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Stories from Monday, October 11, 2010

Filmmaker captures Iowa National Guard in action (10/11/10)
A California film maker with a connection to local soldiers has spent some time in the training field with the Iowa National Guard. And he brought his camera. Tristan Dyer, of Ventura, Calif., was born and raised in coastal Maine, and joined the U.S. Army after graduating from high school in 2000...
Gehlen King and Queen (10/11/10)
Gehlen Catholic School's 2010 Homecoming Queen Megan Tentinger and King Mitch Christoffel celebrate after the coronation Friday afternoon. The Gehlen Jays defeated the Wildcats 38-28 on the football field during the homecoming game Friday night.
Kingsley woodworker steps out on his own (10/11/10)
As a boy, Pete Schieuer sat at the end of the bench in his parents' shop and watched. Later he helped by nailing boards together. As a 28-year-old, Schieuer is back at the bench, standing side by side with his father, Loren Schieuer of Schieuer Woodworks at Pierson...
Absentee voting in Remsen, Hinton this week (10/11/10)
Plymouth County voters can cast absentee ballots in places other than the courthouse this week. Absentee voting for the 2010 general election will be offered from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at satellite locations in Remsen and Hinton. All Plymouth County precinct ballots will be available in both locations, so all registered county voters can vote in either city...
Hazmat collection nets nearly 5 tons (10/11/10)
A Hazardous Material Collection Day for Le Mars residents brought in 9,317 pounds of materials. A total of 126 residents dropped off items that ranged from old paint to insecticide to brake fluid to batteries last week. "I think the event was extremely successful. They normally get about 30 people," said Le Mars' Assistant City Administrator Bill Cole...
Drive Safely Work Week focuses attention on dangers of distracted driving (10/11/10)
Safe driving requires more than just hands on the wheel. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 80 percent of accidents and 65 percent of near-crashes involve some form of driver distraction occurring within three seconds before the vehicle crash...
Jays improve on '09 WEC finish (10/11/10)
The conditions were ideal and the Gehlen Catholic boys cross country team took advantage by finishing second among the six complete teams at Monday's War Eagle Conference meet at Sanborn Golf and Country Club. The finish is two notches better than last year's fourth-place finish, which was run at Hawarden after the first snowfall of the 2009-10 winter...
Lady Jays place third at WEC meet (10/11/10)
By Jesse Geleynse Sports Editor The Gehlen Catholic girls cross country team finished third at Monday's War Eagle Conference meet at Sanborn Golf and Country Club. Unity Christian won the meet with 22 points. Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn recorded 71 to best the 85 put up by the Lady Jays...
Le Mars passes on televising game (10/11/10)
Fans of the Le Mars football team will not be able to watch the Bulldogs on television unless Le Mars reaches reach the state finals. Ordinarily, that is the case. But Le Mars fans could have had a chance to watch their team much earlier than that. This is the second season that Kevin Hurley of Riverbend Video Production (RVP) has teamed with Curtis Anderson to tape their "Game of the Week" on Friday night. The game then airs on Saturday at noon on myKPTH 44.2...
Lady Panthers defeat Aurelia 3-0 (10/11/10)
K-P's Keely Collins hammers a kill past the Aurelia defense during Monday's 3-0 win. The Lady Panthers started with a 25-12 win in game one before taking game two 25-14. K-P rallied from behind to win game three 25-22.
Rockets rush past Panthers 55-27 (10/11/10)
Every time Kingsley-Pierson threatened, Josh Bohnenkamp answered. The senior quarterback had a hand in all eight touchdowns as district-leading Remsen-Union thumped second-place Kingsley-Pierson 55-27 on Friday in Remsen. Bohnenkamp rushed 18 times for 234 yards and five touchdowns while completing 8-of-16 pass attempts for 143 yards and three more touchdowns...
No. 5 Lady Jays fall to No. 4 Crusaders in CYO title match (10/11/10)
Something was missing from Sunday's CYO tournament at Gehlen Catholic--the Lady Jays' head coach, Mike Meyer, who is recovering from injuries sustained in a car accident last Thursday. But that didn't stop his fifth-ranked (Class 1A) squad from accomplishing their goal of playing in the championship match for the second year in a row...
Le Mars stifles SB-L demons (10/11/10)
The Le Mars football team has finally exorcised its Sergeant Bluff-Luton demons. The Bulldogs scored 24 second half points to turn a four-point halftime lead into a 31-10 win over the Warriors on Friday in Sergeant Bluff. The win, which comes after losses to SB-L the previous two seasons, sets up Friday's game with No. 6 and district leading Bishop Heelan...
Bouma rushes to school-record 367 yards as Jays defeat Wildcats 38-28 (10/11/10)
At the "Coaches Corner" radio show on Saturday morning, Taylor Wurth looked at the stat sheet and smiled when he was asked what he did the night before. "Handed the ball off a lot," the senior quarterback said. The All-State signal-caller only attempted five passes in Friday's 38-28 homecoming win over Woodbury Central, completing three of them for 64 yards...
