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3 MUNITY THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21,2015 Pa, e 5 and soaps available today. 1940s- anyone shares guidelines to can era young girls were advised to food in the oven with you today, take a warm sponge bath or tub let them know the National Cen- bath twice a week and shampoo ter for Home Food Preservation their hair twice a month, considers this a dangerous prac- After viewing this document, tice. Dry heat from your oven I can see why women who took does not penetrate jars suffi- part in these programs as children ciently to heat the food to safe were sell-sufficient as adults, temperatures. The curriculum taught them how Further, the 4-H guide cau- to butcher and pluck chickens and tioned that oven canning might cut them up for dinner. They result in "jars exploding, the learned how to cook, bake and oven door may fly off, or a per- preserve foods, son may be injured from flying Interestingly, the 4-H foodglass." Yes, in 1947, they had a guide stated that during World good handle on the dangers of War II, $1.5 million worth ofveg- oven canning. etables were spoiled due to im- A couple of the 4-H recipes in- proper canning. When I ran the cluded eggs that were not fully figure in an online inflation cal- cooked. Now we would recom- culator, the value of the wasted mend using pasteurized (heat- food would be more than $25treated) eggs in their place. million in today's dollars.Lard was used in the pie crests Yes, proper food preservation instead of other types of fat. can save money and your litb, too. Lard still makes the flakiest pie Much of the canning research crusts, by the way. was done during the 1940s. Par- In the 1940s, refined flour ticipants in the 1947 4-H food was used in nearly all the bread, curriculum were taught the prin- cookie and muffin recipes. As we ciples of pressure canning, which have learned more about the allows the temperature in the health benefits of whole-grain in- center of jars to reach 240 F. This gredients, such as whole-wheat temperature inactivates the dead- flour and oatmeal, our emphasis ly bacteria that can produce the in nutrition has been to make at botulism toxin in the right envi- least half of your grains whole ronment. Botulism is potentially grains. fatal. Julie Garden-Robinxon, Ph.D., R.D., I was happy to note that even CR.D., isaNorth Dakota State University Ex- in 1947, oven canning was not tensinSeta'icefi)dandnuttqtin'weeialistand pnffg~sor in the Department c?f tIealth, Nutri- considered safe. By the way, if ,on Seien,:e,,'. 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The Green Burial Council save at least percent by pur- (greenburialcouncil.org, 888-966- chasing offe frb a store 6? online 3330) has a slate listing ofdemetery and having it delivered to the funeral operators who accommodate green home, and the funeral home pro- burials, as well as funeral profes- viding the service must accept it. sionals who provide the services. Two good casket-shopping re- Veteran's burial: If you are a vet- sources that may surprise you are eran, you're entitled to a free bur- Walmart.com and Costco.com, ial at a national cemetery and a free which offer a variety of caskets and grave marker. This benefit also ex- urns at discounted prices, tends to spouses and dependent Direct burial: Another way to cut children. Some veterans may even your funeral home bill is to get a di- be eligible for funeral expense di- rect burial. With this option your body would be buried shortly after lowances too. To learn more, visit death, skipping the embalming, www.cem.va.gov or call the VA at viewing and use of the funeral fa- 800-827-1000. cilities. If your family wants a me- Body donation: Donating your morial service they can have it at the body to a medical facility for re- graveside or at your place of wor- search is another popular way to go, ship without the body. These serv- and it's completely free. After using ices usually cost between $1,000 your body, your remains will be cre- and $2,000, not counting cemetery mated and your ashes will be buried charges. All funeral homes offer di- or scattered in a local cemetery or rect burial, returned to your family. To locate Cremation: An increasingly