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Page 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS ° WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014 Grafton man taken into custody for possession of explosive devices GRAFTON, N.D. -- On Nov. 29 the Grafton Police Department utilized the Grand Forks Regional SWAT team, along with the Grand Forks Bomb Squad, in executing a search warrant at a residence in Grafion. According to a press release from the Grafton Police Department, The Grand Forks Police Department acted on information that an indi- vidual at a residence in Grafton was in possession of and possibly man- ufacturing explosive devices• After a several hour standoff and recovery of several explosive devices, Gregory Sevigny, age 62, of Grafton, was taken into custody for possessing the explosive devices. He was charged with five felony counts for possession of bombs and resisting arrest. As of Monday, Dec. 1, his bond hearing has been delayed until a mental evaluation can be completed• The Agencies assisting in this in- vestigation are the Walsh County Sheriff's Office, North Dakota Highway Patrol, Grand Forks Police Department, Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office, UND Police De- partment, and the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives• The investigation is ongoing• Texas telemarketer banned from doing business in ND BISMARCK, N.D. -- Texas telemarketer France Carrasco, do- ing business as Hyper-Phonebank, The Political Group, Hyper- phonebank.com, and Thepolitical- group.com, is banned from con- ducting business in North Dakota. Attorney General Wayne Stene- ljem issued a cease and desist or- der today against Carrasco and his telemarketing operations• Carrasco lists an address in San Antonio, Texas, and also operates in Wash- lngton, DC. The Attorney General's Con- sumer Protection division initiated an investigation after receiving a omplaint of an alleged violation of :he Do Not Call laws. The investi- gation determined that in addition to contacting individuals whose tele- phone numbers were registered on the Do Not Call list, Carrasco used prerecorded messages in his tele- marketing activities, which also is illegal in North Dakota. "North Dakotans have made it abundantly clear that they do not eeant to be bothered by unwanted telemarketing calls• My office will • )igorously enforce the state's Do Not Call laws," said Stenehjem. Use of pre-recorded telephone messages is illegal in North Dako- ta. Federal and state laws prohibit telemarketers from calling tele- phone numbers that have been reg- istered on the Do Not Call list for more than 31 days. Carrasco did not respond to the investigators' inquiries or a Civil In- vestigative Demand requiring Car- rasco to provide information to the Attorney General• Carrasco and his businesses are banned from issuing any invoices or bills to North Dakota consumers for any services or merchandise and from taking any payments from North Dakota consumers. More than 511,100 North Dako- ta (701) area code telephone num- bers are already registered on the state's Do Not Call list. Both land lines and cellular telephone numbers can be registered on the list, by vis- iting https://www.donotcall.gov/or calling toll-free 1-888-382-1222. Consumers who are registered on the DNC list and receive an un- wanted call on a (701) area code res- idential or cellular telephone num- ber can file a complaint with the At- torney General's office at http://www.ag.nd.gov/nocall/No- call.htm. The Staff of the Walsh County Mutual Insurance Company in Minto invites you to an open house Tuesday, December 16th from 9:oo am to 4:oo pm l Come join us for some holiday cheer and tour our new building, Dale Monsebroten Dale Monsebroten of Wor- thington, OH, the only child of the late Velma and Christ Monse- broten Park River, North Dakota, was born on June 26, 1942 in Park River and died November 21, 2014 at the Kobacker House hos- pice, Columbus, Ohio. Dale was a 1960 giaduate of Park River High School, earned his Bachelor and Masters degrees at the Uni- versity of North Dakota and his Doctorate in geology and geog- raphy from Indiana State Univer- sity. As a professor in the De- partment of Geography and Ge- ology at Eastern Kentucky Uni- versity he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in geology, geography, and meteorology for 22 years. Dale was a pioneer in integrating technology into teach, ing and left university teaching to work for Apple Computer. He lat- er worked for Dell Computing and Sun Microsystems, promoting their products in higher education throughout the midwest. After his retirement from the computer in- dustry he retumed to EKU to teach as an adjunct professor of earth science. Dale was an avid tennis player and golfer, and after he moved to Columbus he became a devoted Buckeye sports fan. Dale is survived by his best friend and companion Sheila Mullins of Stanford Kentucky, his faithful Worthington neighbor Jack Alsop and his adopted fam- ily in Ohio Dave and Loretta Heigle, as well as many friends and colleagues around the coun- try. In May 2015, a gathering of friends will meet in Park River, North Dakota to celebrate Dale's life. Contributions to honor Dale can be made to The Eastern Ken- tucky University Center for the Arts, 1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475. Arrangements have been entrusted to SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, Columbus, OH. We can help. Call the Press at 284.6333 Thanks to the heroes who saved my life. First, to my wife LaVonne and my son Mark who arranged for a fast trip to First Care Hospital with my grandson, Justin. Thanks to Dr. Joel Johnson and staff who cared for me and sent me to Altru in Grand Forks. Thanks to the staff at Altru for working with my daughter- in -law Esther Hylden and my granddaughter Sadie Sondeland, performing CPR. Thanks also to Pastor Mark andPastor Dave and a!l my friends for their prayers, visits, cards, glowers and phone'caiLs. Thanks also to those who helped with the harvest. God Bless Everyone, Don Hylden Tell us your big news! Contact The Press: (701) 284-6sss Harriet (Gulli00n) Engebretson