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Stories from Friday, July 13, 2007

Living Center plans renovations for old downtown business (07/13/07)
This week a demolition crew is turning back the clock on a little shop just south of The Living Center on Central Avenue in Le Mars. The building recently known as the Driscoll Insurance Agency is heading for some remodeling, but instead of an update, it'll be more of a back-date...
Top biotech companies look at area's future (07/13/07)
In a June roundtable moderated by the former Director of the Iowa Department of Economic Development (IDED), some of the area's top biotech companies gathered in Le Mars to talk about the future of the region. CEOs from Wells' Dairy, BoDean's Bakery, Trans Ova and Advance Brands, along with others, met at the Wells' Dairy corporate campus and looked at industrial trends, growth outlook, the bases for their operation and continued operations in northwest Iowa...
Good Samaritan unveils a new name and a newl ogo (07/13/07)
A new name ... a new logo ... and a renewed effort to help a growing senior population. That was the message Corinne Herdina promoted at the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber Coffee Wednesday morning. "As a member of the nation's largest not-for-profit provider of long-term health care, Good Samaritan Village will hereby be known as the Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars," said Herdina, the care facility's adminstrator...
Akron councilman resigns, continues on biodiesel board (07/13/07)
An Akron city councilman, also on the board for the biodiesel plant planned near Akron, resigned from the council this week after taking up an out-of-town residence. John Lucken, of Akron, recently built a house about a half-mile out of town and donated his in-town house, located at 250 South 6th Street, to become the Akron historical museum...
Tommy Thompson to make return trip to Le Mars (07/13/07)
Republican presidential candidate Tommy Thompson will be visiting Le Mars Thursday, July 19, as part of his "Common Sense Solutions Tour." Thompson, a former four-term governor of Wisconsin and former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2001-2005), will be at 4 Brothers Bar and Grill (1430 Twin Rivers Blvd.) beginning at 9:30 a.m...
No. 10 RSM holds off No. 7 Gehlen, 7-6 (07/13/07)
On a night full of clutch hits and key pitches, it was a catch by Louis Pick in left field in the bottom of the first inning that defined the game as Class 1A No. 10-ranked Remsen St. Mary's held off No. 7 Gehlen Catholic 7-6 in the semifinal round of the district baseball playoffs Thursday at Marv Thelen Memorial Field in Remsen...
K-P tops Westwood to reach district final (07/13/07)
With most of the area's attention focused on the Gehlen Catholic/Remsen St. Mary's match-up Thursday night, the Kingsley-Pierson baseball team quietly punched its ticket into Saturday's Class 1A district final round by knocking off Westwood 12-11 in Kingsley...
Lady 'Dogs fall in finale to North (07/13/07)
Erica Denney tossed a complete-game shutout as Class 4A No. 10-ranked Sioux City North defeated Le Mars Community 8-0 in non-conference softball action Thursday night in Le Mars. The Lady Bulldogs had been hot of late, collecting a combined 29 hits in wins over Sioux Center and Cherokee earlier in the week. Denney limited Le Mars to just four hits Thursday...
Russell R. McLarty (07/13/07)
Russell R. McLarty, 85, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Russell Richard McLarty was born Aug. 23, 1921, in Smithland, Iowa the son of Cecil and Rubie (Bowman) McLarty. Russell's father died one year later and Rubie married Glen Barngrover. ...
I think I have about 8,000 words left today (07/13/07)
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