Le Mars spikers go 2-4 at Clearview Classic (10/11/10)
The Le Mars Community volleyball team boosted its confidence with a couple of key wins at Saturday's Clearview Classic volleyball tournament hosted by Western Christian. The Lady Bulldogs knocked off Class 2A's sixth-rated Pella Christian Eagles before tallying a win over MOC-Floyd Valley. Le Mars went 2-4 on the day...
West Sioux gets past A-W in district play (10/11/10)
Akron-Westfield football coach Graham Lundt thought his team's contest with rival West Sioux would come down to one possession. His prediction proved prophetic, but the Westerners came down on the wrong side of that possession in a 29-22 loss to the Falcons on Friday in Class A district football action...
Blackhawks post third straight shutout win (10/11/10)
To say the Hinton football team has a stingy defense is something of an understatement. The Blackhawks' 10-0 win over Lawton-Bronson on Friday was Hinton's third consecutive shutout and the starting defense has not given up points since September 10, in a 34-21 win over Manson-NW Webster. Westwood's two touchdowns the next week came against the reserves in that 71-13 Hinton win...
St. Mary's outlasts L-M 51-50 (10/11/10)
The Remsen St. Mary's football team survived a Laurens-Marathon squad by a 51-50 margin on Friday in eight-man football action. With just two weeks remaining in the regular season, the win ensures the Hawks a spot in the postseason. Cody Colling completed 10-of-13 passes for 110 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for one score himself...
Local anglers reel in second-place catch (10/11/10)
(Photo contributed) Fishing partners John McAllister, of Oyens, and Jim Royer, of Woodbine, placed second in the Nebraska Walleye Association tournament at Lewis and Clark reservoir on October 3, 2010. Their five-fish catch weighed 13.15 pounds. Thirty-five Nebraska Walleye Associations teams participated in the tournament...
Thelma R. Schweitzberger (10/11/10)
Thelma R. Schweitzberger, 98, of Kingsley, died early Friday morning, Oct. 8, 2010, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the United Methodist Church in Kingsley with the Rev. Roger Kurtenbach and the Rev. ...
Esther M.C. Renken (10/11/10)
Esther M.C. Renken, 90, of Le Mars, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Esther M.C. Brunken was born May 19, 1920, on the family farm in Elgin Township, rural Plymouth County, Iowa, the daughter of Herman and Mary (Lubben) Brunken. Esther was raised in Plymouth County and went to country school in Elgin Township...
Paul Hoppe (10/11/10)
Paul Hoppe, 85, of Le Mars, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at his home in Le Mars. Prayer service will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. The Rev. Gary Landsness will officiate. The body has been cremated. Visitation with the family present will be from 5 p.m. until the service time Thursday at the funeral home...
Otto 'Junior' Herbold (10/11/10)
Otto "Junior" Herbold, 90, of Char-Mac Assisted Living in Lawton, and formerly of Moville and Kingsley, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at the St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. The Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley is assisting Junior's family with his funeral arrangements...
Norbert 'Nubs' Gotto (10/11/10)
Norbert "Nubs" Gotto, 82, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Norbert Matheau Gotto was born June 6, 1928 in Remsen, the son of Bernard and Anna (Schleis) Gotto. Nubs was raised in the Remsen area and attended school and graduated from Union Consolidated, rural Plymouth County...
Rose Marie Fisher (10/11/10)
Rose Marie Fisher,73, Sioux City entered into eternal life Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 at her residence surrounded by her family following a lengthy battle with cancer. Rose was born Oct. 7, 1936, in Sioux City, the daughter of Burley and Gladys (Copenhaver) Bishop. Rose attended Sioux City schools. Rose married Richard Fisher Sr. June 8, 1957. in Sioux City. The couple lived and raised their family in Sioux City, except for nine years they lived in St. Joseph, Mo...
Elizabeth L. 'Betty' Deiterman (10/11/10)
Elizabeth L. "Betty" Deiterman, 89, of Le Mars, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Matt Hewitt will celebrate. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Jeanette Bradley (10/11/10)
Mrs. Jeanette Bradley, 76, of Maryville, Mo., was called home to God and her beloved husband Arnold on Oct. 7, 2010. Mrs. Bradley was born Oct. 17, 1933, in Red Oak, Iowa. She was the last surviving child of William Reilly and Gladys Rogers. She moved at a young age with her family to Hamburg where she spent many idyllic years as a child and young adult...
Good idea, bad timing (10/11/10)
It's a good idea, but probably couldn't have been proposed at a worst time. The reason, as usual, is money. President Obama is calling for kids to be in school longer each day, and longer each year, in an effort to give American students the preparation they need to compete overseas student...
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