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MARCH 28, 2012 THE PRESS PAGE 5 . P Mar Communications a0000,ards $5,000 National BowlsngToumament in grants to area scZhools Local Bowler finishes Second Over 2000 young bowlers participated in the 2011 United States Bowling Congress Youth Bowling Championship, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Left: Jeffrey Johnson bowled a 634 scratch series with a final game of 243 to finish in second place. For his efforts, he re- ceived four scholarships to the college of his choice. He plans on using them to attend UND this Fall. Above: Other bowlers from this area included Jordan Johnson, Matthew Dobmeier and Michael Young. The team bowling under the name of "Uncle Steve's Strikers" finished a respectable 10th place. The bowlers enjoyed other activities such as, a Hummer Limo ride to the tournament, swimming and site-seeing. Keith Berg, Park River, played an integral part in the boys doing so well. (Photos: Submitted) J Annual Easter egg hunt to be held Mar. 31 the Easter Bunny, so parents should bring their cam- eras. There will be two separate designated areas for the hunt, with one area for younger children and one area for older children. Managed by the SHSND, the 12,000-square-foot Pembina State Museum houses two museum galleries. The pemlanent exhibit gallery features 100 million years of regional history from the Cretaceous Period to contemporary times. The second gallery houses temporary and traveling exhibits highlighting regional and state history. The Pembina State Museum is located offExit 215 on 1-29 at Pembina, North Dakota. Achnission is free. PEMBINA, N.D. n The Pembina State Musemn will host its 1 lth annual Easter Egg hunt, featuring a variety of family activities, on Saturday, March 31 from 2 to 4 p.m. The musemn serves as a regional mu- seum of the State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND). All events are flee. Donations will be accepted. Visitors and children will be able to participate in sev- eral fun games and crafts beginning at 2 p.m. The Easter Egg hunt will begin at 3 p.m. The egg hunt is for children ages 3 to 11, who must be accom- panied by an adult. Children will search for brightly colored plastic eggs and will be able to win prizes. They will also be able to have their picture taken with Starting March 14, 2012 7:00 a.m. The following Road Restrictions will apply: All Gravel County Roads will be UNRESTRICTED. The following roads will carry a "8 Ton Restriction" (Class A): County Road #22 from State Highway #17 to a point 1 mile north of Fairdale #19 from State Highway #32 to State Highway #18 #19 from Forest River to State Highway #81 #15 from Lankin to County Road #12B #15 from Pisek to State Highway #18 #15 from County Road #6 to State Highway #81 #15A from State Highway #81 to County Road #15 #14 from County Road 19A to Nelson County Line #10 (Pavement Only) North of Grafton #9 from Nash east to Highway #81 County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road The following roads will carry a "7 Ton Restriction" (Class #1): County Road #8 from Veseleyville to County Road #15 County Road #9 from State Highway #18 east to Nash County Road #9 from State Highway #81 east to County Road #4 County Road #15 from Minto east to Interstate #29 County Road #15 from Highway 18 to County Road #6 The following roads will County Road #4 carry a "6 Ton Restriction" (Class #2): from State Highway #17 north to Cashel #9 from State Highway #18 west to Edinburg #9 from Edinburg west 11 miles to County Road #16 #9 from Fairdale west to the Ramsey County Line #11 from State Highway #18 east 1 mile #12 from Park River north to the Pembina County Line #12A from Pisek north to State Highway #17 #12B from Fordville south to the Grand Forks County Line #12B from Fordville north to County Road #15 #14 from Lankin to County Road #19A #16 from Adams north to County Road #9 #15 from the Ramsey County Line east to Lankin #15 from County Road #12B east to Pisek #19 from Ardoch east to Interstate #29 County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road County Road The following roads will be posted "NO TRUCKS ALLOWED": County Road #1A from State Highway #18 west 1 mile Class Single Axle (1 axle) Tandem Axle (2 axle) 34,000 Ibs 3 Axle Group or more (per axle) 17,000 Ibs Max Axle Group 48,000 Ibs Gross Vehicle Weight 105,500 Ibs By Legal Weight (No Change) 20,000 Ibs 8 Ton (Class A) 16,000 Ibs 32,000 Ibs 14,000 Ibs 42,000 Ibs 105,500 Ibs 7 Ton (#1) 14,000 Ibs 28,000 Ibs 12,000 Ibs 36,000 Ibs 105,500 Ibs 6 Ton (#2) 12,000 Ibs 24,000 Ibs 10,000 Ibs 30,000 Ibs 80,000 Ibs 5 Ton (New) 10,000 Ibs 20,000 Ibs 10,000 Ibs 30,000 Ibs 80,000 Ibs 8 Ton Restriction (Class A): Single axle 16,000 pounds, tandem axle not to exceed 32,000 pounds, tri-axle not to exceed 42,000 pounds. Total gross weight not to exceed 105,500 pounds. 