DL News Staff
A controversy over the Minnesota Senate majority leader's claim that he and a Supreme Court justice discussed a proposed anti-gay marriage amendment has come down to whom to believe -- the senator or the state's chief justice. "This just never happened," Chief Justice Russell Anderson said Monday.
Moorhead has narrowed its list of candidates for the city's top cop position to five contenders. Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena is not among them. He was one of 24 people who applied for the position. City Manager Bruce Messelt announced Monday the names of applicants who will be interviewed Friday for Moorhead police chief. Grant Weyland, the city's police chief since 1997, will retire in June after 31 years with the department. Finalists for the position include: - Greg Anderson, a lieutenant in the Moorhead Police Department.
A Willmar pastor, who feared there would be protestors at his Sunday morning worship service, requested extra police patrol from the Willmar Police Department this weekend. There were no protestors. Police officers did, however, drive by the Harvest Community Church of God on Southwest Litchfield Avenue several times, according to Willmar Police. Brent Waldemarsen, pastor at the church, had requested extra patrol for his 10 a.m. church service.
Lawmakers are being asked to let the state's bed and breakfasts continue doing what many already do -- but now it would be legal. Bed and breakfast owners urged a Senate panel on Monday to change state law so they can serve wine to guests attending private events held at the inns. Current law says municipalities can issue on-sale wine licenses to bed and breakfasts but only to serve registered guests. Inns across Minnesota routinely use the wine license to serve both overnight guests and others just there for events such as weddings and reunions.
North Dakota's congressional delegation is still waiting for results of an investigation into who ordered a black list intended to bar spectators from President Bush's Fargo appearance a year ago. "We asked the Treasury Department last year for an explanation for this, and frankly, we're still waiting for answers to the questions of who decided to do this, who approved it, who compiled the list, and who implemented it?" Sen.
Aug. 23, 1956-March 14, 2006 Tim Moran, 49, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, from injuries received in a work-related accident at the Ainsworth OFB Mill near Bemidji. Timothy Joel Moran was born to Robert and Marie (Shaw) Moran on Aug. 23, 1956 in Fargo. He was raised and educated in Ulen and Frazee, Minn. and graduated from high school in Frazee. Tim served with the U.S. Army, 1976-79. Following his discharge, he came to Detroit Lakes, where he continued serving with the National Guard. Tim married Pam Niemitalo on Feb. 17, 1990 in Ponsford.
The Shaggy Dog (1959) (G) Movie: *** (out of 5) DVD experience: ***1/2 (out of 5) Starring Fred MacMurray as Wilson Daniels Jean Hagen as Freeda Daniels Tommy Kirk as Wilby Daniels Annette Funicello as Allison D'Allessio Tim Considine as Buzz Miller Kevin Corcoran as Moochie Daniels Roberta Shore as Franceska Andrassy Studio: Disney Directed by: Charles Barton By KEVIN CARR The original "The Shaggy Dog" was a milestone -- not just for the Walt Disney studios, but also for Walt Disney the man.
May 20, 1929-March 15, 2006 Dr. Curtis N. Cherry, 76, of Detroit Lakes, died at his home on Wednesday, March 15, 2006, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Curtis Nelson Cherry was born to Clarence and Lena (Nelson) Cherry on May 20, 1929 in Detroit Lakes. Curt was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, where he was baptized and confirmed. He graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1947, and attended Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, until 1950.
March 29, 1947-March 14, 2006 Juergen H. Byers, 58, of Audubon, died Tuesday, March 14, 2006 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Minneapolis. Juergen H. Byers was born on to Eugene and Wanda Prause Byers on March 29, 1947 in Furth, Germany. He came to the United States at the age of three, through the port of New York. The family settled in Chauncey, Ohio, where Juergen grew up and received his education. Following his graduation from high school, he served in the U.S. Air Force from 1965-68. On Nov. 25, 1967 he married Alice Carlson in Detroit Lakes.
The other day while driving home, I saw what everyone wants to see at this time of year -- a robin. After smiling at the sight of such a bird and fantasizing about the sunny days to come, I was quickly brought back to reality by running over a rather large puddle. Winter is on the verge of ending, and now, spring is right around the corner. In my opinion, it could not come at a better time. I am sick of bad driving conditions, I am sick of my car barely starting (if at all), and I am definitely sick of the cold.