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Stories from Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Council hopes new housing ideas will grow Le Mars (11/02/11)
Ideas that could double or triple the number of new houses currently under construction in Le Mars are being considered by the city council. Le Mars Mayor Dick Kirchoff said proposals presented to the council Tuesday reflect a year's work. "We've been working on this with our housing review board, realtors and developers," Kirchoff said...
Three-peat (11/02/11)
(Sentinel photo by Bethany Kroeze) Members of the Gehlen Catholic volleyball team celebrate a 3-0 victory over River Valley in Tuesday's Class 1A Region 2 final, played at East High School in Sioux City. The Lady Jays advanced to their third straight state tournament appearance with the win and will play East Union on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 12 p.m., in Cedar Rapids...
Aiming for 'whole health,' hospital adds social worker (11/02/11)
People needing care at the hospital are often needing care in more areas than just their physical health. That's the idea behind the new position added at Floyd Valley Hospital -- a social worker. Jay Lenhart started the job this summer and he says social work is an element of health care...
Pucker Up (11/02/11)
(Sentinel photo by Amy Erickson) Plymouth County Supervisor Craig Anderson had the honor of kissing a pig Tuesday as winner of the county's October Breast Cancer Awareness contest, sponsored by the Plymouth County Wellness Committee. Shelly Kass held the pig tight during the kissing. ...
Cultural assessment meeting planned Thursday (11/02/11)
Ideas are needed for an assessment of the cultural assets of Le Mars. The assessment will be made by the Le Mars Arts Council. Mary Jones, of Des Moines, Iowa Arts Council past manager, will lead a cultural assessment meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the council chambers at Le Mars City Hall, 40 Central Ave. S.E...
Free 'Courageous' movie challenges fathers (11/02/11)
People are invited to five free showings of the movie "Courageous" at the Royal 3 Cinema this weekend. Show times are 7:10 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, at the Le Mars theater, 33 Central Ave. S.W. Side by Side Ministries is sponsoring the free first-come-first-serve "Courageous" showtimes at the theater...
Supervisors hire new courthouse custodian (11/02/11)
A Kingsley man will soon oversee maintenance at the Plymouth County Courthouse. The county supervisors gave their stamp of approval Tuesday to hire Lonnie Bohlke as the new courthouse custodian. Bohlke will replace Larry Hoffman who is retiring Dec. 31 after nearly 25 years in the position...
VOLLEYBALL: No. 2 Lady Jays soar past No. 12 Wolverines (11/02/11)
SIOUX CITY -- "Raise your hands, stomp your feet, Gehlen Jaybirds can't be beat." The words echoed through the gym at East High School in Sioux City on Tuesday night as the second-ranked Gehlen Catholic volleyball team sewed up its third consecutive state tournament berth with a 3-0 win over No. 12 River Valley...
FOOTBALL: No. 1 Armstrong-Ringsted blanks No. 10 Remsen-Union to advance (11/02/11)
ARMSTRONG -- The Remsen-Union football team fell victim to defending Class 8-man champion Armstrong-Ringsted in a battle of No. 1 versus No. 10 on Monday evening in Armstrong. The Rockets dropped a 24-0 decision to the Mustangs in the second round of the state playoffs...
Donald L. Sanow (11/02/11)
Donald L. Sanow, 83, of Marcus, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, following an auto accident in Marcus. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. The Rev. Don Erickson will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus Amherst Cemetery with military honors provided by the VFW...
Randall R. 'Randy' Wiener (11/02/11)
Randall R. "Randy" Wiener, 56, of rural Hinton, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, following a courageous two year battle with pancreatic cancer. Randall Ray Wiener was born May 7, 1955, in Le Mars, the son of Albert and Elda (Ludwig) Wiener. He attended school in Hinton, where he graduated from high school in 1973. ...
Terry and Emily Fett (11/02/11)
Terry Fett and Emily Seibert of Olathe, Kan., were united in marriage July 9, 2011, at Zion Lutheran Church, Rockford, Iowa. They are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Seibert, Rockford, and Margaret Fett of Maplewood, Minn., and the late Rev. Larry Fett, former Le Mars residents...
Merlin and Rose Giesen (11/02/11)
Rose Shook of Le Mars and Merlin Giesen of Slayton, Minn., were united in marriage Sept. 3, 2011, at the Le Mars Convention Center. The Rev. John Battern officiated the 5 p.m. double ring ceremony before a lighted arch. Sheila Crowley of Fulda, Minn., was soloist. Music was was a CD of piano music by Bruce Smith...
Josh and Lisa Sitzmann (11/02/11)
Lisa Christine Urness and Josh Richard Sitzmann, of Chaska, Minn., were united in marriage June 25, 2011, in an outdoor ceremony at Majestic Oaks Golf Club in Ham Lake, Minn. Lisa is the daughter of Lee and the late Kathy Urness of Prior Lake, Minn. Josh is the son of Roger and Peg Sitzmann of Savage, Minn...
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (11/02/11)
Midwest Hay and Straw Co. - Tuesday, Nov 01, 2011: Maurice, IA (11/02/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (11/02/11)
Vote 'no' on Measure D (11/02/11)
The notice of the ordinance was published in the Le Mars Daily Liberal on February 17, 1883. The Le Mars City Council had decided to divide the growing community into three wards for the election of city council members. This was only two years after the city had incorporated. The ordinance, recorded in elegant longhand in a bound leather book in City Hall, delineated the boundaries of the three wards...
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