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Pa e 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017 radial nerve paralysis on one of her front legs. The leg was no longer functional. .Now, Riley, a bright-eyed husky not more than a year old, has healed and is adapting well to life with three legs. It was because of this story, Dahl said, this dog was nominat- ed by Park River Veterinary Clin- ic and awarded the North Dakota Veterinary Medical Association Hero of the Year. The Martinez family, along with Riley, was recognized on Aug. 7 during the NDVMA's 112th Annual Meeting held in Bismarck, N.D. The NDVMA's Animal Hall of Fame is an annu- al program that honors animals and their caregivers who exemplify the strength and value of the human- animal connection. The goals of the NDVMA in holding the Animal Hall of Fame Awards are to honor the out- standing contributions our ani- mal companions make to human lives; to heighten public awareness of the human-animal connection; and to allow NDVMA members to Photo: Submitted ,N3ove: Dr. Gerard Dahl attended the NDVMA Animal Hall of Fame Awards with the Hero of the Year, Riley, and her owners, the Marlinez lareS/. sh. are in the celebration of their pa- tients' accomplishments. There are five categories that are awarded each year including: Companion Award: Animals who have provided a benefit to their human companions or their communities. Professional Award: Animals specially trained to assist humans (seeing eye dog, therapy, etc.). Working Award: Animals spe- cially trained to assist police, medical units, military, etc. Survivor of the Year Award: Animals that beat the odds of liv- ing. Hero Award: Animals who have saved or preserved human life. Dahl said that in presenting this award to Riley, the past pres- ident of the NDVMA looked over at those four little boys and that dog and said, "That's what it's all about." "We are forever grateful and there are no words to express how grateful we are to her," Sara said. "She will always be our lit- tle hero." First Care Health Center's September Schedule Dr. Mirza Baig, Gastroenterologist September 13,27 (Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Hepatic Consults) Dr. Ronald Broc;kman; Ophthalmologist September 19 Dr. Jason Go, Cardiologist September 21 Dr. Inder Khokha, Surgeon Every Thursday Dr. Kevin Panico, Oncologist September 27 Dr. Antil Potti, Oncologist September 28 Audiocare AM - Brenda Haugen September 26 Wakefield Hearing Center S.eptember 19 Richard Wakefield, BCH Mammograms, Digital September 14, 28 Foot Care Clinic 9AM - 2PM September 20 Nuclear Medicine .: September 11 Dietitian--Christina Bata, LRD Every Thursday Physical Therapy Every Monday--Friday Kassandra Laxdal, PT; Robin Tracy, PT, ATC, CSCS; Corissa Kruse, PT; Alike Beneda, PTA Social Workers : Every Monday--Friday Tina Sitzer, MSW, LSW; Emily Koenig, MSW, LCSW Shelle Berg, RN, Outpatient Care Coordinator & Clinical Health Coach Every Monday--Friday Mental Health Therapists--- ~tepnen L~rey, '. . . ' ~ : :: /nursdavs Marc Dutch Fridv :CT'S an, s a ai!able daily.:: :' Mf ls ev. G.Wednesday Ultrasounds--every Monday and Thursday DEXA Scans- Bone Dens(ty Measurement--Wed. & Friday (Must have a nealth provider order) Telemedicine visits with Altru & Sanford providers available by appointment--For more info, ca//Lori Seim, RN at 284-4566 Call 284-7555 for an appointment First Care Health Center Park River, ND Front Page Life: Aggie defender Lane Bell looks to make the I I tackle on the Hillsboro/Central Valleyrunner. During the I football season opener held in Park River on Fdday. 1131' WIDE Saturday, Sept. 9th David Pmska Douglas David Praska, age 63, a long time resident of the Grafton area passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Unity Medical Center in Grafton, ND. Douglas D. Pras- ka was born October 2, 1953 at St. Ans- gar's Hospital in Park River, ND, the son of the late David and Betty (Novak) Praska. He grew up and graduated from Park River High School. Douglas worked in the Grafton area with the United States Postal Service and many other agricultur- al companies. Douglas is survived by his chil- dren: Shawn Praska, Grafion, ND; Jeremy Praska, Grafton, ND; his brother, Guy Praska, Park River, ND; his sisters: Deborah Nelson (Praska), Minot, ND and Peenie Rand (Praska), Thief River Falls, MN. He is also sur- vived by his grand- children and many close friends he cherished through- out his life. Dou- glas was preceded in death by his wife, Suzanne, his parents and sister, Julie. A family graveside service was held Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Calvary Cemetery, Park River, ND. An online guestbook is available at The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrange- ments. You ,ill call and the Lord wilI answer; You will cry, and He will sa); 'Here I am: Isaiah 58:9 "]oh Pr, o, ing" by A'htr~ Chag,ll (1960) 2017 by King Features Syndicate. Inc. World rights reserved. Park River, ND First Month FREE iWith :12< month lease) 1 Bedroom Apartment - 2 Bedroom Apartment - $475 All Utilities Paid Ground Level Laundry Facility Non Smoking Or Call Katie @ 701-331-2939 Prairie Homes Manag 1-888-893-9501 1-800-361 , Pembina Hills Lulheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Borg Worship. Sunday: 10:45am WORSHIP at Vidalin, Communion Monday: No Bible Study Tuesday: 2:30 p.m. Bible Study at Borg Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Sunday: 9:15 Worship, 10:15 Coffee Hour, Tuesday: 9 a.m. Women's Bible Study St John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday: 10:30 a.