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Stories from Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Hospital, clinic merger will combine strengths (06/30/09)
Signing on the dotted line is all that's left to finalize the acquisition of Medical Associates by Floyd Valley Hospital (FVH). "It's the merger of our organizations," said Mike Donlin, FVH administrator. "We will take the best of both and mix them all up and have better health care services to offer."...
LCS cheerleaders receive camp awards (06/30/09)
For the Le Mars Community (LCS) football cheerleaders, summer doesn't include a break from cheers, chants and stunts. Karen Fischer, coach of the LCS junior varsity and varsity football cheer squads, and her squads recently returned from their fourth year at an UCA (Universal Cheerleaders Association) camp in Okoboji...
Council approves end of year fund transfers (06/30/09)
The Le Mars City Council last Tuesday cleaned up its finances in preparation for the end of the fiscal year. That meant transferring $2 million in Tax Increment Financing (TIF) money for the current year and $2 million for last year to make two years of bond payments...
Le Mars Students find positive side of H1N1 in Costa Rica (06/30/09)
Who would have thought that anything good could come from H1N1? The influenza outbreak closed one door in front of 11 Le Mars Community High School students and their Spanish teacher, but it opened another. Those students and teacher Gale Horan were set to visit Mexico with two other travelers for an educational trip in June, but all that changed in mid-May...
LCS class of '69 will hold reunion July 3 (06/30/09)
Has it been 40 years since the Le Mars Community High School class of 1969 graduated? Yes, it's been 40 years since the class of 1969 showed their success in NHS, academics, golf teams, music All-Staters, science, ag, languages and much more. Forty years since the moon landing and cultural school trips to Europe, college jobs and now kids and grandkids...
Lady Jays win pair at Remsen tourney (06/30/09)
Gehlen Catholic and Remsen St. Mary's both posted 2-0 records at the Remsen softball tournament Saturday. Gehlen 2, R-U 0 The Lady Jays started the day with a 2-0 win over Remsen-Union. Kayla Hatting's two-run homer - her eighth of the year - was the difference maker in the contest which was a close defensive battle...
Bulldogs drop pair at Kuemper tourney (06/30/09)
The Le Mars baseball team dropped a pair of decisions at the the Carroll Kuemper tournament over the weekend. Facing Class 2A No. 1 Cherokee, the 'Dogs dropped a 14-3 decision during Saturday's opening round. "Their top four swung the bat," Le Mars coach Trent Eckstaine said of the top of Cherokee's lineup...
RSM goes 1-2 at Spalding tournament (06/30/09)
Nothing appears to snap the 2009 Remsen St. Mary's baseball team out of a hitting funk like a matchup with rival Gehlen Catholic. The Hawks pounded out 16 hits as they defeated the Jays 19-14 in consolation round action at the Spalding Catholic tournament on Saturday in Granville. RSM also defeated Gehlen 16-5 in War Eagle Conference action on June 10...
Lady 'Dogs best third-ranked Lady Westerners 3-1 (06/30/09)
Le Mars split four games at the Spencer tournament Friday and Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs started the tournament with a 3-1 win over Class 1A No. 3 Akron-Westfield. Kirstie Ruhland sparked the offense with a 3-for-3 plate performance that included two doubles. Le Mars totaled seven hits in the win...
Westerners defeat No. 5 MV-AO 4-2 in tourney action (06/30/09)
The Akron-Westfield baseball team had a challenge and freshman Mitch Hedlund answered the call. Making just his second varsity start, the freshman allowed five hits and two runs in six innings of work as the Westerners defeated Class 2A No. 5 Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto 4-2 in opening round action at the Blackhawk Tournament on Saturday in Hinton...
Blackhawks drop 7-4 decision to Spartans (06/30/09)
Hinton dropped a 7-4 War Eagle Conference decision on the road at Spalding Catholic in Granville Friday. Trailing 1-0 in the top of the second, Hinton's Kelsey Anfinson tripled to score Britni Freed and later scored on a fielder's choice by Kelci Teut to give Hinton a 2-1 advantage...
Lady Panthers rally to 6-4 victory (06/30/09)
A two-out rally in the top of the seventh lifted Kingsley-Pierson past River Valley 6-4 Friday in Correctionville. The Lady Panthers - who scattered 16 hits in the win - worked out of a 4-2 deficit with two outs in the top of the seventh to tally the Western Valley Conference victory...
Rev. Joseph J. Dunne (06/30/09)
The Rev. Joseph J. Dunne, 83, of Marcus, died Sunday, June 28, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. A memorial service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. George's Episcopal Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Karen Wacome will officiate. A private family interment will take place at a later date...
In good hands (06/30/09)
This time of year we should all pause to give thanks, and perhaps say a prayer, for the many dedicated storm spotters and emergency responders who lay their lives on the line in the threatening weather of spring and summer in the Midwest. From thunderstorms, floods, high winds, hail and lightning, to surprise spring blizzards and deadly tornadoes, these courageous men and women when summoned hurriedly man their "battle stations" to do their best to serve as vital cogs in the wheel of communication involved when threatening weather strikes.. ...
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