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WILTON—No one was injured in a small fire in a house Sunday morning in Wilton. The Bemidji Fire Department received a call of a fire on the 300 block of Grand Avenue Southwest at 6:50 a.m., according to a release from the department. Upon arrival at the scene firefighters found a light smoke exiting the home and discovered a small fire in the bathroom. Occupants of the home were alerted to the fire by smoke alarms in the home, the release said. The fire caused an estimated $2,200 in damage to the structure and contents.
Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital Series continues BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital will take place at noon Aug. 12 at Aardahl Lutheran Church, 2920 Van Buren Ave. SE. Wayne Hoff and Carol L. Johnson will perform piano and organ duets, solo piano selections, and Jennifer Johnson, daughter of Ron and Carol Johnson, will perform a vocal solo. An annual tradition at the Aardahl recital is a hymn to be sung by the audience accompanied by the soloists. A luncheon will follow the concert with a price to be announced.
The following cases were heard July 31 by Beltrami District Judge Paul T. Benshoof: Brock Robert Nelson-Long, 21, of International Falls was granted a statutory stay of adjudication for fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine and sentenced to 18 days local confinement in the Beltrami County Jail. Nelson-Long has been credited with 12 days time served. He has been placed on five years supervised probation upon successful completion will result in a dismissal of the charge. The following cases were heard Aug. 3 by Beltrami District Judge John G.
Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital Series continues BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital Series will continue with a concert by scholarship recipients, Hannah Allen and Kayla Hewitt at noon Wednesday at Evangelical Free Church, 115 Carr Lake Road SW. The program will include songs by F. Schubert, R. Schumann, S. Donaudy, M. Blitzstein and S. Barber. Allen is a soprano and her accompanist will be Allison Laughlin. Allen has completed one year at Concordia College in Moorhead.
Local students graduate from NDSCS WAHPETON, N.D.—The North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton recently awarded degrees, diplomas and certificates to 538 Wahpeton, Fargo and online graduates. Students from 16 states and two international countries, Canada and Ghana graduated in 34 areas of discipline.
The following cases were heard on July 27, 2015 by Beltrami District Judge Paul T. Benshoof: Rogers Kenneth Davis, 21, of Cass Lake was convicted of felony third-degree possession of methamphetamine and sentenced to 30 days local confinement in Beltrami County Jail which may be served on work release or sentence to serve if eligible. Davis has been credited with six days time served. He has been placed on 20 years supervised probation upon successful completion will result in a misdemeanor conviction.
PARK RAPIDS—Firefighters found the remains of an 82-year-old woman Monday when they extinguished a house fire in Park Rapids. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call of a house fire on the north side of Portage Lake at 1 p.m. Monday, according to a release from the sheriff's office. The Park Rapids Fire Department and sheriff's office deputies responded to the scene to battle the fire and found Delores Kiedrowski of Vancouver, Wash. deceased inside the residence. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office will be conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Local students graduate from NTC BEMIDJI—Several local students recently graduated from Northwest Technical College.
Bemidji Area Community Band concert today BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Area Community Band will present its third summer concert at 7 tonight on the south lawn of Bangsberg Hall at BSU, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE. The concert will feature a variety of classic band music including selections from "The Sound of Music," musical selections by Hoagy Carmichael, a Gustav Holst march from "A Moorside Suite," a compilation of American folk songs, two ballads and a few up-tempo marches, one featuring the euphonium players.
Gospel Services at First Lutheran Church BEMIDJI—First Lutheran Church will host two Gospel Services this weekend. The first service will take place at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, located at 900 Bemidji Ave. N, followed by the second service at 10 a.m. at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds, 7223 Fairgrounds Road NW. Local musicians will be featured including a bass ukulele, steel guitar, harmonica, keyboard, guitars and many talented singers, a release said.