Harriet Ellen (Gullickson) Enge- bretson, 91, of McVille, ND died Friday, November 28, 2014 in McVille, ND. Harriet was born April 17, 1923 in Portland, North Dakota the 3rd of 4 children born to Ed and Alma Gullick- son. Harriet grew up in Portland and upon gradua- tion from High School attended Mayville State TeachersCollege where she received a teacher's de- gree. She taught elementary school at Gackle and Lakota be- fore accepting a teaching position in McVille where she met Silas (Si) Engebretson. They were married on December 28, 1947 and were wed for 65 years. Dur- ing their years on a farm north of McVille, Harriet and Si had 4 chil- dren. Si and Harriet loved to dance and many summer evenings found them enjoying the dances at Stump Lake and Red Willow. They also spent many happy win- ters in Weslaco, TX. Harriet later went back to Mayville State College where she received her teaching degree while also managing a household and con- tinuing her teach- ing career. Harriet's conversation in- cluded the Norwe- gian words "Uffda" and "Mange Takk" and an invitation for coffee. Harriet was active in the women's activities of the Lutheran Churches where  they lived and was a long time member of PEO. Harriet is survived by her 4 children; Mary (Jerry), Dean (Trudy), Sharry (Craig), and Paul (Diane); 9 grandchildren, Justin, Tore, Adam, Andrew, Philip, Michael, Amy, Brian, and Kayla; 7 great grandchildren, Dylan, Kaia, Suzanna, Charles, Char- lotte, Zoey and Brooklyn, Funeral services for Harriet will be held Wednesday, Decem- ber 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the McVille Lutheran Church, McVille, ND. Visitation will be- gin at the church one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the spring at the McVille Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Stanley-Iverson Funeral Home, McVille, ND. This week's Front Page Life: It's..b_ginning to look a lot like Christmas! Stefan Linstad took advantage of a sunny day to hang Christmas decorations in Park River a couple of weeks ago to get the city in the holiday spirit. • Walsh County Press • Church Directory • Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg. Sunday.: 9:15 Worship at Trinity 10:30 Worship Vikur. 9:15 Sunday School Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Sunday.: 9:15 Worship. 10:15 Sunday School Tue: 9:00 Women's Bible Study St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Saturday 5:00 p.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, LankJn (www.plbtdpadsh.org/) Sunday 8:30 a.m. Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday 10:30 p.m. St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Crystal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m.. Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.. Thursday: 7 a.m. St. Bdgid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Saturday Mass: 5 p.m.. Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m.. Monday & Friday: 7 a.m.. Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Coffee Fellowship, 10 a.m. Worship Zion Lutheran Church, H00ple Sunday School stating at 9 AM, Church services at 10AM St. Mary's Church Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Good Sam. Center • 5 p.m. St. Mary's, Park River Sunday: 8 a.m. St. Luke's, Veseleyville • 10 a.m. St. Mary's, Park River Federated Church Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship (Fordville) • 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River). 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Apostolic Faith Church, Park River Services at the Park River City Building Meeting Room on Sundays at 6pro. Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Wednesday: 6 pm Confirmation class 7pm. WinGS, 7 pm Youth Bible Study, 7 pm Adult Bible Study. Sunday: 9:45a.m. Sunday School for all ages, 10:30a.m. Coffee and fellowship 1 l:00a.m. Worship service Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Services / 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study Bethel Baptist Church, Park River Sunday: 9:30 a.m. worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship. Wednesday: Awana Children's Ministry 6.1)0 p.m., Tuesday: Prayer & Bible study at 7.00 p.m. Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship IRBST UNITED ank & Insurance Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton - 352-3668 Michigan - 259-2112 Hoople - 894-6123 Crystal - 657-2168 "True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. 17 West * Park River 284-6086 tollefsonfuneralhome.com Farmers Union Insurance Co. Jay ThompsonDwight Byron OFFICE: 284-6955 Hwy 17East- Park River BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20. O0 .4 MONTH! CALL THE PRESS 84-- 633 3 TOD4T.t samaritan 301 Co. Rd I2B • Park River Ph. 284-7115 Fax 284-7117 Ye Olde Medicine Center o * * * * 10% Senior Discounts FREE Mail Out Service UPS Kodak Kiosk FREE Blood Pres£ure Checks Hwy. 17 West* Park River 284-7676 AGASSIZ ANIMAL HOSPITAL *Complete Medical Services/ Surgical Services *Boarding *Grooming *Pet Supplies Daniel J. Koenig, DVM 284-6688 H qTY RESS 403 Briggs Ave. So., P.O. Box 49, Park River, N.D. 58270 Phone: (701) 284-6333. FAX: (701) 284-6091 E-mail: wcpress@polarcomm.com The Walsh County Press, Inc. (U.S.ES. Pub. No. 665320) is published weekly on Wednesdays for $34.00 per year in Walsh County, $38.00 for out of county, $42.00 per year for the rest of North Dakota and out of state, from The Press building, Park River, North Dakota. Please allow 3 weeks to start new subscriptions or change of address (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 665-320) Periodicals postage paid at Park River, N.D., and additional mailing office POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Walsh County Press, P.O. Box 49, Park River, ND 58270. Nordmark Publishing Publisher 140 Viking Dr., Rugby, ND 58368 Allison OUmb Editor-in Chief Brook Dahlgren Office Manager Larry Bid Freelance Photographer Kellen Dobmeier Staff Writer Policy on Corrections Any error should be reported immediately. Please check the accuracy of your advertisement the first day of insertion. 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