Brianna Seebold ended her Detroit Lakes girls’ hockey career in the program’s first-ever state tournament, now she opens her college career in the Division III Frozen Four. The Gustavus Adolphus women’s hockey team advanced to the Frozen Four after winning the MIAC and making a run through the NCAA D-III playoffs with a record of 27-0-1. The Gusties will open the Frozen Four Friday in Superior, Wis., against Elmira College Friday, starting at 7 p.m.
While young, the Laker Speech team is off to a great start. Speech is a Fine Arts extracurricular activity with 13 public speaking and interpretation (theatrical) categories offered by the Minnesota State High School League. The 17 members of the Laker Speech Team (made up primarily of freshmen and sophomores) have competed at three tournaments so far this season.
Okay, I confess, I am not a book expert. I have not gotten my doctorate in literature from Northwestern University. I am a just a teenager who reads a lot. Most books I read I enjoy, but that’s probably because I am very selective in what I read. So I don’t get mad at a book very often. However, if you were anywhere around me on the Sunday before last, you might have picked up that when I get mad at a book, I get very, very mad and have a tendency to rant to whoever will listen.
I’m a pretty natural born Minnesotan. I complain about winter every year it comes around, but then I find myself complaining even louder when winter is starting to end. The main reason for that is because I love playing hockey so much, but this year it came down to more than a passion for the game. This year was different.
Next week is the Detroit Lakes Native American Week celebration, and there are several activities going on for students and the public.
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is inviting high school students from across the Seventh Congressional District to submit their artwork for the 2013 Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to all high-school students, and the overall winner of each participating district will be displayed for one year in the Cannon Tunnel leading into the U.S. Capitol.
Four days before the official start of spring, everyone is invited to prepare for the gardening days ahead. The 26th annual East Otter Tail County Horticulture Day will be held this Saturday, March 16 at Prairie Wind Middle School in Perham. Registration begins at 8 a.m. This year’s keynote speaker will be Jackie Froemming, the Crow Wing County extension educator. Froemming will give a lecture at 9 a.m. entitled: “The Weekend Gardener: Horticulture for Busy People.”
The West Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center provides no cost, confidential consulting to assist people as they start, build or grow their business. And that help is now available in Detroit Lakes. The Small Business Development Center partners with Business & Entrepreneurial Services to offer local office hours.
Dr. Nathaniel Ronning has joined the Emergency Department at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes. “I like coming to work and never knowing what to expect,” says the physician who grew up in Detroit Lakes and always wanted to work in his hometown’s Emergency Department. “I like playing detective, being the first physician to see and evaluate patients.”
Ulteig welcomed Craig LaTulip to its Detroit Lakes office Monday, Feb. 25. LaTulip joined the company as a senior land surveyor. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Minnesota — Duluth. LaTulip previously worked as a professional land surveyor at Arro Land Surveyors LLC/Land Design Consultants in Walker.