DL News Staff
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 1.7 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 fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.45/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
A Detroit Lakes girl sustained minor injuries after hitting a semi head-on at the intersection of Highway 34 and Roosevelt Avenue Monday evening. According to reports, the girl, Emily Lynne Larson, 16, was westbound on Highway 34, attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Roosevelt Avenue when she collided with the semi, driven by Gerald Joseph Geris, 76, of Nelson, Minn.
Mahnomen County had four heroin overdoses in 24 hours that led to the death of Marissa Sargent, 23, of Naytahwaush, Minn., according to an Oct. 13 press release from Mahnomen County Sheriff Douglas Krier. The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office and the White Earth Police Department along with the Paul Bunyan Task Force and Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force are currently investigating these overdoses.
Sunday, October 15 Turkey Dinner: St. Andrew's Catholic Church of Hawley will host a turkey dinner with "all the trimmings," including assorted salads and desserts, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for kids age 6-12 (those age 5 and under will be admitted for free). Catholic United Financial will be providing a matching grant for all funds raised, with proceeds to benefit the church's adult religious education program. St. Andrew's is located at 1418 Main St. in Hawley.
Norby's owners and staff accepted the Retailer of the Year Award at the 2017 Minnesota's Retail Champions Awards on Wednesday night. Winners accepted their awards in person during the inaugural Retail Rally event on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas (1000 Lasalle Ave. Minneapolis).
Sunday, Oct. 1 At 12:02 a.m. a house on the 500 block of Main Avenue in Frazee was reportedly broken into and a dog was taken from the residence. The pup was later located. At 12:19 a.m. a caller reported people going through cars on the 1100 block of Linden Lane in Detroit Lakes. Nothing was reportedly missing. At 5:06 a.m. purses were reportedly stolen from a house on the 600 block of North Street in Detroit Lakes. The purses were later found sitting outside in the rain.
Thursday, October 12 Intro to Pickleball: Learn the basics of pickleball, a fast-growing family court game, by coming to the courts at the DLCCC gym for a one-hour session starting at 10:30 a.m. All equipment provided. Call Ginny Imholte at 218-847-4236 or visit usapa.org for more information. Community Blood Drive: United Blood Services will host a community blood drive from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Forest Conference Center inside Ecumen Detroit Lakes' Emmanuel Nursing Home, 1415 Madison Ave. Contact Corrine Frank at 847-6274 for more information.
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.34/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.47/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
The business page included an error in its Oct. 4 publishing of Nick Peterson's new position at Bremer Bank. Peterson is not a business manager there; he is a new business banker.
Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union (MMFCU) will focus and raise dollars for cancer awareness throughout the month of Oct. Cancer is a major public health problem worldwide and is the second leading cause of death in the United States. There are many amazing local programs and services to help people with cancer and their loved ones understand it, manage their lives through treatment and recovery, and find the emotional support they need.