DL News Staff
NUNN -- a boy, Andrew Stephen; born April 19, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. to Ashley and Shad Nunn.
NORCROSS -- a girl, Erica Marie; born April 22, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz. to Crystal Heinonen.
MOHAMED -- a boy, Hamse Abdi; born April 22, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz. to Farhia Warsame and Adbi Hure.
LINDBURG -- a boy, Ethan Nathaniel; born April 22, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. to Tanya Johnson and Christopher Lindburg.
DAVIS -- a girl, Cecily Sage; born May 2, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. to Celeste Davis.
ATTENTION! ATTENTION! Help us help you. Make sure each item submitted for Happenings is legibly written or typed and includes a date, time and place, as well as a contact person's name and telephone number. Submissions, questions and corrections (labeled "Happenings") may be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at: firstname.lastname@example.org . Sunday, May 14 Fisherman's breakfast St. Mary's of the Lakes hosts the annual fisherman's breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon. Adults are $5, and children under 12 are $2.
Becker County and the American Cancer Society announce the arrival of the Becker County Wall of Hope Banner. This banner is part of a nationwide effort to collect the signatures and stories of people touched by cancer in every community. These banners will come together to form one large, four-city block monument consisting of over 5,000 banners as a part of the 2006 Celebration on the Hill.
May 10, 1916-May 9, 2006 Matilda V. Nelson, 89, of Bismarck, N.D., died Tuesday, May 9, 2006 at Medcenter One Care Center. Matilda, the daughter of Gottlieb and Clementine (Dietrich) Knoll, was born on May 10, 1916 in Bismarck. Matilda once said, "There are no strangers, just friends I haven't met yet!" She was continuously on a quest for knowledge through books, classes, media and conversation.
Aug. 26, 1925-May 6, 2006 Russell W. Haas, 80, of Detroit Lakes, died on Saturday, May 6, 2006 at the Fargo Veterans Administration Hospital in Fargo. Russell Walter Haas, the son of Arthur L. and Elsie (Sautter) Haas, was born on Aug. 26, 1925 near Belle Plaine, Minn., where he grew up and attended school. In December 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II, on board the U.S.S. Pennsylvania (BB-38) as a radio operator. He was honorably discharged in July 1945, as a radioman third class. He moved to Minneapolis and worked for the U.S.
Nov. 17, 1924-May 15, 2006 William D. "Bill" Brown, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, May 10 in Detroit Lakes. Bill was born to James and Nada (Beam) Brown on Nov. 17, 1924, in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada. As a young boy he moved with his family to Saskatoon, Sask. After graduating from the University of Saskatchewan he moved to Charles City, Iowa, where he was employed by Oliver Tractors. Bill married Phyllis Schauer in 1955 in Charles City. In 1971 they moved with their four children to Detroit Lakes, where they owned and operated Brown's Breezy Shore Resort.