DL News Staff
Three individuals were arrested Tuesday, Sept. 25, and charged in Becker County District Court with first degree sale of a controlled substance, following in investigation led by agents of the West Central Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force.
Sunday, September 30 Detroit Lakes Schools Community Meeting: A public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the Rossman Elementary School gymnasium (1221 Rossman Ave., Detroit Lakes) to discuss the proposed building addition and renovation projects at Detroit Lakes' four K-12 academic buildings. These meetings will include a short presentation on the components of the project, project cost and tax implications, and time for attendees to ask questions. For more information, please call 218-847-9271.
Friday, September 28 Steak Fry: The First Zinger Squadron of American Legion Post 15 will be hosting a steak fry fundraiser starting at 5 p.m. in the American Legion Club, 810 West Lake Drive, Detroit Lakes. Cost is $13 per plate; serving will continue until all the steak is gone.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has started planning and gathering public feedback on two related construction projects on Highway 87 in the Frazee area: • The $16-million rural project, from North River Drive in Frazee to the Becker/Wadena county line, is scheduled to begin in 2021 with some pre-construction work starting in 2020. This project will include robust resurfacing, shoulder widening, and culvert replacements and improvements.
Saturday, September 22 Special Movie Screening: Odyssey Entertainment will host a one-time special screening of the movie "This Day Forward," including a meet and greet with the movie's director, Brian Ide and one of its stars, Jennifer Jensen, showing of the movie and a brief question-and-answer session, at the CineMagic Washington Square 7 Theatre in Detroit Lakes. The festivities start at 6:15 p.m., with the movie screening at 7 p.m. and Q & A at 8:40 p.m. Regular movie prices apply.
Thursday, September 20 Mountain Biking for Beginners: Kids and teens, come learn about the basics of mountain biking from local mountain biking enthusiasts at this special 4 p.m. presentation in the Detroit Lakes Public Library (1000 Washington Ave.). Bikes and equipment will be on hand for kids and teens to look at and try out on the library's lawn. No admission charge. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions! For more information please call the library at 218-847-2168.
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) h its finalists for the 2018 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics and Lakeshirts is among them. Each year, BBB Torch Awards for Ethics recognizes outstanding companies who demonstrate integrity and a strong commitment to ethics in relationship with customers, employees, and the community they serve. Lakeshirts is a finalist in category IV of the award for businesses with more than 176 employees.
Midwest Bank of Detroit Lakes has announced the addition of Nancy Baker to their staff as a personal banking officer. As a personal banking officer, she will be opening deposit accounts and products and also will be providing clients with all types of consumer loans: home equity, auto, recreational vehicle, boat, and other personal loans. A native of Roseau, Minn., Baker is a graduate of Northwest Technical College and has 29 years of banking experience including operational, retail, and lending roles. She and her husband, Troy, live in Callaway, along with their two children.
Sunday, September 16 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. Suggested donation is $7 for a meal including scrambled eggs; pancakes or French toast; and sausage or bacon, plus beverage.
On Sept. 12, at approximately 8:13 p.m., the Becker County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in Osage, which resulted in the arrest of two individuals. Morgan Elizabeth Marie Anderson, 18, of Park Rapids, and Matthew Michael Gibson, 18, of Osage, are being held at the Becker County Jail pending charges for selling a controlled substance.