DL News Staff
Money was raised during "Pizza for Pets" held Friday, June 16. A percentage of pizza sales and tips for the day plus additional funds from an anonymous donor rounded out the total. The event was sponsored by KDLM/Wild Country/TV3 and Domino's Pizza. The Humane Society also raised $2,600 for the "Cause for Paws" building fund at the June 17 rummage sale held at Washington School. In addition, $6,000 has been raised from the "$500 Pledge Challenge Letter" mailed six weeks ago.
Throughout the summer months, largemouth bass can be caught in a variety of locations. One area to find bass, especially the really big ones, is in the heaviest, sloppiest cover a lake can offer. Special lures and heavy tackle are necessary if you want to take these fish. It's not uncommon to bring in a three pound bass that has buried itself in five pounds of salad-like vegetation. This shallow-water, heavy-cover action is exciting and can be very productive.
A West Fargo, N.D., man had his first appearance in Becker County District Court on a felony charge Monday. District Judge Lisa Borgen set bond at $3,000 against Nedzib Hidanovic, 21, of 922 3rd Avenue East, for receiving stolen property. His next court appearance is July 10. Hidanovic and his cousin, Enes Osmanovic, 19, of Fargo are accused of possessing four spools of aluminum wire that was stolen from a Moorhead supplier June 24.
Fifty-six families from around the state, one from each participating county, have been named a "2006 Farm Family of the Year," University of Minnesota Extension Service Dean and Director Bev Durgan announced Monday. Two of the recipients are brothers Roger and Allan Foltz of Callaway. They first formed an agricultural partnership in 1985.
The Minnesota Senate majority leader continues to face problems from his January comment that state Supreme Court justices assured him they would not overturn a law banning gays from marrying. Sen. Dean Johnson, DFL-Willmar, changed his story a couple of times during the March week when the comments to a group of ministers became public.
NAYTAHWAUSH - A 5-year-old boy died Friday afternoon after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle, authorities said. Jarred James Auginaush of Naytahwaush was riding his bike with two friends when they drove onto a gravel road in front of a vehicle, said the Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office. Auginaush died at the scene from head injuries suffered in the crash that was reported at 1:32 p.m., authorities said.
Shortage of science teachers challenges smaller districts By Tracy Frank, The Forum Published Sunday, July 02, 2006 · advertisement · This web site makes use of Macromedia?FlashTM software. Please download this software to view this section. The Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School Board recently hired a science teacher who isn't completely qualified to teach the general secondary science course. But she's the school district's best option. The problem is there aren't many science teachers with qualifications in multiple science disciplines. "There's just not that many of them who have gone
A Brainerd area bomb squad destroyed an estimated 250 pounds of dynamite last week on the Kempe farm, located between New York Mills and Bluffton. The dynamite, which was stashed in a granary on the farm, was burned without explosion on June 22. According to Sgt. Phil Stoll of the Crow Wing County Bomb Squad, the five boxes of ditching dynamite was very old and the nitroglycerin had crystallized over the years. Monica Kempe, 92, lives alone on the farmstead and said the dynamite belonged to her brother, Ludwig Kempe, who passed away 11 years ago.
Cramming up to three weeks worth of golf in one 24-hour period, each of Detroit Lakes youth golfers Karter Smith and Rick Hutchinson pulled off the difficult -- and finally got to hit their beds early Wednesday morning. The duo completed their 24 consecutive hours of golf as a charity event for the Detroit Lakes Boys and Girls Club after starting the feat at 7 a.m. Tuesday and ending it at 7 a.m. Wednesday on the Ironman Golf Course. Each of the golfers didn't only play 263 holes during that time, they played them pretty well.
The Detroit Lakes American Legion Post 15 baseball team is falling behind the pack in the District playoff seeding race after going 1-3 in a recent four-game stretch. DL was stonewalled Tuesday with a sweep at the hands of power-hitting Fergus Falls club, which put a total of five homeruns over the Washington Ballpark fence -- including a grand slam in game two. Thursday Perham visited, taking a split with the Lakers, with DL taking the nightcap 6-1 after falling 8-4 in the opener.