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Pago 7 OPY $1.00 ISSUE NUMBER 14 PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013 i i 0 pal 1he beginning of October comes the full force of the 2013 sugar beet harvest Photo: Larry Biri American Crystal Sugar campaign began Oct. 2. According to Forum News Service the first eight hours of stockpile Oct. 3 a total of 274,000 tons of beets were hauled to the three dozen satellite piling stations and its five factories in the Red River Valley. Pro- jected yield reports are coming in with very good numbers for a better than expected crop. Above: Jodi Osowski operates the boom at the beet plier just west of Grafton along Highway 17. Bottom Right: Ryan Eng waits to dump his beets at the beet plier. Ryan said what helps him get thru the long 12-hour beet shift is some good old throwback Mountain Dew, the stuff with the real sugar and lots of it. Ryan drives for Gorder Farms. Bottom Left: Beet trucks wait at the beet plier west of Grafton with this years beet crop. Same store, new name: Buffer's. opens in PR By Allison Oiimb of The Press PARK RIVER, N.D. -- One day Jennifer Butler wandered into Prairie Roots Gifts and Collectables on main street Park River to do some shop- ping. She said that the place was a bit of a disaster, so she started folding shirts and was hired on the spot. Now, eight months later, she has taken over ownership of the store. Operating under a new name, Butler's Thriflique will be holding their grand open- ing on Friday, Oct. 11. Jennifer, who resides in Photo: Larry Biri Warsaw, said that she previ- ously had been a business part- net with someone from Grafton, but it did not work out, so when DeAnna Mc- Connell brought it to her at- tention that she was interested in selling the operation in Park River, Jennifer jumped at the chance. DeAnna said that the busi- ness had grown beyond what she could handle on her own. They currently have almost 130 vendors in the small shop. Butler's Co,mL, 1p,,a!:g'e' 3 ." .j Healthy living VE Elementary earns HealthierUS challenge By Allison Olimb of The Press HOOPLE, N.D. -- Betty Crowder has been making meals for students in Hoople for going on 35 years and three generations of students. In re- cent years she has made the transition from cooking for high school students to cooking for elementary students and taking on new nutritional stan- dards. Now, she and the staff of Valley-Edinburg Elementary have been honored for their ef- forts of promoting healthy liv- ing by earning the silver award in the HealthierUS School Challenge. On Friday, Oct. 4 the school held a celebration of healthy liv- ing in honor of their efforts. Healthier[IS Cone, pSg,e, 5 Obituaries See p,ag,e, _ Dell does cookies S,e.,e. 1p,au,,e' 3 "qFihnnLe an[d[ ]h,ealk]h av,e lwo reo,,gnnlii.e aun.d[ alPlPre,cii.,aLte unnLtii.l[ t]hTey ]h,al\\;,e lb, e, eln dl, elplt, et, ediF* Denis Waltley Blood Drive planned in Adams See p,ge, 2 PR ESP off to a great start See p,ge, 6 i i ',