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Stories from Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Ward vote set for November city election (08/03/11)
The Le Mars City Council has taken the final step to let voters decide whether to change the way council members are elected. The city council Tuesday voted to ask for an election on abolishing the current ward system of electing three of the five council members from specific areas of the city...
Ruhland honored with fair's Hall of Fame award (08/03/11)
The Plymouth County Fair's 2011 Hall of Fame inductee was standing near the Pioneer Village stage the first day of the fair, with queen candidates awaiting their big moment. Little did Alice Ruhland know she was going to have her own big moment as her brother and fair board president, Terry Reuter, began the Hall of Fame inductee introduction...
National Night Out (08/03/11)
Le Mars Police Officer Kevin Vande Vegte visits with Diane and Michael Paugh during a National Night Out (NNO) block party hosted by Katie Munday on Third Avenue Southeast. Vande Vegte and Officer Jeff Kramer, not pictured, gave children badges and 911 wrist bands when they were at the NNO event Tuesday night...
Redistricting will impact county supervisors (08/03/11)
The biggest change in the Plymouth County Board of Supervisors redrawn boundary lines is that Supervisors Mark Loutsch and Don Kass will be in the same district in 2012. A new redistricting proposal reflecting that change was approved Tuesday by the county board of supervisors following a public hearing...
New Hinton public safety building to move forward (08/03/11)
In what Hinton Mayor Gary Fischer says was an "overwhelming yes," residents of the community voted in favor of bonding for a new public safety building to house the fire, police and ambulance departments. The vote was 105-23 in favor of the city bonding for up to $980,000 to build, equip and furnish the facility, according to the unofficial results from the Plymouth County Auditor's Office...
County to alter voting precincts (08/03/11)
The Plymouth County Supervisors approved new voting precinct lines following a public hearing Tuesday. The county was required to alter its existing 13 voting precincts because it has new House and Senate districts following statewide redistricting...
LCS announces registration dates for 2011-12 school year (08/03/11)
Registration for all Le Mars Community School District students will be held this Thursday and Friday, Aug. 4 and 5, at the Le Mars Community Middle School. On-site registration and payment of fees will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday...
2011 BASEBALL RECAP: Hinton Blackhawks (11-19, 7-11) (08/03/11)
Brady Schindel Justin Held...
Lady Bulldogs present softball awards (08/03/11)
Several Le Mars Community softball players were honored for their play by the Lakes Conference and the district. Back row (left to right): Erin Kommes, All-Lakes second team; Jordan Heidebrink, All-Lakes first team and All-District; Erica Westhoff, All-Lakes first team; Ashley Phelan, All-Lakes first team. Front row: Emily Ellefson, All-Lakes first team and All-District; Madison Heidebrink, All-Lakes second team...
Helen Killeas (08/03/11)
Helen Marie Killeas, 86, of Le Mars, died Monday Aug. 1, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Helen was born June 27, 1925, in Sioux City, the daughter of Merlin and Marie (Rozenboom) Schueller. She grew up in Le Mars, attended schools there and graduated from Le Mars Central High School in 1943...
Shirley N. Vannorsdel (08/03/11)
Shirley N. Vannorsdel, 81, of Kingsley, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Johnson - Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. The Rev. Bob Blair will officiate. Burial will take place at a later date. ...
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (08/03/11)
Midwest Hay and Straw Co. - Tuesday, Aug 02, 2011: Maurice, IA (08/03/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (08/03/11)
Tax relief for everyone (for two days) (08/03/11)
Friday and Saturday, August 5 and 6, anyone purchasing many items of clothing and shoes will receive a seven percent price cut as the tenth annual Iowa Sales Tax Holiday is held. Qualifying clothing or footwear with a selling price of less than $100 will be exempt from sales and local option tax. In Le Mars, that's a seven percent price break...
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