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Stories from Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Memorial Day Memories (06/01/10)
The rifle volley at Le Mars' Memorial Day ceremony was a little too much for one tike's ears -- but not enough that he wanted to leave his front row seat watching the riflemen. With more than 1,000 American flags fluttering in the breeze, the ceremony on the Plymouth County Courthouse was ablaze with color as well as sound...
Four injured in accident north of Westfield (06/01/10)
Four teens were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 12 at about 12:37 p.m. Friday. At least one person received life-threatening injuries in the accident, according to a Plymouth County Sheriff's report. Those hurt in the accident were Alexander Russell Waterbury, 19, of Akron, Cody Richter, 16, of Akron, Nicole Wardrip, 15, and Spencer Wardrip, 13, both of the same Westfield address...
Fire destroys barn, camper (06/01/10)
A fire in rural Le Mars engulfed a barn within a matter of minutes. A barn and a motorhome on the property of Leon and Nancy Holzman, 22382 Lake Avenue, were engulfed in flames Friday, May 28. The Holzman's son-in-law received some small burns on his arm, but otherwise no one was injured, according to Leon...
Three run unopposed for supervisor seats (06/01/10)
(Editor's note: This is the first of a three-day feature on the June 8 primary election candidates.) Three candidates will face no opponents in the June 8 primary for positions on the Plymouth County Board of Supervisors. Jack Guenthner is seeking the District 1 position for the first time, while Craig Anderson and Don Kass are seeking re-election to the board...
Tour de Plymouth 2010 bicycle ride is June 19 (06/01/10)
Plymouth County Cyclists are making final plans for the third annual invitational bicycle ride. The ride, called Tour de Plymouth, will be one of many family events that are part of Le Mars Ice Cream Days celebration June 16-19. The ride will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 19 at the Hy-Vee parking lot...
Remsen Derby dedicated to long-time driver (06/01/10)
Ken Rhodes was a derby man. He drove demolition derby cars for more than 30 years, making a name for himself at derbies all around the area. Although Ken died in December 2009 due to complications after a hip surgery, he will live on at the Remsen Derby, which is being held this year in his honor...
Second-ranked Stars defeat 'Dogs 9-3 (06/01/10)
The Le Mars baseball team dropped a non-conference contest 9-3 to defending Class 4A state champion Sioux City North on Friday in Le Mars. Damek Tomscha belted a three-run home run in the top of the seventh to help the Stars pull away after the 'Dogs had cut North's lead to two runs and pitched a perfect seventh for the save...
K-P Softball Tournament (06/01/10)
K-P Tourney Local Scores Gehlen 9, Kingsley-Pierson 4 Lawton-Bronson 4, Gehlen 3 Gehlen 12, Westwood 4 Akron-Westfield 11, OABCIG 0 A-W 3, Newell-Fonda 1 RSM 13, Westwood 7 RSM 14, Kingsley-Pierson 1 RSM 12, Lawton-Bronson 2 Kingsley-Pierson 7, SC West 6...
K-P rips 16 hits in win over Central Lyon (06/01/10)
The Kingsley-Pierson baseball team pounded out 16 hits as it salvaged the second game of its own Invitational on Saturday, defeating Central Lyon 12-4. Brandon Bainbridge pitched a complete-game five-hitter and allowed just one earned run while striking out four...
Hawks rip Wolverines 15-0 in four (06/01/10)
Remsen St. Mary's senior Jennifer Feller tossed a no-hitter as the Hawks cruised to a 15-0, four-inning War Eagle Conference win over South O'Brien Friday night in Paullina. The senor fanned three in four innings of work. Feller helped herself at the plate with a 3-for-3 performance that included three RBIs...
Bundy leads A-W past West Sioux 16-5 (06/01/10)
Tanner Bundy earned the win on the mound and helped himself at the plate as the Akron-Westfield baseball team defeated West Sioux 16-5 in six innings on Friday in Hawarden. Bundy struck out nine in four innings of three-hit baseball to pick up the win. He also finished 3-for-4 at the plate with a home run, two doubles, four RBIs and four runs scored...
