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                                                                                                                        by Larry Gauper•#308

                                        Gerry Gilmour                                                                     “Make it one for my baby...
                                        Business Beat                                                        ...AND ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD.” But if you’re sitting across from a
                                                                                                             bartender trying to sound like Frank Sinatra, you need to have a designated
                                        The Extra                                                            driver handy. That great old saloon song was also sung by Bette Midler as a
                                                                                                             farewell to the late Johnny Carson on his last Tonight Show. And it comes to
                                                                                                             mind now as I write my last Wordchipper column for this newspaper.
                                                                                                                This weekly essay has been my “baby” for over six years and 308 at-
                                                                                                             tempts at putting together a piece that, hopefully, you found entertaining,

      hings may be tough on Wall Street, but here in the valley, we have winners.                            informative and sometimes useful. I’ve enjoyed this exercise ever since the
      With only the investment of their time and a postage stamp, 14 lucky Extra                             paper’s founder and now former publisher, John Kolness, asked me to give it
      readers and their guests are headed to Fargo Airsho.                                                   a go. Our mutual friend and colleague, Soo Asheim, provided encourage-
   Landing tickets for the upcoming weekend event at Fargo International Airport, cour-                      ment along the way, and endured my occasional rants about something or
tesy of The Extra and our advertisers, are: Carolyn Roesler, Amber Carroll, Doreen Stelljes,                 other. While his brother, Donovan, taught me a lot about graphics and
Nick Solie, Rick McGiffin, Jamie Rue, Chris Ferris, Dennis Halvorson, Conrad Newgren,                        layout work when we were both employed by the late Harold E. Flint in his
Ron Lindgren, Renee Glasser, Kimberly McKee, Doug Murray and Cathy McGiffin.                                 advertising agency, I learned a thing or two about publications from John.
Skates like ice                                                                                              In many ways, this experience was a learning exercise for me. It remained
  The Sanford POWER Center opened this week in south Fargo. The 24,000- square-                              instructive to the end.
foot facility is located west of Scheel’s Arena (home of The Fargo Force and formerly                           So why am I bringing down the curtain on this act? Because it’s time.
Urban Plains Center). Built at a cost of $2.5 million, it features high intensity training
                                                                                                                It’s certainly not for lack of something to say. As my dear wife and my
on custom surfaces for hockey and football players and other athletes.
                                                                                                             friends will attest, expressing myself on any subject — often times at great
  “Sanford POWER Hockey Academy incorporates all aspects of the game of hock-                                length — is not a problem for me. After spending an hour as a guest lecturer
ey,” said Phil Faught, athletic trainer for The Force and director of the facility. “The
academy will be a big part of the continued growth of hockey in Fargo/Moorhead.”
                                                                                                             in Al Aamodt’s media class at the University of Minnesota, Moorhead, one
                                                                                                             student accurately referred to me as the “Wordy Wordchipper.” So true. By
  The facility features synthetic ice as well as artificial turf for athletic training. Also                 the way, everyone should experience talking to a group of bright, young
inside are four 50-yard running lanes, a half-court basketball area, free weights and
cardiovascular training equipment.                                                                           college students and then have them write a paper on their impressions of
                                                                                                             your talk. Thanks for inviting me, Al. I always learn more from the students
                                                              —continued on page 15
                                                                                                             than they do from me.
                                                                                                                But while yakking away about something is one thing, writing about it for

       Today In Banking                                                                                      a printed publication is quite another. As much fun as it is to “have written,”
                                                                                                             writing is work. To most people, and especially to professional writers,
                                                                                                             that’s not a news flash. And it’s not just the composing, it’s the research,
  Some “Straight Talk” On Banking Today...That Can Make Life Better For You                                  accuracy and use of language. I humbly thank the high priests of computers
                                                                                                             for the delete key, the “copy and paste” function and, of course, the
                                              Save Where You Borrow                                          Internet. I remember a world where the best tool a writer had was a portable
                                                                                                             Underwood or Smith-Corona. Even with all the magical capabilities and
                                              Unlike the government, a bank can’t just print up a            conveniences we have today, writing hundreds of words to meet a weekly
                                              bunch of new money when the supply runs low.                   deadline is a challenge. And the weeks go by faster and faster. Just as
                                              The money we loan to you comes from the money
                                              you invest with us. When you buy a C.D. or make                Johnny Carson left the stage when he might have stayed longer, it’s time for
                                              another investment with the bank, we take that                 me to give somebody else a chance.
                                              investment and use it to make ag loans as well as
                                              the other loans needed in our community. Out-of-
                                                                                                                This publication is well-poised to go through a metamorphosis. Its new
       Lori Moen         Kelsey Struble       town investments take your investment dollar and               owner, New Century Press Publications, is making some smart moves, not
     Loan Specialist I   Customer Service     re-invest it somewhere else.
                         Representative III                                                                  the least of which is their appointment of Gerry Gilmour as editor. As many
   So when it comes time to invest your money, remember who will be loaning you the                          in this region know, Gerry is a highly experienced journalist with particular
   money to make some more. Save where you borrow. Substantial penalty for early with-                       expertise in business and agricultural reporting. I worked with him when he
   drawal on Certificates of Deposit.
                                                                                                             was with The Forum and I was on the other side of the desk in corporate
         “That’s the Northwestern Direction!”                                                                communications. I have the greatest respect for his professionalism,
                                                                                                             fairness and skill. And, as this newspaper evolves, you may occasionally see
                                                                                                             my byline as a contributor. Working again with Gerry is certainly an attrac-
                                                                                                             tion for me. In fact, that’s part of the wisdom behind his appointment by the
                                                                                                             publisher of The Extra: Gerry will attract new and excellent talent to
                                                                                                             these pages.
                                                                                                                Although I’m retired after a 50-year career in media, advertising and
                                                                                                             corporate public relations, I still have a number of projects I’m involved
                                                                                                             with, including my personal blog, at www.Wordchipper.com. Stop by
                                                                                                             sometime. Meanwhile, I’ll close with a line from comedienne Carol Burnett,
                                                                                                             part of a song she sang at the end of every show: “I’m so glad we had this
                                                                                                             time together …” That’s been true for me and I hope it was for you.
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  News Briefs
Chamber Names Ron Offutt                                      The Chamber’s Annual Meeting will be held
                                                            Thursday, September 15 at the Ramada Plaza &
                                                                                                                            “Her work ethic, organization skills and pleasant
                                                                                                                          demeanor will be sorely missed. We all wish her the best
2011 Legacy Leader                                          Suites and Conference Center from 12 noon to
                                                            1:30 p.m. Cost to attend the luncheon is $35. To
                                                                                                                          in her future endeavors.”
Fargo Moorhead, ND/MN (August 8, 2011) – The                                                                                 First hired as a part-time librarian in the library’s
                                                            register, visit www.fmwfchamber.com or call                   children’s department, she spent most of her career as
Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber has named
                                                            218.233.1100.                                                 the library’s Bookmobile Librarian eventually becom-
Ronald D. Offutt the 2011 Legacy Leader. The
award recognizes and emphasizes the important                                                                             ing the librarian at the Northport Library. Giere’s last
                                                                                                                          day at the library is Friday, August 12 and the library
role and contributions of long time local leaders in
both shaping and serving the metropolitan com-              Greater Moorhead                                              is hosting an informal reception for her at the North-
munity and region. Offutt will receive the award on
September 15 at The Chamber’s Annual Meeting.
                                                            Days Parade                                                   port Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Area Northport Library
                                                                                                                          patrons and friends, young and old, are invited to
                                                            Moorhead Parks and Recreation is now accepting parade         wish her well and enjoy light refreshments.
  Offutt is the founder and chairman of R.D. Offutt         entries for the 2011 Greater Moorhead Days Parade.
Company, the nation’s largest producer of potatoes,
                                                              The parade will be held September 9, 2011 at
and RDO Equipment Co., the largest network of
John Deere construction and agricultural equip-             6:00 pm and follow 20th Street from 28th Avenue               South University Drive
ment dealerships in the United States. Offutt’s com-
panies employ over 3,000 people across the nation.
                                                            to 8th Avenue South. Lineup for the parade will
                                                            begin at 5:00 pm.                                             project moving into
  Offutt is a former member of Concordia College’s            There is no cost to participate in the parade but           Phase Four
Board of Regents, a position he held for 20 years.          pre-registration is required. Trophies are awarded            Dakota Underground Construction began work Mon-
From 1998 to 2010, he held the position of Chairman         to the top three entries. Priority spots in the lineup        day, August 8, at 8:00 a.m., on phase four for the South
of the Board. Offutt currently serves as a member           will be given to those who return their registration          University Drive water main transmission line and a wa-
of the Global Leadership Board of the Offutt School         forms early. Entry deadline is August 19, 2011.               ter main replacement project. The current work zone will
of Business at Concordia, is a board member for               A registration form and official rules are available        be expanded through the intersection of 32nd Avenue
the Farm Foundation Round Table, the Rabobank               online at www.cityofmoorhead.com/parks by click-              South, and will reopen to Harwood Drive South.
North American Agribusiness Advisors, Minnesota             ing on the Greater Moorhead Days logo or by calling              During this phase, southbound University Drive will
Agri-Growth Council, Minnesota FFA Foundation               Moorhead Parks and Recreation at 218-299-5340.                be reduced to one lane and northbound traffic will con-
Sponsors Board and the Oak Grove High School                                                                              tinue to be detoured on 15th Street South from 35th Av-
Foundation. Offutt is also active in the Red River                                                                        enue to 32nd Avenue South. Traffic will be head to head
Valley Potato Growers Association, NDSU Team-
makers Club, Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra,
                                                            Longtime Fargo Public                                         in the southbound lanes of University Drive between

Trollwood Performing Arts Center, Boy Scouts of             Librarian retiring                                            30th Avenue South and 32nd Avenue South.
                                                                                                                             The project is expected to last until fall. Addition-
America and Future Farmers of America.                        FARGO, N.D. (Aug 9, 2011) – Longtime Fargo Public           al details about the project and complete, updated
  “Ron Offutt encompasses everything this award stands      Librarian Nancy Giere is retiring this month after serving    list of Fargo street closures can be found at
for,” said Chamber President/CEO Craig Whitney. “Since      more than 28 years with the Fargo Public Library.             www.fargostreets.com.
2007, we’ve been honoring local business leaders who          Fargo Public Library Director Tim Dirks said Giere has
have helped shape our community. Our region would not       been a tremendous role model.
be what it is today without the work of people like Ron.”


