DL News Staff
As part of a 20-year program to re-establish lake sturgeon into the Red River basin, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stocked 220,000 lake sturgeon fry into the Red Lake and Roseau rivers in May. The DNR purchased "eyed" eggs from the Rainy River First Nations fish hatchery in Emo, Ontario. The eggs, which are partially developed fish embryos with developed eyes, were transported to the DNR fish hatchery in Detroit Lakes.
A Rochert man was sentenced to 98 months in prison Wednesday in Becker County District Court. Eric Ryan Bergstrom, 24, of 39909 County Road 12, was sentenced for felony second-degree controlled substance crime. He was pulled over in Detroit Lakes Aug.
It's official, says mall manager Dawn Olson -- White Drug is now open in the Washington Square Mall. "The pharmacy, general merchandise, greeting cards and photo lab continue as before," added Olson. "New are the expanded digital photo kiosks. Stop by today and check out their fresh, clean, new look." Regis Salon also made a splash at the mall last weekend when the recently renovated salon officially re-opened Friday, June 2, at 9 a.m. with an updated and modern look of its own.
Drawing on over 20 years of local retail expertise, the Red Willow has ventured into new territory -- the kitchen. With shelves organized like a well-stocked pantry and colorful Le Creuset bake ware in shades of red, yellow, blue and mauve, the Red Willow in Detroit Lakes has added a culinary twist to its regular line of gift shop wares. Now carrying food, cookware, cutlery and kitchen gadgets, the Red Willow is ready to add a little zip to area kitchens cooks' prowess.
The Becker County Horse Posse had its first call to action. Six members from Detroit Lakes and Frazee assisted June 3-4 in the search of a three-year-old girl missing at Minot, N.D. The Ward County (N.D.) Sheriff's Department asked for individual horse riders and horse posses to assist a combined law enforcement effort in three Ward County townships. Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon, who organized the county's Horse Posse two years ago, said he was asked by one of the squad leaders, Darwin Nundahl, if posse members could participate. Nundahl heard about Ward County's request in a newsp
The Leech Lake Tribal College is hosting a G.R.E.A.T officer training on their Cass Lake campus through June 16. G.R.E.A.T. stands for Gang Resistance Education and Training. The program provides a school-based, officer-instructed program that includes classroom instruction and various learning activities. The use of law enforcement officers provides several advantages. Officers have a wide range of experience in criminal behavior, have the ability to recognize gang members, are equipped with referral knowledge, and most importantly can be positive role models to students. G.R.E.A.T.
Arv and Twila Halvorson of Detroit Lakes are walkers with a cause -- to support a Minnesota-based, non-profit organization called Operation Bootstrap Africa (OBA). They got involved with the encouragement of their good friends Pastor David and Eunice Simonson, who own a cottage in Fergus Falls but have mostly been living as missionaries in Arusha, Tanzania for the past fifty years.
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Burnside to summer study Jennifer M. Burnside, a teacher from Detroit Lakes High School, has been selected from a national applicant pool to attend one of 28 summer study opportunities supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Ecumen, which is Minnesota's largest provider of housing and services for older adults, has awarded Emmanuel Community with its Ecumen Seedling Award for Innovation. The award, which is selected through peer review, was presented to leaders of Emmanuel Community at the recent Ecumen Leadership Conference in the Twin Cities. It was one of just four such awards presented by Ecumen. Emmanuel Community received the Seedling Award for its leadership role in developing a person centered model of care called the Circle of Care program.