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vavwv—v'v— -w 'V—‘ raw wwma‘mnava mm. mama“? : SINGLE COPY $ .00 r VOL. l37 - ISSUE 46 - PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA A ' WEDNESDAY, MAY l3,-202O “Pomp and Cir- wmstanoe”ista— mouslylmorvnas the graduation song. Given the drwmstancesof the year, Park River graduates aregetirealitfle more pomp-than usual. The grad- uates are dis- played along PakRiversmait streetsasaway fortheoommuni- tytoshae'nlheir celebration even thougiliniations havebeenseton theoeremonybe causeofCOVll} 19. Left: Kyle (Chuck) Fergu- son puts up Jayse Fontaine's ba'neronama't street light pole. Kyle, employee for Polar Gom- mmwimswas Park River Homecoming King in 2014 while this year’s King is Jayse. Polar and the Park River City Department put lpbannersofthe Class of 2020 in ParkRiver.Hep ingonthegound is Polar employ- eeRoger P. Set- ness. Top Right: The last banner goes up along Highway17.Bot- tom Left: Park River Area High School Principal AaronSchramm and Superin- tendenthrkHam l'lmlo'. l-lll/ . r ' . reams? Rural Development Fee Coratio Valley-E ' burg * awards giantsinPolafs servicearea . FCCLA project PARK RIVER, N.D. — Polar Communica— terest loans. fimds will be used to replace worn items such as tions is a member of the Rural Development Fi- RDFC has recently granted $1,000 to Market flQOfing, cots, and highchairs, and provide nance Corporation (RDF C). As a result, com- on Main. Market on Main is owned by the City Wlth Opportunities to attend PrOfeSSIOHalfimmmg- O munities in our service area were eligible to ap— of Edinburg. The grant fiinds will go towards costs For an apphcatlone aSSIStance’ or quesuons con' . _ . . . ceming RDFC, please contact Lori Capouch at ply for a grant of up to $2,000 for commumty relatedto repairing the Sidewalk and fixmg the roof 701_667_6444 or 1capouch@n dare c. 0 0m . Wham. RDFC Gm, Amenca a success their larger loan program that funds community— Kids day care center in Park River. Sunshine Kids based projects and non-profit entities with low in- daycare is a licensed daycare and preschool. Grant Wfifiéfifi By Allison Olimb but this project made a difference of The press well beyond a single contest. EDINBURG, N.D. — Valley- Chloe and Ella spearheaded a pr0ject on behalf of their FCCLA itals d ’ d Edinburg High School junior Chloe ' ’ (Family, Career and Community I]. a Gemmill and sophomore, Ella KJt Leaders OfAmefica) chapter at Va1_ telson were one point away from By Jena Pierce, state are finding ways to honor and 1800s, Nightingale modemized nurs- Healthcare facilities are making sure qualifying for national competition ICYQEdmburg ngh SChOOI' . UND Center for Rural Health celebrate nurses and hospitals dur- ing practices with strict hand wash- these days don’t go by without with their FCCLA STAR (Students ,, filurglmghStrmgs 19“) Thing GRAND FORKS, ND. — ing the COVID-l9 pandemic. ing and hygiene practices, which are Taking Action with Recognition) 5 ml e apter SerVwe 1910160t Though COVlD-19 has put a strain National Nurses Week began proving just as important today dur- Nurses project, which began in early De- on healthcare centers and healthcare May 6 and concludes May 12, Flo- ing the coronavirus crisis. May 10- cember. That one point made the dif- professionals, entities across the rence Nightingale’s birthday. In the 16 is National Hospital Week. Page fereme between state and nationals, CONT. page 2 Obituaries Celebrate what you’ve Area Voices I See Page accomplished, but raise the bar a See Page little hi er each time ou succeed. PRA grad moving forward gh y Socially distant Spring See page Mia ' See page