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Stories from Friday, June 15, 2012

All Aboard for Fun! (06/15/12)
Children giggle as they take a turn in the colorful train during Thursday's Primebank Ice Cream Social. With about 95 pails of ice cream, lots of toppings, a live band, and balloons for children, the event drew people of all ages during 2012 Ice Cream Days in Le Mars. ...
Seivert's classes, coaching inspire life changes (06/15/12)
Richard Seivert found his passion when he joined the faculty of Gehlen Catholic High School 35 years ago. His passion to help young people learn in the classroom and succeed in track and cross country changed lives, including his, he said. "I've gained a lot actually; I think young people are really powerful, but you have to give them the opportunity to use it," Seivert said. "I don't think we turn them loose enough."...
Ice Cream Days offers big schedule Saturday (06/15/12)
Basketball takes to the streets for the third day of Ice Cream Days. Friday morning kicked off with the 17th annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. The Le Mars Arts Center and Plymouth County Historical Museum offer cool places to visit with many exhibits...
Last Masses in St. Joseph church this weekend (06/15/12)
A building which has housed a Le Mars Catholic parish for 127 years will host its final Masses this weekend. The St. Joseph Catholic Church building, the roots of which date back to 1884, is slated to be torn down, replaced with a newer, larger church building just to the north...
For the Record June 15, 2012 (06/15/12)
Le Mars man dies after accident in Spencer A Le Mars man who was injured in an automobile accident north of Spencer on June 5 died Thursday. John Murphy Jr., 86, of Le Mars, received incapacitating injuries when his 2005 Chevrolet Impala car struck the rear of a Chevrolet Traverse driven by William Greig, 50, of Estherville, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office press release...
R-U ends five-game skid with 13-inning victory (06/15/12)
GRANVILLE -- After five straight losses and 12 innings of offensive struggles on Thursday, the Lady Rockets came out of their slump in a big way. The Remsen-Union softball team suddenly rallied for seven runs in the top of the 13th inning to defeat Spalding Catholic 9-2 in Granville...
Gehlen edges Hinton with Gunter home run (06/15/12)
LE MARS -- Gehlen Catholic senior Lisa Gunter had two RBIs and one home run to lead the Lady Jays to a 3-2 victory over Hinton Thursday night. Gehlen (14-8) opened the game with an effective first inning. Hinton junior center fielder Shannon Miller led for the Blackhawks (2-19) with a single. Sophomore third baseman Brylee Schindel bunted out to first base...
Westerners held to one hit in loss (06/15/12)
AKRON -- The Akron-Westfield baseball team managed just one hit in a 4-1 loss to West Lyon Community on Thursday in Akron. The Wildcats jumped out to a 2-0 lead with two unearned runs in the first inning. They added a run in the fifth and another unearned run in the seventh...
College update (06/15/12)
Le Mars Community alum Emily Te Brink has been honored for her contributions to the Central College softball team. The junior outfielder earned academic All-Iowa Conference and third team NFCA All-Midwest Region. Te Brink has also now earned three varsity letters...
Getting my zzzzzzzzzs (06/15/12)
One of the blessings of being retired for me is that I can take a nap whenever I feel like it and not feel guilty. Ever since my first pregnancy, I have been a mid-day napper. It started then and maybe it became a habit more than a necessity, but I never got over it...
John Murphy, Jr. (06/15/12)
John Murphy, Jr., 86, of Le Mars, died Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident June 5. John James Murphy, Jr. was born Aug. 25, 1925, in Le Mars, the son of John James Sr. and Mary C. (Cain) Murphy. He was raised and grew up on the family farm south of Le Mars in Stanton Township...
Margaret (Waite) Traurig (06/15/12)
Margaret Evelyn (Waite) Traurig, 87, of 112 West Elizabeth St,, Village of Lake Orion, Mich., died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at her home due to cancer. Margaret was born Nov. 25, 1924 in Winner, S.D. She moved with her parents and family to Sioux City, as a child. She graduated from Cathedral High School...
Iowa Ethanol Corn and Co-Products Processing Values (06/15/12)
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (06/15/12)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (06/15/12)
Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction: Weighted Average Report for 06/14/2012 (06/15/12)
CDL change the start of something bigger? (06/15/12)
If you need to get a new commercial drivers license (CDL), you may want to get it in the next six weeks. New federal space requirements for the driving portion of the exam will mean that Plymouth County, and many other counties, will no longer be able to provide this service, effective Aug. 1...
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