DL News Staff
Lakes Crisis & Resource Center has received a match in the amount of $10,000 from BTD Manufacturing to support shelter, victims of general and sexual assault crimes, and those affected by domestic violence. Donations for Give to the Max Day are accepted from Nov. 1-16, and BTD will match every donation received during this event up to a total of $10,000. Last year's match of $10,000 resulted in a very successful Give to the Max Day event for Lakes Crisis & Resource Center. The organizations are partnering again with the intention of creating successful online giving event.
Sharon Casey, a highly experienced business professional having worked at Otter Tail Power, Otter Tail Corporation, StoneL and Great Plains Software in manager, coordinator and executive assistant roles, has joined Ryan Hanson Homes of Keller Williams Realty Professionals as their closing coordinator.
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 4.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.40/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.45/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Tuesday, Oct. 24 At 11:07 a.m. a cell phone was reportedly stolen from the 28000 block of County Road 129 in Ponsford. At 12:20 p.m. six blank checks were reportedly stolen from a business on the 28000 block of Anchor Road in Detroit Lakes. At 10:08 p.m. a purse was reportedly stolen from a motor vehicle parked on the 1200 block of Loring Avenue in Detroit Lakes. Wednesday, Oct. 25 At 12:31 p.m. a caller reported a paddle boat stolen from the 1200 block of East Shore Drive in Detroit Lakes.
Thursday, November 2 Invisible Asians: "Invisible Asians" author Kim Park Nelson will present a 2 p.m. program at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. Due to the increase in adoptions of Korean children after the Korean War, there are more Korean-American adoptees per capita in Minnesota than in any other state. Park Nelson will share their experiences and unique perspectives, which are often left out of traditional discussions of the topic. This event is free and open to the public; call 218-847-2168 for more information. Friday, November 3
The Lakes Country Association of Realtors has elected their board for 2017-2018: Bruce Zeller of Lakeplace.com, Lakeshore and More, is the new president; Lisa Piche of Better Home and Gardens is the new vice president/president elect; Eric Lundmark of Counselor Realty is the new Secretary/Treasurer; and Linda Stoll of Coldwell Banker Preferred is the past president. The Directors on the board include Alexis Peters, The Real Estate Company; Amber Bender, Bender Realty; Greg Anderson, Cormorant Realty; Patty LaBarre, ERA Northland; and Dave Neisen,The Real Estate Company.
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.35/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.44/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Saturday, October 21 Toxic Taters Strategy Meeting: Toxic Taters, known for its work fighting the damages of chemically intensive, industrial potato farming, will be hosting its annual Strategy Meeting starting at noon inside the Elder's Center at the New Pine Point School, located at 48075 Pow Wow Highway, Ponsford. Lunch will be provided; community members of all ages are welcome. For more information please call 218-375-2600 or visit www.toxictaters.org .
Tuesday, Oct. 17 At 12:55 p.m. a caller reported a fire at a cemetery on the 26000 block of Broadway Avenue in Detroit Lakes. At 2:52 p.m. a caller reported finding a debit card in a stolen vehicle on the 500 block of Richwood Road. At 3:44 p.m. a caller reported someone burning leaves on the corner of 142nd Street and Highway 5 in Lake Park. At 3:52 p.m. emergency crews responded to a fire that caught beneath a lawnmower while someone was mowing their lawn on the corner of Woodrow Avenue and Willow Street in Detroit Lakes.