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Pase 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 PARK RIVER, N.D. -- The Walsh County Historic Preservation Commission (WCHPC) served as host for the 2015 Annual State Con- ference of Historic Preservation Cormnissions in North Dakota. The Conference, which took place on Saturday, Sept. 19 in the communi- ty room of the City Office building in Park River, N.D., featured a num- ber of Walsh County historic hot spots. On ,the agenda were presentations on the process of completing his- torical preservation through architectural documentation and a briefing on Walsh County's project that involves organizing GPS waypoint trails and placing geocaches at historic sites in an effort to expand visitation and awareness of each site. The group toured various sites in Walsh County, including the railroad water tower, Women's Christian Tem- perance Union's (WCTU) water fountain in Park River, the General Store and the site of a visible OxCart Trail in and near Edinburg. Seven commissions in North Dakota are certified by their local gov- ernments to provide programs that provide for the preservation, pro- tection, renovation and public use of historic properties within their ju- risdictions. The cities of Buffalo, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Fargo, and Grand Forks, as well as Walsh County and Pembina County are all Cer- tified Local Governments. Ifa historic property lies within the bound- aries of one of these local governments, the Historic Preservation Com- mission or its coordinator should be informed of decisions regarding your historic property. The Red River Regional Council (RRRC) provides administrative support to the WCHPC - the host of this conference. The conference agenda can be found here: ty- historic-preservation-commission-to-host-state-conference/ The RRRC is one of eight regional planning councils in North Dako- ta established in 1973 to enhance the ability of local governments to jointly plan, address issues, and seize opportunities that transcend in- dividual boundaries. The RRRC serves Region IV, which includes Grand Forks, Nelson, Pembina, and Walsh Counties. More information can be found at WALSH COUNTY FARMLAND FOR SALE VERNON TOWNSHIP The HARRIET and GEORGE MOEN FAMILY offer for sale the following described farmland: Parcel #1 SE 1/4 of Section 4, Township 156, Range 56. 153.15 tillable acres, more or less Parcel #2 SE 1/4 of Section 5, Township 156, Range 56. (LESS Farmstead) 142.34 tillable acres, more or less Written Bids will be received at the Law Office of Wes R. Welch, 201 Briggs Avenue South, Park River, North Dakota 58270, until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday October 13, 2015. mit written bids. clearly marking parcel number and price per par- cel, NOT PER ACRE. We accept bids hand delivered, mailed or faxed. Bids will be opened at that time and pl&ce. Serious written bidders will be invited to remain and participate in oral bidding. The right is reserved to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids. Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price will be due upon acceptance of bid. For Bidding Instructions and Land Details Contact: Wes R. Welch, PC 201 Briggs Ave. S., PO Box 107 Park River, ND 58270 (701)284-7833 Fax 701-284-7832 "0 • BISMARCK, N.D. -- Mis- October 2nd, and will conclude on sions Conference 2015, sponsored Saturday evening, October 3rd, by STEER, Inc., is being held on with the Banquet. There will be October 2nd and 3rd, 2015, at the representatives from more than 40 Ramkota Hotel, Bismarck, North worldwide mission organizations Dakota. along with guest speakers and a Some of the highlights of this great schedule of informative event include: Men's Luncheon workshops for lay people and Speaker, Patrick Klein, Founder pastors. The public is cordially in- and President of Vision Beyond vited to attend the various activi- Borders; Friday Ladies' Luncheon ties of these two days. Speaker, Ginger Millermon, Au- thor and Singer; Friday evening To purchase tickets for the Festival of Missions with FEBC- meals, to receive a program, or for Korea Children's Choir and a Sat- more information on any of the urday evening Banquet featuring events of this missions conference, Dr. Billy Kim, Director of Far East call the STEER office at (701) 258 Broadcasting Company - Korea. 