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New physician heals healthcare vacancy at Le Mars clinic (09/01/11)
Meet Dr. Ellen Aquino & family Open House 5-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 Floyd Valley Hospital, conference center, lower level Dr. Ellen Aquino will begin delivering babies and caring for people in Le Mars next week. Aquino is bringing her obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN) and family practice knowledge to Floyd Valley Family Medicine Clinics-Le Mars...
Putze is Farm Bureau speaker (09/01/11)
Aaron Putze, director of external relations and coordinator of the Iowa Food & Family Project for the Iowa Soybean Association, will be the featured speaker at the Plymouth County Farm Bureau annual meeting Tuesday, Sept. 6. Putze coordinates partnerships with local, state and national farm and commodity organizations and agriculture stakeholders...
FVH to continue family physician recruitment (09/01/11)
Floyd Valley Hospital and clinic administrators have welcomed a new doctor to the staff -- but the recruiting process is not over. With the addition of Dr. Ellen Aquino, Floyd Valley Family Medicine Clinics-Le Mars will have five full-time family physicians...
A spring 'splash of yellow' may bloom on Central Avenue (09/01/11)
A floral symbol of friendship, daffodils, could spread signs of spring along a street in Le Mars next year. Floyd Valley Federated Garden Club members are spearheading a daffodil planting project for several blocks of Central Avenue. With cooperation of residents in a seven-block area of Central Avenue South, 1,200 daffodil bulbs will be planted this fall...
Brown inducted (09/01/11)
Iowa Farm Bureau calls for Corps changes in Missouri River management (09/01/11)
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) delegates meeting in Des Moines this week have called for changes in how the Army Corps of Engineers manages the Missouri River. This was one of several issues impacting farmers and other Iowa taxpayers discussed at the organization's 2011 Summer Policy Conference, according to a news release...
WEEK 2 FOOTBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: Blackhawks host No. 2 Jays (09/01/11)
HINTON -- When rivals square off, no lead is comfortable until the final seconds tick off the game clock. That's something the second-ranked Gehlen Catholic Jays will have in the back of their minds as they travel to face Hinton in a non-district matchup Friday...
WEEK 2 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Week 2 Around Plymouth County (09/01/11)
The Bulldogs got a brutal dose of varsity football in their 2011 season debut. A squad that features just two returning starters, Le Mars mustered just 88 yards of total offense behind sophomore quarterback Levi TeBrink in a 37-0 loss to Sioux City North...
VOLLEYBALL: No. 12 Unity drops A-W 3-0 in WEC action (09/01/11)
ORANGE CITY -- Akron-Westfield faced a formidable opponent in its season debut Tuesday - a Unity Christian squad that is ranked 12th in Class 2A. The Lady Westerners dropped a 3-0 War Eagle Conference match to the host Knights with the closest set coming in the first game of the night...
Lack of offense downs Le Mars freshmen (09/01/11)
ROCK RAPIDS -- Welcome to high school football. The Le Mars Community freshmen found that freshman football is not going to be easy. In their opening game of the season, the Bulldogs hung with Central Lyon/George-Little Rock for awhile before succumbing 14-0 in Rock Rapids on Monday...
Le Mars JV squad struggles in season opener (09/01/11)
ROCK RAPIDS -- Trailing Central Lyon/George-Little Rock by six points in the first quarter, the Le Mars Community junior varsity squad could tell it was in the game. On their next possession, the Bulldogs came alive. Le Mars quarterback Dan Ahlers found Chris Hatting for a 28-yard touchdown pass to tie the game...
2011 Cross Country Preview: Remsen St. Mary's Hawks (09/01/11)
Head coach: Craig Hoffman (16 years) Returning letterwinners: Sabrina Ward, Danielle Schroeder, Nick Ahlers, Ryan Lee First meet: - Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Sibley-Ocheyedan Invitational
2011 Cross Country Preview: Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen-Union (09/01/11)
Head coach: Ric Collins (30 years, 39 overall) 2010 place in WEC meet: Boys - fourth; girls - fourth District meet team place: 10th at Unity Christian district Returning letterwinners: Mitch Brady, Tyler Peason, Jacob Peason, Casey Wurth, Anna Wilcox, Carly Lehnhoff, Jeri Welp, Christina Wilkens, Jill Addison, Sara Peters, Matt Tabke, Kelly Seablom, Kacy Wolf, Taylor Schneider, Jillian Letsche, Sara Bird, Zach Kellogg, Kimberly Schroeder, Alissa McDermott, Mallory Roseen, Monica DeLeCruz...
Proper equipment maintenance key to less crop loss, field efficiency (09/01/11)
The cost of crop loss due to machine field losses can be up to $10 per acre on corn and $20 per acre on soybeans. Iowa State University (ISU) Agricultural Engineer Marc Hanna said producers should, if crops are standing well, be able to limit field losses to less than one bushel per acre for both corn and beans with profit-cutting losses apparent over and above this level...
Producer awareness needed of possible field safety hazards (09/01/11)
Harvest time is s a busy time for producers. "Time means money when it comes to yields, production schedules and operating costs," Steve Freeman, agricultural/biosysystems engineering, Iowa State University, said. "Time, however, also ensures the need for safety at harvest. The extra time it takes to perform a task properly can determine whether the job is completed at all."...
Edwin Karssen (09/01/11)
Edwin Karssen, 85, of Alton, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Edwin was born March 21, 1926, in Lismore, Minn., the son of Gerrit and Emma Gertrude (Beukelman) Karssen. He was raised at Lismore until 1932, when the family moved to Alton, where he graduated from high school...
Leonard Buryanek (09/01/11)
Leonard Buryanek, 87, of Westfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Akron. Deacon Richard Port will officiate. Military rites will be conducted by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron. ...
Bob and Nathalie Burns (09/01/11)
Bob and Nathalie Burns of Webster City, former Le Mars residents, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 2, 2011. The couple will celebrate the golden event with a BBQ with family and friends on Labor Day, Sept. 5, at noon at The Barn at Briggs Woods Park in Webster City...
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (09/01/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (09/01/11)
The Celebration Pie Conundrum (09/01/11)
From the publisher's desk Labor Day weekend is just around the corner, time for one last big project or trip, The three-day weekend is wonderful, but getting work done early and coming back to catch up work sometimes makes me wonder if it is all worth the bother...
Preservation as development (09/01/11)
Last week, Le Mars Main Street Program Manager Mary Reynolds and Main Street Committee member Brad Pick traveled to Des Moines to accept a $30,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The grant, one of nine awarded in the state, will be matched with $15,000 from the City of Le Mars Main Street Facade program and $15,000 from the local American Legion group to do a $60,000 renovation to the American Legion Wasmer Post 241 building on Plymouth Street...
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