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I FCCU Food and Toy Drh.e... pg. 1 2 Austin Kelly earns Pat leicr A; arl.., pg. 3 : 7"2 :-- b- i .... x k ,-u,&apos;,-IC LIBRARY HOURS. Wednesday, 2:30 - 7:30 p.m. & Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION can be left at the Oakes Times or at the Elementary School office. ADULT OPEN GYM, Sundays and Wednesdays, 7 - 9 p.m. OHS gym. COMING DECEMBER 27-30... WRECK-IT RALPH showing at the Grand Theatre THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, Dec. 27-30. 7:30 p.m. showings. Rated PC. 1 hr. 41 rain John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch. OAKES ARMORY is open for walking! 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. everyday. BINGO AT THE SENIOR CITIZENCENTER, Mondays at 1:15 p.m., Golden Age Club. FULLERTON TOPS. 8 a.m., Saturdays, Fu Ilerton Elevator Meeting Room. DICKEY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet 1st Monday every month, 7 p.m., Otter Tail Room. DRIVERS LICENSE office first Wednesday of every month Oakes Armory. WlC PROGRAM, Otter Tail Room 2nd Tuesday each month. Call 701- 883-5179 for an appointment. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 8 p.m,, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, 201 S. 5th St., Oakes. AL ANON, 8 p.m., Monday, 201 5th St., Oakes. OAKES BONE BUILDERS class- es meet every Wednesday and Fri- day. Oakes Senior Center, 10 a.m. C atHC, athieat WfL-jS09. .STHMA STUDY is still accepting applicants; Earn $10 a visit plus more. See Marissa at Tara's Thrifty White. Call 701-742-3824 for more info OAKES BASKETBALL BOOST- ERS' OPEN GYM for elementary students begins Sunday, Dec. 2 from 5:30-7 p.m. in OHS gym and will con- tinue Sundays through March. No open gym Dec. 23, Feb. 3 or Feb. 17. Dec. 30 to be announced. For grades 1-6, younger children welcome if ac- companied by adult. STATE WRESTLING TICKETS can be ordered through the Oakes Wrestling Club. Tickets are $41 for reserved seating. Orders and money can be sent to Anna Sell, 10169 95th St. SE, Cakes, ND 58474. The dead- line to order is December 29, 2012. OAKES SCHOOL OF DANCE CHRISTMAS SHOWCASE 2012 Thursday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. at OHS South Gym stage. SOUP AND SANDWICH BEN- EFIT & SILENT AUCTION for Missy Meidinger, Jan. 6, 2013 from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, Oakes. Healing Garden becoming a reality in spring Homan, local Architect, on the de- allowing patients to stroll out- -'------__-"'------ l. . ('5"" " .- - .... d[tK. sign for the Healing Garden at the doors, admire the beauty of nature, "-'---._, ' - ; ._ Oakes Community Hospital. The or simply enjoy the garden with ""---.."  . '' . "" , Healing Garden is apassionofSis- visitors. The garden will be open   - ter Dianna's and she has worked to all patients, families, friends, ----...... /,o- r r \\;. . --41 o 1 diligently to have her dream be- visitors and employees to use as a "-----"'-' ( ,-, _,'t'   come a reality. Sister M. Dianna place of peace and reflection. ........_...  ..., ''%f V reflects upon the Healing Garden Currently $10,186.16 has been -----....."---- '..% '- '%<r P " , " Y " g Y Y  , .  ,.t>.7.2.\> / /.5 c, am so happy to come to you at this contact Sister M. Dianna Hell if = tW,t* "  g / , time to tell you about the Healing Sister doesn't have the answer im- ..,< / " " -1.'.  (" Garden. Many of you have fre- mediately to your question she MII  l/)  1 ' . 7 quently asked me when the Heal- contact Philip Homan and get back O /..1..." ./.  /.  'L_ ...... X "/ ing Garden will become a reality or to you. /,3' "-" . .,) )" have said you have funds to give Memorials may be given as ( o : ': ' f but don't want to'give it until the monetary memorials or the pur- .  / .:  jr-tOc"'"e' - "" - : P ",] " " / " "i  ' ' "'": < ' " :'' Pc ", "" " " " , Healing Garden ,s for certam " chase of an ,dent,fied object ln the i . fft--" ....: .: f '-."-'"i"t As soon as the frost is out of the project such as a memial bench  : ff t':txL , . /" (: " _.- round Phili Homan will be in tree shrub waterfall, bird bath' ,,5" ">A    =% '- - ''.'"-i - )-" g , p g , " , " / . '--.'a.- ....  "{3-,' G:'QJ;'-" 2"-.