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Stories from Monday, March 31, 2003

Deny discovery depositions to Boss defense (03/31/03)
Saying it is expected that the majority of witnesses in the Donald Boss case would testify in the case against Lisa Boss, her attorney requested last month that depositions taken in the first case be provided in the second. That request was denied by Judge Duane E. ...
Blood drive Thursday may help military (03/31/03)
Blood has been requested by the U.S. Department of Defense from America's Blood Centers, which includes the Siouxland Community Blood Bank as a member. The regular monthly blood drive in Le Mars will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in conference room #1 of Floyd Valley Hospital. From 3 to 5:30 p.m. the drive continues at the Knights of Columbus Hall...
LCS considers language standards (03/31/03)
Standards for students in grades K-12 at Le Mars Community Schools in reading and language arts were presented to the school board last week for study with adoption scheduled at a future meeting. Dr. Todd Wendt, superintendent, explained that the standards have been in development for two years by teaching staff. The standards, once adopted, would serve as the basis for instruction and assessment efforts in the future...
Students advance to state in History Day competition (03/31/03)
Nine Le Mars Community Middle School Students will advance to National History Day state competition on April 28 at the State Historical Society of Iowa in Des Moines. Their projects placed either first or second in their category at National History Day district competition at Western Hills AEA in Sioux City on March 22. Thirty-nine Le Mars Community students participated in district competition...
Van Otterloo receives Stelpflug award (03/31/03)
The Le Mars Community boys' basketball team celebrated its season with a banquet held on Friday, March 28. Coach Dave Irwin presented a series of awards based on game performances. Despite his injury early on in the season, senior Jordan Van Otterloo picked up the most awards for the night. Off the court, he was named to the academic all-conference team and on the court, led his team in both steals and assists with averages of 2.4 and 4.2 per game, respectively...
Local basketball players compete in the Pizza Ranch Defender Gold Classic (03/31/03)
SIOUX CENTER--Five Plymouth County basketball players took the court at the Pizza Ranch Defender Gold Classic played at Dordt College on Friday night. Karl Towns, Kyle Muecke and Stephanie Sherwood, all of Hinton, LCHS's Nate SItzmann, and Joni Harpenau of St. Mary's were all invited to play for the Lakes/War Eagle Conference All-Star teams in a matchup against selected members of the Siouxland Conference...
Willaim G. Oehlerking (03/31/03)
William G. Oehlerking, 74, of Pierson, died Sunday, March 30, 2003, at the Correctionville Nursing and Rehab Center in Correctionville. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m...
Emma M. Schmidt (03/31/03)
Emma M. Schmidt, 83, of Le Mars, died suddenly Saturday, March 29, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Le Mars with the Rev. Gary Landsness officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m...