DL News Staff
Children in the lakes area are already making summer plans and some are already working their way to camp by selling cupcakes.
LJ Norby Company-Norby's Department Store, Detroit Lakes, MN, was recently recognized for achieving 90 years of membership with NW Buyers and is the longest current member of the group. Founded in 1920, with a membership of over 300 independent men's clothing stores, NW Buyers is the oldest and largest menswear buying group in the United States. The organization is owned by its member stores and operated solely for their benefit. NW Buyers corporate offices are located in Plymouth, Minnesota.
Grand Rapids, MN — L&M Fleet Supply, local dealer of Cub Cadet outdoor power equipment located in Grand Rapids, Hibbing, Mt. Iron/Virginia, Cloquet, Bemidji, Park Rapids, Detroit Lakes, Hayward, and Ashland Wis., recently earned distinction as one of the top 75 Cub Cadet independent retailers in America for 2016. L&M Supply received recognition for this achievement during an exclusive trip on Royal Caribbean's largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas.
County Highway 21, smack dab between cross streets Whiskey Creek Drive and 235th Street, is where a lone driver, heading south towards Detroit Lakes, ran off the road, bouncing over a driveway and rolling before landing in a wooded area, at approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning. One witness to the accident, who was traveling in front of the car that ran off the road, said she saw the driver in her rearview mirror. She said he was talking on his phone before she saw, what she believed, was him over correcting and then bouncing into the ditch.
ST. PAUL, MN — In recognition of the Month of the Military Child and National Poetry Month in April, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced that he is hosting his sixth annual poetry contest for Minnesota students. The theme of this year's contest is "Celebrating the Veteran in My Life." "There are thousands of students all across Minnesota who have seen or experienced the sacrifices veterans and their families have made for our country," Sen. Franken said. "Some of them are children of current service members, while others know men and women who have served.
The Community of Minnesota Resorts, a non-profit organization of "Resorters Helping Resorters," will hold their Spring Workshop on April 6 at Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail, MN. The workshop will begin with registration at 8:15 a.m. and will conclude by 5:00 p.m.
Sarah Stromberg has joined Ryan Hanson Homes of Keller Williams Realty Professionals as their listing and marketing coordinator. "We are ecstatic to have Sarah join our KW Family and our team," says Maria Hanson, managing partner of Ryan Hanson Homes, Keller Williams Realty Professionals.
Hospice of the Red River Valley is offering a free educational program for adults in Detroit Lakes and Perham. When a friend loses a loved one through death, we struggle to know what to do. Working through grief involves accepting the loss, experiencing the pain of that loss, and creating a different bond or relationship with the person you have lost. This presentation offers attendees ways to help a friend who has experienced the loss of a loved one. A light lunch or dinner will be provided along with the session.
At approximately 8:22 p.m. on March 9, the Becker County Sheriff's Office received a call of a structure fire at 19323 220th St., which is approximately two miles north of Audubon. Upon arrival of first responders, the south half of the house was fully involved. The fire quickly spread to the north half of the house. There was no one home at the time of the fire, and the house is a total loss. At this time, the fire does not appear suspicious in nature.
Matthew J. Carrier, CFP®, ChFC®, CRPC® with Carrier and Anderson, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. has become an Ameriprise Financial Private Wealth Advisor. Carrier, with an office in Detroit Lakes, is among the 13 percent of approximately 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisors to achieve this status.