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MOORHEAD – Organizers of Concordia College’s Minnesota All-State Lutheran Choir announced applications are still being accepted for the prestigious choir camp.
Talented high school singers from all over the country – and from any faith background – are invited to apply for this opportunity to develop their musical skills with other high school singers.
The Minnesota All-State Lutheran Choir, led by Dr. Michael Culloton, is June 23-30 at Concordia College in Moorhead. The program offers a unique camp experience for young vocalists to engage in rigorous musical training, participate in worship, and connect with peers who share a passion for choral music.
Under the expert direction of Concordia’s experienced faculty and students, choir members will enhance their vocal abilities and gain valuable performance experience.
At the end of the week, the choir will perform a free, public concert in Moorhead.
Interested students can find more information – including scholarship opportunities – and submit their applications by visiting

MOORHEAD – Lake Agassiz Regional Library is bringing an outer space-themed Summer Library Experience to youth and teens in Moorhead. Beginning June 1, participants can read to win prizes as well as attend out-of-this world programs at the library, which will be held weekly on Thursdays at 2 p.m. Participants are encouraged to stop by their local library or LINK Site to pick up a reading log beginning June 1.
The fun kicks off on Tuesday, June 4 with a special event held at the Moorhead Library at 6:30 p.m. with a Space Cadet Training Obstacle Course, offered in partnership with the North Dakota National Guard, 4-H Youth Development Clay County and the Clay County Resource Recovery Center. Information about the program and event lists are available at
The Summer Library Experience is a program of Lake Agassiz Regional Library and will be offered from June 1-July 31 at libraries and LINK Sites in the following communities: Ada, Bagley, Barnesville, Breckenridge, Climax, Crookston, Detroit Lakes, Fertile, Fosston, Hawley, Mahnomen, McIntosh and Moorhead. LARL’s LINK sites are found in Cormorant, Frazee, Gonvick, Halstad, Hendrum, Lake Park, Rothsay, Twin Valley and Ulen. A number of fun programs will be held in connection with the reading challenge, including Magic Shows, theater productions, craft events and much more. All programs are offered free-of-charge. More information is available at and a full list of programs can be found at

MOORHEAD – The City of Moorhead Assessing Division will be conducting residential property reviews in selected neighborhoods in the coming weeks. Clearly identified City assessors may be walking around, viewing and taking photos of your property’s exterior.
Property reviews help the City Assessor determine current and accurate property values as required by the State of Minnesota. An interior inspection ensures the most accurate valuation.
To schedule an interior inspection, to confirm any data regarding the interior of your home in lieu of a physical interior inspection, or if you have questions about the assessment process, please call the Assessor’s Office at 218.299.5310.
Reviews will occur in the following subdivision: Oakgrove Neighborhood.

Hospice of the Red River Valley to Offer Free Children’s Grief Retreat
Glyndon, Minn. – Hospice of the Red River Valley is offering a Children’s Grief Retreat for those ages 6-17, who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The retreat offers a supportive environment for healing and personal growth, emphasizing understanding grief and loss, healthy coping mechanisms, and the significance of cherishing memories of those we’ve lost. Activities include group sessions, a special remembrance project, and interaction with the farm’s horses and other animals. Dress comfortably for outdoor activities. Snacks and cold sandwiches will be provided. Parents, guardians, or other significant adults are invited to join for light refreshments and a group remembrance activity at 12:00pm.
Date and Time: Wednesday, June 19, from 9:00am – 1:00pm
Location: That’s the Dream Farm, 7552 70th Ave. N. Glyndon, Minn.
Registration is required by June 5. To register, visit or call (701) 356-1533.

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