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Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital Series continues BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital Series will continue at noon Wednesday at St. Philip's Church, 702 Beltrami Ave. Featured performers are Aana Freihammer, piano, and Philip Hermann, voice and organ. Freihammer is director of Liturgy and Music at St. Philip's Church. Hermann serves as pianist and organist for the congregation, according to a release.
Bemidji Area Church Musicians recital series continues
Verchota graduates from Colorado College COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Allie Verchota, of Bemidji, graduated from Colorado College with a bachelor's degree in mathematics. Verchota was one of 569 undergraduates receiving a degree at the May 16 ceremony, in which Colorado College alumna Marcia McNutt, president-elect of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, gave the commencement address. Verchota is a graduate of Bemidji High School. McCalip attends language immersion program
Author book signing set Aug. 18 BEMIDJI—Author Tim Jollymore will sign and discuss his book "The Advent of Elizabeth" at 11 a.m. Aug. 18 at Book World, 316 Beltrami Ave. NW. "The Advent of Elizabeth" is set at a high school reunion. As they converge on their California high school's 100th anniversary celebration, cryptic notes unsettle members of the "Class of '67." Some begin to question what they thought they knew, according a release.
New Salem outdoor worship BEMIDJI—New Salem Lutheran Church will host an outdoor worship service at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 7 at Three Island Park, 7015 3 Island Road NE. All are welcome to attend. The service will be held rain or shine. Bring a chair. A brunch will follow worship, bring a dish to share. To rideshare, meet at 9 a.m. at New Salem Lutheran Church. Annual Lake Itasca Family Music Festival LAKE ITASCA—The 11th Annual Lake Itasca Family Music Festival will be held Aug. 5-6 in Lake Itasca.
Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues BAGLEY—Farm by the Lake will host a Sunday concert series throughout the summer. Eric Haugen will perform at 4 p.m. today at Farm by the Lake, 17797 366th St. in Bagley.
Siemers named to honors list Concordia University Wisconsin CONCORDIA, Wis.—Concordia University Wisconsin officials have released the spring honors list for the 2015-2016 academic year. To be eligible for the honor, students must achieve a minimum 3.5 GPA. Michelle Siemers, of Bemidji, was named to the honors list. Siemers is a freshman studying human resource management. Bemidji students receive MSU Moorhead scholarship
Area Church Musicians Recital Series continues
Local students graduate from U of M Crookston CROOKSTON—The office of the registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list of spring semester 2016 graduates. Local students include Jonathan Gordon and Marilyn Lewis. Jonathan Gordon, of Cass Lake, earned a bachelor's degree. Marilyn Lewis, of Bemidji, earned a bachelor of science in animal science. Students completed their degree requirements during spring semester 2016. Nyberg graduated from SDSU
Christian Women's dinner meeting Monday BEMIDJI—A Christian Women's dinner meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Monday in the community room at the Eagle's Club, 1270 Neilson Ave. SE. The musical group "Free Indeed" will sing patriotic and gospel music. The special speaker will be Wendy Larson, of Oconto, Wis. She will share about the seasons she has experienced within her life. For reservations,contact Elaine at (218) 333-3544 or Alverna at (218) 335-7838. Restoration and sustainability presentations at New Salem