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Section A - The Oakes Times, Thursday, April 10, 2003 ng hers rin Valley Writing hold its fifth annual institute July 7-31 on the University of in Grand Forks. is currently seek- from K-college !illterested in participat- River Valley Project the National Writ- a federally funded that promotes excel- teaching of writings levels from through college. t tivity of writing proj- ts the invitational sum- Teachers receive a pply for stipend of $700 for attending the institute, where they give pre- sentations on teaching practice, read and write in groups, and conduct research on the teach- ing of writing. They are then expected to act as leaders in their own schools, providing guidance and resources to their colleagues as they work together to improve the teaching of writing. "leachers in any subject area are eligible. The summer institute is selec- tive. Teachers who wish to apply should contact the Red River Valley Writing Project at 701- 777-4162 or kim.donehower@ und.nodak.edu. The application deadline is April 18. n becomes fire season in North Dakota 24, 2003, marked the of wildfire season in On this date, at large wildland fires state, including one 1,000 acres. Most 'ires appeared to be activity. to State Forester "April accounts of the fires and 30 the acreage burned in Year in North Dakota, time of the year sees few lighten- nearly all the fires this time of the year by people. In fact, should consult the Rangeland Fire Danger Index, which is available at http://www.state.nd.us/dem/ firedanger.html and http://ndc. fws.gov/or by calling the North Dakota Forest Service at 701) 328-9946. When the index is very high or extreme, outdoor burning should be postponed until more favorable weather conditions exists. If residents do burn outdoors, they must use care to prevent. fires and sparks from fires escap- ing. Grates should be used over all burn barrels. Recreational enthusiasts and farm equipment operators should make sure their equipment is running properly that about 9 out and not throwing sparks. No fire 10 wildfires in North should be left unattended, and re caused by human whoever is burning should have Including agricultural the number of their local fire debris burning, equip- department readily available in and the like. the moisture that is in the state this week, will continue until greens up later this that dried over the ) not absorb much spring and dry out quickly, so I very combustible. and Emergency officials are urging to use extreem caution outdoors. Burning be done when humid- and winds are high. the temperature is fire can spread winds. Since there ittle snow cover this ripe for wild- One who plans to burn case the fire escapes control. ' Wildfire is extremely danger- ous and poses a safety hazard to firefighters and the public. Everyone is urged to ask them- selves whether burning in adverse conditions in worth the risk to & TEERAPY - Ucensad Therapist + Into ,City Hall by Modern Woodmen camp Local Modern Woodmen of America camp members banded together and extended a help- ing hand to the Oakes Fire Department. .With the help of Modern Woodmen's national Matching Fund program, members from Oakes raised funds through a spaghetti dinner. The fund-raising event was held March 30, 2003 and raised $3561.12. With $2500.00 matched by Modern Woodmen, the camp donated $6061.12 total. Modern Woodmen members from Oakes are part of a nation- wide network of camps that annually reaches out to people and programs in their commu- nities with various fund-raising activities. "In appreciation for camp member's hard work, our orga- nization's Home Office matches funds raised up to $2500 on approved projects," says Patrice Koerselman, Modern Woodmen camp secretary. "And thanks to the hard work of members, Modern Woodmen is able to make donations total- ing nearly $4 million annually," Koerselman adds. Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal life insurance organi- zation, provides life insurance, annuities and fraternal programs d helping hand for more than three-quarters of a million Americans. With its Home Office in Rock Island, I11., Modern Woodmen has a camp in Oakes that provides a number of volunteer service and social activities for local members. DECA members will be very busy this April. The DECA students will be active with fundraising events to sponsor their trip to Orlando, Florida, April 25 through May !. DECA students Ashleigh Brummund, Tammy Forward, and Sarah Ness, all of Oakes, Lucas Michels of Milnor, and their advisor Deb Decker will be attending the International and marketing knowledge, visiting the variety of exhibits, and doing some sightseeing. To fund their trip, DECA is planning a spaghetti feed and car wash. DECA Competition and Some students Conference. All four members are also selling competed at State DECA in frozen Pizza March. Ashleigh and Sarah Corner Pizzas placed second in the Hospit.ality and candy to o thli Brummund Sarah Ness & As e gh and Serv.ice +; Management raise money. At Decision Making Team Event. the Regional Large Group Music from 5:00 p.m. until gone. The community is encouraged Tammy placed second in the Full Contest, in Oakes on April 10, DECA will be doing a 'topless' to Come out and show thei'r .... carwash Thursday, April 17, support. Service Restaurant Management they will be selling pop donated Event. I..ucas placed third in the by CocaCola. Other fundraisers 2003, at Oakes Tire Center on south Highway I starting at 4: Food Marketing Associate Level are being planned as well. A Event. While in Orlando, they freewill spaghetti feed is planned 00 p.m. All proceeds from these RAYS will be competing in an event, for Tuesday, April 15, 2003 eventswill go towards the trip to testing on generalbusiness at the Grace Luthern Church International DECA. , , TANNIN6 Prom Is Coming -- Marshall County SpringTime toIS HereThlnl -- r_, ip [' qu' men" AbOUt Your Tan/ Call Paula at 70 1 --742--23 Britton, SD ,, 1.800.568.4189 Hours Flexible i ff08 N l +th St., Oahefl I ii i liil OAKES LIONS CLUB CALENDAR RAFFLE CII N E IUFF I[ 4/6/03 - 4/12/03 Is BackI 6. Leo Ell, Oakes, NO-$100 TUESDAY, 7. Kari Dahlstrom, Oakes ND- $50 APRIL 22 8. Ron Schatzke, Kindred, ND- $50 Ca//for Reservations 9. Brad Remmich, Pierre, SD- $50 742-3458 10. Woody Gulsvig, Oakes, ND $50 THE ANGRY BEAVER 11. Rick Ell, Fergus Falls, MN- $50 LODGE 12. Marrie Aanerud, Lisbon, ND 404 Main Ave. Oakes , ;100 , By Sheena Wolf The Easter Holiday is marked by many cherished traditions such as the egg decorating and hunts, the chocolate bunnies and Easter baskets, sunrise church services, and of course, the Easter Lily. These beautiful white trumpet-shaped flowers syml'~)lize purity, virtue, innocence, hope, and life. When purchasing an Easter Lily be sure to look for high quality plants that are pleasing to look at from all angles. For the longest possible blooming period in your home, choose a plant with flowers in various stages of ripeness. The best selection would be a plant with ofie or two ripe puffy buds that will open within a few days and tighter unopened buds that would bloom over the next several days. Remove the yellow anthers as the blooms open to prevent the pollen from staining the white flowers. wither, cut them off. in your home, Easter Lilies ' cool temperatures, 60 to 65 degrees daytime, with night temperatures. Place the plant near a window with bright, but indirect light. Easter IJlies need moderately moist, well drained soil. When the surface of the soil feels dry to the touch, water thoroughly, but avoid overwatering. After the last blooms wither, you can continue its growth by planting it outside .in your garden. Plant the Faster Lily in a well drained soil mixture in a sunny location, 3 inches below ground level and adding another 3 inches of soil over the bulb. As the original plant begins to die back, cut the stems back to the soil surface and new growth will s~m emerge. The plant may bloom again late in the summer. Provide a mulch for winter protection and remove it in the spring to allow new shoots to come up. Whether you plan to give these plants as a gift or use them to decorate your own home,. Easter IJlies serve as a reminder that Easter is a time of rejoicing and celebrating. WILDROSE FLORAL 502 Maln Ave., Oakes, ND 742-3316 800-OAKESND