pop- body donation programs in your ular and affordable way to go, cre- state, see anatbd.acb.med.ufl.edu/us- mation can run anywhere from programs. around $600 (for a direct cremation) up to $4,000 or higher depending on Sendyour senior questions to." Savvy Sen- the provider and services yOU ior, P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or vis- it SavvySeniororg. Jim Miller is a contributor choose. To locate funeral homes that to the ,~vBCr roda.v show and author of "'The offer cremation or cremation Saw3, Senior" book By Allison Oiimb ing from 8 a.m. to noon. Catholics, Lutherans, men, women, Saturday, Oct. 24 features the 4- of The Press Pedal pull, mutton busting and marriage, children, Germans, Nor- H Livestock premium sale in the PARK RIVER, N.D. --- The the entertainment stylings of"Da wegians, and not aging gracefully main arena starting at 9 a.m. fol- l01 st Walsh County Fair kicks off Lutherlic Ladies" will also take starting at 7:30 p.m. lowing the presale breakfast. Clean on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the Walsh place Thursday. Friday, Oct. 23 the fair will host up will take place inunediately fol- County Fair grounds located near Mutton Busting limits the riders :kids activities with inflatable games lowing the sale, but fair goers are en- Park River Area schools. Events to weighing 70 pounds or less and 'from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day also couraged to come back: to watch start with 4-H and FFA interview over the age of four. There is no will feature a chance to win big at Mosbmcker Rodeos present Bull- judging and open class entries be- limit on how many riders can corn- potato picking. The Little Interna- O-Rama in the Main Arena at 7 p.m. ginning at 3:30 p.m. pete. All riders are to sign up in the tional will take place at 6:30. Tickets for Bull-O-Rama are $15 for Thursday and Friday, static and Fair Office starting at 2 p.m. on Oct. Daily gate achnission per day, adults. Students are $10. Ages five main arena doors open at 7:30 a.m. 22. Adults $5.00, Students $3.00 and and under are free. commercial booth area opens at 9 "Da Lutherlic Ladies" will pres- Pre-School Free. This includes all For a full schedule check out the a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, the Open ent humor and wisdom at the Chris activities for a one time gate fee for Walsh County Fair page on Face- Class area will be closed forjudg- Midgarden Arena spoofing about Thursdayand Friday. book.com. LANKIN, N.D. -- Novak Grain & Feed of Lankin, ND, along with Golden Valley Veteri- nary Clinic of Park River, ND, re- cently held an inforlnational meet- ing on Veterinary Feed Directives (VFDs). Dave Phillips, feed specialist, from the State of North Dakota Department of Agriculture Live- stock Development Division out of Bismarck, spoke on the future use of drugs in animal feeds. For example, Chlortetracycline is a drug that may be affected by new regulations being imposed by na- tional legislation. More meetings will be held by Phillips, Novak Grain & Feed and Golden Valley Veterinary Clinic in the future as more in- formation is released. For additional inlbrlnation, call Novak Grain & Feed at 701-593- 6108 or Golden Valley Veteri- nary Clinic at 701-284-6070 or vis- it the website--www.nd.gov/ndda. Photo: Submitted ve: Dr. Nathan Iqelland, Dave Phillips and Terry N0vak recently held a meeting on the future of animal feed. : . , . , , .... ~ ; BISMARCK, N.D. -- Law enfa cement agencies across the state worked a total of 336 over[ime'hours for distracted drivii:g preven- tion during the month of September. A total of 318 citations were attributed to the. added patrols. Of the total, 149 were citatbns for dis- tracted driving, 46 for speeding, 11 for failure to wear seat belts, 14 for suspendec or revoked license and two felony arrests. Targeted enforcement for districted drivers falls under the national enforcement campaign: U Text. U Drive. U Pay. ViolatingNorth Dako- ta's texting law, which has beer in effect for nearly four years, will cost $10 . With increasing smartphone use, driver distraction continues to trend upward. Earlier this year, AT&T conducted a n tionwide sur- vey that found 61 percent of drivers engage in texting, one-third