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October 27, 2021

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##9 51300-00410 92? W RAILROAD AVE SHELTON, WA 98584—3847 SINGLE COPY $ .00 , The return of the oun ALL FOR ADC 980 9T ‘ SMALL TOWN PAPERS "C005 WALSH OUNTY VOL. I39 - lssuE l7 - PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA ,4?" W RESS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 202i It was the return of the 106th annual Walsh County Fair last week and a return to the traditional fair fun. Right: Stella Dahl bubbles with excitement as the coWs come out’on the arenafloor in the Arena at the Walsh County Fair. Holding Stella is her mom Callie Dahl. Top Left: Master of Ceremonies for the Little International Lane Bell jumped off the stage to capture that which eluded everyone else for five minutes. Guess that made up for his bad jokes. Bottom Left: Second-year Walsh County Extension Agent Katie Thompson looks over the entries in the Arena getting ribbons ready. Katie worked last year’s Achievement Days which were held in place of the fair due to COVID—19 precautions, but this was her first real Walsh County Fair. By all accounts, she did an excellent job! Walsh County Burn Henry Kelly awarded Quilt Ban rescinded By Allison Olimb of The Press WALSH COUNTY, N.D. — Last week the Walsh County Com- missioners rescinded the Fire Ban for the County, which was put in place earlier in the year to manage the extremely dry conditions that the region has dealt with through— out the summer. Walsh County Emergency Man- agement posted to their social me- dia account that they would no longer be posting the daily Fire In- dex, but encouraged everyone to be responsible and use common sense when deciding to burn. The index can still be found at: https://ndresponse.gov/bum-ban- restrictions-fire-danger—maps. If conditions warrant, Walsh County Emergency Management will post index levels and will reevaluate the need to bring the Fire Ban back. I Fugitive recovery operation results in arrest PARK RIVER, N.D. — On Oct. 19, the Walsh County Sheriff’s Office conducted a fugitive recov- ery operation in Park River, ND, leading to the Arrest of Chadwick Roy Frovarp (41 years of age), with the assistance of the Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force. Chadwick Frovarp, of Park Riv- er, ND, had been a fugitive from justice since July 29, 2021. He was wanted for failing to By Allison Olimb of The Press PARK RIVER, ND. — A for- mer Walsh County Press publisher made the trip to Park River last week for a visit with just a few of his clos— est fiiends and receive the honor of being awarded a Quilt of Valor. The private celebration at the Park Riv— er American Legion featured a few words from the guest of honor, Henry W. Kelly, himself. “I’m so glad to be home here in Park River, Jeepers Martha, it’s a haven that I’ve missed so much dur— ing the past 20 years that I’ve lived in Sarasota, Fla, and Darien, Conn. “The ‘town with a heart’ is a place on the planet that you can still shake hands with someone and not have to count your fingers when you get them back or check your pock- ets to make sure their other hand is still in there. “Right now, I am a resident of the North Dakota Veterans Home in HWK Cont page Valor in PR ' olo: arry In Above: Henry Kelly was awarded a Quilt of Valor from Lanet Huttunen and Kathy Bernstrom last week. Park River American Legion Members present were Paul Daley, (L to R) Jim Mosolf, and Duane Kram. Salute your local fire department See page 2 Gourmet Gardener See page regard the 4-H work the most important and significant development in agriculture in recent years. Frank O. Lowden The beginnings of Legion/Auxiliary District Meeting See page WCAS See page