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THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2014 Page 3 Walsh County $ Spotlight The merchants below are / proud to announce: Joe Lopez Benefit, Park River fa P!e%e, join us in suppo ,ng the Joe Lope.z miAll proceeds trom the potato bar.and HJ percent o.t all sales trom lupp, e ,r.r_are, Will go,to his mily to, ne with megil ann mneral,, costs, tree will offering, bunday, July zu Trom i I a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Park RverAmerican Legion. Fbre information call Margaret Bogeson at 701-284-7469.-I'upperwa, re orders also can be made at nttRworaer. , tuppe,rware.com/pls/h ,tprod _ww/home.Joe s ramie/wi, receive a cnecK Trom lupperware for 40% of all sales. COUNTY ESS Park River PO Box 49 284-6333 (;(xl t'- q;JUari tab '(,.=j's ('c LC-t:,., - ' Park River 301' County Roa d 12B ' 284-7115 ,,i,,,, [  Park River Implement 284-6316 .r..,ver-..-... Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 T UNITED Michigan ~ 259-2112 Bank&lnsurance Hoop.-le ~ 894-6123 urystal - 657-2168 110 4th St. E Park River 284-7221 Jim's Super Valu 284-6433 101 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! "Where 0ua// is Standard" R[S]DEHAL & (0MMi:tEJAL liE* Woe Ii[ ReioDet [eF|CFH SFewc kWllkm[F carom 7oz-3z z-zsTo Scott Wedel, Owner V saelectric.14@gmail.com eterans Ave. S,Park River ND i wm Lease Si eARK CO URT APARTMENTS ......... " Park River, ND 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments *Income Bas&t ..... *ALL Utilities Paid *No Steps *Latmdry on Site Call Katie @701-331-9515 Professionally Managed by Prairie Homes Managemenl 1-888-893-9501 -- toll free "FTY: 1-800-366-6888 FOR THE TROOPS -Walsh County Veterans Service Office Connecting veterans with work: On- the-lob and Apprenticeship Program The State of North Dakota is booming with industry but still far too many people especially veterans are out of work or are considered underem- ployed. The following is a list of opportunities that you may be interested in talking advantage of: What is On-the-Job Training? On-the-Job Training (OJT) is training you receive while actually per- forming a job and earning wages, as well as receiving your G.I. Bill ben- efits. OJT programs normally range from six months to two years in length. Some examples of OJT are: Welder, Painter, Cook, Pressman, and Auto Mechanic. Contact Rhonda Schauer, Director, State Approving Agency, for more information. What is Apprenticeship Training? Apprenticeship Training is on-the-job training coupled with theoretical related instruction. You receive your G.I. Bill benefits while working full time and earning wages. Apprenticeship programs are normally from two to five years in length. Some examples of currently approved apprenticeship programs are: Carpenter, Electrician, Brick Layer, Asbestos Worker, Plumber, Iron Worker, Corrections Officer, Machinist, and Maintenance Mechanic. How to Begin 1. If you do not have a job, or if you are not working in the occu- pation you want, contact your local Job Service. The Veteran's Employ- ment Representative should be able to find an employer who can offer the kind of training you need to reach your occupational goal. 2. Next, either you or your employer should contact the North Dako- ta State Approving Agency at 701-328-5445, so that the necessary steps can be taken to approve the training program or visit the GI Bill Answer Page for more information. Reimbursement for Licensure and Exams Veterans can get reimbursed for the cost of a state licensing or certifi- cation exam. Veterans Affairs will pay for the cost of the tests, up to $2,000 for each test. For an application: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/form_de- tail.asp?FormNo=22-0803 If you have any questions about these or other benefits that are avail- able please give my office a call at 701-352-5030 or stop by for a visit at 638 Cooper Avenue Suite 5 Grafton ND 58237. Thank you for your service. Chris Kratochvil * Walsh County Veterans Service Officer Administrative BuiMing, 638 Cooper Ave Ste 5, Grafton By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, United States and abroad that are of- Since retiring, my husband 'and' fered as short-term vacation rentals. I love to travel but hotel costs eat up. This has become a very popular ll- oue budget so fast we can't stay as  'ternatiV6 to hotels; for retirees. long, ot go as often as we'd like to. Renting a furnished apartment or I've heard that there are alternative lodging options like