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Saturday Afternoon News, October 6th


Le Mars Community High School To Host “College Night”

(Le Mars) — Le Mars Community High School will again be hosting “College Night” scheduled for Monday evening, at the Carey Gymnasium beginning at 6:00 p.m. College Night offers area students, and their parents, the opportunity to visit with different colleges and universities all at one
location and time. Le Mars Community Guidance Counselor Judd Kopperud says the event is free and will feature many of the region’s college’s and universities.

Kopperud says the registration process has been made easier for students who wish to gather information from several higher education institutions.

Kopperud says students and their parents from around the area are welcomed to attend “College Night.” He says many parents may have questions regarding available financial aid, student loans, and scholarships.

“College Night” will feature representatives from two-year community colleges, four-year private colleges, four-year state universities, and many of the military service branches.



Le Mars To Close Outdoor Walking At Jim Lorenzen Field

(Le Mars) — The LeMars Community School District’s Lorenzen football field and track will close to the public beginning Monday, October 22, 2018 as the stadium renovation project gets underway. The facility will remain closed until completion of the project scheduled for August 1, 2019. In the meantime, indoor walking will be available at the middle school and high school.



Quilt Show To Feature Walking Tour

(Le Mars) — “Quilted Memories” will be the theme of a walking tour of quilts planned for 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 14, in the Plymouth County Historical Museum’s Study Hall, the setting for the Vintage Quilt Show.
Margaret Henrich, quilt show chairman and Museum volunteer, will lead the walking tour of 107 quilts in the Study Hall. This will be the final day of the Vintage Quilt Show.
Unusual stories lurk around each corner of the quilt show. Many of these stories will be told during the walking tour of quilts.
Following the tour, refreshments will be served.
The Museum consists of five floors, all handicapped accessible. No admission is charged at the Museum, but a free will donation is always welcome for the continuing operation of the Museum, housed in the former “Old Central” High School.
Located at 335 First Ave. SW in Le Mars, the Museum serves all parts of the county with its exhibits and programs. Although it receives donations from Plymouth County, the county’s communities, and grants, the Museum is supported primarily by members.