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PAGE 6 THE PRESS AUGUST 8, 2012 i S the N MINOT, N.D. -- Several Walsh County 4-H members received honors for their participation in events at the 2012 North Dakota State Fair in Minot. Each 4-H'er was chosen as a winner at the re- spective cotinty events held earlier this spring. The Showcase events were held on Monday, July 23. Receiving Awards of Excellence in the Proj- ect Expo division were Abby Zik- Above: Coach Megan Ramsey, Coach Anna Ramsey, Kaitlyn Nelson, Abby Zikmund, Emily Laaveg, round, Pisek; Bill Klose, Hoople; Hayley Fingarson, Tricia Zikmund. Eva Sobak, Fairdale; and Julia Koppang, Adams Abby Ziknmnd also received U m e r the People's Choice Award voted on by Showcase participants for her Project Expo exhibit entitled "Color Your World". MINOT, N.D. -- Want the right e-reader for your County edged out second place Cass County (1305). Project Expo is an event where 4-H'ers have an educational x- budget'? Looking for the best buy for a jacket this Abby Zikmund placed first individually with a hibit relating to a 4-H project they fall? Or maybe you can't decide which beverage score high 440 points, Emily Laaveg placed fourth are enrolled in. During this event, would be the best choice for your child's sack lunch. (437), Kaitlyn Nelson placed sixth (432), Tricia Zik, the 4-Her answers questions and When in doubt, turn to your local experts and ask mund placed eighth (429) and Hayley Fingarson tied shares information to judges about a Walsh County 4-H'er. They are expert Constllner fbr tenth individually (426). their exhibit Decision Makers and they have the hardware and rib- Walsh County's junior team members were Beat- Receiving Awards of Excellence bons to prove it! rice Kjelland, Park River, Rachel Klose, Hoople, Bai- in the Clothing Revue division Recently, the Walsh County 4-H Senior Consumer ley Beneda, Lank n, Toby Ziknmnd, Pisek and Julia were Rachel Klose, Hoople, in Choices Judging team edged out eleven other teams to take top honors at the state contest at the State Fair in Koppang, Adams. They placed 9th in the state out of "Decorate Your Duds". Minot, earning the right to compete at the national con- 21 teams. Other 4-H'ers participating in test in January 2013 in Denver. Consumer Choices teaches decision making based the State Fair Showcase were The state Consumer Choices event was held on July on intbnnation learned and studied on facts that have Becky Klose, Hoople, and Toby 24 with ten Walsh Cotlnty youth participating. The been collected in selected products. This year's prod- Zikmund, Pisek (Project Expo) and purpose of this judging event is to promote consumer ucts included beverages, e-readers and tablets and in- Marit Ellingson, Dahlen, (Buy and skills when selecting items andtodefend their selec- sulated vests and jackets. Show) Sandra Kjelland, Park tions by presenting oral reasons to judges. The 4-H Consumer Choices Contest helps 4-H River, Katilyn Nelson, Grafton, The first-place teen team members were Emily members practice making decisions by matching and Emily Zikmund, Pisek, (Sew and Show). Laaveg of Park River, Hayley Fingarson of Edinburg, knowledge, skills and abilities against those of others. In the Buy and Show division, Abby and Tricia Zikmund of Pisek, K aitlyn Nelson of 4-H members learn to rank articles or products over 4-Hers purchase part or all of an Grafton. With a combined score of 1309 points Walsh others based on standards and quality, outfit to fit in with their wardrobe using wise consumer skills In the Decorate your Duds division, the 4-Her embellishes an article of clothing. 