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Halloween Parade (10/30/07)
LCMS students chosen for NW Iowa Honor Band (10/30/07)
Seventeen Le Mars Community Middle School students were selected to be a part of the 40th Annual Northwest Iowa Middle School Honor Band Festival set for Saturday, Nov. 3, at Storm Lake. They were selected from the approximately 400 seventh and eighth grade musicians from 50 northwest Iowa schools who auditioned on Oct. 13 for places in one of two equal bands...
Is our county fit or fat? Choice goes beyond individuals (10/30/07)
In Iowa, more than 60 percent of Iowans are overweight or obese. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, if trends don't change, one of every three babies born today will develop diabetes in their lifetime. A local survey found that two-thirds of participants were above the recommended health range and more than half of them needed to make nutrition changes...
Nine fair board director seats up for election (10/30/07)
The Plymouth County 4-H and Agricultural Society will hold their annual meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Plymouth County Extension Office in Le Mars. The terms of nine directors expire at the annual meeting. They are: Terry Reuter, Tony Schroeder, Dave Lehner, Wayne Beitelspacher, Dave Hoffman, Don Konopasek, Brett Mc Naughton, Jim Klein, and Rich Benson...
Operation Lifesaver wants to put the breaks on railroad accidents (10/30/07)
Approximately every two hours, somewhere in the United States, a person or a vehicle will be hit by a train. That's why Operation Lifesaver, Inc., a national non-profit rail safety organizer wants to keep motorists safe around railroad tracks. And this is also the reason the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office and representatives with the Union Pacific Railroad are making sure that motorists are following the law while crossing the tracks...
Early screening can prevent you from falling prey to ‘silent killer' (10/30/07)
Wanna see some startling statistics? -- Last year, there were more than 750,000 stroke victims nationwide -- 75-85 percent of these strokes could have been avoided. -- Strokes are the third leading cause of death yet 97 percent of us could not name a single warning sign...
Hinton to face Class 1A No. 1 (10/30/07)
Hinton's opening round playoff game against Council Bluffs St. Albert is a tall order to ask of a team. David vs. Goliath. "And we only have one stone," Hinton co-head coach Bruce Held cracked. Hinton will take on current Class 1A No. 2 St. Albert Wednesday in Council Bluffs, hoping to pull a monumental upset. Gametime is set for 7 p.m...
Dale E. Schultz (10/30/07)
Dale E. Schultz, 86, of Rapid City, S.D., died at the Rapid City Regional Hospital Sunday, October 28, 2007. Dale was born March 18, 1921 in Plymouth County Iowa, the soon of Frank and Luella (Mead) Schultz. He graduated from Le Mars High School at Le Mars in 1939. ...
Jeanne K. Slater (10/30/07)
Jeanne K. Slater, 60, of Kingsley, died, surrounded by her family, Sunday, October 28, 2007, at a Sioux City hospital. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at the First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, with the Rev. Duane Meisner officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Waterbury Funeral Service in Sergeant Bluff...