DL News Staff
BLAHUT -- a girl, Madison Elizabeth; born June 29, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 2 oz. to Jacqueline and Jerry Blahut Jr.
Two people were injured Saturday night when the vehicle they were riding in left the road and overturned in Otter Tail County. Nicholas Allan Hovland, 18, of Detroit Lakes, was driving a sport utility vehicle south on Highway 31 near the intersection of Highway 59 when the vehicle went off the road and rolled, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department said. Neither Hovland nor a passenger, Timothy Paul Windels, 18, of Detroit Lakes, was wearing a seat belt and both victims were thrown from the vehicle, the Sheriff's Department said. Hovland suffered chest injuries and Windels suffered brok
With its building now complete, and sod freshly laid, the Lodge on Lake Detroit is focusing its attention on a different sort of project: planting two ecologically-friendly rain gardens on the surrounding grounds. "We wanted to create a naturally draining garden area rather than a settling pond," explained Lodge owner Scott Melhaff. Melhaff owns and operates the Lodge with his wife Chris Holland Melhaff and her parents, Kathy and John Holland.
The Detroit Lakes/Becker County Airport and Mahnomen County Airport were two of 18 Minnesota airports to receive Federal Aviation Administration grants. Detroit Lakes received $97,372 to acquire snow removal equipment including a tractor with bucket and snow blower. Mahnomen County received $484,500 to acquire land for approach protection and to begin phase one of runway construction that consists of land acquisition, wetland mitigation and powerline relocation. U.S. Sens. Mark Dayton and Norm Coleman and U.S. Rep.
Detroit Lakes High School Class of 1977 is planning its 30th reunion. Anyone interested in helping plan a class reunion, contact Kari Williams at 849-3908 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . Please send current addresses and phone numbers to Pwood36823@hotmal.com . If you know other classmates' contact info, send that also.
Studies regarding U.S. ethanol production earned national attention last week. In fact, one study, prepared by University of Minnesota researchers, was reported by international news media. But it was the U.S. Department of Agriculture study that rekindled the philosophical differences between U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) and U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) that stem back to the 2004 presidential election and U.S. sugar production. And Saturday, U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton (D-Minn.) hosted a roundtable discussion in St.
A Detroit Lakes woman was sentenced in Becker County District Court on three felony charges Wednesday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder stayed imposition against Jennifer Jenson, 33, of 1559 East Shore Drive, on three counts of theft by swindle from Lakes Sports Shop, Detroit Lakes. Jenson must serve 90 days in jail, was fined $597, make restitution of $36,500 and be on supervised probation for up to 10 years. Jenson is accused of stealing $44,961 from Lakes Sports Shop between July 15, 2002, and July 18, 2005, while employed there. One of her duties included issuing payroll checks, and
Becker County Historical Society will be in the old historical cabin at the Becker County Fair grounds July 26-29. Staff, members of the BCHS Board of Trustees and volunteers will be on hand to talk about the organization. The theme this year will be the preparation of a wedding. On Thursday, the "Learning From Kids" exhibit will be featured under the big top at 12:30 p.m. Come see the hard work Mrs. Neff's class put into teaching others about the early history of our town.
Support programs Help us help you. Submit your listing for support groups to Pippi Mayfield at: email@example.com . Emmanuel's Alzheimers support Emmanuel Community's Alzheimer's Support Group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the Adult Day Care Room. A light supper is served, with the discussion following at 6:30. Contacts are Chaplain Vicki Marthaler at 844-7141 or Nurse Bobbi Jo Koons at 844-7148. St. Mary's Alzheimers group St. Mary's Regional Health Center's Alzheimer and Dementia Support group meets the last Thursday of each month at noon in St.
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, July 16 Picnic in the park Lakes Area Vineyard Church sponsors a free picnic in the City Park after the Water Carnival Parade. There will be carnival games and entertainment. Hummingbird movie Tamarac Wildlife Refuge shows a movie at 2 p.m.