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FEBRUARY 22, 2012 THE PRESS PAGE 5 i r -% LATE- (VERY LATE-) FROM PAGE 1 The Bohemian dramatic circle of Lankin gave a production of "Tatinkovy Juchty" at the opera house and grossed $156.70. (With ticket sales like that all of Lankin must have attended and certainly enjoyed the production. How much we have lost; nowadays there is probably no one around the town who could even translate tile title.) The same is true for folks of Norwegian stock, 1 guess: At the same time Peer Stromme, a Nor- wegian journalist and lecturer from Grand Forks delivered a lecture about his recent world trip. He was in China durin "the recent distur- bances" (China had just had a rev- olution that overthrew a 300-year-old dynasty) After his speech, the Rev. Mr. Bjerke of our Saviour's criticized Stromme of being ashamed of his Norwegian background. Rev. Bjerke stated that the English language with its meager 114.000 words is impover- ished in comparison with Norwe- gian. Further Rev. Bjerke asserted that George Washington's great- grandfather was pure Norwegian. The Minneapolis Journal Junior published an article by Park River's Art Meagher this week. Irene Farup has. returned from Berlin. where she has studied for the past 1 V2 years. T.T.Thompson (of the Thomp- son Block) has disposed of his general merchandise store to John : and Joseph Kow'alski. They will add a complete line of clothing and dry goods. The Kowalskis' first ad noted that "we Will take butter and eggs in trade." Loans for women and minority farmers PARK RIVER. N.D. Donald Tongen. Farm Loan Manager for USDNs Farm Service Agency in Walsh County reminded producers that FSA offers specially-targeted fmrn loans known as Socially Disadvantaged Applicant (SDA) loans to women and minority farmers interested in buying and operating family-sized farms. "The Farm Service Agency is interested in promoting greater involvement in farming and ranching by women and minorities," said FLM Tongen. "Each year, we reserve a portion of our farm loan funds especially for socially disadvantaged applicants." USDA defines socially disadvantaged applicants as a group whose members have been subjected to racial, ethnic or gender prejudice because of his or her identi as members of the group without regard to his or her individual qualities. For purposes of this program, socially disadvantaged groups are women, African Americans, American Indians, Alaskan Natives. Hispanics. and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The loans available to women and minorities are the same as those for other borrowers, as are the eligibility requirements. Applicants must be primarily and directly engaged in farming and ranching on family-size operations. In addition to being members of a socially disadvantaged group, applicants under this program must meet all requirements for FSA's regular fiaml loan program assistance, including: Have a satisfactory history of meeting credit obligations; Have sufficient educationl experience and/or training that indicates the managerial ability to assure reasonable prospects of Success" Be a citizen of the United States (or a legal resident alien), including Puerto Rico. the U.S Virgin Islands. Guam. American Samoa. and certain former Pacific Island Trust Territories: Be unable to obtain credit elsewhere at reasonable rates and tel-ms to meet actual needs; and Possess legal capacity to incur loan obligations. For more information, contact the local FSA Walsh County office at 417 Park St W, Ste 2. Park River ND or 701- 284-7771. Triple overtime win G PR advance to State Above: Fargo South/Shanley goalie Rob Goff rests on the ice in disappointment as the Grafton-Park River Spoilers and their fans cel- ebrate their 2-1 triple overtime win over the Bru- ins Saturday night in the East Region Tourna- ment in Grand Forks. Cole Rehovsky's slapshot from just inside the blueline was the game win- ner, advancing the Spoilers to the state tour- nament. Right: Spoilers Jade Miller watches his shot sail into the net. ..) N.D. youth help promote nutrition, physical activity FARGO, N.D. North Dakota youth will have a chmlce to show off their creativity and knowledge of good health and nutrition in this spring's "Eat Smart. Play Hard." poster contest. ]'he contest is open to North Dakota youth ages 8 to 19 as of Sept. 1,201 t. Posters will be judged in two age divisions: preteen (ages 8 to 12) and teen (ages 13 to 19). The North Dakota State University Extension Service, NDSU Extension's Center for 4-H Youth Development and the N.D. Dietetic As- sociation are sponsoring the contest. This year's posters must be centered on a theme that directly relates to eating healthful foods and getting regular physical activity, with a spe- cial emphasis on healthy skin. Participants can learn more about the role of nutrition and sua pro- tection in maintaining healthy skin from "Nour- ish Your Skin." an NDSU Extension publication available at www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/y f/foods/fn1572.pdf. "Many children do not consume the recom- mended amotmt of colorful fruits and vegetables. and they do not reach physical activity goals," Posters will be judged on how well they pres- ent information, their general appearance mad their effectiveness in educating others about healthy lifestyles. The prizes are in the form of gift cards for a chosen retailer. Winners will receive a $50 card for firstplace, a $35 card for second place and a $15 card tbr third place. All entrants will re- ceive a participation prize. Some past poster contest winning entries can be viewed on the "Eat Smart. Play Hard. To- gether" weE/site at http://www.ndsu.edu/eatsmart. The posters should educate and promote the says Julie Garden-Robinson, NDSU Extenskpn  r E  (b IQstmarked,by March 1:5, idea of, livingahealthy lff:style, ,,., faod,and,marition speqMist. "We;hope this'ac- They h0u}e arolSpedbffor m to the.en T, heposters also sho. uld in.tbrm North Dako-. , tlVlty g!ves children the,qpNlty tg,-: ,: ter f4::t; Agn: E ta youth and adults about the importance of vocates for