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Stories from Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Moving day (10/15/03)
An office building at First Avenue and First Street Northwest which lasted housed Curves for Women was moved three blocks west on First Street Northwest Tuesday afternoon to a lot at the corner of First Street and Fourth Avenue Northwest. Utility crews worked with movers to hold wires and power lines out of the way. ...
Iowa's First Lady tours Merrill business (10/15/03)
What do stained glass and goat cheese have in common? Both are featured in a new book about interesting Iowa small businesses and were visited recently by Christie Vilsack, Iowa's First Lady. The stained glass created by Bogenrief Studios in Merrill is one of the subject of the chapter "Arts, Tourism & Culture" in the new book "Renewing the Countryside: Iowa." Called "An Illuminating Business," three pages describe the business which started as one room and now extends through several buildings...
No new Plymouth County West Nile cases (10/15/03)
The latest state reports about West Nile disease do not include any new Plymouth County cases. Kevin Teale, communications director for the Iowa Department of Public Health, reported Oct. 14 that 20 new cases of the virus have been reported to the IDPH, for a total of 128 cases for the year. Four of those cases have been fatal...
Bonds would help pay for wellness project (10/15/03)
Residents in the City of Kingsley will go to the polls Tuesday, Oct. 21 to decide the fate of a $350,000 bond issue for the purpose of building, equipping and furnishing a wellness center and walking trail. The polls for the special city election open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Kingsley Community Center. A 60 percent majority is required for passage of the bond issue...
Wells, IDNR resolve wastewater dispute (10/15/03)
"Bascially, neither of us is admitting that we were wrong," said Diana Hansen attorney for the Department of Natural Resources referring to a copy of an amended agreement between Wells' Dairy, Inc., and the IDNR about problems at the Le Mars Wastewater Treatment Plant...
Lady Bulldogs level Emmetsburg (10/15/03)
In just about an hour, the Le Mars Lady Bulldogs ran their conference record up to 5-1 with a win over Emmetsburg Tuesday, October 14. LCHS took three straight from Emmetsburg 27-25, 25-15 and 25-16 to improve to 21-2 in matches for the season. Though the Lady Bulldogs dominated their opponent, head coach Caroyln Christensen says that the team did not show the consistency she expects at this point in the season...
Bohlken takes 10th at Lakes conference meet (10/15/03)
Dave Bohlken was the lone top-15 finisher for the LCHS cross country team, earning him All-Conference honors at the Lakes conference meet Tuesday, October 14. Bohlken finished 10th in the varsity boys' race with a time of 15:48, enough to earn the All-Conference monicher but somewhat disappointing, considering earlier efforts in the season, according to boys' head coach Don Shilling...
Gehlen/Hinton win, set up showdown (10/15/03)
Coming into Tuesday, October 14th's volleyball games, Gehlen Catholic and Hinton sat tied for second place in the War Eagle conference at 6-1, with an impending showdown to come Thursday, October 16 at Gehlen. If either team were to lose their preambles Tuesday, the best that team could hope for would be a tie for second place with a win Thursday. Both teams kept the suspense alive, winning their Tuesday games and setting up the second-place deciding match for Thursday...
R-U wins season finale (10/15/03)
Remsen-Union appeared to be running on all cylinders as they defeated Kingsley-Pierson in the final game of the their regular season Tuesday, October 14. R-U fought off a game Lady Panthers squad for the win in four games 25-16, 17-25, 25-18 and 25-14...
RSM/M-M-C put on a show (10/15/03)
Remsen St. Mary's and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn put on quite a display in their conference meeting Tuesday, October 14, according to RSM head coach Teena Dreckman. "It was a really good match-up tonight," said Dreckman. "There were some volleys that just seemed to last five minutes. It was back and forth all night."...
Love for animals started when she was a little girl (10/15/03)
As the woman gets out of her car, the two-dozen or so ducks start to gather, all beaks pointed in her direction. By the time she closes the trunk with a snap, the ducks are on the move. As she heads toward the pond with buckets of corn and bags of bread, they head toward her...
Donald G. Reistroffer (10/15/03)
Donald G. Reistroffer, 83, of Le Mars died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at his home in rural Le Mars.
Schroeder-Todd (10/15/03)
Jennifer Schroeder and Travis Todd of Washta, were united in marriage Aug. 9, 2003, at St. Michael's Church in Kingsley. Father Topf was the officiant at the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony. Parents are Steve and Jeanie Schroeder of Washta and Marlan and Doreen Todd of Washta...
Thompson-Shaheen (10/15/03)
Jennifer Marie Thompson and Anthony David Shaheen exchanged marriage vows June 7, 2003, at Grace United Methodist Church in Sioux City. The bride is the daughter of Barry and Janice Thompson of Kingsley. The bridgegroom is the son of Richard and Stephany Shaheen, Winner, S.D., and Steven and Linda Smith, Mannheim, Germany...
God speed, 1-113th Cavalry (10/15/03)
In public ceremonies last weekend and in countless homes across the area, friends and family bid farewell to members of the 1-113th Cavalry Squadron of the Iowa National Guard. Guardsmen are now en route to Fort Stewart, Georgia, where they will leave the USA for Germany. ...