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Section A - Oakes Times, Thursday, June 4, 2009 % Y nman received rifi Bismarck State College award- speaker was Ed Schafer, former355 associate in applied science ed associate degree, program North Dakota Governor and for-(AAS), 13 program diplomas, diplomas, program certificates, mer U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. 167 program certificates, 11 cer- certificates of completion and Schafer presented the degrees to tificates of completion (C of C), bachelor, of applied science de- graduates. Graduate Dawn Ar- and six bachelor of applied sci- grees in energy management to cher of Bismarck, was the student ence degrees in energy manage- graduates of the college's 69th speaker, ment (BAS). Some graduates class May 15 at the Bismarck The college awarded 1,004 de- earned more than one degree. Civic Center. grees to 885 students in these ar- Cody Kappenman of Oakes, BSC Provost Drake Carter pre- eas; 244 associate in arts (AA), was among those who received sided over the ceremony. Guest 208 associate in science (AS),cerificates. Program for young adults in Oakes - Generati0n.Next Eide Bailly's Dale Carnegie building self-confidence and at- student acclaims, "It is a great, pos- Training, division launches its in- titude management that challenge itive environment with kids your spirational youth program, Dale students to become more effective age and they are so supportive. I Carnegie Training for Young leaders and also help them to mini- have increased self-confidence and Adults (Generation.Next), for the mize stress with college applica- people have actually noticed my very first time in the Oakes area in tions, job interviews and personal improved leadership skills." A re- June 2009. relationships. Generation.Next is cent graduate also relates, "It has Dale Carnegie Training for designed to prepare young people been a major help for me in com- Young Adults is a summer course for the real world by giving them munication skills, self-confidence comprised of four sessions, ap- skills that will last a lifetime, and stress management skills." proximately eight hours each. Each Dale Carnegie Training for For more information on this op- interactive session is a combination Young Adults has been offered in portunity contact Rebecca Undem of lecture and practical exercises other areas of our region and the by phone at 701-799-1115 or via that emphasizes role-playing and United States and has been metemail at skill building, with overwhelming success. Past or go online to www.northdakota. This program was developed graduates praise the benefits of for students in their sophomore, Dale Carnegie Training for Young For more additional information, junior and senior year and will im- Adults, citing the program as one please visit www.northdakota.dale- part important key 'life skills' such of the best decisions and most valu- carnegie.corn or call us at 701-476- as problem-solving, goal-setting, able experiences of their lives. One 8811. l rine of Peace Care Center & c. Leave AnimalsAI0ne, Motorists ' The North Dakota Game and Fish captive animals later returned to the Department emphasizes a simple wild will struggle to survive because message to well-intentioned humans they do not possess learned survival who want to pick up and rescue what skills. appear to be orphaned baby animals The only time a baby animal - don't touch them. Whether it is a should be picked up is if a young young fawn, duckling, cottontailsongbird is found on a doorstep. rabbit or a songbird, it is better to If that is the case, the young bird just leave them alone, should be moved nearby to suitable More often than not young ani- habitat. mals are not abandoned or deserted, Citizens should also steer clear of and the mother is probably watching adult wildlife, such as deer or moose nearby. Young wildlife are purposely that might wander into urban areas. placed into seclusion by their moth- Crowding stresses animals, and this / ers to protect them from predators, could lead to a potentially dangerous deer-vehicle accidents because young animals are dispersing from their home ranges. With deer more active during'these months, the po- tential for car-deer collisions in- creases. -Irri The Oakes community is gettinglocations and providing a map. No ready for a Rootin' Tootin' 38th registrations taken after May 28. annual Irrigation Days Celebra- Hours emphasized are 8 a.m. - 1 tion as we dust off the saddles for a p.m. on Saturday. Check maps for "Wild Wild West" weekend. Junecorrect listing. 