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Stories from Thursday, September 11, 2008

Sparks still fly in T&I building: Boosters help save welding program (09/11/08)
LCS board OKs allocation of state money for teachers (09/11/08)
An agreement between the Le Mars Community School District and the Le Mars Education Association provides for the distribution to teachers of more than $800,000 in additional state money for the 2008-09 school year. The Educator Quality Basic money is allocated by the Iowa Legislature in an effort to increase the average teacher salaries in Iowa and raise Iowa's ranking in average teacher salary in the United States...
AmeriCorps team preps Loess Hills for bison (09/11/08)
Men and women ages 18-24 from across the nation are building fences, restoring grasslands and helping with research in the Loess Hills through Oct. 2. The 10-member AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team, has been working in the Broken Kettle Grasslands and Five Ridge Prairie in Plymouth County since August...
Women, dogs and a sheep -- don't worry, there's a punchline (09/11/08)
Do you identify more with a trio of 40-something women or a boy raised by a pair of dogs and a cynical sheep? The good news is you won't have to choose. "Between Friends" and "DeFlocked," the Daily Sentinel's newest comic additions to the Lighter Side page will bring you both...
Lady Panthers sweep triangular (09/11/08)
The Kingsley-Pierson team dug up a pair of wins Monday night in Correctionville, sweeping Westwood and River Valley at the triangular. In the Lady Panthers' first match, they defeated Westwood 3-0. Briana Schaeuble led the squad on offense with 17 kills and three ace serves. Amanda Dirksen smacked down nine kills and sent three aces over the net. Kelsey Krieg also recorded five ace serves. Krieg set up 17 assists from the setter's position...
A-W falls to West Sioux 3-1 on the road (09/11/08)
After a strong start, it looked like Akron-Westfield would pull the minor upset over rival West Sioux in volleyball. However, the Falcons battled back to send the Lady Westerners home with a 3-1 loss in War Eagle Conference play on Tuesday evening. The Lady Westerners came out strong and battled past the Falcons for a 25-21 win in the first game. However, West Sioux took full control of the next two games as they beat A-W 25-15 and 25-18, respectively...
Panthers XC returns four from 2007 (09/11/08)
The Kingsley-Pierson cross country teams may be small but they do have some experience as they return three boys and one girl back to their squads. Three returners for the boys' squad is a huge number as the team will only feature four members on the team this year...
Bulldog JV rushes past Wolfpack, 21-8 (09/11/08)
RSM runners start strong at Sibley (09/11/08)
Remsen St. Mary's enjoyed a gorgeous night Tuesday as the Hawks kicked off their cross country season at the Sibley Invite. "It was a beautiful night to run," RSM coach Craig Hoffman said. "The weather was just perfect." And the competition wasn't bad either, according to Hoffman...
Wallace 'Wally' Marx (09/11/08)
Wallace A. "Wally" Marx, 82, of Sioux City, and a Le Mars native, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at his home, under Hospice care and surrounded by his family, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Nativity in Sioux City, with the Rev. ...
Harold C. Terrell (09/11/08)
Harold C. Terrell, 52, of Sioux City, and a former Hinton and Merrill area resident, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at his residence. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Morningside Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Homes in Sioux City, with Pastor Merrill Muller officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today (Thursday), with the family present 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home...
Dealing with the "G" word (09/11/08)
I was fortunate enough to see my granddaughter again this past weekend, taking my wife up to spend a week with Lindsay as Sephie's father, Thomas, returns to work. It's amazing how much she has changed. More alert, holding up her head more, responding to the voices of her parents. I know it's been a long time since I was around a newborn, but I am amazed at how quickly they change...
Remembering that sunny September morning (09/11/08)
Today marks the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. At this time seven years ago, firefighters, ambulance and police were doing all they could to save as many people as possible. By late afternoon, the twin towers of the World Trade Center had collapsed and the entire nation was trying to come to grips with the fact that we had been attacked in such a symbolically strong method with an innocuous weapon -- a jet airliner...
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