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I November 19, 2012 The Star Page 11 NOSU EXTENSION SERVICE Tips to having a better holiday Christmas and New Year are just around the corner. We have all seen holiday decorations and promotions. With the biggest shopping day of the year occun'ing this coining weekend, it is time to do some planning, if you haven't already done so. Planning ,yore" holiday spending will give you the adwmtage of being more in con- lrol of your holiday spending and help reduce financial anxiety so you can truly enjoy the upcolning New Year. " Ten tips for a better holiday. " 1. Begin by deciding how much .money you have to work with. This includes cash on band earmarked R)r holiday spending, additkmal money vailable between now and the holi- days, and what you feel comfortable charging : 2. Establish a spending limit, in- ,eluding gifts, parties, cards, food and $tra'vel expenses. * 3. Plan what you are going to buy and stick to your lists. 4. Keep track of all spending and charging. Investing in a small note- book to log these would be a worthy tool. 5. Stick to one credit card. if any, and plan how you will pay off the ibalance. If you have more than one 'credit card and don't plan to pay the 'entire amount off in one month, se- .lect the card with the lowest interest 'rate. 6. Beware of "buy now, pay later" offers; only charge what you would spend if you were to pay cash for the ,bitems today. 7. Suggest your falnily participate in a pick-a-name gift exchange to re- ;duce the number of gifts everyone "needs to purchase. 8. Consider making or baking a gift for the postal worker, hairdresser, and county road maintenance worker [or other service providers. 9. Host lunch or coffee/tea socials or potluck-style meals rather than elaborate complete meals. 10. Give time instead of monetary !gifts. Share coupons for an evening iof child care, lessons or help with a 7project or an invitation to a home- cooked meal. For a print copy of a "Holiday Spending Plan" fore1 go to mgmt/fel512.pdf or contact the NDSU Extension Office/Rolette County at 477-5671 or go online at 4-H CLUBS 4-H is a fun, learn-by-doing edu- cational program i'or young people. Its mission is to help youth become sell-directed, productive, contribut- ing members of their communities. A 4-H club is made up of five or more youth from three or more families. Clubs normally meet one to two times a month. Meetings include a business meeting, learning opportu- nities, project work, demonstrations. and social time. The purpose is to provide positive youth development opportunities to help young people to experience belonging, mastery, inde- pendence and generosity, and to fos- ter educational opportunities tied to the NDSU knowledge base. Clubs typically conduct a mini- mum of six regular meetings per year. Many hold nine to twelve regu- lar meetings throughout the year, often supplemented by project meet- ings, camps, activity days, achieve- ment days and other 4-H learning activities. 4-H members can be in- volved in many different activities and events on local and state levels beyond their club involvement. 4-H membership is available to youth ages 8-18 as of September 1,2012, and a pre-member group entitled Cloverbuds for youth ages 5-7. Clubs choose when and where they will host meetings. They may choose to meet at a home, comnmnity center or hall, library, school, church, housing site or many other places. Youth select officers or youth leaders and learn how to conduct meetings and make and carry out group deci- sions. Clubs are asked to conduct a service project each year. Clubs are advised by adult staff or volunteer who have been screened and trained. Clubs may be Ibrmed around the interest and needs of youth in same- age or cross-age groupings using sin- gle project or multiple project formats. 4-H offers over 50 project areas from which to choose for club or individual study. The majority oi' projects areas are non-animal related. In projects specific to animals, own- ing and managing an animal is an op- tion. All projects can be completed without ownership and management of an animal. Adults and teens who are inter- ested in becoming 4-H leaders can influence the development of young people in their comlnUlfities through 4-H clubs Club leaders have free ac- cess to leader training, leader project materials and resources for use in their club. Clubs that are planned and "'owned" by the adults and youth of a community create the most success- ful 4-H clubs. To learn more about ND 4-H pro- gram contact the NDSU Extension Service/Rolette County Of lice 477- 5671 or go on line at Fresh-Cut Irrigated CHRISTMAS TREES! Pefect for Christmas! View in Heated Showroom! Wreaths & Tree Stands $ 4MoKtYEARSOFSERVIGE! 