7 Ton Restriction (Class #1): Single axle 14,000 pounds, tandem axle not to exceed 28,000 pounds, tri-axle not to exceed 36,000 pounds. Total gross weight not to exceed 105,500 pounds. 6 Ton Restriction. (Class #2): Single axle 12,000 pounds, tandem axle not to exceed 24,000 pounds, tri-axle not to exceed 30,000 pounds. Total gross weight not to exceed 80,000 pounds. 5 Ton Restriction (New): Single axle 10,000 pounds, tandem axle not to exceed 20,000 pounds, tri- axle not to exceed 30,000 pounds. Total gross weight not to exceed 80,000 pounds. PARK RIVER, N.D.- Polar Communications recently announced they have awarded 3 schools in their service ten'itory a total of $5,000 in Polar Tech- nology Grants. Polar's Technol- ogy Grant provides funding tbr K-12 schools enabling the pur- chase of hardware, software, contracted services and other technologies that target student achievement through technol- ogy integration. Applicants were required to submit their proposals including an overview of their project ab- stract, goals, narrative, and budget infonnation. Accredited K-12 schools in Point's service territory were eligible to apply. Polar Communications awards up to $5000 per year with each grant ranging from $500-$2500. Schools winning the 201 i- 12 Polar Technology Grants were the following: Fordville/Lankin Public School - $2,000 - "STEM & Robotics" Project Midway Public School - $2,000 - "iPads to Support a STEM Classroom" Project Lakota Elementary School - $1,000 - "Sound ON!" Class- room Sound Enhancement Project Polar is proud to invest in our schools and the community pro- viding value for the future. Above: Left to Right - Polar Board Member Jon McMillan, Superintendent Michael O'Brien and Technology Instructor Robert Anderson; Middle: Left to Right- Superintendent Roger Abbe, several Midway 3rd Graders, 3rd Grade Teacher Jen Thompson, and Polar Board Member Jon McMillan. Right: Left to Right - 1st Grade Teacher Jennifer Moats, Principal Bette Nelson, and Polar Board Member:Lori -- ,,..,; " S(mre ove Walsh County Press In-County = $34, 0ut-of-County = $38 Out-of-State = $42 P.O. Box z9, Park River, NO 5827o Credit Cards are not accepted BRING US YOUR FILTER LIST NEW HOLLAND & FLEETGUARD  FARM FILTERS i )/O DISCOUNTS On air, coolant, fuel, hydraulic, and lube filters for your farm machines. FILTER MADNESS MARCH 19-25 1_...=., Discounts vary on auto, light duty & truck filters! ':; STOCK UP AND SAVE! NO interest, NO payments for 90 days on purchases of $500 or more of New Holland genuine parts & service. FARM FILTER DAY March 22 I 0am-2pm OPEN HOUSE! Join us at any of our locations. NEW HOLLAND www.parkriverimplement.com 701-284-6316 Park River, ND 701-968-3211 Cando. ND 701-477-3116 Rolla. ND II 888-284-63 = 6 800-863-5990 800-467-3001 i i 2012 CNHAmerca LLC A1 rights reserved CNH and New Hal and are reg ste ed trademarks of CNH America LLC II CONSTRUCTION PERSON - SEASONAL - POLAR COMMUNICATIONS, a competitive and growing telecom- munications company located in Park River, ND, has an opening for a Construction Person to perform duties related to the installation, operation, and maintenance of out- side telephone plant, including FTTH, and cable TV plant. This is a seasonal position. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties will involve the repair and mainte- nance of pole line and buried facil- ities, testing and locating of subscriber line and stations, ele- mentary transmission testing, plac- ing direct buried cable, and providing exceptional service to customers. QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma and one to three months' related experience and/or training. AA or equivalent from two-year col- lege or technical school; or equiva- lent combination of education and experience is preferred. A clean driving record is required and a CDL license is preferred. BENEFITS: This position offers a progressive hourly wage range of $12.63 to $25.26, along with a full benefit package, including pension and savings plans, 401 (k), free dis- ability coverage, life insurance paid time off, and health, dental and vision insurances. A complete job description and Polar Application form can be ob- tained from company website at www,thinkp01ar.corL APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 6, 2012 Please send cover letter, Polar Application and resume to the following address: Polar Communications Attn: HR Administrator PC Box 270 \\; Park River, ND 58270-0270 Polar Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Do you want your news noticed? Do you or your group have a story to tell? We're here to help. Contact The Press'. 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