DL News Staff
In 1869, Jay Cooke, the brilliant but idiosyncratic American banker often referred to as the "financier of the Civil War," decided to finance the Northern Pacific, a transcontinental railroad planned from Duluth, Minnesota, to Seattle. In Jay Cooke's Gamble: The Northern Pacific Railroad, the Sioux, and the Panic of 1873 ($29.95, 400 pages), author M.
According to the National Institutes of Health, tension headaches -- characterized by pain or discomfort in the head, scalp, or neck, usually associated with muscle tightness in these areas -- are one of the most common forms of headache. Symptoms include dull pressure in the head which is worse in the scalp, temples or back of the neck and is not one-sided. Tension headaches often feel like a tight band or vise on the head and are often triggered by stress, fatigue, noise or glare.
Aug. 20, 1915-April 9, 2006 Robert E. "Bob" Krenelka, 90, of Staples, Minn., passed away at the Lakewood Health Care Center on Sunday evening, April 9, 2006. Robert was born to Alden A. and Ella (Christensen) Krenelka on Aug. 20, 1915 in Hitterdal, MN. He attended school at Hitterdal, graduating from high school in 1933. At the time of his graduation, the Depression was in full swing in the United States, and jobs were hard to come by, so he ended up taking odd jobs as they became available, mostly in the area of farm labor.
Wednesday, April 12 Dance lessons Instructor Victor Gelking will offer dance classes at the Fargo American Legion Club from 8-8:30 p.m., followed by dancing until 11. No age limit. Call 701-293-8362 for more info. Symphonic Band Concert A concert by the Minnesota State University Moorhead Symphonic Band takes place at 8 p.m. in Weld Hall Glasrud Auditorium, MSUM. Performance features Dr. Roland Dille, Dr. Tom Strait on trumpet and Christina Jordan on xylophone.
Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer has announced the availability of free online congressional, state house, and state senate district maps, as well as statewide maps showing districts, at ../home/index.asp? page=462. "This is the first time that we've been able to offer such good, detailed maps free for download and printing from your own computer," explained Kiffmeyer. "We're very pleased to be able to offer these maps for free.
March 15, 1922-April 10, 2006 Violet Olson, 84, of Hawley, died Monday, April 10, 2006, at the Viking Manor Nursing Home in Ulen, Minn. Violet was born to Arthur and Helma (Langness) Jellum on March 15, 1922, in Hamden Township, Becker County, where she grew up and attended rural school. Violet married Orville Olson on Dec. 5, 1945 at Lake Park. Following their marriage, they farmed south of Hawley, in Eglon Township. They moved to Hawley in 1972. Violet worked at the turkey plant in Detroit Lakes for two years.
Did you know that each day, three children in the United States will die as a result of child abuse or neglect? Or that every 35 seconds, one child in America is reported abused or neglected? And lest you think, "that sort of thing doesn't happen here," statistics from the Lakes Crisis & Resource Center LCRC in Detroit Lakes show that there were 123 determinations of child abuse in Becker County during 2004. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and in order to enhance awareness, LCRC sponsored a countywide poster contest.
Prairie Public Television's newest local documentary project is a historical retrospective of the development of what we now know as Interstate 94. The non-profit network is asking the public to play a role in the production, titled "The Red Trail," by contributing historical photos and film footage. Any memories that show life along what started as the "The Red Trail" and eventually evolved into Highway 10 and Interstate 94 are welcome.
ASSESSMENT NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF CANDOR TOWNSHIP NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the Board of Review -*Equalization of the Township of Candor in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, will meet at the TOWN HALL in said Township at 9-10:00 A.M., on April 19, 2006, for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of said Township for the year 2006. All persons considering themselves aggrieved by said assessment, or who wish to complain that the property of another is assessed too low, are hereby notified to appear at said meeting, and show cause of having such assess- ment corrected.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS NOTICE TO BIDDERS: Sealed bids will be received by the City Administrator of the City of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota at the City Hall until 2:00 p.m., May 9, 2006 and then at said time and place publicly opened and read aloud for the 2006 Street and Utility Improvements ? Timber Creek Third Addition, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota with the following major estimated quantities: Common Excavation 2,900 CY Aggregate Base, Class 5 1,000 CY Bituminous Mixture 1,600 Ton Manholes 140 LF Catch Basins 6 Each 12? ? 24? Storm Sewer Pipe 600 LF 4? ? 12?