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FEBRUARY I, 2012 THE PRESS PAGE 3 Walsh County / Spotlight The merchants below are proud to announce: #rH ANNUAL C, ROUNOHOG DAY PACK RWER The men of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Park River are sponsoring their 4th annual Groundhog Day Waffle and Sausage Supper 5- 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2 at Our Saviour's. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children, or maximum $20 per family. All proceeds go to Mission in the Central African Republic. COUNTY SS Park River PO Box 49 284-6333 samantan Park River 301 County Road 12B 284-7115 [  Park River Implement 284-6316 FIIRSTUNITED --"Bank & Insurance Park River ~ 284-7244 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 110 4th St.E Park River 284-7221 Jim's Super Vadlu 284-6433 101 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! ;= ., 1 1 m m " l l Illl 1 lm 111111111111111 I Advertise in The Press today I I I I wcpadvertising@gmail, tom I I I i m lm m m m mm mlm 1 ll ITD The ceiling panels melt the snow and ice off cars and warm the floors 1 T New Construction : : Retro- Fit , , , , Remodel , ..... , : ; SmartRoor For more information: call (701)364-9276 or visit I l I 1 | " .1 I " ii "/, ! How many time.s has it been said and how many times do we hear chicken soup is most helpful to anyone being sick, e specially with the flu, and "pray tell" there I enough going around. I like chicken soup, this recipe is quick and easy. Chicken Wild Rice Soup 1 can mushroom soup * 1/2 can water * 1 cup wild rice * 3 to 4 chicken breasts (depending on size) * Salt and pepper to taste (garlic optional) Mix mushroom soup, water, wild rice, salt, pepper and garlic and place in a casserole. Layer in chicken breasts. Bake at 350 degrees for 60 to 90 minutes. Tasty Chicken 3 or 4 chicken thighs * Oil * 1/3 cup soy sauce * 2/3 cup white grape juice * 1/4 tsp. ginger * 1 can cream of celery soup * 1 Tbsp. minced onion Brown chicken in oil and place in roaster. Mix all other ingredients and pour over chicken thighs. Bake slowly 250 degrees for 3 hours. (Chicken breasts may be used) Barbeque Chicken i cut-up chicken * 1 8oz. can of crushed pineapple * 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed) * 1/2 cup barbeque sauce * Flour * Salt * Pepper Mix flour, salt, pepper and coat all pieces of chicken with this mixture. Lay chicken flat in a baking dish and cover with barbeque sauce mixed with the brown sugar and pineapple. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. Do not turn or cover the chicken. Chicken in a Basket i cut-up chicken * 2 tsp. salt * 1 cup flour * 2 tsp. paprika 1/2 tsp. poultry seasoning * 1/2 tsp. pepper * 2 Tbsp. margarine In a large fry pan melt the margarine. Mix salt, flour paprika and pepper in a plastic bag. Add pieces of chicken 3 or 4 at a time to coat evenly and thoroughly. Brown in margarine. Simmer pieces of chicken 25 to 35 minutes with cover or lid on. Uncover last 10 minutes to crispen the skin. Add water if necessary. Until Next Time .. "Dell" Polar Comm, scholarship deadlines near PARK RIVER, N.D. -- In support of the continuing educa- tion for rural youth, Polar Com- munications and its subsidiaries are offering high school and col- lege students the opportunity to apply for scholarships. Polar's Retiree Scholarship: Po- lar Communications, in coopera- tion with its retired employees and directors, offers the Polar Retiree S,ch91arship Program to recognize and reward students who, upon graduation, plan to work in the telecommunications industry within the state of North Dakota. These scholarships totaling up to $5,000 ($1,000 minimum/S1,500 maximum) will be awarded to stu- dents who are currently in college or vocational-technical school. Ap- plicants must be a junior or senior Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Scholarship: FRS was es- tablished in 1994 and, along with the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA), promotes, educates and advocates .to the public rural telecommunica- tions issues. Polar is proud to be a member of NTCA and support FRS in this worthy endeavor. If a graduating high school senior from our service area:is selected for one of the 30 FRS national scholarships ($2,000 each), Polar will contribute an additional $500, bringing the FRS award to $2,500. Polar has simplified the applica- tion process for high school seniors to apply for both the John G. Wal- ters & FRS Scholarship programs by using one application. Eligibil- ity requires the applicant's par- at an accredited 4-year college or a ent/guardian to be a subscriber of student with one year remaining at an accredited technical school or 2- year college and enrolled in a telecommunications field. Appli- cation deadline is February 15, 2012. Polar's John G. Waiters Schol- arship: Five $500 scholarships will be issued to graduating high school seniors from our service area who plan to continue their education at an accredited 2-year or 4-year col- lege/university or vocational-tech- nical school. Polar Communications. Applica- tion deadline is February 15, 2012. Please encourage