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SEPTEMBER 19, 2012 THE PRESS PAGE 5 f C one soon 9 in cnlc am s teen ............ ~ ~ ~ ~ ,~ .:~ ,A.~ ~ ~ -., .... Photos: 'Larry Biri Tol : Steve Heigaard and grandson Easton Oliver Heigaard look at the many memories through i lctures of Kelsey Misialek. Steve and Kelsey's dad Kevin work together at Simplot in Grafton. Simplot helped sponsor the picnic in the Adams City Park Friday. Proceeds from the benefit will go towards the establishment of a medical, nursing scholarship in Kelsey's name. Friday would have been Kelse ,'s 16th birthday. Bottom Left: Michaela Uisialek gets a hug from a friendat the Adams Park. Michaela's daughter Kelsey passed away at the age of 15 from injuries sustained in a ATV accident this summer. A benefit picnic was held in the Adams park to hel p start Kelsey's Courage scholarship fund. Friday would have been Kelsey's 16th birthday. Bottom Right: Kevin Misialek gets a hug from Shelle (Troftgruben) Aberle. Shelle was in- strumental in starting a scholarship fund for Kevin's daughter Kelsey. Shelle graduated from Adams High School a year ahead of Kevin. They had not seen each other since high school. When she heard about Kelsey tragic ATV accident she felt the need to reach out to Kevin. She has been working with the families of the fallen soldiers. Shelle contacted Kevin telling him how some families want to continue to honor the life of the child through some project. The two got together, lked about how Kelsey wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon when she grew up. They decided upon a medical, nursing scholarshi p to be named Kelsey's Courage. ,J .oans PARK RIVER, NID. -- Fanners be tmable to complete ml application in Walsh County who sufferedtbr loan processing until after all in- physical and production losses be- tbnnation tbr their farm operanon cause of drought conditions occur- pertaining to actual physical losses ring July 10, 2012 and continuing and production losses, crop insur- may now apply for Farm Service ance benefits, and to any other crop Agency Emergency Loans. Farmproduction compensation, is avail- Loan Manager Don Tongen said. able and can be documented. Walsh County is eligible to re- Tongen said thnners who suf- ceive EM loans because it was de- t red a qualifying production los of clared as a plimary or contiguous at least 30% from nonnal and are county in North Dakota that was ,unable to get credit elsewhere, may designated a maior disaster area. apply tbr reduced interest loans to The time allowed to file EM loan cover up to 100% of their losses. applications is eight months. For Farm Service Agency Emergency Walsh County thrmel-s, this means loans currently carry a 2.25 percenl the deadline for applications to be interest rate. To quali tbr physi- filed is May 6, 2013. cal losses, there does not have to be Although the authority fbr Emer- a qualifying loss amount, gency Loan processing has been Fanners who think they are eli- given, all potential EM loan appli- gibte may apply tbr assistance at the cants must be aware that they will FSA County office in Park River. C I PARK RIVER. N.D. - ..... The dicators such as sleep quality, ac- Evangelical Lutheran Good Samar- ti /ity level and bathroom visits. itan Society recently began de- Identifying problelns in theseareas ploying the LivingWell@Home can significantly improve health-re- program in all of its assisted living lated outcomes. communities. Telehealth allows residents to kivingWell@Home is a Good monitor their vitals regularly. This Sam l'ltan Society program de- provides the ability tbr early detec- signed to use a suite of technolOgies uon and trending changes in perti- to enhance care and service deliv- nent vital signs. ery. The program includes the use The LivingWell Center will an- of WelIAWARE sensor technology, alyze' sensor and telehealth data telehealth, and Good Samaritan r emotely to identify concerns or Society central data monitoring trends. LivingWell Center staff services, will notify assisted living staff WellAWARE serksortechnology members of concerns. Assisted services can be provided to residents . living staffmembers will then tbl- living in assisted living communi- low-up on concerns according to ties to help identify variations in rou- normal care and services procedures tine that may indicate a health con- and protocols. cem or risk. WellAWARE was built The LivingWell@Home pro- in collaboration with senior living gram has been conducting research providers to focus on improving since June 2010 to study the effects sat ty and quality of care for seniors of combining sensor technology, by using connective technology, personal emergency response sys- WelIAWARE provides careglvers a terns and telehealth services as a directional guide to proacti' ely proactive approach to healthcare for identify changes in key wellness in- seiners. . ~liTt--,_r._r.,- ~r) rr ~lnl/./-~]rr~r~ r~nti. Ar n,/'-vv I the program involves on the job as a design engineer for