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T SPORTS HE WALSH COUNTY PRESS Wednesda , November 27, 20 I 9 Page 7 All-region selections Cardinals take Class B Volleyball named for Class A Region 2 football 2019 All-Region Selec- 3. Stevan Garza Honorable Mention tions ClassA Harvey/Wells 1.BradyOmdahl Region 2 football are as County Rugby Panthers follows: 1. Hunter Schuh Devan Michels Bottineau 2. Lucas Raue 2_ Jaden Hamilton 1. Riley Rybchinski 3. Carsen Mertz 3 Corey Mattem 2. Adam Lorenz 4. Gage Balfour 4' Brad Volk Honorable Mention 5. Madden Thorson 5' K [by G. rich 1. Jerome Brown Honorable Mention ' e Air/Fe 2. Riley Biberdorf Jaden Lesmeister Honoia e enuon 3. Trasen Polhnan 2. Ethan Arnold Kelth VetSCh 4. Nevin George Carrington 3. Alex Erickson 4. Isaac F nose 2. Kory Vetsch 3. Cole Schneibel 1 . Seth Nelson Langdon Area/Ed— 4. 1D. Matehs 2. Colton Buskness more/Munich Westhope/New- Michael Clifion 1. Simon Romfo burgGlenburn 4. Ethan Buskness 2. Grant Romfo Wyatt Lemay Honorable Mention 3. Jackson Delvo 2, Matt Dufner 1. Coles Homes Jesse Fetsch 3. Emmett Folstad Beau Retzlaff Sid Ullyott 3. Kaulder Kvarnme Sean Gette $§3$IEVMC$IOH 4. Alex Horn Honorable Mention 2' J ks T fiel d Grafton 1. Peyton Ullyott ‘ ETC on 0 an . Senior Athlete of the 1. Esgar Rios 2. Carter Tetrault 2. Justin Garza 3. Jack Romfo - Year: Lucas Raue fiom 3. Damon Reyes 4. Brett Myers Haw WM 9115 county Kody Keeley Park River Area CQaCh 0fthe Year: JOSh Honorable Mention Sam Hagen KflVarChka from lang- 1. Liam Perez 2. J ayse Fontaine don Area/Edmore/Mu— Sabas Galvan 3. Seth Nelson nich. FARGO, N.D. — The Langdon Area/Edmore/Munich Cardinals are once again on top of the North Dakota Class B volleyball ranks. The Cardinals defeated Oakes 1 in the Class B state title match on Satur- day, November 23 during the North Dakota High School Activi- ties Association Volleyball State Tournament at the F argodome. Langdon Area/Edmore/Munich’s last state title came in The Car— dinals have now won four NDHSAA Class B state champi- onships (2003, and Morgan Freije, Lexis Olson and Callie Ronningen each posted 12 kills to lead the Cardinals. Oakes was led by Nicole Schmitz who had kills. The Tornadoes were playing in their second straight Class B state title match. Oakes lost a five setter to Thompson in the final. All-Tournament Teams (Vot- ed On By Coaches) CLASS B Eden Olson, Our Redeemer’s Annie Folden, Our Redeemer’s Amaya Wilder, Dickinson Trin- lty Tymber Boldt, Flasher Mackenzie Hughes, Thomp- son Macy J ordheim, Thompson Natalia Kellerrnan, Oak Grove Jaiden Zeis, Oak Grove Callie Ronningen, don/Area/ Edmore Morgan Freije, Langdon/Area/ Edmore Lexis Olson, Langdon/Area/ Edmore Nicole Schmitz, Oakes Sadie Hansen, Oakes money to get the,same level of excitement? Is he using his retirement fiinds or other savings to gamble, or is he pawning or selling personal items to get money to gamble with? - Has he lost control to the point that he can’t set a limit of time and money to spend in the casino, and stick to it? Does he become uncomfortable, angry or lie when you ask him about his gambling activities? If your dad answers yes to any of these questions, he may have a prob- LEGAL NOTICES Lang- 0 All-tournament volleyball state teams Claire Wagrier, Oakes . CLASS A V Kameron selvig, Jamestown McKenzie Newton, West Fargo Sheyenne, ,5. ,» Grace Hegerle, Jamestown Lindsey Noeske, Valley City Ellie Such, ‘West Fargo Sheyenne , . Hannah Hoedl, Fargo Shanley Macy Olstad, Valley City p. g Reile Payne, Fargo Shanley J adyn Feist, 1 West "Fargo Sheyenne , ‘ Maddie Cooper, F argo Davies Kenzee Langlie, Fargo Davies Hailey Fletcher, Bismarck Cen- tury ' Ava Wild, Dargo Davies Kaia Lill, Bismarck Century Hattie Fitterer, Bismarck Cen- tury Grace Solberg, Fargo Davies Julia F itterer, Bismarck Centu- TY Coaches Association Awards (Voted On By State’s Volleyball Coaches) NDHSCA Class B Senior Athlete of the Year: Nicole Schmitz, Oakes NDHSCA Class B Coach of the Year: Shari Christenson, Oakes NDHSCA Class A Senior Athlete of the Year: (TIE) Kenzee Langlie, Fargo Davies; Madi Lan- glie, Fargo Davies; Kameron Selvig, Jamestown NDHSCA Class A Coach of the Year: Carolyn Olson, Fargo Davies lem. To find help contact the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPgamblingorg), a non-profit organization that operates a 24-hour na— tional hotline at They can direct you to resources in your area, including counselors have been trained through the National Cer— tified Gambler CounselingnProgram. Send your senior questions to: Savvy, Senior, PO. Box Norman, OK or visit Sawy- Seniomrg. