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Stories from Wednesday, June 29, 2011

LCS board OKs resolution to start ISL process (06/29/11)
Le Mars Community School District board members Monday took the first step to potentially implement an Instruction Support Levy (ISL) in the district. The ISL is a tax levied for use by school districts to provide money for the general fund of the district. This is the fifth time the board has sought to implement the tax...
Boys State: A hands-on learning experience about government (06/29/11)
Three local youth represented the American Legion Wasmer Post #241 at Hawkeye Boys State, which was June 12 -17. Nate Irwin, Josh Rolling and Nick Manthe, all soon-to-be seniors at Le Mars Community this fall, were selected by the Wasmer Post #241 to attend Boys State...
Supervisors approve seven tax abatements (06/29/11)
Delinquent property taxes totaling $3,300 on six mobile homes and a billboard were wiped off the books by the Plymouth County Supervisors Tuesday. The mobile homes and billboard were located on leased land and either moved off the property without tax clearance or abandoned and subsequently demolished...
Jess Jochims joins staff as sports co-editor (06/29/11)
Tuesday may have been Jess Jochims' first day working at the Daily Sentinel, but it certainly wasn't his first day in the newspaper business. A Journalism and Mass Communications graduate of Iowa State University, Jochims, the Sentinel's new sports co-editor, started his newspaper career in college...
Stangl wins sweet wheels through Conan O'Brien Show (06/29/11)
Madyi Stangl felt like she won the lottery or hit the jackpot when she won a brand new 2011 Chevrolet Cruze. Stangl, a 2008 Le Mars Community Schools graduate, entered the "Twenty Pine Air Fresheners In Twenty Nights Giveaway Spectacular Sweepstakes" through the Conan O'Brien Show on TBS on a whim...
Le Mars Community Theater (06/29/11)
(Photo Contributed) The cast of "Two by Two," the next production of the Le Mars Community Theater is back row from left: Blair Remmers, Sam Schroeder, Tim Pick and Scott Parry; front row from left: Terra Goplen, McKenna Murphy, Margaret Britton and Mary Puetz. Production dates for the musical will be Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24 and Wednesday, July 27 through Sunday, July 31...
Four seats on LCS school board up for election (06/29/11)
Four seats on the Le Mars Community Schools Board of Education will be on the ballot Sept. 13. Board member Dan Smith, who represents Director District 5, announced in late April that he would not seek re-election to his position. Seats held by Mark Hemmingson, who represents Director District 3, and Dr. Mark Stelzer and Patrick Murphy, who serve in at-large positions, are also up for election this year...
Brunsville Centennial 2011 (06/29/11)
(Sentinel photo by Beverly Van Buskirk) A good crowd was on hand to see both the Brunsville Centennial queen crowning and beard judging contests Saturday evening.
Baseball: Panthers streak past Rockets (06/29/11)
REMSEN -- Kingsley-Pierson knew this non-conference game would not be easy. The Panthers also believed beating the Rockets of Remsen-Union was not impossible. Earlier this month, the Panthers lost to the Rockets. That was not about to happen again Tuesday night at Marv Thelen Field in Remsen. K-P jumped out to a quick lead en route to a 10-4 win over R-U...
Softball: Gehlen rallies to defeat R-U 12-1 (06/29/11)
REMSEN -- Remsen-Union's lead was short-lived as Gehlen Catholic tagged starter Kim Schroeder for 12 runs on 17 hits in a 12-1 War Eagle Conference decision on Tuesday in Remsen. Allison Schreiner led off the bottom of the first inning with a single and later scored what would be R-U's only run of the game...
Baseball: RSM splits twin bill at MMC (06/29/11)
MARCUS -- Remsen St. Mary's shook off a game one loss as it came back to defeat Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 16-0 in five innings in game two of a War Eagle Conference doubleheader in Marcus on Tuesday. "We hit the ball a lot better in the second game and (we) started off a little stronger," RSM coach Jim Klein said. "In the first game, when our Nos. 3, 4 and 5 hitters struck out - and those guys don't strike out very often - that took the momentum down...
