DL News Staff
The year 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the Great American Think-Off, which is a philosophy competition hosted by the Cultural Center in New York Mills. After 25 years of debating controversial philosophies, the Center is turning to the general public for question ideas. Submissions must be received by Thursday, Dec. 1 to be considered.
Wednesday, Nov. 9 At 11:01 a.m. a phone and an e-cigarette were stolen from a motor vehicle while it was parked beside Jimmy John's. At 12:12 p.m. a caller reported items had been taken from a motor vehicle while it was parked at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. At 1:39 p.m. a caller reported a stolen laptop from the 200 block of Main Street. At 1:57 p.m. a caller on the 200 block of Barbara Avenue reported bags of meds stolen. At 4:18 p.m. a caller reported a laptop had been stolen from a backpack at the public library.
Physician Assistant Sean McDonald has joined the Orthopedics Department at the Essentia Health St. Mary's- Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. "My wife and I both grew up in this area, so we are thrilled to be moving back closer to family," says McDonald. "I'm grateful for the opportunity to care for patients in this beautiful community." McDonald earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant Studies.
A 16-year-old, Trinity Ann Moore, is missing from the Detroit Lakes area, according to a Facebook post made by Missing Children Minnesota. Moore was last seen leaving work at the Country Kitchen on Nov. 13, wearing black leggings, a black Country Kitchen tee-shirt, a pink Aeropostale zip-up hooded sweater and black tennis shoes, according to the post. "She may be traveling in a white 2003 Ford Focus (plate number 422 TZJ," the post read, adding that the car belongs to Moore's mother.
In the wake of the first winter snow storm, the Becker County Sheriff's Office is reminding travelers to be cautious. "Slow down, be cautious, don't go out if you don't...
The Detroit Lakes School District has issued a code yellow on all school buildings in the district after a "generalized threat has been made toward or against an unspecified school in the Northwest Minnesota region," according to a mass alert released by Superintendent Doug Froke. A code yellow means the exterior entrances to the buildings are locked, and those seeking admittance to district buildings must be granted clearance from building offices. Classes and other school operations will continue to run as normal inside each of the buildings.
Friday, Nov. 4 At 11:23 a.m. a caller reported a theft on the 100 block of Meadow Lane, where a FedEx package was opened, and the contents were removed, leaving the box behind. The caller reported the stolen item had a value of $65. At 12:25 p.m. a caller reported a lock had been broken, but nothing was believed to be missing from a property on Eighth Street Southeast in Detroit Lakes. At 5:03 p.m. a dirt bike was stolen from the 400 block of Fifth Street in Audubon.
Academy of Country Music Award winner Kelsea Ballerini will perform live at Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center this Friday, Nov. 18, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $20 and are on sale now. They can be purchased by phone at 1-800-313-SHOW (7469), online at www.StarCasino.com/tickets , or via the "Buy Tickets" tab on Shooting Star's Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/ShootingStarCasino .
Senate Republicans announced today Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen (Otter Tail & Douglas Counties) will serve as an assistant majority leader. Senator Ingebrigtsen will continue his tenure as an Assistant Leader, having served in the previous biennium. Senator Ingebrigtsen was the ranking Republican on Natural Resources, Economic Development and Agriculture Budget Division.
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 5.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.98/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.15/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.