DL News Staff
All the stars will align on Friday night in Dent at Jake Wolford Baseball Field, as the Countryside/Hi-10 Amateur Baseball teams match up against the Lake & Pine North and South Leagues for bragging rights in the 2006 All-Star Game. The festivities will begin with a Home Run Derby set for 7 p.m. Each team will send one representative to vie for the title of Home Run Champion. The winner will receive a handcrafted, trophy baseball bat designed by G-Bats of Vergas. The "Big Show" will begin following the home run derby.
Detroit Lakes' Mike Brodsho and Danelle Olson each made it through the Minnesota Westfield Junior PGA Championship qualifier Thursday at Wildflower Golf Course. Brodsho qualified in the age 16-18 boys' division by finishing second with a one-over par 73, behind Perham's Taylor Cavanagh, who shot an even 72. Bryant Black of Alexandria also qualified by shooting a three-over 75 in the age group. Other DL players included Ben Bergquist (sixth, 79), Ryan Kuehne (ninth, 80) and Josh Herzog (10th, 82). Olson also finished in second place in the girls 16-18 year old division.
The 33rd Pizza Masterz Golf Tournament was played June 16-18, under perfect conditions, with a field of 27 teams competing for a place on the wall of champions. The tourney was kicked off by the putting tourney, with the father and son team of Pat and Mike Kenney tying for first with a three-under par. Saturday saw 10 teams within four shots of the leaders Jason Blake, Doc Mickelson, Gary Kaiser, Sr. and Jon Marr, who were 11-under par and the leaders by one shot.
The Cormorant Area Art Club will hold its 9th Annual Art Show & Sale on Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The event will be held at the Cormorant Community Center, located in Cormorant Village, 13 miles south of Lake Park and 1.5 miles north of Zorbaz on Pelican Lake. Twenty-five artists will display a wide variety of watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings, prints, cards and art gift items. Last year over 500 people attended this popular event.
Wednesday, June 28 Free movies The DL Library is showing free movies this summer for the whole family on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the main meeting room of the Library. Bring your own pillows, blankets, beanbags or lawn chairs to sit on and a beverage. The Library will provide the popcorn and a movie. This week's show is "George of the Jungle." 'Urinetown: The Musical' Minnesota State University Moorhead presents "Urinetown: The Musical," a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold, at 7:30 p.m.
"Mom! He's copying me!" Remember how annoying it was when your brother or sister would say the exact words you were speaking, just to make you mad? You'd say something, and you'd hear it repeated back to you, almost before you finished talking. Grrrrrrrr. Although it was undoubtedly the intention, it made you just want to scream, didn't it? There are lots of screams coming from Copycat, the new novel by Erica Spindler. Lots of screams and lots of killings. The little girls were angels. Blonde hair splayed across pillows.
An exact replica of the Liberty Bell, handcrafted in oak by Ordean Swenson, a retired Minnesota State University Moorhead cabinetmaker, will be a centerpiece for the university's annual Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration this summer. "We've been talking about this project for a couple years," Swenson said, "but we didn't start working on it until this February. Because the physical dimensions of the original bell varied slightly when we looked up specifications on the Inter-net, I drove down to St.
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: pmayfield@ dlnewspapers.com. Thursday, June 29 Buller benefit A spaghetti dinner and silent auction for Kris and Jess Buller, who are adopting three children from Russia, is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in Community Alliance Church, Detroit Lakes. Jazz, swing music Get ready to dance.
Results of monitoring have once again revealed only rare contamination problems in Minnesota's 964 community water systems, according to the annual report released by the Minnesota Department of Health. None of the systems exceeded current federal or state standards for pesticides or industrial contaminants. Water samples from those systems were subjected to more than 19,000 separate tests for more than 100 potential contaminants.