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Stories from Wednesday, August 28, 2002

Iowa Rock N Roll Hall of Fame tabs Spectacle for induction (08/28/02)
Cutline: In 2001, Spectacle held a second reunion at the Avalon Ballroom. Performing on June 16 were front row (from left) -- Maryann Creswell-Hirsch, Evadean Schrank and Jim Weiler. Second row -- Steve Smith, Tom Renfro, Randy Hoyt, Bart Ross, Loren Paulson. Back row -- Tom Huntin, Mark Moeller, Al Schrank and Dave Snakenberg. (Sentinel photo by Beverly Van Buskirk)...
Fair Lady (08/28/02)
The annual Fairman of the Year Award was presented to Kathy Faber, whose fair board duties include publicity and the cat show. The presentation was made at the annual fair dinner Tuesday at Century Hall before a crowd of about 400.
Bison skull found in Plymouth County (08/28/02)
When Nick Axdahl moved from Oyens to Le Mars a year ago, he had to give to friends some of his collection of 70 animal bones found in the dust of time around Plymouth County. However, the one he gives a place of honor is a skull of a bison, or American buffalo, which he found west of Oyens two years ago. ...
Two from Le Mars study judicial system (08/28/02)
Two Le Mars men were named Tuesday to a statewide committee by the Iowa Supreme Court. Associate Juvenile Judge Brian Michaelson and Mike Van Otterloo, Plymouth County sheriff, will serve on a committee of officials to recommend a plan for reducing the number of judicial districts in Iowa...
LCS won't sell Camp Quest land (08/28/02)
Members of the Le Mars Community School board of directors won't sell the district's land where Camp Quest is located. A request had been received from Barry Lancaster Real Estate, Inc., on behalf of a client interested in possible purchase of the property, which is on the east side of Marble Avenue, northeast of Le Mars...
Trapshooting results from Aug. 25. (08/28/02)
Shooting 125 straight--Lonny Willer Shooting 50 straight--Dick Halter Shooting 25 straight--Larry Schlichting, Dave Klohs, Gene Nussbaum, Bill Young, Steve Ohm, Fran Wendt Shotting 24--Mark Kay Halter, Monte Onken, Bruce Nanninga, Steve Ohm, Dick Halter, Bob Perrin, Scott Lauters, Todd Osterbuhr, Fran Wendt, Kirk Klohs, Ron Charlson, Kevin Gengler...
Senior Tour bonanza for lesser known golfers (08/28/02)
WEST DES MOINES-- For Bruce Summerhays, life began at 50. Well, golf life, anyway. Summerhays never qualified for the PGA Tour during his younger days. He spent those years as a club pro. Then he turned 50, joined the Senior Tour and became a millionaire several times over. Summerhays has won two tournaments and earned more than $6.4 million since becoming a senior in 1994...
Crappie and perch biting slower; walleye fishing should improve soon (08/28/02)
Fishing reports are compiled every other week beginning in August. For current information on fishing conditions for your lake or area, contact the office in that district. Northwest Spirit Lake (Dickinson): Yellow perch fishing is slowing down, but anglers are still catching fish. ...
McCarney wants Cyclones to move past Florida State (08/28/02)
DES MOINES--Get over it, move on. Iowa State coach Dan McCarney says it's time to put aside the debate over whether Seneca Wallace scored on the next-to-last play of the Cyclones' 38-31 loss to Florida State and concentrate on Saturday's home game with Kansas...
Talking points (08/28/02)
The much rumored television talk show that former President Bill Clinton will host may be getting a little closer to reality. Earlier this year Clinton was rumored to be in negotiations with NBC about a show on that network. The person heading up the negotiations for the broadcasting company has moved to CBS and talks have begun anew. Reportedly the hang-up is only money. Clinton is said to be asking somewhere between $30 and $50 million per year...