DL News Staff
Lake Park-Audubon Family Career and Community Leaders of America's Britny Hamblin, Ashley Anderson and Angie Wavra have been working with the LP-A fourth grade elementary students in an Adopt a Grandparent program at the Sunnyside Nursing home, rural Lake Park. Twenty residents of the local nursing home have been partnered with two or three fourth graders in hopes of bridging the generations together in a common sharing environment. The fourth graders began their lessons in November be being assigned a nursing home resident, learning about their resident, making picture ornaments for Chris
Michael Dodes Columnist In almost everyone's life, they will most likely encounter a great teacher. "Great," not only meaning someone who can relay information and make a student understand, but also one who can connect with a student on a personal level to impact their lives. A good teacher is one who not only cares about the student when they are in the classroom, but also when they walk out the door. They work hard at their jobs not only for the pay, but also because they are doing what they love to do.
Help us help you. Submit your listing for support groups to Pippi Mayfield at: firstname.lastname@example.org . Beginning Experience Why walk this journey alone? The Beginning Experience is a support group for those widowed, divorced or separated. Meetings begin Feb. 2, and continue every Thursday for 10 weeks. Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the third floor of the Education Building at First Lutheran Church, DL. For more info, call Jan Hersch at 218-439-6598 or Marlys Smith at 218-483-3587.
The Becker County Humane Society has the following animal that were recently found: a male black lab on South Elbow Lake Road in the Waubun area. a young female black cat on Long Lake Road. To claim this pet or if interested in adoption, call 218-847-0511 and leave a message.
50 Years ago Feb. 3, 1956 -- It seems unlikely that two big questions in the slaying of Kenneth Lindbergh, a 44-year-old Thief River Falls banker whose body was found Nov. 26, were answered when a federal grand jury met in St Paul this week. Those questions are: where did Lindbergh spend an hour in Detroit Lakes on Saturday night, Nov. 12, and did he place a long distance phone call to Detroit Lakes before coming here that Saturday? Voters in Detroit Lakes go to the polls Feb. 3 to ballot on a proposed ordinance giving the Consumers Gas Co.
Good snowmobile trail conditions are reported over much of north and west central Minnesota, according to trail condition reports from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Much of northern Minnesota has eight or more inches of snow, resulting in good to excellent snowmobile conditions. Trails are in good shape in the Tower area, said Steve Hennessy, DNR Tower area trails specialist. "We have many miles of riding opportunities and plenty of snow for great riding. There are a few short sections that cross wetlands and are rough because we cannot get the groomers across them.
The Lake Park-Audubon Senior High Knowledge Bowl team performed at the Knowledge Master Open. The results are broken into three categories. Out of the 31 schools of all sizes in Minnesota, LP-A placed 8, scoring higher than DGF and Fergus Falls. Out of the 73 schools the same size as LP-A worldwide, LP-A placed 5. There were 794 schools globally, LP-A placed 150.
Paced by seven three pointers and a 42-point second half, the Perham Yellowjackets rebounded from a slow first half to down the Lake Park-Audubon boys' basketball team 63-49. The Raiders' Lee Knudsvig drained three treys for an 11-point first half to propel LP-A to a 24-21 halftime lead, but the Yellowjackets buzzed back in the second to claim the victory. LP-A was only 9-20 from the free throw line, while Perham was 15-23. Knudsvig led the way for the home team Raiders with 22 points, while Josh Tougas added 18. The Raiders will play at Barnesville Thursday, Feb.
Minnesota's wetlands are disappearing despite rules designed to protect them, according to a report released Thursday by the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy. A state law passed in 1991 slowed the problem, but loopholes and inadequate enforcement have led to continued degradation of ponds, sloughs and lakes, said Janette Brimmer, MCEA legal director and the principal author of the report. Brimmer said wetlands are important because they provide homes for countless wildlife and serve as recharging points and natural filter systems for groundwater. The MCEA report calls on lawma
A Lake Park woman pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court, Fargo, to conspiracy to sell meth, cocaine and marijuana in Minnesota and North Dakota. Doreen Safar will be sentenced April 11. She faces a maximum sentence of life in prison for selling meth between January 2004 and August 2005. Authorities said a confidential informant help officers arrest Safar and Lenore Hilliard, 36, of Frazee. Charges are pending against Hilliard. Search warrants at the homes of Safar and Hilliard turned up cocaine and meth.