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MMUNITY _: THE WALSH COL NTY PRESS • WEDiX SDAY, ,JULY I, 2015 Pa e 5 MINTO, N.D. --. Brad Narloch ofMimo, N.D., has received a spe- cial thank you for paying it for- ward in his community. Narloch was selected to receive free fuel from Tanks of Thanks, a program that rewards people who go the ex- tra mile for others. Recently, Narloch received a $50 Tanks of Thanks gift card, which is redeemable at any Cenex location, for giving his extra diesel tbel to a small business during a re- cent fuel shortage• The Tanks of Thanks program from CHS and Cenex retailers encourages people to nominate neighbors, family and friends for free fuel as a way to thank them for doing good deeds, both large and small. Each month, more than $5,000 in free fuel is given away through the Tanks of Thanks pro- gram. "Tanks of Thanks does more than give away free fuel. It moti- vates people to continue doing good things for their communi- ties," said Akhtar Hussain, CHS re- fined fuels brand marketing man- ager. "Our Cenex retailers are proud of the communities they serve and the people who make those communities so special. According to Hussain, nomi- nating someone for Tanks of Thanks is easy, and anyone can nominate or be nominated for any act of kindness. ' Congratulations to Brad Narloch, and thank you for your contributions" to the commu- nity," he says. To make a nomination, visit and briefly describe why someone deserves a Tank of Thanks. • • PARK RIVER, N.D.---- Park River Mayor Dan Stenvold recently appointed Kyle Halwnson to the City Council position that was vacated by Karl Blake. Karl represented Ward 3 on the City Council for six years and five months. Karl's service to the city was valuable be- cause of his experience with management at Polar Communications. Karl resigned ef- fective June 8, 2015 because he moved out- side the city limits. Mayor Dan Stenvold said, "appointing Kyle was an easy decision, he is aheady doing things that make the city a better place for families with kids. he will be a great liaison between the City and the Park Board." Kyle has served on the Park Board since 2010 and was the current President of the Park Board• Kyle is employed by Polar Colnmuni- cations, the city has had a Polar Commu- nications employee serving on the city council for the past 17 years. Kyle's first day on the City Council will be July 13,2015. % Photo: Submitted Above: Kyle Haivorson (Left) has been named the new representative for Ward 3 replacing Karl.Blake (Right) who moved and resigned his position on the coundl. L DRAYTON, N.D. -- Dray- trants per boat, but each boat may ton's 15th annual Rod & Reel carry as many entrants as it can RallyCatfishing Tournament will legally hold. Early entry fee is $40 be held Saturday August 8, 2015, (by July 10) and regular entry fee from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at is $50. Entry forms are available Hastings Landing Recreation Area, at RC Bait and Tackle 701-454- downtown Drayton, ND. Cash prizes will be paid for the six heav- 3355 and KXPO Radio in Grafton, iestwhopper catfish, heaviest slot ND (352-0431); for information, catfish, and a special $30,000 callthe bait shop, or email cham- prize will be awarded to the angler who ends the tournament holding Sponsored by Drayton Com- a new North Dakota record chan- munity Chamber of Commerce nel catfish. Minimum two paid en- and KXPO Radio 1340 AM. ~t A TTTTTr T'~T'~ ,I"~ I I IrI A f',iT-~ "') powerful two-way speakerphone, sends a text message to as many as and a ICE (in case of emergency) five emergency contacts and calls button on the back of the phone that those contacts in order until the call will automatically dial one pre- is answered. Or, for an additional• programed number. $15 per month you can subscribe The Doro 626 sells for $50 to their SOS monitoring service with service plans stm-ting at $10 that will dispatch help as needed. per month, and no long-term con- tract. They even offer discounts to Shared Plan Options AARP members. If you want to get your dad a Another budget-friendly cell: simple cellphone through your phone you should look into is the cellphone provider, most carriers- Snapfon ezTWO for seniors (snap- like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-, 800-937-1532), which Mobile- still offer a few basic cell- costs under $20, with a $35 acti- phones that are inexpensive and vation fee, no-contract, and month- hearing aid compatible. ly service plans that start at $10. If If you're an AT&T customer the you don't want the Snapfon serv- option is the "LG A380." For Ver- ice plan (you can go through izon users, there's the "Samsung AT&T or T-Mobile), the phone is Gusto 3" and "LG Revere 3." If $80• you're a Sprint customer there's the This is a bar-style phone that "Kyocera Kona" and "Alcatel provides big buttons, a color screen, OneTouch Retro." And for T-Mo- enhanced volume with a speaker bile users there's the "LG 450." phone, a speaking keypad, and an SOS emergency alert button on the Send your senior questions to: SavvySeniol; back of the phone that can sound no. Box 5443, .Nomum OK 73070. or vLdt 5bv v- Senioro~.