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News Briefs for July 2, 2013

Road preservation scheduled

BEMIDJI — Motorists can expect brief delays beginning July 8 on Highway 2 and 200 in Cass, Clearwater, Hubbard and Polk counties for preventive maintenance seal coating projects.

Drivers are urged to slow down and be alert for loose gravel and oil spraying in these areas. The work zone speed limit will be 40 mph. Work is scheduled to last until mid to late July.

Highway segments include:

— U.S. Highway 2 east-bound lanes from Bagley to Fosston (approximately 12 miles)

— Minnesota Highway 200 from south of Zerkel to the western intersection with Highway 71 (approximately 12 miles)

— Highway 200 from Kabekona to one mile west of Laporte (approximately 5 miles)

— Highway 200 from Laporte to Minnesota Highway 371 (approximately 8 miles)

Walleye dinner in Cass Lake set

CASS LAKE — The Cass Lake American Legion will host a walleye dinner with all the trimmings from 5 to 7 p.m. on July 5.

Proceeds will go to the Veterans Projects.

NNRP accepting applications

BEMIDJI — The Bush Foundation is accepting applications for the Native Nation Rebuilders Program, which strengthens leadership skills in 23 tribal nations and exposes them to concepts of nation-building. The application period ends Aug. 15.

During the two-year program, Rebuilders participate in five trainings led by several regional and national partners with expertise in nation-rebuilding, organizing and issues specific to Indian Country.

Applicants must be at least 25 years of age, an enrolled citizen of one of the 23 nations and currently living in Minnesota, North Dakota or South Dakota.

BACM series continues

BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Area Church Musicians will continue the Summer Recital Series at noon Wednesday at Calvary Lutheran Church, 2508 Washington Ave. SE.

Performers include Andrew Ronnevik, violin, Jon Romer, native flute, Cory Fuhrman, guitar, and Sarah Carlson, piano.

A freewill offering will be received for the concert and a luncheon will follow.