12-13-14, 2009 Sue McLean 5K Fun-Run-Walk Sons of the Legion will serve - 8:30 a.m. ($15) JLG Parking Lot. Hamburgers at the American Le-Proceeds to benefit area citizens in gion beginning at 4 p.m. and con- need. tinning into early evening. Bob Dudley Babe Ruth Baseball The Grand Theatre will have Tournament runs Friday, Saturday Popcorn and Pop Specials on Fri- and Sunday- Cummings Field 9 day (parade time) and Saturdaya.m. (picnic time). The Waltzing Quilter is sponsor- Sweets 'N Stories will featureing a quilt show at the First Pres- Sarsprilla Floats and Cotton Candy byterian Church 10 a.m. - 4 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Quilts of all sizes, shapes and col- "Wild Wild West" Irrigation ors. Days Parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. Nuts About Nature Class: 11 and follow the usual route. --(Main AM - Main Street Square Park - K to 10th St., North on 10th to Grape, through grade 6 $5 includes lunch. West on Grape to Highway 1.) Additional Saturday events in- Staging begins at 4:45 p.m. on 3rd clude: the Dickey County Histori- Street one block south of Main. cal Museum Open House, Root Once the parade has cleared Beer Floats, bake sales, Free Af- Main.-Bed Races will begin. Put ternoon Swimming, Youth' Games together a team (742-2053) - line on Main. up following the parade-- races Don't forget the ever popular scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Pro- Kid's Parade. Registration and ceeds to help fight cancer. Line up at Bright Beginnings: 3:45 "Main Street Dancin' " - the with a parade start time of 4 p.m. night was meant for dancin' inPicnic On Main will get under- the streets. Main Street Dancin' way at 5 p.m., with serving run- is sponsored by the Angry Beaver ning until approximately 7 p.m. Lodge and features the Geneseo$5.00 will purchase a feast. Straight Band. If you want to see courage, pow- Food Vendors: will be featureder and determination plan to spend on Friday and Saturday. some time watching boys and girls Saturday Features: ages 4-10 compete in the Pedal If you are planning to have 'aTractor Pull. Registration begins Rummage Sale why not have it at 5:30 with the pull scheduled for during Irrigation Days. The Oakes 6 p.m. Trophies awarded by the Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor---The Oakes Lions. be doing the advertising, listing Rounding out Saturday Evening 4-Man Best Ball Tournament ,%atmxL-W, Jmm 13th Ellendale Country Club, Ellendale, I~gistralionbegias 9 a.m - shotgam start 1O am. Cost: $400/team il Anytime a young wild animal has situation. Re~t~- hu'p::.ppcc ~o-olfl~,~L*;tralaoxt~ oxn human contact its chance for fur- Also, motorists are reminded to .-r., ~ ~r~t .~ rd $ :0 fOl 1 placeS500 for ,. place- $,.:50 fox' 3 place :: vival decreases significantly, it dl: i:watch for deer along roadways. Holt -ilt-Olte Cont ;t fOl'a ]J[] legal to takewild arr~mals home, and June is one of the peak months~for ~ ' 2009 ChexTolet Traverse AV'(I) '~ 1~~ / ~ IN Starto Tool Crib of the North seeks full-time experienced Large Equipment ('on~t S~olu~l~lby: F~ANOAt .~ID -~ Service Technicians to analyze, service, and repair large construction and rental equipment including forklifts, scissor, and boom lifts at our Bismarck Questions,.. call 701-349-3312. and Grand Forks locations. Mechanical experience in dc voltage controls, hydraulics, gas and diesel required. Must have valid driver's license with a clean driving record, and 'the ability to lift up to 75 lbs. 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Hours for this will be 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. at Hockenberry Park. Prizes ! ! At 1 p.m. the ever popular Sno- busters Demolition Derby featuring Full Size, Herby Derby, & Mini Van gets underway: One mile east of the stoplight. Maude Evans Trail Ride: 3:00 p.m. is a new feature for the "Wild Wild West" Irrigation Days 2009. Gathering spot is the Quandt Farm 5 miles South of Oakes. Top off the evening (weekend) with a piece of pie at the Good Samaritian Society Oakes Pie and Ice Cream Social. 6:30 is the start time. Pie, Ice Cream and Entertain- ment. Oakes is Blazin' a Trail for a Wild Wild West celebration Irri- gation Days June 12-13-14, 2009. 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