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WEDNESDA 28, 2oll 1 / ,/ / CouN300 ISSUE NUMBER 12 PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA SINGLE COPY $1.00 honorary Norwegians for a day Well over 1000 peo- ple attended the Park River Bible Camp's annual Lutefisk, Torsk & Meatball Din- ner held on Sunday, Sept. 25. Among them were first timers and old pros alike. While lutefisk may be an acquired taste, plenty of peo- ple kept the orders coming throughout the day. Left: Jeanne Monson (I) and Kristen Peter- son count how many racks of Lutefisk they have prepared for the steamers. Top right: First time Lutefisk eaters! Rev- erend Matt iasko chuckles as his wife Meganne tries Lute- fisk for the first time. Meganne's expres- sion says it all. But Pastor Matt said its tasty if one can just get past the texture. He said, 'Tin not used t9 my fish bouncing around on my plate." Bottom right: Dad I dont think I want anymore! Alexis Monson tried a little bit of Lutefisk, but I dont think she wants anymore as dad pours a little but- ter on another piece of the fish. Above: The Minto fire de still on hand five hours after the report of a fire at the Lone Wolf Potato Warehouse north of Minto. newly remodeled section of the plant was a total loss. Fire takes Minto potato plant By Allison Olimb of The Press MINTO, N.D. -- Fire has taken another stor- age facility in Walsh County this harvest. The washplant complex for Lone Wolf Potato Com- pany located on the north end of Minto, N.D, received extensive damage in  'fire which began around noon on Sunday, Sept. 25. Firefighters from Minto, Oslo, and Grafton reported to the scene along with some area farmers who provided Water trucks to try to limit the damage. High winds made salvaging the plant diffi- cult. Witnesses said that the smoke from the fire was so thick it covered the road. ' Workers were inside the plant when one re- ported smoke. No one was injured. The fire started out slow on the east side of the building and soon went out of control. A tmk on a Bobcat within the facility ruptured. Cardboard to be used for packaging added to the fuel. The plant was described as a total loss. The plant was scheduled to begin shipping in two weeks Lone Wolf Farms in Minto has been family operated since 1938. Keith Bjorneby operates the farm with his sons Chris and Josh. ]From one f,0000nntil00v 11::o ,at ,dhu,rc]h f0000mntil00v St. Mary's to try a new tradition By Allison Olimb of The Press PARK RIVER, N.D. -- The air has become crisp, leaves are changing colors, and churches across the county are hosting their annual fall din- ners. St. Mary's parish in Park River is incorporating a family tradition into their annual event. Foods like krumkake, lefse, and the Czech pastry, ko- laches, have been a big hit at the bazaar's Grandma's Pantry for years. This year, Suellen Brunsvold and Joan Larson are bringing a family favorite of theirs to the table. "We're going to be featur- ing homemade frozen potato dumplings at the sale," said event committee member Sharon Kadlec. Suellen and Joan explained that making 'dumplings is a family thing the Dennis Cole family has been involved in for years. They usually make Above: Three generations bring their family recipe to help with a church fundraiser. Front left to right is: Peyton Cole, Dennis & Minnie Cole, Joan Larson. Back row is Suellen Brunsvold, Trisha Cole, & Amanda Goll (Photo Submitted) 200 to 250 dumplings, church's fundraising efforts. The last week in September, "This is the Czech recipe they took to the task of cook- where we boil the potatoes ing, grinding, mixing, and first, then grind them," Suellen rolling to turn potatoes, which were donated by another St. /lar's parishioner, to packages of (ColL.p,age'. dumplings to contribute to the Obituaries ' See p,o,g,,e ' 2 Homecoming royals Se, e' Ip,Ke' 6 "Sumnunnler )nnladk, e me dhro,w%v,, A\\;u(luunnnl)n )nnaJe me ihnt, \\;W[uate]r"s Ip]retlby l[ouv,, Ibui't 1[ lhal00e Slprii]%e" Dorothy Parker Tasty chicken tips Se'e' paR,e' J $ Volleyball action Se, e, p,g,e' 7 it v,