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Page 6 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015 Right: Recently the bottom dropped out of a portion of the bike path on Park River's west end, The path, which is a county project, has temporarily been roped off. Bikers and walkers are urged to use caution. According to Walsh County Highway Department Superintendant Sharon Lipsh, the Walsh County Water Board is in charge of the repairs. She was told that as soon as load limits go off they will move in to repair the damage. Photo: Larry Bid J e e BISMARCK, N.D. -- As North Dakotans and injuries in motor vehicle crashes due to "Safety-focused law enforcement saves plan their Memorial Day activities, over 40 lack of seat belt use, "said North Dakota De- lives, because people would rather buckle up North Dakota law enforcement agencies are partment of Transportation Deputy Director than get a ticket," explained Nelson. "Click It planning to add extra patrols during the nation- Mark Nelson. "Last year in North Dakota, Or Ticket is widely recognized as a warning to wide Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement nearly 70 percent of motor vehicle fatalities motorists that they'll get a citation. North from May 18 to May 31 to help reinforce the were not wearing their seat belt." Dakota's Code for the Road campaign encour- message that seat belts save lives. Results of a 2014 suxvey showed that North ages people to add seat belts to their own rules: Memorial Day also marks the unofficial start Dakota motorists are aware of enforcement of choose to save your own life." of summer and increasing highway travel dur- seat belt laws. Almost 70 percent of the drivers For more information about Code for the ing the warm season, surveyed said the chances of getting a ticket if Road and efforts to eliminate motor vehicle "Enforcement and education are two key el- they weren't wearing a seat belt was "Likely," deaths and injuries, visit, ements ill our overall effort to eliminate deaths "Somewhat likely," or "Very likely."Twitter and Facebook. Use #codefortheroad. MAN DAN, N.D. -- Farm & ted, including past finalists who "It's a great program and a great : cludes a grand prize of a New Hol- Ranch Guide has begun accepting weren't selected, way to bring some special recog- land 'Rustler' utility vehicle pro- nominations for the publication's Six finalistswillbechosenfrom nition to some very deserving vided by the Northern Region 22nd annual Country Woman of among the nominations by a panel Women," Sitter said. "We want to New Holland Dealers and a the Year award which brings of five judges that come from make sure everyone has the op- Medora vacation package for four recognition to the important role within the industry. Those finalists portunity to nominate that favorite from the Theodore Roosevelt women play in the,%,riculture in- and their spouses will be invited to someone for this award." Medora Foundation. Plus, beef dustry. Mandan tbr a social gathering on Nominations must be post- certificates from the ND Beef The deadline for nominating the afternoon of Thursday, July 23, marked no later than Monday, Connnission will be provided for someone for Country Woman of at the Baymont Inn in Mandan, June 8, and should be sent to Farm each finalist, as well as many other the Year 2015 is Monday, June 8, N.D (formerly known as the & Ranch Guide, PO Box 1977, according to Pat Sitter, Farm & Seven Seas). Bismarck, ND 58502-1977. Look prizes. Ranch Guide general manager. Following the social, an inter- for the nomination fonn in the Door prizes will be awarded Candidates should live on a view process with the finalists will pages of Farm & Ranch Guide or throughout the program. farm or ranch located within Farnl begin with the judges and continue go online to www.fannan- Tickets for the luncheon are $10 & Ranch Guide's distribution area the following morning, July 24., per person and includes the lunch- and should be inIbrmed of your in- The winner will be crowned eon meal and entertainment. tentions to nominate them. Prior during the luncheon programPrizes awarded For ticket information contact nominations from any past years which begins at noon Friday, July Among the several prizes to be Farm & Ranch Guide, 701-255- are also welcome to be re-submit- 24, at the Baymont Inn. awarded to the winner this year in- 4905. Park River City-Wide Rummage is Saturday, June 6th! Cam REGISTER TO DAY Union Dr. Jason Go, cardiologist, sees patients at First Care Health Center in Park River and Unity Medical Center in Grafton. 800-895-4728 Are you having trouble hearing, dialing, or answering the telephone? If phone use is difficult due to a hearing, speech, or physical limitation you may be eligible for a free specialized telephone. If you are a North Dakota resident, call the Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Service to find the right phone for you. Call 800-895-4728 NOW to see if you are eligible for a FREE telephone. Dr. Go is a board certified cardiologist from Altru Health System treating cardiovascular disease, and congenital and structural heart conditions. Talk to your doctor about a referral to Dr. Go, or Cardiology at 701.780.6236 to schedule your appointment in Park River or Grafton. call Altru altru.or~'go HEALTH SYSTEM ,J GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Paul Sigurdson, Edinburg, ND, was re- elected vice president of the board of directors of Square Butte Elec- tric Cooperative at the coopera- tive's annual meeting held March 27, 2015. Sigurdson represents Nodak Electric Cooperative, Grand Forks, on the 11-member Square Butte board. Square Butte is a generation and transmission cooperative that sells wholesale power to Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc Grand Forks, and Minnesota Power, Du- luth, MN. Square Butte and Minnkota share common manage- ment and are owned by the same 11 electric cooperatives in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Lee McLaughlin, Lankin, ND, has been re-elected to the Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. board of directors. The action came at the genera- tion and transmission coopera- tive's annual meeting held March 27, 2015. McLaughlin represents Nodak Electric Cooperative, Grand Forks, on the l 1-member Minnkota board. Minnkota provides electricity generation and transmission serv- ices to Nodak Electric Cooperative and 10 other distribution coopera- tives in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. The Park River Volunteer Fire Department is offering for sale a t979 Ford 9000 tandem axle truck with a 3,000 gallon fiberglass water tank. Rear dump for dumping into a drop tank. 4,000 gallon potable drop tank is included with truck. If sold to a fire department truck will be equipped with an emergency light bar & siren. Truck hasa Detroit671 diesel engine with a !3 speed manual transmi idn. ; Please submit a sealed bid labeled "Truck Bid" on the envelope to: Park River Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 297, Park River, ND 58270 by June 15, 2015 where bids will be opened at 7:30 PM. We reserve the right to refuse or reject any or all bids. Call Bob @ 701-331-9422 or Kelly @ 701-331,0986 with any questions or to set up a time to view truck prior to bidding. * ****, * -k -k -I( ****** trirri t : W Storage Systems Administrator Y~ SAN, NAS, Backup. * Web Designer Y~ SOongknow~=dgeofH~L & CSS. Yr * E-mail System Administrator . Exchange, ~ IronporL Y~ * Computer & Network Specialist . Windows, MS Oft-~'e, SCCM. ~q ~ ~ ~ Contaot us at www.nd.govllTDI . 701.328.1004orTTY1.800.366.6888I Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce 4 Runway Shows Thursday May 21, 2015 at Marketplace Grafton, N and i~~ ~: ~ ~z" ad goes here! Call 284-6333 today for rates. Your community. Your paper.