DL News Staff
The One River Mississippi event Saturday night at Itasca State Park was a class act. Park Rapids can be proud of the organizers and participants. The event held a large audience at the Mississippi Headwaters spellbound for more than an hour. Young dancers posed like statues along the path from the plaza of the Mary Gibbs Mississippi Headwaters Center to the earth-turned-stage at the Headwaters. The performance flowed with drums, prayers, music and the rhythm of dancers. "Our dance is about celebrating and nourishing life," the program told us.
Sept. 2, 1963-June 18, 2006 Michael T. "Pete" Lasker, 42, of San Jose, Calif., died Sunday, June 18, 2006 in San Jose. Michael Terry "Pete" Lasker was born to Arnold and Sharon (Leu) Lasker on Sept. 2, 1963 in Minneapolis. Pete grew up experiencing and traveling to many different states, including southern California, Nebraska, Oregon, and Colorado, before the family settled in Sunnyvale in northern California. He attended the local schools there and the Navy Cadet School before graduating from high school.
Aug. 3, 1942-June 23, 2006 Joyce A. Morrison, 63, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, June 23, 2006 at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo. Joyce Agnes Herby was born to Earl and Arrahbella (Hansen) Herby on Aug. 3, 1942 in Mahnomen. She was raised and educated in Waubun, and graduated from Waubun High School in 1960. Joyce married Charles "Chuck" Morrison on Oct. 28, 1961. They later divorced. During her working life, she worked in the housekeeping department at St.
Sept. 28, 1956-June 23, 2006 Pamela J. Lichty, 49, of rural Ponsford, died Friday, June 23, 2006 at St. Mary's Regional Health Center, Detroit Lakes. Pamela Joy Lichty was born to Wendell and Barbara (Ballard) Lockey on Sept. 28, 1956 in Waterloo, Iowa, where she grew up and received her education, graduating from Central High School in 1974. She then enrolled in the drafting program at the Hawkeye Institute of Technology in Waterloo, graduating in 1976. She was employed at Waterloo Metal and Manufacturing Company for 10 years. On Oct. 31, 1980, Pamela married Kirk Lichty in Waterloo.
Carolyn E. Jacobs, 94, of Castine, Maine, died Monday, June 12, 2006, at DeBary, Fla., at the home of her daughter, Joan. Carolyn was born June 7, 1912 in Lowell, Ma. She graduated from the North Shore Baby Hospital in Boston and later was a nurse's aide at the Castine Hospital. She was the wife of Commander George P. Jacobs, an instructor at the Maine Maritime Academy. Commander Jacobs died in 1979 and is buried in the Castine Cemetery. Survivors include three sons, Paul Jacobs of Gainesville, Va., Dixi (Eleanor) Jacobs of Lake Park, George H.
Support programs Help us help you. Submit your listing for support groups to Pippi Mayfield at: email@example.com . SOHR group Sexual Orientation & Human Rights is committed to supporting people concerned with sexual orientation, human rights and gender issues, and to provide education related to these issues to the broader community. It meets the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-800-0350 ext. 524.
The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation commented Tuesday to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on de-listing of the gray wolf in the Western Great Lakes Region. "The de-listing of the gray wolf would ensure that farmers and ranchers would be able to take adequate steps in preventing livestock depredation by gray wolves," said MFBF President Kevin Paap.
Six games in five days looks as if it's taken a toll on the Detroit Lakes summer softball team, as the Lakers have strayed off course in the midst of a six-game losing streak. Tuesday's home game against Ada-Borup was proof of a heavy schedule over the course of the last five days, as DL was swept by the visitors by the scores of 3-1 and 15-9 to drop the team to 5-7 overall. "There just wasn't any energy (Tuesday)," said DL head coach Noah Johnson. "It looked as if we were sleeping out there.
As the Detroit Lakes American Legion Post 15 pitchers found out this past weekend, wood bats are easier to contend with. The Abderdeen (S.D.) Legion baseball tournament sported a wood bat-only format, with the DL hurlers eating up innings left and right. In the five games Post 15 played, four of its pitchers went complete games, while in the last game of the tourney for DL, the team ended up using only two. In the 32 innings pitched, the Lakers gave up just six runs, while the defense made just three errors.