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Stories from Monday, June 30, 2003

Patriotic music highlights Wednesday band concert (06/30/03)
The Le Mars Municipal Band will present a concert of patriotic music on Wednesday, July 2, a 8 p.m. in Foster Park. Listeners are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets as the band marks a change from previous years for their patriotic concert, staying with their regular Wednesday night date...
Decision on WWTP may be part of bypass corridor land use (06/30/03)
Extra chairs were needed to accommodate everyone present for Friday morning's bypass land use workshop session in the council chambers at Le Mars City Hall. More than 50 people were present for the informational session related to a planned Highway 75/60 bypass west of Le Mars. ...
County official met with 150 veterans (06/30/03)
Martin Balmer told the Plymouth County board of supervisors Tuesday he had met with 150 veterans during the fiscal year to assist with benefits and other matters. The part-time administrator told the board that two members of the current county's veterans' services commission are willing to be re-appointed as their terms expire. Gordon Tentinger and Don Taylor are willing to fulfill another three-year term to assist veterans in the county...
Chicken pox shot now required (06/30/03)
At one time, families and friends held what were called chicken pox parties to pass the viral infection from child-to-child so they would not get it as adults. In today's world, there is a vaccination, and, beginning July 1, 2003, Iowa four-year-olds entering school this fall, or 18-month-olds attending a licensed day-care center, are required to be vaccinated against chicken pox or be able to prove they had it...
A-W survives upset bid from Hinton (06/30/03)
AKRON -- The Hinton Blackhawks gave the 10th ranked Akron-Westfield softball team a scare, Friday, June 27. The Blackhawks did not beat the Lady Westerners, but they showed they can compete with anyone as they lost 3-1 in five innings. The game ended in five innings due to lightening. In the top of third inning, Hinton scored one run to take a 1-0 lead, but Akron-Westfield answered in the bottom of the third...
Westerners nip Blackhawks, 4-3 (06/30/03)
AKRON- Akron-Westfield survived an early Hinton charge as the Westerners defeated the Blackhawks in baseball action, Friday, June 27, 4-3. Hinton scored one run in the first inning and two runs in the third to take a 3-0 lead. In the Blackhawks third inning, Kurtis Hoefling had a key two-RBI single to add to Hinton's lead...
RU falls to Galva-Holstein (06/30/03)
On a rainy night, the Galva-Holstein baseball team scored nine runs in the first two innings and defeated Remsen-Union, 15-4. The Pirates score six runs in the first inning and three in the second. The Rockets put two runs on the board in the second inning...
RU winless in conference tourney (06/30/03)
The Remsen-Union softball team went 0-3 this weekend during the Maple Valley Conference Tournament. The Lady Rockets faced River Valley in their first game, losing 5-4. RU had nine hits for the game. They were paced by Kayla Loutsch, Hope Weiler and Joanie Loutsch who all had two hits. Katie Heisterkamp added a double with Krystal Gotto and Marisa Wurth also getting a hit...
Lightning strikes twice for Hinton (06/30/03)
Earlier this season, bad weather may have saved the Hinton softball team, ending a game that was gradually slipping away from them against Unity. Friday, June 27, the Blackhawks faced the other end of the lightning bolt as inclement weather abruptly stopped a late-inning charge against 10th-ranked Akron-Westfield and gave Hinton a bitter 3-1 loss...
Westwood beats K-P in marathon (06/30/03)
KINGSLEY -- The Kingsley-Pierson softball team went through two completely different games on Saturday, June 28, in the Maple Valley conference tournament. In game one, the Lady Panthers breezed through Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto, 11-1 in six innings. However, in their second game, Kingsley-Pierson lost to Westwood in a marathon, 3-1 in 12 innings...
Hobbs and White pitch well, K-P wins (06/30/03)
KINGSLEY -- Josh Goracke carried the Kingsley-Pierson offense and the Panthers received another solid pitching performance, this time from Jacob Hobbs as Kingsley-Pierson beat Akron-Westfield in a make-up non-conference game, Saturday, June 28, 7-3...
Gehlen faces stiff competition (06/30/03)
The Gehlen softball team faced tough competition this weekend when they played in the Sioux City East Tournament. The Lady Jays went 0-4. Gehlen faced Glenwood in their first of two games Friday and lost, 3-1. Gehlen's only run came in the seventh inning when Melissa Langel scored on a Jackie Beitelspacher hit...
Gehlen up and down at Spalding tourney (06/30/03)
Gehlen Catholic sandwiched a big blow-out win over Hull Western Christian between two close losses to Unity Christian and Sioux Center at the Spalding baseball tournament, June 27-28. Friday, June 27, the Jays began the tournament against Unity. Kyle Britton continued a strong season on the mound, turning in a solid pitching performance. ...
Le Mars ousts Denison-Schleswig, goes 3-1 at Spencer tourney (06/30/03)
SPENCER -- Everything is slowly starting to come together for the Le Mars softball team. The offense played well enough to win and the pitching was excellent for the most part as the Le Mars Lady Bulldogs went 3-1 at the Spencer tournament. Friday, June 27, Le Mars prevailed over Sioux Center, 3-2...
LMC loses pair at Carroll tournament (06/30/03)
Le Mars Community had a tough go at the Carroll tournament, Saturday, June 28. The boys lost both games, 8-2 to Sioux City North and 14-3 to Carroll. Tyler Arens started for the Bulldogs against North, pitching all seven innings. Arens allowed eight runs (seven earned) on 11 hits, three walks, one hit batter and six strike outs...
Melvin A. Wilkens (06/30/03)
Melvin A. Wilkens, 79, of Le Mars, died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Craig with the Rev. Pete Petersen officiating. Burial will be in Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Grant Township, rural Le Mars. ...
Donald D. Warnack (06/30/03)
Donald D. Warnack, 88, of The Abbey in Le Mars, and a former Merrill resident, died today (Monday), June 30, 2003, at The Abbey of Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.