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Stories from Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Le Mars Area Dialysis Services (LADS) receives verbal report on inspection (03/21/12)
Le Mars Area Dialysis Services (LADS) received verbal confirmation today (Wednesday) that it passed a certification inspection needed to begin serving patients. Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) inspectors completed the three-day certification inspection at the facility, in downtown Le Mars, Wednesday morning...
Chamber honors Schroeders (03/21/12)
Tony and Shirley Schroeder, of Le Mars, today (Wednesday) were honored with the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce "Service to Agriculture" award. The Chamber's Ag Committee recognized the Schroeders during the Le Mars Agri-Business luncheon at the Le Mars Convention Center...
Technology in new water meters eliminates noise (03/21/12)
Noiseless water meters with technology to help city of Le Mars water customers detect a water leak will be installed In Le Mars. The Le Mars City Council Tuesday moved ahead with a water meter replacement project at cost of $806,495. The actual cost to the city will be based on a unit price for the meters. Installation is expected to begin this spring...
New group gives military families a shoulder to lean on (03/21/12)
When Molly Gray's husband deployed for two years with the military, she felt very alone. Now the Le Mars woman has started a movement to make sure no area military family member feels "in the dark" while a loved one is deployed. Serving Armed Forces Everyday, or SAFE for short, is the non-profit organization Gray and five others created after talking together about the need for an organization that could reach out to all military families, supporting them in a variety of ways...
LCMS students to compete at state with National History Day projects (03/21/12)
Seven entries by Le Mars Community Middle School students in the National History Day regional competition will advance to state in competition. They will advance to the state National History Day (NHD) competition at the State Historical Society in Des Moines May 7...
Conservation job proposal stalls (03/21/12)
A proposal to change job descriptions for Plymouth County conservation employees has been voided. That was the message Dennis Sohl, county conservation director, gave to the county board of supervisors Tuesday. "Because of the controversy, I'm pulling that proposal off the table for the time and will go back to the conservation board and let them re-discuss the whole issue and decide what they would like to do," Sohl said...
JURB recommends tax rebate (03/21/12)
The Plymouth County Joint Urban Renewal Board is recommending a partial tax rebate for Fedders Marine & RV. Owner Matt Fedders asked for the tax break for the relocation and expansion of his business north of the intersection of Highway 75 and 60. The Joint Urban Renewal Board (JURB) recommended the Plymouth County Supervisors and the Le Mars City Council grant Fedders a five-year partial tax rebate for the 16,200-square-foot facility...
Gehlen Catholic Jays celebrate second-best record in school history (03/21/12)
(Sentinel photo by Kent Jones) The Gehlen Catholic boys' basketball team held a banquet Tuesday night to celebrate the team's 21-3 season. Seniors and award winners, from left, are: Colton Kneip; Conor Kneip, Second Team All-War Eagle Conference; Zach Wurth, Honorable Mention All-War Eagle Conference and winner of the Pride Award; Trevor Bouma, unanimous First Team All-War Eagle Conference and voted team MVP; Alec Mousel, defensive player of the year; Mick Sitzmann, ; Michael Whitehead, unanimous First Team All-War Eagle Conference; and Blake Wiltgen, most improved. ...
Secret B. Plendl (03/21/12)
Secret B. Plendl, 91, of Kingsley, died Monday, March 19, 2012, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kingsley. The Rev. Thomas Topf will celebrate Mass. ...
David Rush (03/21/12)
David Rush, 63, of Merrill, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at his home in Merrill. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Rita Starzl (03/21/12)
Rita Starzl, 94, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
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Iowa Soybean Processor report (03/21/12)
Will King's strategy work? (03/21/12)
In rather interesting turn of events, Congressman Steve King has challenged his opponent, former Iowa First Lady Christie Vilsack, to a total of six debates. After the deadline for filing nomination papers to be on the June primary ballot passed on Friday, King and Vilsack are the lone candidates for their respective parties, and are the presumptive representatives in the fall election...

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