DL News Staff
Dog with anchor tied to it found dead in central Minnesota lake WILLMAR, Minn. – A dog with a boat anchor tied to it was found dead Tuesday morning floating in a central Minnesota lake. The discovery was reported at 8:50 a.m. when the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office got a call that a dead dog was seen floating on Point Lake, several miles north of Willmar.
The WE Fest Karaoke Roundup Grand Finals were held Saturday, July 22 at the Historic Holmes Theater in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The 1st Place act, Emma Haapoja and J Ferkingstad, will perform prior to Luke Bryan; the 2nd Place act, Mark FitzSimmons, will perform prior to Zac Brown Band; and the 3rd Place act, Alison Olson will perform prior to Lady Antebellum.
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is warning of an unclaimed property impersonation scheme designed to collect fees — which are not due — from people who might have unclaimed property being held at the state level. BBB reminds people they can perform free searches to determine whether or not they have unclaimed property with the state in which they live or any state where they used to reside.
Economic surprises have created unprecedented challenges and opportunities in agriculture. Farmers can attend an upcoming ag symposium to learn time-tested business principles that work regardless of business cycles or changing paradigms.
ST. PAUL, MN — Lt. Governor Tina Smith provided remarks at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED) annual Minnesota Veterans Career Fair in Bloomington. The Veterans Career Fair connected nearly 200 employers with approximately 1,000 former and current military members. Governor Mark Dayton also issued a proclamation declaring the month of July to be "Hire a Veteran Month" in Minnesota.
PELICAN RAPIDS, MN—Lake Region Electric Cooperative (LREC) marked a great achievement on July 13, when Lake Region Energy Services (the cooperative's wholly owned natural gas subsidiary) went before a hearing of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC).
The Becker County Fair posted this photo on their Facebook along with the following: "Well, this may be a first! P.S. While it's comical, we don't recommend this. Please keep yourself, your animal's, and other's safety in mind at all times."
Friday, July 28 Steak Fry: Join the 1st Zinger Squadron at the American Legion Club in Detroit Lakes at 5 p.m. for a steak fry. The cost is $13 per person. Saturday, July 29
St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking a Level 3 predatory offender who is no longer complying with the conditions of his release from prison. Jonah James Hawkins was released from prison on April 22, 2015 to Intensive Supervised Release by the DOC. He has been on fugitive status since June 27, 2017 when he absconded from his supervision. He was last seen leaving his residence in Halstad. He may have traveled to North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Florida, or Arizona.
Tuesday, July 25 Detroit Country Club Women's Bridge Association Meeting: This meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. To make reservations, call Jan Gabriel at 218-846-1953 or 701-799-1898 or Bev Moyer at 701-261-7448. Reservations must be made by July 23. Wednesday, July 26 Wild Wednesday!: Explore the world of nature with your child during this hour-long adventure geared toward 3-7 year olds. Meet at the Tamarac Wildlife Discovery Center at 10 am. Saturday, July 29