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Stories from Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Branstad, Reynolds bring plans for growth to Kingsley (08/24/11)
Iowa's governor wants to limit taxes on all property and gradually roll back the tax on commercial property. The tax issue is one Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds focused on in Kingsley Tuesday during a "Jobs for Iowa" townhall meeting...
Iowa 99s women spread their wings in Le Mars (08/24/11)
Modern-day Amelia Earharts landed at the Le Mars Airport Sunday. The women pilots are members of the Iowa 99s, according to state chapter chairwoman Minnetta Gardinier, of Iowa City. The Iowa group draws its name from a national gathering in 1929 in Long Island...
Gehlen Catholic, LCS welcome new teachers, administrator (08/24/11)
Gehlen Catholic School welcomes six new teachers and Le Mars Community Schools welcome one new teacher and a new principal for the 2011-12 school year. Teachers and staff members have been busy preparing for the arrival of students for a full day of classes Thursday...
Supervisors give new voting precincts final glance (08/24/11)
It's now up to the Iowa Secretary of State to decide if Plymouth County's proposed voting precinct changes are doable. The Plymouth County Supervisors Tuesday gave the reprecincting ordinance a final review and approved it. They chose to waive the option of a third review as no one from the public attended either of the first two readings...
Hinton gearing up for new fall festival Saturday (08/24/11)
The first annual Hinton Fall Harvest Festival this coming Saturday will include everything from children's games to river fun. But the day-long festival isn't just about entertainment, it's also about raising money to buy library books for Hinton Community School students...
2011 VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW: Lady 'Dogs switch things up in 2011 (08/24/11)
LE MARS -- The Le Mars Community volleyball team is going to look a little different this year. More is changing than graduating three seniors and adding some younger faces - the Lady Bulldogs are changing their offensive set. "We felt this year with the team we have and the athleticism we have that we have to run a 6-2," Le Mars head coach Susan Irwin said. "We need a full offense on our front line."...
2011 VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW: Experienced Lady Rockets have great expectations (08/24/11)
REMSEN -- One of the best things about the preseason is that most teams begin the year with strong aspirations. Remsen-Union's volleyball team is no different, but it may achieve many of its high expectations. The Lady Rockets bring back the majority of their players from last year who finished with a 14-10 record and a 5-5 mark in the War Eagle Conference...
IGHSAU's first volleyball rankings (08/24/11)
PREP FOOTBALL: Week 1 Schedule (08/24/11)
Le Mars at Sioux City North (Thursday) Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley at Western Christian Denison-Schleswig at Atlantic MOC-Floyd Valley at Sioux Center Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Glenwood Spencer at Spirit Lake Storm Lake at Cherokee Lawton-Bronson at Woodbury Central...
Trapshooting results and league winners (08/24/11)
Scores from August 22 SHOOTING 25 STRAIGHT: Scott Lauters, Lonny Willer, Tom Jeneary, Steve Hansen SHOOTING 24: Dick Halter, Lonny Willer, Brett Niehus, Jim Mc Elhaney, Monte Onken, Tom Jeneary, Steve Hansen, Scott Lauters, Steve Ohm SHOOTING 23: Bob Perrin, Dick Halter, Monte Onken, Frank Hedinger, Ryan Hansen, Lonny Willer, Tom Jeneary...
Shirley Asseln (08/24/11)
Shirley Asseln, 87, of rural Ireton, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Samuel and Ashley Young (08/24/11)
Ashley Mary Flora and Samuel Clifford Young, of West Des Moines, were united in marriage May 14, 2011, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines. Ashley is the daughter of Mary and Robert Davis of West Des Moines, and Ron Flora, of Arlington, Va...
Anthony-Zomermaand (08/24/11)
Jeff and Denise Anthony of New Ulm, Minn., and Bill and Karen Fischer of Le Mars announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Anthony of West Des Moines and Drew Zomermaand of Sioux Center. He is the son of Bruce and Jodi Zomermaand of Sioux Center...
Glover-Ruden (08/24/11)
Hallie Glover of Brookings, S.D., and Jesse Ruden of Le Mars announce their engagement and approaching marriage. Hallie is the daughter of Alan and Sandi Glover of Brookings, S.D. Jesse is the son of Carol Ruden and Don Ruden, both of Le Mars. The couple is planning a 5 p.m. ceremony Oct. 1, 2011, in Brookings...
Int Veld-Lalk (08/24/11)
Marvin and Betty Int Veld of Orange City and William and Tracy Lalk of Craig, announce the engagement of their children, Ashley Marie Int Veld and Jason Richard Lalk. The couple is planning a 3 p.m. ceremony Sept. 17, 2011, at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Orange City. The reception will follow at the Sioux Golf and Country Club in Alton at 4:30 p.m. with a dance at 7 p.m...
Knippa-Wagner (08/24/11)
Dr. Sammy and Penny Knippa of Seguin, Texas, and Merlin and Roxanne Wagner of Le Mars announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Kimberly Ann Knippa of Rock Valley and Cole Robert Wagner of Sioux Center. The couple is planning a 2:30 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 8, 2011, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The reception will be held at the Le Mars Convention Center...
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (08/24/11)
Midwest Hay and Straw Co. - Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011: Maurice, IA (08/24/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (08/24/11)
Slip sliding away? (08/24/11)
The summer has been intense in the Midwest. Coming off a cool and soggy spring, the season turned into a slow moving disaster as the Army Corps of Engineers were forced to release record amounts of water from the Missouri River reservoir system. The resulting flooding and subsequent hot and dry weather has made this summer rather surreal. ...
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