Howard Elijah, who owns Signs by Howard of Detroit Lakes, gave the Vergas loon statue a bath with a power washer and scrub down last week. He reported it had accumulated a layer of moss, which had to be removed prior to repainting the iconic bird. Photo by Barbie Porter
The city of Vergas was given a good audit report with a few concerns noted at the monthly meeting Monday, May 12.
A hiking-biking-snowmobile pathway is under construction in Detroit Lakes, which will be part of a Heartland Trails extension that links the county seat with Frazee. The concrete work from DL’s center will soon reach the east city limits. Photo by John W. Dermody
The Heartland Trail extension plan has actually had its start “cemented” into place in a preliminary fashion with work now taking place in Detroit Lakes.
Baptism in pictures. Two baptismal outfits were on display that originally had been a wedding dress worn in 1951 by Hazel Mickelson. Shown above are Becky Mickelson, wife of Hazel’s son Wayne, and one of her granddaughters. Ten babies have been baptized wearing the special garments. Photo by John W. Dermody
A gathering of women from the area enjoyed a luncheon, plus they saw fashions from many decades, as “Weddings Remembered” was the theme for the second annual event. Photo by John W. Dermody
The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, in its first two mother and daughter luncheons, has been creative and fashionable – in more ways than one.