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April 19, 2012 Page 5 North Dakota's paddlefish snag-, occurs, during the snag-and-release to the Montana border, excluding ging season opens May I and is extension period, that portion from the pipeline cross- scheduled to continue through the Mandatory harvest of all ing (river mile 1,577) downstream end of the month. However, snagged paddlefish is required on to the upper end of the Lewis and depending on the overall harvest, an Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Clark Wildlife Management Area early in-season closure may occur and Saturdays. On these days, all (river mile 1,565). with a 36-hour notice issued by the paddlefish caught must be tagged If the season closes early state Game and Fish Department. immediately. The use or possession because the harvest quota is Snaggers need to be aware that of a gaff hook within one-half mile reached, an extended snag-and- Sundays are now included in snag- in either direction of the Highway release-only period will be allowed and-release-only days. Therefore, 200 bridge on the Yellowstonefor up to seven days immediately snag-and-release of all paddlefish is River is illegal at any time during following the early closure, but not required on Sundays, Mondays and the snagging season, to extend beyond May 31. Only Tuesdays. Those planning to partic- Legal snagging hours are from 8 snaggers with a current season, ipate during snag-and-release-only a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. One tag per unused paddlefish snagging tag are days need to have in their posses- snagger will be issued. Snagging is eligible to participate. Only a limit- sion a current season, unused pad- legal in all areas of the Yellowstone ed area at the confluence of the dlefish snagging tag. Use or posses- River in North Dakota, and in the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers is sion of gaffs is prohibited on snag- area of the Missouri River lying open to this extended season snag- and-release-only days, and, if it west of the U.S. Highway 85 bridge ging opportunity. Twenty-five people gathered for the cleanup effort that was part of a Keep It Clean project. art in clean Saturday, a Keep It Clean proj- ect organized by the city of Beach was held. Twenty-five people gathered at the Tourist Information Center to join in the cleanup effort. A plan was made of who was going where to clean the roadside At ]loon, everyone gathered right of way, the on/off ramps, the back at the Tourist Information intersection of Hwy. 16 and Hwy Center to enjoy lunch pizza spon- 10 and the field north and south of sored by First State Bank of Cenex. "We picked up 1 t6 bags of Golva, water sponsored by Cenex garbage," said City Auditor Kim and ice cream sponsored by the Nuberg. city. Southwestern District H alth schedules Southwestern District Health Beach 'Senior Citizens Thursdays or by appointment, 7 Unit's Billings/Golden ValleyCenter, May 15, tl a.m. - 12:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Please call for County health clinics for Mayp.m. appointment scheduling.) will be held: - Golden Valley Manor, Beach.Offered screenings at these Sentinel Butte, May 1, at May 16, 9-noon clinics may include blood pres- Olson's Service, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Medora, May 4, 8, l 1,18, 22, sure, pulse, immunizations, fast- - Fairfield, May 2. at the Fire 25. Medora courthouse, 8 a.m. - 3 ing blood sugar, hemoglobin, uri- Hall, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.: 12:30 p.m. p.m., Fridays and second and nalysis, etc. For a complete list of - 2:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays services provided please call - Golden Valley Manor. Beach,- Beach health maintenance at(701) 872-4533. Suggested costs May 14, footcare Public Health Office, Beach. for services are donations only. Human Services, reports alcohol compliance : , BI-SM-,~R-C:K - The~ North'.