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Page 2 November 4, 2010 Nomination being accepted for 2011 's inductions MEDORA - The North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame's Center of Western Heritage and Cultures: Native American, Ranching and Rodeo is accepting nominations for the 2011 Hall of Fame inductions. More than 130 individuals, events, ranches, four famed rodeo bucking horses, a nationally acclaimed bull and several ranches have been inducted in the past 12 years. In 2011. six individuals and one event will be inducted. NDCHF Executive Director Darrell Dorgan said nominations will be accepted on or before Jan. 15. 2011. in the following cate- gories: Rodeo (Pre-1940 and Modem-era p, Ranching (Pre- 1940 and Modern-era). Cowboy Long Rider and Special Achievement Divisions. There will be two inductees from the Modern-era Rodeo category and one inductee from each of the other categories Nominations for the Hall of Honorees are made through the group's 210 trustees from across the state. "If you have someone you want nominated for possible selection to the Hall of Fame, contact a local trustee," said Dorgan. "The3~ have the forms necessary to begin the infonnation gathering process." Individuals can also get nomina- tion forms directly by calling the Hall of Fame in Bismarck. (701) 250-1833. or Medora. (701) 623- 2000. The nomination forms must have trustee approval prior to sub- mission. Once nominations are submit- ted. they are screened and forward- ed by the NDCHF boa~'d of direc- tors and the trustees, Those selected will be put on the ballot Ballots will be mailed to trustees in April. and the results announced over Memorial Day weekend. Those selected to join the 130-plus current inductees will be fomlally inducted on Friday and Saturday. June 24 and 25. in Medora. Tourism grant recipients announced Ten North Dakota tourism entities have received 2011 Tourism Infrastructure and Expansion Grants from the North Dakota Department of Commerce. These grants support new or expanding tourism or recreatmn facilities or designated develop- ment areas primarily by funding infrastructure projects. The funds are matching grants reqmring the sponsor to provide one dollar for every two dollars of grant money being requested. The total amount of grant dollars awarded for this program is $99.312. Among the recipmnts are: Enchanted Highway Inc., Regent. to construct the "'Enchanted Castle," a 20-room lodging facility in the former Regent school building that will provide a destination for tourists. hunters and motorcyclists travel- ing on the Enchanted Highway. McKenzie County Tourism. Watford City, to expand the exist- ing oil display at the Pioneer Museum of McKenzie County with scale models of drilling and work-over rigs. showing below, ground activity. The display will be a resource center for oil her- itage and oil industry-related information in North Dakota. North Dakota Department of Commerce Commissioner Shane Goettle said. "This program pro- vides an opportunity to combine Economic Development and Tourism Division dollars to enhance the state's tourism attrac- tions, thus drawing more wsitor dollars to North Dakota." Grant recipients can use the funds to remodel or preserve existing tourism and recreation attractions, historical sites and artifacts. Funds may be used to build or purchase new attractions. historical sites and artifacts, and purchase equipment. Health Unit Clinic schedule Billings/Golden Valley County health clinics for November will be held as follows: - Nov. 10. WIC at Public Health Office. 9-12.1-4.p.m. - Nov. 16. Beach Senior Citizens Center, 10:30-12:30 p.m. - Nov. 24, Golden Valley Manor, Beach 9-12 p.In. - Nov. 5, 9, 12, 23, Medora courthouse 9-12, 1-3 p,m. - Nov. 8, 18, 22, 30, Beach health maintenance at Public Health Office, 9-12, 1-3 p.m. (Please call for appointment scheduling.) For a complete list of services provided, please call (701) 872-4533. q Please call for appointment scheduling.) Stevenson Funeral Home Public Notice Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Enrollment Period This Week's Local Forecast ~m Farmers Union Oil Co. 701-872-4471 Interstate Cenex ' 701-872-3590 i Hot Stuff Pizza 701-872-3190 Don Ehli, portraying a jester, tells a story to kids and teachers gathered at a Halloween event at the Chateau de Mores Interpretive Center in Medora on Oct. 29. (Photo by Jane Cook) Halloween story time at the Chateau By Jane Cook Reporter MEDORA - Students. teachers and parents from the DeMores School in Medora, and Prairie School in Fairfield gathered at the Interpretive Center of the Chateau de Mores to lis- ten to some Halloween stories as told by The Jester portrayed by Don Ehli. This is Ehti's third year of telling stories to the school children at the Chateau's Interpretive Center, Amusing Halloween stories and tongue twisters ~idded to a ftm after- noon for the youngsters and adults. plus a story in which the children were asked to add words to form a type of twisted tale. Before leaving, bags of goodies were handed out to each of the stu- dents. Fall mule deer survey completed Aerial observations during the 2009) was similar to the long-term North Dakota Game and Fish Department's fall mule deer survey indicated production was similar to last year. Bruce Stillings, big game biolo- gist in Dickinson. said observers who accompanied pilots in fixed- wing planes counted 1.613 (1,528 in 2009) mule deer in the October demographic survey. While the buck-to-doe ratio of 0.45 (0.54 in average of 0.43 bucks per doe. the fawn-to-doe ratio of 0.72 (0.74 in 2009) equaled the lowest on record, and was well below the long-term average of 0.94 fawns per doe. This year's fawn production was the same as m 1997. following one of the worst winters on record. The fall aerial survey, conducted specifically to study demographics. DSU to host Music Festival Dickinson State University will host the 53rd annual Northern Plains Music Festival on Friday and' Saturdav. Nov. 5 and 6. The festival will conclude witfia series of three public performances~ on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 3 p.m. in Dorothy Sfickney Auditorium. Dr Jonathan Nero. Bottineau. N. D;; native and director of choral activities at Black Hills State University will conduct the Mixed': Honor Choir with Cheryl Hewson as accompanist, i: The Women's Honor Choir will be:!: conducted by Bruce Southard. DSU~ assistant professor of music education and director of choral activities with Colleen McKirdy as accompanist. Micahel Compton. DSU associ- ate professor of music and director of bands, will conduct Honor Band. The public is invited to attend the free concert on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. in Dorothy Stickney Auditorium. covers 24 study areas and 306 square miles in western North Dakota, Biologists survey the same study areas m the spring of each year to determine a population index. Locally Owned and Family Operated Serving Southwestern North Dakota and Southeastern Montana Funeral Directors Jon Stevenson Nic Stevenson Scott Huffman L.B. Price Tom Muckle Please support your local merchants 6"jFjew nt Peterson - Bock Sara Peterson, Bismarck and Loren Bock. Beltield, are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Sara is the daughter of My lo and Dorothy Peterson of Mohall. N.D. Loren is the son of Ronald and Judy Book of Dickinson. Sara, a registered nurse, received her bachelor's degree in nursing from Medcenter One College of Nursing. Loren. a graduate of North Dakota State University, is a self- employed fammr and rancher in rural Belfield. The wedding will take place on Saturday, Nov. 27. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Bismarck. THE VOTER EFFE .coM i ...... 8 .... An rtual Baked Potato Bar Sunday, November 14 Golden Valley Manor 4:30-7:00 p.m. Free will offering benefits the kitchen O MedicareBluesM Rx (PDP) and MedicareBlue PPO (Regional PPO) SM MedicareBlue Rx (PDP), a Medicare-approved Part D sponsor, is accepting enrollments in the state of North Dakota between November 15 and December 31, 2010. Generally, Coverage will be effective January 1, 2011. If you already have a Medicare Prescription Drug plan, you may change to MedicareBlue Rx at this time. For more information contact your agent or 1-866-434-2037, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., daily, Central and Mountain Times. TTY hearing impaired users call 711. You have the option to speak with a licensed 'sales representative when you call this number. MedicareBlue PPO (Regional PPO), a Medicare-approved regional PPO plan offering combined health and prescription drug coverage, is accepting enrollments in the state of North Dakota between November 15 and December 31, 2010. Generally, coverage will be effective January 1, 2011. If you already have a Medicare Advantage or Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, you may change to MedicareBlue PPO at this time. For more information contact your agent or 1-866-434-2038, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., daily, Central and Mountain Times. TTY hearing impaired users call 711. You have the option to speak 'with a licensed sales representative when you call this number. Visit us on the Web at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. t YOO52_100510_B11_ND File & Use 10/11/2010 Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday. Monday Sunny Sunny Mostly Sunny Partly Cloudy Mostly Sunny 50/31 53/39 62/40 58/37 60/38 Precip Chance: 0% Tuesday Partly Cloudy 61/45 Wednesday Partly Cloudy 58/44 How high do thunder-, r storms reach? Precip Chance: 0% Precip Chance: 5% Precip Chanc'e: i0% Precip Chance: 5% Precip Chance: 10% "Precip Chance: 10%