DL News Staff
GULLARD -- a girl, Paige Marie; born February 9, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. to Melissa and Kevin Gullard.
Snyder named to dean's list Cara M Snyder of Rochert has been named to the fall dean's list at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Snyder is a senior majoring in management computer systems and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School. Ziegler earns honors Air Force Cadet Jesse M. Ziegler has earned honors with placement on the Commandant's and Dean's Lists at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Aune receives MA degree from U of M Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, honored 328 graduates Jan. 22. Two ceremonies were held at the Shrine Center Auditorium in Minneapolis where honorees represented doctorate, post-graduate, graduate, and undergraduate academic programs at the Twin Cities campus. Brother Craig J. Franz, FSC, Ph.D., university president, presided over the two ceremonies. Among those receiving degrees was Chantelle Aune, daughter of Dave and Mary Aune of Detroit Lakes. Chantelle received an MA degree in Educational Administration.
Like millions of fellow Americans I have been glued to the TV set the last couple of weeks watching the Olympic games. I, too, have always yearned to be the best at something. Something that was uniquely mine, a talent that could not be denied. A talent that defined who I am and of course made me rich and famous, or at the least rich. Alas, I am neither rich nor famous, so I must live my dreams through other people. While NBC is under attack for showing too many sentimental features about the athletes, I absorb each and every story.
I've learned to turn down the constant barrage of advertisements on radio, television, internet, newspaper, magazines, billboards, and those inevitable, unwelcome suppertime calls from telemarketers. On occasion, I do "tune in" to ads, often in disbelief about the products portrayed as nearly indispensable for my life, health or happiness. Lots of money is spent to convince consumers that a product is indeed very special.
Mr. T is Lake Park-Audubon School District's Teacher of the Year. And now, Terry Teiken -- students fondly call him Mr. T -- is a semifinalist for state honors. "It's nice," began the longtime educator of the district recognition in an interview Monday, "but education is a team effort.
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, Feb. 26 Helmet liners needed At 9 a.m., all knitters and crocheters are asked to help make helmet liners for troops at Monika's Quilt and Yarn Shop, Park Rapids. Bring a sandwich that can be cut and shared. Coffee and chili will be provided.
Otter Tail Corporation announced financial results for the year ended Dec. 31 with the following highlights: n Consolidated net income from continuing operations increased to $52.9 million for 2005 compared with $40.6 million in 2004. n Total consolidated net income increased to $62.6 million for 2005 compared with $42.2 million for 2004.
GLENN -- a girl, Theresa Ann; born February 9, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 15 oz. to Jacqueline and Michael Glenn.
Sarah Rosten Columnist Our atmosphere is a unique blend of gases that cater to life. Earth would be a baron planet if our atmosphere changed, yet that is just what is happening. Our earth is changing daily, and due to the way that we treat it, the change is not positive. Different theories have been debated about what kind of environment we have been leaving for our descendants. Many theories have become common knowledge, yet what have we done to reverse the effects of our pollution?