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Stories from Friday, November 11, 2011

Elevens are for love - Couple marks 11th anniversary on 11/11/11 (11/11/11)
Eleven years ago, Larry and Dorothy Ruhland didn't realize they'd be celebrating their 11th anniversary on the date 11/11/11. "We never gave it a thought," Larry said. Sitting next to him on their living room couch, Dorothy smiled. "We joked that it was Armistice Day and we were signing a truce, but that's it," she added...
Lady Jays return to semifinals (11/11/11)
Sentinel photo by Bethany Kroeze Second-ranked Gehlen Catholic advanced to the Class 1A state semifinal round for the second consecutive season with a 3-1 win over No. 9 East Union at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena on Thursday afternoon. The Lady Jays rallied after dropping game one 25-21 to sweep the next three sets and take the win. Gehlen Catholic will face Janesville in today's (Friday's) state semifinal match at 7:30 p.m. The Class 1A state championship is set for Saturday at 5 p.m....
Assessment will guide local cultural groups (11/11/11)
An assessment of the cultural assets of Le Mars will be used for long-range planning by the City of Le Mars and local groups. The assessment process began with a community meeting Nov. 3 led by consultant Mary Sundet Jones, of Des Moines, a former Iowa Arts Council administrator...
Mental health reform could improve adult services (11/11/11)
Editor's Note: This is the second of three stories about ongoing work to revamp Iowa's mental health delivery system for county, state or federally supported individuals. See Monday's edition for the final story in the series. Last spring the Iowa Legislature approved a bill directing the Department of Human Services (DHS) to work on reforming the state's mental health system...
Schroeder is new fair board president (11/11/11)
Tony Schroeder, of Remsen, is the new president of the Plymouth County Fair Board. He was elected at Thursday's meeting, which followed the annual meeting of the Plymouth County 4-H and Agricultural Society, at the Le Mars Convention Center lower level...
Le Mars vies to become Blue Zone (11/11/11)
Le Mars is one of 84 Iowa communities seeking Blue Zone status and access to up to $2.5 million to become a healthier place to live. Now local residents can help move Le Mars toward selection as one of those 10 Blue Zone Community demonstration sites...
Lady Jays advance to state championship (11/11/11)
Richard A. Maggrett (11/11/11)
Richard Allen Maggrett, 72, of Colorado Springs, Colo., and a former Le Mars resident, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, surrounded by his family. Richard Allen Maggrett was born Nov. 10, 1938, in Sioux Falls, S.D. He was a 1957 graduate of Le Mars High School...
Jack L. Nichols (11/11/11)
Jack L. Nichols, 81, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 at Baxter County Regional Medical Center. Mr. Nichols was born Nov. 27, 1929, in David City, Neb., the son of Floyd F. and Stella V. (Staroscik) Nichols. He graduated from David City High School in 1949; he went on to serve in the United States Navy. He was honorably dischared and returned home when his father became very ill...
Denison, IA Feeder Cattle Auction: Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 11/10/2011 (11/11/11)
Iowa Ethanol Corn and Co-Products Processing Values (11/11/11)
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (11/11/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (11/11/11)
Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction: Weighted Average Report for 11/10/2011 (11/11/11)
The mysterious sisters (11/11/11)
My aunt was a professed Sister in a convent. The order to which she belonged allowed only two home visits in a lifetime. Most of the Sisters made that visit at the deaths of their mothers and fathers. I didn't meet Sister Marie Therese until I was a teenager and had grown past the years when my curiosity would have had me asking her many personal questions. ...
Let veterans know of our appreciation (11/11/11)
Maybe it wasn't so complicated decades ago. But this year, the Nov. 11 celebration of Veterans Day is clouded by the human and economic costs of America's longest running war; rising rates of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide among soldiers and veterans; and reports from NATO that instead of the much-ballyhooed troop withdrawal date of next summer, coalition forces will be in Afghanistan in a combat role until the end of 2014...
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