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Stories from Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Harvest Hollow Fun (10/13/10)
Patricia Sitzmann decides to have her grandfather help her carry the pumpkin she picked -- the largest one she could find -- at Harvest Hollow, which is just southeast of Le Mars. The family also enjoyed the petting zoo, pony rides and more.
School district buys lot adjoining high school property (10/13/10)
The Le Mars Community School District will acquire property north of the high school following action by the board of education Monday. The board approved a real estate contract to purchase the south 70 feet of Lots One and Two in Block 24 in South Side Addition to the City of Le Mars...
Mobile bathroom model gives ideas on accessibility (10/13/10)
It's a bathroom on wheels. Actually, the trailer that will be on display during the Well Aware Health Fair next Wednesday is more of a model. Inside the fully-accessible trailer are two different bathroom setups -- giving viewers ideas on how to create a bathroom that doesn't put people with a disability at a disadvantage...
Treats, activities at Hillview Saturday (10/13/10)
Ghosts, goblins, ghouls, witches -- get ready for some Halloween fun at Hillview Recreation Area Saturday. The third annual Halloween at Hillview will include kids trick-or-treating in the Deer Ridge Campground from 6-8 p.m. and activities during the day...
Vote for visitor's guide cover child begins (10/13/10)
Voting begins today (Wednesday) to choose the new cover child of the 2011 Chamber Visitor's Guide and Business Directory. Voting continues through Friday, Oct. 22. Ballots and photos of the 12 semi-finalists can be found on page 13 in today's (Wednesday's) Le Mars Daily Sentinel...
The Le Mars Daily Sentinel presents its Game of the Week No. 6 Bishop Heelan at Le Mars (10/13/10)
It is probably fair to say that Friday's contest is the most anticipated on the Le Mars football team's 2010 schedule. Like last year, Bishop Heelan will descend on Jim Lorenzen Field as the district leader. Like last year, the Crusaders have a No. 6 ranking in the Class 3A Associated Press poll. And like last year, Le Mars will be looking for its first win over Heelan since 2006...
Week 8 Football - Around Plymouth County (10/13/10)
Previews for the Week 8 games of six Plymouth County teams.
Week 8 Football - In the Spotlight (10/13/10)
Players to watch in Week 8 games
Kinney's run lifts Le Mars JV team past B-H/RV 14-7 (10/13/10)
The Le Mars JV football team got a big run from Travis Kinney in the fourth quarter as the Bulldogs defeated Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 14-7 on Monday. Kinney, who led the team with 91 yards on eight carries, raced 73 yards to give the Bulldogs the winning touchdown...
Le Mars freshman team defeats B-H/RV (10/13/10)
Eli Engebretson gave the Bulldogs their first lead of the contest with a 26-yard run in the third quarter. Blair Sloan secured the victory with a 72-yard touchdown run later in the quarter. Levi TeBrink found Chris Hatting on the conversion pass to give the Bulldogs a 26-14 advantage...
Three Le Mars runners earn All-Lakes honors (10/13/10)
Becca Clay tied her brother on Tuesday with her second appearance on the All-Lakes Conference cross country team. Next year, she'll get the chance to surpass him. Clay, who finished 12th overall in 16:44.30 joined teammates Marissa Marek (sixth in 16:33.49) and Meredith Rand (14th in 16:49.47) on the All-Conference team as the Lady Bulldogs finished third overall...
Borchers leads Bulldogs at Lakes meet (10/13/10)
A year after the Le Mars cross country team placed four members on the All-Lakes Conference team, Kyle Borchers found himself alone. The Bulldogs senior finished seventh overall in 17:36 and was the lone All-Conference honoree as Le Mars placed fifth as a team at Tuesday's Lakes Conference meet at Spencer Municipal Golf Course...
Lady Rockets drop WEC match to Eagles (10/13/10)
Remsen-Union dropped a 3-1 War Eagle Conference match to the visiting Eagles of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn on Tuesday. "Tonight was a battle," R-U head coach Kelly Weiler said. "We struggled putting up the blocks. We gave (MMC) a lot of easy bals that they were able to capitalize on."...
Blackhawks top Lady Westerners 3-0 in WEC play (10/13/10)
The Hinton volleyball team knew it would be dealing with a tenacious team when it traveled to Akron-Westfield for War Eagle Conference action on Tuesday. "They are a scrappy team," Hinton coach Kate Ortegren said. "We knew we had to make our offense as quick as possible so that maybe they wouldn't be set when we attacked. Our girls did a great job with that."...
