DL News Staff
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.
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: email@example.com . Wednesday, April 26 'The Time Machine' Support, Encouragement, Activities for Christian Homeschoolers performs "The Time Machine," a play written and directed by Kathryn Knutilla, at 7 p.m. in the Historic Holmes Theatre. It is free to the public.
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.
Support programs Help us help you. Submit your listing for support groups to Pippi Mayfield at: firstname.lastname@example.org . Beginning Experience Beginning Experience is a support group for those widowed, divorced or separated. Level 3 meetings start April 20 at 7 p.m. on the third floor of the Education Building at First Lutheran Church, DL. For more info, call Jan Hersch at 218-439-6598, Shirley Melander at 846-1596 or Leona at 847-1644. Domestic Violence Support Group The Lakes Crisis and Resource Center's latest session of its Domestic Violence Support Group is underway.
Debate over federal immigration policies has struck a chord from the halls of Congress to the southern-border states, with talk of reform sparking protests and a planned boycott nationwide. State lawmakers say illegal immigration plagues Minnesota, but the Legislature doesn't appear poised to pass new immigration laws this session. Gov.