DL News Staff
A Detroit Lakes man made his first appearance on two felony charges in Becker County District Court Monday. District Judge David Battey released Andrew Olsen, 29, of 135 Shorewood Drive, on his own recognizance. His next court appearance is July 3. Olsen is charged with one count each of theft by check and fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance. According to the court complaint, Olsen allegedly issued checks on a closed bank account to area businesses between Oct.
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced on a felony charge in Becker County District Court Monday. District Judge John Pearson stayed execution of a 17-month prison sentence against Justin Feldt, 25, of 21688 County Highway 37, for check forgery. Feldt was credited for serving 180 days in jail, was fined $1,047 and ordered to make restitution of $904.50. Feldt forged nine checks totaled $434.25 between June 1, 2004, and Sept. 29, 2004.
Rep. Matt Entenza, the DFL candidate for attorney general, officially stepped down Monday in Dilworth, passing the leadership reins to Rep. Margaret Anderson Kelliher, DFL-Minneapolis. "I know she's going to be a great leader," Entenza, DFL-St. Paul, said at an afternoon news conference. Kelliher and Entenza, along with Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, also blasted Republicans for policies they say hurt rural Minnesotans. Despite promises, Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty and the Republican-controlled House failed to deliver property tax relief this session, Marquart said.
The creation Monday of a Native American Commission in Fargo will give American Indians a louder, stronger presence in the community, supporters said. Fargo city commissioners voted unanimously to form the mayor-appointed body.
BISMARCK--North Dakota parole and probation officials want to have 25 to 35 sex offenders in the state monitored with a global positioning system by the end of this year, a parole officer told a state commission on Tuesday. Parole officer Terry Grumbo, who coordinates the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's GPS program, said nine sex offenders are currently being monitored: five in Bismarck, two in Jamestown and one each in Fargo and Grand Forks.
A Nevis couple pleaded guilty June 14 to charges stemming from two attacks on County Road 86 involving their Rottweilers. Wynetta Eskelson, 48 has pleaded guilty to dog bite, a misdemeanor, from an incident Feb. 8 in which her six Rottweilers attacked a passing jogger, Nevis resident Brittany Boe-Neidviecky, and allegedly killed her Llasa Apso dog, which has not been found. Eskelson was also charged with public nuisance and harm caused by dog from that incident. Gregory Eskelson, 54, has pleaded guilty to harm caused by dog, also a misdemeanor, resulting from a Feb.
LENOIR -- a girl, Robyn Leigh; born June 9, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz. to Elizabeth and Robin Lenoir.
So you say that you're having a problem finding a present for Dear Old Dad for Father's Day. He has every tool known to mankind. There are gallons of after-shave on his dresser. And a new tie just ain't gonna cut it. Why not give him something to read? Yeah! Books make great gifts for Father's Day. Why not take a look at one of these... Becoming Dad by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leo-nard Pitts, Jr., is a book for and about African American men and fatherhood. Leonard Pitts, Jr.
Nacho Libre (PG) ** (out of 5) Starring Jack Black as Nacho Ana de la Reguera as Sister Encarnacion Héctor Jiménez as Esqueleto Darius Rose as Chancho Moises Arias as Juan Pablo Eduardo Gómez as Chuy Studio: Paramount Pictures Directed by: Jared Hess Like many people out there, I found a lot of charm in "Napoleon Dynamite." The film had heart, and it touched our own collective memory of what it was like to be an outcast in high school.
Detroit Lakes' own Marly Simmons has been chosen as one of 50 high school singers who will be touring as part of the 2006 Minnesota All-State Lutheran Choir this month. Simmons was chosen from among applicants all over the state of Minnesota. He has been busy rehearsing with the choir at Mount Carmel Ministries Camp near Alexandria, in preparation for the tour, which opened Saturday in Cokato and continues through June 28. The choir is under the direction of Thomas D.