[Masthead] Fair ~ 48°F  
High: 72°F ~ Low: 44°F
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Stories from Monday, July 11, 2005

Demolition deadlines for Plymouth County Fair approaches (07/11/05)
Rev up your engine and get ready to put the pedal to the medal! It's demolition time at the Plymouth County Fair and for the daring drivers who want to compete, it is now crunch time. "Drivers can sign up Wednesday, July 13 at Hugo's Bar, 14 Central Avenue, N.E., in Le Mars, from 7 to 9 p.m.," says event organizer Dean Rhodes. "We'll have entry forms and parental release forms available."...
Le Mars man kills self while talking with police (07/11/05)
A Le Mars man shot and killed himself with a shotgun early Saturday morning outside of a Le Mars residence after he had been negotiating with officers who were trying to help him. According to a Le Mars Police Department report, officers responded to a report of man with a gun seen at 414 Second Ave. N.W., at approximately 4:16 a.m...
25 members of Troop C honored at send-off ceremony (07/11/05)
Tears and smiles, hugs and handshakes of goodbye from family, friends and fellow soldiers were given for 25 Iowa National Guard soldiers Saturday at the Le Mars Community Middle School Auditorium in a send-off ceremony. Twenty-five members of Troop C, First Squadron of the 113th Cavalry based in Le Mars are on their way to their mobilization station in Fort Lewis, Wash., as the advance party for Charlie Troop. ...
Sheriff discontinues 800 emergency number (07/11/05)
The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office has discontinued the use of their 800 emergency number. The change took effect July 1, according to Plymouth County Sheriff Mike Van Otterloo. The 800 number has been used for many years as a toll-free number for emergency use. Due to the implementation of 911, the toll-free number is no longer needed, Van Otterloo explained...
Dibley will conduct original competition (07/11/05)
The Le Mars Municipal Band will present its fifth concert of the 2005 summer season at 8 p.m. this Wednesday, July 13, at Foster Park in Le Mars. The band, under the direction of Jerry Bertrand, will open the concert with "Under the Double Eagle," a march by Josef Wagner. The band will then play the overture from "The Clemency of Titus" by W. A. Mozart. Next on the program will be "Senor, Senor," a Spanish march by Carlos Guermo...
Tall corn obstructs views at roadway, rail crossings (07/11/05)
AMES -- If you've ever been to Iowa, you know what's knee high by the 4th of July and towering near over your head soon after. As the corn crop grows taller, concerns increase for motorists to use extra caution at roadway intersections and railroad crossings where your view may be obstructed...
Lady Bulldogs take third at Tiger-Knight Invite (07/11/05)
Defending tournament champions Le Mars Community settled for third place at this year's Tiger-Knight Invitational softball tournament, defeating Sioux City West for the third time this season in the third-place game 4-2 to wrap up play Saturday in Carroll...
Panthers notch win in season finale (07/11/05)
On a night when coach Dean Harpenau was honored for earning his 100th victory at Odebolt-Arthur July 1, the Kingsley-Pierson baseball team put the wraps on its 2005 regular-season schedule with an 8-6 win over visiting Storm Lake St. Mary's. K-P jumped out to a 3-0 advantage after the first inning as Isaiah Corbin singled and came home on a single from Austin Carlson. Two more runs scored for the Panthers on St. Mary's errors in the inning for the three-run lead...
'Dogs 0-2 at Heelan Classic (07/11/05)
Le Mars Community's two games at the Heelan Classic Sunday in Elk Point, S.D., started very differently as the Bulldogs gave up a big lead to Sioux City West and took a big lead on Sioux City Heelan. Both games ultimately had the same result, however, as Le Mars suffered losses in both to finish the day 0-2...
Hinton girls wrap up third in WEC (07/11/05)
The Hinton softball team completed its War Eagle Conference season by putting the finishing touches on a 5-3 win over West Sioux in a game the Blackhawks started all the way back on June 24. When play resumed Friday in Hinton, pitcher Jessica DeRocher was on the mound, inheriting a bases-loaded, two-out situation in the top of the fifth inning. DeRocher worked out of the jam as West Sioux's Ali Koopman popped out to Delainye Hardersen at second base, ending the Falcons' threat...
Westerners whip River Valley (07/11/05)
The Akron-Westfield baseball team capped its regular season schedule with a 15-8 thumping of River Valley Friday in Akron. The game was well contested through the first four innings as the Wolverines were able to match the Westerners almost run for run. ...
Leonard Feldhacker (07/11/05)
Leonard Feldhacker, 83, of Hawarden, and formerly of the Maurice area, died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Struble, with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating. ...
Lonnie R. Detloff (07/11/05)
Lonnie R. Detloff, 37, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Saturday, July 9, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Lonnie Ray Detloff was born April 6, 1968, in Le Mars, the son of Randall R. and Paulette E. (Beeck) Detloff. He was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith at St. ...
God speed, 113th Cavalry (07/11/05)
It is with a mix of sorrow, pride and faith that we once again bid farewell to members of the 113th Cavalry Troop C First Squadron. Approximately 25 of the 160 member troop have begun a year and a half deployment. The Department of Defense and the National Guard Bureau, Washington, D.C., have announced that the Iowa Army National Guard's Troop C, 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry based at Le Mars, has been ordered to federal active duty. ...