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Blackduck

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Week of Sept. 8-11

TUESDAY, Sept. 8 - Pepperoni pizza, garden salad with cheese and croutons fat free Ranch dressing, pears, Rice Krispie treat, milk variety.

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WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9 - Chicken strips, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, peaches, fat free Ranch dressing, BBQ sauce, while grain roll, milk variety.

THURSDAY, Sept. 10 - Corn dog with ketchup and mustard, baked beans, coleslaw and broccoli, pineapple, Scooby Do grahams, milk variety.

FRIDAY, Sept. 11 - Whole grain bun, fish filet, American cheese slice, french fries, ketchup and tatar sauce, fresh apple, milk variety.

ECFE open house

Blackduck Early Childhood Family Education would like to invite all parents who want to educationally bond with their children to an open house Sept. 15 in the Blackduck ECFE room in Blackduck Elementary.

Times are at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Sports schedules

The following sports schedule of events is tentative and subject to change.

Tuesday: Jr. high football at Clearbrook at 5:30 p.m., JV football at Kelliher at 5:30 p.m., 7, 8, B, JV and varsity volleyball at Bagley at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday: 7th and 8th grade football at home in a Jamboree with Walker, Cass Lake, Bemidji and LOW at 5 p.m. and 7, 8, JV and varsity volleyball at Bug-O0Nay-Ge-Shig at 6 p.m.

Friday: Varsity football at home at Baudette at 7 p.m.

Saturday: Varsity volleyball in the Pine River Tournament in Pine River at 10 a.m.

Kelliher

Week of Sept. 7-11

MONDAY, Sept. 7 - No school. Labor Day.

TUESDAY, Sept. 8 - Pizza, green beans, pasta salad, raspberry sherbet, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9 - Hot ham and cheese, hashbrowns, California blend vegetables, kiwi, milk.

THURSDAY, Sept. 10 - Hamburger gravy, mashed potatoes, corn, dinner roll, pineapple, milk.

FRIDAY, Sept. 11 - Chicken tenders, scalloped potatoes, dinner roll, applesauce, milk.

School begins

The Kelliher School will officially open for the 2009-2010 school year Sept. 8.

If parents have any questions concerning bus routes, please call Dave Hanson at 647-8437.

Northome

Week of Sep7. 7-11

MONDAY, Sept. 7 - No school. Labor Day.

TUESDAY, Sept. 8 - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, corn, sandwich, milk.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9 - Stroganoff over noodles, peas, sandwich, peaches, milk.

THURSDAY, Sept. 10 - Pizza, green beans, sandwich, pears, milk.

FRIDAY, Sept. 11 - Turkey sub, chips, juice, bar, mixed fruit, milk.

Scholarships available from Sheriff's Association

Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp announced the commencement of the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association Scholarship Program for 2009. The msa has established a scholarship fund totaling $9,000, for the awarding of up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year. This is possible due to the coordinated efforts of the 87 sheriffs of the state of minnesota.

The members of the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association give special recognition to the financial needs of students attending the mandated peace officers skills course or two/or four year law enforcment degree school. The policy adopted by the msa indicated it was their feeling that enforcement of the law in a democratic society is a complex task. the ability of a peace officer to render effective service responsive to the public's need depends heavily upon job knowledge and skills.

The msa recognizes the importance of pre-entry training to the accomplishment of these requisites. It also recognizes that some candidates need outside help in meeting the costs of such training, even though they excel academically. To that end, the association stands ready to offer financial assistance in the form of these scholarships, as funds will allow.

The scholarship committee, in making its seleciton of awards, intends to achieve representation from all geographical areas of the state.

Applications will be received until Nov. 1 of each year, with scholarships being awarded by Dec. 31 of the same year. Application forms and a statement of procedures are available at the Beltrami County Sheriff's office. Scholarships are only available to students currently enrolled in one of the following three categories:

1. Mandated post skills program

2. In their second year of a two-year law enforcement program

3. In their third or fourth year of a four-year college criminal justice course

In order to qualify, students must have completed at least one year of a two-year program or two years of a four-year program.

About Students

Minnesota State University Moorhead business administration major, Natalie Petersen-Menefee of Squaw Lake, is a winner of this year's L.B. Hartz Academic Achievement Scholarships.

Petersen-Menefee is a 2006 graduate of Blackduck High School who is majoring in both business administration and anthropology. She is an honors apprentice scholar who is working in MSUM's Disability Services Office, a peer advisor who participates in the Freshman Academic Success Team, and a member of the Anthropology Club. Her parents are Edward and Eileen Menefee of Squaw Lake.

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