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Stories from Tuesday, January 5, 2010

From drifts to piles: Cleanup continues after final flake falls (01/05/10)
Snow mounds dividing city streets and huge piles of snow in parking lots are diminishing -- but where's all that snow disappearing to? It's being scooped up with loader backhoes, with buckets that hold about a yard a quarter, put into trucks and taken to a dump site across Highway 3 west from the Le Mars Vet Clinic...
Court system to look at bottom line of going digital (01/05/10)
Iowa's Judicial System is counting the cost of a transition that could eliminate court reporters in favor of digital recording in courtrooms. In May, Iowa's Chief Justice Marsha Ternus ordered a committee to investigate digital courtroom recording technology...
Extension staff settling in at new offices (01/05/10)
Freezing rain and snow didn't stop the Plymouth County Iowa State University (ISU) Extension Office staff from moving to its new office at the Le Mars Convention Center lower level just before Christmas. "We were ready to go," said Ann Schoenrock, 4-H County Youth Coordinator last Wednesday as she gave a quick tour of the new office space. It is in what was formerly known as the Vanilla and Chocolate Rooms, previously occupied by Wells' Dairy Inc...
LCS meal fees increase 10 cents (01/05/10)
Hot lunch and breakfast fees will go up 10 cents for students and adults at Le Mars Community Schools, beginning with the second semester Jan. 11. School board members approved the 10-cent price increase for all meals at their Dec. 28 meeting. The new prices will be :...
Le Mars passes underage buyer test (01/05/10)
Out of 10 businesses where an underage buyer tried to purchase cigarettes, 10 refused to sell. That's the results of a tobacco compliance check run by the Le Mars Police Department in cooperation with the Iowa Beverages Division Tuesday, Dec. 29, according to a police report...
Blackhawks best Eagles to go 10-0 (01/05/10)
The Hinton girls basketball team kept its record unblemished and collected its first win of 2010 on Monday. The Blackhawks (10-0) used four quarters of even scoring to hand the visiting Eagles of Lawton-Bronson a 59-43 loss in Hinton. Mackenzie Small was on fire from the charity stripe as 15 of her team-high 21 points game from free throws. The lone senior for the Blackhawks was 15-for-17 at the free throw line to lead the squad, which was 33-for-39 on the night...
Readers pick top game, performance, photo of 2009 (01/05/10)
Last week, the Daily Sentinel sports staff featured the top 10 games, individual performances and photos of 2009. Readers were encouraged to go online and vote for their pick for the top game, performance and photo. Nearly 200 total votes were cast in the three polls and the results are in...
Hinton falls to L-B in non-conference play (01/05/10)
trying season continued for the Hinton boys basketball team as the Blackhawks dropped a 65-39 decision to Lawton-Bronson at home on Monday. Tyler Stuerman recorded his fourth double-double of the season as he scored 11 points and pulled down 10 rebounds...
Lehner earns coaching honors after first season at N-F (01/05/10)
Dana Lehner accumulated a lengthy list of accomplishments as a three-sport athlete at Le Mars Community High School (1998-2002). She continued her success collegiately as a member of the Briar Cliff University basketball team from 2002-06. Now the Le Mars native can add another honor to the list: Coach of the Year...
Jean M. Blakely (01/05/10)
Jean Marie Blakely, 86, of Iowa City, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at Atrium Village in Hills, following a brief illness. Jean was born April 5, 1923, at Prairie Rose in rural Shelby County, Iowa, the daughter of Alvin L. and Sylvia Mae (Rold) Christensen. After graduating from Harlan High School in 1940, she married Floyd T. Blakely Aug. 13, 1941. Floyd and Jean farmed at Harlan until 1951 when they moved to Le Mars...
Misery loves company (01/05/10)
2010 has begun with some real old-fashioned January weather, the type we have not seen for many years. Saturday morning's low of -23 literally took one's breath away. The December's two snowstorms and subsequent smaller snows have kept everyone busy finding places to pile the white stuff. ...
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