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Valley News and Views i ii iii!i i!ii iiilii iiiiiii: Page 3 September 26th, 2013 Down Our Street We've had some of the best weather ever to 'kick off' fall this week. It's been a welcome change! August 31st: My apologies to Darlene Larson. 'Girl Friday' here totally demolished her 'news'. Darlene Larson, niece Ellie Frederickson & husband Richard (Poulsbo, WA) left for Cyahoga Falls, OH. They were house guests at Darlene's sister OpalMattson. They also visited Darlene's niece Dorothy & husband Calendar ol; Even ts Sugar Bowl Senior Center ...................... Regular Activities Noon Potluck - The First Sunday of Every Month at the Sugar Bowl Senior Center. Everyone welcome! Bone Builder Exercise Class Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning at 1030 a.m. Bingo - Every Monday at 2 p.m. Cards (Spite and Malice) Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. Health Maintenance Clinic (Foot Care) 4th Monday of each month from 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. DINOSAUR DAZE AT STORY HOUR Although she may b e prehistoric, Stow Lady says,, I nvever knew any dinosaurs personally, but I've met a lot of them in books!" Books such as TEN LITTLE DINOSAURS, ARE THE DINOSAURS DAD, DAD? and THE SUPER HUNGRY DINOSAUR will be a "blast from the past". At September Stow Hour in Drayton the flannel graph story will be "When Dinosaurs Came with Everything" and the Write- Your-Own-Story will be "T is for T-Rex". For our craft we'll make "running Rex". Bounce over to one of these sessions: Tracy's Day Care at 10:00 a.m., September 9th; Drayton Preschool at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and Drayton ndergarten at 10:00 a,m., September 10th; Drayton 1st Grade at 12:30 p.m., September 12th October 5th - Grand Cities Buddy Walk to Promote Awareness of Down Syndrome and Celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month. University Park in Grand Forks beginning at 1 p.m. There is no registration fee. All ages and abilities welcome! T-shirts will he available for a small donation. Questions-contact Jen at 701-772,8741. October 26th - Annual Booster Club Halloween Party -At the Drayton Public School from 5 to 8 p.m. December 7th . Drayton's Old Fashioned * S Cstma - Really, it's not that far off. Vendors start planning, idea folks, let's hear your ideas, early. Everyone else, plan on attending. Everyone welcome to pitch in. After all, it is Christmas. Almost. Interests,ideas, projects, programs and the like, email this paper at valleynv@ Got an Event?. Know of An Event?. Let Us Know So We Can Post It Here. Call It, walk it, mail it or email it in. Call 454-6333 or email Pembina County Public Transportation Schedule September 2013 Transportation for people of all ages for medical appointments, shopping, visiting, banking, hair appointments, etc. Transportation In Drayton- Fare $3 Monda) Wednesda) Thursday, Friday Transportation to Grafton - Fare $6 Monday Through Friday Transportation to Grand Forks - Fare $12 Wednesdays For Reservations Call 454-6586 Celebrate the USS NORTH DAKOTA (SSN-784) at the Chris- tening ceremony on Nov. 2 in Groton, CT. Limited seats are available on an exclusive tour of the east coast with admission to the Christening event. Call Satrom Travel & Tour at 800-833-8787 by Sept. 30, 2o13 September 28 & 29, 2013 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days in Fort Ransom, North Dakota Admission: s2 Adults, Sl Children 6-14, Preschool FREE NO PETS PLEASE! Tony Tweten. On Sept. 7th, they attended the wedding of Opal's granddaughter Savanna Mattson to Judd Bishop. Enroute home, they were luncheon guests of Frederickson's son Craig & friend Rachael in Columbus, OH. September 10th: Tom & Linda Grzadzieleski traveled to Minot to welcome their new granddaughter Nora Jolin (named after Grandma Joan). Nora weighed 7# 13oz. Proud parents are Ryan & Kristy Hokenson (Minot) along with big brother Russ, 3. September 17th: Tara Staskivige (Grand Rapids, MN) traversed from Delaware, MD with a friend to Ngornogoro, Tanzania. It is home to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Also known as "the cradle of civilization", the parks natural volcanic caldura's steep sides is home to Tanzania's wildlife, lions, tigers, zebras, primates, & warthogs. "Each night after bouncing around on safari, hot water bottles were placed in our beds, Tara says. Next stop, Nairobi; Kenya's largest & fastest growing city. Her visit was dampened by the capitol city's mall breakout. "It's tragic! The Kenyans have to be the most friendliest people I have ever met." The final leg of their journey was to Dubai, United Arab of Emerits in the middle east. Dubai is a desert city synomynous with: fastest, biggest, tallest, largest, & highest. Dubai's weekly day off is Friday. A final note, All the food was excellent. Lots offish, fabulous soups, lamb, curries, beef, pork, marsalal (wine), & fruit. I gained 5 pounds." Says Tara. I'm sure your left left ankle is busting at the seams, skinny girl! Tara is the daughter of Ran & Pam Green (Grand Rapids, MN) September 17th: My pastor Steve Grosz (Tein Covenant) attended Jonny Lang blues concert at the historic downtown Fargo theater. The concert was a homecoming for the Fargo native & celebrated Lan's 1st studio album release in 7 years. 