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PAGE 6 THE PRESS JUNE 19, 2013 Area students take part in Boys State: Park River native elected to state office WAHPETON, N.D. -- Ray Salata of Grand Forks has been elected Govemor of North Dakota Boys State, a gathering of 130 participants this week on the North Dakota State College of Science (ND- SCS) campus in Wah- peton. Salata is a student at Grand Forks Red Riv- er High School. Boys State runs fi'om June 9-14. Sponsored by the American Legion, North Dakota Boys State brings together outstanding young men between their junior and senior years in high school. Selected from schools across North Dakota, these delegates come to the NDSCS cam- pus for a week of activities focusing on government and democracy. At North Dakota Boys State delegates participate in hands-on learning ac- tivities including city and county government func- tions, disaster simulation exercises and the publi- cation of a daily newspa- per that is written and ed- ited by delegates. In ad- dition to this "learning by doing" process, delegates have the oppommity to ex- perience speeches and de- bates from visiting digni- taries. In addition to electing a governor, delegates also elected several other state office-holders including: Photo: Submitted Above: Front, I to r: Lieutenant Governor Erik Hanson (N-Cleveland), Grand Forks; Attorney General Benjamin Trenne (N-St. Louis), Grand Forks; Pub- lic Service Commissioner Ryan Nelson (N-Chicago), Casseiton; Governor Ray Salata (N-Honolulu), Grand Forks Back, I to r: State Treasurer Trenton Mc- Cloud (F-Seattle), Rolla; State Auditor Deane Bjornson (F-St. Louis), Cavalier; Agriculture Commissioner Trevor Boehm (N-Portland), McCiusky; Secre- tary of State Brandt Vernon (F-Denver), Hazen; Superintendent of Public In- struction Andrew Brumrnond (F-Pittsburg), Park River Erik Hanson of Grand Forks as Lieutenant Gov- ernor, Brandt Vemon of Hazen as Secretary of State, Trenton McCloud of Rolla as State Treasurer, Benjamin Trenne of Grand Forks as Attorney General, Deane Bjomson of Cavalier as State Audi- tor, Trevor Boehm of Mc- Clusky as Commissioner of Agriculture, Andrew Brummond of Park River as Superintendent of Pub- lic Instruction and Ryan Nelson of Casselton as Public Service Commis- sioner. NDSCS has been the host of Boys State for eighteen consecutive years. Frequent visitors to the program include: former Buffalo Bills de- fensive end Phil Hanson, U.S. Senator John Ho- even, US Senator Heidi Heitkamp, and Lieutenant Governor Drew Wrigley. Local participants in the seventy-first annual American Legion Boys State at NDSCS include: Kristian Myrdal and Aaron Sondeland of Ed- inburg; Jesse Blasky of Fordville; Benjamin Fos- sum and Jake Riske of Forest River; Matthew Evenson of Minto; and Brit Brouillard, Andrew Brummond, Joe Frausto, Zach Gaarder and Ian Mc- Combs of Park River. f Photo: Submitted L-R: Colton Agotness, Kadqe Linstad, Hermanson, Thomas Boe, Ashtin Freije and Above:Mr. Matt Ford, principal / Tia Adams-Edmore / school names S00.00lents ofthe Quarter' for the kmrth quarter EDMORE, N.D. -- The StUdents of the 4th dents awards were Ashtin Freije, Tia Hermanson Quarter are chosen by the faculty for exemplififing an outstanding work ethic, dedication, and enthusiasm for Adams-Edmore High School. Receiving the Distinguished Stu- and Karlee Linstad, the Citizenship Award went to Thomas Boe and the Most Improved Award went to ColtonAgotness. Congratulations to these students! Photos: Submitted Above: Walsh County District Communication Arts participants- Front: Eva Sobak, Marit Ellingson, San- dra Kjelland. Middle: Noah Zikmund, Billy Laaveg, Seth Nelson, and Becky Klose. Back: Emily Laaveg, Kaitlyn