DL News Staff
Remember how rotten your parents were? No dessert until you cleaned your plate. Strict lights-out on a school night. No play until homework was done. It was enough to make you grumble. You might have hated early curfews, incessant groundings, or any of the rules your parents deemed necessary for raising a decent kid, but by enforcing those edicts, they thought they were doing their best for you. Dorothea O'Brien actually thought her father did a wonderful job raising her and her brother, Jimmy.
The Straw Hat Players Summer Theatre Company at Minnesota State University Moorhead will open its 43rd season with five hit shows on its marquee, including three musicals, a comedy and an award-winning drama. All shows start at 7:30 p.m.
By virtue of "Sweet Emotion" alone, Leo Kottke should be a headliner at the 10,000 Lakes Festival. The arrangement of this William Hamilton/Steven Tyler tune is like nothing else I've heard. I never saw that coming, having not looked at the track titles beforehand. And, for once, I can understand every word of this earthy song, versus straining like the dickens just to decipher what Tyler is screaming through the microphone. Minnesota's venerable virtuoso proved a major hit at the Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes last month.
The announcement of this year's recipients of the Read Aloud Book Awards will be held at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, May 11, in the media classroom located at Reinersten Elementary School, 1201 40th Ave. So., Moorhead.
Being at your 4-year-old daughter's first T-ball practice or a debate in the Minnesota House. Attending your high school senior's last choir concert or a legislative committee hearing at the Capitol. The decisions would seem easy but for a select group of Minnesota legislators with kids, their job as state lawmaker poses unusual challenges. At times it leads to tough decisions that pit their work responsibilities against a desire to be at home for important events. There are 63 women in the 201-member Legislature this year - but only a handful of them have young children at home.
50 Years ago May 11, 1956 -- Four persons have filed for the two posts open on the board of the Detroit Lakes School. They are George Legler, Dr. G.J. Olson, R.L. Leuben and Garfield Fox. A total of 107 children from three counties were examined by orthopedic and pediatric specialists at the annual spring clinic. Forty-one of the children were from Becker County, and the others were from Clay and Mahnomen counties. Postmaster William Boze announced his plans to retire June 30 and to enter private business.
Recognizing that businesses in Minnesota benefit from hiring military veterans, Gov.
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Click it or get a ticket returned to Becker County this week. Local law enforcement departments-- city and county -- are participating in a week-long campaign that began Monday. There will be a free demonstration Friday in the L&M Fleet parking lot at Detroit Lakes on how child restraint seats should be used. White Earth Tribal Police officer Steve Jackson will also check child seats for individuals wanting an inspection, with assistance from Becker County Sheriff's Captain Joe McArthur at 1-3 p.m. Free fishing lures will be given away -- one to each person -- while KDLM Radio will be