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JUNE 27, 2012 THE PRESS PAGE 3 in i Walsh County Spotlight The merchants below are proud to announce: A Canada Day Parade will be held on Saturday, June 30th. -Walsh County Veterans Service Office benefits cover nursln, home caret VA benefits provide for a range of long-term services which include Nursing Home Care, Domiciliary Care, Adult Day Health Care, Geriatric Evaluation and Respite Care. Nursing home benefits may be provided if specific qualifications are met; those are: a veteran must be in need of such care and seeking nursing home care for a service- connected (SC) disability, OR is rated 60% SC and unemployable, OR is rated 60% SC and permanently and totally disabled (P&T) OR for any condition if the veteran has a combined SC disability rating of 70% or more. The care will be provided in a VA nursing home or contract nursing home. Non-Service-Connected (NSC) and non- compensable zero percent SC veterans can apply for long term care in the VA but could be subject to long term care co-payments. Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability are exempt from long term care co-payments. NSC veterans applying for Extended Care or the Nursing Home Care Unit may be required to complete VA Form 10-10EC to determine the family's current income and assets. Veterans may be discharged from a VA Nursing Home Care Unit (NHCU) without consent when VA nursing home care is no longer needed; for example, if the veteran's needs can be met at home or in a private nursing home close to the family. Veterans requiring nursing home care for a service-connected condition or a veteran rated 70% or more have mandatory eligibility for admission to Extended Care Services; and, those veterans are eligible to have indefinite care provided to them in the VA or in a VA contracted nursing home. Do VA benefits cover nursing home care that is not provided in a VA facility? No. VA can pay for care only in nursing homes that participate in its contract program. Nursing homes that do not participate in its contract program are not covered by VA. Veterans and their families should Participants are asked to meet at 108 2nd contact the nearest VA facility for information on Long Term Care St W prior to 8:30 pro. The parade will then (LTC). They may also obtain information on Health Benefits at 1- 877-222-8387 or on the Internet at go south on Briggs Ave S & continue to the Katrina Hodny PR American Legion at 108 5th St E Watch County Veterans Service Officer Administrative Building, 638 Cooper Ave, Grafton Following the parade, at 9:30 pm, a street dance featuring the country band "Lost LATE-LATE FROM PAGE 1 Highway" will be held in froqt of the PR wr leMabelMarty-wasthesalu- The first pincers were Henry American Legion. tatorian. A few days earlier nine Baldwin, HABalI, GH Glass, John students graduated from the eighth Code, CS Stranahan. COUNTY Park River PO Box 49 t tan Park River : " N, cicn S mari 301 284c unty Road 12B7115 AUTO PARTS Park River Implement 284-6316 & Insurance Park River ~ 284-7244 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Adams - 944-2231 Grafton - 352-3668 grade, seven girls and two boys. The memorial windows do- nated by ex-Governor Allin and Harry Peoples have been installed in the Presbyterian [Federated] Over the years, 15 have been lost to death, only Lyman Bran& survives. There are currently 100 mem- bers of the lodge. Church. The windows depict An interesting side note to this Plockhorst's "The Good Shep- celebration--all but two of the vis- .herd" and Hoffman's "Christ inthe iting guests ( ere were over300 of Garden ofGesthemane." .:, them) used automobiles as the i In other reli ous news the means of transportation, ! Pembina Presbytery, to which the A few days earlier David Aitken Park River church belongs, en- advertised that he had received a dorsed the struggle against Sunday carload of buggies and surreys. baseball. The Park River Masonic organ- (One suspects that this might have ization, Golden Valley Lodge, tel- been the last time that an ad like ebrated its 25 anniversary. A this appeared: the surrey was going banquet at Aamoth's Rink pro- the way of the horse and buggy.) vided seating for 300. A quarter section in Eden The group was founded in the Township exchanged hands for the summer of1886 by 16 members of sum of $5,000. In July, 160 acres the order then in town; the charter in Section 4, Rushford Township was issued 15 June 1887 sold for $40/acre. 110 4th St. E Park River Jim's Super Valu 101 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! DO YOU HAVE YOUR FLOAT READY?? Forest River Quasquicentennial Parade Friday, July l!th at 1:00 PM Stage at Forest R ver Bean at Noon Call Brian 701-248-3261 July marks our one year anniv~'sary, Cel}4,raie in grand style, and ~k your : grand getaway loda3: r(~)n~ St~ avai~ble! Stay, play and indulge at thee newest 1 ? shou in DeadwoodJ ~,/~/!