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Page 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER I 0, 2014 BISMARCK, N.D. -- Law en- forcement agencies across the state are adding extra shifts during the month of December. The extra patrols will focus on finding and apprehending impaired drivers. "Our deputies, alAong with po- lice officers and highway patrol troopers across the state, will be taking time away from their fam- ilies and holiday celebrations be- cause they know it's an important job to keep our roads safe," said Ward County Sheriff Steve Kukowski. Ward County's Sheriff Department is one of 54 agencies participating in the extra enforce- ment. Driving while under the influ- ence of drugs or alcohol continues Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol continues to be a big problem that costs many lives. DUI ar- rests accounted for over one-fourth 26.5 --ofall adult arrests in North Dako- ta in 2013 (Office of the Attorney General)" to be a big problem that costs rests for the past ten years has been many lives. DUI arrests account- 6,294. ed for over one-fourth--26.5 per- For the fifth year, December has cent--of all adult arrests in North been designated as the National Im- Dakota in 2013 (Office of the At- paired Driving Prevention Month. torney General). For the second Officers dedicate themselves to consecutive year, DUI arrests in the save lives and eliminate drunk state totaled more than 7,000. The drivers from the roads by enforc- average annual number of DUI ar- ing the law. Not only is it their mis- sion to keep our roads safe, it is everyone's responsibility to educate friends and family on the impor- tance of planning ahead for safe transportation if they plan to drink and drive. The public can also help by calling 9-1-1 to report impaired drivers. In North Dakota, driving sober is a critical part of the Code for the Road. Overtime shifts are funded by the North Dakota Department of Transportation as part of an over- all strategy to eliminate all crash deaths and injuries on North Dako- ta roadways. More information about the state's highway safety ef- forts is available at www.ndcode- We can help. Call the Press at 284-6333 QUALITY UPDATES- PEMBINA 421 N 3rd St, Pembina Newly remod- eled kitchen and bathroom, Geo-Thermal heating and cooling,with an extra detached, single garage, WARM AND INVITING- EDINBURG 810 Highway 32 S, Edinburg Well main- tained home with updates with asphalt and concrete driveway-shin- gles new in 2014t AMAZING SPACE- NECHE 828 E 8th St, Neche Beautiful kitchen in this large, 3 level home, Watson Real Estate Sara Hinkle, Broker Associate, ABR, GRI, REALTOR 701.265.2475 cell 701.265.8404 office www.WatsonRealEstate.Net Gr I wish to thank my family and friends for attending my Birthday Celebration. I enjoyed visiting will all of you!! Shirley Lindell The Staff of the Walsh County Mutual insurance Company in Minto invites you to an open house Tuesday, December 16th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Come join us for some holiday ..... cheer and tour our new building, Complete hearing aid care Advanced Digital Technology ,60 Day Digital Hearing Aid Trial Complimentary, ..... Richard Wakefield* Hearing Test Eval. Gary Chwialkowski ND, MN Licensed 34 years serving the area ~ Board Certified H.I.S.* First Care Health Center Tuesday, Dec. 16 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Grafton Family Clinic Wednesday, Dec. 17 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. For appt. 701-746-7000 1-800-658-3442 2514 S. Washington Grand FOUND 0% FINANCINGAVAILABLE Insurance/Medicaid [~j I~ :! Nels N. Midgarden Nels N. Midgar- den, age 81 of Grafton, ND passed away on Tuesday, Decem- ber 02, 2014 atAl- tru Hospital of Grand Forks after a short battle with cancer. Nels Norman Midgarden was born October 19, 1933 in Grafton, ND the son of the late Gunder and Florence (Peters) Midgarden. He attended District 13 School in Glenwood Township and gradu- ated from Walsh County Agri- cultural School in Park River. He attended NDSU in Fargo for one year. Nels served in the United State Army from 1953-1955, sew- ing in Korea. Upon his discharge he returned home and started farming with his father, brother and cousins. He was united in marriage to Sonia Tveit on June 21, 1959 in Larimore, ND. While farming he continued his educa- tion at NDSU in the winter months. He farmed until 1995. Nels was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, rural Hoople, ND where he served on the church council, taught Sunday School and lead Bible Studies. Nels was the family historian and authored two books. Nels was ve~ active in numerous organi- zations, some of which include: Busy Beavers 4-H, Walsh Coun- ty Fair and ND State Potato Show, Nash School Board, Park River Bible Camp, Lutheran Sunset Home and Walsh County Histor- ical Society. He served on the Grafton City Coun- cil and was very ac- tive the American Legion Post #41 Military Honors. Nels is survived by his wife, Sonia, Grafton, ND; chip dren: Kit (Jackie) Midgarden, Hoople, ND; Terre (Glen) Crabtree, Blaine, WA; Chuck (Dana) Midgarden, Park River, ND; five grandchil- dren: Rebecca (Adam) Chyle, Bryan Midgarden, Jordan Midgar- den, David Shapiro, Alex Midgar- den; siblings: James (Vicki) Midgarden, Grafton, ND; Peter (Aleda) Midgarden, Silver Hills, AL; Sue (Ron) Nichols, Stanley, ND. