St. Paul, M.N.—Minnesota farmers affected by the recent flooding can take advantage of a zero-percent Disaster Loan Program offered by the Minnesota Rural Finance Authority (RFA). The program helps farmers cover flood clean-up, repair, and replacement costs not covered by insurance.
A teenage passenger was injured in an accident Thursday morning on Highway 10 in Audubon. According to the State Patrol: Merlin Louis Anderson, 79, of Detroit Lakes was eastbound on Highway 10 in a 2013 Dodge Journey. He avoided a near collision on eastbound Highway 10 that forced the Dodge Journey through the median and onto the westbound shoulder. The Dodge attempted a U-turn and hit the right side of a 2015 Chevy Impala driven by John Andrew Wagenaar, 74, of Nevis.
Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes has received the 2018 Gold Award in the Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll through the Minnesota Department of Health. Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes has demonstrated commitment, implemented evidence-based actions and has advanced stewardship through external collaboration. The Gold Award is the highest level of recognition attainable.
This Saturday, July 14, Minnesota musician R. Mark Fogelson will perform from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Josh Hanson Memorial Picnic Shelter inside Maplewood State Park.
Tammara Cherise Eischens, 30, of Park Rapids, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime.
Two chart-topping country music acts are headed for Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino, Hotel & Event Center this month. Contemporary country duo, Trick Pony, will perform at the Shooting Star this Friday, July 13, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $10. Grammy Award-winning country music legend Charley Pride is headed for the Shooting Star stage the following weekend, Friday, July 20, also at 8 p.m.; tickets for this show start at $25.
The Lakes Area Farmers Market in Detroit Lakes, which is located in Peoples Park at 1337 Rossman Ave, is open for the season and is now accepting SNAP/EBT. Better yet, families paying with their EBT card (Electronic Benefits Transfer), can buy twice as much fresh food by receiving matching Market Bucks from Hunger Solutions. These Market Bucks are a win-win for shoppers and farmers, according to Hunger Solutions. The program helps support better health, and allows families to stretch their food dollars to buy produce they might not normally buy, all while supporting local farmers.
Leonard "Alan" Roy was sworn in Tuesday as the new White Earth Reservation secretary-treasurer during an outdoor ceremony held at the White Earth Reservation Business Committee (Tribal Council) headquarters. Administering the oath was Roy's father, Leonard P. Roy. Roy defeated incumbent Tara Mason, 1,134 votes to 1,082 votes, in the White Earth Reservation General Election held June 12.
Candice Marie Bellanger, 45, of Naytahwaush, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Aug. 7, 2017 she was in the back seat of a vehicle that was involved in a pursuit with White Earth police. The chase ended when two men in the vehicle jumped out of the car and fled into the woods, leaving her in the back seat. A microbaggy of meth was found in her purse along with a paper bindle containing a quarter-gram of heroin.
RAISANEN — Ensley Sonja; born June 20, 2018, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces, to Cameo and Kurt Raisanen. MOHN — Kelsee Alayna; born June 26, 2018, weighing 8 pounds, 10.6 ounces, to Kaylee and Andy Mohn. AUNE — Lincoln Myles; born June 28, 2018, weighing 7 pounds, 1.8 ounces, to Ashley F. Stone and Roy Aune. BRUGUIER — Sincere Niizhwaaswi; born June 28,2018, weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces, to Jolynn Peet and Douglas Bruguier Sr.