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Thursday, Feb. 23 Bookmobile system Viking Library System's bookmobile is at Dent School from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m., Dent Bank from 11 to 11:30 a.m., Richville Post Office from 11:45 a.m. to noon, and Vergas Municipal Building from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Taxpayers Assoc. The Becker County Taxpayers Association meets at 7:30 p.m. in room E102, MN State Community and Technical College, DL. Ryan Tangen, county treasurer, will be the guest speaker. Everyone is welcome. Friday, Feb.
July 16, 1922-Feb. 14, 2006 Mary L. Sumpter, 83, of Tipp City, Ohio, died Tuesday, February 14, 2006 at Kindred Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. Mary Louise Retter was born to Russell and Louise (Geiger) Retter on July 16, 1922 in Ypsilanti, Mich. Mary was a retired secretary from Besley-Wells Company, Beloit, Wis., and a 1940 graduate of Tippecanoe High School. She worked at Malone Camera Store in Dayton with the famous photographer Ansel Adams and was a Rosie the Riveter at WPAFB during World War II.
March 3, 1932-Feb. 16, 2006 Edwin J. "Ed" Levy, Jr., 73 of Fergus Falls, died Thursday, February 16, 2006, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls. Edwin was born the son of Edwin J. and Hazel Levy, Sr., on March 3, 1932, in Philadelphia, Pa., where he grew up and completed his high school education. In 1949, Ed enlisted in the United States Army. During his 22 years of active military service, he served in the U.S., Germany and Vietnam. In 1954, he met and married his first wife, Merceline Warren, in Germany.
Opposition to a proposed 70-mile all-terrain vehicle and off-highway motorcycle trail in eastern Becker County seems to be gathering momentum. Last summer, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources chose a trail proposal from the Becker County Parks and Recreation Department over those from half a dozen other counties, according to Ron Potter, DNR off-highway vehicle (OHV) program supervisor. Since October, a committee of DNR staff, Becker County commissioners, Becker County officials and citizens has been working on a trail route in North and South Round Lake Townships. Round Lake t
A White Earth man made his first appearance in Becker County District Court on three felony charges Friday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder set bond at $50,000 against Matthew Larson, 23, of 39432 County Road 34 East. His next court appearance is Monday. Larson is charged with one count of first-degree burglary-assault and two counts of fifth-degree assault for a Feb. 15 incident at a rural White Earth residence. According to the court complaint, Larson allegedly assaulted a man at the residence, and later broke into that home and assaulted another man.
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge Friday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder stayed execution of a 12-month prison sentence against Jesse Stilke, 24, of 1333 Madison Avenue. Stilke must serve 60 days in jail, was fined $1,292 and be on supervised probation for up to five years. Stilke was sentenced for fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance. He was arrested while driving in Detroit Lakes on Sept. 17, 2005, by a Detroit Lakes police officer who knew that Stilke's driver's license had been revoked.
A felony complaint was filed against an Osage woman in Becker County District Court Thursday. Brenda Oswald, 22, of 19886 County Road 121, is accused of one count each of second-degree sale of a controlled substance and fourth-degree sale of a controlled substance. Her first court appearance is March 6. According to the court complaint, Oswald allegedly sold $160 worth of methamphetamine to an undercover informant at Dunton Locks near Detroit Lakes on Nov.
AUDUBON CHAPEL OF THE CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE Hwy. 10 in Audubon 439-6843 Duane Lahlum, Pastor Sunday: 9 am Sunday School for all ages; 10 am Worship. * * * * * COMMUNITY ALLIANCE CHURCH (Christian & Missionary Alliance) Corner Hwys. 34 & 59 Office 847-2266 FAX 218-847-3011 Sr. Pastor, Rev. Paul McKibben Rev. Jerry Dent, Pastor of Ad. Min. Matt McKenzie, Pastor of Congregational Care Youth Pastor Kris Buller Sign Lauguage @10:30 am services Sunday: 8 & 10:30 am Worship Services; 9:15 am Sunday School (all ages, year round). Nursery provided for all services.
Why put up more than 1,000 towers to spread cell phone service across North Dakota when a few balloons would do it? So says former Gov. Ed Schafer, one of the backers of a plan to attach wireless re-peaters to weather balloons high above the state to fill gaps in cellular coverage. "I know it sounds crazy," Schafer said, "but it works in the lab." Extend America, a North Dakota wireless telecommunications company, and Chandler, Ariz.-based Space Data Corp.
Minnesota Sen. Rod Skoe (DFL-Clearbrook) and Reps.