Marvin training. On her rotations she Windows. She said that the move trained in a number of places in- has been good for them. cluding Bismarck. Alexandria. and They really enjoy how friendly Park River. the community has been and hav- Ruhland said that she was th- ing family close by. miliar with the Park River area be- One thing that the staff at Ye cause while she was growing up Olde has started doing since Ruh- her parents, Dave and Kathy land began in June is a&ninistering Axvig, also had a place in Edin- shots. She said that the job is more burg, N.D.. where they now live. than counting pills. Phhnnacists ad- Right out of school Ruhland minister vaccinations, take blood took a job in Alexandria. pressures, and discuss medications This summer, she and her hus- and their effects with patients who band decided to make the move to come in. Park River. She started at Ye Olde "You can really help people." Medicine Center and he took a job she said. Park River Parks District Preliminary Budget Park River and Adams School Districts Notice of Special School Election I [] [] I I NOTICE OF STREET/ALLEY VACATION CITY OF EDINBURG t~ A petition has been filed in the office of the City Auditor for the purpose of vacation of alley with legal description of The petition will be heard on the 8th day of October, 2012., Objections to the vacation can be mailed to: City Auditor PO Box 173 Edinburg ND 58227 \ Vera Brandvold City Auditor Your community.Your news. I MPORTANT NOTICE TO CITY OF PARK RIVER TAXPAYERS The City of Park River will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at 7:00 PM, for the purpose of increasing the property tax levy by 4.95% Citizens may present oral or written comments regarding the property tax levy at. that time. Even though the levy in increasing because of the way the state requires the calculation to be done, the net effect on the city's share or your property tax will actually be a decrease. For example: a home valued at $100,000 will actually pay $19.00 less in city property tax this year than last year. This is because the total valuation of the entire town has increased. Walsh.County Press 284-6333 PARK RIVER PARK DISTRICT 2013 PRELIMINARY BUDGET Notice is hereby given that the Preliminary Budget of the City Park district of Park River, North Dakota for the calendar year beginning January 1,2013 and ending December 31,2013, .prepared by the Park Board is on file with the Clark Mavis Nelson where it may be examined by anyone applying therefore: that the Park Board will meet Monday, September 24. 2012 at 7:00 PM in the City Office Building for the purpose of adopting the final budget and making the annual tax levy, that the Board will hold a public meeting with. them on any item of proposed expenditure or may object to any such item or amount thereof. The following is a statement of the proposed expenditures: ~: Park Operation & Maintenance $90,000.00 Recreation Operation & Maintenance 50,000.00 Improvements 13,000.00 Total Expenditures 153,000.00 Park River Park District Mavis Nelson, Clerk Dated September 19, 2012 (Sept. 19, 2012) NOTICE OF SPECIAL SCHOOL ELECTION OCTOBER 9, 2012 H.eating/Cooling Project $335,000. The proposed tax levies for the new district are 110 mills for the general fund, 3 mi!ls for the high school tuition'fund, 5 mills for Notice is given in accordance,with the technology fund, 10 mills for the NDCC 15.1-12-11 that a special election building fund, 3 mills for the special will be held for the purpose of approving , reserve fund and 19.75 mills for the or rejecting the reorganization plan for sinking and interest fund of which the Adams Public School District #128 and current patrons of Adams School District Park River Public School District #78 to #128 would be exempt from, for a total of form a new school district to be known as 150.75 mills. Park River Area ,School District #8. Absentee ballot applications and The election will be held on Tuesday, ballots will be available from the Business October 9, 2012. Voters will vote in the Manager's Office in each respective School district of residence. Polling school prior to the October 9, 2012 places will be located at the following: Special School Election. A signed. Adams-Adams City Auditorium application is required before receiving a Park River-Alumni Room-Park River ballot. High School Dated this 6th day of September. Polls will be open from 11am to 7pm 2012, at Park River, North Dakota. at all polling sites. The new district will include the BennieZahradka current property located within the Adams School District Business boundaries of the current Adams School Manager District #128 and the Park River Sqhool District #78 located within the county of Rebecca Svobodny Walsh. The debts of the current Park . Park~.River',$ch0ot District :Bl4,sif~e~ . ,. River School District #78 are as follows: Manager ' ~, :' Elementary School Bond $615,000, School Construction Loan $308,898, Bus Barn $121,333, Parking Lot $420,000, (Sept. 12, Sept. 19, 2012) t