-~--establishnlcnfs "ha~l a "c~fiipli~,fnde use to reduce underage drinking." Dakota D~rtment of Human rat~ of 93 percent. Law enforcement agencies Services' Division of Mental Health Overall, this represents a l-per- working with underage youth visit- and Substance Abuse Services con- cent increase in compliance from ed liquor stores, restaurants, and gratulates law enforcement agen- the same period in 20t0. bars between July 2011 and cies for their continued efforts to "In North Dakota, substance December 2011 to check for com- conduct alcohol compliance checks, abuse prevention efforts involve pliance with laws that prohibit which showed most businesses are interagency cooperation," said alcohol sales to people under age working to prevent sales to minors. Pamela Sagness, the department's 21. Local law enforcement agen- In 2011, off-sale establishments prevention administrator, cies visited 335 on-site establish- that were checked had a compli- "'Restricting access to alcohol is an ments and 10 off-sale establish- ance rate of 100 percent and on-site effective strategy communities can ments. ill The Dickinson State duction of Dr. Michael Compton, works from Robert W. Smith, James University Concert Band along DSU director of bands. The DSUSwearingen and Victor Lopez. The with the Dickinson City Band Concert Band will present musical two ensembles wilt also combine will join together to perform works including James Hosay's for a few numbers, includingamed- Sunday, April 22, at 2:30 p.m. in "Persis," and a medley of familiar ley of big band hits from the Count Dorothy Stickney Auditorium, melodies from George Bizers pop- Basle library. May Hall. ular opera "Carmen." The The event is free and open to the Both bands are under the con- Dickinson City Band will perform public. NDSC to provide safety training in Williston The North Dakota Safety 9-10, May 23-24, June 13-14 and Council (NDSC) is offering OSHA June 27-28. All courses run 12 p.m. 10-hour general industry training in to 5:30 p.m. day one and 8 a.m. to Williston. Because of the demand 1:30 p.m. day two, and will be held at for quality training in the western the James Memorial Library & Ar~s part of the state, the NDSC has part- Center located at 621 1 st Ave West in nered with safety trainer, Jon Williston. TheOSHAl0-hourcourse Greiner, who lives in Williston and covers safety and health topics such has access to a training facility, as OSHA standards, inspections This quarter, the OSHA 10-hour process, recordkeeping, walking mad course is available April 25-26, May working surfaces, fire protection, Show set for April .* GLENDIVE, Mont. ~ The 22nd Bigfork Cotton-' Company from Annual Makoshika Quilt Shb~v, Bigfr~lLMbnt. : sponsored by Patches on the Prairie Traci Marvel will ha~e, 100 Quilt Guild, Glendive, Mont., will quilts on display and will be in a be held on Friday, April 27 from 10 booth to chat with the customers a.m. - 6 p.m., and on Saturday, April and answer any questions they may 28 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the have about threads, quilts and EPEC Community Center in notions. Also on display will be the Glendive. 2011 Hanami Traveling Hoffman This year's featured quilter is the Challenge Trunk Show. electrical and machine guarding. To register, call the North Dakota Safety Council directly at (701) 223-6372 or 800-932-8890 or log onto www.ndsc.ol;g. A public notice is informa on informing citizens of gOverri nt activities that may affect the citizens' everyday lives. Public notices have been printed in local newspapers, the trusted sources for community information, for more than 200 years. Pg BISMARCK - The deadline for applications for the 2012 Specialty Crop Block Grant is this week. "USDA's Agriculture Marketing Service has awarded North Dakota $614,000 to promote the produc- tion, processing and use of special- ty," said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. "'The North Dakota ~Department of Agriculture (NDDA) will distribute these funds through a competitive grant program. We encourage organizations, institu- tions and individuals to submit pro- nt deadline pproaching posals on their own or in partner- potatoes, grapes, honey and various ships." vegetables. Grant funds can only be used for Applications must be submitted projects that enhance the competi- by e-mail by April 20. NDDA per- tiveness of specialty crops or that sonnel and a select committee will benefit a specialty crop industry as a review and score the applications whole, and then forward them to USDA for USDA defines specialty crops as final approval. The grants will be "fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, awarded in October. dried fruits and horticulture and The maximum grant amount is nursery crops, including floricul- $100,000. ture." Specialty crops now grown More information is available by commercially in North Dakota contacting Emily Edlund at (701) include dry beans, dry peas, lentils, 328-2191 or edlund@nd.gov. Standings Racing News Put Your/Honey I Where Your House Iocaf independent , V~-~ strecg~n our bugnesses are ~ c~mmumty your best vMue afld c~Jr economy Racing Trivia Please support your local merchants! 