DL News Staff
I enjoyed reading Eric Bergeson's recent article in which he shared about his learning to listen. But that isn't why I am writing. Not exactly. Unless it is in the sense that life has lessons to be learned if one is listening. I recently got an earful. Please allow me to explain. I have a friend that grew up in the Fertile area. She is an avid gardener. She knows I am a wanna-be gardener. She was planning to attend a class at Bergeson Nursery and as I had expressed interest in growing apple trees to her at some point she invited me to go along.
Recently, you read a letter to the editor from a woman that was turned down for her health care needs with the explanation that IHS would not cover her co-pay. She is an eligible person, since she is an enrolled member and does live in the Detroit Lakes area, which is considered on or near the reservation. Indian Health Service is seriously violating our rights as Native Americans entitled to health care through our treaty rights. We as Native Americans are being forced to apply for Medical Assistance, Medicare, and any other health insurance programs.
On behalf of the Ultra Snowmobile Club, we would like to say thank you to Chip Lohmeier of the Becker County Parks and Recreation Department and to the groomer operators who groomed the snowmobile trails of Becker County this winter. The club received many comments about the excellent condition that our trails were in this winter. The groomer operators did a tremendous job keeping the trails in the best condition that we have seen them in years.
Minnesota has a reputation for its fantastic quality of life. People here are, for the most part, happy, healthy and relatively wealthy. Minnesotans stick together and take care of our neighbors. Turns out, our pets have a pretty good quality of life, too. Earlier this year, the Animal Legal Defense Fund released a report ranking states in terms of the "general comprehensiveness and relative strength" of their animal cruelty laws.
The state's largest coal-fired power plants must upgrade their facilities to reduce the amount of mercury released into Minnesota's environment, under a legislative compromise announced Thursday. Gov.
Like a wide receiver running into a goalpost, momentum to build sports stadiums hit an obstruction Thursday in the Senate Taxes Committee. The panel initially defeated 6-6 a proposal to build a University of Minnesota football stadium on campus, but it was expected to come back and eventually pass the Senate, as it already has the House.
Oct. 6, 1959-March 7, 2006 Gary Stiegel, 46, Spokane, Wash., formerly of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, in Spokane. Gary Steven Stiegel was born Oct. 6, 1959, in Jamestown, N.D., to Leonard and Eleanor (Richter) Stiegel. He moved to Detroit Lakes with his family and attended school there. He continued to live and work in Detroit Lakes until 1999.
Jan. 29, 1903-April 22, 2006 Elizabeth "Betsy" Troup, 103, Waubun, died Saturday, April 22, 2006, in Mahnomen Health Center Nursing Home. Elizabeth "Betsy" Bartos was born Jan. 29, 1903, in Lowry, Minn., to Joseph and Anna (Hvezda) Bartos. When she was 3 years old, Betsy moved with her family to Waubun, where she attended school. Following her schooling, Betsy moved to Minneapolis, where she worked in a department store. She was united in marriage to Fred Troup on May 23, 1942, in Minneapolis. They traveled to various locations across the country.
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Dec. 5, 1956-April 11, 2006 Sheryl L. Anderson, 49, Fargo, died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, in Innovis Hospital, Fargo. Sheryl L. Lockwood was born to Melvin and Joan Lockwood on Dec. 5, 1956, in Greenview, Ill. She grew up and attended school in Greenview. Sheryl married Thomas R. Anderson on Nov. 5, 1977, in Springfield, Ill. They lived in Detroit Lakes for a time before moving to St. Cloud. Sheryl and Tom came to Fargo in 1987 and have lived there since.