DL News Staff
March 4, 1937-March 3, 2006 Judith A. "Judy" Skoog, 68, of Wolf Lake, died peacefully at her home on Friday, March 3, 2006, after battling brain cancer. Judy died the day before her birthday, surrounded by her loving family and dear friends. Judith Ann Erickson was born to Wilho and Elsie (Minkkinen) Erickson on March 4, 1937 in Lake Linden, Mich. She married Kenneth Skoog on Oct. 13, 1956 in Detroit, Mich. They made their home in Wolf Lake. Judy was a member of the Wolf Lake Laestadian Lutheran Church. She most enjoyed providing a loving home for her husband, children and grandchildren.
By DON DAVIS St. Paul Bureau Gov. Tim Pawlenty proposes putting $10 million a year more into early childhood education. Money would come from federal welfare funds. "The pre-kindergarten years are a critical part of determining a child's educational success," Pawlenty said Tuesday. "Our state already makes significant investment in early childhood programs. Today we are committing to ensure that money is well-spent and funding programs that add value to getting our children ready for school. We know that doing so can have strong, long-term positive impacts." Sen.
A Frazee man is facing a felony drug charge in Becker County District Court as the result of a Feb. 3 incident in Detroit Lakes. Clifford Lee Welsh, 49, of 16527 County Highway 29, was charged with one controlled substance crime in the fifth degree (possession), after he was brought in to the Becker County Jail on outstanding warrants for unrelated charges. According to the complaint, Welsh was charged after being asked to empty his pockets during the booking process.
A Graceville, Minn., man is facing a felony charge in connection with a 2004 incident in Becker County. Dennis Eugene Kipp, 43, of 716 Bluff St,. Graceville, was charged with one count of receiving stolen property in connection with the fall 2004 theft of a paint striper from Sherbrooke Asphalt in Becker County. Kipp was released Monday without bail pending his next appearance in Becker County District Court on March 20.
Two people are facing felony charges in connection with an Oct. 26, 2004 incident in Detroit Lakes involving the sale of methamphetamine. Rhea Marie Yeadon, 28, of Detroit Lakes, and Leslie James Haataja, 41, of Frazee, were both scheduled to make their first court appearance Monday on identical felony drug charges -- but Yeadon failed to appear because she is currently imprisoned in South Dakota on an unrelated charge. Haataja, of 42200 165th St., Frazee, is currently in custody after making his first appearance in Becker County District Court.
Nutrition Services, Inc. is excited to try something new with the Senior Nutrition Program at the Detroit Lakes Senior Center. Starting March 13, it will be offering a breakfast, from 8 to 9 a.m. There is a daily menu, which meets a third of the RDA. Each eligible client (anyone 60 or older and/or their 60 or over spouse) is allowed up to seven meals per week. We serve meals Monday-Friday. Please remember to call 847-5823 the day before to reserve your meal.
STREHLOW DESCENT OF PROPERTY STATE OF MINNESOTA DISTRICT COURT COUNTY OF BECKER ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY FILE NO.
NOTICE OF HEARING TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: By Authority of the City Council of Audubon, MN notice is hereby given that the Audubon Park Committee will meet on March 22, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at the Audubon Community Center to consider and possibly approve submission of an Outdoor Recreation Grant APplication to the Department of Natural Resources. This grant is for the improvement of Cincush Park by installing playground equipment. The proposed amount of the grant is $49,000 with committed matching funds of $49,000. All or part of the project will NOT be assessed to the residents of Audubon.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the annual meeting of the MEMBERS OF THE AUDUBON COOPERATIVE ELEVATOR ASSOCIATION of Audubon, MN will be held at the Audubon Fire Hall on the 21st day of March, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. Members are to elect three directors, to consider the Financial Statement of the Coop; and to transact such business as may come before the meeting. Brad Hanson, Secretary
Barbara Carlson, 94, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, March 8 at St. Mary's Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Arrangements are pending with the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes.