the top of the second inning to take a 2-0 lead that stood until the bottom of the fifth when Western scored one run, making it 2-1...
Small pitches two hitter, Le Mars routs HWC (07/03/02)
Le Mars broke out with nine runs in the third inning and Ross Small pitched excellent as they pounded Hull Western Christian in baseball action, Tuesday, July 2, 13-1 in five innings. In the third inning, Brad Miller and Tony Trimble had back-to-back singles and then Chris Helmrichs reached by an error. T.J. Caravan then singled to drive in a run. Hull Western Christian would make three more errors scoring three more for the Bulldogs...
Panthers' big win wins conference title (07/03/02)
Pictured are the new Maple Valley Conference champions, the Kingsley-Pierson Panthers. Front row, left to right, Tim Susie, Todd Clark, Tom Clark, Justin Collins, Jared Sherwood; second row, Jason Byers, Justin Howe, Andy Roder, Alex Fokken, Cade Chace; third row, Josh Goracke, Heath Schweitzberger, Derek Rieckmann, Jacob Hobbs, Kevin White...
No U.N. rule over U.S. citizens (07/03/02)
It is hard to imagine that China, Russia and the United States could find much to agree on. However, those three nations, along with Israel, stand in opposition to the world's first permanent war crimes tribunal, officially known as the International Criminal Court...