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Local students graduate from NDSCS WAHPETON, N.D.—The North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton recently awarded degrees, diplomas and certificates to 538 Wahpeton, Fargo and online graduates. Students from 16 states and two international countries, Canada and Ghana graduated in 34 areas of discipline.
The following cases were heard on July 27, 2015 by Beltrami District Judge Paul T. Benshoof: Rogers Kenneth Davis, 21, of Cass Lake was convicted of felony third-degree possession of methamphetamine and sentenced to 30 days local confinement in Beltrami County Jail which may be served on work release or sentence to serve if eligible. Davis has been credited with six days time served. He has been placed on 20 years supervised probation upon successful completion will result in a misdemeanor conviction.
PARK RAPIDS—Firefighters found the remains of an 82-year-old woman Monday when they extinguished a house fire in Park Rapids. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call of a house fire on the north side of Portage Lake at 1 p.m. Monday, according to a release from the sheriff's office. The Park Rapids Fire Department and sheriff's office deputies responded to the scene to battle the fire and found Delores Kiedrowski of Vancouver, Wash. deceased inside the residence. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office will be conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Local students graduate from NTC BEMIDJI—Several local students recently graduated from Northwest Technical College.
Bemidji Area Community Band concert today BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Area Community Band will present its third summer concert at 7 tonight on the south lawn of Bangsberg Hall at BSU, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE. The concert will feature a variety of classic band music including selections from "The Sound of Music," musical selections by Hoagy Carmichael, a Gustav Holst march from "A Moorside Suite," a compilation of American folk songs, two ballads and a few up-tempo marches, one featuring the euphonium players.
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.