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Stories from Monday, June 1, 2009

Plymouth County is no longer immune to H1N1 (06/01/09)
Plymouth County has its first positive H1N1 case. No information is being released as to the sex or age of the individual due to confidentiality. Deb Steffen, Plymouth County public health nurse manager, said she doesn't believe the person has been hospitalized...
Arts Center schedules summer activities (06/01/09)
Throughout the summer, the Le Mars Arts Center will be holding activities for students ranging from birth to high school to broaden their experience in music, drama, art and dance. Drama camp and Kindermusik camp will be offered for their third year each. Kindermusik will be split among three different age groups...
Horsin' around: Merrill Saddle Club going strong after 60 years (06/01/09)
The Merrill Saddle Club is all about riding horses and having fun. Member Deann Henrich's been with the club since childhood. "It's just a lot of fun and the people are great to be around," Henrich said. "When I was little, my mom and everybody in my family rode and they still do ride today."...
ELL teacher is recognized for accomplishment with students (06/01/09)
Clark Elementary School teacher Bonnie Lassen gave awards to ELL students for their achievement this past year, and to her surprise also received an award. Lassen was recognized for her accomplishment with the ELL program, English Learners Language, at end of the year assembly Friday...
'Local legacy' to change hands (06/01/09)
Mr. P's Pizza and Sports Grill has been a Le Mars tradition since 1995. While the owners are changing July 1, the restaurant's legacy will carry on, according to Marty and Maria Pippett, owners, and owners-to-be, Joe and Bobbi Sitzmann. Currently, the Sitzmanns live in Omaha, but they're planning to move to Le Mars, where they were born and raised...
Sonnichsen leads all locals at state golf (06/01/09)
If his mother has her way, Colin Sonnichsen's competitive golf career might not be over. The recent Remsen-Union graduate, who plans to study engineering at the University of Iowa come fall, said his mother is encouraging him to attempt to walk on to the Hawkeyes' golf team...
Central Lyon ruins Gehlen home opener (06/01/09)
The Gehlen baseball team could not have asked Aaron Schlesser for much more in their season opener on Friday night. The junior right-hander was effective in his season debut as he struck out five in a four-hit, complete-game performance against Central Lyon in Gehlen's season opener on Friday...
Lady Jays shut down Blackhawks 13-3 in five (06/01/09)
The Gehlen Catholic softball team has not beaten Hinton in a home contest since 2004. The Lady Jays chalked up a win over the Blackawks last summer in the Spalding Catholic tournament. But the real kicker came on Friday night as the Lady Jays hosted their home opener, defeating the Blackhawks 13-3 in five innings...
Bulldogs victorious in Lakes opener (06/01/09)
The Le Mars Bulldogs took the first step in defending last season's Lakes Conference runner-up finish as they defeated Storm Lake 5-1 in their conference opener on Friday. Starter Ryan Baue (1-0), making his first mound appearance in two seasons, earned the win with five innings of three-hit pitching...
Lady Jays post 2-1 mark at Saturday's K-P Invite (06/01/09)
By Bethany Kroeze Sports Editor Gehlen Catholic posted a 2-1 mark on Saturday at the Kingsley-Pierson softball tournament. The Lady Jays started the day with a 6-4 win over River Valley at the Pierson diamond. Gehlen got the bats rolling early in the game and scored five runs in the first inning...
Panthers fall in trio of weekend games (06/01/09)
Kingsley-Pierson received a dominating start from pitcher Justin Laddusaw on Friday as they defeated River Valley 13-3 in a contest shortened to six innings to the 10-run rule. Laddusaw stuck out 10 in the six-inning complete-game performance and helped himself at the plate by going 3-for-4. Ryan Mercer was 2-for-3, Tate Rohde was 1-for-2 and Chris Olson drove home three for the Panthers...
Le Mars grabs league win at Storm Lake (06/01/09)
Le Mars had no problem claiming its second Lakes Conference win of the summer as the Lady Bulldogs collected a 10-1 victory on the road in Storm Lake on Friday. Sophomore starting pitcher Jordan Heidebrink blanked the Tornadoes in the first four innings. Heidebrink collected the win on the mound, allowing two hits and fanning three...
Rockets drop pair at MMC tourney (06/01/09)
The Remsen-Union boys baseball team struggled over the weekend as a bevy of errors and walks led to two losses at the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn tournament. The Rockets mustered just five hits between the two contests. Eighth-grader Cam Kuchel started the opener, which the the Rockets dropped 10-0 to the host Eagles in a game shortened to five innings due to the 10-run rule...
Hawks crush Warriors 15-5 in five (06/01/09)
Whatever changes first-year Remsen St. Mary's baseball coach Jim Klein implemented last week seemed to work as the Hawks crushed defending War Eagle Conference champ Sergeant Bluff-Luton 15-5 on the road in five innings on Friday. "That was huge," Klein said "We faced two of their pitchers who will probably be two of the top two pitchers in the conference and we hit the ball real well."...
Hinton, R-U girls tee off at state Monday (06/01/09)
The Class 1A girls golf tournament tees off Monday at American Legion Memorial Golf Course in Marshalltown. Plymouth County will have ample representation as both the Hinton and Remsen-Union girls teams qualified for the tournament. "The girls are pretty excited," R-U coach Steve Neuberger said. "We talked about being one of the top eight teams in our class. We just have to go out and play our game and whatever happens, happens."...
RSM falls 7-1 at South O'Brien (06/01/09)
Remsen St. Mary's dropped a War Eagle Conference contest on the road at South O'Brien on Friday evening. The hosts posted a 7-1 victory over the visiting Hawks. Jennifer Feller took the loss on the mound as she gave up seven runs - four earned - on eight hits. The junior tossed two K's in the loss...
Coming soon: National Motors (06/01/09)
When the global economic meltdown occurred last fall, those in charge believed that they could quickly patch the tire of the economy and get it back on the road by simply investing capital in some of the companies that were in danger of failing. It quickly became apparent that a large supply of patches or some new tires would be needed to keep the economy moving. Some businesses were allowed to fail, others that were "too big" to fail were given assistance...
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