DL News Staff
Lately, I have been noticing quite a lot of pollution as I stroll about town. Now that the snow has melted away, trash littering the streets is more visible than ever, smog fills the air and chemicals contaminate the earth's water supplies. It has become such a common practice that many do not even give it a second thought. Pollution has become a great problem in today's world and has caused much harm to our environment.
Rebecca Wutzke and AJ Knutson, both of Detroit Lakes, have been named the Minnesota State Community and Technical College's Business Division Students of the Month for March. According to business management instructor, Tony Parker, "Rebecca is an excellent honor student along with being a mother to five children. Her passion to learn is demonstrated in her class projects, reports and group discussions." Rebecca is taking business management courses to prepare for the opening of Freedom Tool and Die, Inc., a business owned by Rebecca and her husband.
The top 48 teams, out of 732 across the state, competed at the Minnesota Service Cooperatives' State Knowledge Bowl Meet held at Brainerd on April 25-26. Lake Park/Audubon took third place. The State Champions are "A" division, St. John's Prep, and "AA" division, St. Anthony. At the state meet, four-person teams compete against one another in one written and five oral rounds of interdisciplinary questions, for a total of 285 questions.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is seeking nominations for the annual Minnesota History Teacher of the Year Award. The Institute, in partnership with Preserve America, inaugurated the award in 2004. The History Teacher of the Year Award is designed to promote and celebrate the teaching of American history in classrooms across the United States. It honors one exceptional K-12 teacher of American history from each state and U.S. territory.
With health costs taking up more and more of the American paycheck, local manufacturer SJE-Rhombus recently devised a unique 12-week fitness program which offered a little something for everyone to promote better health for all their employees. Called the WISE challenge, which stands for weight, inches, smoking cessation and exercise, the distinctive 3-month program provided for a variety of fitness options ranging from Weight Watchers at Work to a free weekend at the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center, DLCCC. "Our company health plan changed this January to a more consumer driven
The owners and management would like to announce the May 1, grand opening of the Beach Front Grill and Bar, located at 720 West Lake Drive in Detroit Lakes. Formerly the Speedway, the new Beach Front Grill and Bar will feature the same staff and menu, noted manager Kim Halmrast.
Sara Skadsem has been interning at Weum Chiropractic Clinic since January. She graduated as a doctor of chiropractic on April 8. She will continue to work with the team at Weum Chiropractic Clinic as a doctor of chiropractic. Skadsem has been treating patients for a year under the supervision of licensed chiropractic doctors and is now obtaining the title of doctor herself. She has co-managed the treatment of infants, children, teens and adults with a variety of different conditions. Weum Chiropractic Clinic is located at 1225 Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes. Dr.
Marilyn is irritated at the way Robert presents new projects. Juan sighs heavily and shakes his head when work is added to his in-box. Karl, an older worker, is resentful when a younger colleague calls him by his first name. Carla frequently takes long breaks and manages to extend her lunch hour beyond the allotted time--which angers her coworkers. Sharena seems moody and unpredictable. Sean waits until the last minute to get work done, resulting in hysteria and panic. With so much work to do, little down-time and many different personalities, conflicts are bound to occur.
The Cutting Edge and Tanning welcomes new stylist and independent contractor Cheryl Lehmann to its staff. Lehmann, who formerly worked for SmartStyle located within the Detroit Lakes Wal-Mart, brings 16 years of salon experience to Cutting Edge Tanning. She specializes in cuts, color and perming. "Walk-ins are welcome and we also have a great play area for the kids, so bring them too," said Lehmann. To make an appointment with Lehmann, call 844-EDGE (3343). Cutting Edge and Tanning is located at 105 Barbara Avenue in Detroit Lakes, across from the Food-n-Fuel.
Matthew Carrier, a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., the nationwide financial planning services company, has been appointed a member of the company's prestigious Senior Financial Advisor-Advanced Advisor Group. Senior Financial Advisors are the elite members of Ameriprise Financial's field organization. The members are selected upon their experience as successful financial consultants, recognized professional designations and distinguished financial planning, quality advice and client service.