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Stories from Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Additions opening at golf course (06/27/06)
There's a name change in the works for the Le Mars Municipal Golf Course, but right now that's the last thing on the minds of Doug and Julie Schultz, who manage the course. Soon to be called Willow Creek Golf Course, the public course is in the middle of an even bigger transition: moving into the renovated clubhouse and preparing the new nine holes for opening...
Council authorizes additional fund transfers (06/27/06)
Le Mars City Council Members Tuesday authorized nine interfund transfers for the 2005 - 2006 budget year. Water funds totaling $41,651.48 were transferred to the Water Sinking Fund for water debt payment while Wastewater Funds of $5,237.75 were moved to the Sewer Sinking Fund for sewer debt payment...
Municipal Band concert features saxphone soloist (06/27/06)
A saxophone soloist and selections from "Oklahoma" are just a few of the musical delights awaiting concert-goers as the Le Mars Municipal Band presents its third concert of the 2006 summer season Wednesday, June 28. The band tunes up for an 8 p.m. concert date at the Foster Park Carousel on Central Avenue South in Le Mars...
Mentos plus Diet Coke provides a geyser-full of fun (06/27/06)
What do you get when you mix Mentos mint candies with Diet Coke? a) a science experiment gone awry; b) a spewing mess; or c) another potentially life-threatening endeavor for our ever-intrepid Sentinel interns. Yes, gentle readers, if you answered all of the above, you would be correct...
Naturalist offers summer education, fun for all ages (06/27/06)
School may be out for the summer, but that doesn't mean that the learning has to stop. Victorian Shamblen, who has been Plymouth County's naturalist for the past year, has developed a series of fascinating and enlightening educational programs about the great outdoors that are sure to keep any age group interested and provide ample opportunity to have fun too...
Lady Jays top St. Mary's (06/27/06)
Gehlen Catholic's Kayla Hatting went 4 for 4 and the Lady Jays took advantage of eight Remsen St. Mary's errors in a 6-1 War Eagle Conference softball victory in Remsen Monday night. "They definitely struggled somewhat in their fielding, which was a benefit for our hitting," said Gehlen coach Patty Hatting. "We capitalized on their errors because there were a few times we should have been out and we ended up getting more runs."...
Rockets hit their way past Odebolt-Arthur (06/27/06)
Tim Ruhland, Jordan Vaske and Marty McManus each slugged three of Remsen-Union's 16 hits in an 11-6 Maple Valley Conference win over Odebolt-Arthur Friday night. The Rockets (15-3) jumped out to a 6-0 lead with six hits in the second inning. Dustin Sievers got the rally started with a single and Vaske, Danny Swalve and Tyler Lilly followed with three more base hits to make it 3-0. ...
Stevenson shuts down Cherokee again (06/27/06)
Le Mars Community's Jen Stevenson has enjoyed pitching against Cherokee this summer. Stevenson (10-7) fired her second shutout win over the Braves Monday night, scattering three hits, walking none and striking out nine in a 3-0 Lakes Conference win in Le Mars...
Hinton girls survive late M-M-C push (06/27/06)
The Hinton softball team nearly saw it's current win streak in the War Eagle Conference come to a halt Friday in Cleghorn, surviving a seventh-inning push by host Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn for the 4-3 win. The Blackhawks' No. 1 and 2 hitters in the lineup - Delainye Hardersen and Megan Hawthorne - did most of the damage for Hinton Friday and got things rolling in the first as Hardersen led off with a double, moved to third on a Hawthorne sacrifice and later scored on an error...
Kingsley-Pierson shut out by Westwood (06/27/06)
Kingsley-Pierson got a rare opportunity to showcase its game at Lewis & Clark Park in Sioux City Friday against Westwood and the result was not what coach Dean Harpenau was hoping for as the Rebels routed the Panthers 8-0. Westwood set the tone for the night with five runs in the bottom of the first inning off K-P ace Jeff Engle and the Panther failed to back their starter offensively with only four hits on the night. ...
Washburn moves to 6-0 as K-P pounds West Monona (06/27/06)
The Kingsley-Pierson baseball team got back to its winning ways in the Maple Valley Conference Monday, clubbing visiting West Monona 15-1 in five innings. The Panthers were limited to four hits in an 8-0 loss to Westwood Friday at Lewis & Clark Park in Sioux City, but had no such struggles Monday with 11 - most of which came in a 10-run second inning...
Blackhawks hold off West Sioux in nine (06/27/06)
The Hinton baseball team and coach Steve Diediker found themselves in another extra-inning struggle Monday night in Ireton, having lost 7-6 in eight innings Friday at Marcus. This time around, the result was more to Diediker's liking as the Blackhawks pulled out a 5-3 nine-inning win over host West Sioux...
Remsen St. Mary's handles Gehlen for third time (06/27/06)
Remsen St. Mary's pounded out 12 hits in four innings against Gehlen Catholic pitching Monday night in Remsen, picking up its third victory over the Jays this summer 15-1 in five innings at Marv Thelen Memorial Field. The Hawks kept three streaks alive with the win, improving to 8-0 at home, 13-0 in the War Eagle Conference and 15-0 when scoring 10 or more runs this season...
James 'Jay' Feller (06/27/06)
James "Jay" Feller, 66, Rapid City, S.D., died Sunday June 25, 2006, at Rapid City Regional Hospital.  Jay grew up on a farm near Oyens, Iowa.  He attended St. Catherine's grade school in Oyens and graduated from Central High School in Le Mars.  He joined the United States Air Force after leaving school.  He was proud to serve his country for the next 20 years.  He was very proud to be a member of the Strategic Air Command 28th Bob Wing.  Jay received many awards during his career, including a Purple Heart for wounds received in Vietnam.  Jay retired from Ellsworth Air Force Base in 1977.. ...