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Shape: D-shaped Oval Distance: 1.5 miles Turns I Front / Back: 15 / 10.4 / 5 Qualifying Record: Jason Leffier 176.499 - 2001 Race Record: Mark Martin 137.774 - 2005 STP 400 Preview In 2001, NASCAR and Indy Racing League announced that they would bring events to the Kansas Speedway for its inaugural racing season. Kansas Speedway is a 1 1/2-mile track, stste-of-the-art facility, which was a response to the growing interest for motorsports in the Midwest. The speedway is strategically located at the intersection of 1- 435 and 1-70 in Kansas City, Kan., about 15 miles west of downtown Kansas City. It seats nearly 82,000 spectators in the grandstands, but will eventually expand to 150,000 upon completion of its final phase. On a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekend, the Kansas Speedway becomes the fourth-largest city in the state of Kansas. Through April 15, 2012 2012 Sprint Cup Series 2012 Nationwide Series 1) Greg Biffle Points: 273 Wins: 1 Top 5:4 Top 10:5 2) Matt Kenseth Points: 254 Wins: 1 Top 5:4 Top 10:4 3) Dale Earnhardt Jr, Points: 254 Wins: 0 Top 5:3 Top 10:5 4) Martin Truex Jr. Points: 253 Wins: 0 Top 5:2 Top 10:5 5) Kevin Harvick Points: 249 Wins:O Top5:2 Top10:4 6) Denny Hamlin Points: 242 Wins: 1 Top 5:2 Top 10:3 7) Tony Stewart Points: 234 Wins: 2 Top 5:2 Top 10:3 8) Jimmie Johnson Points: 233 Wins: 0 Top 5:3 Top 10:5 9) Ryan Newman Points: 225 Wins: 1 TOP 5:2 Top 10:3 10) Clint Bowyer Points: 219 Wins: 0 Top 5:1 Top 10:3 11) Carl Edwards Points: 215 Wins: 0 Top 5:2 Top 10:4 12) Paul Menard Points: 192 Wins: 0 Top 5:0 Top 10:3 Driver Points 1) Elliott Sadler 247 2) Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 243 3) Austin Dillon 227 4) Sam Homish Jr. 193 5) Michael Annett 183 6) Cole Whitt 182 7) Trevor Bayne 180 8) Tayler Malsam 163 9) Justin Allgaier 163 10) Mike Bli~,s 147 W'~h six laps remaining, Oanice Patrick drove from 13th on a restart to a season high eighth place finish in the Nationwide Series O'ReiUyAuto Parts 300 on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Pat~zk finally had things go her way after stnJggling in the first tour ~ r'aces. "That was fu n ," said Pal"""""'~ "1 had the 'get the heck out of my way' attitude. I was charging fowcard and put~ng my nose whera I didn't care if it fit o not too much." Paffick mcqed up to 11th in the series standings. The UAW 500 at Talladega K'~ Superspeedway in 2006 was [ the setting for which driver's first Sprint Cup victory? a) Casey Mears c) Brian Vickers b) Reed Sorenson d) Clint Bowyer "t~ ~ uo lue~ sae~p~ pue ~po ur~ t0oq ~-U. ul" ll:umltn~ oleo .~1 eom ~1~ p?~ O~ ~ .eOXt~J" ~ ~. paddm Ddy_~ Sta~ Finish mp_.~dm,s~_~ Greg Biffle 3 1 47/4 Jimmie Johnson 10 2 44/2 Mark Martin 4 3 41/0 Jeff Gordon 34 4 41/1 Matt Kenseth 2 5 40/1 Martin Truex Jr. 1 6 3911 Kasey Kahne 5 7 37/0 Cad Edwards 20 8 36/0 Kevin Harvick 15 9 35/0 Dale Eamhardt Jr. 16 10 34/0 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points leader Greg Biffie finally put a win on the board, cruising to a 3.235 second victory over Jimmie Johnson in Saturday night's Samsong Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Biffie took the lead on Lap 304 of 334 and pulled away to win his first race since Oct. 3, 2010, his second at Texas and the 17th of his career. Jimmie Johnson, who led a race-high 156 laps, scraped the wall trying to run down Biffie in the late going and finished second. Mark Martin finished third. Race records included an average speed of 160.577 mph, fewest number of cautions and fewest Year 2012 Career Driver of the Week Greg Biffle #16 2012 Cup Position: 1st Bom: Dec. 23, 1969 Craw Chief: Matt Pucia Car: Ford T 10s 1 5 17 128 6.8 16.4 now