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Valley News and Views i!!i,~i! iiiil :iii~ii =~ .... ~;i~iii Page 3 October, 17, 2013 The rainy, cold weather has had a negative effect on family fun at Pumpkin patches locally. If I had been smart enough to visit the first week in October I wouldn't be facing this dilemma! I may have to turn to photo opportunities infront of Lumbar Mart's seasonal display. October 3rd: Championship Tae Kwon Do Assn. held 'testing' for students. GrantVold, 7 (Matt & Maggie) & Chris Marciniak, Reg ular Activities Noon Potluck - The First Sunday of Every Month at the Sugar Bowl Senior Center. Everyone welcomel 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. BLACK CATS I1Wv'ADE STORY HOUR Pussin Books "Beware of cats at Octobe stories about MARSH LOW, SCARED SILLY an feet to one of these sessions: October 21st Care at 10:00 a.m. ; October 2 12:30 p.m. October 10th - St. Thomas Preservation Society Annual Bake Sale - 5:00 to 7:00 p.m, at the St. Thomas Legion Club. Western Avenue, Grafton, ND. Turkey and Ham and all the Trimmings. Adults - $10; Children 5-12 - $5; 4 and under Free. For Take Out Meals call 352-0499. Raffles with five $100 cash prizes. Tickets at door or from members'. October 20th - Minto Sacred Church Annual Fall Dinner - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m, Minto Community Center. Ham, Meatballs, Potatoes and Gravy, Carrots, Sauerkraut and Pork, Homemade Rolls and Pies and Desserts. Adults - $10; Children 5-12 - $5; 4 and under Free. For Take Out Meals call Helen at 701-520- 9810 or Shelly, 701-520-1525. Also, Bake Sale, Mini-Raffle with Chances for a Queen Size Quilt and other prizes. October 26th - Annual Booster Club Halloween Party - At the Drayton Public School from 5 to 8 p.m. December 7th Drayton's Old Fashioned Christmas - Really, it's not that far off. Vendors start planning, idea folks, let's hear your ideas, early. Everyone else, plain on attending. Everyone welcome to pitch in. After all, it is Christmas. ost. 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. Local Transportation In Drayton- Fare $3 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Transportation to Grafton- Fare $6 Monday Through Friday Transportation to Grand Forks - Fare $12 Wednesdays For Reservations Call 454-6586 Valley News and Views Periodical postage paid at Drayton N.D. Permit (#679-990). Member of the North Dakota Newspaper Association. Official newspaper for the City of Drayton and Drayton Public School District No.19. Published every Thursday at Drayton, North Dakota. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Valley News and Views, PO Box 309, Drayton, N.D. 58225- 0309. Valley News and Views welcomes letters to the editor. All letters must be signed and we reserve the right to edit all letters for length and accuracy of content. Roberta Van Camp, Publisher Emeritus Published By Great Caesar's Ghost Larry Ritzo, Owner/Editor Yearly Subscription rates: $30.00 In Pembina County $35.00 All other addresses $.75 at News Stands Phone 701-360-3005 Fax 701-454-6333 All material, including photographs, advertisements and articles, subject to Copyright. Copyright 2009. O 8 (Sara Ann) advanced to orange belts. Chris broke board on first attempt! Kiara Aasand, 8 (Mike & Jessica) & Claire Thompson, 6 (Matt & Kayla) advanced on blue belt status. Blue belt represents sky or heaven meaning that skills are growing strong. Great job kids! October 3rd: Anthony Stellon graduated from UND with Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics; majoring in Commercial fixed wing aviation. Anthony is son of Jim & Elizabeth Stellon (Minneapolis, MN), & grandson of Irene Stellon & Lillian Heine. October 4th: Pat & Del Palloch (Moorhead, MN) visited Ruth Tully for the afternoon; enjoying lunch at Hastings Landing. Sunday afternoon, Golda Bauer (GF) & her son Allan (Devils Lake) treated Ruth to lunch at Hastings Landing. October 5th: Neil & Mavis Keena, great niece Sarah Hanson, 12, & grandson Trenten Keena, 4, spent the afternoon exploring Papa's PatchnearArgyle, MN. Papa's Patch offers an assortment of family fun activities including corn maze, pumpkin patch, barrel & hay rides, & many children's games & activities. Mark your calendars for next year! October 5th: Sheila Peterson met up with girlfriends Betty Staskivige, Marlene Aasand, & Glenda Erickson to attend the EGF Arts & Crafts Sale. The arts & crafts sale is one of the biggest craft shows in the ,wesmont by Saralee Saralee Hoselton drove to Iowa Sept 28th where she visited Joe, Terri, Erica and Myles Johnson at their rural Audubon home. On Sunday Donna Smith took Saralee and Terri out for dinner. On Monday Sept. 30th Saralee drove to Lafayette, IN, where she spent a week with her sister in law Carol Martinez. They went to a Methodist Women's Retreat Oct. 5th & 6th at Twin Lakes Camp. The theme of the retreat was "Caf6 Chocolat". The next day Carol and Saralee went out for dinner at The Crossroads with Jack and Bev Dwiggins. October 13th Saralee went to Cresco, IA, where she spent the night with another sister in law