DL News Staff
A hearing by Minnesota's two U.S. senators, Democrat Mark Dayton and Republican Norm Coleman, on high energy costs will be held Monday in St. Paul. The informational session was to have been held Friday, but was postponed because of pending Senate votes that same day. Coleman, who organized the meeting, said audience concerns would be heard on energy prices, low income heating assistance programs and market manipulation. During the week, the U.S.
May 18, 1920-Feb. 7, 2006 Neva Serena King, 85, of Deerwood, Minn., died Tuesday, February 7, 2006 at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul. Neva, the daughter of Earl and Serena (Wunderlich) Borden, was born at home on May 18, 1920 in Garrison Township. She married Alden Jay King on June 5, 1949 in Brainerd. Neva was an active member of the Garrison Alliance Church. She graduated from UMD and taught school in the Crosby-Ironton/Emily area. She also was employed at the Brainerd State Hospital.
Feb. 5, 1951-Feb. 8, 2006 Former Detroit Lakes businessman Gregory D. Geeslin, 55, of Fargo, died Wednesday, February 8, 2006, at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo. Gregory Daryl Geeslin, son of Daryl and Ardis (Masdal) Geeslin, was born Feb. 5, 1951, in Fargo. Greg graduated from Enderlin (N.D.) High School and went on to attend the University of North Dakota and Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Greg married Barbara Wadeson on Jan. 22, 1993, in Fargo. Greg owned and operated King Mechanical in Detroit Lakes.
Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) would like to welcome Debra Wahl to its Detroit Lakes branch and Rose Montplaisir to its Regional Office. Lake Agassiz would also like to congratulate Sr. Eileen Beutel from its Crookston branch and Darla Johnson of its Moorhead branch on their promotions. Debra Wahl was recently hired as the new Public Services Supervisor at Detroit Lakes Library. Wahl received her master's in library science from Emporia State University in May of 2005.
Aquila, Inc. is providing more funds for the Aquila Cares program to assist customers affected by higher energy prices. The company has donated $125,000, bringing their contribution to $625,000. The total program impact is $1 million, including customer, employee and company contributions. Aquila Cares helps individuals in Aquila communities, including Detroit Lakes and Becker County, to pay energy bills and emergency repairs. Aquila is matching customer and employee contributions to Aquila Cares. Also, Aquila donated an additional $250,000.
Weum Chiropractic would like to welcome Kelsey Weum to their local chiropractic office. Weum will be assuming the position of receptionist, responsible for billing, insurance and appointments. She brings two years of experience to her position with Weum Chiropractic A 2004 graduate of Detroit Lakes High Schools, and a 2005 graduate of Sister Rosalind Getre Schools of Massage. She currently resides in Detroit Lakes. Weum Chiropractic is located at 1225 S. Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes. For more information, call 847-9235.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Floral Impressions was presented with Teleflora's Top 1,000 Award. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Teleflora has approximately 25,000 member florists throughout the United States and Canada, and 20,000 affiliated florists outside North America. With over 45,000 members, the Teleflora network comprises one of the largest floral wire services in the world.
Re-invention is a key element of a stylist's development and Connie Zitzow and Danita Ketter from Detroit Lakes' Hair & Company honed their skills through the Color Foundations Course at the Matrix Global Academy. The Matrix Global Academy, located in Greenwich Village, the creative heart of New York City, offers a personalized and inspirational approach to education, with a wide range of courses to meet all needs for growth and development within the professional haircare industry.
Talkin' Fishin' by Bob Jensen Although this has been a pretty mild winter so far, there are still plenty of ice-fishing opportunities throughout the Midwest. One really good fishing opportunity this time of year involves perch. Perch can be found in many bodies of water across the Midwest, they're excellent on the table, and, much of the time they're willing biters. There are also times when they require a little coaxing if you want them to bite.
Becker County Sportsman by Bernie Revering Gun violence continues to abound, in America. And. it isn't limited to the large urban centers. It is seen in small towns in middle class and in poverty areas. Laws mandating safety devices on firearms in households where small children may gain access to them are ignored by hunters, collectors and other gun owners. That action sometimes brings a tragic outcome.