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ROGSTAD -- a girl, Quinn Opal; born April 12, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. to Theresa and Lief Rogstad of Detroit Lakes at the MeritCare Hospital in Fargo.
BLAKE -- a girl, Alexis Kay; born April 14, 2006, weighing 9 lbs. to Tessie and Joshua Blake.
VANDENBERGHE -- a girl, Arianna Reyn; born April 14, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz. to Kari Vandenberghe.
STIYER -- a boy, James Donavin; born April 13, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz. to Dessarae and Justin Stiyer. VANDENBERGHE -- a girl, Arianna Reyn; born April 14, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz. to Kari Vandenberghe. BLAKE -- a girl, Alexis Kay; born April 14, 2006, weighing 9 lbs. to Tessie and Joshua Blake. It's a girl! ROGSTAD -- a girl, Quinn Opal; born April 12, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. to Theresa and Lief Rogstad of Detroit Lakes at the MeritCare Hospital in Fargo. SPERRY -- a boy, Hunter James; born April 25, 2006, weighing 9 lbs. 6 oz.
DAVIS -- a boy, Kai Matthew; born April 12, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. to Emily Petru.
SWEENEY -- a boy, Jordan Christopher; born April 12, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. to Kandi Sweeney and Joseph Conover.
March 1, 1923-May 2, 2006 Elsie C. Kratzke, 83, Vergas, died Tuesday, May 2, 2006, in MeritCare Hospital, Fargo. Elsie Caroline Eckre was born March 1, 1923, to Ole and Teresa (Goodger) Eckre near Abercrombie, N.D., where she attended school before moving with her family to the Vergas area in 1940. She attended school and graduated from Pelican Rapids High School in 1942. Following, she taught country school near Horace, N.D. She was united in marriage to Fred Kratzke on June 2, 1948, in St. Paul's Lutheran-Loon Lake Church near Vergas. They farmed in Lida Township for 47 years.
March 17, 1929-May 3, 2006 John "Jack" Patrick Teiken, 77, Brazil, Ind., died Wednesday, May 3, 2006, in the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indianapolis. He was born March 17, 1929, in Ogema, the son of Herman and Margaret (Jasken) Teiken. He joined the U.S. Army and served as a radio operator during the Korean War until his discharge May 31, 1953. He married Barbara Erickson Sept. 26, 1950. She preceded him in death October 1, 2000. Jack began his broadcasting career in Oakdale, La.
May 19, 1910-May 3, 2006 Bernice A. Benthagen, 95, Ulen, died Wednesday, May 3, 2006, in Viking Manor Nursing Home, Ulen. Bernice Adeline Bordalen was born May 19, 1910, near Ulen, to Ole and Gjorand (Paderuud) Bordalen. She grew up on the family farm and attended rural school. On July 25, 1931, she married Anton Benthagen in Moorhead. After their marriage, they moved to Minneapolis. They moved to Moorhead in the 1960s and then moved to Detroit Lakes in the 1970s. Anton died in 1984. Bernice lived in Detroit Lakes until 2000, when she moved to the Viking Manor in Ulen.
A provision prohibiting any state money going for abortions on Thursday helped to jam a Democratic Senate budget bill. The Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life wants a two-page amendment that bans the state from paying for any abortions, Sen.