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PAGE 6 THE PRESS JULY 2, 7.014 'All things Hoople' created in ..celebration of 125th HOOPLE, N.D. -- For the past , said. In 2010 she created a Facebook several years, residents of Hoople page dedicated to the town of have been working hard to spruce up the town for their upcoming cel- ebration. This July, Hoople will be commemorating its 125 anniversary. In observance of this event, Hoople native and descendent of town founder, Allen Hoople, Bette Hoople Larson has written a book on the his- tory of Hoople titled "All Things Hoople." "Folks from far and wide will fill the town with their presence to at- tend the festivities, greet old friends, make new ones and raise a glass to toast the blessing of these past 125 years along with well wishes for the next 125," she said. "To help com- memorate this momentous event, I have written a hard cover book and compiled two DVDs of approxi- mately 600 pictures." She said that she wrote a cook- book in 2004 called "Hoople Fam- ily Favorites - Recipes and Re- membrances". In the last ten pages of the cookbook, she said that she would like to elaborate more about her family and town's history. Eight years later, she began collecting in- formation from both her family and the surrounding community to do just that. "I got the word out asking folks with ties and connections to Hoople to send me their old photos, town in- formation and personal memories should they like to share them," she Total of 35 products colleaed at Park River Blood Drive PARK RIVER, N.D. -- A total of 38 people volunteered to donate blood, and 32 were able to give during Park River's blood drive on June 5th. Five people gave blood on the automated 2RBC machine which collects two units of red blood cells during the donation, so a total of 35 products were col- lected. Four of the donors gave for their first time! Cindy Staven coordinated the drive, and the Park River Ambu- lance sponsored and assisted with recruiting donors, publicity, pro- viding refreshments, and regis- tering donors. Space to hold the drive was provided at Park River Ambulance. Donations will help meet the blood needs of many patients in 93 area hospitals served by United Blood Services. Blood is for shar- ing; you have truly given the "Gift of Life." e e o o e o e e e o o e e e e e MEMBER SERVICE : ." .,jcREPRESENTATIVE : North Star Community Credit" - Union. a progressive and growing ." credit union is seeking a Member " Service Representative to work- : in the Grafton office. This posi- tion could be full-time or part-time.. Applicants must enjoy working" with people and possess strong " communication skills Primary " duties will be accepting depos- . its and payments, opening new " accounts, and promoting credit. " union services Applications may be obtained by * stopping in the Grafton office or e contacting Yvonne at 1-800-410- . 2226 or yvonnef@northstarccu. " corn with any questions. : Equal Opportunity Employer, ; Member NCUA . eo = =e,eeee o eo Don't miss an issue 284-6333 Hoople in 2010 that she is very proud of because of users abilities to post photos where they have en- joyed "memories being shared, and jogged." It was partly through the help of this site that she was able to get more information and pictures from Hoople's past. "I am so appreciative and want to thank each and every one who submitted material and photos," said Bette. "There are a multitude of people who have called Hoople home these past 125 years and consider it a most special place, with me being one of them. With Great Grandpa Allen Hoople found- ing the town and it being my name- sake, you can only imagine that my heart bursts with pride at the very mention of the name, and what I must feel when my 'Old Dakota Home' comes in to view as I'm driv- ing towards it on North Dakota Highway 18. There is and never shall be any other place on earth that I call "home". The book and DVD set can be or- dered by calling Bette at 218-847- 3821, e-mailing her at, or writing to her at Bette Larson, 1830 Celia Street, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. The set is priced at $30. Shipping and han- dling for one set is $5.00 media mail, $5.60 priority mail. Hoople Blood Drive brings in 20 volunteers, 25 products PARK RIVER, N.D. -- A total of 20 people volunteered to donate blood, and 19 were able to give during Hoople's June 13th blood drive. Six people gave blood on the automated 2RBC machine which collects two units of red blood cells during the donation, so a total of 25 products were collected. Three of the donors gave for their first time! Sue Fagerholt coordinated the drive and assisted with recruiting donors, publicity, providing re- freshments, and registering donors. Others who assisted the day of the drive were: Valery Gullickson and Elaine Trana. Tater Town Study Club provided refreshments. Space to hold the drive was provided at First Lutheran Church. On behalf of the patients who benefited, United Blood Services appreciates all the thoughtful peo- ple who volunteered to help oth- ers by giving of themselves. Bob and the Twisters Dance starts at 7:00pro Park River Area School Board to hold special meeting Meal served from 5:30pm - 8:30pm Pulled Pork, Beans, Coleslaw and Dessert Meal and Dance $20.00/person Bar provided by Lion's Den of Lankir regarding recent facility study PARK RIVER, N.D. --The Park River Area School Board will hold a special meeting on Wed. July 9 at 7:00 pm in the Alumni Room. They will hear a report from FJJ Solutions regarding their recent fa- cility study as well as reports on re- cent surveys and a demographic study. FJJ Solutions was hired by the board to do a comprehensive study of their facility and make recommendations for future fa- cility planning. This study is a re- sult of a recent strategic plan in which facility planning for the fu- ture was identified as the number pnonty amongst stakeholders. Please contact the school with any questions. ...... ;", : , .,f. =..:.. = :.d,;. A Z.f.