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SINGLE S. 2 f -= :T. ! . C -- -. r COPY $1.00 VOL. 132 IssuE 5 PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2014 , Photo: Larry Bid As area farmers are itching to get into their fields to start harvest, the only combining happening yet this August is in winter wheat fields. Above: Louis D. Kadlec (left) and son, John Kadlec (right) of Pisek, recently harvested one of their 75 acres of winter wheat 2 miles north of Pisek. Louis Kadlec, older son of Louis D. Kadlec, mentioned that this wheat was planted last September and looks to be a really good crop. i: : By Emily Laaveg O'Hara went to the Google of The Press Teacher Academy at the end of June GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Janet in Atlanta. She was honored to be O'Hara from the Red River Valley among one of the 35 selected teach- Education Cooperative (RRVEC) ers from around the United States and several other countries. "It's a and several members of the Park very competitive process; only one River Area School staff recently at- tended Google-centered workshops in about every ten to fifteen people to be able to share their tech knowl- are selected," she said. The purpose of the Google edge with area students and staff. Teacher Academy is to teach teach- O'Hara will be in Grafton on Aug. working for the RRVEC, is the sis- the trips she was awarded this past ers from all over the world about 12 and 13 for a Tech Camp for lo- ter of Joan Swartz of Park River. summer. These trips centered cal teachers who want to attend. O'Hara recently presented at the around learning to teach other O'Hara, who is originally from Park River Area Regional Education teachers how to integrate Google ap- Co/ poge 6 :Cavalier and lives in Grand Forks Association meeting about some of plications into their classrooms. By Kellen Dobmeier of The Press PARK RIVER, N.D. -- With the 100th Walsh County Fair coming in October, a special event was schecluled for Friday, Aug. 8 at the American Legion Coliseum. Famed country mu- sic/southern rock crossover band Confederate Railroad will take the stage sometime between 8 and 10 on Friday night, a get-together afterward, and we wanted to do Confederate Railroad, active since the late something like this for the 100th," Brummond 1980s, has a career that spans six studio albums said. and numerous singles, most notably "Jesus "We went to the state fair convention and and Mama," "Queen of Memphis," "Trashy found out that bands like this aren't out of our Women," and "Daddy Was the Cadillac Kind." Brad Brummond, Walsh County Fair Man- I OOth KickoffConcert ager, said the initial idea was discussed after the Corlt. J 2ge 6 conclusion of last year's fair. "We usually have PARK RIVER, N.D. --A spir- it of friendly competition and sunny weather combined to make a great atmosphere for the 2014 First Care Health Center Benefit Golf Tournament at Hillcrest Golf Course in Park River on Friday, July 25, 2014. Fifteen teams, with four members each, participated in the scramble event. The tournament offered an excellent opportunity for individ- uals and employees of organiza- tions to enjoy a fun day of golf while at the same time benefiting health care in Walsh County. $12,100 was raised during the tournament with proceeds going for capital improvements at First Care Health Center. The 2014 First Care Health Center Benefit Golf Tournament winners were: First Place: Polar Communi- cations - Lisa Olson, Tim Olson, Jim Praska & Neil Bernhoft. Second Place: Halls - Edin- burg/Hoople - Dean Thompson, Mark Thompson, Eric Berger & Josh Lien This year, several Sponsorship Levels were offered. These Spon- sors included: Masters Level Sponsor ($1,000) - Dugout Bar, Dr. Joel Johnson, Gate City Bank, Park River Im- plement, and Allru Health System. Classic Level Sponsor ($450) - Bremer Bank, First United Bank, First United Insurance, Hall's - Ed- inburg/Hoople, Jim's Super Valu, Liberty Business Systems, Inc., G. Larson & Sons, Kieley Electric, Park River Ambulance, Polar Communications, Polar Cablevi- sion, Samson Electric, and Ye Olde Medicine Center. Birdie Level Sponsor ($100)- Agassiz Animal Hospital, Ag- Country Farm Credit, Agri Max, Butler Machinery, Centrol - Dan Schindele & Billy Thompson, Choice Financial, CHS, Inc., Cit- izens State Bank, D's Designs, Ed- inburg Snow Sports, Grafton Drug, Harold's Steam Clean, Heartland Eye Care, Hoople Farmers Grain, Norman & Katherine Hornberger, Hugo's Family Marketplace, Joe Karas, FCHC Physical Therapy FCHC Go/f Core page 9 ? Obituaries, Memorials See page 2 See page 9 "1 wouldn't trade my life for diamonds or jewels, I never was one of them money hungry fools.I'd rather have _my fiddle and my farming tools, thank Gocl I m a " country boy." John Denver Sta PairrestC(s See page 6 does the Deuee See page 12 t