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OCTOBER 10, 2012 THE PRESS PAGE 5 Hay bales need to be removed from ND rights of way BISMARCK, N.D.__ All hay bales on North Dakota highway rights of way, must be refnoved by Thursday, November 1. Hay bales remaining on rights of way after No- vember t, will be removed;as di- rected by the District Engineer. The bales need to be removed for snow management and safety rea- sons. North Dakota Century Code prohibits hay froln being placed in the right-of-way except on the out- er edge. Large round bales lnust not be placed on in-slopes or within 60 feet fi&apos;om the outside edge of the driving lane. Walsh County farmers now eligible for USDA Disaster Emergency Loans complete an application tbr loan processing until after all infonnation for their thnn operation pertaining to actual physical losses and production losses, crop in- surance benefits, and to any other crop production compensation, is available and call be documented. lbngen said thrmers who suffered a qualiling pro- duction loss of at least 30% from normal and are un- able to get credit elsewhere, may apply for reduced interest loans to cover up to 100% of their losses. Farm Service Agency Emergency loans currently CalTy a 2.125 percent interest rate. To quality tbr physical losses, there does have to be a qualifying loss amount. Farmers who think they are eligible may apply for assistance at the FSA County office at Park River, ND. PARK RIVER. N.D. -- Farmers in Walsh County who suffered physical and production losses because of drought conditions occurring September 25, 2012 and continuing may now apply for Farm Service Agency Emergency Loans, Farm Loan Manager Don Fongen said today. Walsh Count' is eligible to receive EM loans be- cause it was declared as a contiguous cotmty in North Dakota that was designated a nlaior disaster area. The time allowed to file EM loan applications is eight months. For Walsh County thnners, this lneans the deadline for applications to be filed is June 3, ..} . _01 :. Although the authority for Emergency Loan pro- cessing has been given, all potential EM loan appli- cants must be aware that they will be unable to /",, D-,,-/ r,nqlll nf',r, 1 partnership between the American Cancer Society and the phammceutical division of hnperial Chemica,1 Industries. The goal was to promote mammography as the most efliective weapon against breast cancel. The pink ribbon movement started in 1992. A woman nanie! Charlotte l taley, who was a survivor and one of four generations of women who had dealt with the disease, created peach ribbon loops. She be- gan distributing them along with a card that said, "The I National Cancer Institute annual budget is $1.8 billion, only 5 percent goes for cancer prevention. Help us wake up our legislators and America by wearing this ribbon." Self magazine and Evelyn Lauder-- Estee Lauder senior corporate vice president and a breast cancer SUl- vivor ...... picked up on the movement and changed the color from peach to pink. The rest is history. VOTE EN WALSH COUNTY COMMISSION" FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26. ll A.H. l P.H. AT YOUR LOCAL FIRST UNITED BANK. "f',Ud fc.:r ivy K,rer) Ar4t,.,r.,l <n her own beh.;fi. i New bum ban issued for the county Prohibits all burning until safe By Allison Olimb of The Press GRAFTON, N.D. -- On Oct. 2 tile Walsh County Commissioners issued a new burn ban for the county with more specific language prohibiting any burning until Oct. 16 when the ban would be revis- ited. Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild and Walsh County Emer- gency Manager Brent Nelson ad- dressed the commissioners, re- questing a stricter ban because there was too much confusion with the ban that was issued on Sept. 18. That ban was conditional upon the state fire index. Wild said that the county did not have the equip- ment or manpower to fight a large wildfire. Though recent rain has made conditions more favorable, the new declaration bans all burning until that date. It states that any person who willfully violates the burning ban establishes by this resolution is guilty of a Class B misdemeanol; which is punishable by a fine up to $1,000.00 and 30 days in Jail. The fire emergency declaration and bum ban proclamation states: WHEREAS, Walsh County continues experiencing abnonnally dry conditions coupled with sig- nificant fuel supplies resulting in an extreme fire potential: and WHEREAS, all available re- sources remain committed to the protection of life and property: and WHEREAS, the existing con- ditions make fires a continuing threat to the health, safety, and wellbeing of the citizens of Walsh County: and WHEREAS, the cost of emer- gency response and inordinate wear on fire-fighting equipment may be tier in excess of available County resources: NOW, THREREFORE, BE IT RESOVED that the Board of Walsh County Commissioners ex- pands its' current fire ban to all open burning for all of Walsh County; and BE IT FURTIIER RESOLVED that the Board of Walsh County Commissioners proclaims that a Bum Ban is in effect for Walsh County on all open burning until October 16, 20t2, at which time the board will review the condi- tions and determine if the ban should be removed or extended. Pm:suant to NDCC 37-17.1 - 10, any person who willthlly violates the'burning ban establishes by this resolution is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor which is punishable by a line up to $1,000.00 and 30 days in Jail. Stroke, Osteoporosis screenings coming to PR PARK RIVER, N.D. Resi- dents living in and around the Park River, North Dakota community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Park River City Hall Auditorium will host Life Line Screening on 10/23/2012. The site is located at 504 Briggs Ave S in Park River Four key points every person needs to know: Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of per- manent disability 80% of stroke victims had no apparent wanting signs prior to their stroke Preventative ultrasound screen- ings can help you avoid a stroke Screenings are thst, noninva- sive, painless, atTordable and con- venient Screenings identit} potential cardiovascular conditions such as blocked arteries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms, and hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is strong predictor of heart disease. A bone density screening to assess osteo- porosis risk is also offered and is appropriate for both lnen and women. Packages start at $159. All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. For more infomlation regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 1-877-237-1287 or visit our web- site at Pre-registration is required. To Hunting Season With first United Bank's I e'h A nnu.I Chili coo00 oft, I The choice for PSC is clear. D Radical Environmental Regulation [Common Sense Energy Development Radical environmental activists are trying to burden North Dakota's energy and a9 producers with unnecessary regulation. They might call themselves "green," but their extreme agendas would choke North Dakota until we're blue. That's why your vote for Randy Christmann for PSC is so important. Randy is a third generation rancher andstate senator who has been a leader in energy and ag policy. Randy Christmann supports: Responsible development of ag and energy resources Development of new transmission and pipelines Increased natural gas and oil processing in ND Preserving our North Dakota outdoors Protecting private property rights Keeping North Dakota's energy and ag sectors strong Re#ister to bring gour chili and compete for a chance to win $1 O0 grocery gift cardsI Or, just stop by to taste the orea's best chili end reoLt for a chance to win ormzt prizes. REGISTRATION FOR CRlU CHEFS BIN B-25-1Z CgNTACT YOUR LOCAL FIRST UNITED BANK TO REOISTH. NO PURCHASE ICESSARY. UNITED Bank Putting You First a look at your Cable TV programmers fees per channel, place requirements 0ftheir programming, and have virtually requi(ements...and they are continually increasing their pricingl Currently 67% of Polar's Cable IV rate is made up i)f Sports channels account for about 30% of our - programming costs. One of the top rated sports channels charges the highest per-household basically passing on the costs the large sums they must pay Out to the sporting leagues, turn pay tl All of this leaves you, the subscriber, eating Nobody's la : ,i Paid for by Christmann for PSC, Renae Doan, Treasurer,