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Knights of Columbus to hold fundraiser for Braukman ADA, Minn.—The Knights of Columbus Council No. 8280 will host a fundraiser for Father Don Braukman from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, at St. Joseph's Church in Ada. It will include a ham dinner with potatoes, vegetables and dessert. In addition to Bemidji, Braukman has served in Moorhead, Felton, Ada, Halstad, Georgetown, Baudette, Leo, Florian, Middle River, Karlstad, Greenbush, Falun and Warroad. He will retire on July 1 after 32 years.
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail announce exhibits BEMIDJI—Members of the Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail recently announced the third annual Fiber Arts Exhibit and Studio Tour. The Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail will hold a Members Art Exhibit at Wild Hare Bistro from April 6 to April 30. The members will host a closing artist reception at Wild Hare from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 27. There also will be a weekend studio tour on Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. both days.
Headwaters to host Monroe Crossing BEMIDJI—Headwaters Music and Arts will host "world class" bluegrass entertainers Monroe Crossing for a performance at the Chief Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Named in honor of Bill Monroe, Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel and heartfelt originals, according to a press release.
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents concert BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra will continue its 79th season, Role Play, with the concert "Trading Places" on Sunday, Feb., 18, at 3 p.m. at the Bemidji High School Auditorium. Doors open for seating at 2:30 p.m. Guest trumpet soloist Mark Nelson will join the BSO to perform works by Morricone, Mozart and Gershwin, a press release said. Works by Handel and Elgar also will be on the program.
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Job Honor Awards is accepting nominations for its second annual event, which will take place May 9, in the Twin Cities, hosted by the Minnesota Chamber. The awards celebrate "A New Kind of Hero," Minnesotans who have overcome significant barriers to employment and the employers who hire them, according to a press release. Nominations are due Friday, Feb. 16, and can be submitted at www.jobhonor.org .
Businessmen's Fellowship America to meet BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Area Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship America will meet at 8 a.m. on Saturday Feb. 3, at the Beltrami Electric Community Room, 4111 Technology Drive NW. Coffee, fruit, and rolls will be served. The guest speaker will be Adan Durantes, who will share his story, experiences and his faith in Jesus Christ. Men and women of all ages are welcome to attend. Calvary Lutheran Church hosts mystery dinner
ST PAUL -- A Missouri man in town to work at Super Bowl Live is accused of offering two VIP tickets to the event in exchange for sex with a pair of teens. Justin Beard, 33, of Branson, Mo., was charged Thursday, Feb. 1, with two counts of offering or agreeing to hire a prostitute under the age of 16, according to a criminal complaint filed in Hennepin County District Court. He is in custody and is expected to make his first appearance in court on Friday.
Central Lakes College releases honor lists BRAINERD—Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, recently announced its 2017 fall semester honors list, which included students from Bemidji and Tenstrike. Named to the list were Allison Morberg, President's List, Bemidji; Carlie Schroeder, Dean's List, Bemidji; Dylan Parsons, Dean's List, Tenstrike; and Hailey Semon, Dean's List, Tenstrike.
WALKER -- The annual Wildfire on Ice hockey tournament will be held Jan. 12-13, at the Walker Area Community Center, 105 Tower Ave. The event is free and open to the public and features a hockey tournament, banquet and silent auction, free pizza for children and an opportunity for them to ice skate with Smokey Bear. The tournament is an interagency effort among wildland firefighters to raise proceeds for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation.
Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship America to meet BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Area Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship America will meet at 8 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 6, at the Beltrami Electric Community Room, 4111 Technology Drive NW. Coffee, fruit, and rolls will be served. The event is open to the public.