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Stories from Thursday, September 10, 2009

Chalk festival invites all ages to color downtown Le Mars (09/10/09)
Remember sitting in the driveway and making chalk pictures? The Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce's First Annual Chalk Art Festival next week is a chance to relive those childhood moments or create new ones. The chalk art festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20 in downtown Le Mars...
Triathlon will draw more than 150 competitors (09/10/09)
Rich Sudtelgte will swim, bike and run his first triathlon Saturday. In fact, the Le Mars Sprint Triathlon with be the his first race -- ever. What spurred him on? Siblings. "My brother and sister have done it for the last two years," the Le Mars man said. "I ran track in high school but haven't run since then."...
Carriers Needed! (09/10/09)
Do you or your children have an interest in earning some extra money delivering newspapers? Call Christine at the Daily Sentinel for information (712) 546-7031
Auditions for "Twelve Angry Jurors" are next week (09/10/09)
Six women and six men are needed for the Le Mars Community Theatre's next production, "Twelve Angry Jurors." Auditions are 7 to 8:30 p.m. next Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 14 and 15 at the Postal Playhouse, 105 First St. N.E., Le Mars. Characters have varying personalities including being petty, meek, hesitant, naive, honest, loud, quiet, thoughtful, angry and bitter. They are young, middle-aged and elderly from all walks of life...
Family Fun Day raises money, awareness (09/10/09)
The Living Center's Family Fun Day will offer everything from carnival games to hotdogs to wagon rides Saturday. This year's event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Olson Cultural Event Center, in Le Mars. Family Fun Day is one of The Living Center's annual fundraisers, but it's not all about the money, said Teresa Shaver, executive director of the center...
Maass honored with Farm Bureau Ag Award (09/10/09)
A retired Remsen farmer is the 2009 recipient of the Plymouth County Farm Bureau's Service to Agriculture Award. The award was presented to Kenneth Maass and his wife, Bethene, at the 91st annual meeting of Plymouth County Farm Bureau Tuesday evening at the Le Mars Community Middle School Auditorium...
Gehlen Catholic airs 9/11 program on Channel 12 (09/10/09)
As we remember the life changing events of 9/11, Gehlen Catholic will air a special program this Friday on Local Access Cable Channel 12 at 9am and again at 6pm. The program is also dedicated to the 9/11 victims, heroes, and their families; as well as our own local law enforcement, fire fighters, and medical professionals for their selfless service...
Submit your sign design (09/10/09)
Submit your designs by Sept. 18 to the Le Mars Daily Sentinel. We will print all design ideas in the Daily Sentinel and give readers the chance to vote which one they like best. The designs receiving top votes will be presented to the Le Mars City Council for their consideration...
Carriers Needed! (09/10/09)
Do you or your children have an interest in earning some extra money delivering newspapers? We are currently looking for Merrill carriers too Call Christine at the Daily Sentinel for information (712) 546-7031
Le Mars Frosh earn first win (09/10/09)
The Le Mars freshmen football team bounced back from a 16-6 loss at Central Lyon/George-Little Rock last week with a huge 47-0 shutout over Western Christian in Hull on Tuesday. The Bulldogs started the game with a 50-yard touchdown run that was called back and then responded with a 52-yard run to the end zone on the ensuing play...
Le Mars JV drops 15-8 decision to Western (09/10/09)
Two lost fumbles, an interception and a low third down efficiency combined to hurt the junior varsity team from Le Mars Community as it dropped a 15-8 decision to Western Christian on Tuesday in Hull. The teams rolled up similar numbers in the rushing game - Le Mars ran for 103 and Western for 99 - but the Wolfpack took the advantage through the air with 78 yards to Le Mars' 54...
Lady Westerners sweep Hawks in WEC action (09/10/09)
Akron-Westfield continued to impress head coach Derek Briggs in his first year as the Lady Westerners collected their third War Eagle Conference win Tuesday evening in Remsen. "It would have been easy for us to let down after a big win over West Sioux last week," Briggs said. "But the girls kept a good head and played very consistent ball."...
Hinton girls place sixth in team standings at Gary Meyer Invite (09/10/09)
The Hinton girls cross country team placed sixth at Tuesday's Gary Meyer Invitational in Brunsville. The team scored 178 points to finished sixth in the seven team field. Haley Hall and Haley Grenko led the Blackhawks as they worked together to claim 26th and 27th place finishes, respectively...
The Panthers and the Hawkeyes: Why we love the underdog (09/10/09)
The start of college football - what a weekend. There was no shortage of drama as the season began Thursday night with Boise State's drubbing of Oregon.  Unfortunately for the Broncos, this game will always be remembered for Oregon tailback LeGarrette Blount dropping Boise State defensive end Byron Hout with a postgame punch to the face...
Back to where they once belonged (09/10/09)
I feel bad that my column comes out on Thursday. I missed -- by one day -- a golden opportunity on pile on the media overload of the latest wave of Beatlemania. Yesterday, MTV Games released "The Beatles: Rock Band" for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and Wii. Rock Band is among the crop of video games that allows you to participate in making music. For $250, you can purchase the game, guitars, drums and microphones. If you have the gadgets, it's only $50...
Focus on safety during fall harvest (09/10/09)
This is Iowa and it's nearing harvest season. It's September in Iowa and the corn and soybean crops are starting to fire, which means the fall harvest is not too far away. You know it by its beauty, the rows of golden corn stalks against the bright blue sky which the next day are rows of golden stubble against the deep, dark earth or the fullness of the bright yellowgreen in the soybean fields...
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