DL News Staff
Detroit Lakes Police officer Robert Strand was recently honored by Minnesota Mothers Against Drunk Drivers. Strand was among approximately 70 individuals recognized by the organization in Bloomington March 8 for varied efforts related to alcohol and driving. He received the Outstanding Service Award. It was one of five categories in which MADD honored recipients. Other recipients represented city and county law enforcement, Minnesota State Patrol, prosecutors and judges. "It was a surprise," said Strand. "I was in the office and got a card from them that said honoree notification.
NOTICE OF LAND SALE The City of Detroit Lakes is accepting bids for a residential lot in Detroit Lakes. The lot is located at 1617 East Shore Drive in Detroit Lakes. (Ox Cart Trail and East Shore Drive) Property identification number: E49-0001-000. Description: PART OF GOVERNMENT LOT 6 BEGINNING 18 FEET NORTHWESTERLY OF LOT 1 PEMBINA TRAILS FIRST ADDITION THEN SW 144.8' THEN NW 122.9' THEN NE 149.3' & SE 93' TO BEGINNING. The map below shows the property to be sold.
NOTICE Lake Park-Audubon Schools -- District 2889 LAWN MOWING QUOTES District 2889 will be accepting quotes for summer lawn mowing and clean up at the high school in Lake Park and the elementary in Audubon. Separate quotes for each site should be sent to Dan Busche, Maintenance Supervisor, PO Box 338, Audubon, MN 56511. Questions should be directed to Mr. Busche at 439-3301. Deadline for quotes is Friday, April 14, 2006 at 3:00 P.M.
Piano Students of Holly Heisserer will perform at two recitals in the sanctuary of First Lutheran Church on Sunday, April 2. The recitals will be held at 1 and 3 p.m. Those students performing at the 1 p.m. recital include Logan Peterson, Arika Johnson, Lauren Pederson, Laura Boyle, Travis Buschette, Kathryn Foltz, Stella Foltz, Natalie Nelmark, Shannon Goetz, Carolyn McCormack, Grace Lindquist, Chelsey Wirtz, Brian Alexander, Nicole Alexander, Jordyn Peterson, Grace Schullberg, Caitlin Cardetti and Tristen Johnson. Students performing at the 3 p.m.
Wednesday, March 29 'Is This America...' Students studying abroad discuss coming back to the U.S. in "Is This American or Did I Take a Left Turn?" Event is noon to 1 p.m. in the Peace Garden at NDSU Memorial Union. Call 701-231-5225 for more info. 'Uncanny Physics...' University of Minnesota professor James Kakalios gives a lecture on "The Uncanny Physics of Superhero Comic Books," 7 p.m. in NDSU's Festival Concert Hall.
Toni Tollefson, daughter of Judy and Robin Tollefson, Lake Park will be performing in the Minnesota Music Teachers' Association Piano Honors Concert on Saturday evening, June 3. This event will be held at Northrop Auditorium, located on the University of Minne-sota campus in Minneapolis. The 71st annual Honors Concert will be held in conjunction with the MMTA State Convention. Over 2,000 students competed in the MMTA state contest, held earlier this month at Northwestern College in Roseville. Six hundred and seventy-five students throughout the state were declared winners.
Question: When someone you love is faced with a serious and life-threatening illness, how do you cope? Answer: There is no answer. There is no answer because, as psychologists and counselors would tell you, there are Five Stages of Grieving. Everyone goes through them, although not in the same order or even at the same time. In the new novel, Torch by Cheryl Strayed, three people learn that grief can tear them apart. Will they ever come together again? It's snowing on the afternoon that Teresa Rae Wood learns that clusters of malignant tumors are growing up and down her spine.
Support programs Help us help you. Submit your listing for support groups to Pippi Mayfield at: email@example.com . Non-offending parents group Lakes Crisis & Resource Center is offering a support/informational group for non-offending parents of sexually abused children. The focus will be supporting the parents, or any other significant person in that child's life, as well as providing information as to what they may be experiencing due to the victimization. The group will be held on Tuesday evenings from 5:30-6:30 starting March 21. Registration is required.
50 Years ago March 28, 1956 -- An 11-year-old Detroit Lakes youngster was seriously injured and narrowly escaped death when he was trapped in a cave-in of frozen sand and dirt at an excavation project just off North Street East, neat Highway 34 on the city's northeast outskirts.