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FEBRUARY 1, 2012 THE PRESS PAGE 5 Holy snow! T Photo: Larry Biri Above: Kerry Schmitz blows snow in front of Leons Building Center in Park River Friday morning after a dumping of six plus inches of snow. Communication i 00.rts held PARK RIVER, N.D. -- The 2012 Walsh County 4-H Commu- nication Arts event was held Mon- day, January 16th, in Park River. Nineteen 4-H youth participated in the contest representing five differ- ent Walsh County 4-H clubs. Receiving honors in Interpretive Reading - were Grand Champions Billy Laaveg (Park River), Emily Zikmund (Pisek) and Eva Sobak (Fairdale). Reserve Champion hon- ors went to Jordan Brummond (Park River). Seth Nelson (Grafton) and Eva Sobak received Honorable Mention. In the Public Speaking division, Tricia Zikmund (Pisek) was awarded Grand Champion and Zach Nelson (Grafton) earned Re- serve Champion honors. awards in the Illustrated Talk divi- Grand Champion honors were awarded to Noah Zikmund (Minto) and Abby Zikmund (Pisek) in Broadcasting and Becky Klose (Hoople) received Grand Cham- pion in the Presentation Software category. Receiving Grand Champion Above: Front Row: Toby Zikmund. Lily Bina, Annah Zikmund, Mid- dle Row: Eva Sobak, Gretchen Brummond, Seth Nelson, Kaitlyn Nelson, Noah Zikmund, Britton Bina, Emily Zikmund, Mikayla Fin- garson, Becky Klose, Back Row: Billy Laaveg, Abby Zikmund, Jordan Brummond, Zach Nelson, Andrew Brummond, Tricia Zik- mund, Hayley Fingarson. (Photo: Submitted) represent Walsh ounty at the dis- l sion were Mikayla and Hayley Fin- garson (both Edinburg). Those receiving honors in the Demonstration division were Grand Champions Lilly Bina (Lankin) and Kaitlyn Nelson (Grafion). Annah Zikmund won the Reserve Champion award. All of these 4-H members will FARMLAND FOR SALE KENSINGTON &amp; FERTILE TOWNSHIPS, WALSH COUNTY NORMAN and MARLENE PAULSON offer for sale the following-described property located in Kensington and Fertile Townships, Walsh County, North Dakota: Parcel #1" The North Half of the Northwest Quarter (NIANW) of Section 1, Township 157, Range 55, containing 62.8 tillable acres and 7.1 CRP (Kensington Township); and Parcel #2: The West Half of the Northwest Quarter (Wl/=NWl/4) of Section 7, Township 157, Range 54, containing 74.8 tillable acres and 2.0 CRP (Fertile Township). BID PROCEDURE: Written bids will be received at the law office of Steven C. Ekman, Bremer Bank Building, 910 Hill Avenue, PC Box 70, Grafton ND 58237 until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. Bids will be opened at that time and place. Please mark your envelope "BID FOR PAULSON LAND" (include parcel number). Bids should be in the total amount and not per acre. Persons having submitted reasonable written bids will be allowed to remain and participate in oral bidding. The right is reserved to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids. TERMS: 10% of the purchase price will be due upon acceptance of a bid, and the balance due thirty (30) days later. For further information, contact: Steven C. Ekman Atttorney at Law 910 Hill Ave, PC Box 70 Grafton ND 58237 (701) 352-0916 (Telephone) (701) 352-1855 (Fax) Above: Adams-Edmore Elementary School cook Beth Bylin was presented with a special apron, a sash and a crown placed on her head by Deb Karas. The schools were presented with a Silver Level Award by the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction-Child Nutrition (NDDPI). Bottom Left: : Driving up from Bismarck from the NDDPI to make the award presentation to the Adams staff was Becky King and Deb Egeland (at left). Adams staff who accepted the award was Beth Bylin, cook, Barb Kendall, principal, and LouAnn Thorvilson who helped write the grant. Bottom Right: The high school in Edmore was one of only two secondary education facilities to receive the Silver Level Award in the State of North Dakota. A.WARD FROM PAGE 1 awarded was a youth correctional school in Mandan. is open to the community from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 5 Adams-Edmore High School Principal Chrism Bro- p.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on dina, Doreen Skyland, and Katie Henry completed the weekends. application process in June and it was accepted in According to the USDA, "Since the beginning of September. The application process emphasized health the Healthier US School Challenge in 2004, awards and physical education, have been given to schools in 45 states. As of October , In Edm0r e, they recently added a fitness room that,  20, 201,1, there are 2161 schools certified." trictiy:ent on A,28tla in Gmffon.: ,-,,;': >,,:.