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PAGE 6 THE PRESS ADAMS-EDMORE HIGh SCHOOL ElL THER SEMINARY Homemakers s :holarship awarded PARK RIVER, ND. - The Walsh County Homemakers Council awarded a $250 college scholarship to Amanda Boe, from Adams-Edmore High School. The Walsh County Homemakers Scholarship was awarded by Attha Schellenberg, Homemakers Council President and member of the Country Co-workers Holhemakers Club. This fall, Amanda will be pursuing degrees in Interior Design and Architecture at North Dakota State University. Amanda was chosen by the Walsh County Homemakers Council tbr her academic perfomlanee, references, and her essay. She is the daughter of Nancy and Jeff Boe. Congratulations, Amanda! BETHEL UNIVERSITY Par River student re :eives S :holarship GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Taylor Schlenk of Forest River, N.D., received the Irene Farup Hansen Scholarship from the University of North Dakota for the 2011-2012 academic year. Schlenk, daughter of Mike and Brook Slebodnik, graduated from Park River High School and plans to attend UND in the fall. The Irene Farup Hansen Scholarship is awarded tO graduates of the Park River High School who wish to further their education. This scholarship was established in 1959 by Irene Farup Hansen of Park River, ND. GRAFTON HI(HI SCHOOL Swartz awarded u:holarship VALLEY CITY, N.D. The Financial Aid Office at Valley City State University, Valley City, North Dakota is pleased to announce that Andrea Swartz has been awarded the Brent Alexenko Memorial Scholarship and the Harriett Lusyd Stull Memorial Art and Music Scholarshipby the Division of Fine Arts- Music. and the R L. Foss Memorial Scholarship by the Foss family for the 2011-2012 academic year. Andrea is a junior pu%uing a major in Music Education, She is the daughter of Curt and Kristi Swartz of Park Rivel: ND. rorfin graduates from (.uther Seminary SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- degrees at the commencement Jacqueline M. Torfin received the ceremony Thirty-five students- Master of Arts degree in children, received the Master of Arts degree. youth and family ministry from The two-year program prepares Luther Seminary on Sunday, May students for faithful and effective 29, at Central Lutheranin leadership in mission and ministry. Minneapolis. The commencement speaker Tol n was raised in Park River, N.D., where she attended Our was the Rev. Dr. Craig Koester, Saviour's Lutheran and graduated professor of New Testament at from Park River High School in Luther Seminary. Luther Seminary 2000. She earned a Bachelor of President the Rev. Dr. Richard H. Science degree from Minnesota Bliese presided. State University--Moorhead Luther Seminary educates (2005), Her seminary education leaders for Christian communities was supported by Hope Lutheran called and sent by the Holy Spirit in Fargo, N.D. and Holy Spirit to witness to salvation through Lutheran in Kirkland, Wash. Jesus Christ and to serve in God's This year 148 students received world. Campbell Graduates from Bethel University SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- Thomas Campbell of Grafton graduated from Bethel University, in St. Paul, Minn., following the spring 201t semester Campbell received a BA in Business. He is the son of Tom Lori Campbell from Grafton, ND. Bethel University is a leader in Christ-centered higher education with approximately 6,400 students from'47 states and 32 Countries enrolled in . . undergraduate, graduate, seminary, and adult education programs. Based in St. Paul, Minn., with additional seminary locations on both coasts, Bethel offers rigorous bachelor's and advanced degrees in nearly 100 relevant fields For further information on Bethel University, go to Client appre :iation scholarship awarded PARK RIVER, N.D Ann Pohanka of Management Consultants, Inc. announces the award of the 17th annual Client Appreciation Scholarship. The recipient for 2011 is Devin Schaan, daughter of Vince and Darcy Schaan, of Grafton. She recently graduated from Grafton High School and plans to attend Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, MN to pursue a career as a dental hygienist. Management Consultants, Inc. is proud of the many young people in our area and is happy to have the opportunity to offer this scholarship as a way to recognize and appreciate the students in our community. We will be offering this scholarship again for next spring and we encourage high school seniors to apply. it"our source for Happy I [appenin Walsh County Press z84-6333 K JULY 27, 2011 ELLY FROM PAGE 1 I though this way of life 0ft times calls for long hours out the field, O'Toole still finds tin to do what he loves best, flying He really enjoys working m helping out with his family's tablished business. "The farm