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The Roaming Buffalo camping club will meet Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the former Leonard and Cindy Willey ranch at 6 p.m. An “Adopt a Highway” clean up of three miles of highway will be done with a potluck following the cleanup.
Sean Johnson, director of athletics and the Booster Club, gave an update of the Harold Newman Arena to the members of Jamestown Rotary Club. He showed the multipurpose rooms and the lobby area which can be rented for community functions. He said there is also a wedding scheduled which is using some of those rooms. Food can be catered for those functions. The new arena can seat about 1,994 people and is handicapped accessible. There are seven locker rooms as well as a state-of-the-art training room. For more rental details, call Johnson or Jon Hegerle.
The first meeting of the 58th Streeter Annual Buffalo Supper was held Sept. 12 at the Memorial Hall. Commander Doug Wittmier called the committee to order. The supper will be on Friday, Oct. 27, at the Streeter Memorial Hall.Serving begins at 4:30 p.m. until all are served. Advance tickets have been ordered and will soon be available at the Streeter Dakota Heritage Bank. There will not be a bar upstairs in the Legion Club.
Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation program conducted by The National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, and state arts agencies in all fifty states.
Valley City State University received its fifth No. 1 ranking as the top public regional college in the Midwest, according to U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2018” edition, released Sept. 12. VCSU tied the University of Minnesota Crookston for the top position in the 2018 rankings. The Midwest category includes 80 ranked colleges and universities, including 13 public institutions, in 12 states of North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota.
The blood drive held at Anne Carlsen Center on Sept. 8 saw 45 people volunteer to donate blood and 42 able to give. Eleven doubles were collected which resulted in 53 total products. One person volunteered for the first time. Sheila Ova coordinated the drive. Space to hold the drive was provided at Anne Carlsen Center.
Jenna VanRay, daughter of Kent and Yvonne Van-Ray, Pingree, participated in the White Coat Ceremony at North Dakota State University Sept. 9. She is a student in NDSU’s Doctor of Pharmacy program. VanRay is among NDSU pharmacy students who will take the oath of a pharmacist during the ceremony. Each student receives a white coat symbolizing his or her duty to patients and colleagues as they enter the pharmacy profession.
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