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Stories from Friday, October 9, 2009

Cargin era as newspaper carriers ends (10/09/09)
Since September 1994, a member of the Rich and Sharon Cargin family of Le Mars has delivered the Daily Sentinel to homes in their neighborhood each day. That era ended in August when Sarah Cargin hung up her newspaper bag, ready to embark on a new road as as student at Western Iowa Tech Community College...
Students may still travel to Honduras despite political turmoil (10/09/09)
For the first time in Gehlen Catholic School's history, two student teams, instead of just one, will travel to Honduras this spring to help connect communities to fresh water supplies. At least that is coordinator Richard Seivert's hope. Honduras has been pummeled by political unrest since June when the country's president, Manuel Zelaya, was deposed after he tried to hold a vote about re-writing the nation's constitution, according to international news reports...
No more seasonal flu shots, H1N1 vaccines arrive (10/09/09)
Floyd Valley Community Health will not be offering the seasonal influenza vaccine after today (Friday) because manufacturers are unable to provide all the doses ordered. The last public clinic was held today at the Hinton Community Center. Vaccinations were given until the supply was gone...
College night for juniors and seniors set (10/09/09)
Le Mars Community Schools will host College Night 2009 next Monday for juniors and seniors to work toward finalizing post-high school plans. The evening is set up with an open house format with representatives from many colleges offering take-home information and one-on-one visits...
Remsen schools receive money for security (10/09/09)
Remsen schools will be adding $22,490 in safety and security features, thanks to a federal grant. The award, announced recently, will be used at both Remsen-Union Community School and Remsen St. Mary's School. The Remsen Police will be administrating the grant to the schools. The police department partnered with the schools in the grant application...
Are you missing anything? Yes you are! (10/09/09)
The answer to the question is yes you are! Only the brief highlights of news and activities are published. You are missing pages of news and information on local awards and recognition, business events and advertiser discounts and sales. Every page of the Daily Sentinel can be viewed by buying a newspaper or subscription and this can be done online!...
Intersections to be closed for rail work (10/09/09)
Two city street segments will be temporarily closed Monday morning to allow for rail work by the City of Le Mars. The railroad crossings near Business Highway 75 on both Sixth Avenue Southwest and 12th Street Southwest will be closed to traffic. Work will begin at the Sixth Avenue Southwest crossing at about 9:30 a.m. When that is finished, the crew will move to the 12th Street Southwest crossing and close the street there...
'Dogs, Jays take team titles at WS (10/09/09)
Le Mars boys cross country coach Al Engebretson was anxious for Thursday's West Sioux Invitational to see how his squad stacked up with No. 15 Heelan. Suffice to say he was pleased as the Bulldogs won the Class A division at the meet with 34 points - well ahead of Bishop Heelan's 48 points...
Sixth-ranked Lady Jays sweep Falcons (10/09/09)
When West Sioux hosted its volleyball invitational in September, the Falcons swept Gehlen in the championship match. In the the four weeks since that loss, Gehlen has won nine of 10, the most recent coming in Thursday's War Eagle Conference sweep of the Falcons in Le Mars...
Lady Jays tally perfect score at West Sioux Invite (10/09/09)
The Gehlen girls cross country team finished with a perfect score of 15 as they placed first in the "Class B" division at Thursday's West Sioux Invite in Hawarden. "(It was an) amazing day," coach Teresa Taylor said. "It was exciting and rewarding to see all the levels of success of this meet. Our teams have been improving times throughout the season and seeing various spurts of successes here and there, but this meet was outstanding for our runners."...
Hawks defeat Wolverines in straight sets (10/09/09)
The Remsen St. Mary's volleyball team made sure to send its seniors out in style as the Hawks topped visiting South O'Brien 3-0 in War Eagle Conference action on Thursday in Remsen. "It was a nice win," RSM coach Janelle Schorg said. "It was nice to get it done in three games."...
Le Mars drops 3-1 decision at East (10/09/09)
The Le Mars volleyball lineup looked a little different Thursday evening as the Lady Bulldogs faced Sioux City East on the road. "We had some different girls on the floor and they did a great job adjusting," Le Mars coach Susan Irwin said. The Lady Bulldogs were without freshmen Erin Kommes and Carolyn Ahlers in the non-conference match...
Blackhawks blast Lady Rockets in War Eagle play (10/09/09)
On Tuesday, Hinton struggled to find the confidence that makes the Blackhawks an aggressive, successful volleyball team. By Thursday, the power was back as Kate Ortegren's squad hammered Remsen-Union 3-0 as the War Eagle Conference nears its end. "The girls played aggressive and seemed a lot more confident tonight," Ortegren said. "They moved a lot better on the court and they communicated a lot better on the court."...
Sixth-ranked Unity knocks off Akron-Westfield 3-0 (10/09/09)
The Lady Westerners have a lot of fight. Unity Christian has a lot of height. In volleyball, the latter is often a better tool and the sixth-ranked Knights used their height to its full advantage as they knocked off Akron-Westfield 3-0 in War Eagle Conference action Thursday in Akron...
Donald E. Schiltz (10/09/09)
Donald E. Schiltz, 78, of Remsen, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Don was born June 21, 1931, at Remsen, the son of Anton and Elizabeth (Diekmann) Schiltz. He was raised and educated in the Remsen area and graduated from St. Mary Catholic School in 1949. After school Don farmed with his father and drove truck...
What's the rest of the story? (10/09/09)
School districts across the state certified their enrollment a week ago. The state uses the official enrollment to determine the amount of state aid that the district will receive for the next school year. Making every student count becomes much more than a catchphrase during the first week of October. ...
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