short-term apartment rentals or even house sit- ting that offer a much cheaper way to travel. How can we find these? Retired Travelers Dear Travelers, If you're willing to do a little re- search and preplanning, there are a number of ways you can lower (or eliminate) your travel-lodging costs and live more like a local when you travel. Here are some options to con- sider and some resources that can help you locate them. Apartment/House Rentals: There are literally hundreds of thousands of privately owned properties in the house is usually significantly cheap- er than hotel rooms of comparable quality, and they almost always of- fer more space, a homier feel and a kitchen, which can save you the ex- pense eating out every meal. Short-term rentals are offered through the individual property owners or property-management companies. Some of the best sites for finding them include home- away.com, airbnb.com, flipkey.com, vrbo.com and wyndhamvacation- rentals.com. Most sites are free to use for travelers. You can also look Savvy Cont page 5 TEEN BEAT BY EMILY LAAVE INTERN, WALSH COUNTY PRESS ii Weapon to wonderful? The Internet Originally a government weapon developed by the United States for use in the Cold War, the Intemet has become possibly the greatest invention of the twentieth century. I doubt that the scientists who originally had the idea or Swiss com- puter programmer, Tim Bemers-Lee, who shaped the World Wide Web that we know today, ever imagined what their invention has escalated to. The idea of the internet first appeared because the American government began worrying that the Russian government could knock out our phone lines with a missile I guess. After that, they put together a group of sci- entists who came up with the original idea of the Intemet, which just al- lowed for an exchange of files between computers. Years later, a Swiss computer programmer took the idea to another level and created the World Wide Web which has since allowed people from all comers of the globe and beyond to communicate and find out information like this. It boggles my mind when I really think of all the things we can do with the intemet. With just the click of a button or push of a key on a keyboard, I can talk with someone from Australia or watch a TV show made in the early seventies for the BBC instantly and do both at the same time. I do still realize that there are people who misuse it, but there are also tons more people who use it for something wonderful, and that is what I love about the Intemet. Orville and Sheryl Kjelland celebrate 40 years of marriage Orville and Sheryl (Jo!mson) Kjelland celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on July 12, 20 ,4. They were married at First Lutheran Church in Audubon, MN on July 12, 1974. Orville and Sheryl have three children: Nathan (Britt Jacobson), Lau- ra Thorvilson (Travis) and Aaron (Becca); and eight grandchildren: Ella, Sander, Jonas, Lillie, Torfinn, Clara, Brune and Soren. : ! !i i iiiii!i!!ii!iii!ii!i dan ta-w00, his 1July : " '' ,' rW    ,  '' '  " '  "   ' '    " Eaura Atlani::l anlK'lme'll, Tdams, ND, are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the bride are David Aaland, Fargo, ND and Karla and Donn Hoffelt, Williston, ND. Parents of the groom are Grant and Sandy Lin- dell, Adams, ND. !: .: Laura graduated in 2007 from Oak Grove Lutheran School and in 2011 from Concordia College, Moorhead, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in El- ementary Education. She is a second grade teacher in Lakota, ND. Chad graduated in 2001 from Adams High School and in 2003 from North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Electrical Technology. He is a fifth generation farmer in Adams, ND. A July 26, 2014, wedding is planned at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepard, Moorhead, MN, followed by a reception at Cambria Suites, West Fargo, ND. The family of Evelyn is hosting an open house in honor of her 90th birthday July 20th. Please join us from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Crystal Methodist Church. No gifts please. What are you celebrating? Let us help share your excitement. Charges apply for open house invitations. Your Professional Prescription Service We offer Mail-Out Prescriptions. Delivery Service. Blood Pressure Screening. Photo Kiosk. t0% off Sr Citizen Discount, Zoovio Video Dealer ,Gifts. Hallmark Cards. Drive-up Window Ye Olde Medicine Center Drayton Drug Ye Olde Medicine Center Park River Drayton Cavalier 701-284-7676 701-454-3831 701-265-3332