DL News Staff
Come enjoy some baseball while raising money for the Shrine Children's Hospital on Monday. The Fargo Moorhead RedHawks have designated May 8 as "Shriners Day," and will donate $3 of each ticket sold to the Shrine Children's Hospital in Minneapolis. In this exhibition game, the RedHawks will be playing the Saint Paul Saints. The game will begin at 6 p.m., and the Detroit Lakes Shrine Color Guard will be presenting at the beginning of the game.
Minnesota State University Moorhead School of Communication and Journalism dedicated its Marcil Center for Innovative Journalism Wednesday, May 3, at 1 p.m. in MacLean Hall 262.
Thursday, May 4 Community Feast & Traditional Powwow: Come enjoy a free Community Feast and Traditional Native American Powwow at M State in Detroit Lakes from 5 to 8 p.m. The feast starts at 5 p.m., with the Powwow Grand Entry to follow at 6 p.m. Host Drum is Buffalo River (Moorhead), with drum groups from Red Creek (Red Lake), Mahnomen and Smoky Hills (Ponsford) also invited to participate. Special demonstrations and activities are also planned. Thursday, May 4
(Text is taken as-printed in archived Tribune papers) April 8, 1937 (80 years ago) Sale and consumption of beer and 3.2 malt in Detroit Lakes will close at 12:30 a.m. during the winter months and 2 a.m. during the summer months and will be prohibited Sundays, the year around until 12 noon, it was decided by the city council at its regular meeting Monday night. Council chambers were jammed with local beer vendors and other interested parties with the result that a spirited discussion preceded the passing of the ruling which goes into effect Saturday, April 10.
Road conditions were icy just after 7 a.m. Wednesday when Robert Kyle Wiggins, 38, of New York Mills, lost control of the Trail Blazer he was driving and rolled into the center median on Highway 10 near Haberman Road. Wiggins was transported to Perham Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He had not been wearing his seatbelt, air bags did not deploy in the Blazer. The Minnesota State Patrol investigated the crash, finding alcohol was not a factor in the crash.
If you're a youth over the age of 12 years old--or the parent of one--planning to ride your ATV on the trails this spring or summer, mark your calendar for May 20. The Woods-n-Wheels ATV Club will be hosting a Youth ATV Safety Training at 8:30 a.m. in the basement of the VFW in Detroit Lakes, MN.
The Detroit Lakes Tribune has recently hired two new employees to their sales team: Vicki Matzke, multi-media advertising sales assistant and Jim Brogren, multi-media advertising sales representative. Vicki Matzke Matzke moved to the area last year from Faribault, Minnesota, where she had been working at Innovative Food Processors for the last 16 years. "The people of Detroit Lakes and all of the surrounding area have been so welcoming and are the true definition of 'Minnesota Nice'," said Matzke.
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.31/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 1 cent per gallon in the last week to $2.42/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
SJE-Rhombus, a leading manufacturer of pump control solutions for the water and wastewater industry, was awarded the 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award for the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter of the ESOP Association. The award was presented to SJE-Rhombus employee owners at the chapter's spring meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on April 20, 2017.