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Page 8 March 7th, 2013 :!iiii~il ~iiii;~i~i :~!~i~iiiii~ ~i~i~ ~iiiiiiiiii: !ii!iiiiill Valley News & Views March Specials Every Day Savings More Savill!l~! Look for Our Special Coupon ill thk; lleW'~iipaper Welcome back to the Laiken and Taylor Column! The boys' varsity basketball team got third place at regionals! They played very good and are now done with their season. Also congradulations to Bradley Keena and Austin Markel for receiving All-District awards! Only 10 players get this award. The 7th and 8th grade gifts in basketball got to go to a Sioux basketball game last Saturday! It was a lot of fun and we went to the Italian Moon for lunch afterwards to celebrate a great season. Thanks Coaches Wayne Stegman and Steve Olson! Mr. Stegman brought students in grades 7, 8, 9, and one student in 10th grade beat Midway-Minto 54- to the Frostfire ski resort 43! We also played in the in Wahalla last Thursday Champoinship against for a fun day of skiing or Grafton on Tuesday night. snowboarding! Everyone had We will play at the Regional a great time and are excited tournament starting on to go again next year! March 11. Mrs.Lee'sFebruaryreading On Thursday the seventh month is over. Throughout the fourth graders went themonththekidshavebeen to Assinment Pizza where earning points by reading, they learned about, i think dressing up, and other you can guess, pizza! The special activities. They were also got to stop at Pizza Hut rewarded for the points they afterwards. earned with small prizes and The first speech meet is on the class that had the most March 9th and the Speech points percentagewise got kids are excited to go! They to have a party! The winning are preparing and rehearsing class was third grade, but the their speeches over and other classes did well and over. had fun also! Thanks for reading the The girls' district news: on Laiken and Taylor Column! Friday our gifts beat Cavalier Email us at laikentaylor. 55-29 and on Saturday we column@gmail.com. A Little Golf Humor A husband and wife are on The husband calls 911 on the 9th green when suddenly his cell phone, talks for a few she collapses from a heart minutes, picks up his putter, attack! and lines up his putt. "Help me dear," she groans His wife raises her head off to her husband, the green and stares at him. Prairie Fare Continued From Page 10 whipped topping remaining whipped topping. Preheat oven to 350 Refrigerate to chill. degrees. Mix flour, almonds Makes 12 servings. Each and margarine until well serving has 200 calories, blended. Press onto bottom8 grams (g) of fat, 26 g of of 9- by 13-inch baking pan. carbohydrate, 7 g of protein, Bake 15 minutes or until lgoffiberand300milligrams lightly browned. Let cool.of sodium. Mix cream cheese and sugar(Julie Garden-Robinson, until well blended. Stir in 1 Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., is a North cup of the whipped topping. Dakota State University Extension Service food and nutrition specialist and professor in the Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences.) "I'm dying here and you're putting?" "Don't worry dear," says the husband calmly, "they found a doctor on the second hole and he's coming to help you. "Well, how long will it take for him to get here?" she asks feebly. "No time at all," says her husband. "Everybody's already agreed to let him play through." 1887 This was the last year that steamboats ran a regular schedule out of Fargo- Moorhead. April 18--The Pluck was at Abercrombie, Captain Alexander Griggs [?] was going there from Grand Forks. April 19--The Alsop under Captain Bruce Griggs made its first voyage downriver of the season. H.E. Manning was the mate, Will Griggs was the pilot, J.T. King was the engineer, and O. Penniston was the clerk. June 4--The Alsop pulled into Grand Forks with three barges loaded with wheat and oak timber from Drayton. The trip took forty- eight hours; a previous trip had taken ninety-six. The Red River had worn a deeper channel and the government dredge was also working the channel. June 11--The Pluck was stranded by low water above Fargo. One source says the Pluck was dismantled that year, but others claim it was Spread onto crust. Pour milk into a large bowl. Add pudding mix. Beat with a wire whisk for two Thursday February 21st minutes. Spread over cream cheese mixture. Cover with Egg Bake, Fruit or Juice, and Milk Taco Pizza, Romaine Lettuce St. Thomas Public School Lunch Menu with Tomatoes, Black Beans, Through Friday March 8th carrot Sticks, Pears, and Milk Thursday February 28th Cheese Omelets Friday February 22nd French Toast Salisbury Steak Cereal, Yogurt, Juice, and ScalloPed Potatoes with Wednesday March 6th Milk Ham Wraps Pancakes, Breakfast sausage, Friday March 1st Chicken Nuggets Veggies, Fruit, and Milk Rolls Thursday March 7th Cheese Pizza Slices Cinnamon Glazed Pancakes Monday February 25th Monday March 4th Macaroni and Cheese Cereal, Yogurt, Juice; and Cereal Friday March 8th Milk Chicken Breasts with Rice NO SCHOOL Beef Stew, Biscuit, Cucumber, Tuesday March 5th Applesauce, and Milk Tuesday February 26th Drayton Public School Lunch Menu Carmel Rolls, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Hot Ham and Cheese on a Bun, Baked Beans, Potato Variety, Mandarin Oranges, and Milk Wednesday February 27th Cereal, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Baked Potato Bar with Toppings, Chili, Bacon, Onions, Broccoli, Veggies, Peaches, and Milk Thursday February 28th Cinnamon Toast, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Chili Crispitos, Romaine Lettuce with Tomatoes, Celery, Broccoli - raw, Black Beans, Pears, and Milk By Part 29 K. C. Gardner, Jr. dismantled in 1886 at Grand Forks. On August 9 the following list was placed in the newspapers on the number of pounds hauled by Red River steamboats in between the international boundary and Moorhead [I have also included a list from 1876 in brackets which includes some freight hauled by flatboats]: [1872--five million (est.); 1873--23,613,136; 1874--37,626,200; 1875--76,078,680]; 1879--35,718,731; 1880--43,201,505; 1881--53,114,861; 1882--63,303,627; 1883- -50,627,951; 1884-- 53,091,272; 1885-- 46,085,444; 1886-- 21,013,659. By September 20 the Duluth & Manitoba branch of the Northern Pacific Railway had laid tracks through Drayton. By October 13 navigation on the Red was almost closed due to low water. The Red River Transportation Co. had hauled 210,000 bushels of wheat and 110 carloads of lumber and merchandise so far that season. October 19--The Selkirk came into Grand Forks from Dillon, seventeen miles north with two barges load with 5000 bushels of wheat, which it unloaded at the Manitoba elevator in East Grand Forks. Dillon was the only port open to navigation because of the low water. On October 25 the Selkirk was pulling away from the Manitoba elevator when it collided with the central pier of the Northern Pacific Railway bridge. The boat swung around and struck a pontoon which caused a hole and the steamboat began to sink. The crew attempted to run it into the boatyard, but the vessel went down close to the Walker Mill near the east side opposite Riverside Park. The river amidships was eight feet deep, but at the bow and stern only two feet deep. The boiler and the engine removal was begun, but because of the age of the old boat its useful days were over. 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