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Wednesday, Oct. 31 At 5 p.m. a caller reported someone had shot at a gazebo on the 12000 block of County Road 102 in Lake Park. At 5:31 p.m. a vehicle was reportedly stolen from a property on the 25000 block of Anderson Road in Detroit Lakes. Friday, Nov. 2 At 12:28 a.m. a cell phone was reportedly stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 600 block of Highway 34 in Detroit Lakes. Saturday, Nov. 3
Thursday, November 15 Give to the Max Day: Nonprofit organizations across Minnesota are asking supporters to donate on Give to the Max Day, a 24-hour online fundraiser hosted by GiveMN.org. Local organizations including the Lakes Crisis & Resource Center, Humane Society of the Lakes and Becker County Food Pantry have secured matching grants, so all donations made up to the amount of the match will be doubled. Additional prize drawings will be held during the day, in honor of the event's 10th anniversary. To learn more please visit www.givemn.org .
The Becker County Sheriff's Office is looking for information that may help identify individuals or witnesses to a hunting-related accident that killed former Lake Park Police Chief Jay Nelson Saturday evening. According to a report from Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander, just after 6 p.m. on Nov. 10, the department received a report of a deceased male in a vehicle on a logging trail approximately one-half mile east of Yellowhead Trail and one-half mile west of Little Flat Lake in West Sugar Bush Township.
A single-car rollover on Highway 59 killed a 24-year-old Detroit Lakes resident Saturday afternoon. According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, the victim, Brandon Rounsville was driving along the highway at approximately 3:35 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle, which rolled. Rounsville was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. He was the only occupant, and patrol does not suspect impairment as a cause of the crash.
Stenerson Lumber in Detroit Lakes has added Nick Boreen to their sales team. Boreen has over 15 years of experience in the building industry. He enjoys working with homeowners and contractors alike, assisting in project design and sourcing materials to keep projects running along as smoothly as possible. He and his family make their home in Detroit Lakes.
Cory Grosche has recently joined Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union (MMFCU) as Detroit Lakes Branch Manager. He will be working with Betsey Hildenbrand, Chris Hoffart, Jamie Klein, Jean Spiekermeier, and Sue Pavek. Grosche brings over 10 years of financial industry knowledge to our community having worked in a variety of financial positions. Eight of those years were in leadership roles.
Minnesota's estimated workplace injury and illness rate for 2017 is at its lowest rate since the measurement started in 1973. According to the annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, the state had an estimated 3.3 OSHA-recordable nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses per 100 full time-equivalent (FTE) workers in 2017. The estimated rate for 2016 was 3.4 cases per 100 FTE workers. The survey estimated Minnesota had 72,500 workers with OSHA-recordable nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2017, compared to 73,600 estimated cases for 2016.
The Board of Directors of Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation announced the appointment of Julia Nelmark as company President. Nelmark started at MMCDC in 2004 as an Investment Analyst and was promoted to Director of New Markets Tax Credit Financing. She led the deployment of $544 million of NMTC allocation across Minnesota and surrounding states, for dozens of projects ranging from $250,000 to $20 million.
Sunday, November 11 Holiday Showcase: Women in Networking of Fargo-Moorhead is hosting a free Holiday Showcase from 1-5 p.m. at the Sanctuary Event Center in downtown Fargo. Come out and meet local lady bosses and get your holiday shopping done! Monday, November 12
Thursday, Oct. 25 At 9:17 a.m. a guitar was reportedly stolen from the 18000 block of Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes. At 10:42 a.m. a computer, televisions, and a chest were reportedly stolen from a residence on the 14000 block of Highway 29 in Frazee. The caller reported the items were returned the following morning. At 3:53 p.m. a caller reported an item had been stolen from outside the Becker County Courthouse.