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Consolidated Title Services has announced the retirement of Deb Ormseth set for Jan. 4, 2019. Ormseth has served as a licensed title insurance agent as well as a licensed abstracter for the state of Minnesota for over 32 years. Her duties over the years included accounts payable, accounts receivables, title insurance, construction disbursing and commercial construction.
Friday, Dec. 14 At 1:28 p.m. a caller reported being the victim of a scam. At 3:40 p.m. a battery was reportedly stolen from a car on the 18000 block of Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes. Sunday, Dec. 16 At 10:31 a.m. a caller reported a burglary on the 27000 block of 485th Avenue in Ponsford. At 4:43 p.m. emergency crews responded to a small fire, which was successfully extinguished before causing much damage on the 25000 block of Bear CLan Drive in Ogema. Monday, Dec. 17
Monday, December 31 Family New Years Eve Bash: The Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center, located at 826 Summit Avenue, Detroit Lakes, will host its annual Family New Year's Eve Bash from 4 to 7 p.m. Enjoy the pool, The Backyard, games, hot dogs and more! Call the DLCCC at 218-844-4221 for more information.
Sunday, December 23 Humane Society Sleigh Rides: The Humane Society of the Lakes will host its 7th Annual Sleigh Ride Fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. at JF Stables, located at 21168 Klein Road, Detroit Lakes. Come enjoy sleigh rides, indoor pony and pony cart rides, a bonfire, Christmas cookies, beverages, and refreshments; you can also bring your own sled to play on the hills. Call Johanne at 218-849-9545 for more information. Tuesday, December 25
Wednesday, Dec. 5 At 9:50 a.m. a caller reported a break in on the 19000 block of County Road 131 in Detroit Lakes, where the door of a residence was broken, but nothing was reportedly missing. Thursday, Dec. 6 At 4:17 p.m. a vehicle reportedly went off track in a car wash on the 100 block of Richwood Road. The vehicle was dented in the incident. Friday, Dec. 7 At 4:21 p.m. an electric meter box was reportedly stolen from the 49000 block of Pow Wow Highway in Ponsford.
Students in Lake Park-Audubon's Architecture and Design Class got a first-hand glimpse of the latest in home design and construction during a recent tour of the Dynamic Homes facility in Detroit Lakes. Jason Jendrysik, the sales and marketing manager at Dynamic Homes, gave the students a thorough explanation and visual journey of how one of their designs becomes a home, a process that usually takes about two weeks.
Thursday, December 20 Reindeer Games: The Detroit Lakes Public Library has scheduled a holiday event for children in grades K-5, starting at 4 p.m. "Reindeer Games" attendees will enjoy a variety of board and tabletop games, as well as ongoing game of Book Bingo, with the chance to win free books. There is no cost to attend. The Detroit Lakes Library is located at 1000 Washington Ave. Call 218-847-2168 for more information. Friday, December 21
This week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in favor of an order to help address the budget shortfall in the High-Cost Universal Service Fund (USF), which is also known as the Connect America Fund. This action, which came at the request of Representative Peterson and his colleagues, will provide hundreds of millions of dollars to small, rural operators every year as they work to develop broadband in rural communities.
Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for Overall Excellence in Outcomes, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation. This award was announced on National Rural Health Day, Nov. 15, 2018.
Nurse Practitioner Brent Jansen has joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic. "I've spent the majority of my career with Essentia Health as a registered nurse, and I'm thrilled to continue working here as a nurse practitioner," says Jansen. "I'm extremely excited to use my new skills to care for patients in this community." Jansen earned a master's degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.