DL News Staff
Freshman Ashley Tingelstad is finding quite the success at an early age. Tingelstad won the Outstanding Sprinter Award during the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton meet Friday, while eclipsing the Lake Park-Audubon 200-meter dash mark with a 26.03. The time was good enough for first, joining her gold-like performance in the 100 dash with a time of 12.56. The Raider freshman also landed a bronze in the long jump with a mark of 15-02.5. Teammate Toni Tollefson -- a sophomore -- also won her event by take a high jump of 5-0.
Michael A. Clark, 3-months-old, Ponsford, died Monday, April 24, 2006, in St. Mary's Regional Health Center in Detroit Lakes. Michael Allen Clark was born Jan. 10, 2006, in Park Rapids to Clarence Clark and Gina Tiokasin, Ponsford. He is survived by his parents; one sister, Brianna Clark, Detroit Lakes; grandparents, Kileen Weise, Minneapolis, and Debra Warren, White Earth; great-grandparents, Clarence and Bernice Bailey, Hot Springs, Ark., and Pat Warren, White Earth. Michael was preceded in death by his grandfather, George Tiokasin. Funeral services are Friday, April 28, at 2 p.m.
Minnesota Blue Star Mothers of America - a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of mothers whose children are currently serving or have served in the armed forces -- will host a state convention this Saturday in Brainerd. The highlight of the event will be a keynote address given by Merrilee Carlson, chairwoman of Minnesota Families United for Troops and Their Mission. "I will do anything I can to support soldiers and their families across Minnesota," Carlson explained, "That includes sharing my experience and letting them know that they are not alone.
All women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America are invited to attend the Cluster #7 Spring Gathering on Saturday, April 29 at St. Peters Lutheran Church, rural Audubon. Theme of the gathering is Set Me Free Lord. Registration fee is $7. Registration and coffee will be from 8:30-9 a.m. with the program from 9 a.m. to noon followed by a noon luncheon which is included in the registration fee. Featured speaker will be Marilyn Preus of Fridley, Minn.
A Ponsford woman had her first appearance on three charges in Becker County District Court Friday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder set bond at $14,000 against Tanya Eischens, 30, of 29075 County Road 129. Her next court appearance is May 1. Eischens is charged with one count each of felony first-degree driving while impaired-.08 or more, felony first-degree DWI and gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation. Eischens was stopped Friday while driving near Osage for speeding, according to the court complaint.
Come to Detroit Lakes Library on Tuesday, May 2, at 7 p.m. to meet noted poet Mark Vinz, professor of creative writing at Moorhead State University Moorhead, will read from his newly released book of poetry, "Long Distance." The book brings together 84 of Vinz's poems written over the past 10 years.
Wednesday, April 26 Volunteer appreciation Emmanuel Community hosts a volunteer appreciation party at 2 p.m. in the Main Lounge. Thursday, April 27 'Father of the Bride' The Detroit Lakes High School spring play, "Father of the Bride," will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the George Simson Middle School Auditorium. Tickets are on sale at The Marquee or at the door. Leo Kottke at the Holmes Innovative acoustic guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke will take the stage at Detroit Lakes' Historic Holmes Theatre for an 8 p.m. show. Tickets are $22 in advance or $26 day of show.
Remember all those dumb things you did as a kid? Chances are, there are a few of them that you're not proud of. Most people would agree that their youthful indiscretions are best left in the past. So wouldn't you hate to be judged by those things you did years ago? In the new novel Prior Bad Acts by Tami Hoag, a man's old crimes are deemed inadmissible in court, but his past causes trouble in the present. The murders made the headlines in Minneapolis for weeks.
The Detroit Lakes Middle School Bands will present their final concert of the school year in their Spring Band Concert on Thursday, May 4. The sixth, seventh, and eighth grade bands will perform. The bands will be performing quite a variety of music highlights. Included will be marches - both traditional and concert, overtures, slow tunes, popular and rock selections from the 1960's and 70's, a transcription, programmatic, and original contemporary band compositions. Leading off the program will be the sixth grade band. The selections include: "Spania!