DL News Staff
Placement of campaign and other advertising signage on any highway rights of way is not allowed under state law, reminds the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Friday, Aug. 19 At 7:43 p.m. a caller reported a burglary on the 1200 block of Lake Avenue. The caller reported that the back porch door was left open and a pair of shorts were left on the back porch. Nothing was reported missing or damaged. At 2:25 p.m. a caller reported a vehicle was tearing up a yard and the intersection of County Road 125 and Sartain Street in Osage. Saturday, Aug. 20 At 7:15 a.m. fishing items and money were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 100 block of East Elm Street.
Bell Bank has hired Carrie Amundson as teller supervisor of its Detroit Lakes, Minn., branch. Amundson has worked in banking for 30 years. In her new role, she will supervise the teller line, which includes scheduling, taking care of teller reports and working as a teller. "I am looking forward to working with all of the great employees and customers of Bell Bank," Amundson said. "I have met so many, and everyone has been so helpful and kind." Amundson and her husband, Charlie, live in Detroit Lakes.
Minnesota employers added 11,300 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Those figures, combined with revised data that showed the state gained 2,400 more jobs than originally reported in June, brought employment gains in the state to 44,034 over the past year, an increase of 1.5 percent. Jobs nationally climbed 1.7 percent over the past year.
Friday, Aug. 12 At 6:46 a.m. emergency crews responded to a fire on Holmes Street where metal was smoldering in a railway car. At 9:43 a.m. a caller reported the theft of a cell phone from Essentia Health Oak Crossing. The caller believed the phone was taken Saturday and had tracked the phone to a location in Duluth.
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A Shakopee, Minn. man has been sentenced for racking up a credit card that a Becker County woman was expecting in the mail but never received. Bopha Reynolds, 32, was arrested following a complaint to the Detroit Lakes Police Department from a woman who said somebody had fraudulently used her credit card. According to the complaint filed with Becker County District Court, the woman had recently been notified that items of mail belonging to her were found in a stolen vehicle that had been involved in a high speed pursuit in Becker County on Dec. 15.
Friday, Aug. 5 At 8:46 a.m. a caller reported a residence window had been broken on the 100 block of East Holmes Street. At 9:47 a.m. a caller reported 50-some WE Festers bathing in Big Detroit Lake near the beach. The caller suspected the bathers--many of whom were clothed--were not using environment-friendly soap. At 11:29 a.m. a caller reported a theft from a residence on the 600 block of Second Street in Frazee. At 12:02 p.m. a caller reported multiple damaged mailboxes along the 52000 block of Highway 40 near Menahga.
A Frazee man has been sentenced for selling meth in Becker County. Kyle Jay Kellogg, 34, was sentenced to 58 months in prison on a second-degree felony drug sale conviction.
Malcolm G. Bradbury of Detroit Lakes was recently honored by the Boone and Crockett Club, the nation’s most prestigious conservation and big-game hunting organization. Bradbury was recognized for his typical...