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Stories from Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Troops to leave for Afghanistan in October (04/07/10)
The date is set. About 3,000 Iowa National Guard soldiers -- including about 100 based in Le Mars -- will mobilize between July 29 and Aug. 8 to prepare for an about nine month deployment in Afghanistan in mid-October. Col. Tom Staton, who will command the brigade, delivered the news Tuesday at a townhall meeting in Sioux City for soldiers, family and friends...
City calls on property owners to check sump pumps (04/07/10)
Le Mars property owners with an improperly installed sump pump could face a fine in their future. Sump pumps used in homes and businesses became a focal point Tuesday for Le Mars City Council members as Ron Kayser, wastewater superintendent, shared his concern over the high water flows coming into the Le Mars Wastewater Plant...
Local church choirs join together for festival (04/07/10)
It started with an idea to bring together choirs from Le Mars area churches to share their musical talents. The 15th Annual Choir Festival will bring the sound of musical anthems at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 11, at Presbyterian United Church of Christ, 858 Seventh Ave. S.E. in Le Mars...
Officials seek solutions for mailboxes hugging county roads (04/07/10)
Safety. That's the main issue with mailboxes sitting too close to paved Plymouth County roads. The Plymouth County Supervisors and Barry Snyder, customer service supervisor at the Le Mars Post Office, discussed solutions to the problem Tuesday. "There aren't a lot of regulations specifically for customers to place their box because rural delivery started in Le Mars back in 1900," Snyder said. ...
K-P/WC boys claim team title (04/07/10)
The Kingsley-Pierson/Woodbury Central boys team made the most of its outdoor debut. Rolling up 200 team points, K-P/WC bested the nearest competition by 71 points to win the team title at Monday's MMC co-ed meet. Starting in the field events, the squad collected points early. Michael Allner won the high jump with a height of 5-10 while teammate Tyler Sudbeck cleared 5-0 to place fourth...
K-P/WC girls place second at MMC (04/07/10)
The Kingsley-Pierson/Woodbury Central girls fell six points short of the top team finish at Monday's MMC co-ed meet. Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn won the meet with 130 points and K-P/WC placed second with 124. Krista Phelps started the meet with first place finishes in both the discus (107-4) and the shot put (32-10)...
Rockets fall to Jays in WEC golf dual Monday (04/07/10)
Cam Kuchel won a two-hole playoff to earn overall medalist honors for Remsen-Union at Wednesday's War Eagle Conference golf meet between the Rockets and Gehlen. "Cam really impressed me with his play and composure at his first meet," R-U coach Robin Niles said...
Bernice M. Rogers (04/07/10)
Bernice M. Rogers, 89, of Le Mars, died Monday April 5, 2010, at The Abbey of Le Mars, following a lingering illness. Bernice Mae Rogers was born Feb. 17, 1921, in Britt, the daughter of James F. and Bernadette (Liddy) Rogers. She moved to Le Mars with her family as a young girl and received her education in Le Mars, graduating from Le Mars Central High School. ...
Brianne and Jeffrey Felts (04/07/10)
Brianne Rae Neville and Jeffrey Richard Felts exchanged marriage vows Sept. 19, 2009, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Sioux City. The bride is the daughter of Monette and John Harbeck of Sioux City and Vince and Kris Neville of Austin, Texas. The bridegroom is the son of Rick and Janell Felts of Le Mars...
Heissel-Warner (04/07/10)
Kevin Heissel of Le Mars, Joseph and Kristi VanDam of Austin, Texas, and Douglas and Laura Warner of Coralville, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Carissa Heissel and Karl Warner of North Liberty. The couple is planning a June 12, 2010, wedding at the First United Methodist Church in Iowa City. The reception will be held at Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City...
Henry-Downing (04/07/10)
Doug and Sandy Downing of Le Mars and John and Peggy Henry of Bellevue, Neb., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Michael Downing and Alexandria Henry. The couple is planning a May 29, 2010, wedding in Bellevue. Alexandria is a 2005 graduate of Bellevue Community Schools and a 2010 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in education...
Keeping our side of the deal (04/07/10)
On Thursday night, community leaders will gather at the National Guard Armory in Le Mars to sign a covenant of support for service members and their families in the community. A Community Covenant is a formal affirmation of support by state and local communities to military service members and their families, whether Active, Guard or Reserve...
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