[Masthead] Fair ~ 81°F  
High: 82°F ~ Low: 61°F
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Stories from Friday, October 14, 2011

HYPER plans spooktacular haunted house before Halloween (10/14/11)
HYPER Haunted House 5-9 p.m. Oct. 29 Le Mars Municipal Park Take an enthusiastic group of volunteers, add props and costumes and you've stirred up a frightfully good time in Le Mars. Le Mars' HYPER, Helping Young Professionals Energize the Region, will offer a haunted house at Le Mars Municipal Park Oct. 29...
Halloween at Hillview Saturday (10/14/11)
A night hike and trick-or-treating are planned at Hillview, west of Hinton, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday. Plymouth County Conservation Board Naturalist Victoria DeVos encourages parents to dress their children in Halloween costumes and head to Hillview...
EPA to drill through soil, floors for testing next week (10/14/11)
The Environmental Protection Agency will take underground soil, groundwater and gas samples in Le Mars next week. Starting Monday, crews will use equipment to take soil and groundwater samples outside and drill through the floor in several downtown buildings to test for potentially harmful vapors...
Hospital to hold silent auction next week (10/14/11)
Floyd Valley Hospital surplus items will go on the auction block next week. There will be a silent auction from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 and Friday, Oct. 21 where the public can bid on several dozen items such as file cabinets, paper shredders and DVD players...
Cystic fibrosis means lifestyle changes for Le Mars girl (10/14/11)
By Beverly Van Buskirk Lifestyles editor Alianna Vander Wiede is a typical 9-year-old girl. Her favorite subjects in third grade are physical education and and art. She's also one of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States who have cystic fibrosis (CF)...
Library to host children's parties next Friday (10/14/11)
Halloween is just around the corner and the Le Mars Public Library is gearing up to celebrate with After Hours Halloween parties next week. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to put on their costumes and party on Friday, Oct. 21...
VOLLEYBALL: No. 2 Lady Jays claim WEC crown (10/14/11)
LE MARS -- This was exactly what second-ranked (Class 1A) Gehlen Catholic needed in its regular season finale. After taking a 2-0 lead in the War Eagle Conference match, the Lady Jays found themselves trailing the visiting Blackhawks from Hinton early in the third set of Thursday's contest...
VOLLEYBALL: A-W comes out slow in loss to MMC (10/14/11)
AKRON -- Before the match, Akron-Westfield coach Mollie Hamblin liked the way her girls have been playing. Things can change. While all four games were relatively close Thursday night in Akron, the Lady Westerners found trouble. On a night where A-W honored six senior players, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn held the upper hand to win the War Eagle Conference match in four games...
VOLLEYBALL: Lady Rockets fall to Knights in season finale (10/14/11)
REMSEN -- In their final regular season match, the Lady Rockets had a chance to make a name for themselves. Remsen-Union hosted one of the better teams in the War Eagle Conference - Unity Christian - Thursday night in Remsen. An upset was not about to happen as Unity Christian swept the WEC match in three games...
Dick Willms (10/14/11)
Dirk T. "Dick" Willms, 95, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Park Place Estates in Le Mars. Dirk Theodore Willms was born April 14, 1916, in Le Mars, one of four children born to John and Margaret (Pageler) Willms. He attended elementary and high school in Le Mars. When Dick was a teenager, his family moved to a farm north of Le Mars...
Vivian C. Sullivan (10/14/11)
Vivian C. Sullivan, 92, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Vivian Carol Sullivan, born to Anne and Louis Wordelman in Colome, S.D., on July 25, 1919. She attended grade school in Tripp County, South Dakota and high school at Colome, S.D. ...
Lloyd Kallsen (10/14/11)
Lloyd Kallsen, 82, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expression of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Donald J. Gaul (10/14/11)
Donald J. Gaul, 84, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, following a brief illness. Donald John Gaul was born Nov. 14, 1926, at Granville, the son of Nick and Antonette (Haupert) Gaul. He grew up at Granville and received his education from St. Mary's Parochial School in Alton...
James R. 'Bob' Clasen (10/14/11)
James R. "Bob" Clasen, 86, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars, with the Rev. Jan Christensen of the Presbyterian United Church of Christ officiating...
Dennis and Sharon Dorr (10/14/11)
Dennis and Sharon Dorr of Le Mars will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Oct. 16, 2011. Dennis Dorr and Sharon Morehead were married Oct. 16, 1971, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Merrill. They have two children: Mike and Gina Dorr and their children, Teylor and Rylee of Orange City, and Matt and Tiffany Dorr and their children, Gavin and Kameron, of Sioux City. ...
Iowa Soybean Processor report (10/14/11)
Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction: Weighted Average Report for 10/13/2011 (10/14/11)
A twin would help me out (10/14/11)
A few days after I wrote a rant of sorts about my grandchildren qualifying for drivers' licenses when I thought they were too young, a friend told me about a headache she avoided. Her twin sister phoned her that day to ask if she had remembered this was the month to renew their licenses. She had not and was grateful to her twin for the reminder. Two days later would have meant her license expired requiring her to take both written and driving tests to get it back...
Halloween's popularity grows (10/14/11)
A week ago in many cities, including nearby Sioux City, thousands of people dressed as the living dead and participated in Zombie Walks. According to the National Retail Federation's annual survey, more than 2.6 million men, women and children plan to dress as zombies this Halloween. Thanks to recent books, television shows and video games, zombie costumes have climbed from No. 22 to No. 9 on children's top costume list, and from No. 7 to No. 4 on the adult list...
October 2011
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat

Browse full calendar