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Stories from Monday, February 14, 2005

LOST funds suggested -- not required -- for CBP projects (02/14/05)
Announcement of a $650,000 grant to the City of Le Mars for Community Betterment Projects included the written information that a condition of the grant was that the city use Local Option Sales Tax Funds for the remaining $605,000 of the projects. However, the motion for the grant does not include such a condition...
State official comments on art center status (02/14/05)
Termination of the lease for the Le Mars Art Center brought comment from a state official. Anita Walker, executive director of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, grew up in Le Mars, where her mother served as mayor. "I am so sad to learn that the future of the Le Mars Arts Council is in question," Walker e-mailed the Daily Sentinel. ...
Daffodil Days raises cancer awareness, funds (02/14/05)
Plymouth County residents have until Monday, Feb. 21, to order their daffodils for the 2005 American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days campaign. The fresh, field-grown daffodils from Washington will delivered the week of March 7. "Donations collected from the flowers are used for cancer research, education, advocacy and services," explained Leona Thorpe, Plymouth County Daffodil Days chairperson...
Arts Council works on re-organization (02/14/05)
The Le Mars Arts Council is reorganizing with new officers and plans for funding and re-opening an Art Center in Le Mars. The new officers are Gen Grau, president; Kathy Moore, vice president; Ruth Barker, secretary, Glada Koerselman, fund-raising; and Kay Luckett, public relations...
Panthers win sectional meet; 15 area wrestlers advance (02/14/05)
Kingsley-Pierson coach Tom Stauch said prior to Saturday's sectional wrestling meet at Rock Rapids that his Class 1A no. 2-ranked club would need points from all 14 weight classes to come away winners. The Panthers obliged, claiming five individual crowns, eight district spots and the overall team title...
Pirates sail past Lady Rockets (02/14/05)
The Remsen-Union girls' basketball team got out to a 5-0 lead Friday night in Remsen, but Galva-Holstein responded with a 27-1 run that spanned all the way to halftime en route to a 48-20 Maple Valley Conference victory. "I think our legs were just gone," said R-U head coach Randy Frericks. "I think playing a physical game the night before and this being a physical game got to us. A lot of shots looked good. We just weren't making them."...
Hinton girls cap perfect WEC season (02/14/05)
Last season the Hinton girls finished in a tie for first in the War Eagle Conference with Sgt. Bluff-Luton. This season the Class 2A no. 5-ranked Blackhawks decided sharing wasn't their thing. Hinton defeated Sgt. Bluff Tuesday to earn the conference title outright and downed Remsen St. Mary's 79-30 Friday in Hinton to wrap up a perfect run through the WEC...
Progress in the Mideast (02/14/05)
"Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire" sounds like an oxymoron, given the history of attacks and counter-attacks that have plagued that world hot spot in recent memory. So any step toward the advancement of improved relationships and a stop to the killing on both sides is welcome news...