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister and son- in-law, Alan Shapiro. Funeral services were held Sat- urday, December 6, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at Zion Lutheran Church, ru- ral Hoople. Visitation was Friday from 5-7 with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at the Tollefson Funer- al Home of Grafton. Interment will be at Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the Grafton American Legion Post #41 and the North Dakota National Guard. The family would prefer memo- rials to the donor's choice in lieu of flowers. An online guest book is avail- able at: www.tollefsonfuneral- Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrangements. of Galilee named betro'?h'ed to c~ i iia n I~hOSC II(II'tlC II,'(1A loseph, of the house of David. 7he virilitY rl(c, tlzo _ packed house. Gate u,ty Ba a a ,o,ar Communications sponsorC=d the free movie for Super Santa Saturday, "Big Hero 6" 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 Sunday 8:30 a.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lanldn ( Sunday 10:30 p.m. St. Brigid 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, Hoople 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 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 11:00a.m. Worship service Sunday: 9 Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg 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 6:00 p.m., Tuesday: Prayer & Bible study at 7:00 p.m. SIs. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Saturday 5:00 p.m. St. Paffick's Catholic Church, Crystal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m.. Tuesday: 5:30 p.m., Thursday: 7 a.m. 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 6pm. Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship kRSTUMTEB ' llank & Insurance Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan - 259-2112 Hoople - 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 Farmers Union Insurance Co. Jay Thompson~Dwight Byron OFFICE: 284-6955 Hwy. 17 East. Park River 9~( 301Co.Rd 12B ParkRiver samaritan (:Q Ph. 284-7115 Fax 284-7117 tollefsonfuneralhome, com BECOME A CItURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH! CALL TItE PRESS 284-6333 TODAr! Ye Olde Medicine Center 10% Senior Discounts * FREE Mail Out Service UPS Kodak Kiosk FREE Blood Pressure 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 UNTY 403 Briggs Ave. So., P.O. Box 49, Park River, N.D. 58270 Phone: (701) 284-6333 FAX: (701) 284-6091 E-mail: 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 Watsh 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 Biri Freelance Photographer Kellen Dobmeier Staff Writer Official newspaper of the City of Park River, the City of Policy on Corrections Any error should be reported immediately. Please check the accuracy of your advertisement the first day of insertion. The Walsh County Press will offer a free reprint in the event of an internal error. BUSINESS HOURS The Walsh County Press is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Submission deadline is Thursday at noon. Phone 701-284-6333 Fax 701-284-6091 Email: LETTER/AREA VOICES POLICY The Walsh CounO' Press will accept letters to the editor and other submissions on issue of public interest. To be published, letter/article must be signed and include your address. Unsigned letters will not be considered. Letters may not be used to thank specific people or organizations. - The Walsh County Press reserves the right to shorten letters, edit out factual errors and reject those deemed libelous, in poor taste or of a personal nature. - The Walsh County Press will not run letters from the same author two weeks in a row. All opinions expressed are those of the author and do not represent the opinions of The Walsh County Press. - Letters must be legible. - Preference will be given to letters from the Walsh County area. Letters from outside the area will be considered if they are of sufficient interest. Edinburg, the schools of Park River, and the schools of Valley-Edinburg.