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Stories from Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Akron's container gardens to promote healthier Iowans (05/11/10)
Akron area residents have less than a week left to throw their names in a hat to claim a container garden. The about 3-foot-tall, 3-foot-long and 2-foot-deep container gardens come already planted with five vegetables in moisture and fertilizer enriched soil...
End of an era: Retiring principal, teachers share memories (05/11/10)
Editor's note: This is the second of two stories featuring 16 educators retiring from Le Mars Community Schools this year. Dave Horken, elementary principal at Franklin and Clark Schools Years teaching at LCS: 27 Years teaching at other schools: Taught sixth grade at Newolden, Minn. five years, assistant elementary principal in Denison two years, elementary principal in Creston five years...
Library to offer money investment tips (05/11/10)
The Le Mars Public Library will offer classes this fall to teach people to be smart investors. The six-week "Smart investing at your library" program includes three classes to choose from: "Starting Out" for Generation X, "Building Up" for Baby Boomers and "Making It Last" for retirees...
West Sioux edges Hinton to take WEC tourney crown (05/11/10)
The Hinton girls golf team finished second at Monday's War Eagle Conference golf tournament. Originally scheduled to be contested over 18 holes in Sergeant Bluff, the meet was moved to Primghar and just nine holes were played. West Sioux earned the team title with a team score of 194, nine strokes ahead of the Blackhawks...
Betsworth snags All-Lakes honors to lead Lady 'Dogs (05/11/10)
The Le Mars girls golf team finished fourth at Monday's Lakes Conference meet despite playing without two of its varsity six, who were out sick. Spirit Lake claimed the tournament title with a team score of 360. Le Mars carded a 419. Megan Betsworth shot a 94 to finish seventh and earn All-Conference honors for the Lady Bulldogs...
Gerald Herman (05/11/10)
Gerald Herman, 84, of Villisca, died Saturday, May 8, 2010, at Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak. Gerald Virgil Herman was born Jan. 14, 1926, west of Le Mars, the son of Harvey and Mabel (Gabel) Herman. He attended rural school in Plymouth County and high school in Le Mars...
Kenneth E. Renken (05/11/10)
Kenneth Erwin Renken, 83, of Prescott Valley, Ariz., died Thursday, May 6, 2010, at Kindred Hospital in Peoria, Ariz., following a brief illness. The son of Carl and Marie (Ahrendt) Renken of Le Mars, Ken spent his early years on the family farm. He entered the Army Jan. 22, 1946. After his honorable discharge he returned to farming and married Beverly Schuette...
Hospitality has many benefits (05/11/10)
Nearly every day, people come to our community. Some come to shop, some come to eat, others come to visit. They all spend money, either at a shop, eating establishment or a gas station. Whether they are simply passing through or are coming back because of a great meal or superb shopping experience, their economic impact can not be denied...
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