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Stories from Monday, July 2, 2007

Explosive entertainment planned for Wednesday night in Le Mars (07/02/07)
When the United States of America turns 231 years old on Wednesday, the City of Le Mars is planning a day long patriotic birthday bash that will be capped off with some explosive excitement and dynamic entertainment - literally. Scott Hoffman, 30, of rural Le Mars and his brother-in-law Gary Sitzmann, also of Le Mars, have been arranging the show and are busy putting together the finishing touches on this year's display, which is slated to start around 9 p.m. ...
New plaque at Veterans Park honors wounded (07/02/07)
A new plaque has been added to the gazebo at the Plymouth County Veterans Memorial Park located at 100 Third Ave. S.E. in Le Mars. The Galaxy black granite with gold matrix plaque honors those veterans who returned home with battle wounds, both of body and spirit...
July 4th activities in Le Mars (07/02/07)
Le Mars man dies in one-vehicle accident (07/02/07)
Investigation is continuing in a one-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Le Mars man early Sunday morning (July 1) on Highway 60 a half mile north of Seney. According to the Plymouth County Sheriff's office, James David Matheny, 36, of Le Mars, was driving a 1996 Ford Taurus southbound on the new Highway 60 north of Seney. ...
Red, White and Bluegrass concert features gospel best (07/02/07)
The second annual Red, White and Bluegrass concert will take the stage at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, at Foster Park on Central Avenue South in Le Mars. Everyone is encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy gospel bluegrass music and join in a salute to veterans...
Patriotic music highlights Municipal Band July 4th concert (07/02/07)
Gehlen grinds out win over A-W (07/02/07)
Class 1A No. 5-ranked Gehlen Catholic maintained its lead in the War Eagle Conference baseball standings by grinding out a 6-3 win over Akron-Westfield Friday night at the Riverview Complex in Le Mars. The Westerners scored a pair of first-inning runs and led through 2 1/2 innings before Gehlen managed to tie it up in the bottom of the third. Mitch Kurth hit an RBI single and a second run scored on a passed ball to make it 2-2...
Blackhawks hold off St. Mary's for 5-3 win (07/02/07)
Shelby Birocci and Shawnee Miller combined on a three-hitter as the Hinton softball team held off Remsen St. Mary's 5-3 in War Eagle Conference play Friday at Hinton. The Blackhawks started with a bang as Britni Freed launched a two-run home run onto the baseball field in the first inning. Hinton added another run in the second as Miller singled and scored on an error and two more came across in the fourth on a Kinsey Bak single...
Clarey homer not enough in Le Mars loss to Estherville (07/02/07)
A Kayla Clarey home run highlighted an otherwise quiet night offensively for the Le Mars Community softball team in a 4-2 loss at Class 2A No. 15-ranked Estherville-Lincoln Central in Lakes Conference play Friday. Clarey's home run - her eighth of the season - came in the first inning after Morgan Rolfes reached on a base hit. The shot gave Le Mars a 2-0 lead at the time, but it wouldn't hold as host ELC scored three runs in the bottom of the first to grab a 3-2 lead...
Lady Jays shut out at SB-L, 7-0 (07/02/07)
Gehlen Catholic's two-game set against the area's best concluded Friday with a 7-0 loss at Class 3A No. 4-ranked Sergeant Bluff-Luton in War Eagle Conference softball action. The Lady Jays were coming off a 12-0 three-inning loss to Class 2A No. 2-ranked Akron-Westfield on Thursday. While the loss to A-W was a one-sided affair all the way, Gehlen held its own early with Sergeant Bluff...
Alice L. Grinstead (07/02/07)
Alice L. Grinstead, 78, of Le Mars, a longtime resident of Amarillo, Texas and former New London, Iowa resident, died Saturday, June 30, 2007, in Le Mars. The former Alice L. McElhaney was born Nov. 26, 1928, in Burlington, the daughter of Edward Everet and Bertha Altha (Gray) McElhaney...
Anna Huebner (07/02/07)
Anna Huebner, 93, of Akron, died Friday, June 29, 2007, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Anna Marie Huebner was born April 10, 1914, on the family farm south of Chatsworth, the daughter of David and Anna (Stallbaum) Vanderham. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Chatsworth. She attended country school near Chatsworth. She was united in marriage to August "Auggie" Huebner on Oct. 28, 1933, at St. Matthews Lutheran Church...
Agnes V. Noble (07/02/07)
Agnes Veronica Noble, 92, of Le Mars, died Friday, June 29, 2007, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars following a brief illness. Aggie Noble was born June 21, 1915, in rural Merrill, the daughter of Louis and Mary (Mansfield) Beaulieu. She attended Liberty School. ...
Evelyn Pecks (07/02/07)
Evelyn Pecks, 84, of Le Mars, died today (Monday), July 2, 2007, at Good Samaritan Village (Brentwood) in Le Mars. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Evelyn's family with funeral arrangements. Additional information may be found at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...