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PAGE 6 THE PRESS MARCH 1 2, 2014 f Agg i e Articles : News and Notes from Park River Area School Experiencing ReadAcross America week brings head to PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Each year, schools across the country celebrate Read Across America week during the first week of March. This date was chosen because beloved children's author Dr. Seuss was born on March 2. This year, Park River Area school did something extra fun to join this special cele- bration of reading to celebrate Dr. Seuss's work - Read Across America week - and 500,000 minutes of READ- ING by PRA Ponies! Each day had a theme to correspond to a Dr. Seuss book title. Students dressed according to each day's theme. Monday, March 3 was "My Many Colored Days" where students wore as many different colors as possible. Tuesday, March 4 was "Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!" Students wore school colors in honor of the day. Wednesday, March 5 was "Cat in the Hat" where stu- dents were asked to wear a crazy hat. Thursday, March 6 was dedicated to "The Foot Book" when students wore crazy socks. Friday, March 7 was des- ignated "I am NOT Going to Get Up Today!" day ar)d stu- dents donned their pajamas First Grade Photos: Submitted; Kindergarten Photo: Larry Biri Top: Alysha Coffman's kindergarten class made their own hats for "Cat in the Hat" day. Tucker Omdahl, (I-r) Brennan Schram m, Kyden Munoz and McKenna Cole listen to a story read by Coffman. Bottom Left: First graders try a few bites of .... gree n eggs and ham in honor of Dr. Seuss. Bottom Right: A room full of crazy hats! Park River Area first graders wear their .... Cat in theHM" style. Photo on front: First grade wears waci socks to celebrate "The Foot Book" and Dr.' Seuss. First gcade00 Dr. 00with a By Barb Forsgren PARK RIVER, N.D.- What a week the 1st graders have had! Along with the rest of the elementary students, we have been celebrating Read Across America by dressing up, reading Dr. Seuss stories and having some fun snacks! On Monday the two first grade classes read a Dr. Seuss book with a partner, enjoyed "real" green eggs and ham and "sweet" green eggs and ham made from pretzels and M&Ms as we celebrated Dr. Seuss's March 2nd birthday. On Wednesday we enjoyed an- other Dr. Seuss treat- we were able to eat some yummy "Cat in the Hal' hats that were made with Oreos and red gummy lifesavers. We used frosting to glue them all together. Yum! During the rest of the week we read more books while dressing in crazy hats, socks, colorful clothes, Aggie colors and PJs. Of course all the extra activities made our week extra fun. We ended the week by putting on our creative and wacky hats to draw and color a "made-up" critter just like Dr. Seuss would create. You'll have to stop by the school to check out our artwork. Our goal for March is to read as many Dr. Seuss books as we can. We are off to a good start! Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Editor's Note: Forsgren is a First Grade T, ehcher 'teacher for 'i " Park River'J4relf'Sc'hbdls.  ............ >'  Youth in Grades 5-6 invited to participate in UND Science Day GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- All students in Grades Five and Six are invited to "Science Day" on Saturday, April 5, at the Univer- sity of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. The free event features hands- on learning experiences organized by medical students. Science Day is designed to stimulate chil- dren's interest in science. Children will conduct science projects and learn about human anatomy and various health issues, such as the dangers of tobacco use, among other topics. Two sessions, morning (9 a.m.