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Page 2 Golden Valley News April 5 2018 , " H,'r,i, ,I,I Ra I IIII I'1 I ' I BAKER, Mont. - Funeral services for Ralph Rising, 83, of: Wibaux/Baker, Mont were held at 10 a,m Thursday, March 29, at St.-: John's Catholic Church, Baker, with ' the Rev. Philip Chinnappan and the Rev. Thomas Tobin con-celebrating. Burial took place ih St. Mary's Cemetery, Golva. Visitation for Ralph was from 5-8 p.m Wednesday, March 28, at Stevenson Funeral Home, Baker, with a rosary and vigil service' being held at 7 p.m. Ralph passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018, at his ranch north of Baker. Ralph Carl was born Oct. 11, 1934, in Carlyle, Mont the son of George and Sophia (Bobiney) Ris- ing. Growing up, he attended school in Golva, where he graduated from high school in 1952. Ralph worked ' for Art Peters and Gordon Hufford before he was drafted into the U.S. Army. He served our country for two years before returning to Fallon County and began working in con- struction. On Nov. 23, 1963, Ralph married Linda Melcher in Baker, M ont. Their marriage was blessed with a son, Pete. Together they ranched, and raised their son in FaIlon County, Ralph was a rancher at heart and loved raising Angus cattle. He had a sense of humor and enjoyed talking about his fishing trip that never hap- pened. Ralph,was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, and he served on the Baker School Board. He especially loved to follow his grandsons in their sports and activities, baseball being a favorite. Ralph will be missed by all who knew him. Ralph is survived by his wife, Linda of 54 years; son, Pete (Carol) Rising of Wibaux; two grandsons, Wyatt (Bailey) Rising and Morgan Rising. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Sophie Rising; brotherS, Albert and Edwin Rising; sisters, Gertrude Piesik, Eva Powers, Margaret Boelke and Stella DeLeon. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at Frances Antonia BISMARCK - Frances Antonia (Thill) Kress, 102, went to her heav- enly home on March 24, 2018. Serv- ~( ices celebrating her life will be held on Friday, April 6, at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel at St Vincent's Care Center, 1021 N. 26th St Bismarck. There will be a rosary at 7 p.m,i: Thursday, April 5, at Eastgate Fu- neral Service, 2302 E. Divide Ave Bismarck. She was born on Dec. 15, 1915, to Jim and Mary (Bares) Thill on the family farm five miles east of Golva, during the worst blizzard of the year. She was the sixth of the 11 Thill children and was called "Honey" by her brothers and sisters. She told sto- ries of hauling coal for the stove, washing clothes on the scrub board, and using kerosene to light the : house. She also told of when she and her brother hid in a haystack to avoid getting a haircut from their older sis- ter because Barbara would some- times cut them. And how the kids laughed when the workhorse their dad was riding bareback stopped quickly and their dad flew over the horse's head. She graduated from Beach High School in 1934 and was proud to be the first one of her family to graduate from high school. Frances met Frank Kress at a baseball game, and he proposed eight months later They married in (Thill) Kress years She remgr0bgF d the names of the liisrary'childrefi iintil she was into Frances enjoyed reading, solving crossword puzzles, putting together jigsaw puzzles, making quilts and was a ferocious Rummikub and Mexican Train dominoes player. She treasured the many trips she took with her oldest daughter, Norita, to visit family members throughout the United States. She was very witty and things that came out of her mouth often made visitors laugh. Frances was a devout Catholic and long-time member of St. John the Baptist Catholic church in Beach. She attended daily Mass at St. Vin- cent's Care Center until she was no longer able to. She is survived by two daughters; Norita Kress of Bismarck and Kerry Ann (Dan) Mischel of Andover, Beach, January 1938, during a bliz- Minn.; four sons, Raymond (Bonnie) zard that kept many family members : of Shippensburg, Pa.; Dennis of Lin- from attending. The bridal couple got ton; Deryl (Anne) of Tijeras N.M.: stuck on Main Street. They moved to Dana of White Plains, N.Y.; eight a farm 15 miles southeast of Beach. grandchildren, 18 great- She told of waking in the morning to grandchildren and two great-great- a cow looking in her b~m wia-~,randchildren" one brother, Marvin dow. They laved on several fat/n- Thill of Texas; and one sister, Ruth steads, and Frank worked for various ~ Barnaby of Montana. farmers, planting crops They raised She was preceded in death by her seven children and chickens, turkeys, parents, Jim and Mary Thill; her hus- and grew large gardens. She served band, Frank; her daughter, Marilyn on the school boardand was the sec- Burkhardsmeier; her daughter-in- retary of the Carlson School in Delhi law, Linda; four brothers, Lawrence, Township. Edwin, Clarence and Leonard; and The family moved into Beach in four sisters Barbara, Genevieve, 1962 