LCS, Gehlen students present holiday music concerts (12/01/09)
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Stories from Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Remsen native propels Osmond to the top (12/01/09)
"Hamster, we did it!" That's the text message Donny Osmond sent Remsen native Adam Gentz after taking home the Dancing with the Stars trophy Nov. 24. Gentz, Osmond's personal trainer, had been working with the singer for three months in Las Vegas to build the strength, agility and endurance to dance his way to the top in the TV competition...
Deadline looming for first look at closure of Mental Health Institutes (12/01/09)
The Iowa Department of Human Services will make its recommendation in two weeks as to which of the Cherokee, Independence, Clarinda or Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institutes should close. On Dec. 15, the Department of Human Services (DHS) will present its decision to Iowa Gov. Chet Culver and the Legislature...
Winter day camp at Hillview (12/01/09)
A day camp for fourth through eighth graders will be hosted at Hillview Park in Hinton Dec. 30. Plymouth County Conservation is hosting the 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. camp, offering a range of activities including snowshoeing, cross country skiing, tracking, shelter building, ice fishing, Dutch oven cooking and more...
Lighted Christmas Parade is Saturday (12/01/09)
The 13th Annual Earl Utesch Children's Lighted Christmas Parade will light up Central Avenue Saturday evening. The thousands of lights on floats will provide Christmas delights for young and old alike. The 6 p.m. parade starts at Eighth Street and Central Avenue South, and travels north on Central Avenue through the downtown area and ends at Fourth Avenue Northwest...
'Holiday Lights & Chocolate Treats' Wednesday (12/01/09)
Luminaries will line the streets of downtown Le Mars as shoppers take in the "Holiday Lights & Chocolate Treats" festivities Wednesday. Downtown stores will offer samplings of chocolate treats in a variety of ways, from hot chocolate, chocolate holiday treats and favorite chocolate candies...
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Submit your holidays pictures (12/01/09)
On the website you can see user submitted photos and stories. We would love to have you share your Christmas decoration photos and other holiday pictures! We can't wait to see who has the best decorations! To send us your photos, story and information, scroll down the left side of the home page and click on the submit stories or submit photos buttons...
Blackhawks cruise to 3-0 (12/01/09)
The No. 7 Hinton girls basketball had little trouble staying undefeated as it rolled to a 91-10 victory over visiting River Valley on Monday. The Blackhawks (3-0) held River Valley scoreless until just before halftime and led 52-3 at the intermission...
Blackhawks edge Wolverines in opener (12/01/09)
The Hinton boys basketball team picked up right where they left off last season as they connected on nine 3-point attempts to defeat visiting River Valley 65-59 in its non-league opener on Monday. But the surprise came in who connected for them. Sophomore Seth Butler drained four to lead the Blackhawks with 19 points, while classmate Troy Boetger also hit four to finish with 14 points. Freshman Jason Vander Kooi added the final one to finish with five points to go along with eight rebounds...
St. Mary's gets best of Whiting in season debut (12/01/09)
Remsen St. Mary's won its season opener by a 67-34 decision on Monday evening as the Hawks traveled to face the Warriors on the road in Whiting. The Hawks, who return a wealth of experience from a year ago, got off to a slow start as they led just 12-9 after eight minutes of play...
Hawks win season debut at Whiting (12/01/09)
Remsen St. Mary's coach Scott Ruden was treated to his first win as the Hawks' varsity coach when the boys basketball team knocked off Whiting 51-35 on the road Monday. "It was a good victory," Ruden said. "We were a little rough at times and maybe didn't run as smoothly as we thought...
Are you going to watch the presidents speech tonight on Afghanistan and his plan? (12/01/09)
Do you think he will give too much information? Should we let the world know our plan?
Madolin Bay (12/01/09)
Madolin Bay, 91 of Glenwood, Minn., and formerly of Akron, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009, at the Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Glenwood with Father Peter Kirchner officiating. ...
Mark J. Roethler (12/01/09)
Mark J. Roethler, 69, of Marcus, died unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009, at The Villages Regional Hospital in Lady Lake, Fla. The Earnest - Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Mark's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
The consumer to the rescue? (12/01/09)
The Christmas shopping season is in full swing, and has been for several weeks. Last weekend was "Black Friday," the "official" kick off of shopping, and yesterday was "Cyber Monday," the time when many begin purchasing gifts online. While many are cautiously optimistic about this year's shopping season, predicting a small increase over last year's rather dismal sales, many are keeping an eye on consumer behavior...