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Stories from Friday, October 12, 2007

One OWI and the 14 that got away (10/12/07)
Today, the Plymouth County Attorney's office is handling about 75 OWI cases -- Operating a vehicle While Intoxicated. In August there were 81 cases pending in the county. Those numbers might seem high, but County Attorney Darin Raymond said they're likely not even close to the number of drivers under the influence on the road...
One man killed in car-tractor collision (10/12/07)
The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident that occurred north of Le Mars Thursday night, claiming the life of a rural Remsen man. John F. Webster, 32, who lived at 41313 160th Street near Remsen, was killed in the two-vehicle crash...
Korean War Last Man's Club holds 10th annual banquet (10/12/07)
Members of the Korean War Last Man's Club of Plymouth County, family members and friends gathered for the 10th annual banquet Saturday evening, Oct. 6, at the American Legion Club in Le Mars. Together they honored those who fought bravely during the Korean Conflict, and remembered members of the club who died...
Seven illegal workers in Le Mars taken into custody (10/12/07)
The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office executed a federal search warrant northwest of Le Mars Thursday morning, reports Sheriff Mike Van Otterloo, putting seven people in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. Officers and agents were conducting the search for people who are alien in the United States without legal authority, Van Otterloo said...
Nigerian priest with local ties to appear on EWTN (10/12/07)
Father Efiri Matthias Selemobri may be from Nigeria but he calls Le Mars resident Frances Krull "mom." "As a Catholic priest, you end up having several mothers and fathers and sons and daughters," he laughs. "Frances is certainly one of my favorite mothers."...
Three have applied for 3B Judicial Sub-District judgeship (10/12/07)
The judicial nominating commission for the 3B Judicial Sub-District, that consists of Crawford, Ida, Monona, Plymouth, Sioux, and Woodbury Counties, has received three applications for the judgeship that will be created by the retirement of Judge Michael S. Walsh at the end of the year, said Court Administrator Leesa A. McNeil...
Shawn Adams displays hand built clay at the Arts Center (10/12/07)
"Orb Theory, First Revision" is the exhibit featured during October at the Arts Center, 200 Central Ave. S.E. in Le Mars. Shawn Christopher Adams is the clay artist sharing his works through Oct. 27. The exhibit opened Oct. 5. Adams, from Sioux City, is a 2003 graduate of the University of South Dakota in sculpture. He was awarded Best 3D at Artsplash in 2006...
Westerners get past MMC (10/12/07)
The Akron-Westfield volleyball team made the most of its final regular season match, beating MMC in four games. The Westerners won the first two games 25-22 and 25-21 before dropping game three 25-21. They came back and closed things out in game four with a 25-21 win...
Panthers seek second straight win over Jays (10/12/07)
Kingsley-Pierson's 2006 football season didn't have much in the way of highlights. The Panthers finished 3-6 in their first year under Bart Boustead, including an 0-4 start. The one shining moment came in Week 7 with a 20-18 win over Gehlen Catholic. That win stopped a four-game losing streak to the Jays and sent the Panthers into the offseason with a little confidence...
Hinton beats West Sioux for third in War Eagle (10/12/07)
A win is a win for the Hinton volleyball team, although coach Kate Boeve wishes the victories would come without so many peaks and valleys. Boeve's Blackhawk team beat West Sioux 3-1 to close out the regular season, but the coach still came away scratching her head...
Gehlen suffers costly loss at SB-L (10/12/07)
Gehlen Catholic went into a match with Class 3A No. 6-ranked Sergeant Bluff-Luton Thursday night seeking not only an upset, but a chance to finish over .500 in the War Eagle Conference volleyball standings. They Lady Jays instead lost the match and senior Kelsi Kellen...
Loss to Spalding ends RSM's regular season (10/12/07)
Remsen St. Mary's closed out its regular season with a disappointing three game loss to Spalding Thursday. The Lady Hawks lost 25-17, 25-10 and 25-21. RSM came out flat to open the match and couldn't muster enough to rebound after that. "We didn't have much energy in the first or second game," RSM coach Janelle Schorg said. "For the third game I threw in a new lineup and they did much better."...
K-P can't solve Lawton-Bronson, falls in five (10/12/07)
It was another case of close but not quite for the Kingsley-Pierson volleyball team. The Lady Panthers took Lawton-Bronson to five games Thursday but couldn't quite come away with the win. "We're still learning," K-P coach Jon Mouw said. "Lawton played really well tonight. They stuck to their guns and just came out a little bit ahead. This match was going to be a game of inches and they just got a couple more inches then we did."...
Arlene M. Wanderscheid (10/12/07)
Arlene Wanderscheid, 75, of Le Mars, was called home to her Lord on Wednesday Oct. 10, 2007, following a courageous battle with cancer. Arlene May Sanow was born June 14, 1932 in Remsen, the daughter of August and Emma (Koerner) Sanow. She grew up in Remsen and graduated from Remsen Public High School. ...
Looking for answers where none will be found (10/12/07)
Parents across the nation had knots in their stomachs as they sent their children to school yesterday in the wake of another school shooting, this time in Cleveland. On Wednesday, Asa H. Coon, who had been suspended on Monday for fighting with students, returned to his school, changed his clothes in a bathroom and went hunting. He shot two teachers and two students before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide...
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