DL News Staff
Feb. 24, 1916-Feb. 24, 2006 Vivian C. Finke, 90, of Mahnomen, MN, died Friday, February 24, 2006, at the Mahnomen Health Center in Mahnomen. Vivian Charlotte Nei, one of 12 children, was born the daughter of Charles and Bertha (Bartholomew) Nei on Feb. 24, 1916, near Borup, Minn., where she grew up and attended country school. As a young woman, Vivian worked for an Ada, Minn., restaurant before her marriage to Harry Finke on July 6, 1939. Vivian and Harry moved to Mahnomen to make their home, and she worked for the Corner Café as a cook for many years.
May 4, 1955-Feb. 21, 2006 Bryan R. Randall, 50, of Detroit Lakes, died at his home on Tuesday, February 21. Bryan Russell Randall was born to Cecil and Viola (Cline) Randall on May 4, 1955 in Bend, Ore. He worked as a mechanic and tow truck driver in Salem, Ore., until 1984, when he was involved in a car accident that left him disabled.
Minnesota "Bake and Take" Day is Saturday, March 25. The annual event sponsored by the Minnesota Wheat Council is designed to encourage individuals or organizations to take the time to bring a baked product to someone special. Bake & Take participants may obtain free recipe pamphlets and matching stickers to put on their package of baked goods by contacting the Minnesota Wheat Council, 2600 Wheat Drive, Red Lake Falls, 56750, 800-242-6118 ext 13, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Twenty-six separate photographs of child pornography on two home computers. But that isn't what former Moorhead Elementary School social worker Robert Haseltine of Fargo was sentenced on last week in Clay County District Court.
Higher education funding has quickly become one of several cornerstone issues for the fall election campaign in Minnesota.
An East Central District Court judge Monday denied an appeal for a new trial for a man convicted of leaving the scene of a fatal accident. Judge Steven McCullough denied the motion by an attorney for Kenneth Jacob Jr., 50, New York Mills, Minn. Earlier this month, an East Central District Court jury acquitted Jacob of murder but convicted him on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving death. The charges stemmed from the June 10 death of Stephen Nelson, 52, no permanent address. Nelson, who had a .42 blood alcohol level, was lying behind Jacob's truck, which was parked
In the auto sales business, it is well known that there are three categories of customers coming in to look at the cars: buyers, serious shoppers and tire kickers. The buyers look and buy, the serious shoppers look and probably will buy somewhere eventually, and the tire kickers -- well they talk, ask questions, cite statistics, compare, speculate, wonder, hesitate, procrastinate, stall, delay, wait, dream and yes, they kick tires. Later they'll return and go through the same routine with the same ending: no sale. Years ago, I was a tourist in Norway with some extra time on my hands.
David Brooks of the New York Times eloquently makes the Bush administration's case. He ought to, because that case on the management of America's port terminals is a reasonable one. Which is why the administration should have made it to Congress. But it didn't. So, the administration should make that case before Congress now. If the case is as strong as the administration suggests, it will win solid support.
Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer announced that a record number of new businesses were filed in Minnesota during the year 2005.