and, sadly, Frank passed away Marguerite and Lillian. in 1964 due to complications from a Go to heart attack. By herself, she raised to share memories of Frances and the three children who were still at i sign the online guestbook. home, served as chairperson of the St. Ann's Guild, was den mother for the Boy Scouts, and member of the Hospital Aide Group. She was proud that she wrote a monthly article for the Golden Valley News for 20 years. She was also the Golden Valley. County Library librarian for 7 Please merChants . Stephe,n Feldpausch and Tanya Taplin, both of the University of Mary, during the North Central Collegiate Cyber Defense Com- petition in Madison, S.D. The students contended with a team of hackers infiltrating a hospital server during a competition sce- nario. (Courtesy Photo) Experts prepare students for cyber defense competition BISMARCK - A complement of ministration. Students were also pre- cyber security trainers and advisors, sented a class on cyber incident re- including members of the North sponse best business practices. Dakota National Guard, recently At the competition, North helped prepare a team of North Dakota's team was tasked with pro- Dakota students for participation in viding cyber security for a fictitious the North Central Collegiate Cyber hospital while a teamofhackers tried Defense Competition (CDCC). to penetrate their network security. This was the first time a tearr~from "Overcoming the apprehension North Dakota has entered the annual from the students, who felt they event, which took place March 23-24 weren't ready for this, was one of the in Madison, S.D: most challenging aspects of getting According to its website, the the students to commit to the compe- CCDC is an event that "focuses on tition," Frohlich said. the operational aspect of managing, Fishbeck said the students saw securing and defending a 'commer- things at the competition not usually cial' network infrastructure. Students seen in their college classrooms. At get a chance to test their knowledge the CCDC, the team was exposed to by building, protecting and maintain- scenarios they'll likely encounter ing a realistic network and operations within their field while in the work- environment." force. The idea for preparing a North "There were real-life, no-holds- Dakota team was suggested by Col. barred security breaching attempts, Ray Knutson, the North Dakota Na- which provided tremendous hands- tional Guard's chief information offi- on experience," he said. cer. Knutson, whose job includes Tanya Taplin, a team member overseeing network security opera- from the University of Mary, said de- tions for his organization~ attended a spite her team's nerves, the students past CCDC and saw an opportunity learned and gained experience at the for local cyber security students to CDCC while having fun. What they gain additional experience in their didn't expect was the team to take chosen field of study, third place overall at the event. "As I learned more about the com- "It feels really good to come in petition and the value it provides stu- third place," Taplin said. "We had a dents, it was clear that we needed to really good first day, but struggled a get students involved," he said. little more on day two. We all were Last year, Knutson reached out to assigned specific roles, but were able university, business and cyber de- to work as a team and move around fense professionals throughout the and help as needed. It will be excit- state to gauge their interest in send- ing to go back and tell other students ing teams to the competition. Both that if we can do it, they can be suc- Bismarck State College and Univer- cessful, as well." sity of Mary were eager to partici- Knutson said participating as ad- pate, and together formed a joint visors for the CDCC was invaluable team of studentS. Knutson, along for his staff. It helped strengthen cur- with Nick See and Matt Frohlich, of rent relationships with other agen- Bismarck State College, and Dr. cies, which will benefit his Kevin Fishbeck, from the University organization as a whole. of Mary, volunteered to be team ad- "The North Dakota National visors. Guard recently added several cyber In addition to the Bismarck State security positions in support of the College and University of Mary in- Department of Defense's cyberspace structors, Chief Warrant Officer 3 forces," he said. "Our mission is to Chandler Raab, a System administra- help defend critical military and gov- tor for the North Dakota National ernment computer network infra- Guard; Jason Wald, of Basin Electric structure. As we continue to Power Cooperative; and Tony Auk- determine exactly how our National land and Lucas Pippenger, from Guard cyber resources will play a North Dakota's Information Technol- role within the state Of North Dakota, ogy Department helped prepare the we must prepare for the possibility of students for the CCDC. a cyber security emergency. It is vital To prepare for the competition, the we build relationships with our pub- students met weekly with the team of lic, private