Nelson, Beatrice Kjelland and Julia Koppang. Walsh County 4-H'ers participate in Communication Arts event GRAFTON, N.D. -- Twelve Walsh County 4-H youth partici- pated in the District 4-H Commu- nication Arts contest held in Gratton on May 30th. These youth com- peted against 4-H'ers from Grand Forks and Pembina counties. Representing Walsh County at the district event were Eva Sobak, Billy Laaveg, Seth Nelson, Noah Zikmund, Becky Klose, Gretchen Brummond, Sandra Kjelland, Mar- it Ellingson, Beatrice Kjelland, Emily Laaveg, Kaitlyn Nelson and Julia Koppang. Receiving Grand Champion honors in the Teen Divisions was Emily Laaveg (Interpretative Read- ing Serious). Receiving Grand Champion honors in the Pre-Teen Divisions were Eva Sobak.(Inter- pretative Reading-Humorous); Noah Zikmund (Broadcasting - Individual) and Julia Koppang (Presentation Software -Individ- ual). Honorable Mention honors in Pre-Teen categories went to Billy Laaveg (Interpretative Reading - Humorous) and Seth Nelson (In- terpretative Reading- Humorous). Honorable Mention honors in Teen categories went to Katilyn Nelson (Presentation Software) and Becky Klose (Video Production). The Grand Champion teen win- nets are awarded a free trip to Ex- tension Youth Conference at NDSU (teen division only) or a 4-H Com- munication Arts wind shirt or hood- ed sweatshirt, sponsored by the North Dakota 4-H Foundation, Basin Electric, SERVE, KEM Elec- tric Co-op Inc., Slope Electric Co- op Inc., and Verendrye Electric Co-op Inc. Serving as judges for the event were Kaci Lemler, Grand Forks; Above: Kaitlyn Nelson presents Consumer Saavy. Above: Noah Zikmund broadcasts Sports Center Zikmund Edition from behind his booth. Karen Midgarden, Hoople; Bill Klose, Hoople; Sara Banyai, Cav- alier; Joan Zahradka, Lawton; and Kimberley Nelson, Park River. The 4-H Communication Arts event is designed to help partici- pants develop communication skills throughout a lifetime. Participants actively practice their communi- cation skills before a group and must learn to gather and organize in- formation, equipment and props for public presentation. All partici- pants gain confidence in public speaking and are evaluated on their performances to help enhance their skills. The 4-H program is a youth ed- ucation component of the NDSU Extension Service. I Reachall of ] [North Dakotal / withi / Your classified ad will appear in all 90 North Dakota dally and weekly newspapers for only Call your newspaper or 1-866-685-8889 for details HELP WANTED TEACHERS WANTED: BUSINESS teacher & special education teacher needed. If you are qualified and interested, please send resume to Superintendent Mary Larson, 307 W. Main St., Strasburg, ND 58573 or call (701) 336-2667 EXT 212. SET-UP AND Sales job opportunity at busy furniture store in Stanley, ND. Full benefit and compensation package. Contact Steve at (701 ) 628-2413 or steve@springanfurniture.com. WHITE SHIELD SCHOOL is accepting ap- plications for the following teaching posi- tions: Elementary, Physical Education, So- cial Studies, Special Education and Para Professionals. Must be able to pass a background check. Send letter of recom- mendation, resume, transcripts to: Bobbi.Shegrud@sendit.nodak.edu MCINTOSH COUNTY ROAD crew. CDL needed. Heavy lifting. Must live near Ash- ley. Must pass drug/alcohol screenings. Call (701) 288-3347 by June 28, 2013. EOE SERVICE TECH WANTED at Jim Weber Ford in Wishek. Light mechanical work. Great pay plus benefits. To apply contact (701) 452-4288 or email jim@bektel.com PLmfg OF COOPERSTOWN now hiring Full-time CNC Machinists. No experience: starting wage $12.00/hour. With experi- ence: starting wage depends on experi- ence. (701) 797-2881. Nice benefit pack- age, clean air-conditioned shop, great community! CLASS A OTR driver wanted. Reefeddrive in. Home weekly. Pay based on experi- ence. Benefits: Health Insurance, Sign-On Bonus, Paid Vacation. Call Bill (701) 527- 7215. EDUCATION/TRAINING EARN $60K AS a Right-of-Way Agent (Landman). Start your new career online with an accredited college, www.dakota- college.edu 1-888-918-5623. