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Stories from Wednesday, July 11, 2012

For the Record July 11,2012 (07/11/12)
For the Record July 11, 2012 June building activity includes new house The value of new construction in Le Mars for the month June is estimated at $332,433. Code Enforcement Officer Jason Vacura issued 15 permits, including one for a new house and two for home remodeling...
Big Brothers Big Sisters needs 'Lunch Buddies' (07/11/12)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland will expand a program which brings together students at Le Mars schools with adult volunteer mentors. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland, in Sioux City, offered the "Lunch Buddies" program in Le Mars for the first time during the 2011-2012 school year...
Rolling steps into spotlight in military musical (07/11/12)
Josh Rolling will stand in front of the lights instead of behind them in the Le Mars Community Theater musical "G.I. Jukebox" opening Friday. Rolling, a 2012 Le Mars Community High School graduate, who has set up and operated lights during many productions, will debut in his first-ever individual acting role...
Candidates vie for title of Plymouth County Fair queen and king (07/11/12)
Twenty-four Plymouth County young people are competing for the title of Plymouth County Fair Queen and King. The candidates are sponsored by 4-H clubs and FFA organizations in the county. All the candidates participated in a get-acquainted day on June 3...
LEEP still needs chefs for MENuMaster event (07/11/12)
Members of the Le Mars Community Educational Enhancement Project (LEEP) are busy with plans for the first annual "MENuMasters" event this fall, which will raise money for academic programs at Le Mars Community Schools. "We have 25 chefs already, and we're looking for five more," said Linda Mayrose, who is co-chairing the event with Gayle Vonk and Julie Beitelspacher...
Class 1A Substate 1 District 1 Quarterfinal: Hinton eliminates Jays with 13th straight win (07/11/12)
LE MARS -- The Jays' season ended just like it started. The Gehlen Catholic baseball team hurt itself with errors, walks and mental mistakes in a 10-1 loss to Hinton on Tuesday in Le Mars. The Jays (11-16) started the season with seven losses due to the same problems. They seemed to have those mistakes fixed when they won 10 of their next 13 games, but they reappeared when Gehlen lost four straight games to conclude the season...
Class 4A Region 1 Final: Lady Bulldogs bow out to No. 9 Bishop Heelan in regional final (07/11/12)
SIOUX CITY -- The Lady Bulldogs were unable to topple No. 9 Bishop Heelan Tuesday at Sioux City West, falling 2-1 in the Class 4A Region 1 final. Le Mars (28-10) appeared to be on the verge of a breakthrough in the game when junior center fielder Ashley Phelan singled and freshman first baseman Holly Schneider reached base on an error with no outs. Junior shortstop Emily Ellefson then hit a deep fly ball to center field that was caught near the fence...
Class 1A Substate 1 District 1 Quarterfinal: Panthers knock out Westerners (07/11/12)
LE MARS -- The Westerners started well in their bid to upset Kingsley-Pierson, but the Panthers struck with six runs in the third inning to take a 6-1 lead. K-P went on to win 9-2 in the first round of district play Tuesday in Le Mars. A-W (8-21) got on the board first with a run in the top of the second inning. ...
Class 1A Substate 1 District 2 Quarterfinal: RSM pulls away from MMC to advance to district semifinals (07/11/12)
REMSEN -- Remsen St. Mary's held off a stingy squad from Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Tuesday night to advance to the Class 1A baseball Substate 1 District 2 semifinals. MMC (10-14) got on the boad first Tuesday with a run in the top of the first inning. RSM (23-8) scored two runs in the third inning and MMC answered with a run in the bottom of the frame for a 2-2 tie game after three innings. Both MMC and RSM scored two runs in the fourth inning for a 4-4 tie score...
Class 1A Substate 1 District 2 Quarterfinal: Spalding eliminates Rockets (07/11/12)
The Spalding Catholic baseball team ended Remsen-Union's season with a 7-4 win over the Rockets (13-10) on Tuesday in Remsen. The Spartans (19-12) will face Remsen St. Mary's in the district semifinals at 7 p.m. Thursday in Remsen.
William 'Bill' Else Jr. (07/11/12)
William "Bill" Eugene Else, Jr., 52, of Avondale, Ariz., died unexpectedly Thursday, June 14, 2012, in Le Mars. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home, in Le Mars. Military rites will be conducted by the Wasmer American Legion Post 241 of Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday and following the service during a time of lunch and fellowship in the Carlsen Fellowship Center...
Lancaster-Van Voorst (07/11/12)
Kyri Lancaster and Dan Van Voorst, of Anthem, Ariz., announce their engagement. The couple is planning a Nov. 2, 2012, ceremony in Cocoa Beach, Fla. Kyri is the daughter of Bruce and Diane Lancaster, of Le Mars. Dan is the son of Gen and Gail Van Voorst, of Inwood...
Millage-Van Surksum (07/11/12)
Cady Millage, of Fordyce, Neb., and Ryan Van Surksum, of Council Bluffs, announce their engagement. The couple is planning a Feb. 9, 2013, wedding at Yankton, S.D. Cady is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Millage of Fordyce, Neb. Ryan is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Van Surksum, of Orange City. He is the grandson of Gene and Adri Ruisch, of Le Mars...
Iowa Ethanol Plant Report (07/11/12)
Midwest Hay and Straw Co. for Tuesday, July 10, 2012: Maurice, IA (07/11/12)
Iowa Soybean Processor report (07/11/12)
In the eye of the beholder (07/11/12)
The phrase is most often linked to appreciation of beauty, but a case can also be made for nearly anything and everything. One thing that comes to mind for us is our community. Living here, we can easily overlook the advantages we have for education, housing, entertainment, recreation, health care and shopping...
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