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Stories from Friday, February 18, 2011

Route 3 Tire to move to former Wal-Mart property (02/18/11)
A move will mean a larger space for a downtown business and additional real estate development for Le Mars. Route 3 Tire owner Don De Waard recently purchased the south portion of the former Wal-Mart store on Highway 75 North with the plan of relocating the tire business...
Iowa same-sex marriage public vote debate stalls (02/18/11)
The Iowa House voted to give Iowans a chance to decide what constitutes marriage -- but the Senate most likely won't discuss the issue. Iowa Senate Majority Leader Democrat Mike Gronstal has indicated he won't allow the bill to be debated on the Senate floor...
Rally for state wrestlers (02/18/11)
The LCS wrestling cheerleaders rally Thursday at the state wrestling tournament. Today (Friday) Akron-Westfield wrestler Chet Utesch advances to the Class 1A semifinal round and Kingsley-Pierson wrestler Matt Steffen will hit the mats in the consolation quarterfinals. Le Mars' Chris Stevenson ended his season with a 29-7 record at state, dropping both his matches Thursday...
Supervisors discuss garage's fate (02/18/11)
The fate of a garage north of the new Plymouth County Courthouse annex building remains unknown. The Plymouth County Supervisors Tuesday discussed whether to sell the building or to relocate it to Hillview Recreation Area for the conservation department's use...
City seeks federal dollars for airport building (02/18/11)
The City of Le Mars is seeking federal dollars to construct a building at the airport to house new snow removal equipment. If approved, a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant would pay 95 percent of the costs to build the 40-by-50 foot steel building...
City hall, library closed for Presidents Day (02/18/11)
For Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 21, the Le Mars City Hall and the Le Mars Public Library will both be closed. They will resume their normal hours on Tuesday. All offices in the Plymouth County Courthouse, including the clerk of courts, will be open during their regular hours Monday...
Mary Lee Holland (02/18/11)
Mary Lee Holland, 81, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars after a lengthy battle with Type II Diabetes. Mary was born to Thomas and Alice Wright and raised in Red Oak. She graduated from Red Oak High School. After school she set out on her own briefly in the working world with administrative jobs in Des Moines, Chicago, and San Francisco before finding her way back home to Red Oak. That is when she met her husband to be, Paul Holland...
John T. Kneip (02/18/11)
John T. Kneip, 57, of Oyens, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at Good Samaritan Society of Le Mars. John Thomas Kneip was born Aug. 5, 1953, in Le Mars, the son of Loren and Mary (Kelly) Kneip. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Oyens. He attended grade school at St. Catherine's School and graduated from Remsen-Union High School in 1971...
Yes, things are getting better (02/18/11)
Positive changes sometimes occur gradually. As we come out of winter and work our way towards spring, the days grow longer by a few minutes each and every day. Most experts agree that the best way to achieve permanent weight loss is to lose a small amount on a regular basis...
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