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Stories from Wednesday, September 23, 2009

A different kind of scavenger hunt in Plymouth County (09/23/09)
This weekend, Plymouth County will host an outdoor activity that maybe not too many people are familiar with. However, that is likely going to change as the sport of "geocaching" is gaining more and more popularity in the United States. Hillview Recreation Area near Hinton will host the Iowa Geocachers Organization's annual Hike 'n Seek event Friday-Sunday...
Lucky Leprechauns expand generosity to Merrill elementary (09/23/09)
Manager's passion for Lifeline program earns praise (09/23/09)
Laurie Peters' 15 years of dedication managing the Lifeline program at Floyd Valley Hospital were recognized last week. Lifeline is a medical alert service that allows subscribers to summon help 24 hours a day by pushing a button that is worn as a pendant or on the wrist...
Supervisors look at storm shelter option (09/23/09)
Could the basement of the proposed Plymouth County Courthouse annex building be made into a storm shelter? Gary Junge, Plymouth County emergency management coordinator, presented that possibility to the conty board of supervisors Tuesday. Junge explained federal and state grant money is available to help pay about 85 percent of the cost to to transform buildings into storm shelters...
Carriers Needed! (09/23/09)
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
First half property taxes due Sept. 30 (09/23/09)
Plymouth County Treasurer Linda Dobson reminds property owners that the first installment of real estate and mobile home taxes is due Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009. Property tax information may be obtained online at www.iowatreasurers.org or by calling the treasurer's office at (712) 546-7056...
Lady Jays pound Hawks 3-0 (09/23/09)
After falling in the championship match at the West Sioux tournament Saturday, Gehlen Catholic, which is ranked 12th in Class 1A, returned to form as it hosted Remsen St. Mary's in War Eagle Conference action. The Lady Jays soared to the conference win in straight sets on Tuesday evening in Le Mars...
'Dogs race to third place at Sheldon (09/23/09)
If the Le Mars boys cross country team is going to reach its goal of winning a Lakes Conference title, it still has some catching up to do. The Bulldogs placed third at Tuesday's nine-team Sheldon Invitational with 99 points. But Lakes Conference rival Spirit Lake won the meet with 43, while Unity Christian edged the 'Dogs with a team score of 90...
Lady 'Dogs shut down E-Hawks (09/23/09)
The Lady Bulldogs evened out their Lakes Conference record at 1-1 with a 3-0 sweep of Emmetsburg on the road Tuesday evening. It took the Le Mars girls a few tries to get used to the tough E-Hawk servers as the Lady Bulldogs eked out a 27-25 win. "We came out a little flat," Le Mars head coach Susan Irwin said. "After that we started to pick it up and run our offense."...
Lady Panthers fall 3-0 on road at Whiting (09/23/09)
Kingsley-Pierson struggled to net the needed points as it fell 3-0 to Whiting on the road Monday evening. The match was one head coach Melissa Kraai called "mentally tough." "We try and try to teach our youth of today that in whatever they do, that they have to do it 100 percent, with every bit of effort and confidence," Kraai said. "And what they've done in the past they cannot change, so they need to look forward and keep striving for the positives that they can do."...
Lady Westerners best Lady Rockets 3-0 (09/23/09)
At least one thing can be said about the Akron-Westfield volleyball team: they are resilient. A day after dropping a five-set heartbreaker to Dakota Valley, the Lady Westerners bounced back with a 3-0 win over host Remsen-Union in War Eagle Conference on Tuesday...
Blackhawks serve up 3-0 win at HMS (09/23/09)
Hinton gained something at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn that it struggled with at Saturday's Cherokee tournament: confidence in its serving. The Blackhawks scored 13 aces as they trounced the Hawks in straight sets in War Eagle Conference action at Hartley Tuesday evening...
Laura Schreiner (09/23/09)
Laura M. Schreiner, 71, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry, Mich., while on vacation. The former Laura Mae Vondrak was born Aug. 23, 1938, in Hinton, the daughter of William and Sophie (Meyer) Vondrak. Laura grew up on a farm near Hinton and graduated in 1956 from Hinton High School...
Katherine L. Stream (09/23/09)
Katherine L. Stream, 19, of Le Mars, died suddenly Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 from complications of a heart defect at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Katherine Lynn Stream was born March 6, 1990, at Le Mars, the daughter of Ricky and Susan (Scott) Stream. Katherine was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars...
Marilyn June Zediker (09/23/09)
Marilyn June Zediker, 80, of Sioux City, and formerly of Merrill, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, at Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City, surrounded by her loving family. Abiding by her wishes, cremation will take place and graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday in Memorial Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Michael Erpelding officiating. Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel has assisted the family with arrangements...
Kristi and Christopher Klohs (09/23/09)
Kristi Owen and Christopher Klohs of Mission, Kan., were united in marriage Aug. 15, 2009, at Clubhouse on Baltimore in Kansas City, Mo. The REv. Don Davidson officiated the 5:30 p.m. ceremony. Kristi is the daughter of Kevin and Debbie Owen of Raymore, Mo. Christopher is the son of Bill and Connie Klohs of Le Mars...
Hargens-Clarey (09/23/09)
Doug and Karen Carlsen, Ron Hargens and Mike and Kim Clarey, all of Le Mars, announce the engagement of their children, Krystle Hargens and Casey Clarey, both of Le Mars. The couple is planning a 6 p.m. ceremony Nov. 7, 2009, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The reception will immediately follow at the Le Mars Convention Center upper level...
Finding a way (09/23/09)
School has been in session about a month now. Teachers, students and parents have all adapted to the routines associated with school and the learning is well underway. In just over a week, districts will be taking the official enrollment counts and turning them in to the state. At an estimated $5,800 in state aid per pupil, every student counts, in more ways than one...
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