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Page 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS ° WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017 ~_ ~ ££._-_2.:_"~- i< --2 :.JiY:- • Acopy of a resolution or min- and one receiving its requested utes of the meeting when the ap- amount of $500. plicant authorized the project must Walsh County cities and projects be included with the application, receiving funds are: The city must include in its minutes • Adams: Mosquito sprayer/fog- that it plans to apply for self-help ger with chemical funds for a specific project. • Edinburg: Trimming of trees Applications for 2016 funds and shrubs on city property were accepted through December • Fairdale: Maintenance and and were awarded in January m mowing of the city park both Pembina and Walsh counties. • Fordville: Updates at Sluke Baseball Field Pembina County • Forest River: Cleaning/re- Pembina County Commission- moving tree pile from June 2016 ers met January 17, 2017, to review storm the requests from five cities. Corn- • Grafton: Assist in covering missioners awarded the amount costs for senior programs at Grafton cities requested, with four cities re- Senior Citizen Club ceiving $1,500; and one city re- • Hoople: Replacement ofside- ceiving $ l, 110. walks Pembina County cities and proj- • Lankin: Costs associated with ects receiving funds are: chip sealing of Main Street • Cavalier: City beautification • Minto: Costs to hire contrac- project tor to remove trees after June 2016 • Crystal: Replace sidewalks to storm comply with ADA requirements • Park River: Replace Christmas • Drayton: Storm sewer drainage decorations along city streets repair project • Pisek: Sidewalk repair on Lov- • Neche: Repair exterior wall of cik Avenue City Hall All cities in Pembina and Walsh • St. Thomas: Continued city counties are encouraged to apply beautification project, with con- for funds to assist with city better- centration on sidewalks ment projects. Applications for 2017 funds will be sent to cities lat- Walsh County er this year. Anyone with questions Walsh County Commissioners is encouraged to contact Stacie met January 24, 2017, to review re- Sevigny at the RRRC via phone quests. Funds were awarded to 11 (701-352-3550) or email (Sta- cities, with 10 cities receiving $750 Lifeline The £eaa r In Personal Response andSupport Services ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE The Annual meeting of the Walsh County Senior Citizens Council will be held Monday, Feb. 27 at l:00pm at the Park River Senior Center. Lunch will be served and everyone is welcome. Request for reasonable accommodation can be made by contacting Pam Landsem; Director, Walsh County Public Transit, Park Ri /er;ND 58270 at 701- 284-7980 or TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888. Requests must be made as soon as possible. Ap- propriate provisions will be considered when the Walsh County Public Transit is notified at least 10 days prior to the meeting date or 15 days prior to the date the written comments are due. Converting printed material may take several weeks. I.eslie S. Chany Leslie S. Chally, age 84 of Adams, ND passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Leslie Chally was born September 1, 1932 in Grafton, ND the son of the late Louis and Stella (Qually) Chally. He attended the Gryde School in Vesta Township and Adams High School. Following his education he began farming with his father. Leslie was married to Eldora Storey in Fresno, CA on February 4, 1961. They made their home on the Chally Farm. Leslie and Eldora had a son, Douglas and a daughter, Phyllis. Leslie was a member of the Mountain Lutheran Church of Adams. He served on the Vesta Township Board for a number of years. He loved taking care of his family, his farm and his cattle. Leslie is survived his wife, Eldora, his son, Douglas of Adams, daughter, Phyllis (Curtis) Manley, Independ- ence, MO; his grandson, Dylan and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his par- ents, brother Ver- non and sisters: Eu- nice and Marion. Memorial services will be Friday, February 24, 2017 at 2:00 PM atthe Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River, ND. Visitation will be Friday for one hour prior to the service. In- urement will be at East Adams Cemetery, rural Adams, ND. Me- morials are preferred to the Adams Quick Response. An online guest book is available at: The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. We would like to thank everyone that came out to support our Annual Spud Bar Dinner on Sunday, February 12th. We had a great turn out for our eventthis year with wonderful weather! the money raised will begoing towards our project of re- placing the flooring in our resident rooms. Thank you to these local businesses for the donations to our Spud Bar: • First United Bank • Midgarden Family Clinic • Hall's Potatoes • Park River Dental • Heartland Eye Clinic • Polar Communications • Jim's Super Valu • Samson Electric • Johnson Potato Sales • Thrivent Action Team • Leon's Building Center • Tollefson Funeral Home • Lifetime Dental • Welch's Bakery lVlarvin O. Agotness Marvin O. Agot- Marvin is sur- ness, age 85 of Park