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Stories from Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Thanksgiving holiday closings, hours (11/22/05)
A number of offices and services will be closed or modified due to the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no issue of the Daily Sentinel printed on Thursday, Nov. 24. There will be an issue printed Friday, Nov. 25. The Le Mars Public Library will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday...
City, Union Pacific agree on railroad crossings (11/22/05)
The Union Pacific Railroad and City of Le Mars recently discovered there isn't any road too long when you meet in the middle. Recently, discussions turned to putting in a new railroad crossing at 24th Street SW. Both sides wanted more than the other was willing to give at first...
SLOW DOWN: Speed limits to be lowered at city entrances (11/22/05)
As business and residential growth continues to expand beyond Le Mars' city limits, the development has overrun the reduced speed limits intended to protect motorists in high traffic areas. The rapid growth was a topic of recent discussion between county engineer Tom Rohe and city administrator/engineer Scott Langel. The end result was a number of speed limit changes at the entrances to the city...
Weather has slowed work on US 75/IA 60 project (11/22/05)
Throughout much of the summer, construction crews working on the expansion projects along Iowa Highway 60 and portions of U.S. Highway 75 near Le Mars couldn't have asked for better weather. "The last week of weather really hurt us. We're not going to make our end-of-November deadline," Iowa Department of Transportation resident construction engineer Darwin Bishop said. ...
Le Mars students to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade (11/22/05)
If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. Two Le Mars teens will be Broadway bound as they are set to perform in the 79th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York Thursday. Krista Ellensohn, a student at Gehlen Catholic High School, and Amanda Knapp, a student at Le Mars Community High School, will be dancing, live from New York, in the parade that will be televised on KTIV, Channel 4, Thanksgiving morning starting at 8:00 a.m...