~ (with le~e signing) I Br Apts Park Court Apts - Park River ' All utilities paid **Income Based** Private Entrance with NO STEPS NOW AVAILABLE!!" / , ~( ,! Call Vicki 701-331-3826 ~-" ' 701-352-2275 ,~ ,/ ii. / Professionally Managed by Prairie Hom~ Management "~',~ . 1-888-893-9.501 < TYY 1-800-366-6888 :~ Lewis and Irene Solseng Lewis and Irene Solseng of Park River, N.D. were married June 30, 1962 at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in rural Fairdale, N.D. They will celebrate with their 50th wedding anniversary with children Tim (Lois) Solseng, Julie (Kory) Bossert, Ryan (Angie) Solseng, and their 7 grandchildren, I I Halley Lynn Bata was born May 15, 2012 at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks. She weighed 91bs. 8oz and was 22in long. She was welcomed home by her parents Craig and Jessica (Wellman) Bata and big brother Tucker of Adams. Proud grandparents are Jim Bata of Crystal, DeeLyn Bata of Park River, Adrienne Wellman of Cavalier and great grandparents Laddie & Viola Bata of Park River and Walter Wellman of Edinburg. Lihn&ed to Lo,oadb Park River Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm at Robert Fawcett Auditorium at Lake Region State College Reservation Information 701-662-8888 or ticket office at The Liquid Bean in Devils Lake practice in Warren, Minn. GRAND FORKS, N.D' The board and administration of the North Valley Health Center are pleased to announce the addition of Jeremy Houser, Physician Assistant-Certified to the Health Center medical staff. A native of Park River, North Dakota, Jeremy has worked for the Altru Health System for four years in the cardiology department. "I wanted to get back to primary care. I like to be able to take care of people with all areas of their medical needs," said Jeremy. "This new position will allow me to do that." Jeremy also knows that rural areas need to have good health services and wants to be a part of serving that population. His parents still live in Park River and both have been a part of the volunteer ambulance services in that area. His father was president of the Park River Hospital Board for many years. "That's probably how I got interested in medicine; seeing my parents' involvement with local health care," says Jeremy. A graduate of Park River High School, he furthered his education at the Minnesota State University, Moorhead, graduating in biology and chemistry. Continuing his education he received a degree in micro-biology from North Dakota State University and a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from Augsburg in Minneapolis. His medical interests include orthopedics with an emphasis on sports medicine and emergency Mary's in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Jeremy is married and has a 1- year-old boy, Jax. He and his wife live in Grand Forks where she is employed with EcoLab in human resources. medicine. Currently he provides weekend locum emergency room services to Essentia Health, Saint so cefor ,---~ .J Service to find the right phone for you. w~$h o ty Press 284 6333 disABILITY Call 800-895-4728 NOW to see if # TECHNOLOGY you are eligible for a FREE telephone. I At the North Valley Health Center, the former physical therapy room has been remodeled into a family practice clinic. Tasha Kotrba is his clinic nurse. Jeremy began seeing patients the first week in May. Those who were interested in meeting him will have an opportunity at the Health Center Open House and Annual Meeting to be held May 31 at the Warren American Legion. "We are pleased to have Jeremy at the Health Center," states Kevin Smith, North Valley Health Center administrator. "He is a great fit for this area and his experience as an emergency room attendant is an asset." Jeremy is the son of Larry and Kathy Houser of Park River. Printed from Volume 20, Number 2 Edition of House call, Warren, MN with permission I q-he Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant ) De Smet, S.D t nmdly Presents "~Lo~ July 6-8, July 13-15, July 20-22 J