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THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS ° WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3 I, 2014 Page 7 A Vu,:.. r_T L'-_-_r__z.'_: _-_._- ..__r, Faers Grow Communities. Park River Area Schools award- ed $70,000 technology grant for iPads. District 19 politicians announce candidacy for election while local representatives seek re-election to house. PR Red Machine Squirts take home title in Northern Lights Tour- nament. 'Lady, Aggies finish third in region play with district rematch win over Mustangs Lako-Edmore Raiders take Re- gion 4 title. The last bits of property from the former Adams School District put up for sale, Park River Area School con- slxucts a new greenhouse. First Care announces receipt of funding for a colorectal cancer screening initiative and receives SHIP grant. Crystal Fire Department receives bin rescue tool. 'Heartland Eye Care donates $2,000 to the Lyric Theatre. Walsh County holds annual 4-H Project Expo. Mid,ray student named North Dakota State Geographic Bee semi- fihalist. • Valley-Edinburg takes home high honors at Science Fair. Walsh County 4-H Crop Judging team places third at state. Lakota-Edmore Raiders finish fifth in state. Three Grafton-Park River boys named all-region for hockey. " April Polish National Alliance brings a celebration of food and dance to Minto. - Julie Gemmill of Fordville and the Rural Leadership ND Class take trip to Washington D.C. North Dakota Community Foun- dation surpasses $50 million in en- dowment. Severe Weather Spotters class to be held in Park River. Valley-Edinburg/Crystal and North Border-Pembina attend State SADD Convention. Good Samaritan Society hosts an- nual Father/Daughter dance. Walsh County committee se- lects economic development strate- gies. New pesticide inspector to be based in Park River. Dundee Mutual of PR celebrates 125 years. Valley-Edinburg Elementary shares stories with Prairie Public Broadcasting grant. Track season is underway with Pembina County Indoor at UND. Kiri Kaste of Park River select- ed to play in hockey showcase• Valley-Edinburg students se- lected as alternates to International Science Fair. Park River Area and Prairie Pub- lic to present Family Literacy Night. Victory Free Lutheran Church in Park River to host April conference. Minto farmer among directors elected to ND Soybean Council. Kemp siblings of Valley-Edin- burg middle school earn science honors. Western Walsh Townships say land valuations are not adding up. Edinburg General Store to cele- brate National Register dedication. Saint Gianna's Maternity Home to hold Spring Banquet in honor of anniversary. Abby Zikmund awarded honor at Lake Region State College for "Burning Memory" essay. Walsh Connty 4-H holds Variety Show and Awards Day for 2013. PR American Legion Post 147 holds installation of officers. Park River sixth grade girls off- season basketball team takes first at Grafton Spring Shootout. Walsh County commissioners proclaim "Severe Summer Aware- ness Week" for tornadoes. Park River Community Foun- dation grants available up to $14,000. Gate City Bank donates more than $173,000 to charities including PR organizations. Icelandic State Park leads effort to secure unique car. Grace Free Lutheran Church Quilters of Edinburg donates quilts. Lakota senior, Morgan Uriell named recipient of Kelsey's Courage scholarship. Fordville-Lankin to host summer academic program. Polar announces FRS Youth Tour Representative as Emily Zikmund. Athletes make their mark in Cavalier track meet while Aggies's baseball team takes opener win over Langdon Cardinals. Edinburg General Store cele- brates a new chapter by burning its paid off mortgaJay Area farmers are sitting on the edge of the 2014 spring planting sea- son. "Feed My Starving Children" meals packaged by area churches now in Nicaragua, Haiti. Red River Regional Council Ex- ecutive Director Dawn Keeley tes- tifies before Senate Agriculture Subcommittee. Park River Area FFA chapter cel- ebrates 85 years of student success. Walsh County Press honored at NDNA awards. Students of Jeanette Bernston present spring piano recital. Jenson graduates Marine Corps boot camp, training. Park River Area blood drive brings in 64 products. Three Walsh County high schools nationally recognized. PRA students navigate Wolf Ridge again this