Softball: Lady Bulldogs hit past Warriors 9-3 in non-conference play (06/29/11)
SIOUX CENTER -- Erin Kommes went 3-for-5, scored three times and drove in two runs as Le Mars Community defeated Sioux Center 9-3 in non-conference action on the road Tuesday. Emily Ellefson went 2-for-5 with two RBI and Jordan Heidebrink had a 2-for-2 showing with two runs driven in to pace Le Mars, which totaled 12 hits in the win...
Baseball: 'Dogs pound Warriors for 16-9 win (06/29/11)
SIOUX CENTER -- Le Mars Community pounded out 19 hits as it claimed a 16-9 non-conference win on the road at Sioux Center on Tuesday. Mike Ahlers paced the team with a 4-for-5 showing that included a double and two RBI. The senior scored twice. Chris Eckstaine drove in a pair of runs as he went 3-for-4 at the plate. Two of his hits were doubles and he scored three times in the win...
Softball: Spartans shock Blackhawks in War Eagle Conference play (06/29/11)
GRANVILLE -- Rileigh Burke did what she needed to do as the leadoff hitter for the fifth-ranked Blackhawks. But she didn't get the normal help from her Hinton teammates in Tuesday's War Eagle Conference game in Granville. Burke hit a single and a double Tuesday night against Spalding Catholic. But that was Hinton's main highlight in a 6-2 conference loss in Granville...
Softball: RSM falls 3-2 at MMC (06/29/11)
CLEGHORN -- Remsen St. Mary's left the tying run on third base in the top of the seventh inning of Tuesday's 3-2 War Eagle Conference loss at Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn. Katie Arens brought the Hawks within one with a solo home run in the top of the final frame, but that was as close as RSM would get...
Softball: Lady Panthers drop 4-0 decision to Rams (06/29/11)
(Sentinel photo by Roy Tucker) K-P's Megan Meister tags out an MVAO baserunner during Western Valley Conference action on Monday evening in Kingsley. Statistics from the game were unavailable.
Mary C. Hagey (06/29/11)
Mary C. Hagey, 91 of Marcus, died Monday, June 27, 2011, at her home. Mary Catharine Jaminet was born April 5, 1920, on a farm near Marcus, the daughter of John and Catharine (Ryan) Jaminet. She attended country school near her home and later graduated from Remsen St. Mary's High School...
Allen-Ziegelmaier (06/29/11)
Scott and Jennifer Allen of Remsen announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Erika Elizabeth Allen of Remsen and Robert Donald Ziegelmaier of Dubuque. He is the son of Jim and Kathy Ziegelmaier of Dubuque. The couople is planning a 3 p.m. ceremony Sept. 10, 2011, at Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus. The reception and dance will follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Le Mars...
Baack- Pippett (06/29/11)
Rick and Diane Baack, of Le Mars, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Colette Baack and Craig Pippett. Craig is the son of Martin and Lynne Pippett, of Merrill. The couple is planning an Aug. 13, 2011, ceremony at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars. The reception and dance will follow at the Le Mars Convention Center...
Sitzmann-Poeckes (06/29/11)
Stephanie Sitzmann of Le Mars, and Dustin Poeckes of Remsen, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Stephanie is the daughter of Mitch and Annette Sitzmann of Le Mars. Dustin is the son of Mark and Pam Poeckes from Remsen. The couple is planning a 2 p.m. ceremony Aug. 20, 2011, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. A reception and dance will follow at the Le Mars Convention Center, lower level...
Truesdell-Rozeboom (06/29/11)
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Truesdell, of Hospers, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tracy Truesdell to Austin Rozeboom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Rozeboom of Sioux Center. Their evening wedding is planned for Aug. 5, 2011, at New life Reformed Church in Sioux Center...
Midwest Hay and Straw Co. - Tuesday, Jun 28, 2011: Maurice, IA (06/29/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (06/29/11)
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (06/29/11)
Time to 'make an end' (06/29/11)
In the 1965 film adaptation of Irving Stone's novel, "The Agony and the Ecstasy," Pope Julius II wants to leave a lasting mark on the papacy. He decides to commission the painting of frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. He hires Michelangelo and expects the job to be completed quickly...
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