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Physician Assistant Janelle Kyllo has joined the Emergency Medicine Department at Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes. Kyllo grew up in nearby Larimore, North Dakota, and looks forward to starting her practice in Detroit Lakes. "I chose this opportunity because I believe in the mission and values of Essentia Health," she explains. "I was excited to move closer to home and still have the opportunity to live in a rural area that has a wide variety of amenities."
Monday, November 26 Santa's Grand Parade of Lights: Santa Claus himself will lead off Detroit Lakes' annual Grand Parade of Lights through downtown Detroit Lakes, starting at 5:30 p.m. There will also be a pre-party on Holmes Street starting at 5 p.m., featuring fire pits, holiday trivia, Christmas music and a s'mores station, and the American Cancer Society's "Light Up a Life" Christmas Tree Lighting at 5:15 p.m. next to the public library on Washington Avenue. Claus will also be stopping off at the \Washington Square Mall after the parade for "Photos & Wishes with Santa" from 6-8 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.
Minnesota wide receiver Adam Thielen is posting big numbers on the field this season with 85 receptions, 1,013 yards and seven touchdowns after the first 10 games, but one of his biggest receptions this year is the $300,000 donation and partnership commitment that he received from Choice Bank. The donation will give a boost to the newly-launched Thielen Foundation, which is dedicated to helping people overcome adversity to achieve their full potential in life.
Gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 6.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.41/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 stations in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 7.8 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.53/gallon, according to GasBuddy.
Wednesday, Nov. 7 At 9:28 a.m. an cellphone charging cord was reportedly stolen from the Detroit Lakes High School. At 1:35 p.m. a phone was reportedly stolen from the Audubon elementary school locker room. At 2:06 p.m. a caller reported a cabin door was kicked in on the 34000 block of Highway 46 in Park Rapids. At 4:04 p.m. a caller reported that beadwork stolen from the 33000 block of County Road 143 was being sold online. Thursday, Nov. 8
Blake Jacobus, C.P.A., has joined the accounting firm of Hintermeister Schultz & Sletmoen, PLLP. He will be specializing in individual and corporate taxes. Jacobus became a C.P.A. in 2015, and has more than nine years of experience in the accounting field. Jacobus received a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of St. Thomas. He resides in Detroit Lakes with his wife and three children.
Physician Assistant Gary Miller has joined the Essentia Health Urgent Care team in Detroit Lakes. Miller has over 30 years of experience caring for patients in the Fargo/Moorhead area. "I have worked in specialty medicine all of my career, so the opportunity to work in a general medicine setting was very appealing to me," he explains. "I look forward to caring for patients in Detroit Lakes."
There are 60,000 job openings in Greater Minnesota, the most openings since the state first conducted the Job Vacancy Survey in 2001. Most of the overall gain in job openings was caused by a sharp increase in six low-wage occupations: food preparation and serving, sales, personal care, office support, janitorial, and farming.
Thursday, November 22