DL News Staff
For many years, the last nine with MeritCare Psychi-atric Services, clinical psychologist and newspaper columnist Dr. Val Farmer has helped people from the region deal with various mental health issues and stressors. He's well known for his work with farm families, including a series of farm couple retreats he held in 1999 and 2000 and a book he published, "Honey, I Shrunk the Farm," which focuses on coping skills for farm families facing severe financial problems.
SUNDAY, MAY 14 2:00 pm- Callaway Community Council, Callaway City Hall. 4:00-6 pm-The Detroit Lakes, Moorhead, Fargo area PFLAG (Parents, Families/Friends, of Lesbians & Gays) Chapter meets at the PEPP bldg. at 116 12th St. So., Moorhead, MN. Info: Audrey at 218-238-6604. 7-8:00 pm- ALATEEN Group, Holy Rosary Church basement. 8:00 pm- AA, corner of Summit & Holmes, 844-9970. MONDAY, MAY 15 8:30 am-7 pm- Adult Basic Education & GED tutoring, 204 E. Willow (Lincoln Ed. Ctr.).
DEAR READERS: Mothers come in all sizes and colors. Some are traditional, while others are not. But one thing is true about mothers everywhere. The role they have assumed is both the hardest job in the world and the most rewarding. Because today is Mother's Day. I extend my best wishes to all of you - whether you are birth mothers, stepmothers, adoptive mothers, foster mothers or mothers-in-law. *** DEAR ABBY: Every year on Mother's Day, you feature letters about cake-baking, hugs-and-kisses mothers.
Mills 50th anniversary Gene and Jan Mills of Strawberry Lake, Ogema, celebrated their 50th anniversary on Feb. 24-25 with children, grandsons and spouses and great grandchildren at the Seven Clans Casino and WaterPark in Thief River Falls. Gene and Jan were married in the St. Pius Catholic Rectory in Cannon Falls.
There will be an open house honoring Ralph Bergquist's 80th Birthday on Sunday, May 21, from 1 - 4 p.m. at Randy's on Lake Eunice. No Gifts Please.
Endersbe graduates Tanya Endersbe of Detroit Lakes has graduated from Jamestown (N.D.) College with a degree in business administration. Goodman deployed Air Force Senior Airman Shawn Goodman is currently deployed overseas at a forward-operating location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom Goodman, a munitions system technician with two years of military service, is normally assigned to the 388th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, Utah. He is the son of Scott Goodman of Vergas and Mary Sullivan of Rosemount, and is a 2003 graduate of Eastview High Scho
CLARK -- a boy, Xavier Lee; born April 15, 2006, weighing 9 lbs. 8 oz. to Jessica Clark.
KILDE -- a girl, Madelyn Joan; born April 16, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz. to Amy and Joshua Kilde.
NUNN -- a boy, Andrew Stephen; born April 19, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. to Ashley and Shad Nunn.
NORCROSS -- a girl, Erica Marie; born April 22, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz. to Crystal Heinonen.