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Page 6 January 31st, 2013 ool & Valley News & Views 1 Welcome you back to the Laiken and Taylor Column! The girls' basketball teams had a game in Grafton last Tuesday the 22; the 7th grade won 42-22, 8th grade won also and can we say it was an instense game with a score of 21-19, and varsity lost 64-36. The girls' next game was on Friday the 25 against Cavileer in Crystal. The 7th grade won 50-2, 8th grade won 30-18, junior varsity lost only by four points 44-48, and the varsity won 66-33. The Junior high girls' team also had a jamboree on the 26 in Adams. In thier first game they played Park River and lost 16-44 but won the 1883 July 10--A log drive from the Otter Tail River and heading forWinnipeg choked the Red at Grand Forks. The Red Lake log drive was beginning. It would last ten days and contain thirteen million feet of logs, three million for Grand Forks. July 13--The Selkirk arrived in Grand Forks from downriver. Anews item on July 13 said that on its last trip the Selkirk had brought in a carload of flour for the Wallace Bros. general store at Drayton. July 19--The Alsop came into Grand Forks. July 29:-The Selkirk puUed into Grand Forks. When the boat docked, the cabin boys, the pantry boy, and the second cook went on strike and walked off the boat. They prevented other boys from signing on, so when the Selkirk left on its next trip, it went "boyless." ByAugust 8 the Selkirk was laid up for repairs. August 21--The Selkirk pulled into Grand Forks with two barges of dry hard wood for Sam Lawlor. : By August 31 the 50,000 bushel capaci river elevator at Drayton was nearing completion. January Specials Cold Weather - Hot Deals 20-Packs of Coke Products Only $5.99 PLAY the North Dakota Lottery HERE! As A Toad Thinketh... The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese in the trap. Weekly Sudoku Solution On Page 7 DISH NETWORK stamael SAIlEr & Ask Abe $4JilE BA'f MIH m 3 IIRIlUl 51 1 6 8 5 3 7 7 2 8 4 3 5 7 9 4 4 !7 3 9 8 9 14 7 Fill la the blenk uaces in  grid, making sure that every row, coltmm wl 3-by.3 box includes all dlts I through 9. Help Keep Ole and Lena Alive! Send Us Your Ole and Lena Jokes. i team's scores were listed first. Sorry about that! On Monday the 21 we got off of school for Martin Luther King Jr. Day! It was nice to have a day off. This week's riddle: A blue house is made of blue bricks. A yellow house is made of yellow bricks• A red house is made of red bricks. An orange house is made of orange bricks. What would a green house be made off Email us the answer at laikentaylor. column@gmail, com. Thanks for reading the Laiken and Taylor Column, we hope you enjoy the weather and don't forget to email us at laikentaylor. next game against Midway 36-24. The boys basketball teams had a game on Tuesday the 22 in Grafton too; it was a double header. The 7th grade lost 14-26, 8th grade lost 23-30, junior varsity we are unsure of and we're sorry, and varsity lost 46- 51. They also had a game in Edinburg on Saturday the 26. The 7th and 8th graders had a combined game which they won but sorry we do not know the score, then the junior varsity lost 33-42, and the varsity won 56-40. The varstiy game was even on channels 3 and 72! Last week we forgot to mention when we wrote the basketbal scores that our A Chronicle of Red River Steamboating Part 24 By K. C. Gardner, Jr. 100,000 bushels of grain will be threshed in the next two weeks and will have to lie in the fields or in granaries." September30- -The Selkirk left Drayton with three barges of wheat; a notice said if the steamer made it to Grand September 10--The Selkirk arrived in Drayton with a load of cargo for Drayton merchants; the Alsop followed with a load of lumber and other goods; the Selkirk left two barges for wheat. By September 14 the Red River at