DL News Staff
Thursday, October 12 Intro to Pickleball: Learn the basics of pickleball, a fast-growing family court game, by coming to the courts at the DLCCC gym for a one-hour session starting at 10:30 a.m. All equipment provided. Call Ginny Imholte at 218-847-4236 or visit usapa.org for more information. Community Blood Drive: United Blood Services will host a community blood drive from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Forest Conference Center inside Ecumen Detroit Lakes' Emmanuel Nursing Home, 1415 Madison Ave. Contact Corrine Frank at 847-6274 for more information.
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.34/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.47/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
The business page included an error in its Oct. 4 publishing of Nick Peterson's new position at Bremer Bank. Peterson is not a business manager there; he is a new business banker.
Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union (MMFCU) will focus and raise dollars for cancer awareness throughout the month of Oct. Cancer is a major public health problem worldwide and is the second leading cause of death in the United States. There are many amazing local programs and services to help people with cancer and their loved ones understand it, manage their lives through treatment and recovery, and find the emotional support they need.
Sunday, October 8
Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union (MMFCU) has partnered with HTG Architects and Nor-Son Construction to build a new 6,300 sq. ft. one-story building in Detroit Lakes. MMFCU recently purchased the future property of the new building, which will be located at 1405 Highway 10 West. Construction is anticipated to begin fall 2017 and is expected to complete in early 2018. The new location will be full-service and inclusive of a three-lane drive-up teller and a 24-hour ATM. The building will house eight offices, a conference room, and a spacious transaction area.
Nick Peterson has joined the Detroit Lakes Bremer bank team as their new business manager. Peterson has 6.5 years of experience banking with Bremer and the Fargo-Moorhead branch and, prior to that, graduated with a business degree from Concordia in Moorhead. Peterson says he's excited for the opportunity to join the Detroit Lakes Bremer team.
Minnesota's minimum-wage rates will be adjusted for inflation beginning Jan. 1, 2018, to $9.65 an hour for large employers and $7.87 an hour for other state minimum wages. Under Minnesota law, the commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry is required to determine and announce the inflation-adjusted minimum-wage rate each year by Aug. 31. This year, the change in the price deflator is an increase of 1.56 percent.
During the early morning hours of Sunday, October 1, three separate incidents of residential home burglaries occurred in the City of Detroit Lakes. During each of these incidents, the residents were inside their homes at the time of the burglaries, according to a press release issued by the Detroit Lakes Police Department.
Wednesday, Sept. 13 At 9:42 a.m. a game camera was reportedly stolen from the 21000 block of Coaley Bay Road in Detroit Lakes. At 12:04 p.m. a UPS package delivered to a residence on the 800 block of Central Street in Detroit Lakes was reportedly stolen. At 1:49 p.m. a cigarette lighter and phone charger were reportedly stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on the 1200 block of Jackson Avenue in Detroit Lakes. Thursday, Sept. 14