-noon) and afternoon (1--4 p.m.) will be offered. The event is FREE. Parents are . welcome, but they are not re- quired to attend since medical stu- dents supervise all events. For more information and a registra- tion form, visit http://bit.ly/1 isp- KxB or call (701) 777-2733. BEMIDJI STATE UNIERSiI'Y Grafton native named Dean's List BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Peter Hills ofGrafion, ND eamed a spot on the Dean's list from Bemidji State University at the conclusion of the 2013 Fall Semester. Located in north central Min- nesota, Bemidji State University enrolls 5000 students in more than 13 programs on the graduate level. Area students make Dean's List MINOT, N.D.- A total of 129 students were named to the fall semester College of Arts and Sciences Dean's List at Minot State University, according to Dean Conrad Davidson. To be recognized in the dean's list, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.79 for the semester and complete a minimum of 12 hours of instruction. Area students include: Hampden, N.D. -- Gabrielle Damschen. Park River, N.D. -- Brady Gudgel. Anderson, Beck graduate with degrees from BSU BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Joseph Anderson, BA, Psychology, of .Ardoch, ND; and Samantha Beck, BS, Nursing of Park River, ND; were two of the 243 students who completed degree requirements at Bemidji State University and graduated at the conclusion of the 2013 fall semester. Located in north central Min- nesota, Bemidji State University enrolls more than 5,000 students in over 50 programs on the un- dergraduate level. Area student named to Dean's List MAYVILLE, N.D. -- Dr. Kei- th Stenehjem, Vice President for Academic Affairs, announces that Tina Nygard, Mayville, ND has been listed on the Dean's List for the Fall Semester of 2013 at Mayville State University. In order to be named to the Dean's List, the student has at- tained a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and has successfully completed a minimum of 12 grad- ed credit hours of regular aca- demic credit from Mayville State. Local students awarded honors DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Lake Region State College has released its honor lists for Fall 2013. Stu- dents who maintained a 4.00 grade point average are named to the President's list. Students who maintained high academic stand- ings between 3.25 and 4.00 are named to the Dean's list. The following students area students were named to the LRSC President's List: Myers, Courtney E -- Hamp- den, ND Nienhuis, John E -- Lawton, ND Nienhuis, Molly Arlene -- Lawton, ND Lake Region State College Dean's List for Fall 2013 Fladland, Derek John Vincent -- Gilby, ND Benavides, Jose G -- Minto, ND HELP WANTED THE DEVILS LAKE Journal is looking for a re- porter that can cover everything from sports to courts! Tile right candidate will be a self-starter who is also a team player. We provide solid pay and benefits. Send resume and clips to Box 1200, Devils Lake, ND 58301 or ksvidal@devilslakejournal.com WANTED: LARGE WEEKLY newspaper in Bot- tineau, North Dakota is looking for a sports writer with page design and layout experience. Knowledge of Adobe programs a must. Competitive salary with health care benefits. Screening of applicants will be- gin immediately and continue until a suitable candi- date is found. Send resume and writing/page design samples to: Lynn Evenson, Office Manager, PO Box 29, Bottineau, ND 58318. email courant3@utma.com THE KULM PUBLIC School District is seeking ap- plications for 7.-12 Science. Mail resume to: PO Box G, Kulm, ND 58456, Attn: Tom Nitschke. 701-647- 2303. BUSINESS MANAGER: New Public School Dis- trict #8. Prepare & Supervise business operations, coordinate employee financials, write competitive grants, prepare & participate in board meetings, se- cure monies. 