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ness to s H; Steve Sydness, Fargo, will be the featured speaker at the annual Republican Lincoln Day Dinner Monday evening, February 12 at 7 p.m. at the Oakes Guest Haus. Steve Sydness owns a manage- ment consulting firm in Fargo which serves North Dakota companies from a variety of industries, includ- ing banking, agriculture, transporta- tion, computer software and manu- facturing. Steve provides assistance in the areas of strategic planning, marketing, international market development and competitive analy- sis. In addition, Steve has developed and teaches the course "Entrepreneurial Management" at North Dakota State University. Steve is a board member of the North Dakota Venture Capital Corporation, and served as co-chair- man of the corporation's organizing committee. In 1988, Steve was the Republican candidate for North Dakota's seat in the United States House of Representatives. He also has served as Legislative Counsel to the Republican Caucus of the North Dakota House of Representatives and as a Finance Director for a U.S. Senate campaign. Currently Steve is chairman of the United Republican Committee of Fargo and co-chair- man of the North Dakota Republican Party Victory Club. Form 1983 to 1986 Steve was an Associate with Kissinger Associates, Inc. He :worked with Dr. Henry Kissinger in providing client organi- zations with geopolitical and eco- nomic information and judgment. Prior to joining Kissinger Associates, Steve spent four years with the general management con- sulting firm of McKinsey & Company in their New York and Tokyo offices. Steve received the degree of Master in Business Administration from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in 1981. He was elected president of the stu- dent body and was the recipient of the Jo Leslie Rollins Award for mak- ing the most significant contribution to improving student life. In 1976, Steve received his Bachelor of Art degree, with honors, in History and Business Administration from Principia College. He also studied at Oxford University and attended programs in Geneva, Switzerland and Mexico City, Mexico. Steve was a member of the Phi Alpha Eta Scholastic Honor Society, dormitory president and varsity athlete; he received the Wall Street Journal Achievement Award for academic excellence and outstanding business experience. Born and raised in Fargo, Steve graduated from North High School in 1972. He served on the high school student council and the YMCA Teen Board. He was a varsi- ty athlete, lettering in swimming and tennis. Steve was elected governor of the Minnesota-Dakotas district of Key Club International, and received that organization's Distinguished Governor Award. It is the policy of the Dickey County Senior Citizens, Inc. to provide services to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or handicap; and is subject to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title V, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all related laws and regulations. The Dickey County Senior Citizens, Inc. are an Equal Opportunity Emp!oyer covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Prices reduced on many reconditioned water conditioners with warranties CULLIGAN CLEANS BETTER WITH ONLY HALF THE SOAP OR DETERGENT! Save mc /...mr lilioned water makes and ........ detergents work more efficiently to dean dolhes better. Unlimited solt water on lap, automatically. Salt delivery available. Call for FREE WATER ........ ANALYSIS $50 off Ir lallation,,rent or buy Udgerwood, ND 538-4104 Parish honored as scholar Carla Parish of Des Moines has been honored as a Presidential Scholar at American Institute of Business. She is the daughter of Clifford and Arlone Day, Oakes, and is the wife of Stephen Parrish. Parrish earned the highest possible grade point average, a 4.0 or "straight A's" during the 1989 Fall Quarter She is majoring in Accounting and Business Administration. AIB President Keith Fenton awarded a Presidential Scholar's certifi- cate to Parrish on January 21 in recognition of her accomplishments. AIB is a two-year college of business offering 20 Associate Degree and diploma programs in the fields of accounting, business administra- tion, computers, court reporting, executive secretarial, financial manage- ment, and sales and marketing. Founded in 1921, the college has a com- bined day and night school enrollment of more than 1,000 students. AIB is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). Health Council voted to discon!inue supplying private physlcmns & clinics with vaccine Over the years, the State Department of Health and Consolidated Laboratories has uti- lized federal funds from the Centers for Disease Control and state gener- al funds to purchase vaccine for childhood vaccine preventable dis- eases. According to Robert M. Wentz, M.D., State Health Officer, the state has provided private physi- cians these vaccines at no charge for the past seven years. These vac- cines include DTP, which provides