-,;+, ::,,,,.; ......... : ,: ',v: ,,, ,, Stlg as judges for the ever :' "< "'' .... A b d r --m-assa-o- were Donna Bernhardt, Grand i 00New Walsh County 4-H Forks; Carrie Knutson, Thompson; Becky Ratchenski, Cavalier; Fem Magenau, Hamilton; and Pat Hin- kle, Cavalier. The Ranch Hands 4-H Club helped host the event. Don't miss an issue wcpress @ polarcom P.O. Box 49 Park River, ND 58270 FARGO, N.D. -- A Walsh County 4-H'er was recently se- lected to become a North Dakota 4- H Ambassador. Bill Klose, Hoople, was selected during the January 2012 state application process. Bill is the son of Paul and Charlotte Ktose. Bill joins a proud tradition of Walsh County 4-H'ers who serve as Ambassadors including current Ambassadors Margo Moen, Haley Jo Nielsen and Megan Ternquist of Michigan; Laura Hall, Hoople; Jared Nelson, Graflon; Brittany Novak, Danielle Ruzicka, Brooke Novak, Jason Jallo, and Blaine No- vak, Fordville; Chelsey Lewis, Ed- inburg; and Tessa Zahradka, Lankin, who were selected to be- come Ambassadors at other times within the past few years. As mem- bers of Walsh County 4-H clubs, these 4-Her's have been very active in club and county 4-H activities and are role models and mentors for younger members. The North Dakota 4-H Ambas- sador program is a group of 57 young adults between the ages of 16 and 22 from across the state who share a love of 4-H and have strong leadership skills. They assist with many county 4-H activities, the State Fair, Extension Youth Conference at NDSU, and many other 4-H activities which involve teaching youth leadership, team work, citizenship and much more. As volunteers, they strive to create events that are fun, educational and promote self-improvement in every county of North Dakota. 4-H members who are at least 16 years old and have shown lead- ership skills within 4-H and other community activities may apply to become an Ambassador. Ambas- sador selections are conducted in January and June. The 4-H program is the youth education component of the NDSU Extension Service. Giving Hearts Day You can DOUBLE your gift to First Care Health Center on Valentine's Day! Give $10 or more to First Care Health Center online at www. i m pactfl ive back. or q on Tues. Feb. 14 and Dakota Medical Foundation will match it! With your help, your online donation of $10 or more on Giving Hearts Day--Feb. 14th will help First Care Health Center purchase a Portable Ultrasound System that puts ultrasound in the hands of clinician at the point of care in clinic, emergency room, operating room, and hospital. The Portable Ultrasound System will be used for vascular access, anesthesia, interventional, musculoskeletal, & point of care. For more information please call Ruth Jelinek at 701-284-4589; 701-284-6728 (after 5 pm); or 701-331-1806 I=/l "rs' Care Health Center 701-284-7500 24 Hour Online FundratsJng Event 2.14.12 FARMLAND FOR SALE ON BIDS WALSH COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA Dundee, Grafton & Kensington Townships (Properties for sale include excellent cropland acreage for current farm expansion or investment opportunity) Tract #1 - WII2SWl/4 of Section 15-158-55 - Less previous deeded acres of +1- 3.61 Acres (Tract Includes +/- 61.7 FSA Tillable Acres & +1- 77.19 Deeded Acres) Soi/ Productivity Index weiqhted averaqe of #95.1 Tract #2 - NII2SE114 of Section 1-157-55 (Tract Includes +/- 72.5 FSA Tillable Acres & +/- 80.0 Deeded Acres) Soi/ Productivity Index weiqhted averaqe of #89.6 Tract #3 - NE1/4 of Section 33-157-53 (Tract Includes +/- 155.4 FSA Tillable Acres & +/- 160.0 Deeded Acres) Soi/ Productivity Index we(qhted average of #91.5 TERMS OF SALE: The seller is offering the property for sale, as is, on a cash basis only. Written bids will be received until 4:00 p.m. Tuesdayf February 7, 2012 Bids should be for the total purchase price per tract and not per acre. A cashier's check equal to 10% (ten percent) of the bid price per tract, should accompany the written bid, made payable to U.S Bank NA (Personal checks will not be accepted). The seven (7) highest bidders on each specific tract will be notified and have an opportunity to raise their bid orally Oral bidding will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 10, 2012 at the Catdis, Tingum & Tingum Ltd, Law Office, located at 219 South 4  Street, Grand Forks, ND. Cashiers checks on all non-qualifying bids will be returned promptly by certified mail or at the conclusion of the oral bidding. The seller shall have (3) business days after oral bidding to accept or reject any or all bids. Farmland is available for the 2012 crop season. Seller reserves all mineral, sand and gravel rights. BID INFORMATION: Bid packet containing specific land information, bid procedure and bid form can be obtained by calling - Bryan Strom at (701) 241- 8222 or writing, "Walsh County Land Sale" - U.S. Bank Farm Management, Attn: Bryan Strom, 505 2" Ave. North, Fargo, ND 58102. Neither U.S Bank NA., its representatives nor the owners warrants any information provided in the bid packet Announcements made day of oral bidding take precedence over any advertised or printed material. It is the buyer's responsibility to review and inspect all information prior to submitting a bid. Seller reserves the fight to reject any or all bids, and waive any irregularities in any bid and to modify oral bidding reguirements. A