DL News Staff
Deanna Sinclair, an agent at ERA Northland Realty in Detroit Lakes, has been awarded the 2017 Distinguished Service Award by the local Lakes Country Association of Realtors. "We are so proud to have Deanna Sinclair at ERA. She joined us as a new agent four years ago, and she has been a top producing sales agent from the get-go," said Dave LaBarre, broker at ERA.
In support of a statewide initiative to encourage students to explore their higher-education options, the colleges and universities of Minnesota State are supporting College Knowledge Month by waiving application fees for all or part of October.
Arvig is excited to announce it has been named one of Prairie Business magazine's 50 Best Places to Work in the northern Plains. Arvig will be featured in the September issue of the magazine. Earlier this year, employees nominated their companies by submitting an anonymous employee-satisfaction survey, and Prairie Business used the survey results in selecting the 50 Best.
Thursday, September 28 United Way Community Celebration: This annual celebration will be held at the Pavilion from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. There will be games and a meal provided free of cost, as well as a free bike giveaway and lots of door prizes. Saturday, September 30 Quilt Expo: There will be a quilt expo held at the Washington Square Mall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Quilts will be on display and there will be demonstrations throughout the day.
Minnesota electric cooperatives are working together to send lineworkers to help restore power in parts of Florida that were ravaged by Hurricane Irma. Fourteen lineworkers from six Minnesota electric cooperatives departed from Minnesota on Sunday, Sept. 10. They will be working in Florida for one to two weeks. Additional crews may be gathered to assist in other parts of Florida and possibly Georgia.
Sunday, September 24 Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church Annual Fall Supper: Join Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Callaway, MN for pork loin, mashed potatoes and gravy, salads and more from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. A free will offering will be accpeted at the door. Thursday, September 28 United Way Community Celebration: This annual celebration will be held at the Pavilion from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. There will be games and a meal provided free of cost, as well as a free bike giveaway and lots of door prizes.
Thursday, September 21 Senior Driver Safety Class: This driving safety course will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Perham Public Library. Contact Denise Lillis at 218-346-3336 to register.
Daggett Truck Line would like to honor their driver, Jack Pate, Tractor # 1165, for numerous achievements this year. Pate was drawn for March's 2017 Highway Man of the Month with 12,493 miles. He was then chosen Minnesota Trucking Association's (MTA) Truck Driver of the Month this year for July and will now be eligible for truck driver of the year at the Annual MTA's Safety Convention and Awards banquet in Minneapolis this coming January.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for the Minnesota Organic Cost Share Program through Oct. 31. Minnesota organic farmers and processors can apply for a rebate of up to 75 percent of the cost of organic certification. Certification assures consumers the organic products they buy are produced in accordance with federal organic regulations.
Keith Eckhoff, Cami Eckhoff, and Katie Bigger are leading an educational travel trip to Washington DC and New York City July 19-23, 2018. Current seventh and eighth graders are invited on the trip. There are currently 44 students and parents signed up to go, but there is still room for more. Join the meeting on Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the DL Public Library for more information. You can contact Keith Eckhoff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-849-7363 with immediate questions.