DL News Staff
A 17-year-old Detroit Lakes boy has been arrested and police in the Twin Cities area are searching for his 15-year-old companion after the two boys allegedly stole four vehicles in the area after running away from Springhill group home Monday night. "During the course of the night they got very active," said Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon. Cars were stolen from Detroit Lakes and Audubon, a Jeep Wrangler was stolen from Lake Park and a Ford F-350 pickup truck was stolen a few miles east of Detroit Lakes that belongs to the R.A.
A second person has entered the race for Becker County sheriff. Becker County sheriff's deputy Jay Nelson officially announced Monday. He joins Sheriff Tim Gordon, who is seeking a second four-year term. Nelson, who has been with BCSO for over seven years, has 21 years of law enforcement experience with city and county departments in Minnesota and North Dakota. "Being sheriff has always been a dream of mine since I started law enforcement.
With hundreds of different species of trees growing in Minnesota and throughout the eastern and central regions of the United States, the average person might be hard-pressed to recognize and name more than just a handful. "What Tree Is That," a unique 72-page pocket guide available from The National Arbor Day Foundation, makes this detective work fun and easy by showing how to identify trees in a simple step-by-step process. The guide book begins by nothing the distinguishing characteristics that separate one tree species from another.
Family Planning offers services in Perham, Wadena, Menahga, Fergus Falls, Pelican Rapids, Pine River, Walker, Long Prairie, Morris and Wheaton. Services the organization provide include physical exams, including breast exams, pap smears and pelvic exams, sexually transmitted infection testing, HIV testing, pregnancy testing, birth control methods, and education and counseling on usage of birth control methods. All services are confidential. Fees are based on income and family size. All insurances are accepted. To make an appointment, call 218-346-3612 or toll free 877-275-6123.
A Detroit Lakes man had his first appearance in Becker County District Court on a felony charge Monday. District Judge David Battey set bond at $30,000 against Robin Schulze, 40, of 113 Minnesota Avenue. His next court appearance is June 26. Schulze is charged with one count of domestic assault by strangulation. According to the court complaint, Schulze was arguing with a woman at a Detroit Lakes residence June 19.
Sunday night Dent traveled to New York Mills, for the next installment in what appears to be evolving into a heated rivalry. The Millers beat Dent 11-8 in a seesaw battle and high tempered game. The Millers scored a run in each of the first two innings to go up 2-0. In the first inning, Brent Weller scored on a Tony Meech sacrifice fly and in the second, Nick Ostlie scored on an Ernie Kawlewski single. In the fourth inning, Dent jumped in front of the Millers and scored five runs.
The Hi-10 League-leading Perham Pirates started a two- out rally in the first inning with a solo homer to center by Mike Winjum, followed by a solo homer to right by Phil Kirchner. The quick start boosted the Pirates to a 10-3 victory over the Dent Wildcats, keeping Perham undefeated in league play. Noah Johnson then walked, advanced to second on a botched pick-off attempt and scored on a Matt Olson single to give Perham an early 3-run lead. In the fourth inning, Jon Kotaska singled and scored from third on a sacrifice fly by Chris Engberg.
May 2, 1929-June 15, 2006 Thelma D. Beaupre, 77, of White Earth, died Thursday, June 15, 2006 at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo. Thelma Dolores Greene was born to Helmer and Rose (Beaupre) Greene on May 2, 1929 in Beaulieu, Minn. She attended White Earth Mission School and Mahnomen High School. Thelma married John Boudreau, with whom she had four children. After John passed away, she met and married Allen "Brad" Beaupre and they moved to Minneapolis, where she had two more children. In 1979, Thelma moved with her family to White Earth. Thelma was a member of St.