DL News Staff
Like a wide receiver running into a goalpost, momentum to build sports stadiums hit an obstruction Thursday in the Senate Taxes Committee. The panel initially defeated 6-6 a proposal to build a University of Minnesota football stadium on campus, but it was expected to come back and eventually pass the Senate, as it already has the House.
Oct. 6, 1959-March 7, 2006 Gary Stiegel, 46, Spokane, Wash., formerly of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, in Spokane. Gary Steven Stiegel was born Oct. 6, 1959, in Jamestown, N.D., to Leonard and Eleanor (Richter) Stiegel. He moved to Detroit Lakes with his family and attended school there. He continued to live and work in Detroit Lakes until 1999.
Jan. 29, 1903-April 22, 2006 Elizabeth "Betsy" Troup, 103, Waubun, died Saturday, April 22, 2006, in Mahnomen Health Center Nursing Home. Elizabeth "Betsy" Bartos was born Jan. 29, 1903, in Lowry, Minn., to Joseph and Anna (Hvezda) Bartos. When she was 3 years old, Betsy moved with her family to Waubun, where she attended school. Following her schooling, Betsy moved to Minneapolis, where she worked in a department store. She was united in marriage to Fred Troup on May 23, 1942, in Minneapolis. They traveled to various locations across the country.
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 . Wednesday, April 26 'The Time Machine' Support, Encouragement, Activities for Christian Homeschoolers performs "The Time Machine," a play written and directed by Kathryn Knutilla, at 7 p.m. in the Historic Holmes Theatre. It is free to the public.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org . 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.