DL News Staff
Being at your 4-year-old daughter's first T-ball practice or a debate in the Minnesota House. Attending your high school senior's last choir concert or a legislative committee hearing at the Capitol. The decisions would seem easy but for a select group of Minnesota legislators with kids, their job as state lawmaker poses unusual challenges. At times it leads to tough decisions that pit their work responsibilities against a desire to be at home for important events. There are 63 women in the 201-member Legislature this year - but only a handful of them have young children at home.
50 Years ago May 11, 1956 -- Four persons have filed for the two posts open on the board of the Detroit Lakes School. They are George Legler, Dr. G.J. Olson, R.L. Leuben and Garfield Fox. A total of 107 children from three counties were examined by orthopedic and pediatric specialists at the annual spring clinic. Forty-one of the children were from Becker County, and the others were from Clay and Mahnomen counties. Postmaster William Boze announced his plans to retire June 30 and to enter private business.
Recognizing that businesses in Minnesota benefit from hiring military veterans, Gov.
ATTENTION! ATTENTION! Help us help you. Make sure each item submitted for Happenings is legibly written or typed and includes a date, time and place, as well as a contact person's name and telephone number. Submissions, questions and corrections (labeled "Happenings") may be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at: email@example.com . Thursday, May 11 College graduation White Earth Tribal & Community College graduation is at 6:30 p.m. in the Shooting Star Casino Event Center, Mahnomen.
Support programs Help us help you. Submit your listing for support groups to Pippi Mayfield at: firstname.lastname@example.org . SOHR group Sexual Orientation & Human Rights is committed to supporting people concerned with sexual orientation, human rights and gender issues, and to provide education related to these issues to the broader community. It meets the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-800-0350 ext. 524.
Click it or get a ticket returned to Becker County this week. Local law enforcement departments-- city and county -- are participating in a week-long campaign that began Monday. There will be a free demonstration Friday in the L&M Fleet parking lot at Detroit Lakes on how child restraint seats should be used. White Earth Tribal Police officer Steve Jackson will also check child seats for individuals wanting an inspection, with assistance from Becker County Sheriff's Captain Joe McArthur at 1-3 p.m. Free fishing lures will be given away -- one to each person -- while KDLM Radio will be
A felony complaint was filed against a Dent man in Becker County District Court Thursday. Ricky Green, 34, of 302 Dat Street, is accused of issuance of dishonored checks, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine. His first court appearance is May 22. According to the court complaint, Green allegedly issued dishonored checks between Oct. 25, 2005 and Feb. 4, 2006, on the bank account of The Becker Sports Grille. The checks totaled $4,405.
Friday, May 5 at 9:19 a.m., two chainsaws were reported stolen from a rural Waubun trailer. at 6:51 p.m., a Detroit Lakes woman reported being threatened. at 10:57 p.m., a Detroit Lakes woman was arrested for disorderly conduct for an incident at a Detroit Lakes bar. at 11:57 p.m., a Detroit Lakes grocery store shoplifter fought with officers who tried to arrest him. The man was also wanted on a Wright County warrant. Saturday, May 6 at 11:40 a.m., a pickup gas tank was reported stolen.
Students are being robbed of a proper education each and every day. I do not believe that all of the problem lies in the government funding as many do believe. I think that a lot of the blame needs to be put on our educators. Not all of our educators, but some. Maybe there needs to be higher standards that need to be met before a teaching license may be acquired. Teachers make passing their classes much to easy. One reason for this is that testing has been made into a joke.
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