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Paso 4 i Thursday, November 5, 2009 -- -- -- " Tri-Coun News- ACROSS 1 Rhyming tributes 5 -- de deux 8 Satiate 12 Mentor 13 Killer whale 14 Possess 15 Hideaway 16 Harry's successor 17 Terrible fellow? 18 Football team 20 Baseball team 22 Placing first, second, or third 26 Jobs in technology? 29 Mound stat 30 Decorate Easter eggs 31 Dorothy's destination 32 Soar 33 Warmth 34 Acapulco gold? 35 Benicio -- Toro 36 Language of Iran 37 Exactly right 40 "The Music Man" locale 41 Make bubbly 45 Isinglass 47 Back talk 49 Concept King Crossword 1 2 3 4 12 15 18 26 27 28 31 3T--'--B 37 38 45 46 50 53 50 Stench 51 Lamb's mama 52 Pub missile 53 Frogs' hangout 54 "Mayday?" 55 Messes up On-line ticketing available at QuarryC inema, com / Daily Matinees Movie Hot Line (320) 685-7111 DOWN 1 Look lecherously 2 Two-way 3 One of HOMES 4 Last 5 Hunting dogs do it 6 "Evan Almighty" 2009 King Features 5 6 7 13 16 23 n 2--g--- - 32 --| 39 47 i48 51 i 54 ] construction 7 Landscapes 8 Pants material 9 Pale purple 10 Eggs 11 Longing 19 Compass dir. 21 "-- Little Teapot" 23 Greeting 24 Nestling hawk 25 Himalayan beast 26 "Scat!" 27 Ripped 28 Smiley in an e-mail, e.g. Synd., Inc. 8 9 110 11 14 17 2~ 25 | - 33 42 143 ~,4 49 52 55 32 Cows and sows 33 Rural outing 35 Morning moisture 36 Doctor's due 38 Stockpile 39 Scruffs 42 Hebrew month 43 Yukon, for ex. 44 Corrodes 45 Swab the deck 46 Altar affirmative 48 -- Jima WELL CO. Wells Pumps Water Conditioning Driver The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course on the fol- lowing days: Dec. 8 (4-Hr. Refresher Course) 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2555 Clearwater Rd., St. Cloud. Dec. 10 (4-Hr. Refresher Course) 5 to 9 p.m., Apollo High School, Room 614, 1000 44th Ave. N., Door#30, St. Cloud. Dec. 3 (4-Hr. Refresher Course) 5 to 9 p.m., Gilleland Chevro- let/Geo Inc., 3019 Division St.; St. Cloud. Dec. 17 (8-Hr. Full Course) 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Benet Place South, 1975 15th Ave. SE; St. Cloud. Dec. 17 (4-Hr. Refresher Course) 1:30 to 5:30.p.m., Salem Lutheran Church, 90 Riverside Dr. SE; St. Cloud. Dec 17 (4-Hr. Refresher Course) 8 a.m. to 12. p.m., Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive SE; St. Cloud. improvement program, comfort are enhanced by utiliz- Arrest for DWI in ing the most up-to-date research in the field, including the latest visual Sto Cloud scanning and steering techniques, Monday, Nov. 2, around 7 p.m., anti-lock braking (ABS) skills, airbag a Stearns County Deputy observed information, driver distraction, road a 1999 Chrysler LHS driving on rage and new vehicle technology. 2nd Street North, near 12th Ave- For more information or to register nue N., without headlights on. The call TOLL FREE (888) 234-1294. deputy attempted to stop the vehi- cle, which continued driving until Tractor fire in it reached 6th Avenue N. Depu- The Driver Improvement courseguisher, first-degree DWI, first-degree test is open to the public; however, pre- The tractor was a 2002 9520 refusal, and driving after cancel- registration is requested. A MN 4-wheel drive John Deere and was lation. He is also being held on the Highway Safety & Research Cen- valued at $300,000. The chisel Sibley County warrant. The vehi- Grove City ties identified the driver as Abra- ham Lee Vanbuskirk of St. Cloud, Monday, Nov. 2, MeekerCounty age 33, and they believed that he Sheriff's Office responded and dis- was under the influence of an patched Grove City Fire Depart- alcoholic beverage. Vanbuskirk ment to a report of a tractor on fire refused any sobriety testing and in a field near the intersection of was arrested for first-degree DWI, 300th Street and 560th Avenue in Since he had three prior DWI con- Grove City. victions during the past 10 years. Upon arrival, the tractor was Vanbuskirk's driver's license sta- fully engulfed in flames. The tus was cancelled. He also has had owner of the tractor was Wesemen a warrant out for his arrest from Brothers Farms of Grove City. The Sibley county for a third-degree operator was able to escape with- DWI charge. out injuries, but was unable to Vanbuskirk is being held in the put out the fire with a fire extin- Stearns County Jail on charges of cle is being held for possible forfei- ture proceedings. ter certified instructor teaches this plow that was attached was not class. Driver safe~ confidence and damaged. ........................ Daniel J Vance chair and works two days a week as a food-shelf volunteer. Recently, he has been learning independent liv- ing skills, including mastering new IPod software to enhance his ability to communicate well with others. This child who would have no recognition of his surroundings nor ability to function physically or cog- nitively apparently has proved the naysayers wrong. In most areas of life, Zach seems hardly affected at all by his disability. Besides contrib- news.M HRS: Mon-Fri: 7:30-5:30; S Hwy, 55 on HWly 15 in Kimball This August, my family and I us. They also said ifwe kept him, we attended our ninth Joni and Friends shouldn't have any other children Family Retreat. The sponsoring because they shouldn't be born into organization, Joni and Friends, has that kind of environment." retreats like this around the nation The reason: Zach was born with to give disability-affected fami- cerebral palsy, which is caused by lies a respite from daily routine, brain damage occurring before, This particular camp had a unique during or shortly after birth. It uting to his amazing development way of combining fun, faith, and affects the brain's ability to control over the years, his parents have had friendship. Over the years at these muscle movement, two other children, remained mar- retreats, we have become friends After hearing the naysayers, fled, and haven't been financially with Katy Thuleen and her family. Thuleen and her husband did hear devastated. "Our son Zach was born unex- encouraging words from one pedia- "Zach is a computer junkie who pectedly at 31 weeks," said 49-year- trician, who said that if they treated is happy and has great friends," old Thuleen in a telephone inter- Zach as if he had a disability, he said Thuleen. "Unlike many peo- view. "The doctors said he'd have would act as if he had one. 'Tknd if pie, he has a pure faith (in God) that no recognition of his surroundings we treated him like any other kid, he doesn't question. He's the kind and no ability to function physi- he said, the sky would be the limit," of kid that if you take time to get to cally or cognitively. They suggested added Thuleen. "That is what we know him, he grabs your heart." we give him up for adoption, and chose." Contact [Blue said if we kept him our marriage This Nov. 1, Zach turned 20. Not ValleySod and Palmer Bus Service made wouldn't survive and his many able to stand or balance, he pow- this columnpossible.] needs would financially devastate ers himself using a manual wheel- ..... Car| F Hoffman abscission layer weakens the con ! nection between cells so that the i ~ .... UofMExtension horticulturist leaf breaks off as well as forms a .... . ~.,~,,,, corky scar that serves as a barrier .... Why don't the leaves drop? to infection and prevents water ~" loss during the winter.. We expect most deciduous trees to drop their leaves in the fall. We wait for this to happen so that we can rake, chop and com- post the leaves and prepare our yards for winter. It is nearly Hal- loween and we are still waiting Tim Ellis, Owner 398-2200 for many of the leaves to drop and In years with early freezes, as homeowners are impatiently won- is the case this year, the leaves are dering why many trees have not killed before developing an abscis- shed their leaves. We expect pin sion layer which results in poorly oak, red oak, blue beech and iron- colored leaves that turn brown and wood to hold their leaves through hang on to the trees. Some of these the winter, but what about some of leaves will be removed by strong the other species? winds and snow, but many of them To answer this question, we may persist until the newly form- must review some facts about ing leaf buds push them off in the leaf drop in deciduous trees. The spring. cooler nights and shorter days of Although the fact that trees autumn signal deciduous trees to aren't all dropping their leaves at do two things; shut down the pro- the same time may be a little frus- cess of photosynthesis and form trating for the homeowner and for an abscission layer between the the hunter who hears, but doesn't leaf and the twig to which it is see his prey, the trees should not attached. The production of chlo- be permanently affected. It is pos- rophyll, the green pigment nec- sible that the limbs covered with essary for the process of photo- leavesthiswintermaybeweighted synthesis, slows and the yellow, down more heavily with snow orange, red and purple pigments than limbs from which the leaves become visible, causing the beau- are fallen, thereby putting them at tiful fall colors we enjoy. At the greater risk of breakage. same time an abscission layer This is another in the long list which is made up of corky cells of anomalies that occurred among forms betweenthe base ofthepet- plants as a result of an unusual iole of the leaf and the twig. The growing season.