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Stories from Friday, July 15, 2011

Le Mars native offers Hawkeye fans new sports source (07/15/11)
For Hawkeye fans who can't get enough of that black and gold, a Le Mars native has created a new sports fan website, devoted to covering all Hawkeye sports. Joe Larson has taken his passion for the University of Iowa Hawkeye sports and created a website to provide Iowa Hawkeye fans with the latest Iowa sports coverage at www.hawkeyebeat.com...
Extreme heat, humidity forecast to linger into next week (07/15/11)
A heat wave in the weather forecast is expected to make outdoor work and play uncomfortable, and, in some cases, dangerous through at least next Wednesday. A combination of high temperatures and humidity is expected, according to Todd Heitkamp, warning coordination meteorologist, National Weather Service in Sioux Falls,...
To spray or not to spray (07/15/11)
Record rainfall is helping farmers and gardeners grow their crops -- but another rainfall result, mosquitoes, aren't being welcomed. Henry Herrig, of Le Mars, has asked the Le Mars City Council to deal with the mosquito issue. "Three of you live out on the golf course; you know how bad they are," Herrig said in addressing the council members. "In the city, it's just as bad."...
ICON Ag Solutions launches new branding effort (07/15/11)
Adam Timmerman, General Manager of ICON Ag Solutions, announced that the company will change its name to ICON Ag & Turf. This change is part of a new branding effort the company has initiated to further solidify its position as a leader in the agriculture and turf equipment industry...
Supervisors expect future bond savings (07/15/11)
Refinancing 2005 general obligation bonds could save Plymouth County more than $270,000 in interest. The county board of supervisors Tuesday approved a loan agreement that will allow for refinancing the bonds, which paid for the Wells Enterprises Corporate office building...
Class 1A district baseball: Panthers edge Wildcats 5-4 to advance (07/15/11)
KINGSLEY -- Kingsley-Pierson picked the right time to fire up the bats. The Panthers, who have now won seven straight, defeated their rivals, the Wildcats of Woodbury Central by a 5-4 margin to advance to the Class 1A District 2 final on Saturday night against the winner of Friday's semifinal between defending state runner-up Remsen St. Mary's and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn...
Class 1A District Baseball: A-W falls to Spalding 7-6 in extra innings (07/15/11)
AKRON -- Many times, postseason baseball has a different feel to it. With the one-and-done format, many players leave all they have on the field. The Class 1A District 1 semifinals on Sargent Field in Akron Thursday night became a rollercoaster game of emotions for both sides. ...
2011 STATE SOFTBALL PREVIEW: No. 1 A-W returns to defend title (07/15/11)
FORT DODGE -- Thirty-two teams from across the state will converge in Fort Dodge next week to crown four state champions as the state softball tournament kicks off on Monday at Harlan Rogers Sports Complex. Akron-Westfield returns to defend its Class 1A title in its ninth consecutive appearance. The Lady Westerners open the tournament against the 2009 state champion Cardinals of Earlham. Earlham defeated A-W in the 2009 semifinals...
Alvin Heeren (07/15/11)
Alvin Heeren, 86, of Le Mars, died early today (Friday), July 15, 2011, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Dr. Joseph Robinette (07/15/11)
Dr. Joseph Robinette, 65, of Tacoma, Wash., and a Le Mars native, died June 23, 2011, in Tacoma, Wash. It is with great sorrow that we say goodbye to a truly wonderful man, Dr. Joseph Robinette, whose destiny was to pass away suddenly but peacefully, surrounded by his family, after a life filled with love, compassion and joyful experiences...
Andrew 'Andy' Hodgen (07/15/11)
Andrew William "Andy" Hodgen, 80, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City, surrounded by his family. Andy was born Dec. 17, 1930, at Sioux City, the son of Delbert D. and Violet (Anderson) Hodgen. His family moved to Kingsley while Andy was a youngster...
Iowa Ethanol Corn and Co-Products Processing Values (07/15/11)
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (07/15/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (07/15/11)
Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction: Weighted Average Report for 07/14/2011 (07/15/11)
Shoo fly, don't bother me (07/15/11)
No matter what I do, I cannot catch up with a huge horsefly that is causing me to get stressed out. I think it is an extraordinary insect. He has successfully outwitted me for most of the morning. It is hard on the ego to learn you can't out-think a horsefly...
Looking for a tough job? (07/15/11)
Do you have an active interest in the future of your community? Do you enjoy the challenge of improving existing institutions in your community? Are you responsible with money and like to get the most out of every dollar? If you answered "yes" to any or all of the above, you might be interested in a position that is available. ...
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