DL News Staff
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.
The Becker County Sportsman's Club is forming summer leagues for trapshooting and rifle shooting enthusiasts. The leagues will begin Thursday, April 27, with adult and youth leagues available. League shooting is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to dusk. The Becker County Sportsman's Club is located three miles east of Detroit Lakes on U.S. Highway 10. For more information, call Brett at 218-234-6096 or Perry at 218-847-8347, or stop out and visit the club grounds Tuesday or Thursday evenings.
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is expected to win Minnesota's 7th Congressional Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party endorsement for a ninth term on Saturday, while Republican Michael Barrett is on track to winning the Republican nod a week later. Peterson announced on Tuesday what Democrats already knew -- that he is running for Congress again. Barrett, a Long Prairie pharmacist, announced last fall that he is challenging Peterson.
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) will seek a ninth term in office. Announcing his decision Monday, Peterson listed a wide range of issues he has addressed during more than 15 years in Congress, including rural economic development, education, health care and transportation. But his number one issue has been agriculture, which has elevated the former state senator and certified public accountant to the ranking member position on the U.S.
The newly released Alternative Shoreland Standards and Healthy Lakes will be the themes for North Central Minnesota Lakes Stakeholder meeting to be held from 9:30 a.m. until noon on Friday, April 21, at the Hubbard Community Center in the village of Hubbard. Russ Schultz from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Garry Johanson, from Naterra Land Company, will start off the meeting with a talk about the science and reason behind the new Alternative Shoreland Standards.