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School groups from across North Dakota are visiting Dickinson's Dakota Dinosaur Museum during the final days of the academic year.
Hettinger High School is presenting the long-running Broadway musical "Guys and Dolls" during two performances on Monday and Tuesday, May 14-15. Showtime is at 7 p.m. in the Roberts-Reinke Auditorium. The curtain rises on Broadway in New York. Three gamblers -- Nicely-Nicely, Benny and Rusty Charlie -- are pouring over the day's racing form in an effort to pick the day's winners. Nearby, is the Save-a-Soul Mission of the Salvation Army. Here, Sky Masterson, a happy-go-lucky fellow, meets Salvation Army lass, Sarah Brown.
A safecracker encounters an assortment of crazy characters when he attempts a robbery in a student-directed one-act comedy at Dickinson High School. The DHS Drama Department is presenting "Man of the House" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, in the DHS Auditorium. DHS senior Laney Herauf is directing the play which was written by Robert Alan Blair. "Man of the House" concerns a slick and stylish safecracker who breaks into the house of the vacationing Mason family. While in the house, he is confronted by various unplanned visitors.
The Hettinger High School Concert Choir is performing a commissioned choral piece during its spring band and choir concert on Tuesday, May 8. The program is at 7 p.m. in the Robert Reinke Auditorium under the direction of Gina Joyce. The Hettinger Music Boosters have provided funding for the commissioned piece. "They wanted to do something really special," said Joyce. She contacted her friend Dr. Tom Porter, associate professor of music at Bismarck State College.
Richardton-Taylor High School students are presenting the timeless musical "Grease," with performances on May 10-13 in the high school gymnasium. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, and at 8 p.m. on Friday. Directed by Susan Anderson, the performers bring Rydell High School back to life. "The kids have been asking to do 'Grease' for a lot of years.... I finally gave in," she said. The musical follows the storyline of the film "Grease," which was released in 1978. We see Danny and Sandy who met while vacationing at the beach.
Betty Anton, Dickinson, shares her favorite recipes when entertaining at a card party or camping at the lake. Taco Dip is a great camping recipe served with tortilla chips. "It's good, you'll like it," she said. "And it's easy to make." She makes Strawberry Dessert Pizza whenever she's entertaining family at a holiday gathering. The crust is a big pizza-sized cookie made out of refrigerated sugar cookie dough. It's topped with cream cheese, strawberry Cool Whip and strawberries. The Cherry Cheesecake is one of her four favorite recipes which goes well at a summer barbecue.
The Southwest Adult Education Project is honoring 45 students who have earned the North Dakota General Educational Development diploma (GED) during commencement ceremonies on Wednesday, May 2. The program begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Dickinson High School Risser Auditorium. Dr. Paul Stremick, Dickinson Public Schools superintendent, is presenting the certificates of achievement.
Belfield High School student Keri Clyde won the North Dakota High School Beef Challenge with her recipe for Badlands Soup. The competition was recently held at Dickinson's Prairie Hills Mall. The annual event is sponsored by the North Dakota Cattlewomen and the North Dakota Beef Commission. This year's chairman was Mary Froelich of Williston.
The DSU Filmmakers organization is sponsoring its first film festival starting at noon today, April 28, in the Dickinson State University Student Center Ballroom. DSU students Chad Troftgruben and Josh Nichols are co-founders of the club and festival. The club's purpose is to showcase works of student filmmakers, said Troftgruben. The festival features over 4½-hours of films. It's free and open to the public. "Anybody can submit a film. A majority are student films," he said. "We do have one group from Fargo showing 'Call of Cthulu.' It's a black and white silent horror film. H.G.