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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 of several bear permit units in the Leech Lake area. The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Government requested the DNR consider making the Leech Lake Reservation its own bear permit unit, similar to how deer are currently managed in deer permit area 197, a release said.
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
Classic Valentine's musical dinner in Bagley BAGLEY—The Bagley Area Arts Collaborative recently announced a Classic Valentine's musical dinner Friday at the Fireside Grill and Patio in Bagley. Hors d'oeuvres will be served at 5:30 p.m. The dinner will feature Eric Olson, playing both violin and piano and Jennifer Olson, as the vocalist. The pair, adjunct professors at BSU, will be performing love songs from all over the world. Dinner will follow the musical presentation. Cost is $40. Tickets may be reserved by calling (218) 556-3016 or (218) 694-2012.
Local students named Morris dean's list MORRIS—Lillian Fulton and Lindsey Owens of Bemidji have been named to the University of Minnesota, Morris dean's list for the fall 2015 semester. To be eligible for the dean's list, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.66 or higher while taking 12 or more credits, two-thirds of these credits on the A-F grading system. Todavich named to dean's list at UMC