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Bring on the bands and the waffles

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — For the eighth consecutive year, District 518’s fifth- through 12th-grade band students will cap their fall marching band season with a culminating concert in the Worthington High School (WHS) gymnasium at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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Battle of the birds and bands

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — As we get ready to celebrate 75 years of King Turkey Day, I’m getting more and more excited about the wide variety of events on tap throughout the weekend.
Arguably the grand-daddy of all those events is the grand parade, which as …continue reading on

Homegrown talent: Hazen sisters pursue country music career

August 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

HAZEN Two North Dakota sisters hope singing will lead to success.
They’re well on their way. Continue Reading

Marching bands to perform in Sioux Falls competition

July 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Marching bands from around the country will be performing in Sioux Falls on Tuesday.
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Sweet success

October 31, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Waffle feed precedes concert by District 518 bands set for Friday evening
WORTHINGTON Whether it’s waffles soaking up syrup at the pre-concert waffle feed or the Worthington High School (WHS) Trojan marching band basking in its season of wins at eight 2012 parade appearances, Friday night is sure to be sweet at WHS. Continue Reading

Love a parade

September 9, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

KTD grand parade is Saturday at 2 p.m.
WORTHINGTON While Worthington area residents, along with guests from far and wide, navigate through a swirl of events during the annual King Turkey Day (KTD) festivities, for many people it’s the Grand Parade at 2 p.m. Saturday that cannot be missed. Continue Reading

BETTER THAN BOOK CLUB: It’s mom’s rock band

June 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It’s the same old story: Rock ‘n’ roll band sets up shop in the basement family room. There’s a tower of gear against the wall with amps, music stands, microphones and wires crisscrossing the floor. Continue Reading

The leader of the bands

May 31, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Vikingland Band Festival (VBF) committee recently announced that Jim Eidsvold of Alexandria was named grand marshal of the 2012 VBF parade marching championship.
Eidsvold was selected for the honor because of his dedication to the festival and to the Jefferson High School (JHS) Marching Band. Continue Reading

Jazz takes over the Palace City

February 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

South Dakota students to learn from some of best regional musicians at third annual Mitchell jazz band festival.
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Bands from Jamestown, Bismarck selected to open for Friday Bret Michaels concert

November 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Our Last Secret and Unleashed! have been chosen from 20 applicants to open for rocker Bret Michael when he plays the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in Grand Forks Friday night, it was announced this morning.
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