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Stories from Friday, September 2, 2011

Dutchman's last wish brings him to Le Mars music fest (09/02/11)
The local community and two Dutch old-time country performers are helping make a man's last wish come true. Dutchman Jaap Van Aalst, diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, traveled to Le Mars this week to see two of his favorite singers perform during the National Old Time Country Music Festival in Le Mars...
Nore steps into drug court leadership role (09/02/11)
The new director of Plymouth County's Drug Court says local citizens are helping people move from drug-scarred pasts to promising futures. Don Nore, of Le Mars, is taking the reigns of the volunteer-based group that puts youth and adults facing drug-related charges in front of a panel of their peers...
Holiday closings include offices, landfill (09/02/11)
A number of offices will be closed and some services will be changed due to the Monday, Sept. 5 Labor Day holiday. The Plymouth County Landfill, of rural Le Mars, will be closed Saturday and Monday and reopen Tuesday. The next Saturday hours at the landfill will be offered from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 17...
Daily Sentinel holiday Monday (09/02/11)
The Le Mars Daily Sentinel will observe the Labor Day holiday, Monday. Sept. 5. The next newspaper will be published Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Craig church sets Sept. 18 centennial celebration (09/02/11)
Members of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church at Craig are putting the finishing touches on plans for the centennial celebrate of the church. The celebration will be held Sunday, Sept. 18, and begins with a 10 a.m. worship service. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Eugene P. Wintefeld, of Rohnerk Park, Calif. A son of the congregation, Winterfeld was ordained in 1961, the congregation's 50th anniversary year...
Life Skills clients grateful for jobs and experience (09/02/11)
Knights of Columbus members from across Plymouth County will be calling county residents Wednesday, Sept. 7, as part of the 32nd Annual KC Phonothon for Persons with Disabilities. The goal of the phonothon, which runs from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., is to raise $48,000...
VOLLEYBALL: St. Mary's rallies to defeat A-W 3-1 (09/02/11)
AKRON -- Akron-Westfield coach Mollie Hamblin was happy with her team's play in the first game, but the rest of the match belonged to Remsen St. Mary's. After falling in the first game, RSM controlled the War Eagle Conference match. RSM got strong play from all over the court to come away with a 3-1 win over Akron-Westfield on Thursday night in Akron...
CROSS COUNTRY: Wankum leads Lady Jays to second at Okoboji (09/02/11)
MILFORD -- The Gehlen Catholic cross country teams didn't sweat Thursday's heat and humidity. The Lady Jays raced to a second-place team finish at the Okoboji Invite in Milford on Thursday. "After three-and-a-half weeks of practice, we were ready for a change of pace," Gehlen Catholic coach Teresa Taylor said. "It was good to race."...
VOLLEYBALL: R-U sweeps two matches (09/02/11)
SIOUX CITY -- Remsen-Union was on a high after it won its city rivalry match two nights earlier. The Lady Rockets were looking to keep the momentum going. The Lady Rockets kept up their strong play in Sioux City on Thursday night. They swept both River Valley and Siouxland Community Christian to win both matches...
VOLLEYBALL: Lady 'Dogs split pair at MVAO (09/02/11)
MAPLETON -- The Le Mars Community volleyball team survived a five-set thriller with Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto in the final match of a triangular on Thursday in Mapleton. The Lady Bulldogs raced to a quick 2-0 advantage before dropping the next two sets to the Rams. Le Mars posted a 15-11 win in the decisive fifth set to take the match 3-2...
VOLLEYBALL: Blackhawks smash Spartans in WEC action (09/02/11)
The Blackhawks celebrate an ace serve during Thursday's win at Spalding Catholic. Hinton posted wins of 25-8, 25-10 and 25-8 in the War Eagle Conference match. Statistics were unavailable at press time.
Second high school volleyball rankings (09/02/11)
Dropped Out: Central Lyon (11) Dropped Out: Sioux Central (11), Gilbert (15) Dropped Out: Sergeant Bluff-Luton (13), Nevada (14) Dropped Out: West Des Moines Valley (10)...
Dan Huls (09/02/11)
Dan Huls, 54, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at his home.. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family throughwww.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
Addie Luken (09/02/11)
Addie Luken, 85, of Le Mars, formerly of Craig, died peacefully at her home Thursday Sept. 1, 2011. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family throughwww.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Sister Mary Marcia Wilhelmi, RSM (09/02/11)
Sister Mary Marcia Wilhelmi, RSM, 89, of Farmington Hills, Mich., formerly of Le Mars, died peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at McAuley Center in Farmington Hills. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 7, at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars, with the Rev. Kevin Richter officiating...
Iowa Ethanol Corn and Co-Products Processing Values (09/02/11)
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (09/02/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (09/02/11)
Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction: Weighted Average Report for 09/01/2011 (09/02/11)
I was the new girl (09/02/11)
We needed one another, my younger sister and I, during the first days as strangers in a new school. It was the first day of March, but more importantly, it was the first day of school for us in the midst of a school year. March 1st has been the prime moving day for Iowa farm families for years because most farm leases run from March to March. Our dad bought a farm the year I was 7 and we couldn't move in until the family ahead of us moved out. They waited until the last possible day...
Investing for the long term (09/02/11)
In 1980, the inflation rate was 13.5 percent and interest rates were as high as 15 percent. If you bought a home, your mortgage rate would be over 12 percent. The nation was in a recession, and people were anxious about the future. In November, the nation elected Ronald Reagan president. Reagan and his economic team set about trying to get the economy moving once again, taking the bold step of cutting taxes...
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