DL News Staff
The federal judge presiding over Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.'s trial has denied five motions by his lawyers, but called for a hearing to learn more about a possible expert witness for prosecutors. U.S.
Fan bus for boys' hockey set An adult fan bus is scheduled to leave for the Detroit Lakes boys' hockey Section 8-1A quarterfinal game against Crookston in Warroad Friday. The bus will leave at 1:30 p.m. Friday from Kent Freeman Arena. The game is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. in Warroad. Game tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students. For information and to sign-up for the fan bus, call Alan at 847-1121. DL girls' basketball game rescheduled The DL girls' basketball game which was originally scheduled for last Friday, but was postponed, will be played Saturday, Feb.
Minnesota Environmental Partnership, the statewide coalition of 90 nonprofit conservation and environmental organizations, has selected conservation veteran Steve Morse as its second executive director. Morse has been a member of MEP's Board of Directors since 2003 and was named MEP interim director in January 2006. Morse's 20-plus-year public service career has spanned elected office, appointment as Minnesota Department of Natural Resources deputy commissioner, academia and volunteer conservation leadership positions.
Dale Good has been named executive director for CriMNet, a statewide initiative to connect 1,100 police departments, sheriff's offices, jails, prosecutors, probation agencies, and other criminal justice agencies so they can share critical justice information electronically. Good was previously the deputy director for the CriMNet Program, a position he assumed in November 2004. Prior to returning to the state, Good was the director of justice information technology services at the SEARCH Group.
The Becker County Humane Society recently found a male black lab, four miles north of Detroit Lakes on Highway 59. To claim this pet or if interested in adoption, call 218-847-0511 and leave a message.
Businesses across Minnesota would see a break in their property taxes under a legislative proposal unveiled Monday. The state could use roughly $80 million annually generated by closing so-called corporate tax loopholes to reduce property taxes paid by businesses, Sen.
Otter Tail County Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party precinct caucuses will be held Tuesday, March 7 at various locations within the county. Registration and voting for Minnesota Democratic candidates in a statewide preference ballot will begin at 6:30 p.m. Precinct business: motions, resolutions, election of delegates and alternates, etc. will take place between 7 and 8 p.m. At 8 p.m. the preference ballots for Minnesota Democratic candidates for U.S.
The raffle prize drawings from the Old Timers Run at Lake Park Feb. 4, hosted by Midnite Riders, have been announced. The winners (addresses unavailable) were: Roger Jensen, snowmobile dolly and warm-up stand. Keith Kluver, $300 gift certificate at a local snowmobile dealership. Donna Rian, two-night stay at Pinehurst. Lurae Mercey, a 27-inch television. Rory Puhr, a StrikeMaster auger. Dale Nelson, two-night stay at Mahnomen. Lacey Saarinen, Las Vegas vacation.
Rep. Jim Knoblach (R-St. Cloud) introduced legislation Feb. 16 to resolve the clean water stalemate that threatens to hobble city economic development efforts throughout Minnesota. The bill is part of bipartisan effort by Knoblach Sen. Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook) and the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities to help the state meet federal clean water requirements and ensure that new environmental mandates are both cost effective and based on sound science. The bill's co-authors also include Rep. Tom Hackbarth (R-Cedar), chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy Committee; and Rep.