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lanldn ( Saturday: Confession- 4:00 p.m.- Mass- 5:00 p.m. Sts. Pater and Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday: Adoration- 7:00 a.m.- Mass- 8:30 a.m. St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Saturday Mass: 5 p.m Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m Wednesday: 12 p.m Friday: 7 a.m. Sacrament Of Reconciliation: Sat 3:30-4:45 p.m. St. Patrick's Catholic Churchl Oystal Sunday Mass: 8:30 am, Tuesday and Thursday: 8 am Saturday: 8:30 am Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 9:30-10:30 aom Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Pad( River Sunday: 9:00 AM Coffee Fellowship 10:00 AM Worship Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople Church services at 10 a.m. St. Mary's Catholic Church Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Good Sam. Center. 5 p.m. St. Mary's, Park River Sunday: 8 a.m. St. Luke's, Veseleyville. 10 a.m. St. Mary's, Park River Federated Church Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship (Fordville) 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River) 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Services, 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a,m. Bible Study Victory Free Lutheran Church, Pad( River Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Coffee Fellowship, 11 a.m. Worship Services I-loft Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Bethel Baptist Church, Park River Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship Tuesday: Prayer and Bible study at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday: Awana Children's Ministry 6:20 p.m. High Rains MinisW: Mountain Lutheran, Adams; Bethlehem Lutheran, Doyon; Concordia Lutheran, Edmore, Lawton Lutheran, Lawton; Nekoma I.utheran, Nekoma; Our Redeemer's, Fairdale; United Lutheran, Brocket Sunday: Holy Communion 8 am Bethlehem/Nekoma 9:30 am Lawton/Our Redeemer's 11 am United/Concordia Mountain please worship with your neighbors Sunday: Pad(Center Lutheran Church, Rural Hoople Services start at 10 a.m. with coffee and fellowship following. 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No. 665320) is published weekly on Wednesdays for $34.00 per year in Walsh County, $38.00 for out of county, $42.00 per year for the rest of North Dakota and out of state, from The Press building, Park River, North Dakota. Please allow 3 weeks to start new subscriptions or change of address (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 665-320) P~pestagepaidat ParkRiver, N.D and~ maiiingoffce POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Walsh County Press, P.O. Box 49, Park River, ND 58270. Nordmark Publishing Publisher 140 Viking Dr Rugby, ND 58368 Allison OUmb Editor-in Chief Brook Dahlgren Office Manager Larry Bid Freelance Photographer Kevin Skavhaug Staff Writer Any t Policy on Corrections error should be reported immediately. Please check the accuracy of your advertisement the first day of insertion. The Walsh County Press will offer a free reprint in the event of an internal error. BUSINESS HOURS The Walsh County Press is open from 9:30 am. to 4:30 p.n~ Tuesday through Friday. Submission deadline is Thursday at noon. Phone 701-284-6333 Fax 701-284-6091 Email: LEITER/AREA VOICES POLICY The Walsh County Press will accept letters to the editor and other submissions on issue of public interest. To be published, letter/article must be signed and include your address. Unsigned letters will not be considered. Letters may not be used to thank specific people or organizations. - The Walsh County Press reserves the right to shorten letters, edit out factual errors and reject those deemed libelous, in poor taste or of a personal nature. - The Walsh County Press will not run letters from the same author two weeks in a row. All opinions expressed are those of the author and do not represent the opinions of The Walsh County Press. - Letters must be legible. - Preference will be given to letters from the Walsh County area. Letters from outside the area will be considered if they are of sufficient interest. 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