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Stories from Wednesday, March 28, 2012

New school lunch rules call for colorful menus (03/28/12)
School lunches may look even more colorful next year following new changes in the federal school lunch rules. Increased servings of vegetables are at the heart of the new guidelines -- with emphasis on what color they are. Judy Lubben, Le Mars Community School's food service director, explained the concept...
C-38 bridge project bids are $100,000 under estimate (03/28/12)
Two bridges on C-38 in Plymouth County will be replaced this construction season for less than the $1.4 million estimate. Gobersen-Smith Construction Co., of Ida Grove, submitted a low bid of $1,291,224 to replace both bridges and do a concrete overlay on 300 feet of roadway between the two structures...
Akron bids open door to construction (03/28/12)
A Sioux Falls, S.D., business is expected to be awarded a contract to construct a new senior citizen care facility in Akron. Gil Haugan Construction had the apparent low base bid of nearly $5.6 million when bids from eight firms were opened at the Akron Fire Station Tuesday, said Harold Higman, Akron mayor...
Fire with a purpose (03/28/12)
A controlled burn in a field east of Le Mars on Highway 3 lights the skies in this photo taken Tuesday. Farmers use controlled burns to prepare fields for the new planting season. Those who do so are asked to alert the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office of the planned burn so the fire-rescue crew is not dispatched, according to Le Mars Fire-Rescue Chief Dave Schipper...
LCS sees wrestling coach change (03/28/12)
The Le Mars Community Schools Board of Education took action on nine resignations and three contracts at its Monday meeting. Among them is a change in wrestling coaches at the high school level. Tom Smalley submitted his resignation as head wrestling coach effective immediately, a position he has held for 28 years...
LCS sets Kindergarten Round-Up dates (03/28/12)
Le Mars Community Schools will hold Kindergarten Round-Up the week of April 9. Sessions are at 8:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. at each building. The schedule is: Wednesday, April 11, Franklin Elementary, morning and afternoon sessions. Thursday, April 12, Clark Elementary, morning and afternoon sessions...
2012 Le Mars Dance Team Exhibition (03/28/12)
(Sentinel photos by Kent Jones) Dance is all about energy and passion -- at least that's what the co-ed dance group portrayed during the Le Mars Dance Team Exhibition at Carey Gymnasium.
Wagner is District 3 Plymouth County Supervisor candidate (03/28/12)
Merlin Wagner, of Le Mars, is a Republican candidate for District 3 Plymouth County Supervisor in the June Primary Election. Wagner returned nomination papers Tuesday. He is seeking the seat held by Don Kass, of Remsen. The deadline for candidates to seek county office in the primary by returning nomination papers to the Plymouth County Auditor's office is 5 p.m. today. People with questions may call 546-6100...
LCHS seniors win at IBCA all-star games (03/28/12)
DALLAS CENTER -- Le Mars Community senior Megan Moritz was named Most Outstanding Cheerleader and LCHS senior Austin Homan's Northwest team won the championship at the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association All-Star games on Saturday, March 24. Moritz was named MOC out of 40 cheerleaders that performed at halftime of each of the four games...
2011-12 Basketball Season review: Kingsley-Pierson Lady Panthers (2-19, 1-9) (03/28/12)
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College baseball, softball update (03/28/12)
Le Mars Community alum Tyler Candor started in left field for the Mustangs and batted fifth in the order at home against Briar Cliff on Tuesday. Morningside improved to 17-11 with a 5-1 win. Candor was 2-for-4 in the game. He doubled down the right field line in the sixth inning and later scored on an a Briar Cliff error...
Steven Franzen (03/28/12)
Steven Franzen, 37, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
Clara Hoefler (03/28/12)
Clara Hoefler, 85, of Earling and formerly of Granville, died Monday March 26, 2012, at Little Flower Haven in Earling,. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville with the Rev. Richard Ball officiating and the Rev. ...
Ed Norell (03/28/12)
Ed Norell, 70, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 25, 2012, surrounded by his family at his home in Le Mars. Edward Ralph Norell was born Dec. 25, 1941, in Le Mars, the son of John Ralph and Dora Irene (Moran) Norell. Ed graduated from Le Mars Central High School with the Class of 1960...
John 'Jack' Schneider (03/28/12)
John "Jack" Schneider, 76 of Alton, died Monday, March 26, 2012 at his home in Alton. Jack was born, Nov. 3, 1935, the son of Victor and Clara (Hansen) Schneider. Jack was raised in Alton and graduated from St. Mary's Academy in 1953. He then enlisted in the United States Army. Jack attended basic training in Fort Bliss, Texas. After basic, he spent 18 months serving with an Artillery Unit in Germany, were he achieved the rank of SP3. Jack served from Sept. 15, 1954 until Sept. 1, 1956...
Ruth Schultz (03/28/12)
Ruth Schultz, 81, of Sioux City, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Regency Square Senior Living in South Sioux City, Neb. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Morningside Lutheran Church in Sioux City. The Rev. Tom LoVan will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Leekley-Boggs (03/28/12)
Bill and Sherry Leekley, of Kingsley, and Jerry and Shelley Boggs, of Anthon, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Rachel Leekley, of Kingsley and Nathan Boggs, of Anthon. The couple is planning a July 14, 2012, wedding at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Sioux City. The reception will be held at Bev's on the River...
Sitzmann-Zimmerman (03/28/12)
Ted and Betty Sitzmann, of Kingsley, and Wes and Jan Zimmerman, of Burlington, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Kelli Sitzmann and Ryan Zimmerman, of Waterloo. The couple will be married June 15, 2012, in a ceremony at St. Edward's Catholic Church in Waterloo...
Suggitt-Ruden (03/28/12)
April Suggitt and Patrick Ruden, of Remsen, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. April is the daughter of Dianna Suggitt of Sioux City and Russell Suggitt of Omaha, Neb. Patrick is the son of Paul and Denise Ruden of Oyens. The couple is planning a 2 p.m. ceremony April 14, 2012, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. The reception will be held at the KC Hall in Le Mars...
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Obama, Japan find two sides to energy issue (03/28/12)
Derided from the right for his supposed unwillingness to promote oil exploration, President Obama is now being blasted from the left for his decision to fast-track construction of the southern section of the Keystone XL, from Oklahoma to refineries on the Gulf of Mexico...
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