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Thursday, July 20, 2006 Golden Valley News & Billings County Pioneer 3 The Orluck family in the foreground listen intently to The Winter's Tale, a Shakespearean drama presented bY the Montana State University-Bozeman Shakespeare in the Parks presentation held July 12 at the Beach Swimming Pool Park. The heat was in the upper 90's and a sudden thunderstorm twice stopped the production but did not ruin the audience's appreciation for the fine performance. Photo by Sharon Dietz By Sharon Dietz per month plus $50 per meeting The City of Beach, in an attended. attempt to set minimum prices .Denied a request by Ron for its remaining 36 city lots, Zachmann of Prairie Lumber to 'came to an impasse. Some coun- rent five lots of the city land cil members wanted city lots to by the Recycle Center to dis- go for $150, another said $500 play hisbuilt sheds, feeders, and and still another $800. building materials. Marman was Councilman Tim Marman was concerned about how the area voted down four to two when he would look. Councilman Wade proposed $800 per city lot.Walworth asked how the area Councilman Perry Stockwell could look worse than it does said $800 was too high. People now? couldn't affordit. Zachmann's proposal had Marman said that anyone whooffered" $300 a year per 10t rent .wants to develop tots would eas- and to pay for liability insurance. ily pay $800. But if the city Marman suggested Zachmann offered it Jfor so cheap, some go to the school district and bid speculator would buy all the lots for the lots between the truck and sit on them for $3600, he garage and school land. said. Earlier in the year, the council Public Works Superintendentrejected an offer to buy the lots Dell Beach said he knows of a by the Farmers Union because lot in his neighborhood selling they were concerned about for $10,000. Council decided to appearances. table the issue and get more Marman countered, "We can't "information on the going rate for legislate appearance but we can residential lots. control it on city lots." In other business, the council: .Approved $20,000 payment Approved final reading of an to the Park Board for the Beach ordinance giving raises to itself. Swimming Pool from the 1 cent The mayor will receive $300 a sales tax money. Janie Rathbun month andcouncilmembers$100reported there are three years youn By Sharon Dietz On a hot, muggy July 12 after- noon, an audience of about 150 sat and lounged under the shade trees in the Beach Swimming Pool Park and were transported to a winter scene in Sicily. The Montana Shakespeare in the Parks performance of The Winter's Tale was disrupted twice because of a sudden sum- mer thunderstorm, hail and wind. But "the show must go on" and did. Complete in heavy wool cos- tumes, the Bozeman University students put on a stellar perfor- mance. Local sponsors of the event, which to the public, was The audience in lawn chairs and on blankets, watch the production of the Prairie West Development, The Winter's Tale on a hot summer afternoon in the shade of the trees. This Scott Rojic, Wade Walworth, and wasthe only North Dakota performance of Shakespeare in the Parks by the Josh Wirtzfeld. Bozeman University of Montana students. Photo by Sharon Dietz This group provided a cookout after the performance for the e crew. The summer tour from June through September includes 69 performances in Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming. The performance in Beach was the only North Dakota stop Finalizing plans for the Glow Heard Crime Prevention on the tour. Ball Golf Fun Night scheduled chairperson Kristie Fischer for July 28, the Beach Areareport on shqplifting in local Chamber of Commerce hopes stores. Being aware and keeping people will come out on the dark- watch is helping, she said. est night of the month (no moon) Plan to coor nate the for a night of fun. Christmas Promotion with the During the noon meeting July two banks, probably on the left topayofftheswimmingpool. .Decided towait on the .11, BACC president Natalie first Friday or Saturday in for a total of $75,000. street crack sealing because the Muruato called for volunteers December. City Auditor Kim Nunberg heat has filled the cracks. Dell to help with the fund-raising HeardDawnUeckertreport urged Rathbun to encourageBeach said he had Zimmermanevent, on the Community Appearance the Park Board to pay off the,Construction lined up to come .The Glow Ball Golf Fun Night committee. The Beach Garden remaining balance as soon as this week. at the Beach Golf Course will Club is traveling to Medora July possible. Reported the Water Main begin at 8:30 p.m. with snacks 20 to Irene Wells home. "Home Rule (vote) comes upProject has been completed under the tent Tee off begins * Discussed the Beach website again, in 2008. You need to get it with the paving to begin this at 9:30 p.m. All proceeds will go at beachnd'.com that has had 45 paid off so money can get appor- week. A payment of $14,000 was" toward the chamber's signage hits or inquiries for re-location to tioned for another project," said approved. $59,000 