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Stories from Wednesday, June 9, 2004

Challengers win place on November ballot (06/09/04)
Plymouth County will sport new faces in the general election after the defeat of two incumbent supervisors. John A. Schneider won 1,346 to David Vander Hamm's 1,224 in District 2, with the lead mostly from Le Mars voters. For District 5 supervisor, Jim Henrich of rural Akron grabbed a lead of 37 percent, making him the Republican candidate in the Nov. 2 general election to face Democrat Steven Welch, who was unopposed in his party...
Internet users can get county information (06/09/04)
Internet users in Plymouth County can find out topics to be discussed at board of supervisors meetings on the Web site: www.co.plymouth.ia.us. Agendas for the Tuesday board meetings are posted by 5 p.m. Fridays, according to Stacey Feldman, deputy auditor. The agenda becomes final by 9:30 a.m. Monday for the 24-hour notice requirement...
Fees increased for LCS students (06/09/04)
Fees for Le Mars Community School district students for books, hot lunch tickets, activity tickets and driver's education will be increased for the 2004/05 school year following action by the school board. Books fees will increase $5 to $35 for students in grades K-12...
Hinton girl to swim in Athens (06/09/04)
Competitive swimmer Ashley Nashleanas has never seen water, but it is an essential element to her life. Like all of us, she needs it to live. She also needs it to practice, to compete, and to win. The daughter of Troy and Kelly Nashleanas of Hinton was born blind due to optic nerve hypoplasia...
R-U commits five errors in loss (06/09/04)
MAPLETON -- Remsen-Union's offense came ready to play against Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto, but their defense had its troubles as the Lady Rockets lost 17-5 in four innings in softball action Tuesday night in Mapleton. MVAO scored three runs in the first and nine runs in the second to put the game away early against R-U...
Error are costly in Le Mars loss (06/09/04)
SPENCER -- Matt Plathe pitched a solid game for Le Mars, but four errors at critical times did not help the Bulldogs as they lost to Spencer 10-5 Monday night in Spencer. Chris Campbell hit a home run in the first inning to give Le Mars an early lead, but Spencer scored five runs in the second inning to take a commanding four-run lead. The Bulldogs responded with two runs in the fifth, but the Tigers tacked on four more in the bottom of the fifth to take a 9-3 lead...
Eight errors are costly in Gehlen loss (06/09/04)
SERGEANT BLUFF -- The Gehlen Catholic softball team started out with a one-run lead and held it for four innings, but Sergeant Bluff-Luton scored four runs in the fifth and deflated the Lady Jays as they beat Gehlen 7-1 in Sergeant Bluff Monday night...
Jays hang tough with 2A no. 2 SBL (06/09/04)
Kyle Britton pitched well enough to lead Gehlen to a win over 2A no. 2-ranked Sgt. Bluff-Luton Monday in Sgt. Bluff, but the Jays' bats couldn't get it going with any run support for Britton as Gehlen lost 3-2. Britton went six innings on the mound, allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits and one walk, striking out eight...
Three early runs too much to overcome for K-P (06/09/04)
IDA GROVE -- Battle Creek/Ida Grove scored three quick runs and never looked back as they beat Kingsley-Pierson 3-1 in softball action Tuesday night in Ida Grove. Battle Creek/Ida Grove scored one run in the first inning and two in the second to take a 3-0 lead. K-P responded with one in the fourth, but it wasn't enough as they lost their second game of the season...
Swoyer-Langel (06/09/04)
Angie Marie Swoyer and Christopher Langel, both of Le Mars, were united in marriage May 22, 2004, at the First Baptist Church in Hawarden. Parents of the couple are Dora and Robert Witzka of Chatsworth; John and Wilmina DeVries of Hawarden, and Gary and Cindy Langel of Le Mars...
Driftmier-Schmidt (06/09/04)
Russell and Donna Schmidt of rural Ireton announce the engagement of their son, Jon Russell Schmidt, to Amy Marie Driftmier. She is the daughter of Steve and Tammie Driftmier of rural Clarinda. The couple's upcoming wedding will be on Saturday, July 3, 2004, at Memorial Lutheran Church in Ames...
Michael-Milbrodt (06/09/04)
Bill and Roxanne Michael of Akron announce the engagement of their daughter, Abby Michael, to Mark Milbrodt. He is the son of Ken and Lynette Milbrodt, formerly of Le Mars and Sergeant Bluff, and currently of Lowell, Ark. The wedding will take place Saturday, August 7, 2004, at Morningside Reformed Church in Sioux City...
Jenness-Poeckes (06/09/04)
Al and JoAnne Jenness of Sioux City announce the engagement of their daughter, Michele L. Jenness, to Christopher P. Poeckes. He is the son of Paul and Sharon Poeckes of Remsen. The couple is planning a July 24, 2004, wedding at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. The reception and dance will follow at the Avalon Ballroom in Remsen...
Meis-Nore (06/09/04)
The engagement and approaching marriage of Jodi Meis and Steve Nore of Urbandale, is made known by their parents, Dennis and Jan Meis of Le Mars and Donald and Erica Nore of Merrill. The couple will be married at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. The reception and dance will follow in the upper level of the Le Mars Convention Center...
Weber-Smith (06/09/04)
Carla Weber and David Smith of Indianola, have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding. The couple will be married Sept. 25, 2004, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. Carla is the daughter of Mrs. Dick Weber of Remsen. David is the son of Mrs. Wilfred Smith of New Market...
Guntren-Meincke (06/09/04)
The engagement and approaching marriage of Laura Guntren and Cory Meincke, both of Durant, is made known by their parents, Jeanne and Andy Hunsinger of Hinton, David and Sheila Guntren of Marcus, and Wayne and Rose Meincke of Durant. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Tom and Marlene Arens, Le Mars and the late Edwin and Kathleen Guntren who lived at Remsen...
Ronald Reagan (06/09/04)
It should be no surprise that Ronald Reagan is regarded as one of the best presidents of the 20th century, but to millions of Americans the Reagan presidency was something of an unexpected turn for the best. It's the kind of surprise that leaves you filled with pride, patriotism and a sense of strength -- all of which are essential for a prosperous nation...