DL News Staff
Hole in One Club John Berg of Detroit Lakes made a hole in one at the Detroit Country Club July 16, on hole eight, a 174-yard shot using a five iron. Witnesses were Steve Olander and Scott Paulson. Floyd Shores Golf Scramble info The Floyd Shores Annual Golf Scramble will be Saturday, July 29, with a 2 p.m. shotgun start at the Ironman Golf Course. The cost is $18 plus tax, which includes green fees and prizes. It will be $5 for Ironman members. The format is a four-person team scramble, and members do not have to be members of the Floyd Shores Association.
DLMGA Wednesday League Team Points Bremer Bank #2 28 Team Lab 26 Bremer Bank #1 22 J&K Marine 21 Modern Heating & Plumbing 20 American National Bank 19 Valesco Mortgage 18 Par Busters 18 Pro Systems 15 Forum Communications 15 Olander Bus Service 14 Evco Petro 14 Lakeshirts 14 Seaberg Power Sports 11 Speak Easy 9 KDLM 6 Farnam's NAPA Auto Parts 4 Week 9 Scores Low Gross Scores Kirk Eilertson 69 Mike Seelye 72 Chris Braaten 73 Low Net Scores Rich Olson 66 Nate Meyer 67 John Kerzman 67 Week 10 Scores Low Gross Scores Chris Braaten 70 Mike Seelye 70 Leroy Nelson 72
The 10,000 Lakes Festival kicked into high gear Thursday, with 17 bands playing for 14 hours of music. The second day of the festival saw the performances of OAR (Of A Revolution), String Cheese Incident and GypsyFoot. The day started out hot and sunny giving little relief to the campers. Many of them headed into town before the day's events began.
RED LAKE, Minn. - Floyd "Buck" Jourdain is set to continue as chairman of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa after defeating Judy Roy in a runoff election. Unofficial results posted Wednesday showed Jourdain with 1,724 votes, Roy with 1,653.
In the afternoon it's a hassle, but by nightfall it's carefree jamming: 10,000 Lakes Festival kicked off Wednesday. Traffic streamed into Detroit Lakes from all sides on Wednesday, heading straight towards the Soo Pass Ranch. There were license plates from all parts of the United States: Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Colorado all made an appearance. The traffic bottlenecked at the campground entrances, but the wait was considerably less than previous years. By nightfall, people were still piling into the campgrounds and finding a spot to unload their gear.
Because of an editing error, the Robert Munneke letter about immigration legislation posted earlier on this website was erroneously attributed to U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman and three other congressmen -- Sen. Mark Dayton, Rep. Collin Peterson and Rep. Jim Oberstar. The letter was actually urging readers to contact those congressmen. It was not signed by them.
Sept. 15, 1924-July 12, 2006 Frieda M. LaGue, 81, of Elbow Lake Village, Minn., died Wednesday, July 12, 2006, at the Mahnomen Health Center Nursing Home in Mahnomen. Frieda Marie Keezer was born to William and Rose Marie (Armstrong) Keezer on Sept. 15, 1924, while they were working at a ricing camp near Rice Lake, Minn. She grew up in Elbow Lake Village, and attended White Earth Mission School. Frieda later attended Wahpeton Boarding School in Wahpeton, N.D. On Dec. 18, 1946, Frieda married Alvin LaGue in Mahnomen.
For the first time in five years, the Detroit Lakes softball team will be entering the Minnesota State Softball Tournament as champions. After qualifying for the state tourney the last four years as either a second-place League team or third-place finisher, this time around the Lakers will be No. 1 seeds heading into the event, which is this weekend in Austin. "For our seniors, they realized (their prep careers) were almost over and they went out and got it done," said DL head coach Noah Johnson. "The state also enables our young girls to get in more innings.
Over the years, the Detroit Lakes American Legion Post 15 baseball team has used the Water Carnival Classic tournament as an opportunity to polish up for the District playoffs, which start July 26-30 in Moorhead. After the Water Carnival tournament this year, the Post 15 squad is washed, with a nice coat of wax on its exterior after going an impressive 3-1 to finish second to three-time champion New Ulm. "Our executing was awesome over the weekend," said DL head coach Keith Blattenbauer.
It was more walk-off magic for the Izzo's baseball team in VFW baseball action Monday night, as the home season drew to a close with a split against league powerhouse Moorhead. The home team would lose the opener 7-2, before taking the evening tilt 7-6. Moorhead jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead after three innings in game one, putting up three in the second and two more in the third, thanks to eight errors. The only hard hit ball off starter Doug Dickey was a double in the third, and all the runs were unearned.