=...:J.- i-. L.. .Z fiancee, Kelsie Waller, and their two- year-old daughter, Harper. After the incident, many friends, former classmates, former com- munity members, and family were sending all the love they could. Post after post on his Facebook wall talked about how much he would be missed, pictures and memories from his time with people, and how much he loved his family. There were also posts calling for those responsible to be brought to justice. Grand Forks police identified Delvin Lamont Shaw of Winston- Salem, North Carolina and Dame- wian Marcel Welch also of Winston- Salem as the leading suspects in the case on Thursday. Welch was sus- pected of burglary and conspiracy to commit murder wrote WDAZ on their website. Police were able to ar- rest Welch on an unrelated city warrant. According to a press release from the Grand Forks Police De- partment Shaw was arrested with- out incident shortly after noon in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday, June 28. Officers from the St. Paul Police Department and the US Marshall Service working in conjunction with investigators from the Grand Forks Police Department, were able to serve the arrest warrants for murder and burglary on Shaw. He was transported to the Ram- sey County Jail where he is being held until further notice. "We are certainly going to go back to his [Shaw] hometown and talk to law enforcement agencies there," said Lt. Dwight Love. "Though Shaw has no prior crimi- nal record in North Dakota, he does have a long list of serious of- fenses in North Carolina that date back to 2001," said WDAZ. In the list of his past offences includes kid- napping in the second degree, break- ing and entering, larceny, and a num- ber of firearm-related offenses. WDAZ also said "Shaw does not appear in North Carolina's offend- er database, but he does have a few minor traffic violations in Grand Forks County. The Grand Forks Police De- partment said they would like to thank the citizens of Grand Forks for their continued cooperation and patience. Even though the both suspects have been arrested and con- fined, they are continuing inves- tigative efforts. A funeral for Lopez was held at Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Park River on Saturday. A memo- rial fund has been set up by Koda- Bank in Minto for the Lopez Fam- ily. For more information about the memorial fund call 701-248-3242. Donations can be sent to: The Jose Luis Lopez Memorial Fund, C/O KodaBank, PO Box 315, Minto, ND 58261. t00esbi00 ...... Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, July 105, llth, 125, & 13th, 2014 @ Hamilton, ND [ ............................. .... FREE FIREWO00S DISPLAY , ..... Friday, July 11th @ 10:00 p,m, Saturday, July 12th Following the Demo Derby 112 I! Fr Admission . Under the Grandstand wcpress@ P.O. Box 49 Park River, ND 58270 BOTH THE Fireworks Display & "Tigirlily" S=0'4SQqED '; ;.,T 5' Citizens State Bank - Midwest & United Valley Bank tN ATTHE ADVANCE FAIR $15 $20 Thursday, July 10th 7:00 p.m. VOLLEYBALL in front of the Grandstand! Sunday, July 13th 12:00 Noon J00A00IIIO flAMPlbN00HIP! Tickets $t0 & $5 Chariot Chu00kwagon Friday, July 11 @ 7:00 p.m. Saturday, July 12 @ 1:30 p.m. Tickets $10 & $5 Demolition Saturday, July 12 @ 6:00 p.m. Tickets $10 & $5 Saturday, July 12 Kids' Day activities @ 1:00 p.m. Pedal Pull Saturday, July 12 3:30 p.m. atthe 0rrtzrs   , Citizens State Bank- Midwest @ Cavalier. . North Star Community Credit Union @ Cavalier. , Ramsey National Bank. Leevers Foods, , Bank of Hamilton. UnitedValley Bank @ Cavalier , The Cavalier Chronicle / ill North D00ota orth Your classified ad will appear in all 90 North Dakota daily and weekly newspapers for only Call your newspaper or 1-866-685-8889 for details HELP WANTED WILTON, ND TEACHER Posi- tions Available: Grades 7-12 So- cial Studies; Reading/Math Interventionist(Reading Creden- tial preferred). Send resume, etc. materials to: Superintendent, Wilton Public School,Wilton, North Dakota 58579. HIRING POLICE OFFICER, $2,870.00-$2,985.00 monthly, BCBS insurance, retirement plan. Apps at or Devils Lake Police Dept., 701-662-0700. ND Post License Preferred. Deadline 07/11/2014. MILLER ELEVATOR COM- PANY, Sykeston, ND, is seeking qualified agronomist. Duties in- clude crop consulting, seed, chemical and fertilizer sales, etc. Excellent benefits, competitive salary. Contact Lynn, 701-984- 2489. H & H ELECTRIC, Inc. a local established electrical company in Williston, ND is seeking Licensed Journeymen. Oil & gas industry experience a plus! Competitive pay and benefits. (701) 774- 1001. PRECISION ELECTRIC AND Precision Plumbing of Mayville, ND are now hiring Journeymen & Apprentice Electricians and Plumbers. Competitive wagesl and benefits. 701-788-8925. DIRECT ELECTRIC, INC of EDGELEY ND seeking Licensed Journeyman Electrician. Send Resume to PO BOX 456, EDGE- LEY, ND 58433. WECKERLY FARMS OF Hurdsfield, ND, has an opening for a full-time, year round equip- ment operator and mechanic to work with newer equipment: trac- tors, combines and sprayers equipped with GPS, auto-steer and monitors. Applicant should be self-motivated and willing to learn. Salary depends largely on expe- rience. Benefits include health in- surance, paid vacation time, competitive salary with year-end bonus potential. Housing avail- able. A degree in precision ag, farm and ranch management, diesel tech or agronomy would all be valuable to this position as we are willing and able to tailor this opportunity to the right applicant's skill set. If interested, please con- tact Chad at 701-962-3343. IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR an experienced truck driver! Com- petitive compensation package in- cluding benefits, vacation time and performance bonuses. Freight Solutions of Hurdsfield, ND, specializes in hopper and liq- uid freight, hauling bulk ag corn- modities. 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