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Saturday, July 13 Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast: Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1498 is once again hosting the annual Northwest Water Carnival Fly-in Drive-in Breakfast at the Detroit Lakes Airport (24813 US Highway 10). Planes from around the region as well as drivers of classic cars will be the focus of attention, and there will be a pancake breakfast served from 8 a.m. to noon. Cost is $7 for ages 11 and up and $3 for kids age 10 and under.
Wednesday, July 10 NARFE Potluck Picnic: The National Active & Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Detroit Lakes Chapter 1842 will hold their Annual Potluck Family Picnic at Dunton Locks County Park at noon. The Chapter provides the brats, buns, condiments and pop, plates, napkins and utensils. Bring your family, an appetite and a side dish, salad or dessert to share. Please contact President Virginia Weston, 218-847-6483 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or need directions to the park.
Saturday, July 6
Saturday, June 29 5th Annual Detroit Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show: This event will be held at the Detroit Lakes City Beach from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Antique and classic boats from 1994 or before are invited for display. No fee for registration and free admission for the public. Skipper's Choice and additional awards will be given after the show. For more information please contact the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce at 218-847-9202.
Monday, June 10 At 10:43 a.m. emergency crews responded to a camper on fire in the backyard of a residence on the 25000 block of Bear Clan Drive in Ogema. At 1:25 p.m. a church on the 14000 block was broken into and vandalized. Some small items were also stolen. At 8:31 p.m. a caller reported someone trying to break into a vehicle parked on the 600 block of Second Street Southeast in Frazee. Tuesday, June 11 At 8:47 a.m. a vehicle was reported stolen from the 49000 block of 380th Street in Ponsford.
Essentia Health is now the only health system in the country to earn Level 3 Accountable Care Organization (ACO) re-certification, the highest level of certification. This is Essentia's third certification, awarded through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Re-certification occurs every three years.
The Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott in Detroit Lakes has been recognized with two awards this year: the 2019 Marriott Platinum Circle award and the 2019 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. The annual Marriott Platinum Circle Award is given to the top 5% guest scores of over 1000 Fairfield by Marriott hotels. General Manager, Vickie Swenson accepted this award at the Marriott General Manager's Conference this past April in Chicago, Illinois.
A 25-year-old woman was reportedly injured Saturday evening, when the ATV she was driving flipped over and landed on top of her on the corner of 290th Street and 560th Avenue in Park Rapids. When emergency crews arrived, the driver, Rachel Marie Brackeen, was reportedly woozy but conscious. The vehicle was removed, and she was taken to North Memorial Hospital via ambulance. No other information on her injuries or status have been released. The accident occurred just after 6 p.m.
Sunday, June 23
Thursday, June 20 Legislative Town Hall: Minnesota State Sen. Paul Utke (R-Park Rapids), Rep. Steve Green (R-Fosston) and Rep. John Poston (R-Lake Shore) will host a legislative town hall at Menahga Post 6206 VFW, 17 Aspen Ave. S., Menahga, starting at 6 p.m. Questions? Contact Rep. Green's office at 651-296-5356.