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Stories from Wednesday, May 14, 2003

Seven seniors sue Le Mars Community for 30 seconds of silence (05/14/03)
Three constitutional issues, separation of church and state, freedom of speech as well as civil rights, appear to be at odds in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday by seven Le Mars Community seniors against the school district and Superintendent Dr. Todd Wendt...
Ice Cream Days scoops plenty of fun (05/14/03)
The Ice Cream Days 2003 schedule available on the community's Web site shows new events and locations mixed into a swirl of Le Mars traditions. The topping on the ice cream confection for 2003 is "Rock in The Center" at the Paul and Patty Olson Cultural Events Center with the bands' Survivor and The Knack at 8:30 p.m. ...
Former local Clerk of Court sues State and Judge (05/14/03)
Richard Kenyon, former Plymouth County Clerk of Court, is suing the State of Iowa and Judge Gary Wenell for at least $1.5 million, claiming he was wrongfully fired, that grievance procedures were not followed and that his due process rights were violated. Kenyon served as clerk of court for 15 years, first as an elected official and later as an appointed official due to changes in Iowa law...
LCHS boys fall to Spirit Lake (05/14/03)
The Le Mars Community High boys' tennis team finished its dual season with a 4-6 record after a 7-2 loss to the visiting Spirit Lake on Monday, May 12. Despite the outcome, coach Bill Dalton found positives in the matchup. "Our varsity won 11 more games against this team than the first time we played them," he said. "It was a big improvement on last time."...
Kingsley- Pierson places fifth at Hinton track (05/14/03)
Kingsley- Pierson Panthers finished fifth out of eight teams with 60 points at the Hinton High School boys' track meet on May 12. The night was highlighted with a first place finish in the 1,600-meter medley relay team consisting of Nick Kuchel, Seth Rhode, Alex Fokken and Jacob Hobbs with a time of 3:53.09...
K-P improves, but finishes 4th (05/14/03)
MOVILLE -- The Kingsley-Pierson boys' golf team has had its good meets and bad meets and at the Maple Valley Conference meet they placed right in the middle of the pack as they tied for fourth on Monday, May 12. Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto won the conference meet with a 149. K-P finished in a three-way tie for fourth with Remsen Union and Battle Creek/Ida Grove with a 173...
Leonard and Sitzmann place in top eight; Le Mars places second (05/14/03)
SPIRIT LAKE -- Seniors Andy Leonard and Nate Sitzmann came through in the clutch moments for the Le Mars boys' golf team as they placed second at the Lakes Conference meet on Monday, May 12, in Spirit Lake. Sitzmann shot a 75 to place fifth overall while Leonard shot a 77 to place eighth overall. Each earned first team all Lakes Conference spots with their respective scores that day...
Schorg and Wiederholt lead the way for RSM (05/14/03)
CHEROKEE -- Tyler Schorg jumped his way to a first place finish and Mike Wiederholt placed first in the 100, 200 and the 400-meter dashes as the Remsen St. Mary's boys' track team placed third at the South O'Brien relays on Friday, May 9. Schorg jumped 20 feet, 3.25 inches to place first in the long jump. Head coach Jeremy Stukenholtz said Schorg's performance was impressive...
On to State (05/14/03)
In a rain-shortened 1A District girls' track meet, three Plymouth county girls' qualified for state with their respective first place showings. Gehlen Catholic's Des Campbell won the 3,000-meter run while teammate Jackie Beitelspacher qualified for state in the shot put...