healthfuleafin'; ldh3/gidlatitfat''att:tlPdsterCd/fesTEntry, 219 FLC, healthful food choices and regular physical ac- sun safety for their peers, families and commu- Departmerit 728ff 1310 Centennial Blvd, Far- tivity, nities." go, ND 58102. FARMLAND FOR SALE TIBER TOWNSHIP, WALSH COUNTY THE HAROLD & LILLIAN FAMILY offers for sale the property located in Tiber County, North Dakota: TROFTGRUBEN following-described Township, Welsh Parcel #1" SSW, less a 30.89 acre tract, 1 and NE/,,SW1/4 of Section 11, Township 158, Range 57, containing 95.69 tillable acres 1 1 Parcel #2:NNW and NWV,,NEV,, of Section 14, Township 158, Range 57, Containing 70 tillable acres Parcel #3:NE of Section 15, Township 158, Range 57, containing 124.6 tillable acres 1 1 Parcel #4: W V=SE V4 of Section 10, Township 158, Range 57, containing 74 tillable acres The Seller shall retain 50% of the mineral rights in and to the above-described DroDertv BID PROCEDURE: Written bids will be received at the law office of Steven C. Ekman, Bremer Bank Building, 910 Hill Avenue, PO Box 70, Grafton ND 58237 until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Bids will be opened at that time and place. Please mark your envelope "BID FOR TROFTGRuBEN 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, PO Box 70 Grafton ND 58237 (701) 352-0916 (Telephone) (701) 352-1855 (Fax) LAND FOR SALE Park and Crystal Townships The seller offers the following tracts of property located in Park and Crystal Townships, Pembina County, North Dakota. for sate on bids: Park Township Tract No. 1" The East Half (E 1/2) of Section Twenty-eight (28), Township One Hundred Sixty (160), Range Fifty-five (55), EXCEPTING THEREFROM approximately 10 acres on the East side of the Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) which is the farmyard. According to the FSA there are 298.5 tillable acres in this tract. The bases are as follows: Wheat 147, Corn 16, Sunflower 9 Park Township Tract No. 2: The Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) and the West Half of the Northeast Quarter (W 1/2 NE 1/4) of Section Thirty-two (32), Township One Hundred Sixty (160), Range Fifty-five (55). According to the FSA there are 224.3 tillable acres. The bases are as follows: Wheat 110.2, Corn 12.0. Sunflower 6 Crystal Township Tract No. 3:- The Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) and the South , Half of the Southwest Quarter (S 1/2 SW 1/4) of Section Eighteen (18), Township One Hundred Fifty-nine (159), Range Fifty-five (55) less a tract located in the SW 1/4 SE 1/4 of Section 18 described by meets and bounds. This excepted plot contains Approximately 1.07 acres. According to the FSA there are 218.6 tillable acres. The bases are as follows: Wheat 97. Corn 9.8. Sunflower 9.8, Soybean 4.3. The owners will reserve fifty percent (50%) of all oil, gas, and mineral rights.to all of the tracts sold. ALL OF THE ABOVE TRACTS ARE SUBJECT TO easements, special or improvement taxes and assessments, mineral conveyances, nghts-of-ways and reservations of record. Possession will be given to the new owner upon payment of the purchase price. Mailed sealed bids on a total dollar amount and not on a per acre basis for each tract, specifying "Land Sale Bid Tract 1, 2, or 3, or all" to the following: Wes Argue, P.C. Attorney at Law #1 Wall Street P.O. Box 108 Hamilton, North Dakota 58238-0108, on or before March 2, 2012. Please include your current mailing address and telephone number on your written bid. The top bidders will be invited to orally bid on the tracts. The successful bidder or bidders will be expected to place a 10% down payment on the property with the balance of the purchase price being made within sixty- five days after the acceptance of the offer. The seller will furnish recently continued abstracts of title and will pay all real estate taxes levied through calendar year 2011. The seller reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive all formalities. After oral bids have been received on each of the separate tracts the dollar amount for all tracts will be totaled and any bidder or bidders wishing to increase the total amount by $5,000.00 or more will be allowed to bid on the total package of all three tracts. For further details call Wes Argue at 265-8228. Ag Week poster/essay contests BISMARCK. N.D. Fourth- graders and eighth-graders across the state will soon be busy writing essays, drawing posters and shoot- ing video to explain "Why is Agri- culture Important to North Dakota?" "We want students to tell every- one what North Dakota's most im- portant industry should mean to all of us," said Agriculture Commis- sioner Doug Goehring, who an- words in length mad submitted in hard copy. Video essays should be no longer than five minutes mad should be submitted in DVD tbnnat. All entries must be postmarked no later than March 2; no entries will be returned. "Entries will be judged on cre- ativity, concept and originality," Goehring said. "The winners will be announced March 4.'" nounced,,,,,,, the 2012 National Agfi- Goehring said the winners will ,ct.u'}"eWe ,.4;, ehl red'ire $150 om the Nort :IKiae ost r o t "t is o en to all Dakota Bankers Asgodation and'a  ,p .... e.,.f  .... P " ..... .... avftal" ......... msc player ,e, LD. fourtlad sifs. osters .... ' '" must be hand draaa on 8% x 11 pa- The rules tbr both the essay and per. poster contests can be found at The written and video essay NDDA's website, contests are for eighth-graders, www.nd.gov/ndda/progran-dpride- Written essays should be 200-250 dakota. p|inn||nau|uun iil Advertise in The Press today wepadvertising@gmail.eom I I FARMLAND FOR SALE KENSINGTON & FERTILE TOWNSHIPS, WALSH COUNTY NORMAN and MARLENE PAULSON offer for sale the following-described property located in Kensington and Fertile Townships, Welsh County, North Dakota Parcel #1" The North Half of the Northwest Quarter (NNW) 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 (WNW) 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, PO 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, POBox 70 -- Grafton ND 58237 (701) 352-0916 (Telephone) (701)