DL News Staff
Nurse Practitioner Timothy Fuchs has joined the Behavioral Health Department at the Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes. He will also care for patients at the Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic. Fuchs has more than 20 years of experience caring for patients in the behavioral health field, both as a registered nurse and a nurse practitioner. "I have always gravitated towards psychiatric nursing, and I'm happy to be continuing my practice here at Essentia Health," he said.
Jacob Bjornson is Outlet Recreation's newest sales associate. With six years of experience working with RV, marine, and ice house parts and servicing, Bjornson is qualified and ready to introduce customers to new units, making sure they understand how to operate everything. As a new sales associate, Bjornson's other responsibilities include checking purchase paperwork and assuring customers are comfortable through the whole purchasing process. "With many years of experience, I'd be more than happy to help you out!" said Bjornson.
Apex Engineering Group has welcomed Craig Tschida as a graduate engineer in their municipal practice. Tschida earned his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from North Dakota State University. Prior to joining Apex, Tschida gained industry experience as a senior technical submittal coordinator at DeZurik, Inc. and as an engineer in training at Widseth Smith Nolting.
Jade Presents is set to host an Explore Lake Life Expo January 27-28 at the Scheels Arena in Fargo. "Not just another boat show," the expo will showcase what lake life and what lakes country in Minnesota has to offer, with over 40 varying vendors including Lakegirl, Lakeshirts, Harmonious Architecture, Detroit Lakes Mountain, DL Bike Shop, The Inn At Dunvilla, Lakes Area Landscaping, Vergas State Bank, and many more.
The Becker County Transit has now started a 7 a.m. bus service. Beginning Monday, January 9, riders can call in and schedule rides for 7 a.m. Before, the start time of the transit system was 8 a.m. The new 7 a.m. start time will help get riders to and from work, class, shopping, dining, appointments, and more, before the 8 o'clock hour. "We are excited for this new start time in 2017!" read a release from the Becker County Transit Director Ryan Damlo. Riders can call 218-847-1674 to schedule their rides.
Thursday, January 12 Becker County Republicans meeting: They will meet at the Detroit Lakes City Administration Office at 7 p.m. Photography exhibition: "Distortions: Filters and Refractions (And Other Aberrations)" is an exhibition of photography by Eric Santwire at the Kaddatz Gallery at 111 W. Lincoln Ave. in Fergus Falls. Reception and artist's talk from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, January 13
Winter's recent blast in our region has left behind slippery surfaces, blocked streets and walkways, and snow/ice making it hazardous for letter carriers to deliver mail and packages. Post Offices in the region are open. All available mail is sent out for delivery each day and carriers are doing their best to deliver where possible. Some delays may be unavoidable, but customers can help. "To allow us to provide the best service possible, we need a little help," said USPS Dakotas District Manager Doug Stephens.
On Saturday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m., Ulen's Top Hat Theatre will welcome its stage the award-winning We Banjo 3 from Galway, Ireland.
Friday, Dec. 23 At 11:44 a.m. a caller reported extension cords had been stolen from the 30000 block of Highway 10. At 1:23 p.m.a male and female with a small child walked out of the Country Kitchen without paying their tab. At 10 p.m. someone's green card and passport had been stolen from a residence on the 100 block of Meadow Lane in Detroit Lakes. At 10:49 p.m. a cell phone was stolen from the 1000 block of Campbell Avenue. Saturday, Dec. 24
Forty Associate Degree Nursing students were recognized during a pinning ceremony on the Detroit Lakes campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College on Dec. 9. Riley Braun, John Lettner and Stacia Heisler were the student speakers at the pinning, which is a tradition that marks the completion of a student's nursing education.