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Stories from Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Aquatic center hearing continued (11/02/05)
As contestants on one television game show sometimes say, the Le Mars City Council on Tuesday said "that's too much!" The council continued a public hearing for the Le Mars Community Aquatic Center renovation on the former Westmar campus. Architect/engineer estimates for the aquatic center are $1,689,485 but lowest bids so far total $2,617,975...
Kinglsey maintenance shed to get extreme makeover (11/02/05)
No, Ty Pennington won't be involved, but the Secondary Roads Department maintenance shed in Kingsley will soon be getting its own extreme makeover treatment. The Plymouth County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to replace the exterior wall panels and roof on the 39-year-old facility at a cost of $60,500. Atlas Steel Erection of Dakota City, Nebr., will do the work...
Vern Anderson retires; dealership sold to Titan Machinery (11/02/05)
A longtime northwest Iowa tradition ended as Vern Anderson announced he was retiring from his farm equipment dealerships Tuesday. The locally-owned business, which has locations in Le Mars, Kingsley, Cherokee, and Anthon, will now be under the ownership of Titan Machinery...
'The Egg and I' hits LCS stage Nov. 4-6 (11/02/05)
The Le Mars Community High School fall play, "The Egg and I" will be presented on the Little Theatre stage Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3, 4 and 5. Curtain time is 7 p.m. Tickets for the production are on sale in the high school principal's office and will also be on sale at the door...
Bulldogs rematch Humboldt in 3A opener (11/02/05)
Class 3A No. 8-ranked Le Mars Community will be out for revenge Wednesday when it takes on district rival No. 9 Humboldt in a state football playoff opener in Humboldt. The two teams come in sporting identical 8-1 records with the Bulldogs' only loss a 25-14 setback to the Wildcats in Week 6 of the regular season...
District champion Jays all set for home playoff game (11/02/05)
Being outright Class A District 8 champions has its advantages. A homefield advantage is the most noteworthy one for the Gehlen Catholic football team heading into tonight's playoff opener against 8-1 District 1 runner-up Newell-Fonda at Jim Lorenzen field. The 8-1 Jays vaulted into first place in the district standings after Wall Lake View Auburn surprised then district-leading Galva-Holstein 14-6 in overtime Friday night...
Westerners close out winless campaign (11/02/05)
Akron-Westfield's final game of 2005 turned out to be a pretty good representation of the entire season. The Westerners closed out an 0-10 season by allowing four 100-yard rushers in a 49-8 Class 1A District 2 loss to rival West Sioux Friday night in Hawarden...
New state birds (11/02/05)
What started as a dream eight years ago became reality for Hinton's nine-senior rotation Tuesday as the Class 2A No. 5-ranked Blackhawks qualified for the school's first ever volleyball state tournament with a three-game sweep of Underwood in a Regional Final at the Long Lines Family Rec. Center in Sioux City...
Johnson - Ridge (11/02/05)
Katy Johnson of Clarinda and Matt Ridge of Long Grove were united in marriage on July 2, 2005, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Clarinda. The Rev. Gary Jaeckle officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. Parents of the couple are Carl and Joann Johnson of Le Mars and Larry and Gaylle Ridge of Long Grove. Special guests were the bride's grandparents, Norman and Ruth Barker of Le Mars...
Binneboese - Rector (11/02/05)
Abby Leigh Binneboese, daughter of Don and Joyce Binneboese of Orange City, and Aaron Dwight Rector, son of Dwight and Mary Rector of Knoxville, were married Saturday, July 23, 2005. The 7 p.m. ceremony took place at Memorial Lutheran Church in Ames, with the Richard Osslund officiating...
Daniel-Kramer (11/02/05)
Stephanie Daniel and Wesley Kramer of Sioux City announce the engagement and approaching marriage. The couple will be married in a 2 p.m. ceremony Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at Blessed Sacrament Church in Sioux City. The reception will follow at the Sioux City Convention Center...
Block-Pilling (11/02/05)
Joseph and Jo Ann Block of Le Mars and Bob and Kathy Pilling of Phoenix, Ariz., announce the approaching marriage of their children Janna Block and John Pilling of Phoenix. The couple is planning a Nov. 4, 2005, wedding at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars...
Parents not in the 'no' (11/02/05)
The results of a recent study showing that children well-understand the effects of nagging until they get their way should come as no great revelation to most parents. Today's kids have made an art form out of nagging and begging for certain materialistic items until the poor parents toss their hands in the air and cave in just to quiet the persistent child...