Hawks fall to Knights (10/13/10)
Remsen St. Mary's fell victim to fifth-ranked (Class 2A) Unity Christian in War Eagle Conference action Tuesday. The Hawks lost a 3-0 decision to fall to 4-6 in the league. RSM fell 25-18 in each of the first two games before losing 25-15 in game three...
Fifth-ranked Gehlen hammers HMS 3-0 (10/13/10)
Fifth-rated (Class 1A) Gehlen Catholic had little trouble improving its War Eagle Conference record on Tuesday. The Lady Jays surrendered just 19 points in their 3-0 win over Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn, winning games one and three 25-7 with a 25-5 win in game two...
Lady Bulldogs collect 3-0 win over Tigers (10/13/10)
The Le Mars volleyball team improved to 4-2 in Lakes Conference play with a 3-0 win over visiting Spencer on Tuesday at Carey Gym. The Lady Bulldogs claimed the first game by a 25-19 margin and won game two 25-21. Le Mars clinched the match with a 25-15 win in game three...
Remsen Thunderbolts win Super Bowl (10/13/10)
Fifth and sixth grade football players from Remsen will never forget where they were on 10/10/10. The Thunderbolts football team collected a 16-8 win over Battle Creek-Ida Grove-Odebolt-Arthur (BCIGOA)in the Fourth Northwest Youth Football League (NYFL) Super Bowl, played at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake...
Le Mars Black Storm celebrate season (10/13/10)
Sister Florence Vaske, OSF (10/13/10)
Sister Florence Vaske, OSF, 81, of Dubuque, formerly of Remsen, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at Holy Family Hall Infirmary. Services will be 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Mount St. Francis Chapel in Dubuque. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque, Ill...
Eva P. Scott (10/13/10)
Eva Pearl Scott, 96, of Hinton, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Demco Community Center in Boyden. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, rural Primghar. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the Demco Community Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in Sioux Center...
Evelyn Otto Rogness (10/13/10)
Evelyn Otto Rogness, 80, of Woodbury, Minn., died peacefully Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. Evelyn was born in Le Mars. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. Survivors are her children, Deborah (Mark) Kliewer, Ruth (Scott) Miner, Rebecca (Dallas) Obenland and Jon (Carol); grandchildren, Alaine, Katherine, Jason, Jacob, Jessica, Sarai, Richard, Rachel, Leah, Zak and Tori; great-grandchildren, Alily, Dominick, Melene and Malachi; a brother, Norman (Karen) Otto; many nieces, nephews and other loving family members and friends.. ...
Merlin Ideker (10/13/10)
Merlin A. Ideker, 88, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, following a two-year battle with cancer. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton, with the Rev. Steven Stoll officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton, with a prayer service at 7 p.m...
John T. Dodds Jr. (10/13/10)
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Craig Collison will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday), with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a parish vigil service at 7 p.m., at Larkin Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Home in Sioux City...
Justin and Katie Frericks (10/13/10)
Katie Paskert and Justin Frericks were united in marriage June 12, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. The Rev. Bill McCarthy officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony. Katie is the daughter of Tony and Tammy Paskert of Remsen. Justin is the son of Randy and Kim Frericks of Remsen...
Smith-Schroeder (10/13/10)
Tanya Smith and Preston Schroeder, along with their families, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Tanya is the daughter of Kathy Harper of Lead, S.D., and the late Tom Harper. Preston is the son of Sharon Sitzmann of Le Mars and the late Paul Schroeder...
Miller-Mohning (10/13/10)
Krysta Miller and Jake Mohning of Le Mars announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Krysta is the daughter of Darrin and Renee Minar and Mark and Michelle Miller, of Le Mars. Jake is the son of Louie and Kathy Mohning of Remsen and Jerry and Susan Peitzmeyer of Fremont, Neb...
Think fast -- really fast (10/13/10)
The U.S. Department of Transportation has designated this week Drive Safely Work Week to raise awareness of and call attention to distracted driving and the very real danger that exists every time we get behind the wheel. You may recall from drivers education class, an automobile driven incorrectly can be a very efficient killing machine. With many vehicles weighing in at over a ton, the inertia of the vehicle creates a force that will do a great deal of damage...
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