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Stories from Friday, November 10, 2006

Keeping Le Mars on the map (11/10/06)
It's here. Or, to be more exact, it's there, and we're here. The U.S. Highway 75 Bypass circling west of Le Mars partially debuted this week, and soon its 10,000 daily travelers have a choice they haven't had to make before: whether to visit the Ice Cream Capital of the World...
Open burning approved for wastewater treatment site (11/10/06)
Le Mars City Council members Tuesday, upon recommendation of Fire Chief Wayne Shipper, approved a request of an open burning permit requested by Ron Kayser, superintendent of the city water treatment facility. The variance will allow burning of brush piles behind the facility as well as at site across the river near the Police Shooting Range. ...
YMCA board of directors agrees to city consolidation plans (11/10/06)
The full board of the YMCA agreed unanimously Thursday to the proposal that would give the Y management authority for the city's two aquatic centers and the Community Wellness Center. The agreement, which was also approved unanimously by the Le Mars City Council on Tuesday, calls for the consolidation of all of the city's recreational programming through out-sourcing to the YMCA...
Thieves haul off fifteen utility poles (11/10/06)
Fifteen used utility poles, each 35 feet long, were stolen from a construction site on C-12, west of Struble, the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office reported on Thursday. At 8:05 a.m., the sheriff's office received a theft complaint for MidAmerican Energy. MidAmerican speculated that during the overnight hours of Wednesday and Thursday, unknown persons removed these poles from the ditch along C-12...
Wasmer Post #241 presented with autographed photos of two Nicholsons (11/10/06)
Sometimes a picture is worth of a thousand words. On Wednesday, Gerald Pallesen presented Commander Bud Vander Well of the American Legion Wasmer Post #241 with autographed photos of the post's two most illustrious members: Struble natives Brigadier General John W. Nicholson, U.S.A. (Retired) and Secretary of Veterans Affairs R. James "Jim" Nicholson...
Le Mars sixth-grade team unbeaten in SCYL (11/10/06)
The Le Mars Dawgs sixth-grade football team capped a perfect season in the Sioux City Youth League October 21 with a win over Sioux City East Black. The win over East Black marked the end of a dominating seven-game schedule in which the Dawgs held all seven opponents scoreless. Le Mars averaged 170 yards per game on offense and 26 points per contest. The Dawgs' defense surrendered 42 yards all season, holding three opponents to negative yardage totals...
Le Mars reunites with Humboldt (11/10/06)
When Le Mars Community ended Harlan's 49-game winning streak Tuesday in the quarterfinal round of the Class 3A football playoffs, Coach Jim Boyd compared his team's victory to David slaying Goliath. Looking at film on Humboldt - the Bulldogs' semifinal round opponent - has Boyd wondering if Goliath had a bigger, stronger and faster older brother...