Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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It’s been 14 years since Vergas-area resident Ernest Schanilec published his first book, “Blue Darkness.” “It’s now in its third edition,” said Schanilec proudly. A mystery-suspense novel, the book focused...
DETROIT LAKES — Perham and Detroit Lakes split a doubleheader in a pair of one-run games Tuesday in American Legion baseball action. Detroit Lakes took game one 4-3 before Perham...
When the new home of the Bill and Adair Grommesh family was unveiled in Moorhead on Oct.
The Perham city tax levy is expected to increase a little over 8 percent next year, based on the preliminary levy that was approved at the Sept. 13 City Council meeting. The preliminary levy was set at $1,210,450. According to City Manager Kelcey Klemm, "much of that (8 percent) increase is due to our debt service levy," which is used to pay for city infrastructure improvements. Klemm also noted that the council can opt to lower, but not raise that figure when they approve the final levy in December.
A Barnesville man killed Saturday in a northern Becker County crash involving a single snowmobile has been identified by the Becker County Sheriff's Department. Jamie Michael Thompson, 32, was riding with friends on Rat Lake Trail, about 30 miles northeast of Detroit Lakes, when he lost control of his sled and struck a embankment at the intersection of South Tulaby Lake Road, according to the investigating officer, Deputy Luke Sweere. "He ended up hitting a dirt embankment at the T intersection," Sweere said.