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Stories from Thursday, October 13, 2011

Loan takes 'if' out of Akron building project (10/13/11)
Construction equipment could be moving dirt to lay the foundation for a new senior citizen care facility in Akron next spring. Akron Mayor Harold Higman Jr. said a $4 million loan from USDA Rural Development takes the uncertainty out of plans for a new Akron Care Center...
Haefs opens the door for Drug Court Alumni group (10/13/11)
When Barry "Bear" Haefs renovated a storage building near Le Mars' can redemption center, he used one section for his concrete business equipment and one part for his weight lifting equipment. But the third portion he designed with others in mind. There are several comfy couches and chairs, a coffee maker and the fixings, wall hangings featuring the 12 steps used by AA and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), and a sign that reads,"quityerbellyaching."...
Supervisors compete to 'kiss a pig' for awareness (10/13/11)
The Plymouth County Board of Supervisors is wearing pink this month to help promote breast cancer awareness. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the supervisors and all county employees are getting involved to raise money for the cause. The supervisors are wearing pink polo shirts to their Tuesday board meetings and competing for an honor -- kissing a pig...
CVB grants to promote antique event (10/13/11)
Planning will begin next week for a two-day antique event next year in Le Mars. The Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce will host the second annual Flea Market and Antique Fair on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31, 2012. The first event last March attracted about 1,400 people to the Le Mars Convention Center...
Well Aware Health Fair (10/13/11)
Janet Kehm, registered dietician at Floyd Valley Hospital, talks with teens about the sugar content in various foods, including packaged and fresh, as part of the Well Aware Health Fair Wednesday. Kehm used sugar cubes to demonstrate the amount of sugar in each food product...
Iowa High School Volleyball Rankings (10/13/11)
Dropped Out: Adair-Casey (10), Preston (12) Dropped Out: None Dropped Out: Fairfield (13), MOC-Floyd Valley (14) Dropped Out: Muscatine (14)...
GAME OF THE WEEK: Rockets host Chargers in battle of one-loss district teams (10/13/11)
REMSEN -- Remsen-Union coach Colin Youde talked last week about how the game against Kingsley-Pierson was a huge district game for the standings. Now, a week later, his Rockets have another huge district game. R-U will be hosting Laurens-Marathon Friday. The two teams are tied for second place in the district with one district loss apiece...
FOOTBALL: Week 8 Around Plymouth County (10/13/11)
Despite playing nearly four games without their top running backs, the fifth-rated Crusaders of Bishop Heelan have won their last three district contests by a 92-26 margin. The Bulldogs' Week 8 opponent still uses its ground game but relies more heavily on the arm of senior quarterback Paul Jacobson. In the previous three wins, Jacobson has thrown for 339 yards, four touchdowns and three interceptions...
FOOTBALL: District Standings (10/13/11)
FOOTBALL: Fumbles haunt 'Dogs in JV loss to Nighthawks (10/13/11)
LE MARS -- After the freshmen came back from an early 8-0 deficit, the Le Mars Community junior varsity team knew a comeback was possible. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley took an 8-0 lead into halftime. The Nighthawks would not allow the Bulldogs to get back in this game. B-H/RV won the JV game 24-6 Monday night on Jim Lorenzen Field in Le Mars...
FOOTBALL: Le Mars freshmen roll to win over B-H/RV (10/13/11)
LE MARS -- A quick 8-0 deficit did not keep the Le Mars Community freshman down. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley got the early touchdown to start the scoring on Jim Lorenzen Field Monday, but the Bulldogs came back to score 22 points in a row to beat B-H/RV 22-14...
FOOTBALL: Jays edge Knights 15-14 in JV action (10/13/11)
LE MARS -- The Gehlen Catholic junior varsity football team posted a win on its home field Monday. The Jays defeated the visiting Knights of Unity Christian by a 15-14 margin. "The defense played extremely well and we pulled out a victory," Gehlen coach Bob Livermore said...
VOLLEYBALL: Unity hammers RSM in WEC play (10/13/11)
RSM's Paige Harpenau defends an attack during Tuesday's match at Unity Christian. The Hawks fell victim to a strong Knights squad, dropping the War Eagle Conference match 3-0. Unity Christian won game one 25-1 before posting a 25-13 win in game two and sealing the match with a 25-10 win in game three...
Franzen sees change in traditional grain supply and demand picture (10/13/11)
Darwin Franzen, general manager of the Hinton Farmers Cooperative Company, has spent a considerable amount of time viewing the ups and downs of the agriculture picture. He knows firsthand from his own 17 years as a producer the decision-making and determination it takes for successful farm profitability...
Donald J. Gaul (10/13/11)
Donald J. Gaul, 84, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Kevin Richter officiating. Interment with military honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post #241 of Le Mars will be at Calvary Cemetery, Le Mars. ...
Miller-Hanstein (10/13/11)
Jennie Miller and Grant Hanstein of Le Mars announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Jennie is the daughter of Beth Baack of Le Mars, and granddaughter of Ken Baack, of Le Mars. Grant is the son of Kent and Jane Hanstein of Le Mars. He is the grandson of Ron and Marlene Hanstein of Le Mars, and Arlene Thompson of Storm Lake...
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (10/13/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (10/13/11)
When the future doesn't arrive (10/13/11)
It's been a busy week here at the Sentinel. We have upgraded our technology in our pressroom to provide a crisper, cleaner newspaper to you, our readers as well as for the 29 other publications that are printed on our press. Instead of making film negatives of the pages and using a plate burner to make the images and words, we now have a device that burns the images directly on to the plate...
October pink raises awareness of deadly disease (10/13/11)
Pink lights, ribbons and flags are easy to spot in October as part of recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In fact, it is hard to avoid seeing pink, with nearly everyone from actors to players in the National Football League donning pink. Breast cancer has a far-reaching effect. ...
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