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Women's luncheon meeting Monday BEMIDJI—The Christian Women's luncheon meeting will take place at 1 p.m. Monday in the community room at the Eagles Club, 1270 Neilson Ave. SE, Bemidji. Carol Nelson, Bemidji soloist and speaker, will sing and speak on how she moved out of darkness into the light, a release said. In addition to Nelson, Randy Fossum and Jesse Anderson with Northwoods Caregivers will speak. For reservations, call Elaine at (218) 333-3544 or Alverna at (218) 335-7838.
Local students earn academic honors ST. CLOUD—St. Cloud Technical and Community College recently congratulated students for their academic achievement fall 2015. Maren Erpelding, of Bemidji, was named to the president's list, and Avery Mann, of Laporte, was named to the dean's list. To be named to the president's list, students must have achieved a grade point average of 4.0. For the dean's list, students must have achieved a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.9. Olson named to the dean's list at St. Catherine University
Scandinavian music concert and dance BAGLEY—Tjärnblom and Skålmusik, a Scandinavian music concert, will take place at 7 p.m. March 11 at Timbers Event Center, 1718 Central St. W in Bagley. A dance will immediately follow the concert. Cost is $10. Tickets are available at DaRoo's Pizza in Bagley, or at the door prior to the concert. Youth orchestras concert set
Local students participate in Concordia Choir Tour MOORHEAD—Hannah Allen and Levi Heath, members of the Concordia Choir at Concordia College, are participating in the choir's 15-day tour of the Northeast U.S., including performances in Washington, D.C.; New York; Cambridge, Mass.; Camp Hill, Pa.; Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio; Louisville, Ky.; Indianapolis and Naperville, Ill.; Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Allen, a soprano 2, is a sophomore at Concordia and is the daughter of Shelly Allen of Bemidji, and Chris Allen of Dilworth.
Dufault named to dean's list MAYVILLE, N.D.—Elizabeth Dufault, of Hines, has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Mayville State University. To be named to the dean's list, a student has attained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and successfully complete a minimum of 12 graded credit hours of regular academic credit. Local students named to dean's list at BSU BEMIDJI—Several local students earned dean's list honors from Bemidji State University at the conclusion of the fall 2015 semester.
Comments wanted on bear permit units near Leech Lake ST. PAUL -- People can give input on a plan by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to change the boundaries...
Stephen Carlson piano recital today BEMIDJI—Stephen Carlson, professor of music at BSU, will perform classical pieces by Beethoven and the modern works of Rachmaninoff during a free piano recital today. Carlson's recital will begin at 3 p.m. in the Thompson Recital Hall of BSU's Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. A Night of Music for Africa set for Feb. 27
Vollen named to dean's list at U of M MINNEAPOLIS—Zachary Vollen, 2013 Bemidji High School graduate, was named to the dean's list for the 2015 fall semester at University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering. Vollen is the son of Julie and Harry Vollen. To be named to the dean's list, a student must complete at least 12 credits, earn a grade point average of at least 3.666 and receive no N grades. Bowman graduates from University of Minnesota, Morris
Local students named to dean's list at UND
Local author releases book of poetry BEMIDJI—Local author Billie Annette marks the published debut with "Life Whispers," a book of poetry. Annette, of Red Lake, White Earth and Leech Lake ancestry, shares her experiences and interpretations of life on and off the reservation. Annette has lived in Bemidji for the past 40 years. Her second collection of poetry is currently in progress. Third annual Creative Spirit Fiber Festival