protection from diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough), OPV or oral polio vaccine, and MMR which protects against measles, mumps and reubella (German measles). Dr. Wentz indicated that on January 24, 1990, the State Health Council voted to support the Department's recommendation to discontinue supplying private physicians and clinics with vaccine effective March 1, 1990. Physicians have been advised to order their vaccine supplies from vaccine ven- dors and have been provided with vendor names and addresses. According to Wentz, the vaccines purchased by the Department will be fumished to the local, city and county health departments and will be available to all children of fami- lies unable to afford the cost of vac- cine and vaccine administration in private physicians' offices. Wen indicated that there are various rea- sons for the policy change includ- ing the following: 1. The change will allow the Department of Health and Consolidated Laboratories to better target state-provided vaccine to those least able to pay. 2. The Department will be better able to direct vaccine to North Dakota residents. In the past, a sub- stantial amount of vaccine was being used to immunize out-of-state residents in border clinics. 3. The Department will be able to achieve some significant cost sav- ings in packaging and shipping of the vaccine. 4. The policy change will allow the Department to provide second doses of the measles-mumps- reubella vaccine to children in the 4-6 year age range as recently rec- ommended by the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices and the Centers for Disease Control. For additional information, con- tact the Division of Disease Control at 224-2378 or 1-800-472-2180. I I outheast Vo ational Center Students attending the Southeast Vocational Center have been taking advantage of CHOICES, a relative- ly new career guidance program in its second year of use. Juniors of the four area schools are presently going through this 3-4 hour career exploration system. CHOICES is both a computer and career exploration system. However student find that they need no prior knowledge of com- puters to benefit from it. The process consists in complet- ing a series of self-assessment exer- cises ina work book called the Guide. This is followed up by spending approximately an hour conversing with the computer in a question and answer type of format. The computer provides a complete printout and conversation summary which is used for follow-up career counseling. The student at this time will have 3-5 good lists of occupa- tions for consideration. Students can access the computer to a Search section and an Information section. The Search section allows the user to explore for occup ations using as an refer- ence the personal information gained from the work completed in the Guide workbook. This section also can use a route called Related which generates occupations relat- ed to a base occupation on the basis of the attributes of that occupation. The Information section provides detailed information on 675 occu- pations and thousands of related Ken Reuther titles. The Choices Career comput- erized program, there is also a col- leges component. Information on over 2400 colleges is available in reference to tuition and housing costs, admission details, academic programs, etc. This type of infor- mation should help students with informed choices in careers. We are hopeful that by the use of this high technology system, stu- dents will have another key to help them make sound career choices in a complex and changing society. If you have any questions about this article, call me at the Vocational Center, 742-3248. Charles Bailly & Company, regional certified public accounting firm, and Haugen, Wright, Johnson & Mohagen Ltd, CPA firm in Fargo, com- bined their practices under the Charles Bailly & Company name, effective last Thursday, February 1. This merger adds four part- hers and 21 full-time staff mem- bers to the firm, bringing the total number of partners and principals to 30 and full-time staff to near 170. mmerer ia Tracy Kammerer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Kammerer, Oakes has been named to the honors list by Dr. H. Robert Homann, vice president for academic affairs and dean at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. Kammerer was among those named to the list during the first semester of the 1989-90 academic year. To qualify for the designation, students must carry a minimum of 12 semester credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.5 onors ISqS( on a 4.0 scale. Of all the sllao~ i on the Dean's Honor Litff.