email while drMng, and more than one-quarter surf the web or use social me- dia. All of those activities are legal while be- hind the wheel in a traffic: lane in North Dakota. "Surveys, including the anmal North Dako- ta Statewide Traffic Safety Survey, show that texting while driving is becoming an increas- ing problem in the state puttilg other road users in more frequent danger," sail Karin Mongeon, North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) Safety DivisionDirector. "Through education and enforcementefforts, it is ore" goal to save lives by deterringmotorists from tex- ting while driving." GRAND FORKS, N.D. tragedy," said Grand Forks vised. -- Fifty law enforcement Police Chief Mark Nelson. The North Dakota Depart- agencies across the state are Along with the North Dako- ment of Transportation (ND- adding extra patrols for Drive ta Highway Patrol, the Uni- DOT) grants funds for extra Sober or Get Pulled Over versity of North Dakota and DUI enforcement as part of an traffic safety enforcement Sheriffs' Departments in overall effort to reduce deaths this month. Last year in North Grand Forks, Pembina and and il!iuries on North Dakota Dakota, the month ofOctober Walsh counties, and theroads. ranked the highest tbr alco- Grand Forks Police Depart- "A crash where alcohol hol-related crashes with a ment are participating in this and/or drags is involved is not total of 100--a rate of 3.23 extra enforcement this month, the result of a random per day. "The public can help bychance--it's the result ofa dri- "A crash by an impaired plauning ahead tbr alternative ver's choice to get behind the driver is 100 percent pre- transportation or find a sober wheel while impaired and put ventable. With extra efiIbrce- driver if you will be drinking, lives in jeopardy, including ment, we hope that it will de- If you see an impaired driver, their own," said Karin Mon- ter drivers from driving im- call 9-1-1 as soon as it is safe geon, NDDOT Safety Divi- paired and prevent a senseless to do so," Chief Nelson ad- sion Director. Funding tbr additional traffic safety en- Learn more about traffic safety initiatives at forcement is provided by federal grant mon- dot.nd.gov, ndcodefortheroad.org or join the ey distributed through the NDDOT. High-vis- conversation on the Code for the Road Face- ibility enforcement for traffic safety is one el- book or Twitter page. Memorials to North ement of a collaborative effort to eliminate mo- Dakota crash fatalities can be seen at nd- tor vehicle deaths in North Dakota. codefortheroad.org/memorial. HELP WANTED THE CITY OF Rugby is seeking an Execu!ive Development Director. In addition to having solid credentials and a track record in structuring eco- nomic development, the ideal candi- date ~or this position is self-motivated and must possess excellent commu- nicaton and leadership skills. Please senc resume to: Rugby Job Authority, PO Box 136, Rugby, ND 58368. (No phone calls, please) RN's UP TO $45/hr; LPN's up to $37.50/hr; CNA's up to $22.50/hr. Free gas/weekly pay. $2000 Bonus. AACO Nursing Agency 800-656-4414 E~t: 7. LUMBER DEPARTMENT SUPER- WSOR position at New Town, ND. Ex- cellent benefit package. Housing available for more information call Daryl Stevens at 701-898-0070. PRAIRIE VIEW EXCAVATING is hiring for a residential excavation fore- man. 5+yrs exp. manage crew, water/sewer line install, residential ex- cavation, exp w/backhoe, excavation, loader, skid steer. Valid driver's li- cense ability to get install license, FT, yr round, benefits, pay DOE. Located in Bismarck. Call 701-250-0000 or email resume to franklin@pvI-nd.com PRAIRIE VIEW LANDSCAPING is hiring for an irrigation service techni- cian & irrigation foreman. Experi- ues are at all-time highs! Contact enced w/troubleshooting, diagnose Kevin Pifer 701-238-5810 repairs, wire tracking, valid drivers li- (kpifer@pifers.com) for Free Farm- cense, FT, benefits, pay DOE. Year land Valuation Land Auctions & Farm- round positions. Located in Bismarck. land Management Services. Call 701-250-0000 or email resume to www.pifers.com maria@pvl-nd.com SNOWBIRDS/MOBILE HOMES IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR a FOR SALE lead HVAC installer. 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