DL News Staff
Get ready for the oohs and aahs. The cities of Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham will have fireworks ready to go beginning at dusk on Tuesday, July 4. The Detroit Lakes fireworks show will begin around 10 p.m. and can be seen from the city's beach. Veteran organizers Mark Fritz and Mike Hutchinson will once again be running the display. Earlier in the day, residents of Lake Seven are planning a boat parade, starting at 11 a.m. at the lake's public access area.
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: email@example.com . Sunday, July 2 Pancake breakfast Frazee Knights of Columbus host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon in Sacred Heart Catholic Church. '50s drive-in Trinity Lutheran Church, DL, hosts a '50s drive-in from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Trinity's parking lot.
Students receive chancellor's award Tara Heston and Mbang Umanah of Frazee received the Chancellor's Award for the spring 2006 semester at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Windels receives scholarship Tabitha Windels has received a $500 University Scholarship from Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Windels is the daughter of Sheldon Windels, Detroit Lakes. Roiko named to chancellor's list Joshua Roiko of Osage has been named to the 2006 spring Chancellor's List at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.
April 20, 1914-June 23, 2006 Former Detroit Lakes resident Hector Huard, 92, of Moorhead, died Friday, June 23, 2006, in ManorCare Health Services, Fargo. Hector was born April 20, 1914, in Bathgate, N.D. He worked for Churchill Chemical Co. in Galesburg, Ill. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. On Oct. 3, 1945, he married Evelyn Gullickson. They lived in Grand Forks, N.D., and Detroit Lakes. Evelyn died in 2003. Hector then moved to Moorhead. He entered ManorCare in March.
Langlie 80th birthday An open house honoring Gene Langlie on his 80th birthday is Saturday, July 8, from 3-7 p.m. at the Langlie Farm north of Glyndon. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. All family and friends are welcome. The event is hosted by his family. No gifts please.
Sullivan's 50th anniversary You are invited to a celebration in honor of Eddie and Kathleen Sullivan's 50th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, July 8 at the VFW Hall in Ulen from 2-4 p.m. Your presence is your gift.
There is no such thing as a deer-proof plant, says Ron Smith, North Dakota State University Extension horticulturist. "With increasing frequency, I am asked about what plants can be used in the landscape that are deer-proof," Smith says. "The only plants that I know of that are truly deer-proof are made of plastic, which are not plants, just ornaments. The deer-proof plant is a myth.
Authorities who keep track of such things state that one person in 13 is naturally left-handed. That means, usually, grasping the dinner fork in the left hand, the ballpoint pen held left, golf clubs and, of course, shooting with the firearm on the left shoulder. Most people are somewhat adaptable and there's often a mix of the common activities that keep us going. Shooters have often adapted to a change. Lois Wisted, Detroit Lakes, for example, is naturally left-handed, but her right eye is dominant. She shoots her single-barrel Winchester 101 from the right shoulder.
With a new building and a plethora of shiny aluminum lifts to sell, TS Dock & Lift Service has fashioned a new home across town in Detroit Lakes, recently moving from west to east Highway 10. "We had leased a building in Detroit Lakes for a few years but we own this one," noted TS Dock & Lift's Dan Schmitz. With digs erected last fall, TS Dock & Lift moved into their new Detroit Lakes facility on January 1. "We were lucky enough to come across this lot with Highway 10 frontage," explained Schmitz.
In a small ceremony held on Friday, June 16, the Promotions and Events Committee of the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce presented Tires Plus' Jim Carlson with their June Super Service Award. With a nomination that stated Carlson is, "always extremely helpful and pleasant -- very good about explaining (honestly) what is needed and not needed in helping keep a car running well." For his customer service efforts, Carlson was given a special plaque, Chamber Bucks and plant from Floral Impressions.