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May 21, 2009Page 7 Nine of the scholarship recipients are shown above. (Courtesy Photo) en olars BELFIELD Roosevelt Memorial Lodge No. 129 hosted its annual Senior Class Banquet on May 3 for Belfield senior students and their parents. Eighteen students received $500 scholarships, totaling $9,000, including one older-than-average (OTA) student award. Rachael Olheiser of Dickinson won the Dennis Blom Memorial OTA schol- arship. Seniors receiving awards includ- Shypkoski, Erin Krebs, Hanna Hlebechuk, Courtney Newton, James Duletski, Justin Adams, Kayla Olheiser, Deanna Kessel, Shantel Boltz and Samantha McDowell. Scholarships were provided by Roosevelt Lodge, Belfield NAPA, Belfi,eld American Legion, Great Plains National Bank, Belfield Teachers Association and Dollars for Scholars. Dollars for Scholars has awarded over $95,000 in schol- arships to Belfield students since its inception in 1993. The Lodge has awarded $46,000 since 1983. Jul ed Erica Odermann, Alexius Tooley,Ethan Rodne, Mirya Griffin, Ashlyn Evoniuk, Sam Clyde,.Brittany' Kessel, Trell Southwest District Judge Allanelected as district judge in 2006. Schmalenbergerhas announced that and his six-year term does not he ts retiring effective July 31. expire until Dec. 31,2012. Because 2009. Schmalenberger's resignation will Schmalenberger has been a dis-take effect before the end of his trict judge since 1981. His cham- term. Gov. John Hoeven will have bets are in Dickinson the opportunity to appoint a succes- Schmalenberger is a graduate of sot. Hebron High School and earned his B e f o r e undergraduate and law degrees Schmalenberger's from the University of North replacement can be Dakota~, He ~erved in the' l~r:s'.*Afrfi'y named. from 1968-70. the North Dakota Schmalenberger practiced law in Supreme Court Dickinson from 1973-81 and wasmust consider whetherA.a. appointed a district judge by Gov. the judgeship should Schm,l,,b,rgsr Allen Olson in t981. He was first stay in the Southwest Judicial elected to his judgeship in 1982 and District. has been re-elected ever since. Once the court makes its deci- Schmalenberger is the presiding sion on the location of the judge- judge for the Southwest Judicial ship, the Nominating Committee District, a member of the Joint will accept applications from per- Procedure Committee and was the sons interested in the position. The Iongtime chair of the Court committee will then evaluate the Technology Committee. applicants and send a list of recoln- Schmalenberger was last re-mended candidates to Hoeven. raduate from Robert O. Kelley presided over his first UND spring commencement ceremonies. Graduates included: - Vonnie Kryzsko. Beach. (bach- elor of science, cure laude) - Jametle Schillo. Golva. (bache- lor of science I Tyler Merkel. South Heart. (bachelor of science) Haylee Volesky, South Heart. (master of occupational therapy). Racing News Input sought M U A'S 8oyz www.,.,,.o,zco, aj..y I wo a'T ,see cAwr/ e, 1 u,,"" tobacco , ii p nla .... . The Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Committee appointed by Gov. John Hoeven in January has developed a draft plan Om~,~,,j~/C~7 for a comprehensive statewide tobacco prevention and control pro- gram. The committee is requesting public input on the draft plan at a series of community forums throughout North Dakota during May. The local community forum will be held Wednesday, May 27, at the Dickinson Trinity High School Auditorium, 810 Empire Rd., at 7 p.m. GRAND FORKS - University of North Dakota graduate and United States senator fiom North Dakota. Byron L. Dorgan. _oave the main address at UND's general commencement Saturday, May 16. in the Alerus Center. More than 1.600 students. including law and medical, in sepa- rate events, were eligible to cross the stage when UND President Rodrkjuez 1. MEDICINE: Which vitamin is essential in blood clotting? 