DL News Staff
Dr. Sriveer Kaasam, a family medicine physician, has joined the Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic in Park Rapids, Minnesota. As part of the family medicine team, Dr. Kaasam will care for patients of all ages.
Dr. Om Prakash Sharma, an orthopedic surgeon, has joined the Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic. Dr. Sharma will provide comprehensive orthopedic care for children and adults. "I love this specialty because there is so much we can do to help our patients regain mobility and live active lives," says Dr. Sharma. "We can really make a difference for them."
The knife-wielding man arrested in the lobby of Becker County Human Services earlier this week has been charged with fifth-degree controlled substance after authorities say they found Fentanyl on him. Just before 11 a.m. Wednesday, several officers from the Becker County Sheriff's Office and Detroit Lakes Police Department responded to a call from the Becker County Human Services front desk, which stated an agitated male wielding a knife was in their lobby.
The Historic Holmes Theatre is proud to announce that Travis LeDoyt is bringing his "Christmas with the King" show to Detroit Lakes on Saturday, Dec. 3. This 7:30 p.m. performance will include some of Elvis' greatest hits from his early years, plus traditional and modern holiday favorites.
The Concordia Christmas Concerts are one of the best-known events in the Midwest, with thousands attending each year.
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.97/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.12/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation released the 2016 Statewide Freight System Plan, which guides the agency and its partners in preserving and improving the state's freight transportation system. The freight plan describes the state's current freight system and its role in Minnesota's economy, current and emerging trends, system performance and current and future issues and needs. The 2016 plan is one of MnDOT's transportation plans that support the Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan and the Minnesota GO 50-year for transportation in the state.
Academy of Country Music Award-winning country artist, Phil Vassar, will perform at Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino, Hotel &Event Center, this Friday, Dec 2, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now. They can be purchased by phone at 1-800-313-SHOW (7469), online at www.StarCasino.com/tickets , or via the "Buy Tickets" tab on Shooting Star's Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/ShootingStarCasino .
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.
Lorena Vogt is the newest realtor with ERA Northland. Vogt has been working in various areas of real estate for the past 13 years. She is experienced in property management and commercial and residential acquisitions. Now she is focused on her career as a realtor for ERA Northland and would like to put her experience to work. "I grew up in Detroit Lakes and am so happy I can use my skills and talents for assisting individuals and families find the perfect home in our community," Vogt said.