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The Guy Miller Memorial 5K took place last Saturday moming in Minto, N.D. The family of Gregory "Guy' ruler annual 5K in his memory. Above: There were s ns a ng route caused one to think. On April 29, 2013, Gre- gory "Guy" Miller of Minto, ND was tragically swept away in the spring floodwaters. His body was recovered September 7, 2013. As his family's way to remember Guy, they started the Guy Miller Memorial. In order to give back to Ux)se who helped search and recover Guy's body, the Guy Miller Memorial 5K Run/Walk was established. The proceeds of this annual 5K will benefit area emergency/rescue volun- teer sen ces. The Northeast Regional Water Operalions Team was able to purchase a new Rescue One boat with the money raised from last year's event Right: Gavin Miller, Guy's son, runs the 5K in his dads memory. I.eR: Guy's sister and event organizer, Kelly Schanilec, runs the memorial race. For more information go to www.guymillermemorial. com. Photos: [any Bid By Allison Ofimb Steam Clean for the past 10 years, of The Press had mentioned in passing that he HOOPLE, N.D. -- Scott and was thinking about selling the busi- Mary Salwei of Hoople have teamed hess. Scott said that when he brought up with Randy and Cindy Miller of it up to Randy, who owns a green- Cavalier to purchase Harold's Steam house in Cavalier, they decided it Clean from Harold Myrdal of Park was something their families could take on together. River. Their new endeavor has been Alliance offers their service to dubbed Alliance Steam Clean. clean carpets and rugs, upholstery "We're still the big red van," Scott and tile, as well as water abatement. said of Harold's iconic mode of They will do residential and corn- transportation, mercial work, offering estimates. Between the two couples there is The office for Alliance is locat- a substantial number of years ofjan- ed in Hoople; and the cleaning van itorial and cleaning experience, is based out of Cavalier. They can be They also trained under Harold reached for service appointments at with the Butler Cleaning System. 701-894-6317 or701-521-0139. "It was funny how it workedThe Salweis and Millers look for- out," Scott said. He said that Harold, ward to serving their communities who had been operating as Harold's and the surrounding area. Photo: Submitted Above: Randy and Cindy Miller and Mary and Scott Salwei. By Allison Olimb with the renovation of and additions of The Press to the Park River Area School fa- PARK RIVER, N.D. -- On Sept. cilities. 17, the Park River Area School Dis- Ham explained that when t_ke2y Irict held a public hearing to consider offered up the proposal last fall, the increasing the district property tax best case scenario, with a state loan levy by 36.42 percent, at 1 percent, put the total number of Met with a crowd of more than mills at 117.2 and worst ca e sce- 25 area taxpayers in attendance, Park nario, with a bond sale at market rate River Area Superintendant Kirk of 3.35 percent, put the possible mill Ham joked that they finally figured total at 127.1. He explained that be- out how to get people to a school cause of a change in the legislature, board meeting, the state chose to offer the loan pro- While the proposed increase gram to borrow 90 percent of the came as a shock to some, this is the project mov, y at 2 percent interest estimated increase in the school por- tion of property taxes that was put PRA Tax Levy forth by the board last year when Cont. page 7 discussing the vote to continue See page 2 Homrrm threat level down See page 6 ' Nhen memory a Author you love memor the Unknown A history lesson from I O0 years ago See page 5 Eco Ed takes over PRBC See page 14