~: Jim Miller h' a contributor to the NB(.; an alert when pushed and held n a,o, show and author qf "The Savvy Senior" down for five seconds. It then booh hands with soap and water• * Nail polish actually may stop • Apply an adhesive bandagethe tick from letting go because it is unable to move once the polish FOLKLORE has hardened. Several Folk methods are said ° Ri bbing alcohol helps to dis- to cause a tick to "back out" of the infect the bite site, but will not skin. Studies have shown that make the tick let go• none of these methods work.° Do not use a hot match be- - Petroleum jelly will not work cause it may bum the skin, it can because the breathing rate in ticks cause the tick to burst and spread is so slow that blocking the air sup- infection, and it may cause the tick ply even for a few hours does not to release infected fluids intothe cause the tick to let go. wound• Photos: Submitted Left: Displaying the Tree City Flag presented to the City of Lankin were (L to R) Marilyn Praska, Carol 0ndracek, Trudy Wippler, MiUie Pokr- twinsld, Loretta McLaughlin, Den0is Br0dina, Lucille Ward, John Lapic, Judy Bosh, and Francis Praska. Right: Planting an apple tree in celebration Arbor Day were (L to R) Jon Lapic, Dennis B ina, Francis Pras Marilyn Praska, and Carol 0ndracelc LANKIN, N.D. -- Lankin, N.D., was named a 2014 Tree City USA ciation of State Foresters• for the 19th year by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commit- "Everyone benefits when elected officials, volunteers arid committed ment to effective urban forest management, citizens in communities like Lankin make smart investments in urban Lankin achieved the Tree City USA recognition by meeting the pro- forests." said Matt Harris, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. gram's four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordi- "Trees bring shade to our homes and beauty to our neighborhoods, along nance, an annual commtmity forestry budget of at least $2 per capita and with numerous economic, social and environmental benefits." an Arbor Day observance and proclamation. City of Lankin celebrated Arbor Day for 2015 on May 1 at the Lankin The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Founda- Senior Center. After a good meal and short talk by Gerri McKay, NDSU tion, in partnership with the U•S. Forest Service and the National Asso- state forestry, an apple tree was planted by the senior center building. sure. until she was having hirn. I always wanted to do OB bui not two days. She sat down to watch TV, and "It was just uncomfortable tbr this way," Jennifer said. "He's just been a little fighter again thought she was having maybe an hour and that was it," Her next instinct was to find a through everything. It's going to be contractions, but said they really she said. "I don't even remember clock to note time of birth, his way or no way," she said. weren't that bad. pushing. Maybe one push and he "The things that run through "Luckily, everything went okay. "They weren't stopping and was here." your head, she laughed. "It was a Just looking back, it wascrazy." they were kind of regular," she She said Dennis was calm and whirlwind of adrenaline and ex- Jax David Robert, named after added, so at that point she decid- called 911 to send an ambulance• citement." ' his grandpas, weighed in at 6 lbs. ed to wake up her husband Den- Jennifer, who has been a nurse Jax was here for a good 5 to 10 13 oz. and 19 inches long. He was nis to let him know that it was time at the Good Samaritan Center of minutes before the ambulance welcomed home by Ian, 19; Abby, to go. Park River for eight years said that even got to the house. 13; Issak, 12; Riley, 9; Kieran, 7; Dennis said that he wasn't too her training kicked in and she Ryan Lien, Cindy Staven, and Blake, 6; and Kenzie who is 1. worried, was able to assess the situation. Josh Swenson of the Park River Grandparents are Anna Mac "I figured like any other time it Jax didn't cry initially. She Ambulance picked up Jax andDaley and David Daley, and Car- would be a while to wait," he said found that he had the umbilical Jennifer to bring them to First Care ol and Robert Kubat, all of Park explaining that their daughter cord wrapped around his neck Health Center where Dr. Johnson River. Kenzie took 8-10 hours, twice, which she said was the was on call. She said they were Jennifer said that this situation Jennifer took a shower and scariest part of the night. They got met by a team of medical profes- was "not how I planned it in my started to get a little more anxious, him unwrapped and cleaned him sionals, head." But now that everyone is "The next thing I know, I'moff to help stimulate him and get After they got situated, they home and healthy and happy, she having this baby•" him wanned up. . ,, , She said her water didn t break "When I first started in nursin_o called down to transfer to Altru in added, We re definitely going to ' Grand Forks where they stayed for have. a story for him." HELP WANTED MAY-PORT CG SCHOOL is hiring a HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER; starting salary $37,500; benefits included; coaching available. Send cover letter, resume and cre- dentials to Supt, Michael Bradner,, fax (701)788-2959, call (701) 788- 2281. RN'S UP TO $45/hr. LPN's up to $37.50/hr. CNA's up to $22.50/hr. Free gas/weekly pay. $2,000 bonus. AACO Nursing Agency. 800-656- 4414. EXCEPTIONAL, EXPERIENCED MALE CNAwanted for wonderful Bis- marck, ND man living with dementia. 24 hour rotating position. On-going support and training. Excellent salary. To apply Iregnier@englishros-, 612.250.4524. 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