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v  E -- , : oi " "-2 ,ColJlgl00 / .OPY $1.00 ISSUE NUMBER 12 PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 Right: Waiting to be picked up. Com- mon potato harvest method these days is to windrow four rows of pota- toes leaving them for the potato dig- ger to pick up as it digs four rows. Po- tato rvetiS in lultSwln*Oihe val- ley. Yields are good but fields could use some rain making digging easier. Fire emergency declared in county By Allison Olimb of The Press GRAFTON, N.D. -- On Tuesday, Sept. 18 the Walsh County Commissioners officially is- sued a state of fire emergency and burn ban proclamation in Walsh County. The conditional ban states that in order to protect the county and its resources during the recent abnormally dry conditions, burning no longer will be allowed as long as the state in fire index is at a very high orextreme index and/or a red flag warning has been issued for Walsh County. Persons who fail to comply with the ban and are found guilty of burning will be charged with a Class B misdemeanor, punishable by a fire of up to $1,000 and 30 days in jail. The proclamation is as follows: WHEREAS, Walsh County is experiencing abnormally dry conditions coupled with sig- nificant fuel supplies resulting in an extreme fire potential: and WHEREAS, all available resources remain committed to the protection of life and property: and WHEREAS, the existing conditions make fire a continuing threat to the health, safety, and wellbeing of the citizens of Walsh County: and WHEREAS, the cost of emergency response and inordinate ware on fire-fighting equipment may be far in excess of available County re- sources; Schramm takes the helm at Park River O High School as prmcipal, athletic director By Allison Olimb of The Press PARK RIVER, N.D. -- When David Beck- .man decided to take a year off from his posi- tion as Park River High School's Principal for medical reasons, the hope was that he would return this fall. James Lehman was hired for a one-year position to hold his place, but the school year came to .a close and Beckman de- cided that he would not Photo:Larry Biri Above: New principal Aaron Schramm be returning. Park River High School wa.s once again looking to hire. They found Aaron Schramm who began this July as Park Riv- er's Secondary Principal. In addi- tion to his job as the high school's" Photo: Larry Biri Above: North Dakota Grocers of the Year Randy and Diana Hahn Photo:Larry Biri North Dakota Grocer of the Year Jim's SuperValu owners awarded honor By Allison Olimb of The Press PARK RIVER, N.D. -- "She worked in the store part- time from age 16. She at- tended UND and received a degree in accounting. He started out as a welder with a knack for Smokehouse Meats." It took three sentences into the description of the 2012 North Dakota Grocer Associa- tion's Grocer of the Year be- fore Diana Hahn realized that she and Randy were the ones being honored. "It was a complete shock," she said. "It's not an award that just anybody gets." The North Dakota Grocer's Association said that not only were Randy and Diana were the first couple to ever receive 0 the award but also Diana was the first woman to achieve Grocer of the Year. The honor is given out to a member of the association who has demonstrated great in- volvement in the industry as well as their community. Jim's Co, lnz IL. p,a(ge, 7 Obituaries See p,age'_ Adams-Edmore Homecoming %e'e' lp),a,',e' 9 "M,aunly al @lnnladU[ ldhlibnl,R5 ]hl,alS lb,e00einl lnnlade l[,aurge by ,dhl, e lrff]hLlt kibntdl otF adMelntiisibnl00"" Mark Twain Warm up with chili %,,e, p,ae' 3 Calendar of Events See, l?,,age, H