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Staff report, Published May 08 2009

Fundraiser for wounded Mahnomen County deputy set for tonight

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The Becker and Mahnomen county sheriff's departments will be hosting a fundraiser for wounded sheriff's deputy Chris Dewey from 6-8 p.m. tonight at the Detroit Lakes Pavilion.

Live music begins at 7 p.m. and beer will be served from 6 p.m. until midnight. There will also be meat raffles and other raffles throughout the night. There is no cover charge, but a $5 donation is suggested at the door. All proceeds will go to Dewey and his family.

Dewey was wounded in the line of duty in Februrary and still rehabbing at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colo.