4 Several Walsh County -H ers FARGO, N.D. -- Two Walsh Ruzicka, Brooke Novak, Jason the State Fair, Extension Youth also received honors for static and County 4-H'ers were recently se- Jallo, and Blaine Novak, Fordville: Conference at NDSU, and many livestock exhibits at the State Fair. lected to become North Dakota4- Chelsey Lewis, Edinburg; Tessa other4-H activities which involve Receiving Grand Champion H Ambassadors. Tricia Zikmund, Zahradka, Lankin; and Bill Klose, teaching youth leadership, team awards were Abby Zikmund and Pisek, and Andrew Brummond,l::loople, who were selected to be- work, citizenship and much more. Tricia Zikumnd of Pisek, Rachel Park River, were selected during coine Ambassadors at other times As volunteers, they striveto create Klose, Hoople, Kaitlyn Nelson, the June 2012 Extension Youth within the past few years As mem- events that are fun, edtlcational and Grafton, Sara Hodek, Fairdale, Conference selection process. Tri- bers of Walsh County 4-H clubs, promote self-ilnprovement in every Emily Zikmund, Pisek, Megan cia is the daughter of Tim and these 4-Her's have been very active county of North Dakota. Ramsey, ParkRiver, Becky Klose, .lacqui Ziknmnd. Andrew is the son in club and county 4-H activities 4-H members who are, at l s l .Hoopl KatLa" ,l jellan4 Pork, of Brad and Susan Brumlnond. and are role models and mentors 16 years old and have shown tead: J'iRiver; and Lane Bell, Fordville. ,~ . Tricia and Andrew join a proud tbr younger members, ership skills within 4-H and other ] Reserve C hampion honors went tradition of Walsh County 4-H'ers The North Dakota 4-11 Ambas- community activities may apply to to Zach, Kaitlyn and Seth Nelson, who serve as Ambassadors includ- sador program is a group of 57 become an Ambassador. Ambas- Grafton, Abby Zikmund, Pisek, ing current Ambassadors Margo young adults between the ages of sador selections are conducted in Lane Bell, Fordville, and Sara Moen, Haley Jo Nielsen and16 and 22 from across the state Januaryand June. Hodek, Fairdale. Megan Ternquist of Michigan;who share a love of 4-H and have The 4-H program is the youth The 4-1-1program is a youth ed- Laura Hall, Hoople; Jared Nelson, strong leadership skills. They assist education component of the NDSU ucation component of the NDSU Gratton; Brittany Novak, Danielle with many county 4-H activities, Extension Service. Extension Service. Top Left: Grand Cham- pion Leader- ship Tricia Zik- mund. Top Right: Rachel Klose Award of Excellence, Decorate Your Duds. Above: Abby Zikmund People's Choice Winner & Award of Ex- cellence, Proj- ect Expo. Mid, die: Eva Sobak Award of Ex- cellence, Proj- ect Expo. Bot- tom: Julia Koppang Award of Ex- cellence, Proj- ect Expo. 0 Photos: Submitted NOTICE FOR BIDS Park River School District #78 is accepting bids for snow removal of the West Parking Lot of the High School for 203.2-203.3 Each bid shall be plainly marked "Bid" and addressed to the Business Manager, Park River High School, P 0 Box 240, Park River, ND 58270 Bids will be opened at 10:00 a m on August 14, 203.2, in the Superintendent's Office at the Park River High School Snow removal should be completed by 7:00 a m. Contract will run from September 1, 203 2 to August 31, 2013 Dated at Park River this 24th day of July, 2012 By Order of the Board of Education Rebecca Svobodny, Business Manager O 00 0000000000 0000 OOO0010 The Park River Elementary Office will be open Au- : gust 13th through the 17th for parents who would : : like to pay school fees (lunch, milk, activity tick- : ets, etc.) prior to the first day of school. We would like to encourage all parents to try to come in before the first day of school. Free and reduced lunch forms will be available as well as Before and After School Registration forms. If you are new to Park River El men- tan/, please don't hesitate to stop by and tour the school ; and your child's classroom. Our hours are from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. We look forward to seeing youl your i programmers run the show. They charge big fees place requirements on channel placement of J iramming, and have virtually no service-quality -"- I i: uirements and they are continually increasing their pricing. I Currently 67% of Polar s Cable TV rate is made up of | programming costs. Sports channels account for about 30% of our costs. One of the top rated sports channels of any cable are basically passing on the costs of the theymust pay out to the sporting leagues, turn pay the athletes salaries. 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