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Pase 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER c), 2015 NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. -- SWO. "It is an issue that concerns lifestyle, infonnation about forming Action The Eastern North Dakota Women all of us. Our children and young The organization, 4HerND, will Teams to raise funds for local and of the Evangelical Lutheran Church people are being coerced into ac- also have a representative avail- national charitable events. in America will hold their 28th An- tivities that run counter to what able to answer questions as well as Participants are being asked to nual Synodical Convention on Sat- God teaches. Our vulnerable presenting information for those bring non-perishable food items urday, September 26, 2015, at First youth and young adults are at risk attending. Windie Lasenko has and toiletries for "Hunger Free"-- Lutheran Church, New Rockford, and we need to become aware and been working with trafficked vie- the Eddy County Food Pantry ND. The theme of the convention active in preventing this form of rims through this organization and which is located at First Lutheran is "To Give You a Future with slavery." has plans to be part of this conven- Church in New Rockford. Mone- Hope," drawn fi'om Jeremiah 29:11. Kevin Wallevand, well-known tion. tary offering will be given to As well as conducting the busi- television reporter for WDAY, will Other speakers include FayeELCA Women's Organization, hess of the organization, those at- address the issue of trafficking in Miller sharing information on Eastern North Dakota Women's tending will have the opportunity ND telling about his work on the stewardship of money & time. Organization, and 4HerND. to learn more about the issue of sex documentary which aired lastWomen will be encouraged toThe registration deadline is trafficking in North Dakota. "It spring. He will share information think about how their lives reflect September 15th for the noon isn't just the western part of the of how and where the victims are what they hold dear. A represen- luncheon. There is no charge to at- state that has the problem," said lured as well as difficulties en- tative from Thrivent Financial will tend the programs, but ltmch must Karen Retzlaff, President of EaND countered in escaping from the also be part of the program with be pre-registered. Pembina County Historical 22nd Annual Pioneer Machinery S Cavalier, ND Sept. 13, 2015 Featuring Farm Women - Past and Present 7:00 - 1:00 Pancake Sausage Breakfast 10:00 Worship Service 11:00 Saw milling - Wheat Milling - Blacksmithing 12:00 Flag Raising and Dedication of Veteran Statues 1:00 Parade 2:00 Tribute to Women I Tractor Pull Kids Pedal PullI Threshing 3:00 Saw milling - Wheat Milling - Blacksmithing 3:30 Grafton Lutheran Praise Band Lifeline The eaa r In Personal Response andSupport Services Food - Demonstrations - Junk Fest- Craft and Flea Market- Contests and more! Something For Everyone! Admission:S8.00 for both days (under 12 free) 5 1/2 miles west of Cavalier - Info or to ,parti pate 701-265-4941, pcnsm polarcom The Pembina County Historical Society is a Non-Profit Organization Quality hearing aid care Advanced Hearing Technology 60 Day Digital HearmgAid Trial . omprehens,ve i!tl Richard Wakefield* Hearing Test & EvaL Gary Chwialkowski Bc~D'~JNiLi;2nHS~d. 35 years serving the area First Care Health Center Grafton Family Clinic Tuesday, Sept. 15 Wednesday, Sept. 16 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. For appt. 701-746-7000 1-800-658-3442 2514 S. Washington Grand Forks, ND 0% FINANCING AVAILABLE Insurance~Medicaid [~]~~ B Correction: The email for Park River Community Endowment Foundation has been updated from prcity to Any time you have a correction to report, please call the Press at 284-6333. Everyone makes mistakes, we are happy to fix ours. How Lifeline Works To Get You Help Fast If you need help, push your personal help button, which automatically dials the Lifeline Response Center. Trained Personal Response Associates who have instant access to your pertinent information will contact you immediately to see what help you need. Even if you can't answer, Lifeline will send the help you need right away and will follow-up to ensure that help did arrive and you are being cared for. qsa.m.a ran 284-7115 111-0111"10 OClC_ " P.rk m, r Ji_a L I I,..L L i L I,,... "~ P~uu~ Rwca ta d Good Samari n Campus Vernon C. Vejtasa Vernon C. Vejtasa, age 92 of Fairdale, ND passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at First Care Health Center of Park River. Vernon C. Vejtasa was born August 9, 1923 in Fairdale, ND, the son of the late Cyril and Annie (Lofgren) Vejtasa. He attended rural school at Hedlund School in Dewey Township and graduated from Fairdale High School in 1941. He farmed with his father near Fairdale. Vernon was united in marriage to Shirley McDaniel--his "Sweetie"- -on June 23, 1963 at Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church, rural Fairdale, ND. The couple fanned in Dewey Township retiring in 1985. He worked for the Soil Conservation Office and ASCS Office for many years after retiring from farming. The couple moved to Edmore in May of2013. Shirley passed away January 27, 2014. He was a member of Gustavus Adolphus and Our Redeemers Lutheran Church, Fairdale, ND, the Fairdale Elevator Board, Dewey