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Stories from Thursday, October 26, 2006

Price for haz-mat protection jumps (10/26/06)
A dime doesn't seem like much, but multiplied by the approximately 24,000 people in Plymouth County, a ten-cent-per-capita increase to pay for hazardous materials emergency response is more than pocket change. The request comes to the county from the Regional Haz-Mat Response program, based out of the Sioux City Fire Department. The team serves as immediate responders when a haz-mat spill happens -- controlling, containing and shutting off the flow...
Old home takes up new address (10/26/06)
Gene Zimmer Jr. basically got his big brown two-and-a-half story, three bedroom, two bathroom house for free. All he had to do was move it. Zimmer, in the market for a house, heard about one just east of Foster Park that Al and Delores Maser were thinking of tearing down to make way for a house addition and garden space...
Wal-Mart's $4 generic prescription drugs start today in Iowa (10/26/06)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's biggest retailer, said Thursday it is extending its $4 generic prescription drug plan to another 12 states today, including Iowa, bringing to total to 27 states. For the local Le Mars Wal-Mart, the $4 offer kicks in today...
Main Street sponsors children's Halloween Parade in Le Mars (10/26/06)
It may get a little spooky for shoppers in downtown Le Mars Saturday afternoon as Le Mars Main Street hosts the annual Halloween Parade. The parade will start at 1:30 p.m. at the Olson Cultural Event Center on First Street and First Avenue Northwest...
Under one roof (10/26/06)
Wells' Dairy, Inc. cuts the ribbon to their new $26 million corporate headquarters 1 Blue Bunny Drive has a brand new home. Wells' Dairy, Inc. celebrated the opening of its new $26 million corporate campus with a ribbon cutting Wednesday in Le Mars...
K-P goes down fighting at Schaller (10/26/06)
Kingsley-Pierson took the court Tuesday night in Schaller as Plymouth County's last remaining volleyball team alive in the district playoffs after early departures by the county's other six schools. The Lady Panthers were out to capture a Class 1A district title in the face of long odds, taking on Schaller-Crestland on its home court. The odds proved too long, in fact, as the host Wildcats won in five. But the underdog K-P club took it to the wire, falling 15-12 in the deciding fifth game...
Gehlen, Le Mars players team for second in ICCC Fall League (10/26/06)
A group of Le Mars Community and Gehlen Catholic baseball players teamed up to guide their Navy team to a runner-up finish in the Iowa Central Community College Triton Fall League in Fort Dodge. Team members included Mitch Kurth, Alex Loutsch, Craig Schlesser and Nick Reuter of Gehlen and Tyler Candor, Aaron Fischer, Chad Macek and Troy Caswell of Le Mars Community. ...