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Stories from Monday, July 22, 2002

2002 Plymouth County Fair ready for crowds (07/22/02)
The 2002 edition of the Plymouth County Fair calls to everyone with "Fairs, Freedom and Fun For You 2002." The 61st edition of the fair runs Thursday through Sunday, July 25, 26, 27 and 28, in Le Mars, and promises old time favorites as well some new treats for all ages...
Convention center gets expense analysis (07/22/02)
Le Mars Convention Center expenses and revenues will be easier to analyze for city personnel since the facility's bookkeeping has been separated from the rest of the campus tax increment fund account. Staff will be able to analyze rental and other fees off-set by expenditures, Scott Langel, city administrator, told the city council at last week's meeting. ...
Harker's adds Wells' Dairy products (07/22/02)
Harker's Distribution, Inc., Specialists in Center-of-the-Plate™ or protein items, is now teaming up with Wells' Dairy, Inc. to complete the meal with Blue Bunny® desserts. Having focused their business on the sale and distribution of main course items such as beef, pork, seafood, and chicken in the past, Kevin Regan, director of purchasing at Harker's Distribution, Inc., said Harker's also offered appetizers, soups and vegetables, and in recent years had been discussing the possibility of bringing desserts to their customers to complete the meal. ...
Supervisors stall on bypass plans (07/22/02)
Plymouth County board of supervisors members showed reluctance Wednesday when asked to revise the county's plan in light of the highway bypass. Alan Lucken, zoning administrator, and Gary Tucker, economic development director, requested that JEO Associates be hired to revise sections of the plan that relate to changes in the bypass to be built west of Le Mars. They explained that any major changes in zoning must be reflected in the county's comprehensive plan to decrease liability...
Fair livestock numbers up (07/22/02)
4-H and FFA exhibitors will bring slightly more livestock to the Plymouth County Fairgrounds than a year ago. Carol Schneider, Plymouth County Extension Education Director said almost all livestock categories show a slight increase this year. "We are down slightly in the horse, cat, dog and pet shows," Schneider said. "And we were surprised by the increase in the swine entries."...
New principal starts work (07/22/02)
Scott Parry, new principal of Kissinger and Kluckhohn Elementary Schools, was introduced to the Le Mars Community Schools board of education at their meeting last week. Parry started his new position the first of July. He succeeds Dave Horken, who will now be the principal at Clark and Franklin Elementary Schools. Jim Hess resigned as Clark and Franklin principal before the end of classes...
Residents plan for special events (07/22/02)
The Special Events Coordinators are sparking up the lives of Brentwood Good Samaritan Care Center residents. A group of residents meets together at least once a month and plans special meals and activities for the center's residents, according to Barb Messelhiser, dietary services director at Brentwood...
K-P plays Newman Catholic, Mason City in quarterfinals (07/22/02)
The Kingsley-Pierson baseball team got seeded sixth out of the eight teams at the 1A State Baseball tournament in Carroll to be held this Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Kingsley-Pierson will play third seed Newman Catholic, Mason City (39-2) in the quarterfinal game. The game will be played Wednesday, July 24, at 6:00 p.m...
Fundamentals hurt Lady Jays (07/22/02)
"We just didn't show up for two innings," said Lady Jays Coach Mark Rolfes of Gehlen Catholic's 5-0 loss to Kingsley-Pierson in tournament action Saturday. "We didn't execute on defense for two innings. After that, we held them in check." The Panthers scored three runs in the second inning with the help of three Gehlen errors. The other runs were in the third and seventh inning...
Lady Bulldogs dodge bullet for five innings (07/22/02)
"We kept dodging the bullet, inning after inning. It finally caught up with us in the sixth inning," said Le Mars softball coach Mark Vonnahme. The Lady Bulldogs lost, 7-1, to Sioux City East after the Raiders broke the game open with six runs in the sixth inning...
A-W drops to Woodbury Central in "one heck of a game" (07/22/02)
MOVILLE -- It went to the bottom of the 11th inning when Woodbury Central scratched out a run with two outs to win a thrilling 1A Regional Quarterfinal softball game as they beat Akron-Westfield, 1-0 on Saturday, July 20. It was a pitchers duel between Akron-Westfield's freshman pitcher Tarah Colt, and Woodbury Central's Whitney Mcelrath. Each had nine strikeouts during the game so both pitchers were in control of the game...
K-P shuts out Hinton and Gehlen to move to Regional semi-finals (07/22/02)
KINGSLEY -- Kingsley-Pierson is moving onto the regional semi-finals to face a familiar foe in Woodbury Central tonight, July 22, but to get there, they had to beat Hinton and Gehlen Catholic. On Friday, July 19, the Lady Panthers edged out Hinton, 3-0...
Forest fires present conundrum of balance (07/22/02)
For weeks, wildfires have been raging across the country, mostly in the West where vast forests are being burned in drought-stricken states. Once again, the debate is raging between those who believe forests and wilderness should be protected from the forces of nature and those who believe natural disasters -- including fires -- have a way of producing needed benefits...