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Common Denominator sings at POP fundraiser- 02/03/2011
Bert Speidel, Becky PIttman and Jill Thomas of Common Denominator sing a tune during the annual Praise on the Prairie fundraiser held Sunday, Jan. 30 at Hazen City Hall in Hazen, N.D. Proceeds from the event go toward the Praise on the POP Scholarship fund, as well as the summer gospel music festival schedule for July 21-23 at River Bend Ranch northeast of Hazen.

Traditional Native American Dancers at Culture Fest- 07/28/2010
The New Town Eagle Feather Dance Club performs at Northern Great Plains Culture Fest July 24 at Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site near Stanton, N.D.

Culture Fest atlatl demonstration - 07/28/2010
Daniel Milewski of Beulah, N.D., demonstrates the atlatl to Matthew Wood, Standing Rock, N.D., on Saturday, July 24 at the 2010 Northern Great Plains Culture Fest at Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site near Stanton, N.D.

River Bend Gospel at 2010 Praise on the Prairie- 07/21/2010
River Bend Gospel closes out the 2010 Praise on the Prairie gospel music festival Saturday, July 17 at River Bend Ranch 5.5 miles northeast of Hazen, N.D.

Hazen Star

Blazin' Hazen Daze - Push/Pull Competition- 07/11/2012
Mark from Bismarck performs his first lift during the bench press portion of the Blazin' Hazen Daze push/pull competition Saturday at Power Plant Gym in Hazen, N.D.

Blazin' Hazen Daze - 'Sprinko'- 07/11/2012
Modeled after "Plinko" on "The Price is Right," "Sprinko" made its debut Saturday during Blazin' Hazen Daze in Hazen, N.D. Rory Olson drops the puck in an attempt to spray his mother, Kari Olson, sitting third from left. Also sitting underneath the shower heads are, from left, Jason Haack, Jesse Flath and Dan Frei.

Opp graduation open house - dance- 06/27/2012
Christy Ann Opp's family, which hails from the Marshall Islands, dances at an open house honoring Christy Ann's graduation from Hazen High School in Hazen, N.D. in late May.

Opp graduation open house- 06/27/2012
Christy Ann Opp's family, which hails from the Marshall Islands, sings a song of congratulations in Marshallese at an open house honoring Christy Ann's graduation from Hazen High School in Hazen, N.D. in late May.

Coal Country Relay for Life 2012 - Team intro- 06/13/2012
The Coal Country Community Health Centers Caterpillar team meanders its way onto the field during team introductions at the 2012 Coal Country Relay for Life June 8 in Beulah, N.D. The team placed third in the Best Costume contest.

Coal Country Relay for Life 2012 - Survivors' lap- 06/13/2012
Those who have fought cancer and won make a lap around the football field during opening ceremonies of the 2012 Coal Country Relay for Life June 8 at Riverside Park in Beulah, N.D. More than 200 people on 20 teams took part in the event and raised more than $43,600 for the American Cancer Society.

'Walking On Broken Glass' - Hazen High School Choir feat. director Sabrina Lee-Podoll- 05/16/2012
Backed by the Hazen High School Choir, Hazen Choir director Sabrina Lee-Podoll takes the lead on "Walking On Broken Glass" during the choir's 2012 Spring Concert May 14 at HHS in Hazen, N.D. The concert was Lee-Podoll's final in as Hazen choir director.

'Stand By Me' - Hazen Middle School- 05/16/2012
The Hazen Middle School Choir sings "Stand By Me" during their 2012 Spring Concert May 14 at Hazen High School in Hazen, N.D.

Celebrate the Arts - iPad solo- 05/02/2012
Hazen band teacher Chris Harvey performs "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" on an iPad during Spotlight the Arts' 2012 Celebrate the Arts event April 29 in Hazen, N.D.

Celebrate the Arts - Ryan Schwarz speech- 05/02/2012
Hazen freshman Ryan Schwarz performs a Humorous Interpretation during Spotlight the Arts' 2012 Celebrate the Arts event April 29 in Hazen, N.D.

Celebrate the Arts - 'Don't Worry About Tomorrow'- 05/02/2012
Hazen sisters Krista and Kendra Slaubaugh perform their original tune "Don't Worry About Tomorrow" at Spotlight the Arts' 2012 Celebrate the Arts event April 29 in Hazen, N.D.