DL News Staff
Applications are being accepted for the title of 2017 Miss Pre-Teen Becker County and are available to girls ages 9 to 12 years old. Miss Pre-Teen Becker County will represent her county at the Miss Pre-Teen Minnesota pageant, which will be held at the Wellstone Center in St. Paul on April 29.
The Lakeland Mental Health Clinic (LMHC) board of directors has named Donna Baker as LMHC's new Interim CEO. Baker has been with LMHC since 1988. Her roles at LMHC included positions as a mental health practitioner, supervisor, and her current position as the care management director and regional operating officer.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue has updated its online posting of Minnesota businesses prohibited from purchasing liquor, beer, or wine to resell. The department updates the list each month to reflect companies that have failed to pay taxes to the state. Among the delinquent businesses is El Loro in Detroit Lakes. No others on the list are in the Detroit Lakes area.
Heather Foresman, a certified nurse midwife, has joined the family medicine and obstetrics departments at the Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic. She will provide primary care for female patients in family medicine and will also provide individualized care for women throughout pregnancy, labor, delivery, and after the birth. "I really feel like I was meant to be in Park Rapids to take care of women in this community," says Foresman. "Ever since I interviewed here, I have been drawn to this opportunity and I look forward to starting my practice here."
The Naytahwaush Nightriders Snowmobile Club will hold their 13th annual Hospice Ride on Feb. 4-5. The 150-mile round trip ride starts on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. at Pinehurst Resort in Naytahwaush and returns on Sunday at 3 p.m. The snowmobile ride is open to the public.
Ridgewater College is proud to announce Cole Coborn of Osage has been named to the fall semester 2016 dean's list. To be named to the dean's list, a student must complete a minimum of 12 credits and earn a minimum of 3.50 grade point average. Ridgewater College is a community and technical college educating over 6,000 individuals each year on its campuses in Willmar and Hutchinson, Minn.
Members of the Lake Park-Audubon National Honor Society made Holiday Gift Cups for the support staff at LP-A High School. Labeled on the outside of the cups was "Caution...NHS is HOT... Happy Holidays!" Inside each cup was a hot chocolate or apple cider packet with mints and chocolate.
Arvig is pleased to announce three scholarship opportunities available to students who live within the Arvig service area: a $2,500 scholarship from the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS); a $2,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA) Foundation; and $3,000 from the Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship. Students and their parents can get more information and download applications at arvig.net/scholarships. Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship