DL News Staff
Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon announced Monday he will seek a second four-year term in office. Gordon, who will start his 29th year with the department in July, has enjoyed the first four years, although it demands six- and seven-days-a-week attention. That doesn't include periodic speaking engagements around the county before various groups and organizations. "I still have ideas in my head to keep (the department) growing," reasons Gordon. Gordon cites four main areas of accomplishments since taking office: jail facilities, White Earth tribal matters, youth and public safety. In
Renslow 50th Anniversary An open house honoring James and Elaine Renslow, Audubon, on their 50th wedding anniversary will be held from 2-5 p.m. on June 11, with a program at 2:30 p.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 19747 County Road 6, Audubon. This event is being hosted by their children Steven and Kim Renslow, Grand Forks, N.D.; JoLeen and Dean Eklund, Lake Park; Brad and Bunny Renslow, Moorhead, and Todd and Bekki Renslow, Boise, Idaho, and seven grandchildren. No gifts please.
Weekley 40th Ben and Cindy Weekley are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 28, 1966 in Park Rapids. They will be celebrating with their family in the fall.
Three members of the Minnesota Army National Guard serving in Iraq were injured slightly by an improvised explosive device last Tuesday. On Thursday, Major Kevin Olson of the MARNG's Public Affairs Office said the soldiers were not seriously injured and immediately returned to duty. The soldiers are members of the 2/136th Infantry Combined Arms Battalion currently stationed in the Al-Anbar Province. Olson said the soldiers were part of a mounted patrol and were riding in an armored Humvee when the IED exploded. "They were all wearing their individual body armor, with the armored plates
Folschow 90th An open house honoring Ellen Ann Folschow on her 90th birthday will be held from 2:00 until 4:00 PM, Sunday, June 4th, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1401 Madison Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN. All friends and relatives are welcome. The event is being hosted by her family. No gifts, please. No gifts please.
Turcotte 30th anniversary Diane and Alan Turcotte will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 3 at their home from 1-4 p.m. Friends and family welcome!
Makinen-Imholte Tara Makinen and Philip Imholte will be married on June 10, at Indianhead Mountain Resort. Tara is a 1998 graduate of Ironwood High School, a 2002 graduate of St. Olaf College, and a 2006 graduate of William Mitchell College of Law. She is the daughter of Thomas and Laurel Makinen of Ironwood, Mich. Philip is a 1998 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School, a 2002 graduate of the University of Minnesota, and a 2006 graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School. Philip is the son of Bruce and Ginny Imholte of Detroit Lakes. The couple plans to reside in Duluth.
SUNDAY, MAY 28 2:00 pm- Callaway Community Council, Callaway City Hall. 7-8:00 pm- ALATEEN Group, Holy Rosary Church basement. 8:00 pm- AA, corner of Summit & Holmes, 844-9970. MONDAY, MAY 29 8:30 am-7 pm- Adult Basic Education & GED tutoring, 204 E. Willow (Lincoln Ed. Ctr.). 847-4418 10:00 am- Overeaters Anonymous, Lake Park Lutheran Church. 5:00 pm- MN 30 TOPS Chapter Detroit Lakes, Trinity Lutheran Church, upstairs choir room. 6:00 pm- Overeaters Anonymous, Emmanuel Nursing Home conference room (located on the main level).
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June 28, 1921-May 24, 2006 Ralph B. Walz, 84, of Mahnomen, died Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at the Mahnomen Health Center Hospital in Mahnomen. Ralph Bernard Walz, the son of Frank and Elizabeth (Schwegman) Walz, was born June 28, 1921, at home in Lake Grove Township, near Waubun. He grew up working on the family farm, and attended Adam's Country School in that area. Ralph entered the U.S. Army Jan. 29, 1945 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, and served his country in the Pacific Theater and the Philippines. Upon his discharge at Ft. Sheridan, Ill., on Nov.