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Stories from Thursday, July 3, 2003

"Rock in the Center" TONIGHT (07/03/03)
They came from New York to Le Mars to hear The Knack. For Don and Erin Partrick it's simply a question of fun. That's what brought them from Forestburgh, N.Y. all the way to Le Mars, IA. "They're about fun," said Erin. "I thought it would be fun to do."...
Helping Hands (07/03/03)
:Le Mars Fire Chief Wayne Schipper was hoisted above the Olson Cultural Events Center roof July 1 to help secure the safety of contractors who were putting on roof caps. The fire department used its aerial platform truck to assist with tending safety lines for about 4 1/2 hours. ...
July 4 weekend changes schedules (07/03/03)
All offices in the Plymouth County courthouse will be closed Friday, July 4. The architectural and historical tour of the courthouse (not offices) will be part of the Ice Cream Days schedule at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 5. No mail will be delivered Friday and the post office service counters will be closed for the federal holiday. Regular service resumes Saturday...
Counties can expect further budget cuts (07/03/03)
Counties are expected to have further drops in revenue in the following year due to property tax laws. While many individual assessments have risen, the taxable portion is expected to be lowered substantially by the Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance...
Craig man arrested for child's sexual abuse (07/03/03)
Plymouth County Sheriff's Office personnel arrested Gregory Joseph Schlichte, 72, 414 Pine St., Craig, on a charge of second degree sexual abuse, a Class B felony. The crime is punishable by a maximum penalty of 25 years incarceration. The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office was notified June 17 by the Woodbury County office of the Iowa Department of Human Services about their investigation of an alleged sexual abuse case involving a minor child. ...
Ice Creams Days continue through Saturday (07/03/03)
Volunteers and city crews are assembling fence around the Paul and Patty Olson Cultural Events Center for Thursday's "Rock in the Center" musical event with bands The Knack and Survivor. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. for the 8:30 p.m. event at the corner of First Street and First Avenue Northeast. Wristbands for admission are sold at the gate and concessions are available inside. Proper ID is required for alcoholic beverages sold by the Knights of Columbus...
Hawks bounce back (07/03/03)
The Remsen St. Mary's softball team came off a disappointing 6-5 loss to West Sioux and defeated Spalding Catholic, 7-0. "We need this to get some confidence back after losing the night before," said St. Mary's coach Kevin Kahler. "We played well defensively and Jamie [Ruba] pitched a nice game."...
Hawks fire on all cylinders (07/03/03)
Gerad Heidesch gave up three hits, struck out seven and walked two batters while helping his cause with a two-run home run as the Remsen St. Mary's baseball team defeated No. 5 Spalding Catholic, 4-0. "I thought we played a very good game," said St. Mary's coach Chris Rubendall. "Gerad pitched an excellent game. This is the type of baseball we are capable of playing every night out and we showed that tonight. We are very capable of doing this every night, it's just a matter of maturity."...
K-P plays flat in 6-3 loss (07/03/03)
ONAWA -- The Kingsley-Pierson baseball team has had a lot of bright moments through out this season, but lately, the team has been down offensively and it showed Tuesday, July 1, in a loss to West Monona, 6-3. Kingsley-Pierson had only four hits in the loss...
Rockets given time to refuel (07/03/03)
The Remsen-Union baseball team had a 5-0 lead after two innings over Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto, but was unable to hold on and lost, 13-6. The Rockets got two runs across the plate in the first inning and got three more in during the second. Justin Frericks had a one-out single in the second inning and Dane Sievers doubled. A ground out by Dustin Sievers scored Frericks and Dane Sievers scored on a Tim Ruhland single...
Early runs help Le Mars to win over RV (07/03/03)
Throughout the year, the Le Mars Lady Bulldogs have been getting runs early in the game to put the pressure on the other team. The Lady Bulldogs scored early against River Valley and cruised to a 6-1 win in non-conference softball action Wednesday, July 2...
K-P loses third straight game (07/03/03)
GALVA ---- In the Kingsley-Pierson, Galva-Holstein baseball game Wednesday, July 2, the two teams combined for six hits and one run. That run, however, was not Kingsley-Pierson's as Galva-Holstein blanked the Panthers, 1-0 in a pitching duel. Panther pitcher Josh Goracke pitched a great game, allowing one earned run and three hits while striking out eight. ...
SB-L duplicates offensive success against Hinton (07/03/03)
HINTON ---- Earlier in the year, Sergeant Bluff-Luton defeated the Hinton baseball team in a slugfest, 17-16. On Wednesday, July 2, the Warriors hit the ball, but the Blackhawks offense was unable to keep up as Sergeant Bluff-Luton defeated Hinton, 12-3 in War Eagle conference baseball action...
Hinton hangs with S-B-L (07/03/03)
Hinton played 2A 20th-ranked Sgt. Bluff-Luton even through six innings but couldn't hold back the Warriorettes in the seventh, losing 6-3, Wednesday, July 2. The Blackhawks entered the seventh inning in a 3-3 deadlock with S-B-L, but the bats finally got going for the Warriorettes. ...
Britton blows by M-M-C (07/03/03)
Gehlen Catholic received another strong start from Kyle Britton on the way to a 5-2 win over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, Wednesday, July 2. Kyle pitched all seven innings, allowing only four hits and two runs on 10 strikeouts and no walks. "Kyle pitched a great ballgame for us," said Gehlen head coach Marty Kurth. "He was in control all night long. He minimized his pitch count and threw a great seven inning game."...
Lady Westerners survive RSM upset bid (07/03/03)
AKRON ---- The Remsen St. Mary's softball team had 8th-ranked Akron-Westfield reeling a little bit, but the Lady Westerners yet again found a way to win as they defeated the Hawks, 7-4. Remsen St. Mary's jumped out to 2-0 lead in the top of the third inning, but Akron-Westfield responded with five runs of their own. ...
Florence M. Klemme (07/03/03)
Florence Marie Klemme, 84, of Sioux Falls, S.D., and formerly of Akron, died Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at a Sioux Falls hospital. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, rural Akron. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present from 5 to 7 p.m. and there will be a prayer service at 6:30 p.m...
Donald D. Warnock (07/03/03)
Donald D. Warnock, 88, of The Abbey in Le Mars, and formerly of Merrill, died Monday, June 30, 2003, at The Abbey of Le Mars. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. The Rev. Charles G. Tefft of the First United Methodist Church in Merrill will officiate. ...
Donald Rath (07/03/03)
Donald Rath, 60, of Hinton, died today (Thursday), July 3, 2003, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars in charge of arrangements.