DL News Staff
The Feb.7 membership meeting of Tri-State Manufacturers' Association will feature a pre-meeting seminar on customer service. Carol Meehan, Program Director at NDSCS, will lead the seminar from 4 - 5 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room at Prante's Fine Dining, Wahpeton. Attendees will learn key moments of truth in customer interaction, a plan for success in delivering the five service qualities that customers expect, and how and when to make human connections with customers. The Tri-State Mfg. Association dinner and meeting will follow at Prante's.
L & M Fleet Supply, a local Cub Cadet dealer with stores in Grand Rapids, Hibbing, Virginia, Cloquet, Bemidji, Park Rapids, and Detroit Lakes, was recently one of the top 100 Cub Cadet Independent Retailers of 2005. They received recognition aboard the Coral Princess Cruise ship in the Southern Caribbean and the Panama Canal on Jan. 13. L & M Fleet Supply has been a Cub Cadet dealer for five years and this is the third trip earned as a top 100 dealer. "We are thrilled to have gone on this cruise to the Panama Canal," said Terry Matteson co-owner.
Banking on a strong market for diner-fare foods and a variety of ex-Grover's Truck Stop customers still searching for them, former Grover's cook/manager Carey Alger recently opened the Frazee Restaurant and Bar. "I was a cook at Grover's for 14 years and managed the restaurant for the last seven," said Alger. As a veteran cook, Alger had thought about starting up a restaurant of his own many times over the years.
Big Rok Angus of Detroit Lakes will hold their annual bull and replacement heifer sale on Sunday, March 5. Big Rok owners Kevin and Denise Olson are selling 50 yearling bulls and 15 replacement heifers at their operation northwest of Detroit Lakes. The sale will be inside a heated barn, beginning at 1 p.m. The ranch is located 3 miles west of Detroit Lakes on Highway 10, and then north on 320th Avenue 3.5 miles Sales catalogs will soon be available. For more information, call 218-439-3597 or e-mail at email@example.com .
Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez Driving down the road, and not paying real close attention. In the men's or ladies' room, one stall over. At the check-out line in the grocery store. Standing in the middle of the sidewalk, oblivious to everything but a little voice, held in one hand. Remember when talking on the telephone meant actually sitting down at a table or desk and staying there?
Playhouse 412 and The Historic Holmes Theater will stage the latest installment in their "Sunday Recital Series" at 2 p.m. today (Sunday), with a performance by Minnesota State University Moorhead students Stephanie Dunkirk, Jennifer Dunkirk and Monica Johnson. Though there is no charge for admission, a freewill offering will be collected, with a suggested donation of $5. The Disney On Ice touring production "Jungle Adven-tures," produced by Feld Enter-tainment, Inc., swings into the Fargodome in Fargo for eight performances from Feb. 8-12.
RATZ -- a girl, Elsie Anne; born January 23, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. to Alissa and Isaac Ratz.
HANSON -- a girl, Natalie Jolynn; born January 20, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. to Amanda Johnson.
SIELING -- a girl, Hailey Marie; born January 20, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz. to Lacey Saarinen and Nick Sieling.
NEELAND -- a boy, Jeremiah Lee; born January 20, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. to Cheyenne Neeland.