DL News Staff
Minnesota, MN, April 17—Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.32/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.40/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
The International Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), Lakeside Chapter 105, recently gave $1,000 to the Becker County Food Pantry. On hand for the donation were (left to right) Oddfellows members Bob Hoover, Dorothy Hoover and Will Johnson, Food Pantry Director Jack Berenz and Chuck Iversen, also an Oddfellows member. (Submitted photo)
From proper bike helmet fittings to an obstacle course, children from kindergarten to 8th grade will have the chance to learn about bicycle safety and practice their bike skills at the 7th Annual Detroit Lakes Bicycle Rodeo on April 29. The event, which is hosted by the Detroit Lakes Active Living Committee, will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Kent Freeman Arena in Detroit Lakes and is completely free.
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 4.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.30/gallon Sunday, April 9, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 5.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.39/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
It’s still a “dilly” of a deal.
For the past 6 years, members of the Cowboy Church in Detroit Lakes have walked from the pavilion to the church carrying a large wooden cross. According to Pastor Brian Erickson, “We just want to remind people what this day--Good Friday--is about, and to remind everyone that they can be saved.”
Since 1966 Jack Chivers has worked in commercial real estate, which is the foundation of the new division of business consulting services established by the company. Chivers will be leading the business broker and commercial sales side, and Dirk Ockhardt will work as a business strategy and analytics advisor. Further, they have added Doug Gillam as director of research and marketing to increase the quality of services provided. Gillam brings more than 30 years of experience in local, national, and international sales to the group.
A leading insurance professional organization recently recognized Anne-Marye Hoban, certified insurance counselor, of Community Development Insurance of Waubun and Detroit Lakes for dedication and ongoing leadership in the insurance industry. The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) honored Anne-Marye for five years of successfully maintaining the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation, denoting significant commitment to advanced knowledge and customer service.
Thursday, April 13 Heart O' Lakes Genealogical Society meeting: This will be at the Becker County Museum in Detroit Lakes at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. Call Virginia Weston at 218-847-6483. Becker County Republicans meeting: This will be held at 7 p.m. at the Detroit Lakes City Office.
From March 23-25, 11 students traveled to Minneapolis for the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference. Students competed in a variety of contests, with three students placing in the top 10 in their contest: Madison Hagen for Interview Skills, Do Yeon Kim for Banking and Finance and Molly Tinjum in Fundamental Word Processing. Tinjum placed first, qualifying her to compete at the National Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL in May.