year. Wipe The Tears Away Project in memory of Kelsey Misialek is a huge success. Valley-Edinburg inducts new members into National Honor So- ciety. Isak Johnson of Park River Area School's speech team places at State. Walsh athletes do well at Pem- bina County Outdoor. Park River Tae Kwan Do class brings home honors. Park River hosts golf meet with Carter Amdt placing. Park River Area School partners with PBS for Family Literacy Night. Park River Area ESP students learn lifelong lesson about garden- ing at Family Night. Local poet, sportsman opens business in Park River at Fish Hook Tackle Shop. Walsh County awarded funding to combat alcohol abuse, illegal use. Poppy Day to take place May l 9 in Park River. Amy Chally honored for five years of Extension service. Kinzie Molde comes in second at Spoiler Invitational golf meet. Edmore School takes part in "Wipe the Tears Away" Campaign. Park River selects Poppy Poster Contest winners. Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Park River celebrates Syttende Mai. Fordville-Lankin elementary school receives prestigious certifi- cation. ND State Paleontologist to pres- ent "The Prehistoric Life of North Dakota" in Grafton. Evangeline Johnson brings pres- ents to patients at the First Care Health Center. Clough, O'Toole re-elected to Wheat Commission board. Grafton Duplicate Bridge Club joins nationwide effort to raise money for Alzheimer's research. • Walsh County 4-H'ers participate m State 3-D Archery Invitational. Walsh County 4-H Communi- cation Arts even held in Grafton, 22 youth participate. Zayah Gire of Park River award- ed for pledge to buckle up. Aggies take down Cardinals, fall to Mustangs in baseball while track athletes participate in Re- gional meet. Park River Area boys golf take top honors in region golf meet. 'Pisek's Terra Cotta Ballroom lost in Memorial Day fire. Park River Area hires firm to con- duct facility assessment. New owners renovate Dairy Queen, opening soon. Warsaw to welcome Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa. Park River Area students named to National Honor Society. Park River Elementary holds Elementary Family Potluck and Great Teacher Camp Out. Area athletes take to the NDHSAA State track Meet to show- case their abilities. Spoilers baseball comes out on top in Regionals. June Park River Volunteer Fire De- partment grills up a feast for annu- al fundraiser. Blaine Novak joins Walsh and Pembina County Extension offices as Intem. Rhubarb Fest to make second rtlI1. Youth Engineering Camp com- ing, Park River registration closing soon. Tyler Waslaski awarded APSE "Best of the Best" honor. Lyric support continues to roll in as Polar, First United Bank and Leon's Building Center donate to up- dates. Students earn honors at region- al and state music competition. Park River Area boys shoot for the green at the North Dakota Class B Golf Toumament. Walsh County hosts annual Re- lay for Life Grafton man charged in crime ring. 2014 marks the 100 year an- niversary of Extension. Adele Hankey shows offthe let- ters she gets from the Queen, who she shares a birthday with. Tanner Kadlec is Boys State LEGAL NOTICES THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS • WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3 ,201.4 Delegate sponsored by Pisek post. Park River American Legion Auxiliary selects officers. Open house to be celebrated at Edmore's Wheatland Manor in hon- or ofbuilding's 100th. Walsh 4-H'ers participate in Communication Arts event in Grand Forks. Valley-Edinburg selects students of the quarter; senior decision ends in tie. Arbor Day Foundation names Lankin Tree City. Fourth of July Fundraiser to go to dream project of bike path in Park River. Kosmatka promoted to director of Appeals, Part B, and DME at Noridian Healthcare Solutions. President Obama makes trip to North Dakota; looks to the future of the country, honors tradition. The Lyric Theatre continues bringing in donations. Walsh County Farm Bureau awards scholarships to local seniors. Hayley Fingarson awarded North Star Community Credit Union scholarship. Road construction sweeps through Park River with resurfacing of Highway 17. Park River Park Board's plans for sports complex in the works, with- out a timeline. Park River Parks and Rec hires Corrine Bell as new director. Polar, Midcontinent announce asset exchange. Lankin's