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I Good Joe 0 r C a Society Memorials cherries. Jackson said that the com- pany was looking for ways to branch out into the potato industry and Hall’s were willing to take that step.‘ They got the machine up and run- ning right alter sugarbeet season; It '. was put together at the end of August ‘ with the company sending their reps from Califomia and Michigan pa e 2 WALSH COUNTY PRESS - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 202i . i ' see under the skin. ,The cameras take 25 photos of every potato. , ' This offers the Halls an opportu- nity for consistency. In addition to quality control, they also have a re- duced need for manpower. Jackson ' said that they did not fire anyone as they still needed employees at H&S 1; \ . . e ~. as well as subcontractors out of Fresh Pack, a partnership between ,ggggwghrggm .Washington. The pieces camein 10 J.G. Hall & Sons, and 0c. Schulz I I Kathy Midgarden . . Tom & Anita Johnson containers, Jackson said, noting that .& Sons Inc., but they, also no longer I I Sonia Midgarden I OlafAII-Isand- .r r , they were grateful that all Iof the neededtokeeleooking fornew hires. YVonne Hurt I - Valery & Loren Gullickson 32612;: made It Mthout any Shlppmg c r 63,313: ngfitgng hard“) keep a.“ : ISDeank‘f‘ 113;." HIE“ :ggiMédfgrden “We put a four-lane system in but ., After the potatoes are scanned 13253:: In mm 6 1;.)qu en 31’) am R c ar liln And we had them build it five lanes from every angle, each potato is 5.3232; . Slam?” 0M e . en 9 ' 055 & C0 .66“ ergo“ wide,” Jackson said. That way weighed to grade and amechanism I: 2; i enms.& ary Jelme'k i . ' Sharon Anderson « should the system go well, they can . " kicks the potato onto the appropri- ' Gar/Midgarden ' R‘Chard.& Ruth Clemens“ add the technology. for that lane in " ' ate conveyer belt to be packaged into 5:5,: ' Patnck Kins ' Carol Rmde Lewis . the fiJture! “We could almost increase totes, boxes, 5 1b., 101b. or 501b. he In memory of Paul Ensrude - Onan & Stephanie FJIestad our capacity by another 20 per. bagsI r I I -I I 3:2; - Paul & Pam Boe I ~_Cra1g & Shem Sobollk cent.” . I ‘ They can ‘20 "tons an hour In memory of Beatrice Grove ' Joe & Debby Karas Last “my, they were running through the machine "‘ "3"” ‘ Pearl Ame _ I , ' Wayne & N‘jmcy Bell yellow potatoes through the machine. From Hoople, they go all over the _J n g. In memory of Leila Gulllckson - Ron & Jennifer Thompson On Friday, reds. The potatoes start country — Texas, Florida, Georgia, new - Paul & Lola Hagen ' Jean Johnson the process by being run through the . New York, Boston, Wisconsin. Jack- In memory of Glenn Haug ' Dave & Jana Hankey barrel washer and optical grader that son said that they had a customer ac- IIinI/ - Lyle Amundmd - Pamela Ofl‘erdahl they had in place in previous years cept a load who noted that it was one .«IIIr In memory of Gary Helland - Kathy Midgarden that sorts out the worst with two 0fthe beSt'gl’adedJObS he has seen- f1“; Paul & Lola Hagen - Jim & Carol Tallackson Scans. Then tinny"... a. , , . . I . They can measure and match for .i In memory of waina Helland Dean & Beverly Hum gle file through the four lanes of the weight to ensure that the bags they Paul & Lola Hagen . Judjth Kelly . CompaIc sorter. With each potato ro- J, 1 bring to Hoople Grocery and Mar- In memory of Richard Holand Gary & Kristin Scofield t3}th 1“ Place for a 360'degreeiri “ k,“ on Mam “1 Edmng are 0011' (g pan] & Lela Hagen In memory of Gary Mitchell v1ew on the belt, they are put throuth i sistenIt Sizes. They can calibrate the J; In memory of Curt Iverson v 9 paul & Lola Hagen ’I v. ' i a camera systernIthat lS scanningInot machine to allow for a certain per- - Paul & Lola Hagen . In memory of Ron Nelson only for color, S126, and VlslbIle lm— centage of undesirable traits to reduce 6:; In memory OfAViS Jehlicka . Paul & Lola Hagen perfectlons but also for those impu— e I I unnecessary waste. They can even :3: , D omthy Thee In memory of Debbie Novak rltles under the skin that are Vlewed _I v 1 Photo: Larry BIrI trace the potato’s traits back to the In memory of Louis Kadlec , . Julie & Dennis Skorheim through Infrared camera-S- _ Above: Melissa Pritchett and Jackson Hall monitor the computers as field It Came from to compare the I353; . Paul & Lola Hagen In memory of Sandra Nevak ALLEN Systemfi'IlIlIad Pfewously the potatoesI make their way along the rollers to the packaging line. dala and see how they mlght make In memory ofAvid Knutson - Rudy & Sandy Suda been 513th for. 318113115 had Each potato ls photographed 25 times with nine cameras to verify its “meents 1“ the future regardmg I55: Jack & Mary Thompson Joann Vomva t(I)II;1nSC tillelr eprertlse to tlIiIeIma-I qualityI I variety oIrI spraymg programs for an pet: I i I . . 0 es ow o recognize a go _po-=‘ ~ I I . Improve crop. InPaUI & L01ggagin d . ?y1V1Efi/.Iadson tato. Jackson said thatpaltof the first I grading system learned which pO- “bad” potatoes on the computer As they are leaming and adjust- g‘i‘fif ' metrier 2% Ni” . anger“ . June& J mgson M M.