vived by his chil- River, ND passed dren: Michael away Tuesday, Feb- (Amber) Agotness, ruary 14, 2017 atthe Johnstown, ND; First Care Health KariAgotness, Ed- Center ofPark River. more, ND; Shan- Marvin O. Agot- non Agotness, St. ness was born Sep- Petersburg, FL; tember 22, 1931 in Amy (Matt Lee) Hatton, North Dako- Agotness, Fargo, ta, the son of the late ND; his grandchil- Oscar and Alma dren: Kyle, Cassey, (Monson) Agotness. Piper, Brodin, Mi- lle attended rural school in Garfield ley, Quinn, Megan, Colton, Logan, Township. He fanned and worked Austin, Lily, Ava, Juliette and Brit- as a mechanic on the family farm tany; his best friend, Tom Henrik- and worked at the movie theater in sen, Graflon, ND. He was preced- Portland. Marvin owned and op- ed in death by his parents and for- crated the Zelda Theater in Gtafton mer wife, Sandy Myrvik. and the Lyric Theater in Park Riv- Visitation was held Thursday, er. He worked at St. Ansgar's February 16, 2017 from 5-7 P.M. Hospital for over 30 years until his with a prayer service at 7:00 at the retirement. He continued to make Tollefson Funeral Home of Park his home in Park River until the time River. Interment will be at St. of his death. Hans Cemetery, Edmore, ND. He was a member of the Our An online guestbook is available Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park at River. He had a love and a passion The Tollefson Funeral Home of for movies and providing enter- Park River is in charge of the tainment to the community, arrangements. Have a really thank you? We can help, Call the Press at 284.6333 How Lifeline Works To Get You Help Fast If you need help, push your personal help button, which automatically dials the Lifeline Response Center. Trained PePsonal Response Associates who have instant access to your pertinent information will contact you immediately to see what help you need. Even if you can't answer, Lifeline will send the help you need right away and will follow-up to ensure that help did arrive and you are being cared for. m YOU ARE AT RiSK CALL ~,~.__~,~ 284-7115 Park River PAm’ Rn, tR Good Samaritan Campus Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Wednesday: Confirmation 7-8pm • Thursday: 2 p.m. Borg Worship. Sun- day: 10:30am WORSHIP at Vikur, Sunday School 9:15am • Tuesday: 2:30pm Bible Study at Borg Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Wednesday: 7 p.m. Confirmation. Sunday: 9:15 a.m. worship, 10:15 Sunday School, 2 p.m. a gathering honoring Eunice Evenson at Trinity. Program at 2 p.m., Tuesday: 9:00 Women's Bible Study, 10:30 Grafton Pastor's text study St John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday: 8:30 a.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin ( Sunday: 10:30 p.m. Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Saturday 5:00 p.m. St. Patrick's Cath01ie Church, Crystal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday: 8 a.m. • Saturday: 8:30 a.m., Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 9:30-10:30 am Our SaviouCs Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 9:00 AM Sunday School/Adult Study/Coffee 10:00 AM Worship/Communion Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople Church services at 10 a.m. St. Mary's Catholic Church Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Good Sam. Center• 5 p.m. St. Mary's, Park River Sunday: 8 a.m. St. Luke's, Veseleyville. 10 a.m. St. Mary's, Park River Federated Church Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship (Fordville) • 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River • 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Victoff Free Lutheran Church, Park River Wednesday: 6p.m. Confirmation, 7 p.m. Wings, 7 p.m. Youth Group. Sunday: 9:45 AM Sunday School for all ages, 10:30 Coffee Fellowship, 11:00 Worship Service • Monday: 8:00 p.m. Man Night at the Parsonage I-loft Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Bethel Baptist Church, Park River Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship Tuesday: Prayer and Bible study at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday: Awana Children's Ministry 6:20 p.m. High Rains MinisW: Mountain Lutheran, Adams; Bethlehem Lutheran, Doyen; Concordia Lutheran, Edmore, Lawton Lutheran, Lawton; Nekoma Lutheran, Nekx)ma; Our Redeemer's, Fairdale; United Lutheran, Brocket Sunday: 9:30am United/OurRedeemer's 11 am Concordia/Mountain Lawton please worship with your neighbors St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Saturday Mass: 5 p.m., Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday: 12 p.m., Friday: 7 a.m., Sacrament Of Reconciliation: Sat 3:30-4:45 pm Sunday: Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg 9 a.m. Church Services, 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study UNITED Bank & Insurance Park River - 284-7244 Adams - 944-2231 Grafton - 352-3668 Michigan - 259-2112 Hoople - 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 "True to a Sacred Trust" ") Funer, d Hom, Hwy. 17 West * Park River 284-6086 tollefsonfuneralhome, corn Farmers Union Insurance Co. i Jay Thompson~Dwight Byron OFFICE.--284-6955 Hwy lZ Ea,,. 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