DL News Staff
The Becker County Humane Society has the following animal that was recently found: female shepherd cross pup, at 320th Street, Ogema. male beagle, at White Earth by PAC. male border collie mix pup, at Country manor Trailer Park. To claim this pet or if interested in adoption, call 847-0511 and leave a message.
ST. PAUL - A meeting that began with promise of quickly resolving the Minnesota Legislature's main task ended amid confusion Wednesday night when Senate negotiators failed to return after a recess. Five House members and five senators met for the first time Wednesday to work out differences in a public works funding bill. Rep. Dan Dorman, R-Albert Lea, had recessed the meeting late Wednesday afternoon, asking senators led by Sen. Keith Langseth, DFL-Glyndon, to return at 7 p.m. ready to vote on a House public works project funding proposal -- or to present a Senate offer.
50 Years ago May 9, 1956 -- Frazee's famous Sursely triplets received the solemn rite of baptism in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frazee, with Monsignor Adam Junghans officiating. William Boze, Detroit Lakes postmaster for 16 years and a postal worker for a total of 34 years, will retire June 30 at the close of business. He is 55 years old. He is retiring because of his health. An 18-year-old North Dakota youth was fined $40 and costs by Justice J.R. McDonald after he pleaded guilty to a charge of speeding.
The Minnesota 4-H program just completed its first annual statewide Friends and Family Fund raiser. The Minnesota 4-H Program, in partnership with the Schwan Food Company, raised more than $105,000 in sales. Thirty percent of the profits will help fund 4-H programs at the state and local level. The statewide undertaking involved several thousand 4-H members throughout Minnesota in 70 different counties contributing their time and effort.
Over the past year, I have been called many different things. Among them, and most recently, I was introduced as a unique individual. I thought about the word unique, and how I defined it in my own life. Being unique in itself is being an individual, and although everyone by definition is an individual, many people don't act as individuals. We are all individuals in a society of conformity and this has proven confusing. To me, being called unique is flattering.
Emmanuel Community, which includes Emmanuel Nursing Home, The Madison, Lamplighter Manor and Catered Living Services, recognized over 250 volunteers during National Volunteer Week 2006. On April 26, Emmanuel Community honored volunteers, who in 2005, gave over 6,000 hours of service. "The volunteers have a wide variety of gifts and talents which they bring to the Emmanuel family. Their dedication and commitment to enhancing the life of those they serve is truly commendable." said Christine Burnside, volunteer coordinator.
Brian Saunders, president of Arrow Electrical Supply, Detroit Lakes, a local wholesale electrical and lighting supplier, returned Friday from Atlanta, Ga., where he attended the annual meeting for members of the national equity organization. While attending the annual three-day meeting, Saunders discussed local concerns and needs with representatives from national and international manufacturers including Sylvania, BRK Electronics, Progress Lighting, Intermatic, Airmaster Fan and Nora Lighting. Member and representative meetings focused on improved products, delivery and communication.
Therapists from Lake Region Therapy Services, Inc. attended a two-day seminar entitled Myofascial Mobilization in Winnipeg, Canada, April 29-30. The seminar presented the theory of Myfascial Release, and hands-on sessions focused on the upper and lower extremities, cervical, thoracic and lumbar areas. The course offered additional skills for therapists in treating patients with chronic pain, a specialty of the local clinic. Attending were Jane Flynn, OTR/L, Erin Lindberg, OTR/L, and Carol Berger, CMT. Carolyn Pierce, owner of Lake Region Therapy Services, Inc.
Prairie Public Television productions have been honored with awards in the 27th annual Telly Awards competition. Telly Awards are distributed by the Center for Creativity to showcase and recognize outstanding non-network television, film and video productions becoming one of the most sought-after awards in the television, commercial and video industry. Prairie Public Television's "Red River Divide" and "A Soulful Sound, Music of the Germans from Russia," won silver awards in the competition.