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WALSH COUNTY SINGLE COPY l.UU i" VOL. 132 ° ISSUE 22 • PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014 r .. Park River theater joins AmazonSmilep00 By Allison Olimb can select a charitable organization of The Press that will benefit. PARK RIVER, N.D. -- This According to the website, the :i holiday season there are many charity selected will receive a do- options for Walsh County shoppers nation from the AmazonSmile •  to shop local, but if that one item Foundation .of 0.5% of the pur- on your list is nowhere to be chase price from your eligible found, the Lyric Theatre in Park AmazonSmile purchases. River is offering shoppers anoth- There are almost one million er way to support a local business. 501(c)(3) public charitable or- The Lyric now is a part of .the ganizations that are registered, AmazonSmile program. The Lyric Theatre is listed under AmazonSmile is a program "Park River Community Theater through the website amazon.com. • Shoppers can go to smile.ama- Association." zon.com where they will find Throughout the past two years many of the same products as The Lyric Continues (TLC) cam- available on the Amazon website, Amazon Smile however the when purchasing through AmazonSmile, the: buyer Cont. page 8 1 " .2  . B u PR's Super Santa Sattmlay slated for weekend a • By Allison Olimb . • Fleece blankets, towels, run, 4 t • , "  :; : of The Press .ners! and soft blankets • "" e" " " i A'RK RIVER, N.D. -- Super Fabnc and jewels ,.i Saa Saturday will be taking • Thirty-One  ov Park River this Saturday, , Decorative gingerbread, paint- "Dd6 6 The "event wi,tl:fea, ed art shawls, scarves .... ; eve.'rythlg from shopping at the • Pampered Chef : HotidayMall and a tour of homes • " Corey s Canine Cookies , .: i for, the adults to a free movie and Cards..by Bryan, Mary Notes, i; : Photos: Larry Bid  a cfiace to•visit with Santa him- Kim's Koffee, The PopCorn Walsh Ceuy;MinisteriumThanksgiving Dinner was held I self for the kids. Shoppe, Doris' Gourmet Soup, ThanksgM.ng?Day, Thursday, Nov. 27 at St. Mary's The event starts at 9 a.m. with Baked goods (Kolache, donuts, Cattie Chureh in PaN River, offedng a fulIThanlMng the Holiday Mall at City Hall of- barS, cookies, buns, rolls) meal for anydne in the community who wasn't alreacly fering various vendors until 3 • Watkins , up totaeir elx)ivs in stuflingonlhat, tlay. It is a commun'n'y ' - : p.m.. Sunshine Kids Center will be • Roasted Nuts - serving luncbin-the-basement. • Cookies; candy, fruit cake tradition that makes sure that everyone has something Some of the goods for sale in- and almond bread to be thanklul for. Above: Serving up the ThanksgMng clude: • Tupperware meal at St. Mary's Church were (I-r) Mary and Bruce • Norwex • Lefse & baked goods , Heggen,-PaulrOaninger, Shelby Cyr and-Mike -----.-See. _y. .. • Younique Wazhler.L:Whatacouple0llu#,o! Nick and Fran- • Tastefully imple • Quilts, toppers, runners, cis Peterka joke around in the kitchen. How could any- • Rose mailing and knit items scarves, baby hats, etc. one take them seriously with that head gear?. Tum to page • Lanterns, snowmen, lighted • Painted items and pillows pictures and sleighs • Infinity scarves and more 6 for more coverage from the event. • Recycled sweater mittens Super Santa M • Bottle Cap Jewelry ° Hanging kitchen towels Ollt. page 8 From 90 years old to new: Park River Tour of Homes to feature avanety PARK RIVER, N.D. -- A garage floor. John Presteng of quilter's brand new dream home, J Grafton was the general contrac- a tribute to all things University tor. Tim Collins of Park River 6f-N6rth Dakota, a piece of built the fireplace and did all the downtown Park River history outdoor stonework. Cabinetry turned apartment, and a 90-year- came from Leon's Building Cen- old home finished with refinished ter in Park River and the wood pieces of history make up this flooring is from Sterling Carpet year's Tour of Homes in Park One in Grand Forks. River. :: Sponsored by Chapter Q, Mike and Sally Dvorak P.E.O. Sisterhood, the self-guided 13935 63rd Street NE tours will take place from from The "Sioux house" is one of a noon to 4 p.m. on Dec. 6. kind. Mike and Sally Dvorak Tickets are $10 and are avail- have turned their love of all able in advance from Jim's Su ........ things Sioux sports into a one of perValu and Ye Olde Medicine or a kind home. at the Holiday Mall and the indi- They were building a new ,vidual homes during Super Santa home at the same time that Mike Saturday. North Star Drive development in cent color with her mostly neutral sayings, which is quoted, among The three bedroom, two-and- was able to purchase the "Home Park River: a sewing room built color scheme and light colored others, on a two-and-a-half half-bath, ranch-style slab home of the Fighting Sioux" from En- Mary Jo 01son to comfortably use her long-arm flooring and woodwork. And, square quilted piece that incorpo- features an open concept kitchen gelstad Arena in Grand Forks. 138 North Star Drive quilting machine, a porch and a there are quilts . . . and quilted rates several of her dad's ties. and living room. The long, This is where it all started Sally Mary Jo Olson had three fireplace. Her home, completed wall hangings, quilted pillows. The piece, designed and made by curved kitchen island counter is said. "wants" in mind when she in 2014, has all three and more. "If you believe you aren't as her sister, Bonnie, hangs among built to fit the owner's petite PEO Tour of Homes planned the design for her new She says red is her favorite smart as I think you are, uffda." other mementos over her fire- height. The ceramic tile floor in home at number 138 in the new color. It is liberally used as an ac- It was one of her dad's favorite place, the master bath is heated, asisthe Contpl5.. Obituaries See page 2 All-state material See page 9 ,..at . . ,-- ;k '. "Not what we sayabout our blessings, but how we use them, the true measure of our thanksgiving." W.T. Purkiser , / ’ :-. ': z .... .J' A Minute with the Mayor See page. 3 Technology Fair fun See page 12