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Stories from Friday, February 18, 2005

LCHS Jazz Ensemble, Big Red band in concert (02/18/05)
The annual Winter Concert by the Le Mars Community High School Big Red Band will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in the Middle School Auditorium. Two groups, the LCHS Jazz Ensemble and the concert band will present selections. The LCHS Jazz Ensemble will begin the concert with "Satin Doll" featuring Greta Johnson on piano, Tori Looyenga on trumpet andTom Meade on tenor saxophone. ...
Chamber offers crop of speakers (02/18/05)
This year's agri-business luncheon sponsored by the Agricultural Division of the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce will include some familiar faces among the speakers Tuesday, March 23. The featured speaker after the luncheon at the Le Mars Convention Center will be Dr. Elwynn Taylor, agricultural meteorologist, scheduled from 12 noon to 1 p.m.. The Extension climatologist at Iowa State University proved a popular speaker during the 2003 Chamber ag event...
Wells named to national board (02/18/05)
Dan Wells has been elected by Pheasants Forever to its 17-member national board of directors. Wells is the president of strategic planning and administration for Wells' Dairy, Inc. He was also a founding member of the Plymouth County chapter of Pheasants Forever and has been the chapter's president twice...
First phase finished at wastewater plant (02/18/05)
Annual department reports were a big part of this week's Le Mars city council meeting. The council reviewed reports from the five departments: * Wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) : 10 full-time employees; Alan McDermott, Doug Masuen and Chad Schiefen upgraded their licenses; Christi Kilker was hired as administrative assistant...
Museum asks Le Mars for $7,500 (02/18/05)
The board of the Plymouth County Historical Museum in Le Mars will again seek $7,500 in funding from the City of Le Mars for 2005-2006. Dennis Wolf, representing the museum, presented a report on the past year at the museum as well as plans for 2005 to city council members this week...
Hernandez pleads not guilty (02/18/05)
Dionicio Hernandez Jr., has entered a written plea of not guilty to a charge of homicide by motor vehicle. It is the second not-guilty plea on the same charge by Hernandez, who, in 1999, was sentenced to 25 years in prison after a trial on the matter...
Plea taking set on kidnap, burglary charges (02/18/05)
Plea taking and sentencing has been set for 1 p.m. April 4 for Shane Peterson of Merrill, who is charged with burglary, kidnapping and aggravated domestic assault. Plymouth County charges stem from an incident in Merrill Dec. 6, when he is alleged to have entered the home of Christy Peterson, threatening to kill her, her daughter and himself, according to court documents...
Schlichte sentence may be reconsidered (02/18/05)
A hearing has been set for 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25 in the Plymouth County courthouse to decide if the prison sentence for Gregory J. Schlichte should be reconsidered. Schlichte is directed to "appear" in court by telephone at that time. The warden is directed to present any state recommendations to the court before that hearing...
Lady Bulldogs dominate No. 10 Heelan (02/18/05)
Defense has been the story for the Le Mars Community girls' basketball team all season long and it continued to be the story Thursday night in Sioux City as the Lady Bulldogs ended No. 10-ranked Sioux City Heelan's season with a convincing 66-39 opening-round Class 3A district victory...
Hawks edge Woodbury, look ahead to Gehlen (02/18/05)
Austin Steichen scored inside to give St. Mary's the lead with under a minute to go and Woodbury Central missed several free throws down the stretch Thursday night in Moville, allowing the Hawks to escape with a 54-53 victory. "We were just really, really lucky to get out of there tonight with a win," said Hawks head coach Dave Wiebke. "Defensively we were just slow all night. We were a step behind everything, didn't get any help and we didn't recover."...
Class 1A district wrestling matchups (02/18/05)
The following are the first-round matchups for the Class 1A district wrestling meet Saturday at Central Lyon High School in Rock Rapids. 103 pounds No. 10 Michael Edgington (10), Hinton vs. Zach Beekman (9), Pocahontas Area Alex Helmich (10), Graettinger-Terril vs. Jared Van Ginkel (10), West Lyon...
Bulldog sophs knock off Emmetsburg (02/18/05)
The Le Mars sophomores improved to 14-5 on the season with a 54-40 victory at Emmetsburg Feb. 15. The Bulldogs got out to a 21-10 lead after the first quarter and were up 33-16 by halftime. The E-Hawks won the second half 24-21, but couldn't overcome the deficit...
Elwanda Willer (02/18/05)
Elwanda Willer, 81, of Phoenix, Ariz., and a former Akron area resident, died Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at Hospice of the Valley in Glendale, Ariz. Elwanda Rose Hoogland was born Feb. 4, 1924, in Sioux County, the daughter of Jacob and Olga. She grew up in Sioux County and graduated from high school in Hawarden...
Don't talk with your mouth full (02/18/05)
There are many things that we Americans take for granted. The guaranteed rights we have under the Constitution, protecting us from an over zealous government, and providing the peaceful means to replace that government, come to mind nearly immediately...