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES LOOKING FOR CREATIVE, progressive- thinking individual to lease, manage & op- erate a brand new steak house/bar facility in our small ND town. Info: (701) 341-0822. DO YOU LIVE in rural North Dakota and need a small business loan under $50,000? LADG can help! Call (701) 235- 1197 or visit www.lakeagassiz.com. REAL ESTATE FOR SALE WANTED: MINERAL INTERESTS/Oil & Gas Leases - Experienced Family Owned Oil Production & Exploration Co. We'll Help You Monetize Your Mineral 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 & Farm- land Management Services. www.pifers.com LAND AT RECORD HIGH PRICES! Call us to handle your sale with integrity, profes- sionalism & top results! Can-Do Auction & Real Estate, Amy Nikolaisen (877) 812- 4305 www.candoauctions.com LAND FOR SALE CHEAP LAND IN South Dakota! 40 to 640 acres starting at $399 acre. EZ seller fi- nancing, no credit checks! Best deal USA! Joan (949) 722-7453. MODULAR/MANUFACTURED HOMES FOR SALE MODULAR & MANUFACTURED Homes F/S. Brand New, Starting at $34,181. Sin- gle family, work force housing, motels, De- livered/set up. Free Brochure/floor plans. (877) 590-4591, www.dakotamodulars.com BUILDINGS FOR SALE STEEL BUILDING BUY LOCAL. Turn Key Available. Spring Specials 60'x80', 80'x100', 100'x200', 120'x320'. Will Build to Suit. Free Quote. Call John (701) 365- 8509 or (800) 741-9262. SEMI-TRACTORS/TRAILERS FOR SALE FOR SALE: 2005 Timpte Hopper Trailer, 78" sides, Tandem, Air Ride, Matching Bridgestone tires 75%, 24.5 Low Pro Alu- minum Rims, Brakes 90%, Storage Shed. (701) 641-6463. RV'S FOR SALE 2005 JAYCO GREYHAWK 31' SS mo- torhome, 48,500 miles- self contained unit w/many features, onboard generator, AC, plugs/hoses included. $35,000. Contact: dasund@comcast.net or (763) 553-9693. MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE GET FREE 10" Intemet tablet when you or- der DISH installed FREE. FREE HBO. Of- fer Ends Soon Call for details. 1-866-845- 7776. Restrictions apply with approved credit. ND MEDIA GUIDE: Names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mails of all ND news- papers, radio/TV stations, specialty publi- cations. Only $25. ND Newspaper Associ- ation, (701) 223-6397. YOUR 25-WORD classified ad can now appear in every ND newspaper! Only $150! NorthSCAN is the answer. Contact your newspaper for placement. ANNOUNCEMENTS/PERSONALS ATTENTION VEGETABLE AND Specialty Crop Producers! We need your help! If you are a producer who currently sells to farm- ers markets, restaurants, stores or operate a CSA, please complete this survey online at: https:llwww.surveymonkey.comlsl9XB- VFX8 OR call Crystal at (701) 228-5649 to get a paper copy. In return for your partic- ipation in our survey you could win a $300 gift certificate to Johnny's Selected Seeds, www.johnnyseeds.com . We have ex- tended our eligibility window to complete the survey by: June 28th, 2013. BIDS FOR SALE: 20'x20' building with 25'x130' lot in city limits of Ludden, ND. Mail sealed bid to DRN PO Box 69, Ellendale, ND 58436, Attn. Kent Schimke. DRN reserves the right to accept or decline any and all bids. Bids close 5pm, Thursday, June 27th. MISCELLANEOUS HAVE A NEWS release or other informa- tion that needs to reach all ND newspa- pers? ND Newspaper Association can help! One call does it all. (701) 223-6397.