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Stories from Monday, May 3, 2010

LCHS Prom 2010 (05/03/10)
Hinton students, officials kick-off construction of new school (05/03/10)
Hinton Community School elementary students watched officials dig up shovels of dirt breaking ground for their new school Friday. Larry Williams, Hinton Community Schools interim superintendent, explained to the children the ground-breaking ceremony is the traditional first step in construction...
Apartment fire leaves family homeless (05/03/10)
No one was injured after a 2 year old playing with a lighter started a fire in the family's apartment Saturday. The Le Mars Fire Department was called at 9:03 a.m. to a third-floor apartment fire at 327 Memorial Drive. Upon arrival the occupants of the two-bedroom apartment had evacuated and the fire was somewhat contained, said Le Mars Fire Chief Wayne Schipper...
Tour of homes starts with cottage by Cleveland Park (05/03/10)
Four houses built by members of the Nemmers family, longtime Le Mars residents, and historic church St. Joseph's Catholic Church will be on the annual Historic Tour of Homes and Churches this Saturday in Le Mars. The tour is sponsored by the Le Mars Historic Preservation Commission, which this year partnered with the Le Mars Arts Center...
Primary election absentee ballots now available (05/03/10)
Absentee ballots for the June 8, 2010 Primary Election are now available for Plymouth County voters. The absentee ballots are available at the auditor's office at the Plymouth County Courthouse during regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday to vote in person...
Tilley leads Lady Jays to second at River Valley (05/03/10)
The Gehlen Catholic girls track team raced to a second-place finish at River Valley on Friday evening. Rachel Tilley won the lone individual gold for the Lady Jays, who netted 109 points on the night. Tilley's spin of 121-11 was good for first in the discus. The senior placed second in the shot put with a toss of 34-8...
Le Mars' Miller wins No. 1 singles title (05/03/10)
Natalie Miller swept the No. 1 singles bracket to lead Le Mars to a third-place team finish at the Lakes Conference tennis meet on Saturday in Le Mars. The senior went 5-0 in singles play to capture the league title and earn All-Lakes Conference honors...
Ahlers leads Bulldogs to second place in Lakes (05/03/10)
The Le Mars boys tennis team braved blustery conditions to finish second at the Lakes Conference tennis tournament on Saturday in Spencer. Host Spencer - the only team to defeat the 'Dogs this season - won the event with 16 points. Le Mars was next with 13 and Storm Lake was third with 11. Cherokee (10), Storm Lake (six), and Estherville-Lincoln Central (4) completed the team scoring...
Krier's gold leads Hawks at MMC (05/03/10)
Krier's gold leads Hawks at MMC By Bethany Kroeze Sports Editor The Remsen St. Mary's girls placed fourth in the team standings at a competitive meet hosted by Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn on Friday. "It was good competition and the weather was pretty nice," RSM girls coach Craig Hoffman said. "I really like some of the performances the girls were able to turn in, especially with (regionals) coming up in about two weeks. I was encouraged to see where we're at."...
Hinton edges Gehlen by one point at River Valley Invite (05/03/10)
The Hinton boys track team bested Plymouth County rival Gehlen Catholic by a single point to place second in team standings at the River Valley Invitational on Friday in Correctionville. The Blackhawks, who totaled 100 points at the meet, collected a trio of gold medals and scored double points in several events on the night...
Dowling leads 'Dogs at Storm Lake (05/03/10)
The Le Mars boys golf team finished seventh at the 12-team Storm Lake Invitational with a team score of 351 on Saturday at Lake Creek Golf Club. Kuemper Catholic won the Invite with a team score of 311. Spencer was second at 327 and Algona took third with 340...
Miller jumps career-best to lead A-W (05/03/10)
By Jesse Geleynse Sports Editor The Akron-Westfield boys track team placed fifth at a seven-team track meet hosted by Boyden-Hull on Friday in Hull. Anthony Miller jumped a career-best 19-6 to finish second in the long jump. Christopher Carlson finished second in the 400 hurdles in a season-best 57.90 seconds...
Raymond W. Sherlock (05/03/10)
Ray Sherlock, 73, of Merrill, died Thursday April 29, 2010, at his rural Merrill farm home from complications with congestive heart disease. Raymond Walter Sherlock was born May 24, 1936 on a farm near Remsen, the son of Julius and Anna (Nilles) Sherlock. He grew up in the Remsen area and received his education from St. Catherine's Parochial School in Oyens and St. Mary's High School in Remsen...
Donna Miller (05/03/10)
Donna Miller, 74, of Ida Grove, died Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove. Born Jan. 21, 1936, in Le Mars, Donna Mary Ellen Miller was the daughter of Donald and Gladys (Laux) Carrico. She was the adopted daughter of Wilbur and Amy Augusta (Tupper) Laux. Donna grew up and received her education in Le Mars, then earned her teaching certificate at Westmar College. She furthered her education at Buena Vista College and continued learning throughout her life...
Wendell A. Rhodes (05/03/10)
Wendell A. Rhodes, 86, of Le Mars, died today (Monday), May 3, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Merrill United Methodist Church in Merrill. The Rev. Ted Stowers will officiate. Burial will follow at the Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. ...
Arden Brown (05/03/10)
Arden Brown, 94, of Akron, died Sunday, May 2, 2010, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Akron. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Friday with the family present after 6 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Tragedies must not derail exploration (05/03/10)
There's been some bad news on domestic energy production this past month. The explosion on a British Petroleum (BP) oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico last month has resulted in the loss of 11 lives and the resulting oil leak is now wreaking havoc on gulf coast states...
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