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If you want either product mailed to you, add $2.50 for postage and handfing and mail your order to: Bagley High School, 1130 Main Ave. No., Bagley, MN 56621. -= You may also send an email to Athletic Director Doreen Zierer at Demonstrators who called attention to Domestic Violence in their protest walk.: Front row (L-R) Alda Jensen, SheHie Bates, Julie Jensen, Kathy Pond, Wayne Johnson, Dorothy Joihnson, Becci Leonard; (back row) Marilyn Shamp, Lynn Riggs, Stephanie Anderson, Lorraine Jensen, Steve Sanford, Darin Halverson and Matt Hedley. Marchers draw attention to domestic violence in our area By Darlene Sawyer Have you ever been the victim of an attempted strangulation? Have you been hit or knocked down by someone? Have you endured physical or intellectual abuse from someone close to you? Have you ever been stalked? You are not alone. You need to protect your safety and the safety of your children if this is happening. Bagley has a Family Crisis Center that has Staff, Becci Leonard and Julie Jensen; trained to help you. They make a special effort to call attention to domestic changes, hoarseness, raspy voice, painful swallowing, changes or difficulty breathing, loss of consciousness for a time you cannot remember, and involuntary urination." (Gael Struck, JD, Dr. George McClane & Dean Hawley, 2001, Family Justice Center Alliance, San Diego) Strangulation accounts for 10 percent of all violent deaths in the U.S. At least 45 percent of domestic homicide victims have been strangled by their perpetuator within the last 12 months. In the Minnesota Coalition violence., October Has for Battered Women's 2005 Domestic Violence Awareness report, "From 1989 to 2005 Month. .. , .... : "  . ,in MinneoLG 13 percent of Becci and'Julieted a group ;i wo murdered by an of walkers from the Clearwater County Courthouse to the downtown traffic light at noon Friday, Oct. 28, carrying a banner to call attention to tomestic violence. i The purpose of a perpetrator vho commits these acts of Violence (usually against a Woman) is to attainpower. What is known about strangulation? ?Choking" is the obstruction of /t person's airway caused by an temal object; "strangulation" or suffocation is a form of sphyxia characterized by losure of the blood vessels and the airways of the neck. A study sgf 300 cases of strangulation urvivors conducted by the San Diego City Attorney's office revealed that in 50 percent f the cases, there were no yisible markings to the neck md 35 percent had only minor juries. Signs of strangulation an include: small red spots Cn the face or neck area or in the eye, swelling in throat or neck area, bloodshot eyes, bruising on the throat or the gurrounding area, Symptoms of gtrangulation can include: voice intimate partner were strangled to.death." "Murder-suicide is another act of violence. Many people think of suicide as a solitary act. However, in one of the largest studies conducted, more people died from murders associated with the suicide than the suicide itself. Medical studies estimate there are between 1,000 to 1,500 murder-suicides each year in the United Sates. The most prevalent type of murder-suicide is between intimate partners, with the man killing the wife or girlfriend. Males commit 90-95 percent of the murder-suicides. In 2008, there were 21 known femicides in Minnesota. Of these, six were intimate partner murder- suicides and an additional four murders with attempted suicides. Forty-sevenpercentof the intimate partner femicides were followed by an attempted or actual suicide." (Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, 2008 Femicide Report) What about "stalking"? Have you ever been stalked? Have you ever stalked someone? News Bytes FAIR PRIZE RAFFLE WINNERS NAMED: Clearwater County Fair Board onducts a year-long raffle to help raise funds for general purposes and improvements t the fairgrounds. Winners f the daily $20 drawings st week were Adeline Woolliscroft, Bagley; Pam and Kelley Muetzel, Bagley; om Anderson, Clearbrook; 0pal Boisjalie, Blaine; Sue Lundmark, Leonard; Karen Johnson, Gonvick; Gerald K. Smith, Bagley.  