DL News Staff
Thursday, January 19 Alpha Delta Kappa meeting: The Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK) meeting will be at The Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes with a gathering at 5:30 p.m. and business meeting to begin at 6:30 p.m. Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group: This will go from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hospice of the Red River Valley at 1111 Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes. The free meeting is for anyone who has experienced the death of a baby through pregnancy loss, stillbirth or in the first year of life.
The Naytahwaush Nightriders Snowmobile Club will hold their 13th annual Hospice Ride on Feb. 4-5. The 150-mile round trip ride starts on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. at Pinehurst Resort in Naytahwaush and returns on Sunday at 3 p.m. The snowmobile ride is open to the public.
Ridgewater College is proud to announce Cole Coborn of Osage has been named to the fall semester 2016 dean's list. To be named to the dean's list, a student must complete a minimum of 12 credits and earn a minimum of 3.50 grade point average. Ridgewater College is a community and technical college educating over 6,000 individuals each year on its campuses in Willmar and Hutchinson, Minn.
Members of the Lake Park-Audubon National Honor Society made Holiday Gift Cups for the support staff at LP-A High School. Labeled on the outside of the cups was "Caution...NHS is HOT... Happy Holidays!" Inside each cup was a hot chocolate or apple cider packet with mints and chocolate.
Arvig is pleased to announce three scholarship opportunities available to students who live within the Arvig service area: a $2,500 scholarship from the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS); a $2,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA) Foundation; and $3,000 from the Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship. Students and their parents can get more information and download applications at arvig.net/scholarships. Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship
Lake Park-Audubon Public Schools received notice this past week from the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) that a grant award of $15,000 has been awarded to its schools in support of their school-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Initiatives (PBIS).
Several area residents were among the 3,922 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the fall 2016 dean's list, including the following (listed alphabetically by hometown): From Audubon: Zachary T. Dukleth, Biological Sciences; Korey J. Mickelson, Non-Degree; Alexander H. Neumann, Interior Design; Nathan A. Renner, Civil Engineering; Drake G. Schiffner, Mechanical Engineering. From Callaway: Alex P. Mason, University Studies; Kelly K. Schouviller, Crop and Weed Sciences; Bonnie J. Stalberger, Zoology.
Main Street restaurant is a locally owned restaurant on Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes. I decided to go there and do a review on their breakfast menu that I heard so many people say might be the best in DL. I have been there many times before but never really ordered off the breakfast menu. I walked in and sat down, and soon after they came to give me a menu. The waitress greeted me in very nice fashion and read off the daily specials. I decided to order French toast and hash browns. While
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.32/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.34/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
FERGUS FALLS, MINN —The West Central Initiative (WCI) Board has named economic development consultant Terry Stallman as interim president for the west central Minnesota organization. He will help direct operations and work with staff during WCI's executive search for its next president/CEO. Stallman fills the short-term position after the resignation of Brad Barth, whose tenure as WCI president ended Dec. 31, 2016.