DL News Staff
"Cheers" may not be the word to use, considering all the alcohol-related issues they had to deal with, but thumbs up to local law enforcement officers for a job well done over the four-day Independence Day weekend. From the "beach patrol" policemen on bicycles to city and county officers on foot and in squad cars to state troopers on the major highways, law enforcement personnel did a good job of allowing visitors to enjoy the holiday -- safely. Officers arrested people when they had to -- for DWI or assault, for example -- but mostly they did a good job of being in the right place at the
It's the world's game. Every four years we are privileged to watch the beauty of Brazil, the elegance of France, and the passion of Italy set out in grand style. At its best, Futbol is played with 11 minds acting as one, granting victory only to those who trust and who are willing to sacrifice individually selfish play in favor of team. Every four years we question whether it will ever catch on here quite like it has elsewhere. And yes, there is a terrific women's game to provide an enticing taste of excellence.
I want to thank the entire community for their continued support of our local Boys and Girls Club. Recently, Bremer Bank and Nereson Chevrolet Cadillac teamed up once again for their annual golf tournament to benefit the Boys and Girls Club. This event drew nearly 130 golfers and helped raise some much needed funding for our summer program at the Boys and Girls Club. Rick Hutchinson and Karter Smith should also be commended for golfing for 24 hours straight to raise funds for the Club. We have experienced significant growth at the Club.
Question: When driving the tractor on the road is it OK to drive on the shoulder? Also, I know newer tractors come with hazard flashers but are they required by law? Answer: The basic answer here is "yes" it is OK drive your farm tractor on the shoulder.
Help us help you. Submit your listing for support groups to reporter Pippi Mayfield at: firstname.lastname@example.org . SOHR group Sexual Orientation & Human Rights is committed to supporting people concerned with sexual orientation, human rights and gender issues, and to provide education related to these issues to the broader community. It meets the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-800-0350 ext. 524.
A former employee of the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce has been charged with theft. Judge Jay D. Mondry set bail at $10,000.
Songs as stories and stories in song -- that's what it's all about as the Silly Sisters help you catch the beat at Detroit Lakes Library on Thursday, July 20, at 2 p.m. Using audience suggestions we'll create a sound orchestra, make up our very own song and create a brand new story to go with it. Heidi and Greta Grosch, also known as the Silly Sisters, are professional actors, educators, and storytellers who delight in the power of the imagination.
The Detroit Lakes Group of Overeaters Anonymous is now meeting at Emmanuel Nursing Home in the Conference room every Monday night at 7:15 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous is not a diet club. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. If food is a problem for you - Overeaters Anonymous might be your answer. Overeaters Anonymous has met continuously for almost 20 years in Detroit Lakes, first at St. Mary's and now at Emmanuel. These weekly meetings are open to the public. For more information please contact Cheryll at 847-1086.
Hubbard County commissioners met Thursday for a final work session to discuss amendments to the subdivision and shoreland management ordinances. "We are here to clarify some things we might not be sure about," said chairman Floyd Frank, emphasizing to the audience the meeting was a work session, not a public hearing. The county board and planning commission, along with Environmental Services Officer Eric Buitenwerf, have been "cleaning up" language and overlapping of ordinances since the beginning of the year.