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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.
Moose Lake Resort hosts free concerts BLACKDUCK—Moose Lake Resort near Pennington will host two concerts by the Schola Americana, a popular choral ensemble and jazz combo from Los Angeles at 7 p.m. July 26 and July 27. The family fireside choral concert will feature American popular and folk classics. The resort is located at 7418 S Moose Lake Road NE. Admission is free, courtesy of Moose Lake Resort. Leech Lake Art League art show and sale WALKER—The Leech Lake Art League annual art show and sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Chang graduates from St. George University GRENADA—Deidre Reiling Chang recently graduated from St. George University located in Grenada. Chang is the daughter of Fu-Hsian Chang, professor at BSU and Dr.Lian Chang of St. Paul. Chang graduated May 8 with a medical degree and received the White Coat Award, George B. Daniel Award for Excellence and Gold Humanism Honor Society. She will complete her residency at St.
Christian Women's meeting on Monday BEMIDJI—The Christian Women's dinner and dessert meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at the Minnesota Nice Cafe, 315 Irvine Ave. NW. Sue Doeden will introduce her newest book about honey, "Homemade with Honey," and will be selling copies of the book, as well.
Oral Roberts University releases honor roll list TULSA, Okla. — Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla., has released the spring 2015 honor roll list for outstanding academic performance. Bemidji High School graduate and social work major, Brian Murphy, has made the Provost's Honor Roll for spring 2015. The list is comprised of the President's and Provost's Honor Roll Lists. All students included are enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours, exclusive of pass/no pass courses.
The following cases were heard June 23 by Beltrami District Judge John G. Melbye: Darwin James Mason, 54, of Bemidji was granted a stay of adjudication for fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine and sentenced to 30 days local confinement in the Beltrami County Jail. Mason has been credited with nine 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 June 29 by Beltrami District Judge Shari R.
HUBBARD COUNTY—Residents of Hubbard County had an oil leak scare for about an hour Wednesday morning. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call at 10:25 a.m. of a possible pipeline leak with oil on the ground in Farden Township, near Grace Lake, according to a release issued by the sheriff's office Friday. Enbridge Pipeline authorities had emergency officials enroute to the scene from Bemidji, and at 10:27 a.m. Hubbard County Emergency management was notified of the situation.
CASS LAKE—The Leech Lake Tribal Police recently executed two search warrants on separate residences in Cass Lake and arrested seven people. The search warrants were issued to locate methamphetamine. Four juveniles were placed into protective custody as the result of one search warrant served on July 2, according to a release from the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department. The Cass County Sheriff's Office and the LLTPD obtained information on the trafficking of methamphetamine from the residence.
Programs at Bemidji Public Library BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Public Library will offer several programs at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays at library, 509 America Ave. NW.
Moravec graduates from Pine Technical College PINE CITY—Pine Technical College recently conferred more than 250 degrees, diplomas and certificates, honoring the graduates for their accomplishments and contributions to both the college and the community. Joshua Moravec, of Bemidji, graduated with a certificate in firearms technician skills. Curtis named to University of Texas dean's list RICHARDSON, Tex.—Henry Levi Curtis was named to dean's list at the University of Texas at Dallas for the spring semester.