DL News Staff
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.
Dorothy I. Wendt, 79, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, May 25, 2006 at St. Mary's Regional Health Center in Detroit Lakes. Dorothy Ione Carter was born to Arthur George and Lillius May (Stanforth) Carter on May 14, 1927 in Detroit Lakes, where she grew up and attended school. She later worked at Videen's Jewelry in Detroit Lakes. Dorothy married Herbert Wendt on March 10, 1946 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Height of Land, rural Frazee. Following marriage they lived in Height Of Land Township, Becker County, from 1946-90, before retiring and moving to Detroit Lakes.
On state government balance sheets, $23 million is not a lot of money. But as applied strategically to early childhood learning by the 2006 Legislature, that modest sum stands to make a big impact. After several disheartening sessions for little learners, a corner was turned this year. Gov. Tim Pawlenty finally found $10.5 million in early childhood investments he could embrace.
Jan. 14, 1924-May 24, 2006 Margie A. Olson, 82, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, May 24, 2006 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Margie was born to Michael and Anna (Johnson) Roberts on Jan. 14, 1924 in Richwood, where she grew up and attended school, then graduated from Detroit Lakes High School. She then attended Moorhead State Teachers College, where she received a teaching degree. She subsequently taught in Audubon and White Earth. On June 27, 1945, she married Henry E. Olson in White Earth.