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THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS ° WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER I 0, 2014 Page 3 t~ARt PASTOREK, RPh BETH WHARAM, RPh Walsh County Spotlight The merchants below are proud to announce: / -by Adele Hankey Another Christmas has rolled around and 2014 will soon be history. People have asked for my favorite fruit cake recipe. Mother always made this at this place and I do have her recipe which I will write up along with some other Christmas goodies. Mother doubled this recipe 2014 Farm Bill Informational Meeting presented byWalsh County FSA, NRCS, and Extension Service will be held on Honday, Dec. 15 at the Park River American Legion starting at 4 p.m. followed by the Crop Improvement Meeting and Supper at 6 p.m. Guest Speaker at the meeting will be DwishtAakre, ND State Extension Service Using your Farm Information to make an Informed Decision on the Farm Bill Options:' COUNTY Park River PO Box 49 (; " l" Park River .Samaritan 301 County ( .fl Scx:ic "- 284-7115 and made it in bread loaf pans. Old Fashioned Fruit Cake 1 C. brown Sugar • 1 C. butter • 2 C. flour • 1 I/2 C. raisins • 3/4 C. of Citron peel • 3/4 C. candied red cherries • 3/4 C. candied green cherries • 1 Tbsp. molasses • 1 tsp. baking powder • 1 Tbsp. sweet milk • 1 tsp. allspice • 1 C. fruit juice • 4 eggs ° 1/2 tsp. salt • 1/2 tsp. vanilla Cr me the brown sugar and butter; mix flour and baking powder and allspice, add to creamed mixture, add flour, eggs and mix well. Add all other ingredients, when thoroughly mixed, put into well greased bread loaf pans and bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes; then bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes. My sister Lucille (Pud) likes this fruit cake recipe Fruit Cake 16 oz. apple sauce • 1/2 C. margarine ° 1 C. sugar • 1 large egg °1/2 tsp. cloves • 2 tsp. soda • 2 C. flour • 1 C. dates cut up • 1 C. raisins ° 1 C. chopped nuts • 1 lb. fruit mix • Vanilla and salt Mix all ingredients thoroughly and put in two greased bread pans and bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Cranberry Salad 1 pkg. raspberryjell-o ° 1 pkg. lemonjell-o • 1 C. sugar • 1 1/2 C. hot water Dissolve both pkgs. ofjell-o in the hot water, add sugar and chill until Road 12B slightly thickened. Add 2 C. ground cranberries • 1/4 C. orange juice • 1/2 C. chopped nuts • 2 C. celery, chopped fine Put in a 8 x 10 inch pan and when it sets, cut into squares and serve with a dab of cool whip. AUTO PARTS Park River Implement 284-631 6 Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan 259-2112 Hoop-le ~ 894-6123 Crystal 657-2168 110 4th St. E Park River \ Jim's Super Valu 101 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! "Where Quality is Standard" RESlOENTIAL & COMM[RCIAt NEw WoRK oR REMora EMERGENCY SEeWCE AWaABtE Call 101-33 I-I 579 Scott Wedel, Owner saelectric. 1 4@gmail.com Veterans Ave. S,-Park River, ND . Quick Cherry Salad 1 c. cherry pie filling ° 1 can sweetened condensed milk • 1/3 C. ;livered almonds or pecans • 8 oz. cool whip • 1 small can pineapple • Marshmallows Mix all ingredients, except marshmallows which will be sprinkled on top, Serve. Until next time "Dell" By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senio : ..... cial Security questions Canyourecommendsome'ects r'faq.ssa.gov if you're patient ter ways that I can get help with enough to read through the infor- mation yourself. But, if you need more help than their website offers, you can always call Social Security's toll- free service line at 800-772-1213 Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. and ask your question over the phone, or make a scheduled appointment with your local field office. To reduce your wait time, avoid calling dur- ing their rush hour times, which are the first week of the month, and daily from about 10 a.m. and 3 p,m, Need Advice? If you're seeking advice on when you should start taking your Social Security benefits, you need to know that while Social Securi- ty employees do provide infor- mation on how the system works under different circumstances, they aren't allowed to give case- specific advice on when you should start drawing your benefits. If you want help with this, you'll need to turn to some of the free or fee-based Social Security tool's that are available online through private financial service companies or AARP. Depending on the service, these tools take into account the $avw Cant page 5 my Social Security questions? When I call their toll-free help line l get put on hold forever, and the wait time at my local