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Stories from Monday, April 18, 2011

Spring brings full slate of city street projects (04/18/11)
Street construction projects along 12th Street Southeast and Lincoln Street Southwest are only the beginning of the roadwork drivers will see around Le Mars this year. Construction season is beginning, and there's plenty to do, according to City Administrator Scott Langel...
On the hunt (04/18/11)
(Sentinel photo by Magdalene Landegent) Grace Brush, left, a resident of Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars, urges on 4-year-old Madilynn Sneller, of Le Mars, during an Easter egg hunt in one of the care facility's new wings Saturday. Residents helped children find eggs, then they shared cookies in the dining room...
2011 Friends of Gehlen Ball to thank many for support (04/18/11)
The 2011 Friends of Gehlen Catholic Ball highlights the importance of all who have contributed to the Gehlen Catholic. The ball will be held Saturday, April 30, at the Le Mars Convention Center with two levels of musical entertainment along with several new features...
Ten Commandments judge plans Le Mars stop (04/18/11)
The former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice who was removed from office after refusing to follow a federal judge's order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the state's courthouse will be in Le Mars this week. Roy Moore, who is anticipated to launch a presidential exploratory committee, will be hosting a meet and greet event in Le Mars Thursday...
Rejoice! free meal set for Wednesday (04/18/11)
This week Rejoice! Community Church is hosting its third Banquet, and everyone is welcome. The free meal with free food to take home will start at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 1320 Third Ave. S.E., in Le Mars. All are invited to enjoy food and fellowship and encouraged to bring family and friends...
Portz to hold free vocal recital (04/18/11)
Danika Portz, a 2007 Remsen St. Mary's alum and a senior at Drake University, will be hosting a free recital Saturday, April 23. The 2 p.m. concert is open to the public and will be held in the Remsen Union School auditorium. "It's a way for me to say 'thank you' to all of my family and friends who have been so supportive of me and my passion for music over the years," Portz says of her recital...
Joan Wilson run set for April 30 (04/18/11)
The annual run honoring the memory of the late Joan Wilson is slated for the last Saturday in April. The race, organized by the Friends of Joan Wilson, honors the woman who died in a hit-and-run accident while running on a gravel road near her home northwest of Le Mars in May 2004...
Jays defeat rival Hawks on the links (04/18/11)
REMSEN -- The Gehlen Catholic boys golf team braved the weather to gut out a 178-206 win over rival Remsen St. Mary's on Monday at Remsen Golf Course. Dylan Kneip earned medalist honors with a 40, while Derek Bretey was the runner-up with a 42 for the Jays (2-0, 2-0)...
Blackhawks brave cold to place fifth (04/18/11)
ORANGE CITY -- The weather wasn't ideal. The temperatures hovered in the low-to-mid 40's and the precipitation ranged from a light drizzle to a steady rain. But the Knight Relays ran from start to finish on Monday afternoon in Orange City. "That's spring in Iowa," Hinton coach Steve Diediker said. "You gotta take what you get because you don't always get what you want."...
Bulldogs race to fourth place finish (04/18/11)
ORANGE CITY -- The Le Mars Community boys track team battled through a chilly, raining evening to place fourth in the Class A team standings at Monday's Unity Christian Knight Relays in Orange City. The Bulldogs crossed first in a pair of relays, starting with the 4x800 relay during the second running event of the meet...
Rain halts Le Mars girls tennis match at Storm Lake (04/18/11)
STORM LAKE -- The Le Mars girls tennis team saw its meet at Storm Lake halted due to rain on Monday. The Lady Bulldogs were leading 4-3 in completed matches, but trailed in the two remaining doubles matches when play was halted. Carolyn Ahlers opened with a 10-3 win at No. 1 singles while Erica Westhoff won 10-1 at No. 2...
Lady 'Dogs chip in fourth place finish at Sioux City North Invite (04/18/11)
SIOUX CITY -- The Le Mars girls golf team finished fourth at the eight-team Sioux City North Invite on Monday. Heelan won the tournament with a team score of 214. The Lady Bulldogs recorded a team score of 229, just one stroke back of third-place Sioux City East and three back of second-place North...
Rain suspends Le Mars tennis match against Storm Lake (04/18/11)
Sitzmann shoots medalist round in Lady Jays' season debut (04/18/11)
REMSEN -- Lauren Sitzmann led Gehlen Catholic with medalist honors as she carded a 47 in the season debut for the Lady Jays. Mollie Nemmers was the runner-up with a 48 as the Lady Jays recorded a team score of 211. Remsen St. Mary's does not field a full team and cannot register a team score...
Monlux shoots runner-up round of 51 to lead K-P girls to second (04/18/11)
MAPLETON -- The Kingsley-Pierson girls golf team finished second at Monday's Western Valley Conference meet in Mapleton. Sabrina Monlux led the Lady Panthers and was the runner-up medalist as she carded a 51. Danielle Groepper shot a 53 and Erin Klaschen added a 54. Brooke Wilson added a 65 to wrap up counting scores...
Shaune Hodgson (04/18/11)
Shaune Hodgson, 47, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at a Sioux City hospital. Shaune Eileen Hodgson was born July 9, 1963, in Le Mars. She was the fourth of eight children born to John and Patricia (Butler) Hodgson. She was baptized in August 1963 at St. James Catholic Church. Shaune attended and graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School with the Class of 1981...
Elsiena J. Bos (04/18/11)
Elsiena Bos, 92, formerly of Hartley, died Friday, April 15, 2011, at the Bethany Lutheran Home in Sioux Falls, S.D. Elsiena Jeanetta was born to Jacobus and Gertrude (Bonnes) Hofland. She was raised on the family farm northeast of Orange City. On Feb. ...
Hildred G. Hollinger (04/18/11)
Hildred G. Hollinger, 90, of Merrill died Friday, April 15, 2011, at Regency Square Care Center in South Sioux City, Neb. Hildred G. Hollinger, daughter of Ira R. and Maude J. (Butcher) Golden, was born Jan. 25, 1921, in Onawa. She attended school in Rodney and Onawa, graduating from Onawa in 1939. She moved to Sioux City where she worked on the assembly line at Wincharger and then Zenith before retiring...
Jack and Ernestine Guenthner (04/18/11)
Jack and Ernestine Guenthner of Le Mars will observe their 40th wedding anniversary April 24, 2011. The couple will celebrate their ruby event with a trip to Jamestown and Newport, R.I., and a gathering with their family in June. The couple has two children and four grandchildren: a son, Dr. Scott and Shannon Guenthner of Indianapolis, Ind., and their children Evan, Grace and Katherine and a daughter, Amy and Adam Wirdzek of Nashville, Tenn., and their daughter, Audrey...
What to do during a tornado (04/18/11)
As we Iowans learned last weekend, in the spring and summer months tornadoes can pop up at any time, without much warning, when severe weather conditions are ripe for their formation. We all must learn to take such life-threatening situations much more seriously, and following these precautions will surely help...
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