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2011 ISSUE NUMBER 21 PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA i Right: Let the Christmas bells toll .... Well light up anyway. Park River City em- ployee Galen Bosh hooks up the elec- tricity to the hang- ing Christmas decorations on main street Park River on a nice day last week. This Sat- urday is Park River's annual Super Santa Satur- day event featuring the Holiday Mall at the City Hall with a variety of vendors, sleigh rides at First United Bank, a Na- tivity display at Federated Church, and even a chance to see Santa for everyone who has a canned good to donate to the Walsh County Food Pantry. For more information on!i. day d0ings, ing the Super Santa Saturday schedule and the P.E.O. Tour of Homes, see page 8. HOOPLE, N.D. --A Park River man and a leased. Crystal woman are recovering following a Investigation into the shooting revealed a shooting in Hoople, N.D., on the morning of suspect who resides in Hoople. Sheriffs Nov. 24. Deputies arrived at his residence and he was ar- Law enforcement was dispatched early rested without incident. Jason Mize, 29, has Thursday morning to Northern Valley Growers been charged by the Walsh County State's At- potato warehouse, locatedjustnorth of Hoople. torney's Office with one count of attempted Upon arrival, Walsh County Deputies located murder, a Class A Felony, involving Denault; a van inside of the warehouse with numerous and one count of attempted manslaughter, a bullet holes. Inside 43-year-old Thomas De- Class B Felony, involving Hobbs. nault, and 18-year-old Sierra Hobbs had been Mize has appeared before Judge Richard shot. Emergency personnel from the Hoople Geiger of the Northeast Judicial District. Bond Quick Response, the Park River Ambulance was set in the amount of $200,000 cash or Service and a Walsh County Paramedic also re- surety, with numerous restrictions on Mize's ac- sponded to the scene, tivities should he be able to post bond, includ- Both victims were transported to First Care ing: curfew in his residence between 6 pm and Health Center in Park River for medical care. 12 noon, no contact with the victims, no alco- Denault was subsequently transported to San- hol or controlled substance use, and no firearms ford Health System in Fargo. He is reported to in his possession. be in satisfactory condition condition. Hobbs, As of Nov. 25, Mize had not posted bond and was transported to Altru Health System in remains in the custody at the Walsh County Grand Forks where she was treated and re- Law Enforcement Center. HILLSBORO, N.D. opened Oct. 6, 1986 and just North Dakota. Oppegard's, Inc. sold its John celebrated 25 years in busi- "I've got to say, we do have Deere dealership on Nov. 1, to ness. Anderson will remain the the best customers! We are Brandt Holdings. dealership's general manager, very grateful for their contin- Oppegard's, Inc. is com- There will be no staff changes ued loyalty," said Anderson. prised of Donald Oppegard because of the sale. The Oppegard name has and five partners. "Our customers can expectbeen in the implement busi- "The timing was just right, to work with the same great ness for 100-plus years in and this was the group we deft- people, the same great service, North Dakota: first in Dazey, nitely wanted to sell our deal- under the same great Oppegard ership to," said RonAnderson, name," added Anderson. then Gilby, Park River and general manager. "Brandt Oppegard's Inc. serves the Hillsboro. Holdings knows how to run Red River Valley area and be- Brandt Holdings is based in dealerships with a focus on yond, providing new and used Fargo, N.D., and has 20 other customer service. We're very John Deere equipment withJohn Deere agricultural deal- pleased this worked out for parts and service support. The erships extending across Min- us." dealership is one of the last nesota, Nebraska, South The Hillsboro dealership two John Deere single stores in Dakota and North Dakota. The timing was just rlght, and this. was .the group we deflnltely wanted to sell our dealershtp to. We're very pleased this worked out us." -Ron Anderson, General Manager ]Park River, November 1911,'," By David Larson did not go into any details but noted of years. The first killing frost, and the was no information in the paper about but seating for only 98. for The Press the final score, Graftonl 5, Park River first frost severe enough to stop fall what kind of duties the Chief was not The local elevators were buying PARK RIVER, N.D. -- The foot- 6. After the season closed Walter plowing, came on October 21. performing, but one might guess that wheat for $.92 a bushel for top qual- ball season wore on to its conclusion, Dougherty was elected captain of the The City Council minutes about as he was not closing up the blind pigs. ity. but the Pembina game on October 30 football team for the 1912 season, interesting in November, 1912, as they The next week, though, the council di- On Friday, December 1, at the did not get played. The roads were so According to the Bureau of Motor would be today--with one exception, rected Chief Schlenk to talk to the home of Mrs. Karl Farup, Miss Clara bad that only part of the team was Vehicles there are 173 automobiles in The council decided that if the Chief proprietors of those store that have Martin, a missionary to Penang, able to get to the field. The next game Walsh County, and three motorcycles, of Police will not perform his duties as been open on Sunday and notify them Malaya, will speak. She is a Hamline was the biggest of the season, the an- The early freeze this year has requested by the mayor, he will be to be closed on the Sabbath. graduate, and will be in town three nual contest with Grafton. The paper beaten the record of the past number asked to submit his resignation. There The high school has 101 students, days. flag ceremony See 1pa ,'e 3 Park River Parks checks in See page3 "][ onoe lb 0,u,pz]ht ]nn kids a eet of lb ait iteri, es ]br C]huriismn as wit]h a note on it sayim,ff 'toys not ihacluded.'" Bernard Manning ! New arrtvaL Business manager See paffe3 recognized See pag,',e5