DL News Staff
Torgeson to dean's list Ted Torgerson of Callaway has been named to the 2006 spring Dean's List at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.
Hockey has been just a game throughout Barry Tallackson's life, but starting last fall, it became his living -- and a lucrative one at that. Tallackson made some big strides through his rookie season for the New Jersey Devils of the NHL. The former University of Minnesota Golden Gopher and Detroit Lakes youth hockey player found himself in a whirlwind of progression at the professional hockey level.
Spectators witnessed a record five, 90-point rides during the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Challenger Tour Bull Ride July 1-3 in Park Rapids. Three was the previous record, said co-producer Randy Jokela.
A Detroit Lakes man made his first appearance in Becker County District Court on a felony charge Wednesday for the armed robbery of a Detroit Lakes convenience store last December. District Judge John Pearson set bond at $100,000 against Kyle Rusness, 22, of 925 West Avenue, for first-degree aggravated robbery. His next court appearance is July 17. Rusness is accused of robbing the County 6 BP Convenience Store at knifepoint in the late evening hours of Dec.
The 71st annual Northwest Water Carnival in Detroit Lakes kicks into high gear today (Sunday) and runs for eight days. A Northwest Water Carnival button gets you into most of the events for just $2. Josh and Kim Bettcher are co-admirals this year, and The Great Admiral's Hat Hunt will go on as usual. Scavengers can look both inside and outside on public property. Check for clues in the Becker County Record on Wednesday. Button Daze begins today and continuing through the end of the water carnival.
The Becker County Sheriff's Department has hired another deputy. Todd Glander, Detroit Lakes, began his duties as a patrol deputy June 30. He becomes the 12th deputy in the patrol division, filling a vacancy created when a second narcotics officer was named to assist with investigations in that regard. For the past 13 years, Glander has worked with the Detroit Lakes Police Department as a patrol officer.