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Stories from Tuesday, January 31, 2012

IML Container Iowa named Business of the Year (01/31/12)
Steeve Vallée knows what it means to go all in. A little more than five years ago, the native of French-speaking Quebec left all he knew and moved 1,400 miles south to Le Mars to start up a plastic container production company. "I decided to sell everything I had," Vallée said. "I had no place to live, no car, nothing."...
County decisions could mean a business move, new tower (01/31/12)
Plymouth County Supervisors next week will consider a request for residential property north of Sioux City to be used for a lawn care business. Curt Von Hagel and Chad Blanche, who operate C and C Lawn Care, of rural Sioux City, told the county zoning commission Monday he and Von Hagel would like to stay in the same neighborhood on approximately 3.6 acres near Sioux City, in Section 31 of Perry Township...
Niebuhr honored with United Way volunteer award (01/31/12)
Lisa Niebuhr's willingness to volunteer her time and talent communitywide was recognized by Le Mars United Way this past weekend. Niebuhr received the organization's Paul "Ole" Olson Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award at the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Saturday...
'Saving Grace' (01/31/12)
(Photo contributed) Le Mars Community Theater's 2012 season opens with the production "Saving Grace" Feb. 24. Pictured here are cast members and the director of the upcoming play. Standing from left are Tonya Huenink, Frances Krull, director, and Mary Puetz; seated from left are Jack Miller, the Rev. John Battem and Larry Brangwin...
Class 1A boys district basketball pairings (01/31/12)
First round - Monday, Feb. 13 Siouxland Community Christian at River Valley Remsen St. Mary's at Hinton Quarterfinals - Thursday, Feb. 16 River Valley/SCC winner at Lawton-Bronson Woodbury Central at Kingsley-Pierson Hinton/RSM winner at Gehlen Catholic...
Defense lifts RSM girls past SLSM (01/31/12)
REMSEN -- The Remsen St. Mary's Hawks defeated the Storm Lake St. Mary's Lady Panthers 45-33 in one of their best defensive performances of the season Monday. RSM (6-12) led 21-20 at halftime and scored the first seven points of the second half. After holding SLSM (8-11) scoreless for the first five minutes, 40 seconds of the third quarter, RSM fouled Jasmine Demers...
Five A-W grapplers claim titles at K-P Invite (01/31/12)
KINGSLEY -- Six Plymouth County wrestlers claimed first-place finishes as Akron-Westfield, Hinton and Kingsley-Pierson competed at the K-P Invitational on Saturday in Kingsley. The Westerners featured five champions and one runner-up as they claimed a third-place team finish...
Le Mars JV tallies wins over Spencer, Sheldon (01/31/12)
LE MARS -- The Le Mars Community junior varsity boys basketball team posted a pair of wins over the weekend. The 'Dogs featured four players in double figures as they posted a 65-36 win over Sheldon on Saturday, a night after the squad claimed a low-scoring victory over Spencer by a 32-19 margin...
Le Mars JV splits pair (01/31/12)
LE MARS -- The Le Mars Community junior varsity girls basketball team split a pair of weekend games. The Lady 'Dogs posted a 36-33 win over Spencer on Friday but lost a 33-32 decision to Sheldon on Saturday. In Friday's win, Britney Thompson led a balanced scoring attack with 10 points. Madison Heidebrink chipped in with nine points and Holly Schneider scored eight...
No. 2 Panthers storm past Hawks (01/31/12)
REMSEN -- The No. 2-ranked Panthers from Storm Lake St. Mary's took care of business in convincing fashion Monday, winning 72-41 over Remsen St. Mary's. SLSM, ranked second in Class 1A, improved its record to 17-0. The Panthers immediately took the opening tip on their offensive end and scored within the game's first few seconds. SLSM pressed from the beginning of the game and junior Kennedy Drey dunked on a fast break in the early going for the first of his game-high 26 points...
Iowa Weekly Weighted Average Feeder Cattle Report: For Week Ending: Saturday, Jan 28, 2012 (01/31/12)
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (01/31/12)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (01/31/12)
Well deserved honors (01/31/12)
The Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner meeting on Saturday night. Interspersed between music from the Gehlen Select Choir and Le Mars Community's Crimson and Black Show Choir, awards were presented, honoring the efforts of individuals and businesses...
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