[ attained a 4.0 grade point placing them !n the upper 4 of the college s total enroll ' Concordia College, a liberal arts institution enrollment of about 2,880, majors in academic are v courses in 16 pre-profession4eJ grams. Concordia is a colleg e congregations of the Evanlle Lutheran Church in Ame northern Minnesota, North and Montana. Champions highlig livestock at Winter Show Supreme Champions will be selected from the beef cattle shows and the swine and sheep competi- tion at this year's North Dakota Winter Show. Another highlight of the livestock show is the selection of the Winter Show for one of the P.A.C.E. Shorthorn shows this year. A Supreme Champion bull and female will be chosen during the open beef shows from the 12 breeds represented. These top ani- mals will be selected from the grand champions of each of the beef breeds exhibited. Each of the champions from the 12 beef breeds will be on display in a 'champions' row, which will be located in the livestock area of the Winter Show building. The Supreme Champions from the beef show will be selected on Wednesday, March 7, following the Hereford shows. Each of the breeds represented in the show will select one person to judge the show. The judges will rank all of the animals in the Supreme Champion competition and the champion animal will be deter- mined by the total scores from the judges. The Supreme Champion contest for the beef show is being spon- sored by "Farm & Ranch Guide" of Bismarck. Each of the Supreme Champions will receive a $1,000 premium. According to Ken Hoelmer, sec- retary-manager of the North Dakota Winter show, this is one of the largest premiums paid in a live- stock show in the region. The swine and sheep divisions will also name Supreme Champions. For the swine, a Supreme Champion barrow will be chosen from the grand champions of each breed shown. The Supreme Champion barrow will receive a $250 premium and the selection will be made on Friday, March 2. The sheep division will name a Supreme Champion ram and ewe from the grand champions of each breed shown. They wiUbe chosen on Monday, March 5, following the open sheep show. The Supreme Champion ram and ewe will each receive $125 premium. The Sut)reme Champion pro- gram for the sheep and swine is sponsored by the American Ag Network, and Winter Show, man- ager Hoelmer indicates this is, to the best of his knowledge, the only livestock show in the region that selects Supreme Champions for swine and sheep. The American Shorthorn Association P.A.C.E. (Point Accumulation Event) program is scheduled for Tuesday, March 6, beginning at 8 a.m. The Winter Show is one of only four shows in the nation that earned the designat- ed rotational status for the P.A.C.E. show. P.A.C.E. shows dr= very highest quality Shot from across the nation and tors attending these shows rare opportunity to vie nation's best Shorthorns. | "The livestock division Winter Show continues to] and get better each year", Show manager Hoelmer| "This year there will be $40,000 paid in livestock urns at the Winter Show." _| The North Dakota Show s livestock evenst bel Thursday, March 1, with th| District Holstein show startinlj a.m. In addition, the Charolail Blond D'Aquitaine will start.] shows at 9 a.m. The ChiJ] show is slated to being at a.m. and the Junior Com Breed Heifer Show opens Two steer shows are on the:l noon line-up with the Classic Show at 2 p.m. and the PreI Steer Show at 3 p.m. Two sales events are listd opening day, the Holsteins have a sale at 1 p.m. and Classic Steer auction is set for p,m. Friday, March 2, the $t Show will start the day's eve 8 a.m. This will be followed b Limousin and Simental sho 10:30 a.m. The Salers have a 1 p.m. starting time for their sho Three sales will be hel Friday. The Limousin sal scheduled for 1 p.m. This wJ followed by the Swine sale at p.m. and the Simental sale p.m. Livestock events resurn Monday, March 5, with the .c show set for 8 a.m, Two shows are also listed, the Gell shows starts at 10 a.m, and Junior Shorthorn and Steer begin at noon. The Shorthorn P.A.C.E. kid the livestock activity on Tu March 6. That show, plu: Angus competition start at 8 a Three livestock 'sales are c docket for Tuesday. The $ sale starts at 11 a.m..and thi: be followed by two cattle sale Angus begins at 1:30 p.m. Shorthorns will close out the action at 3 p.m. The Tarentaise have their show on Wednesday,-Mar] starting at 8:30 a.m. The Am( Hereford Association Reg Show begins at 9 a.m. an, Polled Hereford show ope 9:15 a.m. At noon, the Tarentaise wiI their state sale. Some of the top livestock region is shown and sold North Dakota Winter Show year. and this year looks to exception. agen Charles Bailly & Company, along with their office in Oakes has several other offices in Billings, Montana; Bismarck; Minneapolis and Sioux Falls. "We are adding an exceptional group of young professionals with specialized experience, which compliments our own," Reed A. Stigen, managing part- ner, said "We are certain this combination of practices will assure strong continuation of services to our clientele and also allow us to continue developing specialization, an essential ment in our increasingly te, cal business world." The four partners, Dona Haugen, Wilbur D. Wri Craig M. Johnson and R G. Mohagen, purchased the mer McGladmy Hendricks( Pullen office in Fargo and porated Haugen, Wr! Johnson and Mohagen Lt( September 1, 1987.