has been around. so long, you don't want the trac tion to stop," said O'Toole. The farm first was started wi Kelly O'Toole's great-grand/ ther and is still going stron O'Toole wants to keep it goin while maintaining his own farn O'Toole's plans for the futu are to continue with the fami farm and establish and expand h own credibility as a pota farmer. Ideally, he would like Fo commute for a career as a profeS- sional pilot part of the time, whi [e living and farming in the Cryst area. Helping out around the far a throughout his life has helped e tablish his small town roots ar d desire for farm life. He has plm Is to build a house possibly next ~n in le Ld 5- )r i- :tl t- g. 1. "e Y is 0 more flying hours and gain more overall experience. After thre6 years of attending UND for Commercial Aviation, O'Toole made the decision to re- turn home because his family needed help on the farm. This was an easy decision for O'Toole to make because that is what he had grown up doing. He remem- bers being 7 or 8 years old and driving the combine in the field and helping to weed potatoes. His family farm near Crystal, operated by his father Brian and Brian's cousin Tom, produces crops such as sugar beets, beans, and wheat. O'Toole now has es- tablished his own farm and he has taken up the opportunity to grow potatoes. The choice to create his own crops deterred him from going back to school. "There just wasn't time for school and the farm," said O'Toole, "I had to choose." His post-high school plans al- ways involved coming back to work otl the farm in one way or another, whether it was fight after high school, or returning after ten years out as a working pilot. A1- summer, in which will solidi[y his residence as a young adult D rural North Dakota. l TRACTOR RIDE FROM PAGE 1 Equipment, Hanson's Auto andMotors-Oslo, Tractor Supply =D Equipment, NAPA, Simonson's,Titan Machinery IH-GF, Home all of Grafton, CHS Elevator, Ec-GF, ButlerEquipment-Hoopl Novak Grain and Feed & backhoe, Michael Heir and Jolm L. Cicha. Don Dvorak Gravel, Lion's Den, Around 150people were serv Detour Bar, Silver Dollar Ca/4, Ed a meal at the firehall in Lankin fc Beneda Repair-all from Lankin, Ron and Elsie Shereck-Tabor,lowing.the drawings. Minn, Dennis & Pat Helt, Francis Francis and Marilyn Praska a & Marilyn , Bina Seed, all of nounce next years date for the tra Lankin, GF Equip., Dahlstromtor ride will be July 21, 2012. SOCCER FROM PAGE 1 While this year the program got moved, leaving the other coac a late start because of other proj- Jesse Irvine, short-handed. ects being initiated this spring, On the first day, there we there are plans to start a spring pro- about 15 kids according to Coa gram next year. This summer will Currie. She says that she wants be focusing on the basics in order introduce soccer to new kids m to reintroduce this sport to the area. reintroduce it to those that ha' "We are seeing the interest level some experience. As for now, this summer so hopefully we will four-week program fits into a gre have a competitive league next time slot now that t-ball and ci year," said Currie. league baseball are over. In the past, there has been great "Kids love the soccer progral interest in soccer. Four years ago, said Irvine, park board memb there were 103 participants regis- and former soccer coach, "I1 tered but one of the coaches good tohaveitback.'" )f e, ,,d 1- 2,- re :h [o Ld le le at ~r 'S in North Star Coop in Park River now has HOT SUBS/ Served on WEDNESDA YS only/ Starting Wednesday, July 6th Your choice of Stop in to eat, Philly Cheese Steak or order to go! 284-7007 North Coop Turkey and Bacon Erickson 6'x8' 8pk Bounty Basic Paper Towels :~r'283I 5 ~ 1513-9555i 24pk Spring Water 2/s5 Keeper 4pk Ratchet | Sugar workers have always stood shoulder to shoulder with American Crystal Sugar and growers to protect and advance :he sugai industry, We worked hard for the sugar program, farm bill, and stood up against the North American Free Trade ,greement and many other unfair trade agreements that hurt the sugar, beet industry. Together, the workers, company and growers have helped to build our local economy, support our families, and made our :ommunities flourish. Now American Crystal Sugar Chief Operations Officer Joe Talley has put all of this in jeopardy, American Crystal Sugar is threatening to lockout workers if no agreement is reached between management and the workers by August 1, Sugar workers represent 1,500 workers strong in the seven communities of Drayton, E. Grand Forks, Crookston, Hillsbor Moorhead, Chaska and Mason City, Ate thought we had a partnership with American Crystal Sugar in these communities. CALL 218.236.4400 and tell CEO Dave Berg not to turn his back on workers and the community The Bakery Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union I