DL News Staff
What started out as a party on Pelican Lake has grown into a celebration commemorated by hundreds. The man responsible for the festivities is being honored this year in what people who knew him call a fitting tribute. One summer about 20 years ago, Wayne Gustafson, a former Fargo resident and longtime Pelican Lake property owner, had a party with fireworks at his home. "From there, he decided that maybe they should have them every Fourth of July on the lake," said Gloria Osberg, Wayne and Dorothy Gustafson's caretaker. Now, hundreds of people gather around Pelican Lake every Independence D
Becker County has started out at about the same pace as last year for July 4 weekend DWI arrests, the sheriff said. There were 26 DWI arrests between Friday night and 5 p.m. Sunday, Sheriff Tim Gordon reported.
THOMPSON -- a boy, Harrison Louis; born June 20, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. to Sasha Burnette.
MOHOMUD -- a girl, Hanaan Fathi; born June 20, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz. to Fowsiya Omar and Fathi Uussef.
BURAK -- a girl, Nazaeha Lucile Lee; born June 19, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. to Natasha Hohbach.
STEVENS -- a boy, Adrian Wade; born June 17, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. to Maria Brown.
BRATON -- a girl, Zoie Adriana; born June 17, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 7 oz. to Shanna and Joshua Braton.
AZURE -- a girl, Cheyla Ann-Marie; born June 16, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. to Teresa Dakota.
HISGUN -- a girl, Gabrielle Nicole; born June 14, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 9 oz. to Aimee Hisgun.
KAISER -- a boy, Tristan Carter; born June 21, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. to Mikel Kaiser.