DL News Staff
President Bush's proposed 2007 budget could affect area people in myriad ways, and those who might reap the rewards and pitfalls had a lot to say about it Monday. Of the 141 government programs Bush wants to eliminate, almost one-third would be in education, accounting for almost $3.5 billion. He is proposing eliminating 42 programs, including money for the arts, technology, parent-resource centers and drug-free schools. North Dakota education leaders said proposed cuts in federal spending come at a time when schools need more money to meet federal requirements. "With all the new deman
The Minnesota National Farmers Organization elected its state officers at the annual reorganization meeting in Sauk Centre Jan. 27. The officers are: president, Bob Arndt, Echo; vice president, Steve Koering, Fort Ripley; secretary, Carmen Fernholz, Madison; and treasurer, Bruce Zeidler, Eagle Bend. Mark Rohr, Bluffton, was re-elected to a three-year term as a national director.
At its current pace, the United States will have a record ending stock in soybeans. That was part of the monthly supply and demand grain report issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Thursday. The carryover of the current marketing year is 555 million bushels of soybeans, 2.401 billion bushels of corn and 542 million bushels of all wheat. Even the estimated U.S.
Dear Abby Advice Columnist DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend of three months, "Josh," and I are having a disagreement. I was married to my ex-husband for seven years and had two beautiful sons with him. I am no longer in love with my ex and we do not spend any time alone together. However, after our divorce six years ago, we agreed it would be best to remain on good terms for the sake of our boys. We spend holidays, birthdays and special events jointly with our sons. Josh has a very difficult time with this. He thinks that once you're divorced, it's over. You don't sit together at functions.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12 2:00 pm- Callaway Community Council, Callaway City Hall. 4:00-6 pm-The Detroit Lakes, Moorhead, Fargo area PFLAG (Parents, Families/Friends, of Lesbians & Gays) Chapter meets at the PEPP bldg. at 116 12th St. So., Moorhead, MN. Info: Audrey at 218-238-6604. 7-8:00 pm- ALATEEN Group, Holy Rosary Church basement. 8:00 pm- AA, corner of Summit & Holmes, 844-9970. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 8:30 am-7 pm- Adult Basic Education & GED tutoring, 204 E. Willow (Lincoln Ed. Ctr.).
Allpro Auto Repair, a Detroit Lakes-based company that provides auto repair services, delivered a number of toys collected as part of their 2005 Marines "Toys for Tots" drive. Don and Sandy Tollefson own Allpro Auto. The local auto shop offered a free oil change service from Nov.1-Dec. 20 to any person that brought in a toy for the unique Marines Christmas toy collection program. "The Detroit Lakes community has been very good to us. This is simply a way to give back to the community," commented Sandy Tollefson.
The girls of Junior Girl Scout Troop 410 loaded up a number of kid's backpacks to be donated to local children in need. Using their dollars garnered from last year's Girl Scout cookie sales, troop members were able to purchase various backpacks that were then filled with personal items ranging from toothbrushes to shampoo.
On Feb. 2 in Minneapolis, an auditorium filled with older adult services professionals heard about ROOTS and the good works of staff at St. Mary's Regional Health Center of Detroit Lakes. The group's program received the Community Service Award from the Minnesota Health and Housing Alliance, a statewide association of nursing homes and senior housing providers. MHHA Awards Chair Stasia Allyn, St. Paul, told the audience, "Thanks to St.
QUINN -- a boy, Micheal Aaron; born February 1, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. to Ashlea Bevins.
BUNNIS -- a boy, Damon Scott; born January 31, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 6 oz. to Kyla Nelson.