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of “The Savvy Senior” book. THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS - Wednesday, November 27, I ‘ City 01‘ Park River. North Dakota Regular Council Meeting CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, AT PM. Published Subject to the Governing Bo ’5 Review 11 Revi ion The City of Park River held their regular meeting of the Park River City Council on Tuesday, November at PM. Mayor Dan Stenvold called the meeting to order; upon roll call the followingrwere present:,Qouncil members: Mike Lorton, Kyle Halvorson, JoeMiller, Robert Lundquist III, Dennis Kubat, and Keith Anderson, City Attorney Tracy Laaveg, Public Works Director (PWD) Dennis Larson, Coordinator/Auditor Nancy Thompson, and Assessor/Deputy AuditorAnn Berg. Absent: None. Others present: Harold Myrdal, Patty Hensel, Joe Fietek, Mike Helt, FCHC Marcus Lewis, WC Sheriff Ron Jurgens, Laura Alkofer and Allison Olimb. Additions and Changes to Agenda: None. Comments and Questions From Citizens: Joe Fietek stated the minutes do not reflect what really happened at the meeting and people should be informed; perceived performance issues should not be raised in public but rather done in private; a business owner was slandered by a Councilman three times for which the City could be held liable. Mike Helt felt the meeting minutes do not represent the "circus" last month's meeting was and the Council meetings should be televised so the public can actually see what is happening at the meetings. Stenvold asked Councilman Halvorson to check into what steps would need to be done in orderto televise meetings. Marcus Lewis of FCHC informed those present that FCHC passed a four-year testing inspection by the ND St Health Dept. The area covered is tools for care givers and the information is free to the public. Approval of Minutes: Miller moved, and Halvorson seconded to accept the minutes from the October 15, Regular Meeting with the following: (Addition/correction to minutes approved at the City Council meeting as follows: Miller added; upon interpretation of language of NDCC it was felt the exemption should be denied due to failure to meet required steps required by the ND Department of Commerce.) Upon roll call vote, the following voted aye: Kubat, Anderson, Lorton, Halvorson and Miller with Lundquist voting nay. M/C. Unfinished Business: Lundquist moved and Anderson seconded to approve the second reading of an amendment to Ordinance 4a. Section 1 to take out the and strike out “with an estimated cost of more than five hundred Upon roll call vote, all present voted aye. M/C. Committee Reports: Sales Tax Committee: Recommended approving the following payments from: Economic Development Fund — a Flex PACE interest buydown for Western Valley. Wash payable to the Bank of ND; to'pay S.l.D. Green Acres Dr. loan payment; and to KLJ for twin home design in North Star Addition. Miller moved and Anderson seconded approving the three above mentioned payments. Miller questioned the twin home design bill and protective covenant for North Star Addition. Myrdal, President of the PR Economic Developmental Corp, responded the five center lots in North Star Addition will be used to construct five twin homes for a total of 10 new residential dwellings. The homes will be built on slabs and have separate HOA fees to take care of mowing and snow removal with everything laid out including sidewalks, trees and the buildings. Approximately 75% of the current property owners are okay with the proposed idea. Information will need to be released to the public, find a builder to construct the units and will be about a project. