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Stories from Thursday, September 29, 2005

Jury expected to begin deliberations today in sexual assault case (09/29/05)
Editor's note: The content of this article may be upsetting to some readers.) If the the third-degree sexual abuse trial of Tanner Christians remains on its current course, jurors are expected to enter deliberations today. District Court judge Duane Hoffmeyer told jurors Wednesday the trial was proceeding quicker than initially expected. He said he expects to give them their final instructions no later than early this afternoon...
Wells' culinologist blends the culinary world with the world of science (09/29/05)
Scheduling a time to interview John Kennedy II, culinologist for Wells' Dairy, Inc., my mind immediately conjured up images of Bill Nye, the Science Guy. When the culinary world collides with the world of science, crazy stuff is just bound to happen, producing the occasional odd bird like the Food Channel's geeky "Good Eats" guru Alton Brown...
Good Samaritan breaks new ground in offering services (09/29/05)
Rainy weather may have kept everybody inside but that did little to dampen the spirits of those in attendance as Good Samaritan Village of Le Mars broke ground Wednesday to three additional services being offered on its campus. The new addition, added to the south side of the existing building located at 1140 Lincoln Street, N.E., includes: Cottage Center, offering specialized care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia disorders; a Therapy Center, which offers out-patient therapy, for short-term stay residents once they returned to their homes; and a Wellness Center, which offers seniors a program that offers seniors a program that includes regular assessments in monitoring their progress.. ...
Lady Panthers fall victim to Whiting comeback (09/29/05)
The Kingsley-Pierson volleyball team took a two-game lead on the road at Whiting, but saw that lead evaporate as the home Warriors rallied from two down to win the final three games and take the match in Maple Valley Conference action Tuesday. K-P got off to a fast start with wins of 25-22 and 25-17 in games one and two, then faltered in game three to lose 25-22 before dropping the final two games 25-14 and 15-11...
Bulldog sophs hold off Storm Lake (09/29/05)
The Le Mars Community sophomore football took a nine-point lead after the first quarter of Monday's home game with Storm Lake and that margin held over the next three quarters as the Bulldogs defeated the Tornadoes 37-28 at Jim Lorenzen Field. Tim Newman put the Bulldogs on top with a 10-yard touchdown run, followed by a two-point conversion pass from Kyle Koth to Chad Macek. Quarterback Adam Hasselquist then connected with Macek on a 55-yard touchdown pass for a 15-0 Le Mars lead...
Le Mars frosh extend winning streak (09/29/05)
The Le Mars Community freshman football team ran its season record to 4-1 Monday, defeating Storm Lake 31-14 to extend its winning streak to four games. The Bulldogs jumped on the Tornadoes early with three first-quarter scores for a 19-0 lead. Quarterback Tyler Candor struck first on an 82-yard touchdown run, followed by consecutive one-yard scoring runs by Tyler Bohlke...
Nina Impecoven (09/29/05)
Nina Impecoven, 93, of Dayton, and formerly of Galva and Le Mars, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at Grandview Health Care Center in Dayton. Nina Impecoven was born Aug. 6, 1912, in Britton, S.D., the daughter of William K. and Katie L. (McLeod) Patterson. She graduated from Ida Grove High School in 1931...
Lillian M. Davidson (09/29/05)
RINGSTED -- Lillian M. "Kitty" Davidson, 83, of Ringsted, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005, at Prince of Peace Nursing Home in Sioux Falls, S.D., following complications from lung disease and kidney failture. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at the Presbyterian Church in Ringsted, with the Rev. Susanne Wobig officiating. Burial will follow at St. John's Cemetery in Ringsted. There will be no visitation. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Don't do the crime... (09/29/05)
This week, we changed a policy at the Sentinel regarding the publishing of the names of juveniles in police reports. Iowa law allows for juvenile offenders' names to be published at the time of charges. We are now publishing names and ages of juvenile offenders in arrest records. This is a return to the way things were done here at the Sentinel prior to April, 2000...
Inching towards equality (09/29/05)
Jefferson and Guthrie Counties have joined 95 other counties in Iowa in approving a one percent School Infrastructure Local Option sales tax (SILO). That means just two more counties - Linn and Johnson need to implement the one-per-cent sales tax before the issue of equity in funding can be fully addressed...