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-'2. AGLE COPY $1.00 ISSUE NUMBER 11. PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 201 2 lee fire 1ignites twi of high fire in \ / Photo: Larry Biri Left: Park River firefighters Josh Larson (front to back) and Lon and Darin Kaste drag hose out of a coulee after dousing some hot spots. Fire- fighters from Park River and Adams were called to a coulee eight miles west of Park River last Wednesday af- ternoon. The fire department was initially called to the coulee fire on Monday, but it flared up again on Wednesday. At the time the entire state was under a red flag warning for fire conditions. Both Pembina and Grand Forks County still are under burning bans because of the dangerously dry weather. By Allison Olimb of The Press PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Kara Ruhland re- cently joined Laurie Larson and Faith Wentzel at Ye Olde Medicine Center as Park River's newest pharmacist. Ruhland, originally from Rugby, N.D., found her way to Walsh County by way of Alexandria, Minn. She graduated with a Doctorate of Phar- macy from North Dakota State University in Fargo in 2009. Ruhland said she got into pharmacy because she enjoyed the atmosphere. 'I like the science behind it," she said. "I like working with people, too." During her final year of school a large part of New Pharmacist Co, niL,/?,ag, e5 Kara Ruhland breaking news, By David Larson for The Press PARK RIVER, N.D. -- On Sept. 6, the Gazette printed a contributed article, "Enthusiasm at Socialist Lecture." A Rev- erend Anderson gave two lec- tures to very appreciative au- diences at the Baptist Church. His socialism is approached from the Christian viewpoint. After the meeting a Socialist lo- cal organized, and the fol- lov ing comrades were elected office.rs: AE Mullineaux, Sec- retary, Paul Paulson, Financial Secretary, and Richard Rein- ertson, Organizer. The author of the article, "A Comrade of the Cross", noted that ladies Photo:Larry Biri were specifically invited to fu- ture meetings. The movement holds that women and men must have equal rights. School opened for the year at 8:45 Monday morning, Sept. 9. jLa te.la te ~,31~ ~C By Allison Olimb of The Press PARK RIVER, N.D.- Af- ter three hours, 16 games of bingo, and 36 quilts and count- less other quilted items being handed out, more than $7,000 was raised to support Altru Hospice's Camp Good Mourn- ing, a grief camp for children ages six to 18. Altru Hospice volunteer co- ordinator and camp director, Sue Mairs, said that she was very thankful for the support demonstrated by the commu- nity with this event because the camp is a program that she is very passionate about. With the purchase of a $20 ticket bingo players got to play 15 games with three cards each. A bonus game was played to win a 72 x 80 inch double size quilt top and a freestanding quilt rack. The tickets also went into a raffle drawing to win an 89 x 89 inch log cabin design quilt. That prize went to Audrey Johnson of Park River. The money raised at the Munoz memorial tournament to benefit kids' grief camp By Allison Olimb of The Press PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Last year when Kyle Munoz of Park River passed away from a vehicle rollover, his family, friends and teammates gathered together to do something pos- itive in his name. Kyle was both a coach in Park River for the Alibi women's softball team and a teammate on the Marketplace on 8th soft- ball.team in Grafton. So, they decided to hold a softball tour- nament to raise money to go to his wife and six children who were left behind. The response was huge. This year will be the second annual co-ed softball tourna- ment in his honor but this time around the funds raised will benefit not only his children but also many others who have lost someone. On Saturday, Sept. 22 the Kyle Munoz Memorial Co-ed Munoz so cball Co,nL /p _ days, the operating cost is esti- mated at about $25,000. There is a $25 registration fee for Mairs said that with this support, the camp, which is event will go toward the oper- ating cost of the camp. each camper but the fee is Camp uppol't Mairs said that w th a full waived if the family is dealing camp of 50 children for three with a financial hardship.(ColottL 110 Obituaries qee p,o ge' 2 PRFL Homecoming 7 II ~.'~', ""'~ay t~O~o'IL caUa ,ariilticiize auad[ ,c,o,lnnqp, lhtii~nt auntd[ lm,o~l~ t~o~o,ll~ ,dl, o,,,"* Benjamin Franklin Celebrating Kelsey See,/p,,aKe' 5 Calendar of Events See p,aKe 9 L 1, 4 t i 'i _h..