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Stories from Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Service honors soldier who fell 40 years ago (05/27/08)
First Lieutenant Corbin Clark Tindall was killed in action on April 12, 1969. He and other members of the Armed Forces were honored Monday at The Avenue of Flags Memorial Day Program, in Le Mars, at the Plymouth County Courthouse. Tindall and his unit's service were recognized during the ceremony as this month is the 40th anniversary of their mobilization, May 13, 1968...
Brunsville Area Veterans Memorial dedicated (05/27/08)
The sun shone brightly on Memorial Day 2008 and on the dedication of the Brunsville Area Veterans Memorial Monday morning. Just a year after the idea of a veterans memorial for Brunsville were first discussed, the memorial was put in place. Members of Brunsville Legion McHale-Heeren-Wilkens Post 724 put together the memorial, which stands across the street from the Legion Hall in downtown Brunsville...
Free CPR class planned at hospital (05/27/08)
People can learn the basics of CPR for free at a class Floyd Valley Hospital is offering at the beginning of June. The "Family and Friends" CPR class, held in two one-hour sessions on June 3, teaches the skills needed to perform CPR but does not give participants CPR certification. The sessions run either from noon to 1 p.m. or 6-7 p.m...
Officers hand out 84 tickets and warnings in two hours (05/27/08)
Area law enforcement officers wrote up 29 tickets and 55 warnings Thursday in the first of several special traffic enforcement projects (STEP) planned for the summer season. The 84 citations and warnings were handed out by the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office, the Le Mars Police Department and the Hinton Police Department in a two-hour period near the 24th Street exit of the Highway 75 Bypass...
Classmates, friends come together to keep a friend's memory alive (05/27/08)
She was 16. Number 43 on the basketball court. Known for her laugh. Sister. Friend. Now Tamara Mansfield is a memory. On August 11, 2007, the sophomore at Gehlen Catholic School lost her life in a traffic accident. "We want to keep her presence alive and always remember," said Jessie Timmins, a sophomore at Gehlen and friend of Tammy...
Blackhawks fifth at state golf (05/27/08)
After finishing in the top two the past two years, including a state title in 2006, the Hinton boys' golf team finished tied for fifth when the two-day tournament ended on Saturday after shooting a 353-358 for a team total of 711. The Class 1A State Golf Tournament teed off Friday in Livermore at Spring Valley Golf Course and the Blackhawks fired a team score of 353 which gave them sole possession of fifth place heading into Saturday. ...
Jays take first loss at CL, 5-2 (05/27/08)
The Le Mars Gehlen baseball team dropped to 1-1 on the season after losing 5-2 to Central Lyon on Friday afternoon. The Lions scored their first run in the third inning before the Jays came out swinging in the top of the fourth inning and rallied to take a 2-1 lead...
Koth caps career at state tennis (05/27/08)
Kyle Koth wanted to place at the state tournament. It didn't matter if it was first or eighth - just a place. Michael McGonegle of Norwalk made sure that didn't happen. The Le Mars Community senior defeated McGonegle in the opening round of the Class 1A bracket Friday at Byrnes Park in Waterloo, but the three-hour match was so exhausting that Koth simply never recovered...
Bulldogs split doubleheader with East (05/27/08)
The Le Mars Bulldogs avenged a weekend loss to Sioux City East on Monday afternoon as they beat the Black Raiders 9-5 in the first game of a doubleheader. Jay Penning got the win on the mound as he went the distance for the Bulldogs scattering seven hits in seven innings. The junior allowed just five runs and struck out six in the game...
Lady 'Dogs drop conference opener to Emmetsburg, 7-5 (05/27/08)
Le Mars opened up Lakes Conference play with an exciting game Friday night. Although the Lady Bulldogs lost 7-5 to Emmetsburg, they put up a tough fight. After a scoreless first, the E-Hawks made a statement in the top of the second, scoring a pair to take a 2-0 lead...
Rockets lose slugfest to Lawton-Bronson, 23-13 (05/27/08)
On a cold and wet day, Remsen-Union and Lawton-Bronson put up big numbers on the scoreboard as the Eagles beat the Rockets 23-13 on Friday afternoon. R-U was down early as they trailed 2-0 after the second inning of play. It took the Eagles just three outs to push their lead to 7-0 heading into the fourth inning...
Panthers 0-2 at own weekend tournament (05/27/08)
Kingsley-Pierson's baseball team started the weekend with a bang at River Valley on Friday, then ended with a bust at its own tournament Saturday afternoon. After scoring a come-from-behind win over the Wolverines for their first win of the season Friday, the Panthers slipped to 1-4 overall with back-to-back losses to Manson-Northwest Webster and Clay Central-Everly Saturday...
