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SINGLE COPY $I.00 VOL. 135 ISSUE 18 PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER I, 2017 / Photo: Larry Biri Above: An Edinburg landmark is no more. The J.G. Hall and Sons potato warehouses along Highway 32 just on the outskirts of the town of Edinburg, a facility there since 1950, bumed to the ground early Friday morning. The blaze, which was reported shortly after 4 a.m. was fought by fire deparlments from Edinburg, Hoople, Mountain, Crystal, Adams, Park River and the Cavalier Air Force S on. No longer used to store potatoes, the warehouse was used by residents to store personal items. Just a few things lost were snowmobiles, motorcycles, riding lawnmowers, golf carts, a par'dally restored car. Also 10st were the military rifles of the Edinburg Amedcan Legion. ~ i:~ 41~) !ili ii~!ii!i!i!!i!i~i!!ii!iiii!~iiiiiiiiii~!i!iiii!!ii!i!iiiiiiiiii!ili~ii!i ~!!ii i !i? ~!i7 1 i) !! ! i~ ~ ': :~ i!~ =~ : :) i! :~ : y ~:~!L!~i~i ~:i!!%! if! ! !~!~!>!i! ~ :!~ ~ ~ 0 By Allison Olimb ma doing marathon knitting sessions. of The Press So when she decided to name her PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Betsybusiness, she felt as though Athle- Knecht believes that everyone is an teology was a good fit for a range of athlete in one way or another -- Athleteology from the football player taking hits on the gridiron to the sweet grand- Col'It page 6 PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Earlier First Care Health Center has estab- An important factor in the success in October, First Care Health Cen- lished an employee wellness pro- of First Care Health Center's well- ter, in Park River, received a Silver gram to promote healthy lifestyles ness program is the support from Well Workplace Award at the 2017 at their workplace. There is a com- employees and the approval of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North mittee dedicated to establishing efforts by management to strive Dakota WorksiteWellness Summit such wellness efforts and goals for ensuring and improving the in Fargo. The North Dakota Work- called the Fun and Fit Committee. health and wellbeing of employees. site Wellness Award is based on ev- This committee meets monthly to This support allows the Fun and Fit idence-based criteria and best prac- discuss goals, employee wellness op- Committee to put on events, both for tices that are essential for a suc- portunities, volunteer efforts, em- employees and the community, cessful worksite wellness program, ployee education, and more. such as a kickboxing class at The Gym in October for employees and hosting Park River's Color Dash 5K the past two years for the commu- nity. A tool that has been beneficial to the wellness program is a Needs and Interest Survey that was Wellness Cont page 5 7! L ~ !i /7ii%1 ii17i:il Q7! i :