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Central Lakes College in Brainerd is offering a new course "Spanish for Medical Personnel" from May 15-26. This class is designed for anyone who may be asked to communicate in an emergency or critical medical situation with a person who only speaks Spanish. No Spanish language skills are needed to enroll. Victoria Montes-Kapitzke, a CLC instructor who serves as a translator in emergencies, said this course is designed for nursing students, practicing nurses, doctors, missionaries, school nurses, and others in the medical field. "This is an immersion course," said Montes-Kapitzke.
MeritCare is offering a new class in Fargo to help parents better communicate with their babies. The Baby Signs workshop shows parents how to use sign language to "talk" with their babies. Several dates have been set for the following sessions: n Baby Signs Parent Workshop: Cost is $40. This class is intended for expectant parents and parents of newborns up to 24 months old. The workshop shows you how to use basic sign language and includes materials to help get started. n Sign, Say & Play - Baby Signs Play Groups: Cost is $80.
The Detroit Lakes Area of Retired Educators seeks applicants for their annual college scholarship. Qualifications include at least one year of college and a major in Education. Deadline is June 15. For more information or an application call Connie at 847-1935.
Crafters are being sought for the Menahga Midsummer Crafts Festival, Saturday, July 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Menahga High School gymnasium. The cost of each eight-foot booth will be $15. For more information or to register, contact Marlene Snyder at Pete's Conoco, 218-564-5203 or write: Menahga Midsummer Crafts Festival, PO Box 74, Menahga, MN 56464.
From "Roseau to Redwood Falls" illegal immigration is the top issue on voters' minds throughout the 35 counties of Minnesota's 7th Congressional District, according to Michael Barrett. The Long Prairie pharmacist was endorsed Saturday as the Republican congressional candidate on a unanimous ballot at the 7th District Republican Congressional Convention in Willmar.
Delegates at the 7th District Republican Convention Saturday in Willmar heard from a string of candidates who will be seeking Republican endorsement at the state convention in June, including Mark Kennedy, John Uldrich and Harold Shudlick, who are all vying for the Mark Dayton's seat in the U.S. Senate. Kennedy was the obvious favorite among the 7th district delegates and state office holders, like Sen.
RV (PG) NN (out of 5) Starring Robin Williams as Bob Munro Cheryl Hines as Jamie Munro Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque as Cassie Munro Josh Hutcherson as Carl Munro Jeff Daniels as Travis Gornicke Kristin Chenoweth as Marie Jo Gornicke Studio: Sony Pictures Directed by: Barry Sonnefeld By KEVIN CARR Every few years, a film comes out that is remarkably mediocre but notable because it could have been so much better. Such is the case for "RV." The biggest problem with this film is that the people involved are results of stellar bad decisions.
The Minnesota Humanities Commission announced the winners of the 18th Annual Minnesota Book Awards April 29 at The Woman's Club of Minneapolis. The Humanities Commission honored Robert Bly with its Minnesota Humanities Prize for Literature for his contributions to literature and the advancement of the humanities in Minnesota; author Louise Erdrich accepted the award on Bly's behalf. Richard Robbins, director of the creative writing program at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and the Good Thunder Reading Series, received the Kay Sexton Award for fostering books, reading, and literary ac
Known for its acoustically driven, three-part vocal harmony sound, seasoned country band BlackHawk will perform two shows at 7 and 9 p.m. in the Shooting Star Casino Event Center in Mahnomen on Saturday, May 6. Tickets are $20, $14, $10 and $7, and can be reserved at the casino or by calling 1-800-313-7469. *** The Minnesota State University Moorhead Planetarium will feature the show "Hubble Vision" every Sunday at 2 p.m. and Monday at 7 p.m., through May 15. This fascinating program looks at the Hubbell Space Telescope's discoveries in the solar system, our galaxy and the universe beyond.
U.S. Senator Mark Dayton says Minnesota will receive $2,588,6000 in federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. The funding, provided as matching grants, will support 35 new and established artistic works, nine of which will go to theater and dance projects. "Minnesota is known nationwide for its performing arts," said Dayton.