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Stories from Monday, February 28, 2011

Survey results: What's hot and what's not in Le Mars (02/28/11)
Local leaders say the results of a community survey are positive for Le Mars but also show areas of potential growth. With about 1,100 responses from people ages 13 and up, the survey -- offered last summer -- asked people who live and/or work in Le Mars what they think the community needs, how those things should be paid for, and where the community is doing well...
Dialysis center's first patient ready to go (02/28/11)
Bob Lampe doesn't really consider himself a pioneer. He just considers himself lucky. The Le Mars man has been chosen to be the first dialysis patient at the Le Mars Area Dialysis Services (LADS) center. "I'm thrilled, really," Lampe said, adding that he may start as soon as Wednesday. "It's a pretty big deal to me."...
New name for Wells' Dairy (02/28/11)
Le Mars' largest employer is updating its name. The company formerly known as Wells' Dairy, Inc. will now be known as Wells Enterprises, Inc. "As our company continues to move forward as a leading manufacturer in ice cream and frozen novelties, we felt the time was right to adjust our name to more adequately reflect our business," a Friday news release from the company stated...
SHAPING THE EARTH (02/28/11)
Students in Jane Snyder's second grade class at Kluckhohn Elementary mold homemade clay into landform models. After studying a unit entitled "Landforms," the students got to make their own clay projects, which each had to include a lake, hills, an island, mountains, a peninsula, an ocean, a river and plains. Snyder had parents volunteer to come in and help with the projects, which the students will complete Wednesday when they paint the models...
LCS vocal groups present winter concert (02/28/11)
The Le Mars Community High School vocal music department will present its Winter Concert Tuesday in the middle school auditorium. Five vocal groups will present music selections in the 7:30 p.m. concert. The concert will offer music of a lighter nature, according to Randy Ewing, director of the vocal groups...
Schools pique new reporter's interest (02/28/11)
As the newest reporter at the Le Mars Daily Sentinel, LeAnn Johnson's focus is on the classroom. She spends much of her time in the schools covering stories there, in addition to helping report other news. "I'm excited to work in the schools. To meet the students, teachers and faculty," Johnson said...
No. 2 Crusaders cruise past 'Dogs 76-50 (02/28/11)
SIOUX CITY -- In the one-and-done fashion of the Iowa high school basketball playoffs, the occasional upset ensures the best team isn't always the one moves on. But the second-ranked Bishop Heelan boys basketball team left little doubt who the better team was as the Crusaders moved one step closer toward an historic state title three-peat with a dominating, 76-50 verdict over Le Mars in the Class 3A Substate 1 final at Sioux City North High School...
Bulldogs say 'good-bye' to six seniors (02/28/11)
Any coach will tell you that the toughest part of the season comes when it ends and the coach has to say good-bye to his senior class. Le Mars coach Dave Irwin said as much outside the locker room on Monday, as he reflected on a six-member senior class that finished its final year with an 18-6 record and the Bulldogs' first district title since 2007...
Donald Deiterman (02/28/11)
Donald Deiterman, 83, of Merrill, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Matt Schumacher (02/28/11)
Matt Schumacher, 44, of Le Mars, died suddenly Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at his home. Matthew Martin Schumacher was born Dec. 30, 1966, in Sioux Falls, S.D., the son of Albert Schumacher and Ellen Dianne Martin. As a child and as a young man he was creative, compassionate, adventurous, and fiercely independent...
Anthony 'Tony' Ruhland (02/28/11)
Anthony "Tony" Ruhland, 90, of Le Mars, died suddenly Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, while visiting his daughter in Apple Valley, Minn. Arrangements are with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expression of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Dan Searls (02/28/11)
Dan Searls, 87, of Akron, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Daniel James Searls was born Feb. 3, 1924, in Akron, the son of Howard and Kristine "Mamme" (Christensen) Searls. He attended school northeast of Akron at Searls Country School. Following his schooling, he began farming with his family...
The nuts and bolts of new energy (02/28/11)
Ever since the first Arab oil embargo in 1973, Americans have been talking and talking and talking about finding secure, renewable forms of energy. Relative calm in the Middle East (until this year) and fluctuating supply and demand for oil kept energy prices low for many years. Lulled into a false sense of security and relative prosperity, very little was done to lessen our dependence on foreign energy sources...
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