DL News Staff
From a geological perspective, lakes are temporary features in the landscape. After a long time, lakes disappear through normal processes of biological aging and sediment in-filling (see diagram). Ordinarily the time frame for these processes is measured in 1000's or 10's of 1000's of years, but the activities of man greatly accelerate the process, reducing that time scale progression from 1000's to 100's of years. So sediments and nutrients are the key since lakes tend to accumulate them.
A White Earth man received a lengthy prison sentence Thursday for his long-time involvement in a drug operation on the White Earth and Red Lake Indian reservations. U.S. District Judge Michael Davis ordered David Bower, 37, serve 150 months in prison, followed by up to five years of supervised probation. Bower was convicted in U.S. District Court, Minneapolis, of conspiring to distribute and possession with the intent to distribute cocaine over a 15-year period. According to a press release from the U.S.
Get out and enjoy the sun with a good book this summer. Participate in Sizzlin' Summer Reads, a summer reading program for adults at Detroit Lakes Library. Read four books or talking books, complete an entry form, and turn it in to have your name entered into a drawing for great prizes. Submit a new entry form for every four books read. Entries may be turned in June 1 through Aug. 31. Don't know what to read?
May 25, 1916-May 31, 2006 Herman W. Ziemann, 90, of rural Frazee, died on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 in his home. Herman Wilhelm Ziemann was born the son of Herman and Anna (Mielke) Ziemann on May 25, 1916, in Evergreen Township. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, where he was a member all his life. Herman attended country school and following his education, he farmed in the area. He also worked for Nodlund Construction in the Twin Cities area. Herman married Florence Fiedler on Oct. 1, 1940, in Detroit Lakes.
Sept. 23, 1954-May 19, 2006 Shirley Guenther, 51, of Mahnomen, died Friday, May 19, 2006, at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul, MN. Shirley Ann Guenther, the daughter of George and Patricia (Jenkins) Guenther, was born Sept. 23, 1954, in Mahnomen, where she grew up and attended Ahmann Country School until the fifth grade. She spent many years helping to raise her younger siblings; she was patient and taught them many things. Shirley graduated from Mahnomen High School with the class of 1972. After graduation she moved to Thief River Falls, where she worked in the local nursing home.
Chase is dead. The Detroit Lakes Police Department's K-9 dog died suddenly while being treated for an ongoing ailment at the Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital Tuesday. Police officer Robert Strand, who was Chase's handler, is unsure why the four-year-old dog died. Since January, Chase has had periodic bouts with diarrhea, but would recover with treatment. Chase was sick again Tuesday, so Strand took him in for examination and treatment.
The Lake Park City Council met in closed session on issues related to its police chief, Tim Hoag, Wednesday but announced no decision. As he left the City Center, Lake Park city attorney Charles Ramstad, Detroit Lakes, declined comment on whether Hoag was still the police chief. The 50-minute meeting had several twists and turns, with most of it occurring outside the view of several Lake Park residents who came to support Hoag, and two news media representatives. The council called the special meeting to address three issues: Hoag's conviction in March of misdemeanor driving while impair
Building and remodeling projects at nearly all 53 campuses in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system were approved by the Legislature in its final hours and signed into law by Gov. Tim Pawlenty. However, the Detroit Lakes campus of Minnesota State Community & Technical College was not among them. MSCTC received just under $1 million to complete various repair and remodeling projects at its Wadena, Moorhead and Fergus Falls facilities.