Township Board, Fairdale Booster Club, a leader for the Fairdale Bronco's 4-H, president of the Ed- more Horse Lovers Saddle Club, and a director of Upper Valley Riding Club in Langdon. Vernon loved anything to do with horses. He hosted many open horse shows at his family farm and enjoyed be- ing a judge on occasion as well. Any horse in Vemon's barn lived like royalty. Vernon's four grandchildren were the light of his life. He enjoyed having them as an audi- ence for many fam- ily shenanigans. The more the grand- children laughed, the more he clowned around. They have many priceless memories of these times with their grandpa. He was always interested in everything they were doing and always said goodbye to them with the words "Be good." Vernon is survived by his daugh- ters: Suellen (Tim) Zenker, Wah- peton, ND; Audrey (Rory) Lorenz, Lawton, ND; four grandchildren: Chase and Abby Zenker and Shel- by and Haley Lorenz; sister, Glori- anne (Robert) Gustafson, Casper, WY. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Shirley, sister, Gerry Diseth and brother, Wylas Vejtasa. Memorial services were held Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. at the Our Redeemers Lutheran Church of Fairdale, ND. Visitation was for one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurement will be at the Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Cemetery, rural Fairdale, ND. An online guestbook is available at www.tollefson The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Front Page Life: Aggies Daman Flaten runs a kickoff back into Milnor-North Sargent territory. The Aggies lamed the Bulldogs 64.-6 Friday night in Park River. Had it not been the Lord who was on % our side.,, then the waters would have engulfed us, the stream would have swept over our soul.., l 12 2-4 Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: Sunday 10:30am WORSHIP at Gardar, Fundraiser meal after church to benefit the Gardar Church Preserva- tion Fund Youth Fellowship Fundraiser in the Edinburg park 5-7pro Tues- day: 2:30 Bible Study at Borg Tdnity Lutheran, Edinburg Sunday.: 9:15 Worship, 10:15 Rally Day for Sunday School, 5-7 p.m. YF Fund raiserL "Evening in the Park", Tue: 9:00 Women's Bible Study St John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Saturday 5:00 p.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lanldn ( Sunday 8:30 p.m St. Bdgid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Saturday Mass: 5 p.m.. Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m.. Monday 7 a.m.. Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. & Friday: Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 9:00 AM Coffee Fellowship/Sunday School 10:00 AM Worship/3rd Grade Bibles/Install Teachers 11:00 AM Congregational Picnic Zion Lutheran Church, Hoeple Sunday School stating at 9 a.m., Church services at 10 a.m. St Mary's 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 Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday, September 13 9:45 Sunday School Rally Day, 10:30 Coffee Fel- lowship, 11:00 Worship Service, Potluck following the service. Wednesday, September 16 7:00 Wings Sunday: 9 Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg a.m. Church Services / 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study Hoff 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. Wednesday: Awana Children's Ministry 6:00 p.m., Tuesday: Prayer & Bible study at 7.'00 p.m. Sis. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday 10:30 p.m. St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Crystal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m., Tuesday: 5:30 p.m., Thursday: 7 a.m. Federated Church Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship (Fordville) 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River), 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Sunday, Park Center Lutheran Church, Rural Hoople Sept. 13- 10:00 AM Joel Hylden speaking - Coffee and fellowship following service. Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan ~ 259-2112 Hoople ~ 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 "True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. 17 West * Park River 284-6086 Farmers Union Insurance Co. Jay Thompson~Dwight Byron OFFICE: 284-6955 17 Easl" Park River BECOMF A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR 820.00 A MONTH! C4LL 771E PRESS 84-6333 TODAY/ (;,xxl . mantan 301 Co. 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Brook Dahlgren Office Manager Nordmark Publishing Publisher Larry Bid Freelance Photographer 140 Viking Dr., Rugby, ND 58368 Kellen Dobmeier Staff Writer Allison Olimb Editor-in Chief Kevin Skav'naug Staff Writer Policy on Corrections Any error should be reported immediately. Please check the accuracy of your advertisement the first day of insertion. The Walsh County Press will oiler a free reprint in the event of an internal error. BUSINESS }'IOU [~S The Walsh Cotmly Press is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Submissiota d~dline is Thursday at noon. Phone 701-284-6333 Fax 701-284-6091, Email: LE1"rEIdAF.[:A VOICES POUC The IValsh CounG' Press will accept letters to the editor and other submissions on issue of public interest. To be published, letteffarticle must be signed and include your address, Unsigned letters will not be considered. 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