DL News Staff
Natural Innovations is proud to present its monthly speaker forum, "Flyways and Migration: The Detroit Lakes Impact," on Thursday, April 13, from 4:30-6 p.m. in Room C-101, Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Detroit Lakes. Birds have been migrating since the last Ice Age ended, some 12,000 years ago. Flying in cloudy, foggy weather, over thousands of miles, even over open oceans, they return months later to nest in the same tree or on the same muskrat den, as the previous year.
Becker County Child Abuse Prevention Council hosts a family carnival April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the former Washington School, Detroit Lakes. There will be booths filled with fun activities, a free lunch, a speaker on strategies for resolving family conflict and lots of door prizes. April is Child Abuse Prevention month.
Wednesday, April 5 Dance lessons Instructor Victor Gelking offers dance classes at the Fargo American Legion Club, 8-8:30 p.m., followed by dancing until 11. No age limit. Call 701-293-8362 for more info. Thursday, April 6 El Zagal Shrine Circus The El Zagal Shrine Circus is Detroit Lakes for three shows at the Kent Freeman Sports Arena, 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. General admission is $5; gates open one hour prior. Tickets are on sale at Central Market.
BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING SET Assessment Notice NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That the Board of Equalization of the City of Detroit Lakes, Becker County, Minnesota will meet in the County Commissioner's Meeting Room, Becker County Courthouse, in said City at 10:00 o'clock A.M., Thursday, April 20, 2006, for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessments of said City for the Year 2006.
NOTICE OF HEARINGS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That the Detroit Lakes Planning Commission will meet in the Council Chambers of the City Administration Building, 1025 Roosevelt Avenue on Thursday, April 20th, 2006 at 7:00 PM to hold a public hearing to consider the fol- lowing items: A) Public Hearings: CONSIDERATION TO THE VARIANCE REQUEST TO ALLOW OUTSIDE SALES AND DISPLAY AT 415 WASHINGTON AVENUE (MINNESOTA WAREHOUSE FURNITURE) CONSIDERATION TO THE VARIANCE REQUEST TO ALLOW A REAR YARD WAREHOUSE SETBACK AND HEIGHT VARIANCE AND OPEN SOFFIT ON A WAREHOUSE AT 1465 MENARD DRIVE (ME
July 13, 1928-April 1, 2006 Former White Earth Lake resident Ardyce C. Donner, 77, of Ulen, Minn., died Saturday, April 1, 2006 at the Viking Manor Nursing Home, Ulen. Ardyce Dorseth, the daughter of Albert and Agnes (Huseby) Dorseth, was born July 13, 1928 near Flom, Minn. She was raised on the family farm northwest of Flom, and attended country schools there. Ardyce was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Aspelund Lutheran Church, rural Flom. She graduated from Ulen High School with the class of 1946.
Sept. 2, 1915-April 1, 2006 Clara J. Wokasch, 90, of Frazee, died on Saturday, April 1, 2006 in the Frazee Care Center. Clara Johanna Wokasch was born the daughter of Ignatz and Kathryn (Henn) Wokasch on Sept. 2, 1915 in Frazee, where she was raised and attended school. Following her graduation from Frazee High School, Clara moved to Minneapolis, and there she worked for the Shriner's Hospital and then for Ben Franklin Industries until she retired. Clara was a worldwide traveler, and traveled to every continent in the world. She also visited every state in the union.
Ordinarily, Otter Tail County folks don't care to play second fiddle. But being second in line as an H2O source for the massive Red River Water Supply Project is a dubious honor. "I have to tell you folks, (Otter Tail-Pelican alternative) is the number two preferred option," said North Dakota hydrologist Allen Schlag, somewhat hesitantly, to a meeting room of more than 125 people at The Cactus in Perham. Eight drought contingency plans were developed for the Red River Valley Water Supply Project.
The Minnesota Twins earned the season's first win the night before they officially took the field on opening day. The Senate State and Local Government Operations Committee overwhelmingly approved on a voice vote Monday night a new Twins ballpark in downtown Minneapolis, without using direct state funding. The hearing was this year's first attempt to build a professional baseball stadium.
City officials remained cautiously optimistic Monday that Fargo-Moorhead would ride out the Red River's crest with no major flood damage. By 8 p.m.