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Stories from Friday, June 1, 2007

Relay For Life Royalty (06/01/07)
Medical Associates adds more hours and hires bilingual PA (06/01/07)
Medical Associates of Le Mars has hired a new Physicians Assistant, Charles Tilley, and will be adding additional open hours starting June 5. Tilley, his wife and five children came to Iowa in 1998 when he took early retirement from the Army. Now the Tilley family considers northwest Iowa their home...
Plymouth Energy looks at second plant in Whiting (06/01/07)
With the completion of their Merrill ethanol plant fund drive just announced, Plymouth Energy, LLC, is hot on the hunt of possibly building a 110-million-gallon ethanol plant near Whiting, Iowa. Craig Arnold, chief executive officer of Plymouth Energy, said they've been working on the possibility in Monona County for nearly a year now...
Merrill ethanol plant ready to build with local, Irish dollars (06/01/07)
With $21 million in shares held by local investors and $32 million by an Irish corporation, this week Plymouth Energy, LLC announced the completion of the $97.9 million financing to start construction of a 50-million gallon plant north of Merrill. The Irish group, Fleming Holdings USA of Cork, Ireland, has been part of the picture since December, according to David Hoffman, chairman of Plymouth Energy...
Presbyterian UCC looks to missions at local level (06/01/07)
Members of the Presbyterian United Church of Christ gave themselves a challenge: Increased their giving for local needs and become more personally involved in the mission effort. According to Kent Schwiesow, Mission Commission chair, they're meeting their challenge of increasing mission giving by $10,000...
A-W students race with heart, last day of school (06/01/07)
High school students at Akron-Westfield spent their last day of classes thinking with their hearts instead of their minds to help raise a needed $1,500 for an AED heart defibrillator for their school. An Automated External Defibrillator or AED is a portable electronic device that treats potentially life threatening cardiac irregularities in a patient by applying electrical charges which allows the heart to re-establish an effective rhythm...
McCain comes to Le Mars on Saturday (06/01/07)
Republican presidential candidate John McCain will be hosting a breakfast reception and town meeting in Le Mars Saturday. McCain, the senior senator from Arizona, will be in the Banquet Hall of the Le Mars Municipal Golf Course Saturday at 8:45. "Sen. McCain enjoys meeting with the public," says Tim Miller with McCain's campaign, "and he looks forward to hearing what is on the mind of Plymouth County residents."...
Romney hold 'meet and greet' in Le Mars (06/01/07)
"I've just come in for some ice cream," joked Mitt Romney, feigning surprise at the crowd of curious political junkies who gathered to hear the former Massachusetts (and current Republican presidential candidate) speak at the Ice Cream Capital of the World Vistor Center Thursday...
No. 5 Cherokee thumps Le Mars (06/01/07)
Class 2A No. 5-ranked Cherokee topped Le Mars Community 11-3 in a Lakes Conference baseball opener Thursday night in Le Mars. The Bulldogs managed just five hits off the Braves' pitching duo of Kyle Ruehle and Matt Koch - all singles - but managed to stay in the game through three innings...
Lady 'Dogs rout 3A No. 9 Spirit Lake (06/01/07)
So far, so good for first-year Le Mars Community softball coach Doug Heidebrink. The Lady Bulldogs won their season opener 4-1 over West Lyon Wednesday, then followed it up by routing Class 3A No. 9-ranked Spirit Lake 12-0 in four innings Thursday at home...
Unity deals No. 3 Gehlen first loss, 13-6 (06/01/07)
The Class 1A No. 3-ranked Gehlen Catholic baseball team narrowly avoided its first loss of the season Wednesday by scoring two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 5-4. Two runs wouldn't have helped much Thursday...
Ray Meis (06/01/07)
Ray Meis, 96, of Crescent and formerly of Granville, died Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Ray Meis was born July 1, 1910, at rural Le Mars, the son of Joseph and Katherine (Roerig) Meis. Ray was raised in the Le Mars area and received his education at St. Joseph Catholic School in Le Mars. He then worked at different jobs in the Le Mars area, including hauling milk and working at Wells' Dairy when they were first established...