DL News Staff
The 2006 softball season followed suit from the last three to four years for the Detroit Lakes Lakers, with defense being the key. The Lakers' (12-10) success or shortcomings were usually dictated how the defense performed that game. For the most part, pitching and the offensive output were consistent. That left defense has a deciding factor in the outcome, said DL head coach Phil Kirchner. "This year, like other years, most of the games relied on our defense," he said. "Usually, if they played defense and did things right in the field, we would win.
According to the Family Violence Prevention Fund, domestic violence is responsible for an estimated 175,000 lost workdays per year. A study done by the Resource Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence reported that 55 percent of employees said that battering resulted in absenteeism at work. Sixty-two percent of the employees stated that they were late or had to leave work earl, 56 percent were harassed at work and 24 percent had lost their job as a result of their abuse. All of this results in an estimated cost of $5 billion annually, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
The following information was taken from reports at the Becker County Sheriff's Department and the Detroit Lakes Police Department. Tuesday, June 13 at 4:19 a.m., a Detroit Lakes man reported a domestic. One person was arrested. at 6:04 a.m., a Detroit Lakes man reported stereo equipment had been stolen. at 5:51 p.m., a Detroit Lakes woman reported her ex-boyfriend tried to choke her. He was arrested on several charges. at 9:04 p.m., a rural Becker County woman reported her daughter had been assaulted.
Hole in One Club n Jeff Cleveland of Detroit Lakes made a hole in one at the Lakeview Golf Course on hole eight, a 163-yard shot using a five iron. Witnesses were Kelly and Kristi Cleveland and Travis Newman. n George Hill of Detroit Lakes made a hole in one at the Maple Hills Golf Course's hole seven, a 158-yard shot using a five wood. Witnessing the shot was Mike Cummings. DLMGA Wednesday golf league results Pro Systems is in the lead of the Detroit Lakes Men's Golf Association Wednesday Night League, with 22 points.
Minnesota had the highest voter turnout in the nation in 2000, 2002, and 2004. Consequently, the state's election judges had to work hard to help everyone who turned out to vote. Election judges are the 30,000 people who work in polling places statewide during every state election.
The Detroit Lakes Izzo's VFW baseball team hit a snag in the schedule recently, losing its last five of six games to drop to 2-7 overall. The Izzo's squad picked up its lone win June 10, in DL's home opener against East Grand Forks. Jon Tolbert pitched the complete-game win, allowing just one earned run on three hits and two walks for the 9-3 triumph. Tolbert helped himself at the plate, too, adding two hits and a pair of RBI, which included a sacrifice bunt that led to a four-run fourth frame, to crack the game open. Reed Oistad contributed two hits and three steals.
A question concerning a proper turning method comes up on a regular basis and will be difficult to answer without the use of a diagram, but I will try to explain it the best I can. Situation: We have a two-lane road (north-south) intersecting with a four-lane road (east-west). A car (call it C) northbound on the two-lane (after stopping) crosses the eastbound lanes of the four-lane and then enters the median crossover section of the road. This car wants to go westbound but has to yield to westbound traffic already in the lanes.
The Frazee Lady Hornet softball team collected its 2006 honors after finishing second to Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton in the Heart O'Lakes Conference with a record of 6-2. The Lady Hornets had four named to the All-Conference team, which included senior Jessica King as a center fielder, junior pitcher April Wendt, junior third baseman Abbie Erb and sophomore first baseman Becca Buhr. Dave Trautman was also named the HOL Coach of the Year. King and Wendt were named to the Section 8-2A All-Section team as well. The team won the Section 8-2A All-Academic honors, with a team GPA of 3.83.
Nearly 1.4 million Americans are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in 2006, with more than 23,520 from Minnesota. Many of these patients will spend weeks or months away from home undergoing treatment at cancer centers around the country. The thought of dealing with long-term housing issues or daily travel in addition to the side effects of therapy can be overwhelming. To reduce the financial and emotional burden facing cancer patients and their caregivers, an American Cancer Society Hope Lodge is available near many cancer centers across the country.