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Stories from Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Operation Medical Libraries turns face toward home (07/14/09)
First Operation Medical Libraries worked to bring medical textbooks to physicians in need in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now the group's mission is a little closer to home -- the Le Mars Public Library. Members of Operation Medical Libraries are working to make books on post-traumatic stress disorder accessible to soldiers who have returned from war...
Can't afford your prescriptions? Help may have arrived (07/14/09)
A big orange bus pulled into Le Mars Monday on a mission: to help uninsured and underinsured people get access to free or nearly free prescription drugs. The Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) has been taking the "Help is Here Express" around the nation to match those people up with prescription assistance programs...
Area golfers off to quick start shooting aces at Willow Creek (07/14/09)
It's arguably the most exciting play in all of individual sports. The shot, the landing, the roll, the possibility. The anticipation as it glides closer and closer, and then the roar of hundreds of fans that surround the green and line the fairway -- even if it's all in your head...
School board candidates may file for election (07/14/09)
Three seats on the Le Mars Community School Board of Education are open for election in September. Board members up for re-election are Cris Collins representing District 2, Brenda Phelan representing District 4, and Leon Scott representing District 1...
Big Sioux River Cleanup scheduled for this weekend (07/14/09)
The Plymouth County conservation department will be holding the Third Annual Big Sioux River Cleanup July 18. The cleanup will start at the Big Sioux River Park north of Akron. Volunteers will then float, in canoes, down the river and end at a spot near Akron...
No. 5 A-W advances to regional final (07/14/09)
Fifth-ranked Akron-Westfield plated all of its 11 runs in the first four innings of Monday's regional semifinal 11-2 win over Remsen-Union. But after that, the Lady Rockets came to life. "By the fourth inning, we finally settled down and started hitting [A-W starter Jordan Harris]," R-U coach Heather Youde said. "We came back and battled. My team didn't just die out - we battled hard."...
'Dogs come from behind to beat West (07/14/09)
The Le Mars baseball team celebrated Senior Night with a 10-9, come-from-behind win over Sioux City West on Monday in non-conference action at home. With the contest knotted at 9-9, Zach Lancaster led off the bottom of the seventh with his third single of the evening. Keaton Rowe followed with a hit and Aaron Fischer sacrificed to send them to second and third...
Let's move on (07/14/09)
It's about a month until the traditional 'dog days' of summer set it, when heat and humidity make strenuous tasks seem out of the question. Like a panting dog, all many of us want to do is simply exert as little effort as possible and get through the day...
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