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Monday Afternoon News, January 28th


Gehlen Catholic Celebrates National Catholic Schools Week

(Le Mars) — This week, January 28th through February 1st is National Catholic Schools Week. Lisa Niebuhr is the Development Director with Gehlen Catholic Schools of Le Mars. She says one size does not fit everyone when dealing with education.

Niebuhr reports that “National Catholic Schools Week” was established nearly 50 years ago, and it involves all catholic schools.

Niebuhr says Gehlen Catholic will acknowledge National Catholic Schools Week by having a different event for each day of the week.

Niebuhr says Premier Communications will lead a couple of seminars for the students and parents about cyber internet safety, scheduled for Wednesday.

The Gehlen Catholic Develpment Director says the local Catholic school will continue to acknowledge National Catholic Schools Week on Thursday and Friday by holding the annual family picnic on Thursday, and Friday will be the student appreciation blessing day with the announcement of the naming of the Gene and Betty Sitzmann Mission Honduras scholarship winner. Saturday
will wrap up the week with the unification. Also, scheduled for Saturday is the Spalding Catholic annual gala with this year’s theme: “The Game of Monopoly.”  There are 16 Catholic schools within the Sioux City Diocese.



Hunter Is Shot To Death

ROSSIE, Iowa (AP) – Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man by another hunter in northwest Iowa.
The Iowa Natural Resources Department said in a news release Monday that Clay County sheriff’s deputies, medics and conservation officers responded to a shooting report around 11:15 a.m. Sunday. The shooting occurred about 4 miles (7 kilometers) west of Rossi in Clay County.
The department says 47-year-old Kirk Struve was struck by a bullet believed fired by another member of his party while hunting coyotes
The department says Struve was pronounced dead at a hospital. He lived in Granville.
An investigation is underway. The name of the other hunter has not been released.



Council Bluffs Police Believe Found Body Is A Homicide

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) – Police say the death of a man whose body was found in a western Iowa apartment was a homicide.
Council Bluffs police identified the man in a news release Monday as Adam Angeroth. Police say an autopsy confirmed evidence of a crime, but the cause of his death isn’t being released yet.
Angeroth’s body was found Thursday in Council Bluffs by officers sent to check on him.
No arrests have been reported.



RAGBRAI Announces Overnight Towns For 47th Ride

(Des Moines) — Officials from RAGBRAI, The Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa have announced the 47th annual ride will take a southern route this year. The event usually attracts more than 10,000 registered participants, and this year it is scheduled for July 21st to July
27th. The ride will begin at Council Bluffs with overnight stops at
Atlantic, Winterset, Indianola, Centerville, Fairfield, Burlington and will end at Keokuk. Further details about the specific route, including pass- through towns will be revealed in March.