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Stories from Tuesday, June 26, 2012

For the Record June 26, 2012 (06/26/12)
Remsen teen injured on Remsen farm Shantel V. Jaminet, 17, 45075 150th Street, Remsen, was injured at 3:09 p.m. Monday in an accident on the farm where she lives. Remsen Ambulance took Jaminet to Floyd Valley Hospital after she was pinned between a gate and a couple of square bales that were being moved by a skid loader, the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office reported...
Scoops of local sweetness - Cone project will be finished with more than 50 (06/26/12)
Ice cream lovers stopping in at the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor will find 37 flavors from which to choose. But driving around Le Mars, they'll be able to spot dozens of new "flavors" painted onto giant ice cream cone sculptures. Le Mars' public art project featuring 5-foot-tall fiberglass ice cream cones painted by local and area artists is almost complete...
Local governments support foreign trade zone application (06/26/12)
Plans to create foreign trade zones in northwest Iowa continue with the support of local and county governments. Last week the Plymouth County Board of Supervisors and the Le Mars City Council signed letters of support for an application to allow Northwest Iowa Development a grant of authority to designate foreign trade zones...
Branstad touts renewables at Merrill ethanol plant (06/26/12)
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad said Monday he was really excited to be at Plymouth Energy, an ethanol plant near Merrill. Branstad was joined by Eamonn Bryne, Plymouth Energy chief executive officer, and Plymouth Energy board members in a tour of the plant...
Karlton Hector hired as LCMS assistant principal (06/26/12)
A Le Mars Community Schools alumnus will be the new LCS middle school assistant principal/athletic director. The Le Mars Community School Board of Education approved a contract Monday for Karlton Hector to start in that position Aug. 1, 2012. He replaces Chris Schmit, who resigned that position June 1 to take an administrative position in the Des Moines School District...
10th Annual Governor's Scholar Recognition Ceremony (06/26/12)
Catherine Meis (center) was recognized by Iowa Lt. Governor Kimberly Reynolds (left) and Governor Terry Branstad (right) for outstanding academic achievement at the 10th Annual Governor's Scholar Recognition Ceremony in April. The program, sponsored by the Iowa Governor's Office, Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and its title sponsor the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), honored 442 high school seniors from throughout Iowa. ...
A-W upends Gehlen 4-3 (06/26/12)
LE MARS -- Akron-Westfield ended a seven-game losing streak Monday night with a 4-3 War Eagle Conference victory over Gehlen Catholic in Le Mars. A-W senior Mitch Hedlund returned from injury to earn the complete-game victory. Hedlund allowed two earned run in seven innings. He struck out five batters, walked four and hit one...
Davis, Lady Westerners two-hit Lady Jays (06/26/12)
LE MARS -- When the Lady Jays have struggled this season, it's usually because the bats go quiet. That was the case Monday when they played the defending state champions. The Gehlen Catholic softball team managed just two hits against Akron-Westfield, and the Lady Westerners won 11-0...
'Dogs down Spirit Lake by 11 runs (06/26/12)
SPIRIT LAKE -- Le Mars Community moved one game closer to clinching the Lakes Conference baseball title Monday with a 12-1 win over second-place Spirit Lake. Le Mars (18-5) improved its conference record to 10-0 with the victory, snapping Spirit Lake's 10-game winning streak. Spirit Lake (15-6) dropped to 8-3 in conference play...
Le Mars loses lead, game to Spirit Lake (06/26/12)
SPIRIT LAKE -- The Le Mars Community softball team led 10-6 after five and a half innings Monday at Spirit Lake. But the Indians rallied with four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie the game, and they won it with a run in the bottom of the seventh...
Hinton handles Unity 9-1 (06/26/12)
HINTON -- Not much has been easy for the Hinton softball team this season, but the Blackhawks dominated Unity Christian in a 9-1 win Monday in Hinton. After the Knights took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning, the Blackhawks (5-24) responded with three runs in the bottom of the second...
Blackhawks blank Knights (06/26/12)
HINTON -- Morgan Wenzel's curveball made the Knights' hitter wave at strike three. Two batters later, his fastball zipped past another Knight for the final out of the game. The Blackhawks' junior pitcher struck out seven, walked two and allowed just four hits in a complete game shutout Monday, leading the Hinton baseball team to a 4-0 win over Unity Christian in Hinton...
RSM romps at MMC (06/26/12)
MARCUS -- Remsen St. Mary's used seven first-inning runs Monday to cruise to a 9-0 War Eagle Conference road victory over Marcus-Meriden Cleghorn. RSM (16-6, 12-5) scored seven runs in the first inning, all earned runs for MMC left-hander Tanner Utesch. It was more than enough insurance for senior Beau Pick...
Panthers prevail 12-8 (06/26/12)
IDA GROVE -- The Kingsley-Pierson baseball team snapped a three-game losing streak with a 12-8 win over OA-BCIG on Monday in Ida Grove. The Panthers (15-7) scored three runs in the top of the first inning to take an early lead. The Falcons cut the lead to 3-2 with two runs in the third...
OA-BCIG blanks K-P (06/26/12)
BATTLE CREEK-- The Kingsley-Pierson softball team managed just one hit and lost 10-0 in six innings to OA-BCIG on Monday. The Falcons jumped on freshman pitcher Morgan Cronin early. They scored two runs in the first inning, three in the second and one in third to take a 6-0 lead...
Mary L. Mockler-Hoeck (06/26/12)
Mary L. Mockler-Hoeck, 81, of Hawarden, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family, after a 6-year courageous battle of pancreatic cancer. During this time she attended five grandchildren's weddings and danced at each one. Mary was born Dec. ...
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (06/26/12)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (06/26/12)
You don't have to join a mob (06/26/12)
Communities are always on the lookout for new ways to promote business. Throughout the calendar year, there are times when merchants band together to time their sales to coincide in a concerted effort to bring people to town. These promotions are the same in many communities, even occurring at the same time every year. ...
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