- Member for
- 4 years 9 months
DFy Project, a dance company from Dickinson, came home with multiple awards during DX Events -- a national dance competition June 14-17 at Brainerd, Minn. The dancers competed under the name DFy Studio, which has just changed its name to fit its mission, said DFy Project owner Nikki St. John.
MEDORA -- Badlands Ministries leads kids on a journey of faith, using the beauty of the Badlands as the background. The solitude with chirping birds, campfire songs and breathtaking sunsets lends to a camp setting that lasts a lifetime. Program director Christina Jorgensen first attended the camp as a child, and now she works there full time.
3D mammography, also known as digital breast tomosynthesis, is being offered for the first time in Dickinson by the Sanford Health Clinic. “Basically, it’s a relatively new way for us to image breast tissue more effectively -- it gives us more detail,” said radiologist Christina Tello-Skjerseth, MD. “This is a wonderful technology and we’re happy to have it.” The procedure is available in the Sanford Health West Dickinson Clinic at 2615 Fairway St.
Relay for Life -- the annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society -- gets underway on Friday, July 13, at the Dickinson High School track field. Twelve teams will set up tents around the track to sell snacks and trinkets, or maybe host a game for the kids. As team members walk around the track, luminaries will light the field at sundown, drawing attention to loved ones who are cancer survivors or in their memory.
The Dacota Breeze Band is next on the roster of bands playing during the bandshell summer concert series in Dickinson. Their concert starts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3 at the Phil Patterson Memorial Band Shell. There will be concessions, but remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket. Dacota Breeze describes itself as a variety cover band, playing country, rock, blues and an occasional polka or waltz.
Area 4-H members are grooming their show animals or finishing an exhibit for the upcoming Roughrider Days Fair & Expo. “It’s the culmination -- a showcase of the youths’ studies in project areas. People will be able to see their creativity,” said Extension Agent Curt Froelich.
King Arthur, of legend and song, strode across medieval England with courage and confidence -- or did he? What if the troubles of his kingdom threaten to overwhelm him? The Missoula Children’s Theatre will present “King Arthur’s Quest” with a cast of 60 children ages 6 through 18, who are in rehearsal for a week in Dickinson.
North Dakota’s first Born Learning Trail was dedicated with a ribbon-cutting on Friday, June 15, at Rocky Butte Park in Dickinson. The trail includes nine signs designed to offer creative ideas to communicate and interact with children. The Born Learning Trail was an initiative of Project H.E.R.O., one of United Way of Dickinson’s program to strengthen the community’s early education and to reduce childhood hunger.
Dedication ceremonies for the Stark County Veterans Pavilion in Dickinson will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Stark County Veterans Memorial Park. The park is located at 801 Fifth Avenue West in Dickinson.
First on First Dickinson Summer Nights is featuring a local band for its weekly summer concert series on Thursday, June 28. Breaking Eight describes its music as country rock. “We’ve all played in other bands over our careers and we’ve come back together,” said Beni Paulson.