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Stories from Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Supervisors incumbents survive challenge (06/06/12)
Three men who serve on the Plymouth County Board of Supervisors will be on the November general election ballot. Republicans Jim Henrich, of Akron; Mark Loutsch, of Le Mars; and Don Kass, of Remsen, won their party's nomination in the primary election Tuesday, according to unofficial results from the Plymouth County Auditor's Office...
For the Record June 6, 2012 (06/06/12)
Scam artists claim to be MidAmerican Energy staff MidAmerican Energy Company customers in Iowa and Illinois are still receiving calls from scam artists. A number of customers are reporting that the telephone number the scam artists are using shows up on caller ID as 302-200-9735, according to a MidAmerican Energy press release...
Van Otterloo wins sheriff nomination hands down (06/06/12)
Plymouth County Sheriff Mike Van Otterloo won the Republican nomination for re-election by a landslide during Tuesday's primary election. Van Otterloo took home 1,844 votes for the sheriff's nomination compared to challenger Le Mars Police Officer Jay King's 314 -- a nearly 71 percent margin -- according to unofficial results...
Supervisors award bridge replacement contracts (06/06/12)
Five wooden bridges across Plymouth County will be replaced during the 2012 construction season. Low bids were accepted for the projects by the county board of supervisors Tuesday pending review by Tom Rohe, county engineer. "I think as a whole the bids were good," Rohe said...
City sells Westmar dorm for clothing, airsoft businesses (06/06/12)
Centennial Dormitory won't be torn down. Instead, the former Westmar College building, which has mostly stood empty since the college closed in 1997, will house at least two businesses. Tuesday the Le Mars City Council agreed to sell the large building to Carver Design, of Sioux City, for $10,000...
LCS seeks middle school associate principal (06/06/12)
The search is on for a new associate middle school principal/activities director at Le Mars Community Schools. The LCS board of education received the resignation of Chris Schmit at its May 30 meeting. Schmit has accepted an assistant middle school principal position in Des Moines...
Herbst fundraiser is Saturday (06/06/12)
Randy Herbst's wife believes the power of prayer has kept him strong in his battle with cancer. The Merrill man, who was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer in January, has had five weeks of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. "He never got sick. He didn't lose his hair," Susie said of her husband. "If you see him on the street, you wouldn't know he had cancer."...
Rockets score 20, hit three home runs in rout of West Sioux (06/06/12)
REMSEN -- The Rockets were down big early. But 20 runs makes up for a lot. The R-U baseball team banged out 20 hits in a 20-10, five-inning win over West Sioux on Tuesday in Remsen. The Rockets (4-2) trailed 5-0 after a half inning of play. And they trailed 8-2 after an inning and a half...
Hawks power past Rockets (06/06/12)
REMSEN -- The Hawks hitters stayed hot. A night after scoring twelve runs in four innings, the Remsen St. Mary's softball team hit three home runs in a 9-1 win over Remsen-Union on Tuesday in Remsen. "We kind of carried it over from last night," RSM coach Nick Staab said. "I was kind of afraid maybe we wasted it last night."...
Seven-run seventh seals Bulldogs win (06/06/12)
OKOBOJI -- The Le Mars Community offense reached double digits for the first time this season with seven runs in their last at-bat against Okoboji to solidify a 10-1 victory Tuesday on the road. The Bulldogs (6-0) now have five different starting pitchers with wins this season. Le Mars hit two home runs to aid junior Hunter Rowe in his first outing of the season...
Westerners win at home against Blackhawks (06/06/12)
AKRON -- A seven-run second inning for Akron-Westfield established the foundation for a 12-7 victory over Hinton Monday night. Hinton (2-3) took the lead in the top of the second inning 1-0. The Westerners' offense woke up and never looked back. Senior Seth Butler got just one out in the second inning before being replaced on the mound by junior Cole Siders. Butler only allowed two hits, but walked five batters and allowed six earned runs...
Errors cost Hinton at Unity Christian (06/06/12)
ORANGE CITY -- A two-out, bases loaded error in the bottom of the seventh inning doomed Hinton to a fourth consecutive defeat Tuesday night at Unity Christian. Hinton (2-4) scored a run in the first inning, but Unity (4-5) leveled the score in the bottom half of the first. Unity went ahead 3-1 in the fourth inning...
City of Le Mars YMCA 2012 Hershey's track results (06/06/12)
These are the results from the track meet on Sunday, May 6. 1st place winners qualified for state which is in Marshalltown on Saturday, June 16. --- 1st, Emily Chihak, 8.47 2nd, Jenna Cosby, 8.75 3rd, Mackenzee Hardyk, 9.23 4th, Madison Sargisson, 9.43...
Klein-Hoffman (06/06/12)
Mark and Kathy Klein, of Rickardsville, and Randy and Jody Hoffman, of Le Mars, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of Stephanie Klein, of Ames and Nick Hoffman, of Waukee. The couple is planning a Sept. 29, 2012 wedding at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Rickardsville...
Lassen-Reuter (06/06/12)
Sherwin and Rhonda Lassen, of Remsen, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Cassie Kae Lassen, of Remsen, and Blaine Michael Reuter, of Le Mars. He is the son of Shiuvaun Reuter, of Sioux City, and Jerry and Kate Reuter, of Le Mars...
Jim and Dorothy Klemme (06/06/12)
Jim and Dorothy Klemme, of Le Mars, will celebrate their 40th anniversary June 10, 2012. Jim Klemme and Dorothy Chramosta were married June 10, 1972, at the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Ravenna, Neb. They celebrated in April by renewing their wedding vows at the Love of Our Lady Catholic Church in Frankfurt, Germany, while on a trip to Germany, Austria, and Switzerland...
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (06/06/12)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (06/06/12)
Finding a way (06/06/12)
Neighbors helping each other has been the cornerstone of life in Iowa for centuries. Early pioneers helped each other build homes and barns, assisted in planting or harvesting crops if there was an illness or injury. They did so because it was the right thing to do. They also knew that if they had difficulties, they could depend on each other for help...
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