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The Dickinson High School speech team celebrated individual and team awards during the 66th annual North Dakota High School Activities Assn.Class A speech tournament. The event was held April 21 at Jamestown High School. Valley City won first place, followed by Bismarck St. Mary’s with second and Dickinson High in third place. The DHS team’s coach, Nathan Amberg, was named Coach of the Year by his peers.
Faith Expressions is preparing to celebrate its 30th anniversary as a locally owned Christian gift and bookstore at 28 First St. W. Owner Stormie Kasian and her husband, Joe, will celebrate the occasion with a open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19. They will serve hot dogs, chips and soda.
Two students from Dickinson High School -- Agatha Benedicto and Rebecca Heidt -- have been named to the Bismarck Larks STEM All Star Team. Karla Simonis represented the Bismarck Larks on April 26 in surprising the students at DHS with certificates and prizes.
A shortened version of the one-act “Stopping at Ellis Island” will be among the presentations during the Ellis Island Simulation and Museum at Dickinson High School. The museum opens to the public at 12:30 p.m, with skit performances ending at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9.
MEDORA -- Friends of the Cowboy Hall of Fame gathered Saturday, April 28 at the Center for Western Heritage and Culture for the 2018 season premiere. It was an opportunity to see the new displays and to learn names of this year’s honorees. The evening was highlighted when Jim Chamley, president of the Cowboy Hall of Fame board of directors, introduced the honorees. Induction Day into the Cowboy Hall of Fame is June 15-16. The winners are:
The Dickinson State University Fine and Performing Arts Department will feature students, staff, faculty and community members during upcoming events this spring. These events include: Percussion Ensemble and Studio Recital: Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in Beck Auditorium, Klinefelter Hall.
Dickinson State University’s Department of Social Science, League of Political Scientists, and History Society will host the seventh annual Leadership Forum at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in Klinefelter Hall’s Beck Auditorium. This year’s forum will celebrate the individuals who founded the university a century ago and those who have contributed to the institution during its first century.
How did Ireland’s potato famine start? When were soybeans first planted in the United States? How many pounds of corn does each person consume per year? Marlene Kouba, who lives 10 miles north of Regent, knows the answers. She compiles ag-related trivia for the monthly ND WIFE Digest that she writes and edits. The one-liners -- titled Agri-Bits -- are also are printed in the North Dakota Farm Bureau’s quarterly newsletter.
Dickinson High School economics teacher Dave Michaelson has worked behind the scenes of the Close Up program for 33 years, but this year, he was in the spotlight. During the trip to Washington, D.C. he was inducted into the national Close Up Hall of Fame.