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Stories from Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Students auction services at LCS Music Booster supper (03/25/09)
A spaghetti dinner, silent auction and live student service auction will be featured at the Le Mars Community Music Boosters annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser this Friday, March 27, at the Le Mars Community High School cafeteria. The spaghetti dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. and features spaghetti with choice of sauce, red with or without meat or alfredo, lettuce salad, garlic bread, ice cream and beverages...
Final 12 named for kids' cover contest (03/25/09)
Twelve semi-finalists are advancing in the quest to pick a cover child for the 2009 Le Mars Visitor's Directory. Now it's the public's time to vote. Ballots with the 12 children on them will be available in the Le Mars Daily Sentinel Monday, March 30 and in the Le Mars Shopper Wednesday, April 1...
Honored students add names to NHS book (03/25/09)
Scholarship, service, leadership and character are qualities 49 National Honor Society inductees at Le Mars Community High School pledged to uphold Tuesday. Those four qualities are the backbone of the National Honor Society (NHS) and all members are expected to live by them, Spencer Vore, NHS president, said during the initiation ceremony...
Supervisors consider adding to ECO Center funding (03/25/09)
The Plymouth County Supervisors gave verbal consensus Tuesday to pledge $300,000 in Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) money to help build the ECO Center. Next week they will sign a resolution to finalize that decision. The supervisors already approved $150,000 of that $300,000 in next year's budget. The other half is planned for budget year 2010-11...
Highway 3 bridge traffic to be detoured by Westfield (03/25/09)
The Highway 3 bridge over the Big Sioux River near Westfield is going to be replaced this year, thanks to nearly $3.7 in stimulus dollars from the federal government. That means a detour for travelers, starting Monday, March 30. "We're looking at completion in mid-November," said Darwin Bishop of the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT)...
Bulldogs continue indoor season at USD (03/25/09)
Sports Editors Paxton Strub led Le Mars with a pair of top-eight finishes as the Bulldogs headed west for the Bob Prince Early Bird Invite hosted by the University of South Dakota in the DakotaDome in Vermillion. The lanky sophomore cleared a height of 6-feet-2 to place second in the high jump and finished seventh in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 9.34...
Patrick L. Kelly (03/25/09)
Patrick L. Kelly, 75, of Le Mars, died Saturday, March 21, 2009 at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Visitations with family and sharing of memories of Pat will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. A private family service will take place later...
Tom Martin (03/25/09)
Thomas Lynn Martin, 46, of Pierce, Neb., and a former Le Mars resident, died Monday, March 23, 2009, at Faith Regional Health Services West Campus in Norfolk, Neb. Thomas Lynn Martin was born Aug. 21, 1962, at Worthington, Minn., the son of Milton and Dorothy (Friese) Martin...
Ruby Mae Lamb (03/25/09)
Ruby Mae Lamb, 89, of Raleigh, N.C., formerly of Le Mars, died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at the Mayview Convalescent Center in Raleigh, N.C. Ruby Mae Null was born Jan. 16, 1920, in Le Mars, the daughter of Albert Edward and Grace (McDougall) Null. She grew up as a loving daughter, sister, and member of the community...
Mary and Don Waltman (03/25/09)
Don and Mary Waltman of Columbia, Mo., and formerly of Le Mars, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, March 29, 2009. The couple were married March 29, 1959 in Sigourney, Iowa. Don was manager of the local JCPenney store while they resided in Le Mars from 1985 until 1992...
No free lunch (03/25/09)
During the current economic times when many are making difficult financial decisions, we all wish that things would be better and that we didn't have to make these choices. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we just would have some money fall into our lap?...
Weekly Video March 30, 2009 (03/25/09)
Third annual Celebration Time carnival (03/25/09)