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TI:II~"i "}~:- -. 1556: The Archbishop of Canter- bury, Thomas Cranmer, was bupned at the stake as a heretic. 1804: The French civil code, the Code Napoleon, was officially put forth. 1871: Journalist Henry M. Stanley began his trek to find the missionary and explorer David Livingstone. 1963: Alcatraz l~rison in San Fran- cisco Bay, a harsh maximum security jail which once housed gangster Al Capone, closed. 1965: Martin Luther King, Jr., led the start of a civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. What's Happening? Listings for high school sporting events, plus public events that are free to anyone and aren't fund-raisers or aren't family or business invi- tations, can be published free of charge in this column. Billings County Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing, 1 p.m., Thursday, March 21, Commissioners' Room, Billings County Court- house. Agenda includes a pro- posed Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation subdivi- sion on a 57-acre tract of land southwest of the intersection of Sully Creek Rd. and East River Rd. South. Girls Class B State Bas- ketball Tournament. March 21-23, Fargo Easter Egg Hunt at Chateau de Mores, Medora, 11 a.m., Saturday, March 30 Southwest Water Author- ity b oard meeting, Monday, April 1, 9 a.m., Elks Lodge, Dickinson By News Staff O{ the Golden Valley News " Heading into today's first-round game of the Girls Class B State Tournament. the Beach Buccaneers will be matching up with a team that's a mirror image of itself, the Beach coach says. The Buccaneers played the Napoleon Imperials on Dec. 14. as the season opener, and lost. 55-60. But the experience gave the "Run- ning Bucs" some additional insight into what would become their first state tournament opponent this year. "We've got a tough game ahead of us." Bob Waldal. head coach, told the Golden Valley News on March 17. "We press the same: they're a mirror image of us.;" In the days prior to leaving for the game with Napoleon, set for l p.m. at the F~irgodome, Waldalsaid his team spent its time reviewing its strengths and weaknesses. "Napoleon plays a lot like us but are probably faster than we are." he said. "For the love of the game. can best describe this group of players coming into the 2012-13 basketball season." Waldal added in a prepared statement earlier this week. "Last year was a pleasant surprise, captur- ing both district and regional titles Left: Brooklynn Zachmann I oks to pass the ball. Above: Beach fans celebrate on the floor of the Knights of Columbus Activity Center in Dickin- son after the Beach girls team won tile regional championship on March 14. (Photos by Richard Volesky) A Dickinson Trinity player attempts to get around Beach's Hailee Farstveet. and placing third-in the coveted B Tournament. We are very fortu- 2012 North Dakota State Girls Class nate to have the same core group re- turning that loves their basketball ing to form their team's own iden- and wants to do everything they can tity." to become a better athlete. Last year" The Bucs' record, including their a big portion of the team gained a lot March 14 defeat of the Dickinson of varsity experience, but the bench Trinity Titans for the regional cham- was too young and didn't play in pionship, is 19-5. quality minutes. That changed with This is the fourth year in a row all of the players being a year older that the Lady Bucs have gone to the adding to the depth of the team." state tournament. The team was the Waldal said the Bucs played a state champion in 2010. won fifth very competitive schedule that has place in 2011, and third in 2012. helped them grow. "They were Waldal provided biographies of tested all throughout the season with the players, which are provided, in many challenges coming from many part, below in his own words: out of the area opponents. Their Morgan Nunberg own challenges came early on with Morgan is a senior and is a good a fractured interior defense by losing rebounder anJ ~s very strong in the their first two games of the year to post area. She has provided strength two very formable teams in the likes in the interior for the Bucs' defense. of Napoleon and Linton." She has been asked to become a The beginning of the season in- good passer from the post position to cluded the loss of three starters, one break down the opponents' defe.n- due to graduation, and two due to in- sive sets. jury or illness. "It has taken a 10t of On defense, she is the communi- work and perseverance and the kids cater and has been a very good fit for never lost,their spirit of competitive- the defensive minded Bucs. She has hess," said Waldal. "They stepped it been a good spark for the Bucs these up in practice, learning that they had past couple of weeks in the post sea- to push themselves to limits that they son. had no idea existed in themselves. Karl Schmeling All 12 wearing varsity uniforms be- A senior, Kari is a good outside came contributors and realized that shooter and is becoming a good they could help their team. Many are role players that are defining Champions their own contributions while help- (Continued on Page 8) " . - ,. Shown/on Sunday, March 17, is the railcar loading portion of the Great Northern Midstream facility near Fryburg. It's