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Beardsley Run sign up underway

The Dick Beardsley Half-Marathon and 5K run will be Saturday, Sept. 6, in Detroit Lakes.

There also will be a two-person six-mile relay scheduled, as well.

Friday, Sept. 5, a Spaghetti Feed will be held from 6-7:30 p.m.

This year's legendary running guest will be Patti Catalano-Dillon, who is past American Record holder in almost every distance race and also holders of many World Record half-marathon marks.

For sign-up information, go to or visit the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center.

Friesen National Champion in trap

Tony Friesen, age 15, competed in the recent Grand National Trapshooting competition held in Sparta, Ill.

Friesen represented the State of Minnesota in the Champion of Champions event where he competed against the 50 other sub junior winners of their respective states.

Friesen shot a perfect 100x100 to win the event.

This is a huge accomplishment for any shooter as the people who compete at the Grand are the best in the world. Friesen also competed in the sub-junior singles championship event where he placed fourth with a score of 196x200.

In the doubles championship, he also placed fourth with a score of 94x100.

Lakeview Ladies League wraps up

The Lakeview Womens Golf League wrapped up the season with an evening of fun and prizes.  

Top winners were Marlene Hanson/Diane Gordon and Monica Thunstrom/ Dee Bowman with 36, followed by Vivian Wensel/Sharon O'Brien with 37.  

Close behind were Madelyn Sukke/Sue DeBois and Jan Lohrenz/Rhonda Fode with 38.

Longest drive was by Marlene Hanson and Ginny Imholte had the longest putt.

Golf was followed with a banquet at the Detroit Country Club.