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Monday, October 15 PEO Chapter DQ: Detroit Lakes Chapter DQ of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) will meet in the home of Loxley Koshnick at 1 p.m. Co-hostesses are Mary Seaworth and Justine Boots. Amy Erickson from the Detroit Lakes School Board will present the program.
Nurse Practitioner Anna Neu has joined the Emergency Medicine Department at Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes. “I love the close-knit community feel I get when I step into an Essentia facility,” says Neu. “The staff here are caring and extremely competent, with the overall goal of providing the best possible care.”
Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation (MMCDC) has received a $600,000 federal grant award to support community economic development in South Dakota. "Our award will support smaller organizations that foster affordable housing, small business sustainability and quality facilities for health care, education and more," MMCDC President Julia Nelmark said. The White Earth Investment Initiative (WEII), an MMCDC subsidiary, received $550,000.
Becker County Energize 2.0 (BCE), the movement of people working together to build a healthier community, is launching their website and a new structure. "Becker County Energize 2.0 is an upgrade to the way in which we work together," reads a press release from the organization.
Wednesday, Sept. 26 At 5:53 p.m. an unlocked garage was reportedly entered and miscellaneous items were stolen from the building on the 1200 block of Lake Avenue in Detroit Lakes. At 11:09 p.m. a Trailblazer was reportedly stolen from the 12000 block of County Highway 5 in Lake Park. Thursday, Sept. 27 At 1:41 p.m. a caller reported a storage unit had been broken into on the 13000 block of County Highway 4 in Lake Park, but nothing was missing.
Bridget Penton is the new energy specialist at the City of Detroit Lakes Public Utility. Penton has two undergraduate degrees and a Master's Degree in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She also has over three years of experience working for the City of Phoenix Aviation Department. "I came from a very innovative and forward-thinking industry, very similar to energy conservation," said Penton, adding that she is looking for new ways to relay one message: "The more avenues we can pursue, the greater audience we will reach."
Sunday, October 7 Pancake breakfast: The local Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring a pancake, French toast and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Holy Rosary Parish Center, 1043 Lake Ave., Detroit Lakes. Admission is a free will donation, with proceeds going to benefit Knights of Columbus community projects.
Tuesday, Sept. 18 At 12:16 p.m. two batteries were reportedly cut from a golf cart on the 11000 block of Silver Star Road in Frazee. At 12:19 p.m. a caller reported the theft of a credit card, which was later used at a business on the 300 block of Frazee Street in Detroit Lakes. At 3:09 p.m. a U-Haul was reportedly not returned to the 1100 block of Randolph Road in Detroit Lakes. At 3:16 p.m. a vehicle was reportedly stolen from the 1300 block of Wenner Road in Detroit Lakes.
Kristi Nelson Sands in Action Realty's newest real estate agent. Sands recently moved to Detroit Lakes from St. Cloud after a bit of a career change. Sands holds an Associate's degree in veterinary technology and was previously working as a vet technician in Minneapolis and St. Cloud. Most recently, she worked in sales at Leedstone in Melrose, Minnesota, selling small and large animal products wholesale to Minnesota farmers.
Saturday, October 6 Coat Giveaway: Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 1401 Madison Ave., Detroit Lakes, will host a winter coat and clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone in need may stop to pick up winter coats, hats, shoes, mittens, sweatshirts or other warm clothing. A great variety of sizes, from children up to adult, will be available, though some may be restricted to one per family member. There is no charge, though only bags provided at the church may be used. For more information, please call Charles Jensvold, 218-844-6467.