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Pase 2 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS • WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3 , 2014 I This week&apos;s Front Pa_qe Life: A snowmobiler I I kicks up a little powd-er while racing across I Homme near Park River past a lone ,ce house. The family of Orval Myrvik wishes to thank all the friends and relatives who sent cards, letters, memorials and food. Thanks to Tollefson Funeral Home for their special care. For Pastor Jeff for his comforting message. For the musicians, Sheryl Kjelland, James & Charlene and for the ladies of Our Saviors for the delicious meal. Special thanks to the Good Samaritan Society for Orvals 6 years in assisted living and 2 years in the Home. Couldn't have asked for more caring and kindness he received. Thanks to all the Grandchildren who came home at such a short notice. So good to see them all. Hamilton and Marian Hurtt WATERSHED STAKEHOLDERS +[n Rj_aJ+_M+¢e_tin  for January 8 to Discuss H0mme Dam Watershed This past year the Wabh County Three Rivers Soil Conservation District received special funding to begin a 319 water quality program for tile South Branch of the Park River upstream from the Hemme Dam Reservoir. ]he grant is designed to improve and protect the water quality of the reservoir by offeriqg special cost share to property owners and operators to reduce erosion. An initial watershed stakeholder meeting will be held on Thursday January 8, i:00+3:00 pm at the NDSU Extension office, main conference room, in Park River, ND. This meeting is set to accomplish the following: • Present information on the watershed project, including a presentation from the Department of Health and their water quality findings. • Review objectives of the project and receive feedback from watershed residents, landowners, and local governmental entities. + Review assistance programs available from other agencies• + Facilitate cliscussion on erosion, water quality, and conservation needs within the Homme Darn watershed. We value your feedback and hope you can attend. Please contact us for more information: WALSH COUNTY THREE RIVER SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT Sarah Braaten Johnston, 319 Watershed Coordinator Walsh County Three Rivers Soil Conservation District 13351 Hwy 17 W Park River, ND 58237 Phone! (701) 84-7363 + ' ' :: Emaik walshcounty3] !. ILLUSTRATED BIBLE ...'/]lClk' IVClS ¢ If1(111 DI ]crttsctle/H II']IOSt' tlC[ttI? IVCfS SitHcr)II, EIHd filly 11l(1l H'CZS jllS't gTHd dcl'r)ltl, iv<titing,fi)r t/to Coz.solcxlir, t of l,rrlt'], and the Holy ,S)Jirit was • U])rq hiln. And it had betel i'C:l'eciler/ t+/lJim by tim ttoh' ,S))i/•iz that ]l" lvott/d not so'(' ch.nth l,</inz hc had seen the l,+,d's C[nisL +" l.t ti:2:25.20 Marketing Strategist ] PR Director Senior Writer Detail of Simeon and Anna Recognize the Lord in Jesus by Rembrandt (1627) , 2014 by KI,I@ i l'tM(2% Ly,dicaL irc- vviid right:, resrvtU. A xr- , .. IN _-=='+,q - F Z:- =- .C... E. tournament. The ladies of Walsh County hockey take to the ice in a leaming year. March Dancing on Ice; PR figure skaters present "Winter Wonderland". Gate City Bank urges public to beware of phone scams. Kristian Myrdal to be honored for academics at state basketball tournament. Meat processing plant plan to be put to paper: consulting firm hired to handle business plan. At the girls District 4 toumament: • Spoilers beat the Eagles and the Titans top Tornadoes opening round. • Midway-Minto's Mackenzie Irwin scores 1,000th point in win against Titans in semifinals. • Aggies top Spoilers in Semifi- nals. Cavalier boys defeats Graffon to advance to state, andAggies lose to " " O  Maywlle-Portland/Chff r- Galesburg. Dakota Prairie Wildlife Club's an- nual fishing derby at the Fordville Dam brings in anglers of all ages. The Lyric Theatre to host Lyric Spud Bar and Silent Auction as y00c-4 1 fundraiser. Damon Johnson among 2014 class of Potato Industry Leadership Institute. Park River girls hockey coach awarded Coach of the Year honors. Pisek Legion Auxiliary to host exchange student presentation. Read Across America weeks brings style from head to toe and first graders celebrate Dr. Seuss with a green treat and festive feet at PRA. Park River Area hosts science fair with 132 participants. Midway-Minto Mustangs steal District 4 title at the end of the girls tournament. Langdon Blades take home sec- ond consecutive state championship with help from two Park River ladies. Mountain hosts the area's first prom style show and dress swap. Lakota-Edmore ladies dominate Region 4 for a bid to the state tour- nament in Fargo. Fordville Fire Department award- ed $2,500 through America's Year in Review Cont. page 6 COOK Part-time benefitted position (with possibility of going full-time) available with rotating morn- ing/afternoon shifts. Requires a high school diploma or GED and one year of similar food prepa- ration experience. Starting salary at $11.12 - $14.82/hour DOE. Will consider underfilling as a Food Service Assistant, which requires a high school diploma/GEE or one year food service experience, $10.32 - $13.76/hour. The Life Skills & Transition Center's impressive benefits package includes: • Fully paid health insurance for families and individuals • Fully paid retirement plan • Life insurance • Accrued annual and sick leave each month • Ten paid holidays per year • Shift differential • Internal recruitment opportunities Deadline to apply MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015 by 5:00 PM. Reference Job ID Number 3002251 Please visit our website and apply on-line appforms.html LIFE SKILLS & TRANSITION CENTER 701 West 6 m Street, Grafton, ND ....... .Anyoqe,needing assistarce or.agcommodation shquJd contact,, i  ' : ' I I. 3 52-4284 ..... ' I +"7 'd' , : Equal Opportunity Employer., .......... We opera a d free .,i .,,,+ I w- te rug- campus. IIIII I IIII III IIIII II II I III IIIIIIIIIIII IRONCLA00 Fast-growing B2B morketing/odvertising/PR agency in Fargo, N.D., seeks new team members. Read job descriptions and apply online at Questions? 