and educational institu- advisors, where they were given in- tions to aid programs and individuals struction on a variety of topics to in- that could potentially impact and elude Microsoft Windows server and contribute to our efforts. Competi- client administration, Linux server tions like this are a great starting administration, firewall administra- point." tion and internet web services ad- nsurance 110 Term Life Insurance Universal Life Insurance Fixed Annuities Index Annuities liRAs Long-Term Carelns. Bruce Ross Central Ave. South, Beach, ND (701) 872-4461 (office) (Across from Bank of the West) (701) 872-3075 (home) MR BISMARCK - Gov. Burgum has Extension Service, Dickinson; Red proclaimed April as Child Abuse River Children's Advocacy Center Prevention Month. The North and Region 5 Parent Resource Cen- Dakota Department of Human Serv- ter - NDSU Extension Service, ices' Children and Family Services Fargo; Dunn County Social Services, Division and Prevent Child Abuse Killdeer;" Cavalier County Social North Dakota have awarded mini - Services and Region 3 Parerit Re- grants tO 16 entities to hold commu- source Center - NDSU Extension nity events and activities that support Service, Langdon; Emmons County families, educate parents and other Social Services, Linton; Region 7 caregivers, and raise awareness Parent Resource Center- NDSU Ex- about child abuse prevention, tension Service, Mandan; Region 2 "Communities both large and small Parent Resource Center- NDSU Ex- are really the eyes and ears for chil- tension Service, Minot; Rolette dren, and they play a critical role in County Social Services, Rolla; Kid- helping families riaise children in der County Social Services, Steele; healthy environments and reduce fam- and Region 6 Parent Resource Cen- ily stressors," said Chris Jones, execu- ter -- NDSU Extension Service, Val- tive director of the Department of ley City. Human Services. "Little things can The mini grants range from $300 make a big difference like letting a to $1,500 and are intended to sup- mom with a hungry, crying baby ahead plement other local support and in- of you in the grocery checkout line." kind donations grantees receive from Community grantees receiving private entities or community part- the mini grants include Slope and nerships.At least 75 percent of grant Bowman County Social Services, funding must be spent on direct pre- Amidon and Bowman; Golden Val- vention services that expand parent ley and Billings County Social Serv- and caregiver knowledge and skills ices, Beach and Medora; Dakota related to child abuse and neglect Children's Advocacy Center, Bis- prevention. marck; Grant County Social Serv- Each community coalition will ices, Carson; Divide County Social use the grants to coordinate educa- Services, Crosby; Foster, Eddy, and tional events and activities like par- Wells County Social Services, Car- enting classes and trainings, rington, New Rockford, and Fes- conferences and workshops, a 5K senden; West Dakota Parent and prevention awareness fun run and Family Resource Center - North walk, yoga calm classes for children, Dakota State University (NDSU) and other family-focused activities. Chancellor Hagerott's visit to DSU rescheduled for April 12 DICKINSON- In a continued ef- fort to listen to stakeholder con- cerns and ideas as well as gather input about higher education in North Dakota, North Dakota Uni- versity (NDUS) Chancellor Mark Hager0tt and Interim!vice Chancel- !: lor of Strategy and Strategic En- gagement ,Phil ~ ~Wisecttp,~ ,:~]l,'~ye~ scheduled a visit to Dickinson State University. This visit was originally sched- uled for March 5, but was cancelled due to weather. The campus and Dickinson area communities are in- vited to attend the rescheduled open forum with Hagerott and Wisecup Thursday, April 12, at 3 p.m. in Klinefelter Hall's Beck Auditorium. This is an opportunity for dia- logue with students, faculty, staff and campus leadership. Legislators from the area have been invited to attend. In addition, Hagerott and Wisecup will meet with business and community leaders to hear their ideas about higher education and Rent this workforce needs. The visit will also provide an opportunity for discus- sion and feedback regarding Envi- sion 2030, aninitiative to help determine what North Dakota higher education will look like in tti fffture, along with goals to im- plement to meet this future, and the c2ta lc ges,jn bringing these.goals to life. Van or Bus Service Billings County Golden Valley County Distance of 160 Miles CALL: 701-872-3836 Our board meets at 9:30 a.m first Tuesday of each month at 701 S. Central Ave Beach. The public is invited! space for only a few dollars a Call 872-3755 for more details HOW TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS We we c.ome letters to the editor concerning issues of area interest or regarding stories and editorials that have been published. Letters should be limited to 400 words. Guest columns or opinion-editorials longer in length are also welcome. 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