Pembina was lower than it had been for years: four to six feet in the middle. September 21-- At Drayton "River bank thievery is becoming more popular. Merchants must be careful to get all their merchandise up the bank before dark." The Alsop and the Selkirk both left Drayton for Grand Forks, each with a load of wheat. The sop Went aground at the Turtle River. September 25 --The Selkirk arrived in Grand Forks after a long passage and only 1700 bushels of wheat due to low water; the Alsop also pulled in. September 26- -The Selkirk left Grand Forks under Captain Bruce Griggs, brother of Alexander Griggs, for downriver. September 27--"Drayton needs a railroad. The Red is getting too low for steamer navigation and so there is no market for the grain. Severe Weather In Fergus Hard On Ole's Conscience Ole and Sven were on the phone talking about the current weather they were experiencing in Fergus. Sven was out of town on a southern vacation. Ole noted that since early that morning the snow had been accumulating and was now nearly waist high and still falling• "Da temperature," Die said is dropping way below zero and da north wind is is really kicking up, almost gail force." "Gees," Sven replied, "glad I took my trip down south now." "Ya, sure is miserable," Ole said, "and I hafta admit I feel a little guilty. Poor Lena has done nothing but look through the kitchen window and just stare all morning. I tink if it gets much worse, she'll have to put down the shovel and come back in." Forks, the river elevator would again buy wheat in limited quantities• Drayton Public School Lunch Menu Through Friday February 8th Thursday January 31 st Pancakes, Sausage, Fruit or Juice, and Milk Bean and Cheese Burrito, Romaine Lettuce-Tomatoes, Steamed Carrots, Pears, and Milk Frdday February 1st Cereal, Yogurt, Juice and Milk Elementary: Corn Dogs, Smiley Potatoes, Carrot Sticks and Fruit Cocktail High School: Pizza, Carrot Sticks and Fruit Cocktail Monday February 4th Cereal, Yogurt, Juice and Milk BBQ on Bun, Potato Variety, Veggetable, Apple Sauce and Milk Tuesday January 5th Erench Toast Sticks, Sausage, Juice and Milk Beef Stroganoff on Noodles, Buns, Vegetables, Mandarin Oranges and Milk Wednesday February 6th Cereal, Yogurt, Juice and Milk TurkeyWrap, Romain Lettuce with Black Beans, Vegetables, Peaches and Milk Thursday February 7th Rolls, Yogurt, Juice and Milk Chicken Fajita in Soft Shell, Romaine Lettuce with Tomatoes, Carrot Stickss and Black Beans, Pears and Milk Friday February 8th Cereal, Yogurt, Juice and Milk Italian Dunkers with Marinara Sauce, Steamed Carrots, Baked Beans, Pears and Milk Titan Girls Take On North Border Jalyn Larson puts one up Monday evening on behalf of the girls varsity team. The Drayton/Valley- Edinburg girls basketball team took on the North Border Eagles Monday evening in one of the few home games played in Drayton. There were several rounds of play beginning at 4 p.m. with the 7th grade girls coming to bat, so to speak first. They walked away with a big win with a final score of 40 to 16, Titans. The 8th grade girls didn't do as well, losing their bout 25 to 27. Likewase the B Varsity fell 48 to 37. The varsity team came back to finish the night with a win, topping North Border 58 to 31. St. Thomas Public School Lunch Menu Through Friday February 8th Thursday January 31 st Wraps BBQ Chicken Legs Friday February 1st Rolls Corn Dogs Monday February 4th Cereal Soft Shell Tacos Tuesday February 5th Pizza Ham and Cheese Hoagies Wednesday February 6th French Toast Spaghetti Sauce on Rottini Noodles Thursday February 7th Cheese Omelets Hamburgers Friday February 8th Rolls Pepperoni Pizza Slices Agri-Valley Cenex C-Store Hwy 17 W., GraNon Phone 701-352-3600 or 800-279-3083 Open 8:00 - 5:30 Mon. - FrL g 8:00 - Noon Sat. 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