DL News Staff
Thompson 80th birthday Gordon "Bud" Thompson will be honored with an open house hosted by his family on Sunday, July 2 from 2-4:30 p.m. The celebration will take place at the Detroit Lakes Shrine Club, 517 North Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes (1 1/2 blocks North of Hwy. 10 on East side of Washington Ave.) Look for Balloons and Signs. Bring your smiles and stories to share, no gifts please.
Rondeau-Schlieman marriage Teressa Rondeau and Robert Schlieman would like to announce their recent wedding. Parents of the couple are Anthony and Ruth Rondeau, Fergus Falls and James and Linda Schlieman. Teressa works as a science teacher at the Perham Area Learning Center and Robert works as a civil engineer for Ulteig Engineers, Inc. The couple were married on April 8 at the Hope Lutheran Church of Fergus Falls.
Reed 50th anniversary David and Lorraine Reed, Audubon, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 2, at a private celebration hosted by their children at the couples lake home on Big Cormorant Lake. David Reed and Lorraine Kruize were married June 30, 1956 at Korgsvinger Lutheran Church in Donnelly.
The time is fast approaching for another glorious weekend of fabulous entertainment, great food, and wonderful exhibits from various artists and artisans. The Phelps Mill Festival has become a very special place for thousands of visitors during the past two decades.
Boys and their toys. In some ways, that is what it seemed like at the Merlin Olson dairy farm west of Waubun Tuesday. But that is really a mischaracterization. These toys keep Olson's farm in business. And the same for another dozen or so farmers attending a monthly meeting of the Mahnomen-Norman Dairy Club. They looked at and talked about the advantages and disadvantages of various types of hay-making and transport equipment. Of course, there were plenty of tractors on the scene as well!
Judging for 4-H Clothing Construction and Fashion Revue day is Tuesday July 18, at the Washington Square Mall, starting at 12:30-5:30 p.m. The public is welcome to come and watch the young 4-Hers in Becker County. You may even learn a few new patterns to try for yourself. Come on out and show your support for 4-H youth in Becker County! 4-H Foodstand and Finance Committee Meeting There will be a 4-H Foodstand and Finance Committee meeting on June 28, 7 p.m. at Lakes Homes in Detroit Lakes. Decisions will be made for this year's Becker County Fair July 26-29.
Some alfalfa producers have noticed what appears to be a yellowing, or bleached appearance in their second crop alfalfa, along with less than acceptable re-growth after the first cutting? Sometimes a lack of adequate soil moisture or a nutrient deficiency causes a similar appearing problem, but if growing conditions have been favorable, the lack of growth may have been caused by potato leafhoppers. Potato leafhoppers can be an important pest on crops such as alfalfa, dry beans, and potatoes.
The following are daily future price settlements on near-contracts for grain, livestock and dairy commodities for the week of June 16-22. Minneapolis spring wheat, July contract; Friday $4.33 1/4; Monday $4.33 1/2; Tuesday $4.46; Wednesday $4.59; Thursday $4.62. Chicago corn, July contract; Friday $2.35 1/2; Monday $2.29 3/4; Tuesday $2.29 3/4; Wednesday $2.32 3/4; Thursday $2.30 1/2. Chicago soybeans, July contract; Friday $6.00 1/4; Monday $5.84 1/2; Tuesday $5.85 1/4; Wednesday $5.86 1/4; Thursday $5.83. Chicago live cattle, August contract; Friday $83.45; Monday $83.90; Tue
With 10 riders going 440 miles on horseback for 21 days, the men of the 7th Cavalry of Yellowstone have only one mission in mind: to commemorate the 130th anniversary of The Battle of Bighorn. The group started at Fort Lincoln south of Mandan, N.D., and is taking the Custer Trail to the battlefield near Hardin, Mont.