DL News Staff
"Are you going to raise Janice's wages?" a visitor jokingly asked Bob Sonnenberg. The Detroit Lakes businessman, mink rancher and husband looked up and began laughing. Janice joined the laughter, quipping, "I doubt that." But Sonnenberg's wife -- they've been married over 53 years -- deserves something extra to accompany a prestigious honor given her by the Minnesota Fur Breeders Association at Owatonna March 31. Janice was named to the association's Hall of Fame that day.
A Statewide Horsemanship Clinic will be held April 22 and a Youth Horse Show on April 23 at R & J Arena near Verndale, 9:00 a.m. both days. Three arenas with riding sessions and two with lecture sessions will be going on at the same time. Fifty Youth, ages 9 to 18 , from around the state will be riding under professional horseman and judges in classes on Showmanship, Western Pleasure/ Horsemanship, Trail, English Pleasure/Equitation and Games.
Archer Daniels Midland Company is once again making available its Community Partnership Grant program. The mission of the program is to strengthen agricultural areas of the United States by funding community improvement projects that are identified by individual communities.
An expanded, second edition of the "Lake Home and Cabin Kit" will soon be available. Produced by experts at the University of Minnesota Extension Service, it will go on sale April 21-23 at the second annual Lake Home & Cabin Show, held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. An easy-to-use, three-ring binder replaces the original boxed kit that debuted last year.
Wednesday, April 19 Dance lessons Instructor Victor Gelking offers dance classes at the Fargo American Legion Club, 8-8:30 p.m., followed by dancing until 11. No age limit. Call 701-293-8362 for more info. David Sedaris David Sedaris, Nat'l Public Radio humorist and best-selling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day and Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, will make a tour stop at the Fargo Theatre at 8 p.m.
A White Earth man made his first appearance on a felony charge in Becker County District Court Monday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder released John Shimek, 23, of 25647 Bear Clan Drive, on his own recognizance. His next court appearance is May 15. Shimek is charged with receiving stolen property. According to the court complaint, a Becker County resident reported Feb. 14 that $1,852 worth of paintball guns and related accessories had been stolen from his residence. On Feb. 17, a Becker County sheriff's deputy allegedly found the items in Shimek's car.
A Rochert man made his first appearance in Becker County District Court on three charges Monday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder released Lawrence Moran, 48, of 41299 County Highway 26, on his own recognizance. His next court appearance is May 1. Moran is charged with two counts of felony first-degree criminal damage to property and one count of misdemeanor domestic assault. According to the court complaint, Moran allegedly struck a female passenger in his car on Jan. 26, and then drove to a Becker County residence and allegedly broke all of the vehicle windows with a shovel.
A Fargo man made his first appearance in Becker County District Court on two felony charges Monday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder set bond at $10,000 against Timothy Gigler, 20, of 1818 5th Street North. His next court appearance is May 1. Gigler is charged with one count each of first-degree burglary while using a dangerous weapon and second-degree burglary of a dwelling. According to the court complaint, a rural Detroit Lakes resident reported Dec.
Each of the Frazee boys' and girls' track and field squads finished with a bronze in the Perham Invite last Thursday, but they did it in different fashions. For the boys, the Hornets had less placers (top six) but very top-heavy finishes with four first and three second places. The girls, on the other hand, placed a total of 15, with only one first and one second, but a load of third through sixth place finishes. Drew Daggett was a gold grabber for Frazee, winning each of the 110 and 300 hurdles with times of 15.24 and 41.61, respectively.
Hole in One Club Dane Gigstead made a hole in one at the Frazee Golf Course on hole eight, a 128-yard shot, using a pitching wedge, Saturday, April 15. DCC to open Wednesday The Detroit Country Club will be open today at 10:30 a.m. Call for tee times at 218-847-5790.