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PAGE 6 THE PRESS JUNE 11, 2014 I' EDMORE, N.D. -- Please join plement business with Interna- us for open house tours of the his- tional Harvester in Lawton in toric mansion and Axel's church which he began in 1922. When on the museum grounds, a short moving to Edmore in 1944, he program at 3:00 p.m., followed by transferred the implement dealer- a complimentary lunch and visits ship and ran it in Edmore until his with former residents, retirement in 1964. Also sold were Wheatland Manor, home of the DeSoto, Plymouth, and Ford cars, Edmore Historical Society since and Standard gasoline. His son, 1979, occupies the comer of Grant George, ran the service department and Third Streets in the original for many years. SonsAlfred and town site of Edmore. It was orig- Bud took over the dealership in inally built by Charles Erickson in 1964 when Shabel retired and ran 1914 and is unique as it was built it until they retired in 1993. of poured concrete. In 1965, Edward and Therese Charley and wife Frieda home- Mueller purchased the spacious steaded four miles northeast eYEd- edifice from Martha Freije. Ed- more in Fancher Township in ward Mueller worked for the Great 1901. In 1910, Charley, Freda, and Northern Railroad as a telegrapher their two sons, moved into Ed- and depot agent. In Edmore, he more. Charley bought the former was a Boy Scout leader and be- Atlas Lumber Company and the longed to the Masonic Lodge. Intemational Harvester dealer- They also had a large family with ship, which was across the street seven children. Ed pass6 away in to the south of where the house sits 1967 and Therese married Vernon today. Sandlan. They continued to live Erickson scoured the sur- in the house until they moved to rounding area searching for scrap Grand Forks in 1972. iron to reinforce the concrete In 1972, Robert and Colleen walls prior to hiring a cement Loft purchased the home and mason from Crookston, Minnesota moved to Edmore with their fam- to complete the project. The con- ily of eight children. Robert and crete was mixed by hand and ColleenjoinedArthurandLillian raised by an elevator powered by Loff as partners in the Stock- Charley's horse, "Magee." The basement walls are 12 inches man's Bar in Edmore. Robert thick, the first floor walls 10 inch- worked with his brother, Arthur, es, and the second story walls 8 also an auctioneer, in providing the inches. LoffAuction Services to those in It was the first home in Edmore the area. Later, Robert and Colleen to be wired for electricity--the bought the Stockman's Bar andbe- wires were a knob and tube vari- came the sole proprietors. They ety. The original switch at the top built a new bar building during the of the basement steps is still in use early to mid- 1970s and had many today. The outside surface of the fond memories of the Edmore house was finished by throwing a community those in the area. Lat- stucco mixture at the house which er, Robert and Colleen bought was spread by men with brooms, the Stockman's Bar and became Built like a fortress, it was nick the sole proprietors. They built a named "The Alamo" by the Frei- new bar building during the early je boys when they lived there. t9 mid-1970s and had many fond WhenMr. Erickson left Edmore' memorLes of tl .Edmor om- in 1919, Andrew Haugen, and his munity. wife Marie (Nelson-Craig) Haugen Son Doug Loff still resides in (Charley's niece), bought the Edmore with wife Wanda. home. Mr. Haugen was a druggist On July 19, 1981, the Histori- in Park River, ND before coming cal Society held a museum dedi- to Edmore in its early days to start cation. Governor Allan Olson a drug store. The couple ran a spoke along with some early Ed- boarding house in the home. more residents at this community Many of the boarders were high celebration. The museum contains school students from the sur- artifacts along with a research li- rounding rural areas, brary. In 1944, the home was sold to Everyone is welcome to at- Shabel and Martha Freije. It be- tend on Sunday, June 15, 2014, as came home to them and 12 of their we celebrate the history of Ed- 15 children. Mr. Freije ran an im- more. O GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Thirteen Walsh County 4-H youth participated in the District 4-H Commu- nication Arts contest held in Grand Forks on May 29. These youth competed against 4-H'ers from Grand Forks and Pembina counties. Representing Walsh County at the district event were Eva Sobak, Billy Laaveg, Seth Nelson, Kris- ten Larson, Becky Klose, Gretchen Brummond, San- dra Kjelland, Marit EUing- son, Beatrice Kjelland, Rachel Klose, Mikayla Fingarson, Emily Laaveg, and Emily Zikmund. Receiving First Place honors in the Teen Divi- sions were Emily Zikmund (Prepared