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                                                                             by Trp. Jesse Grabow of the Minnesota State Patrol
                                              Question 1: I live in                 Question 2: Why are people that used to live                              garaged, or parked in Minnesota. Although, the
                                              North Dakota, my boat                 in North Dakota but now live in Minnesota and                             vehicle may be driven, garaged, or parked out of
                                              is licensed in North                  homestead their house still allowed to drive with                         state on occasion. Minnesota is the state that the
                                              Dakota, and therefore                 North Dakota plates on their car or pickup, year                          vehicle normally returns to as a permanent place
                                              my trailer is licensed                after year?                                                               of residence or storage. This would include that
                                              because of the boat                   Answer 2: Just from that bit of information you                           if a person takes their vehicle to and from work in
                                              license – registration.               provided I would say “they” are NOT allowed                               North Dakota, but returns the vehicle to their place
                                              If I come to Minnesota                to drive a vehicle with North Dakota registration                         in Minnesota.
                                              to fish with my boat                  year after year. There are very few exemptions                              The Minnesota State Patrol has a “Vehicle Crimes
                                              and trailer, do I need a              and Minnesota law states, “All other vehicles must                        Task Force” that investigates numerous of these
                                              license for my boat and               be registered in Minnesota when used upon the                             types of cases. Several reports and tips are made
                                              trailer to comply with                public streets or highways.” There is nothing here                        from concerned citizens all over the state. Some
                                              Minnesota laws?                       that would allow a person living in Minnesota                             people found in violation of registration issues can
Answer 1: As long as the trailer registration is                                    to license their car in a foreign state and drive it                      be charged with a gross misdemeanor “Intent to
current and up to date and in compliance with                                       here. It basically comes down to if the person is                         Escape Motor Vehicle Tax.”
North Dakota law, you would be fine here in                                         a Minnesota resident and/or where that vehicle is                           If you have any questions concerning traffic
Minnesota. For the boat registration it is a bit dif-                               domiciled. You mentioned “homestead” and this                             related laws or issues in Minnesota send your
ferent. If your boat registered in North Dakota,                                    is also something we would look into for an inves-                        questions to Trp. Jesse Grabow – Minnesota State
is either being stored or used in Minnesota for                                     tigation for establishing what state they are a resi-                     Patrol at 1000 Highway 10 West, Detroit Lakes,
more than 90 consecutive days, you would need                                       dent of when having places in both Minnesota and                          MN 56501-2205. (Or reach him at, jesse.grabow@
Minnesota boat registration.                                                        North Dakota. The term domiciled in Minnesota                             state.mn.us)
                                                                                    means that the vehicle is ordinarily driven,

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                          By The Way... by Tom Pantera
                                                                                  A simple plea
If   there’s any lesson to last week’s deal in
     Congress, this is it: Please vote in 2012.
Please. Consider yourself begged.
                                                             And because of that, we’re going to see things
                                                           that we want from the government disappear. When
                                                           your government bennies get cut, when your son
                                                                                                                          So please, for the love of God, use your vote. Don’t
                                                                                                                        assume you’re going to change anything, because as
                                                                                                                        one voter you won’t. But maybe if enough people
                                                           or daughter in Afghanistan gets stiffed on payday,           exercise their franchise with intelligence and thought,
  Don’t get me wrong; I’m not naïve. There are
                                                           when the roads you drive on become a trip through            rather than with fear and anger and greed, we can
many more powerful factors than individual votes
                                                           the Baja, it isn’t going to be Obama’s fault or even         make this country work again. The stakes are high.
that run our country. If the Supreme Court’s Citizens
                                                           the faults of empty suits like John Boehner or Harry         Our future, in all its possible beauty and possible
United decision meant anything, it meant that the
                                                           Reid. It’s going to be the fault of the Tea Partiers and     horror, is for us to decide. Us.
Golden Rule prevails in this country: He who has the
                                                           of everybody who let them acquire so much power.
gold makes the rules. That is the only reasonable con-                                                                    Maybe that is a little naïve. But, cynic though I
clusion to be drawn from exactly the way this coun-          Incidentally, this isn’t just true of economics. If        am, I recognize cynicism is a lousy basis for self-
try is screwed up. The richest among us would not          you want to have a real chill go down your spine,            government.
be hogging the majority of this country’s resources        read the recent story in The New Yorker about where
unless they bought the government.                         Michele Bachmann gets her philosophy of govern-
                                                           ment. Make no mistake, if she gets elected (which is,
  But this might be one time when entropy — the
                                                           let’s face it, highly unlikely) and gets her way, this
tendency of everything to fall apart — may actually
                                                           country’s government will be based on a book writ-
work for us. If the wheels can fall off the current sys-
                                                           ten for a preliterate, bronze-age civilization. I don’t
tem before we’re driven off a cliff, this country just
                                                           know about you, but I’m not even nostalgic for the
might survive. We’ll be bruised and battered, and it’ll
                                                           1970s, much less the bronze age. Personal freedoms
be butt-ugly, but we’ll make it.
                                                           you’ve taken for granted all your life will be in real
  But we have to take some responsibility for what         danger if this country turns into a theocracy.                2005 Chevy Silverado, silver  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $14,400
happens. After all, what has happened is the fault                                                                       2002 Ford Explorer, White  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $8,399
                                                             And we’ve all let things get to this point. We’ve           2005 GMC Yukon XL Denali 1500 Sport Utility 4 dr  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $17,700
of you and me.                                                                                                           2009 Chevrolet Malibu LS Sedan 4dr  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . Call for price
                                                           allowed ourselves to be manipulated by fear and
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  That’s true no matter how involved you are. If           anger and greed, in that order. When people like              2005 Ford Expedition, Eddie Bauer Sport Utility, 4 dr .  .  .  .  .  .  . $14,400
you’re politically aware and involved, you either          Bachmann, who looks great but talks like a not-too-           1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited Sport Utility, 4 dr  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .$8699
agree with the Tea Party wing nuts or you don’t. If        bright insaniac, spew their venom, we let them. We            2006 Cheverolet Colorado Z71  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $16,999
you agree with them, you might as well stop read-          don’t call them on it. We don’t stand up and make             2003 Chevrolet S 10 Pickup ZR2  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $7,799
                                                           them know that we don’t appreciate being character-           2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Pickup Classic  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $7,999
ing now; I having nothing to say to the irrational,
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cheesed-off racists who make up most of that move-         ized as evil simply because we don’t buy their wares.         2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT Minivan  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $9,800
ment. If you disagree with them, you let them win —        We shrug our shoulders, figure we’ll survive and, on          2006 Pontiac G6 GT sedan, 4 dr .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $9,300
either by inaction or by ineffective action.               election day, turn over and go back to sleep.                 2004 Dodge 1500, Quad cab,short box  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $18,599
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irrational minorities have become the driving force        tions have consequences. We can find all the excuses          2006 Chevy Siverado 2500 HD crew cab, w/plow  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $23,999
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behind what we do. You know that neighbor you              we need if we want to duck responsibility. We’re all          2008 Motofino Scooter, Maroon  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $1,200
dread talking to because he froths at the mouth and        busy running the rat race. We’ve all got more press-          2007 Chevy Silverado Z71, White  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $19,599
tells you about how the Trilateral Commission is try-      ing worries than the federal deficit. Those corpora-          2004 Merc . Mountaineer, AWD, 83K  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $11,699
ing to form a one-world government, how the Bush           tions that run the government all have more money             2004 Buick LeSabre, Maroon  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $8,900
administration was behind 9/11, how John Kennedy           than we do, so what’s the point?                              2007 Ford 500, SEL, 4 dr . White  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $9,900
                                                                                                                         2007 Jeep Liberty, Dark Blue  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $11,800
is alive and living on Mars? Well, he’s running things                                                                   2006 Chev . Malibu LTZ Sedan White  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $9,900
                                                             The point is that your vote is all you’ve got. Never
now. And you played a role in letting him.                                                                               2001 Chev . Tahoe, Tan, AWD  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $11,500
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                                                                                                                                         by Soo Asheim

                                              Sturgis: One Week of Adult Make Believe
                                                                                                                   riders on a run from Deadwood to the Sturgis
                                                                                                                   Buffalo Chip Campground. The proceeds from
                                                                                                                   these two events is huge and is all donated to local
                                                                                                                   and national organizations.
                                                                                                                     There are many other events scheduled during
                                                                                                                   the week that we didn’t stick around to see, such
                                                                                                                   as Midget Bowling, Fire Dancers and Coleslaw
                                                                                                                   Wrestling. There is also a replica of Vietnam
                                                                                                                   Memorial in Sturgis called the Healing Wall that is
                                                                                                                   heart rending. It is something those have never seen
                                                                                                                   the memorial in Washington, D.C., should see if you
                                                                                                                   ever have an opportunity to go into the Black Hills.