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Anderson, Lorton, Halvorson, Miller and Kubat with Lundquist abstaining. M/C. Recommended approving the following payments from: Capital Improvement Fund — to S.l.D. to cover unpaid specials; loan to North Star Addition T.|.F. for loan payments; to AE2S for mapping which includes street address, zoning and parcel number maps with updates to water sewer maps. Miller moved and Lundquist seconded to approve the three mentioned payments above. Upon roll call vote, all present voted aye. M/C. A bill for to Plbg & Drain Cleaning failed recommendation due to lack of motion. Council questioned what the bill was for. Larson stated the bill is for a special order of plumbing supplies for the new shop. Miller moved and Halvorson moved to pay for the bill from the Municipal Utilities account. Upon roll call vote, all present voted aye. M/C. PR Economic Development Corp: Looking at setting up a matching grant for main street building front upgrades. Full Time Physical Therapy Assistant Looking for a highly motivated individual to join our growing PT Department! Must have current ND License. Duties may include but are not limited to orthopedic outpatients, inpatient acute, swingbed, assist with sports acceleration program, work with local school system to provide physical therapy to students. Ideal candidate should have great people skills, be able to work in a fast paced environment, and'think outside the box. GREAT BENEFIT PACKAGE! Apply online: www.cavalierhospital.com or contact Ann Russell at for more information. \v Pembimr (.‘mmrr glrimwrirsl {Inspire} ff 't’rlgmwmri ,1! error Bike Path: No report. PR Community Club: Thompson reported the Halloween Bash was very well received. Super Santa Saturday in December is the next planned event. A gala will be held on February 14, PR Park District: No report. Public Library: No report New Business: Laaveg presented information to the Council to think about for the future. Municipal Judge Glenn Rost will not be running for another term. There has been nothing on the docket for the past three months. In addition, there has been a turnover of different officers addition there are extra expenses when a female is picked up and besides jail time, they must be transported to Grand Forks. In the past three years expenses have far outpaced the revenues received for fines and perhaps the Council should look at eliminating the Municipal Court and send everything to District court. Sherrif'f Jurgens reported all fines paid at the District Court level go to Bismarck, Walsh County does not get to keep the funds. Laaveg presented a couple of options for the Council to consider. The Christmas Lighting Contest was discussed. Thompson reported on the ballot option used last year for voting. There were many ballots where a couple of people voted numerous times and listed one address on all three lines. Lundquist moved and Lorton seconded to exclude last year’s winners from the contest and limit each person to one ballot and to list a different property on each line. Winners will receive an energy credit on their January utility bill as follows: 131 2nd place and 3rd place Upon roll call vote, all present voted aye. M/C. Mayor’s Comments: Stenvold informed the Council he had spoken with Brent Arndt about taking over the building inspectors’ position. Arndt agreed to accept the position and will speak with the former building inspector Pete Kelly on if he needs additional training. Stenvold spoke with Leon Schmitz regarding the material bid for the proposed city shop. Changing the building from wide to would save approximately Stenvold tasked the Building & Grounds Committee to have all information advertised with a bid opening date of March 1st Public Works: Larson reported the heavy