Archive - Sep 4, 2012
Valley Cityâ€™s local Disabled American Veterans Chapter is seeking applicants for itâ€™s long-running, twice-a-year scholarship program, said Jim Verwey, a chapter member and Barnes County Veterans Service Officer.
Verwey said Friday the scholarships are reserved for relatives of chapter members â€“ â€śsons, daughters, grandsons and granddaughters.â€ť
Valley Cityâ€™s chapter is the Clarence â€śTomâ€ť Lemley Chapter 24.
Many of todayâ€™s farms are equipped with GPS (Global Positioning System)-powered tractors with houses filled with efficiency appliances, like refrigerators and stoves, but it wasnâ€™t always this technologically-advanced.
This weekend, people have the opportunity to see what life was like on a farm during early days during Fort Ransomâ€™s Sodbusters Days held Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
SIBLEY, N.D. â€“ Careers are hard to come by in the rodeo business, but one performer has decided to hang up his nose.
Randy â€śSlipKnotâ€ť Scheidler said backstage at the Dazey Sodbusters Stampede and Bull-A-Rama on Sunday the annual Labor Day celebration would be his last dance in the arena as a rodeo clown. The Cambridge, Minn., native and Sodbusters Stampede veteran said heâ€™s been in the rodeo business for over 30 years.