DL News Staff
The participants in the Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program have been selected. Perham area farmer and businessman Doug Huebsch is among those individuals who will participate in a series of nine in-state sessions that begins in November. The program features a one-week national study tour in Washington, D.C., and a two-week international study tour.
BERG -- a girl, Emily Marie; born May 3, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz. to Debra and Christopher Berg.
LAMBLEZ -- a girl, Nova Lynn; born May 3, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 11 oz. to Jessica and Zachary Lamblez.
VINCENT -- a boy, Jayme Evan; born May 4, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz. to Danielle Vincent.
SNYDER -- a girl, Jolyssa Kathleen; born May 5, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz. to Jonelle Snyder.
BURNETTE-RAWLEY -- a boy, Levi Junior; born May 5, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz. to Jolene Kier.
RITTER -- a girl, Alexis Michelle; born May 5, 2006, weighing 5 lbs. 8 oz. to Caery Wagenman and James Ritter.
Sen. Cal Larson (R-Fergus Falls) blocked a proposal to divert funding for Otter Tail County transit to a proposed bus route between Wright County and Minneapolis. The plan, part of the Senate Omnibus Transportation bill, was heard in the Senate Finance Committee. A member of this committee, Larson recognized that in order for this proposal to pass, the Otter Tail Transit System plan would be sacrificed. "We're one of three counties in the state of Minnesota right now that doesn't have a transit system," said Larson.
A Plymouth man was sentenced on a felony charge in Becker County District Court Wednesday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder ordered Scot Beier, 46, of 13815 52nd Avenue North, serve 51 months in prison with credit for time served for first-degree driving while impaired-.08 or more. He was also fined $147. Beier was arrested by a Becker County sheriff's deputy Aug. 9, 2005, after a deputy found him unconscious inside his pickup, which was in a rural Becker County ditch. Beier tested .19 for alcohol. According to court records, Beier has five previous DWI convictions.