DL News Staff
Monday, November 5 PEO Chapter DQ: Detroit Lakes Chapter DQ of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. in the home of Maxine Nelson. Co-hostesses are Joan Westlake and Sally Oja. Maureen Karsnia will present the program, "Friendship."
Gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.68/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 stations in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 7 cents per gallon last week to $2.73/gallon, according to GasBuddy. Average gasoline prices on November 5 in Minnesota have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.48/gallon in 2017, $2.04/gallon in 2016, $2.26/gallon in 2015, $3/gallon in 2014 and $3.15/gallon in 2013.
Anna Sanders has recently joined Paul Davis, a general contractor located in Detroit Lakes. Sanders's responsibilities will include assisting clients with full-service interior design and drafting. Prior to joining Paul Davis, Sanders was employed at I'll Tile & Stone in Detroit Lakes. Sanders is a graduate of Alexandria Technical College Interior Design Program.
Wednesday, Oct. 17 At 8:06 a.m. a vehicle was reportedly keyed, and one of its tires was flattened while parked on the 200 block of Frazee Street in Detroit Lakes. At 9:01 a.m. a bike was reportedly stolen from the 800 block of Summit Avenue in Detroit Lakes. At 2:10 p.m. a caller reported finding his missing laptop at a pawn shop on the 27000 block of County Road 132 in Detroit Lakes. At 9:19 p.m. emergency crews responded to a small brush fire on the 46000 block of Nokomis Drive in Ponsford.
A young man is still alive after apparently overdosing on heroin Sunday, thanks to the fast action of officers who arrived on the scene and quickly administered two doses of Narcan to the individual. Officers began lifesaving measures on the 20-year-old male at the scene and were able to stabilize him until St. Mary's EMS arrived at the Detroit Lakes residence. The patient was then treated by EMS at the scene and later released. The male remains unnamed as the incident is still under investigation, according to a release from Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for 2019 Good Food Access Program (GFAP) equipment and physical improvement grants. A total of $150,000 is available to assist grocery stores and small food retailers in purchasing equipment or making physical improvements that will increase availability of and access to affordable and nutritious foods. Projects must be located in or serve food deserts and populations such as the elderly or people with disabilities in low- and moderate-income areas.
Wednesday, October 31
Sunday, October 28 Winter Gear & Consignment Sale: Hosted by Detroit Mountain Ski Patrol, the 4th Annual Winter Gear & Consignment Sale will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the Washington Square Mall. Buy or sell used winter ski and snowboard equipment and winter gear! Proceeds benefit the Detroit Mountain Ski Patrol.
Friday, October 26 Hockey Banquet: The annual Kent Club hockey fundraiser will be held Friday, Oct. 26 at the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $75 each, which includes a dinner of a roast beef and chicken combo plate, two drink tickets and entries for all door prizes. Money raised from the event will go to benefit Detroit Lakes youth hockey programs. Tickets are on sale now, contact Mike Schiltz at 218-850-1112, Brian Burhans at 218-849-1487 or Nate Krump at 218-234-1517 for more information.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue has updated its online posting of Minnesota businesses prohibited from purchasing liquor, beer or wine to resell. The department updates the list each month to reflect companies that have failed to pay taxes to the state. No Detroit Lakes businesses are on the list; however, some surrounding area businesses are. Companeros and Dorset House in Park Rapids, Battle Lake Oasis in Battle Lake, Silver Moon Lounge & Steakhouse in Perham, Los Jalapenos in Wadena, Hooligans in Lake Park, and Los Jalapenos in Perham are among those listed.