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Stories from Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Abandoned vehicles keep police busy (06/22/10)
Vehicles left on public roads and property can become a headache for law enforcement. Declaring vehicles abandoned per state law requirements can be a lengthy process, according to Plymouth County Sheriff's Deputy Jim Lubben, a vehicle abatement officer...
Merrill alumni continue all-school reunion tradition (06/22/10)
The purple and gold will be out in force as alumni of Merrill High School hold their all-school reunion July 2-5, 2010, at their old school, now the Merrill Civic Center. The reunion is open to any alumni or former students of Merrill High School, which graduated its last class in 1959...
Police to hold lottery for $5 bike sale (06/22/10)
Wannabe bike owners can put their name in a hat for a chance to buy a used bike for $5. The Le Mars Police Department is holding a sale for stolen or abandoned bicycles next Wednesday, June 30. The sale, which includes bikes recovered in the past 12 months, will be hosted at the police department...
National Night Out takes place Aug. 3 (06/22/10)
The Le Mars Police Department is co-sponsoring the "27th Annual National Night Out" (NNO) crime and drug prevent event Tuesday, Aug. 3. Le Mars neighborhoods are encouraged to spend the night outside from 7 to 10 p.m. to unite in the fight against crime...
Rural Merrill woman offers collectible 'junque' (06/22/10)
When Mary Jane Holck was 17, she stepped into a flea market for the first time. And she fell in love. With old things. This month, Holck opened Mary Jane's Country Store in rural Merrill to share that love with anyone who stops by. The small store, near her home on K-42 about 1 mile southeast of Merrill, is like walking into a three-dimensional collage...
RSM's Feller fans eight in one-hit shutout victory (06/22/10)
Jennifer Feller tossed a one-hit shutout as Remsen St. Mary's collected a 10-0, six-inning War Eagle Conference win over visiting South O'Brien on Monday evening. The Hawks took a 4-0 lead in the first and added a single run in the third to lead 5-0 before plating five more in the bottom of the sixth to end the contest...
Blackhawks claim 11-1 win over Rockets in five innings (06/22/10)
The Hinton baseball team claimed an 11-1 win in five innings over Remsen-Union on Monday in War Eagle Conference baseball action. Lathen Hasler earned the win in his first varsity start as he allowed one earned run on two hits. He struck out three and walked four...
Davis pitches A-W past West Sioux (06/22/10)
Top-ranked (Class 1A) Akron-Westfield won its 20th game of the season with a 10-0, six-inning shutout of West Sioux in War Eagle Conference play Monday. Brandi Davis tossed a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts. The sophomore did not walk a batter in the win...
Bulldogs stomp out Midgets 9-1 in Lakes play (06/22/10)
This time there was no late-inning collapse. The Le Mars baseball team avenged a nine-inning loss to Estherville-Lincoln Central on June 2 with a 9-1 win on Monday in Estherville in Lakes Conference baseball action. The last time the teams met, the 'Dogs and Midgets went into extra innings before Le Mars coughed up eight runs in the top of the ninth inning to lose 14-6...
No. 9 SB-L uses three-run sixth to defeat Gehlen 6-2 (06/22/10)
Costly errors in the bottom of the sixth inning proved the undoing of the Gehlen Catholic softball team in Monday's 6-2 War Eagle Conference loss at Sergeant Bluff-Luton. "We had one bad inning with a couple of errors," Gehlen coach Patty Hatting said. "That set the tone for them to score extra runs."...
Wesselman's RBI single lifts RSM past SOS 7-6 (06/22/10)
Michael Wesselmann drove in the game-winning run with a walk-off single with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Remsen St. Mary's baseball team squeaked out a 7-6 win over visiting South O'Brien on Monday in War Eagle Conference baseball action...
K-P falls to OA-BCIG (06/22/10)
Kingsley-Pierson dropped a 10-2 Western Valley Conference decision on the road at OA-BCIG Monday. Todd Bottorff was 2-for-3 while Travis Neumann added a 2-for-4 plate performance. Tate Rohde doubled while Ryan Mercer and Tyler Campbell each had singles...
Lady 'Dogs drop 3-1 Lakes game at E-LC (06/22/10)
Le Mars fell victim to Class 2A No. 11 Estherville-Lincoln Central in a Lakes Conference road game on Monday. The Lady Bulldogs scored a single run in the top of the seventh inning in the 3-1 loss. Kirstie Ruhland singled to lead off the final frame. She scored on Erica Westhoff's groundout to the shortstop...
Westerners rip Falcons 13-3 in six (06/22/10)
The Akron-Westfield baseball team dispatched rival West Sioux 13-3 in six innings on Monday in War Eagle Conference baseball action in Akron. Mitch Hedlund earned the win on the he mound as he allowed three runs - two earned - while striking out five and walking none...
Jays fall to eighth-ranked Warriors (06/22/10)
The Gehlen baseball team saw its brief two-game winning streak snapped on Monday as the Jays lost an 8-0 decision at Class 3A No. 8 Sergeant Bluff-Luton. Mitch Christoffel took the loss as he allowed eight earned runs on 11 hits. He struck out five and walked two...
Akron-Westfield Softball Classic (06/22/10)
Scores from the Akron-Westfield Softball Classic June 19...
It's officially summer (06/22/10)
After a gorgeous weekend full of activities, Summer officially arrived early Monday morning. As if on cue, gasoline prices rose 10 cents a gallon on Monday. We guess that makes it official. Gasoline prices have made it a curious spring. The usual "we are switching from heating oil to summer blend gasolines" price hikes were not as extreme, and failed to stick. Even the take-it-to-the-bank guaranteed price increase for Memorial Day failed to materialize...
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