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Stories from Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Assisted Living: Marriage isn't an obstacle to life in assisted living center (09/14/05)
"Ben and Leona, they're the Old Couple," Lynn Bowers said. "Alice and I, we're the New Couple." Although there is more than half a decade separating the two couples -- Ben and Leona Ruhland and Lynn and Alice Bowers -- they have much in common. Much of their similarities start at the front door of Park Place Estates in Le Mars...
Plymouth County-Sioux City agreement on Frelon Drive stalls out again (09/14/05)
Hope for an abrupt end to the ongoing stalemate between Plymouth County and Sioux City officials over development in the Frelon Drive area of C-80 quickly deflated at Tuesday's meeting of the Plymouth County Board of Supervisors. Late last week, both sides seemed to have found a concensus upon which to build an official Chapter 28E agreement between the two government bodies. ...
One contested race in Plymouth County's school board election (09/14/05)
Hinton Community School will gain two new members as Kenny J. Hoefling and top vote-getter Ed Vondrak beat Bradley D. Held, Julie Vander Plas and incumbent Robert D. Held for two at-large seats on the Hinton School Board in school board elections held Tuesday...
Keahi family benefit has Hawaiian theme (09/14/05)
Co-workers, friends and church members will remember the late Leonard Keahi for his smile and Hawaiian traditions when they gather for An Hawaiian Style Benefit for his family this Saturday, Sept. 17, at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Keahi died Aug. 28, 2005, of cancer. He was off his job in the corrugation room at Wells' Dairy, Inc., milk plant about eight weeks, according to his supervisor, Doug Augustine...
Pack running helps Le Mars teams move up at Storm Lake (09/14/05)
Cross country teams from both Le Mars Community and Gehlen Catholic earned high team finishes among strong competition from all four Iowa classes Tuesday night in the boys' division of the Storm Lake Invitational. The Bulldogs finished with a team score of 133 points, good enough for fifth place, while the Jays were seventh with 199 points. ...
No. 5 Hinton slams M-M-C (09/14/05)
Hinton's volleyball team is sharing the wealth at the net. Five different players had at least four kills for coach Linda Christensen's Class 2A No. 5-ranked Blackhawks in a 25-11, 25-13, 25-4 War Eagle Conference victory over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Tuesday night in Marcus...
Hawks drop uphill battle at Sergeant Bluff (09/14/05)
Things got worse and worse as the night wore on for the Remsen St. Mary's volleyball team Tuesday in Sergeant Bluff as the Warriors claimed a 25-21, 25-18, 25-9 War Eagle Conference win over the Hawks. "Overall, when I look at the stats, the first two games I was really pleased with everything we did," said coach Teena Dreckman. "As the games went on, we started tipping more instead of getting on top of the ball and hitting it. We weren't being as aggressive as we were in the first game."...
No. 3 HWC sweeps Le Mars in Lakes opener (09/14/05)
The Le Mars Community volleyball team faced its second ranked opponent in as many outings Tuesday, opening the Lakes Conference schedule with a loss on the road at Class 2A No. 3-ranked Hull Western Christian. The Lady Bulldogs were also defeated by No. 5-ranked Hinton in the championship game of their season-opening Lady Bulldog Invite Saturday at home...
A-W earns big WEC win over Gehlen (09/14/05)
Akron-Westfield is turning the tide in the War Eagle Conference. Once a league doormat, the Lady Westerners are off to a 3-0 WEC start in 2005 after defeating Gehlen Catholic in four games Tuesday in Le Mars. The Lady Westerners raced out to a 7-3 lead to open game one of the match, only to see Gehlen claw its way back to tie at 8-8 on an ace serve by Jami Sitzmann. ...
Bulldogs stun Central Lyon in OT (09/14/05)
Le Mars Community trailed for all but five seconds of Friday's non-district football game with visiting Central Lyon/George-Little Rock as the Bulldogs came from 14 points down to tie the score in the waning seconds of regulation, setting up a game-winning field goal by Joel Kruse for a 17-14 overtime victory...
Butterfly tagging at Hillview aids in research (09/14/05)
Approximately a dozen adults and children took time during the Labor Day weekend to be part of monarch tagging at Hillview Recreation Area west of Hinton. Naturalist Victoria Shamblen conducted the activity, which involves putting small tags on monarch butterflies to track their migration route to Mexico...
Darrell R. Easton (09/14/05)
Darrell R. Easton, 66, of Akron, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2005, at a Sioux City hospital. Darrell R. Easton was born Jan. 5, 1939, on a farm near Merrill, the son of G. Roger and Elsie M. (Johnson) Easton. Shortly after his birth, he moved with his family to a farm near Westfield. He attended country school near Westfield and later Westfield High School. He joined the Army National Guard as a teenager...
McDougall-Edmonds (09/14/05)
Tiffany McDougall and Josh Edmonds of North Liberty, were united in marriage May 21, 2005, at United Methodist Church of Le Mars. Pastor Jason Larson officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. Parents of the couple are Doug and Vonice McDougall of Le Mars and Dave and Myrna Edmonds of Spencer...
Hemme-Christopherson (09/14/05)
Jama Gail Hemme and Jay Victor Christopherson were united in marriage on Aug. 13, 2005 at the lake home of Terry and Madelyn Taggart, rural Vermillion, S.D. The Rev. David Hussey officiated. Parents of the couple are Helena and Shayne McDougall of Le Mars and the late David Hemme, and David and MaryLou Christopherson, Vermillion, S.D. Grandparents are Henry and Marietta Mulder, Norman and Janice Hemme, Doug and Vonice McDougall and Maxine Millette...
Prewitt-Emerson (09/14/05)
Doug and Edie Prewitt of Merrill announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jessica Ann, to Anthony Charles Emerson of Rochester, Minn. He is the son of Charlie and JoAnn Emerson of Marathon, Wis. The couple will be married Sept. 17, 2005, in a 2 p.m. ceremony at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Ellendale, rural Merrill. The reception will follow at the Le Mars Convention Center...
Frederes-Fiedler (09/14/05)
Lyle and Mary Jane Frederes of Remsen announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Lee, to Heath Patrick Fiedler. Heath is the son of Leon and Janet Fiedler of Remsen. The couple is planning a Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, wedding at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen...
Ruden-Sowards (09/14/05)
Angie Ruden and Marvin Sowards Jr. announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Angie is the daughter of Nicholas Ruden of Le Mars and Anna Pratt of Coppears Cove, Texas. Marvin is the son of Marvin Sowards of Remsen and Cindy Bruce of Valentine, Neb...
The start of something big (09/14/05)
The Farmer's Cooperative gas station in Hinton has been in the news lately. The station is among the 17 retailers in Iowa selling E85, a blend of 85 percent ethanol, 15 percent unleaded gasoline. In fact, since March of this year, the station is the state's largest retailer of E85...