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Stories from Monday, May 19, 2003

Reflecting back a generation (05/19/03)
Visitors to The Wall That Heals touch a name engraved on the wall, remembering all those who gave their life in the Vietnam War. The Wall was on display at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds through midnight Sunday. (Sentinel photos by Beverly Van Buskirk)...
In touch with the past (05/19/03)
Greg Smidt of the Le Mars Police Department studies the 1/2 scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, "The Wall That Heals," on the Plymouth County Fairgrounds. (Sentinel photo by Roy Tucker)
Students explain their take on moment of silence lawsuit (05/19/03)
(First of a two-part series) A settlement which allows a moment of silence at Le Mars Community's graduation April 25 "lets us get back to what graduation is about and that is celebrating the accomplishments of our senior class," said Dr. Todd Wendt, superintendent of the school district...
RSM sends 3 to state in 6 events (05/19/03)
Mike Wiederholt will be making a return appearance at the state track meet in three events this year. The Remsen St. Mary's junior is going to state in the 100, the 200 and the 400. He ran all three events at state last year and is the top returning person in the 100-meter dash...
Two Lady Panthers go to state (05/19/03)
Kingsley-Pierson's girls' track and field team finished fourth of 12 teams in conference and is sending two athletes to the state meet May 23 and 24. Original Beckstrom qualified for state in the discus and shot put. Beckstrom got a first in discus with a throw of 120 feet 1 inch and threw the shot put 35-11 1/4 Katie Engle goes to state in the 3,000-meter run. She qualified with a time of 11 minutes, 39.88 seconds...
Fischer stays undefeated, goes to state in 400-meter low hurdles (05/19/03)
HOLSTEIN -- Kyle Fischer stayed undefeated in the 400-meter low hurdles as earned a spot in the state track meet on Saturday, May 17 at the District meet in Holstein. Kurtis Hoefling made it to state in the discus and the 4x800-meter relay is making a trip to Des Moines as well. Hinton head coach Steven Diediker said he knew Fischer had a good shot of making it to state...
Gehlen sends six events to state meet (05/19/03)
HOLSTEIN -- Junior Phil Ryan qualified in three events for state and Gehlen Catholic placed second at the 1A boys' District track meet in Holstein on Saturday, May 17. Ryan qualified for state in the 3,200-meter run and the 1,600-meter run. Ryan was also part of the 1,600-meter medley relay run with Andy Neary, Austin Ruhland and Tim Langel...
Seven Westerners head for state meet (05/19/03)
Some double scoring and some nice surprises in the running events helped Akron-Westfield win the district boys' track meet with 62 points, trailed by Gehlen Catholic's 57. The Westerners counted two scores in five different events, the 100, the 200, the 400, the 400 low hurdles and the 110 high hurdles...
Arthelia 'Ardie' Hoyting (05/19/03)
Arthelia "Ardie" Hoyting, 94, of Le Mars, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Willis F. Kunkel (05/19/03)
Willis F. Kunkel, 77, of Hinton, died unexpectedly Saturday, May 17, 2003, at a Sioux City hospital. Survivors include his wife, the former Shirley D. Miller. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Sioux City...
Deacon Allan 'Bud' Weiler (05/19/03)
Deacon Allan "Bud" Weiler, 75, of Remsen, died Friday, May 16, 2003, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. Bishop Daniel DiNardo was the main celebrant, with priests of the dioceses as concelebrants assisted by Deacons of the diocese. ...
Mona Lund (05/19/03)
Mona Lund, 83, of Michigan City, Ind., and formerly of Le Mars, died Monday, May 12, 2003, at the Life Care Center in Michigan City. A memorial service was held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Gary Landsness officiating. Burial of the cremated remains took place at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Memorial Cemetery...
Lloyd 'Jack' Port (05/19/03)
Lloyd "Jack" Port, 74, of Le Mars, died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars following a valiant battle against cancer. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Adaville United Methodist with the Rev. Charles Tefft officiating. Interment with military honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post #241 of Le Mars will be at the Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars. Family was present to greet friends after 5 p.m. Saturday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars...