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Stories from Friday, December 14, 2007

Community Foundation grants total nearly $56,000 to 18 groups (12/14/07)
Eighteen organizations and groups in Plymouth County are recipients of grant money totaling nearly $56,000, awarded by the Community Foundation of Greater Plymouth County. The awards were presented at a breakfast meeting Dec. 12 at the Primebank meeting room...
Sex offenders, meth watch priorities for Bartolozzi as prez (12/14/07)
Plymouth County's top deputy is taking the reins of the Iowa State Sheriffs and Deputies Association (ISSDA) this coming year and he says that revamping the sex offender registry and monitoring the sale of potential meth ingredients will be hot topics for 2008...
Obama to make campaign stop in Le Mars (12/14/07)
U.S. Senator Barack Obama will be bringing his campaign to Le Mars Monday, Dec. 17, a campaign staffer for the Democratic presidential candidate confirmed Thursday. The Illinois senator will be at the Plymouth County Historical Museum at 6 p.m., Monday, for a "Meet the Candidate" forum...
LCHS presents Holiday Concert (12/14/07)
Le Mars Community High School music department will present their annual Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, in Carey Gymnasium. The concert will feature holiday selections by the Orchestra, Concert Choir, chamber Choir and Concert Band. The Orchestra, under the direction of Ted Hallberg, will open the concert with "Mother Ginger from The Nutcracker Suite" by Peter Tchaikovsky. ...
North West REC send linemen, trucks to snow-hit Iowa counties (12/14/07)
North West REC is one of the six Western Iowa rural electric cooperatives to send linemen and trucks to other cooperatives in the sixteen Iowa counties hardest hit by ice and snow earlier this week. The six cooperatives sent a total of 25 linemen in 15 trucks, taking with them poles and line hardware needed to make the repairs...
One killed, one injured in in collision east of Hinton (12/14/07)
One person was killed in a collision involving a semi-truck and and a passenger car east of Hinton Thursday afternoon, the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office reports. A semi-tractor/trailer driven by Joshua Derby was eastbound on C-60 at approximately 1:40 p.m. A car driver, authorities say, apparently failed to stop at a stop sign on K-49 and was broadsided by Derby's vehicle...
Panthers drop two duals at Moville (12/14/07)
Kingsley-Pierson couldn't quite stack up with two of the tougher teams in the Maple Valley Conference Thursday as the Panthers suffered a pair of dual losses to Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove and Woodbury Central in Moville. The Panthers were battling three open weights while trying to contend for dual wins and those forfeits cost them a win over O-A/BCIG in their opener Thursday, falling 48-30...
Bulldogs improve to 2-2 in Lakes with split at Emmetsburg (12/14/07)
Two duals brought two very different results for the Le Mars Community wrestling team in Lakes Conference action Thursday in Emmetsburg. The Bulldogs opened the night with the host E-Hawks and were flattened 63-9, but rebounded to handle Estherville-Lincoln Central 44-21 to even their Lakes record at 2-2 on the season...
Eight Bulldogs picked for all-district team (12/14/07)
In a season that saw the Le Mars football team win six games in a row to rebound from an 0-3 start to make the playoffs it would come as no surprise to see the all-district team dotted with Bulldogs. Eight Bulldogs were selected to the Class 3A all-district team with six of those coming from the defensive side of the ball...
Jennie 'Jeannine' Dreckman (12/14/07)
Jennie "Jeannine" Dreckman, 75, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, at the Orange City Hospital. Jennie "Jeannine" Marie Dreckman was born Dec. 24, 1931, in Le Mars, the daughter of Ray and Mary (Balster) Lauters. Jeannine was raised on a farm in the Remsen and Marcus area. ...
Donald J. Gabel (12/14/07)
Donald J. Gabel, 81, of Hawarden, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, at the Avera MeKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Donald J. Gabel was born March 4, 1926, near Akron, the son of Ernest and Minnie (Langlett) Gabel. He attended grade school in Preston Township and high school in Akron...
Rianna Ann Kauzlarich (12/14/07)
Rianna Ann Kauzlarich, six-week-old daughter of Odis Richmond and Tamara Kauzlarich, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, at Children's Hospital in Omaha, Neb. Rianna was born with a lot of obstacles on Nov.1, 2007, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City and was soon after transferred to Children's Hospital in Omaha, Neb. Her illnesses were such that she could never overcome them. She was a fighter...
Wilma Jean Ropte (12/14/07)
Wilma Jean Ropte of Longmont, Colo., died Nov. 13, 2007 at the Berthoud Living Center. She was 84. Wilma was born Sept. 19, 1923, in Sioux City, the daughter of Morris C. and Hazel (Tidemann) Bailey. She graduated from Coleridge High School in 1939, and attended Wayne State Teachers College in Wayne, Neb., and went on to teach at rural schools...
A nice Christmas present (12/14/07)
Non-profit groups and organizations in Plymouth County received an early Christmas present this week when the Community Foundation of Greater Plymouth County nearly $56,000 in grants to 18 organizations and groups on Dec. 12. The Community Foundation of Greater Plymouth County passes on gambling revenue in counties where gambling facilities are not present. ...
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