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Stories from Monday, May 5, 2008

LCS Prom 2008 (05/05/08)
Group looks at making Le Mars healthier (05/05/08)
A garden where people from the community can come grow their own vegetables and fruit. More bike racks around town. A website that lists recreation options and local food venders around the area. These were just three of the ideas a community group is throwing around as possible additions to Le Mars through a program called Iowa Fit for Life...
Volunteers "join hands" to send military care packages (05/05/08)
Razors, toothpaste, beef jerky, gum, nuts -- all were items purchased and shipped to military men and women Saturday. As part of the national Join Hands Day, local volunteers and members of the Plymouth County chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Modern Woodmen of America came together at Dollar Tree in Le Mars...
Group looks at making Le Mars healthier (05/05/08)
A garden where people from the community can come grow their own vegetables and fruit. More bike racks around town. A website that lists recreation options and local food venders around the area. These were just three of the ideas a community group is throwing around as possible additions to Le Mars through a program called Iowa Fit for Life...
Cup of tea: New downtown tea shop is Betsworth's dream (05/05/08)
No need to get on a plane to England to enjoy high tea. Just walk downtown in Le Mars. Sue Betsworth has put the teapot on for you. Her new eatery, Lady Anne's Tea Room and Gift Shoppe, will be opening this month. "All my life I've wanted to have a tea shop," she said...
Dull residence on Historic Tour of Homes (05/05/08)
Editor's Note: This is the first in a series featuring the stops on Le Mars' annual Tour of Historic Homes. This year's annual Tour of Historic Homes, sponsored by the Le Mars Historic Preservation Commission, features four homes bordering the Foster Park Historic District...
Jays' season finale cut short (05/05/08)
Lady Jays win 4x8 at Westwood meet (05/05/08)
"It was sunny, nice, a perfect night," Gehlen girls' track coach Betty Loutsch said. Unfortunately, that sentence only describes the first half hour of Friday night's track meet in Sloan. "A half hour later, it was a downpour," she said. "It was windy with heavy rain."...
Lady 'Dogs drop dual to E-Hawks (05/05/08)
The Le Mars girls dropped a dual to Emmetsburg on Thursday afternoon. Shooting a team 238, the Lady Bulldogs couldn't clip enough strokes to defeat their hosts, who totaled 199 on their team scorecard. The E-Hawks featured both the medalist and the runner-up in April Corley (47) and Katie Heddinger (49)...
Frericks, Lady Rockets look to top conference tonight (05/05/08)
Heading into the final Maple Valley Conference golf meet tonight, hopes are high for Remsen-Union and Gina Mae Frericks. The junior sits just four strokes behind West Monona's Cassie Stukenholtz, the conference's leading golfer. The two have matched up very evenly this season, as Stukenholtz won the first place medal at three of the four meets and Frericks has been runner-up each week. With each of their highest scores dropped, Stukenholtz leads with a 128 and Frericks trails her with a 132...
Opal M. Harms (05/05/08)
Opal M. Harms, 71, of Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of Le Mars, died Saturday, May 3, 2008. at her home. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Shirley M. Howk (05/05/08)
Shirley M. Howk, 75, of Le Mars, died suddenly Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Shirley M. Haines was born March 16, 1933, in Montezuma, Iowa, the daughter of Theodore and Iva (Carter) Haines. Shirley graduated from Brooklyn High School. ...
Marcel H. Klein (05/05/08)
Marcel H. Klein, 85, of Granville, died Thursday, May 1, 2008, at Prairie View Home in Sanborn. Marcel H. Klein was born Jan. 5, 1923, at rural Granville, the son of Theodore and Frances (Kokenge) Klein. Marcel was raised in the Granville area and received his education in both the rural school system and St. Joseph Catholic School in Granville. He then assisted his father in farming...
'Straight talk' about subsidies (05/05/08)
Oh, the joys of being a "presumptive" presidential nominee. You don't need to campaign against primary opponents, you get to build your staff and campaign war chest, and you get to let the candidates from the other party bash each others brains out while you sit back and enjoy...
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