- 7, "x, :- "t" working on the Healing Garden. tables, chairs, etc. Personalized , o /"'i'--" " ",7,gB'C': .. i--.- v -,1. Depending upon the funds avail- pavers for the walkway may be  (. .'aO7 ' " i-i7,1 " " able the work will be completed discussed. Donations or memori-  . 1_ L ..... ' 't')' ," - in three phases The statue of the als earmarked for the Healing Car-  " {-" "'""=='%. , w'u "N, :;\\;, " .9  " , -. .   "?\\; ' Blessed Mother Mary, a waterfall, den can be dropped off or mailed / ' ,.'g .': ." .....,; . .,,, s rM , ,." >.'t ( and the original marble from the to the hospital, attention Site , o a,...-. =: ,-.]'_i i:'' " --' ..... . .e .... front of the old hospital writ be m Dmnna Hell ' ',5  , -.. .].. ,-. t[c" 2.  ',\\; - - \\; -:t>.. .. ...... & . .... <. r -2q. -, Q ",,r0, corporated into one of the phases. "%__a__c " ), " ; ...... . ; ."Y,.,.. " ' 2 tle "it" ' !ol Rod Rodn00ngen cry assessor ., ; :-* . by Ethel Erickson, Oakes Times L   _., , ( . -., " ..=., " In the city council article in las( week's paper l stated that Rod Buck was " '..- .... <'- " " " " . -. " /A/ the city assessor. Rod Rodningen is the city assessor, not Rod Buck. Sorry for the confusion. A peek_ at the p, .......... January-June 2012 ed by Ellendale. Also congratula-', \\;been working for the county since counts Competition in Bismarck. " by Ethel Erickso Oakes Times JANUARY New North Dakota Minor Driv- ers License Law went into effect January 1, 2012. The new law ex- tends the instructional driving e- riod from six months to one year for drivers under the age of 16; rrrequires Class D permit holders. under the age of 16. to complete all North Dakota drivers require- ments, spend a minimum of 50 hours of supervised behind-the- wheel driving under various con- ditions; drivers licenses holders, under the age of 16, to only drive between the hours of 5 a.m. until 9 p.m. or sunset whichever is later, Unless driving to or from work, an official school activity or a reli- gious activity... Congratulations went out to Shayna Mertz, Brianna Vance, and Madi Bommersbach of Ellendale and to Nicole Warren and Sydney Breitbach of Oakes for making the All Tournament Team during the Dakota Holiday Tournament host- tions went to Nicole Warren for Ie- ing named Tournament MVE.. Sixth grader Scan Hermes. son of Greg and Lona Hermes. won the Oakes Public School Geography Bee... Oakes Signz & Grafix opens for business, owned and operated by Jay and Rachel Cochenour and Chad and Monique Poppen... The Fullerton and Oakes Fire Depts., the Dickey County Sher- iff's Dept., and the Oakes Ambu- lance responded to a house fire at the Warren Godfrey residence 14 miles west of Oakes. Cause of the fire was thought to be from space heaters. The home was a total loss... FEBRUARY Starion Financial hired Tiffany Buttke as a personal banker and teller supervisor at its Oakes bank... Shelby Heimbuch of CogswelL was the top winner in the first round of the Fargo Star Contest. She earned 18.7 percent of the more than 19,000 votes cast in the first week of voting. Her win enti- tled her to be one of the 10 contes- tants who performed at the Venue at the Hub in Fargo... Joe Dethlefsen and Lawrence Dethlefsen were chosen to be Hon- orary Wrestling Parents for the 2011-2012 season... The Distinguished Service award was presented to April Haring. The award is a way to recognize an in- dividual or group giving service above and beyond to enhance the quality of life in Oakes... A Certificate of Loyal Service was presented to Terry Dawson, who retired from the Oakes En- hancement, Inc. Board of Direc- tors... Charles "Chuck" Glynn retired from his position as Dickey County Highway Superintendent. He had }989 when he was asked to fill in as a part time employee until they found someone to fill the position... Rich Voegeli was inducted into the Wrestling Hall of Fame during the State Wrestling Tournament. He was a wrestler in his youth and has sons following in his footsteps. He also broadcasts wrestling on KDDR Radio... The Oakes Lions Club donated $1,500 to the Great Plains Assis- tance Dogs Foundation in Jud. The money was proceeds from the An- nual Cake Auction, which the club has made an annual