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KLEM Area State Track Results – Saturday

Check out the results from Saturday’s session of the state track meet. We had 18 events from Plymouth County compete on Saturday. 2A Girls Sprint Medley: K-P/WC (1:48.56 – State Champion) (Runners: MaKenna Bowman, McKenzie Goodwin, Aubree Bell, Erika Kuntz) 3A Girls Sprint Medley: Le Mars (1:56.61 –...
LE MARS, IA
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Auditor: Changes to Iowa law may reduce number of votes

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) -So far, turnout is tracking normally here in Woodbury County, but Auditor Pat Gill says changes from the legislature may reduce the total number of voters in an upcoming primary on June 7. About 1,500 voters have turned in their ballots early so far, putting the county...
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Thursday News, May 19

The city council of Le Mars is going to hold a public hearing soon on a vacant building ordinance. Mayor Rob Bixenman says the city’s downtown committee had been urging him to address the problem of rundown, unused buildings in their historic district. Mainstreet volunteer Richard Zeittlow says it’s...
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Wednesday News, May 18

The City Council of Sioux Center has given final approval to the sale of its former airport to Sioux County. The 78.5 acre site was sold for 1 million dollars. The county plans to use the site for the county fair and equestrian activities. Several buildings on the airport site, including hangars, will be purchased by the county at a cost of some 250-thousand dollars, and will be refurbished to accommodate fair exhibits and and Sioux Center Saddle Club activities. The Sioux County Board of Supervisors earlier gave their approval to the sale. The airport, located 1.5 miles north of Sioux Center, was closed to make way for the Sioux County Regional Airport near Maurice. The county airport is a joint venture between Sioux County, Sioux Center, and Orange City. The Orange City Airport was also closed. It is now part of the city’s industrial park.
ORANGE CITY, IA
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Hawarden Man Arrested in Joint Investigation

A joint investigation between the Sioux and Plymouth County Sheriff’s Offices resulted in the arrest of a Hawarden man. 49-year-old Jamie Arens was arrested Sunday after the two law enforcement agencies, who were investigating Aren’s suspected involvement in criminal activity in the two counties, executed a search warrant at his residence south of Hawarden.
HAWARDEN, IA
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Chatsworth man jailed for burglary, more

CHATSWORTH—A 49-year-old rural Chatsworth man was arrested about 7:50 a.m. Sunday, May 15, on charges of third-degree burglary, fifth-degree theft, first-degree trespassing and driving while his license was denied, suspended, canceled or revoked. The arrest of Jamie Allen Arens stemmed from a joint investigation by the Sioux County Sheriff’s...
CHATSWORTH, IA
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Tuesday News, May 17

The Le Mars city council this afternoon set a public hearing next month for an ordinance which regulates vacant buildings. Mayor Rob Bixenman and the Main Street Committee have been working on the ordinance, which would cover buildings in the Le Mars Downtown Historic District. These would include buildings along Central Avenue North, 1st Street NE, and Plymouth Street. A public hearing on the ordinance will take place during the city council’s June 7 meeting.
LE MARS, IA
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Farmers Utilizing No-till Conservation During Planting

More and more farmers are utilizing no-till conservation methods when planting their crops. Mark Kessenich who farms in Sioux and Plymouth counties in northwest Iowa has been using the technology for years. He says this year, due to the lack of rain and snow and the strong winds, soil conditions were often extremely dry. He believes by leaving the soil undisturbed, he was able to retain what little moisture there was.
PLYMOUTH COUNTY, IA
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KLEM Area State Track Qualifiers

Many Plymouth County athletes qualified for the 2022 State Track Meet in Des Moines. We have compiled a list of those qualifiers and when they will compete at State. The State Track Meet runs from Thursday, May 19 through Saturday, May 21 at Drake Stadium. Thursday:. Girls Shuttle Hurdle: Remsen...
PLYMOUTH COUNTY, IA
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2022 War Eagle Conference All-Conference Girls Golf

With the conclusion of the 2022 girls golf season, the War Eagle Conference has announced its all-conference honors for girls golf. Plymouth County’s all-conference honors are listed in bold. 1st Team:. Sidney Tritz – Remsen St. Mary’s. Natalie Nielsen – Akron-Westfield. Hailey Rosenbaum – Hinton.
PLYMOUTH COUNTY, IA