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The temperature was 25-below zero and the wind was blowing, but Carter Dullum didn't mind. He had just reached the summit of Mount Rainier in Washington with his Scout troop. "It was amazing, he said. "Me, a 14-year-old climbed Mount Rainier while so many of my friends were still sleeping or playing video games." Carter is the son of Steve and Christi Dullum from West Seattle, Wash., and is the grandson of Milo Dullum of Dickinson. "I'm proud of him," Milo said. "He's a good kid, but I don't get to see him very often."
When Rev. Yurri Sas walks into the Ukrainian Cultural Institute at Dickinson, he greets everyone with, "Glory be to Jesus Christ!" Fondly known as Father Yurri by his parishioners, he says Divine Liturgy in the UCI's chapel on Friday mornings, as part of his ministry to western North Dakota. The Ukrainian was recently assigned by the interim bishop as the parish priest to St. John Ukrainian Catholic Church in Belfield and St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church in Fairfield. Father Yurri's arrival means that the churches' doors will stay open, parishioners say.
Licensed clinical psychologist Nancy A. Gabbert pursued her career in a desire to discover how the mind works. Always moving forward despite adversity, she recently opened a private practice with two offices. Dr. Gabbert Clinical Psychologist, P.L.L.C., is located at 141 Third St. W. Suite 10 in Dickinson. Her primary office is at 806 Highway 8 in Hettinger.
Dickinson teen Dallen Schuetzler learned how to organize a project and lead a team of 30 volunteers while working on his Eagle Scout project. It all comes to a conclusion when he receives his Eagle Scout Award during a Court of Honor on Sunday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A member of Troop 46, 14-year-old Dallen is the son of Paul and Cindy Schuetzler. "It's exciting," Dallen said, referencing how it has been his goal ever since he started in Scouting.
The Dickinson Area Concert Association will kick off its 2016-17 series with two Irish singers who take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Queen of Peace Church. David Shannon and Simon Morgan entertain under the name, Fir, which is an Irish word meaning men, or in this case men singers. The international singers have traveled the world performing with orchestras from America, Asia, Europe and Australia, as well as their home country of Ireland. Their music is a classical crossover with a modern Irish feel, according to a news release.
The members of the CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson Auxiliary are pulling out their fine china, dusting their glassware and imagining centerplace themes for a holiday dinner table setting. It all comes together when they sponsor their annual Tour of Tables. The fundraiser is Thursday, Oct. 20, at the hospital's ABC conference rooms in Dickinson. Viewing of the tables starts at 11 a.m., with the lunch being served at 11:30 a.m. "The ideas come from the members and we have a hostess for each table," Tour of Tables chairwoman Jean Braun said.
Six canines from Deena's Doggie Daycare present life from a dog's point of view when Dickinson State University Theater Department presents the musical "Bark!" Described as funny, fast-paced and often poignant, the audience is introduced to the loyalty, aggression and frustration of dogs who desire to be loved.
Dickinson State University is sponsoring KickstART, a collection of discussions on the impact of the arts on careers and businesses, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Dorothy Stickney Auditorium. The presentations are designed to increase awareness about the economic and social impact of fine and performing arts on a community, according to a news release.
Sarita Pottorff and Garrett Schank, of Houston, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Garrett is the son of Russ and Karla Schank and Sarita is the daughter of Dale and Renee Pottorff, all of Dickinson. Garrett works for EOG Resources and Sarita works for Apollo Global in Houston. Their wedding is scheduled for Oct. 22 at The Wildflower Barn in Driftwood, Texas.
BISMARCK—Two area singers who became national stars on TV's "The Voice" will appear in back-to-back holiday concerts on Thanksgiving weekend. Hebron native Gwen Sebastian will appear in her third annual Home for the Holidays show on Friday, Nov. 25. Scranton native Kat Perkins will host Home for the Holidays - A Kat Perkins Christmas on Saturday, Nov. 26. Both concerts are at Belle Mehus Auditorium in Bismarck. Perkins will sing a blend of traditional Christmas songs with her own modern spin, according to a release.