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Stories from Friday, November 21, 2003

The day JFK died, a time to remember (11/21/03)
The date Nov. 22, 1963, is forever etched in the minds of Americans who remember the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Many are able to recall the moment they heard the news, what they were doing, and their reaction. I was a second grade student at Franklin Elementary School, with Mrs. ...
Work underway at WWTP (11/21/03)
A partial construction permit for work at the Le Mars Wastewater Treatment Plant has been received by the city and work is underway, Scott Langel, city administrator/engineer, told members of the city council on Tuesday. The finding of no significant impact (FONSI) was issued on Nov. 5. Work done on the project prior to Dec. 5 will not be eligible for state revolving fund reimbursement...
Training program is countywide (11/21/03)
Learning skills to held lead others will be the focus of a series of training programs starting in January for residents of Plymouth County. Carol Schneider, Plymouth County Extension, education director, said the first evening of training will be offered Thursday, Jan. 29 with six weekly sessions. Each evening's session of three hours focuses on a different area:...
'Stuff a Truck' stocks shelves Christian Needs Center (11/21/03)
Filling the shelves at the Christian Needs Center in Le Mars is the goal of "Stuff a Truck" at Hy-Vee Food Store in Le Mars this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21 and 22. Sponsors for the project are Hy-Vee, Daily Sentinel, Rejoice! Community Church, Rental Sales & Service, Christian Needs Center and The Living Center...
Soderberg appointed to energy task force (11/21/03)
A Le Mars man has been named to a statewide task force on energy by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation to help guide the organization on policy options in the creation of alternative energy. Chuck Soderberg, vice president of business development and relations NIPCO (Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative), will be on the task force of 15 members. The task force also includes Steve Vermeer of Boyden in Sioux County, who has expertise with ethanol...
Fall upswing slows for hospital (11/21/03)
The good news and the bad news would be the same message presented to the Floyd Valley Hospital board of trustees at their November meeting. The good news: Most hospital use was down for the month of October. The bad news: Most hospital use was down for the month of October...
Le Mars Wrestling Club (11/21/03)
The Le Mars Wrestling Club will start its season Monday, November 24. This will be the day for sign-up and a parental meeting for those wishing to participate in the wrestling club room at the Le Mars Wellness Center at 7 p.m. Sign-ups are encouraged any time during the season, however...
A statement of Evangelicals and Catholics together (3) (11/21/03)
(A blessed Thanksgiving to all! "Give thanks to the LORD, call on his Name; make known among the nations what He has done" (Psalm 105:1). "Beyond all question, the mystery of godliness is great: 'He appeared in a body, was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen of angels, was preached among the nations, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory'" (I Timothy 3:16)...
Philomena Schwarz (11/21/03)
Philomena Schwarz, 95, of Marcus and formerly of Le Mars, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Philomena was born Aug. 13, 1908, at rural Le Mars, the daughter of Frank and Bernadine (Deters) Harpenau. She grew up in the Le Mars area and attended St. ...
To dare, to dream (11/21/03)
"…ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country." These words are a faint echo of another time, a simpler time, although it didn't seem so then. President John F. Kennedy urged the nation -- and the individuals in it -- to concentrate on the needs of their community and the nation in his inaugural address...