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Stories from Tuesday, September 13, 2011

ISL passes, incumbents retained (09/13/11)
Voters in the Le Mars Community School District Tuesday voted in favor of an Instructional Support Levy (ISL), according to unofficial results from the Plymouth County Auditor's Office. Two incumbent board members were also retained. They are at-large directors Patrick Murphy and Mark Stelzer, both of Le Mars...
Dialysis service board gets inspection news (09/13/11)
Le Mars Area Dialysis Services (LADS) is on a list. This isn't just any list -- it's the list for an inspection that brings the dialysis center in downtown Le Mars closer to opening its doors. Patient care at the newly completed LADS center in downtown Le Mars is still limited to a "test patent" until an inspection clears the way for Medicare and Medicaid payments for dialysis services...
Chalk festival features family of artists (09/13/11)
Chalk will be an artistic tool this weekend as the Olson Cultural Event Center and streets in downtown Le Mars become a canvas for artists. Family fun is a large part of the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce Chalk Art Festival Saturday and Sunday, and this year's featured artists paint that picture...
ISU Extension works to strengthen local families (09/13/11)
Plymouth County Extension will offer parents and their children training to strengthen their families this fall. The seven-session program begins Sept. 19 and is sponsored by the Plymouth County Extension Council. County Extension Coordinator Carol Schneider recommends the training for parents/guardians and young people as a way to open up lines of communication...
Klemme is FVH board candidate (09/13/11)
A member of the Floyd Valley Hospital Board of Trustees is a candidate for election to a four-year term. Ralph Klemme, of Le Mars, returned completed nomination papers Sept. 9 to Le Mars City Clerk Bev Langel. Klemme was appointed to fill a vacancy on the board in May of 2010...
Downtown historic study update Wednesday (09/13/11)
Pieces of the past will be reviewed during an update on a historical study of downtown Le Mars at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Le Mars Public Library. The Le Mars Historic Preservation Commission and volunteers started the study in May to prepare a nomination of downtown Le Mars to the National Register of Historic Places...
Merrill celebration (09/13/11)
Merrill Mayor Richard Husman, left, and City Clerk Margaret Marienau partner on ribbon-cutting duties during the Kissinger Community Center Open House Sunday. The city and volunteers have remodeled the former Kissinger Elementary School. The community center is used for city offices, the library, council meetings, senior citizen meals, community gatherings and by Oleson-Halweg Post 125 of the American Legion...
VOLLEYBALL: Hinton swipes WEC win from R-U (09/13/11)
REMSEN -- As Hinton's outside/middle hitter, Kasey Reuter is not your normal sophomore. Reuter powered away at the net for Hinton as she came away with a team-leading 12 kills and four service aces as her team beat Remsen-Union in straight sets Monday night in Remsen...
Dr. Robert Herrick (09/13/11)
Dr. Robert Lee Herrick, of Green Valley, Ariz., died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. "Bob" was born Sept. 13, 1930, in Brookfield, Mo., the son of the Rev. Lowell and Dorothy Herrick. His childhood was spent in various parsonages in Kansas and Colorado. He married Darlene Lewis, from Concordia, Kan., in 1954...
Paul 'Leo' LaBahn (09/13/11)
Paul "Leo" LaBahn, 55, of Merrill, died Friday Sept. 9, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a brief illness. Paul James LaBahn was born Aug. 14, 1956, at Le Mars, the son of Richard and Agnes (Colling) LaBahn. He grew up in Merrill and attended elementary school in Merrill and Gehlen Catholic in Le Mars. Leo graduated from Le Mars Community High School with the class of 1974...
Wayne E. Weber (09/13/11)
Wayne E. Weber, 79, of Le Mars, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at The Abbey of Le Mars following a brief illness. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Wayne's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Iowa Weekly Weighted Average Feeder Cattle Report: For Week Ending: Saturday, Sep 10, 2011 (09/13/11)
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (09/13/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (09/13/11)
Closings will not fix postal service (09/13/11)
Congressman Steve King issued a press release last Friday afternoon, following a meeting Thursday with Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe about the possible closing of the Sioux City mail processing center. The news isn't good. In their meeting, Donahoe admitted that the Postal Service had done a "lousy job on public relations" in Sioux City, and he told King that the quickly deteriorating financial position of the Postal Service leaves him no choice but to close Sioux City's mail processing center.. ...
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