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Le Mars Daily Sentinel (Newspaper) - September 12, 2007, Le Mars, Iowa Dauv Sentinel 2007 L Y M H COUNTY'S NEWSPAPER 75cents Foster Park neighborhood seeks spot on National Register BY MAGDALENE BIESANZ Staff writer Some houses were built by English settlers before the turn of the One house was cut in half and made into Later one of the houses Another two owned by were built identical and connected with an underground now blocked off. There are the Cape Cod houses promoted by lumber yards and the government after World War II with the and live on the first Finish the second floor Each of the houses in Le Foster Park area have quite a A group of local history buffs - the Le Mars Historic Preservation Commission - are working with a consultant to get that history acknowledged on the National Register of Historic Places and the nomination is nearly ready to send in. About 150 buildings are included in the It centers around Foster running from 5th Street Southwest down to 8th Street plus a two-block stretch south of that including properties on both side of Central It stretches from west of 1st Avenue Southwest to east of 2nd Avenue plus a stretch along the 600 block of 3rd Avenue did a survey last year designed to document the story of each building and took the neighborhood findings to see if we had an actual something eligible to become an actual registered historic explained Marlys a consultant who has prepared historic district nominations like this for 30 The The events that took place in the like British settlement and the construction of the normal school for and the architecture which ranges from Queen Anne to Italian to Colonial Revival to Prairie School to even Pagoda style on one are she After the the commission received a grant from the State Historical Society of Iowa to move forward on the nomination for National Register The Le Mars Historic Preservation Commission started looking at the photo by Magdalene Consultant Marlys explains the Foster Park district nomination for the National Register of Historic Iris is on the Le Mars Historic Preservation Commission and Blaine owns a house in the Foster Park Tancredo bring campaigns to Plymouth County Editor Two presidential candidates will be bringing their campaigns for stops in Plymouth County this Colorado Congressman and Republican presidential candidate Tom Tancredo will be holding an event in the auditorium of Community School at 1 Sept. 14. Following his R-U Tancredo will be Orange with a scheduled 3 p.m. appearance at the DeWitt Center on the campus of Northwestern This will be followed by 6:30 p.m. meeting at the Inwood Community Center in Delaware Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will also be making a campaign stop in Le a campaign spokesperson a U.S. will be appearing at Eastside Restaurant Plymouth CONTINUED ON PAGE 3 World Wrap An update on news from around the nation ana NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans is narrowly retaining a black majority after Hurricane according to a study released Wednesday by The Brookings The study determined that while blacks left the city at a much faster rate than New Orleans was still 58 percent black during 2006. Before which hit Aug. 29, 2005, the city was 67 percent according to the U.S. certainly still a predominantly African-American said William a demographer and senior fellow at that there was not going to be a black majority in the city is not according to these While several studies have examined utility hookups and postal deliveries to estimate the population has returned to New Orleans since The Brookings Institution study is the first comprehensive look at the shifting demographics since the Through a special arrangement with the U.S. Census Brookings gleaned statistics from new census data also Wednesday that the institution called a picture on who moved out who is coming Le Mars taxidermist has 'the right BY EARL Editor Kyle Schlesser knew early on he wasn't cut out for business But does he really want to scoop out the innards of a Belgian isn't for the Le Mars man just something that I love to Graduating from Spirit Lake's Northwest Iowa School of Taxidermy in 2004, Schlesser decided to set up shop in a converted studio outside of his rural Le Mars Belgian horse will be one of the largest things I've he says done bears I did a mountain lion shortly after I got out of Schlesser The first thing that Schlesser does is to skin the removing the have a rendering truck that picks up the he The Schlesser doesn't take long. we'll either or freeze-dry it before nv Earl A hunter and an Le Mars resident Kyle Schlesser takes pride in sculpting animals in their natural that may go unnoticed to the average he out to both the hunter and the ing the skin to a he laying out the can be an involved Once Schlesser and his customers choose upon a form that the skin will be wrapped Some such as a deer are readily like the Belgian must be specially skin prep and we make 'em look Schlesser This is where his artistry and eye for detail comes into sculpting the animal's form and then casting CONTINUED ON PAGE 3 Uncontested races lead to light turnout for school board election Editor A write-in challenger failed to defeat an incumbent Hinton Community School Board member in Tuesday's school board said Plymouth County Auditor Kae According to challenger Brenda Baldwin received 29 write-in votes compared to member Lynette Blanchard's 42 board elections are notorious for having light Meyer there are few challenged races and no issues pushing people to the voting they end up staying home or scratching their there an election Regarding the Baldwin write-in she said that came as a surprise to had no idea that was CONTINUED ON PAGE 3 Benefit planned for Tessa Weiler family Tessa Weiler of Remsen has undergone heart surgery and other procedures since her premature birth on May 9,2007. A benefit is set for this Saturday to help the family with medical BY BEVERLY VAN BUSKIRK Lifestyles editor Friends and family are coming together for the Weiler this Sept. 15, at the Remsen Golf The day is a celebration for Tessa Weiler and her Jeff and Darla Weiler of Tessa's grandparents are Octavia Weiler of Remsen and Dave and Karen Bainbridge of Tessa was born May 9, 2007, 3 1/2 weeks premature and with a hole in her She spent the first five weeks of her life at Avera Hospital University Health Sioux Today's Toolbox before being transferred to Children's Hospital in for heart She was able to come home on July 8 big sister Cassie's first Since coming she has undergone numerous procedures to help her eat and will be going back soon to get tubes in her Organizers of the day's benefit invite family and friends to join together for a day of food and fun in celebration of AH benefit proceeds will go to the Weiler family to assist them with the hospital bills and ongoing care for The day starts at 10 a.m. with a silent Bidding will close at 10 p.m. Saturday At 12 the Golf Tournament kicks off spaces Tee times may be set up by calling 786-2266. A time of open golf will be held at 3:30 with green fee and freewill A pork dinner will be served at 6 p.m. for a freewill Carryouts will be Music starts at 8 p.m. with DJ Donations are also being accepted by the Weiler Family at P.O. Box 501, IA 51050. Hawks Unity Christian sweeps St. Mary's on This Week's | Noon 70' 24-Hour Weather with a high near 75. Mostly with a low around 54. Fun Bat 'K Index State & Nation 2 Noon mm 6 p.m. 70� M 68� m 60� 56� Malls on page 2 and at For the Lighter Volume 136 Issue 178
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