DL News Staff
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 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.
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.
Thursday, November 8
A shop was totally destroyed in a fire Sunday evening in Callaway. Emergency crews responded to a call at approximately 5 p.m. when someone reported seeing smoke and flames on a neighbor's property on the 29000 block of 272nd Avenue. No one was hurt in the incident, but Callaway Fire Chief Keith Heinlein says the structure did take quite a hit. "The walls were burnt to the ground...and the roof was completely caved in," he said, adding that multiple agencies were on the scene fighting the flames for about three hours.
Monday, November 5 PEO Chapter DQ: Detroit Lakes Chapter DQ of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. in the home of Maxine Nelson. Co-hostesses are Joan Westlake and Sally Oja. Maureen Karsnia will present the program, "Friendship."