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Stories from Monday, April 24, 2006

Floyd Valley Hospital announces mumps immunity clinic (04/24/06)
Floyd Valley Hospital Lab Manager and Infection Control coordinator Bob Norfolk announced that Floyd Valley Hospital is offering a community-wide screening program for immunity status for the mumps. Testing will begin on Monday, April 24 and run through Wednesday, May 31. To make an appointment for a screening time, call (712) 546-3391 or (800) 642-6074, extension 391...
Joan Wilson Memorial Run set for Saturday at Municipal Park (04/24/06)
The 2nd Annual Joan Wilson Memorial Run will be held Saturday morning, April 29, at the Le Mars Municipal Park's Maser Fitness Trail. The 5K run honors the memory of Joan Wilson, who was struck by a vehicle and killed while running near her home on May 2, 2004. ...
Powell proves gardening knows no age limits (04/24/06)
Spring is here and Anna Powell is ready. She's picked out all the vegetables and flowers to plant in her 25 by 45 foot garden, she's researched the space each needs to grow and plotted out the rows. Pretty good for a freshman in high school. You should try her watermelon...
Six teenagers injured in Hinton rollover accident (04/24/06)
Six teenagers from Le Mars and Remsen were injured in a one-vehicle accident at 3:18 a.m. Sunday morning south of Hinton. Melinda R. Juhl, 17, Remsen, was driving a 1999 Mercury, south on Highway 75, north of 325th Street, when, according to the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office, she lost control of the vehicle at a high rate of speed...
Harker family reaquires business (04/24/06)
Le Mars, Iowa -- Harker's Distribution, Inc. has announced that effective April 21, 2006, that the Harker family, that had owned the company from 1908 through 1986, has acquired the stock of the Le Mars company's former equity partner, BancBoston Ventures, Inc. ...
Lady Bulldogs drop homegolf duals to Storm Lake, ELC (04/24/06)
Home course was of no help to the Le Mars Community girls golf team as the Lady Bulldogs dropped a pair of duals to Lakes Conference opponents Storm Lake and Estherville Lincoln Central Thursday at Le Mars Municipal Golf Course. Storm Lake finished 2-0 at the meet with a team score of 199, led by runner-up medalist Ali Brashears with a round of 48. ...
Bulldog boys tennis sweeps Estherville, 9-0 (04/24/06)
The Le Mars Community boys tennis team won its third straight dual and its fifth in six outings this season with a sweep of Estherville Lincoln Central Thursday in Estherville. In singles action, winners for the Bulldogs included No. 1 Tim Claussen (10-1), No. 2 Jared Ritz (10-0), No. 3 Dustin Petty (10-1), No. 4 Kyle Koth (10-1), No. 5 Ryan Becker (10-5) and No. 6 Joel Kruse (10-6)...
Hinton girls win Class A title at Warriorette Relays (04/24/06)
Five individual championships and three relay victories helped carry the Hinton girls to a 128-98 victory over host Sergeant Bluff-Luton in the Class A portion of the Warriorette Relays Thursday night. Sophomore Kinsey Bak paced the winners with individual titles in the long jump (16-10) and 100-meter hurdles (16.63) and a runner-up and school record-tying leap of 5 feet, 4 inches in the high jump. ...
Okoboji downs 'Dogs golf on tiebreaker (04/24/06)
Pat Lane's personal-best 18-hole round of 78 led the Le Mars Community boys golf team to a runner-up finish in the 'A' division of the Lakes Invite at Brooks Golf Course in Okoboji Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs tied meet champion Okoboji with a four-player total of 327, but the Pioneers won the tiebreaker based on their fifth golfer's round of 87. Lakes Conference teams Spencer (329), Emmetsburg (332), Spirit Lake (335) and Estherville Lincoln Central (347) also competed...
