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SINGLE COPY $I.00 LSH COUNT VOL. 132 ISSUE 6 PARK RWER, NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13,2014 O Photo: Larry Biri In commemoration of the Walsh County Fair's 100th anniversary, Confederate Railroad kicked off the celebration at the Park River Coliseum last Friday night. The band has a career that spans six studio albums and numerous singles, most notably "Jesus and Mama, .... Queen of Memphis," "Trashy Women," and "Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind." Above: Bobby Randall points to the crowd as Wayne Secrest plays on. More photos from the event on Page 14. Y Valsh County 4-H seeks recipes for book PARK RIVER, N.D. --Are you a current or former 4-H'er who received accolades at the Walsh County Fair with your bak- ing? Were you known for baking the softest cookies, the flakiest pie crust or the perfectly formed loaf of bread? If so, there is a group of 4-H'ers looking for you. Walsh County 4-H Ambassa- dors are looking for award-win- ning recipes from current and past Walsh County 4-H members. In recognition of the 100th Walsh County Fair the county 4-H am- bassadors are creating a cook- book of some of the best cooking that Walsh County has to offer. Recipes can range from baking to canning and simply require a blue ribbon placing or better at a previous fair. Submitted recipes need to list the exhibitor's name, 4-H club they belong(ed) to, rib- bon placing and source of the recipe. Individuals may submit multiple recipes. Recipes can be dropped off at the Walsh County Extension Of- rice or mailed to Walsh County Ex- tension, 101 County Road 12B, Park River, ND 58270. Another option is to email the recipes to Kari Helgoe at kari.l.helgoe@ ndsu.edu or Emily Zikmund at Emily.zikmund@parkriverk 12.com. The final deadline for submis- sion is August 15th. If you would like more infor- mation contact the Walsh County Extension Office at 284-6624. Park River prepaz00 for Critical School Inddent PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Emer- gency Services, first responders and school officials from the sur- rounding area will be busy re- sponding to a simulated incident in- volving an emergency event at the Park River High School on Tuesday, Aug. 19. City, county and region- al first responders, along with school officials and teachers, will be par- ticipating in the event which will be held in the morning followed by a debriefing session. During this time, the perimeter around the school will have signs posted to in- dicate to the public that the exercise is in play. The simulated emergency event will have two main objectives to test. The first is to assess the school's emergency preparedness plan and building security. A sec- ond objective includes assessing the response of local law enforcement and other emergency services in the area. This second objective focusses on communication and operational coordination among the school, the dispatch center, and all law en- forcement and first responders. Through a Department of Home- land Security grant, Park River is able hold this full scale exercise to assess emergency services, and the school's response to a school emer- gency. The public school system in Grafton has also held school exer- cises in the past. The exercise is being coordinat- ed by Wenck Associates, Inc., from Mandan, North Dakota. Wenck As- sociates, is an emergency pre- paredness consulting and engi- neering firm that offers training programs to assist clients with risk and hazard mitigation and response activities. Now showing; Lyric up and mnning00 but not finished By Emily Laaveg of The Press PARK RWER, N.D.- Lately, the Lyric The- atre of Park River has gone through quite a few renovations. Thankfully, the end is in sight. The Lyric Continues committee has picked a new manager, made progress in acquiring a new pro- jector, and is in the final stages of renovations. Julie Johnston of Crystal was announced as the new manager of the Lyric Theatre in early July of this year. "I was looking for a job and I was used to working on weekends," said Julie, former owner of Out to Lunch Caf6, about be- coming the new manager. "My husband is re- tired and it fit both of our lifestyles to take this job." Almost all of the renovations to the Lyric have been completed. The theatre has been made com- pletely handicap accessible and new seats were installed. They currently are finishing with Lyric Cont. page 6 What is your dream job? See .page 2 00Land00heUhWaU0000 See page 9 "Life's a picture that you paint With blues and grays and cans and can'ts Heaven knows I'm not a saint But l know." Confederate Railroad Good hoUsvow See page 8 Babe Ruth at Stat Baseball See page I I