DL News Staff
A woman suffered non-life threatening injuries in a Highway 59 crash just before 9 a.m. today, June 20. A Ford Ranger, driven by Ervin Marvin Johnson, 87, of Fergus Falls, was travelling on the highway when it crossed over the center lane and collided with a Subaru Legacy, driven by Claire Ruth Beardsley, 81, of Vergas. Beardsley was transported to St. Mary's Essentia Health, and Johnson did not suffer injuries. Both were wearing their seatbelt during the time of the crash, which dry pavement. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.
ST. PAUL, Minn. —The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin installing posters in 41 rest areas across the state this week to educate the traveling public about human trafficking and to encourage them to report suspicious activity. The posters include guidelines on how to recognize signs of human trafficking and potential victims and a toll-free hotline to report any suspicious activity. Human trafficking often involves travel, including the transport of victims from a base of operations to locations of exploitation.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Motorists on Highway 113 east of Waubun will encounter intermittent lane closures starting Monday, June 19, when a tree removal project begins. Crews will remove trees in 10 different locations on the south side of the highway between milepost 25 near McCraney Lake and milepost 49. The safety project will reduce shading on the highway, which will help reduce ice buildup in the winter. All the trees are located within the state highway right of way.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — 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.
Wednesday, June 14 Honoring Our Flag: The DL Christian Women's Club will host this event at 12 p.m. at the American Legion Clubroom in Detroit Lakes.The event will feature a potluck luncheon and sessions entitled, "Essential Oils for Everyday Health and Well-Being" and "Wise Women Still Seek Him." Free nursery care will be available and the supper cost is $5. Call Norma at 218-846-1977, Esther at 218-847-5443 or Ruth at 218-847-5507 for reservations.
There will be an election to fill one expiring representative seat on the Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership, Inc. Board of Directors, now held of Judy Peterson of Becker County. The term of office is three years, beginning October 2017.
Tuesday, May 30 At 11:51 a.m. a caller reported a break in on the 36000 block of Loon Drive in Ogema, where the residence door had been left open and a window had been broken, but nothing was reportedly missing. At 3:22 p.m. a puppy was reportedly stolen from the 31000 block of Highway 35 in Ponsford. At 4:48 p.m. a golf cart was reportedly stolen from the 22000 block of 185th Street in Detroit Lakes. At 5:47 p.m. a box of clothes was reportedly stolen from the 1000 block of Lincoln Avenue in Detroit Lakes. Wednesday, May 31
Two people were injured in a three-car collision on Highway 34 near 250th Street in Tansem Township just after 7 p.m. today (June 6). Blake Wayne Anderson, 30, of Pelican Rapids was driving a Chevy Express van eastbound on Highway 34, when he became distracted by something and failed to notice the Ford Taurus, which had been travelling in front of him, stop to make a left-hand turn. The Express van rearended the Taurus, which was then forced into a Toyota Camry travelling in the westbound lane.
Thursday, June 8 Vacation Bible School-Deep Sea Discovery: Kindergarten through 8th graders are invited to attend Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church in Detroit Lakes from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please register by calling 218-847-4571. Becker County Republicans Meeting: Held 7:00 p.m. at the Detroit Lakes City Offices. P.E.O., Chapter FG Meeting: A regular meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the home of Linda Engelman.