DL News Staff
There will be an election to fill one expiring representative seat on the Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership, Inc. Board of Directors, now held of Judy Peterson of Becker County. The term of office is three years, beginning October 2017.
Tuesday, May 30 At 11:51 a.m. a caller reported a break in on the 36000 block of Loon Drive in Ogema, where the residence door had been left open and a window had been broken, but nothing was reportedly missing. At 3:22 p.m. a puppy was reportedly stolen from the 31000 block of Highway 35 in Ponsford. At 4:48 p.m. a golf cart was reportedly stolen from the 22000 block of 185th Street in Detroit Lakes. At 5:47 p.m. a box of clothes was reportedly stolen from the 1000 block of Lincoln Avenue in Detroit Lakes. Wednesday, May 31
Two people were injured in a three-car collision on Highway 34 near 250th Street in Tansem Township just after 7 p.m. today (June 6). Blake Wayne Anderson, 30, of Pelican Rapids was driving a Chevy Express van eastbound on Highway 34, when he became distracted by something and failed to notice the Ford Taurus, which had been travelling in front of him, stop to make a left-hand turn. The Express van rearended the Taurus, which was then forced into a Toyota Camry travelling in the westbound lane.
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.