DL News Staff
Favorable weather and nearly 2 million acres of grassland protected under farm conservation programs made 2005 one of the best pheasant hunting seasons in 40 years. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, hunters harvested 585,000 pheasants last fall, the highest harvest since 1964. It was well above the 2004 harvest of 420,000 birds. Individually, hunters also harvested more doves and ducks.
A Detroit Lakes woman was sentenced on four charges, including a felony, in Becker County District Court Wednesday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder stayed imposition against Kyla Nelson, 25, of 1412 East Shore Drive, for felony check forgery. Nelson must serve 30 days in jail with credit for time served, was fined $1,085, make restitution and be on supervised probation for up to five years. Nelson was also fined for one gross misdemeanor and two misdemeanor charges.
A Moorhead man made his first appearance in Becker County District Court on a felony charge Monday. District Judge Terry Dempsey set bond at $20,000 against Miguel Garcia, 20, of 1102 18 1/2 Street South. Garcia's next court appearance is July 24. Garcia is charged with domestic assault by strangulation for an incident that occurred while tubing on the Ottertail River July 7 east of Detroit Lakes. According to the court complaint, Garcia allegedly choked and then tried to drown an adult female with whom he has had a relationship.
They say that the American Dream is to own your own home. Most homeowners might want to amend that. The American Dream is to own a home that's finished and never needs more work. Ah, but most homeowners know that really is a dream. Owning a home means that you're never finished. Even a brand-new, never-lived-in-before house becomes a fixer-upper of sorts within an amazingly short amount of time. It was no different for David Owen. When he and his wife bought a 200-year-old, 11-room former dormitory, they knew they'd need to do some remodeling.
Gordon O. Ronning, 85, of rural Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, July 11, 2006 at Innovis Hospital in Fargo. Gordon Orville Ronning was born to Ole and Sophie (Nettestad) Ronning on Dec. 21, 1920 in Tyler, Minn. He grew up in Audubon, where he attended country school. Gordon served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, as an aircraft mechanic. He married Audrey Kohler on Dec. 14, 1947 at Ulen, Minn. They lived in Audubon until 1954, when they moved to rural Detroit Lakes.
Lakeview Golf Course Junior Golf Tuesday, July 18 7:30 a.m. - 18 & 9 Hole Boys Tyler Baukol Nate Bausman Jack Dohoney Travis Dorff Brady Eilertson Nate Friesen Ben Gailfus Beau Hanson Michael Herzog Rick Hutchinson Jacob Johnson Mac Johnson Philip Meyer Cole Pudwill Karter Smith Aaron Singer Kyle Singer Steven Labine 9 Hole Girls Ashley Friesen Justine Haukebo Kayli Muckenhirn Carrie Sorenson Andrea Weiss 8:00 a.m.
Anderson Classic set for July 21 The Fourth Annual Ralph Anderson Golf Classic (Swing for a Cure) is scheduled for July 21, at Forest Hills Golf Course. It will be a four-person scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. People wishing to sign up or for more information can contact Jim Anderson at 847-4771 or Sandy Brasel at 847-1306. Ladies Summer Event results The Detroit Country Club Ladies Summer Event two-lady scramble was won by Diane Gorden and Rhonda Fode with a score of 49 July 12. The second-place team was Darlene Hovland and DeLores Edwardson with a 54.
Jan. 29, 1984-July 8, 2006 Troy C. Linden, 22, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, July 8, 2006 in Iraq. He was killed in combat. Troy Carlin Linden was born to Keith and MerryLee (McLeod) Linden on Jan. 29, 1984 in Detroit Lakes, where he grew up and received his education, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 2002. He then moved to Billings, Mont. Troy enlisted in the U.S. Army in October 2003, and was sent to Iraq in October 2005. He served in Charlie Company, 54th Engineers Battalion. His duties included building bridges, clearing roads, and clearing roadside bombs.
May 2, 1936-July 12, 2006 Mildred M. "Millie" Roseland, 70, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, July 12, 2006 at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Detroit Lakes. Mildred Marie Anderson was born to Walter M. and Esther (Lindberg) Anderson on May 2, 1936 in Fosston, Minn. She grew up in Lengby, Minn., and attended school in Fosston, graduating from Fosston High School in 1953. Millie then worked for the Fosston Bank. She subsequently moved to Morris, Ill., and attended college there. Following college, she worked for Liberty Loan and Personal Finance in Morris, Minn., retiring in 1996.