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Take a chance at one of theses sessions: May 9th---Drayton Preschool at 9:30AM & I:30PM; Drayton Kindergarten at I0:00AM; May 13--Tracy's Day Care at 10::OOAM & Drayton 1st Grade at 12:30PM. KodaBank Customer to come in next week's edition. Annual Rod and Reel - 10:00 a.m. to catfish wins $I600, paid entries per boat. New North Dakota Record Catfish will win $30,000i For more information contact Red River Motel & Resort -7OI- 454-6184, visit www, draytonnd.com or call the Drayton Chamber Line at 701-454-FISH. You can download entry forms at www.draytonnd.com. August 25th : The Skjebe_rg Lutheran Church Anhual Picnic m the Pare - 5 p.m. to 7 p,m. at Schumacher. Featuring BBQ Ribs, New Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, Cucumber Heaven and the widest assortment of homemade pies known to man or woman kind. Live entertainment by the Popple Ridge Pickers. Everyone Welcome. Got an Event? Know of An Event? Let Us Know So We Can Post R Here. Call it, walk it, mail it or email it in. Call 454-633 Qr emaii val!eynv@polarcomm.com Ptt h wlth the/]u tc/ r It BetlLIClltlmI) Continuing with our series "The Brush Bunch at work". Leona Schneider joined the Brush Bunch in 1996, she is pictured painting a, one of many, project that she does with acrylics, which is the medium that she has settled on after trying many different ones. Because she has a son and sister that are artist Leona thought she was a natural artist, and, she is. As another hobby Leona loves photography, her display at the Gallery shows much of her work. There are a lot of her cards, which she makes herself, and prints of her work for sale. She also has many different flavors of her jams, syrups and jellies for sale. Leona is a member of the Red River Valley Decorative Painters and has attended some of their painting classes. She was also one of the Brush Bunch who showed her work at the recent 125th Celebration '~rt in the Library" in Langdon over the fourth and at Hattie's Closet at Frost Fire, along with her goodies, during their recent run of the summer performance of "Rain Man". Along with the rest of the Brush Bunch she just finished a three day class with Lynn Swallow, turned out to be four days, more on this class at another time. Stop by for coffee and a visit any time. A one liner for today; "It is easier to preach ten sermons than to live one." Till next time! Pembina County Public Transportation Schedule August 2013 Transportation for people of all ages for medical appointments, shopping, visiting, banking, hair appointments, etc. Local Transportation In Drayton- Fare $3 Monda3 Wednesda3 Thursda3 Friday Transportation to Graflon- Fare $6 Monday Through Friday Transportation to Grand Forks- Fare $12 Wednesdays For Reservations Call 454-6586 Down Our Street by Bethaney Knudson Heinrichs It's my pleasure to announce the return of Drayton's society column to Valley News & Views. I'll gather 'news' from local & out-of-town readers that call Drayton their home. I dedicate my efforts to lifelong writer of 'Eagle Point News' Mrs. Fredolph (Clarice) Peterson and to the best Mom in the world Gayle (Simmons) Knudson. 'News' deadline is every Friday at noon. Contact me by phone at (701)-520- 9842 or email at bethany- heinrichs@hotmail.com. I look forward to serving you. This week, I have one tidbit to share with readers. Over Riverfest weekend, my DHS graduating class of 1983 celebrated our 30th reunion. As most of you are aware, it's the best that ever graduated from DHS. Out of 26 current graduates, 14 attended. Our out-of-town roster present: Todd Bill (Pensacola, FL), Greg Bratlie (Warroad, MN), Loren Knutson (Hawley, MN), Melanie McFarland (Red Lake Falls, MN), Melanie (Lyle) Rose (St. Cloud, MN), Rona (Roe) Schutte (Center, ND), & ConnieTuttle (Missotfla,MT). Local graduates: Chris Auen, Jolene (Puppe) Gailagher, Bethany (Knudson) Heinrichs, Alecia (Boulduc) Heiser, Mavis (Danielson) Keena. Charles Olson, Rhonda (Helm) Sylskar, & Lesa (Torrey) VanCamp. Reunion festivities 'kicked off Thursday evening, July 18th with a BBQ in Chris Auen's backyard. Early on, our attention turned to all the 'close calls' our class had. Tales of scheming and acts of stupidity were swapped. Our memories have since added a few embellishments to emphasize the 'tight' bond we shared. Every so often, we'd steal a peek at the dull venue in progress next to us. My exceptionally photogenic class posed for several pictures. When I recently checked with Larry Ritzo to see if the pictures were ready, he responded "They're still being 'photoshopped'." Whatever that means. We followed up our delicious meal with karoke at Zoo Bar. A few of us were able to showcase our vocal talents. Now, about our float! We decided to commemorate our beloved DHS 'Bombers'; the last 'true' hometown team. Decked out with red & white; including the bomber plane insignia, 1983's float was a work of art. As a further display of pride, Jolene (Puppe) Gallagher, Connie Tuttle, and myself 'oiled up' and donned 30+ year old 'Bomber' cheerleading uniforms. The pom poms came in handy. The finishing Touch was a cleverly installed 'wicked' stereo system that played tunes From 1983 for the parade goers. As 1983's float entry slowly rolled off Chris Auen's yard with Todd Peterson at the wheel, we knew this was Our day! We were the champions! Our confidence would later be overshadowed with 2003's entry placing 1st. Congratulations guys! True to form, the class of 1983 accepted defeat gracefully (or maybe we were preoccupied with partying or napping). The class of 1983 would share one more night to 'sow oats'. Unfortunately, I slept through it. A great big thanks to all my 1983 Classmates that helped make our 30th reunion memorable and especially To aH that showed up. No matter where I go or Coinciding with alumni what I do, Drayton, ND Is banquet, we shared a private home. meal at Hastings Landing. New Drayton AA to Meet Think you might have a drinking problem? Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? It might be time to try something different. A new Drayton area AA meeting will be held Thursday August 15th at 8 p.m. Following meetings will be held Thursdays at 8 p.m. The meetings are open to anyone. Men and women, young and old. Give us a call at 218-526- 0264 for additional details. Kelly's Sausage of the Week and More Some people ask me, "How many times can you write about the same old sausage?" I always tell them, "it's kind of like how much sausage can you eat in day?" We all know if you start stuffing your face with sausage and keep eating it until you're so full that you'd like to upchuck, you'll definitely find it difficult to take another bite. You'll probably lay in bed that night with horrid indigestion. You'll be feeling real green and swear you will never, ever eat sausage again. Then, two days later, what are you craving? Sausage! One may suffer sausage fatigue and think they've lost their taste for the stuff. But, once well rested and the indigestion passes, your inspiration will be renewed. You will eat sausage again and it will be better than before. Which brings me to this week's Sausage of the Week. It's Kelly's fabulous Hickory Smoked Old Fashioned Sausage. A good griller, Kelly's Hickory has a rich, distinct, but not overpowering, hickory flavor and is one of his best sellers. Unlike "Old Hickory", Andrew Jackson, Kelly's sausage is not as tough as hickory wood. It's tender and delicious and unlike plutonium, it's much more readily available. Need I say more. Thank goodness, no. DRAYTON CHIROPRACTIC Welcome Martha Elaine Waters Lance Jr. and Melissa Waters of Grafton are the proud parents of Martha Elaine Waters. She was born in Grand Forks on July 26th, 2013 at 2:56 p.m. Martha weighed in at 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19.25 