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Pa e4 , WALSH COUNTY PPESS i? WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 202| Here and ready to fill yourneeds, WE’RE Grim . Ila , Locally owned and operated, Grafton Drug is more than a . pharmacy. We offer a unique selection of giftware, puzzles, candy, kitchen items, cards, and more. Gift wrap with purchase. GRAFTON Walsh County Spo1'l igh'l‘ The merchants below are proud to announce: Trunk orTreat, Park RiVer Free event presented by Park River Community Club Trunk orTreat Sunday, Oct. 3| at 3 pm to 5 pm — Along BriggsAvenue in Park River — Designated spots will he marked **If interested in having a decorated trunk or reserving a space for a game/activity and pass- ing out treats, contact one of the following: Patty at prcitypatty@polarcomm.com 284-6 50. Nancy at prcitycoor@polarcomm.com - 284-6 l 50. Mariah at mariah.hall@ stcarehc.com 284-4689 Q, Park River ALSH COUNTY E 33 284-6333 Park River Q1 ngfi‘fnfitan 301 County Road 123 Q) SOCICQI‘“ Past: Riv'léa " mm ,e is “mum llli'i‘l {iracx‘wfé * “'Pé‘rk"’RiVéf’ Implement 284-631 6 AUTO PARTS Park River 284-7244 L— eases-ea ra on ~ - NITED Michi an ~ 259-2112 F’Rs Hoop e 894-6123 J FBank&lnsurance Crystal ,_, 557.2153 110_4th St. E. Park River 284-7221 . 284-6433 Jim’s S'uperVaIu 101 3rd St. W Park River ' cap .4 SF ‘ digital“? New Menu Items and Daily Specials Monday through Friday Highway 17 East - Park River 701-284—7007 Dear Savvy Senior; Is it important to compare Medicare Part prescription drug plans every year? My pharmacist highly recommends it, but it s a hassle sorting through all those diflerent plans._Is there an easier way to shop and compare . Medicare drug plans? Lazy Beneficiary Dear Beneficiary, Because Medicare? 5. prescription drug plans can change their costs and benefits from year-to-year, comparing Part D plans every year during the open enrollment season (which is Oct. 15 Dec. 7) is always a smart idea. V Even'if you’re happy with your current coverage, there may be oth- er plans out there that you’re not aware of that offer better coverage at a lower cost. You never know until you look. Here are some tips to help you shop and compare Medicare drug plans, Medicare Online If you have intemet access and - are comfortable using a computer, you can easily shop for and com-' pare all Medicare drug plans in your area and enroll in a new plan online if you choose, and it only takes a few minutes. v Just go to Medicare’s Plan F ind- er Tool at Medicare.gov/find-a— plan, and choose the erage you’re looking for, enter your ZIP code, financial assis- tansqiifyou’recejive any), select the dr‘u‘gs you takeand their dosages, , and chOOSe the pharmacies you use. The plan finder does the math to identify the plan in your area that covers your drugs at the lowest cost. . This tool also provides a five- ‘star rating system that evaluates I each plan based on past customer service records and suggests gener- ics or older brand name drugs I i that can reduce your costs. type'of cov-, pocket costs. 1 Also, be sure the plan you’re considering covers all of the drugs you take with no restrictions. Most drug plans today place the. drugs they cover into price tiers..A drug placed in a higher tier may require you to get prior authorization or try ' another medication first before you can use it. Any changes'to coverage you make will take effect Jan. 1, 2022. If you take no action during open enrollment, your current coverage will continue next year. Need Some Help? If you need some help choosing a new plan, you can call Medicare at 800-633—4227 and they can help you out over the phone. Or contact your State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), which provides free Medicare counseling. They also conduct seminars during the open enrollment period at var- ious locations throughout each state. To find a local SHIP coun— selor see ShiptaCenter.org or call 877-839-2675. Financial Assistance If you’re lower-income and are having a hard time paying your medication costs, you may be el- igible for Medicare’s “Extra Help” program. This is a federal low-in- ocme subsidy that helps pay Part D premiums, deductibles and co- payments. To be eligible, your income must be under $19,320 or $26,130 for. married couples living togeth- er, and your assets (not counting your home, personal possessions, vehicles, life insurance policies or burial expenses) must be below $14,790 or $29,520 for married couples. For more information or to apply, call Social Security at 800-772-1213 or visit SSA.gov/ex- my???) 1, , . '~ plansaloon'avneestanaed , ,, cdrsts'fiblfis‘ylbfefifiulffi that“ Senior, POi-Box‘151443, Norman, OK I; , . For all your dinner needs! " i. ,..i ,g.;,. ’ ‘ Seiid’y'o‘ur senidr’questions to: savvy *Whenp-yeuire cumming drug‘2 it ~ w . i 7 . 4, . ., 73070, or visit SavvySeniororg. Jim Miller Shows how much you can expeCt is a contributor to the NBC Today show to pay over a year in total out-of- and author of “The Savvy Senior" book. ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE The annual meeting of I Walsh Rural Water District ~ will beheld at 2:00 pm. on ‘ November 18, 2021 at Frosty Fox . 43 East 8th St, Grafton, ND RSV—P required by Nov. 15th. Call352-3915 Lifefine The Leader In Tersonaf Response andSupport Services How Lifeline Works To Get You HelpFast . if you need help, push your personal help button, which automatically dials the Lifeline Response Center, Trained Personal Response Associates I whoihave 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‘th'at help did arrive and you are being cared for, WM} j room A, .' . CO. . 21m antan ; n= YOU an;7 1RISK CALL L 1 Q: .SOCI‘Cty‘” 2‘38ark Rivals 1 Rm; Rwra (550,) Samaritan Campus 2021 Legion/Aurdliary Fall District/Regional Meetings . to take place in Harwood HARWOOD, N.D. — District 1, Dismctz, District 10 Meeting—East Region Meeting will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday, October 30, 2021. ' Legion meet at the American Legion Post 297, Harwood, N.D. Auxiliary Will meet at the Har- wood City Hall Located at the old bank building at 108 Main Street. There will be a 4:00 pm. Social at Legion Post 297 at 101 Benefit Lane and 5:00 pm Dinner $13 Walleye or Parmesan Chicken District 1 CoMander: Dennis I Kubischta I District 1 Vice Commander: Jon Veile District 2 Commander: Troy Estvold District 2 Vice Commander: Er- ica Claus-Numsali District 10 Commander: VVrlliam Carroll ' District 10 Vice Commander: Brennan Bell District 1 President: Bemiece Froiland District 2 President: Eileen Von- dra . District 10 Pr¢sidentz Gigi Moore Registration: $5 ' “’5‘” 4 '2 Ln 'n American Auxiliary holds meeting LANKIN, ND. Lankin Amer- ican Legion Auxiliary held their Oc- tober meeting where plans were made for winter activities and proj- ects. . Plans were finalized for the Vet- erans Day meal and program, Sat- urday, November 13, with a potluck meal served at pm. and a program at 7 pm. All required donations met and Christmas party donations for Fargo VA and Lisbon Home. Poppy order placed. Other projects included dona- tions to train services/ therapy dog for veterans, Annie's Project at Bot- tineau, and we again purchased wreaths for the “Wreaths Across Cemetery by Mandan. Wreaths will be laid at all veterans cemeteries on this day, The auxiliary will remember our members and the legionnaires who are in rest homes or homebound at Christmas time. . The annual Christmas potluck will be on December 6 with a 6 pm. meal followed by our monthly meet- ing. In lieu of gifi exchange please bring food pantry items. Bylaws will be updated this year. Plans were finalized for February calendar sales and drawings. Auxiliary meetings are held first Monday of each month from Octo- ber through January at 7 pm. at Lin- coln legion, we welcome new mem- report from incarceration on one felony and three misdemeanor drug charges from Grand Forks County. Frovarp also had a second out- standing arrest warrant to face new . drug related charges stemming from a 2021 investigation by the GrandForks Narcotics Task Force ‘ andWalsh County Sheriff’s Office -« in Park River and Hoople, ND. These include three felony and one misdemeanor charge. Right: Chadwick Roy Frovarp ( ’1 st ANNUAL Deer Opener Chlll Feed Bazaar Friday, November 5 - 4 pm-8 pm Victory Free Lutheran Church I 113 Oak Street - Park River Bake Sale, Craft Sale, Quilt Auction Come join us for food fun! Free will offering chili feed - all proceeds to benefit local missiOns! ' Donate online at https://bit.ly/3pay67x What are you celebrating? 701) 284-6333 or prress@polarcomm.com CommUnication Specialist Needed: Communication Specialist (911 Dispatcher): Starting Salary of $3,069/month, plus benefits. This individual will serve as a communication link with all emergenCy responders; will monitor and operate a variety of communications equipment; and will assist the public with all emergency communication related needs. Requires equivalency to completion of twelfth grade and a clear criminal , background history. General experience dealing with the public in a service environment is desirable. Applications can be found online at WWw.co.walsh.nd.us or can be picked up at the 911 Administration Office located at 638 Cooper Ave Suite 2 Grafton, ND 58237. Applications will/be accepted at the 911 Administration Office or via email to walshemg@nd.gov. Position is open until filled. For assistance in obtaining an application, many questions you have, please Contact our office at (701) 352-2311.. 1 You r Professronal Prescription Se rvrce We offer. . . Mail-Out Prescriptions - Delivery Service Blood Pressure Screening ~ Photo Kiosk 10% off Sr. Citizen Discount - Zoovio Video Dealer Gifts - Hallmark Cards - Drive-up Window Ye Olde Medicine Center Park River - 701—284—7676 Hours: M—F 9—6 o Sat. 9-12 Drayton Drug Drayton - 701-454—3831 Hours: M-F 8:306