Alley graduates from LeTourneau University as one of its 'distinguished seniors' Thomas Janne Alley, son of Julie and Daniel Alley, Detroit Lakes, recently graduated from LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas, with a Bachelor of Science degree in professional flight. He also earned magna cum laude honors for maintaining a grade point average between 3.6-3.79 during his years at the university.
Country music singer Lee Ann Womack will perform live at Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center this Friday, July 12, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $15 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 .
Mann earns dean's list honors at St. Scholastica Olivia Mann, Detroit Lakes, was among those students earning dean's list honors for spring semester 2019 at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. Students must earn a grade point average of 3.75 or higher for the semester to qualify for this honor. Local students named to MSUM dean's list The following area students have been named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead dean's list in recognition of academic achievement during spring semester 2019.
Area students named to NDSU dean's list FARGO — Several lakes area residents were among the 3,740 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the spring 2019 dean's list. From Audubon: Zachary T. Dukleth; Rileigh A. Leininger; Alexander H. Neumann; Carson M. Reep; Drake G. Schiffner. From Callaway: Alex P. Mason and Kalie M. Steffl.
The Nemeth Art Center in Park Rapids held a reception and awards ceremony May 18 for its annual Juried Youth Art Show. The show, in partnership with the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), attracted submissions from high school students in grades 10 through 12 from around the region, including Park Rapids, Menagha, Nevis, Perham, Bemidji, Dilworth and Ulen-Hitterdahl. The show exhibits works of art done in a wide range of mediums, including digital computer graphics, oil and acrylic paint, charcoal and graphite as well as photography.
MAHNOMEN — On Saturday, June 8, the body of a 19-year-old male from Thief River Falls, Minn., was recovered at Little Vanose Lake, located in Mahnomen County. The victim had been jet skiing without a life vest and was reported missing on the evening of June 7. A massive ground, air and water search was conducted. The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The 19th Breakfast on the Farm (BOTF) will be held at Kasin Farms near Hawley this Saturday, June 1 from 7 a.m. to 12 noon. The 65th Princess Kay of the Milky Way, Rebekka Paskewitz, will be making an appearance at the event, to kick off June Dairy Month. Princess Kay serves as the Minnesota dairy community's goodwill ambassador. Throughout the year, Princess Kay helps people understand the dedication of dairy farmers to wholesome and nutritious food, and the way milk is produced.
The world-famous, eight-horse Budweiser Clydesdale hitch will make a special appearance in Detroit Lakes this Saturday, June 1 in honor of D-S Beverages receiving the Ambassadors of Excellence Achievement Award. The Clydesdales will be hitching in the parking lot area on Park Boulevard, in the Detroit Lakes City Park, starting at noon. The public is welcome to watch.
Detroit Lakes Aerie 2342 of the Fraternal Order of Eagles recently donated $300 to the local branch of Hospice of the Red River Valley. The donation will be used to fund Hospice's palliative care programs to support patients and caregivers. For more information please visit www.hrrv.org .
Local PEO chapter presents STAR scholarship to DL students DETROIT LAKES — A prestigious PEO STAR Scholarship, awarded for the 2019-20 academic year, was presented to Emily Larson, a senior at Detroit Lakes High School. The scholarship was presented at the local meeting of PEO Chapter DQ on Thursday, May 9.