DL News Staff
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.
Dakota Clinic/Innovis Health, Fargo, has been designated a Blue Center for Cardiac Care by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota. To attain designation, a health care center must provide a full range of cardiac care services, including inpatient cardiac care, cardiac rehabilitation, noninvasive cardiac catheterization, and cardiac surgery, including coronary artery bypass surgery. Dakota Clinic/Innovis Health offers cardiac services, including angioplasty, stent placement, and pacemaker placement, performing the first placements in ND of biventricular pacemakers and drug-coated stents.
A former Detroit Lakes man has been temporarily committed to the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter, pending a later hearing. John Guy, 33, was scheduled to be released from a Minnesota prison Thursday, but the Minnesota Attorney General's Office has filed paperwork to have Guy civilly committed. District Judge John Pearson agreed to the state's request, with no objection from Guy's attorney. Guy, who is a Level III sex offender, was present for the hearing, and was immediately transported to the St.
It's great to hear that a national campaign to cut down on unnecessary deaths in hospitals is working. After launching a "100,000 Lives Campaign" in December 2004, a group called the Institute for Healthcare Improvement announced on Wednesday that it had exceeded its wildest expectations: After just 18 months, U.S. hospitals have prevented 122,300 avoidable deaths. The credit goes to about 3,000 hospitals nationwide that adopted the IHI's six standards to minimize avoidable deaths.