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Tuesday was a day for mish-mash for the Becker County Board of Commissioners. There were no major discussions or public outcry on any certain topics, but several odds and ends...
Matthew 28-18-20 says, “Then Jesus said ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.
The Noon Rotary Club has handed out more than 3,000 reflective bracelets this week in hopes of keeping young trick or treaters safer. The reflective slap bracelets went out to the Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Lake Park-Audubon school districts, Holy Rosary, Adventist Christian and Faith Christian schools, Mahube and early childhood educations. The reflective bracelets are provided by 3M at no cost to the Noon Rotary Club. They distributed 3,155 bracelets. Rotary has been doing this project for over 20 years.
Expanded access is translating into improving success – and that goes for students, the community and staff of M State. “We provide an affordable, high-quality education to all,” said Tom Whelihan, dean of academic affairs at M State Detroit Lakes. Working hard to keep up with the changing community, changing student needs and changing technology, M State (Minnesota State Community and Technical College) seems to be doing things right, according to enrollment numbers, tuition costs, new programs and new ways of accessing those programs. Added programs
Burnt Opens Oct. 30; Rated R – Bradley Cooper stars as Adam Jones, a chef who has destroyed his career with drugs and bad behavior but is determined to rebuild...
Imagine trying to look through a book. Pretty impossible right? You can see the outside of it fine but not the details inside on each page. Now imagine being able to see every page inside the book and how much more detail and knowledge it can reveal. That is how radiologists describe the new 3D mammography equipment versus the standard 2D equipment. "This is a significant advancement in women's imaging that gives us the tools to more thoroughly evaluate the breast and detect cancers earlier in all breast densities," Ben Smith, Essentia Health St. Mary's radiologist, said.
With Sheila McLeod’s love for education herself, it’s no surprise that she’s found her home in the halls of Detroit Lakes Public Schools. With multiple degrees under her belt, McLeod now helps counsel students at the Detroit Lakes Middle School, a job she said “I can see myself doing this for the rest of my life.” A degree of education
Becker County has agreed to move forward in the support of the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks & Trails grant application, hoping to expand trails between Detroit Mountain and Mountain View Recreation Area. A partnership between the county, the City of Detroit Lakes and the Detroit Mountain Recreation Area will help support the shared goal of trail and facility improvements at the two parks.
What started out as a church choir trip 15 years ago has grown into a yearly adventure, with friends (old and new) exploring foreign grounds together. This year, Gene Gaffney, who has organized the trips since 2001, and a group of 23 participants headed to Scotland.
Local outdoor projects like Sucker Creek Preserve, Dunton Locks Park, Hungry Man Lake Campground, Lake Park City Park, Wolf Lake's Waterfront Recreation Area and more may never have happened had...