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I JANUARY 9, 2013 THE PRESS PAGE 5 FARGO, N.D. -- The annual NDSU research updates on Wild World of Weeds workshop is small grains, corn, soybeans, edible set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at legumes, oil seed crops, root crops, the Fargodome, according to Rich minor crops, weed biology, nox- Zoilinger, North Dakota State Uni- ious/troublesome weeds, and ad- versity Extension Service weed juvants and formulations specialist. Survey of relevant weed sci- The workshop is intended for ence topics agricultural professionals who ad- Implications of southern U.S. vise growers on weed control and weed resistance tbr North Dakota herbicide use, crop consultants, Troublesome weeds agronomists, agricultural dealers Drift Stewardship and distributors, Extension agents Off-target movement and and industry representatives, spray tank contamination NDSU scientists, including The agenda and a registration Andy Robinson, Jeff Stachler, form are available at Brian Jenks, Greg Endres, Kirk http://www.ndsu.edu/weeds. Howatt, Harlenc Hatterman- The registration tee is $85 until Valenti, Mike Ostlie, Rod Lyre and Jan. 4 and $125 after that date. The Zollinger, will present information registration fee covers tbod and re- on a variety of environmental and source materials. Registration is weed science topics during the available only on the Web. workshop. Also doing a presenta- Six and a half credits tbr the cer- tion is Jason Norsworthy, Univer- tiffed crop adviser program will be sity of Arkansas associate prolks- given for attending the workshop. sot. The credits are for pest manage- Registration begins at 8 a.m ment. with the first session beginning at For more infommtion, contact 8:50. Zollinger at (701) 231-8157 or Topics for the workshop are: r.zollinger@ndsu.edu. to spot d Photo: Submitted Above: Samson Electric donated $3000 to the Park River Ice Plant Fundraiser. The contribution will go toward the new ice plant. The project totals over $200,000. The groups will continue the fundraising efforts throughout the hockey and figure skat- ing season. L to R: Amber Nelson of PR Hockey, Paul Samson of Samson Electric, and Sally Larson of PR Figure Skaters. BISMARCK, N.D. -- The is not always the case. Any sub- North D ota Department of Trans- stance, even prescription medication, portation (NDDOT) along with the which can render you incapable of North Dakota Highway Patrol, has operating a motor vehicle, can get unveiled new cmnpaign material for you mTested tbr a DUI. the Drug Recognition Expert (DIRE) "The public needs to be aware Program at press conferences in Bis- marck and Fargo. The program they can receive a DUI even if they trains police officers to recognize have not been consuming alco- impainnent in drivers under the in- hol," states Mark Nelson, NDDOT fluence of drugs. Safety Division Director. "Drugged North Dakota startedparticipat- driving is just as dangerous as ing in the program in 1999 with 4 drunk driving." DRE's in Fargo. We now have 45 in "Designating a driver is not only ND. The DRE program trains po- important when consuming alcohol. lice officers to recognize impainnent It is also important when an indi- in drivers under the influence of vidual is prescribed medication that drugs other than, or in addition to, may'iiTipa r thdr abfli'ty' t0 dli, e," alcohol The program is important be- says Sergeant Tom Iverson of the cause it is a common belief that if North Dakota Highway Patrol. "The someone is anested and charged reason law enforcement is involved with a DUI, it was because they reg- with the DRE program is to educate istered over the legal limit for al- the public about this issue, sowecan cohol consumption. However, this help save lives around the state." Your hometown newspaper with your neighborhood news. We are the Walsh Countv Press. Get to know us 701.284.6"333 or wcpress@polarcomm.com. : --" ~ ~ ~ ---- -- -- :="-- -- -"= ~ - f reports suggest that the holiday shopping sea- halla, down 26.4 percent; Mayville, down $11,203,486 to $15,636,175. son got off to a great start," said Fong. "Even 22.6 percent; Linton, down 17.5 percent; Pembina County down 3.26 percent from though North Dakota is facing labor and hous- Cando, down 14.5 percent; and Beach down $19.699,292 to $19,057,674. ing shortages, a steady job market along with 12.7 percent. Walsh County up 13.60 percent from Counties with the largest percentage in- $27,135,127 to $30,825,870. North Dakota's strong economy has encour- aged consumers to be in a spending mood creases were Renville, up 56.5 percent; Oliver, Cities (taxable sales and purchases) up 53.2 percent; Divide, up 42.3 percent; Cav- Cavalier up $4.20 percent from this Christmas season." alier, up 39.6 percent; and McKenzie, up 39.4 $1.0.880,609 to $11,337,315. Of the 50 largest cities, the largest per- percent. Grafton up 36.87 percent from centage increases for third quarter of 2012 The counties with the largest percentage $14,877,591 to $20,362,613. were: New Town, up 87.4 percent; Tioga, up decreases were Emmons, down 24.9percent; Langdon up 22.25 percent from 62.7 percent; Watford City, up 46.7 percent; Steele down 15.1 percent: Benson, down 13.8 $9,237,877 to %11,293,120. Crosby, up 44.5 percent; and Kenmare, up percent; Towner, down 13.1 percent; and Park River up 22.40 percent from 42.2 percent. Golden Valley, down 10.9 percent. $4,256,614 to 5,210,023. The largest percentage third quarter de- Counties (taxable sales and purchases) Walhalla down 26.40 percent from creases for the 50 largest cities, welce in Wal- Cavalier County up 39.57 percent from,$2,760,634 to $2,031,903. BISMARCK, N.D. - The Bush Foundation Community tbundations by definition have a fled endowment funds. Financial institutions has awarded the Fargo-Moorhead Area Foun- geographic focus, and are a vehicle for philan- were also added in 2011. North Dakota is one dation a $100,000 grant for a collaborative thropy and community service within their ar- of very few states who offer this tax incentive for project to increase philanthropy in North Dako- eas. At the core of community foundation work ta. is the creation of permanent or endowed funds philanthropy. There are five community foundations in that will forever provide support for donor in- The grant will allow the Comlnunity Foun- North Dakota: Fargo-Moorhead Area Founda- terests and/or community needs, dations of North Dakota, in consultation with a tion, Commmfity Foundation of Grand Forks and In 2007, the North Dakota Legislature creat- local marketing tirol, to develop and implement East Grand Forks; Devils Lake Area Foundation; ed a Charitable Income Tax Credit for businesses. Minor Area Community Foundation, and the trusts, and estates making charitable girls to qual- an awareness campaign in 2013 to increase res- North Dakota Community Foundation. All five ified endowed funds in North Dakota. Legisla- idents' understanding of endowment funds and community foundations are working collabora- tion in 2011 enhanced the tax credit; adding the awareness of the North Dakota Charitable Income tively on this project, tax credit for outright individual girls to quali- Tax Credit. + If You Can't Find What You're Looking For WE'LL FIND IT FOR gOUlI 16320 Hwy 17 W Grafton Phone 701-352-3600 or 800-279-3083 Open 8:00 - 5:30 Mon. - Fri. & 8:00 - Noon Sat. www.hansonsautond.com C2109A Chevy Traverse Chevy Silverado Chevy Suburban goes here! Call 284,633 today for rates. 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