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Stories from Friday, May 30, 2008

Two men caught after scamming Le Mars Truck Stop (05/30/08)
Two Minnesota men were caught for scamming a Le Mars business just hours after pulling a similar scam on a Sheldon store Thursday, May 29...
Six county residents on the ballot June 3 (05/30/08)
Voters will go to the polls for the primary election Tuesday, June 3, to pick candidates from their party to face off in the November general election. Six Plymouth County residents are running for county offices. On the Republican side, Mark Loutsch and incumbent John Schneider are competing for the District 2 seat on the county board of supervisors. ...
Le Mars Community Theatre: 40 years on stage (05/30/08)
Forty years ago a small group of theater buffs came together and formed the Le Mars Community Theatre. And it's still going strong today. As the theater celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, Bonnie Dull, an organizer, actress, producer and director, said the devotion of those behind the scenes and the community support have made it a success...
June 3 primary polling places set (05/30/08)
Polls for the June 3 primary election will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 13 precincts in Plymouth County. At the primary election, voters will choose either a Democrat or Republican ballot. Voters may change their party affiliation at the polling site, according to deputy auditor Cheri Nitzschke. "This will change their party at that time, and they cannot change back until after the (primary) election is over," she explained...
LCS driver's ed, lunch fees increased for 2008-'09 (05/30/08)
It will cost a little more to eat breakfast and lunch when school starts next fall. Driver's education class fees will also increase following action by the Le Mars Community School Board of Education at their meeting Tuesday evening. Book fees and activity tickets will remain the same...
High schoolers, others can join new fire department teams (05/30/08)
When Le Mars Fire Chief Wayne Schipper was in high school, he joined up with what was then called the Fire Department Auxiliary, one of the first youth firefighter groups in the state of Iowa. Students 16 to 18 years old could serve in a limited capacity with the fire crew...
West Sioux rallies past RSM (05/30/08)
It was a good night for Remsen St. Mary's Wednesday. Until the seventh inning that is. The Hawks worked hard through the sixth inning, where they made a five-run effort to take an 8-4 lead over War Eagle Conference opponent West Sioux going into the final inning...
Hawks start slow, roll past West Sioux (05/30/08)
Remsen St. Mary's recovered from a slow start to bury West Sioux 9-1 in War Eagle Conference baseball action Wednesday at Marv Thelen Field in Remsen. The Hawks were down 1-0 after the top of the first as starting pitcher Jon Klein walked three batters, including the go-ahead run...
Rockets still seeking first win after 7-1 loss at MMC (05/30/08)
The Remsen-Union baseball team had a rough outing on Wednesday afternoon as they dropped a 7-1 decision to Marcus-Merdien-Cleghorn on the road. Freshman Kraig Alesch took the loss on the mound and lasted three innings and gave up six hits. He walked six batters, gave up five earned runs and had two punch-outs...
Knights top Westerners (05/30/08)
Unity Christian kept Akron-Westfield's baseball team winless as the Knights beat the Westerners 14-0 on Wednesday night. The Westerners sent Derek Appley to the mound and the sophomore didn't last long as he was chased in 2 1/3 innings. Appley gave up three hits and walked five batters while the Knights scored eight earned runs...
Sharks shut out Plainsmen, 29-0 (05/30/08)
The Iowa Sharks continued to roll as they beat the Nebraska Plainsmen on Saturday in an intense 29-0 win. The score is a poor indication of the defensive battle in the game as the Sharks did not score until the third quarter before busting the game open in the fourth with 23 points...
Bats come alive, pitching falters in Hinton loss to South O'Brien (05/30/08)
Through four games this season, the Hinton baseball team has struggled to put runs on the board. The Blackhawks snapped out of their offensive funk Wednesday with a season-high eight hits, but the pitching suffered a letdown in an 8-6 loss to South O'Brien in War Eagle Conference play at Diediker Field...
Lack of hitting the difference in Hinton softball 5-0 loss to South O'Brien (05/30/08)
After an exciting win over Unity Christian Tuesday night, Hinton had a rough night Wednesday. The Blackhawks dropped their second game of the season Wednesday, falling 5-0 to South O'Brien. The theme of the night was pitching and "both pitchers pitched pretty well," according to Hinton coach Phil Skamser...
Justine Feller (05/30/08)
Justine Feller, 94, of Le Mars, died Thursday, May 29, 2008, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial is tentatively set for Monday morning. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Don and LeAnn Hurlbut (05/30/08)
Don and LeAnn Hurlbut of Le Mars will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house starting at 7 p.m. Friday, June 6, 2008, at the American Legion Club in Le Mars. Please let your presence be your gift. Cards may be sent to them at 404 Seventh Ave. S.E., Le Mars, Iowa 51031...
Going beyond the A,B,Cs (05/30/08)
During the school year, teachers spend a great deal of time with their students. They get to know their academic strengths and weaknesses, personalities -- nearly as well as their parents. Education works best when teachers and parents work together to ensure success for the student. But there are times when outside factors influence how children learn, and teachers and parents pick up on the fact that something is not quite right...
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