The fire at the Sonnenberg Mink Ranch was still being battled past mid-day Friday, with smoke billowing into the sky. Five area departments sent firefighters and rescue personnel to the blaze. No injuries occurred and no animals were lost. Photo by John W. Dermody
A raging fire Friday at the Sonnenberg Mink Ranch just off Highway 34 destroyed a building and caused a loss of more than $1 million in equipment, feed and supplies.
There is a new sign at the corner of Willow and South Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes. It marks the location of Shorty's Corner Cafe, now owned by Lee Schermerhorn and her parents, Dennis and Lori. It opened last month.
How many times have signs proclaimed “Acme Family Auto,” or “Family Health Clinic,” maybe even “Percy’s Family Pancake Palace”?
The proposed Detroit Lakes Mountain ski slopes were featured during a press conference this year at the facility. In the background is the chipmunk slope that lead to the lodge. Photo by Barbie Porter
In just three short months, the positive support for Detroit Mountain has become clear. Supporters from the local community and beyond have donated $750,000 of the $1 million goal during the public fundraising campaign.