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On Veteran's Day, we salute generations of soldiers who have fought for our country’s freedom and ideals. These brave men and women left their families to fight for our country,...
As we reflect on the fun of summer in Minnesota, we're all reminded of how much we appreciate Minnesota's lakes, rivers and streams. To help preserve this natural beauty—and offer an easy way to keep some hard-earned dollars in residents' pockets—Minnesota Energy Resources is offering free water conservation kits to all current residential customers in Detroit Lakes.
Elizabeth Warling has accepted a new position with the Detroit Lakes Newspaper as a multi-media advertising representative, a promotion from her previous position as a telemarketing/inside sales representative.
The deck of a Little Floyd Lake home caught fire around 2 p.m. on election day (Tuesday). The cause of the fire is still unknown, but it left a large hole in the upper-level deck of the residence, warping the siding and ruining a garden bed beneath. The resident was not home at the time of the fire, but a neighbor called it in, reporting seeing smoke and flames. The Becker County Sheriff's Office and Detroit Lakes Fire Department responded to the incident. No one was reported injured, and the fire was out in about 20 minutes.
On Nov. 5 at 12:24 p.m. the Becker County Sheriff's Office received a report of a male being shot in the leg. The victim was identified as David Shaw, 45, of Lake Park. The incident occurred while two groups of hunters were hunting the same public land near 130th Avenue just north of the County line in Cormorant Township of Becker County. While one of the parties was shooting at a deer on the public land, one of the shots struck Shaw in the leg. Shaw was then transported by Air Care to Sanford Hospital in Fargo.
Essentia Health is encouraging its employees and the public to help fight sudden cardiac arrest by signing a petition to "Start the Beat." The petition is asking the White House to begin a national campaign to bring awareness to the serious public health problem of sudden cardiac arrest. Each year, 600,000 people die from a heart attack, making it the leading cause of death in the United States.
Friday, Oct. 28 At 5:39 p.m. a caller reported a vehicle had been broken into overnight while it was parked on the 1100 block of Summit Avenue in Frazee. A few items were reported stolen. At 6:53 p.m. kids were reportedly stealing political signs near M&H. At 10:10 p.m. a caller reported a car's windows had been smashed out on the 15000 block of Highway 10 in Lake Park. Saturday, Oct. 29 At 3:52 a.m. numerous items were reported stolen from two vehicles parked on the 1100 block of Woodrow Avenue in Detroit Lakes.
Tamar Clark has been promoted to personal banking officer at Bell Bank, located at 920 Lake Avenue in Detroit Lakes. In her new position, Clark will sell and grow deposit accounts and work with customers on consumer loans and other retail banking services. Originally from Detroit Lakes, Clark earned an AAS degree in business entrepreneurship from MSCTC in Detroit Lakes. She has been with Bell Bank since 2011. Clark lives in Frazee.
Apex Engineering Group has announced the addition of seven new team members. Marcy Blotsky joins Apex Engineering Group as a member of the support staff. Blotsky holds a Bachelors of Science degree in business administration from the University of Mary. Throughout her career, Blotsky has held positions with the North Dakota Department of Human Services, the North Dakota Department of Transportation and Tesoro.