                                                                                                                   MEETING FRIENDS IN STRANGE PLACES
                                                                                                                      Ash’s scheduled Bucket List jump was a couple
                                                                                                                   hours away, so I went to find my buddy Road Runner
                                                                                                                   who was heading up security for a new saloon and
                                                                                                                   steakhouse in Sturgis called The Easy Rider. The Easy
                                                                                                                   Rider is more than just one steakhouse and saloon —
                                                                                                                   it’s an enormous complex combining three separate
                                                                                                                   facilities that encompasses an entire block. The Easy
                                                                                                                   Rider is a work of art in itself. Connected to it is anoth-
                                                                                                                   er saloon and the third section is an outdoor cabaret
                                                                                                                   stage in a bar called The Broken Spoke. Rumor has it

         hen Ash announced we were going to               national programs that literally give the gift of life   the owner is actually from Fargo, North Dakota!
         Sturgis the weekend of Aug. 6 to fulfill         to those in need.
         one of the items on his “bucket list,” I                                                                    Inside the Easy Rider, a nifty souvenir and gift
                                                             The Sturgis Bike Rally is not for anyone affected     shop called The Alley Shop is run by Jean Stuart, a
thought he’d finally lost it completely.                  by massive crowds, slow traffic, skimpily clad           local North Dakota gal, with promotions and mar-
  “What on earth could you possibly have on               babes — of every age and size imaginable — or            keting managed by other Fargo locals, Rick and Pat
your ‘must do before I die’ list that is in Sturgis?”     incessant and extremely loud noise. But if you can       Krone. The day we arrived, Dan Fuka of Neptune
Especially since he and our daughter had already          handle all that, Sturgis is a worthwhile spectacle to    Men was checking out the sound equipment for a
gone to the Sturgis Bike Rally less than 10 years         behold and enjoy even for just a one-day event. It       gig they were playing, along with Kerry Fernholz
ago. “I am going to parachute.”                           is a place anyone can go to be whomever they wish        who manages Fargo’s very own Playmakers. We
  The only response I could give was asking if he         and behave however they choose. In short, Sturgis        ran into Dan Vogel also! Just goes to show what a
planned on parachuting off a motorcycle.                  is an adult make believe camp for anyone interested      very small world it really is.
                                                          in shedding the dull-drums or weighted responsi-
  However, knowing that once he’s made up his             bilities we each face day in and day out.                                             — continued on page 15
mind, there’s no use arguing. I realized we were going
on a road trip to a place I’ve never had an interest in     Not everyone is a biker, and many bikers don’t
seeing or participating — but what the heck.              even ride their motorcycles. For those who do, it
                                                          may be the only place on earth a motorcyclist is
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  The infamous Sturgis Bike Rally nestled in the
                                                                                                                             ALL STAINLESS STEEL.
                                                             Major events draw in nationally-known celebri-
scenic Black Hills of South Dakota is billed as such
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                           Ramblin’ Road                                                        by Tom “Roadrunner” Blair

                                                                Do They Think We Is Stupid?
  We are always being told that we have to “spread                 WE are led to believe that the disparity in yearly    crime or both? What’s next? Calling drug dealers
the wealth” to people who don’t have my work                    income of minorities is caused by us…and that            “undocumented pharmacists?”
ethic. The Government feels we should share with                minorities cannot get ahead and make a good                I wonder if they should be called “undocument-
those who come to this country with families and flat           living. Hello? We have a black President of the          ed voters”?
broke. We, meaning those who work and MAKE the                  United States, minority people heading big com-
                                                                                                                           I believe that many of our leaders have become cor-
money… should share, like it or not.                            panies and military and political leaders who are
                                                                                                                         rupt and they somehow feel that we are stupid sheep
  They seem to feel that we who WORK should                     members of a minority… and some who came from
                                                                                                                         who cannot function without being told what is right
pay more taxes to “keep people in their homes.”                 the ghettos and poor families. Those who want suc-
                                                                                                                         or wrong and what we should or shouldn’t do. I
Now, if they lost their jobs or got sick, I’m willing to        cess can achieve it in America.
                                                                                                                         think our country has been “sold out” by the politi-
help. But if they bought homes they couldn’t afford               Why does our government force us to believe that       cians we have elected, and we are in this financial
because politicians created Fanny Mae, Freddie Mac              drug addicts have a disease, and WE must help sup-       and moral mess because of them.
and the Community Reinvestment Act to help “stim-               port and treat them, pay for the damage they do and
                                                                                                                           If we don’t do something and they refuse to take
ulate” the economy… that’s another thing.                       crime they cause?
                                                                                                                         the responsibility for where we are… I’m afraid of
  Our government and liberals keep telling us to                   Meanwhile, with the blessing of our country’s lead-   where we are going.
be more tolerant and respectful of many of those                er, the press continues to elevate their media cover-
people from other countries who come here and                   age with images and stories of the gay community to
have no respect whatsoever for our language, cul-               us and our children…trying to convince us that this        Tom “RoadRunner” Blair
ture and religious beliefs. Go to Iraq, Saudi Arabia            is the “right” and “normal” thing.                         road742@aol.com
or Pakistan and try to set up a Baptist or Lutheran               Our leader now says that illegal aliens should be        Website: www.tomroadblair.com
church next to a mosque. See how tolerant and                   called “undocumented workers.” What about the
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                                                                               Performances                    The Big Event:                                              Rush Hour Music Series
                                                                                                                                                                           with Lori Thompson at
                                                                                                                                                                           5:30 p.m. at the Plains
                                                                               and Cultural
                   Oil Change Special                                          Events
                                                                                                                Saturday, Aug.
                                                                                                                Sunday, Aug. 14
                                                                                                                                      13    &                              Art Museum in down-
                                                                                                                                                                           town Fargo
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                                                                               Thursday, Aug. 11
                                                                               Comedian Matt Fugate with
                                                                               Bill Young opener at 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                Fargo     AirSho    begin-
                                                                                                                ning at 9 a.m. at Hector
                                                                                                                International Airport in
                                                                                                                Fargo featuring the US
                                                                                                                                                                           FM Golden Notes New
                                                                                                                                                                           Horizons Band from 2-3
                                                                                                                                                                           p.m. at Sheyenne Crossings
                                     Most passenger cars,                      at the Shooting Star Casino                                                                 in West Fargo
                                                                                                                Navy Blue Angels, aero-
                                     pickups & vans.                           in Mahnomen, Minn.
                                                                                                                batics by Jim “Fang”                                       Young Jeezy Outdoors
                                     Offer Expires Aug. 31, 2011.
                                                                                                                Maroney, The Horseman                                      Concert at 4 p.m. at the
                                                                               Thursday, Aug. 11                Hornet,     Mark    Kirsch
                                                                               through Saturday, Aug. 13                                                                   Venue of the Hub in Fargo
                                                                                                                “Strongman” vintage war
                        NO AppOiNtmeNt Needed!                                 “Rent” presented by the          birds, displays and Games                                  Ballroom Dancing with
                                                                               Crimson Creek Players            Galore. Fargo Navy Week                                    Pizza from 7-9 p.m. at the
                        3201 39th St., Fargo 356-tiRe (8473)                   at 7:30 p.m. Thursday            events continue culminat-                                  West Fargo VFW
                                          or                                   through Saturdays at the         ing in the Fargo AirSho at the airport. See daily
                          2020 main Ave. Fargo 232-7177                        Empire Arts Center in            listings under ‘Community Events’ below for
                                                                               Grand Forks
                                                                                                                more Fargo Navy Day events and go to the web
                                                                                                                site at www.navyweek.org/fargo2011 for the full
                                                                                                                                                                           Pubs & Clubs
                                                                               Friday, Aug. 12                  schedule of events.                                        Thursday, Aug. 11
                                                                               ZZ Top at the Dakota                                                                        8th Hour at the Windbreak
                                                                               Magic Casino                                                                                Saloon in Fargo
                                                                                                              with the 188th Army Band      the Aha Moment Tour
                                                                               Saturday, Aug. 13              of the ND Army National       comes to Fargo as part of      Dirty Word at the Loud
                                                                               FM Roller Derby Games          Guard; free but organiz-      Mutual of Omahas search        American Roadhouse in
                                                                               from 7-10 p.m. at the          ers are asking attendees to   for their next commercial      Sturgis, S.D.
                                                                               Fargo Civic Center Arena       bring a cleaning item to be   spots featuring real peo-
                                                                               with two bouts of the          donated to flood victims      ple sharing real stories       The Past Due Band at the
                                                                               Kings vs. Queens                                             with several 30-second         Knights of Columbus in
                                                                                                              Monday, Aug. 15               ads produced for national      Moorhead
                                                                               The Jazz Festival presents     Fargo Rock Concerts from      television next spring
                                                                               the Christopher Hanson         7-9 p.m. with the Fillers                                    The Roosters at Stevens Co.
                                                                               Jazz Quartet from 8-10 p.m.    and Skyline at Dike West      Tuesday Tunes with tal-        Fair in Morris, Minn.
                                                                               at Ecce Art Studio down-       Skate Park in Fargo           ented local musicians Poco
                                                                               town Fargo; free and open                                    Fuego performing during        Midnight Special at 7 p.m.
                                                                               to the public                  Scrabble Club at 6:30 p.m.    the lunch hour from 11:30      in the Mustang Lounge of
                                                                                                              at the Moorhead Library       a.m. - 1:30 p.m. outside       the Shooting Star Casino in
                                                                               The Jazz Festival presents                                   on the Park Plaza of the       Mahnomen, Minn.
                                                                               a Musicians Clinic from                                      Great Northern Park on
                                                                                                              Tuesday, Aug. 16              Broadway in Fargo              The Front Fenders at 7:30
                                                                               1-2:30 p.m. at the Armed
                                                                                                              George Thorogood                                             p.m. at the HoDo Lounge
                                                                               Forces Reserve Center
                                                                                                              and the Destroyers            “Tuesdays in the Park”         downtown Fargo

