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Stories from Friday, July 24, 2009

Delivering more than fuel (07/24/09)
From the ground, all you might hear is the rumble of a jet engine. But 29,000 feet above you, a work of aerial art is taking place. Locked in a delicate ballet, a KC-135 tanker airplane is pumping thousands of gallons of fuel into a B-2 stealth bomber...
Perfect Image gets a new 'do (07/24/09)
A downtown hair salon has a new look. Perfect Image, owned by Lynn Haubrich, applied for a grant with the Main Street program for the update. Her plan -- remove the old sign on her business, paint the storefront and install a new sign, according to Main Street director Mary Reynolds...
Flower show gets new home at Plymouth County Fair (07/24/09)
"A Musical Tour Through Iowa" is the theme for the flower show sponsored by the Floyd Valley Federated Garden Club at the 2009 Plymouth County Fair. The flower show ,which for more than 20 years been staged in the "Round Barn" at the Pioneer Village, is moving to a new location...
Answers not easy in paying for Iowa's roads (07/24/09)
The cost of maintaining Iowa's road system is rising, and the dollars available to pay for it can't keep up. That's according to Plymouth County Engineer Tom Rohe. "The dollars are coming in but the buying power -- what we can buy with those dollars -- has seen a big decrease in the last four or five years," he explained...
Two men charged in local burglaries (07/24/09)
During a joint search Thursday, two men were arrested and charged in the recent burglaries of three county businesses including Bob's Drive-In. The Remsen Police Department executed a search warrant on a residence at 121 2nd Ave. N.E., in Le Mars, Wednesday, according to the police report...
Few candidates with school board deadline nearing (07/24/09)
Candidates for school board seats open at area school districts have until 5 p.m. Thursday, July 30 to file nomination papers with board secretaries. As of Thursday, only two candidates had filed papers for the 14 seats open in Plymouth County school districts...
Unranked Earlham turns back Lady Westerners (07/24/09)
Sometimes all it takes to change the momentum of the game is one play. Akron-Westfield found that out the hard way on Thursday evening in Fort Dodge, as the unranked Cardinals from Earlham won a 7-2 decision in the Class 1A state semifinal. "We got beat by a very good ball team," A-W coach Todd Colt said. "Good ball teams take advantage when their opponent's not playing to their potential."...
2009 Le Mars Varsity baseball Award winners (07/24/09)
Shirley Keigan (07/24/09)
Shirley Ann (Rierson) Keigan, 77, of State Center, died Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Shirley Ann Rierson was born July 30, 1931, to Selmar and Alice (Wells) Rierson of Fort Dodge. She grew up in Fort Dodge and graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High School in 1949. On Oct. 19, 1952, she married Kenneth C. Keigan in Webster City...
Dwayne H. Ramert (07/24/09)
Dwayne H. Ramert, 78, of Lake Benton, Minn., and a former Le Mars and Craig resident, died Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at Tyler Health Care Center in Lake Benton, Minn. Dwayne H. Ramert was born to Fredrick and Lucille (Deuel) Ramert on July 11, 1931, in New England, N.D. At a young age, he moved with his parents to Worthington, Minn. He received his education in Fulda, Minn. After completing the eighth grade, he worked on his family farm in Ruthton, Minn...
Lorraine Woodall (07/24/09)
Lorraine Woodall, 87, of Marcus, died Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at her home in Marcus. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus Lorraine Woodall, with the Rev. Gary McDonough officiating. Interment will be in the Marcus-Amherst Cemetery, Marcus...
Consider service to schools (07/24/09)
Perhaps no other endeavor has more importance to the future than the education of today's youth, a process not only involving students, parents and professional educators but the entire community. Serving on a school board is a means to have a impact on the future of the nation and of the world...
The end of the Frog Prince (07/24/09)
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