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Stories from Friday, September 15, 2006

Brown looks to return POW/MIA remains to home soil (09/15/06)
From his desk at Hickam AFB in Hawaii, Brunsville native Lt. Col. Mark W. Brown makes calls to Iowans asking if they happen to be related somehow to a military member who didn't return from World War Two, Korea or Vietnam. As Director of Public Affairs of the Joint POW/MIA Accounting command, Brown is trying to get the word out about the important job being done at the Command. ...
Former Le Mars educator inducted in Hall of Fame (09/15/06)
"Everybody's welcome!" Craig Ihnen proudly exclaims. "If you want to be in the theater, then you will be in the theater!" "It doesn't matter what you do or how big your part is," he states. "Everybody is welcome. That has always been my philosophy."...
Major boat ramp work planned for two sites near Akron (09/15/06)
If all goes as planned, Plymouth County residents will have several good options for putting their boat in the Big Sioux by the end of the year. Plans to build one new boat ramp and renovate an existing one are moving forward. Justin Higman, who promised a new boat ramp three miles north of Westfield as part of a trade between the county and his sand and gravel company, met with the county supervisors to seek their help in pushing permits through...
Hemmingsen faces new charge as trial nears (09/15/06)
Another charge has been tacked onto the list posted against Le Mars man Nathan John Hemmingsen, who faces trial next week for his alleged part in a third degree sexual assault. Hemmingsen, 19, was charged Monday with accessory after the fact, and aggravated misdemeanor, in relation to the alleged sexual abuse that took place in March 2004 in western Plymouth County and rural Union County...
Wells' Dairy, Inc. eliminates 20 salaried positions (09/15/06)
Wells' Dairy, Inc. eliminated 20 salaried positions this week, says Dave Smetter, Wells' director of marketing communications. The positions were mainly in the engineering and information service departments in the ice cream and dairy food manufacturer's corporate offices in Le Mars...
Participate in CROP Walk Oct. 1 and make a difference (09/15/06)
Final plans are being made for the Annual Plymouth County CROP Walk for Hunger set for Sunday, Oct. 1, in Le Mars. The event will have a new location, Jim Lorenzen Field, with walkers using the track at the football stadium. CROP Walk is an annual event which gathers funds for the hungry, those who have unclean and contaminated water, and those who have little or no medical supplies through out the world and in the United States and the local community as well...
Lady 'Dogs six-match win streak stopped by Cherokee (09/15/06)
The Le Mars Community volleyball team had a six-match win streak snapped with a three-game loss to Cherokee in Lakes Conference play on the road Thursday night. The Lady Bulldogs fought tooth and nail through games one and two, losing both by 25-23 counts, then struggled in the game three as the Braves closed out the win 25-13...
Lady Rockets swept by Eagles (09/15/06)
Remsen-Union's long week finally came to a close Thursday night and the wear and tear of two road trips to Onawa and one to Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn was evident as visiting Lawton-Bronson swept the Maple Valley Conference volleyball match in dominating fashion...
K-P finding home court unfriendly (09/15/06)
Home court had been anything but an advantage for the Kingsley-Pierson volleyball team heading into a Maple Valley Conference match with rival Woodbury Central Thursday night and it was more of the same as the Wildcats swept the Lady Panthers on their own floor...
Gehlen Catholic boys third at Moville meet (09/15/06)
The Gehlen Catholic boys cross country team continued its strong start to the fall season with a third-place finish Tuesday at the Woodbury Central Invite on Meadows Country Club Golf Course in Moville. South O'Brien won the boys team title with 70 points, followed by Woodbury Central/Lawton-Bronson in second with 78 and Gehlen third with 79...
Bulldog frosh whip Western (09/15/06)
The Le Mars Community freshman football team upped its mark to 2-0 on the season with a 33-0 rout of Hull Western Christian Monday at Jim Lorenzen Field in Le Mars. The Bulldogs led just 6-0 through one quarter, but broke the game wide open with a trio of touchdowns in the second for a 27-0 halftime advantage. Le Mars tacked on a final touchdown in the third, pitching the shutout on defense after allowing just seven points to Central Lyon in the season opener...
Le Mars sophs bounce back (09/15/06)
The Le Mars Community sophomore football team bounced back from a week one loss to Central Lyon with a 47-0 pounding of Hull Western Christian Monday at Jim Lorenzen Field in Le Mars. Defense was the story of the Bulldog sophs against the Wolfpack with Le Mars limiting the visitors to 37 yards of total offense. ...
No. 5 Le Mars hosts No. 7 Heelan in first-ever football meeting (09/15/06)
The anticipation for the first-ever meeting between Le Mars Community and Sioux City Heelan on the grid iron began when the announcement came down the pike that the Crusaders would be moving to Class 3A for the 2006 season and that they would be joining District 1. It's been building for nearly a year now and Friday, it will come to a head as the date finally arrives...