“ week of the system being set up was tatoes to keep and which to drop. He screen and pointed out the visible rot ing with the technology, Jackson said ' Harm ton man um on eannen c. 1 an teaching the Computer what is cull-I . hadto teach it the dilference between as well as the infrared scans of the it can be scary being the early Dean & Bev Leland & Judy'Enmgson worthy for the potato grading scale. the rot and an eye as well as what 001— damage just below the surface. adopters but at the same time, it is ex- . Yvonne - Paul & Lola Hagen With every tweak to tell the system ors make the grade. “One of the big things is pressure citing as thereare “possibilities we git: IIISnookle BlgaibyL InIrInemfiry (Exam I‘Ilyfisragd what is acceptable andth isn’t, the He pulled up the photos of the bruising,” he said,asit is difficult to don’t even knew yet.” i»ng memory 0 an oraas i arm on anan ' I Paul & Pam Boe - Ernie & Joan Olson , In memory of Ben Maendel In memory of James Otto Lgfe Leacfe’r' In ?€T’$01’la[ ' PaIulI & Lola Hagen - Paul & Lola Hagen u 131% In memory of Joel Midgarden In memory of Kris Peterka ' RES 0715 RM Su 071 SQ'I’V 1C 85 Mr -M c t -P 1&Lol H teii.‘ Yma amen er a“ 3 age“ ' Thanks ,to the PR Baseball Boosters, Inc. for the ‘ , e. . , I . I ' Edlth Dub In memory of Wally Slaamod ~ d rf I d y . . H . . . ‘ - James &Diane Nelson ' Pau1&Lola Hagen won 9 u _ra rawmg pnze" HOW Lifeline WOl‘kS TD 63‘: YOU Fast ‘ . Andy & Sherry Currie In memory of Laurel (Miller) Much appreCIated! 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' arnlon 'an " 11 'eme, ‘i ~i~i i . . ’~ 3 3' , Glenn &Lynette Langemd , charted, Lama Hm}; will follow-up to ensure that help did arrive and you : I _I I i I are being cared for. E I i i ' ‘ i ‘ Vi '- . e. (i . ‘ o o 1 Have a really than k YOU? ‘ A g§§mfimmn “IF YWBAng‘Rng CALL Lifeline I I I I II .II. VI; K ( pt. I r II . I . 1 Call the Press at 284-6333 ,. \ ~ v e . L i , I , . « . r I I . I I. i . I I I II <9) 2IOZi by King Features Syndicate. Inc. World rights reserved. , : 3 - Walsh County Press ' Church Directory 0 E Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain I ,I I , ,. St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Crystal Federated Church, Park River Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg 5. Trinity Lutheran in Edinburg and Pembina Hills Evan- .‘ N Thursday Mass: 8:00am - Sunday Mass: 8:30am Services with Jesse Irvine in person and online. Regular 9:00 am Church Services, Bible Study on gelical LlIltheEIan CthIrch of Gardar and lIlI/lounIIainkwill be Tuesday Mass: 8:00am - Saturday Mass: 8:00 am C III F II ChugthSeréices at 11 am . Thursdays at 9am " ” : posting ape wors ip services on our ace 00 page?” ‘ ‘ ' . , o ee e owship e ore hurch Service at 10:30 am. . : and YouTube channels. Crossroads Rural Ministry is St. Mary’s Catholic Church (www.saints.mI.Iorg) Children’s Church Services Wednesdays at 4 pm. Bethel Baptist Church, Park River I the name for our Facebook page as well as our Public Mass will resume wrth guidance from Bishop Search Park River Federated Church on Facebook (bethelbaptistparkrivercom) g I YouTube Channel. Folda in place. See website for details. Sunday; 9:30 am worship, services . g Saturday 5. pm St. Mary’s, Park River Fordville Presbyterian Church, Fordville wwW.facebook.com/bethelbaptistpr 1 Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg“ . Sunday: 8:00am St Luke’s Veseleyvrlle Services with Jesse Irvine at 9:00 am. . ,1 . ‘ ~ I? Sunday: 9:15 am Worship, 10:20 am SUnday School -' 10 am St. Mary’s Park River High Plains Ministry: Mountain Lutheran, Adams; ; Tuesday: 9 am Bible Study, 4:15 Confirmation . , Fordville Lutheran Church, Fordville Bethlehem Lutheran, Doyan; Concordia Lutheran, ; ‘ , I Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople Facebook @fordvillelutheran or https://bit.Iy/3aYAJCE Edmore; Lawton Lutheran, Lawton; I St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Church services at 9:30 am. Check Zion Lutheran Sunday: Fellowship at 10:00am, Worship at 10:30am Nekoma Lutheran, Nekoma; St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Lankin Church, Rural Hoople Facebook for updates. . Our Redeemer’s, Fairdale; United Lutheran, fz Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne . I I - . Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River I 'BrocIket I I i “ " -Tri-Parish Mass Schedule (plbnd.org) First Lutheran Church of Hoople ‘ Check out our Facebook page to see who isdelivering Monday, Wednesday, Friday: Coffee With Christ Bechyne .- Saturday 5:00 pm Facebook @FirstHoople Www.firstlutheranhoople.com/ ' the message each week until we fill the pulpit. Also 10 am 0 Tuesdays; Pastor’s Text Study 10 am. Lankin ,- Sunday 8:30 am Worship 9:30am, Jorn us in person or online Wednesday nights are 6:30 prayer ; ‘ Pisek ‘- Sunday - 10:30 am I 7:00 WINGS & Youth Group :3 I . i r . e — ' ‘ , I . Our-Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Park River Starting in January we Will show a Christian movie I StI. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier ln-person worshipI has resumed on Sunday at 10:00 every other week. Open to everyone. g ,I_ Friday Mass: 12:00 pm - Saturday Mass: 5:00 pm i am. 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