Serving his country: Pierson shares story of unusual call of duty during Vietnam era (10/17/08)
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Drug Court graduates confirm success of program (10/17/08)
Has Plymouth County's drug court been a success in its first year? Drug court officials say "Yes." "Everyone that's been through there have done very well," said Mary Buhman, drug court coordinator. "We've probably served 35 this year." Drug Court celebrated its one year anniversary Thursday...
More cuts in store for proposed ECO Center (10/17/08)
Plymouth County Conservation Board members cemented their decision to keep all costs to construct the proposed ECO Center at $500,000. Previously they had indicated that would be the case for the Education Conservation Opportunities (ECO) Center, but Tuesday during their regular monthly meeting board members made it official...
Laughter helps teach "Turn of the Worm" lessons (10/17/08)
Two teen actors will debut in "Turn of the Worm" a Le Mars Community Theatre production that is sure to keep its audience laughing to the end. Shelby Kass, 13, and Josh Vaske, 16, will bring their thieving characters, Maria Dominguez and Romo Dovetossi, to the stage amid a mix of laughter and drama...
Lady 'Dogs shut down Tornadoes (10/17/08)
The Le Mars volleyball squad ended their regular season on a high note Thursday evening in front of a big Senior Night crowd as the Lady Bulldogs defeated Storm Lake 3-0 in a Lakes Conference match. "The girls did a nice job tonight," Le Mars coach Susan Irwin said. "They came out strong."...
Hawks rally from two games back to defeat SOS 3-2 (10/17/08)
Remsen St. Mary's volleyball team staged a dramatic comeback in Paullina as the Hawks came back from a two-game deficit to shock South O'Brien 3-2. St. Mary's coach Janelle Schorg attributes the comeback to the heart and determine of her young squad...
Blackhawks sweep WEC match with Warriors (10/17/08)
After dropping its first match in the War Eagle Conference on Tuesday, Hinton's volleyball team came out against Sergeant Bluff-Luton trying to get back on the winning track. The Warriors quickly felt the wrath of the Blackhawks' power as Hinton won the first match 25-13 to take an early 1-0 lead...
Lady Jays stomp Eagles in WEC finale (10/17/08)
Jays fans were on their feet, cheering on the Gehlen Catholic volleyball team during the Lady Jays' regular season finale Thursday night in Le Mars. The six seniors played a fantastic match on Senior Night as the Lady Jays handed the visiting Eagles of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn a 3-0 War Eagle Conference loss...
Linda A. Bouma (10/17/08)
Linda Bouma, 48, of Le Mars, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, on Thursday Oct. 16, 2008, following a lengthy illness. The former Linda Ann Freking was born June 14, 1960, in Le Mars, the daughter of Herman "Junior" and Betty Freking. She grew up on a farm near Le Mars and graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School in 1979. Following graduation, she attended Business College in Spencer...
Dealing with the bullies (10/17/08)
Hoping to combat the "snitch" label that often leads to violent repercussions and/or silent sufferings, six Utah schools have introduced a web site that allows students to anonymously report bullies. To this we say, "hip-hip-hooray!" A Brigham Young University student has created a web site that lets students anonymously report bullies, and also lets them post information about thefts, drugs, and any other forms of harassment...