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Stories from Thursday, October 12, 2006

Keg-tagging soon to be county law (10/12/06)
A rule demanding that beer kegs be labeled to help track down providers for underage drinking parties is just a few steps away from being Plymouth County law. The ordinance orders that county retailers who sell any keg of alcohol, or two gallons or more, for off-site drinking stick a numbered label on each keg. When people purchase a keg, they must provide a current government-issued ID and a minimum deposit of $30...
Ryan is finalist in Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student program (10/12/06)
Le Mars Gehlen Catholic senior Lizzie Ryan is one of 15 student finalists for the Ninth Annual Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Awards. She is the daughter of Tom and Jayne Ryan of Le Mars. Ryan will take part in the Presentation Day program this Saturday, Oct. 14, in the auditorium of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum in West Branch, just east of Iowa City at Interstate 80, exit 254. The program is free and open to the public. No reservations are needed...
Supervisors give green light for Akron ethanol plant (10/12/06)
The developer of a 100-million gallon ethanol plant south of Akron successfully jumped through all of the county's hoops this week, receiving the final approval on rezoning from the Plymouth County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. In a 4-0 vote, with Supervisor John Schneider abstaining due to a potential conflict of interests -- he is a one-tenth of one percent share-holder of developer Little Sioux Corn Processors -- the supervisors OK'd rezoning 295 acres from transitional agriculture to industrial for the plant. ...
Hinton asks for county help on jake brake ban (10/12/06)
Hinton residents and businesses are tired of having their windows rattled by trucks slamming on the jake brakes to get down to legal speed in Hinton, and now the county may answer their request for help. "The city council passed a jake brake ordinance about three months ago, but unfortunately most of our complaints on the jake brake are coming from areas that aren't in the city limits," Hinton Chief of Police Chris Conlon told the county supervisors Tuesday...
Hagen can help you organize your closets and your life (10/12/06)
he missing pair of socks . . . the catastrophic desk . . . the set of car keys that are currently residing in the "Where Are They Now" file. C'mon, dude, you're a disorganized mess! Uh-huh, we've all been there. You're merely having a W.W.T.C.E.G.F.T.V.C.S.D. (What Would That Creepy English Guy From TV's "Clean Sweep" Do?) moment...
Bulldog sophs win fifth straight (10/12/06)
The Le Mars Community sophomore football team extended its current winning streak to five games Monday with a 20-8 victory over Emmetsburg on the E-Hawks' home field. Levi Price was again the story for Le Mars, rolling up 124 yards on 15 carries in helping the Bulldogs hang with Emmetsburg offensively...
E-Hawks deal Bulldog frosh first loss (10/12/06)
The Le Mars Community freshman football team's perfect season was spoiled Monday in Emmetsburg as the host E-Hawks dealt the Bulldogs a 36-13 setback. Turnovers proved Le Mars' downfall as Emmetsburg picked off three passes. Brayton Ringsdorf, Jordan Eisma, Scott Borchers and Anthony Schimek were a combined 0 for 6 passing as the Bulldogs were limited to no passing yards in the game while being out-gained 262-108...
Laddusaw, Langel lead K-P at MVC meet (10/12/06)
The Kingsley-Pierson cross country team competed at the dual Battle Creek-Ida Grove Invitational/Maple Valley Conference meet Monday in Ida Grove. K-P did not field a complete team on either the boys or girls side, but had strong performances from Jon Laddusaw and Ashley Langel...
Lady Panthers fall at Odebolt (10/12/06)
The Kingsley-Pierson volleyball team slipped to 2-8 in the Maple Valley Conference with a four-game road loss to Odebolt-Arthur Tuesday in Odebolt. The Lady Panthers came into the match riding high after a three-game sweep of Aurelia Monday in non-conference action, but the return to MVC proved too much to overcome. K-P started slow with a 25-14 loss in game one and never recovered, sneaking out a 25-19 game-two win but losing the final two by scores of 25-16 and 25-14...
Hinton falls to 4-4 in WEC with loss at West Sioux (10/12/06)
The Hinton volleyball team's slump in the second half of the War Eagle Conference schedule continued Tuesday night as the Blackhawks lost in four games on the road at West Sioux. The Blackhawks - once 4-1 in the WEC standings - fell to 4-4 in conference play after the loss Tuesday. Hinton started strong against the host Falcons with a 25-15 game-one victory, then wilted over the final three frames as West Sioux closed out the match 25-20, 25-21 and 25-22...
Edgington, Hawthorne lead Hinton at WEC (10/12/06)
Marcus Edgington and Katie Hawthorne led the Hinton cross country teams at the War Eagle Conference meet Monday in Marcus. Edgington placed 39th in the boys' field with a time of 19:35, helping Hinton to a eighth-place team finish with 221 points. Will Pierson was just a step behind Edgington in 40th place with a time of 19:39 and Michael Edgington was 42nd in 19:49. ...
Kendall O. Mortenson (10/12/06)
Kendall O. Mortenson, 71, of Benson, Minn., died Saturday morning, Oct. 7, 2006, at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, Minn. Kendall O. Mortenson was born July 2, 1935, in Benson, Minn., the son of Oliver and Vera (Thompson) Mortenson. Kendall was baptized at Our Saviors Church in Benson and confirmed at Buffalo Lake Lutheran Church in rural De Graff, Minn. ...
Anna L. Harris (10/12/06)
Anna Louise Harris, 86, of Sioux City, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, in Sioux City. Anna was born Sept. 1, 1920, in Sioux City, the daughter of Michaelis and Maria (Veldzuinas) Bilunas. She was raised in Sioux City and attended Sioux City parochial schools...