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Stories from Thursday, March 11, 2004

Floyd Valley considers fewer inpatients (03/11/04)
(First in a series) As Floyd Valley Hospital constructs a new addition for outpatient and emergency services, leaders are studying a possible shift to fewer inpatient beds. Technology making quicker diagnoses, improvements in surgical procedures and pain management as well as newer medications are making it possible for patients to go home more quickly, according to Mike Donlin, FVH administrator...
Confirm imprisonment for Schlichte (03/11/04)
Imprisonment remains necessary for Gregory J. Schlichte, according to a March 8 ruling by Judge James Scott. Schlichte, 73, of Craig, was convicted in January on five charges of lascivious acts with a child and sentenced to five years on each count, with the sentences to be served consecutively, not to exceed 25 years. Sentencing also included fines and restitution...
Democrats hold county convention (03/11/04)
Plymouth County Democrats will hold their convention this Saturday, March 13 at the Little Theater of Le Mars Community High School (north of the principal's office). Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., convening delegates, alternates and others at 1 p.m. This is an open convention, according to Jon Neunaber, interim chairman...
Conservancy vows support of fire departments (03/11/04)
"We're paying full property tax on everything that we own fee-title to, which is about 3,000 acres in the Hills," a Nature Conservancy official told the Plymouth County Board of Supervisors March 9. Scott Moats, director of stewardship for the Nature Conservancy of Iowa, said the question of taxes for the Conservancy-owned land in the Loess Hills of Plymouth County had been raised at a recent township trustees' meeting...
Board approves pool renovation documents (03/11/04)
Members of the Le Mars Community School board of education reviewed and approved pool renovation construction documents Monday during the regular board meeting. Jim Ruble and Rachel Lewis of Ruble Mamura Moss Brygger Architects explained final document details to the board...
Blackhawks fall in state semifinals (03/11/04)
1A no. 3-ranked Hinton's run at the girls' basketball state tournament came to an end with a double overtime loss to no. 1-ranked English Valleys 41-38 Wednesday in Des Moines. The Blackhawks had several chances to win the game, both at the end of regulation and in the second overtime, but couldn't get shots to fall...