DL News Staff
Miracle on Wheels makes available electric wheelchairs to non-ambulatory Senior Citizens (65 years old and up) and the permanently disable of any age, if they qualify. Please call 1-800-749-8778 or visit our web site at www.jaspanmedical.com for more information on the details of this program. The Miracle on Wheels program's main purpose and goal is to develop public awareness of the assistance options that exist to allow senior citizens and the permanently disabled to remain independent in their homes without incurring extra expense.
A Perham man died after a one-vehicle crash near Dent late Sunday, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Thomas Richard Bergeron, 24, was westbound on Highway 108 near Pickerel Lake at 11:40 p.m. when he drifted to the left side of the road, overcorrected and went through a guardrail, rolling the car several times, the State Patrol said. The car came to rest upright on Pickerel Lake, but the driver was ejected. He was taken to a Perham hospital and then airlifted to MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, where he was pronounced dead at 3:19 a.m., the State Patrol said.
A Sebeka man is in jail and a Wadena County Sheriff's Department deputy is on administrative leave following a shooting incident Saturday. According to information released by the Sheriff's Department and the Wadena County Attorney's Office: About 9:45 a.m.
Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School students are getting a lesson in democracy while teaching school administrators a little something about fashion faux pas. Over the past few months, administrators started noticing students wearing jeans with more and more holes in increasingly inappropriate places. "People's bottoms were hanging out," said D-G-F Principal Thomas Gravel. "Some of the holes were being patched in areas of the underwear and you couldn't distinguish between underwear and patches." Last May the School Board approved a policy prohibiting jeans with holes in them.
Nancy Fehrenbach, registered nurse at Skinovations Anti-aging and Skin Care Clinic located in Graystone Plaza in Detroit Lakes, as well as Pilots and Light Instructors Kent Thompson and Dale Fehrenbach from North Air, Perham-Detroit Lakes, in conjunction with LAD Air, Inc. have offered to donate their time and talents as volunteers from Wings of Mercy. Wings of Mercy offers flights at no cost to persons in financial need from the area that require specialized medical treatment at distant medical centers. A qualified pilot and a registered nurse must be on board.
Robin Adams has joined the staff at 1st United Realty of Detroit Lakes. Adams has been a real estate agent for several years and resides in the Frazee area close to Eagle Lake. Previous to working in real estate, she directed The North Woods English Camp for 10 years, hosting foreign students visiting the Sebeka area. She also lived in various Asian and South African countries where she tutored English. Adams has four adult children: two sons in the Seattle area, one daughter in Arizona and one daughter in the Frazee area.
What makes a workplace great for employees and makes them want to come in everyday? How do you create genuine enthusiasm and excitement about your product or service? As unemployment rates drop, particularly in the high tech arena and the gap between skilled workers and open positions increases, leaders are struggling to keep their best employees from leaving for bigger paychecks or more perks. Finding and retaining motivated workers is becoming more difficult. A compilation of studies about successful companies whether small or large, share these six elements.
Gullickson Realty, with offices in Fargo, Fergus Falls and Detroit Lakes, has hired five new agents at it's discounted real estate firm in Detroit Lakes' Graystone complex: Carey Algers, Mitch Harms, Gene May, Trisha Stearns, and Christy Zingraf. Prior to becoming a real estate agent, Algers managed the Grover-Lindberg truck stop in Detroit Lakes. He currently lives in Frazee and is the owner/general manager of the Frazee Bar and Grill. Harms is a native of Detroit Lakes.
With a giant sound booth that looks like a new age refrigerator, Loren Kmett has opened a new kind of clinic in the lakes area. Called the Easy Listening Clinic, Kmett has located his audiological office at 1265 West Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes, sharing digs with Dr. Jonathon Haug's Lakes Chiropractic Clinic. A Minnesota licensed audiologist, Kmett, a former submarine sonar specialist, has traded in one hearing expertise for another. "I was an MP, military police, and a submarine sonar supervisor in the military and served in Desert Storm," said Kmett.
May 12, 1904-March 8, 2006 Irene E. Kiehl, 101, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes. Irene Emilie Hannah Glawe was born to Robert and Matilda (Schultz) Glawe on May 12, 1904 in Vergas, where she attended school. She later moved to Detroit Lakes. On Nov. 11, 1922 she married Fred Kiehl in Detroit Lakes. They farmed near Detroit Lakes, until Fred died in 1975. In October 1994, Irene sold the farm and moved into Detroit Lakes, and 2000, she moved to Emmanuel.