DL News Staff
With health costs taking up more and more of the American paycheck, local manufacturer SJE-Rhombus recently devised a unique 12-week fitness program which offered a little something for everyone to promote better health for all their employees. Called the WISE challenge, which stands for weight, inches, smoking cessation and exercise, the distinctive 3-month program provided for a variety of fitness options ranging from Weight Watchers at Work to a free weekend at the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center, DLCCC. "Our company health plan changed this January to a more consumer driven
The owners and management would like to announce the May 1, grand opening of the Beach Front Grill and Bar, located at 720 West Lake Drive in Detroit Lakes. Formerly the Speedway, the new Beach Front Grill and Bar will feature the same staff and menu, noted manager Kim Halmrast.
Sara Skadsem has been interning at Weum Chiropractic Clinic since January. She graduated as a doctor of chiropractic on April 8. She will continue to work with the team at Weum Chiropractic Clinic as a doctor of chiropractic. Skadsem has been treating patients for a year under the supervision of licensed chiropractic doctors and is now obtaining the title of doctor herself. She has co-managed the treatment of infants, children, teens and adults with a variety of different conditions. Weum Chiropractic Clinic is located at 1225 Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes. Dr.
Marilyn is irritated at the way Robert presents new projects. Juan sighs heavily and shakes his head when work is added to his in-box. Karl, an older worker, is resentful when a younger colleague calls him by his first name. Carla frequently takes long breaks and manages to extend her lunch hour beyond the allotted time--which angers her coworkers. Sharena seems moody and unpredictable. Sean waits until the last minute to get work done, resulting in hysteria and panic. With so much work to do, little down-time and many different personalities, conflicts are bound to occur.
The Cutting Edge and Tanning welcomes new stylist and independent contractor Cheryl Lehmann to its staff. Lehmann, who formerly worked for SmartStyle located within the Detroit Lakes Wal-Mart, brings 16 years of salon experience to Cutting Edge Tanning. She specializes in cuts, color and perming. "Walk-ins are welcome and we also have a great play area for the kids, so bring them too," said Lehmann. To make an appointment with Lehmann, call 844-EDGE (3343). Cutting Edge and Tanning is located at 105 Barbara Avenue in Detroit Lakes, across from the Food-n-Fuel.
Matthew Carrier, a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., the nationwide financial planning services company, has been appointed a member of the company's prestigious Senior Financial Advisor-Advanced Advisor Group. Senior Financial Advisors are the elite members of Ameriprise Financial's field organization. The members are selected upon their experience as successful financial consultants, recognized professional designations and distinguished financial planning, quality advice and client service.
Russell Okeson, Detroit Lakes, has been re-elected to the Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. board of directors. The action came at the generation and transmission cooperative's annual meeting held April 7. Okeson represents Wild Rice Electric Cooperative, Mahnomen, on the 11-member Minnkota Board. Minnkota provides electricity generation and transmission services to Wild Rice Electric Cooperative and 10 other distribution cooperatives in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.
Holiday Stationstores is proud to announce Tim Huseby, store manager of the Detroit Lakes Holiday Stationstore, was inducted into the 2005 Pinnacle Club. This is the fourth year Huseby has been inducted into the Pinnacle Club. The induction ceremony and events took place in Minneapolis. The Pinnacle Club is reserved for elite store managers and district managers of Holiday Stationstores who have shown exceptional results in the areas of sales growth, expense control, age restricted sales compliance and overall business efficiency.
David Lais had a bright orange hat on his head and the future of Minnesota's natural resources on his mind. Lais, an outdoorsman from New London, joined other conservation advocates on the Capitol grounds in St. Paul on April 22 to rally for a constitutional amendment dedicating tax dollars to the outdoors.
You don't think about them very often... but there are an awful lot of things you can't do without your thumbs. You can't make good fists without them. You can't pinch, or pick pennies off the pavement without them. If you were speaking sign language, you couldn't make the letters G or L or K. No, you probably don't think about your thumbs very often. Unless they're green. And if that's the case, you use those green thumbs nearly every weekend about this time of year.