DL News Staff
May 6, 1936-April 14, 2006 Jack R. McDougall, 69, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, April 14, 2006 at St. Mary's Regional Health Center in Detroit Lakes, under care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Jack R. McDougall was born to Dudley J. and Angeline (Blair) McDougall on May 6, 1936 in White Earth. He was raised and educated in the area, attending St. Benedict's Mission School and White Earth Public School. He later attended welding school in California and jewelry school in Minneapolis. Jack married Dorothy Power on June 11, 1961 in Detroit Lakes.
Jan. 14, 1916-April 14, 2006 Lucille "Lucy" Lia, 90, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, April 14, 2006 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. Lucille Clara Bowers was born to Charles and Jeanet (Galloway) Bowers on Jan. 14, 1916 at the family homestead by Pelican Lake, near Detroit Lakes. The family moved to Detroit Lakes when Lucy was three. She graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1933. Lucy married Iver John Lia on March 21, 1935 in Detroit Lakes. After raising her children, Lucy was employed at Blandings, Lindruds, Woolworths, St.
Jan. 26, 1905-April 15, 2006 Myrtle J. Paulson, 101, of rural Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, April 15, 2006 at her residence. Myrtle J. Paulson was born to Paul and Mary (Olson) Paulson on Jan. 26, 1905 in rural Detroit Lakes. She graduated from Audubon High School in 1922. Following graduation from high school, Myrtle took a nine-month course in teaching at Detroit Lakes, and began teaching in 1923. Her first assignment was at a country school north of Detroit Lakes, in District 98. As a country schoolteacher, Myrtle would board with a family in the district and walk to school each day.
Aug. 22, 1939-April 1, 2006 Arlene C. Nunn, 66, of Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, April 1, 2006 at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn in Scottsdale, Ariz. Arlene Carol Anderson was born to Durward Peder and Amanda Gamine (Nerison) Anderson on Aug. 22, 1939 in Minneapolis, where she lived and attended high school. She later attended Gustavus Adolphus Collage in St. Peter, Minn., and the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. Arlene married David Charles Miller in 1960 and Warren Alfred Nunn in 1981.
July 24, 1936-April 14, 2006 Fargo native Jerry Alan Walter, 69, of Joppa, Texas, died suddenly on Friday, April 14, 2006. Jerry was born July 24, 1936 in Fargo, North Dakota. He has lived in Texas since 1985. Jerry was a man of selflessness, humility, and service. He always encouraged and supported those around him. He loved God. He loved his wife. He loved his family. And he served unceasingly, with joy.
March 13, 1952-April 16, 2006 James A. Mulcahy, 54, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, April 16, 2006 at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Detroit Lakes. James Allan Mulcahy was born to Everett and Arlene (Krauth) Mulcahy on March 13, 1952 in Moorhead. He spent his early years in Barnesville, Minn., and moved with his family to Rollag in 1959. They moved to Audubon in 1961. Jim graduated from Audubon High School in 1970. He married Shelley Haukedahl on June 13, 1970 in Lake Park. They lived in Audubon, where he was the service manager for Haukedahl Trucking.
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.