DL News Staff
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).
The Becker County Fair posted this photo on their Facebook along with the following: "Well, this may be a first! P.S. While it's comical, we don't recommend this. Please keep yourself, your animal's, and other's safety in mind at all times."
Friday, July 28 Steak Fry: Join the 1st Zinger Squadron at the American Legion Club in Detroit Lakes at 5 p.m. for a steak fry. The cost is $13 per person. Saturday, July 29
St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking a Level 3 predatory offender who is no longer complying with the conditions of his release from prison. Jonah James Hawkins was released from prison on April 22, 2015 to Intensive Supervised Release by the DOC. He has been on fugitive status since June 27, 2017 when he absconded from his supervision. He was last seen leaving his residence in Halstad. He may have traveled to North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Florida, or Arizona.
Tuesday, July 25 Detroit Country Club Women's Bridge Association Meeting: This meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. To make reservations, call Jan Gabriel at 218-846-1953 or 701-799-1898 or Bev Moyer at 701-261-7448. Reservations must be made by July 23. Wednesday, July 26 Wild Wednesday!: Explore the world of nature with your child during this hour-long adventure geared toward 3-7 year olds. Meet at the Tamarac Wildlife Discovery Center at 10 am. Saturday, July 29
Nurse Practitioner Jean Hinrichson has joined the Elder Care Department at Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. "I chose this opportunity because of my previous experience in nursing working with the elderly," says Hinrichsen. "I want to be an advocate for this population, because I've seen many instances where they can have a harder time navigating the healthcare system. My goal is for my patients to feel empowered, valued, and respected when choosing their provision of care."
A 54-year-old Lake Park man has died after injuries sustained on July 14, when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer in Becker County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Charles Francis Willette was westbound when three deer ran across the highway. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Willette's motorcycle collided with one deer, and both the motorcycle and deer went into the north ditch shortly before 1 p.m. Friday, July 14, on U.S. Highway 10 near Long Lake Road in Detroit Lakes.
ROSEVILLE, Minn. (July 10, 2017) — The Minnesota Lottery is proud to report that it has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for fiscal year 2016. The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.