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Stories from Tuesday, March 22, 2011

EPA will drill three new wells near coal gas site (03/22/11)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be back in Le Mars this month to dig three new study wells. Their purpose: to examine the impact of a former plant that burned coal to produce gas for heating and lighting about a century ago. The EPA notified the City of Le Mars a crew would be in town March 28 to drill three new groundwater wells to help map whether contaminants have spread from the site in northeast Le Mars and, if so, how much...
Grassley in Kingsley Wednesday (03/22/11)
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley plans to stop in Kingsley tomorrow (Wednesday) as part of an 18-county tour. Grassley's Plymouth County stop will be at Kingsley's Community Center at 207 E. First St. from 8-9 a.m. Grassley works to meet with constituents in all of Iowa's 99 counties every year he represents Iowans in the U.S. Senate...
Big Sioux swells above flood stage in Akron (03/22/11)
The Big Sioux River in Akron is up -- but not to record flood stage levels predicted earlier thanks to little precipitation and slower than expected snow melt. Two to three weeks ago forecasts indicated the Big Sioux could reach levels up to or over 23 feet, said Mike Gillispie, hydrologist with the Sioux Falls National Weather Service...
City website seeks citizen help in spotting potholes (03/22/11)
With the snow melted, a new street hazard is showing up: potholes. The City of Le Mars is asking for people's help in locating the rough spots so they can be fixed. And now there's an easier way to make city staff aware of potholes -- on the city's website...
Temporary closures on east 12th Street (03/22/11)
A portion of 12th Street Southeast in Le Mars will be closed off and on starting today (Tuesday) for the city to remove several trees. The portion that will be closed at times during a two-week period is the stretch of 12th Street (C-30) from Seventh Avenue East to 14th Avenue East...
Museum hosts program on Brunsville Sunday (03/22/11)
Images of historic Brunsville will be in the spotlight at the Plymouth County Historical Museum this Sunday. The 2 p.m. program will be in the museum's Music Room. Lynn Chenoweth, a member of the Brunsville City Council, will present the slides of Brunsville...
College Athlete Update (03/22/11)
Throughout the season, the Le Mars Daily Sentinel will provide updates on former local athletes plying their trade at the college level. Baseball Morningside College: Tyler Candor, a Le Mars alum, has started 21 of the 23 games in which he has appeared for the Mustangs (13-11). Candor is hitting. .277 with five doubles and six RBI...
'Dogs compete at Lakes indoor meet (03/22/11)
Jays receive awards (03/22/11)
Jays compete at Dordt College Invite (03/22/11)
The Gehlen Catholic boys and girls track teams competed at the 14th Annual High School Co-Ed Invitational on the campus of Dordt College in Sioux Center on Monday. Mackenzie Kellen led the Lady Jays as she finished third in the long jump with a leap of 14 feet, 6.25 inches. Kellen added a third place finish in the 200-meter dash as she finished in 31.04 seconds...
Lady Bulldogs receive awards (03/22/11)
Kingsley-Pierson Panthers (03/22/11)
Roster Adam Sitzmann Clint Donaldson Corey Becker Austin Lohse Brandon Sitzmann Joe Turner Brodie Spink Matt Steffen John McNaughton Tyler Campbell Michael Nasers Cole Simons Zach Pratt Jerret Spink Levi Utterback Sectional place-winners Matt Steffen Sr...
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