Detroit Lakes Newspapers Staff
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FOLTZ — Rose Beverly; born Feb. 3, 2017, weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces, to Lori and Andrew Foltz. SEABERG — Emilia Ann; born Feb. 3, 2017, weighing 6 pounds, 1 ounce, to Rebecca and William Seaberg. PATTON — Talayah ReNae; born Feb. 4, 2017, weighing 6 pounds, 3 ounces, to Nikki Wichern and Shaunn Patton. FRANCIS — Eli Gordon; born Feb. 6, 2017, weighing 7 pounds, 7.4 ounces, to Ashley Francis and Devon Pickar. SANDS — Lucien Ryan; born Feb. 7, 2017, weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces, to McKayla Guse and Grant Sands.
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County (HCSCC) has relocated and rescheduled the first presentation in a new evening lecture series, Parlor Talks, to 7 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Hjemkomst Center. The first Parlor Talk was previously slated to take place at the Historic Comstock House. The event will go on in the new location, but will still feature HCSCC Senior Archivist Mark Peihl offering a history on Moorhead's notorious saloon district.
Several local students were named to the dean's honor list for academic achievement during fall semester 2016 at Concordia College, Moorhead. To qualify for this designation, students must carry a minimum of 12 semester credits and have a grade point average of at least a 3.7 on a 4.0 scale. Among those earning this academic honor were (listed alphabetically by hometown):
The following students have been named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead dean's list in recognition of academic achievement fall semester 2016 (students' individual majors are listed in parentheses). From Audubon: Aaron Felker (project management, certification in customer relationship management); Lindsey Olson (exercise science, physical education, health education); Beau Svobodny (elementary inclusive education); Sarah Swenson (communication studies). From Callaway: Mackenzie Foltz (biology).
Local students Kathryn Foltz and Katherine Larson, both of Detroit Lakes, were both named to the 2016 fall semester dean's list at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Students must post grade-point averages of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale to be named to the dean's list.
Starship, the famed '80s pop-rock band, will perform at Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino, Hotel & Event Center this Friday, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now. They can be purchased by phone at 1-800-313-SHOW (7469), online at www.StarCasino.com/tickets , or via the "Buy Tickets" tab on Shooting Star's Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/ShootingStarCasino .
Several area students were named to the president's list for the fall 2016 semester at Northland Community & Technical College in East Grand Forks, and Thief River Falls, Minn. Among those honored for their academic achievements were Jon Gilson, Detroit Lakes (occupational therapy); Korey Hanson, Detroit Lakes (welding and manufacturing technology); Carolyn Keranen, Menahga (occupational therapy); and Kayla Waaraniemi, Menahga (occupational therapy).
St. Cloud State University has announced the names of more than 1,300 students whose academic achievement placed them on the 2016 fall semester dean's list. Among those from this area to earn SCSU academic honors are (listed alphabetically by hometown, along with area of study): From Detroit Lakes: Erica Dhakal, Herberger Business School, International Business; and Derek Steven Long, School of Education, Elementary/K-6 Education. From Rochert: Lindsay Marie VonRuden, School of Education, Elementary/K-6 Education.
Sara Isabella Schreder-Gomes, of Callaway, was among those students named to the dean's list at St. Norbert College for academic achievement during the fall 2016 semester. A minimum 3.5 grade point average is required for academic eligibility. St. Norbert College is located on the banks of the Fox River in the residential community of De Pere, Wis.