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Page 6 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JUNE I O, 20 1 5 WASHINGTON -- The U.S. portant role in encotmaging private Economic Development Admin-capital investment in northeastern istration (EDA) is awarding a North Dakota, helping to create grant of $61,000 to help support jobs and enabling the region to economic development in theplan its economic development Red River region. EDA plan-into the future." ning investments support the de- This is in addition to five oth- velopment and implementation of er grants, totaling $310,000, the a comprehensive economic de- senator announced in Decem- velopment strategy (CEDS) for ber. The following entities re- the area served by the Red Riv- er Regional Council, which is ceived grant funding: comprised of Grand Forks, Nel- $62,000 for the Lake Agas- son, Pembina and Walsh counties, siz Regional Council, which This grant will be used to estab- serves Cass, Ransom, Richland, fish an economic development Sargent, Steele and Traill counties. planning framework, process and $62,000 for the Roosevelt- strategy that supports private Custer Regional Council for De- capital investment and job cre- velopment, which serves Adams, ation in Grafton/Walsh County. Billings, Bowman, Dunn, Gold- "These grants will help to de- en Valley, Hettinger, Slope and velop and diversify the economies Stark counties. of Walsh County by bringing to- $62,000 for the Souris Basin gether public and private sectors Planning Council, which serves in the areato create an econom- Bottineau, Burke, McHenry, ic development plan," said Sen- Mountrail, Pierce, Renville and ator John Hoeven, who selves on Ward counties. the U.S. Senate Appropriations $62,000 for Lewis and Clark I " '~ " ' Co nmittee This builds on our Regional Development Council, efforts to create good jobs for our which services Burleigh, Em- people and ensure our state's economy is vibrant and strong mons, Grant, Kidder, McLean, now and into the future. Mercer, Morton, Oliver, Sheridan "With rapid population growth and Sioux connties $62,000 for the North Central throughout North Dakota, we have to make sure hll our state's Planning Council, which serves communities have the resources Benson, Cavalier, Eddy, Ramsey, and tools they need to thrive," said R olette and Towner counties, in- U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp. cluding Spirit Lake and Turtle "These funds will play an im- Mountain. PARK RIVER, N.D. -- On ditch, which included water that June 1, a North Star Co-op truck had been there before the spill. hauling nitrogen-based fertilizer The recovered fluid will be spread tipped five miles north of Park on'a local hay field with permis- River, spilling approximately sion of the owner. 1100 gallons of fertilizer into a North Dakota Department of drainage ditch. Health personnel are working A vacuum truck recovered with local authorities on i'emedi- 3300 gallons of fluid from the ation efforts. f Dr. Joshua Britten, Podiatry, now cares for patients at First Care Health Center in Park River. Dr. Britten offers diabetic foot care and treats all foot, ankle and heel conditions. He will help you focus on preventive health to keep you on your feet and moving. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Britten in Park River, call Altru Clinic in Grand Forks at 701.732.7700. FIRST CARE HEALTH CENTER CLN}C altru .orE/britten j Check out Gralton Living Center. We have attractive, affordable apts availat at 809 121h 8I West, Rent based on your income for lhose who qualify. Your own garage and a parkJ e setting make a great place to call home. Cal Came at 520-(O]28 for tours , r ication. We are m equal opporlunity housing provider and employer: ROBERT MI IRRAY ESTATE, OWNER Call 701.520-8198 for information Property Mana Group ~ /~L ! ,r I t TT,Ii TTrlrl-l~ j~f'~ /,'i 11 i B T lr-1 ,ii]- lr-1 B /"1 Iif lrt i ~#-i lrl '1[ Park River Community Center for receptions, meetings, and other Markusen said. this." compliance. This assessment will large gatherings. The design moves While many communities acrossMarkusen stressed that this proj- put it all in writing. beyond concessions only to include North Dakota that are working to- ect would offer opportunities for Input and support are what the a full-service kitchen, ward wellness centers have had to all ages and would give Park River committee is looking for from the "And again, everything is con- vote on the projects, Markusen the ability to attract people to the community for the overall plan at ceptual at this time," Markusen addedthat at this point there is community and make it a destina- this point. "We're trying to see the said. nothing to vote on. There are no tion city. vision for the future," Markusen There still are many infrastruc- plans at this point that would have There were some questions from said. ture needs moving forward. To be an affect on area taxes. He said pro- those in attendance about the plan Katie Thompson, a Park River able to get the RV park in place, gram tbes and grants are the current for the pool, but the development of native who lnoved back to the area, power, water and sewer needs will source of income for the project, that idea is completely up in the have to be addressed. Fundraising campaigns, pledges, air. said that this plan could be a huge Markusen said that the advisory and naming rights are also future The current pool, Bell said, will draw for those looking to make committee is working with Parks plans, be assessed this summer. "We are Park River a home. and Rec and the City of Park River "We don't have an exact answer trying to figure out a plan for the "If we can make it happen I on how best to move forward, on how that would happen yet," he pool overall." think its just a great thing to add to Markusen noted that the biggest " said regarding full funding of the A visual assessment has beenour list of opportunities and good question at this point is "how do we concept, done and this August a pressurized things for our community that keep pay for it?" They are developing a business test will be run to test pipelines, us strong and keep us kind of that Without a solid plan, esthnating plan as they move forward into "'There's a lot of things that need torch in the northeast comer of our cost can be a challenge, but other phases, to be bumped up," Bell said with state," she said. 'I hope it can work Markusen said that when compar- Concerns for 2015 include regards to health, safety, and ADA out." ing with recent school bids, the campsites and infrastructure. project most likely would fit in the Markusen said that if someone $8-10 million range, were to write a big check the "We feel it's important to get the process would be expedited, but for conceptual ideas out there," now, "there's a lot of phasing to TUESDAY, JUNE 16 31o Wadge Ave S, Park River 2 Story home with recent improvements and projects unfinished. Hosted by David Blumkin Realtor ABR, CRS, GRI Cell: 701-741-3415 Northern Plains Rail Services is accepting applications for a Full-Time Mechanical Carman/Welder in Fordville, ND Wage: DOE 1 Opening for: Day Shift 7-3:30 (5 days a week/45 hours) 1 Opening for: Evening Shift 3:30-2:45 (4 evenings/day weekend/45 hours) Mechanical Carman/Welder-Strong mechanical background preferred. Welding, torching, metal work, fabrication and ma- chine experience a plus, Benefits include but are not limited to: Health, Dental, 401 K, Railroad Retirement, TeI-A-Doc, EAP, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Flexible Benefits Plan and other Voluntary benefits. Applicants must pass all pre-employment testing and background checks. 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