DL News Staff
Put your pet issues aside. The party that seeks lasting control of the levers of power in state government must concern itself, first and foremost, with the basics of taxing and spending. That's the wisdom that state leaders of an earlier age, the likes of DFL House Speaker Martin Sabo and conservative Senate Majority Leader Stan Holmquist, instilled in new legislators.
On Wednesday, May 24, Morrison Eye Care and guest speaker Dr. Lance Bergstrom presented a course, The Red Eye and Systemic Diseases, at Izzo's Grill and Bar, located at Forest Hills Golf Course. The presentation familiarized the participants with red eye disorders, diagnosis and management. The medical doctors who participated received one prescribed continuing education credit from the American Academy of Family Physicians. Morrison Eye Care maintains two locations in the lakes area -- Detroit Lakes and Mahnomen. In Detroit Lakes, they are located at 1135 S. Washington Ave.
Seth Hanson, Modern Heating and Plumbing in Detroit Lakes, attended "reduced pressure zone, RPZ, certification school at the Skills and Technology Training Center in Fargo. Certification is needed t test RPZ backflow prevention valves. All RPZ valves are required to be checked and serviced annually. Backflow from drain water, boiler systems, photo labs, or any other toxic water system can allow contaminants to enter our drinking water systems. Modern Heating and Plumbing is located at 1040 Randolph Road in Detroit Lakes. For more information call 847-7459 or go to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Aaron Burnside has been with Valesco Mortgage as an invested business partner since spring of 2004, but has recently come on as a full-time mortgage banker. Burnside has spent the last seven years at the Shooting Star Casino as a convention sales representative. Burnside is a Detroit Lakes native, and he resides there with his wife, Lara, and their four children. Burnside will have an office in the Detroit Lakes location, specializing in residential and commercial financing. Valesco Mortgage is located at 115 W. Willow Suite 2b in Detroit Lakes.
Kristi Nodsle-Elliott and Sharon Dahring have joined Park Co. Realtors At the Lakes as sales associates. Nodsle-Elliott is from Barnesville and has lived and worked in the lakes area for over 10 years. Dahring, a Detroit Lakes native, attended Interstate Business College and brings 21-years of experience in customer service in the Detroit Lakes area to her new position with the local realtor company. Both Nodsle-Elliot and Dahring will work with buyers and sellers in new and existing homes. Park Co. Realtors At The Lakes is located at 1034 Highway 59 South in Detroit Lakes.
Everyone knows that success and failure are two sides of the same coin. However, we live in a time and place that values quick results, winning (sometimes at high costs), and personal responsibility. In a desire to overcome the potentially destructive effects of negative thinking, we can forget the important lessons that can only be learned from disappointment and failure. This is evident at work where the business climate focuses primarily on the next good idea. Little time is spent in productive analysis of past events (finger pointing or staking claim in hindsight does not count).
If you've hired someone to care for your kids this summer -- or the full year -- you may have to pay employment tax. These taxes, referred to collectively as the "nanny tax," apply to any household employee who works at your home or property. Babysitters, maids, housekeepers, yard workers, etc. are examples of household workers. It doesn't matter if the employee works full-time or part-time, year-round or seasonally. If the teenager you hire is under 18 and performing work that is not the their principal occupation, you are not required to pay employment taxes.
Reading books and watching summer blockbuster movies are both popular activities that families can enjoy together during the summer. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson in Detroit Lakes is helping family travelers to do both by offering The Ant Bully Family BookBreak Package in conjunction with the release of the new digitally animated family adventure "The Ant Bully" from Warner Bros.
While all engaged couples dream of married bliss, finances can often be the biggest problem in marriage and a leading reason for divorce. Consumer Credit Counseling Service of The Village Family Service Center suggests that as couples mull over which fine china to select, where to honeymoon or even where to live, they also talk about their current financial situation, future financial goals and attitudes toward spending and saving. Financial counselors at The Village provide the following tips for engaged couples to ensure that the marriage can start on financially strong footing. n Calc
My name is Philip Pollok, even though everybody calls me "Polly." I am from Berlin, Germany, and I turned 16 this year. I got the chance to be a foreign exchange student here in Detroit Lakes for the last school year. It was a blast. I was in JV soccer, in JV hockey and was the manager of the varsity baseball team. I really enjoyed it. I met so many great people and learned so much during the 10 months I was here.