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The Best Friends Mentoring Program is hosting a new event that allows participants to sample gourmet chocolates accompanied by dessert wines. "Chocolate Affair," a chocolate and wine tasting fundraising event is from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, in the Days Hotel Grand Dakota Lodge, New Legends Ballroom in Dickinson. "There will be 10 chefs with gourmet chocolate desserts prepared in taste proportions the size of truffles," said Best Friends Executive Director Kris Fehr.
Excitement is building and last-minute preparations are being made for Hebron's upcoming 125th anniversary celebration. Community activities are planned from Thursday through Saturday, July 1-3, under the direction of Chairman Jane Brandt, along with a committee of volunteers and organizations. "It sounds like so much fun. There's so many activities to take part in, so many friends to see," she said. Hebron was established in the 1880s when North Dakota was still part of the Dakota Territory. The city formed into a village government in 1885.
The Dickinson Trinity Junior High School Acalympics team took home the championship at the 25th annual Junior High Acalympics Competition held March 23 at Glen Ullin High School. Second place honors went to Hazen while Dickinson's Hagen Junior High placed third. This competition hosted teams from Belfield, Beulah, Center-Stanton, Hagen Junior High, Dickinson Trinity, Hazen, Hebron, Glen Ullin, Killdeer, New Salem-Almont, Richardton-Taylor and South Heart.
When Mortimer Brewster pays a visit to his elderly aunts Martha and Abby, he finds a corpse hidden in a window seat and suspects his cousin, Teddy, committed the murder.
Halliday High School junior Quintana Biffert, who has been singing since the age of 8, is releasing a second CD titled "Call His Name." A CD release party is scheduled at 4 p.m. on Saturday in the Buckskin Banquet Hall, 64 Central Ave. S., Killdeer. As she pursues a singing career, Quintana said, "I'll go wherever it leads. I've always said, if it's meant to happen, it will happen." "Call His Name" is a gospel CD that was recorded in Branson, Mo. It will be available at the event, as well as her first CD titled "Dream." T-shirts and autographed pictures also will be available.
The Dickinson Museum Center is presenting a Spring Festival Celebration featuring 75 quilts and needlework items from Tuesday through May 1. The show will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in the center's main gallery. It was coordinated by a Spring Festival Committee of local quilting artists. "We're really pleased. The quilts come from Bowman, Hettinger, Killdeer, Manning -- the southwest area. The most are from the Dickinson area," said Lu Tormaschy, committee member. "There are so many different techniques and skills.
The Dorcas Society is finalizing plans to host its annual wine tasting fundraiser. Ponderosa Liquor and Wildlife Gallery is providing the wines for the event scheduled from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, at the Dickinson Elks Club, 501 Elks Drive. "We will have six different main hors d'oeuvres and three desserts. We will try to pair the hors d'oeuvres with the variety of wines being served," said Gail Ebeltoft, Dorcas member. "We will pass everything that's served," she said.
Artists and crafters will have an opportunity to showcase their work at a new gift store to open in T-Rex Plaza during May. The gift store, called Dakota Charm, will feature local arts and crafts, as well as Pride of Dakota products, said Chelsea Mann, VISTA worker in charge of the project. Dakota Charm will operateunder the auspices of RSVP Enterprises -- a nonprofit to raise funds for RSVP+ endeavors, according to a press release. The store will be an outlet for artists from the Dakotas, as well as supporting the RSVP+ mission -- assisting individuals of all ages to find volunteer oppo
The Trinity High School senior class is presenting the Living Stations of the Cross as a meditative prayer time in preparation for Easter. The performances are at 7 p.m. today and Wednesday in the THS Auditorium. The co-directors are Dana Kostelecky and the Rev. Joshua Ehli. The presentation concludes a series of performances hosted by Trinity students.