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Home Depot employee Jase Skar takes a water break as Bob Ware looks on while his family and other volunteers helped the World War II veteran relocate to a new home.

The aged elevator system of The Parker apartments in downtown Minot has proven to be an obstacle for many of the elderly residents of the building, forcing some to consider relocating to a new residence.

One such resident is World War II veteran Bob Ware, who moved to Minot from Clovis, New Mexico, to remain close to family that moved to the area.

“My wife died and I had a great-granddaughter that had three boys that lived about a block and a half from me. Every day they’d come see me and spend the night with me. I got so close to them that when they moved up here, I waited a year and moved.” Ware said.

Though 95-year-old

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AWC departments create herb garden to be used by Culinary Arts

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – Three departments at Arizona Western College (AWC) collaborated together and created an herb garden to give students a learning opportunity.

AWC said the Facilities department prepped an area with basic landscaping located outside of the Culinary Arts classroom.

They installed an irrigation water supply to turn the space into a fully functioning herb garden, said AWC.

Then, the Agriculture program laid down topsoil and transplanted plants grown in their greenhouse so that Culinary Arts classes could harvest the herbs and put them in their dishes.

“This is just another example of the collaborative efforts between Facilities and faculty to give our students the skills they need to be successful in the real world,” said AWC Director of Facilities Management Steve Eckert. “Together we can make great things happen for our students.”

AWC’s Professor of Agriculture Zoe Hawk and her students in her PLS-108 Plants and

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