seventh annual An- tique Tractor Ride set for July 5 American Legion to hold 96 an- nual Department Convention. Valley-Edinburg Public School and Park River Area School board races decided. The annual Northern Plains Rail- road/Fordville Elevator Appreciation Dinner and Train Rides were met with wet weather. Jared Udby Memorial Ride cruis- es through the county. To be continued in 2015... Park Rier Area School District Regular Board (if Education Meeting PARK RIVER AREA CuOOL , DISTRICT REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING TUESDAY, 6:30 PM NOV. 18, 2014 PARK RIVER, ND Regular Board Meeting held November 18, 2014. Members present: Brummond, Laaveg, Thompson, and Hahn. President Hahn galled the meeting to order at 6;30 P.M. No additions to the agenda• M.Brummond S: Laaveg to approve the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting on October 14, 2014, All in favor, M.C. Financial Report was given by Ham. Member Bata joined meeting• M: Laaveg S: Bata to approve the expenditures as follows: General Fund #1873-1937, $206,728.26; Special Activities #1417-1465, $23,768.07; and Payroll and Benefits #75681-75718 and #881-948, $312,936.35, All in favor, M.C. Check Entity Name Amount 1873 MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 484.64 1874 BRENDA NILSON 85.20 1875 NDSBA 210.00 1876 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 49.22 1877 JOB SERVICE ND 4,534.06 1878 1879 1880 1881 44•50 1882 594.00 1883 OF ND 1884 1885 JOY BUCHHOLTZ 182.34 CENEX FLEETCARD 178.13 VERIZON 42.28 ND ATTORNEY GENERAL LEARNING FORWARD ND BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD 16,621.23 THE HARTFORD 1,545.33 FIRST UNITED BANK 11,902.50 1886 FIRST 3,784.15 1887 1888 1890 13.30 1891 1892 1893 1894 7,366.66 1895 1896 169.11 UNITED BANK AFLAC 1,706.28 ADAMS POST OFFICE 28.88 FORDVILLE POSTMASTER POSTMASTER 172.90 PISEK POSTMASTER 7.18 JOB SERVICE ND 15.38 LIGHT & WATER DEPT AARON SCHRAMM 324.80 AMAZON.COM CREDIT 1910 DIAN,HAHN 325.05 "'1421 1911 KYLE HALVORSON 10.00 1422 1912 ROBERTAHINKEL 45.30 1423 1913 JENNIFER THOMPSON 1424 335.55 1425 1914 KIM LARSON 41.61 1426 1915 KIRK HAM 332.64 1427 1916 KRINGSTAD DRAIN 1428 CLEANING 200.00 1429 1917 KRINGSTAD IRONWORKS 1430 INC. 141.67 1431 1918 LORRIE HYLDEN 32.84 1432 1919 MIDWEST REFRIGERATION 1433 312.00 1434 1920 MONTANA DAKOTA 1435 UTILITIES 999.62 1436 1921 NORTH STAR COOP 6,161.39 1437 1922 NORTH VALLEY ASSOC VOCATIONAL 29,728.50 1438 1923 NORTHDALE OIL INC. 109.89 1439 1924 NORTHERN RED RIVER ITV 13,820.75 1925 67.56 1926 1927 1897 ANGELASOLSENG 36.00 1928 1898 BILL BATA 296.80 1929 1899 CITY OF PARK RIVER 302.00 1930 1900 ALYSHACOFFMAN 35.93 1931 1901 CULINEX 218.59 1932 1902 DANIEL WARCKEN 36.75 1903 DEMCO COMPANY 34.65 1933 1904 DEPT OF PUBLIC 1934 INSTRUCTION 707.37 1935 1905 DISCOVERY BENEFITS 514.02 105.00 1936 1906 GLENN ROST 296.80 1,140.00 1907 GRAND FORKS PUBLIC 1937 SCHOOLS 186.90 1417 1908 GREATAMERICA FINANCIAL 1418 SVCS 1,696.00 57.71 1909 JESSICA GUNDERSON 1419 40.06 1420 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL ROGER MOE 1,050.00 SAMSON ELECTRIC 179.59 SHELDON WELTZ 98.22 SNAP ON TOOLS 64.75 TRACY LAAVEG 29.30 TRANE 791.20 UPPER VALLEY SPECIAL ED 43,977.57 US FOODSERVlCE 12,443.33 KEVlN VANCAMP 1,158.00 WALSH COUNTY PRESS WALSH PEMBINA ADMIN WELCH'S BAKERY 761.90 ROBERT GOLL 210.00 SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIRS AARON SCHRAMM 100.00 KELLY LARSON 25.00 DONNA GALLOWAY 25.00 BRENTARNDT 25•00 DONNY PORTER 15.00 BILL GALLOWAY 25.00 GREG KACHENA 25.00 DAVID SEIM 25.00 TIM SOLSENG 25.00 KEITH BERG 100.00 AARON SCHRAMM 25.00 CONNIE KASTE 25.00 MARl BENNINGTON 25.00 ALYSSA TAIT 25.00 EMILY LAAVEG 25.00 BRENDA NILSON 25.00 GARY HELLAND 95.00 BRI-I-FNEE LINN 92.20 ND HIGH SCHOOL ACT 1,457.38 PSAT/NMSQT 154.00 GRAND FORKS PUBLIC SCHOOLS 80.00 1440 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 16,473.55 1441 AARON SCHRAMM 18.82 1442 ACHIEVE THERAPY 148.92 1443 ALYSSA TAIT 135.00 1444 KAITLYN BLAKE 20.00 1445 DONNA GALLOWAY 315.00 1446 GOLDEN HARVEST JEWELERS 237.50 1447 JS WHOLESALE & VENDING 260.41 1448 KEVIN SKAVHAUG 30.00 1449 LARIMORE SCHOOL DISTRICT 705.80 1450 49.93 1451 1452 1453 1454 1455 1456 1457 LEON'S BUILDING CENTER DREW LIEN 10.00 LOGAN SYRUP 10.00 MARY JO OLSON 90.00 MARl NORMAN 40.00 NORTHDALE OIL INC. 191.92 BRETT OMDAHL 200.00 REBECCA SCHRAMM 90.00 M 