DL News Staff
Apex Engineering Group's Transportation and Water Groups, in conjunction with the City of Fargo and the City of Dickinson, were awarded two 2017 ACEC ND Engineering Excellence Awards.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 720 students to its President's List for the 2016 fall semester.
Seventh grade students in the Living Skills 7 class at Lake Park-Audubon High School are learning about child care and how they might use those skills in caring for younger siblings, neighbor children, or children at other events.
Rebekka Dagen, Lake Park, and Thomas Tjepkes, Detroit Lakes, were among the students named to the fall semester 2016 dean's list at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. To qualify for a place on the dean's list, students must complete 12 or more letter-graded (A-F) credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average.
A 12-year-old male, from Fargo, was injured in a snowmobile accident near Ice Cracking Lake at 2:18 p.m., Jan. 14. The Becker County Sheriff's Office responded to a call stating a snowmobile, driven by the injured 12-year-old, had gone off a trail and hit a tree. The juvenile, who was airlifted to a Fargo hospital with non-life threatening injuries, was riding in company with his father, who was on a separate snowmobile. According to a press release from Sheriff Todd Glander, the accident remains under investigation.
Tuesday, Jan. 3 At 12:43 p.m. a caller reported a theft from a motor vehicle and from a mailbox on the 600 block of West Lake Drive. Wednesday, Jan. 4 At 11:45 a.m. a caller reported a theft on the 28000 block of Highway 34. At 3:09 p.m. items were reported missing from a home on the 100 block of Washington Avenue. Thursday, Jan. 5 At 12:26 p.m. cash was reported stolen from a purse in a vehicle parked at Kmart.
Nurse Practitioner Timothy Fuchs has joined the Behavioral Health Department at the Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes. He will also care for patients at the Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic. Fuchs has more than 20 years of experience caring for patients in the behavioral health field, both as a registered nurse and a nurse practitioner. "I have always gravitated towards psychiatric nursing, and I'm happy to be continuing my practice here at Essentia Health," he said.
Jacob Bjornson is Outlet Recreation's newest sales associate. With six years of experience working with RV, marine, and ice house parts and servicing, Bjornson is qualified and ready to introduce customers to new units, making sure they understand how to operate everything. As a new sales associate, Bjornson's other responsibilities include checking purchase paperwork and assuring customers are comfortable through the whole purchasing process. "With many years of experience, I'd be more than happy to help you out!" said Bjornson.
Apex Engineering Group has welcomed Craig Tschida as a graduate engineer in their municipal practice. Tschida earned his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from North Dakota State University. Prior to joining Apex, Tschida gained industry experience as a senior technical submittal coordinator at DeZurik, Inc. and as an engineer in training at Widseth Smith Nolting.
Jade Presents is set to host an Explore Lake Life Expo January 27-28 at the Scheels Arena in Fargo. "Not just another boat show," the expo will showcase what lake life and what lakes country in Minnesota has to offer, with over 40 varying vendors including Lakegirl, Lakeshirts, Harmonious Architecture, Detroit Lakes Mountain, DL Bike Shop, The Inn At Dunvilla, Lakes Area Landscaping, Vergas State Bank, and many more.