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Stories from Monday, April 4, 2005

Plymouth County man loses OWI appeal (04/04/05)
The Court of Appeals of Iowa upheld the conviction of a Plymouth County man on a charge of third offense operating while intoxicated. The appeal by Richard Mark Rolling hinged mostly on the use of sobriety tests by a state trooper. The appeals court agreed with the ruling of Judge Robert Dull in Plymouth County District Court that the sobriety tests and results from an Intoxilyzer device were admissible as evidence...
Public can find out about RAGBRAIŽ (04/04/05)
Local organizers of RAGBRAIŽ want to make sure the public can get information about the Le Mars start July 24 of the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across IowaŽ. A meeting for the public to find out more about Le Mars' plans for RAGBRAI is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 19 at Le Mars Community Middle School. The date was changed from tentative plans previously announced...
Send us your thoughts on Pope John Paul II (04/04/05)
Millions from around the world and leaders of nations have been united by their mourning for Pope John Paul II. Did he make a difference in your life? Did he make a difference in your faith? Do you believe he made a difference in the world we know today?...
Iowans remember Pope John Paul II (04/04/05)
DES MOINES (AP) -- Iowans are remembering Pope John Paul II as a great spiritual leader. The 84-year-old Polish pontiff, who led the Roman Catholic Church for more than a quarter century, died Saturday in his private apartment at the Vatican. Gov. Tom Vilsack said Iowa joins the world in mourning...
Lady Jays lead area teams at CYO (04/04/05)
Gehlen Catholic girls' track coach Richard Seivert has a confidence in his team that could only come from years at the head of one of the most consistenly successful Class 1A programs in the state. Sunday at the CYO meet in Ft. Dodge the Lady Jays were without seniors Jacinta Ruhland and Melissa Langel and sophomore Melissa Ruden, senior Sam Floy was lost to injury early and both senior Leah Kluemper and sophomore Sarah Germann were competing with injuries and Seivert said he still expected to come out on top.. ...
Track squads open outdoor season at G-H Relays (04/04/05)
Boys' and girls' track teams from Hinton, Kingsley-Pierson and Remsen-Union got their first tastes of the outdoors this spring at the Galva-Holstein Relays Friday night in Holstein. Hinton was the top-finishing Plymouth County team on the boys' side in fourth place with 558 team points. K-P was seventh with 475 points and R-U ninth in the 16-team field with 328 points. The meet featured true team scoring, awarding team points to every participant in every event...
Lillian M. Kehrberg (04/04/05)
Lillian M. Kehrberg, 81, of Le Mars passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2005 at the Good Samaritan Village, Brentwood Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars with the Rev. ...
Leslie J. Lorensen (04/04/05)
Leslie J. Lorensen, 84, of Akron, died Saturday, April 2, 2005, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston Township, rural Akron, with the Rev. William Kallestad officiating. Burial will follow in Plymouth Presbyterian Church Cemetery, rural Le Mars...
Lowell M. Benson (04/04/05)
JACKSON, Minn. -- Lowell M. Benson, 77, of Jackson, Minn., died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at the Jackson Good Samaritan Center in Jackson. Lowell Michael Benson was born May 1, 1927, in Le Mars, the son of Willard and Martha (Reard) Benson. He graduated from St. ...
Faye J. Dunn (04/04/05)
MARCUS -- Faye Joan Dunn, 73, of rural Marcus, died Friday, April 1, 2005, at her home following a lengthy illness. Faye was born Aug. 9, 1931, on a farm in Capel Township, Sioux County, the daughter of Marion and Sophia (Van Wyk) De Graaf. She graduated from Orange City High School in 1950. After graduation, she worked at the Sioux County Courthouse...
John Paul II - A man for the ages (04/04/05)
"To humanity, which at times seems lost and dominated by the power of evil, of egoism and of fear, the Lord rises again to offer the gift of his love that forgives, reconciles and reopens the soul to hope. It is a love that changes the heart and bestows peace. How much the world needs to comprehend and embrace the divine mercy." - Pope John Paul II, final message prepared for April 3, 2005 mass, delivered posthumously by Vatican interior minister Archbishop Leonardo Sandri...