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Stories from Tuesday, April 8, 2003

Broken Kettle dedicated as bird area (04/08/03)
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Chapter of The Nature Conservancy plan to dedicate the Conservancy's Broken Kettle Grasslands Preserve as Iowa's newest bird conservation area at 1:30 PM Friday, April 11 at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, located within Stone State Park at 4500 Sioux River Road/Highway 12, north of Sioux City. Brief presentations will be followed by a driving tour of the preserve and an opportunity for a guided hike...
Seek two for L.O.S.T. board (04/08/03)
There are two vacancies on the advisory board for Le Mars' local option sales and service tax. "It is the purpose of the local option sales tax advisory board to solicit, receive and analyze any and all proposals for community betterment consistent with the local option sales tax ballot and to recommend specific action for city council consideration. ...
Syracuse Orangemen - National Champions (04/08/03)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Jim Boeheim insisted his long-awaited national title didn't make him a better coach. Wearier? Maybe so. In a riveting game that would make any coach go gray, the Syracuse Orangemen finally delivered the championship Boeheim has sought during his 27 seasons at the school...
Catherine M. Gellerman (04/08/03)
Catherine M. Gellerman, 96, of Le Mars, died Monday, April 7, 2003, at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Hilda Jans (04/08/03)
Hilda Jans, 96, of Le Mars, died today (Tuesday), April 8, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Ed Kass (04/08/03)
Ed Kass, 89, of Le Mars, died Monday, April 7, 2003, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars, with a Scriptural wake service at 7 p.m. and a rosary at 7:30 p.m...
Rescue of POW is a stunning success (04/08/03)
A West Virginia soldier has provided inspiration. As coalition forces bear down on Saddam Hussein's stronghold in Baghdad, the fighting is escalating to its most intensive phase. Casualties on both sides are likely to increase. There already have been casualties in the war in Iraq, as would be expected of any conflict between armed military forces...