DL News Staff
A felony complaint was filed against an Aitkin, Minn., woman in Becker County District Court June 13. Janell Iverson, 44, of 38714 State Highway 18, is accused of check forgery and theft by check. Her first court appearance is July 3. According to the court complaint, Iverson allegedly forged a power of attorney document, complete with two witnesses, involving a Becker County resident. Iverson then allegedly forged 10 checks on the man's checking account, totaling $945, between Nov. 4, 2005, and Dec.
The following information was taken from reports at the Becker County Sheriff's Department and the Detroit Lakes Police Department. Tuesday, June 20 at 5:32 a.m., an Audubon vehicle was reported stolen.
A Detroit Lakes teenager made his first appearance on six charges in Becker County Juvenile Court Wednesday. District Judge John Pearson ordered Tyler Lunde, 17, of 28978 Somdahl Road, be held at the Moorhead Juvenile Detention Center until his next hearing June 27. Lunde is charged with four felony counts of motor vehicle theft and two counts of misdemeanor motor vehicle tampering. According to the criminal complaint, Lunde and a 15-year-old boy left Springhill group home north of Frazee Monday evening and then allegedly stole four vehicles and broke into two other vehicles. Lunde was
50 Years ago June 27, 1956 -- A Minneapolis woman is dead and five other persons were injured as the result of a two-car head-on collision which occurred on Highway 59 about 17 miles north of Detroit Lakes. Three filings for county commissioner during the past week were announced. They are Helge Anderson, Callaway Township, J.O. Rontty, Ponsford, and Ralph Nelson, Frazee. An 8-year-old rural Detroit Lakes youth was injured and a Shetland pony, on which he was riding, was fatally hurt in an accident north of Detroit Lakes near Richwood Road.
The Deb Jenkins Band, one of the upper Midwest's finest R & B and blues bands, performs tonight (Sunday) at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center at 8 p.m. Call 218-385-3339 for ticket information. *** The Nordic Culture Club's 29th Annual Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival concludes today (Sunday) in the communities of Fargo and Moorhead.
Hospice of the Red River Valley presents a series of four educational seminars held on Wednesdays at noon, including lunch, which will be free and open to the public. The first, July 12, is entitled If Only Everyone Knew: A conversation about end-of life care and will center around difficult issues such as artificial hydration, tube feeding, and addiction to medications. This discussion will be moderated by the Medical Director of Hospice of the Red River Valley, Dr. John Thomas.
The Becker County Humane Society has the following animal that was recently found: young adult, Pomeranian male, on County 29 near Eagle Lake. adult black lab cross male, at Baake Church north of Detroit Lakes. To claim these pets or if interested in adoption, call 218-847-0511 and leave a message.
Youth For Understanding USA is seeking families to host foreign exchange high school students for the 2006-2007 academic year. Opportunities exist for a family to host a 15-18-year-old student from one of 50 countries worldwide. Most students arrive in August and will depart in June 2007. Exchange students have English language proficiency and have received good grades from their schools in their natural country. Many students are awarded scholarships sponsored by governments, foundations and private corporations. Contact Mary Wennerstrum at 866-493-8872 or apply at www.yfu-usa.org .
ATTENTION! ATTENTION! Help us help you. Make sure each item submitted for Happenings is legibly written or typed and includes a date, time and place, as well as a contact person's name and telephone number. Submissions, questions and corrections (labeled "Happenings") may be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at: firstname.lastname@example.org . Sunday, June 25 Ballroom dance Northern Lights Ballroom Dance Club sponsors a ballroom dance lesson at 3 p.m., followed by general ballroom dancing from 4 to 6 in Playmakers House of Rock. Cost is $5.
DEAR ABBY: My son is 11 and, for the first time, he has a "girlfriend." I have always discouraged the children from saying they have girlfriends and boyfriends, so he has always referred to her as his "friend." Well, the other night, I heard him say, "I love you," and there were text messages on his phone from her saying it, too. I tried to talk to him about it and explain that this is not appropriate because he's too young to really understand what love is, and he should not say it until he is older and knows what love is. He didn't respond very well and was embarrassed.