DL News Staff
March 3, 1956-June 19, 2006 Dianne K. Opsahl, 50, of rural Detroit Lakes, died Monday, June 19, 2006 at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Detroit Lakes. Dianne K. Opsahl was born to Loren and Joan (Dirks) Opsahl on March 3, 1956 in Pelican Rapids. She was a 1974 graduate of Pelican Rapids High School. Dianne attended the Detroit Lakes Vocational-Technical School nursing program and later, returned to the vo-tech, where she enrolled in the medical secretary program. She worked at the Good Samaritan Nursing home in Barnesville, St.
June 10, 1927-June 17, 2006 Former Detroit Lakes resident Edward Nielsen, 79, of Fergus Falls, died Saturday, June 17, 2006 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls. Edward was born to Chrest K. and Lucille E. (Barnes) Nielsen on June 10, 1927 in Wayne County, Neb. He attended school at Randolph, Neb., and served in the Army Air Corps from 1945-46. While in Spokane, Wash., he married Margaret Scott, and they had one daughter, Christine Edna.
July 11, 1908-June 17, 2006 Maylinda Augusta Krogman, 97, of Frazee, died Saturday, June 17, 2006 at the Frazee Care Center. Maylinda Augusta Karger was born to William and Agnes (Blake) Karger on July 11, 1908 in Folden Township, Otter Tail County. She married Frank Ketter on June 14, 1928. Frank died July 11, 1935. On October 29, 1977, Maylinda married Waldo Krogman. Waldo died July 9, 2000. Maylinda worked for the City of Frazee for 37 years. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Frazee, and for many years was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Ladies Aid.
Aug. 3, 1926-May 27, 2006 Audubon native Harvey L. Kiehl, 79, passed away May 27, 2006 at Evergreen Hospice, Kirkland, Wash. Harvey Leo Kiehl, the son of longtime Detroit Lakes residents Fred and Irene Kiehl, was born on Aug. 3, 1926, in Audubon. Harvey served as a cook in the army in Germany during the Korean War. After he returned home, he still enjoyed cooking and was especially happy to make big turkey dinners -- with his special dressing -- for family and friends. He made the best bean soup on the planet. Harvey married Verna Fagerlie in 1951.
May 4, 1936-June 19, 2006 Darrell E. Sharp, 70, of Park Rapids, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2006 at Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids. Darrell was born to Francis and Beatrice (Tucker) Sharp on May 4, 1936 in Detroit Lakes. It was in the Frazee area that he grew into a young man, attending the Silver Leaf country school and later, Frazee High School. Darrell ventured to Michigan, where he began working for the Ford Motor Company. It was in Michigan that he met his wife, Lois Baker. This union was blessed with four children: Bonnie, Barbara, Brian, and Brenda.
The Detroit Lakes American Legion Post 15 squad put its stamp of contention on the season after sweeping the talented Thief River Falls squad by the scores of 10-7 and 3-2 Friday at Washington Ballpark. DL used the combination of crafty pitching, quick starts and timely hits to post the sweep. The Lakers bolted to an 8-0 lead after two innings in game one, paced by a two-run homer by catcher Jake Kiebke in the first inning to start the rally. DL picked up two more runs in the frame, on hits by shortstop Nick Schroeder and right fielder Alex Provo.
Generation Three could be coming to a ballpark near you. Or more specifically... a brand-new, state of the art ballpark near you. Following some Minnesota Twins' tradition, the team's third generation of players who are growing up together could be the base for another future title drive. Generation Three will be following quite a stellar cast in Generations One and Two. Since the early 1980s, the Twins organization has groomed its minor league players in bunches, bringing them up as a group and allowing them to learn together.
Food science specialists with the University of Minnesota Extension Service are warning summer camp counselors and others preparing food for large groups of the dangers of cooking omelets in sealable plastic bags. A recent Google search produced more than 600 matches for such recipes, with titles ranging from "Crazy Baggie Omelets" to "Omelets in a Bag." They include instructions on how to place eggs and other ingredients in a sealable plastic bag and boil the bag for exactly 13 minutes.
One of the oldest charity golf tournaments in lakes country is July 17 at Maple Hills Golf Club. "Tee It Up for Hospice" has become a staple of summer fun and goodwill, generating over $90,000 for Hospice of the Red River Valley during the past 16 years. Registration is at 3 p.m. for this four-person, nine-hole scramble; play starts at 4 p.m. There is a possible morning round, but this will only be played if all 18 team afternoon slots fill.
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