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AUGUST 21, 2013 THE PRESS PAGE 5 I By Tom Campbell sist in child care programs, $8 million in train- 2012 compared to 2,322 in 2006! It was not- Sen. District 19 ing and $3 million in grants for child care fa- ed that the oil impact was not the only BISMARCK, N.D. --- I was appointed to cilities. Our federal government once again growth to traffic but Agriculture has seen a the Economic Impact Committee which met over regulates this industry which adds to the 420% growth since 1950. One major con- costs and minimal profits to this industry. Our cern was over regulation by our federal gov- last week in Bismarck. John Bjornson was our assistant attorney who lined up the agen- state legislature continues to modify and ernment on building new roads. One exam- da of the meetings, his fanlily is from our area. change f deral laws to be more adaptive to our ple was a certain fish species living in a riv- He reviewed how the spending of many of the state. I asked the question what would hap- er under a bridge on highway 85 caused ma- bills we passed is progressing. The housing pen if we let the law of supply and demand jor delays and increased costs with environ- bills we passed allocated $36 million for as- fix itself with profits of oil and other indus- mental agencies stopping the project. Keep- sistants to reduce housing costs for many peo- tries'? My question was answered very well, ing in mind North Dakota has 166 miles of pie, primarily out west, who can not afford the this has been a serious problem since 1978, road fbr every 1000 people which ranks us 1 st $2000-$2500/month apartment rent the the oil the fact children would be seriously neglect- in the nation in road miles per capita. I be- ed and left unattended at home made me re- lieve we are overall keeping pace with tile industry has driven rental rates to. As of the alize tile importance of child care help. A ram- growth of our state with road conslyuction and 1 st quartel, $35 million of the $36 million has ily with 3 or more children in child care homes repair My last question to the North Dako- been allocated. Keep in mind this amount is can possibly cost 100% of a parents wages, ta DOT, as I travel and experience road con- for two years or the entire biennium. I have which led to my second question, maybe we sm ction, do we need to completely tear up in- a meeting set up in a couple of weeks in should be looking at alternative tax incentive Graflon to discuss converting SOlTle existing laws to encourage one parent to stay home to terstate highways and start over in rebuilding buildings at the Developmental Center for as- raise their family instead of assisting with child them verses putting an overlay over existing sistant elderly and lower income houshag from care homes cost. This question I believe could road'? Even though we receive a high % of this state project, lead to child care refonn next biennium, federal dollars our state decides how to spend Our second section of our meeting was pre- Our third and final section was presented these dollars and they have determined that sented by representatives of the Department by Grant Levi, Director of Transportation completely tearing up the road is justifiable ill of Human Services regarding an update on (DOT) who gave us a report on how money many cases. Child Care Services Study. There is a huge has been allocated from many bills the leg- Keep in mind. even though our session end- need of child care in our state where 82% of islature passed. He thanked us for appro- ed the I st week in May, I am still your acting the mothers with children under the age of 17 priating $2.3 billion to rebuild and repah" state Senator for District 19 and am open to hear years are engaged in the labor force and 16,000 highways, city, county and township roads, your concerns anytime. Remember, your leg- families in our state in wlfich the thmily in- bridges and other infrastructure upgrades in islature meets every other year, next session come was less than twice the federal pover- every region of the state, l-Ie noted from 2010 staa s January of2015. Once again I would like ty level. The child care industry is over reg- to 2012 North Dakota saw a 22% increase in to thank everyone fbr your support for the op- ulated mad has been challenged with low to no traffic state wide, and a 53% increase in traf portunity you gave me in a job I love. profits. 