4911, email, The two day mission's eventor visit the webs,re www.steer- will begin on Friday morning, ...Moses turned and went down from the mountain, and the two tablets of the Testimony were in his hand.., Now the tablets were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God engraved on thetab[ets. Q Exodus 32:15,16 © 2015 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. World rights reserved. We would like to thank our family, friends and community for all the kind deeds and prayers during Terry's cancer treatment. We appreciate all you have done for us. A special thank you to those who organized, worked, attended and donated to the breakfast benefit held in Pisek for Terry. It was wonderful to know that so many are thinking of us. Our prayers and blessings for you. Terry and Wanita Kadlec M. Major Phyllis M. Maier, age 90 of Park River, ND passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at First Care Health Center of Park River. Phyllis Muriel Orstad was bom July 10, 1925 in Vesta Township of Walsh County, ND the daughter of the late Elmer and Lucille (Thompson) Orstad. She attended rural school near Admns and grad- uated from Adams High School. Following her education she worked at the Farmers Union Oil Compa- ny in Adams until her marriage to Raymond Olson on March 20, 1946. The couple made their home in Willows, California and later set- tled in Princeton, CA. Raymond died in 1973. Phyllis married Jake Maier in 1975 in Reno, NV. The couple made their home in Park River, ND. He passed away in 1986. Phyllis was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, WEL- CA and Ruth Circle. She was active in the Good Samaritan Auxiliary. She learned to play golf when she moved back to Park River and was active in the Women's Golf League at the Hillcrest Country Club. The highlight of her life was when she was able to travel to Norway in 2001 and meet her ex- tended family. Phyllis is sur- vived by her chil- dren: Susan (James) Olson-Moon, Chico, CA; Kath- leen Olson, Com- merce City, CO; step-children: Larry (Arleen) Maier, Franklin, TN; Judy (Len) Kules, Gads- den, TN; Kathy Midgarden, Caand Forks, ND;Pam (Butch) Kirby, Birmingham; AL; Jerry (Becky) Maier, Stillwater, MN; four grandchildren: Monique Torres, Jennifer Tullius, Laura Ol- son and Joshua Wagenman, fif- teen step-grandchildren; three great grandchildren: Jack and Max Tul- lius and Lucas Mauck and several step-great grandchildren. Phyllis was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands and siblings: Lois King, Elroy Orstad, Marion Carter and Donald O tad. Private graves,de services will be held in the summer of 2016 at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Park River, ND. An online guest book is available at: The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. 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. • ,F YOU ARE Ar R,sK cA.t T" C 1, a fC l,tlettne Park River Good Samaritan Campus H--.rea,,yO Oth.nkyou, :1 We can help. Call the Press at 284-6333 Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Wednesday-Confirmation 4:15-5:15pm, Thursday- 2:00pm Borg Worship Sunday- 10:30 WORSHIP at Vikur, Tuesday- 2:30pm Bible Study at Borg Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Sunday.: 9:15 Worship, 10:15 Worship, Tue: 9:00 Women's Bible Study St John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Sunday 10:30 p.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lanldn (www.plblripadsh.org0 Saturday 5:00 p.m. Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday 8:30 p.m SL Bdgid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Saturday Mass: 5 p.m. o Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m.. Monday & Friday: 7 a.m. • Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. Our Say, our's Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 9:00 AM Coffee Fellwoship/Sunday School 10:00 AM Worship, 11:00 AM WELCA 'Harvest Offering' 12:00 PM- 5:30 PM PRBC Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople 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 Wednesday, September 23 6:00 Confirmation for students in 8th and 9th grades. 7:00 Wings. Sunday, September 27 9:45 Sunday School, 10:30 Coffee Fellowship, 11:00 Worship Service Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg Sunday: 9 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 Baplist Church, Park River Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship. Wednesday: Awana Children's Ministry 6.t)0 p.m.. Tuesday: Prayer & Bible study at 7.t)0 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. 27- 10:00 AM Rev Wayne Olson 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 tollefsonfimeralhome, corn Farmers Union Insurance Co. Jay Thompson~Dwight Byron OFFICE: 284-6955 17 os,. ParkRiver BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $ 0.00 A MONTH! CALL THE P/ E,S'S 984- 6333 TcmAr! sa, mantan t_LJ NC_tT Paa~; Rivtl 301 Co. 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Letters may not be used to thank specific people or organizations. - The ~hlsh County Press reserves the right to shorten letters, edit out factual errors and reject those deemed libelous, in poor taste or oFa persoftal rtature. - The I,i;aL~.h C, onnty Press will not run letters from the same author two weeks in a row. All opinions expressed are those of the author and do not represent the opinions of The Walsh County Press. - Letters must be legible, - Preference will be given to letters from the Walsh County area. Letters from outside the area will be considered if they are of sufficient interest. of Park River, the City of Edinburg, the schools of Park River Area, and the schools of Valley-Edinburg.