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Stories from Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ahlers and Bainbridge reign as fair queen and king (07/29/10)
Kristen Ahlers of Le Mars was crowned fair queen and Andy Bainbridge of Kingsley was crowned fair king of the 2010 Plymouth County Fair. The queen and king were announced to a packed crowd in the Pioneer Village Wednesday evening, on the first day of the fair...
'Pie Lady' rolls out 150 pies every year at fair (07/29/10)
Many know Carol Kabisch as the "Pie Lady." That's because the Kingsley woman makes 150 pies every year for the 4-H Food Stand at the Plymouth County Fair. For about 10 years she's been making pies, mostly rhubarb -- strawberry rhubarb, blueberry rhubarb, cherry rhubarb...
Scout offers overnight fun camp to military families (07/29/10)
People interested in volunteering can visit the website www.mac-bsa.org/camp_details.aspx?ID=1136 or call Dawn or Spenser at 712-541-5032. For more information on the event email eaglebound23@hotmail.com. To register to attend the camp, visit https://macsecure.waittinteractive.com/forms/form45.aspx.
Shed fire destroys equipment (07/29/10)
Equipment was destroyed in a machine shed fire east of Le Mars Wednesday, but no one was injured. The Le Mars Fire-Rescue Department was called to Doug Langel's property, at 35713 C-30 at 7:26 p.m. When firefighters arrived, they encountered a single-story wood frame shed with flames coming from the building, according to a press release from Fire Chief David Schipper...
Supervisors rent former DHS offices (07/29/10)
The Plymouth County Supervisors Tuesday approved leases with existing renters at the former Department of Human Resources building in Le Mars. A one-year contract with Parent Partners and a two-year contract with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation were approved...
2010 baseball Recaps - Akron-Westfield Westerners (18-11, 15-7) (07/29/10)
Offensive leaders Batting average Hits Runs RBIs Doubles Triples Home runs Pitching leaders Wins ERA (minimum four appearances) Strikeouts War Eagle Conference First team Second team Honorable Mention Class 1A All-Northwest District First Team Second Team...
Sports Briefing (07/29/10)
Sports Briefing Softball A-W's Parkinson earns MVP honors from Pizza Ranch FORT DODGE -- Akron-Westfield junior Sarah Parkinson was named the Pizza Ranch State Softball Tournament MVP for her outstanding play as the Lady Westerners captured the Class 1A state title...
Trapshooting Scores (07/29/10)
Results from July 26 Shooting 25 straight: Bernie Evers, Eric Berkenpas, Lonny Willer, Randy Paulsen, Kevin Massmann, David Goosen, Larry Schlichting, Scott Lauters. Shooting 24: Monte Onken, Al King, Kent Lundquist, Lonny Willer, Randy Paulsen, Steve Hansen, David Goosen, Monte Onken, Kevin Foley, David King, Dale Lisle...
Bulldog football mini-camp begins August 4 (07/29/10)
The LCHS football mini-camp for boys in grades 9-12 will begin Wednesday, August 4, 4:00 p.m., in the LCHS Little Theater. Each day, for the first three days, we will meet in the Little Theater to explain training, safety, leadership, and equipment issues, followed by practice in the evening. Practice will run from 4-8 p.m...
Le Mars Sprint Triathlon set for September 11 (07/29/10)
LE MARS, Iowa--On Saturday September 11, 2010, the City of Le Mars YMCA, Le Mars Hy-Vee and Wells Blue Bunny are proud to present the Le Mars Sprint Triathlon. The triathlon will be taking off at 9 a.m. with a 300-yard swim in the Le Mars Outdoor Pool. ...
Edna M. Dunne (07/29/10)
Edna M. Dunne, 94, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center in Kingsley. Edna Margaret Groepper was born Jan. 3, 1916, at Quimby, the daughter of Adolph and Katie (Rochau) Groepper. At an early age, Edna moved with her family to the Remsen area where she received her education in the rural school system. ...
Lois Jean Frank (07/29/10)
Lois Jean Frank, 78, of Le Mars, died Monday, July 26, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Lois Jean Campbell was born May 14, 1932, in Akron, the daughter of Truman and Doris (Kanago) Campbell. She graduated from Akron High School and continued her education at Wayne State Teachers College in Wayne, Neb. ...
Clara Smithson (07/29/10)
Clara Smithson, 95, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Clara's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
It's not the heat.... (07/29/10)
....it's the humidity. How many times have we heard this chestnut? How wealthy could we be if we received 5 every time we heard or said this complaint about summer weather in Iowa? Well, if we factored in the "at least it's good for the corn" and invested the royalties conservatively, we might be able to supplement our retirements...
Summer child care challenges (07/29/10)
Ask any parent that has children at home what their least favorite time of the year is, and we will wager that summer is the top answer given. It is a fact of life today that in many households, two-parent or single parent, the parents work. Arranging for child care is always a challenge, but the extra hours required during the summer provide additional challenges...
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