DL News Staff
Gjersvig-Darveau Amy Gjersvig, St. Paul and Damian Darveau, Maplewood would like to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are: Dudley and Charlotte Gjersvig, grandmother Thelma Mitchell of Detroit Lakes; and Dennis and Jeanne Darveau. Amy is employed at Lawson Software. Damian is employed at Iron Mountain. Their wedding is set for May 20, 2006.
Hal & Bunny (Barbara) O'Connor of Detroit Lakes were married on May 5th, 1956 in Whittier, California. Their children will be hosting a reception September 10th at Holy Rosary hall. All family and friends are invited to come celebrate this special day with them.
Kara Peters of Detroit Lakes and Nathan Brager of Ada would like to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are: Kermit and Kathy Peters, Wolford, N.D.; Nancy and Mike Farbo, Cando, N.D./Francis and JoAnn Brager, Bismarck, N.D. Kara graduated from Minot State University/University of St. Thomas. She works as a music specialist for the Detroit Lakes Public Schools. Nathan graduated from Minnesota State University, Moorhead and works as a secondary science teacher for Ada-Borup Public Schools. Their wedding is set for June 17 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes.
An open house honoring John and Betty Young on their 50th wedding anniversary will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2006 from 6-9 p.m. at the Hawley Golf Club. Everyone is welcome.
FAIRBANKS -- a girl, Nevaeh AnnMarie; born April 4, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. to Heather Wichern.
BUCKANAGA -- a boy, Darius Dwayne Kroulik; born April 4, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. to Michelle Kroulik and Patrick Buckanaga Sr.
VOIGT -- a girl, Claire Sydney; born April 3, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 12 oz. to Angela and Jeffrey Voigt.
McDonald's restaurants throughout Minnesota, including the one in Detroit Lakes, are once again teaming up with Minnesota Forest Industries to give away 55,000 free seedlings to McDonald's customers on Arbor Day, Friday, April 28. Red Pine seedlings will be available at 220 participating McDonald's in Minnesota, while supplies last. No purchase is necessary. "This is the fifth year McDonald's has participated in an Arbor Day seedling giveaway, and if this Arbor Day is like past ones, the seedlings will go fast," said Elsa Carpenter-Peck, McDonald's Director of Marketing.
Some people say it takes a village to raise a child. For the Detroit Lakes Pavilion, it requires community pride and a loyal fan base to preserve a 90-year-old historical icon. A grand opening dance is planned at the Pavilion in June, which culminates a several-year effort by the Pavilion Preservation Committee to return this fixture on Little Detroit Lake beach to its grand status. One of those 10 members -- who has been the "go-to" guy for news stories -- is Detroit Lakes businessman Mitch Wimmer. But Wimmer quickly gives credit to the other nine committee members -- plus other indiv
Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Becker County 2007. Mrs. Becker County will represent her county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant, held March 10-11 in St. Cloud. The women chosen as Mrs. Becker County will become an ambassador from Becker County area and will receive official title and sash. The women chosen as Mrs. Minnesota will receive a prize package worth $7,000 and the chance to represent Minnesota at the 2007 Mrs. International Pageant. The Easter Seal Society and the Cancer Benefit fund are the official charities of the Mrs.