DL News Staff
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.
Lake Park-Audubon alum Breann Hogie was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
The year 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the Great American Think-Off, which is a philosophy competition hosted by the Cultural Center in New York Mills. After 25 years of debating controversial philosophies, the Center is turning to the general public for question ideas. Submissions must be received by Thursday, Dec. 1 to be considered.
Wednesday, Nov. 9 At 11:01 a.m. a phone and an e-cigarette were stolen from a motor vehicle while it was parked beside Jimmy John's. At 12:12 p.m. a caller reported items had been taken from a motor vehicle while it was parked at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. At 1:39 p.m. a caller reported a stolen laptop from the 200 block of Main Street. At 1:57 p.m. a caller on the 200 block of Barbara Avenue reported bags of meds stolen. At 4:18 p.m. a caller reported a laptop had been stolen from a backpack at the public library.
Physician Assistant Sean McDonald has joined the Orthopedics Department at the Essentia Health St. Mary's- Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. "My wife and I both grew up in this area, so we are thrilled to be moving back closer to family," says McDonald. "I'm grateful for the opportunity to care for patients in this beautiful community." McDonald earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant Studies.
A 16-year-old, Trinity Ann Moore, is missing from the Detroit Lakes area, according to a Facebook post made by Missing Children Minnesota. Moore was last seen leaving work at the Country Kitchen on Nov. 13, wearing black leggings, a black Country Kitchen tee-shirt, a pink Aeropostale zip-up hooded sweater and black tennis shoes, according to the post. "She may be traveling in a white 2003 Ford Focus (plate number 422 TZJ," the post read, adding that the car belongs to Moore's mother.