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o THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018 Page 3 We're not just a pharmacy, Locally owned and operated, Grafton Drug features a unique selection giftware, puzzles, candy, kitchen items cards, and more. Gift wrap with purchase. Gift cards also available. -Walsh County Veterans Service Office Part II Myth: I'm not eligible for VA disability benefits. There are several reasons why some veterans don't believe they are el- igible for disability benefits. Some common misconceptions include their discharge rating, length of service, not having served during a period of war, not having been wounded in battle, or other concerns. We can ad- dress a couple of these topics: Discharge Status: Veterans benefits are generally open to veterans with a discharge rating under other-than- dishonorable conditions (in other words, everything except a dishonorable discharge). This means veterans may still be eligible for disability bene- fits even if they have a Bad Conduct Discharge (BCD) or an Other Than Honorable (OTH) discharge. Length of Service: Active duty veterans generally need to have active duty service beyond basic training to be el- igible for disability benefits, unless the Illness or injury occurred during basic training. This generally covers most veterans who served on active duty. Members of the Guard or Reserves who were only activated for training purposes should contact the VA for a records review to deter- mine eligibility. ity claim. , Walsh County Myth: My illness ' injury isn't bad. There is no need to file a disabil- S P O t l i h 9 t as we age. This is likely to be the healthiest period of your life. File a dis- Everything is fme--until it isn t. Injuries and illnesses can get worse The merchants below are / I ability claim'if you have an illness or injury that occurred while in the military. Even if the condition is minor, establishing a service-connection proudto I is the first step in having your disability claim approved. The sooner you National Day of Prayer, Park River Please Join Us for National Day of Prayer from 12"- I p.m.Thursday; May 3 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Park River. Guest Speakers Rebecca and Jim Chyle will be speaking on the "Impacts of Imprisonment." Lunch will be served by the St. Mary's church. Free Will Offering. Offering will go toward Prison Ministry. This event is put on and supported by the Western Walsh Ministerium. COUNTY Park River PO Box 49 284-6333 ,samaritan Park River 301 County Road 12B 284-7115 AUTO PARTS Park River Implement 284-6316 Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Hoop-le 894-6123 Crystal 657-2168 110 4th St. E Park River Jim's Super Valu 101 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! make your claim, the easier it is to establish a connection to your military service. Note about 0%disability ratings: it is possible to receive a 0% dis- ability rating. This occurs when the VA acknowledges there is an illness or injury connected to your military service, but it's just not bad enough to be granted at a compensable level (10% or greater). This is still con- sidered a valid disability rating and if the condition worsens, you can file a new claim requesting the rating be increased. Thank you for your service and please call me, Katrina Hodny, with any questions at 701-352-5030, Katrina Hodny, Veteran Service Officer Admin Bldg 638 Cooper Ave, Suite 5 Grafton, ND 58237 701-352-5030 or 701-331-1700 walshcountyvso@nd.gov walshcountynd.com/veteran Facebook @WalshCountyVeterans By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, near the spinal cord and, for some A good friend of mine got a bad people, emerges later in the form of case of shingles last year and has shingles. been urging me to get vaccinated. In the U.S almost one out of ShouMI? every three people will develop Suspicious Susan shingles during their lifetime. While anyonewho's had dfickenpox Can Dear Susan, ,' " get shingles, it, anost co b'flly Yes! ffyou're 50 or older, there's occurs in people Over age 50, along a new shingles vaccine on the mar- with people who have weakened ket that's far superior to the older immune systems. But you can't vaccine, so now is a great time to get catch shingles fi'om someone else. inoculated. Here's what you should Early signs of the disease include know. pain, itching or tingling before a blis- Shingles, also known as herpes tering rash appears several days lat- zoster, is a burning, blistering, often or, and can last up to four weeks. The excruciating skin rash that affects rash typically occurs on one side of around 1 million Americans each the body, often as a band of blisters year. The same virus that causes that extends from the middle ofyour chickenpox causes shingles. What happens is the chickenpox virus that Senior Savvy most people get as kids never leaves the body. It hides in the nerve cells Col'It. poge 5 Front Page Life: Jayse Fontaine pitched a three hit shut out over Pembina County North. ELECTRIC LTD. 65 Years of exceptional service - with many third generation customers. Experienced, well trained and knowledgable staff that live in your communities. Providing Quality Electrical Services to: Farms Agricultural Plants Schools Water Plants Homes Cities Hospitals Just about anything else that needs wiring Servir~ northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota Call us at 701-284-7433 SAMSON, the strongest name in the industryl Pembina County Memorial Hospital Full or Part time RNs Flex time CNA &LPN Full time Housekeeper Wedaewood Manor CNAs Full time Night Nurse RN / LPN Flex time LPN & RN Sign on BONUS CNAs GREAT BENEFIT PACKAGE! Apply online: www.cavalierhospital.com or contact Human Resources at 701.265-6308 for more information. Pembina (~)mnt.v Memorial Hospital. Wedgewood Mam, r tma te 50 R gK :,obur and AudreY d will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 12, 2018. An eveni .ng of sharing memones, food, and great music will be held at the Speedway Event Center, 680 Main Ave W, West Fargo, ND from 4-11pro. The event will be hosted by their children and grandchildren. Theywere married on January 12, 1968 in Dahlen, ND. All fdends and relatives are invited. The couplerequests nogifts. - Laurie Photos: Submitted Above: Back: Louise, Bonnie, Nikki, and Graham. Front: Jase and Mildred. e e .@ Five generatiOns gathered to have a blessed Easter celebration again this year in Park River. As a family we are truly blessed that we are able to get together. This year we took a few pictures as time flies and you never know what tomorrow will bring. Mildred (Kratochvil) Machart is the head of this generational picture and Louise Novak her Daughter is the second generation. Third, fourth and fifth that were able to attend were Bonnie and Dale Zahradka, daugh- ter Nikki and Scott Bylin with boys Jase and Graham. Sheryl Novak and Chuck, daughter Ashley Novak and Mike Bjomson with their daughter Chloe. Also their sons Brandon and Alex. Bill Novak and Jessie. Susan Lanning with son Jacob Pic and Twins Justin and Julia. Daughter Jack- ie and Ryan Jonson with their son Corbin. Also to share the day were son Joseph and Jess Pic. Above: Back: Sheryl and Ashley Front: Mildred, Chloe and Louise. Above: Back: Susan, Corbin, Jacide, and Louise. Front: Mildred. Above: Back: cob, Julia, Susan, Juslin, and Louise. Front: Mildred. Your Professional Prescription Service We offer Mail-0ut Prescriptions, Delivery Service, Blood Pressure Screening, Photo Kiosk, 10% off Sr. Citizen Discount, Zoovio Video Dealer, Gifts, Hallmark Cards, Drive-up Window Ye Olde Medicine Center Park River 701-284-7676 Drayton Drug Drayton 701-454-3831