DL News Staff
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: firstname.lastname@example.org . Thursday, June 8 Family night The Arc of West Central Minnesota will be kicking off its family night of fun for parents and children with family members with special needs at 4 p.m. in the Hughes Shelter at the Chahinkapa Zoo.
The White Earth Reservation Housing Authority has received its annual federal appropriation. U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton (D-Minn.) announced last week that a $2.89 million grant was provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for Fiscal 2006 operations, starting Oct.
Tuesday, May 30 at 12:07 p.m., an Ada woman reported her purse was stolen from her car. at 12:26 p.m., a Detroit Lakes man reported two tackle boxes and tackle were stolen from his boat while at a Frazee repair shop.
An Audubon woman was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge Tuesday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder stayed imposition of a prison sentence against Sherry LeBeau, 21, for offering a forged check. LeBeau must serve 30 days in jail with credit for time served, was fined $1,085 and was placed on supervised probation for up to five years. LeBeau attempted to purchased approximately $500 worth of items from a Detroit Lakes store on May 27, 2005, with a check on another person's bank account.
Minnesota North District Lutheran Women's Missionary League holds its 22nd biennial convention at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks June 11-13. About 400 women are expected to attend the convention, themed "JOY-Jesus Overflowing in You," Romans 15:13. The league is the official synodical women's organization of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Mission project grants totaling $125,000 have been paid during the last biennium.
The Shoreham Chapel, located between lakes Melissa and Sallie, will hold its first service of the season June 11. Kathie Brekke and the Apostle Blues Band will perform, officially launching the seasonal opening. The service will begin at 10:45 a.m. Services continue throughout the summer until Aug. 27. This is the third year the Apostle Blues Band will open the chapel.
Becker County and eight other counties have been approved for federal disaster funds. The decision was announced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Tuesday. Federal funds are now available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work, repair and replacement of facilities damaged by flooding between March 30 and May 3. Becker County had some road damage caused by the sudden snowmelt in early April. The other counties are Clay, Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Polk, Red Lake, Roseau and Wilkin.
A Ponsford man had his first appearance in Becker County District Court on three charges Tuesday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder set bond at $14,000 against Leslie Heinonen, 48.
The Becker County Humane Society has the following animals that were recently found: female lab cross with five new pups, at White Earth. male fluffy black/white dog, looks like a Border Collie cross, at Rock Lake. Black Lab cross, at Twin Haven Trailer Park. female Black Lab cross eight-week-old puppy, at a rural Lake Park address. male orange cat and female calico cat, three miles east of Frazee on Highway 87. male beagle/terrier cross, on Highway 87 east of Frazee. To claim this pet or if interested in adoption, call 218-847-0511 and leave a message.
Minnesota State Patrol and Wadena County Sheriff's Office are asking for assistance in locating a vehicle that was involved in a Hit and Run accident on Highway 227 east of Sebeka. The accident occurred on Friday, May 19 approximately 7:30 p.m. A bicycle on Highway 227 was hit by a vehicle traveling west; the location was two miles east of Sebeka. The vehicle described as dark, possibly black in color, hit the bicycle and continued on. There is possible minor damage to the passenger side of the vehicle. The bicyclist, Sara A.