DL News Staff
Saturday, September 22 Special Movie Screening: Odyssey Entertainment will host a one-time special screening of the movie "This Day Forward," including a meet and greet with the movie's director, Brian Ide and one of its stars, Jennifer Jensen, showing of the movie and a brief question-and-answer session, at the CineMagic Washington Square 7 Theatre in Detroit Lakes. The festivities start at 6:15 p.m., with the movie screening at 7 p.m. and Q & A at 8:40 p.m. Regular movie prices apply.
Thursday, September 20 Mountain Biking for Beginners: Kids and teens, come learn about the basics of mountain biking from local mountain biking enthusiasts at this special 4 p.m. presentation in the Detroit Lakes Public Library (1000 Washington Ave.). Bikes and equipment will be on hand for kids and teens to look at and try out on the library's lawn. No admission charge. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions! For more information please call the library at 218-847-2168.
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) h its finalists for the 2018 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics and Lakeshirts is among them. Each year, BBB Torch Awards for Ethics recognizes outstanding companies who demonstrate integrity and a strong commitment to ethics in relationship with customers, employees, and the community they serve. Lakeshirts is a finalist in category IV of the award for businesses with more than 176 employees.
Midwest Bank of Detroit Lakes has announced the addition of Nancy Baker to their staff as a personal banking officer. As a personal banking officer, she will be opening deposit accounts and products and also will be providing clients with all types of consumer loans: home equity, auto, recreational vehicle, boat, and other personal loans. A native of Roseau, Minn., Baker is a graduate of Northwest Technical College and has 29 years of banking experience including operational, retail, and lending roles. She and her husband, Troy, live in Callaway, along with their two children.
Sunday, September 16 Color Guard Breakfast: The Lake Region Veterans Color Guard will be hosting a breakfast fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Club. Suggested donation is $7 for a meal including scrambled eggs; pancakes or French toast; and sausage or bacon, plus beverage.
On Sept. 12, at approximately 8:13 p.m., the Becker County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in Osage, which resulted in the arrest of two individuals. Morgan Elizabeth Marie Anderson, 18, of Park Rapids, and Matthew Michael Gibson, 18, of Osage, are being held at the Becker County Jail pending charges for selling a controlled substance.
A man and woman have been transported to Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital after an ATV rollover just off Toad Mountain Road near Big Toad Lake. According to Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander, the two were traveling on a trail when they lost control and were thrown from the vehicle around noon today.
WHITE EARTH, MINN. — The White Earth Reservation Business Committee (RBC) continues to strongly oppose Enbridge's proposed Line 3 replacement project. "Clearly, any benefit the pipeline will provide for its Canadian owners is outweighed by the risks the tar sands pipeline will present to the residents, the environment, the waters, the wild rice, and many other things that we value," reads a press release from RBC.
Physician Assistant Krystal Enger has joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic. "While working at Essentia Health as a registered dietitian, I enjoyed the friendly and professional work environment here," explains Enger. "It really is a great atmosphere to be a part of, and I'm excited to continue to provide care to patients as part of the Essentia team."
A Waubun man died Saturday, Sept. 8 after a one-car rollover on County Road 158 near Public Access Road. According to the incident report, the call came in at approximately 8:20 p.m. When emergency crews arrived on the scene, the driver, Lester Charles Ashton, 58, was pronounced dead at the scene. He had been ejected from his vehicle during the crash.