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Tuesday News, April 3rd


Roll-over Accident Happens On Highway 75 & 60 Off Ramp

(Le Mars) — Emergency rescue crews responded to a roll-over accident that happened Monday afternoon at about 5:00 p.m. The accident happened on the north bound off-ramp at the junction of Highway 75 and Highway 60. The Le Mars Fire and Rescue Department, Le Mars Ambulance, Le Mars Police, and Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office all responded. Apparently, the driver suffered only minor injuries as a result of the accident.



County Supervisors To Decide On Minor Sub-divisions

(Le Mars) — Plymouth County Board of Supervisors have a short agenda for today’s meeting. The county governing board will meet with surveyor Dave Wilberding as he seeks a sub-division in Washington township. Attorney Bob Brock will appear
before the county supervisors seeking a minor sub-division on behalf of Jeff and Jessica Brady in Grant township. County engineer Tom Rohe will also appear
before the supervisors to get a right-of-way approval, and to approve a bridge repair, culvert and grading projects.



City Council To Award Contracts For Central Avenue Paving Project

(Le Mars) — The Le Mars City Council will convene at noon today at the city council chambers. The city council will hear an update regarding the Farmer’s Market. As for action items, the city council will award the contract for the overlay project involving Central Avenue. A contract will also be awarded for
the improvements for the Le Mars Municipal Campground. The city council is expected to approve the electrical upgrades for the south side of the park. The city council will also meet in a closed session to discuss a pending litigation, as well as the purchase or sale of real estate.



Moville Bank Robber Identified And Placed In Jail

(Sioux City) — The suspect apprehended in last Friday’s bank robbery of the United Bank of Iowa in Moville went from the hospital directly to the Woodbury County Jail on Monday.  42-year old Brendon Reed of Kingsley, Iowa, is charged with 1st degree theft, eluding, a parole violation, and numerous traffic charges.  Reed allegedly robbed the bank on Friday afternoon and escaped in a black B-M-W vehicle which was reportedly stolen from Polk county.  The car sustained a flat tire, and Reed rolled the vehicle during a pursuit near Salix, sustaining injuries.  Reed is being held in Woodbury County Jail on a $50,000 bond.



Total Motors Offers Money To Le Mars Little League For Test Drives

(Le Mars) — Total Motors of Le Mars has once again joined forces with Chevrolet and the Chevy Youth Baseball program in an effort to provide new equipment, as
well as, sponsorship dollars for the Le Mars Little League. In 2018, the Chevy Youth Baseball Test Drive Fundraiser is a program by which Total Motors will provide $25 on behalf of every test drive. Individuals must be over the age of
21 and take a test drive in any one of the new Chevrolet vehicles, up to a maximum of $1,000. The event will be during the skills day on Saturday, April 7th from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the John Britton lower ball diamonds. Make sure
to grab some grilled food after your test drive. In case of bad weather, the test drive will coordinate with the skills day scheduling.