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~Walsh County /~/ Spotlight The merchants below are proud to announce: 36r. ANNUAL NJ JVJ . PIONEER MACHINERY THRESHING ,. I.IOW The annual northeast North Dakota Threshing Show will be held in Park River Sunday, Aug. 28 Fry bread & concessions served all day Flea market vendors welcome ( No set up charge) Free corn feed after show if available Parade of units @ 1:00 PM Raffle drawings @ 4:00 PM Admission $5.00 per person - 12 & under free The WC Livestock Association will be serving breakfast from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM in the WC Extension building. Park River 301 County Road 12B 284-7115 Park River 1 Implement 284-6316 I% F esr U TED ~--"~Bank &Insurance Park River - 284-7244 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Adams - 944-2231 Grafton - 352-3668 lr10 4th St" E Park River 284-7221 Jim's s.per va=. 284-6433 101 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! ii i i J lll l sf tlsw!!! $200 Incentive - that's right with signed lease! 1 & 2 Bedroom in Park All Utilities Paid Income Based Private Entrances and No Ste - MUST SEE - Contact Vicki for more information at 701-331-3826 701-352-2275 Managed by I F OR THE TROOPS -Walsh County Veterans' Service" Office Burial and memorial burial allowance briefing The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs burial allowances are partial reimbursements of an eligible veteran's burial and funeral costs. When the cause of death is not service-related, the reimbursements are generally described as two payments: (l) a burial and funeral expense allowance, and (2) a plot interment allowance. Service-Related Death - VA will pay up to $2.000 toward burial expenses for deaths on or after September 11. 2001. VA will pay up to $1,500 for deaths prior to September 10, 2001. If the veteran is buried in a VA national cemetery, some or all of the cost of transporting the deceased may be reimbursed. Nonservice-Related Death - VA Will pay up to $300 toward burial and funeral expenses, and a $300 plot-interment allowance. Veterans' Benefit Act of2010 Update: For deaths which occur after Oct. 1, 2011 the VA will pay up to $700 toward burial and funeral expenses, and a $700 plot-interment allowance. Eligibility You may be eligible for a VA burial allowance if: you paid for a veteran's burial or funeral and you have not been reimbursed by another government agency or some other source, such as the deceased veteran's employer and the veteran was discharged under conditions other than dishonorable. In addition, at least one of the following conditions must be met: the veteran died because of a service-related disability or the veteran was receiving VA pension or compensation at the time of death or the veteran was entitled to receive VA pension or compensation, but decided not to reduce his/her military retirement or disability pay or the veteran died in a VA hospital, in a nursing home under VA contract, or while in an approved state nursing home. To receive more information on this topic or other veterans benefits. please contact the Walsh County Veterans Service Officer. Administrative Building, 638 Cooper Ave. #5, Grafton. N D 58237 or call 701-352-5030. LATE-LATE FR.OM PAGE 1 Dougherty's car) were not in- jured. Rev. Thorgrimson is trying to establish an Icelandic College in Mountain. The trustees of the Presbyte- rian (Federated) Church have made a substantial improvement to their property. They have built a cement approach to the church. a cement retaining wall along the sidewalk (150') and a cement curb of the same length. The project required an entire car of cement. On the 25th the Gazette an- nounced that Gates Leedham had brought in the first load of new wheat. Schools were set to open on :September 4. Mr. Aaron Hey- wood was principal of the high -school and Miss Olive Ramage was principal of the grade school. The school advised that the pe- riod of compulsory education be- gins with the eighth birthday, and ends on the day beibre~the t 6th. Anniversary Ann Oun cem en t Celebrating 50 years Kav Sackenreuter and Tony Alkofer were married August 27,.1961 in Lawton, N.D. they celebrated their 50th with a family trip to Branson Mo. in May. They have 2 children, Greg and Kris and 2 grandchildren, Amber and Zac. Engagement Announcement Praska ~ Moser Dave and Betty Praska of Park River are pleased to announce their granddaughter, Julie Ann Praska's, upcoming marriage. Julie is the future bride of Bill Moser Jr. The wedding will take place outside at Union Lake where the couple first met. Julie lives in Clearbrook, MN and teaches high school on the Red Lake Reservation. Bill Jr. lives in Red Lake Falls, and owns Wilcox Plumbing. The bride will be walking down the aisle with her Grandpa Dave, September 3,2011. ARRZVAO Tley Valxtell Almen A son was born May, 30 2011 at 5:31 p.m. to Matthew and Heather Almen. Trey Vandell Almen was 61bs. 5oz. and 19 1/4 in. long. Siblings: Emmm 4 and Jack. 2 Grandparents: Wayne and Nancy Bell of Park River Jeff and Sandy Almen of Grafton Great-grandparents: Betty and Ardell Almen of Grafton. 0% APR up to 72 Months ON SELECT NEW GM MODELS *OAC. See Dealer for Details. @ 8U ICK" ~MC 2011 Chevy Avalanche' 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 4x4 Hwy 17 W. or 110 W. 5th St.. 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