Legislators predict budget crunching, right-to-work laws to top session (12/12/08)
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Stories from Friday, December 12, 2008
Learning proper techniques to fall safely could be life-saving (12/12/08)
Most people know what to do when they catch fire -- stop, drop and roll. But do you know what to do when you feel yourself falling on a slick, wet, snow-covered walkway? "Look down at your belly button, and put your hands over your belly button," said Tony Peyton, a physical therapist at Floyd Valley Hospital (FVH). "That will disperse your weight over a larger area and mean less chance of injury."...
Election workers receive kudos for election efforts (12/12/08)
Election workers across the nation and in Plymouth County are being commended this week for their excellent service during the 2008 general election. In honor of National Election Worker Appreciation Week the United States Election Assistance Commission passed a resolution Monday recognizing the more than 1 million people that worked the polls Nov. 4...
LCHS musicians present Holiday Concert Dec. 15 (12/12/08)
Students at Le Mars Community High School will present their Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, in Carey Gymnasium. This concert features the concert choir, chamber choir, orchestra and concert band in a variety of holiday selections. The concert choir will open the evening program with "Do You Hear What I Hear?" They will continue with "Carols Around (And a Round)" and end their portion of the program with "Sleigh Ride."...
Holiday happenings (12/12/08)
Dec. 13 - No hustle, no bustle $5 Holiday Soup and Sandwich Lunch available at the Arts Center, 200 Central Ave. S.E., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eat in or take out. Gift Wrapping contest winners and raffle winners announced at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 13 - "The Nutcracker" presented by The Dance Studio Performance Company and the Le Mars Arts Council, 6 p.m. at the Le Mars Community Middle School Auditorium. Tickets at the door, $8 for adults, $5 for children through high school age...
Community Foundation awards more than $106,000 in grants (12/12/08)
More than $106,000 in Community Foundation grant money was awarded to 26 organizations and groups in Plymouth County at a breakfast meeting Thursday, Dec. 11. The grants were presented by members of the Community Foundation of Greater Plymouth County. The presentation was postponed from Dec. 9 due to weather and road conditions...
Bulldog grapplers split home dual (12/12/08)
Le Mars split a pair of wrestling duals Thursday evening as the Bulldogs hosted Estherville-Lincoln Central and Emmetsburg in the first home wrestling event of the season. In the first dual of the night, Le Mars got a solid win, defeating the Midgets of E-LC 57-18...
Panthers post 1-2 record at Woodbury Central quad (12/12/08)
If only the young Kingsley-Pierson wrestling team could fill all its weight classes. The Panthers left four weight classes open and that certainly didn't help as they went 1-2 at a quad meet at Woodbury Central High School in Moville on Thursday. "I can never fault the kids for their effort," K-P coach Jay Warren said. "We have a young squad no matter how you look at it."...
Willard H. Herman (12/12/08)
Willard H. Herman, 80, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Norma J. Lubben (12/12/08)
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Norma J. Lubben, 84 of Sioux Falls, S.D., died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Avera Prince of Peace Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 30, 1924, in Remsen. She was united in marriage to Harm Lubben on May 10, 1952 in Le Mars. She was a member of First Lutheran Church, the Dakota Bandits and Shirts and Skirts Square Dance Clubs. She had worked at Central Plains Clinic for 25 years as a medical secretary...
Mike Zoeller (12/12/08)
Michael "Mike" Zoeller, 39, of Sioux City, Iowa, formerly of Akron, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City following a lengthy battle with cancer. Services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
The market is a cruel mistress (12/12/08)
Gasoline prices have fallen below $1.50 a gallon in Le Mars for the first time since December 2002. The roller-coaster ride that brought gasoline prices near $4.00 a gallon this summer is on steep ride down. No one is really sure how low it will go, or when it will begin to rise again. ...