                                                                               Theatre at 3920 31st St. No.
                                                                                                              with Eddie Shaw at the        free concert from 6-7 p.m.
                                                                               in Fargo including a short
                                                                                                              Bluestem Center for the       in the Detroit Lakes City
                                                                               concert by the Christopher                                                                  Friday, Aug. 12
                                                                                                              Arts in Moorhead              Park; Habitat for Humanity
                         To advertise in                                       Hanson Jazz Quartet; free                                                                   The Roosters at the Dakota
                                                                               and open to the public                                       will provide a picnic dinner   Magic Casino Exit 1
                                                                                                              Brandi Carlile with Ivan      with the freewill offering
                                                                                                              and Alyoshaat 8 p.m. at                                      Lounge in Hankinson, N.D.
                                                                                                                                            benefitting Habitat and
                                                                               Sunday, Aug. 14                the Fargo Theatre             Community Connections;         24 Seven at Big D’s in
                                                                               The Jazz Festival from 2-5
                                                                                                              Local residents have their    pianist Patrick Murphy will    Grand Forks
                     The FM Extra’s Arts &                                     p.m. at the Bluestem Center
                                                                                                              shot at fame from 11 a.m.     be performing
                                                                               for the Arts in the Imagine
                     Entertainment Guide,                                      Amphitheatre in Moorhead       to 7 p.m. at the US Bank
                                                                                                                                                                           8th Hour at the Windbreak
                  call (218) 284-1288 TODAY!                                                                                                                               Saloon in Fargo
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                                                 Arts & Entertainment                                                                                              Travel
Betty Does at the Usher’s     Carmen the Cactus at the      Ashmore Karaoke at 9 p.m.            Community
FM pride all ages block
party in Moorhead
                              Pickled Parrot in Fargo       at the Bowler in Fargo
                                                                                                 Events                                 “Come Stay at
                                                                                                                                        Norman Motel”
                              The Dead Beats at Hagge’s     Ashmore Karaoke with
Carmen the Cactus at the      in Mapleton, N.D.             Deb from 8 to 12 p.m. at             Thursday, Aug. 11
Pickled Parrot in Fargo                                     the Teamsters in Fargo               U.S. Navy sailors will
                              Dirty White at the M&J                                             assist children in airplane                Ada,MN
                                                                                                 coloring and cookie dog-
Dirty White at the M&J
Saloon in West Fargo
                              Saloon in West Fargo          Friday, Aug. 12
                                                            Ashmore Karaoke at 9 p.m. at
                                                                                                 tag making activities from           $49.50 every night (one queen bed)
                              Dirty Word at the Loud                                             10:30 a.m. to noon at the                Close to Everywhere! Clean and
Dirty Word at the Loud        American Roadhouse in         the VFW in Moorhead, MN
                                                                                                 Children’s Museum at                     Comfortable! Open 7 days a week
American Roadhouse in         Sturgis, S.D.                 Ashmore Karaoke with                 Yunker Farm in Fargo
Sturgis, S.D.
                              Dirty White at the M&J        Pepper at the Teamsters at
                                                                                                 Navy Day Great Lakes
                                                                                                                                                 218-784-3781                      119538

Face for Radio at Dempseys    Saloon in West Fargo          9:30 p.m. in Fargo
                                                                                                 Contemporary Band
in Fargo                                                    Ashmore Karaoke with                 performs from 11:30
                              The Fat Cats at the Looney                                         a.m. -1:30 p.m. at West
October Road at the Red       Daze Street Dance in          Deb at 8 p.m. at the VFW in
                                                            Pelican Rapids, Minn.                Acres Mall in Fargo
Horse Ranch Arena in          Vergas, Minn.
Fergus Falls                                                                                     Navy Band Great Lakes
                              The Front Fenders at the      Saturday, Aug. 13                    Contemporary Band per-
The Plowboyz at O’Kelly’s     hotel Shoreham in Detroit     Ashmore Karaoke at 9 p.m.            forms at the Downtown
in Fargo                      Lakes, Minn.                  at the Bowler in Fargo               Community Partnership
                                                                                                 Corks & Canvas Art &
The Roosters at the           Fuse/Vibe at the Tri-Lakes    Ashmore Karaoke at 9 p.m.            Wine Walk from 6-7:30
Dakota Magic Casino in        Roadhouse in Lake Park, MN    at Bordertown in West Fargo          p.m. downtown Fargo
Hankinson, N.D.
                              Nasty Habit at the Rodfest    Ashmore Karaoke at 9 p.m.            Corks & Canvas: Art and
Face for Radio at             in Huntersville, Minn.        at the Wild Rice in Fargo, ND        Wine Walk 2011 from 5-9
Dempsey’s in Fargo                                                                               p.m. in downtown Fargo;
                              October Road at the Red       Karaoke at 2 p.m. at the
                                                                                                 call (701) 241-1570 for more
The Plowboyz at O’Kelly’s     Horse Arena in Fergus         Mustang Lounge of the
in Fargo                      Falls, Minn.                  Shooting Star Casino in
                                                            Mahnomen, Minn.                      Stroll with the Epilepsy
The Roosters at the           Midnight Special at 7 p.m.
                                                                                                 Foundation at 5:30 p.m. at                                                          120500

Dakota Magic Casino in        in the Mustang Lounge of      Monday, Aug. 15                      the Fargodome
Hankinson, N.D.               the Shooting Star Casino in   Karaoke with Frank Collins
                              Mahnomen, Minn                at 9 p.m. at the Rooters Bar         Family Storytime (Pajama
Smoking Gun at Speck’s
                                                            in Fargo                             Jamboree) starting at 6:30
Bar in Fargo                  The Plowboyz at The
                                                                                                 p.m. at the Carlson Library
                              Pelican in Pelican Rapids,
Two Days Notice at the                                      Tuesday, Aug. 16                     in Fargo. Kids can come
Otter in Ottertail, Minn.                                   Pepper’s Karaoke at 9 p.m.           dressed in their PJ’s; fami-
                              The Rooster at the            at the Bowler in Fargo               lies welcome.
Stand up and Scream and       Dakota Magic Casino in
JD Provorse at the Nestor                                                                        “Catch a Falling Star” at 7
                              Hankinson, N.D.
Tavern in Fargo                                             Wednesday, Aug. 17                   p.m. at the Planetarium at
                              The Shaker’s at the street    Pepper’s Karaoke at 9:30             MSUM in Moorhead; star
Midnight Special at 7 p.m.    dance in Kindred, N.D.        p.m. at the Northern in              maps for August will be
in the Mustang Lounge of                                    Fargo                                distributed
the Shooting Star Casino in   Two Days Notice at The
Mahnomen, Minn.               Otter in Ottertail, Minn.                                          Show and Tales at 1 and 3
                                                            The Karaoke Lady at 8:30             p.m. at the Red River Zoo
Skyline at 10 p.m. at the     Silverado at the street       p.m. at Speck’s Bar in Fargo         in Fargo
Hub in Fargo                  dance in Adams, N.D.
                                                                                                —continued on page 12
Saturday, Aug. 13             Smoking Gun at Speck’s
The Roosters at the Dakota    Bar in Fargo                                                                                   125826

Magic Casino Exit 1
Lounge in Hankinson, N.D.     Sunday, Aug. 14
                              The Dead Beats at Zorbaz
32 Below at the Sioux         in Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Empire Fair at Sioux Falls,
8th Hour at Crooks Lounge
in Rugby, N.D.                Thursday, Aug. 11
                              Ashmore Karaoke at 9 p.m.
                              with Dave at the JC Corral    855 45TH Street South in Fargo (Westfield Business Park next to ND DMV)
Boomtown at the street

dance in Glyndon, Minn.       in Dilworth, Minn.                800-451-5333/701-293-1222         www.jeffersonlines.com

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                                            (cont’d from p. 11)