Helen Bateman and her daughter Kathy. On her way home Saralee stopped at the Geoff and Hope Hoselton home in Fargo. John Styles visited Richard and Gayle McConnell Sept. 30th. That day Jim and Laneta Kochevar of Gheen, MN. came to visit for several days with Merv and Phyllis Holter. On Wednesday Phyllis and the Kochevars visited with Mildred Flach at Maplewood in Grand Forks after which they returned to their respective homes. Chester and Donna Kalka visited Richard and Gayle McConnell Oct. 3rd. Friday Oct. 4th Merv and Phyllis Holter attended the dinner, short film "Mayberry Dreams" and the concert put on by the Rodney Dillard Band held at the Heritage Christian School in Karlstad. Merv and Phyllis Holter, Marvin and Clarice Mosolf were among those attending the funeral for Ralph Juhl held in Grand Forks Oct. 5th. That evening Marvin and Clarice had supper with Doris Jensen in Grand Forks. The next day Merv and Phyllis Holter took Elizabeth Homstad out for dinner at The Station in Hallock where the hospital auxiliary was having their Apple Dumpling Day. On Sunday Steve and Ellen Marciniak and Dean Young were among those attending the monthly pot luck dinner at the Sugar Bowl Senior Citizen's Center. Ruth Green and Ruby Dybedal came to visit Steve and Ellen Marciniak Oct. 8th. Ruby, Ruth and Ellen went shopping in Grafton. That day Kriss Tucker came out to have coffee with Richard and Gavle McConnell. Richard and Gavle McConnell went to the Good Samaritan Nursing Home Oct. 10th and Richard played as a member of Poppler's Second Wind Band. That day Saralee Hoselton and Lynette Restemayer had lunch at the Cedar Inn in Cavalier. Merv and Phyllis Holter took A.D. Duncklee to the concert put on by the Popple Ridge Pickers at the Kittson Memorial Nursing Home in Hallock Oct. 1 lth. That day Mike. Rachel and Ava Wittrock of Fargo came to spend the weekend with Richard and Gayle McConnell. Mike and Judy Stellon and Dan and Ross Mapel had dinner at Hastings Landing that evening. In honor of Richard and Gayle McConnell's 60th Anniversary Ben and Kriss Tucker and Mike and Rachel Wittrock entertained at dinner Saturday night. Other guests were Neff and Joyce Hanson, Betty Hanson Ava Wittrock and Ella McWilliams. Saralee Hoselton met Geoff Hoselton in Grand Forks where they had lunch Oct. 12th and went to the Lincoln Park Course to attend the EDC Cross Country Track Meet in which Faith Hoselton to part as a member of the Fargo South Bruins. Merv and Phyllis Holter had dinner with Roger and Lois Pankrantz at the North Branch Bowl and Grill in Hallock October 13th. DRAYTON CHIROPRACTIC J. Hen Gerlrute Frog Says, "1 subscribe to the Valley News and V'u ws simply because if tastes so good. And it doesn't strain my eyes." area; featuring 120 booths at EGF Civic Center & VFW Memorial Ice Arena. October 6th: Dave Englund (Lisa Osborne), daughter Addy, & girlfriend Savannah Lopez visited Nelson's Pumpkin Patch in Emerado. Open through Oct. 31st, Nelson's Pumpkin Patch boasts alarge pumpkin patch, small & 10 acre corn mazes, Greusome Granary Haunted House, & hayrides. October 7th: Matt Linster, Adam Hoselton, & John Kostelecky 'set their sights' on big game elk at Grassy Butte, ND. Even though Matt didn't 'bag' an elk, he appreciated the precarious landscape. ' one point I was afraid for my life & was worried we might need to call a chopper. Four hours & ten giant hills later...I can't wait to do it again tomorrow." Matt stated. October 12th: Jim & Elizabeth Stellon. & mother Irene Stellon spent the day at Minnehaha Park, MN. On the shores of the Mississippi in Minneapolis/ St. Paul. Minnehaha Falls is its' most popular attraction & measures 53 feet. The falls is the waterfall of poet Longfellow's "Song of Hiawatha." October 12th: Tara Staskivige (Grand Rapids. MN) attended the 47th annual Fall Festival of the Arts on the streets of Red Wing, MN. 90 artists display their work & draws 9000+ people over the weekend. A pit stop at Twice Blessed thrift shop on her way home was her most valuable find. "I picked up a 'Geiger' wool coat for $20; retail $425!" Way to go Tara! October 12th: On this day 33 years ago, Rev. Leroy Aufenkamp gave his first sermon at Assembly of God church in Drayton. "Time flies when you're having fun." Leroy says. Congratulations! October 12th: Trish (Long) Wiste enjoyed dinner with hometown friend Jeff Elliot & girlfriend Kathy in Chicago, IL. Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak, & Stone Crab overlooks the Chicago River & features an extensive selection of seafood (flown in flesh daily) & has quickly built a reputation as one of Chicago's top steakhouses. Jeff Elliot is a 1981 graduate DHS. October 13th: Jennifer Marciniak (Dave & Marybeth) & Corey Merrill (Robert & Linda Merrill) were just two of the 30,000 undead roaming West Bank of Minneapolis for brains & settling for booze. The annual Zombie Pub Crawl has become a business of sorts; featuring a 50-foot-tall inflatable zombie Phil. Last year's crawl set a Guiness World Record for largest gathering of zombies. 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