not en- tirely clear when the facility will be operational. Calls placed last week to a company official and a company representative weren't returned. (Photo by Richard Volesky) rains ull in share of N.D. oil ing By Mike Ellerd basin on trucks headed for Canadian For Petroleum News Bakken pipelines, and the remaining 8 per- According to Justin Kringstad. di- cent went to the Tesoro refinery at rector of the North Dakota Industrial Mandan. Commission's Pipeline Authority, 64 In November. the rail/pipeline percent of Williston Basin crude oil percent was split 58/32 percent, and left the basin on unit trains in De- in October that split was 52/38 per- cember, compared to 27 percent through pipelines. Oil One percent of crude left the (Continued on Page 3) Savin By Jane M. Cook burnum. Flowers that were presented Reporter included the familiar crocus, iris, The ground's frozerl and snow re- tulips, daffodils, Dutch and grape hy- mains in the shadows, but gardening acinths, ornamental onion and Siber- enthusiasts are gearing for up for the ian squill. Other plants were Russian bright days spring, sage, prairie coneflower, also known On March 14, the NDSU Exten- as "Mexican hat," coneflower (echi- sion Service and the Golden Valley nacea), golden marguerite, butterfly Garden Club held a horticulture expo weed, which attracts Monarch but- titled'"Lawns. Gardens and Trees." terries, the Maximillian sunflower The expo was held at the Beach and false sunflower and the aster, cat- Community Center, with the pro- mint, and evening primrose, which gram being very informal and in- opens in the hotter parts of the after- formative. A potluck supper was noon, and daylilies. offered for those attending. Most of these plants are native to The featured speakers were Kath- North D~tkota,and so they grow well leen Weise, Bismarck State College in the local climate. continuing educator, who spoke of Another speaker was Tom Kalb, the many fowering plants and shrubs. NDSU Extension horticulturalist, that grow well in North Dakota, and who spoke regarding 10 steps for a how to care for them. growing a fantastic vegetable garden. She presented a program called Stating that at least three-fourths "Xeriscaping-A World of New Pos- of North Dl&otans don't get enough sibilities." featuring plants~from her vegetables in their diet, he advised own home. and using such plants as growing your own garden. Location ornamental grasses like big blue is one of the key factors in that the stem. also know~ as "turkeyfoot" majority of vegetables need lots of and little blue stem, or bunch grass; sun, access to water and good ~hrubs such 0s spirea, ninebark drainage. Four or more inches of which is good as a border, and vir, good top soil is also beneficial, along ng with soil that is enriched With organic matter that is rich in nutrients. Com- post is considered essential to every garden,and should be added to gar- dens in the spring and fall, of at least 1-2 inches. Doing this adds and con- serves nutrients arid helps fight plant disease. Manure is one of these that can be used, but it was advised that fresh manure should never be used after the garden is planted. Synthetic fertilizers are also good for gardens as man3; are easier to use. cost-effec- tive, and quick acting. ,, Maximizing the use of garden space is also recommended. One way is to intercrop - that is to set plants within other plants. Citing the gar- dening practices of the American In- dian, Buffalo Bird Woman, Kalb explained the "four sister~ of a Dakota garden," by planting sun- flowers in the back row, corn in the next row, then green or pole beans, corn and beans again, arid then win- ter squash in the front row and along the sides, this deters plant predators from coming rote the gardeh. Scat- tering plants from the same family group, like tomatoes, peppers, pota- rg toes, or cucumbers, melon and ' squash will also prevent pests from damaging plants that were set to- gether. And plants such as peppers, garlic and herbs will confuse the plant predators, keeping them from damaging the garden. To prevent pests, Kalb recom- mended using physical barriers, such as cheesecloth, removing crop residue, controlling weeds, and to avoid routine spraying as that may kill those insects that are helpful in eliminating the harmful pests that cause damage. Organic insecticides, such as bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), which is natural and safe to use; insecticidal soap, or botanicals such as neem, garlic, and hot pepper are options. Rabbits can also cause a great deal of destruction to gardens, and one of the best ways to prevent this it to put wire fencing around the gar- den plot, burying a portion of the wire underground so that the garden can't be reached by the animal dig- ging underneath it. , Expo (Continued on Page 8)' Place...For Your Money In a world filled with uncertainty, it's good to know your money is safe. No matter what type of account you have with us: checking, savings, money market, retirement, or certificate of deposit, your money is safe. We're your "Hometown Bank." When you bank with us, each depositer is FDIC insured to $250,000. We will be closing at 2 p.m. on Good Friday. Beach 872-4444 Golva 872-3656 Medora 623-5000 24 hr. ATM in Beach & Medora lobby