The U.S. Navy Horizon          community room at the         swear in new N.D. recruits      NDSU Fan Day or Bison         Gallery 4                      “Art=Food: Wait and See”
eight-piece Band will pres-    Carlson Branch at 1 p.m. at   at 7 p.m. at Newman             Fan Day from 6:30-8:30        Encaustic painting and         by Chris Walla through
ent a special performance      the Carlson Library in So.    Outdoor Field in Fargo          p.m. at the Fargodome;        monotypes by Hilda             Aug. 14
of top 40 hits from 6:30       Fargo; free popcorn                                           free and open to the public   Twichell and acrylic collage
– 8 p.m. at the downtown                                     Sunday, Aug. 14                 with the teams available      abstracts by June Brantner
Fargo U.S. Bank Plaza to       Saturday, Aug. 13             The Navy Great Lakes            to sign autographs, Games     through August                 “Thomas Rex Kemmer: Local
coincide with the August       All the pancakes you can      Contemporary Band will          Galore, an interactive zone                                  Spots” through Aug. 27
Corks & Canvas Art and         eat at the Blue Angels        have two performances           and free team posters,        Historical & Cultural
Wine Walk event.               Fever Pancake Benefit         at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at        prizes, schedule cards and    Society of Clay County
                               from 7:30-10 a.m. at the      the Fargo AirShow at the                                                                     Rourke Art Museum
Movies @ Main. Featured                                                                      500 yard signs                “Aftermath: Images from
                               No. Fargo Applebees with      Hector Airport in Fargo                                       Ground Zero: Photographs
movie is City of God           proceeds to the Fargo Air                                     Wednesday, Aug. 17
(rated R) starting at 6:30                                   The Navy Flight Simulator                                     by Joel Merowitz through       “Drawn to the West: The
                               Museum                        and Video Game Suburban         Wii Wednesdays at 6 p.m.      Sept. 11                       Life and Art of William
p.m. at the downtown                                                                         at the Moorhead Library
Main Library in Fargo. A       Navy Band Great Lakes         will be on display at the                                                                    Perl” watercolors and
pre-paid Marcus Theatre        Contemporary Band will        Fargo AirShow                   Moorhead Police               Georgetown:                    drawings; through August
gift card will be given        have two performances                                         Department Milo and           Transportation Crossroads      28
                                                             Roy Hope Ministries per-
away at the end of the         at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at      form Southern Gospel            Duke: K9 Cops dem-
movie; free popcorn will       the Fargo AirShow at          style and traditional           onstrate their skills and     Hjemkomst Center
                               the Hector International                                      training at 2 p.m. at the                                    The 52nd Midwestern
be served. Call Lauren at                                    gospel music at 9 a.m. at                                     “My Journey, My Story”         Invitational Exhibition: 100
241-1472 for details.          Airport in Fargo; a band      Nystavanger Free Lutheran       Moorhead Library              through Thanksgiving
                               member will sing the                                                                                                       artists on the theme “What
Zooniversity: Animals on                                     Church in Buxton, N.D. No       Champions Challenge!                                         Would Dante Do” through
                               National Anthem at 7 p.m.     charge; free will offering      With the All Star Circuit     “Aftermath: Images from
the Move from 9-11:30 a.m.                                                                                                 Ground Zero” photo-            September 4
and 1:30-4 p.m. at the Red     The Navy Flight Simulator     The annual Comstock             of Sprint Cars featuring
                               and Video Game Suburban                                       Schatz and Shafferandnlra     graphs by Joel Meyerowitz
River Zoo in Fargo                                           Social from 1-4 p.m. at the                                   through Sept. 11
                               will be on display at the                                     late model series featur-                                    Rourke Gallery
Community Play Day                                           Solomon G. Comstock                                                                          George Pfeifer recent
                               Fargo AirShow at the          House in Moorhead will          ing Skytland, Send and        18th Annual National
from 9 – 11 a.m. and 1-3       Hector Airport in Fargo                                       Johnson at the Red River                                     paintings and watercolors
p.m. at Rheault Farms in                                     include Dragon Train tours                                    Juried Watermedia              through August 21
                               Read the Book & See the       of the historic neighborhood,   Valley Speedway               Exhibition through Sept. 19
Fargo with yard games,
crafts, playground and         Movie Club. Join us for       Ogg Creek String Band and
                                                                                                                           “Coming to Clay County:
music; free, no registration
                               a discussion of the book
                               and the movie Girl with
                                                             refreshments; call (218) 291-
                                                             2411 for more information
                                                                                             Galleries                     50 Years of Immigration”
                                                                                                                                                          John Scott Postovit
                                                                                                                                                          Opening Summer in
                               a Pearl Earring starting at   or email comstockhouse@         Nichole’s Fine Pastry         through October                Thailand through August
Enjoy the sound of music       6:30 p.m. at the Dr. James    gomoorhead.com                  “What’s Up With Stairs”                                      21
by the Concordia music         Carlson Library in Fargo.                                                                   “Cruisin” - Vintage car
                                                             Free Admission to Veterans      photography by Lynn
faculty at the Summer          Light refreshments will be                                                                  photography by Les
                                                             to the Historical and           Fundingsland
Music Series at 7 p.m. out-    served. Free. Call Lacey at                                                                 Skaropat                       Ulen Sword Museum
side under the Bell Tower                                    Cultural Society of Clay                                                                     Featuring Scandinavian
                               241-1492 for details or to                                    ecce art gallery
near the Frazier Comstock                                    County in honor of Keep                                                                      artifacts and Viking swords;
                               request a copy of the book.                                   Jen Ward – New Paintings
Theatre on the Concordia                                     the Spirit of ’45 Alive! cam-                                 Plains Art Museum              through the summer
Campus. The rain site is       Saturday, Aug. 13 and         paign to preserve the lega-     Fargo Air Museum              “Big Country: FMVA Scale
Christensen Recital Hall;      Sunday, Aug. 14               cy of the men and women         100 Years of Naval            the Plains” through Sept. 3
chairs will be provided        Fargo AirSho begin-           of the Greatest Generation      Aviation Exhibit” Come                                       Please send your event
                               ning at 9 a.m. at Hector      Pie and Ice Cream Social        out and see the flying                                       information for publication
Thursday, Aug. 11 and                                                                                                      “Collectors Humble and
                               International Airport in      from 1:30-4 p.m. at New         Grumman F8F Bearcat! The      Extrordinaire: The Herbert     in the Metrolights column
Friday, Aug. 12                Fargo featuring the US        Horizons Manor in Fargo         Bearcat will be flown by                                     by Monday of each week to
Pyrotechnics Guild                                                                                                         and Dorothy Vogel Gift”
                               Navy Blue Angels, aerobat-                                    the Horseman at the Fargo     through August 14              leybou@gmail.com or call
International fireworks                                      AELC Summerfest from
                               ics by Jim “Fang” Maroney,                                    AirShow Aug. 13-14.                                          (218) 284-1288.
show at dusk at the Red                                      noon to 5 p.m. at the
                               The Horseman Hornet,          Agassiz Environmental
River Valley Fairgrounds       Mark Kirsch “Strongman”
in Fargo                                                     Learning Center in
                               vintage war birds, displays
Friday, Aug. 12                and Games Galore
                                                             Fertile, Minn. with a pre-
                                                             sentation by the Raptor                     ~ OPEN YEAR ROUND ~
Navy Band Great Lakes          The Navy’s Blue Angels        Rehabilitation Center
Contemporary Band per-
forms from 11 a.m. – noon
                               and various aircrafts
                               perform at the AirSho.
                                                             from the University of
                                                             Minnesota with four live              SuLaine’s                                 SuLaine’s
at the Fargo Air Museum        The Navy Great Lakes
                               Contemporary Band per-
                                                             raptors including a bald
                                                             eagle, games, activities and              Antique                                     Flea
Navy Band Great Lakes
Contemporary Band per-
forms at the Pyrotechnics
                               forms at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
                               at the AirSho at the Hector
                                                             safari trail tours; call Lisa
                                                             at (218) 945-3136 for more                 Mall                                      Market
                               Airport in Fargo              information                             ~ Open Daily ~                        ~ Open Sat. & Sun ~
Guild International Finale
at the Red River Valley        Rear Admiral Guadagnini                                                   603 Hwy 10 E.                           29000 Hwy 10 E.
                               attends the Redhawks          Tuesday, Aug. 16
Fairgrounds in West Fargo
                               baseball for Military         Chess Club at 6:30 p.m.                     Detroit Lakes                            Detroit Lakes
Free Friday movies with        Appreciation Day game         and Teen Computer Night
                               against St. Paul. He will     at the Moorhead Library                                     218.844.6830

“Soul Surfer” in the
                               throw the first pitch and
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      he Dakotas have played a key part of the World        • Doug Wolfgang is one of the most successful Sprint
      of Outlaws Sprint Car Series schedule for nearly        Car racers in history, now his son, Robby, is compet-
      30 years. Legendary drivers like Wolfgang and           ing regularly, too.
Kinser, Swindell and Blaney added to their storied          • North Dakota’s Mark Dobmeier already has a World
careers with victories across North and South Dakota.         of Outlaws win to his credit and is a superstar in the
  Today, a new generation of racers is picking up the         making after growing up watching his father Mike
tradition. While Steve Kinser and Sammy Swindell              compete throughout the upper Midwest.                      • Accounting Service         • Corporate Income Tax
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star Jason Sides have all brought fans to their feet from   when the Outlaws invade the Dakotas. Cousin Mark
River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, N.D., to Huset’s      Kinser retired in 2005 after being a regular visitor to
Speedway in Brandon, S.D.                                   victory lane at race tracks all across the Dakotas.
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  The generations of racers from yesterday to today                                           The driver with the
were always a key to World of Outlaws racing, and it’s                                      most recent success in                    Lowell W. Bennes
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• North Dakota’s Danny Schatz was a racer long be-                                          at Huset’s in 2008 and             E-mail:Lowell@lowellbennes.com
  fore his son Donny became a champion.                                                     swept this season’s
                                                                                            Duel in the Dakotas
• Don Mack of the Grand Forks area was one of
                                                                                            at River Cities Speed-
  the original World of Outlaws racers — finishing
  third in the inaugural World of Outlaws event in
                                                                                            way. Not surprisingly
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  contender with the World of Outlaws.                                                   — continued on page 16

                                                                                                                                  The Extra • August 11 - 17, 2011 • Page 13
                                                                                            To help you compare your options and make an informed decision, there are a num-
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                                                                                          Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or
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 River Point of Moorhead Night to Unite                                                                             Business Beat
                                                                                                                    (continued from page 3)
 2nd Annual Block Party                                                                                             Chamber honors Offutt
                                                                                                                      The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber
                                                                                                                    has named Ronald D. Offutt the 2011 Legacy
                                                                                                                    Leader. The award recognizes and emphasizes
                                                                                                                    the important role and contributions of long-
                                                                                                                    time local leaders in both shaping and serving
                                                                                                                    the metropolitan community and region. Of-
                                                                                                                    futt will receive the award on Sept. 15 at The
                                                                                                                    Chamber’s Annual Meeting.
                                                                                                                      Offutt is the founder and chairman of R.D.
                                                                                                                    Offutt Co., the nation’s largest producer of
                                                                                                                    potatoes, and RDO Equipment Co., the largest
                                                                                                                    network of John Deere construction and agri-
                                                                                                                    cultural equipment dealerships in the United
                                                                                                                    States. Offutt’s companies employ over 3,000
                                                                                                                    people across the nation.
                                                                                                                      Offutt is a former member of Concordia Col-
                                                                                                                    lege’s Board of Regents, a position he held for 20
                                                                                                                    years. From 1998 to 2010, he held the position of
                                                                                                                    Chairman of the Board. Offutt currently serves
                                                                                                                    as a member of the Global Leadership Board of
                                                                                                                    the Offutt School of Business at Concordia, is a
                                                                                                                    board member for the Farm Foundation Round
 River Point of Moorhead celebrated their 2nd annual block party July 28. The event was attended by all ages,
 enjoying the musical entertainment of the Rockin 60s, Brian Brietbarth and the Golden Notes. There was great
                                                                                                                    Table, the Rabobank North American Agribusi-
 food and of course an antique car show. A wonderful time was had by many if not all!                               ness Advisors, Minnesota Agri-Growth Council,
                                                                                                                    Minnesota FFA Foundation sponsors boar and
                                                                                                                    the Oak Grove High School Foundation.
                                                                                                                      Offutt is also active in the Red River Valley
                                                                                       continued from               Potato Growers Association, NDSU Teammak-
                                                                                                                    ers Club, Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra,
                                                                                           page 7                   Trollwood Performing Arts Center, Boy Scouts of
                                                                                                                    America and Future Farmers of America.
                                                                                                                      “Ron Offutt encompasses everything this
                                                          and has been added. The Easy Rider is definitely
                                                                                                                    award stands for,” said chamber President
                                                          a place I’d like to see again, especially the top level
                                                                                                                    and CEO Craig Whitney. “Our region would
                                                          where there’s an outdoor balcony to look out from
                                                                                                                    not be what it is today without the work of
                                                          and enjoy the surroundings — preferably when the
                                                                                                                    people like Ron.”
                                                          crowds have all gone away and there’s a level of
                                                          sanity to enjoy it all.                                      The chamber’s annual meeting is from noon
                                                                                                                    to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at Fargo’s Ramada Plaza &
                                                          ELEVEN HUNDRED MILES                                      Suites and Conference Center. For more informa-
                                                     We drove nearly 1,100 miles so that my husband                 tion, call the chamber at (218) 233-1100.
                                                  could take one “MUST DO” off his Bucket List , but
                                                  in reality it was a fun trip, albeit a short trip. But,
                                                  to say the least, a trip to Sturgis during Bike Rally
                                                  week is an adventure in people watching — if noth-
                                                  ing else. It makes me wonder why we have so much                  Thanks again for all who mailed
                                                  strife in the world when watching thousands of peo-               and sent in votes on our Airsho
                                                  ple with so many varied backgrounds, values and                   ticket contest.
  The Easy Rider has not been completed as it has lifestyles all crunched together in such a small town
three levels. The second level is near completion can get along so fabulously. Maybe what we all need
and even Road Runner was doing some guitar play- is a make believe hiatus to retreat to once a year.
                                                                                                                    And, our top three columnists,
ing up there.                                                                                                       according to participants, are
                                                  All questions and emails can be sent to:
  I wondered what happens in Sturgis when the     sooasheim@aol.com                                                 Tammy Finney (Emily’s Outhouse),
rally is over and all the folks go home? Road
Runner (aka, Tom Blair) told me Sturgis is “open”
                                                  Letters to the Editor send to: extra@ncppub.com                   Tom “Roadrunner” Blair and
year round with more and more people stopping     Please sign your name, phone and city to editorial                Tom Pantera.
in throughout the year to check out what is new   letters for verification.

