DL News Staff
The 15th annual Grand Celebration powwow will be held at Grand Casino Hinckley on June 16-18. The event is one of the largest powwows in the area and is free and open to the public. Thousands of visitors from across the country and parts of Canada are expected to attend the event to watch dancers compete in 17 dance categories. Before each day's competition, there is a grand entry where dancers proceed onto the powwow grounds for an opening ceremony. The Grand Entry times are: 7 p.m. on June 16, 1 and 7 p.m. on June 17, and 1 p.m.
The Detroit Lakes Pavilion will celebrate its grand reopening Friday after undergoing a $750,000 renovation project. The refurbishing began last fall and was financed by a $241,000 state bonding bill, cash donations and fundraisers. The renovations include a new dance floor and ceiling, an enhanced stage and improved restroom facilities. Beginning at 8 p.m., show band Casablanca Orchestra will perform songs from the pavilion's 90-year past. Tickets for the Grand Re-Opening Dance are $12 in advance and are available by calling the Historic Holmes Theatre at (218) 844-SHOW.
Adding insurance to their business offerings, Consolidated Abstract Company and Becker County Title Services, Inc., recently acquired Sukke Insurance, making the local settlement company a true bundled service provider for lakes area home buyers. "We believe that the availability of these additional services will greatly reduce closing delays and provide the opportunity for homeowners to have their investments protected all under one roof," explained Dale Wilde, president of Consolidated Abstract Company and Becker County Title Services, Inc.
1. Be prepared to make mistakes. No matter how much planning you do you are going to make mistakes. In fact, you will make a lot of simple, even dumb mistakes. This will happen not because there is something wrong with you, but because there isn't anyone around to prevent it, and no one instantly available to serve as your sounding board. Seemingly great ideas are in the hands of your prospects before saner heads prevail. Simple mistakes like unproof-read work results in a mailer going out missing the critical time and date information.
Wells Fargo named Jessica Burhans store manager and Pamela Forrett service manager for its Detroit Lakes store. The company also announced Michael Wagner has joined the store as a personal banker. With 12 years of financial services experience, Burhans has served as a private banker for Wells Fargo Detroit Lakes since June 2004. Earlier, she was a business banking relationship manager. Burhans joined Wells Fargo in 1998. A native of Detroit Lakes, she holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Concordia College in Moorhead.
Nancy Vareberg was named to Bremer Bank's Platinum Club, an elite group of the top real estate lenders at Bremer who consistently perform at high levels and are committed to exceeding client expectations. Vareberg is a residential real estate lender for Bremer in Detroit Lakes. "Nancy is a wonderful member of the Bremer team in Detroit Lakes.
The staff at Bonnie Lee for Hair Design is excited to announce 20 years of successful business for Bonnie Lee. Bonnie has been in the lakes area for 30 years, and started her Washington Avenue salon on May 26, 1987.
We are writing this letter in regards to the Detroit Lakes Police and the Becker County Sheriff's Departments. Recently, my husband and I lost our son, Jon. He had been missing for about two months. We had hoped he would have turned up on his own, but he did not. He was found on Sunday, May 7, deceased in Sherbourne County. The reason for this letter is to let the general public know how very proud we are of our local law enforcement for all of their professional help, especially since we were unable to to get much cooperation from the departments from the county in which he was found.
Taylor receives award Ian Taylor of Detroit Lakes was selected for a departmental award for outstanding academic accomplishment and service at Bemidji State University for the 2005-2006 year. Taylor, a senior majoring in criminal justice history, received the Outstanding History Student Award from the Department of History. Uran receives award Laurie Uran of Waubun was selected for a departmental award for outstanding academic accomplishment and service at Bemidji State University for the 2005-2006 year. Uran, a senior majoring in social work and Indian studies, received the Outstandi
If Lake Region Electric Cooperative is not in some financial difficulty, why is the board discounting decreased members capital credits by an average of 30 percent? In 2005, LREC processed 219 decreased claims and withheld $52,370 from their families. This is morally wrong. That money belongs to their families and it is the responsibility of the board members to honor that commitment. A few years ago LREC was at 54 percent equity and today it is approximately 30 percent.