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Stories from Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Council asks staff for private water meter information (11/16/11)
A proposal to eliminate private meters which measure water used to keep lawns green and other outside water use sparked the most discussion about water rate changes and charges at the Le Mars City Council meeting Tuesday. The city council voted to approved the first consideration of changes which increase the monthly rates water customers pay by 5 percent in each of the next three years...
He's got glee - Le Mars native competes for spot on TV's 'Glee' (11/16/11)
If Le Mars native Brandon Shostak scores a spot on a reality show that could cast him in Fox TV show "Glee," it would be a little like re-living his high school experience. "Glee" is a musical comedy TV series that follows the high school glee club, under the direction of teacher Will Schuester, as the eclectic teenagers struggle to define themselves in the midst of high school drama and glee club competition...
FVH earns fifth straight patient satisfaction award (11/16/11)
Patient satisfaction remains high at Floyd Valley Hospital, leading to its recognition as a 2011 Summit Award winner. This is the hospital's fifth Summit Award and covers the three-year time span from 2008-11. The hospital is one of 98 organizations be named a recipient and one of 87 to receive the award for "achieving and sustaining excellence in patient satisfaction," according to a press release...
Supervisors certify city elections (11/16/11)
The Plymouth County Supervisors Tuesday finalized numbers for the Nov. 8 city elections. There were 1,702 cast ballots in the election, which cost $8,878.07, to be paid for by the 11 cities holding elections. Voting machines were used in all three Le Mars precincts at the Le Mars Convention Center while paper ballots were used in the other city elections, said Cheri Nitzschke, deputy auditor...
LCS construction project on schedule (11/16/11)
A Le Mars Community School District construction project is on schedule, Superintendent Dr. Todd Wendt told school board members Monday. The project, known as Phase II, includes restrooms in the ninth grade hall, new art studio/classroom, band room, a multipurpose room for activities and sports practices, and a new competition gym with locker rooms, a lobby and concession stand...
2011 Fall Season Review: Akron-Westfield Westerners (8-3, 4-1) (11/16/11)
Chance Klemme Cory Eskra...
2011 Fall Season Review: Remsen St. Mary's Hawks Cross Country (11/16/11)
Season-best: 18:01 at Sheldon Districts at Holstein: 44th in 18:51.07 Season-best: 23:34 at Sheldon Districts at Holstein: 110th in 23:39.91 Season-best: 18:59 at George-Little Rock Districts at Holstein: 53rd in 19:05.35 Season-best: 19:42.05 at South O'Brien...
2011 Fall Season Review: Akron-Westfield Lady Westerners (10-13, 4-6) (11/16/11)
Lakes Conference All-Conference Volleyball (11/16/11)
Morningside Mustangs take GPAC title into NAIA playoffs (11/16/11)
SIOUX CITY -- Morningside College will host the University of St. Francis in a first round game in the 2011 NAIA Football National Championship Series on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. Morningside will take a 9-1 record and a No. 6 NAIA national ranking into the contest. The Mustangs were this year's champion of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) with an 8-1 league record...
Thomas G. Mertes (11/16/11)
Thomas G. Mertes, 62, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (11/16/11)
Midwest Hay and Straw Co. - Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011: Maurice, IA (11/16/11)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (11/16/11)
Kicking the can on Keystone (11/16/11)
Energy policy is apparently tricky business. With the unrest in the Middle East this year caused by the Arab Spring democracy movement, energy prices have risen with nearly every bit of news from the region. After the explosion and resulting oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico last year, domestic oil production was curtailed...
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