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World of Outlaws                                                           (continued from p.13)                                World of Outlaws winners at
                                                                                                                                River Cities Speedway
life racing everywhere from Minnesota through the                                                                               2011 — Craig Dollansky on June 17, Craig Dollansky on June 18
Dakotas to Iowa.                                                                                                                2010 — Steve Kinser on June 19, Joey Saldana on June 20
  “They are the types of racetracks where you’ll get                                                                            2009 — Donny Schatz on June 19, Craig Dollansky on Aug. 21
some of the best racing you’ll ever see,” said Dollansky,
                                                                                                                                2008 — Donny Schatz on June 27
of Elk River, Minn. “They are definitely tracks I enjoy
going racing at. There are a lot of fans out there who                                                                          2007 — Joey Saldana on June 29
really enjoy the racing there.”
   The fans are what make the events in the Dakotas
so exciting for the competitors. Knowledgeable,
                                                                                                                                World of Outlaws winners at
passionate fans always increase the intensity of                                                                                Huset’s Speedway
World of Outlaws events, and there are no more                                                                                  2010 — Sammy Swindell on July 1
intense races than those at high-banked speedways
                                                                                                     The Schatz Crew            2008 — Craig Dollansky on June 13, Craig Dollansky on July 3
like River Cities and Huset’s.
                                                                                                                                2007 — Donny Schatz on July 3
  Tradition is another key part of a World of Outlaws          wasn’t just for me. It was for all the fans who watched
event. Don Mack cut short his racing career to take care                                                                        2006 — Brooke Tatnell on May 7, Terry McCarl on July 3
                                                               me climb the ladder.
of his family, always putting his farming ahead of his                                                                          2005 — Brian Paulus on June 28
racing. He couldn’t keep away from the sport, though,            “The fun part about racing with the World of Outlaws is
                                                                                                                                2004 —Sammy Swindell on July 6
and remains involved to this day with the promotion of         that you get to race all over the country, and I’ve actually
                                                               been fortunate enough to race in Australia the past seven or     2003 — Steve Kinser on June 18
events. Mack was a racing legend in the upper Midwest,
and by remaining involved he’s a link for new fans to          eight years. We’ve made friends all around the world, but        2002 —Steve Kinser on July 2
learn about the origins of dirt track racing in the region.    there is still something special when you race close to home.    2001 — Donny Schatz on April 29, Mark Kinser on July 3
                                                               Huset’s Speedway in Sioux Falls will always feel like a sec-
                                  The foundation built         ond home for me, racing-wise. I spent a lot of Sunday nights     2000 — Mark Kinser on May 7, Mark Kinser on July 3
                               by drivers like Kinser          down there when I was just getting started. There are fans       1999 — Mark Kinser on May 3, Mark Kinser on July 6
                               and Mack and Wolfgang           there who watched me try to knock down the wall many             1998 — Stevie Smith on July 7
                               made the sport strong for       times and later saw me win World of Outlaws races there.”
                               today’s heroes. For fans                                                                         1997 — Sammy Swindell on April 27, Mark Kinser on July 3
                               in the Dakotas, it’s im-          It will be drivers like Schatz who continue building the       1996 — Mark Kinser on July 3
                               portant to have a current       sport years after they climb out of the car, making way for
                                                               another generation of stars to remind fans in the Dakotas of     1995 — Dave Blaney on June 28
                               star, like Schatz, with
                                                               the heroes they saw as kids. Some of those drivers already       1994 — Mark Kinser on June 29
                               whom they can associ-
                               ate. Schatz was raised          are competing today. Whether it’s the third generation Mack      1993 — Steve Kinser on Aug. 23
                               in Minot and resides in         family of racers or a superstar in the making like Dobmeier,
                                                                                                                                1992 — Steve Kinser on July 8, Sammy Swindell on Aug. 22
                               Fargo. After winning two        the future of Sprint Car racing in the Dakotas is strong. See
                                                               for yourself this August when the World of Outlaws — The         1991 — Mark Kinser on July 3, Sammy Swindell on Aug. 24
                               championships, Schatz
                               signed to drive a high-         Greatest Show on Dirt — is at a track near you.                  1990 — Doug Wolfgang on July 4, Sammy Swindell on Aug. 25
                               profile car owned by                                                                             1989 — Doug Wolfgang on July 5, Doug Wolfgang on Aug. 26
                               NASCAR superstar Tony                                                                            1984 — Steve Kinser on July 11
Stewart, making the link between small-town America            World of Outlaws Sprint Cars                                     1983 — Sammy Swindell on April 30, Steve Kinser on July 6
and the major racing world much more accessible.               in the Dakotas
  “When I was a kid growing up, the highlight of my            Aug. 19 (Friday) — River Cities Speedway, Grand Forks, N.D.
summer was going to see the World of Outlaws race in
                                                               Aug. 20 (Saturday) — Huset’s Speedway, Brandon, S.D.
                                                                                                                                World of Outlaws winners at
Fargo,” Schatz said. “Early in my career, it was prob-
ably a little tougher on me, but now I enjoy getting                (near Sioux Falls)                                          Black Hills Speedway
to race close to home. There are so many people from           Aug. 23 (Tuesday) — Black Hills Speedway, Rapid City, S.D.       2007 — Donny Schatz on June 25
this area who have followed my career and been sup-                                                                             2006 — Donny Schatz on Aug. 17
portive along the way. Winning those championships
                                                                                                                                1993 — Stevie Smith on July 7
                                                                                                                                1992 — Sammy Swindell on July 4
                                                                                                                                1989 — Bobby Davis, Jr., on July 3
                                                                                                                                1988 — Doug Wolfgang on July 3
                                                                                                                                1987 — Steve Kinser on July 5
   $9,890                                                                                                                       1986 — Jimmy Sills on July 5
                                                                                                                                1985 — Sammy Swindell on July 5
       1999 Dodge Durango 4 x 4                                                                                                 1984 — Steve Kinser on July 8
   3rd Seat, Leather, New Tires, 8 Passenger, All Power
                                                                                                                                1983 — Steve Kinser on July 4.
  Cheren Auto Sales
     4050 Main Ave Fargo 701-239-9999                                                                                  126335

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                                    Eye on Agriculture
                                                 Greater Red River Valley

                                                                                    Guide Migrant Health Service, Inc.
                                                                                          Celebrates National Health
                                                                                          Center Week 2011
                                                                                          Event Part of National Campaign Focusing on
                                                                                          Health Centers as Local Solutions for Communities
                                                                                          August 1, 2011 – Migrant Health Service, Inc. (MHSI) is marking Farmworker
                                                                                          Health Day on August 11 from 4-7pm with an open house at its Moorhead
                                                                                          clinic. Farmworker Health Day is part of Health Center Week 2011 (NHCW),
                                                                                          a weeklong campaign (August 7-13) to raise awareness about the mission and
                                                                                          accomplishments of America’s Health Centers as local solutions.
                                                                                            MHSI is the local solution for health care in dozens of communities along
                                                                                          the Red River Valley and beyond. MHSI has four year-round clinics in Grafton,
                                                                                          ND; Moorhead, Rochester, and Willmar, MN and five seasonal clinics across its
                                                                                          service area. Over 7500 patients were served in 2010.
                                                                                            “Every day in our waiting rooms I witness the value of having a health care
Pictured: “Chick magnets” at Esperanza Extravaganza, Centro de Salud Esperanza’s family   home,” said Joan Altenbernd, Executive Director. “When people have a place
fun and health fair in celebration of National Health Center week in Chicago, IL                                                           —continued on next page

