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Stories from Thursday, November 3, 2011

BoDeans plans expansion to meet product demand (11/03/11)
A Le Mars industry plans to build on the success of its cone products with a $4.8 million investment in new manufacturing facilities. BoDeans Cone Company Chief Operating Officer John Wilhelm said 15,000 square feet will be added to the north side of the building in southwest Le Mars at 2375 Industrial Road S.W...
Museum still accepting garage sale items (11/03/11)
Anyone wishing to clear the house of potential garage sale material may take the items to the Plymouth County Historical Museum for the 12th Annual "Great Garage and Bake Sale" Nov. 10, 11 and 12. The museum will receive garage sale items during open hours from 1-5 p.m., through this Saturday, and by appointment...
Local bison join new herd in Missouri (11/03/11)
Bison from the Plymouth County herd are making history again. Last week, a herd of 37 bison was reintroduced to a northwest Missouri preserve after being absent from the state more than 160 years. The new herd was moved onto The Nature Conservancy's Dunn Ranch Prairie, a 4,183-acre preserve...
Korean War Last Man's Club members gather to remember (11/03/11)
For the 14th year, veterans of the Korean War gathered as members of the Korean War Last Man's Club met for their annual banquet at the American Legion Club in Le Mars. Fifty people -- 24 members, along with spouses and friends -- attended the Oct. 29 evening where veterans shared memories of a long-ago conflict fought against the spread of Communism...
halloween Happenings (11/03/11)
FOOTBALL PREVIEW: No. 5 Jays renew rivalry with No. 2 Eagles (11/03/11)
BRITT -- The Gehlen Catholic and West Hancock football teams know a thing or two about each other. Friday's Class A state quarterfinal will be the second matchup between the two teams this season and the fourth in the last two years. In the current district cycle (2010-11), Gehlen Catholic is 3-0 against West Hancock. ...
Lady Bulldogs present volleyball awards (11/03/11)
Members of the Le Mars Community volleyball team gathered at the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor on Tuesday evening to celebrate a successful season and present awards. Members of the 2011 All-Lakes Conference team are pictured above. Front row (left to right): Emily Pick, first team (unanimous); Jacelle Neill, second team. Back row: Carolyn Ahlers, second team; Morgan Ohm, first team; Erin Kommes, first team (unanimous); Jenni Theisen, academic all-conference...
Ahlers takes positive look at today's agriculture (11/03/11)
There's a lot of "good things" going on in today's world of agriculture John Ahlers said sitting at the kitchen table this week at his farm home near Le Mars. Ahlers, Plymouth County Farm Bureau president, said he remains optimistic about agriculture and the future of farming...
State conservation repair funding available (11/03/11)
A total of $360,000 in Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship funding for conservation practices repair is being made available to 60 Iowa counties granted disaster designation by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The designation includes 27 Iowa counties affected by severe storms or excessive rain and flooding during the 2011 crop year plus 33 contiguous counties, including Plymouth, Cherokee and Ida Counties also covered by the designation...
Donald L. Sanow (11/03/11)
Donald L. Sanow, 83, of Marcus, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, following an auto accident in Marcus. Donald Lou Sanow was born Sept. 26, 1928, south of Marcus, the son of August and Emma (Koerner) Sanow. He was baptized Sept. 29, 1928, at home and confirmed March 15, 1942, at Christ Lutheran Church in Remsen. Don attended school in Remsen...
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (11/03/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (11/03/11)
Pacifier not included (11/03/11)
Halloween is over, the first mention of snow has appeared in the weather forecast, and this weekend marks the return to Standard Time (remember to set those clocks back on Saturday night). Yes, fall is slipping away before our very eyes. I imagine many people have fired up their furnaces and prepared for the coming dark and cold of winter...
Bullying not limited to playground (11/03/11)
Bullies used to simply shake down the weaker kids for lunch money, but these days, the bully business has gone online, and it's booming. According to a survey of 2,000 middle school students by the Cyberbullying Research Center, 10 percent said they were recent victims of cyberbullying, while 18 percent claimed to be "lifetime" victims of online bullies...
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