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Pa e 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 Left: Polar Communica- tions got into the homecom- ing " day with an Alumni Day of their own. Front: Jenny French, Shad Randers, Kristi Gullick- son, Julie Thompson. Middle: Carol LaHa'se, Jody Tibert, Caitlin Evenson, Lisa Olson, Kim Lundquist, Melanie Bem- hoft, Stacey Loltsgard, Lola Hagen. Back: Kyle Halverson, Kelan , Jessica Bata, Shelly Dub, Jodi LaHaise, and Angie Schroeder. ~r~/~lh h .L Tlr T i ! It1 I .ri !-;- lr-11.~ ~ ! I lr~,J'l 11~ '~ -~ -L-=2:.~.-~" ~:i~"-: ~-.'~-~.Z;. ~2.~L.-- ~-2 2-='-~ ;~ --- meals, golf tournaments, and so much more, they were able to make it happen. "We've been super fortunate with all of the community support that we have gotten. We had two large grants that we were planning to apply for that actually got de- funded during legislation last year. That was a huge blow to us. We would have been done with our fundraising last year if we would have been able to get those," Don- na said. "We still have some fundraising to go for the extra stuff trees, benches, tables, etc but this phase is 100 percent funded." The Mountain Bomum Park is becoming a reality. The playground equipment will be put into place this ' fall. "I'm thankful that we have the end in sight," Donna said. :: At last census, the town itself served a population of fewer than 100, but with a large rural popula- tion to draw from, the project be- came a good fit for the many young families in the surrounding area. And though the town may be small, on the first weekend in August for the August the Deuce celebration, peo- ple come from across the world to visit in celebration of their Ice- landic ancestors. The Mountain Bomum Park has been designed with that Icelandic heritage of the community in mind. Bomum Wanslates to children in Ice- landic. The commercial playground equipment from Playcraft Systems is red, white, and blue, a common- ality between Icelanders and Amer- icans alike. The original concept for the park's play structure also stemmed from the style and look of the community decided that the more basic design would give more active play options for a better range of children, have better visi- bility for parents, and also would be more cost effective. A lot of research went into the project up to this point. The com- mittee of moms looking for a safe place for their kids to play locally looked into the materials, insur- ance requirements, companies and designs. The custom-made main structure includes climbing walls, several slides, and encourages imaginative play across multiple levels. The park design also includes swings, :. monkey bars, spring riders, sand dig- gers, a seesaw, tether ball area, plus protective ground cover and a bor- ,: der to contain it all. : Sitting in Pembina County, not far from Walsh and Cavalier counties, the advocates for the project see it Photo: Submitted as a good way to attract people to a V'ddng ship, echoing that heritage. Mountain. According to the website updates, "The park is coming and I think when the community members it will help people really see the val- were surveyed about the playsystern ue when it finally gets put up and design, they were approached with people are using it," Donna said. two set-ups options: A Viking ship The "tittle town of Mountain" not theme or a more basic design, with only found $50,000 to make the more active play space, project reality, but they found a lot Though the numbers were close, of generous hearts as well. Odin S. Rostvet Odin S. Rostvet, 74, of Osnabrock, ND, passed away September 13,2018, at his home. Orlin Stanley was born August 14, 1944, to Claus and Minnie (Axvig) Ros- tvet in Adams, ND. He graduated from Adams High School and went to truck driving school in Dickinson, ND. On April 20, 1967, he was united in marriage to Sandy Swartz in GrafiorL They lived in the Adams area and had seven children. Odin worked road construction then farmed by Adams before mov- ing West to work with the oil rigs. He was a heavy equipment opera- tor for North American Coal for many years. He retired in 2008 and was currently living near Os- nabrock. Odin loved to go hunting and fishing. He enjoyed reading, tin- kering on cars, and was a spiritual person. Orlin is survived by his children: Brian (Julie) of Park River, ND, Bradley of Pisek, ND, Bob of Pisek, ND, Rick (Nichole) of Long- don, ND, Joy (Joe) Neidlinger of Chicago, IL, and Roy (Casey) of Hat- wood, ND; ten grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and siblings: Mari- lyn Helgeson, Shirley (Alvin) French, Amy Paul- son, Bert (Jackie) Rostvet, James (Ardith) Rostvet, Roger (Dawn) Rostvet and Conrad Rostvet. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Christopher, twin brother Marvin (Gloria), and broth- ers-in-law Forest Helgeson and Allen Paulson. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at Brooks Funeral Home in Langdon, ND, with visitation starting one hour prior to service time. Burial will be at Trinity Ceme- tery near Adams, ND. Brooks Funeral Home of Lang- don, ND, is in charge of arrange- ments. Online condolences are available at www.brooksfuneralhomelang- first Care Health Center Memorials / Honorariums as of Aug. 3 I, 2018 IN MEMORY Daniel Houdek from Daniel & Teresa Dusek, Rodney & Audrey Kadlec Donald Dusek from Ken & Pat Sweeney Doris Markel from Val & Rick Walker Edith Ramsey Flint from Arvid & Darlene Knutson Erna Deutz from Arvid & Darlene Knutson lHenry Schmidt John & Janice Meagher John gosobdff fr /iia -Mike & Kevin & Laurie Jensen Gary & Janice MeLaughli ', d e :SUs[ /Phelps ' Larry Novak from Shirley Sobolik = Marilyn Johnson from Mike & Patty Eidenschink Mary C. Hodny from Trudy Wippler Orvin Espelien from John & Janice Meagher Front Page Life: Midway/Minto Mustangs Morgan Hovde concentrates on a return against Park River/Fordville- Lankin. The Mustangs fell in three sets in Midway. II Oth.nkyou, II We can help. Call the Press at 284-6333 Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2:00pm Borg Worship, Sunday: 10:30am WORSHIP at Gardar Monday: 7pm Bible Study. Tuesday: 2:30pm Bible Study at Borg. Wednes- day: 4:20 Confirmation Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Sunday: 9:15 Worship, 10:15 Sunday School, Tuesday: 9 a.m. Women's Bible Study, Wednesday: 4:20-5:20 p.m. Confirmation at Trinity 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. Peter 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 Church, Cnjstal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m Tuesday and Thursday: 8 a.m. Saturday: 8:30 a.m Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 9:30-10:30 a.m. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 9:00 AM Coffee Fellowship/Sunday School, 10:00 AM Worship Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople Church services at 9 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 9 a.m. Worship (Fordville) 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. Children's Church Sunday: Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg 9 a.m. Church Services, 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study etoff Free Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 9:45 AM Sunday School for Pre K-Adult, 10:30 AM Coffee Fellow- ship, 11:00 Worship Service I-loft Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Bethel Baplbt 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 Lutheran, Nekoma; Our Redeemer's, Fairdale; United Lutheran, Brocket Sunday: 8 am Nekoma 9:30 am United/Our Redeemer's 11 am ConcordiaJMountain Bethlehem and Lawton please worship with neighbors 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 ,/ F meral Home 284-6086 tollefsonfuneralhome, corn Farmers Union Insurance Co. 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