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Stories from Thursday, July 2, 2009

Road repair means detour for drivers (07/02/09)
A road resurfacing and bridge replacement will halt traffic on two county roads starting Monday. Plymouth County Engineering Department will close C-16 from K-22 east to Highway 75 for asphalt resurfacing early Monday morning. The road will remain closed through late August...
July 4th parade, speaker, fireworks set (07/02/09)
Celebrate July 4th in Le Mars with a parade, fireworks and more. The parade Saturday will begin at 10 a.m. The route starts from the Le Mars Community High School's north parking lot, proceeds east on Eighth Street Southwest from the northwest driveway of the high school (Fifth Avenue Southwest) to Third Avenue Southeast, and then proceeds south to the Veterans Memorial Park for a total of 10 blocks...
Fourth of July hoopla to unfold (07/02/09)
Fourth of July festivities will fill the day at the Plymouth County Historical Museum this Saturday with the traditional antique flea market. The flea market will be set up in "Old Central" Gym with items for sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hot jumbo dogs and all the trimmings -- chips and Fourth of July birthday cake -- will be the feature at the Gym Dandy Diner in the gym lobby...
Swimming rules for the safety of all (07/02/09)
Of all of the things that represent summer, swimming is near the top of the list. There are few activities more fun than taking a refreshing dip in the pool with friends on a scorching day. But for everyone to enjoy this summer pastime, there are rules that need to be adhered to...
Westmar College alums of '60s ready to rock 'n roll (07/02/09)
Westmar College alumni will gather for The Great 60s Decade and All-Decades Football Reunion July 10 and 11 in Le Mars. The Friday and Saturday reunion includes planned events and free time for alumni and friends to gather. "Were you an athlete for Westmar?" reunion committee member Glenn Jagodzinske wrote in a letter to alumni. "For many of us, the opportunity to play sports drew us to Westmar initially."...
Hillview offers relaxation in nature, living history (07/02/09)
This is the fourth story in a series of places to have summer fun in Plymouth County. For more than 30 years, Hillview Recreation Area has been a nice getaway for those who want to escape into nature and relax. Whether it is camping, fishing, hiking, swimming or just spending a day with the family, Hillview, about 1 mile west of Hinton, has something for everyone to enjoy -- including observing the county's resident elk herd...
No Daily Sentinel Friday (07/02/09)
There will be no edition of the Le Mars Daily Sentinel printed Friday, July 3, due to the July 4th holiday. The next publication will be Monday, July 6.
Hinton falls to West Sioux in WEC action (07/02/09)
Kelsey Anfinson registered the lone hit for Hinton as it dropped a 5-0 War Eagle Conference decision to the visiting Falcons of West Sioux Wednesday. Shawnee Miller fanned nine as she surrendered five runs - two earned - on five hits and three walks but failed to receive backup from her squad's offense in the Blackhawks' third loss in as many days...
Tilley's HR powers Gehlen past RSM 5-3 (07/02/09)
All she wanted was a base hit, but Gehlen junior Rachel Tilley got a whole lot more as she belted a three-run homer in the fourth inning of Wednesday's 5-3 War Eagle Conference win over Remsen St. Mary's. "I was just hoping for a base hit to bring maybe someone around or to get on base," Tilley said...
RSM tallies eight-inning win over Gehlen (07/02/09)
Remsen St. Mary's defeated Gehlen Catholic 10-8 Wednesday night as the Jays failed to capitalize on their opportunities. Gehlen had the bases loaded in the sixth inning and could not get a run home. But perhaps Gehlen's biggest missed opportunity was when a runner failed to touch home plate in the second inning on a bases-loaded walk...
No. 10 MMC drops A-W (07/02/09)
The Akron-Westfield baseball team scored five seventh-inning runs and left the bases loaded, but it was not enough as they fell 7-5 at Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn in War Eagle Conference baseball action on Wednesday. "We never gave up and we battled back," A-W coach Gordy Johnson said. "I was real happy with the boys staying in the game."...
Schreiner is Remsen-Union's Renaissance Man (07/02/09)
Next fall will likely be a strange time for the students and teachers at Remsen-Union High School: Jonathan Schreiner will be gone. True, he will be just over the border at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. But his former schoolmates will certainly notice his absence...
Blackhawks continue hot streak with 5-2 win (07/02/09)
This was one streak the Hinton Blackhawks baseball team was happy to break. Adam Struve pitched a complete-game four-hitter and the Blackhawks defeated West Sioux 5-2 in War Eagle Conference baseball action in Hinton. "Our pitchers did a decent job tonight and we played decent defense," Hinton coach Steve Diediker said. "If our pitchers throw strikes and we don't make any errors, we usually come out ahead."...
Rev. Joseph J. Dunne (07/02/09)
The Rev. Joseph J. Dunne, 83, of Marcus, died Sunday, June 28, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Joseph James Dunne was born April 4, 1926 in Chicago, Ill., the son of Joseph P. and Catherine (O'Malley) Dunne. He attended elementary and high school in Chicago. ...
Time for the big guns. Where's the cherry bomb? (07/02/09)
Happy Independence Day! I realize I'm a couple of days early, but since the holiday falls on the weekend, we won't be having a paper tomorrow, and our offices will be closed. It's one of those rare opportunities for a three-day weekend, and I hope that you get to enjoy one as well...
A man with a plan (07/02/09)
Sen. Paul McKinley, the Iowa Senate Republican Leader, was in Le Mars yesterday and stopped by the Sentinel for a visit. McKinley, who hails from Chariton, is a man on a mission. His mission involves many numbers, the most important is the number eight. That's how many seats the Republicans need to pick up to regain control over the Senate, ending the one-party monopoly that the Democrats have been enjoying for the past two years...
Hi mommy! Whatcha' doin'? (07/02/09)
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