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SINGLE COPY $I.00 VOL. 135 ISSUE 20 PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15,2017 ..... .~u '~' ~ ~ ...... ~ ~ ' " Photos: Larry Biri I | ! | II ! Though the Park River Bible Camp Quilt Auction fundraiser was delayed a week due to early winter weather, the annual event brought in a total of $34,013 for camp. Left: Mary English calls her aunt, Ella Mae Rowe in Phoenix who had a quilt and afghan in the Park River Bible Camp Quilt Auction, telling her how the bidding was going. Mary is friend Pam Oosterwijlc Top Right: Cindy Olson bids on a quilt at the 30th annual Park River Bible Camp Quilt Auction. Looking on is Lilly Bullington, the new Office Manager and Director of Development at the Park Riv- er Bible Camp. Ully is from the Chicago area. Bottom Right: Adam Joraskie (lelt) and Aaron KjeUand hold up a beau- lJful quilt at the Bible Camp Quilt Auction. Adam, from Pennsylvania, is the new Program Director at the Bible Camp. The quilt, made by Amy Noeske, was made in memory of her late son, Samuel Noeske, who died at the age of 11 as a result of a heart defect. 25 (; ~ ~!~i!!iii!~ ~ ~ %ii~i~ii~i~ii~i!!;~!~!;~ ~ ; :!!ill .... GRAFTON, N.D. -- Carly Os- tenrude, RN today announced that the North Dakota Department of Health Comprehensive Cancer Con- trol Program has awarded grant funds in the amount of $7,000 to Walsh County Health District. The funds will be used to implement the promotion of infant-friendly work- places in Walsh County. Research has shown that breastfeeding can greatly reduce the risk cancers in women and infants including breast Infant Friendly Cont page 5 BISMARCK, N.D. -- The North Dakota Community Foundation has awarded $150,283 in grants from its Statewide Greatest Needs (Un- restricted) Fund to 36 organizations across the state working to improve the quality of life for state residents. The NDCF Board of Directors reviewed and discussed 171 grant applications at their meeting in September to make the determination of awards. In the northeast region there were six recipi- ents. Area grant awardees are as follows: Lankin: The City of Lankin was awarded a $5,000 grant. The grant is to be used for new shin- gles and siding for the community building. Gardar: Gardar Township received a $5,000 grant for Township Hall Restoration Drayton: The Ox Cart Trails Historical So- ciety was awarded $5,000 for Window Re- placement. Pembina: The Pembina Ambulance was awarded $2,150 for Handheld Radios & Infant Car Seat. Cavalier: St. Joseph's Preservation was awarded $5,000 for LeRoy Hall Bathroom Ren- ovation. Larimore: Larimore Ambulance was award- ed $3,700 for Rescue Randy Manikin. Kevin J. Dvorak, President and CEO of the North Dakota Community Foundation delivered NDCF Cont page 5 See page 2 Aggies take second in Region See page 8 '~/hen your work peaks for itself, don't interrupt." 2 Diabeloes See page 6 Veterans honored at final formation See page 12