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Stories from Thursday, June 5, 2003

Fire station plans Ok'd after cuts (06/05/03)
After changes in plans and costs, construction of Fire Station #2 on 12th Street Southeast was approved by the Le Mars city council this week at a net contract cost of $354,750. Wayne Schlotfeldt, owner of Schlotfeldt Engineering, summarized alternates in the bid proposals that reduced the cost by $51,250. ...
Dairy farmers consider environment (06/05/03)
(Part 3 of a four-part series) Taking a look at different approaches to working with the environment within Plymouth County was one of the goals when members of the Agricultural Division of the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce organized a tour for about 25 residents...
Downtown assisted living project gets loan (06/05/03)
Money has now become available for the building of Prime Living Apartments, 18 First Ave. N.W., an affordable assisted living facility, Le Mars city council members were told this week. A low interest HOME loan of $748,485 was awarded some months ago, but the Iowa Department of Economic Development had not received the funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. IDED notified John Grosenheider of Prime Agency their funding had been received and the amount would be awarded...
City will hold citywide clean-up in June (06/05/03)
Le Mars residents will have a "free" clean-up day in June, approved on a 3-2 vote of the city council this week after an active discussion. Dates for the pickup of debris on city equipment beyond regular trash collection by Van's Sanitation have yet to be selected. As in years prior to 2002, all items must be set curb-side on the publicized Sunday night. City crews will follow the routes of regular trash collection by Van's Sanitation...
Westerners pound out 20 hits as they topple Gehlen (06/05/03)
Akron-Westfield put a complete game together with solid pitching from Brett Stolpe and a great game offensively with 20 hits as they beat Gehlen Catholic, 7-0 on Wednesday, June 4. Akron-Westfield (1-3 overall) jumped out to a four run lead in the first inning. Gehlen would have their chances though with the bases loaded in the bottom of the first, but Westerner pitcher Stolpe was able to get out of the jam...
Reversal of fortune for LMC baseball (06/05/03)
Bulldogs are known for tenacity and the Le Mars Community baseball team is holding up to their namesake. The Bulldogs have run off consecutive victories for the first time this season following a 14-2 win over Sheldon, Wednesday, June 4. Le Mars has rebounded well after being shelled by Sioux City East, 25-3, Friday, May 30, and are above .500 on the season at 3-2...
A-W floodgates open on Gehlen (06/05/03)
Solid hitting tells the tale. The Lady Westerners scored in every inning except the first and crossed home nine times in the seventh inning for a 16-2 win against the Lady Jays June 4. Tarah Colt, Catie Bobier, Stephanie Eekhoff and Tana Colt all had two hits for the visiting A-W team. Bobier's hits included a triple and Eekhoff hit a double...
Hinton wins first one-run game of the year (06/05/03)
HINTON -- Newsflash. Hinton was involved in their third one-run game already this year, but after losing the first two games, they came out with a victory in the third one. Hinton scored four runs in the first two innings and held onto a 4-3 lead to win over West Sioux on Wednesday, June 4, in Hinton...
K-P stays undefeated with 6-5 victory (06/05/03)
KINGSLEY -- Kingsley-Pierson seems to be hitting on all cylinders right now as they stay undefeated with a 6-5 victory in extra innings over Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto on Tuesday, June 3. In the third inning, with the score tied at one, Kingsley-Pierson earned back-to-back walks. Josh Goracke hit a two out, two RBI double to put the Panthers up, 3-1...
Hintn missing "o" in first two games (06/05/03)
The Hinton Blackhawks' softball team continues to be anemic at the plate, collecting only a single hit in a 13-1, three inning loss at home versus West Sioux, Wednesday, June 4. The loss dropped Hinton to 0-2 and the Blackhawks have only five hits and two runs on the young season...
Hawks get Spalding in six (06/05/03)
Trying to rebound from a tough loss against Gehlen Tuesday, June 3, the St. Mary's softball team saw another lead disappear during one inning but were able to get the win 16-6. The Hawks scored six runs in the first inning with ten batters coming to the plate, against Spalding Catholic. ...
Spalding pulls rank over St. Mary's (06/05/03)
It was all Spalding in a baseball match-up featuring No. 3 Spaliding and No. 5 St. Mary's Wednesday night as the Spartans defeated the Hawks 9-3. "We've had a layover of four days and I think that has hurt us," said Head Coach Chris Rubendall. "We just haven't had the field time with it raining and everything else."...
Stephen J. Barry (06/05/03)
LAONA, Wis. -- Stephen J. Barry, 75, of Laona, Wis., and LasVegas, Nev., died Thursday, May 22, 2003, in Las Vegas. Visitation was held Sunday June 1, at the Halverson-Suminski Funeral Home, Crandon, Wis. The funeral service was Monday, June 2, at St. John Lutheran Church, Laona, Wis., with the Rev. Sheldon Kerstner officiating, He was laid to rest at Laona Cemetery...
Alfret O. Ludwigs Sr (06/05/03)
LEESVILLE, La. -- Alfret Otto Ludwigs, Sr., 76, of Leesville, La., died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Saint Francis Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria, La. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, at Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Leesville, La., with the Rev. Jerry Archibold officiating. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Leesville. Visitation was from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, at the funeral home, and from 8 a.m. Wednesday until service time...