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Stories from Friday, August 28, 2009

Recreation trail offers a taste of nature (08/28/09)
When Isabel Arredondo needs an escape into nature, she heads to the 9-mile recreation trail around Le Mars which is now complete. "I walk it every day, some days two times," Arredondo said while on the trail Thursday. "I like the nature, the trees, the birds."...
Caring hands make blankets for children (08/28/09)
Making fleece blankets for sexually abused children is keeping five residents at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars busy. The group is putting together blankets for the Child Advocacy Center at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Twice a week, five residents at the center, along with activity assistant Debbie Whiteley, gather in the activity room for the special project...
Music festival brings thousands to Le Mars (08/28/09)
Music lovers and entertainers from all over the world are making their way to Le Mars for the 34th Annual National Old Time Country, Bluegrass and Folk Music Festival next week. From 9 a.m. to midnight Monday, Aug. 31 through Sunday, Sept. 6. more than 600 performers will liven up 10 stages around the Plymouth County Fairgrounds...
Car stolen on First Avenue in Le Mars (08/28/09)
Ray Hemmelman, of Le Mars, reported his 1988 Chevy Celebrity stolen from 420 First Ave. N.W. in front of his residence Thursday. The vehicle was removed either during the night hours of Wednesday after 8 p.m. or during the early morning hours of Thursday. Police do not have a suspect at this point. The estimated value of the car is $500...
Fair booklets in Daily Sentinel on Monday (08/28/09)
The Plymouth County Fair results booklet that was originally scheduled to be in Friday's Daily Sentinel will be inside Monday's edition. We apologize for any confusion the delay may have caused. The booklet includes photos and results for livestock winners and awards for other contests...
Athletic A-W squad embarks on 2009 campaign (08/28/09)
The Akron-Westfield girls are athletic. Their softball statistics alone are proof enough of that fact. And athletic ability will be a huge building block for the Lady Westerners as they work to improve on 2008's 7-17 volleyball record. "Our girls are very athletic and they are bonding very well together as a unit," first year head coach Derek Briggs said. "That will be the core of our strength."...
Young Lady Rockets face fresh opponents in new conference (08/28/09)
Volleyball will be a little different at Remsen-Union this fall. As the Lady Rockets embark on a new season after graduating five starters from their 2008 squad, they will enter the War Eagle Conference and face new challenges in fresh opponents in 2009...
All we are saying is 'Give hate a chance' (08/28/09)
As sports fans, we certainly love to hate. We like hating on teams (the Yankees, the Lakers, the Cowboys, the University of Miami). We like hating on owners (George Steinbrenner, Jerry Reinsdorf, Al Davis). But nothing draws our ire like players - particularly when we can express moral indignation at their off-field behavior...
Dolores Gerdes (08/28/09)
Dolores B. Gerdes, 83, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, at a Hospital in Kearney, Neb., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on I-80 east of Cozad, Neb. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 1, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars...
Raymond Hazel (08/28/09)
Raymond Hazel, 61, formerly of Le Mars, Sac City, and Sioux Rapids, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at Buena Vista Manor in Storm Lake. A graveside service at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars will be held at a later date. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Raymond's family with funeral arrangements...
Richard D. 'Dick' Rolfs (08/28/09)
Richard D. "Dick" Rolfs Sr, 88, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at his home following a lengthy illness. Richard David Rolfs was born May 23, 1921, at Sioux City, the son of Thomas and Edith (Beard) Rolfs. He graduated from Lawton High School and then moved to Phoenix, Ariz., for a brief time...
A noble experiment (08/28/09)
You certainly can't blame them for trying. Today marks the final run of Le Mars' public transit system. Since January, the City of Le Mars in partnership with the Siouxland Regional Transit System (SRTS), offered bus service in Le Mars. For a low fare of $1.00, passengers were able to ride the bus, which stopped at 27 different places around town. ...
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