DL News Staff
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.
By DAVID HENKE Detroit Lakes Newspapers It all came down to numbers for the Detroit Lakes U-16 boys' soccer team in their game against Bemidji Thursday night. The Strikers were able to field 13 players against Bemidji, but their opponents brought a full roster of 18 players to the Rotary Soccer Complex, and the six-man advantage facilitated Bemidji's 4-1 victory over the U-16 team. Bemidji scored the opening goal of the game with a low, driving shot to the right corner of the Strikers' net in the 18th minute of the game.
By DAVID HENKE Detroit Lakes Newspapers The Detroit Lakes Strikers U-19 Girls soccer game was nearly rained out by an early thunderstorm on Monday evening at the Rotary Soccer Complex, but a little weather didn't stop the DL girls from having it out with Little Falls in a back and forth battle that the Strikers ultimately lost 2-1. Little Falls struck first, scoring in the 10th and the 14th minutes of the first half on a pair of well-coordinated offensive plays.
Hanson advances to Regional in track Detroit Lakes track star Jena Hanson advanced to the USATF Junior Olympic Midwest Regional in Iowa after qualifying in the heptathlon. Hanson finished second in the Minnesota State Junior Olympic meet Thursday and Friday June 22-23, with the top two advancing to the Regionals. The heptathlon includes the 100-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200 dash, long jump, javelin and 800 run. Lakeview Ladies League results Lakeview ladies enjoyed a beautiful evening of golf Tuesday night, with the game being Captain's Choice.