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Stories from Monday, August 15, 2005

Johnson receives Outstanding Leadership Award in State Fair Queen competiton (08/15/05)
Plymouth County's 2005 Fair Queen Greta Johnson received the Outstanding Leadership Award in the Iowa State Fair Queen competition. The award was presented Saturday afternoon during the Fair Queen crowning at the Riley Stage, where 102 county fair queens competed for the state crown...
'Arsenic and Old Lace' auditions set (08/15/05)
What happens when you take one giant cauldron and add two slightly dotty sisters with a propensity for helping their gentlemen callers "towards their greater reward," mix in one normal nephew, another who's a murderer, and a third who thinks he's Teddy Roosevelt? You have the classic black comedy "Arsenic and Old Lace," the final production for the 2005 season of the Le Mars Community Theatre...
For sale: Two healthy elk cows (08/15/05)
For those who want to enjoy a good steak, minus the relatively high fat content of beef, elk meat is an excellent alternative. Until now, the opportunity to find good elk meat has been rather limited. At Tuesday's Plymouth County Board of Supervisors meeting, conservationist Dennis Sohl will ask that two members of the county's elk herd at Hillview Park be deemed surplus. If approved, the two elk would be sold at auction, presumably to become future meals for area residents...
Golf tourney kicks off 2005 Le Mars United Way campaign (08/15/05)
The 2005 Le Mars United Way campaign will kick off with the second annual le Mars United Way Golf Tournament set for Sept. 1, according to Kevin Regan, 2005 campaign chair. The 18-hole, four person scramble is set for a shotgun start at 1 p.m. at the Le Mars Municipal Golf Course. Proceeds from the tournament will be allocated by the Le Mars United Way board to local agencies serving the Le Mars area...
Park Place Estates garden plan awarded grant from Avera (08/15/05)
A garden system for Floyd Valley Hospital/Avera Health - Park Place Estates in Le Mars is one of 20 projects to be awarded grants in 2005 from the Avera Community Service Fund. "People have great ideas for improving the health of their communities. Avera is pleased to use the funds from this endowment to help them get started," said Sr. Mildred Busch, chair of the Avera Health Board of Directors, in announcing the grants. A total of $400,466 in funds was awarded this year...
Malloy building impressive track record (08/15/05)
Michael Malloy has had a busy summer. While most kids his age are spending their days relaxing at the local pool, playing video games or perhaps little league, the 12-year-old from Hinton has been dominating the Junior track circuit and collecting medals by the handful...
Virgil D. Schramm (08/15/05)
Virgil D. Schramm, 72, of Le Mars, longtime owner of Sweet 16 Bowling Lanes in Le Mars, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is in charge of arrangements...
Warren G. Stamp (08/15/05)
Warren G. Stamp, M.D., 78, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at The Colonnades in Charlottesville, Va. He was born Sept. 21, 1926, in Le Mars. Dr. Stamp graduated from high school in Le Mars and served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946. He graduated from Westmar College in Le Mars. He is also a graduate of the University of Iowa Medical School and interned at Detroit Receiving Hospital. He was a resident in surgery and orthopaedic surgery at Harper and Barnes Hospitals in Detroit and St. Louis...
Lawrence A. Sanow (08/15/05)
Lawrence A. Sanow, 82, of Le Mars, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Lawrence A. Sanow was born Nov. 15, 1922, in Tilden Township, rural Cherokee County, the son of Otto and Olive (Peters) Sanow. He was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith. ...