The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will offer 16 parcels for sale in three public oral bid auctions in October and November. Property information, auction instructions and a map of the parcels can be found on the DNR's land sale webpage. The properties include unimproved recreational land in Beltrami, Benton, Big Stone, Fillmore, Hennepin, Houston, Itasca, Kanabec, Lake, Mille Lacs, and Wadena counties. More information about the parcels can be found on the DNR's land sale webpage.
The White Earth Veterans Association Honor Guard recently held an election to select the following officers for their organization: Bob Pawlitschek, commander; Everette Goodwin III, vice commander; Sherald Hanks, treasurer; Tom Spry, secretary; Louis Stuvland, sergeant at arms; Sherald Hanks and Dana Harington, co-chaplains; Don York, quartermaster; Sherald Hanks, ceremonial commander; and Milton LaDoux, historian. The White Earth Veterans Association meets on the first Tuesday of the month at the Veterans Center, located at 2219 College Road in Mahnomen.
LUNDE — Asher Michael; born September 17, 2018, weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces, to Joni and Chad Lunde. HOVERSON — Asher James; born September 19, 2018, weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces, to Sherri and Timothy Hoverson. KADING — Jason Michael; born September 19, 2018, weighing 8 pounds, 3.6 ounces, to Shelly and Brice Kading. JOHNSON — Colton Herb; born September 20, 2018, weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce, to Kylie Youngkin and Jesse Johnson.
A West Fargo man was seriously injured Friday when his motorcycle hit a deer on Highway 108 in Otter Tail County. Nathan Everett Brines, 42, suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to Essentia Hospital in Fargo. According to the State Patrol, he was eastbound on Highway 108 near County Road 30 when his 1992 Harley-Davidson XL2 hit a deer in the roadway. He was not wearing a helmet. No alcohol was involved in the crash, according to the State Patrol.
John Florian Keidel, 42, of Lake Park, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony DWI. According to court records, on Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. a trooper pulled his vehicle over on Highway 34 in Becker County for having illegally-tinted windows. He had a restricted driver's license that invalidated his license upon any use of alcohol.
A 'heritage lake' with no motor boating is among the connected waters The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has identified zebra mussels in two Otter Tail County lakes downstream of West Battle Lake. The DNR discovered several zebra mussels in Molly Stark Lake and Annie Battle Lake during a search.
Maxine Helen Spicer, 69, of Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree assault and two charges of misdemeanor assault. According to court records, on Aug. 15 she allegedly assaulted an employee at Park Manor apartments, after she was called to the office to discuss her behavior and to be informed she was being evicted.
Donald Jeffrey Helps, 54, of Fergus Falls, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and gross misdemeanor providing a false name to police. According to court records, on Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. a trooper on West Lake Drive in Detroit Lakes pulled over a vehicle for driving 51 mph in a 40 mph zone. Three people were in the car and Helps was a passenger in the rear seat. He was sweating profusely and a hypodermic needle was allegedly in the officer's view behind the front driver's seat.
With the first performance of the Detroit Lakes Public Schools fall musical "Mary Poppins" now just a little over a month away, on Thursday, Nov. 1, the full cast list for this "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" musical adventure has just been announced by director Kathy Larson. Congratulations to the following Detroit Lakes Public Schools students for earning the following roles (in order of appearance): • Bert: Caleb McKenzie • George Banks: Grant Fritch-Gallatin • Winifred Banks: Maren Goldstein • Jane Banks: Hannah Barberg
MAURSTAD — Niingozis Blukingzton; born September 4, 2018, weighing 9 pounds, 3 ounces, to Lacey Clark and Marcus Maurstad Sr. GIERE — Grayson Randall Erdman; born September 5, 2018, weighing 7 pounds, 15.4 ounces, to Kelsey Wilberg and Nathan Giere. WEAVER — Paisleigh Skye; born September 8, 2018, weighing 7.12 pounds, to Mariah Weaver. FILLER — Easton Douglas; born September 10, 2018, weighing 6 pounds, 9.2 ounces, to Heather Loberg and Zachary Filler.