10% of our states population is 12 and tic in western ND. US highway 85 west of Contact: tomcampbell@nd.gov or call under. Our state provides $24 million to as- Wattbrd City averaged 11,051 vehicles/dayin 701-520-2727 # I I PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Good Samaritan Society- Park River, held it's tburth annual Garden Party Fundraiser on Sunday, Aug. 4. "We had a good turn-out, serv- ing well over 200 people, said Lau- ra Brodina, director ofresourece de- velopment, They served pulled pork sand- iclaes, coleslaw, potato Salad and beaffs :v)itl cream bars fbr dessert. The Walsh County Orchestra and the Prairie Chicks provided our entertaharnent. Everyone enjoyed lis- tening to them perform. A free will offering was greatly appreciated and a silent auction was held on items donated by businesses and in- dividuals in the community. Good Samaritan Society - Park River raised $3,200, which will be used to help replace the floor in the center's dining room. "Thank you to everyone who came out and supported us," Brod- ina said. Photo: Submitted Above: Members of the Good Sam Auxiliary, (L to R) Joyce Torgerson, Arnola Skorheim, Nancy Es- pelien, Linda Larson, Lorna Marifjeren, Janice Englerth, helped serve the meal at the Garden Party. The auxiliary is a big supporter of the Good Sam and they do a lot thoughout the year to benefit the center. I) EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. an evening meal. -- North Dakota State University, Potato research and Extension ac- University of Minnesota andUSDA tivities are occurring throughout potato research will be highlighted North Dakota and Minnesota, ac- during the Northern Plains Potato cording to Andy Robinson, NDSU Grower Association Field Day on and University of Minnesota Ex- Thursday, Aug. 22. tension potato agronomist. This year, the field day tour will The work addresses potato breed- travel to three k)cations. The day will ing, nutrient management, and dis- begin at 7 a.m. with breakfast at ease, insect and weed pests. Hoverson Farms near Larimore. "The research is tbcused on ira- Research presentations will begin at proving potato production for North 8:15. Dakota and Minnesota growers," Lunch and research presenta- Robinson says. "However, the re- tions will be at the Forest River search also affects production prac- Colony near Inkster at noon. Also tices throughout the U.S. and scheduled is a field tour of the irri- world." gated research trials. The last stop For more infomlation on the will be at Oberg Farms near Hoople field day, contact Robinson at (701) starting at 5 p.m. The final stop will 231-8732 or andrew.p.robin- include research presentations and son@ndsu.edu. BISMARCK, N.D. --Agricul- p.m. Evening and weekend callers ture Commissioner Doug Goehring can leave a message. The service is has activated the North Dakota free of charge. Harvest Hotline. "Farmers and combiners are al- "If you need someone to corn- ready calling in," Goehring said. bine your fields or if you are a har- "Although the crop season is run- vester looking for a job, call us at ning late, the small grains harvest (701) 328-2391," Goehring said. "We will put your name in the will soon be getting underway." Harvest Hotline database and match First used in 1992, when adverse you up with other callers."weather conditions caused a heavy Goehring said North Dakota De- demand for custom combining, the partment of Agriculture (NDDA) Harvest Hotline has been ofl red zm- employees will answer calls to the nually as a free service fbr fanners hotline weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 and combiners. care assistance now is to more BISMARCK, N.D. -- More moderate to low-income families in North Dakota will qualify for help with child care costs through the N.D. Department of Human Serv- ices' Child Care Assistance Pro- gram. North Dakota increased qualifying income levels and re- duced lhmily co-payments for the program, which helps income-eli- gible families pay for child care while they work or attend school or training. A family of three now can have a gross income up to $4,915 per month to qualify fbr the program. Families