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Stories from Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Face-to-face with hunger, Nohava starts food program (11/24/09)
Brenda Nohava has seen the face of hunger before. Attending one of her children's after school activities a few years ago, the Le Mars mom would often be approached by a young boy, asking her for food. "I knew there was a need definitely in his family," Nohava said...
Woman channels concern for soldier to create care package fund (11/24/09)
Troops serving overseas are benefiting from a Le Mars' woman's passion in creating the Afghanistan Care Package Fund. Kerri Stinton started the project in August, following deployment of her son-in-law to Afghanistan in July, as a way to deal with her concern for his safety...
'Feed the Need' bags help Christian Needs Center (11/24/09)
It's called "Feed the Need for Christian Needs" and is a way to get much-needed food items to the center during the holiday season. This donation project teams up the United Church Women (UCW) organization at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ with Fareway and Hy-Vee grocery stores in Le Mars...
'Children's Day' at Arts Center filled with stories, activities (11/24/09)
The Le Mars Arts Center is the place to be for "A Storybook Christmas" this season. The center will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday for a special Children's Day filled with stories, crafts, a book sale and a holiday photo sitting for children. The center is decorated with nine storybook themed trees: "Polar Express," "The Nutcracker," "Too Many Mittens," "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "Cobweb Christmas: The Tradition of Tinsel," "The Legend of the Poinsettia," "Frosty the Snowman," "Charlie Brown Christmas," and "A Cup of Christmas Tea.". ...
Parade of Prizes set for weekend shoppers (11/24/09)
Shoppers in Le Mars this Friday, Saturday and Sunday will have the opportunity to win one of three prizes of $500 in Holiday Dollars. Shoppers may take the Parade of Prizes cards distributed in the Le Mars Daily Sentinel and Shoppers' Guide Monday and Tuesday to any of the 36 participating businesses to have the card stamped...
Lady 'Dogs small in numbers but big in heart (11/24/09)
There are just eight players on the Le Mars girls varsity basketball team, but the Lady Bulldogs will make up for it in a variety of other areas. "We may be small in numbers but we're big in experience, heart and hard work," said head coach Barry Borchers, whose team went 7-15 last season...
Le Mars Lady Bulldogs (11-18, 5-1) (11/24/09)
Individual Statistics Total kills Kills per game Kill efficiency Total assists Assists per game Total digs Digs per game Total blocks Serving percentage (minimum 100 attempts) Total aces Lakes Conference Final Standings All-Conference First Team Second Team...
Girls basketball preview: A-W looks to further playoff run (11/24/09)
When the first basketball game of the season comes before Thanksgiving, both teams are probably still trying to work out some kinks and mesh together. That is the case for Akron-Westfield, which opens its 2009-10 campaign on Tuesday evening at West Sioux...
Eileen M. Kovarna (11/24/09)
Eileen M. (Montagne) Kovarna, 85, of rural Merrill, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, following a brief illness, comforted by family in her home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ellendale, rural Merrill, with the Rev. ...
Amos A. Leonard, Sr. (11/24/09)
Amos A. Leonard, Sr., 80, of Cherokee, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, in the Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City, following a brief illness. Amos was born May 2, 1929, in Cherokee, the son of Herbert A. and Marvel (Filer) Leonard. He was educated in the Quimby area, graduating from Quimby Consolidated School in 1948. On July 16, 1950, he married Alma Wilmot in Cherokee. For many years, Amos farmed and also worked for Smith Feed Yard. Following a move to Cherokee he worked for OBECO for many years...
Eunice Olson (11/24/09)
Eunice Olson, 83, of Council Bluffs, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, at the Midlands Living Center in Council Bluffs. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expression of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Judy Ruchti (11/24/09)
Judy Ruchti, 64, of Le Mars, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are pending with Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Douglas and Vonice McDougall (11/24/09)
Douglas and Vonice McDougall of Le Mars will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009, with a family dinner at their home. Douglas McDougall and Vonice Dobson were married Nov. 26, 1959, in Denison, with Pastor Guy Johnson officiating...
What's wrong with this picture? (11/24/09)
As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday this week, the American Auto Club, AAA, reports that more people are expecting to be travelling for the holiday. Their preferred method of transportation will be by automobile, with an estimated 33.2 million travelling by car this year, up 2.1 percent from last year...
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