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Stories from Monday, February 7, 2011

We will not forget (02/07/11)
Le Mars firefighters carefully carried the 30-by-58 foot folded flag and held it as it was hooked to the aerial ladders and slowly unfurled in the gentle breeze. Veterans, firefighters, first responders, American Legion members, family members of those currently serving on active duty and other residents, young and old, gathered in the parking lot to see the flag fly...
With spring, antiques return to Le Mars (02/07/11)
Spring Fever Antique Show and Separate Flea Market April 8, 9 and 10 at the Le Mars Convention Center, upper and lower levels Early Bird Event: 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 8 - cost $10 Antique show and flea market: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 9; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 10 - cost $2, good all weekend...
Dads & Pancakes (02/07/11)
A Gehlen Catholic dad squeezes out some syrup for a student at the new Dads & Pancakes event at the school on Friday. As part of last week's Catholic Schools Week, fathers and grandfathers of Gehlen students made and served pancakes to the children.
Sentinel earns high honors among Iowa newspapers (02/07/11)
The Le Mars Daily Sentinel took second place in its class at the annual Iowa Newspaper Association's convention this weekend. The Le Mars newspaper participated in the Iowa Newspaper Association's 2011 Better Newspaper Contests and earned enough points to take second place in the overall General Excellence category for daily newspapers with a circulation of up to 9,999. The Muscatine Journal earned first place in the class...
Fire puts two in hospital, totals garage (02/07/11)
Two people were brought to Le Mars' Floyd Valley Hospital -- and one was transferred to a Sioux City hospital -- after a space heater caused a garage fire in Le Mars Friday. At 9:04 a.m., the Le Mars Fire-Rescue Department was called to 325 7th St. S.W., which is owned by Gwen Berkenpas and rented by Joy Madsen...
Clear sidewalks and mailboxes, post office urges (02/07/11)
Post Office representatives are asking Le Mars area residents to clear the snow and ice from mailboxes and the pathway to them. "We have had a couple of places we've had to stop delivery to," said Le Mars Postmaster Dan Kelly. The request is for both city and rural residents...
Wilma E. Groth (02/07/11)
Wilma E. Groth, 93, of Kingsley, died early Monday morning, Feb. 7, 2011, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. Thoughts, stories and condolences may be directed to the family through the www.mauerjohnsonfh.com website...
Kathy Jo Heuertz (02/07/11)
Kathy Jo Heuertz, 48, of rural South Sioux City, Neb., died Thursdday, Feb. 3, 2011, of an apparent heart attack at her residence. Kathy was born Feb. 14, 1962, in Sioux City, the daughter of Virgil M. and Helen L. (Morgan) Hesse. She grew up in the Hubbard area and graduated from high school. She attended one year of college. She married Jerry Yacevich. She was a letter carrier in Sioux City for 19 years...
Lawrence 'Larry' L. Miles (02/07/11)
Lawrence "Larry" L. Miles, 72, of Dell Rapids, S.D., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at his home in Dell Rapids. Larry was born March 5, 1938, in Chester, S.D., the son of Harold and Evelyn (Birnbaum) Miles. He attended school and graduated from Egan in 1956...
Don and Bev Delperdang (02/07/11)
Don and Bev Delperdang of Remsen celebratee their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 4, 2011. A private dinner was held in their honor Feb. 5 at the Country Club in Remsen. Cards may be sent to the couple at 10736 Quest Ave., Remsen, Iowa 51050. They are the parents of eight children: Joe of Sioux City, Deb Koch of...
Don't leave rural America behind (02/07/11)
Changing times and technology are catching up with the U.S. Postal Service, as e-mail, online bill pay and other electronic services take over for "snail mail." New Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe, who was sworn into office earlier this month, wants to cut 7,500 administrative jobs through attrition, including those of postmasters...
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