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National Health Center Week (cont’d)
to go for regular care, they use it and stay healthier. We provide a range of
                                                                                                A tractor is not                        Secretary know that a tractor (or a
                                                                                                                                        self-propelled combine or forage
services onsite – primary care services, pediatrics, pharmacy, dentistry, even
mental health services. MHSI partners with over 500 community medical, phar-
                                                                                                a truck                                 harvester) is not a truck.
                                                                                                                                          No. 2 on my “This makes abso-
macy, dental, vision, and lab providers in the communities we serve to provide                  There are two items on my “This
                                                                                                                                        lutely no sense!” list this week...this
vouchers for additional services patients need. We offer comprehensive case                     makes absolutely no sense!” list I
                                                                                                                                        summer I have heard from parents
management and nurse-focused care to assist patients with the various circum-                   want to talk about this week. The
                                                                                                                                        in three different parts of the coun-
stances that affect health. Our patients not only get the care they need, but they              first has to do with a proposed
                                                                                                                                        try really upset because the School
are treated as individuals, with dignity and respect. This is what health care                  rule change for farm equipment by
                                                                                                                                        Board of their rural high school
should be, and what we celebrate during Farmworker Health Day and National                      the Federal Motor Carrier Safety
                                                                                                                                        decided to eliminate the agricul-
Health Center Week.”                                                                            Administration which is part of the
                                                                                                                                        ture department and FFA. All three
                                                                                                Department of Transportation.
  The theme of this year’s NHCW is “Celebrating America’s Health Centers:                                                               Boards gave the same reason...not
                                                                                                   The rule change would require        enough interest or job opportunities
Serving Locally, Leading Nationally,” to underscore how health centers deliver a
                                                                                                all farmers and everyone on the         in agriculture to justify the cost.
unique approach that targets health needs and saves taxpayer dollars. They are
                                                                                                farm who operates a tractor, com-
strong partnerships of people, governments and communities who work togeth-                                                                I understand the problem of
                                                                                                bine or other motorized farm
er to meet the unique and diverse health conditions of the community. Although                                                          money, but not enough interest or
                                                                                                equipment to obtain a Commercial
health centers rely on a portion of federal funding, they are run from the bottom                                                       job opportunities? I suggest these
                                                                                                Drivers License, known in the
up, by a patient-majority governing board who guides how limited resources can                                                          Board members take a look at the
                                                                                                trucking industry as a CDL The
be effectively directed to meet the health care needs of the community.                                                                 current economy and job oppor-
                                                                                                Department will do this by reclas-
                                                                                                                                        tunities. Layoffs and firings in the
  Health centers are on track to expand their care to 40 million people over the                sifying all farm vehicles and
                                                                                                                                        banking industry, the auto indus-
next five years. More health care homes in communities reduces health care costs                implements as Commercial Motor
                                                                                                                                        try, the housing industry, even the
by preventing unnecessary emergency room visits and hospital stays. According                   Vehicles. Opponents of the propos-
                                                                                                                                        internet world, while the agribusi-
to the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), there are                      al (and there are many) point out
                                                                                                                                        ness industry continues to grow.
60 million people in the country with limited or no access to primary care pro-                 this means it would be illegal for a
                                                                                                                                        If agricultural high schools in big
viders – a trend that shows no sign of improving with the economic recession.                   young worker too young to drive
                                                                                                                                        cities like Chicago, Philadelphia
                                                                                                on a highway or an older person
  Now more than ever public support is needed for health centers as Congress                                                            and Kansas City continue to thrive
                                                                                                who can no longer drive an auto-
attempts to reduce the budget deficit with spending cuts to the program and                                                             and have student waiting lists, why
                                                                                                mobile, to drive a tractor, even on
changes to Medicaid that could further reduce access to preventive care for                                                             can’t a rural high school maintain
                                                                                                the family’s farm.
millions of people. To find out more, please visit www.nachc.org.                                                                       an agricultural program. Also
                                                                                                   Add to that a mountain of paper      remember, the FFA is one of the
 To find out more about National Health Center Week, visit
                                                                                                work, all farm implement opera-         premier leadership training pro-
                                                                                                tors would have to keep detailed        grams for young people anywhere
                                                                                                logs similar to those now required      and, in my opinion, should be part
                                                                                                of truck drivers...hours worked
                                                                    Place your
                                                                                                                                        of every high school in the country.
                                   Timothy                                                      and miles traveled, as well as the
                                                                                                need to pass a physical, includ-
                                                                                                                                          Help me, I would love to remove
                                                                     ad here.
                                                                                                                                        these two issues from my list!
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                                                                                          North Dakota

 PASS TIME                                                                                North Dakota Game
                                                                                          and Fish Department
                                                                                          Doug Leier

                                                                     High grading against the law for at
                                                                     least the past 60 years in ND
                                                                       Questions tend to flow with the seasons and while hunting is starting to gain
                                                                     ground, fishing continues to lead my list of phone, email and random inquiries.
                                                                     Here’s a sample of some the North Dakota Game and Fish Department typically

                                                                     receives, with answers from the Game and Fish website at gf.nd.gov.
                                                                        Why can’t I release fish held in a livewell at the end of a fishing outing? If allowed,
                                                                     fish that were stressed (e.g. on stringers, possibly not in a functional live well, etc.)
                                                                     would experience delayed mortality after being released. The fish may swim away
                                                                     but may not be healthy and eventually die. Further, if the release of a fish (or two) at
                                                                     the end of the day was allowed, it could possibly lead to high-grading or culling.
                                                                        High grading is the practice of selectively harvesting fish - catching a fish, reducing it

                                                                     to creel (e.g. in a livewell), and then later releasing the fish after catching additional fish
                                                                     of a more preferable size. High grading is and has been against the law for at least the
                                                                     past 60 years in North Dakota. Allowing for some release of fish after being reduced to
                                                                     creel, would at the very least, complicate enforcement and at its worse, greatly confound
                                                                     overall fishing regulations. After filleting a fish in a boat or on shore, why can’t I throw
                                                                     a fish carcass back into the water body from which it was caught? It is illegal to litter
                                                                     due to sanitation and aesthetic concerns. Not all parts of the fish sink, and body parts
                                                                     may wash up on a shoreline. If everyone chose to throw carcasses into the water, areas
                                                                     around ramps and popular shore-fishing spots could become a big mess.
                                                                     Why can’t we “party” fish?
                                                                       Each individual should have their own opportunity to experience and enjoy the
                                                                     outdoors ... and catch and harvest their own fish. There are always concerns that less
                                                                     experienced anglers, especially youth, are taken on fishing trips so older anglers can
                                                                     catch and keep additional limits ... and thus ruin the enjoyment of fishing for those
                                                                     who aren’t allowed to catch their own fish
                                                                       Also, North Dakota fishing regulations are based on past and present fishing
                                                                     experiences and success rates. If regulations allowed for party fishing, overall limits
                                                                     might need to be reduced.
                                                                        How do I properly transport cleaned fish? Do these same regulations apply after
                                                                     I get the fish home, and later transport them to another location for consumption or
                                                                     to give away? The current regulation regarding transportation of cleaned fish reads,
                                                                     “The packaging of fish away from one’s permanent residence must be done in such
                                                                     a manner that the number of fish in each package may be easily determined.”

                                               Available at area        This applies whether the fillets are fresh or frozen and does not change after the
                                                                     fish reach a permanent residence and are later transported to another location.
                                               Hornbacher’s as       Laying out individual fillets (versus stacking or clumping) before freezing is highly
                                                                     recommended. Remember, at no time may a person transport more than his or her
     FM                                        well as hundreds      possession limit.

Extra                                         of other locations        Fish that are given away must still be packaged in a manner that the number can
                                                                 !   be easily determined and must include the name of the person gifting the fish, fishing
                                                                     license number, phone number, date, and species and number of fish given away.
The Red River Valley’s Weekly News Magazine                          Can I bring nightcrawlers, wax worms or leeches from another state into North Dakota?
                                                                       Terrestrial bait such as night crawlers and wax worms can be legally transported
www.thefmextra.com                                                   into North Dakota. However, that is not the case for aquatic bait such as leeches (and
                                                                     minnows). Regulations specify “no live aquatic organisms may be imported into the
                                                                     state by anglers.”
To advertise with us, call today                                       Leier is a biologist with the Game and Fish Department. He can be reached by

218-284-1288                                                         email: dleier@nd.gov<mailto:dleier@nd.gov

