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Stories from Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Spring rolls in on the wings of a snowstorm (03/21/06)
March is proving true to her reputation--in like a lamb, out like a lion--pounding the region with blizzardy conditions and at least five inches of snow last night, the first day of spring. A dusting of snow changed into heavier precipitation with winds from the northeast in the 20's...
NHS welcomes 42 students in LMCS induction ceremony (03/21/06)
Recognizing high standard's of scholarship, service, leadership and character, the Le Mars Community School National Honor Society chapter inducted 42 students Monday night at a special ceremony in the middle school auditorium. Floyd Athay was the keynote speaker, and he assigned each of the letters in the word "Honor" to an attribute members of the NHS should strive for. ...
State helps container company start up (03/21/06)
An estimated $223,061 worth of state tax benefits were awarded last week to IML Containers for the construction of their new Le Mars facility, which is scheduled to be built within the next two to three years and cost more than $9.8 million dollars...
WITCC sets information session for working adults degree (03/21/06)
Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) has scheduled an information session at its Le Mars center Wednesday, March 22, concerning the college's new associate of arts degree for working adults. The information session will be from 6 to 10 p.m. The degree is designed for highly motivated adults, minimum age 21. Students take only one course at a time. All the courses are a combination of online technology and face-to-face instruction...
Students design space stations with NASA engineers (03/21/06)
What does it take to make a space station work? More than 20 students from Le Mars Community High School and Remsen-Union can now answer that question after an intense weekend at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The students participated in the eighth annual Space Settlement Design Competition, in which they joined ranks among four teams of forty students from other schools in Iowa and Texas to compete for the best space station design for 17,000 people...
Three area athletes named INA All-State for '05-06 hoops season (03/21/06)
Three Plymouth County athletes were named to the Iowa Newspaper Association's All-State basketball teams, released March 15. Akron-Westfield junior Tana Colt was named to the Class 1A second team, Le Mars Community senior Katie Sponder earned third-team status in Class 3A and Le Mars Community junior Jared Clement was given second-team honors...
Kuchel continues winning ways (03/21/06)
It didn't take long into the 2006 track season for Class 1A and Drake Relays 110-meter hurdle champion Nick Kuchel to prove he is still the person to beat. The Kingsley-Pierson senior opened his final season by winning the 60-meter hurdles for the third straight year at the all-class Iowa State University High School Indoor Championships March 11 in Ames. He clocked in 8.23 seconds after finishing sixth in the prelims in 8.48...
WEC Indoor persists through storm (03/21/06)
While a winter storm was raging outside, area teams were heating up the track at the War Eagle Conference Indoor at Dordt College in Sioux Center Monday. Gehlen Catholic - competing for the second time in three days - registered a strong showing among the boys teams with four first-place finishes. ...
Donna Hoefling (03/21/06)
Donna Hoefling, 67, of rural Marcus, died Sunday, March 19, 2006, at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, with the Rev. Eugene Murray officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Name Catholic Cemetery in Marcus. ...