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Stories from Monday, June 6, 2005

Li'l Devil gets under your skin (06/06/05)
Tattoos are not for the commitment-phobic. I found that out by observing the handiwork of Mike Geringer, "artist-in-residence" of Le Mars' Li'l Devil Tattoo. Inside a small and sterile back room, Geringer is a tat master. An inky DaVinci, he has a steady eye, a steady hand, and an even steadier needle. Whether stenciling in somebody's name or creating an original design, art is his world and your flesh is his canvas...
Teams walk through the night for Relay for Life (06/06/05)
A change of location and rain didn't dampen the spirits of participants in the 2005 Plymouth County Relay for Life Friday night. The Relay committee called for the move from Jim Lorenzen Field to the Plymouth County Fairgrounds and Century Hall early Friday due to forecasts for rain and threatening weather conditions...
Nussle campaignes in Le Mars (06/06/05)
The Republicans' second announced candidate for governor of Iowa attracted several dozen voters Friday morning in Le Mars. Rep. Jim Nussle, Iowa's First District Congressman, started a barnstorm tour Wednesday in Sioux City with an announcement that he is running for the Republican ticket. In seven days he scheduled campaign stops in 50 cities and 36 counties...
Rattlesnakes thriving in Plymouth County (06/06/05)
WESTFIELD, Iowa (AP) -- While some treat snakes with revulsion, the Nature Conservancy has nothing but respect for the prairie rattlesnakes that slither through the tall grasses just south of town. "While they are venomous, they do play a role in the overall system," said Susanne Hickey, Loess Hills project director for the Nature Conservancy, a private, nonprofit preservation group...
A-W tops Hinton for West Earlybird title (06/06/05)
A pair of War Eagle Confernece rivals were reaquinted Saturday in the championship game of the Sioux City West Earlybird tournament as Class 2A no. 2-ranked Akron-Westfield defeated Hinton 10-0 to win the title. A-W's Tarah Colt pitched three innings of shutout softball, allowing two hits while striking out four on the way to being named captain of the all-tournament team. ...
Bulldogs fall to .500 (06/06/05)
The Le Mars Community baseball team had climbed above .500 for the first time this season with wins over Lakes Conference opponents Spencer and Emmetsburg Tuesday and Wednesday, but fell back even at 3-3-1 with a 9-6 road loss to Denison-Schleswig Friday...
Lady Jays and Hawks struggle at CYO Tourney (06/06/05)
Both Gehlen Catholic and Remsen St. Mary's were handed quick exits from the Catholic Youth Organization softball tournament this weekend in Carroll, each suffering two losses during Saturday's action. Gehlen was eliminated from the tournament following a 7-6 eight-inning loss to Storm Lake St. Mary's. The Lady Jays held leads of 4-1 and 6-3, but the Lady Panthers rallied to tie the score in the bottom of the seventh and won via the international tiebreaker rule in the eighth...
Panthers grab road win at Holstein (06/06/05)
Pitcher Kirby Washburn scattered five hits over seven innings Friday night in Holstein, leading Kingsley-Pierson to a 6-4 Maple Valley Conference win over conference favorite Galva-Holstein. The victory was the Panthers' first conference win in Holstein since the 2002 season...
Jays swept at CYO tournament (06/06/05)
The Gehlen Catholic baseball team dropped a pair of games this weekend at the Catholic Youth Organization baseball tournament in Carroll. The Jays closed out the weekend with an 8-4 loss to Fort Dodge St. Edmond Sunday afternoon. St. Edmond trailed 2-1 heading into the bottom of the third, but put up four runs to take a 5-2 lead. The Gaels added two more runs in the fourth and added insurance runs in the fifth and sixth innings off relief pitcher Tyler Sitzmann...
R-U's Ruhland shuts out Woodbury Central (06/06/05)
Tim Ruhland pitched a complete game shutout to lead Remsen-Union to its first win of the baseball season, 8-0 over Woodbury Central Friday in Moville. In his first start of the season Ruhland worked all seven innings, allowing no runs on just two Wildcat hits while walking three and striking out six...
Offense drying up for Hinton (06/06/05)
After scoring 37 runs in its first three games of the season the Hinton baseball team has pushed across only 10 runs in its last three, including a 3-0 loss to West Sioux Friday in Hinton. Pitching was the problem for Hinton in the first three games as the Blackhawk staff surrendered run totals of 15, 6 and 14. ...
Neva L. Lewis (06/06/05)
Neva L. Lewis, 85, of Le Mars, died Friday, June 3, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Neva Louise Lewis was born Sept. 11, 1919, on a farm near Westfield, the daughter of Bert and Mary (Faust) Hoffman. She attended country school near her home. Following her education, Neva lived with her parents and helped with the housework and the farming...
To all students (06/06/05)
The flurry of graduation ceremonies is over for another year. Students are now setting off on summer adventures. For some students, graduation from high school or college is a life-changing milestone. Many will be entering the full-time work force for the first time. ...