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  ABC    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix aaa (2007) rsx (CC)                             Local Programs             Local Programs            ABC    CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock                                Local Programs           Local Programs
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   CW    Local Programs Local information.                           Local Programs Local programming information.                                       CW    Local Programs Local information.                  Local Programs Local information.                Local Programs
  FOX    Cops                      Cops      Family      Cleveland   Local Programs                Fringe: Jacksonville       30 Seconds Fame           FOX    Simpsons     Family     In the Flow                Local Programs Local information.                Local Programs
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  NBC    Who You Are                         Wrestlemania XXVII      Law & Order: SVU              Local           Saturday Night Live (CC)             NBC    Minute to Win It        The Marriage Ref           The Marriage Ref        Local Programs           Dateline NBC (CC)
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                                                                                                                                  701-645-2398 (tfn)                                            2003 Ford F350 Crew Cab
                                          Email: dakotaprinters@                                                                                                 Golden Tee Megatouch,
  West Fargo, ND 58078                                                                                                                                           Requests-701-541-1440.
                                                                                                                                                                                                4X4 diesel, 182K, leather,
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Get the dollars your                      23 PEOPLE NEEDED TO                                    JUNK REMOVAL:                    Stock Crew                     FARM RELATED:
                                                                                                                                                                                                2005 Chevy siverado Ls
                                                                                                                                                                                                Crewcab 4X4, 5.3 Good Truck
                                          LOSE 5-100 POUNDS!                                     A-1 Junk removal- apart-         Position available             WANTED: Small square           .................................. $10,750
organization needs.                                                                              ment, house, estate clea-        Mon-Sat 5 AM - 9 AM
Grant writer avail-                       DR. RECOMMENDED!                                                                                                       bales, grass or grass/         2001 Chevy Malibu, v-6,
                                                                                                 nouts, spring cleanup,           Apply in person at:                                           160k................. noW $2,500
able for non-profit                       GUARANTEED! 888-                                                                                                       alfalfa mix. 218-790-
                                          200-7514 -SAVE THIS                                    automobiles-running or            Menards                       6056(tfn)                      2001 Chevy silverado ext
organizations; call Ley                                                                          not, NO JOB TOO BIG                                                                            cab 4X4 Z71, maroon 160K ..
701.361.8648 or email:                    AD-(tfn)                                                                                 3000 27th Ave S
                                                                                                 OR SMALL. Free esti-              Moorhead, MN 56560            TRACTORS WANTED-               .................................... $5,500
leybou@gmail.com (tfn)                                                                           mates-701-356-7889(tfn)
                                          CONCRETE WORK                                                                                                          Working or not. Biewer         1993 Ford XLt F150, 4x4,
                                          WANTED. 30 years                                                                         1300 13 Ave E                 Tractor Salvage-Barnesville,   black, astrostart cold air, 130K
Money Problems?                           experience. All flat                                   CAMPERS:                          West Fargo, ND 58078          MN 218-493-4696 or 218-        .....................................$1,700
Struggling with Debt?                     work, stamped concrete,                                ’08 Jay Flight G2
                                                                                                                                                                 937-5010(tfn)                  1996 Buick regal 4dr, only
We can help you.                          steps. Call Larry – 238-                                                                                                                              108K ............................$2,650
                                                                                                 Camper. Pull type, like
Consolidate your debt                     3741(tfn)                                              new. Spacious – sleeps           ARCADE GAMES;                  CONCRETE:                      2005 Chevy avalanche,
into one payment without                                                                                                                                                                        6 passenger, 150K, blue ........
                                                                                                 6, built in surround             Space Guns, Caveman                                           ........................noW $11,400
a loan. Family Life Credit                FOR RENT:                                              sound with flat screen,          Ninja & Solitaire-was          CONCRETE WORK
Services 1-800-747-9307                                                                          electric awning. Located         $900, now only $400            WANTED! All flat
                                                                                                                                                                                                Many More $1,000-$8,000
www.familylifecredit.org                                                                         in Casselton, ND.                each. MUST GO! 701-            work, stamped concrete,
                                            University                                           $15,800.00. Call 507-358-        318-0633 anytime. Leave        steps. 30 Years experi-          Always a lot to choose from
                                                                                                                                                                                                  and priced way below book.
                                           Drive Manor                                           2287( 32, 33, 34)                msg.(tfn)                      ence. Call Larry 701-

                                             1201 2nd Ave. N.,
                                             Fargo, ND 58102
                                                                                                 AUTOS:                           BARTOP touchscreen                                            BOB JOHNSON
Philip & Joey. Magic &                                                                           2000 Chevy 3/4 ton,              games; Megatouch, JVL,         SERVICES:                      ROOFING. Liscensed &
Balloon Twisting. For rates               • 1 Bedroom units for Senior 62+                       4-wheel drive, crew cab          Etc. Call for prices-701-      Small Engine Repair-           Bonded. 40 years expe-
call 218-287-4959 or email                  or Handicapped/Disabled
                                                                                                 pickup; black with lots          541-1440(tfn)                  218-306-4127(tfn)              rience. Call 701- 238-
phil@702com.net.(tfn)                     • Newly Remodeled Kitchens                             of chrome, cattle guard,                                                                       3741(tfn)
                                          • 2 Elevators                                          custom speakers, short
WEB DESIGN:                               • Rent Based on Income                                 box, lined, $9,000, call                                                                       RB’s Roofing. 30 years
For all your webpage                        - Privately Owned (Gov. Subs.)                       218-494-3660 or 218-790-                                                                       experience-Rural &
needs, please call 701-799-                 Openings Now Available!                              1790 - be sure to leave a                                                                      Residential. Call Randy
3921 or email lllars07@                                                                          message(tfn)                                                                                   799-6604 (tfn)
                                                     Call Our Office
hotmail.com (tfn)                               for a Personal Showing
                                                                                                                                                                                                REMODELING JOBS
                                                                                                 JUNK AUTOS

                                              701-232-4423                                       WANTED! Paying $175                                                                            WANTED. Call 701-
 $7.40 Per Hr to Start
 Don’s Car Wash is seeking
                                           University Drive Manor does not discriminate
                                           against any person because of Race, Color,
                                                        National Origin, Religion, Sex or
                                                                                                 TO $300 for complete
                                                                                                 autos. Will pick up!                Help Wanted!                                               238-3741(tfn)

                                                                                                                                                                                                We’ll repair
                                                  Handicap (Disability). TTY relay number
                                                                                                 Valley Metal & Iron.
                                                                                                                                                                                                ANYTHING! 701-238-
 guys and gals for full and
                                                                                                                                   Looking for experienced roofers.
                                                      for North Dakota 1-800-366-6888

 part time employment. All                                                                       Call 218-789-7848. Local
 shifts available. Days, nights                                                                  to FM area. (tfn)
 and weekends. Flexible                   HOMES:                                                                                          Offering top pay.
 scheduling (no late hours).              House for sale, TO                                                                                                                                    Call us for your con-
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 Insurance, retirement and                BE MOVED. 4 bed-                                                                                                                                      struction needs-Build-
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 other benefits available to              room, 2 bathroom, 2                                                                         Call Wagner Construction today.                           ing, Decks, Remodeling,
 qualifying new people.                                                                          793-1388(tfn)
                                          story. $20,000. 30’ x 30’                                                                                                                             Siding, Roofing-218-365-
    Apply at Don’s                                                                                                                            218-23-4623                                       4005(tfn)
   2727 13th Ave. S. Fgo
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                                               The Exterminator                                                     Tammy J. Finney

           hile reading       had been chewed open           Heck, I sure don’t             Okey-dokey, I sure             Too excited to sleep,      “Here, kitty, kitty!” fell
           the paper and      by little bitty choppers     know what New Yorker          hoped the little rat look-     I kept one ear open all       on deaf ears, so I did
           munching           and half slurped up.         invented that gizmo           alike appreciated the          night, waiting for the        the next most logical
down a bowl of Fruit          The little bugger should     because Mickey had            interruption of my day         traps to snap. Voila! At      thing – “ED!!!”
Loops last month, I saw       have keeled over from        another nice meal and         when I made a special          2:07 a.m., I was delighted
a quick movement on           heartburn, saving me the     thanked the host with a       trip into town for some        that my brainstorm would         Not one of my bright-
the floor that sped from      trouble of setting a trap.   turd beside the trap.         new and improved               have to be patented!          est moments. Ed came
behind the garbage bin                                                                   mouse reduction informa-                                     running out, anticipating
to the space between the        There are two cats in        Short of standing           tion. The guy at the hard-        Walking to the kitchen     a fire or a robber, and
wall and the dishwasher.      the house that should        on the counter with a         ware store was happy as        like one of my worthless      tripped over the great-
Oh great, there was a         be paying their way,         shotgun, the “Humane          all get-out while loading      cats that had just swal-      horned owl that stood
mouse in the house.           but oh, no, they would       Trap” was tried out.          my shopping basket with        lowed a canary, I saw,        guard over all mice in
                              rather sit beside their      Mickey must have been         everything from an elec-       there in a jumble, all the    my kitchen. The trip to
   I really don’t blame       empty food dish for          an awesome acrobat as,        tronic, super-duper, sure-     traps that had been set off   the emergency room was
the little buggers for try-   days on end before           somehow, he held the          fire mouse-away gadget         – but no mouse. Grabbing      pretty quiet. The doctor
ing to find a warm place      wasting an ounce of          “foolproof” door open,        to a fake owl that would       a paper bag to breathe        said Ed’s ankle was just
to reside, but can’t they     energy chasing and           retrieved the cheese          scare the daylights out        into, I was contemplating     sprained and not broken.
grow a little more hair       exterminating a mouse.       and went right back           of Mickey so he would          turning the gas stove on
for protection against the                                 into hiding.                                                 and blowing the house            Wearing chew-proof
                                                                                         hightail it back to his out-
weather or hibernate in         Setting the good old                                                                    up when one of the traps      welding gloves the
                                                                                         side stomping grounds.
their nice little outside     wooden trap in the corner      As much as I don’t                                         moved. Huh?                   next morning, I carried
nests? I pretty much like     with a bit of cheese for     like the sticky traps,          The cats started puk-                                      Mickey to the hedge
all animals, but Minnie       bait, I fully expected to    this little mouse was         ing from the electronic           As I slid the trap out     away from the house and
and Mickey should know        see a decapitated Mickey     just a hair away from         thingamajig, and our little    a little bit from under-      set him free. Two days
by now that they are not      the next morning.            the human extermina-          houseguest took a dump         neath the dishwasher,         later, I didn’t dare tell
welcome in my kitchen.                                     tor having to go to           at the feet of the grand       zippp, back it went           my husband that a very
                                We had a tricky little     counseling. Using fin-                                       in. Looking over my           short-tailed mouse was
                                                                                         old scary owl.
  Rummaging through           devil – no mouse in          gernail polish remover                                       shoulder to see if any-       staring at me with evil
the junk drawer for a         the trap, and no cheese      to dissolve the glue off         No war, just emotional      one was watching, I           eyes from around the cor-
mouse trap, I discov-         either. OK, we would         my hands, I remem-            trauma on my end as            did it again and, zippp,      ner of the dishwasher as
ered what was left of         get out the “Better          bered why I had given         I figured it was time          back the trap went a          I fetched up some ice for
Mickey’s recent Happy         Mouse Trap,” as it stat-     up on that particular         to start thinking like a       second time! Realizing        Ed’s swollen ankle…
Meal. A packet of Taco        ed on the package.           brand of pest elimina-        mouse. Setting four of         I had literally “caught a
John’s extra-hot sauce                                     tor years before.             the good old wooden            mouse by the tail,” the
                                                                                         traps in a square, I fig-      situation looked bleak.
                                                                                         ured if I were a mouse,        I could leave the little
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                                                                                         trap, and be squashed to       be gobbled alive by
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