DL News Staff
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.
A 35-year-old Underwood man was arrested after the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office received several reports of a silver 2002 Honda Accord driving erratically on May 31. According to reports, the complaints against the man, identified as Cody Dahl, ranged from driving in circles at an intersection to driving through a mailbox to driving in the wrong lane on three tires and one rim.
Friday, May 19 At 10:25 a.m. three Nett Lake cabins were reportedly broken into. At 1:47 p.m. a caller reported that a number of campers were broken into at a consignment store on the corner of County Road 6 and Highway 59. Saturday, May 20 At 10:47 a.m. a caller reported a kitchen fire on the 700 block of South Shore Drive. At 7:20 p.m. an overhead drive-through sign was damaged by a vehicle at Burger King.
Thursday, June 1 Tamarac Wildlife Excursion: Explore the refuge with a knowledgeable guide. Search for wildlife and learn about the natural and cultural history of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Meet at the Visitor Center for this two hour driving tour. Begins at 10 a.m. Friday, June 2 Spring Rummage and Bake Sale: This annual rummage and bake sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Theodore's Catholic Church in Ponsford on Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3.
Burnsville, Minnesota — Whatever time of year, getaways are always fun — but planning ahead is an important part of the process, especially for senior travelers. The Auto Club Group (AAA) and Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) have some timely tips for seniors to help them stay safe while traveling and also save money. "Many people deem driving to be the essence of freedom in our society," said Gail Weinholzer, AAA Director. "AAA's efforts are to keep seniors driving as long and as safely as possible."
Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital welcomes Dr. Savannah C. Giese as a new veterinarian. Giese grew up in Audubon, MN and graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London with a Bachelor in Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She began working at the Detroit Lakes Animal Hospital in April 2017. Giese enjoys going on walks with her pets, reading books and spending time with family and friends.
Midwest Bank of Detroit Lakes is pleased to announce the addition of Alex Hagedorn to their staff as Commercial Loan Officer. Hagedorn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Minnesota State University-Moorhead. He has 11 years of banking experience and was most recently employed at First International Bank & Trust in Fargo. Hagedorn and his wife, Alyssa, recently moved to Detroit Lakes.
Just after 2 p.m. Monday, Walmart in Detroit Lakes was placed on lockdown as local authorities responded to a potential bomb threat. Check back for updates on this developing story.