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Stories from Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Retired Hinton teacher's book about ducks takes flight (08/05/09)
Jane Kauzlarich wrote nine children's books in two days about a little girl who wants to be some kind of animal in two days. That "writing zone" as she calls it happened Nov. 11 and 12, 2007. Less than two years later, this past June, the first book in her "I'd Like To Be" Animal Series called "Quack" was published...
Holy rolling for hunger: Pastors cycle across U.S. (08/05/09)
A group of pastors are fighting hunger, but not from the pulpit. Instead of waiting for people to come to church, they're bringing the message to them on a bamboo bicycle built for three. Hitting every corner of the country, three Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) pastors and their support team from West Virginia put thousands of miles behind them to raise awareness of world hunger and how people can respond...
Nicholson touts 4-H as important life experience (08/05/09)
A family reunion brought former Secretary of Veterans Affairs R. James Nicholson back to his hometown and an opportunity to visit the Plymouth County Fair last Friday. "I can't believe how much its grown. It's spectacular," Nicholson said during an interview at the 4-H Food Stand, indicating his last visit to the fair was about 10 years ago...
Live music, dancing at farmer's market (08/05/09)
Wednesday's farmer's market will continue a tradition of live music at Olson Cultural Event Center. This week's free show, from 5-6 p.m., features the Rejoice! Community Church's praise band singing live on stage. Next week's show is a free square dance, and all are invited...
5K Run/Walk honors memory of Macie Majeres (08/05/09)
A rural Le Mars family is honoring the memory of its infant daughter with a 5K run/walk set for Saturday, Aug. 15, in Le Mars. Macie Kate Majeres, the daughter of John and Katie Majeres, was born Feb. 15, 2007 and was diagnosed with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare genetic skin disease, shortly thereafter. She died at age of 6 months...
Twig and branch site opened this week (08/05/09)
Kingsley-Pierson Lady Panthers (10-26, 8-11) (08/05/09)
Offensive Leaders Batting Average Total Hits Runs Scored RBIs Doubles Triples Home Runs Pitching Leaders Total Wins ERA Strikeouts...
Hinton Blackhawks (13-17, 7-11) (08/05/09)
Offensive Leaders Batting Average Total Hits Runs Scored RBIs Doubles Triples Home Runs Pitching Leaders Total Wins ERA Strikeouts War Eagle Conference Second Team...
Audrey Beelner (08/05/09)
Audrey Beelner, 58, of Remsen, died unexpectedly Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, at The University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Remsen. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church...
Dorothy Kaiser (08/05/09)
Dorothy Kaiser, 95, of Archer died Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Archer United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Primghar. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m., at Sanborn Funeral Home in Sanborn...
Bybee-Westhoff (08/05/09)
Jim and DeAnn Bybee of Merrill and Rick and Kris Westhoff of Le Mars announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Michelle and Lee. The couple will be married Sept. 5, 2009, in a 4 p.m. ceremony at St. John Lutheran Church in Merrill. The reception will follow at the Brunsville Legion Hall...
Kardell-Kluver (08/05/09)
Elizabeth Kardell and Jacob Kluver of Spencer announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Elizabeth is the daughter of Bruce and Gwen Kardell of Spencer and Dennis and Deb Wheeler of Savage, Minn. Jacob is the son of Jean Renken of Merrill and Kevin Kluver of Springfield, Neb...
Kurth-Dietrich (08/05/09)
Marty and Jen Kurth of Le Mars announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra , to Nicholas Dietrich of Des Moines. He is the son of Dennis and Janet Dietrich of Mt. Vernon. The couple is planning aon Oct. 17, 2009, wedding at St. Joseph Catholic Church in le Mars, with the reception to follow at the Willow Creek Golf Course...
Neville-Felts (08/05/09)
Monette and John Harbeck of Sioux City and Vince and Kris Neville of Austin, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brianne Neville of Hinton, to Jeffrey Felts of Hinton. He is the son of Rick and Janell Felts of Le Mars. The couple plan a Sept. 19, 2009, wedding at Wesley United Methodist Church in Sioux City with a reception and dance following at the Lewis Bowl Annex in Sioux City...
Snyder-Eady (08/05/09)
Emily Snyder of West Des Moines and Daniel Eady of Waterloo announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Emily is the daughter of Barry and Jane Snyder of Le Mars. Daniel is the son of Robert Eady and Nancy Schwartz of Land O' Lakes, Wis. The couple is planning a 3 p.m. ceremony Oct. 3, 2009, in the Grandview Park Rose Garden in Sioux City. The reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Le Mars Willow Creek Golf Course...
Erwin and Joan Renken (08/05/09)
Erwin and Joan Renken of Brunsville will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 7, 2009. The couple will celebrate the golden event with a gathering of family and friends. Hosting the event will be their four children and 11 grandchildren. They are: Becki and Mike McGlauflin of Sioux City, and their children Corby, Eric and Travis; Vicki and Barry Borchers of Le Mars, and their children, Jacci, Bryan, Scott and Tyler; Scott and Jill Renken of Le Mars and their children, Molly and Mitch; and Jodi and Tim Wiese of Webster City and their children, Jay and Emma.. ...
Write-in elections: the roller coaster of democracy (08/05/09)
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