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Stories from Thursday, March 17, 2005

Campus locale helps young people adjust to living on their own (03/17/05)
The former Westmar dorm known as Centennial now houses young men and women in supervised apartment living through Visinet of Iowa, Inc., a privately owned corporation contracted with the State of Iowa. Center Director Darin Dunn said up to six young people, ages 16-20, can be served by the program at Centennial. Fewer than six are there now...
County loan set at $9.5 million (03/17/05)
Up to $9.5 million in loans for work toward construction of corporate headquarters for Wells' Dairy, Inc., will be the subject of a public hearing by Plymouth County supervisors. The public hearing will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 29 in the southeast board room of the courthouse. The hearing is slotted for one hour during the regular meeting of the supervisors...
County students are State of Iowa Scholars (03/17/05)
Twenty Plymouth County high school seniors have been named 2005 State of Iowa Scholars, according to the Iowa College Student Aid Commission. State of Iowa Scholars are seniors who have excelled academically, as reflected by outstanding ACT or SAT scores and top class rankings. Applications from nearly 4,300 students were considered for the 2005 recognition. This is the 40th class of State of Iowa Scholars...
13 projects qualify for state (03/17/05)
Thirteen Le Mars Community Middle School students have advanced to the state level with 10 National History projects. They will compete in the state contest at the State Historical Society in Des Moines on April 25. The students competed in the area competition at Western Hills AEA Saturday, March 12...
Groups can provide food, shelter (03/17/05)
Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc., was selected to receive $4,532 to supplement existing emergency food and shelter programs in Plymouth County. A local board will determine how the funds given Mid-Sioux will be distributed among emergency food and shelter programs in the area...
Wedner hired as LCS middle school principal (03/17/05)
The Le Mars Community School board of education approved the hiring of Steven M. Webner as the new middle school prinicipal at their Monday evening meeting. "I'm very excited tonight to recommend to you the person who will replace Dr. Turner as the middle school principal next year," said LCS Superintendent Dr. Todd Wendt. Twenty-six applications were received and five applicants were interviewed for the position...
The Best of Springtime (03/17/05)
Ah, spring is here, and it's time to think about garden parties and colorful ways to bring joy to your next gathering of family and friends. Keeping it simple by using shortcuts with ready-made mixes and springtime candy favorites will create just the right "pizzazz" for your next party...
Edwin Niebuhr (03/17/05)
BLAIRSTOWN -- Edwin Niebuhr, 87, of Blairstown, died Monday, March 14, 2005, at St. Lukes' Hospital-Cedar Rapids, following a sudden illness. Edwin Henry August Niebuhr was born Sept. 25, 1917, on the family farm near Blairstown, the son of William and Johanna (Kluss) Niebuhr. He attended country school near his home and graduated from Blairstown High School. Edwin then took herdsman courses at Iowa State University for two winter quarters...
Zevenbergen-Davis (03/17/05)
Jennie Ann Zevenbergen and Jeffrey Michael Davis exchanged marriage vows on Dec. 31, 2004, at Hinton United Methodist Church, Hinton, with a reception following the ceremony at the Sioux City Convention Center. Their parents are Keith and Diane Zevenbergen of Hinton, and Jim and Monica Davis of Salina, Kan...
Thome-Grabe (03/17/05)
Ellen Thome of Osage and Eric Grabe of Kingsley, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Ellen is the daughter of Tom and Karen Thome of Osage and Eric is the son of Mike and Julie Grabe of Kingsley. The couple plans to be married at 2 p.m. on July 30, 2005, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage...
Flewelling-Bogh (03/17/05)
Steven and Teresa Schilmoeller and Robert Flewelling, along with Chris Bogh and Lisa Bogh, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Angela Lee and Philip Paul. A June 18, 2005, wedding is planned at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars, with a reception and dance to follow at the Avalon Ballroom in Remsen...
Konz-Sievers (03/17/05)
The engagement and approaching marriage of Laura Marilyn Konz and Joshua Lee Sievers of Nevada is announced by their parents, Karen and Gary Konz of Le Mars, and Penny and Brian Sievers of Storm Lake. The couple is planning to be married in a 2 p.m. ceremony on June 4, 2005, at St. James Catholic Church in LeMars. The reception and dance will follow the ceremony at the Le Mars Convention Center...
Wilson-Mansfield (03/17/05)
The engagement and approaching marriage of Travis Mansfield and Jennifer Wilson of North Liberty, is announced by their parents, Patricia Mansfield of Le Mars, David Mansfield of Minden, and Denise and Jerald Wilson of LeClaire. A private wedding ceremony is planned at the Abbey Hotel in Bettendorf on March 19, 2005. A reception and dance will follow at Tanglewood Hills, also in Bettendorf...
"Sunshine Week": Let the Sun Shine! (03/17/05)
Sunshine Advisory A Bulletin on Iowa Open Meetings and Public Records Laws March 13-19 marks "Sunshine Week," a time to focus on Iowa's sunshine laws - the Open Meetings Law, and the Public Records Law. (Iowa Code Chapters 21 and 22.) These are the laws that assure public access to meetings and public records at all levels of government in Iowa...