DL News Staff
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.26/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.31/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
High winds caused a tree to fall on a power line along the 1300 block of South Shore Drive at approximately 6:25 p.m. tonight. Public utilities responded quickly, meaning Detroit Lakes residents in the area were only without power for about an hour. The Detroit Lakes Fire Department was also on scene to make sure sparks didn't make the situation worse by causing a fire--but all was clear, though the winds kept blowing and the snow kept coming.
A motorcyclist and passenger both suffered non-life threatening injuries Monday afternoon when they struck a dog that ran into Highway 200 where the two were traveling westbound on a 2003 Harley Davidson Roadster. The driver, Patrick Dale Obryan, 58, of Bagley, MN, was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, while his passenger, Sharon Kay Dyrdahl-Obryan, 62, of Bagley, MN, was. Both were transported to Mahnomen Health Center. According to the Minnesota State Patrol's report, alcohol was not a factor in the crash, which occurred on dry pavement.
The Minnesota Darkhouse & Angling Association's Youth Fishing Derby reported a record turnout of 103 children in attendance at this year's event, attributing the turnout to nice weather and the large number of fish being caught. Blea Vought and Kash Peterson caught the biggest fish, and Autumn Rue and Travion Hillukka won the bicycles donated by the Detroit Lake Shrine Club.
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.24/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.28/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Six people were arrested after over $11,000 in cash and approximately $30,000 worth of heroin was seized when the White Earth Tribal Police executed a search warrant in Waubun. The case remains under investigation. Assisting the police were the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force, the West Central Drug Task Force, the Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office, and the Waubun Police Department.
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN — Registration is now open for AIS Detectors, a new volunteer network and science-based training program launched by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center in partnership with University of Minnesota Extension. Participants will learn how to properly identify and report new findings of aquatic invasive species such as starry stonewort, zebra mussels, round goby, and others.
Frankie Ballard will play at the Detroit Lakes city beach on July 15 as part of the 2017 Water Carnival.
A newer and insidious scam whose targets were once exclusively private-sector businesses is now being used against nonprofit organizations and school districts, according to Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB).
When two vehicles hit head-on at the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 6 just after 4 p.m. Wednesday, employees of the County 6 BP & Bait had a front row seat to the accident and dialed 911. One employee of the gas station said he heard a loud bang, not realizing where the noise was coming from until he looked up and saw what appeared to be a car doing a 360 before coming to a stop. The car collided with an SUV, and both front ends of the vehicles were smashed in.