DL News Staff
A St. Paul man was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge Tuesday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder stayed execution of a 48-month prison term against Michael Elton, 50, of 1215 Highland Avenue, for first-degree driving while intoxicated-.10 or more. Elton must serve 180 days in jail with credit for time served, was fined $5,715 with $3,000 stayed, and was placed on supervised probation for up to seven years. Elton was arrested by two Minnesota DNR conservation officers while he was fishing on Toad Lake in eastern Becker County on Aug. 21, 2005.
A Ponsford man was sentenced on a felony charge in Becker County District Court Wednesday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder stayed execution of a 15-month prison sentence against Clarence Clark, 29, for theft of property/services. Clark must serve 60 days in jail with credit for time served, was fined $1,097, make restitution of $650 and be on supervised probation for up to five years. Clark was sentenced for stealing a compound miter saw in September 2005. He was also fined $272.50 for misdemeanor public nuisance for a May 21, 2005, incident.
KLEIN -- a girl, Aislinn Grace; born May 2, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 14 oz. to Darcy and Jamie Klein.
NOLL -- a boy, Kaden Patrick; born May 2, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. to Gina and Patrick Noll.
LINEBAUGH -- a boy, Christian Shay; born May 3, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz. to Elizabeth and Ryan Linebaugh.
With construction wrapping up on its new building, Marine Innovations is making plans to move its production line and spread out a bit. Currently located within the Quantum Manufacturing building, Mike and Lori Botzet own the Frazee-based incline tram company, soon to move to new digs of its own, just across the way. "We are bursting at the seams," remarked Lori Botzet.
In a May 1 letter to USDA Secretary Mike Johanns, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) and other congressional members questioned a proposal to make changes to the Farm Service Agency guaranteed farm loan program. "Farmers have enough obstacles to address in all their USDA paperwork," Peterson said.
A group of 18 national associations representing U.S.
The high price of nitrogen fertilizer this spring has many wishing that wheat and corn were more like soybeans and provide its own nitrogen needs. This leads to the question whether there is such a thing as a seed inoculant for wheat and corn, analogous to the seed inoculants used with soybeans and other legumes. The short answer to the question is "yes and no," or in other words, "it depends." Sofie Dobbelaere, Jos Vanderleyden of the Catholic University Leuven and a pioneer in this field of research, Yaacov Okon, of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem published an excellent review in 20
As a child, I'd partially fill a cup of sugar and head outside to the rhubarb patch in our garden. I'd pull up a stalk of rhubarb, break off the leaves, seat myself at the picnic table and dip my tangy treat into the sugar. I knew it wasn't safe to eat the leaves. I may have rinsed the fresh rhubarb with our garden hose, but maybe not. I didn't teach about food safety back then. The tangy flavor of rhubarb dipped in sugar was the flavor of spring for me. Rhubarb, also known as "pieplant," is known for its tartness.