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Stories from Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Meth dealing charged (09/17/03)
Two Le Mars residents were arrested for felony drug charges after a search warrant was executed at their residence by the Le Mars Police Department, the Plymouth County Drug Task Force and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. According to Le Mars Police Department records, seized around 3 p.m. Sept. 4 in the warranted search of 315 Ninth Ave. S.W. were:...
Council, supervisors endorse land use plan (09/17/03)
Members of the Le Mars city council and the Plymouth County board of supervisors met in joint session Tuesday afternoon to endorse a Highway 75/60 corridor land use plan and to agree to work together in its implementation. The two governmental bodies also formed a joint development committee...
Mediacom requests franchise renewal (09/17/03)
Informal discussion of a request by Mediacom, cable television service provider in Le Mars, for franchise renewal was begun this week by the Le Mars city council. No action was taken. The request was made because upgrades have been completed. Some 16 analog and 41 digital channels were added when new services were launched Aug. 14...
Ambulance bid awarded (09/17/03)
The city of Le Mars will purchase a type III ambulance from Emergency Vehicle Sales & Service of Alexander, IA, for $74,700 with trade-in after action by the city council this week. Actual cost for the new ambulance could be lower if the city finds an outright buyer for the current unit...
60 golfers at special Akron tournament (09/17/03)
About 30 Special Olympics athletes and 30 partner volunteers took a shotgun start at the Akron Golf Course Sept. 13 as part of a statewide tournament. Golfers were from Woodbury, Plymouth, Sioux and Dickinson counties. The program allows the special athletes an opportunity to try their hand at golf and gives their partners the opportunity to learn that "despite disabilities, the athletes are capable of learning and doing just like anybody else," said Keith Pease of Sioux City, the event's co-director.. ...
Storm Lake Invitational (09/17/03)
Gehlen Catholic, Le Mars Community, Remsen St. Mary's and Hinton all competed at the Storm Lake Invitational Tuesday, September 16. This was the first year that the teams were not classed A and B between big and small schools. Gehlen Catholic was the top area finisher in both boys' and girls' team standings, with the girls finishing sixth and the boys seventh. If the meet had been classed, then both teams as the top finishing 1A schools, would have won the meet...
1A no. 12 Gehlen falls to 2A no. 11 Unity (09/17/03)
Gehlen Catholic's volleyball team went a long way in justifying their no. 12 ranking as they hosted Unity Tuesday, September 16. The Lady Jays came out fired up and took the first game from perennial powerhouse Unity, 25-18. Unity stole the momentum back in game two with a 25-15 win, eked out a 26-24 win in game three and put away Gehlen in the fourth 25-15...
Hinton catching fire (09/17/03)
Hinton has been hot as of late, finishing second to host team Le Mars at the Lady Bulldog Invite and beating Dakota Valley for the third time this season September 15. Unfortunately for South O'Brien, they were the latest team to feel the heat. The Blackhaws took care of the Wolverines in three games, 25-6, 25-5 and 25-10...
Rockets battle Westwood (09/17/03)
Remsen-Union and Westwood put on quite a show in the third game of their match Tuesday, September 16. The Rockets and Rebels split the first two games with Westwood taking the first 25-21 and R-U the second, 25-16. Neither team team was willing to relinquish in the third game, and the teams battled well past the 25-point mark. Westwood eventually won 34-32, and with the momentum took the fourth 26-24 to win the match...
Hawks stay unbeaten in War Eagle (09/17/03)
If only every game was a conference game, the Remsen St. Mary's volleyball team may be unbeaten for the season. The Hawks, so far this year, are 5-5 overall but 3-0 in War Eagle play. RSM picked up their third conference win Tuesday, September 16 at home against Akron-Westfield...
Success Stories - Perkins Office Solutions And Perkins Office Solutions Furniture/Copier Showroom (09/17/03)
What was all that hammering, sawing and noise about this past month on Central Avenue? Well, now we know, it was Perkins Office Solutions getting ready for their big Grand Opening! What a great addition to downtown Le Mars! Perkins Office Solutions and the Perkins Office Solutions Furniture/Copier Showroom Grand Opening is only one week away and all the sprucing up is done and ready for you to come celebrate with them...
Iowa boy wants to be a dolphin trainer someday (09/17/03)
At nine, almost 10, Brandon Trammel has been very busy for the last nine years. "I've been working hard and trying to keep up my grades," he said. "I was born in the hospital St. Luke's or something, in Sioux City; and I lived in Hinton at the time. So then we moved here. I went to preschool in Hinton and then I came here and now I'm going to school here. That's Kissinger Elementary School."...
Allan E. Hansen (09/17/03)
Allan E. Hansen, 89, of Orange City and formerly of Remsen, went to meet his Lord on Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, at the Orange City Municipal Hospital, Orange City. Allan E. Hansen was born June 2, 1914, at his parents home near Remsen, the son of August and Lucy (Schumacher) Hansen. ...
Hup-Schoenrock (09/17/03)
Andrea Hup of Luverne, Minn., and Justin Schoenrock of Hinton were married April 5, 2003, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. The Rev. Dave Sikkema officiated. Parents of the couple are Steve and Debbie Hup of Luverne, Minn., and Karen Schoenrock of Hinton and the late Jerry Schoenrock...
Lassen-Galles (09/17/03)
Stacey Landis of Le Mars and Matt Galles of Remsen, were united in marriage Aug. 1, 2003, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. The Rev. Tim Johnson was officiant at the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony. Parents are Phil and Mary Landis of Le Mars and Dale and Rose Galles of Marcus...
Holm-Anthony (09/17/03)
Denise Holm and Jeffy Anthony, both of New Ulm, Minn., announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Denise is the daughter of James and Donna Holm of New Ulm and Jeff is the son of Helen Anthony of Le Mars, and the late Donald Anthony. The couple is planning an Oct. 25, 2003, wedding...
Nuebel-Kovarik (09/17/03)
The engagement and approaching marriage of Kathy J. Nuebel and Kurt A. Kovarik, both of Washington, D.C., is made known by their parents, Lynn and Donna Nuebel of Le Mars, and Eugene and Rita Kovarik of Protivin, Iowa. The couple will be married in a 2 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 11, 2003, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. The reception will follow the ceremony at the Le Mars Convention Center...