Speech); Becky Klose (Presentation Soft- ware); Mikayla Fingarson Photo: Submitted Above: Walsh County District Communication Arts participants- Front: Rachel Klose, Eva Sobak, Mikayla Fin- and Rachel Klose (Broad- garson, Sandra Kjelland, Beatrice Kjelland, Kristen Larson, Emily Laaveg. Back: Becky Klose, Emily Zikmund, casting Duo). Receiving Gretchen Brummond, Billy Laaveg. Not pictured: Marit Ellingson and Seth Nelson. First Place honors in the Pre-Teen Divisions was Eva Sobak (Interpretative Reading-Serious). Honorable Mention honors in Pre-Teen cate- gories went to Seth Nelson (Interpretative Reading - Humorous); Marit Elling- son (Interpretative Reading - Serious) and Sandra Kjelland (Commercial - Individual). Honorable Mention honors in Teen categories went to Kristen visions, are eligible to par- tion Arts event is designed ing and are evaluated on Larson (Interpretive Read- ticipate in the State 4-H to help participants devel- their performances to help ing- Humorous) and Beat- Communication Arts Con- op communication skills enhance their skills. rice Kjelland (Interpreta- test at the Minor State Fair throughout a lifetime. Par- The North Dakota 4-H live Reading - Serious). in July. ticipants actively practice Communication Arts The First Place teen Serving as judges for the their communication skills events are sponsored by the winners are awarded a free event were Fern Magenau, before a group and must North Dakota 4-H Faun- trip to Extension Youth Hamilton; Katelyn Hain, learn to gather and organ- darien and North Dakota Conference, June 16-19th Park River; Blaine Novak, ize information, equipment Farm Credit Services. at NDSU (teen division Fordville; and Dean Aakre and props for public pres- The 4-H program is a only), with the ND Center for 4- entation, youth education compo- All First place winners, H in Fargo. All participants gainnent of the NDSU Exten- both pre-teen and teen di- The 4-H Communica- confidence in public speak- sion Service. GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Be- ginning June 1, expect to see ad- ditional law enforcement officers on local roadways. Several North Dakota law enforcement agen- Summary of Northeast Grand Forks Regional DUI Task Force enfoj'cement results: Last enforcement period occurred from March 1-31, 2013: 18 driving under the influence arrests ers safe. The DUI Task Force be- gan on October 1, 2010 in order to take significant steps towards re- ducing alcohol-related crashes and fatalities across the state. cies across the state will be in- 8 other alcohol related,arrests Nearly eighty percent of all law en- creasing visibility in a continuing ' -- - - ........ u orug arrests forcement agencies currently par- e mrt to ena lmpmrea anvlng ..... ,'-'rand Forks 26speed citations , ticipate in the DUI Task Force gnen ; l S s Force willpro2 ' l " 2 felony v, iolations " . : , I acr ss North Dakota. Fundingf0r thi enhanced enforcement is pro- vide dit Otxal law enforcement i suspended driving arrests .........I vided the North Dakota presence on rural, city and state : 110 total citations/arrests Department of Transportation roads throughout the region for the (NDDOT). entire month of June. "During our last enforcement period held in March, we made 110 total citations and arrests in the Northeast Grand Forks region," said Sheriff Robert Rest, Grand Forks County Sheriff's Depart- ment. "This high number of con- tacts shows that impaired driving is still a major issue in our area." Impaired driving is defined as motorists who operate a vehicle while under the influence ofalco- hal, legal or illegal drugs. Law en- ignate a driver if they plan to The Northeast Grand Forks forcement officials stress that any drink alcohol. They also suggest Regional DUI Task Force in !udes use of alcohol or drugs can affect closely observing warning labels the following agencies'." :North a motorist's driving ability. Often on prescription medications, as Dakota Highway Patrol, Pembina motorists don't acknowledge their many prescriptions can alterjudg- County Sheriff's Department, impaired state until they are far be- ment and motor skills, and result Walsh County Sheriff's Depart- yond the point of safely operating in dangerous impaired driving, ment, Nelson County Sheriff's a motor vehicle. The success of past enforce- Department, Grand Forks County Law enforcement officials be- ment campaigns encourages the Sheriff's Department, Cavalier lieve that any fatality due to im- Northeast Grand Forks Regional Police Department, UND Police paired driving is too many and of- DUI Task Force to continue their Department, and the Grand Forks ricers encourage motorists to des- work to keep North Dakota driv- Police Department. 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