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Stories from Monday, March 9, 2009

DTV converter box coupon program back on track (03/09/09)
Digital TV converter box coupons are back with help from the president's economic stimulus package. The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), is working to clear its waiting list of requests for converter box coupons, which can be put toward purchase of the converter boxes...
Legislators tackle citizens' questions (03/09/09)
From cuts in the judiciary budget to can redemption, Rep. Chuck Soderberg and Sen. Randy Feenstra answered citizens' questions at a public forum Saturday. Of the about 10 citizens gathered, one woman, who said she worked in the Plymouth County Clerk of Courts office, wanted to know why other departments weren't facing the same cuts...
Rock and roll: Don't mess with the Roller Dames (03/09/09)
Someone's been skating in the basement of the jail. Stephanie Hoppe, married and the mother of two, works as a Plymouth County jailer. But in her off time, the Le Mars woman laces up her rollerskates and becomes one bad dude. Hoppe skates with the Sioux City Roller Dames, a full-contact roller derby team. Her skating name: Felony Convixen...
Grant provides big step to improve Remsen water (03/09/09)
The City of Remsen received a $160,800 grant from the Watershed Improvement Review Board to help improve the town's water quality. The money will be used to purchase an additional 21 acres east of the city's well No. 8 as part of a project that will turn a total of nearly 90 acres north of Remsen into habitat...
Kingsley-Pierson Lady Panthers (12-10, 5-4) (03/09/09)
Total Points Total Rebounds Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Total Assists Total Steals Total Blocks FG % (100 or more) FT % (30 or more) 3-point FGs made Western Valley Conference All-Conference First Team Second Team...
Le Mars Lady Bulldogs (7-15, 5-11) (03/09/09)
Total Points Total Rebounds Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Total Assists Total Steals Total Blocks FG % (100 or more) FT % (25 or more) 3-point FGs made Lakes All-Conference First Team Honorable Mention...
Communicating with kids about the economy (03/09/09)
Not surprisingly, parents may be reluctant to discuss difficult economic times with their children. Viewed as the province of adult anxiety, the burdens imposed by tumbling stock prices, falling home values, and rising unemployment are a powerful force, with 8 out of every 10 Americans blaming the U.S. economic crisis for much of the stress in their lives, according to a recent poll by the American Psychological Association...
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