1458 ROB SCHERR 30.00 1459 RWP, INC. 1,228•80 1460 MADY SANDERSON 60.00 1461 KATIE THOMPSON 254.46 1462 TYLER WASLASKI 15.00 1463 US FOODSERVICE GRG DIVISION 402•79 1464 WAYNES VARIETY 29.93 1465 WELCH'S BAKERY 33.95 Administrative Reports: Schramm - RTI-B update, Alternative Education update, ACT assessment, One Act Play to State; Nilson -Tech Club, ND Learning Forward, Elementary Christmas Project; Ham - Trane repairs, Title I Reallocated Funds, wireless internet, Homeland Security Grant. No reports from Vocational Center and Library Representatives• REA Report: Staff changes. Discussion on School Board Convention. Two-day format was well received and informative break-out sessions. Superintendent Evaluation must be done by December 15, 2014. Discussion on School Board Retreat meeting dates• M: Thompson S: Brummond to approve Joanne Peterson's contract for Title I, November 3,2014 - May 28, 2015, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond S: Bata to hire Valuations Northwest to perform an Equipment Valuation and Asset Tagging of the school's inventory in the Spring of 2015. M: Laaveg S: Thompson to accept, with regrets, the resignation of Mr. Galloway, All in favor, M.C. M: Bata S: Thompson to amend the budget of Title I Reallocated Funds to $116,455.00, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond .S: Bata to have the Construction Management, Rrogram Management, and Architect Contracts reviewed by legal counsel, All in favor, M.C. Special Meeting is scheduled for November 24, 2014 at 12:00 P.M. Policy and Procedures, Personnel Meeting immediately following Special Meeting November 24, 2014. Next Board meeting is scheduled for December 11, 2014 at 5:30 P.M. Meeting adjourned at 7:32 P.M. Diana Hahn, President Roberta Hinkel, Business Manager (Dec. 31, 2014) Park River Area School District Special Board Of Education Meeting MARVIN WINDOWS AND DOORS OF GRAFTON, ND is currently offering full-time production employment for those 18 years of age or older. 1st Shift 6:00am-2:3Opm (Monday through Friday) Overtime as needed 2nd Shift 3:30pm-2:OOam (Monday through lhursdays) Overlime as needed Starting Wage: Starling wage is 12.35 per hour ÷ $1.25 differential pay for 2nd shift Increased to $12.75 per hour after 3 months bur ad goes here! Call 284-6333 today for rates. Excellent benefits for Full lime: Health, Dental, Lifo Insurance, Disability, Flex Benefils, Vacation lime, 9 paid Holidays, Direct Deposits, 401K and Profit Sharing. MARVIN i n d o w.s and Doors Built around you' HARVIN WINDOWS AND DOORS OF GRAFTON HAS A CLEAN, SAFE ENVIRONMENT WITH CAREER GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU. t i i .,o Please apply in person at: Matin Windows and Doors d Gmft0n ] 4835 Highway 17 West Grafton, ND 58273 (701)352-4077 MINUTES OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF PARK RIVER AREA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 8 OF WALSH COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA A special meeting of the School Board of Park River Area Public School District No. 8 of Walsh County, North Dakota, pursuant to due call and notice, was held on November 24, 2014, at 12:00 Noon. The following membemwere present: Thompson, Brummond, Hahn, Bata; and absent were: Houser, Laaveg and Rost, being all of the members of the Board• The Business manager presented an Affidavit of Publication of the Notice of Special Election held on November 18, 2014, as directed by Resolution of this Board. The Affidavit was examined, approved, and ordered placed on file. The Business Manager then presented the Official Returns of the Judges, Clerks and Inspector of the Special Election. After examination of the returns and the ballots cast, Member Brummond introduced the following Resolution and moved its adoption: The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Member Bata, and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor: Thompson, Brummond, Hahn, Bata; the following voted against the same: None; and the following were absent : Houser, Laaveg and Rost; whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and was signed by the President and attested by the Business Manager. Next Regular Board meeting is scheduled for December 11,2014 at 5:30 P.M. Meeting adjourned at 12:14 P.M. Diana Hahn, President Roberta Hinkel, Business Manager (Dec. 31,2014)