'Fight For My Soul' takes a major leap forward as he explores the struggle for love & family with startling depth. Steve even 'hob-knobbed' lonny's family. "As I walked into the sold out theater to find my seat, I noticed an elderly gentleman already sitting in it. The trespasser was none other than lonny Lang's grandfather." How cool is that?! September 20th: Amy Scharmer (Drayton) got on her beloved Harley & rode towards North Shore Drive. She met up with friend's Rod & Laura Boll (Mandan, ND) in Finland, MN; 6 miles inland from Lake Superior) where they camped. Joining them; lens "The Henyaker" Jauhola (Beaver Bay, MN) North Share's scenic byway has been given the status All-American roadway. The caravan's travels began in Lutesin's Eagle Ridge. They took a gondola ride up Moose Mtn. "The trees are just starting to turn." Amy said. Up hwy. 61, the group stopped in Silver Bay at Palisade Head lookout. On a clear day, you can see the acrosse Lake Superior to the Wisconsin side. "While there, 25 small engine planes flew right in front of uss...A few even 'waved' at us with their wings." 7 miles beyond Gooseberry Falls is the Split Rock Lighthouse. So many motorcyclists stop at the Lighthouse that you can buy a Split Rock Lighthouse-Hwy. 61 motorcycle t-shirt to add to a collection. In closing, Amy says, "It's nice riding where it's not so flat." Well said my friend. September 21st: Andrae Carlson (GF) participated in the 1st annual 'Color Run' along with friends Steve Myrum, Melissa Heggen, & Kristy (Evanson) Gerszewski. Also known as the "Happiest 5K on the Planet", runners are bombarded with handfuls of colored powder throughout. Some 4,000 runners participated from Alerus Center's parking lot to S. 42nd St. Andrae is a 1982 graduate of DHS. September 21st: Trista Heiser, daughter of Ran & Alecia Heiser performed at ESPN College Game Day with NDSU's Gold Star marching Band. Trista plays saxophone in the the GSMB also known as "The Pride of ND" The band with 200+ members, is one of the largest organizations on campus. Bison's game against Delaware State was televised live by ESPN; the 1 st time in ND's history. Final score: NDSU: 55 Deleware: 0. Is that what is called a 'shut out'? September 21st: Aside from the best childhood birthdays hosted by my Mom (Gayle Knudson), I must say my 48th birthday ran a close 2nd! My 1st birthday morning surprise was a beautiful bouquet along with wooden decorated picture on the kitchen table; courtesy my 2 favorite men in the world Todd & Ian. My dear friend & classmate Melanie (Lyle) Rose (St. Cloud, MN) picked me up for a 'girls' day in GE Mel picked up the tab for breakfast at Perkins (best coffee around!) We then hit a few of my fav shopping venues. I received 10% birthday discounts at Mode, Retail Therapy, & even Victoria's Secret. When we arrived back to my place, we indulged in a delicious lemon Attorney at Law 910 Hill Ave. PO Box 70 Grafton 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 cake with 7 min. frosting Sheila Peterson made for my birthday. After eating cake, Mel joined me uptown to the Lounge & Zoo Bar for my free birthday'mocktails. The only thing missing was a wild game of 'Indian Bingo'. September 22nd: Darcy Van Camp Lunski (GF), son Markus, 7, & Grandma Rae Anne Van Camp attended UNDfunfest to meet & greet this year's men & women hockey players. Grandma says, "This little trip only cost me 2 t-shirts. But well worth it for those smiles!" Would that be Darcy or Markus? September 23rd: Bob & Earlene's son Dale (Moorhead, Mn) visited his parents for the afternoon. Herb Crissman, son of Lola (Crissman) Rudnik also visited. Contact me at 701-454- 3549 or Bethany-heinrichs@ with your stories. Love to report'em! Buddy Walk Promotes Down Syndrome Awareness The Buddy Walk program over 295,000 participants, was established in 1995 raising more than $11.75 by the National Down million! SyndromeSocietytopromote On October 5, 2013, there awareness and inclusion of will be a Grand Cities Buddy people with Down Syndrome Walk at University Park in and to celebrate Down Grand Forks beginning at 1 Syndrome Awareness month p.m. There is no registration in October. It also raises fee. All ages and abilities funds for local programs and welcome! T-shirts will services as well as national be available for a small advocacy initiatives, donation. Questions- In 2012, more than 250 contact Jenat701-772-8741. BuddyWalks took place with A ONE DAY ONLY STOREWIDE SALES EVENT Featuring food sampling & hourly prize giveaways Sunday, September 29th Noon to 5:00 p.m.  Storewide Sale on Giffware & Ecclecti Finds: Backroom anliques and flea market finds, refinished furniture, enamelware and home furnishings Lisa's Imagination Emporium 720 Hill Avenue, Grafton 701-352-4644 Flu Shots Drayton Drug Wednesday October 2nd 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please Bring Your Medicare Insurance Cards MARK YOUR CALENDARS/ ] **Stop in all week and register for your chance to WIN PRIZES/** JOIN US TO KICK OFF XPERIENCE HEALTH & FITNESS 3RD YEAR OF BUSINESS!l! THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORTlll Nightly Specials Beginning In June Thursday - Broasted Chicken Hight Friday- Walleye Night Saturday- Prime Rib Night * * * Sunday Buffet* * * ! 0:00 a.m. to !:00 p.m. Homemade Soups and Lunch Specials Daily Call for the Day's Special 701-454-3425 Open Tuesday-Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sundays from 10 a.m. to I r-re. 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