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Stories from Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Remsen welcomes all to Oktoberfest Saturday (10/25/05)
The community of Remsen will roll out the welcome mat this weekend as they host the 32nd annual Remsen Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 29. Tradition is the key to the Oktoberfest celebration, which features arts and crafts, entertainment, the beer garden and Luxembourg, German and American food...
Revised USDA crop projections welcome news -- to some (10/25/05)
With the fall harvest nearly complete, farmers throughout Plymouth County are asking themselves a very important question: sell now or store for better prices later? The answer is far from easy. For those who got good yields this year, holding out for higher prices is a reasonable option. For those who were hit by bad weather and bad luck, selling now may be the only way to save the family farm...
Harkin goes to bat for 'Shoeless Joe' (10/25/05)
There are those who are old enough to have witnessed an aging "Shoeless Joe" Jackson playing baseball and they still marvel at the sight of the man who had one of the sweetest strokes the game had ever seen. They'd marvel at his hands. Meaty man hands, they would say, with the fingers the size of link sausages. Hands so huge, they'd envelope good ol' "Black Betsy," the stained hickory bat that he swung so fluidly back in the day...
Le Mars sophs edge Spencer, 27-20 (10/25/05)
Quarterback Adam Hasselquist completed 7 of 13 passing attempts for 165 yards and three touchdowns - including the game winner to Kyle Koth in the fourth quarter - in leading the Le Mars Community sophomore football team over Spencer 27-20 Monday in Spencer...
Bulldog frosh blank Spencer (10/25/05)
The Le Mars Community freshman football team pitched a shutout in its final game on the schedule, defeating Spencer 26-0 Monday at Spencer to cap a successful 7-2 2005 campaign. "It was by far the best game of our year," said coach Dirk Bak. "Spencer's record coming into it was the same as ours. ...
Antonette Peppersack (10/25/05)
Antonette Peppersack, 98, of Marcus, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen.
Funds should be reallocated (10/25/05)
Last week the Le Mars City Council approved the recommendations of the Le Mars Hotel/Motel Advisory board and reallocated over $18,000 in funding for projects that were approved but funds not used. The advisory board recommended that $18,815.78 in surrendered funds from the first three allocation cycles of funding for projects that are either defunct of completed be put back to be given to other projects...