DL News Staff
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.31/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 cent per gallon in the last week to $2.42/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
SJE-Rhombus, a leading manufacturer of pump control solutions for the water and wastewater industry, was awarded the 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award for the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter of the ESOP Association. The award was presented to SJE-Rhombus employee owners at the chapter's spring meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on April 20, 2017.
Thursday, April 27 Adult Senior Driver Safety Class: A four-hour refresher class goes from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Perham Public Library. To register call Denise Lillis at 218-346-3336. Township officers meeting: The Becker County Association of Township officers meets at 7 p.m. in the Becker County Courthouse, third floor jury assembly room. Registration is at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 14 At 7:10 a.m. a caller reported four mailboxes were damaged sometime in the night along the 36000 block of Hubble Pond Road in Rochert. At 7:53 p.m. a cooler was stolen from the 52000 block of 180th Street in Osage. Saturday, April 15 At 4:33 p.m. window was broken on the 28000 block of Migizi Avenue in Ponsford. Sunday, April 16
A male was shot in the leg last night on the 15000 block of East Munson Drive in Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Sheriff's Office responded to the call just after 10 p.m., April 24, finding a 60-year-old male by the name of Terry Tyge suffering with a gunshot wound to the leg. St. Mary's EMS transported Tyge to Essentia-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes, and he was later transferred to Sanford Hospital in Fargo with non-life threatening injuries. The incident remains under investigation.
Lacey Albright has been hired as the store manager of Midwest Workwear in downtown Detroit Lakes. Albright most recently worked as a store manager with Vanity, and she is excited to continue working with apparel in the retail industry and is looking forward to expanding her expertise to include Midwest Workwear's extensive line of Carhartt, which includes men's and women's clothing, scrubs, outerwear, footwear, and accessories. Lacey, along with other Carhartt specialists at Midwest Workwear, are ready to assist customers with proper fit, style, and special orders.
Saturday marks the 47th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. Organizers started Earth Day in response to a massive oil spill in waters near Santa Barbara, Calif., in 1969. In honor of Earth Day ― and Earth Week (April 18-22) ― we present some Census Bureau statistics about energy and the environment. $9.7 billion
Six Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes employees were recognized for living out Essentia's values at the employee recognition banquet held Thursday, March 23, at the Holiday Inn on the Lake. The recipients of each award were: • Quality—Rajit Kaushal, MD • Hospitality—LouAnn Olsen, Patient Access Representative • Respect—Cassie Zacharias, RN • Justice—Melissa Leabo, Surgery Technician • Stewardship—Jennifer Lanoux, Surgery Technician • Teamwork—Vicki Bevins, Specialty Care Clinic Supervisor
Detroit Lakes Public Utilities has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2016. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association ( www.PublicPower.org ), a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities. The Association helps members track outage and restoration data through its subscription-based eReliability Tracker service and then compares the data to national statistics tracked by the U.S. Energy Information Administration for all types of electric utilities.
Cities attract people for different reasons, which is partly why cities are such popular vacation destinations. Summer is one of the best times to visit, as the long days give you extra hours of sunlight for exploration and many cities host a variety of free activities. The busy season can mean rising prices, but there are a few city-specific savings tactics that can take some of the strain off your budget.