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Flatness joins scholars society BEMIDJI—The National Society of High School Scholars recently announced Rumer Flatness of Bemidji has been selected to become a member of the organization. The NSHSS recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. Area students graduate from St. Olaf College
Hayft earns degree from SCSU ST. CLOUD — Kaitlyn Hayft, of Bemidji, was among the more than 1,260 St. Cloud State University students that graduated during spring semester 2016. Commencement...
Fahey awarded scholarship NORTHOME—The Minnesota Resort and Campground Association has awarded scholarships totaling $3,600 to six students for the 2016-17 school year including Rachel Fahey. The recipients are children of MRCA resort/campground owners or have been closely affiliated with a member business and recommended by its owner, according to a release. Fahey is daughter of Scott and Sara Fahey of October Ridge Resort in Northome
BSO presents 'Legendary Voices' BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will present its summer pops concert "Legendary Voices" at 7 p.m. July 9 at the Bemidji High School Auditorium. Beverly Everett conducts. Guest vocalist Sgt. Emily Walter, a Gulf War veteran, will join the BSO for a high-spirited evening of folk, pop and patriotic tunes, such as "Snowbird," "Leavin' on Your Mind," "Blowin in the Wind," "Stand By Me," "Sing," "Armed Forces Salute" and more.
HIBBING — The Bemidji Blue Ox amateur baseball team traded runs with the Hibbing Miners for much of their game Sunday afternoon. In the end, five late-inning runs — including a four-run eighth — helped the Blue Ox cement a 16-10 victory and improve to 9-1 on the season. The Ox scored three runs in the first, seven in the second and one in the third to take an early 11-2 lead. However, Hibbing responded with five in the fourth and three in the fifth to close in and put the game to within one run.
Red Lake High School honor roll
Shyanne Kaml performs at Farm by the Lake
May is Foster Care Awareness month and the Evergreen Youth Leadership Council (E-YLC) collected donations for "Foster Kits," which were donated to Beltrami County Health and Human Services and Law Enforcement to be distributed to new children and youth in the system. E-YLC is comprised of current and former foster care youth who have been making it their mission to be a voice to help to kids/youth who are new to the foster care system. For more information about Foster Kits, visit volunteerbemijdi.org.
Local winners of Essay Contest BEMIDJI—The Captain Robert Orr Chapter of the Nation Society Daughters of the American Revolution, in Brainerd, announced winners of their recent essay contest. The subject was "Columbus and Lindberg: A Journey Across the Atlantic." Maranatha Cobb, a 10th grade Bemidji home schooled student, submitted the winning essay.
Acoust Hicks opens summer concert series at The Farm By The Lake