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Not content with her own $1,000 donation of a season ski lift pass for one boy and one girl, Barb Ellis is challenging the community to fund season ski passes...
Three Detroit Lakes residents were injured when a 2004 GMC Envoy left an icy I-94 near Fergus Falls and went into the ditch on Sunday morning. Monica J. Renteria, 44, Mikel T. Renteria, 18, and Izreal Renteria, 5, all suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. The accident was reported at 10:48 a.m. Sunday on icy four-lane blacktop. The Otter Tail Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene. Tweets by @DLNewspapers
The body of a Mahnomen man missing since Halloween night was found by a search party Thursday about 12 miles east of Mahnomen. Dennis Lang Jr., 23, of Mahnomen was...
They call her a “ski angel.” Barb Ellis, who lives near Bozeman, Mont., and has a summer home in Detroit Lakes, will pay for a lift ticket season pass at Detroit Mountain Recreation Area for one boy and one girl. They must be between the ages of 6 and 12 and live in Becker County. DMRA will throw in three free lessons and rental equipment, all redeemable at Detroit Mountain during the 2014-2015 season. “I think it’s needed and I made the donation to stimulate a challenge in the community,” Ellis said in phone interview.
Team Industries is planning an expansion of its facility in Detroit Lakes’ North Industrial Park on Richwood Road. The expansion will mean an additional 22,500 square feet of manufacturing space and 12 new jobs immediately, growing to 20. Construction costs will be about $2.3 million, and an additional $5 million will be spent on equipment. Team Industries is a leading supplier in the manufacturing of recreational vehicle parts and is facing an increased demand for its products. At a recent planning session of the Detroit Lakes City Council, Mark Kiser, Team Industry’s human resour
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – A Park Rapids woman was seriously injured and four others were hurt in a head-on crash near here Sunday morning. Minnesota State Patrol officials said a Chevy Silverado driven by Ryan Halloran, 31, of Belle Plain, Minn., was headed south on Highway 71 at 11:56 a.m. and turned left onto 230th Street in front of another truck, a Ford pickup, headed northbound. The two trucks collided head-on, officials said. A passenger in the Ford, Marla Pelawa, 59, Park Rapids, suffered serious injury.
Paul Scholl, 50, was shot about 5:30 p.m. as he was leaving the area where he was hunting, about 16 miles southeast of Mahnomen, the Sheriff’s Office reported. Scholl’s two brothers in-law picked him up and then met with ambulances from Mahnomen and Naytahwaush, the report said. Scholl was taken to the Mahnomen Health Center where he was pronounced dead.
Sometimes in medicine, simple things can make a big difference. Like making sure that people discharged from a long-term care facility understand how and when to take their prescription medication and even to make sure they can open the packaging to get the meds out. Having a nurse-pharmacist team take 30 minutes to do that at discharge can reduce the number of patients that are later re-admitted to the hospital, a pilot program has found. That can save lives, and since many elderly patients are on Medicare, it also saves money for that progr
A Frazee woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes. Sandra L. Billett, 62, of Frazee suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and was transported to the hospital for treatment, according to the State Patrol. She was the driver of a 2010 GMC Terrain that was stopped in traffic in an eastbound lane on Highway 10. It was rear-ended by a 2007 Dodge Caravan driven by Rebecca L.