DL News Staff
Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Timothy M. Churchwell as District Court Judge in Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District. Mr. Churchwell is replacing the Honorable David R. Battey, and will be chambered at Alexandria in Douglas County. "I am very pleased to appoint Timothy M. Churchwell to serve as a District Court Judge in Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District," said Governor Dayton."Throughout his career, Mr. Churchwell has shown his dedication to public service. I thank him for his willingness to once again serve the people of Minnesota."
Friday, Dec. 16 At 9:52 a.m. an ATV went through the ice on Little Dead Lake in Frazee, near the 10000 block of Highway 33. Tri-State Diving worked to pull the vehicle out. At 1 p.m. a caller reported a vehicle, which was parked in a garage on the 200 block of Summit Avenue, had been rummaged through; the glove box was left open and the back seat had been pulled out. At 1:27 p.m. a caller reported a semi had damaged a tree and driveway on the 12000 block of Abby Lake Drive in Detroit Lakes.
BENSON, Minn. —The Swift County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota is investigating the death of a 57-year-old rural Benson man who was found last Sunday, Dec. 18, near the Lake Hassel access north of Benson in western Minnesota.. It's believed he may have died due to the cold weather. A passerby discovered the body of Michael Fennel near a vehicle, according to Sheriff John Holtz.
The Becker County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call about a shooting at a Callaway, Minnesota, residence Wednesday morning. When officers arrived they found that William J. Keezer, 38, of Waubun, had suffered a gunshot wound to the face. Keezer was taken by ambulance to St. Mary's/Essentia Hospital in Detroit Lakes and later transferred to Fargo, with non-life threatening injuries.
The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a one-car rollover just after 8:30 a.m. Friday morning. Michael R. Toussaint, 76, of Detroit Lakes, was driving a Ford Ranger westbound on Highway 10, when he lost control of the vehicle and crossed over the left lane entering the median, where it rolled onto it's side. Toussaint, who was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash, was taken by ambulance to Essentia/St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
First Security Bank has a new VP, Ag and Commercial Lender, Melissa Peterson. Peterson has a Bachelor's Degree in mortuary science from the University of Minnesota and a Master's Degree in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. "I have also completed the National School of Experienced Ag Lender at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota," Peterson said. With over 16 years of experience in banking and finance, Peterson's last employer was Bell Bank in Fargo.
BOSTON — (Dec. 20, 2016) — As millions of Americans take to the road to celebrate the holidays, many are being forced to dig deeper in their wallets. Nationally, gas prices have seen their largest December rise in six years and are likely to continue rising through the holidays as oil producing countries agreed to cut production, boosting oil and gasoline prices.
Over seven different occasions, starting with the Parade of Lights, Santa's Village in the Washington Square Mall was bubbling with excited families and individuals getting their pictures taken with Santa Claus. Candy canes, popcorn, cider, and coupons (for free popcorn from the Cinemagic 7 movie theater, and free hot chocolate from La Barista) all made the wait to see the big man a little easier.
Jayme Havlicek is Nereson Chevrolet Cadillac's newest sales and leasing consultant. With experience in hospitality and management at various hotels and restaurants as well as a history of processing written and phone claims for Medicare, Havlicek says he is ready to take on a new level of customer service. "I have never done sales at this level; however, I am passionate about exceptional customer service for every customer I meet and interact with," Havlicek said.
Around 6:30 a.m. this morning, the Becker County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call about a shooting at a Callaway, Minnesota, residence. When officers arrived, it was apparent that William J. Keezer, 38, of Waubun, had suffered a gunshot wound to the face. Keezer was taken by ambulance to St. Mary's/Essentia Hospital in Detroit Lakes and later transferred to Fargo, with non-life threatening injuries. Keezer was at the scene and in possession of a firearm when the incident occurred. Formal charges are pending on Keezer.