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Stories from Tuesday, December 8, 2009

LCS teachers seek 3% package increase (12/08/09)
R-U students meet people from the 1800s (12/08/09)
Nikki Schubert grew up near a small Norwegian cemetery in Holstein and helped her parents maintain it. "I've always been fascinated with the history there -- who were these people?" she said. While Schubert is now a teacher at Remsen-Union High School, those childhood questions remained with her and recently helped spark a social studies class project for her freshmen...
Change from basketball to baritone a blessing, Embree says (12/08/09)
"I am so very grateful for the life I have been able to have. I am indeed one really lucky man," says singer Marc Embree. "I could not have imagined, not in my most extravagant dreams the great experiences and extraordinary people that have touched my life."...
Odd/even parking in effect (12/08/09)
With heavy snow predicted for today (Tuesday), odd/even parking is in effect in Le Mars, according to Public Works Superintendent Steve Hansen. The city's odd/even parking ordinance states from Nov. 1 to April 1, vehicles should be parked on the odd side of the street on odd-numbered calendar days and on the even side of the street on even-numbered days...
Free H1N1 vaccination clinics scheduled (12/08/09)
Floyd Valley Community Health Service will be offering free public H1N1 influenza vaccination clinics from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17 and from 3:30 -- 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22 in Floyd Valley Hospital's Conference Center. These clinics are open to anyone that is in one of the following priority groups only:...
Westerners take third at SB-L Duals (12/08/09)
Akron-Westfield freshman Cole Oltmans appears impervious to pressure. Normally a 119-pounder, Oltmans missed weight earlier in the day and was forced to wrestle at 125 pounds. It wasn't a problem. With A-W trailing Lawton-Bronson 33-32 entering the final match of the teams' third-place dual at the Sergeant Bluff-Luton Invite on Saturday, Oltmans defeated L-B sophomore Casey Seuberton 4-1 to give the Westerners the 35-33 victory...
Hinton struggles in double-dual against MMC, Sioux Center (12/08/09)
The Hinton wrestling team struggled at times as it hosted Sioux Center and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn in a double-dual on Monday. But head coach Jan George is pleased with the progress and hard work his young charges are putting forth. "They are working hard and picking stuff up," he said...
St. Mary's boys collect third win in four games (12/08/09)
Though the Remsen St. Mary's boys basketball team walked away with a 35-30 win over visiting West Sioux last Friday, it probably wishes it could have performed a little more consistently. "West Sioux's game plan was to take the air out of the ball - they really slowed things down," RSM coach Scott Ruden said. "So (the low scoring) was a combination of that and it being our fourth game of the week."...
DeRocher takes 135-pound title at Humboldt (12/08/09)
The Le Mars wrestling team opened its season with a third-place finish at the eight-team Humboldt Invite on Saturday. Hinton placed eighth. The 'Dogs had a slew of third-place and runner-up finishers, but Hinton's Devin DeRocher was the lone Plymouth County champion...
Not the way to get things done (12/08/09)
Leaders of 100 nations are meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark to discuss climate change. The meeting began on Monday and will last through the 18th. The conference, sponsored by the United Nations, is seeking consensus on a new emissions treaty, similar to the Kyoto accords of the 1990s...
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