NORHTWOODS CAREGIVERS will host their onthly caregiver support group Monday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church ha Bagley. THE DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP will aeet Thursday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. in the Education Room at ssentia Health in Fosston. TRY HOCKEY FOR FREE DAY will be held Saturday, Nov. 5 from 1-2 p.m. at Bagtey Youth Hockey Arena. All ages. Questions call 358-0558. ZION WELCA will meet Monday, Nov. 7 at the church at 2 p.m. Fry bread tacos and dessert will be served by Sharon Braaten and Marion Halvorson from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome? COUNTRY MUSIC JAM will be held at The Embassy Community Center 603 3rd St. NE. in Fosston Sunday, Nov. 6 from 1-5 p.m. Potluck supper at 5 p.m. Any questions, call Russ at 435-6096. Everyone is welcome? CLEARWATER COUNTY SHERIFF, MIKE ERICKSON, will be a guest speaker at Cornerstone Residence Friday, Nov. 18 from 2-3 p.m. He will be speaking about 'scams' related to senior citizens, senior safety, and identity theft. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served following the presentation. "Stalking is defined as a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear Stalking behaviors can include following or spying, unwanted phone calls, text messages, letters or gifts, showing up at a place without a legitimate reason, waiting at places for the victim, posting information or spreading rumors about the victim." (Bureau of Justice Statistics. Stalking in the U. S. 2009) "Nationally, 70 percent of intimate partner femicide victims had been stalked by their intimate partner. Fifty- four percent of femicide victims reported stalking tg police before they were killed by their stalkers."(Stalking Resource Center/The Nitional Center for Victims of Crime). The 2011 Minnesota Domestic Violence Awareness Month messaging campaign is "Join the Joumey of Hope: Take action Against Domestic Violence." Help your local crisis center by pledging to create a Purple Peace Zone in your community. In the Oct. 26 issue of the Farmers Independent, the Family Crisis center wrote an article for the front page about reporting any domestic violence if you know that it is happening to you or someone you know. Nearly one in four Nov. 7-11 Monday: Chicken burger, salad, pears. Tuesday: Spaghetti, green beans, peaches, garlic toast. Wednesday: Chicken vegetable noodle soup, toasted cheese sandwich, mixed fruit. Thursday: Meatballs and gravy, mashed potatoes, diced carrots, Jell-O with mandarin oranges, dinner roll. Friday: NO SCHOOL. Pizza Line Menu Monday: Cheese Pizza. Tuesday: Sausage Pizza Wednesday: Pepperoni Pizza. Thursday: Cooks choice: Friday: Quesadilla. Buttered and unbuttered bread available with each meal. Milk choices include skim, 1% and low fat chocolate. Breakfast Menu Elementary Monday: French toast sticks, and milk. Tuesday and Thursday: Cereal juice and milk. Wednesday: Muffin and yogurt, and milk. Friday: Caramel roll, juice and milk. Breakfast Menu High School Monday: Bagel with cream cheese, fruit, milk. Tuesday and Thursday: Cereal, juice and milk. Wednesday: Muffin and yogurt, juice and milk. Friday: Caramel roll, milk. Menu is subject to change without notice. women are beaten or raped by a partner during adulthood, and each year approximately 2.3 million people are raped or physically assaulted by a current or former spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend. Every day in the United States, an average of three women are killed by a current or former intimate partner. Young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence. Men exposed to physical abuse, sexual abuse, and domestic violence as children are almost four times more likely than other men to have perpetrated domestic violence as adults, according to a large study. Domestic violence has been estimated to cost employers in the U.S., up to $13 billion each year. In conclusion, there is hope for everyone. The people at the Family Crisis Center can create a safety plan for you if you need one. You can phone the Family Crisis Center at 694-2831. All contacts are confidential. Correction In last week's article regarding domestic violence, the wrong contact number provided was published. The correct number should be 694- 2831. Daylight Savings ends