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NOVEMBER 28, 2012 THE PRESS PAGE 5 | FARGO, N.D. --- Three directors were elected to tile North Dakota Farm Bureau Board during the 70th annual itleeting at the Holiday Inn in Fargo, November 16-17. Elected to tile District 8 position was Kirk Olson of Amegard. Tom Tamavksy of Sidney, Mont., was in- eligible to run again. Kirk will serve a three-year term on the board and represents members in McKen- zie, Divide, Burke, Mountrail, Williams and Dunn counties. Kirk and his wife, Heidi, have two chil- dren and raise Durum, Ftard Red Spring Wheat, peas and lentils. Elected as Promotion and Edu- cation Committee chairman is Val Wagner of Monango. The COlnmit- tee chairman holds a position on the NDFB Board of Directors. Val and her htisband, Mark, have a Siln- mental mad Red Angus commercial beefthnn mad raise corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa hay. The Wagners have four children. Elected as Young Fanner and Rancher Committee chairman is Rachel Bina of Lankin. The chair of the YF&R Committee holds a po- sition on the NDFB Board of Di- rectors. Bina and her husband, Spencer, raise wheat, barley, canola, soybeans, edible beans, corn and sunflowers on their fann. They have two children. Directors re-elected to three- year terms on the board were John McConnell of Casselton, repre- senting District 2, and Chris Brossart ofWoltbrd, repregenting District 4. McConnell and his wife, VaLois, have t ee children and raise wheat, Don't miss an issue wcpress@polarcomm.com P.O. Box 49 Park River, ND 58270 FARGO, N.D. -- Two indi- viduals were elected to the NI)FB PAC Executive Committee dur- ing the 70th NDFB Annual Meet- ing atthe Holiday hm, Fargo, No- vember, 16-17. Daryl Lies of Douglas was elected to the District 6 position on the committee, tte will serve a /bur-year term. He replaces Jim Lee of Max, who was ineligible to run again. Lies and his wife, Kimberly, raise hogs, sheep, goats and vegetables, They have two children. Randy Lemm of Hillsboro was re-elected to the District 2 position. He will serve a four- year tenn. Lemm and his wife, Julie, raise barley, wheat, soy- beans, corn, alfalfa and oats and h'.ave a HereFord cow-calf herd and back ounding feedlot. The Lemms have three children. The NDFB PAC was estab- / lished in 2005 to support candi- dates who share the philosophies of North Dakota Farnl Bureau. Farm Bureau members fi'om each of the nine Farm Bureau districts elect a representative to the NDFB PAC Executwe Comnm- tee. Other members of the NDFB PAC Executive Committee are: NDFB President Doyle Johmmes, who serves as chaimaan; NDFB District 7 Director Wee Klein of Hazen; District 1 representative DmTen Olafson of Edinburg; Dis- trict 3 representative Michael Martin of Forbes; District 4 rep- resentative Nick Schmaltz of Rugby; District 5 representative Jolm Heaton of Driscoll; District 7 representative Lucas Lang of Sterling; District 8 representative Doug Kinnoin of Stanley; and District 9 representative Bruce Freitag of Scranton. soybeans, barley and corn on their /hnn. As the District 2 Director, Mc- Connell represents Farm Bureau members in Barnes, Case, Griggs, Steele and Traill counties. Brossart and his wife, Jennie, have two children and raise wheat, canola, barley soybeans and pinto beans on their fitrm. As the District 4 Director, Brossart represents Farm Bureau members in Benson, Eddy, Pierce, Ramsey, Rolette mad Town- er counties. Brossart also serves as NDFB Vice President. Other NDFB Directors are Nathan Green of Glasston, repre, senting Diet 1 ; Tom Christensen of Verona, representing Diet 3; Chad Weckerly of Hurdsfield, represent- ing Diet 5; David Larson of Willow City, representing District 6; Wee Klein of Hazen, representing District 7; and Carson Kouba of Regent rep- resenting Diet 9. P.E.O. Chapter Q- Park River Saturday, December 1st Noon - 4:00 p.m. Tickets - $10 Wally & Edie Rygh 112 Jacob Street West Toby & Cheryl Welch 105 Eugene Avenue Harlan & Carrie Larson - American Super Classic Salute Classic Car Showroom & Condominium 523 Briggs Avenue Judy Linstad 302 6th Street West .. Advance tickets are available for purchase at Jim's Super Valu & Ye Olde Medicine Center. Tickets will also be available at the Holiday Mall and at the homes the day of the tour. o PARK RFVER, N.D. --- 4-H in Walsh County is gearing up for an- other year of fun. There are cur- rently 10 active 4-H clubs in the communities of Edinbu.rg, Fordville, Fairdale, Grafton, Hoople, Lawton, Minto, Park River and Pisek. Area clubs are al- ways excited to have new