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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.
The following cases were heard Feb. 23 by Beltrami District Judge Shari R. Schluchter: Karin Lynn Fairbanks, 48, of Red Lake was convicted of felony check forgery and sentenced to 40 days in the Beltrami County Jail. Fairbanks has been credited with 27 days time served. She has been placed on five years supervised probation upon successful completion will result in a misdemeanor conviction. Fairbanks must pay a $500 fine, which may be done through community service. The following cases were heard March 2 by Beltrami District Judge Paul T.
Due to severe weather in the St. Michael area, Bemidji High School’s Section 8-4A quarterfinal game against St. Michael-Albertville — originally scheduled for Tuesday night — has been postponed to...
Reading and workshop with poet Diane Pittman BEMIDJI -- Watermark Art Center presents poet Diane Pittman as the next featured writer in the Spoken Word Series. This reading and workshop will be a two-day event, held March 6-7 at Watermark Art Center, 426 Bemidji Ave. N. Pittman, an area resident, has worked as a family physician for over 30 years. As a doctor, she is fascinated by the workings of body and brain, and brings those things together in the poetry she writes. An artist reception, as part of Bemidji's First Friday Art Walk, will take place from 5 to 7 p.m.
The following cases were heard Feb. 23 by Beltrami District Judge Shari R. Schluchter: Elijah Carrillo, 18, of Cass Lake was convicted of felony motor vehicle theft and sentenced to 81 days in the Beltrami County Jail. Carrillo has been credited with 54 days time served. He has been placed on five years supervised probation upon which successful completion will result in a misdemeanor conviction. Carrillo must pay a $1,000 fine, which may be done through community service. The following cases were heard Feb. 25 by Beltrami District Judge John G.
Dehart graduated from University of St. Thomas ST. PAUL -- Emily J. Dehart, of Bemidji, recently graduated from the University of St. Thomas during the fall 2014 semester. Local students selected to Twin Cities dean's list MINNEAPOLIS -- Local students have been named to the 2014 fall semester dean's list at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, the university recently announced.
Spikes book signing at Kat's Book Nook BEMIDJI -- Nigette M. Spikes, local author of the "Dictionary of Torture," will be available for a book-signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 28 at Kat's Book Nook, 750 Paul Bunyan Drive NW. Spikes, a researcher and torture historian, relies on years of research to share a compilation of torture methods from around the world.
Bender accepted to College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Mamie Bender, a member of the Red Lake Nation, has been accepted into the bachelor's of science degree into the College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines at the University of North Dakota through the Recruitment/Retention of American Indians into Nursing program. The RAIN program provides academic and nonacademic support services to American Indian Students in pre-nursing, nursing, and graduate nursing programs at UND.
Monroe Crossing returns to Chief Theater BEMIDJI -- World-class bluegrass entertainers Monroe Crossing are returning to Bemidji at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Historic Chief Theater, 314 Beltrami Ave. NW. The group makes its annual Bemidji appearance after receiving rave reviews on the recent Caribbean Bluegrass Cruise and tour of Southern states. Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with their electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel and heartfelt originals, a press release said.