DL News Staff
April 15, 1945-April 3, 2006 Detroit Lakes native Lois Berndt, 60, of Minnetonka, Minn., died Monday, April 3, 2006 after a brief battle with cancer. Lois was born on April 15, 1945, to William and Clara Anderson in Detroit Lakes. She was raised near Frazee, Minnesota, and graduated with the class of 1963.
Cheers to the White Earth Election Board for the classy way it handled an unusual primary election and even more unusual recount. The primary election earlier this month was unusual in that, for the first time, the rule of "50 percent plus one vote" was invoked to declare incumbent committeewoman Irene "Rene" Auginaush to be reelected. Had the preliminary vote tally held, there would have been no need for a general election in District 1 in the northern part of the reservation. Because one vote could make the difference in this case, it wasn't surprising that the second place winner, Do
The Frazee Lady Hornets suffered their first loss of the season at Wadena last Thursday, losing to the Wolverines 7-1. Wadena-Deer Creek picked up the early lead in the second inning., using two walks and a misplayed ball by the Hornets to gain a 2-0 lead. From there they added to their lead by picking up one run in the third, two runs in the fourth and two more in the fifth. W-DC took advantage of some walks and a couple of mistakes by the Hornet defense, but also came up with some timely hits that helped to drive in the early runs.
Detroit Lakes' Corey Burton of the Lakes Area Boxing Club was named the "Best Young Boxing Prospect" in the Upper-Midwest Golden Gloves Boxing tournament held Friday and Saturday in Hinckley. The 18-year-old Burton was the Class A light-heavyweight (178 pounds) runner-up, losing to the USA Minnesota Boxing Champion of 2006, Caleb Truax (23 years old) of Anoka, by RSC. Burton advanced to the finals Friday with a victory by decision over Rochester's Dewayne Caldswell Friday. "Corey made one step further in his boxing game," said LAB coach Chris Holt.
Take a magical, musical journey to Care-a-lot with Cheer Bear, Wish Bear, Funshine Bear, Grumpy Bear and the rest of their Care Bear friends in Vee Corporation's brand new stage production, Care Bears Live "Caring and Sharing Friends." The Care Bears will be at the Fargodome on May 13-14 for four shows. Tickets are on sale now. In Care Bears Live "Caring and Sharing Friends," we meet Lindsay, a little girl whose best friend has moved away. After magically being transported to Care-a-lot, home of the Care Bears, Lindsay learns that she can make new friends.
Friday, April 14 at 4:11 a.m., two young boys were reported walking around near a rural Waubun residence firing a .22 rifle. at 10:37 a.m., a rural Audubon storage building was reported entered and items stolen. at 1:28 p.m., a rural Becker County cabin break-in was reported. at 7:52 p.m., a Detroit Lakes woman reported being threatened. at 9:11 p.m., a Detroit Lakes man reported a suspicious driver. at 11:20 p.m., a rural Waubun resident reported a vehicle had been struck by a .22-caliber bullet. Saturday, April 15 at 8:49 a.m., a rural Lake Park vehicle was repor
The Minnesota Environmental Partnership, a statewide coalition of 90 nonprofit conservation and environmental organizations, has joined the coalition holding the Ducks, Wetlands and Clean Water rally on Saturday, April 22, at the Capitol Mall in St. Paul. Rally organizers are trying to secure legislation for a constitutional amendment for dedicated funding for natural resources and getting it on the November ballot.
A Detroit Lakes man has his first appearance in Hubbard County District Court on a felony charge April 10. District Judge Jay Mondry released Lester Hanson, Jr., 64, of 21512 County Highway 37, on his own recognizance. Hanson is charged with soliciting children to engage in sexual conduct. His next court appearance was April 17. According to the complaint, an individual reported to Park Rapids authorities Jan. 24 that two 15-year-old girls had told her an older man had allegedly asked them for sexual favors.
A Cass Lake man made his first appearance in Becker County District Court on five charges Monday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder set bond at $10,000 against Charles Braman, 41, of 19584 Mission Road. His next court appearance is May 1. Braman is charged with felony motor vehicle theft, felony fleeing a police officer, gross misdemeanor second-degree driving while impaired, gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI-test refusal and gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation. According to the court complaint, a U.S.
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