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Stories from Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Rewind 2009: The good, the bad and the blizzard (12/30/09)
Editor's note: This is the first of two stories recapping 2009's top stories in the Daily Sentinel. Mother Nature put a wet (or white) blanket on Plymouth County's Christmastime plans, nailing northwest Iowa with more than a foot of snow and winds that lowered visibility and drifted roads shut. ...
Kissinger may close with LCS class reduction plan (12/30/09)
The reduction of a section of kindergarten, first and second grades in the Le Mars Community School District may result in closing Kissinger Elementary in Merrill. LCS Superintendent Dr. Todd Wendt presented information to the board of education Monday on enrollment and potential changes for the elementary buildings...
Gehlen band takes first at bowl competition (12/30/09)
The Gehlen Catholic School Marching Band swept the Class 1A field show competition at the 2009 Champs Sports Bowl this week. Even though the band barely arrived in Orlando, Fla. on time due to poor traveling weather, the Gehlen students took the field and claimed not only the overall title for the high school band competition but also all five category awards...
Offices post New Year's hours (12/30/09)
The following offices have posted their hours for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day...
New Year's resolutions (12/30/09)
We want to know what your New Year's resolution is going to be. Will it be stop smoking, lose weight or will you plan a lifestyle overhaul?
Supervisors to consider raise for elected officials at budget time (12/30/09)
The Plymouth County Compensation Board recommended a 2 percent salary increase for elected officials in 2010-11. The Plymouth County Supervisors said Tuesday they will take that into consideration as they prepare the new budget. The first work session on the 2010-11 budget will be Monday...
A look back at the top performances of 2009 (12/30/09)
I thought this was a private call.... (12/30/09)
Technology is a wondrous thing. Advances in many cases have improved the quality of life and, in some cases. extended the length of life. But it seems for every advance there is an unforeseen downfall. Take for instance cellular telephones. When they were invented, they changed forever the way we communicate and interact with each other. We can, in many cases, talk to anyone, anywhere at any time...
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