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Page 6 YOUTH THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014 Photo: Submitted Front Row: Wil Gaarder, Charlie Thompson, Tom Magnussor, ;!ill Zimmerman, Jacob Erovick, Logan Syrup, Nathan Zaval- ney, Steven Thompson, Back Row: Landon Wood, Adam Zavaln,;y, Adam Swanson, Trent Carlson, Nick Thompson, Bryce Wood, Will Magnusson, Coach Brent Zimmerman. Park River Ruth wins over P.zllel:m to to $tal00 PARK RIVER, N.D. -- The Park River Babe Ruth team, the Park River Pirates, is headed to the state tourney in New Rock- ford Aug. 1-5. This will be Park River's first trip to the State Babe Ruth tournament in 50 years. The Park River Babe Ruth team has a 23-5 record going to the tourney. Team is lead by: Will Magnusson .360 - 20 runs scored. Steven Thompson hitting .365 - 21 runs scored. Adam Swanson .393 - 24 runs. Will Zimmerman .520 - 42 nms and 22 bases in balls. Park River plays Burlington the Region 1 champ at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1 in the first round. There is a team send offmeal at the Park River diamonds on Wednesday, July 30 at 6 p.m. J Myrdal named National Merit Scholarship recipient EDINBURG, N.D. -- On July 14, the National Merit Scholar- ship Corporation (NMSC) an- nounced its last group of recipients for the year. Among those listed was Mark Kristian Myrdal, graduate of Valley/Edinburg High School. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the Finalists in the Na- tional Merit Scholarship Program who will attend their institution. College-sponsored awards pro- vide between $500 and $2,000 an- nually for up to four years of un- dergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship. Myrdal, son of Mark and Janne Myrdal of Edinburg, was awarded the National Merit Liberty Univer- sity Scholarship. He is planning on continuing his education through Liberty Univer- sity for a major in History. Liberty University is a private, evangelical university dedicated to academic excellence and Training Champions for Christ. Liberty of- fers 60-plus degree programs through 10 schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, Helms School of Government, School of Aeronautics, School of Business, School of Communication, School of Educa- tion, School of Engineering and Computational Sciences, School of Law, School of Religion and the Seminary. Select students can apply to participate in Liberty's Honors Program. The mission of the NMSC is to recognize and honor the academi- cally talented students of the Unit- ed States. Applicants can also apply for the 2,500 National Merit worth $2,500 and over 1,000 oth- er Merit Scholarships provided by the student's granter organizations. To become a Finalist, each Semifi nalist had to complete a detailed scholarship application, which in- cluded writing an essay, describing leadership positions and contribu- tions in school and community ac- tivities, showing an outstanding academic record, and being en- dorsed and recommended by a high school official. Semifi nalis  also had to take the SAT and earn scores that confirmed their per- formance on the initial qualifying test. From the Semifi nalist group, about 15,000 attained Finalist stand- ing, and more than half of the Fi- nalists were chosen to receive Na- tional Merit Scholarships. Photos: Submitted Top: Junior Team, Left to Right: Sydney Beneda, Annah Zikmund, Julia Koppang, Toby Zikmund, and Britton Bina. Bottom: Senior Team, Back Row L to R: Tim Hodek, Esten Beneda, Front row L to R: Beatrice Kjelland, Rachel Klose, Noah Zikmund. YOlUlR 00BLD GOES HERE I o Call 284-6333 for rates. BEACH BAS  t3Yff GOLDEN WEST Walsh County 4-H: Consumer Choice teams phil'S'at state MINOT, N.D. -- The Walsh County 4-H Consumer Choices judging teams brought home wins in both the junior and senior divi- sions at the North Dakota State Fair. The state contest was held in Minor N.D. this past week. The Consumer Choices teams finished well as the junior judging team took home the first place win, and the seniors were able to se- cure third place honors. The state contest took place on July 22nd and Walsh County sent ten 4-H members to test their abil- ities against other youth from across the state. This judging event is de- signed to promote consumer skills when selecting items and then to de- fend their selections by presenting oral reasons to judges. The Junior Consumer Choices judging team members were Julia Koppang of Adams, Toby Zik- mund of Pisek, Annah Zikmund of Minto, Britton Bina of Lankin, and Sydney Beneda of Lankin. With 11 teams in the junior division, the Walsh County team topped the charts with a combined total of 1,325 points. Two of the junior team members finished within the top 10 bracket. Julia Koppang finishing 2nd over- all with a score of 446 points and Annah Zikmund in 7th with a score of 441 points. The tie-breaker was determined by the oral reason scores throughout the contest. The Walsh County Consumer Choices senior team was com- posed of Esten Beneda of Lankin, Beatrice Kjelland of Park River, Rachel Klose of Hoople, Tim Hodek of Fairdale, and Noah Zik- mund of Minto. Nine teams made up the senior division and Walsh County finished 3rd with a com- bined score of 1,290 points. The Consumer Choices contest teaches evaluation based on infor- mation learned and studied on facts that have been collected in select- ed products. This year the item cat- egories were: insect repellents, piz- za, and televisions. The 4-H Consumer Choices Contest helps 4-H practice decision making by matching knowledge, skills, and abilities against others based on quality and standards. First Care Health Center's Aug. Schedule Dr. Mahdi Johnson ........................................ Aug. 8-11, 19-20, 25 Dr. Baig, Gastroenterologist ....................................... Aug. 13, 20 (Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Hepatic Consults) Dr. Khokha/Surgeon ...................... Weeks of Aug. 7th, Aug. 21st Dr. Go, Crdiologist'/ ...................................... i ................... Aug. 21 Dr. Ron/d Brockman, Ophthalmologist ........................... Aug. 19 Audiocgre AM - Brenda Haugen .......................................... Aug. 26 / Wakefeld Hearing Center 9 AM - 5 PM ............................ Aug. 19 / hard.Wakefield, BCH Ma/mmograms, Digital: 9:15 AM--4:00 PM ....... ; ......... Aug. 6, 20 FOot Care Clinic 9AM - 2PM ............................................. Aug, 20 /uclear Medicine ........................... i ................................. Aug. 21 Christina Bata, Dietitian ............................................ Every Thursday Mental Health Therapists-- Eli Reding,BA Counseling Intern .................................. Every Wednesday Paul Brookston, MA .............................................................. Every Friday CT Scans available daily MRIsevery Thursday Ultrasoundsevery Monday and Thursday DEXA Scans- Bone Density Measurement--Wed. & Friday (Must have a health provider orders) Call 284-7555 for an appointment First Care Health Center u Park River, ND www.firstcarehc.com Professional Care With A Personal Touch! i i nll i i i i Nell Holwerda Estate offers for Sale FARMSTEAD located on SW1/4SWl/4 of Section 12-155-56 (7 acres more or less) RANCH STYLE HOME AND ATTACHED GARAGE Also Includes: Detached Garage, Steel Quonset, Pole Barn, Red Barn and Steel Grain Bins Written Bids only will be received at the Office ofWes R. Welch, PC, 201 Briggs Avenue South, Park River, North Dakota 58270, until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 12, 203.4. Bids will be opened at that time and place. The right is reserved to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids. Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price will be due upon acceptance of bid. For viewing details and bidding instructions contact: Wes R. Welch 201 Briggs Ave. S., PO Box 107 Park River, ND 58270 (701)284-7833