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Minot High School Class of 1961 55 Year Class Reunion!!!!!

 
Save the dates from September 29th through October 2nd to celebrate with classmates from the 1960's!! Thisis during the Norsk Hostfest in Minot so book your room early!! A block of rooms is set aside at the Vegas Motel; rates are $109.99 per night. Call 701-839-3000 or 800-295-3895 as soon as you can for reservations!!There are a limited number of rooms set aside for MHS1961!! Reunion information will be updated on this site as plans develope!! Stay tuned for updates!!! Please update your addresses by e-mailing foundation@minot.k12.nd.us!!
 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 

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Could not copy image, if you can not open go to hostfest.com and you can get all information about what will be happening at the Host Fest while we are in Minot for our 55th reunion!!!

 
 
 
 
LDee,
Can you open this attachment and send it to your email list.
We will be sending the Class of 1961 more detailed information regarding the
55th Class Reunion scheduled for September 29th and 30th, October 1 and 2.
This information will be sent some time in April.
Thank you!
Bruce Walker


-----Original Message-----
From: Bruce Walker [mailto:f.bruce.walker@gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2016 11:04 PM
To: Bruce@Coldwellbanker. Com
Subject: Hosfest Schedule

25 facts about ND to ponder:

http://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/article/25-impressive-facts-about-north-dakota/ar-BBq0BWD?li=BBnb7Kz#page=1

Learn about North Dakota!! Copy and paste the below link in your browser!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywhXnYJf3nY

for the hunters and outdoors classmates type in my name dick burtness on "you tube" and click on the dall sheep hunt. My dvd guy just won an award for it !!

Something neat from Cosmic Charlie!!

https://www.sunfrog.com/Minot-6583-Black-Hoodie.html?38503

 

     

This one's a fun keeper.  It plays the song that was Number One on the day you were born. And, if there is a video available with the artist, it will play it for you. This is really a fun site. Enjoy the show. 

 

The happiest state is North Dakota!!! Play Video!!

http://www.kfyrtv.com/home/misc/North-Dakota-Happy-Video-284485741.html

 

                          Old TimeJuke Box

         http://www.1959bhsmustangs.com/VideoJukebox.htm#

                

Oil field pictures of North Dakota!!!

http://blogs.denverpost.com/captured/2014/05/06/oil-booms-man-camps-life-north-dakota/6935/

Great Med Cruise Pictures from Judy:

http://share.shutterfly.com/action/welcome?sid=8QasWrNyzaKIRA

http://share.shutterfly.com/action/welcome?sid=8QasWrNyzaKITI

 

If you have never seen the website called 'Ghosts of North Dakota', check it out at http://www.ghostsofnorthdakota.com/ for a fun look at ND towns that have seen better times.
Dave Anderson

Some neat pictures of little known places in ND!!! Have you been in any of them?

http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2012/10/ all-the-small-places-in-north-dakota/100390/

 

 

 
 
 
 
                        North Dakota Fun Facts
 
                        The town of Rugby is the geographical center of North
                        America.  A tall stone obelisk marks the location.
 
                        Mc Clusky is the location of the center of ND
 
 
                        North Dakota was the first state to complete its
                        Interstate highway system.
 
                        The parking meter was invented in North Dakota
 
                        Dakota Gasification Company in Beulah is the nation's
                        only synthetic natural gas producer.
 
                        North Dakota has 60 wildlife refuges, more than any
                        other state, and all are managed for waterfowl
                        production.
 
                        North Dakota has more miles of road per capita than
                        any other state -  approximately 166 miles of road for
                        every 1,000 people.
 
                        If North Dakota seceded from the Union, it would be
                        the world's third strongest nuclear power.
 
                        North Dakota has the highest number of millionaires
                        per capita than any other state, and not a yuppie to
                        be found anywhere.
 
                        Did you know that North Dakota leads the nation in the
                        production of just about everything. The state is
                        first in spring wheat, durum wheat, sunflowers,
                        barley, a dry edible beans, pinto beans, canola,
                        flaxseed, all dry edible peas, honey, lentils and
                        oats.
 
                        Did you know that the highest temperature ever
                        recorded in North Dakota was 121 degrees at Steele in
                        July of 1936? Or that the lowest was -60 degrees at
                        Parshall during the last ice age (kidding, but not
                        about the temperature) in February 1936?
 
                        The fastest-growing city in the state is West Fargo,
                        which has soared from 14,910 residents in 2000 to more
                        than 21,000 last year.
 
                        What is the Sturnella neglecta? It's the scientific
                        name of the state?s bird. Can you name it? It's the
                        western meadowlark, a songbird often found on fence
                        posts or sign chirping away.
 
                        Fore! Did you know that North Dakota has more Golf
                        Courses per capita than any other state?
 
                        Ranks #1 as the safest state to live in. (Morgan
                        Quitno 03/05)
 
                        Is one of only eight states with a growing economy.
                        (Economy.com)
 
                        Ranks 6th highest in state economic competitiveness.
                        (Beacon Hill Institute, 12/05)
 
                        Had the second highest per capita income growth from
                        2000-2005. (Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2005)
 
                        Has more coastline than California due to Lake
                        Sakakawea! (50states.com)
 
                        Fargo-Moorhead ranked as one of America's top
                        Business Opportunity Metros? for 2005. (Expansion
                        Management)
 
                        Ranks #1 for rate of high school completion (01/06
                        Corporation for Enterprise Development)
 
                        Is one of only two states to increase manufacturing
                        jobs from 2000-2004. (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
 
                        Onr of the top oil producing states.
 
                        Many jobs available, especially in the oil fields.
                      
                

Judy Winje has provided pictures of MHS class of "61" 50th reunion for all, enjoy!!!

http://share.shutterfly.com/share/received/album.sfly?sid=8QasWrNyzaNiU&startIndex=0&fid=d29342a61e83ede6

http://share.shutterfly.com/share/received/album.sfly?sid=8QasWrNyzaNh6&startIndex=0&fid=06d78b0d34b4951e

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http://share.shutterfly.com/share/received/welcome.sfly?fid=a9b8bec13993bab7&sid=8QasWrNyzaNjQ

 

 

 

How is the oil boom affecting North Dakota??? Read article below!!

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/03/magazine/north-dakota-went-boom.html?pagewanted=8&_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130203

 

Click the link below to view pictures from the class of 1960's 50th reunion!! there are two sets of pictures, top is class photos; bottom is 50th pictures! Recognize anyone???

http://www.flickr.com/photos/20989742@

N04/4960511113/in/photostream/

 Music of our  time:

1961 JuKeBoX  <http://upchucky.com/music-jukes/1961/player.html>
1962 JuKeBoX  <http://upchucky.com/music-jukes/1962/player.html

1959 JuKeBoX  <http://upchucky.com/music-jukes/1959/player.html>
1960 JuKeBoX  <http://upchucky.com/music-jukes/1960/player.html>

                                    

 

 Click below link for President Kennedy's 1961 inauguration speech!!!!!!

  https://www.youtube.com/v/BLmiOEk59n8?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US"></param><param