701-373-0062 or Leonard R. 'Bare Hankey Leonard R. "Bart" Hankey, age 90 of Park River, ND passed away on Sunday, Decem- ber 28, 2014 at Parkwood Place in Grand Forks. "Bart" as he was known to everyone, was bom Novem- ber 16, 1924 at Graflon, ND the son of the late Leonard J. and Jessie (Woods) Hankey. He grew up in rural Park River and graduated from the Walsh County Agricultural School in 1942. He farmed with his father on the family farm and on June 20, 1951 was united in marriage to Irene Bena at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Park River. Following their marriage they farmed in Park River and Red Lake Falls, MN. In 1958 they returned to Park River and in 1966 Bart began em- ployment with the North Dakota State Seed Department as a small grain and potato inspector. He•re- tired in 1986. Bart has been an active member of the Knights of Columbus since 1960. He has served as Grand Knight of the 3rd Degree and was Faithful Navigator of the 4th De- gree. He was honored by Knights of Columbus Council 5055 in 2000 for forty years of service to the organization. He was an active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church where he served as Trustee and Eucharistic Minister. He was a member of the Park River Fire De- partment and was past-president and secretary of the organization. Bart enjoyed the outdoors and gardening. Gardening was a great retirement pastime for him and he shared the bounty of his garden with others. He liked to keep busy and worked with the Park River Park Board t, o keep the parks an, d chil- dren's play areas well maintair led. He was always willing to help other s when- ever help was needed. He was a volunteer at the Senior Cetter and for many 3 tears he delivered r neals to the homeb()mad.. Bart is survived by his wife Irene of Pm rk River, ND; son Robert "Bob" (Cindy) Hankey, Longview, Mll; daugh- ters: Susan (Tony) Ma:y, Cedar Rapids, IA and Ann (Dor 0 Dalbey, Noyes, MN; nine gram lchildren: Blake (Kelsey) Hankey, l )rs. Bran- don (Kelsey)Hankey, ]Ben Han- key, Maren Hankey, A,aron and Marita May, Dixie (Jike) Sele, Dustin and Shannon D dbey, two great grandchildren:. I..ucas and Triton. He is also survi:ved by his sisters: Adele Hanke a.'rld Lucyle "Pud" Thompson, of P ark River, ND. Several nieces an+:t nephews also survive. He was p,receded in death by his parents an d brothers: Marvin, John and Paul.' Mass of Christian Bt ial will be Friday, January 2, 201.'5 at 10:30 A.M. at Sff Mary' Catholic Church of Park River, ND, Visita- tion will be Thursdm. € from 5-7 with a prayer service at: 7:00 PM at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Park River. Friends may also call at the church on Fric lay for one hour prior to the servk ',, '° ..... Interment will be ,at the Calvary Cemetery in Park+River in the spring. +.,: An online gfiest book is avail- able at: www.tollefi,;;onfuneral- home.corn The Tollefson Funelral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. • i ':'*" :!i:Uava'really [J]O thank you? :., : .  ;: :Wecanhdlp.Callthe Press a 284-63i33! FREE ESTIMATES 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 4:00 p.m. St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin ( Sunday 10:30 p.m. Sis. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday 8:30 a.m. St, Pack'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, Pa 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 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, Pad< River Services at the Park River City Building Meeting Room on Sundays at 6pm. Via0ff 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 l:or all ages, 10:30a.m. Coffee and fellowship 11:00a.m. Worship service .... ,  i! 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. Wedne sday: 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 +, L! ,j % FIRST UNITED Bank&lnsurance 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, corn Farmers Union InsuranceCo• Jay ThompsonDwight Byron OFFICE: 284-6955 .w 17.t. Park River BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH! CALL THE PRESS 84--6333 TODAY! ( ;()(I . .;.! I11 .l I'1 tan ( ) __ - ............ F;ii•;5,7,7 301 Co. 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Nordmark Publishing Publisher 140 Viking Dr., Rugby, ND 58368 Allison Olimb Editor-in Chief Brook Dahlgren Office Manager Larry Biri Freelance Photographer Kellen Dobmeier Staff Writer Policy On Corrections Any error should be reported immediately• Please check the accuracy of your advertisement the first & ty 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: wepress@polarcomm.cor n I LETTER/AREA VOICES POLICY +" The Walsh County Press will accept letters to the editor and other submissions on issue of public interest. To I Je published, letter/artic!e 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 we¢,'.ks in a row All opinion 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. Official newspaper of the City of Park River, the City of Edinburg, the schools of Park River Area, and the schools of Vatlley-Edinburg.