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AUGUST 22, 2012 THE PRESS PAGE 3 I Park R An animated film rated PG: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world. It'im 24- $ ffilII IWl.lmm An scifi action film rated PG-13: A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides #"s clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run. 24- $1an l, llml 21 8ml Walsh County Spotlight / The merchants below are proud to ann Deadline for signing up for the city wide rummage sale is Noon Friday, Aug.31. Please have the following information when signing up:Name(s) or number of persons, start & end times, address of sale, items for sale To sign up call the City Auditor's Office 701-284-6150. Maps will be available the week of the sale to be held on Saturday, Sept. 15. COUNTY Park River PO Box 49 AUTO PARTS Implement 284-631 6 % '/kRST UNITED Bank&lnsurance Park River ~ 284-7244 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 110 4th St. E Park River Jim's Super Valu 101 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! SEAMLESS ROOFING SYSTEMS * SPRAY POLYURETHANE FOAM I ROOFING WATERPROOF / LEAK PREVENTION AND INSULATION I VALUE * PERFECT FOR ANY ROOF WORKS OVER ALL ROOFING MATERIALS * SEAMLESS- FLEXIBLE- LIGHTWEIGHT- INSULATION ,EXTREMELY DURABLE * LONGEST LASTING SEALS GRAIN BIN AND QUONSET BASE -Walsh County Veterans Service Office Veterans health registries, outreach VA maintains several health registry evaluation programs to track the health of Veterans exposed to environmental hazards during militac service. These programs include the following: Ionizing Radiation Registry; Agent Orange Registry; Gulf War Registry; Depleted Uraninm Follow-Up Program; Toxic Embedded Fragments Registry. WHAT IS A HEALTH REGISTRY EVALUATION? It is a voluntary medical evahiation tailored to the needs of Veterans with possible exposures to environmental hazards. The evaluation can include medical histories, laboratory tests and, in many cases, a physical exam. Information from the evaluation is maintained in VA databases tohelp track the health outcomes of Veterans. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF HAVING A HEALTH REGISTRY EVALUATION? Free specialized health evaluation Answers to questions about environmental exposures Information on health care and other VA medical benefits Results shared with you and maintained in your VA medical record Note: A health registry evaluation is not a claim for VA benefits. Also, it is not required to receive VA benefits. IS THERE A FEE FOR THE REG1STRY EVALUATION? NO. The evaluations are available free of charge to all eligible Veterans. CAN A VETERAN HAVE MORE THAN ONE HEALTH REGISTRY EVALUATION? YES. Veterans can receive follow-up evaluations, particularly if new health problems develop. Also, some Veterans may qualify for more than one registry. HOW DO I SCHEDULE A REGISTRY EVALUATION? Speak to an Environmental Health (EH) Coordinator at any VA medical facility. A listing of EH Coordinators is available online at, xposures/coordinators.asp. Infonnation is also available through VA s Special Issues Helpline at 1-800-749- 8387. For the Toxic Embedded Fragments registry, ask for the OEF/OIF Clinical Coordinator at your nearest VA medical facility. WHERE CAN I GET ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Web: Phone: Special Health Issues Helpline, 1-800-749-8387: VA Benefits office, 1-800-827- 1000. Newsletters: VA publishes newsletters related to several environmental hazards. Subscribe online at Cun'ent and archived issues are online at www.publichealth AGENT ORANGE REGISTRY Service in the Republic of Viemam between 1962 and 1975. Service in Korea during 1968 or 1969. Exposure to dioxin, or other toxic substance in a herbicide or defoliant, during the conduct of, or as a result of, the testing, transporting, or spraying of herbicides for military purposes. TOXIC EMBEDDED FRAGMENTS REGISTRY Service in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, or Operation New Dawn. Veterans who have or likely have an embedded fragment as the result of injury received while serving in an area ofconflict, i 'DEPLETED URANIUMTDL 'FOLLOW-UP PROGRAM r I Service in the 1990-1991-- o 3ulf War Bosnia Operation Enduring Freedom- operation Iraqi Freedom- Operation New Dawn; Especially those Veterans who were on, in, or near vehicles hit with "friendly fire," Rescuers entering burning vehicles, and those near burning vehicles, Salvaging dmnaged vehicles, or Near fires involving DU munitions. IONIZING RADIATION REGISTRY On-site participation in a test involving the atmospheric detonation of a nuclear device, whether or not the testing nation was the United States. Participation in the occupation of Hiroshima or Nagasaki from August 6, 1945, through July J, 1946. Internment as a Prisoner of War (POW) in Japan during World War II. Receipt of nasopharyngeal (NP) nose and throat--radium irradiation treatments while in the active military, naval, or air service. GULF WAR REGISTRY Service during 1990-1991 Gulf War- Operation Desert Shield. Operation Desert Storm Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn Citizens State Bank presents the Walsh Count" VSO on location: Wed. Aug. 29, Wed. Sept. 5, 12, 19 at Citizens State Bank (321 Briggs Ave) in Park River from 9:00 to 4:00. The WCVSO will be on location to assist Veterans, their dependents, and survivors with any questions they may have regarding their current/future benefits. CSB will be providing coffee and donuts for Veterans on these dates. Katrina Hodny * Walsh Coun0; Veterans Sexa,ice Officer Administrative BuiMing, 638 Cooper Ave, Grafton object, roD: r I I Announcing the brith of Louis Baron Kachena born May 21, 2012 to Maynard and Kym Kachena Palmdale, Calif. Louis is the grandson of Eugene and Barbara Ann Kachena Pisek, N.D and Baron and Kathy Harris Lake Los Angles,Calif. He is the great-grandson of Barbara Jarolimek of Pisek, N.D and Lee Seastrom of Reseda,Calif. Louis weighed in at 8 Ibs 9 oz and was 21 inches long. BISMARCK, N.D. -- The American Legion, Department of North Dakota, elected new officers for 2012-2013 year. Dave Rice was elected Department Com- mander. He will provide leader- ship for North Dakota's 16,500 Legionnaires from 215 posts lo- cated through out the state. Dave graduated from Mayville High School in 1969 and went on active duty in the United States Navy at age 17. He served on a US PhOto:Submitted NavyCnfiserofftheCoastofViet- Above: Commander Dave nam conducting Naval Gunfire Rice Support Operations. Upon Com- pletion of fotu years of active duty organizations and has served on he returned to North Dakota and boards of other non-profit organi- joined the Navy Reserve where he zations in his commtlnity. served another 38 years of honor- Also elected were Department able service before retiring in 2011. Vice Commanders David Rolfson, Rice graduated from North Warlord City, Bud Goldsmith, Dakota State Uniyersity with a Streeter and Ron Matthews, Fargo Masters Degree in Agriculture Eugene Kachena from Pisek was Economics. He worked for the elected Commander Elect and is NDSU Extension Service over expected to become Commander thirty years before retiring in 2008. next year. The American Legion Dave lives East of Harwoock ND promotes patriotism, lobbies for a with his wife Donna; he has two strong National Defense, ensures grown children and two grand our Nations Veterans are taken care daughters - (.l : ] ] . ,~ of and conducts several programs , Commander. Rice has held nu; for, our CountriesYouth Military merous offices in the American Le-Veterans and their family members gion at the Post, DistriCt and interested in Supporting these el- , Department levels and has been a forts should Contact their local member for 39 years. 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