will also see a reduction in their monthly co-payment, which is the amount they are required to pay towards the cost of care.. A co-pay- ment is determined on a sliding scale based on income and family size. "The cost of child care can take up a large portion of a family's in- come," said Carol Cartledge, N.D. Depamnent of Human Services' Economic Assistance Policy Divi- sion director. "These changes will help more working thmilies affbrd quality child care tbr their children while they work or pursue training or education." Families can apply online at https://apps.nd.gov/dhs/ea/oasys/pub lic/main.htm or by contacting a county social service office. Coun- ty contact infonnation is online at www'nd'gv/dhs/lcatins/cun- tysocialserv/. This program pays for care pro- vided by licensed and other regu- lated child care provide/s', 9unty staffcan provide parents V)ith details about qualifying child"care providers. North Dakota's Child Care As- sistance Program serves about 2,420 children per month. The average monthly payment per family is $407. Assistance amounts vary with the lowest-income families receiving the most help. The program is funded by the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant along with state funds. The department, along with coun- ty social service offices, and Child Care Resource and Referral work to connect families to the program. L' ~i i i; Your classified ad will appear in all 90 North Dakota daily and weekly newspapers for only your newspaper HELP WANTED ND 58495. CENEX AT WILTON, ND is seek- ing a qualified General Manager. A energy cooperative with sales of $20 million. This financially sound cooperative is located near Bis- marck ND. Send resume to: Larry Fuller, Director of Placement Serv- ices, 5213 Shoal Drive, Bismarck ND 58503, Email: larry.fuller@chsinc.com Fax: 888- 653-5527. MCLEAN COUNTY IS hiring one or more full-time Deputy Sheriffs. Apply by 4:00 pm CDT on Sep- tember 4, by calling (701) 462- 8541. DESERT NDT IS looking for Level II Radiographers in Williston, ND. Must have Radiography and NDT equipment exp. Email resume- employment@desertndt.com Class A CDL is required. Routes You Monetize Your MineralAssets. from Bismarck to Western ND. Send details to P.O. Box 8946, PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR for Salary is $17-20/hour DOE. Single Denver, CO 80201. MineralAs- city of Maddock. Competitive plan health insurance. Provide re- sets@qwestoffice.net, (877) 754- wages and benefits. Send resume sume with references by 8/30/13. 3111. by Sept. 6, 2013 to City of Mad- Inquiries & resumes to: Jennifer dock, PO Box 276, Maddock, ND Peterson, PO Box 56, Center, ND MODULAR/MANUFACTURED 58348. Any questions call (701) 58530, (701) 794-3169. HOMES FOR SALE 438-2252 or email cityofmad- dock@gondtc.com. The city of RUD OIL & GAS, LLP is looking MODULAR & MANUFACTURED Maddock is an equal opportunity for full-time Fuel Tanker Drivers. Homes F/S. Brand New, Starting employer. Must have a CDL license with at $34,181. Single family, work Tanker & Hazmat endorsements, force housing, motels, Deliv- IMMEDIATE OPENING: PUBLIC Mostly day shift, some weekends, ered/set up. Free Brochure/floor Utility Supervisor position, City of Salary is $17-20/hour DOE. Single plans. (877) 590-4591, www.dako- Stanton, ND. Benefits included, plan health insurance. Provide re- tamodulars.com Applications accepted until Sept. sume with references by 8/30/13. 6. Contact Job Service of ND, Inquiries & resumes to: Jennifer Beulah, ND: (701) 873-5607. Peterson, PO Box 56, Center, ND 58530, (701) 794-3169. STEEL BUILDING, BUY LOCAL. H & H ELECTRIC, Inc. a local es- Build This Year! Turn Key Avail- tablished electrical company in ARE YOU TOUGH enough to able. 40'x80', 70'x100', 80'x180', Williston, ND is seeking Journey- wear Wylie? $1000 flatbed sign- 120'x200'. Will Build to Suit. Free men and Experienced Apprentice on. Home weekly. Regional dedi- Quote. Call Wane (701) 365-8509 Electricians. Oil & gas industry ex- cated routes. 