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THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015 Page 3 Walsh County Spotlight The merchants below are proud to announce: TheWalsh County Historical Society is having a meeting Sunda) Aug. 16, at 2:00 at the Minto Community Center.The program will be presented by Professor Bergit Hans, who is the head of the Indian Studies Department at UND in Grand Forks. Her topic will be the history and meaning of star quilts. Refreshments will be served.This is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend. COUNTY . Park River PO Box 49 [ C =rP Park River ( ;,( xxt . / . pq .,s mantan 301 County Road 12B [ xzteD/, ...... Park River Implement AUTO PARTS 284-631 6 [ kRS Park River- 284-7244~ Adams 944-2231 Grafton 352-3668 T UNITED Michigan- 259-2112 --'- - Bank&lnsuranceHoop-le 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 1104th St. E Park River 284-7221 Jim's Super Valu 101 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! "Where Quality is Standard" RESIDENTIAL & COI4MERCIAL NEW WORK 0R REMODEL EMERGENCY SERVICE AVAILABLE Call 701133 l - | 579 Scott Wedel, Owner s aelectric. 14@g mail .com 6625145 Ave. NE Grafton, ND ;6-6888 -Walsh County Veterans Service Office gives away six new vans for Veterans The North Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs (NDDVA) gave away six new vans to Highly Rural Counties in North Dakota. The vans come from a Fed- eral grant which the ND DVA was awarded last year. Eight vans were purchased in June Photo:Submitted from Harlow' Bus Sales in Bismarck. The six passenger.vans are Dodge Caravans which are converted to wheel chair accessible vans with a ramp and chair tie downs so up to two wheel chair bound veterans can fide at the same time. Den- nis Kubistka the CVSO from Steele County received his van on July 17th at the NDDVA - Fargo office. He made his first trip to the Fargo VA Medical center the following week. The counties of McKenzie, Golden Valley, Cavalier, Dickey and Sheridan received their vans on July 20th in Bismarck. They then re- turned to their counties with a complimentary full tank of gas. The vans can be used to transport veterans to their medical appointments. These medical appointments can be at the Federal VA or any healthcare provider in the colrununity. For more infolTnation or to inquire into a ride please contact the CVSO's who have received the vans. More funding and vans may be available in the Pall of 2015. The Cavalier county van could possibly be used to shuttle Walsh County veterans to the VA that are in need of ride since it will have to come through Walsh County on its way to the Fargo VA. If you have any questions about this or any other Veterans benefits please call the Walsh County Veterans Service Office 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 * fhlsh County Veterans Service Officer Administrative Building, 638 Cooper Ave Ste 5, Grafion By Jim Miller PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Ryan Rosinski was recently hired by Po- lar Communications as a Net- work Technician I. His duties in- clude the installation, mainte- nance, testing and troubleshooting of all network operations center equipment and infrastructure. Ryan is a graduate of the North- west Technical College in Wade- na, Minnesota. He comes to Polar from Ellendale, North Dakota where he worked for Dickey Ru- ral Networks. Ryan, along with his wife and two sons, will reside in Park River. Photo: Submitted Let us help share your excitement, Charges apply for open house invitations, Join us at the Market in the Little Park* Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. August 13 Market Meal Sunshine Kids Center *In case of weather related venue changes check Facebook for updates Quality hearing aid care Richard Wakefield* Gary Chwialkowski ND, MN Licensed 35 years serving the area Board Certified H.I.S.* Advanced Hearing Technology 60 Day Digital Hearing Aid Trial Comprehensive Hearing Test & Eval. First Care Health Tuesday, Aug 18 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Grafton Family Clinic Wednesday, Aug, 19 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. jFor appt. Dear Saw,v Senior, what's wrong, and will notify 7 01- 7 4 6- 7 0 0 0 Do you A ow of any medical family members, a neighbor, friend 1-800-658-3442 alert SOS buttons fbr seniors that or emergency services as needed. 2514 S. Washington work away JPoni the home? IBut these devices are limited would like'to get one tbr my 80- because they only work in and Grand Forks, ND year-old mother; but x,;ould/ike to i~round the house. Ifyou re away ' 0//o FINI~C~NGA'iAii.;BL~" i.'suranceA~ledicaid ~~~ IR find one that's not limited to the ' .from home and need help, you re ' ' house, out of luck. But today, there are nu- Shopping Son merous mobile products that work NOTICE TO BIDDERS anywhere. Here are some top op- Dear Shopping, tions. There are actually a number of medical alert products on the mar- High-End Device ket today that give seniors the flex- If you're interested in getting ibility to call for help both inside your morn a comprehensive, high- and outside the home. end medical alert device that For years, medical alert de- works everywhere, consider the vices (also known as "personal Philips Lifeline GoSafe systern. It emergency response systems" or provides a necklace pendent but- PERS) have been popular home ton, which works like a two-way safety products for elderly seniors communication device, allowing your morn to speak and listen di- that live alone. These systems rectly throughthe pedant. come with a wearable SOS pen- dent button - usually a necklace or If your mom were to fall or wristband-and a base station that need help at home, she could press the button and the home-base connects to the home phone line. communicator system would be At the press of button, your activated to make the call to the loved one could call and talk to a trained operator through the sys- tem's base station receiver, which works like a powerful speaker- ODt. page 6 phone. The operator will find out un J Walsh County H Department Auction The Walsh County Highway Department at Grafton, ND, will receive sealed bids until 10 a.m. on Thurs- day, August 27, 2015, for the following items: ALL EQUIPMENT & VEHICLES ARE AS IS -- 1970 John Deere 544 Loader 1997 John Deere F911 Mower w/60" deck 1988 Chevrolet 1/2 Ton Pickup 2001 - 16' Tandem Axle Car Trailer (Shop Built) DIG-R-MOBILE 550 Post-Hole Auger w/trailer Steel Roofing ]in (White) Approximately 4800 sq. tic. Cherry Picker Engine Hoist Engine Stand Transmission Jack Pallets of Miscellaneous Please contact Gary Seboe for bidder forms, questions or viewing at 701-284-6390. Viewing dates are Monday, August 17th through Wednesday Au- gust 26th at County Shop #3 in Park River from 8:00 a.m. - Noon or by appointment. Bids will be awarded on September 1 Items must be paid for and removed by September 4th by noon. The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any part of any bid, and to waive any defects or in- formalities when in the best interest of the County. Bids must be submitted on bid forms provided by Walsh County. Bids should be addressed to the Walsh County Highway Department, 600 Cooper Avenue, Grafton, ND 58237. Th.e content of the bid must be plainly marked on the outside of the sealed envelope. Bids must be in the form of dollars. No 0ral bidding will be allowed. Your Professional Prescription Service We offer... Mail-Out Prescriptions. Delivery Service. Blood Pressure Screening. Photo Kiosk. 10% off Sr. Citizen Discount. Zoovio Video Dealer. Gifts. Hallmark Cards. Drive-up Window Ye O[de Medicine Center Park River 701-284-7676 Drayton Drug Drayton. 701-454-3831