Le Mars' Ahlers takes seventh at state tennis (06/01/10)
Mike Ahlers finished up his tennis season with a seventh-place finish at the Class 1A state tournament on Saturday at Byrne's Park Tennis Center in Waterloo. "That's a pretty awesome finish for a junior - I'm very proud," Le Mars coach Bill Dalton said. Ahlers defeated Davenport Assumption senior John Rohlf 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 1-0 (4) in the fifth-plate match...
Blackhawks top Lady Rockets 6-2 in War Eagle Conference play (06/01/10)
Hinton evened out its War Eagle Conference record with a 6-2 win over Remsen-Union on the road in Remsen on Friday. The Blackhawks (1-1 WEC) used five hits and five Lady Rocket errors to plate six runs. Shannon Miller singled home Rileigh Burke to give Hinton a 1-0 advantage after the first inning...
2010 State Golf Preview Hinton girls hit the links at state tourney (06/01/10)
The Hinton girls golf team will begin play on Tuesday in its fourth consecutive state golf tournament on Tuesday at the River Valley Golf Course in Adel. The Blackhawks are still looking for the team state title that eluded them by a single place in 2007 and 2008...
RSM lights up South O'Brien 20-6 (06/01/10)
The Remsen St. Mary's baseball team belted three home runs as the Hawks routed South O'Brien 20-6 on Friday in Paullina. "It was a good win," RSM coach Jim Klein said. "South O'Brien is a good ball club. They're well-coached and have a lot of upperclassmen. I'm sure they were disappointed, but their coach is going to have them playing very well by the end of the year."...
Blackhawks pound Rockets 13-1 in War Eagle action (06/01/10)
The Hinton baseball team claimed a 13-1 win over Remsen-Union on Friday in Remsen. Adam Struve pitched six innings of scoreless baseball for the Blackhawks while striking out four and allowing four hits. He also helped himself at the plate with a pair of doubles, a run scored and two RBIs...
Rockets claim 14-4 win over Wolverines at MMC tourney (06/01/10)
The Remsen-Union baseball team split a pair of contests on Saturday the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn tournament. The Rockets opened with a 14-4 win over River Valley. Jake Scheitler pitched a complete game seven-hitter to pick up the win. Scheitler allowed three earned runs and struck out 11...
Lady Jays receive track and field awards (06/01/10)
The Gehlen Catholic girls track and field team celebrated a successful season at an awards banquet on Friday evening at the school. The Lady Jays, who sent five events to state this spring, won four team titles and were runners-up four times at meets this spring, including a second-place team showing at the CYO meet and a third-place finish in the War Eagle Conference. ...
Lawrence Roling (06/01/10)
Lawrence Roling, 98, of Remsen, died Friday, May 28, 2010, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Lawrence was born Feb. 15, 1912, at rural Remsen, the son of Fred and Mary (Reisberg) Roling. He was raised in the Remsen area and attended St. Mary's Catholic School in Remsen...
Lynn Marie Flanagan (06/01/10)
Lynn Marie Flanagan, 57, of Sheldon, formerly of Marcus, died Thursday, May 27, 2010, at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center following a brief illness. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. The Rev. ...
Duane H. Clifton (06/01/10)
Duane Hugh Clifton, 79, of Westfield, died Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) at Morningside Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Homes in Sioux City. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City, with military rites conducted by the American Legion Post of Akron. Visitation will be 1 p.m. to service time Tuesday at the funeral home...
Keeping the change (06/01/10)
Another economic report with mixed news came out last week. The report on personal income and spending showed that personal incomes rose slightly and that consumers are holding on to their money. Personal incomes rose 0.4 percent in April, and consumer spending remained flat from March. The Commerce Department report showed that the flat spending level was the worse in seven months...
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