DL News Staff
Each of the Frazee boys' and girls' track and field squads finished with a bronze in the Perham Invite last Thursday, but they did it in different fashions. For the boys, the Hornets had less placers (top six) but very top-heavy finishes with four first and three second places. The girls, on the other hand, placed a total of 15, with only one first and one second, but a load of third through sixth place finishes. Drew Daggett was a gold grabber for Frazee, winning each of the 110 and 300 hurdles with times of 15.24 and 41.61, respectively.
Hole in One Club Dane Gigstead made a hole in one at the Frazee Golf Course on hole eight, a 128-yard shot, using a pitching wedge, Saturday, April 15. DCC to open Wednesday The Detroit Country Club will be open today at 10:30 a.m. Call for tee times at 218-847-5790.
The Becker County Sportsman's Club is forming summer leagues for trapshooting and rifle shooting enthusiasts. The leagues will begin Thursday, April 27, with adult and youth leagues available. League shooting is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to dusk. The Becker County Sportsman's Club is located three miles east of Detroit Lakes on U.S. Highway 10. For more information, call Brett at 218-234-6096 or Perry at 218-847-8347, or stop out and visit the club grounds Tuesday or Thursday evenings.
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is expected to win Minnesota's 7th Congressional Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party endorsement for a ninth term on Saturday, while Republican Michael Barrett is on track to winning the Republican nod a week later. Peterson announced on Tuesday what Democrats already knew -- that he is running for Congress again. Barrett, a Long Prairie pharmacist, announced last fall that he is challenging Peterson.
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) will seek a ninth term in office. Announcing his decision Monday, Peterson listed a wide range of issues he has addressed during more than 15 years in Congress, including rural economic development, education, health care and transportation. But his number one issue has been agriculture, which has elevated the former state senator and certified public accountant to the ranking member position on the U.S.
The newly released Alternative Shoreland Standards and Healthy Lakes will be the themes for North Central Minnesota Lakes Stakeholder meeting to be held from 9:30 a.m. until noon on Friday, April 21, at the Hubbard Community Center in the village of Hubbard. Russ Schultz from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Garry Johanson, from Naterra Land Company, will start off the meeting with a talk about the science and reason behind the new Alternative Shoreland Standards.
The Menahga School Board will not be renewing high school principal Mary Merchant's contract after she refused to resign. The board voted unanimously April 7 for non-renewal of her contract, which expires June 30.
The Groundwater Foundation announces City of Detroit Lakes, Rossman School and Holy Rosary Catholic School entered the Groundwater Guardian program. Groundwater Guardian is a program of The Groundwater Foundation that encourages citizen involvement in groundwater protection at the local level. Groundwater Guardian began in 1994 with eight pilot communities. Detroit Lakes has participated since 1996, Rossman School since 2001, and Holy Rosary since 2002. A complete description of Groundwater Guardian is available at www.groundwater.org .