The Winter Show building looked a little more green and yellow on Saturday as John Deere turned 175, and John Deere Seeding Group of Valley City celebrated with a party open to the entire community.
The celebration featured entertainment for visitors in the afternoon and a employee appreciation dinner to end the evening.
April showers bring May flowers, but May showers may ruin some Memorial Day weekend plans.
Fridayâ€™s high temperatures are expected to drop from the low 60s into the 50s on Saturday, when rain clouds and possible thunderstorms are expected to spread throughout the region, which could linger into Sunday.
â€śRight now it looks like the best chance for thunderstorms will be Saturday night into Sunday,â€ť said Jeff Makowski, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks. â€śThereâ€™s a chance for thunderstorms later Sunday night but theyâ€™ll be a little bit more scattered.â€ť
A major change is in the works for the 2012-2013 school year that most students will probably not notice.
Following a nationwide media blitz earlier this year over lean, finely-textured beef â€“ or â€śpink slime,â€ť as it was dubbed â€“ the United States Department of Agriculture will begin labeling the ground beef products it provides to schools so Americaâ€™s schoolâ€™s food service directors can make the decision as to whether they will include LFTB or not.