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Western Collegiate Hockey Association women's commissioner Aaron Kemp announced his resignation Friday morning — effective immediately — after just a year and a half on the job to pursue other professional opportunities. WCHA men's commissioner Bill Robertson will take over the leadership and supervision of the women's league through the conclusion of the 2015-16 season. According to a release issued by the WCHA, permanent staffing plans for the women's league will be determined later this spring.
Lenten services at First Lutheran Church BEMIDJI—Lenten services will begin at noon and 6 p.m. on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10 at at First Lutheran Church, 900 Bemidji Ave. Services will also take place at noon and 6 p.m. on Feb. 17, 24, March 2, 9, and 16. The noon service will be followed by a soup and sandwich luncheon at 12:30 p.m. The 6 p.m. service will be preceded by supper at 5 p.m. Both meals are free-will donation and will be served in the church's Fellowship Hall. Everyone is welcome. Fish fry meals set
BSU's Blue Ice in Louisville BEMIDJI—The Blue Ice Combo from BSU performed Jan. 7 at the JENerations Jazz Festival in Louisville, Ky. The festival is part of the Jazz Education Network conference attended by about 4,000 musicians. The Blue Ice Combo performed for about 25 minutes and then received comments from Victor Wooten and Mike Steinel. Upcoming programs at Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
Yerbich named to honor roll at VSCU VALLEY CITY, N.D.—Valley City State University (VSCU) recently released its honor roll for fall semester 2015. Jasmin Marie Yerbich, of Bemidji, was named named to the honor roll. The dean's honor roll recognizes students who completed 12 semester hours or more of VCSU classes for which grades points are earned with a grade point average of at least 3.5. Local students named to dean's list at SCSU
Christian Women's luncheon set 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. Roxanne Kanani of Bemidji will share her journey as a single mother. Attendees will be able to participate in the "Sacks 5th Avenue" gift selections at the meeting. For reservations, contact Elaine at 333-3544 or Alverna at 335-7838. Christian men's event scheduled
Youth focused art show BEMIDJI—The Least of These Gift Shoppe and Make and Take Studio presents a collaborative youth focused art show featuring pieces from young artists between elementary and middle school age. A First Friday art and acoustics reception will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 1 at The Least of These, 310 Fourth St. NW. Reception with Scott Fadness
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Monday: Accident 10:33 a.m. Car vs. deer crash on Big Bass Road NE and Whitetail Road NE. Violation 5:37 p.m. A 27-year-old man was arrested for violating a no contact order and issued a written warning for a headlight out following a traffic stop on 4th Street SE and Paul Bunyan Drive SE. Drugs 9:07 p.m.
Fellowship group to meet Saturday BEMIDJI—The meeting of the Bemidji Area Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship is scheduled at 7 a.m. Saturday in the break room on the backside of the Beltrami Electric building, 4111 Technology Drive NW.
Pecha Kucha event scheduled BEMIDJI—Pecha Kucha will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad St. SW. The event will feature several speakers on a variety of topics. The speakers and topics are as follows: Dan Carlson, thermodynamics; Kathryn Gonzalez, participatory art making; Steve Maanum, wood ducks; Charlie Parson, glaciers; Liz Potter, spirit medium; Jason Schoning, love and kindness; Lonnie Sorrell, topic to be announced; Blair Treuer, aerial arts and Laura Lobo as the guest emcee.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Thursday: Assault 9:00 a.m. A 33-year-old woman was arrested for domestic assault following a third-party complaint of an alleged physical domestic on the 10100 block of Cardinal Road NW. Burglary 9:18 a.m. A commercial burglary was reported during a property damage call to the 7900 block of Grange Road NW. Financial crimes 11:14 a.m. A 25-year-old man was cited for a dishonored check on the 100 block of Clark Ave.