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Stories from Tuesday, September 23, 2003

Gehlen Catholic goes 'Old School' for homecoming (09/23/03)
Gehlen Catholic Schools kicked off their homecoming week activities with an all school mass Monday morning. Theme for the 2003 homecoming is "Old School." Each day of the week features a dress-up day theme. Monday was Dress-Up Day; Tuesday, Hawaiian Day; Wednesday, Comfy Day; Thursday, Old School Day and Friday, Green and Gold Day...
Former Clerk of Court sues state (09/23/03)
Former Plymouth County Clerk of District Court Richard Kenyon is asking for approximately $1.5 million in a lawsuit related to his termination from that post. Kenyon seeks approximately $1 million in economic loss and actual damages for wages and benefits he would have received if he worked there until his retirement...
Missions projects benefit from bazaar (09/23/03)
Mission projects of the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars will get a boost with funds from the congregation's Fall Bazaar this Thursday, Sept. 25. Hours for the bazaar are 3 to 7 p.m., which features hand-crafted items, home baked goods and inexpensive used treasures on sale...
County auctions surplus from old jail (09/23/03)
This year's surplus auction for Plymouth County is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 in the parking lot of the courthouse. Items declared surplus by the county board of supervisors have been listed with Plymouth Auction Company of Le Mars. Auctioneer Don Law recommended some items in the former jail be sold "as is, where is" with a specified time for the buyer to get the item out of the building...
Wells' Dairy unveils painting for 90th anniversary (09/23/03)
Wells' Dairy, Inc., will premiere a painting commissioned to commemorate the Le Mars' company's 90th anniversary. A program will begin at 6:45 p.m. with the unveiling at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor next to the Ice Cream Capital of the WorldŽ Visitor Center on U.S. Highway 75 North...
School bus driver cited (09/23/03)
A charge of failure to yield the right of way at an uncontrolled intersection was filed Monday against Wayne John Heidesch, 55. The Remsen man had been driving a school bus owned by the Remsen-Union Community School bus the morning of Sept. 15 at the intersection of 150th Street and Otter Avenue when a collision with a pickup occurred. The simple misdemeanor charge is a traffic offense filed by the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office...
River Valley hands Jays first loss (09/23/03)
Last week against Clay-Central-Everly, the Gehlen Catholic football team hung on for a 20-19 win after the Mavericks found some holes in the Jays' secondary and were able to move the ball through the air. Friday, September 19 the River Valley Wolverines exploited those holes and handed Gehlen their first loss of the season, 30-17...
Oetken 28, Lawton-Bronson 7 (09/23/03)
Ryan Oetken of Akron-Westfield had a game to remember against Lawton-Bronson in the Westerners' first district game, accounting for 27 of A-W's 28 points, as the defending state champions got their first win of the season Friday, September 19. Oetken and the Westerners did most of their damage in the second half, as turnovers prevented them from several scores in the first half. ...
Gehlen places 2nd at West Sioux tourney (09/23/03)
The Gehlen Catholic volleyball team went 3-2 at the West Sioux tournament Saturday, September 20, losing to the same Sioux Center team in both pool play and the championship match on their way to a second place finish. In the first game of pool play the Lady Jays defeated Akron-Westfield in two games 21-10 and 21-14. Gehlen then defeated Wakonda 21-16 and 21-10 before losing the final pool play game to Sioux Center 21-13 and 21-18...
No. 7 Newell-Fonda downs K-P (09/23/03)
Kingsley-Pierson's football team came out and had perhaps one of their best overall performances following a tough loss to River Valley 13-12 September 12. Unfortunately, the Panthers were overmatched by a very good Newell-Fonda team and lost their second consecutive game Friday, September 19, 35-6...
K-P competes at BCIG tourney (09/23/03)
The Kingsley-Pierson volleyball team played in the Battle Creek-Ida Grove tournament Saturday, September 20. In their first tournament action of the season the Lady Panthers went 2-3, but head coach Nicole Goodwin saw some definite improvement in her team over the course of the day...
RSM skunks Coon Rapids-Bayard (09/23/03)
Remsen St. Mary's is off to a 3-0 start this season after leveling Coon Rapids-Bayard 43-0 Saturday, September 20 at Remsen. The Hawks scored all 43 of their points in the first half and played primarily second-teamers the rest of the way as they moved to 1-0 in district play...
Vernon DeRaad (09/23/03)
Vernon DeRaad, 79, of Le Mars, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.
Elmer J. Meske (09/23/03)
SIOUX CITY -- Elmer J. Meske, 81, of Sioux City, an an Akron native, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003, at a Sioux City nursing home. Survivors include his wife, the former Deloris Mae Crow. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Morningside Lutheran Church in Sioux City...
Jake Vande Brake (09/23/03)
SIOUX CENTER -- Jake Vande Brake, 88, of Sioux Center, died Monday morning, Sept. 22, 2003, at the Sioux Center Community Nursing Facility in Sioux Center. Jake H. Vande Brake was born June 16, 1915, in Sioux Center, the son of Henry and Rena (Mulder) Vande Brake. Due to his father's early passing, Jake spent his formative years with his uncle and aunt, Ernest and Maggie Mulder...
A jolly good time (09/23/03)
The first annual Derby Days is now all but a pleasant memory (and some lingering cuts, scrapes, bruises, muscle strains) and we declare it an unconditional success. A total of 31 teams from near and far came to Le Mars for two days of rugby, which is now not nearly the foreign sport it was before this weekend. ...