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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Throw out the ball and clubs there's a new sport in town (07/10/07)
"It's a bird!" "It's a plane!" It's a frisbee? Frisbee golf, frolf, and disc golf, may be alien terms in Mr. Webster's dictionary but the beloved game is more popular than ever before with fanatic frisbee players giving a new "spin" on a timeless game...
Coughenour pleads guilty to assault, five charges dropped (07/10/07)
A former Kingsley-Pierson softball coach signed a plea agreement Monday that cleared him of five of seven sexual exploitation charges and lowered the other two to simple assaults. Edwin Coughenour, 77, pleaded guilty to two simple misdemeanor counts and was sentenced to 30 days in jail...
CSADV awarded Prevent Child Abuse grant (07/10/07)
Prevent Child Abuse Iowa has awarded the Council On Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, Plymouth County Outreach, $5,200 in grant funding for sexual abuse awareness and prevention. The Governor's Advisory Council on the Iowa Child Abuse Prevention Program (ICAPP) recommended the grant funding to 173 of the 179 proposed ICAPP projects in 92 counties, including Plymouth County...
Health issue forum to bring GOP hopefuls to Sioux City (07/10/07)
Want to have your voice heard when it comes to health care? The AARP hopes you do. The advocacy group, representing 38 million Americans, has announced a major forum drawing Republican presidential candidates slated for October in Sioux City. The forum, scheduled to take place at the Orpheum Theater, is expected to bring health care issues and financial security to the forefront of the national political debate...
Splash, ride and run: Le Mars to host triathlon (07/10/07)
Three hundred yards of swimming. Eleven miles of biking. Three point one miles of running. This September, Le Mars is going to host the first annual Le Mars YMCA and Wells' Dairy Sprint Triathlon. The event, open to new competitors, veteran triathletes and relay teams, is set for Saturday, Sept. 8. The first swimmers will hit the water at 8 a.m...
Blackhawks run into a buzzsaw (07/10/07)
A Brice Buryanek leadoff home run set the tone Monday night as West Sioux racked up 18 hits en route to a 16-4 five-inning win over Hinton in the opening round of the Class 2A district baseball playoffs at Sioux Center. Buryanek's home run came off Hinton staff ace Ben Nashleanas, who had his final high school start shortened to 1/3 of an inning by the red hot Falcons. ...
Westerners stumble in district opener (07/10/07)
An error at shortstop on the first hit of the game was the start of a long night for Akron-Westfield in the field Monday in Sioux Center. The Westerners finished with nine errors that lead to 11 unearned runs as they dropped a Class 2A district baseball playoff opener 15-6 to Sioux Center...
No. 2 A-W rolls past BCIG, RV at Remsen (07/10/07)
Class 2A No. 2-ranked Akron-Westfield upped its season record to 29-2 by sweeping a pair of games at the Remsen Tournament Saturday afternoon. The Lady Westerners opened play by knocking off 2A No. 10-ranked Battle Creek/Ida Grove 8-1. The Falcons were without starting pitcher Chancey Wilcke, however, leaving both clubs somewhat unsatisfied with the result...
'Dogs take two from Atlantic and SC West (07/10/07)
The Le Mars Community baseball team moved a game above .500 by sweeping both ends of a non-conference doubleheader with Atlantic and Sioux City West Monday at home. Having dropped several close games of late despite playing good baseball, coach Trent Eckstaine was excited to see his club put it all together for two in a row against quality competition...
Charles F. Geringer (07/10/07)
Charles F. Geringer, 60, of Marcus, died suddenly at his home on Sunday, July 8, 2007. A private family service will be held at a later date. The Earnest - Rohde Funeral Home is assisting Charles' family with funeral arrangements.
John E. Robinson (07/10/07)
John E. Robinson, 95, of Kingsley, died Sunday, July 8, 2007, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kingsley. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery with military honors provided by American Legion Nash Post #140 of Kingsley...
Diane K. Steinfadt (07/10/07)
Diane Steinfadt, 61, of Le Mars, died at her home unexpectedly on Saturday July 7, 2007. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Kevin Richter presiding. A family burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars at a later date...