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Valley News and Views ~ :~:~r ~: :~i~::~ ............. : :!i~~ i!ili!iiii Page 9 June 27th, 2013 June Specials Every Day Savings More Savings? Look for Our Special Coupon in this newsapaper. F ,in June 27th in Drayton starting I never speak but there is no --'" "-- - at 5:00 pm. word I cannot make. What Last week there were a Riverfest is just in a few am I? A keyboard! lot of fun activities going on in Drayton. To start the week off; on Monday there was a Peewees game in town. On Tuesday there was a Babe Ruth game, and on Wednesday there was a Softball game in town and the pool opened! Swimming lessons are starting this week, June 24- June 28 with the test on July 1st. There will be another set of lessons later in the summer also. The pool is open for everyone from 1:00-5:00 pm and 7:00-9:00 pm with a family swim from 6:30-7:00 pm. If you want to catch a few good last T-ball games this year, there will be a tournament this Thursday, more weeks! The parade and most of the activities are going to be on Saturday, July 20th, with other events on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday of that week. During Riverfest there are lots of fun things to do such as inflatable games, a fishing tournament, mud volleyball, lawn mower races, the grand parade, and much more! Also, Lauraine Snelling, the author of many well-liked books is doing a writers' workshop during Riverfest. To finish off our column we have a few little cute riddles to brighten your day, enjoy! I have an end but no beginning, a home but no family, a space without room. How can a man go eight days without sleep? N o problem, he can just sleep at night! Take away my first letter and I remain the same. Take away my last letter and I do not change. Get rid of all of my letters and I'm still me. What am I? A mail carrier! And our last riddle of the week is: Imagine you are in a sinking rowboat surrounded by sharks. How would you survive? Stop imagining! Thanks for reading our column, email us at laikentaylor.column@gmail. com and have a great week! Prairie Fare Continued From Page 12 low-acid food, so they cannot be processed safely in a boiling-water bath. A pressure canner allows you to reach a high enough temperature (240 F) to inactivate the spores.Without proper canning procedures, the deadly botulism toxin could be produced in the sealed jar. The NDSU Extension Service has free home food preservation materials available online, or you can contact your local Extension office for information. The "Food Freezing Guide" has directions for freezing many types of food and is available at http: //www.ag.ndsu.edu/ pubs/yf/foods / fn403.pdf. If you would like to can green beans, see "Home Canning Low-acid Vegetables" available at http://www. ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/yf/ foods/fn173.pdf. Here is a recipe provided by Jim Myers, bean breeder at Oregon State University and a member of the BeanCAP project. For more bean recipes, see the new NDSU Extension Service cookbook "Spillin' the Beans" at http:// tinyurl.com / spillingbeans. Green Bean Provencal 1 (16-ounce) package of frozen green beans 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley (Italian fiat leaf) or 1 tsp. dried parsley Salt and freshly ground pepper (add to taste) Heat olive oil over moderate heat in a skillet. Add green beans and saute until heated through and soft-textured. Salt and pepper to taste and add parsley just before serving. Makes eight servings. Each serving (before added salt) has 40 calories, 2 grams (g) of fat, 1 g of protein, 4 g of carbohydrate, 1 g of fiber and 0 milligrams of sodium. (Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., is a North Dakota State University Extension Service food and nutrition specialist and professor in the Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences.) TROLIEUM EQUIPMENT,INC. Skid Tank Packages Skid Tanks Farm Pumps Filters Nozzles 12 Packs of Coke Products 2/57.00 PLAY the North Dakota Lottery HERE! We can provide you with all of your fuel storage and handling equipment needs. We sell tanks, pumps, hoses, nozzles, filters, tank containment systems, lubrication equipment and more, Grand Forks, ND 58203 Toll Free 800-727-5499 Local 701-772-7261 Fargo 701-373-7806 A Chronicle of Red River Steamboating Part 45 By K. C. Gardner, Jr. 1898 By April 14 the Red River ice at Drayton was breaking up. April 21--The Grand Forks was getting ready for the shipping season. April 22--The Grand Forks came into Grand Forks with a load of wood from downriver. April 29--The Grand Forks went upriver from Grand Forks for a load of wheat. May 3--The Grand Forks had difficulty getting over the bar that had formed opposite the NP depot in Grand Forks. May 18--The Grand Forks went downriver from Grand Forks for a load of wheat. June 19--The City of Grand Forks was undergoing minor repairs. June 30--The Grand Forks pulled into Grand Forks after a trip to the international boundary, bringing two barges with 10,000 bushels of wheat for the M&N elevator. July 13--Captain Lystad brought the City of Grand Forks into port with several barges of wheat from upriver. September 14--The Grand Forks came into Grand Forks with two barges of wheat from downriver. September 19--The Grand Forks left Grand Forks for downriver with two barges. On October 26 Captain Griggs of the Grand Forks said the Red River was unusually high for that time of year and that he had all the grain he could haul before freeze up. Dakota Tales and Trails Continued From Page 3 war. I had the privilege of interviewing several veterans more in depth and recorded their stories. Most grew up in homes heavily steeped in Norwegian culture and many with grandmothers who spoke only Norwegian. One said, "My parents only spoke English to me but I needed to learn Norwegian to communicate with my grandmother." He added, "In those days, families didn't reveal much about feelings, and when I came home from the war, I didn't want to talk about it --- I just shelved it all in the back of my mind." At the end, there was a lot of laughter and applause in a welcoming and honoring setting - among family, friends and neighbors. The event was very entertaining, reminding me of a signature scene from the Bob Newhart TV show of the three brothers: "My name is Wally, this is my brother Wally, and my other brother Wally." Since 1948 BASEMENTS WATER SEWER SHOP 352-3357 MOBILE PHONE 520-0109 328 Commerce Street ~ Grafton Cenex C-Store 454-6277 Drayton Sudoku Answers 721468953 943752861 685319472 458271639 317695284 296834517 534126798 1629873i45 879543126 Crossword Solution "Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. 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