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Stories from Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Lt. Governor cuts ribbon for 'home health care plus' apartments (03/01/05)
Iowa Lt. Gov. Sally J. Pederson offered a message of choice to persons attending a ribbon cutting grand opening for Le Mars Prime Living Apartments Friday. Said Pederson, "Part of quality of life is choice, being able to decide where you want to live and how you want to receive the services that you might need as you age. ...
Chamber may ante up start money for RAGBRAI (03/01/05)
Piece-by-piece the puzzle of what the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI®) will be in Le Mars is being solved. The Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce has proposed to the RAGBRAI advisory board that the Chamber would front $10,000 for expenses, then share profits equally with the City of Le Mars and the Plymouth County 4-H and Agricultural Society (fair board)...
Le Mars school year starts Aug. 25 (03/01/05)
The calendar for students and teachers at Le Mars Community Schools will be similar to this year's schedule, after a unanimous vote Monday evening by the board of education. The 180-day calendar starts Aug. 25 and ends the second semester Thursday, May 25, 2006. Teachers would have three days of in-service Aug. 22-24. Days off include Sept. 5 for Labor Day, Nov. 11 for teacher in-service, Nov. 24-25 for Thanksgiving break and winter break starting Thursday, Dec. 22...
Jays rout Woodbury Central, return to district title game (03/01/05)
For the second straight season the Gehlen Catholic boys' basketball team will find itself vying for a district championship in Sioux Center following a dominating 64-39 semifinal victory over Woodbury Central Monday night in Moville. Last year's team charged to a 20-3 record before handling Boyden-Hull 61-41 and claiming the district title. ...
Bulldogs top Tornadoes in Storm Lake (03/01/05)
For the Le Mars Community boys' basketball team and coach Dave Irwin, advancing past Monday's Class 3A district first-round game meant defeating a Storm Lake team which handed the Bulldogs their worst loss of the season-a 61-37 setback Jan. 21-on its home floor...
Donald H. Binneboese (03/01/05)
Donald H. Binneboese, 81, of Hinton, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at his home in Hinton.
Where there's smoke... (03/01/05)
Tobacco smoking has been around for hundreds of years. Native Americans introduced our European ancestors to the habit and some of us have been hooked ever since. In 1964, Surgeon General Luther L. Terry, M.D., released a landmark study linking smoking with a wide variety of health problems. The report lead to mandatory labelling of cigarette packages...