Detroit Lakes Newspapers Staff
The 30 colleges and seven universities of Minnesota State are all waiving application fees in October for all or part of College Knowledge Month, an annual statewide effort to encourage students to apply to college.
While cancer remains the second-leading cause of death in the United States, with only heart disease claiming more lives, there is a silver lining to the cancer cloud. Statistics released...
The color of fall is starting to come and there is no better place to view those fall colors then out at Maplewood State Park. This Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2, the Friends of Maplewood will host its fall celebration, called Leaf Days. Besides the usual things to do at a state park, they offer narrated wagon rides telling you some of the history of Maplewood as you view the colors. They have food, clothing, and Maplewood's own maple syrup for sale also.
Minneapolis singer-songwriter Jeremy Messersmith will bring his unique, indie pop sound to the stage of the Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes this Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Born in Charleston, S.C., and raised in rural Washington State, singer-songwriter Jeremy Messersmith began playing music in church at an early age. His earliest musical influences were Sandi Patti, Carman, DC Talk and Michael W. Smith. After a promising trumpeting career was tragically cut short due to braces, he turned to the guitar as his instrument of choice.
While serving as State President of the Minnesota Eagles Auxiliary in 2015-2016, Detroit Lakes resident Mary Lee chose Hospice of the Red River to be her favored charity. Throughout the past year, various individual Eagles and Eagles Auxiliary members from throughout the state, local Eagles' Past Presidents as well as local and state fundraising events raised $18,653. Lee presented a donation check to HRRV's Jane Bartholomay during the local Eagles Auxiliary's 55th anniversary celebration, held in August.
Our "Fabric Lady" is turning 85! Come help Jeanine Kivi celebrate her birthday at an open house this Saturday, Oct. 1, set from 1 to 4 p.m. in the home of Mary and Stan Seaberg, 18083- 324th Ave., Detroit Lakes. To RSVP or to get directions, please call 218-847-9608. Your presence will be her present.
The Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters and a broad coalition of community organizations will co-sponsor a single evening filled with opportunities for voters to talk directly with candidates and to make side-by-side comparisons of candidates in contested races. A new event, a Voter "Meet and Greet" reception with candidates for all local offices, kicks off the evening on Thursday, Oct. 13.
James and Cecilia Chivers were married on Friday, August 26, 2016 in Cooperstown, N.Y. Parents of the couple are Jack Chivers and Cheryl Chivers, both of Detroit Lakes, and Paul and Margaret Buhl of Binghamton, N.Y.
Detroit Lakes High School instructor Aaron Logan was among more than 800 teachers from across the country who headed back to class this fall, fully prepared to teach Project Lead The Way (PLTW) courses after undergoing intense training at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) this summer. Logan completed the core training for Computer Integrated Manufacturing.