Make a fist. That’s the size of your heart.
Your heart is a pump that moves nutrients throughout your body, so you have energy to work and play. Unfortunately, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women. February, American Hearth Month, is a good time to think about keeping your heart healthy and strong.
The Jamestown College Department of Nursing announced that 14 senior students were inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International nursing honor society and the Xi-Kappa chapter-at-Large on Nov. 6.
The students are Delayne Ballard, Lisa Carlson, Mike Cumber, Melissa Falk, Laura Oats and Jayda Traut, all Jamestown; Jenna Steidl, Fingal, N.D.; Taryn Treumer, Kensal, N.D.; Julianna Ogren, Linton, N.D.; Ashley Ehrlin, Oakes, N.D.; Alyssa Moldenhauer and Megan Retterath, both Valley City, N.D.; Nicole Rassier, Minneota, Minn.; and Kristen Hesby, Lake Preston, S.D.
January 27, 2009
Ellendale Public School has released the names of those students listed on its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2008-2009 academic year. The students are:
St. John’s Academy is holding a kindergarten informational social from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today and will be accepting registrations for the fall of 2009. Tuition and funding sources are available as needed. Busing is also available.
A Mexican Fiesta fundraiser/meal night is planned today at Hillcrest Christian Elementary School. Serving starts at 5 p.m. and lasts until the food is gone. The menu is nacho “cheesers,” Mexican rice, a variety of enchiladas and Mexican fried ice cream.
The North Dakota National Guard Family Program Office will host a Volunteer Academy Friday through Sunday at the Best Western Doublewood Inn in Fargo. The training is open to anyone interested in volunteering with the Guard’s family programs.
During the holiday season many people travel back to North Dakota or to rural areas to visit loved ones. North Dakota Department of Human Services officials say that family gatherings provide an opportunity to visit with aging parents and other older relatives about their changing abilities and needs, and to plan for future care needs.
Noah Grosulak’s No. 1 Christmas wish arrived early this year, on Dec. 13, thanks to two Jamestown police officers.
She was a bit battered, thin from hunger, with a rear leg that wouldn’t function — but she was home and that’s what 11-year-old Noah had wished for Christmas.
Employees from Total Recon and Jamestown Implement filled a pickup bed with bicycles, tricycles and other toys, helping bring some extra cheer to Anee Carlsen Center students just before Christmas. The children received the surprise while practicing their Christmas program.
“It is great that the kids here get to do a lot of different things,” said Kevin Reuther, owner of Total Recon. “When you see that, it is just wonderful.”
Yesterday morning Laurie thought she heard magpies gabbling in the backyard. The morning before she thought she heard a chainsaw running. No, her hearing isn’t going bad. It is simply that we have 11-month-old grandson Ben in the house, and little “creatures” his age have a wonderful ability to make a variety of noises.
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