Sunday Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday moming. Remember to set your clocks back one hour when you retire Saturday evening, so you can be on time for church;,breakfast or hunting? Nov. 7-11 Monday: Hamburger gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, bar. Tuesday: Ham, baked potato, squash, peaches. Wednesday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, corn, birthday cake. Thursday: Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, ice cream. Friday: Fish, rice, beets, cheesecake. NOTICE TO THE RESIDENTS OF LAPRAIRIE TOWNSHIP The regular meeting of the LaPrairie Township Board will be held Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the LaPrairie Town Hall. Wallace A. Kresien Clerk of LaPrairie Township Meals include: vegetab'" dessert, fresh baked breh't[',: coffee, milk. Please register t6( meals at least the day before. Call 694-6873). ,- 4 r # Gift certificates are availab for meals at the center or o Meals on Wheels. Call Kay 694-6873. : '; 2011 MEETING NOTICE The Annual Meeting of th ! Clearwater County Agriculture' Society (Fair Board) will on Thursday, November 3, at 8:00 p.m. in Room at the Clearwater Courthouse. All Shareholders encouraged to attend. Persons to purchase membership contact Allen Paulson, secreta before Tuesday, November $, 2011. A1 Paulson, Secretary Clearwater County Ag. AUDIOCARE HEARING CENTER 2812 17 th Ave. S. "Suite "E" Grand Forks, ND 58201 APPOINTMENTS RECOMMENDED Toll Free: 1-800-669-8421 ND Licensed Board Certified H.I.$ ANNU00 The annual meeting of the Farmers Publishing Co. will be he at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, in the Council Chambers a b Bagley City Hall. ;: The btsinss of:th  ua!;.,.tingwill consjst::0f, areview of tl] annual finaacjl eport, e!ectjon ,f two directors, eleetiorL of officer s,, and the handling of any other busines brought properly before t] T board ............... , ,.j Darol Melby, o President : Farmers Publishing Co.: .; N90 'h,1, Accepting student :." admission applications November 10, 2011 for the 2nd quarter. The 2nd quarter begins on November 7th. Requirement for admission at Circle of Life Academy is: Enrolled in a federally recognized tribe or; Eligible for tribal enrollment. Circle of Life Academy in White Earth is currently accepting student admission application(s) until Thursday, .'1, ',/i Please call us at (218) 983-4180/4181 if you hav  questions..': Application packet can be picked up at Circle of Lif$ Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.).  Note___: Construction on the new Circle of life Academy i near completion ! ! ', ,Z;[ Have questions about Medicare? Wonder when you should enroll? Attend my free Medicare meeting. As a licensed agent, I can answer your questions and help you learn about the wide range of plans from B te Cross and Blue Shield of Minneso a, including Cost, Medicare supplement, Part D and PPO plans. There's no obligation. Simply contact me today to let me know if you'll be attending. Julie Sundquist ,. Sundquist & Associates vo 800-525-0767 -' TTY 1-800-627-3529 "f: Meetina Locations: November 8: Gonvkk Communi ; Center, Main Street, Gonvick, MN @ 3:00 p.m. ' . ,r November 9: Clearbrook Semor Center, 105 Main St. S,:] I,,. Clearbrook, MN @ 1:00 p.m. x November 10: Bagley Senior Center, 26 Main Ave. N.., Baghy, MN @ 3:00 p.m. -* A Medicare-approved Part D sponsor and a health plan with Medicare contracts. Plans ar'e '' available to residents of the service area. A sales person will be present with information an:: applications. For accommodations of persons with special needs at sales meetings, call Sundquig. & Associates, 1- 800-525-0767; TTY users call 1-800-627-3529. You can also call Blue Cross"'|' for plan information or to enroll. Call 1-877-662-2583, TTY users call 1-866-582-1158, 8 a.rq,:' - 8 p.m., daily. Service representatives and licensed sales representatives are available whe) | you call this number. :,11 H2461_O91311_No8 File & Use 09/24/2011 , M Yo052_o91411 Bo8 MN File & Use o9/24/2Oll . ,.r-,[ Authorized independent agent/agency for Blue Cross  and Blue Shield* of Minnesota, a nonprofit independent,-, licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. 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