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Stories from Monday, October 5, 2009

Horn blowing earns student honor of being Marine musician (10/05/09)
Kris Ohrlund began playing the tuba eight years ago. In September that choice paid off when the Le Mars Community High School senior's musical talent earned him a seat playing with the U.S. Marine Corps Band. "They play all over the world," Ohrlund said. "They play for the President, for basic training graduations and the National Anthem at professional games."...
Coming together to have a voice: Young professional group forms (10/05/09)
A growing group of young professionals in Le Mars is getting HYPER. HYPER, short for Helping Young Professionals Energize the Region, is a new group open to young adults in Le Mars and the northwest Iowa area to connect socially and professionally. The group's aim is also to encourage those young professionals to take responsibility for the growth and future of their communities...
Gehlen Catholic slates homecoming activities (10/05/09)
The Gehlen Catholic Jays will celebrate homecoming week Oct. 5-9 with the theme "Wipe Out the Wolverines." Twelve seniors have been selected for the 2009 homecoming court. Queen candidates are: Rachel Koopman, daughter of Keith Koopman and the late Kelly Koopman...
Plymouth County youth celebrate National 4-H Week (10/05/09)
Plymouth County 4-H'ers will join with 4-H members across the nation to celebrate National 4-H Week Oct. 4-10. Nationally, the week kicked off with the 4-H emblem being featured in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday. The emblem was on the No 24 DuPont Chevrolet car driven by Jeff Gordon at the Kansas Speedway...
Free strings concert Wednesday (10/05/09)
A free concert involving strings musicians from eight northwest Iowa schools will be filling the Le Mars Community Schools (LCS) auditorium with sound Wednesday. The 4 p.m. concert, open to the public, will involve 27 LCS seventh and eighth grade musicians along with others from around the region...
'Dogs outlast Dutchmen in district battle (10/05/09)
Sports Editor After collecting four touchdowns in each of the last two Bulldog victories, Hunter Rohde created quite a name for himself in Class 3A District 1 football. The junior running back even earned state-wide recognition as the Iowa Network Services named him the Player of the Week in Class 3A for his performance at Storm Lake...
Eighth-ranked Jays stay atop district (10/05/09)
The Gehlen football team demands much of itself. So much in fact, that head coach Tony Gunter had to overcome a supposed sinus infection to knock a few heads together in the Gehlen halftime locker room on Friday in Marcus - even though the Jays held a 22-point lead at the halfway mark...
No. 10 RSM improves to 6-0 with win (10/05/09)
Tenth-ranked Remsen St. Mary's made a huge statement on the road at Westside Friday evening as the Hawks maintained their perfect district record by knocking off Ar-We-Va 38-29. "We're fortunate we came away with a win over a very good football team," RSM coach Ken Hajek said. "Overall I'm happy with the kids' effort."...
Rockets roll past Spartans 74-7 (10/05/09)
Throwing a freshman quarterback into the offense in Week 6 is not an easy task. But Remsen-Union freshman Cam Kuchel had few problems directing the Rockets to a 74-7 victory over Spalding Catholic as he stepped in for an injured Josh Bohnenkamp on Friday night in Remsen...
Panthers fall 27-0 in non-district action (10/05/09)
The positive aspect of Kingsley-Pierson's 27-0 loss to Rockwell City-Lytton on Friday was that it was a non-district contest. Even with the loss, which dropped the Panthers to 1-5 overall, K-P is still within reach of a playoff berth with a 1-2 record in Class A District 1 play...
Blackhawks come up short against seventh-ranked Wildcats (10/05/09)
Each season, a football coach can count on a handful of games for which his team will need no extra motivation. The defending state runner-up? Check. Homecoming? Check.The team that ended your previous season? Check. Put all three together and the makings are ripe for an upset...
Pair Coupons with Rock-Bottom Sales (10/05/09)
Armed with the knowledge that every item in the grocery store is on sale at its lowest price just once in a 12-week time span, planning your shopping trips around what is on sale versus what you need in a particular week is the next step to saving money on groceries...
We are only 5 days into October and have lost 17 troops in Afghanistan. (10/05/09)
Do you think Obama should authorize more U.S. troops to deploy to Afghanistan?
Harry 'Bud' Kahl (10/05/09)
Harry "Bud" Kahl, 84, of Remsen, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, at his home in Remsen. Bud was born June 29, 1925, on the family farm near Remsen, the son of Harry and Margret (Grage) Kahl. Bud grew up there on the family farm southeast of Remsen. He attended country school and started his life farming with his mother Margret, brother Henry and sister Hulda. ...
Marian A. Kinney (10/05/09)
Marian A. Kinney, 89, of Alton, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Marian was born Aug. 15, 1920, the daughter of Mathew and Anna (Mousel) Konz. She was raised and educated in the Alton area. On Oct. 3, 1939, she married Robert Kinney at St. ...
Harriet Langel (10/05/09)
Harriet Ann (Puetz) Langel, 83, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Harriet was born Oct. 18, 1925, on the family farm west of Merrill in Liberty Township, the daughter of John F. and Margaret E. (Hoss) Puetz. Her mother died when Harriet was very young, and her father later married Emma Freking. She graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic High School...
Ronald J. Pausch (10/05/09)
Ronald J. Pausch, 69, of Whitewood, S.D., and formerly of rural Le Mars, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, at the Spearfish Regional Hospital in Spearfish, S.D. Ronald James Pausch was born June 5, 1940, on the family farm in Johnson Township, Plymouth County, rural Le Mars, the son of Harry H. ...
Don and Marilyn Hall (10/05/09)
Dr. Don and Marilyn Hall of George will celebrate their 50th wedding aniversary with a family dinner. The family has requested a card shower for their honor. Cards may be sent to them at Box 387, George, Iowa 51237. The couple has three children: Kirk of Le Mars, Jan of Chicago, Ill., and Kent of Dunlap. The Halls have two grandchildren...
You're going to need more candles... (10/05/09)
Every know and then, a news item comes across the wires that sparks discussion about our society, technology and human evolution. Last week, the British medical journal The Lancet published the results of a study that concluded that infants born in wealthy industrial nations, such as the UK and the USA will live to be 100...
National Life Chain participants stand in Le Mars (10/05/09)
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