DL News Staff
PHILLIPS -- a girl, Anna Grace; born February 13, 2006, weighing 8 lbs. 12 oz. to Julie and James Phillips.
Maggie Holmer, Osage, and Tana Vareberg, Detroit Lake, have been named the Minnesota State Community and Technical College's Business Division Students of the Month for January 2006. Maggie and Tana will complete their legal administrative assistant A.A.S. degrees this May. According to their advisor, Pam Cummings, "Maggie and Tana are great examples of how success can be achieved through hard work and persistence.
I had a little chat with a friendly postal employee the other day. He asked, in a robotic voice, if my package was fragile, perishable, or hazardous, or if I needed additional stamps. He didn't look at me as he spoke and tended to the weight machine while he ran through his spiel, probably for the 50th time that morning. I responded no to all his questions, and asked if he recited this litany in his sleep. He laughed, and said yes, his wife was continually jabbing him at night, saying, "No, I don't want any stamps -- roll over!" I too have the same dreams, over and over.
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Dec. 23, 1937-March 7, 2006 Lee O. "Bud" Seaberg, 68, of Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kan. Lee Otis Seaberg was born to Roy and Luella (Pearson) Seaberg on Dec. 23, 1937, on the family farm near Westbury, Minn. He grew up and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1955. After high school, Bud went to work for his future father-in-law, Melvin Wilson. On June 8, 1957, he married Lorraine A. Wilson in Detroit Lakes. Bud later went to work for Daggett Truck Line in Frazee.
Dec. 23, 1911-March 8, 2006 Barbara V. Schornack Carlson, 94, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Detroit Lakes. Barbara Victoria Waldorf was born to Joseph and Victoria (Honer) Waldorf on Dec. 23, 1911 in rural Perham. She grew up in Perham with one brother and three sisters, graduating from Perham High School in 1929. Barbara married Norbert Schornack on Nov. 9, 1932 in Perham. They lived briefly in Perham before making their home in Detroit Lakes in 1933. Norbert died in 1963, and Barbara later married Clarence Carlson, who died in 2001.
The state of the state is, it appears, political. Tim Pawlenty rattled off 16 "major accomplishments" in his first three years as governor Thursday during a 40-minute State of the State speech that challengers said was a preview of his re-election campaign. The Republican governor patted himself on the back for completing "the biggest financial turnaround in Minnesota history, going from a $4.5 billion deficit to a billion surplus." He said his proposal to pay teaches based on performance means Minnesota "regained our status as the nation's innovators in education." And he promoted "the la
Who can ever forget that wide grin, that fun-loving spirit, that give-it-your-all attitude? Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett treated Minnesota Twins baseball fans to 12 years of fun. He died Monday at the way-too-young age of 45. It's impossible to determine how many teen-age boys or old-age dogs in Twins Territory answer to the name "Kirby," but by all accounts there are quite a few. Back in 1987 and '91, when Puckett led the Twins to World Series championships, it was fashionable to name children and pets after the roly-poly center fielder.
These days, we hear a lot about methamphetamine, a powerful and popular "upper" that has been around for decades.