DL News Staff
Sunday, October 21 Color Guard Breakfast: The Lake Region Veterans Color Guard will be hosting a breakfast fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Club, 810 West Lake Drive, Detroit Lakes. Suggested donation is $7 for a meal including scrambled eggs; pancakes or French toast; and sausage or bacon, plus beverage. Monday, October 22
Thursday, October 18 Kids' Crafts at the Museum: The Becker County Museum, located at 714 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes, will host pumpkin crafts for the kids on their day off from school from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. After doing their craft, kids are welcome to explore the museum's exhibits, as admission to the museum is included when you purchase a craft kit in the gift shop. There are several kits to choose from, including sand art, trick-or-treat bags, and terrariums. Call the museum at 218-847-2837 for more information.
The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Minnesota's Personal Injury Attorney David L. Stowman as 2018 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction.
A 15-year-old boy with special needs has been found and transported to the hospital after reportedly going missing in the early morning hours of Monday, Oct. 15. At approximately 12:36 a.m., the Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a report that the boy had gone missing from his rural Ponsford residence. Officers from White Earth Police Department were dispatched.
Monday, October 15 PEO Chapter DQ: Detroit Lakes Chapter DQ of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) will meet in the home of Loxley Koshnick at 1 p.m. Co-hostesses are Mary Seaworth and Justine Boots. Amy Erickson from the Detroit Lakes School Board will present the program.
Nurse Practitioner Anna Neu has joined the Emergency Medicine Department at Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes. “I love the close-knit community feel I get when I step into an Essentia facility,” says Neu. “The staff here are caring and extremely competent, with the overall goal of providing the best possible care.”
Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation (MMCDC) has received a $600,000 federal grant award to support community economic development in South Dakota. "Our award will support smaller organizations that foster affordable housing, small business sustainability and quality facilities for health care, education and more," MMCDC President Julia Nelmark said. The White Earth Investment Initiative (WEII), an MMCDC subsidiary, received $550,000.
Becker County Energize 2.0 (BCE), the movement of people working together to build a healthier community, is launching their website and a new structure. "Becker County Energize 2.0 is an upgrade to the way in which we work together," reads a press release from the organization.
Wednesday, Sept. 26 At 5:53 p.m. an unlocked garage was reportedly entered and miscellaneous items were stolen from the building on the 1200 block of Lake Avenue in Detroit Lakes. At 11:09 p.m. a Trailblazer was reportedly stolen from the 12000 block of County Highway 5 in Lake Park. Thursday, Sept. 27 At 1:41 p.m. a caller reported a storage unit had been broken into on the 13000 block of County Highway 4 in Lake Park, but nothing was missing.
Bridget Penton is the new energy specialist at the City of Detroit Lakes Public Utility. Penton has two undergraduate degrees and a Master's Degree in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She also has over three years of experience working for the City of Phoenix Aviation Department. "I came from a very innovative and forward-thinking industry, very similar to energy conservation," said Penton, adding that she is looking for new ways to relay one message: "The more avenues we can pursue, the greater audience we will reach."