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The following cases were heard on March 30 by Beltrami District Judge John G. Melbye: Stormie Jasmine Graves, 24, of Red Lake was convicted of felony first-degree possession of methamphetamine and sentenced to 74 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee. Graves has been credited with 177 days time served. She must pay a $50 fine. Tamara Sue Halverson, 45, of Bemidji was convicted of felony third-degree drug sale and sentenced to 10 years supervised probation upon successful completion of which will result in a misdemeanor conviction.
Help fund music video for Saphire Brown BEMIDJI—Harlan Hegna, a 2003 Bemidji High School graduate, is working to direct a music video with country artist Saphire Brown in Thief River Falls. Brown wrote the song "Fearless" about her friend Gracie Woods, a 16-year-old who was diagnosed with cancer four years ago. A Go Fund Me online campaign has been created to raise money for the project. The estimated cost of the video is about $10,000 due to the cost of the crew, gear, travel and more.
Choir and Chamber singers end tour at home BEMIDJI -- BSU's Bemidji Choir and Chamber Singers finish their tour with a home concert tonight in Bemidji. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Thompson Recital Hall of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex in Bemidji.
BEMIDJI -- Adult softball leagues will begin soon. The nights leagues are as follows: Men’s Division I playing on Thursdays; Men’s Division II on Wednesdays; Men’s Division III on Mondays; Women’s League on Tuesdays and a Co-ed League on Sundays. Opening week is May 4 - 10. The initial league meeting is 7 p.m. April 8 at Bemidji City Hall, 317 Fourth Street NW. Official sign up and registration meeting is at 7 p.m. April 21 and the deadline to pay is April 29. For more information, visit www.bemidjisoftball.org .
Gallery North First Friday Open House BEMIDJI -- The Showcase Artist Open House for Gallery North First Friday will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. April 3 at Gallery North, 502 Third St. NW. Gallery North will host the Artists of Minnesota Traveling Mini Show and invite the community to view the exhibit. Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents "Presidents, Portraits and Paradigms" BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra continues its 76th season with the concert "Presidents, Portraits and Paradigms," featuring humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson at 3 p.m.
Northern Artist Association meeting BEMIDJI -- The Northern Artist Association meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Eagles Club, 1270 Neilson Ave SE. Cathy Marchand and Kay Murphy will be there representing the "Friends of the Carnegie." Their presentation will be on "The Historic Carnegie Library Restoration Project" and will include powerpoint slides and some handouts.
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office issued a warning on its Facebook page against a phone number that appears as 751-9111. The office said a citizen reported a phone call Wednesday morning from that number and a person said they they represent the sheriff's office, but officials said it is not the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office who is calling. The scam attempt was described as similar to others requesting personal or financial information and someone has a warrant that needs to be paid immediately.
Students named to Concordia's dean's list MOORHEAD -- Several Bemidji and area students who have been placed on the first semester dean's list at Concordia College in Moorhead. To qualify for this designation, students must carry a minimum of 12 semester credits and have a grade point average of at least a 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.
Financial management workshop Tuesday BEMIDJI -- Region 2 Arts Council will sponsor a workshop for record keeping and financial management for artists from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad Street SW. If working with numbers drives you crazy, we have clear, simple methods for setting up your financial books, a release said. Learn how budgets and cash flow statements can help you plan for profit, it isn't just whatever is left at the end.