's Tree Center Bottineau Call Virgil Mortenson 228-3563 404 West lth Street - at Log Ca'm 2 locks so of Tommy Turtle " ,' At this special time of year, we want to thank the many friends and neighbors make our success possible It's the su from loyal like that has made us the area's community banks over the years As the season kicks off, we look forward to cont" tradition of helping customers achieve financial success ROLLA ....... Starlon DUNSEITH 244 5795 FINANCIAL BOTTINEAU 228 3750 10 West Main Street, Belcourt, ND 701-477-8735 "You know us. We know you , " Will be MemO. FCtC 246-3395 November 22 Health department The North Dakota Department of Health is reporting that inllt, enza ac- tivity has started in North Dakota for the 2012-2013 season, according to Lindsey VanderBusch, influenza sur- veillance coordinator for the Depart- ment of Health. Twelve cases of the llu have been reported to the North Dakota Depart- ment of Health. Among these cases, two have been associated with an outbreak in a long-term cam setting. "Our lab has (tone testing to de- termine the exact strain involved in one of the cases and it was found to be an influenza A H3 strain. That is a continues to see strain that we expect to see during flu season and a strain that the vaccine should protect against," said Vander- Busch. "Flu vaccine is plentiful this season, and because the vaccine pro- tects against these normally circulat- ing strains of influenza, getting vaccinated now will offer protection from the flu throughout the season." [t is never too late to protect your- self and those around you from the flu. Tile health department is urging people, regardless of age or health status, to take time to call their doc- tor, local public health unit or phar- macy to get a flu shot Typical flu symptoms include influenza activity fever, dry cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, headache, muscle aches and extreme fatigue. In addi- tion to vacciuation, the following precautions should be followed to help prevent the spread of flu: Cover your mouth and nose with tissue when sneezing or coughing. Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and water. Stay home from work or school when you are ill. For more influenza information and to order free education materials. visit Reported in- fluenza case numbers are updated every Frklay on the website. Martinson elected to U.S. Durum Board The U.S. Durum Growers Asso- ciation (USDGA) recently elected its 2012-2013 executive officers to lead the board of directors. The 2012-2013 executive officers are: President Doug Opland, Des Lacs, N.D.; 1st Vice President Rus- sell Doe, Reeder, N.D.; 2nd Vice President Ryan Davidson, Tioga, N.D.: and Secretary/Treasurer Mark Martinson, Rolette, N.D. The offi- cers were selected by the board of directors to serve one-year terms. USDGA's mission is to increase the protitability of durum production through effective market develop- ment and promotion and coordinated communication and educational out- reach. For more inforlnation, go to We're the TIRE SPECIALISTS! Always Reasonable Prices! NORTH CENTRAL TIRE Phone 477-6363 -- Rolla St, John Holiday Fair ,, Sunday, November 25, 2012 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. St. John Community Center Stop in and shop: C & $ Cf.ts, tv WORKS, I, Thirty-one Gifts, USANA, e,,,#, Ma.,-y Kay% Ta,utty Simph, ,'ra;r;,, tclad ;Y, Princess House and more[ Christms pl, mtos available too! Great local holiday shopping opportunity! Vendors and crafters welcome! Contact ]ackie Hansen to reserve a table @ 550-9903 $10 per table "We offer3 grades of WE HONOR USDA gasoline, diesel fuel & I HIGHWAY 5 WEST BELCOURT, ND PHONE 477-8005 FOOD STAMPSf propane cylinder change, lOpen: Monday thru Saturday: 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. DAKOTA EBT & WIC 100,27P /p0B  Flgers "2C0 iiii [ Gold 'n Plump - 3.25 lb. Family Pack C.lCKE. w,..s l00456 99 John Morrell 12 oz COCKTAIL SMOKIES .. 2/54 Hy-Top - 12 oz. Steamable ,4 VEGETABLES .................... qa I Hy-00op.00 oz Sl WHIPPED TOPPING .......... Hy-Top - 2 count e"49 PIE SHELLS ..................... Hy-Top - 8 oz. $1 CREAM CHEESE ............... Sunnybrook - 18 pack $ LARGE EGGS ............... ..,49 Abby's - 8 count $1 99 DINNER ROLLS ............ Abby's - 1 lb. CRANBERRY $349 ORANGE BREAD ......... ,,,.,, oz s 199 BROWNIE MIX .............. Hy-Top - 10 lb. GRANULATED $599 SUGAR| .......................... Round Tip s19p LETTUCE 1ea. John Morrell- 12 oz. SLICED BACON $299 Hy-Top - 6 oz. Mix STUFFING $1 S899 Frito Lay - 10.5-11.5 oz. DORITOS 2/55 CUCUMBERS ......... ea. 2/Sl CELERY ............................ $1 Basket RASPBERRIES ............ 2/55 Hy-Top - 14 OZ. $1 CRANBERRY SAUCE ....... Hy-Top, 11.5-12 oz. $1 99 BAKING CHIPS ............. Geisha- 3.75 oz. $1 99 SMOKED OYSTERS ..... Van Camp's- 28 o,. $1 ss BAKED BEANS ...... ....... Old Dutch - 10 oz. or Twin Pak e,.=99 POTATO CHIPS .............. Brawny- 3 count $AI99 PAPER TOWELS ........... '-r Hy-Top - 37.5 feet ALUMINUM FOIL S199 ROAST s3300 SALE PRICES GOOD NOVEMBER 19-25 OVER 350 ITEMS ON SALE EVERY WEEK! NOVEMBER 19 THROUGH NOVEMBER 23 MONDAY: ....................... Pork Chop Dinner Enchilada Dinner TUESDAY: .......................................... Fishwich Basket Lasagna WEDNESDAY: ..................... Roast Beef Dinner Chicken Pot Pie THURSDAY: ..................... CLOSED - HAPPY THANKSGIVING! FRIDAY: ............................. Pork Roast Dinner Beef Stroganoff Also Available EVERY DAY: Breakfast. Rotisserie & Fried Chicken Drummies Corn Dogs. Soup Mini Tacos Nachos & Cheese Asst. Sides Dinner & Dessert Salads IndMdual Homemade Desserts Take & Bake Pizzas