2500 miles weekly, or (800) 741-9262. perience a plus! Competitive pay $50 tarp pay. (888) 691-5705 and benefits. (701) 774-1001. www.drive4ewwylie.com LIVESTOCK BUILDINGS FOR SALE WANTED: SALESMAN TO sell and deliver tools in North Dakota. Must have CDL and sales experi- PLmfg OF COOPERSTOWN now WORK WANTED HORSE BUYER IN town at Rugby ence. $60,000-$100,000 a year. hiring Full-time CNC Machinists. Livestock, Rugby, ND August Call Katie at (701) 676-2797. No experience: starting wage HARVESTING WANTED: Wheat, 22nd, Noon-7pm. Buying all $12.00/hour. With experience: Peas, Lentils. (930F with Crary Air classes and kinds of horses. Paid WlSHEK MANUFACTURING: A starting wage depends on experi- Reel). All crops wanted. All head- on the spot! No commission, growing agricultural equipment ence. (701) 797-2881. Nice bene- ers available. (1) 9610, (2) Semis. yardage or waiting. Licensed and manufacturer located in Wishek, fit package, clean air-conditioned Wilt cut with farmer. Call John at bonded buyer. Joe Simon (612) ND, is looking to hire a Plant Man- shop, great community! (701) 230-3879. 963-0712, Sharon (612) 839- ager. Primary duties include man- 9568. aging personnel, determining and MANUFACTURING POSITIONS: HOMES FOR SALE allocating resources to coordinate WISHEK MANUFACTURING of FARM EQUIPMENT FOR SALE production flow, managing facility Wishek, North Dakota is addingFOR SALE: COZY 2 bedroom layout, process improvements, Welding, Painting, Assembly and house in Leeds, ND, 28 miles west ATTENTION FARMERS AND quality control and general plant Mechanic Positions. Competitive of Devils Lake, ND. $29,900.00. RANCHERS: for your Massey safety program while improving wages, great benefits package Call (701)772-4609. Ferguson combine parts, Bradford overall efficiency. Must be a highly and a profit sharing program is truck beds, grain storage and hop- motivated individual who wel- available. Applicants should con- REAL ESTATE FOR SALE per bottom bins, Contact Mack's comes challenges and has the tactAdam, (701)452-2449 Ext. 5. Center, Harvey, ND, (800) 498- drive to continually achieve in- NORTH DAKOTA FARMLAND 4627. creased plant performance. A FREIGHT SOLUTIONS SEEKS values are at all time highs! Con- manufacturing background is de- Co. Drivers and Owners/Opera- tact Kevin Pifer (701) 238-5810 SCRAPER FOR SALE: 18 yard sired. Competitive pay, excellent tors. Local and regional hauling. (kpifer@pifers.com) for Freedirect MT scraper (701)351-4472 benefits package and profit shar- Must be able to drive into Canada. Farmland Valuation Land Auctions or (701) 205-1194 or (701) 35l- ing program offered. Qualified Benefits package/home week- & Farmland Management Serv- 4007. candidates should call Adam at: ends. O/O pull your trailer or ours. ices. www.pifers.com (701) 452-2449 Ext. 5. E-mail re- Contact Mark at (701) 962-3300 or AUCTIONS sume to: adams@wishekmfg.com visit freightsolutionsnd.com WANTED: MINERAL INTER- Mail resume or apply in person at: ESTS/Oil & Gas Leases - Experi- FORT YATES LAND AUCTION: Wishek Manufacturing, PO Box RUDTRANSPoRTATION, LLC is enced Family Owned Oil Produc- 21.591 acres, home, machine 185, 112 S. 2nd Street, Wishek, looking for Flatbed Truck Drivers. tion & Exploration Co. We'll Help shed along Lake Oahe. Wednes- day 9/18, 6pm CDT at Seven Seas, Mandan. More information on website: www.wolffauction- eers.com RANCHETTE REAL ESTATE AUCTION north of Beulah, ND. Home, shop on 9.39 acres. Satur- day September 7, 1:00 pm CDT. More information on website: www.wolffauctioneers.com MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE GEOTHERMAL HEATING & COOLING systems. Commercial, residential & shop buildings. Eco- nomical heating & cooling. Fed- eral tax credits, electric rebates available. Earthloop Geothermal Systems, Fosston, MN (218)435- 6379. ND MEDIA GUIDE: Names, ad- dresses, phone numbers, e-mails of all ND newspapers, radio/TV stations, specialty publications. Only $25. ND Newspaper Associ- ation, (701) 223-6397. YOUR 25-WORD classified ad can now appear in every ND newspaper! Only $150! North- SCAN is the answer. Contact your newspaper for placement. ANNOUNCEMENTS ARE YOU A 45-79 year old woman who developed diabetes while on Lipitor? If you used Lipi- tor between December 1996 and the present and were diagnosed with diabetes while taking Lipitor, you may be entitled to compensa- tion. Call Charles H. Johnson Law toll-free 1-800-535-5727. MISCELLANEOUS HAVE a news release or other in- formation that needs to reach all ND newspapers? ND Newspaper Association can help! One call does it all. (701) 223-6397.