DL News Staff
It’s still a “dilly” of a deal.
For the past 6 years, members of the Cowboy Church in Detroit Lakes have walked from the pavilion to the church carrying a large wooden cross. According to Pastor Brian Erickson, “We just want to remind people what this day--Good Friday--is about, and to remind everyone that they can be saved.”
Since 1966 Jack Chivers has worked in commercial real estate, which is the foundation of the new division of business consulting services established by the company. Chivers will be leading the business broker and commercial sales side, and Dirk Ockhardt will work as a business strategy and analytics advisor. Further, they have added Doug Gillam as director of research and marketing to increase the quality of services provided. Gillam brings more than 30 years of experience in local, national, and international sales to the group.
A leading insurance professional organization recently recognized Anne-Marye Hoban, certified insurance counselor, of Community Development Insurance of Waubun and Detroit Lakes for dedication and ongoing leadership in the insurance industry. The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) honored Anne-Marye for five years of successfully maintaining the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation, denoting significant commitment to advanced knowledge and customer service.
Thursday, April 13 Heart O' Lakes Genealogical Society meeting: This will be at the Becker County Museum in Detroit Lakes at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. Call Virginia Weston at 218-847-6483. Becker County Republicans meeting: This will be held at 7 p.m. at the Detroit Lakes City Office.
From March 23-25, 11 students traveled to Minneapolis for the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference. Students competed in a variety of contests, with three students placing in the top 10 in their contest: Madison Hagen for Interview Skills, Do Yeon Kim for Banking and Finance and Molly Tinjum in Fundamental Word Processing. Tinjum placed first, qualifying her to compete at the National Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL in May.
White Earth Tribal and Community College (WETCC) is offering tuition free courses this summer to all students--traditional and nontraditional, Native and Non-Native.
Almost 200 students and family members attended the Native American Education Department's annual Young Artists/Young Writers (YAYW) Awards on March 21 at Rossman Elementary. The awards began with a traditional dance and a hoop dance demonstration and the ceremony included Detroit Lakes students from kindergarten to 5th grade. This is an annual activity sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Native American Education Department and the Detroit Lakes High School Native American Student Council.
Chad Landmann, a seasoned mortgage professional in the lakes area, has joined Ryan Hanson Homes of Keller Williams Realty Professionals as their Listing Specialist. "We are ecstatic to have Chad join our KW Family," says Maria Hanson, managing partner of Ryan Hanson Homes. "Keller Williams offers its associates unparalleled career growth and lifelong learning opportunities in the real estate industry. We are built by agents, for agents and we are grateful Chad chose Keller Williams and the Ryan Hanson Homes Team to take his career to the next level."
Robert Thomas Baca, 41, a registered level-three sex offender fled Detroit Lakes at approximately 4:45 p.m. today, breaking his terms of release from prison. Officers responded immediately, finding him roughly 30 minutes later north of town near Brandy Lake. He is now back in custody thanks to the teamwork of a number of law enforcement agencies including the Detroit Lakes Police Department, the Becker County Sheriff's Office, The Minnesota State Patrol, the Lake Park/Audubon Police Department, and the MN DNR.