DL News Staff
The momentum for the Detroit Lakes boys' and girls' track teams just picked up a few paces after the Lakers had more than a solid day Tuesday in Park Rapids. Each of the squads finished well, with the girls taking first and the boys second -- their best finish of the season. The two teams combined to win 11 events -- seven for the girls and four for the boys. "It was a great day, just solid," said DL head girls' coach Mike Labine of both teams' performances. Senior Shane Wyborny broke through to the winner's circle in a big way after not taking one event yet this season.
My stern but wonderful third-grade teacher, Mrs. Corrine Hermanson, spent a lot of time teaching us to hear. As her pet, I once was selected to be her accomplice in a hearing exercise which stretched over an entire week. After I went out into the hall and shut the door, the class quietly picked out an object in the room. Once the object was chosen, I was called back in. Mrs. Hermanson then ran through a long list of objects, and I was to pick out the one the class had chosen. I always picked the right object. The reason? Mrs.
Marcus Percy Fastwolf, 20, of Bemidji, was charged Tuesday in Beltrami County District Court with one felony count of attempted murder in the second-degree for allegedly stabbing another man 31 times with a screwdriver. According to the criminal complaint, Bemidji police officers were dispatched to Ridgeway Apartments in relation to a reported assault. At the scene, two officers witnessed Fastwolf fighting with David Newago Sr., who is approximately 40 years old. Newago received multiple stab wounds to chest, stomach, right arm, face and he also suffered a broken tooth.
Former Big Elbow Lake area resident Elly E. Fitzloff, 93, died at home Wednesday, April 12, 2006, in Winona, Minn. Elly Elizabeth Houlberg was born to Jens Peter and Ella (Avolda) Houlberg, immigrants from Denmark, on Oct. 14, 1912, in Chicago, Ill. Elly would live the first nine years of her life in Denmark, after which the family returned to Chicago. Later, Elly met and married Roy Fitzloff from Spencer, Iowa, and they would farm and raise their family there. In 1962, they bought and ran Ox-Bow Resort on Big Elbow Lake in northern Minnesota.
Nov. 11, 1934-March 24, 2006 Dorothy M. Moline, 72, of St. Cloud, Minn., died unexpectedly while on vacation in Arizona on Friday, March 24, 2006. Dorothy was born to Henry and Lena (Vanderwahl) Roerig on Nov. 11, 1934 in Maple Lake, Minn. She was the youngest of 13 brothers and sisters. Dorothy married John Moline on Aug. 9, 1958 in Minneapolis. The couple lived in Independence, Iowa, and from 1970-78, in Detroit Lakes. They moved to St. Cloud, Minn., in 1981.
July 15, 1925-April 13, 2006 Robert Wood, 80, of Warren, Minn., died Thursday, April 13, 2006 at the Good Samaritan Center in Warren. Robert Duane "Bob" Wood was born to Robert A. and Augusta (Nelson) Wood on July 15, 1925 in Warren. He attended grade school in Brislet Township south of Warren, and attended the Northwest School of Agriculture in Crookston, Minn. Bob operated the family farm near Warren until retiring in 1982. He married Carlene Aarnes in 1963 and in 1980. Bob loved farming and the "hunting place" in Carp, Minn. (near Baudette).
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.