event for 28 years... MARCH Dusty Hollingsworth joined the staff at the Oakes Times as Produc- tion Manager. She is married to Jerry Hollingsworth and has three boys, Dylan, Braden and Ashton... Miller's Fresh Foods held their Grand Opening celebration and welcomed everyone to come see the newly remodeled store... Cody Slusher joined the staff at James Valley Grain as their new commodities and marketing per- son... Tara Schmitz was awarded the March 2012 Pride of Oakes. She has worked at NDSU as an Assis- tant Professor and Director of Con- tinuing Education, teaches classes related to patient care and over the counter treatments, is preceptor for pharmacy students at Sanford Health, Oakes Community Hospi- tal and Tara's Thrifty White... The Oakes High School Concert Band, 2011-2012 North Dakota Governor's Band, announced their spring service project, a project for our troops. They put together "care packages" to send... Faith Osborn, an 8th grader at OHS, competed in the State Math- Only the top 160 math students in North Dakota are selected to par- ticipate... APRIL Oakes Fire Dept. requested a change from its current status as Oakes Fire Dept. to a Fire District. which would allow them to obtain more funding for their services.. Hills Furniture & Floorcover- ing was named a President's Club Award Winner for exceptional cabi- netry sales... Freedom Life Assembly pur- chased Bright Beginnings Daycare. It was previously owned by Oakes Church of the Nazarene. Glenda Maxted is the director and Andrea Mathison, child pastor, is the su- pervisor... The Oakes High School Band received the Governor's Band Award. North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple and his wife, Bet- sy, came to Oakes to present the award to the band... Oakes Good Samaritan Society presented their Volunteer of the Year award to Kay McPhail and CeCe Hoelscher... MAY Thrivent Financial opened an of- fice in Oakes. Nick Friedt and Bob Miller are the financial agents and they have a full service financial office... Jason Paradis, Attorney At Law, opened his law practice in Oakes... Steve Konkler, a 28 year member of the Oakes Volunteer Ambulance Service, was given the Distin- guished Service Award during the annual meeting of the Emergency Medical Services... Oakes native David B. Anderson was promoted to Brigadier Gener- al. Anderson assumed command of the North Dakota National Guard's Land Component Command, which is the Army come, orient of the North Dakota National Guard:.. Cari Haugen was awarded the May 2012 Pride of Oakes. Cari said, "I love the kids! Every day there is something new!"... JUNE Geoffrey Rath was honored at the opening ceremonies for the 23rd class of the North Dakota Gover- nor's School. He was selected to attend an intensive six week course of academic study on the campus at NDSU... Phil Hansen was awarded the Pride of Oakes at Irrigation Days 2012... Lyndsey Schmitz of Oakes won Grand Champion No-Fit Steer in the Junior No-Fit Show held dur- ing the Northern Plains Livestock Day... NAPA Parts Supply celebrated 50 years in Oakes. Woody and Jean Gulsvig brought NAPA to Oakes and the Forward brothers bought it from them... The Oakes 12 & Under Girls Softball team placed 5th at the Lidgerwood Softball Tournament... A group of motorcycle riders left the Oakes American Legion for their annual Legacy Ride across the state of North Dakota. They visit many communities to help raise funds to assist young people to at- tend college who lost a parent or parents in the attacks on September 11, or children of active duty mili- tary personnel who lost their lives since then... The Oakes Babe Ruth baseball team ended the season undefeat- ed... The Guelph community made some dramatic changes to the school, designating rooms as the School Room, Community Room, Guelph Post Office, Veterans Cor- ner and Farming Room... 701-742-3229 Make sureyourtiresarereadyandyourcarwinterized. Ho00r&,,oor00i,00 9 0000ao00rd, s OiL So.t carry a large selection of car and pickup tires for all your needs DON'T FORGET OUR OIL CHANGE CLUB: BuY 6 OIL CHANGES " GET 1 FREe! Running now thru January 31st Call Steve: 701-710-0005 or Cyndi: 701-742-3229 for delivery to your farm!