DL News Staff
The November elections and trade talks by the World Trade Organization could be deciding factors in what happens with the 2002 Farm Program. That, along with the amount of federal dollars available, may determine the fate of the five-year federal program slated to expire next year, according to U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.). The ranking member on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee outlined the political and procedural wrangling occurring in and out of Washington, D.C.
Friday, April 7 at 8:45 a.m., a Detroit Lakes pharmacy reported a customer tried to pass a forged prescription. at 10:35 a.m., a theft was reported from a rural Osage residence. at 2:15 p.m., an attempted break-in was reported of a rural Detroit Lakes storage shed. at 5:22 p.m., a Detroit Lakes domestic was reported. at 9:53 p.m., a Detroit Lakes car was reportedly egged. Saturday, April 8 at 3:39 a.m., a rural Ponsford rollover was reported.
Dr. Herman Snordpickel, Ph.D., was recently in the area to discuss his latest book, "The Power of Pouting." I was lucky enough to land an interview with the reknowned expert on the topic of sullen behavior. "Many people are of the opinion that pouting is for two-year-olds," Snordpickel said. "Nothing could be farther from the truth. Pouting can be effective for people of any age." Snordpickel came to the Upper Midwest to study pouting. "I found the stoic, emotionally repressed Scandanavians of this area to be experts on the topic," he added.
All-terrain vehicle riders are being reminded that Minnesota law prohibits ditch riding south of the agriculture line between April 1 and Aug. 1. The agriculture line runs roughly from Moorhead to Taylors Falls along Highway 10 and Highway 95. The purpose of this prohibition is to minimize disturbance of nesting birds and to protect the cover that ditches provide. With warm weather on the way, many off-highway vehicle riders are anxious to hit the trails.
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June 2, 1938-April 7, 2006 Helen D. Wicklund, 67, of Detroit Lakes, died peacefully, with family by her side, on Friday, April 7, 2006, at her home on Pelican Lake. Helen Darlene Metcalf was born to Roy and Irene (Berg) Metcalf on June 2, 1938, in Pierre, S.D. She lived in Pukwana, S.D., until 1945, when her family moved to Fargo. She graduated from Fargo Central High School in 1955, and Interstate Business College in 1957. After graduation, Helen worked several years for Nodak Mutual, Fargo. On June 7, 1958, Helen married David L.
District Judge Paul Rasmussen heard the following individual in Hubbard County District Court April 5. Derek Wayne Greenfeather, 23, of Ponsford appeared on charges of fifth degree controlled substance crime and giving a peace officer a false name. According to the complaint, a Park Rapids police officer initiated a traffic stop April 4. There were three males in the vehicle and the officer smelled an odor of marijuana coming from inside.
The Becker County Humane Society has the following animal that was recently found: male longhaired dog, reddish brown with black saddle, near the Vergas Trails. small female white and cream colored dog, near the 59er Cafe at Detroit Lakes. To claim this pet or if interested in adoption, call 218-847-0511 and leave a message.
Jan. 11, 1923-April 10, 2006 Daniel P. Riley, 83, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, April 10, 2006 at Sunnyside Care Center in Lake Park. Daniel Patrick Riley was born to Dan S. and Eva (Callaghan) Riley on Jan. 11, 1923 in Hankinson, N.D. The family then lived in Lidgerwood, N.D., where Dan attended school and graduated from high school with honors. He attended the University of North Dakota. On Dec. 31, 1942 he joined the Army Air Corps, and served as a fighter pilot in the South Pacific during World War II. He flew 69 combat missions, in P-47 and P-38 aircraft.