2. U.S. STATES: Which U.S. State has a license plate that proclaims "'Land of Lincoln"? 3. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Which one of the seven dwarfs in the film "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" did not have a beard? 4. LITERATURE: Who wrote the novel "Interview With the Vampire"? 5. LANGUAGE: What were known as "'liberty steaks" during World War I in America? 6. ANIMAL KINGDOM: How many arms does a squid haye? 7. HISTORY: Who tried to assassi- nate George Wallace while he was campaigning for president in 1972? 8. GAMES: What is also known as skeet? 9. MOVIES: How many roles did Peter Sellers play in the movie "Dr. Strangelove'? 10. MEASUREMENTS: How many tablespoons are in one-fourth cup'? Answers 1. Vitamin K 2. Illinois 3. Dopey, 4. Anne Rice 5. Hambmgers 6.10 7. Arthur Bremer 8. Trapshooting 9, Three 10. Four 2009 King Features Synd.. ln~ By Samantha Weaver [t was 20th-century architect and businessman Charles Luckman known as "'the Etoy Wonder of Ameri- can Business" who made the fol- lowing sage observation: "The trou- ble with America is that there are far too many wide-open spaces surround- ed by teeth." The Balkan country of Serbia has seen an odd trend-i11 funerals lately: air-conditioned coflYns. Even though the coffins cost approximately $6.600. a casket company that offers the chillers is having a hard time keep- ing them in stock. Experts claim that if you make a line of flour on the floor or the counter, or table, or wherever you're having trouble with the pests ants won't CROSS it. Back in the day, if3 ou wanted to be a Pony Express rider, you couldn't weigh more than 120 pounds - Those who study such things and, to be honest, I'm not entirely sure who those people would be say that in the United States. people who live on the East Coast wash their clothes the least often, while those in the South wash them the most (a l-)tct for which 1. who live in the.sweaty South. am eternally grateful). ,~ The town of Key Largo, Fla., did not exist before the 1948 film of that name starring Hump'hrey Bogart made it famous. Harry Benson. a photographer who covered the Beatles in the early days of their success, says that the Feb Four celebrated their first No. 1 U.S. hit. "'I Want to HoldYour Hand." by having a pillow" fight in their hotel room. - An interesting note for all the tow- heads out there: In ancient Rome. prostitutes were required to dye their hair blonde, if it wasn't already that shade. Thought for the D~ly: "'Laughter and tears are both responses to frustra- tior~ ar~ exhaustion. 1 myself prefer to laugh5 since there is less cleaning up to do afterward" Kurt Vonnegut " I I LAFF-A-DAY I Amber Waves by Dave T. Phiops I FOLKS THIS REPORT CARD I I~ REPO_RT CARDS TODAY.~ ! Race Trivia Last Week's Race: S 3rint All-Star Race "Are there any good deeds that @2009 King Features Synd., Inc. 1 Pro I Racing WeeM, May 23 - 24, 2009 Lowe's Motor Speedway Race Information & Records Last Year's Winner: Kasey Kahne 'Qualifying Record: Dale Eamhardt Jr 186.034 - 200(: Race Record: Bobby Labonte 151.952- 1995 Race Time: 5:00 pm ET, May 24th Track Statistics & History Location: Concord, N.C. Turns I Straights: 24 / 5 Distance: 1.5 miles Shape: Quad-oval The Coce-Cola 600 the longest race of the NASCAR season, takes place this Memorial Day weekend by returning to Lowe's Motor Speedway. This speedway currently hosts two of the biggest races on the NASCAI~ schedule. With cars lining up throe and four- wide through 24-degree ~anke~ turns, you can bet there's going to be a lot of excitement as 43 furious machines storm down the 1.5 mile track. Neady 180.000 people will attend the race. Darrell Waltrip is a five-time win- ner of the Coca-Cola 600 and so the inner perimeter road around