DL News Staff
Friday, October 26 Hockey Banquet: The annual Kent Club hockey fundraiser will be held Friday, Oct. 26 at the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $75 each, which includes a dinner of a roast beef and chicken combo plate, two drink tickets and entries for all door prizes. Money raised from the event will go to benefit Detroit Lakes youth hockey programs. Tickets are on sale now, contact Mike Schiltz at 218-850-1112, Brian Burhans at 218-849-1487 or Nate Krump at 218-234-1517 for more information.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue has updated its online posting of Minnesota businesses prohibited from purchasing liquor, beer or wine to resell. The department updates the list each month to reflect companies that have failed to pay taxes to the state. No Detroit Lakes businesses are on the list; however, some surrounding area businesses are. Companeros and Dorset House in Park Rapids, Battle Lake Oasis in Battle Lake, Silver Moon Lounge & Steakhouse in Perham, Los Jalapenos in Wadena, Hooligans in Lake Park, and Los Jalapenos in Perham are among those listed.
Becky Mueller is Coldwell Banker at the Lakes's newest real estate agent. Mueller has a bachelor's degree from North Dakota State University, MN Realty School and has over 20 years of experience working with youth and families, building relationships, advocating, education and leading. "I am passionate about helping others and an out-of-the-box thinker that will put the customers' needs first," said Mueller. "I will save you time, provide you a safe and secure transition, and make it a stress-free transaction."
Bricks-and-mortar stores have been struggling nationwide in recent years, but retail jobs are still growing in central Minnesota. Retail employment and businesses in the area grew at a faster pace than any other Minnesota region in 2017, according to a story by Luke Greiner in Trends magazine. Altogether, the region had just over 36,000 retail jobs last year. Central Minnesota has added 760 net new retail jobs since the industry bottomed out in 2010 in the wake of the recession.
Sunday, October 21 Color Guard Breakfast: The Lake Region Veterans Color Guard will be hosting a breakfast fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Club, 810 West Lake Drive, Detroit Lakes. Suggested donation is $7 for a meal including scrambled eggs; pancakes or French toast; and sausage or bacon, plus beverage. Monday, October 22
Thursday, October 18 Kids' Crafts at the Museum: The Becker County Museum, located at 714 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes, will host pumpkin crafts for the kids on their day off from school from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. After doing their craft, kids are welcome to explore the museum's exhibits, as admission to the museum is included when you purchase a craft kit in the gift shop. There are several kits to choose from, including sand art, trick-or-treat bags, and terrariums. Call the museum at 218-847-2837 for more information.
The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Minnesota's Personal Injury Attorney David L. Stowman as 2018 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction.
A 15-year-old boy with special needs has been found and transported to the hospital after reportedly going missing in the early morning hours of Monday, Oct. 15. At approximately 12:36 a.m., the Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a report that the boy had gone missing from his rural Ponsford residence. Officers from White Earth Police Department were dispatched.
Monday, October 15 PEO Chapter DQ: Detroit Lakes Chapter DQ of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) will meet in the home of Loxley Koshnick at 1 p.m. Co-hostesses are Mary Seaworth and Justine Boots. Amy Erickson from the Detroit Lakes School Board will present the program.
Nurse Practitioner Anna Neu has joined the Emergency Medicine Department at Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes. “I love the close-knit community feel I get when I step into an Essentia facility,” says Neu. “The staff here are caring and extremely competent, with the overall goal of providing the best possible care.”