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A 2014 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School was injured Sunday (March 17) morning in a gas explosion while alone in a fish house. According to a Caring Bridge site set up for the victim of the explosion, Michael Herzog, he is in critical condition after sustaining second and third degree burns over 90 percent of his body in the incident. Herzog was taken by ambulance to Sanford in Fargo and was soon airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, where he has been sedated and will be reassessed after 72 hours.
Tuesday, March 19 Book Discussion Group: Come to the Detroit Lakes Public Library at 3 p.m. for a discussion of the book "Still Life" by Louise Penny. Share your thoughts with your fellow book lovers! In "Still Life," Penny introduces the series' hero, Inspector Gamache, and tells the story of his quest to solve a mysterious death in a rural village south of Montreal. All are welcome to join in the discussion. Call 218-847-2168 for more information.
Detroit Lakes apparel company, Lakeshirts / Blue 84, announced they have finalized a deal to acquire TGT, Inc., a veteran sticker and accessory manufacturer of over 20 years that is renowned for their artwork and customer orientation.
WHITE EARTH, MINN. – Chairman Terrence “Terry” Tibbetts, 60, passed away this morning ( March 17) at Sanford
At 5:39 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, the Becker County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of a single snowmobile crash on Cotton Lake in Erie Township. The caller, 26-year-old Nicholas Hanson of Rochert, was the victim of the crash and was reportering he was the lone occupant of the snowmobile. Hanson stated he had broken a leg in the crash and was approximately 300 yards out from the shoreline.
Baxter, Minn. — Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union (MMFCU) recently promoted Jill Carlson to Vice President of Training and Community Relations. Carlson has been with MMFCU for over 12 years, providing internal staff development and community education. She earned a Masters Degree in Management with an emphasis in Leadership. In addition, Carlson has earned her certification in Credit Union Development Educator and Financial Counselor.
Lori Ellefson has joined Jack Chivers Realty (JCR) to service both Otter Tail and Becker County. She will operate out of JCR's Detroit Lakes office. Ellefson grew up in Moorhead and has made many fond memories at the lake since her childhood. She's married and has three children. Her husband is a third-generation farmer in the Twin Valley area. All family members have graduated from NDSU and are passionate Bison supporters.
The Detroit Lakes Menards home improvement store is serving as a drop site for the local food pantry through the month of March. "We're excited to participate in this wonderful opportunity while lending a helping hand to the community!" read a company release. Menards offers a variety of non-perishable food items that can be donated to the food pantries, from boxes of cereal to cans of soup that can be found in their grocery department for immediate donation.
Thursday, March 14 Dr. Seuss's Birthday Bash: Celebrate the 115th birthday of Dr. Seuss at the Detroit Lakes Public Library, starting at 4 p.m. Wear your most outrageous hat, enjoy birthday treats, create your own Silly Seussical characters and play bingo for a chance to win books. Bingo starts at 4:30 PM. Appropriate for ages 5 and up. Friday, March 15
Sunday, March 10 Legion Auxiliary Breakfast Fundraiser: The American Legion Post 15 Auxiliary will host a breakfast fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon at the Legion Club in Detroit Lakes. Choice of biscuits and gravy, pancakes or French toast, sausage or bacon, scrambled eggs and coffee, all for a suggested donation of $7. Wednesday, March 13