Minnesota State Community and Technical College's Pat Nordick and Wayne Wolden were recognized for outstanding work at the 2018 CFO Annual Conference held this week at the Minnesota State system office in St. Paul. Nordick is M State's chief finance officer, and Wolden is the college's business manager. The Chancellor's Award
The Historic Holmes Theatre and First Lutheran Church of Detroit Lakes will host the Lakes Area Community Concert Band's 12th Annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. inside the church sanctuary.
Detroit Lakes resident Linda Schell was awarded the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) Above & Beyond Award at the Association's annual conference, held this year in St. Cloud, Minn., on Oct. 11-12. This award is presented in recognition of significant and major contributions by members to the work of MLA. Since moving to the Detroit Lakes area in 2012, Schell has been a dedicated and fully engaged library volunteer. She serves on both the Detroit Lakes Library Board and the Lake Agassiz Regional Library Board.
Detroit Lakes American Legion Post 15 and Jennie-O recently joined forces to donate turkeys to ACO 2/136 military families in need for Thanksgiving dinner. Legion Post 15 member Ray Blauert presented the turkeys to SSG Walker for distribution.
The Lake Park-Audubon High School Honor Society has been busy this fall, organizing a variety of activities and service projects in support of their school district and surrounding communities. Treats for Troops With generous donations from the Cormorant Lakes Sportsman Club and Belles from St. Mary of the Lakes Church in Detroit Lakes, and additional help from the Lake Park Auxiliary and Detroit Lakes Walmart, the LP-A NHS was able to ship several boxes of healthy snacks to armed services members from the lakes area who are serving abroad.
More than 400 Minnesota faith leaders have signed a “Letter of Conscience” encouraging fellow Minnesotans to reject the divisive language, violent actions and attacks on freedom of the press and voters’ rights by “voting for Love in the Nov. 6 elections.
Musician Briand Morrison, son of George Morrison, presents "Musical Impressions: The Art of George Morrison" from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 at the Park Rapids Area Library. This multimedia performance is a visual sequence of George Morrison images, accompanied by Briand's original jazz guitar compositions. This free Legacy Program is funded, in part or in whole, with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on Nov. 4, 2008, which dedicated funding to preserve Minnesota's arts and cultural heritage.
Last spring, Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council (PRLAAC) issued a call to Minnesota storytellers to submit a 10-minute recorded story for competition. Storytellers responded, judges selected the top four and those finalists will travel to Park Rapids to determine who wears the Great American Storyteller crown. And who walks away with $1,000. The live performance is scheduled at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at Calvary Lutheran Church, Park Rapids.
Leech Lake Art League will hold Art by the Lake, their 52nd annual show, at The Chase on the Lake. The show will begin with an open reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 and continues 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2. "Art by the Lake" is open to the public without charge. Eight of the 28 exhibiting local artists will be showing their work for the first time, and this
The Nemeth Art Center will host a reception for Alexa Horochowski's "O Horizons" exhibit this Saturday, Aug. 25. The reception is free and open to the public, with music by "Unpolished" and refreshments provided from 5 to 7 pm.