DL News Staff
Graduation has come and gone. The anticipation has departed, leaving relief and uncertainty to take over. Our future has yet to be written, and we are all wondering if we are prepared to be authors. With graduation comes responsibility and drastic changes. Not only do our schedules change, but also our maturity levels. I cannot speak for everyone in my graduating class, but I think the majority of us have reached a level of maturity containing enough sustenance for us to survive on our own. We are spanning out and moving past high school, yet we will never completely move on.
Greybarn Studios is a local recording studio dedicated to helping musicians create the best sound possible. Owner Kevin Racer of Snellman opened the studio on April 1. Racer has been playing music since the young age of 10. In high school, he played in a lot of local bands but eventually got interested in computers. "I started a career in the computer business and that seem to pay better," he said. About six years ago, Racer opened a studio in his barn-style garage, and that's where the name Greybarn Studios came from. Greybarn holds two studios.
American Dad!: Volume 1 (PG) Movie: ***** (out of 5) DVD Experience: ***** (out of 5) Starring Seth MacFarlane as Stan Smith/Roger Wendy Schaal as Francine Smith Scott Grimes as Steve Smith Rachael MacFarlane as Hayley Smith Dee Bradley Baker as Klaus Studio: 20th Century Fox Created by: Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman I have to admit that as a person whose political persuasion leans more to the right than the left, I was understandably nervous to watch "American Dad!" After all, it's known as a television show that skewers right-wing politics by completely mock
Detroit Lakes' sixth annual Street Faire at the Lakes gets underway Saturday, June 3, and continues on Sunday, June 4. An event that combines art, food and shopping, the annual get together is held along Washington Avenue in downtown Detroit Lakes, and features over 120 booths. In addition to its many artisan booths, the Street Fair at the Lakes also offers up a smorgasbord of food and entertainment. The Street Faire at the Lakes has free admission and will run June 3, 10-6 p.m. and June 4 from 10-5 p.m., along Detroit Lakes' Washington Avenue in the downtown area.
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.