DL News Staff
Thursday, August 10 P.E.O. Chapter FG Meeting: This meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the home of Paulette Dew with Linda Sheryak and Rachel Windloss as assistant hostesses. The program will be "Travels and Fun!" by Sue Boyle, so remember to bring vacation pictures. Saturday, August 12
Philip Radke graduated from his ophthalmology residency at the University of Minnesota. He received two awards, for best surgeon and the ophthalmology resident with the highest test scores. He will continue his training in Seattle, Wash., where he was selected for a facial plastic surgery fellowship.
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.29/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.33/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Crazy Daze, the annual one-day sale that takes over downtown Detoit Lakes each year, takes place today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sales include buy-one-get-one offers, items up to 90 percent off and more.
Dog with anchor tied to it found dead in central Minnesota lake WILLMAR, Minn. – A dog with a boat anchor tied to it was found dead Tuesday morning floating in a central Minnesota lake. The discovery was reported at 8:50 a.m. when the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office got a call that a dead dog was seen floating on Point Lake, several miles north of Willmar.
The WE Fest Karaoke Roundup Grand Finals were held Saturday, July 22 at the Historic Holmes Theater in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The 1st Place act, Emma Haapoja and J Ferkingstad, will perform prior to Luke Bryan; the 2nd Place act, Mark FitzSimmons, will perform prior to Zac Brown Band; and the 3rd Place act, Alison Olson will perform prior to Lady Antebellum.
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is warning of an unclaimed property impersonation scheme designed to collect fees — which are not due — from people who might have unclaimed property being held at the state level. BBB reminds people they can perform free searches to determine whether or not they have unclaimed property with the state in which they live or any state where they used to reside.
Economic surprises have created unprecedented challenges and opportunities in agriculture. Farmers can attend an upcoming ag symposium to learn time-tested business principles that work regardless of business cycles or changing paradigms.
ST. PAUL, MN — Lt. Governor Tina Smith provided remarks at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED) annual Minnesota Veterans Career Fair in Bloomington. The Veterans Career Fair connected nearly 200 employers with approximately 1,000 former and current military members. Governor Mark Dayton also issued a proclamation declaring the month of July to be "Hire a Veteran Month" in Minnesota.
PELICAN RAPIDS, MN—Lake Region Electric Cooperative (LREC) marked a great achievement on July 13, when Lake Region Energy Services (the cooperative's wholly owned natural gas subsidiary) went before a hearing of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC).