DL News Staff
Langlie 80th birthday An open house honoring Gene Langlie on his 80th birthday is Saturday, July 8, from 3-7 p.m. at the Langlie Farm north of Glyndon. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. All family and friends are welcome. The event is hosted by his family. No gifts please.
Sullivan's 50th anniversary You are invited to a celebration in honor of Eddie and Kathleen Sullivan's 50th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, July 8 at the VFW Hall in Ulen from 2-4 p.m. Your presence is your gift.
There is no such thing as a deer-proof plant, says Ron Smith, North Dakota State University Extension horticulturist. "With increasing frequency, I am asked about what plants can be used in the landscape that are deer-proof," Smith says. "The only plants that I know of that are truly deer-proof are made of plastic, which are not plants, just ornaments. The deer-proof plant is a myth.
Authorities who keep track of such things state that one person in 13 is naturally left-handed. That means, usually, grasping the dinner fork in the left hand, the ballpoint pen held left, golf clubs and, of course, shooting with the firearm on the left shoulder. Most people are somewhat adaptable and there's often a mix of the common activities that keep us going. Shooters have often adapted to a change. Lois Wisted, Detroit Lakes, for example, is naturally left-handed, but her right eye is dominant. She shoots her single-barrel Winchester 101 from the right shoulder.
With a new building and a plethora of shiny aluminum lifts to sell, TS Dock & Lift Service has fashioned a new home across town in Detroit Lakes, recently moving from west to east Highway 10. "We had leased a building in Detroit Lakes for a few years but we own this one," noted TS Dock & Lift's Dan Schmitz. With digs erected last fall, TS Dock & Lift moved into their new Detroit Lakes facility on January 1. "We were lucky enough to come across this lot with Highway 10 frontage," explained Schmitz.
In a small ceremony held on Friday, June 16, the Promotions and Events Committee of the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce presented Tires Plus' Jim Carlson with their June Super Service Award. With a nomination that stated Carlson is, "always extremely helpful and pleasant -- very good about explaining (honestly) what is needed and not needed in helping keep a car running well." For his customer service efforts, Carlson was given a special plaque, Chamber Bucks and plant from Floral Impressions.
People who work on-site at the customer's office are in a delicate position. They must provide high quality service to the customer and maintain a professional image at all times. Whatever they do reflects not only on them but on the company that employs them. Field representatives, repair technicians and sometimes consultants are often the only contact the customer has with the organization. Companies often forget to stress the importance of the "other half" of competence, personal interactive skills.
Senior sales associates Jim Sandau and Leslie Heinonen of Park Co. At the Lakes have received their real estate broker license. To receive the license, associates must successfully complete the broker education course and meet experience requirements along with passing the Minnesota Real Estate Broker Licensing Examination. Park Co. At the Lakes is located at 1034 Highway 59 South in Detroit Lakes and at 140 East Main Street in Vergas. For more information or to reach one of their agents call 844-7275 in Detroit Lakes office, 342-7275 in Vergas, or log onto www.parkcompany . com.
The Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors elected Nathan Fetting, SJE Rhombus, as chairman of the board for 2006-07 at their meeting on June 21. Jo Johnson, Wood You Tell Me, was elected chairman-elect, and Dan Berg, Lakecrest Resort, was elected treasurer. Ladd Lyngaas, Wells Fargo Bank, will serve as past-chairman of the board. Thanks go to Ladd for his leadership as chairman of the board for 2005-06. The new officers will began their terms and duties on July 1.
Wells Fargo Investments announced Troy Zeller has been named financial consultant for Detroit Lakes. "Troy is a great addition to our store and the Detroit Lakes community," said Ladd Lyngaas, Wells Fargo Community Banking president for Detroit Lakes. "His experience as a financial consultant and focus on delivering outstanding service support our efforts to satisfy all of our customer financial needs and help them succeed financially." Zeller has been a financial consultant for Wells Fargo Investments in Fergus Falls since 2001.