2 years college, 5 years experience in not-for-profit accounting. FT salary position. Re- sume/cover letter: fran.swensgard@sendit.nodak.ed u, 701-572-6359. LARGE ND NONPROFIT seeks high level CO0. Master's degree and significant experience in ther- apeutic, educational, medical or residential treat- ment required. To apply: http :l lwww.sagency.orgl C O0 THE CITY OF HAZEN is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer. Starting salary $40,598 w/full benefits. Contact Monte Erhardt, City Auditor for full job description 701-748-2550. City of Hazen is EOE. HELP WANTED: POLICE Officer. City of Ken- mare, ND is accepting applications for Police Officer. Must be ND Post Board licensed or eligible by start- ing date of May 1,2014. Salary based on experience. Apply by April 15, 2014. Call 701-385-4232 or appli- cation. PROFESSIONAL SALES PERSON. Write Your Own Check! Monday-Friday. Benefits... SEND RE- SUME: Williston Herald, Attn.: Wanda Olaf, P.O. Box 1447, Williston, ND 58802, or wolaf@willistonher- aid.corn FULL-TIME SALES Agronomist and Custom Ap- plicator positions open at FU Oil, Kenmare, ND. Growing company with newer equipment and fertil- izer plants. Excellent salary, 401K, BC\\;BS, vacation, acreage bonus. Call Scott, 701-848-6172. emaih fuoilkenmare@hotmail.com AG AND HARDWARE Parts positions open at Farmers Union Oil, Kenmare, ND. Excellent wage and benefits package. Call Terry, 701-385-4277 for application or emaih terryfuoil@restel.com Experienced FLOORING INSTALLERS for car- pet, vinyl, wood, and ceramic. Well established North- west North Dakota retail store. Contact Garbel's Fur- niture & Flooring, Crosby. 701-965-6367 or kay@garbels.com H & H ELECTRIC, Inc. a local established elec- trical company in Williston, ND is seeking Journey- men and Experienced Apprentice Electricians. Oil & gas industry experience a plus! Competitive pay and benefits. 701-774-1001. CLASS A OTR DRIVER WANTED. Reefer/drive in. Home weekly. Pay based on experience. Benefits: Health Insurance, Sign-On Bonus, Paid Vacation. Call Bill (701) 527-7215. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY BUSINESS FOR SALE: Thriving, lucrative fast food restaurant in small North Dakota town. Current owner has experienced 32 years of profitable busi- ness. Make 12 months income working 8 months. Call 701-201-0064 for details. Serious inquiries only. WANTED TO BUY CASH CASH in advance. Turn your old machin- ery, vehicles and scrap iron into cash. No job too big. Snow is not a problem. Call 701-202-8397. REAL ESTATE FOR SALE WANTED: MINERAL INTERESTS/Oil & Gas Leases - Experienced Family Owned Oil Production & Exploration Co. We'll Help You Monetize Your Min- eral Assets. Send details to P.O. Box 8946, Denver, CO 80201. MineralAssets@qwestoffice.net, 877- 754-3111. NORTH DAKOTA FARMLAND values are at all time highs! Contact Kevin Pifer 701-238-5810 (kpifer@pifers.com) for Free Farmland Valuation Land Auctions & Farmland Management Services. www.pifers.com BUILDINGs FOR SALE ENGINEER CERTIFIED BUILDINGS: FREE de- livery. 24'x36'x10' $5,256.00; 30'x48'x12' $8,026.00; 40'x60'x14' $12,610.00; 60'x120'x16' $34,667.00. Colored Steel. Doors, other dimensions available. 1- 8 6 6 2 0 0 - 9 6 5 7 http:llwww.HansenPoleBuildings.comlfreequote.htm LIVESTOCK & SUPPLIES HORSE BUYING STATION in Bismarck! Buying all kinds and classes of loose horses at Chad Berger's feedlot, 6 miles south of Mandan on High- way 6 on March 14, 9-5. Licensed, bonded buyer Joe Simon. No commission, waiting or yardage. Paid on the spot. 612-839-9568 or 316-737-0376. MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE ND MEDIA GUIDE: Names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mails of all ND newspapers, radio/-I'V sta- tions, specialty publications. Only $25. North Dakota Newspaper Association, 701-223-6397. EVERY NORTH DAKOTA newspaper. That's where your 25-word classified ad will appear for only $150. Contact this newspaper for details. ANNOU NCEMENTS/PERSoNALS IF YOU UNDERWENT Testosterone therapy for Iow-T and suffered a heart attack, stroke, pulmonary embolism or a loved one died while undergoing Testosterone therapy between 2000 and present time, you may be entitled to compensation. Call At- torney Charles H. Johnson 800-535-5727. ND HOMESCHOOL CONVENTION held on March 20-22, 2014 at the Jamestown Civic Center. The event is open to the public. More information available at www.ndhsa.org. MISCELLANEOUS PUBLIC NOTICES ARE your connection to gov- ernment -- available online and searchable by news- paper, city or keyword at www.ndpublicnotices.com.