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Stories from Tuesday, August 6, 2002

Kingsley celebrates Augustfest with smiles and fun (08/06/02)
It will be a full day of activities at Kingsley this Saturday as the community celebrates Augustfest 2002. Two activities take place Friday evening, with the judging of the Little Miss Kingsley contest at 7 p.m. and a teen dance from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. sponsored by the Boy Scouts...
Farm Bureau airs serious issues (08/06/02)
When Craig Hill, vice president of the Iowa Farm Bureau, traveled to the Plymouth County Fair from his home near Milo in Warren County, it was for the serious business of talking agricultural issues in an open forum with local residents. Representing the 156,000 members in all 99 counties of Iowa kept the hog farmer busy during the bureau's National Policy Week. ...
Visitor Center makes changes (08/06/02)
Some changes at the Ice Cream Capital of the WorldŽ Visitor Center complex are more visible than others. Angie Watson continues in the position of manager of the Visitor Center, but is now an employee of Wells' Dairy, instead of the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce. ...
Family historians can check Plymouth County's 1930 census now (08/06/02)
The story adds another ring for anyone shaking the limbs of their family tree. The detailed 1930 census released this year by the federal Bureau of the Census can give information long sought by family researchers. Anyone seeking their genealogy or trying to learn more about a particular house or property from that era in Plymouth County will have a new treasure trove of information...
Sapp is latest Hawkeye arrested (08/06/02)
IOWA CITY--Defensive back Benny Sapp has been suspended indefinitely from the Iowa football team after becoming the university's latest athlete cited for drug- or alcohol-related violations. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz announced the suspension Monday and said he was evaluating Sapp's future with the team...
Pair of Hinton girls get awards (08/06/02)
At the Snow Valley girls basketball camp at Wartburg, two Hinton basketball players received recognition. Amber Bietz of Hinton received the outstanding attitude and hustle award for the East division. Bridget Yoerger of Hinton received the same award as well in the West division. The camp held at Wartburg College, Waverly, had 200 girls in attendance from grades 5-12...
Hinton scores more, wins more (08/06/02)
Hinton scored 184 runs in 25 baseball games this year and won 10 of those games. The 10-15 season was not only a successful year but a big improvement for the Blackhawks who won only two games the year before. As a team, they had a .312 batting average. "I was very pleased with that," said Coach Steve Diediker, who voiced a similar pleasure with the season overall...
Iowa Lakes American Legion baseball team qualifies (08/06/02)
Tim Smid of Remsen St. Mary's recently helped the Iowa Lakes American Legion baseball team qualify for the state tournament to be held in Waterloo starting Wednesday, August 7. The Iowa Lakes American Legion baseball team came out with two victories that qualified them for the tournament...
Fair is bargain entertainment (08/06/02)
While those of us staffing a booth at the Plymouth County Fair can't always get away to enjoy every attraction on the grounds, our staff does get the opportunity to see many of the activities. We can tell you that they are a bargain. When other people come here on their own, they are amazed that grandstand shows are not for additional gate costs. ...