DL News Staff
A hybrid poplar tree workshop will be held in Alexandria July 13. The class will cover the basics of growing, tending, maintaining and marketing a hybrid popular tree. There will also be an explanation of how to use a low-interest loan program to convert agricultural land to agroforestry use. The class, 5-8 p.m., will be at the Public Works Building, 509 Third Avenue West, in Alexandria.
MSUM continues its 2006 Summer Cinema Series Monday, July 3, with a 7:30 p.m. screening of the 1926 western romance "The Winning of Barbara Worth," in Weld Hall Glasrud Auditorium. Admission is $2. Tickets are available at the door. Including some rare, seldom-seen movies along with masterpieces of American cinema, the series offers a film every Monday evening through July 31. Each feature preceded by a short-subject film, and pre-show pipe organ music as well as scores for all silent pictures, performed by members of the Red River Chapter of the American Theater Organ Society.
Superman Returns (PG-13) *** (out of 5 stars) Starring Brandon Routh as Clark Kent/Superman Kate Bosworth as Lois Lane Kevin Spacey as Lex Luthor James Marsden as Richard White Parker Posey as Kitty Kowalski Frank Langella as Perry White Sam Huntington as Jimmy Olsen Studio: Warner Bros. Directed by: Bryan Singer I have to be honest. Over the past several weeks, I had been bracing myself for "Superman Returns" to kinda suck. That prediction was not unfounded.
Get ready for the oohs and aahs. The cities of Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham will have fireworks ready to go beginning at dusk on Tuesday, July 4. The Detroit Lakes fireworks show will begin around 10 p.m. and can be seen from the city's beach. Veteran organizers Mark Fritz and Mike Hutchinson will once again be running the display. Earlier in the day, residents of Lake Seven are planning a boat parade, starting at 11 a.m. at the lake's public access area.
ATTENTION! ATTENTION! Help us help you. Make sure each item submitted for Happenings is legibly written or typed and includes a date, time and place, as well as a contact person's name and telephone number. Submissions, questions and corrections (labeled "Happenings") may be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at: email@example.com . Sunday, July 2 Pancake breakfast Frazee Knights of Columbus host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon in Sacred Heart Catholic Church. '50s drive-in Trinity Lutheran Church, DL, hosts a '50s drive-in from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Trinity's parking lot.
Students receive chancellor's award Tara Heston and Mbang Umanah of Frazee received the Chancellor's Award for the spring 2006 semester at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Windels receives scholarship Tabitha Windels has received a $500 University Scholarship from Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Windels is the daughter of Sheldon Windels, Detroit Lakes. Roiko named to chancellor's list Joshua Roiko of Osage has been named to the 2006 spring Chancellor's List at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.
April 20, 1914-June 23, 2006 Former Detroit Lakes resident Hector Huard, 92, of Moorhead, died Friday, June 23, 2006, in ManorCare Health Services, Fargo. Hector was born April 20, 1914, in Bathgate, N.D. He worked for Churchill Chemical Co. in Galesburg, Ill. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. On Oct. 3, 1945, he married Evelyn Gullickson. They lived in Grand Forks, N.D., and Detroit Lakes. Evelyn died in 2003. Hector then moved to Moorhead. He entered ManorCare in March.
Langlie 80th birthday An open house honoring Gene Langlie on his 80th birthday is Saturday, July 8, from 3-7 p.m. at the Langlie Farm north of Glyndon. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. All family and friends are welcome. The event is hosted by his family. No gifts please.
Sullivan's 50th anniversary You are invited to a celebration in honor of Eddie and Kathleen Sullivan's 50th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, July 8 at the VFW Hall in Ulen from 2-4 p.m. Your presence is your gift.
There is no such thing as a deer-proof plant, says Ron Smith, North Dakota State University Extension horticulturist. "With increasing frequency, I am asked about what plants can be used in the landscape that are deer-proof," Smith says. "The only plants that I know of that are truly deer-proof are made of plastic, which are not plants, just ornaments. The deer-proof plant is a myth.