has been paid projects. Beach since March, reported Deb Nunbe 'g. previously on the $156,000 proj- In other business, the cham- Walworth. Rathbun aid the park board ect. ber: The next meeting of the cham- was reluctant to pay it off early * Approved a raise for Nancy Discussed Prairie West ber is an After Hours Social at because they get three mills St0ckwell for Mini-Mall cleaning Development's revolving loan the Legion Club at 5:30 p.m. on from the county until it is paid. once a week for two hours from for businesses to apply for with August 8. The county contributes $15,000 $130 a month to $140 a month. $5,000 maximum available. a year plus an extra $5,000, she' Duties include vacuuming the said. They don't want to lose the halls, cleaning bathrooms, and three mills, she said. windows, na 0sting Wantod councilman Perry Stockwell Preparing for the 2007 bud-' said, "They're just milking the get. Council is considering trad- Looking for a reliable harvester? system." ing in the grader, bobcat, and Family business in operation for over 50 years. Rathbun said it costs $100,000 loader while they still have value a year to run the pool. They get for new equipment. The bobcat is 12 new JD combines and all supporting equipment. $40,000 from the city. used everyday and is three years Give us a chance to combine your grain. The council pushed to haveold. The $91,000 surplus from the pool paid off this year or oil money may be used on street You'll be glad you did! next. repair as well. Contact Tom at 888-287-7053 or It was decided to have the city .Approved special permits and county meet with the park for the Backyard, LaPlaya, and 620-793-0380 board "and hash it out" after the Legion Club to serve liquor at fall elections, the Spirit of the West concerts. Beach Beach Babe Ruth baseball team won the Stateline Championship held Thursday, July 13 through Saturday, July 15 in Lemmon SD. Beach won their first game against Bowman 5-3, second game against Hwy 21 (Regent, Mott, New England) 15-9, and the championship game against Lemmon 15-5. The team will advance to the Regional tournament to be held in Beach starting Thursday, July 20 and running through Saturday July 22. Good job and good luck at the regional tourney! Gates open t at 6pm, MST :ust 4th Beach Fairgrounds Saturday, KIDS' CARNIVAL & GAMES August 4 & 5 at Fairgrounds Thursday, August 3 Friday, August 4 Saturday, August 5Sunday, August 6 II 1-7pmEnter Fair Open Class 7:30amOpen Class Judges 7-10amBreakfast 7-10amBreakfast Exhibits Orientation 7:30am5K Run/Walk-Track Field 9am Golf Scramble, Beach Golf 1-6pro Entertainment Under the 8am 4-H and Open Class Rabbit loam Parade Registration, Lineup Course Tent Poultry Show . 11am Parade 9am All Faith Service, 1pro Livestock Weigh-In 8am Judging of Open Class Exhibits 12:30pm Cycle Races, Derby Arena BHS Track Field, 3pm 4-H Static Interview Judging 8:30am4-H Livestock Show & Interview f:3Oom D~molition Derby, 11am Gates Open, Entertainment Home on the Range - 50th Annual Home on the 4:30pm 4-H Horse Show & Interview Judging Fairgrounds Home on the Range II I I Judging 9am Enter Open Class Livestock 1:30pro 4-H Style Show 1pro 50th Annual Home I[ I J 7proB ngo at the Fe r~rounds 10am 4-H Round Robin 3"30pro. Dakota Oddities Museum Range Champions Ride II II /~A Showmanship Event 4pm Exhibits Can Be Removed Rodeo II II / t .10am Open Class Livestock Judging 7:30pmPetrothead~ross II II ~'~ / ~'1[~ ----';7 lO:30am Stick Horse Rodeo ~, ,~ / Sun,-t~ ~-"--x I[ II ~ "-~iiOll, Sl''-. I~' Noon Exhibit Halt Opens ~, ,/t.~ I .--''"Y N II II [~ tO(~K'~Ir 1proReunion Registration for All } ~ /,I ~IUgUstR 3 II II Live ~" Classes ending in 6 edturda;.Au.ustCSth I lDm n,n. ,2- I II 30P cre m Pet Show "~-'~--"" . II Dakota OdditiesMuseum "~l:30pm.Demohtia~ ]H meoT/~en~::l^]II II ;sate ,-,~.cjl~llllm~ll 5pm 4-H Flag Ceremony/Awards /n L. ~ : ~.~--,Charnni,~.^ ,~T:u'l II II : Opm es,o.*Se,e eCr -=,--E:o,ae I II II f p - ~ . societ ~'~ dPr~-"~.l' ~----.LL~ueo, / II [ '~ ,:30pmFastEddie&theCorvettes ; "'q[ ~ | I J Playing July21, 22, 23 R OMEN July 28; 29, 30 "Nacho Libre" PG BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER P.O.BOX 406, Medora, ND 58645 (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 056-180) Sharon Dietz, Managing Editor; Richard olesky, Asst. Editor Cindy Makelky, Production; Bonnie Deckert Sales Representative; Marlene Muruato, Proofreader/typist The Billings County Pioneer is published each Thursday, 22 Central Avenue Suite 1, Beach, ND 58621 by Nordmark Publishing Rolla, N.D. Periodicals postage paid at Beach, ND and additional mailing ~ffices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to BILLINGS COUNTY 9IONEER, P.O. Box 406, Medora, ND 58645. Please allow two weeks for new subscriptions and renewals. Telephone number: (70i) 872-3755, Fax: (701) 872-3756. E-maih $31.O0/Yr. in Billings County and Belfield Area; $34,00/Yr. elsewhere in North Dakota; $37.00/Yr. out-of-state; ;19.00 - 9 month-in state college rate. GOLDEN VALLEY NEWS P.O. BOX 156, Beach, ND 58621 (U.S.ES Pub. 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