DL News Staff
RETZ -- a boy, Chester Allen Jr.; born February 24, 2006, weighing 5 lbs. 4 oz. to Ashley Bunker.
MINGO -- a girl, Ariel Mary-Rochelle; born March 4, 2006, weighing 5 lbs. 2 oz. to Amber Roquette and Jesse Mingo.
TRITES -- a boy, Benjamin Carl; born March 4, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 9 oz. to Jodie and Darin Trites.
JOHNSON -- a boy, Wyatt Glen; born March 4, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. to Sara Vincent and John Johnson.
Johnson-Dillon Mackenzie Johnson and Jeremiah Dillon were married Dec. 27 at the United Methodist Church in Detroit Lakes. Parents are Donald and Peggy Johnson and Shirley Marks, all of Detroit Lakes. Jeremiah will be spending the next year serving his country in Iraq, while Mackenzie begins to make their home in Bemidji.
Charboneau-Sweere Kelli Marie Charboneau and Shawn Allen Sweere announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Charlie and Val Charboneau, and Bruce Sweere and Judie Derosier. Kelli is employed by Mahube Headstart, Detroit Lakes. Joe is employed by Sears, Detroit Lakes. The couple eloped in Las Vegas, Nev. on Feb. 24. A wedding reception will be announced at a later date.
Fish-Hoagland Sarah Fish and Joe Hoagland announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Dorothy and Gerald Fish, and Elaine Hoagland. Sarah graduated from Lake Park/Audubon High School and is employed by Rosewood Nursing Home, Fargo. Joe graduated from Concordia College and is employed by the Salvation Army, Moorhead. An August 19 wedding is planned at the Holy Rosary Church in Detroit Lakes.
SUNDAY, MARCH 12 2:00 pm- Callaway Community Council, Callaway City Hall. 4:00-6 pm- The Detroit Lakes, Moorhead, Fargo area PFLAG (Parents, Families/Friends, of Lesbians & Gays) Chapter meets at PEPP bldg. at 116 12th St. So., Moorhead. Info: Audrey at 218-238-6604. 7-8:00 pm- ALATEEN Group, Holy Rosary Church basement. 8:00 pm- AA, corner of Summit & Holmes, 844-9970. MONDAY, MARCH 13 8:30 am-7 pm- Adult Basic Education & GED tutoring, 204 E. Willow (Lincoln Ed. Ctr.).
The Detroit Lakes Kiwanis Club will hold its 23rd annual youth benefit auction and dinner, the "Kiwani-ani Luau," on Friday, March 31 at the Speak Easy in Detroit Lakes. A social and bidding on silent auction items will start things off at 5:30 p.m., with bidding to continue until 7:30 p.m., when the live auction opens.
The third and final National Issues Forum of the 2005-06 series, which focuses on the topic "News Media & Society: Restoring the Public Trust," is set for Wednesday, March 15 at the Minnesota State Community & Technical College main conference center on Highway 34 in Detroit Lakes. Starting at 6:30 p.m., the 2 1/2-hour discussion will include a panel of lakes area news me-dia.