DL News Staff
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 email@example.com or 218-849-7363 with immediate questions.
Tuesday, Sept. 5 At 11:27 a.m. a caller reported finding dynamite in a shed on the 20000 block of County Road 104 in Audubon. At 12:03 p.m. a purse was reportedly stolen from a house on the 32000 block of 355th Street in Ogema. At 12:40 p.m. emergency crews responded to a fire on the 100 block of East Elm Street in Vergas. Wednesday, Sept. 6 At 5:11 a.m. a wallet and checkbook was reportedly stolen from an unlocked motor vehicle on the 600 block of Granger Road in Detroit Lakes.
Saturday, September 16 Leather and Leaves: This motorcycle ride event starts at noon in the DLCCC parking lot. The cost is $20 per driver and $15 per passenger. Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. and the ride begins at 12 p.m. Door prizes will be given away at the end of the ride and you must be present to win. For more information or to register for the ride, call Nancy at 844-4221 or register online at DLCCC.org.
Wednesday, September 13