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Stories from Tuesday, December 21, 2010

SHARE Iowa food program combines giving and receiving (12/21/10)
The SHARE Iowa program offers packages of meat, fresh fruits and vegetables and other staples at a discounted price to anyone interested -- as long as they are willing to put in two hours of volunteer service in their community. The program is available in Le Mars through sponsorship from the local Assembly of God church -- Rock Solid Assembly...
Tree of Love party comes to Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars (12/21/10)
Christmas presents, music and sweet treats made for a fun Tree of Love party Monday afternoon at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. The Tree of Love party is a project of Sioux City television station KTIV, Channel 4, which partners with a local care center and business to provide gifts for all the residents of the care center...
Deserving Martfeld featured as 'Unsung Servant' (12/21/10)
When the Rev. Janis Christensen received an email from "Presbyterians Today" magazine asking for nominations for "unsung servants" -- dedicated church members who actively serve behind the scenes, quietly carrying out the work of Jesus Christ -- she couldn't help but think, "This sounds like Eddie."...
Floyd Valley Hospital shares Christmas dinner (12/21/10)
In keeping with the spirit of the holiday season, the staff of Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars would like to invite those who would otherwise be alone on Christmas to share Christmas dinner with them in the hospital cafeteria. The free Christmas Day dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 25...
Chamber Coffee cancelled Wednesday (12/21/10)
The Chamber Coffee scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 22, at Mr. P's Pizza and Sports Grill has been cancelled. The next Chamber Coffee will be Wednesday, Dec. 29, at the Body Shop Fitness from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Raymond Arens (12/21/10)
Raymond Arens, 85, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at the Touchstone Living Center in Sioux City. Raymond Nicholas Arens was born Sept. 26, 1925, on the family farm north of Remsen, the son of Paul and Mary (Strohbeen) Arens. Ray attended school at Remsen St. Mary's Catholic School. Following school he worked on the family farm prior to entering the military...
Peggy Searls (12/21/10)
Peggy Searls, 86, of Akron, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Frances "Peggy" Schreiber was born July 9, 1924, in South Sioux City, Neb., the daughter of Edward and Dolly (Huffman) Schreiber. Peggy received her education in South Sioux City and graduated from South Sioux City High School. Following her schooling, she went to work as a clerk for the Dakota County Courthouse and later worked as a secretary for C.J. Auto dealership in Sioux City...
James 'Jim' Sitzmann, Sr. (12/21/10)
James "Jim" Valentine Sitzmann, Sr., 80, of Le Mars, died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, with his family at his side, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. James Valentine Sitzmann was born April 26, 1930, in Le Mars, the son of Arnold and Olive (Strub) Sitzmann. Jim attended Trinity Catholic School in Sioux City...
Blame it on the clown (12/21/10)
As we grow closer to Christmas, a time when we strive for peace on earth and goodwill towards men, it is somehow uniquely American and a tragic sign of the time we live in that a class action lawsuit be filed over toys, ten days before Christmas. The lawsuit is only partially about toys. It is really about marketing of toys to promote other products and the death of parenting in America...
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