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The Dickinson Young Professionals, in partnership with Dickinson State University, have devised a fundraiser to help students who may have run short of school lunch money. They will sponsor a “10 & $10” event to be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, at the Biesiot Activities Center.
Everyone’s favorite ogre is back on stage when Trinity High School Drama Department presents the storybook adventure “Shrek The Musical.” The performances are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-2 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, in the THS auditorium.
One hundred years ago, 50 Dickinson Catholic women organized a court to help them grow spiritually, serve their community and foster friendships. Countless projects later, Court St. Catherine Catholic No. 323 Daughters of the Americas prepares to celebrate its centennial with a dinner and Mass on Saturday, Dec. 9. The members expressed common reasons for joining.
Four students having roots to western North Dakota are among the 13 students nominated by Congressman Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) and U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) to United States military service academies. The students are: V Evan Carmichael, nominated by Cramer to the United States Air Force Academy. He is the son of Bruce and Kim Carmichael.
Danielle Nielsen stays home to take care of her two little girls, but that hasn’t stopped her from starting a business. She is the owner of Little Lamb Boutique, which specialises in everything made by crochet. “I pretty much crochet every day -- right now I’m working on my daughter’s first birthday blanket when I don’t have any orders to fill.”
The downtown Dickinson merchants are decorating their stores and windows with lights, holly, tinsel and bows, all in anticipation of an old-fashioned Christmas Stroll on Saturday, Dec. 2. Sponsored as a Downtown Dickinson Event, the stroll starts at noon and goes until 5 p.m. when the Parade of Lights starts.
Dozens of volunteers and many donations made it possible for the annual Dickinson Community Thanksgiving Dinner to happen on Thursday. The meal of turkey, ham and all the trimmings was hosted at Dickinson State University. Hundreds of people came to enjoy the free dinner and the fellowship of each other.
Whenever a veterans event is held in Dickinson, there's a good chance that Legionnaire and veteran Art Wanner had something to do with it. Working behind the scenes or serving as a featured speaker, Wanner has dedicated many hours of his time in support of veterans.
The Catholic Community Quilters, represented by Bernie Zastoupil, donated 14 patriotic quilts to veterans in the community in observance of Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 10. The quilts went to veterans who have recently moved into Evergreen, St. Benedict’s and Hawks Point within the last year. No new veterans came to St. Luke’s Home. Veterans of previous years had already received a quilt.
“A Magical Medora Christmas” is about to hit the road for a third season of holiday music. Medora, Dickinson, Watford City and Bismarck are among 22 communities in four states that will host the traveling variety show.