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Stories from Monday, April 11, 2011

Hinton soldier helps win Afghanistan firefight, escapes injury (04/11/11)
It was close. Very close. And the mark from the bullet that grazed Jeremy Henrich's skin proved it. Henrich, a 24-year-old Iowa National Guardsman from Hinton, played a key role in a firefight with insurgents in a steep ravine in eastern Afghanistan last week...
Gehlen Prom 2011: Out of this world (04/11/11)
Following the 2011 Gehlen Catholic High School promenade, students returned to the gym decorated in the thene "Alien Invasion" for a time when family and friends could take pictures. Brittany Flack and Scott Schlesser pose before the ET themed cutout Saturday night...
Hammered with hail (04/11/11)
Dennis Folkema, of Le Mars, picked up these large hailstones in southeastern Le Mars Saturday evening. Another resident reported that similar stones broke shutters and siding on his home. The heavy hail pelted parts of Iowa, and the National Weather Service reported 10 tornadoes, with the most severe striking Mapleton in Monona County in western Iowa, damaging more than 100 homes...
Legislators, locals debate ethanol, nuclear energy bills (04/11/11)
Local legislators Rep. Chuck Soderberg and Sen. Randy Feenstra talked about everything from ethanol to EPA regulations with Plymouth County residents Saturday. The legislators addressed a handful of citizens' concerns and questions during a public forum at the Le Mars Public Library...
Iowa House to honor World War II veterans (04/11/11)
The Iowa House of Representatives recently announced it will be honoring World War II veterans next Monday, April 18 in the House Chamber in the Iowa State Capitol building. At the 1 p.m. event, legislators will consider a resolution honoring Iowa's World War II veterans...
Water shut off near Gehlen Tuesday (04/11/11)
The Le Mars Water Department will be shutting off the water main from Highway 3 and Sixth Avenue to First Street and Sixth Avenue Northeast after school on Tuesday between 3:30 and 4 p.m. The department will be changing the 8-inch main south of O'Brien-Yoerger Drive...
Ronald Mullally (04/11/11)
Ronald Mullally, of Le Mars, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Eugene James Russell (04/11/11)
Eugene James "Gene" Russell, 87, of Sioux City, and a Plymouth County native ,was welcomed to Eternal Life Friday, April 8, 2011. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Sioux City with the Rev. Gary Snyder officiating. ...
Norma L. Hartman (04/11/11)
Norma L. (Spies) Hartman, 86, of Hinton, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at a Sioux City nursing home. Funeral ervices will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hinton United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Neva Thorn Perdue officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today (Monday), with the family present 6 to 8 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City...
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