DL News Staff
Wednesday, June 28 Free movies The DL Library is showing free movies this summer for the whole family on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the main meeting room of the Library. Bring your own pillows, blankets, beanbags or lawn chairs to sit on and a beverage. The Library will provide the popcorn and a movie. This week's show is "George of the Jungle." 'Urinetown: The Musical' Minnesota State University Moorhead presents "Urinetown: The Musical," a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold, at 7:30 p.m.
"Mom! He's copying me!" Remember how annoying it was when your brother or sister would say the exact words you were speaking, just to make you mad? You'd say something, and you'd hear it repeated back to you, almost before you finished talking. Grrrrrrrr. Although it was undoubtedly the intention, it made you just want to scream, didn't it? There are lots of screams coming from Copycat, the new novel by Erica Spindler. Lots of screams and lots of killings. The little girls were angels. Blonde hair splayed across pillows.
An exact replica of the Liberty Bell, handcrafted in oak by Ordean Swenson, a retired Minnesota State University Moorhead cabinetmaker, will be a centerpiece for the university's annual Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration this summer. "We've been talking about this project for a couple years," Swenson said, "but we didn't start working on it until this February. Because the physical dimensions of the original bell varied slightly when we looked up specifications on the Inter-net, I drove down to St.
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: pmayfield@ dlnewspapers.com. Thursday, June 29 Buller benefit A spaghetti dinner and silent auction for Kris and Jess Buller, who are adopting three children from Russia, is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in Community Alliance Church, Detroit Lakes. Jazz, swing music Get ready to dance.
Results of monitoring have once again revealed only rare contamination problems in Minnesota's 964 community water systems, according to the annual report released by the Minnesota Department of Health. None of the systems exceeded current federal or state standards for pesticides or industrial contaminants. Water samples from those systems were subjected to more than 19,000 separate tests for more than 100 potential contaminants.
GLYNDON - The 10 people living in four mobile homes at the Glyndon Mobile Home Park controlled one of the park's two entrances. They "actually had the entire front of the trailer park sealed off," Glyndon Police Chief Mike Cline said. That control came to an end around noon Monday, when 37 officers from 11 law-enforcement agencies arrested all 10 and seized nearly $200,000 worth of cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin. Cline said he was shocked by the more than half-pound of heroin seized. "It was an eye-opener to see that much in one spot," Cline said.
Gunderson-Schornack engagement Jenna Gunderson and Todd Schornack, both of Lake Park, announce their wedding engagement. Jenna, daughter of Gary and Barb Gunderson, Detroit Lakes, graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 2003. She is employed at Lakeshirts and attends school for dental hygiene.Todd, son of Charles and Mary Schornack, New York Mills, graduated from New York Mills in 2001. He is a mechanic at Seaberg Power Sports. A July 2008 wedding is planned.
Schroeder-Coobs engagement Tom and Betty Schroeder of Detroit Lakes proudly announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsay, to Benjamin Coobs, son of Doug and Ingrid Coobs of Clintonville, Wis. on August 19. Their wedding will take place in St. Paul at the Como Conservatory gardens with an evening ceremony. Ben recently finished his first year of Medical School and Lindsay will begin graduate school at Carlson School of Management in human resources this fall, both at the University of Minnesota.
Thompson 80th birthday Gordon "Bud" Thompson will be honored with an open house hosted by his family on Sunday, July 2 from 2-4:30 p.m. The celebration will take place at the Detroit Lakes Shrine Club, 517 North Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes (1 1/2 blocks North of Hwy. 10 on East side of Washington Ave.) Look for Balloons and Signs. Bring your smiles and stories to share, no gifts please.