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HUBBARD COUNTY—Residents of Hubbard County had an oil leak scare for about an hour Wednesday morning. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call at 10:25 a.m. of a possible pipeline leak with oil on the ground in Farden Township, near Grace Lake, according to a release issued by the sheriff's office Friday. Enbridge Pipeline authorities had emergency officials enroute to the scene from Bemidji, and at 10:27 a.m. Hubbard County Emergency management was notified of the situation.
CASS LAKE—The Leech Lake Tribal Police recently executed two search warrants on separate residences in Cass Lake and arrested seven people. The search warrants were issued to locate methamphetamine. Four juveniles were placed into protective custody as the result of one search warrant served on July 2, according to a release from the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department. The Cass County Sheriff's Office and the LLTPD obtained information on the trafficking of methamphetamine from the residence.
Programs at Bemidji Public Library BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Public Library will offer several programs at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays at library, 509 America Ave. NW.
Moravec graduates from Pine Technical College PINE CITY—Pine Technical College recently conferred more than 250 degrees, diplomas and certificates, honoring the graduates for their accomplishments and contributions to both the college and the community. Joshua Moravec, of Bemidji, graduated with a certificate in firearms technician skills. Curtis named to University of Texas dean's list RICHARDSON, Tex.—Henry Levi Curtis was named to dean's list at the University of Texas at Dallas for the spring semester.
Recital series continues July 1 BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital Series will continue at noon July 1 at First Baptist Church, 1555 Paul Bunyan Drive. The 3H&C Horn Quartet will perform a new recital titled, "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue." The program, featuring pieces drawn from the past 300 years of music, will start with a Slavic fanfare and include music of Mozart, Vivialdi, and the famous "Alleluia" by Randall Thompson.
Local students named to St. Olaf College dean's list NORTHFIELD—Matthew Bock and Carl Graefe of Bemidji, have been named to the St. Olaf College dean's list for the spring 2015 semester. Matthew Bock, who is studying chemistry, graduated from Bemidji High School and is the son of Bill and Miriam Bock.
The following cases were heard June 15 by Beltrami District Judge Paul T. Benshoof: Shelby Gene Boswell, 23, of St. Paul was convicted of felony third-degree assault and sentenced to 36 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud. He has been credited with 152 days time served. Boswell's sentence was a departure from sentencing guidelines aggravated upward based on the crime being committed in the victim's home or zone of privacy and committing the crime as part of a group of three or more persons who all actively participated in the crime.
Public reading of New Testament set for weekend BLACKDUCK—Area churches will host a reading of the New Testament from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Blackduck Wayside Rest. Anyone who would like to read, listen, pray or help is invited to attend the event. Readers will be set up in advance and visitors may stay as long as they want. Each read will be 15 minutes long. For more information or to read, call 835-7957 or email NTreading@cox.net . Both individuals and groups may read.
Summer recital series continues BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Church Musicians Summer Recital Series will continue at noon Wednesday at First Lutheran Church, 900 Bemidji Ave. Sarah Carlson will perform an organ recital of a wide variety of pieces from the 19th and 20th centuries. Carlson will also present this recital at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris later this month. An opportunity will be available to contribute to her expenses for the travel to Paris. A luncheon will follow the concert with a price to be announced.
Area students honored for academic achievement NORTHFIELD— St. Olaf College recently honored Carl Graefe for his induction into a national honor society. Graefe, of Bemidji, is the son of Martin Graefe and Lisa Christensen Graefe.