the speedway was named in his honor. With a large majority of NASCAR teams based within 30 miles of the it~peedway this truly is the heart of NASCAR country. Through May 17, 2009 Tony Stewart 2009 Sprint Cup Series Driver Poin~ 1) Jeff Gordon 1601 2) Tony Stewart 1572 3) Kurt Busch 1546 4) Jimmie Johnson 1465 5) Denny Hamtin 1445 6) Jeff Burton 1384 7) Kyle Busch 1380 8) Ryan Newman 1363 9) Greg Biffie 1345 10) Matt Kenseth 1326 11) Mark Martin 1316 12) Cad Edwards 1271 2009 Nationwide Series Ddver Points 1 ) Kyle Busch 1539 2) Cad Edwards 1502 3) Jason Leflter 1386 4) Joey Logano 1340 5) Brad Keselowski 1331 6) Jason Keller 1181 7) David Ragan 1139 8) Scott Lagasse Jr. 1095 9) Justin AIIgaier 1089 10) Steve Wallace 1088 Born: May 20, 1971 Sponsor: Office Depot/Old Spice Crew Chief: Dadan Grubb Car: Chevrolet Bk graph . Tony Slewatt siarted his Cup career wi~ a bang, as he quailed his No. 20 Home Depot ~ in seoond place ~ his f~st Cup rase, ~'~e 1999 Daytona 500. Stewart's 2005 season was one of his most stccess~ ye~s ~n ~'~e Cup Sedes. He won f~ve raeas, indeding the Allstate 400 at The Bddojan:l, a race that Stewed sakl he would gk, e up his champ~clship to win, asd took wi~ it ~e #1 sasd headed towards NASCAR's Chase for the Cup 10-race playolf. On Novemher 20, 2005., Stewart won his second NASCAR Cup ~, jonng Jell ~ and Teny Labonte as lhe omj ac~ve drivem to have won mu~ple champi- ~l In 2006, Stewed missed ~he cut to qualify for the Chase for the Cup by 16 points. He finished 11th in the rrtal points standings, his womt ~nish ever, as he hed bee~ in the top 10 in all of his pmvisus 7 seasons. In 2007, Stewart won three rscas, including ~e A~sta~ 400 at the Brickyard, and quailed for the Chase for the Cup. HoNever, he was imabie to win any races during the ~ and Enished the season in 6~ place. Last year, Stewart made the Chase for the Cup ag~n, but ~nished ~e season in 9th place. NASCAR chairman Bdan F~ dassi~ed Jemmy ~s positive test as "a serious violation" resulling from a posil~ test _ foreJth~ 1 I : ~-- = --~orinegal~drugsthat May eUs automa c suspense. May d has denied he used illegal drags and vowed he would not go through drug rehabilita'~. ~ also stated NASCAR has~ even sent him a paper copy of the test indica~g which ~ yietded the positive resulL NASCAR spokesman Ramsey Poston said in a stateme~ "All NASCAR members who violate the policy, including Jeremy, ~e nolif~ of the substance ~hat caused the failure." Driver Start Finish Points/Bonus Tony Stewart15 1 --- Matt Kenseth 3 2 -- Kurt Busch 2 3 -- Denny Hamlin 18 4 --- Cad Edwards 14 5 -- Mark Martin 5 6 -- Kyle Busch 13 7 --- Joey Logano 21 8 --- Jamie McMurray 20 9 -- D~e Eamhardt Jr. 4 10 -- Tony Stewart won his first race as a team owner Saturday night with a victory in the annual~AJ-~ar race. Stewart passed Matt Kenseth with two laps to go in a thrilling final 10-!ap shootout to win his first An-Star eveet in 11 starts. It was his first victory since he lelt Joe Gibbs Racing. The win at Lowe's Motor Speedwaywas in front of co-owner Gene Haas, who was at the trsck for the first ~ne since l~e comple~n of a 16-month federsl pdson telm for tax fraud. Tony's crew urged him to climb the feeoa in celebra~on, a tradition he started several years ago, but the driver who turns 38 next week declined. HIS crew climbed for him. Matt Kense~ finished seco~l and was followed by Kurt Busch, What state has earned the nickname "NASCAR Valley"? a) Tennessee c) Oklahoma b) South Dakota d) North Carolina -egJe o.~gtu-gllolJeqo ~ Jeeu JO u! 9A!I stueal, j!l~li pue sJ~pp ~WOSVN Jo XKuo[euJ :lsP~ eq.L .'AelleA NVOSVN. gtueuHo!u gql pemee seq ~. 'eu!~eO qlJoN u! HJO~ seeA~dtue sl~odmoiom ueopeuJv tie jo %gZ ]souJle gsneogi] (p : Belfield Auto Supply 505 6th St. NE - (701) 575-4228 $29.99 2-pc. 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