DL News Staff
Olson-Ryan engagement Amy Olson and Christopher Ryan announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Gerald and Glennis Olson, Frazee, and Nancy and the late Peter Ryan, St. Cloud. Amy and Chris graduated from Bemidji State University. Amy is employed by Polk County and Chris is employed by Tesoro. A June 24 wedding is planned at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Frazee. The couple will reside in East Grand Forks.
VanMaldeghem-Nelson engagement Amy VanMaldeghem and Tim Nelson would like to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Ed and Lynda VanMaldeghem and Rick and Nancy Nelson. Amy graduated from MSCTC-Fergus Falls and Tim graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 2002 and is employed by Hough, Inc. in Detroit Lakes. A June 4 wedding is planned at Noerenberg Gardens on Lake Minnetonka in Wayzata.
Gray-Crowell engagement Thomas Dean Crowell Jr., son of Tom and Bertha Crowell and Candice Jean Gray, daughter of Robert and Jean Gray are happy to announce their upcoming marriage, set for June 9 in the Seventh Day Adventist Church on Richwood Road in Detroit Lakes.
Jacobson-Solmon Wedding Sheryl Jacobson and Arnie Solmon were married on May 12. They had a small ceremony at Island Park in Fargo with family and close friends in attendance. The couple honeymooned in Orlando, Fla. They plan to make their home in the Pelican Rapids area.
Mertens 60th anniversary Tony and Beatrice Mertens will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house to be held on Saturday, June 10 from 1-5 p.m. on their farm near Ogema. Come help them celebrate. Your presence is your gift.
Fett-Ware Wedding Kendal Ann Fett, daughter of Kenneth and Theresa Fett, Frazee and Brikker Orby Ware, son of Gary and Barb Ware, Frazee and Sharon and Virgil Jons, Moorhead, were united in marriage on May 28 in Miami, Fla. The couple will reside in Frazee.
SUNDAY, JUNE 4 8:00 am-12:30 pm- Holy Rosary Knights of Columbus Pancake & French Toast Breakfast, Parish Ctr. 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, JUNE 5 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. 6:30-8 pm- Fathers Building Bridges.
On Thursday, June 15, Emmanuel Community in Detroit Lakes invites lakes area residents to take part in a special art event. An open house will be held from 3-7 p.m.
Don't miss this year's Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion, especially if you're a lover of Case equipment. The annual Labor Day Weekend celebration at Rollag features the ag manufacturing company, which dates back to 1842 when J.I. Case started his business with grain threshers. There will be plenty of Case grain threshers in action at the four-day event, along with other Case equipment. Organizers are hoping for 600 Case tractors as part of 800-plus items of Case exhibits.
There is a lot of information flying around about the so-called "H5N1" form of bird flu spreading across Asia and Europe. Depending on which expert you ask, this virus could be on its way to North America in weeks, months or years. That's the bad news. But there is some good news. First, because milder forms of bird flu have circulated here and in other states for years, the U.S.