DL News Staff
Those who lived through the Great Depression and World War II learned to do without. financial adversity, war rationing and material shortages were part of every day life. But the Americans who overcame those hardships have become known as "The Greatest Generation." Saving their stories and preserving their treasured keepsakes is part of an effort of the Minnesota Historical Society being brought to Detroit Lakes by the Becker County Historical Society on March 28. Minnesota State Community and Technical College.
With a flurry of recent accolades, three Central Market cake decorators have been recognized as creating more than just confections -- they are making works of art. Filling their department with various displays of colorful cakes, ranging from Dora the Explorer birthday cakes to a recent award-winning wedding cake, the Central Market bakery staff has discovered it has a talent for crafting unique cakes of all shapes and sizes. Self-taught in the many techniques associated with cake-decorating, Central Market bakery manager Vonnie Hansen credits a mentor, a former County Market bakery manag
Nathan Fetting of SJE Rhombus will be participating as a speaker at the 2006 Employee Ownership Conference, NCEO/Beyster Institute's Joint Annual Conference taking place April 26-28 in the Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel in St. Paul. Fetting, an expert on ESOPs, will be a panelist in the session "Corporate Governance in an ESOP Company" on Friday, April 28, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. This is one of over 50 sessions offered at this three-day conference, with over 700 attendees.
Rural Minnesota CEP has funds available for the Dislocated Worker Program to help people who have lost their jobs gain new employment. Dislocated workers are individuals who have lost employment, through no fault of their own, due to downsizing or business closings. The goal of this program is to help dislocated workers to become re-employed into positions comparable to those that were lost. There is no cost to individuals or companies receiving these services.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College president Ann Valentine announced the appointment of David Overby as the college chief information officer.
In May 2005, the Board of Directors of America's Junior Miss made the decision to close the program due to a lack of national sponsors and funding. The announcement was made with sincere sadness for the loss of what had grown to be the number one scholarship program for college-bound high school seniors. However, it didn't take long for everyone involved in that decision to realize that the public wasn't going to allow AJM to die without a fight.
The Bemidji Area Race Relations Council will host a public forum on Monday, March 27, to highlight the unique cultural and historic management of the Red Lakes fishery. The event, "One Lake, Two Traditions: A Forum on Red Lake Fishery Management," will be held at the Bemidji High School auditorium, 7-9 p.m. The forum will address the restoration of the Red Lake fishery and to educate the local community on the unique relationship that has formed to manage this shared resource. Upper and Lower Red Lakes will open to walleye harvest this May after a seven-year moratorium.
A Frazee High School freshman and his mother got a helping hand Wednesday from the Detroit Lakes Shriners. It may also be the first step toward recovery of a major injury to William Tipton Taylor's backbone due to a snowmobile accident March 3. The Shriners brought their "Wings of Mercy" airplane to Detroit Lakes and picked up Tipton and his mother, Kathy, for the trip to the Shriners Children's Hospital in Minneapolis. Tipton, who has an upper body cast, was to be examined by the hospital's chief of surgery, who will then decide what can be done to help the 15-year-old teen. "It's wha