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Stories from Wednesday, March 30, 2005

8th annual LCS Music Boosters auction offers variety (03/30/05)
The eighth annual Le Mars Community Music Boosters Auction will be held this Friday, April 1, beginning at 7:05 p.m. in the high school library. The evening starts with the annual Soup and Pie Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. in the high school lunchroom. Tickets for the supper are available at the door. Auction items will be on display in the high school lobby during the supper...
No charges filed in downed truck accident (03/30/05)
A semi-trailer loaded with paper rolls landed on the roadway March 20 when the dual-rear axles on the trailer became disconnected. Harvey G. Spaans, 45, of Hull was driving the 1999 Peterbilt semi tractor trailer southbound in the outside lane of Highway 75 North in Le Mars when the accident occurred. He was in the process of coming to a stop for the traffic signal at the intersection with Iowa Highway 3...
State awards marketing grant to northwest Iowa (03/30/05)
Plymouth County will be in a group of six counties receiving a $175,000 grant from the Iowa Department of Economic Development to assist in economic development marketing efforts. Mike Blouin, IDED director, was in Le Mars Tuesday to make the announcement. The grant to the Northwest Iowa Developers Coalition is the fourth collaborative marketing proposal awarded by IDED...
Video messages may be sent to military (03/30/05)
Family, friends and co-workers can send a video message to anyone stationed at a U.S. military facility anywhere in the world this Sunday, April 3 from Cherokee. Messages may be sent by military dependents, friends and co-workers of area military members. The messages will be sent via the Internet from the Army Reserve Center, according to Lori Dolph, Family Readiness Group Leader of the 482nd Transportation Company...
Postmaster: Money orders may be fake (03/30/05)
Several counterfeit postal money orders have been found in the Le Mars area. The money orders have been for amounts such as $850, $900 and $950, according to Mike Sitzmann, Le Mars postmaster. The quality of counterfeiting is very high in those found in Le Mars, he indicated...
Westfield garage burglarized (03/30/05)
The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about a burglary in Westfield between 11 p.m. Monday, March 28 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 29. Donn P. Ryan reported tools and bicycles were removed from the garage. Total value was estimated at $750...
Bulldogs open outdoor season at Cherokee (03/30/05)
The Le Mars Community boys' track team stepped outside for the first time this season and racked up its best results at a meet so far with six first-place finishes Tuesday at the Cherokee Quadrangular. Sophomore speedster Jared Clement led the way for the Bulldogs with two individual titles while helping Le Mars win two relays as well. ...
Lady Jays among leaders at Dan Lennon Relays (03/30/05)
The Gehlen Catholic girls' track team closed out its indoor season with seven top-six finishes Tuesday afternoon in Vermillion in the Class B division of the highly competitive Dan Lennon Relays. Tricia Mansfield was the Lady Jays' top finisher at the meet with a second-place leap of 16 feet, six inches in the long jump. ...
Chester L. Dagle (03/30/05)
HAWARDEN -- Chester L. "Chet" Dagle, 85, of Hawarden, died Monday, March 28, 2005, at Royal C. Johnson Veterans Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at American Lutheran Church in Hawarden with the Rev. Jeff Swanson officiating. ...
Grant-Grage (03/30/05)
Paul and Val Grant of Le Mars and Gary and Rosie Grage of Remsen announce the engagement of their children, Kara Claire Grant and Lewis Lee Grage. The couple is planning a 4 p.m. ceremony on May 14, 2005, at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. A reception and dance will follow at the Le Mars Convention Center lower level...
Swift-Dye (03/30/05)
Beth Swift and Andrew Dye of Omaha, Neb., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Deb Swift of Le Mars. The future groom is the son of Duane and Sherry Dye of Kearney, Neb. The couple is planning a June 11, 2005, wedding at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars, with a reception to follow...
Simons-Busch (03/30/05)
Julie Simons of Marcus and Paul and Jane Busch of Marcus announce the engagement of their children, Nicole Simons and Andy Busch. The couple is planning a Sept. 10, 2005, wedding at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Nicole is a 1998 graduate of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School and a 2002 graduate of Morningside College. She is employed as a loan assistant at American Bank in Le Mars...
Wissink-Brunsting (03/30/05)
Rachel Wissink and Kelly Brunsting announce their engagement and July 8, 2005, wedding at the First Reformed Church in Maurice. The bride-elect, the daughter of Roger and Linda Wissink of Le Mars, is the manager/owner of the Sergeant Bluff Pizza Ranch...
Loutsch-Weiland (03/30/05)
Kevin and Betty Loutsch of Le Mars announce the engagement of their daughter, Mandy, to Aaron Weiland, son of Marty and Jean Ann Weiland, also of Le Mars. The couple will exchange vows on June 25, 2005, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. A reception and dance will follow at the Le Mars Convention Center, lower level...
Advisory board will face tough choices (03/30/05)
The Plymouth County Board of Supervisors have decided to do with the local option sales tax funds what many successful leaders have done -- delegate. A committee of nine county citizens will sift through the applications for funding from the county's share of the local option sales tax (LOST) funds...