inches in length. Martha is joined at home by two brothers, Lance III and David Jay. P r o u d grandparents are Larry and Donna Ladouceur of Drayton and Lance and Joanie Waters of Walhalla. Great grandparents are Ethel Messner of Langdon, Lawrence and Rita Jerome of Garrison, ND and Lyle Waters of Langdon. Saralee H, July 29th Saralee Hoselton took Faith, Dakotah, Sami and Grace Hoselton to their Fargo home. Then Saralee went on to visit at the Adam and Catie Hoselton home in Richardton. The next day Sue Johnsen of Watford City brought her mother (Saralee's sister) Betty Hanneld of Sun City, AZ, to the Hoselton home. After a short visit Saralee brought Betty to her home for a week's visit. Kriss Tucker and Richard and Gayle McConnell spent Monday in Fargo. The next day Allen and Carol McConnell of Greely, CO, arrived at the Richard and Gayle McConnell home to spend a few days. Saralee Hoselton and Betty Hanneld met Linda Hoselton for lunch at Shannigan's in Grafton Wednesday and they spent the afternoon visiting at her apartment. That evening Richard and Gayle McConnell and Allen and Carol McConnell went to have coffee and visit at the Neil and Joyce Hanson home. On Thursday Pat Wise of Hallockmet Saralee Hoselton and Betty Hanneld at Hastings Landing for lunch. She then came to Saralee's apartment for a visit. Saralee Hoselton and Betty Hanneld went to Cavalier August2ndwheretheypicked up Lynette Restemayer and they all went to Walhalla and had lunch at the Sanctuary/ Guest House/Tea Room. Nancy Billings and Carolyn Billings visited Mike and Judy Stellon Friday .afternoon. That day Gayle McConnell and Carol McConnell had lunch in Grafton and spent the afternoon. Rachel Wittrock and Ava of Fargo arrived that evening at the McConnell home to spend the weekend. Steve and Ellen Marciniak were among those attending the funeral of Raymond Altendorf held Saturday at the St. Edward's Catholic Church. Saturday morning Richard and Gayle McConnell, Allen and Carol McConnell, Rachel and Ava Wittrock went to Mountain to attend the August the Deuce Parade and other festivities. They were joined by Ben and Kriss Tucker and Amanda Tucker. Then they attended the annual Matthiasson picnic held at the former home of Ingvold Matthiasson. This year 66 people attended. That evening Ben and Kriss Tucker brought supper to the Richard McConell home. Mike and Judy Stellon went to the movie "Grown- Ups 2" in East Grand Forks Saturday. Don Baldock of East Grand Forks came to the home of Mike and Judy Stellon Sunday and they all attended the church picnic at the Drayton Assembly of God Church. August 4th Allen and Carol McConnell and Rachel Wittrock returned to their respective homes. Ava Wittrock remained with Richard and Gayle McConnell for the week. Among those attending the monthly Sugar Bowl Senior Citizens pot luck dinner Sunday were Steve and Ellen Marciniak. Greg and Kathy Gamez and Garrett of San Diego arrived Sunday to visit at the Chester and Donna Kalka home for a few days. Joining them for supper were Brad Kalka, Ross and Taryn of Grand Forks to celebrate Chester's birthday. On Sunday Wayne Hoselton of Red Lake Fails met Saralee Hoselton and Betty Hanneld and they had brunch at Hastings Landing. Afterwards they went to the Lake Bronson State Park where they were among those who attended the International Wood Carving and Arts Festival. Attorney at Law 910 Hill Ave. PO Box 70 Graffon ND 58237 (701)352-0916 Farmland Sales and Leases Real Estate and Business Planning Estate Planning, Probate and Tax Licensed in North Dakota and Minnesota 909 N. Main Street Drayton Nightly Specials Beginning In June - Broasted Chicken Night - Walleye Night - Prime Rib Night * * *Sundav * * * ! 0:00 a.m. to ! :00 p.m. Homemade Soups and Lunch Specials Daily Call for the Day's Special Open Tuesday.Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sundays from 10 a.m. to ! p.m. !i ::i :i: ! ii iii ;i :/ : E-mo , Us