Baskett signs, practices with Vikings

Staff and wire reports EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Clovis’ Hank Baskett practiced Wednesday with the Minnesota Vikings, one day after being released from the Philadelphia Eagles for the second time in two years. The 2001 Clovis High graduate signed a one-year deal with Minnesota, which is in desperate need of healthy receivers. Sidney Rice is [...]

State’s ruling slowly stripping away rights

By Anita Tedaldi: PNT columnist Daniel Hauser is at the center of a heated controversy that pits his parents against the state of Minnesota in a question of life, death and freedom. Hauser, a 13-year-old boy from Sleepy Eye, Minn., was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a form of cancer, this past January. His parents, Anthony [...]

Engagement: Van Wettering/Olson

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David and Carolyn Van Wettering of Portales announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kristen Van Wettering of Portales to Jeff Olson of Bemidji, Minn., son of Glen and Jeanne Olson of Bemidji, Minn. The couple will exchange vows at 6:30 p.m. July 25, 2008, at Southside Church of Christ in Portales. The [...]