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Stories from Thursday, February 24, 2011

Student designs traditional look for Remsen St. Mary's chapel (02/24/11)
Most high school students spend their summers soaking up the sun and trying to make some money. Remsen St. Mary's senior Simon Pick, however, spent his summer refurbishing the school's chapel. "I just thought it'd be nice to give it a face-lift," Simon said...
Vander Plaats seeks local support for 'pro-family' push (02/24/11)
Every government policy decision affects families, according to Bob Vander Plaats. The Sioux City businessman and president and CEO of The FAMiLY LEADER shared this view with a small group gathered at Habitué coffee shop in Le Mars Wednesday. "A pro-family vision for America, it's not just about the sanctity of human life. ...
St. Joseph watercolor on Pheasants Forever auction (02/24/11)
A watercolor painting of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars by local artist Glenda Drennen is a featured item on the 2011 Pheasants Forever annual auction. The auction is part of the chapter's annual banquet set for Saturday, March 5, at the Le Mars Convention Center...
LCS to host information night for juniors, parents (02/24/11)
High school juniors and their parents are invited to an informational night about college and future decisions. The event will be 7 p.m. Monday, March 7, at Le Mars Community High School in the cafeteria. A presenter from the College Planning Center will speak to juniors and their parents about pertinent information regarding decision-making for the future...
Museum to celebrate Craig's history with music (02/24/11)
Accordion music will open the program year at the Plymouth County Historical Museum Sunday, when the museum salutes the City of Craig on its 100th birthday. The 2 p.m. program was rescheduled from last Sunday, due to wintry weather. Carla Drost, of Hospers, who has played at all the Art Pahl Accordion Fests since they began nine years ago, will open the afternoon with accordion music. She will return to the museum for the Ninth Annual Art Pahl Accordion Fest April 3...
Joyce K. Barnable (02/24/11)
Joyce Kathleen (Zimmerman) Barnable, 87, of Bloomington, Calif., and a former Le Mars area resident, died Monday, Feb. 14, 2011. Burial will be at 9:45 a.m. Friday, March 4, at Green Acres Memorial Park in Bloomington, Calif. Arrangements under the direction of Green Acres Memorial Park and Mortuary, Bloomington, Calif...
Marlo S. June (02/24/11)
Marlo S. June, 78, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Marlo Stanley June was born Jan. 30, 1933, in Pipestone, Minn., the son of Stanley Le Roy and Ruth May (Kemnitz) June. As an infant, Marlo and his family moved to Merrill, Iowa. ...
Want more children? Get a puppy to see for sure... (02/24/11)
Only four more days left in February. The month sure seemed to zoom on by, didn't it? I think it was aided a great deal by the fact that we didn't receive a great deal of snow. Sure, we got some, but nothing compared to the pile drivers of last winter...
Wasting a good crisis? (02/24/11)
As we watch events unfold in Libya as citizens seek to topple Col. Moammar Khadafy's 40 year rule, we have very mixed emotions. While we support the natural right of people to live in freedom and self-governance, we can't help but wonder how many people will use the Libyan, Egyptian and Tunisian struggles as an excuse to make some money...
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