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A tense scene for area police Thursday morning has likely turned out to be not much more than a mysterious phone call, according to Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon. Gordon says police received a 9-1-1 call at about 7:40 a.m. from the Waubun area. "The caller stated that there were two individuals waving a gun around, and that they were possibly going to be committing a robbery.
When Detroit Lakes women Jenny Lessman and Jessica Peterson learned their mothers had cancer, they didn't lie down and cry (at least for long) ...
If those shopping carts could talk, people would understand their daily misadventures with germs: Sick kids for passengers ... raw chicken drippings that leaked from the package ... sneeze-covered handles ...
Ulteig, an engineering company with a Detroit Lakes office, has hired David Karels as Chief Business Officer. Karels brings more than 20 years of construction and business management expertise to Ulteig. His management experience includes operations, financial management, sales, human resources, public relations, strategic positioning and planning, and technology implementation. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer for Nor-Son, Inc., a role in which he was responsible for driving strategic growth and the daily business.
Calling all cattlemen ...
A Detroit Lakes native and his family stuck in Japan are celebrating, as they are now cleared to leave the country. Brook Chelmo, his Japanese wife, Keiko, and their 16-month old daughter, Aria have been desperately trying to get back to the U.S. after the devastating earthquakes, tsunami and nuclear plant explosions. The Chelmos are living there, but have been trying to get Keiko a visa to live in the U.S.
Detroit Lakes mother Spring Fowler and her daughter April Kirsch are cooking up a storm these days, but you won't find any cookies in this colorful, immaculate kitchen. Only makeup. The mother-daughter team has launched their own cosmetic line called "Pure and Natural." The products are just that. "We don't use any chemicals or parabens (preservatives)," said Kirsch. Neither woman had any experience with makeup before, "I wore it," laughed Fowler, but about five years ago, began to ponder the idea after seeing the price of big-brand mineral makeup. "I wanted to wear it, but it was
The number of children diagnosed with food allergies seems to be swelling as quickly and as alarmingly as their airways can, and our area is no exception. "There's no question the number of kids being affected by food allergies is rising ... no question at all," said Sanford Health Pediatric Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Anand Kantak. "There is no clear answer as to what is causing the increase, but awareness to the problem is resulting in more diagnoses." According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one out of every 25 children in the U.S.
Local consumers hungry for more natural foods are getting a big serving of options as a national organic food company rolls into Detroit Lakes ...
Norseman Motors is celebrating its 40th anniversary in business this year, but like it often is in the auto industry, the ride has had its share of bumps in the road. Brothers Dan and John Sauvageau own the dealership together, but they were just kids when the company was born. It all began with their father, a man named George Sauvageau, a Chrysler-Dodge-Plymouth representative out of Fargo and a father of seven. "My dad had to travel a lot because back in those days they didn't have e-mail, so he'd go around to different dealerships around the area and see what they needed," explained