Life Saving Award Presented

April 11, Chief Kent Kortlever of the Battle Lake Police Department presented a Life Saving Award to Dr. Theodore Van Erp at the Battle Lake City Council meeting.
Dr. Van Erp was recognized for his part in providing emergency medical assistance to Phillip Kaste who had been shot in the chest outside of The Rusty Nail on Henning Street. The incident occurred in the morning hours of May 15, 2016. It was noted by Chief Kortlever that it was Dr. Van Erp’s skills, training, and diligence that contributed immensely to saving Phillip’s life on that early morning.