Lady Bulldog tennis fifth at Atlantic Invite (04/24/06)
The Le Mars girls tennis team made the long drive to Atlantic Saturday for the Atlantic Invitational and came away with a tie for fifth place in the eight-team field. Clarinda won the tournament with 30 team points, followed by Audubon (23), Atlantic (22), Council Bluffs Lewis Central (20) and Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln, Des Moines Lincoln and Le Mars all tied in fifth (15). The Atlantic B team rounded out the field in eighth (4)...
RSM boys golf wins first meet (04/24/06)
For the first time all season, Phillip Pick did not lead the Remsen St. Mary's boys golf team. Instead, younger brother Louis Pick provided the Hawks' low score and the result was RSM's first dual win of the season - a three-stroke victory over War Eagle Conference rival Sgt. Bluff-Luton Thursday at Remsen Golf Course...
Gehlen golf takes two from Unity Christian (04/24/06)
Gehlen Catholic's boys and girls golf teams remained in the War Eagle Conference title hunt Thursday with wins over Unity Christian at Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City. The Jays improved to 4-1 in the WEC with a narrow 177-178 win over the host Knights as Brian Weishaar shot a low round of 42 to earn medalist honors for the first time this season. ...
Kluender sweep in hurdles leads A-W to second at Hawk Relays (04/24/06)
Akron-Westfield's second-place total of 122 points was the highest finish among area teams at the Hawk Relays Friday night in Hartley. The Westerners got an early lead in the meet thanks to victories in the high jump (Kyle Groon, 6-4) and long jump (Rasheim Gilkes, 20-3.75) and a sweep of the 400-meter hurdles (58.7) and 110-meter high hurdles (16.44) from Kalen Kluender, but faded in the final relays...
Lady Bulldogs fifth, Gehlen eighth at Le Mars Invite (04/24/06)
MOC-Floyd Valley's Maggie Achterhof was meet medalist and teammate Janna Bloemendaal was runner-up as the Dutch copped the team title in dominating fashion at the Le Mars Invitational girls golf meet Saturday at Le Mars Municipal Golf Course. Achterhof carded two-round 82 to earn medalist honors and Bloemendaal was just five strokes behind with an 87 as runner-up, helping MOC-Floyd Valley to a team score of 358 - 50 strokes better than second-place Sheldon (408). ...
Kuchel king at Sioux City Relays (04/24/06)
The Sioux City Relays proved once again to be a showcase for Kingsley-Pierson's Nick Kuchel. The senior standout claimed five gold medals to match his output from a year ago, set a new school record, was named the meet's most valuable performer on the boys' side and assured himself a spot in three events at next weekend's Drake Relays - where he'll try of a third consecutive win in the 110-meter high hurdles...
Warren E. Baker (04/24/06)
Warren E. Baker, 78, of Hawarden, formerly of the Craig area, died Saturday, April 22, 2006, at his home in Hawarden. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Craig, with the Rev. Marvin Mueller officiating. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow the service prior to burial at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars...
Ambrose 'Amos' Block (04/24/06)
Ambrose "Amos" Block, 84, of Hospers, died Friday, April 21, 2006, at Orange City Municipal Hospital in Orange City. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hospers with the Rev. John Vakluskas officating. Burial was in St. Anthony Cemetery in Hospers...
Arlys JoAnn (Hanno) Norman (04/24/06)
Arlys JoAnn (Hanno) Norman, 73, of St. Joseph, Mo., and formerly of Le Mars, died Saturday, April 22, 2006, at her home. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. today (Monday) at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. The body was cremated under the direction of Gladden-Stamey Funeral Home in St. Joseph...
Wallace Baack (04/24/06)
Wallace Baack, 91, of Hinton, died suddenly Thursday, April 20, 2006, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Wallace Walter Baack was born Sept. 19, 1914, on the family farm in Liberty Township, rural Plymouth County, the son of Henry and Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Bock) Baack. Wally was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. His parents farmed west of Merrill, where Wally received his education at Liberty Consolidated School...