students to participate in these great opportu- nities. Applications and information regarding all of the scholarships can be found on Polar's website at For applications, details, or questions on any of the scholar- ships please contact Carol LaHaise at 701-284-4361 or email: Engagement Announcement owery ~ Carlson Darrell Carlson and Sherry Lowery are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Darrell is the son of Shirley Carlson and the late Reuben Carlson, Lankin, N.D. Sherry is the daughter of Robert and Lillian Lowery, Langdon, N.D. The wedding date is set for February 21,2012 in LasVegas, NV. The couple will continue to reside in Park River, N.D. SOUPER BOWL FROM PAGE 1 favorite soup and all funds col- lected will go toward the Domestic Violence and Abuse Center's oper- ating funds. Halldorson said that they also would be displaying the North Dakota Clothesline Project, which is provided by a state coalition, and showcases t-shirts created by women and children who have ex- perienced abuse. "It gives a visual on their heal- ing and hurt," said Halldorson. They also will feature an "Empty Place at the Table" display, which explains how domestic vio- lence creates a void--a permanent empty place at the table---for fam- ilies whose loved ones who were killed at the hands of abusers. Halldorson said that the center has gotten a lot of support from the community in their efforts to host this event adding that "we're just really excited to get into Park River." Souper Bowl Fundraiser also will be held at the Langdon Area High School on Feb. 19 and at the Cavalier High School Multi-pur- pose Room on Feb. 26. The Domestic Violence and Abuse Center has been serving the area since 1982. It was tbrmed under the name "Quad County Community Action Agency" in re- sponse to the number of calls being received from victims of domestic violence asking for help. In 1986, the name of the program was changed to Tri-County Crisis In- tervention; and in 2007, the name of the program was changed to Do- mestic Violence & Abuse Center to more accurately describe the serv- ices offered. NEW IN IEXT FROM PAGE 1 a number of people have come into the office to introduce themselves, making her feel welcome. "We're all neighbors," she said. "We're all in the same boat." Helgoe said that her background in education, teaching, youth de- velopment, and youth leadership should be beneficial and help her fit in with the community's needs. And she added, "I'm a people per- son." She said that she is ready to serve all parts of the county in any way she can. Helgoe added that the staff at the extension office is amazing and they have resources to help anyone with any question that may come up. She said that when people ask her "What do you do?" she has a very simple answer: "We educate." FS/k details .Oll payments to Walsh County producers FARGO, N.D. -- USDA Farm Service Agency made over $569 million in payments to farmers and ranchers in North Dakota in 2011, which included $17.5 million dollars paid to Walsh County producers. FSA State Executive Director Aaron Krauter says those payments are having a big effect on rural economies. "These payments aren't just benefitting the I farmers and ranchers that participate in FSA's programs," Krauter said, "these are real dollars that are coming into North Dakota and helping the main street businesses and communities as a whole. Getting those payments out is really a testament to the hard work of the staff in our county offices; without them this just wouldn't happen." Payments were made to Walsh County producers throbgh many different FSA programs, including $6.3 million through the Direct and Counter Cyclical Program, including ACRE; $5 million through the Conservation Reserve Program; and $3 million through the Disaster Trust Fund, which includes the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program, Livestock Forage Program and Livestock Indemnity Program. Spacious 2 bedroom apartments for rent in Park River All Utilities Paid Income based No steps Laundry facility on site - MUST SEE - Contact Vicki for more information at 701-331-3826 701-352-2275 $200 Rental Incentive with leasc signingH 1 Bedroom apartments also available Professionally Managed by Prairie Homes Management 1-888-893-9501 -- toll free ' TTY: 1-800-366-6888 EHO REGISTRATION FOR PRE-SCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN IN PARK RIVER Registration for all Pre-school and Kindergarten students who will begin pre-school and kindergarten in the Park River School system this fall. You can register Feb. 13-17, 2012 between the hours of 8:30 - 11:00 A.M. and 12:00 - 4:00 P.M. at the Park River Elementary School Office. Pre-school children who register must reach their 4th birthday before August 1,2012 and Kindergarten children must reach their 5th birthday before August 1,2012. All students who enroll are required by state law to have an immunization record on file with the school before they may begin kindergarten next fall. These forms will be available at the time of registration. Each student must present his or her birth certificate before registration is complete. !,