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The 36th annual Charity Ball committee is recreating the excitement of a Kentucky Derby with its theme, “Run for the Roses.”
The Dickinson High School Drama department will present its first play of the 2018-19 school year, with performances of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare. The play will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 16, 17, and 18, with curtains of 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. The play will be produced in the C. S. Risser Auditorium of Dickinson High School. One of director’s favorite shows
The nightmarish conditions endured by the troops fighting in the trenches of World War I are best described by the the soldiers themselves. Their letters, published in 21 western North Dakota county newspapers, were lost to time… until Esther Hagen Larson of Dickinson had the vision to research and index more than 5,000 letters. “I hope this index will be useful for those doing family history research or for anyone with an interest in World War I,” she said.
The letters written home by “the boys at the front” during World War I told of trenches filled with mud, shells exploding overhead and soldiers recovering from gunshot wounds.
The first North Dakota Native American Honor Flight left lasting impressions on the 109 veterans who toured Washington, D.C., from Oct. 22-23. The veterans represented World War II, Korea and Vietnam, along with 54 medical staff, support staff and escorts.
Trinity High School senior Mason Eilts is being recognized with Boy Scout’s highest honor -- the Eagle Scout award. The award recognizes a Scout for having earned at least 21 badges and finishing a community service project. Mason’s project was to develop a flag retirement box located near the Veterans Pavilion in Memorial Park. The box is intended for the community to drop off their tattered flags until the next retirement ceremony is scheduled.
Winter apparel valued at $19,000 will be distributed to Dickinson Public Schools’ students at the schools’ pantry and closet because local citizens and businesses care about children.
NEW ENGLAND-- Pa Hereford loves his five daughters, but there are days he wonders if he should have just raised puppies. All the girls up in the hills are suffering from what Pa calls “The Hankerin’, “because they all want to get hitched -- and ‘Any Ol’ Man’ll Do,’ as they sing in hillbilly harmony.
The Dunn County Writers are celebrating the publication of their fifth annual booklet titled “Moods.” The collection of essays, poems and short stories explores five moods that start with the letter M: Mysterious, melancholy, mad, merry and mellow. “As surely as wind, rain, snow and land define a rural North Dakota’s experior life, its his or her moods that form an interior landscape,” said Jennifer Strange, founder and executive director.
The season of parties is just around the corner, and it’s time to find a dress. The annual Prom and Party Dress Sale will feature dresses with the bargain prices of $25 to $100.The sale is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson. All proceeds will benefit the Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center -- a United Way funded organization.