Lady Westerners split at SC North tourney (05/27/08)
Akron-Westfield added a pair of notches to their win column this weekend, defeating Spalding Catholic and Sioux City East. The Lady Westerners also dropped their first game of the season, falling 4-1 to Sioux City North. On Friday night, A-W played at Spalding in their second conference game of the season...
Blackhawks' struggles at the plate continue (05/27/08)
A three-game non-conference swing to start the season has not been kind to the Hinton baseball team. After scrapping together just one hit between losses to MOC-Floyd Valley and Lawton-Bronson, the Blackhawks tallied only two in an 11-3 loss to Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley Friday night at Diediker Field...
South 0'Brien sends RSM to .500 (05/27/08)
In the cool drizzle Friday night, Remsen St. Mary's had a bit of a hitting slump as they dropped below .500 with their third loss of the season. The Hawks fell 10-1 on their home field to South O'Brien in a War Eagle Conference match-up, dropping to 2-3 on the season...
Lady Panthers post 1-3 weekend record (05/27/08)
Defense was the strength of Kingsley-Pierson softball last weekend. Unfortunately for the Lady Panthers, the defense Coach Pat Henrich was so impressed with was not quite enough to tally four in the win column. K-P went 1-3 on the weekend, with a non-conference loss Friday night at Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn and a 1-2 record at their own tournament Saturday...
Lady Rockets fall to MVAO, West Sioux (05/27/08)
A strong performance by Alicia Nitzschke went to waste Friday as the Remsen-Union softball team fell to West Sioux 3-1 on the road in non-conference action. Nitzschke - a Briar Cliff recruit - tossed six innings of two-hit ball, striking out nine and walking just one. Unfortunately, the Lady Rockets were unable to back Nitzschke in the field or at the plate...
Jon Marienau (05/27/08)
Jon Marienau, 43, of rural Le Mars, died suddenly Saturday, May 24, 2008 on his brother's farm. Jon Michael Marienau was born July 11, 1964, in Le Mars, the son of Jim and Verda (Renken) Marienau. Jon was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church. He received his education in Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1982. Jon was united in marriage to Shawn Heuertz on July 18, 1992, at Christ Lutheran Church. Jon and Shawn were blessed with two sons, Brady and Lane...
Leander F. 'Lee' Pick (05/27/08)
Leander F. "Lee" Pick, 63, of Avoca, Minn., and formerly of Alton, died Wednesday, May 21, 2008, as a result of injuries sustained in an accident on his farm near Avoca. Leander F. "Lee" Pick, the son of Lawrence and Cecilia (Pletschette) Pick, was born May 29, 1944, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Le Mars where his aunt, Sister Lea Pick was in attendance. ...
Viola Reeves (05/27/08)
Viola Reeves, 95, of Chamberlain, S.D., and formerly of Le Mars, died Monday, May 26, 2008, at Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell, S.D. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. ...
Jane and Rockie Bork (05/27/08)
Rockie and Jane Bork of Remsen will observe their 40th wedding anniversary on June 1, 2008. The couple celebrated with their family with a weekend at King's Pointe in Storm Lake in February. Rockie Bork and the former Jane Hirschman were married Saturday, June 1, 1968, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Rockie has been a teacher and coach at Remsen-Union Schools the last 32 years but is retiring at the end of this school year...
Cyril and Clarice Schmit (05/27/08)
Cyril and Clarice Schmit will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Sunday, June 8 with a 1:00 p.m. Mass at St. Mary's Catholic Church and an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Avalon Ballroom in Remsen. The couple requests, no gifts please. The couple's children are: Doug and Elaine Schmit of Mt. Pleasant Mills, Pa.; Terry and Melissa Schmit of Edmund, Okla., Linda Schmit of Overland Park, Kan., and Steve and Kim Schmit and Tim and Laura Schmit, all of San Antonio, Texas...
Gilbert (Bud) and Audrey Weiler (05/27/08)
Audrey and Gilbert (Bud) Weiler, of Le Mars, will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary June 2, 2008. The couple celebrated their anniversary this past February by taking a trip to Hawaii. The couple has six children, Cory and his wife Robin of Remsen, Brent and his wife Jodi of Sioux Falls, S.D., Troy and his wife Kelly of Remsen, Crystal and her husband Dustin of Le Mars, Robin of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Hope of Remsen. They are also the proud grandparents of 11 grandchildren...
Glimmer of hope? (05/27/08)
Drivers returning home from a three day Memorial Day weekend are probably still recovering from the ongoing sticker shock of filling up their vehicles. As the holiday weekend began on Friday, gasoline prices reached another record high, up nearly 20 percent, or 65 cents a gallon, over the past year to average nearly $3.88 a gallon nationally...
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