melnbe.rs join their club and share in the fun. 4-H is open to youth age 5 and in kindergarten tln'ough age F 8 of January 1. Youth, 5 and in kinder- garten until project age, age 8 and in the 3rd grade, participate as Cloverbuds. Over 200 projects and activities am offered through 4-H. Projects help youth learn new skills, hnag- ine the fun in developing interests and hobbies with friends in your neighborhood. You and your friends can take 18 USC 707 part in 4-1:t by joining one of the clubs in Walsh County or you can start your own club- it's easy to do! 4-H clubs are full of young people having thn with fiiends and participating in new experiences. Adult volunteers lead the club and the club meets throughout the year. 4-H has a strong family compo- nent. Youth and their families can explore their interests and learning activities,togethel: 4-H provides an atmosphere in which parents can show love and concern for their child by maintaining a keen inter- est in their activities and assisting in meeting their goals. Make things, go on tours, par- ticipate in fun'hands-on activities, conduct community service and share what you learn are some of the things you can do in 4-H. Through club activities, youth gain skills in decision-making, commu- nications and cooperation. 4-H enrollment tbr the 2012- 2013 year is currently underway. For more ilffonnation about the 4- H clubs in your area or to learn more about 4-H, contact Karl Hel- goe at the Walsh County Exten= sion Ottice, 284-6624. Join the fun today! . a---- 'g'-~'~ -"= a =.':,'~-' -',': =+-~=-~::'-- .jr- ,1II"J, j[ of the items include: fleece blan- cookies will be offered in the $25 kid prizes will be drawn. Park kets, fabric books, aprons, wool lobby. River and Grafton Chiropractic owls, wooden snowmen, lighted Santa will be making his ap- Clinics, Motenson and Rygh CPA, pictures, painted items, ceramics, pearance at Citizen's State Bank Tollefson Funeral ltome, Leon's baking, Sentsy, Norwegian rose- from 1 l a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors are Building Center, Good Samaritan maleditems, Watkins, Michebags, asked to bring a nonperishable Society, Hearland Eye Care, Park upcycled items, holiday cards, food item to fill Santa's Sleigh. River Implement, and Dundee Tastefully Simple, screen printing, Donations will be brought to the Mutual Insurance Company are crocheted items, wooden items, Walsh County Food Pantry. sponsoring the Park River Bucks wreathes, Pampered Chefs, Pa- Lyric Theater will be hosting giveaway. p.arazzi Jewelry, toys and gifts two free showings of "Arthur Fn addition to all of the sched- from Park River Implements and Christmas" sponsored by Polar uled events, some Pi rk River busi- more. Communications and Gate City Also in the City Hall the state Bank. The animated film is S the ness owners are opening their champion 4-H judging tealns will story of Santa's youngest son who doors and hoping for a crowd. be doing Face painting and tattoos looks to use his father's high-tech DeAnna McConnell, owner of tbr the kids from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. operation for an urgent missionl Prairie Roots Gifts and Collecta- They will be attending national The animated film is 97 minutes hies has been prepping Fbr the day land and consumer choices judg- long and is rated PG. Kids can ei- and said she plans to keep her ing contests in the upcoming year ther catch the show at either 1:30 lights on late for anyone shopping and will be raising money for their p.m. or 4 p.m. .for any unique holiday,gifts trips. Anyone in attendance at theFor any information on Super From 10 a.m. to Noon, First Holiday Mall alsocanregister tbra Santa Saturday check the events United Bank will be sponsoring drawing to win Park River Bucks. calendar at www.cityot)arkriver. sleigh rides. Coffee, cocoa, and Two $250 adult prizes and four com. 'DoyOU want your news rnOticed? Do you or you r rou have a story to el I . Contact The Press: (701) 284-6333 r| ::ii~ Watch 131 on your time Don't let your favorite TV programs control your schedule! If it seems you are never able to watch what you want when you want, then DVR rom Polar is the answer. A DVR, or Digital Video Recorder, allows you to digitally record programs for later viewing. You can play your stored programs ass often as you like and control your TV with VCR-tike functions, such as pause, rewind, and instant replay. You'll never miss your favorite show again! When you do have time for the remote, why not enjoy your favorite program in HD! 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