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Stories from Friday, October 23, 2009

Laughter helps pass the time (10/23/09)
Local electric providers: We're for cap, but not trade (10/23/09)
Under proposed energy legislation often called "cap and trade," the Midwest would get burned, according to representatives from local electricity providers. MidAmerican Energy representative Mark Reinders explained his company's take on the American Clean Energy and Security Act, a comprehensive energy bill proposed by U.S. Representatives...
New name for Medical Associates clinic (10/23/09)
A new name is in store for the medical clinic acquired this summer by Floyd Valley Hospital. Formerly known as Medical Associates, the clinic's new name will be Floyd Valley Hospital Family Medicine Clinic - Le Mars. The name and logo change is already in progress, but the entire transition will likely take months to complete...
New ruling gives county green light on annex building (10/23/09)
The Le Mars Board of Zoning Adjustment reversed its earlier decision Thursday and approved variances allowing the county to move forward with plans to construct a courthouse annex building. Zoning board members voted 3-0 to approve a conditional use permit to build in a residential district and within 17 feet 9 inches off Fourth Avenue Southeast instead of 25 feet...
Who's 'In the Moood for Fun?' (10/23/09)
What's the best part of the Halloween season? Trick-or-treating and having fun. Both are offered for elementary school-age children and their families from 6-8 p.m. Monday and 4-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at the Ice Cream Capital of the World Visitor Center/Museum in Le Mars during "In the Moood for Fun!" which also includes brief museum tours...
Will the real Chad Johnson please shut up? (10/23/09)
It used to be so simple. It was a poster or a trading card. There were bobble-heads and t-shirts. These were the best ways we went about deifying our athletes. But now, for $4.99, we can download the Chad Ochocinco app for our iPhones, which Ochocinco claims is "All Ochocinco, All the Time."...
Garet Nigg (10/23/09)
Garet Nigg, 51, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Garet Craig Nigg was born July 17, 1958 in Glendale, Calif., the son of Craig and Ruth (Moller) Nigg. As a young child, the family moved to Thousand Oaks, Calif. ...
Pay czar to make us feel better? (10/23/09)
As far as we know, the Obama administration doesn't have any Romanovs on staff, but the proliferation of czars in the employment of the president makes us wonder if the Russian royal family is making a comeback. Yesterday, pay czar Kenneth Feinberg cut the pay for 175 employees at the top seven companies that received government assistance. ...
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