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Stories from Monday, January 30, 2006

'Survivor: Kluckhohn' kicks off elementary school's annual book fair (01/30/06)
Reading, writing, and worms? Kluckhohn Elementary School kicked off its annual Book Fair with a nod to the CBS reality series "Survivor." "The idea behind 'Survivor: Kluckhohn' came from our chief librarian Audrey Brown," says library aide Kay Michaelson. "With the theme 'Don't let the book bugs bite,' it just seemed like a natural tie-in."...
Republicans choose Anderson as supervisor candidate (01/30/06)
It took only one vote to decide which of three candidates will run on the Republican ticket for Plymouth County's district four supervisor position. Craig Anderson, rural Merrill, received 32 of the 50 votes cast by Plymouth County's Republicans delegates during Saturday afternoon's convention, which was held in the lower level of American Bank in Le Mars. A simple majority of 26 votes was needed for a victory...
Sweetheart Dance planned at Museum (01/30/06)
Love songs will fill the air of Old Central Gym in Le Mars Saturday night, Feb. 11, as the Plymouth County Historical Museum hosts a Sweetheart Dance/Valentine Concert. The dance/concert is planned for 7 to 11 p.m. and will feature the music of Tom and Patty Mullally of Le Mars with their "Music Illusions." Tom Mullally says the night will focus on what he calls "crooner" music and will include a variety of dance music, ranging from waltzes and serenades to country music and Elvis...
No. 2 K-P derailed at Sioux Center (01/30/06)
Three-time defending champion Kingsley-Pierson was unseated Saturday at the Sioux Center Dual Tournament as the Panthers lost their first regular season dual since the 2003-04 season on the way to an overall third-place team finish. K-P - ranked No. ...
Dirksen's career night keys Gehlen sweep (01/30/06)
Another Gehlen Catholic post player rose to the occasion in helping the Lady Jays oust Remsen St. Mary's Friday night. Six-foot junior Kari Dirksen entered the contest averaging 5.2 points per game and busted out for a career-high 15 points, leading the Lady Jays to their second victory over the Hawks this season, 46-40 in Le Mars. ...
Bulldogs top Spirit Lake (01/30/06)
Le Mars Communityrecovered from a poor stretch just before halftime to deal Spirit Lake a 64-44 loss in Lakes Conference boys basketball action Friday at Spirit Lake. The Bulldogs led 10-6 after the first quarter and scored the first 10 points of the second to lead 20-6, then let the Indians back into the game in the closing minutes before the half. Spirit Lake finished the second quarter on a 17-7 run, slicing Le Mars' lead to 27-23 at the break...
Resilient Jays take season series from St. Mary's (01/30/06)
The game did anything but fall apart for Gehlen Catholic when point guard and leading scorer Jason Rohe was saddled with three fouls and forced to spend the entire second quarter of Friday night's contest with Remsen St. Mary's on the bench. Instead, younger brother Eric Rohe and Alex Loutsch filled in at the guard positions, helping the Jays figure out RSM's zone and man-to-man defenses and outscore the Hawks 16-8 in the second quarter. ...
Lady Bulldogs' upset bid denied at Spirit Lake (01/30/06)
On paper, a team that attempts 22 more shots at the basket and commits nine fewer turnovers than the opposition should have a pretty good chance at a victory. Those advantages weren't enough for Le Mars Community Friday night, however, as the Lady Bulldogs shot 27 percent from the floor in a 48-37 loss to Lakes Conference co-leading and Class 3A No. 9-ranked Spirit Lake in Spirit Lake...
Fischer three-peats as Lakes champ (01/30/06)
Class 2A powers Emmetsburg/Armstrong-Ringstead and Spirit Lake Park combined to win 10 titles at the Lakes Conference wrestling tournament Friday at Le Mars Community, leaving the other seven teams on hand vying for the remaining four titles. The host Bulldogs managed to secure one of the four with senior Seth Fischer three-peating as Lakes heavyweight champion, leading Le Mars to an overall sixth-place team finish...
A-W girls march towards rematch with Hinton (01/30/06)
Point guard Tana Colt topped the 20-point mark for the 10th time this season Friday night, dropping in 21 points to lead Class 1A No. 12-ranked Akron-Westfield to a 75-37 War Eagle Conference victory over Spalding Catholic in Granville. Colt, a 5-foot-5 junior who entered averaging just over 20 points per game, connected on 9 of 18 shots from the floor. A-W (16-1) entered the game shooting 51 percent as a team and upped that mark with 64-percent shooting from two-point range...
Hinton sweeps season series with West Sioux (01/30/06)
Hinton senior Tregg Fay made two free throws and came up with a clutch steal in the final 10 seconds Friday night as the Blackhawks completed a season sweep of West Sioux with a 52-47 win in War Eagle Conference boys basketball action at Hawarden. The Falcons - hoping to stay in the WEC title race and avenge a 49-38 loss at Hinton Jan. ...
Sylvia Morris (01/30/06)
Sylvia Arline (Rhodes) Morris, 84, of Pico Rivera, Calif., and formerly of Le Mars, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2006, at Kindred Hospital in La Mirada, Calif., following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow in the Mauer-Johnson Family Gathering Room. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
Martha M. Gengler (01/30/06)
Martha Mary Gengler, 84, of Remsen, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, at Park Place Estates in Le Mars, surrounded with the love of her family. Martha Mary Gengler was born April 15, 1921, at rural Remsen, the daughter of John "Jack" and Clara (Niehus) Loutsch. ...