snowfall caused some further damage to the north building roof structure. Equipment was moved in case the roof collapsed. Larson stated that survey work is being conducted on Hilltop Drive today. This project would be done as a special assessment project in Water and sewer projects for were discussed. Option 1 would be Wadge ‘5 Ave S from 5th St W to 8th St W; Harris Ave S from 5th St W to 7th St W; and 3rd St W from Wadge Ave S to Park Ave S which would have water and sewer lines replaced in with paving done in Council questioned upgrading more of Wadge Ave S or other areas. They decided to bid Option as listed above; with Option 2 as Hwy 17 to 3rd St W; and Option three Wadge Ave S 3rd St W to 5th St. Council would like Larson to ' 24 Ethanol Products, LLC " 25 Ferguson Waterworks ‘ ' u v Funded Depreciation 27 General Funded Depreciation ‘ . Graymont (WI) LLC 29 Hach Company Hawkins Inc 31 Jim's Super Valu 32 Kringstad Ironworks Inc .'.produoe= a:rcolorrcodeplihanfomtheirrli' i.sfilbeMiBEl$1he§KIS§siamB:ilnC which decreases revenues .and int,” {efefenceiShOWlflg wmtzmhMatm. nfiél‘éflii .airrombnamr; lioa .aeil. one done and what areas.,Still ineed.,tp.,.be_ completed.' Lundquist moved and Miller seconded to approve the three options listed above for the water & sewer project. Upon roll call vote, all present voted aye. M/C. Auditor Assessor Reports: Berg provided a report on assessment visits she has completed in the last two years to the Council. As of November a total of 405 properties have had assessment visits completed with 521 remaining. Of the 521 properties remaining, 127 are commercial and 394 are residential. Thompson presented the bills and financial reports for approval. Halvorson moved and Kubat seconded to approve payment of the following bills and financial reports. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. General Fund Municipal Utilities: Postmaster 6 Discovery Benefits 7 Electrical Upgrade 8 Plumbing & Drain Cleaning 9 Acme Tools AmeriPride Services, Inc 11 Aqua-Pure Inc. 12 Banyon Data Systems, Inc 13 Ann E Berg V 14 Border States Electric Supply 15 Eugene Bosserl 16 Cardmember Service 17 City of Fargo 18 Grand Forks Utility Billing 19 Productivity Plus Account ‘ Consolidated Waste, LTD. 21 Dale‘s Small Engine Repair LLC 22 DFD Express Inc 23 Discovery Benefits, Inc 34 . Light/8t WaterDept 35 ILon's Hardware 36 Montana Dakota Utilities 37 Patrick Moreland 38 Municipal ’ Government Academy‘ssooo“ 39 ND Dept of Environmental Qual ND One Call Inc. 41 Newman Traffic Signs $21 42 Void 43 Void 44 Nodak Electric Cooperative 45 North Plains Utility Contract 46 Northdale Oil, Inc 47 Northwestern Equip, Inc ‘ 48 North Star Coop 49 Polar Communications | PR Park District 51 ‘Quill Corporation 52 Best Western + Ramkota Hotel 53 Glenn Rost 54 Michael Schildberger 55 Sillers, Laaveg, Wenzel 56 Swanson Flo 57 Team Laboratory Chemica Corp 58 US Bank Equipment Finance 59 Wat & Sew Imprv Dist Wat & Sew Imprv Dist 61 Water System Repair Replace 62 Water Bond Fund 05 63 Water Rev Bond Fund Phase II 64 Water Tower Fund 65 Water Treatment Fund 66 Walsh County Auditor 67 Walsh County Press 68 WC Water Resource District 69 Dakota Weis Ye Olde Medicine Center 71 North Star Coop 72 Verizon Wireless 73 Leon's Building Center I “ WC nec'o'ia 1 75 Dale Pecka ~‘3 " -' ' salaries . . AW US Treasury AW First United Bank-ACH Chgs AW FUB-NSF Check for Util Bill AW NDPERS AW NDPERS AW NDPERS AW NDPERS AW BC/BS of North Dakota AW NMPA AW PSN (Payment Services Network) AW Aflac Special Funds: AE2S First United Bank Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc First United Bank AW North Star Addition TIF AW ST Improvement Dist Debt Service & Bond Fund: Bank of North Dakota Being no,_further business, Lundquist moved to adjourn at PM. ATTEST: Ann Berg, Assessor/Deputy Auditor Dan Stenvold, Mayor (Nov. Join First United Bank for a holiday open house. Visit your local First United Bank or online to firstunitedonlinecom for more information. www.firstunitedonline.com