DL News Staff
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: email@example.com . 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.
Three-day general admission tickets for the 2006 WE Fest are on sale at a special price through Tuesday, May 2. Tickets are $100 for the Aug. 3-5 performances. Some box seat reserved lawn seat tickets are also available. This year's lineup features Rascal Flatts, Brooks & Dunn, Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy, Keith Urban, Martina McBride, Josh Gracin, Trent Tomlinson, Gary Allan, Terri Clark, Trisha Yearwood and Sugarland.
As attention is being drawn to the Bible through the book and soon to be released movie "The Da Vinci Code," almost every religious leader has signed on to endorse the upcoming Ten Commandments Day on May 7 in Washington, D.C. The list includes Dr. James Dobson, Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, Benny Hinn, Chick Colson, D. James Kennedy and scores of others.
April is Child Abuse Prevention month. Help put an end to these frightening statistics of child abuse. The Becker County Child Abuse and Prevention Council (CAPC) is hosting a Family Fun Carnival on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the old Washington School, Detroit Lakes. There will be Booths with fun activities, a Free lunch, a speaker presenting strategies for resolving family conflict and many door prizes. Each day three children die in the United States as a result of child abuse or neglect. One child is reported abused or neglected in America every 35 seconds.
Oct. 3, 1917-April 22, 2006 Katherine L. Keyes, 88, Bemidji, died Saturday, April 22, 2006, at North Country Regional Hospital, Bemidji. Katherine Lucille Jacoby was born Oct. 3, 1917, in Detroit Lakes to John and Bessie (Jewell) Jacoby. She attended school in Detroit Lakes, and began her career as a social worker in Becker County after high school. On Sept. 13, 1947, Katherine married John Keyes in Detroit Lakes. In 1954, the family moved to Bemidji. Katherine continued as a social worker for Beltrami County until her retirement.
Nov. 24, 1936-March 24, 2006 Lanny Orvalla, 69, Sun City West, Ariz., died peacefully in his home on March 24, 2006, following a lengthy battle with cancer, while under Hospice care. Orvalla was born Nov. 24, 1936, in Littlefork, Minn., and was raised and attended school in International Falls. He then served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reconnaisance Division. He attended college at the University of North Dakota and at St. Cloud State University. He and Kay Paulson were married in 1959.
Feb. 29, 1924-April 23, 2006 Alice Stallman, 82, Pelican Rapids, died Sunday, April 23, 2006, in MeritCare, Fargo. Alice O. Selseth was born Feb. 29, 1924, in Hitterdal, the daughter of Andrew and Anna (Thomasgaard) Selseth. She attended District No. 33 country school near Hitterdal. Alice worked as a cook and baker at various diners. On Sept. 17, 1954, Alice married Clarence Stallman, Sr. at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes. Clarence died in 1975. Alice was employed with Red Owl in Detroit Lakes for 17 years.
Linda Livingston Wiedewitsch was a law enforcement pioneer in Minnesota. Fresh out of Bemidji State University and armed with a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice, Livingston landed an internship with the Minnesota State Patrol in June 1975. The Woman and Minority Trainee Program was a pilot undertaking for the nearly all white, all male 504-member law enforcement agency. The program introduced three women -- one being Livingston -- along with an African American man and American Indian man. "They were grooming us for the next trooper school," she remembers of the internshi