Social Se- curity office is over two hours. Approaching 62 Dear Approaching, It's unfortunate, but the past few years the Social Security Admin- istration has made some major budget and staff cuts that have greatly increased their phone serv- ice and field office wait times for their customers. With that said, here's an alternative option and some tips that Can help make your access to Social Security a little faster and easier. Online Services With the evolution of the Social Security website, the quickest and most convenient way to work with Social Security these days is to do it yourself online. Depend- ing on what you need, most tasks can be done at SocialSecurity.gov like getting your Social Security statement, estimating your future benefits, applying for retirement or disability benefits, signing up for direct deposit, replacing a Medicare card and much more. See a complete list of what you can do online at ssa.gov/onlineser- vices. You can also get information and answers to most of your So- Park River, ND *Income Based : *No Steps Photo: Submitted Above: Patty Bina stands next to her elk. once in a "0 ,0 FORDVILLE, N.D. -- After applying for a "once in a lifetime" North Dakota elk license and being lucky enough to get drawn in the lottery the first time she applied, Patty Bina of Fordville bagged a cow elk on Nov. 29 at Mountain, N.D. near the ABM radar site. She bagged it at just over 300 yards in one shot using a .280 Rem- ington rifle. She told her husband, "You best behave; i'm a pretty good shot!" "L'rnn _~__:q_:..- L--.-'-__---'_-L~- I ..,1’ Lastly, NPR announced Ben Li- den as Roadmaster for the NPR. In this role, Liden will have overall re- sponsibility for maintenance of way management for NPR's 330- mile Minnesota/North Dakota net- work. ' qorthem Plains Railroad re- mains a solid business and we need "During the past few months, we have experienced excellent inter- change and operational coordination with Canadian Pacific, and as a re- sult our grain shippers have seen very consistent movement of freight. With a continued focus on safety and delivering quality Service, the tO remain focusedonwell asNPR team is-confident we can our growth on the ran semce sine meet tl~e~. cha]l'e-h~s~ of winter of the company", said ,Cha]ich. ahead." JL Jtd Jtd Jt.~ ~.~ Jtl ~ I..I aL '1 Jt Jt~ ~.J at VJt JC .z .L 1~1 JL/ transition now with the loss of Tom Larson. He had a lot of knowledge and oversight of nearly every pro- gram in the city." "I would anticipate that my role will likely include administrative oversight," Halldorson said. "I also think they'll use my grant writing expertise to help the city find addi- tional dollars. For instance, I wrote the grant for Park River Park Dis- trict for a campground." Halldorson's task of taking on some of the responsibilities of the late Tom Larson will also involve two of her co-workers. Ann Berg, who was appointed been vital in keeping the orifice in or- der through the loss of Larson. HaUdorson, Berg, and Hensel are currently working on how to divide the responsibilities..We want to: cross train quite a bit, just in case if something were tO happen to some- body, we wouldn't be left sitting in the dark," Berg said. "We're work- ing to get up to speed with every- thing that's been going on in Park River. There have been a lot of proj- ects going." "We'd like to make sure that there would be no interruption of services," said Halldorson. Overall, the mood in the city of- rice building is very positive. "I think City Auditor, and Patty Hensel, it's exciting with the changes that are who handles the responsibilities of coming," said Hensel. "I think Receptionist, Billing Clerk, and someone new coming in always Consolidated Waste Manage have brings some great ideas." sources. Members of the Water Resource Board serve 3-year terms Lnd are compensated for each meeting plus mileage. Please send a letter of intent and application (found online at www.co.walsh.nd.us under human resources) To Walsh County Auditor Kris Molde, 600 Cooper Avenue, Grafton, ND 58237 no later than Dec. 29th ~ -k PowerSchool Specialist ........ ~ ~ =~ Implementation, Training & Support for P. ov~.. rSc. hool #~ ~B [ & ND's Student Information & State Longmumnal uata • [ System. Extensive travel throughout ND. ~f • l .Systems Architect Associate I 11 . Position works with ArchitectltO provide oversight .,L B • | & guidance for State of North Dakota en.terp~se ~- 1 ~ I computing technology. B r~ kr~..w~..e ~ ~-~ l experience required in Mainframe, unix, Linux, k--x'~ ak- Windows, Storage & Ne~vork technologms. 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