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/ Remembering the Day of Infamy Beach Legionnaires Billy Sarsland, left, and Harvey Peterson salute a lowered U.S, flag at the Golden Valley County Veterans Memorial on Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The men saluted at exactly the same time the attack began 76 years ago. (Photo by Richard Volesky) r bu Id' ans un By Richard Volesky in 2007. However, toward the end of the theater's 12-by-24 screen. Those Editor/Reporter 2010, the weekly schedule at the plans didn't pan out, and in the spring A landmark in downtown Beach - Bijou was discontinued because au- of 2015, the building was listed for the Bijou Show-House- remained in dience numbers continued to drop de- sale. the hands of the current owners after spite playing recent releases and Also offered through the auction going on the auction block on Dec. 6. choosing some of the best movies was a former church at l05 Third Ave The reserve price for the theater available, Culman said at that time. In nue Southwest that was more recently wasn't met, and therefore the theater 2010, plans for the theater change d used as a studio, and a down town of- wasn't sold, said real esfate agent Sue to offer the facility for private rental . , rice building at 41 South Central Av- Finneman. and events such as concerts, birthday enue that has two tenants. Reserve Emanuel Culman, and his wife,parties and other types of entertain- prices on those buildings also were Cheryl Planert, purchased the theater ment, such as playing video games on not met. City will wait to if topless tree shows growth By Richard Volesky Medora's historic hanging tree. North Dakota. Another one that Editor/Reporter At least some of the tree's trunk many people remember was at the MEDORA - The Medora City is rotted. A stub of a large branch intersection of Fourth and Broad- Council decided at its Dec. 5 meet- that face s the northwest at some way, which was believed to be more ing to take a wait-and-see approach time years ago was repaired or cov- than 100 years old and fell in about regarding the landmark cottonwood ered with a layer of concrete. The 1996. There is no record of an ac- tree that was damaged by strong concrete rests on top of the stub. tual hanging or lynching ever hap- winds on Oct. 23. Medora photos dating to the late pening in Medora . There was,, The council agreedby consensus 1880s show that the tree existed at however, a mock hanging in De- that nothing will be done with what that time. cember 1895 during which resi- remains of the tree until it's deter- Several of Medora's old large dents who were upset with a murder mined if any growth will return, trees over the years have been trial's verdict decided to hang the What's left of the tree is its trunk, called hanging tree s, according to jury in effigy from a tree near a The cottonwood is also known as the State Historical Society of hotel. Buccaneer boys basketball begins season 2-0, Lady Bucs host first home game By Renee Orluck luck, 8; three- pointers: Erickson battle against the Wibaux Long- Correspondent 1. horns. HAZELTON - The start of the The second day of the shootout The evening began with a mo- 2017-2018 Buccaneer boys basket- had the Bucs facing the Strasburg- ment of silence requested by the ball season began as it has in the Zeeland Clippers. The Bucs came Bucs to honor former coach Bob past with a trip to Hazelton and Lin- out scoring 16 in each of the first Waldal who died in October. He is ton for the Boys Basketball Dakota two quarters to take a 32-26 half- greatly missed both on and off the Shootout. This event consisted of time lead. The third quarter was court. seven teams with most teams play- their strongest with the addition of The first quarter was very evenly ing twice in the two- day event. 26 points to end the period with a matched ending at 21-21. The The Bucs began on Friday 58-34lead. The Bucs added 9 in the Longhorns came on strong in the evening in Hazelton taking on the fourth quarter compared to the Clip- second quarter , out running and Napoleon Imperifils. The Bucs pers'21 - point effort to come away outscoring the Bucs. This trend came out strong, putting up 20 first with a 67-55 victory. With two vic- continued on through the rest of the - quarter points to Napoleon's 19. tories to begin the season, the Bucs game. The final score was 57-71. However, with only 7 second - quar- have already doubled last season's Buccaneer Sam Oech earned the ter points, the Bucs trailed 27-34 at total number of wins! most points in the game with 22, hit- the half. Outscoring the Imperials Buccaneer s coring: Gage Swan- ting a perfect 5 for 5 from the free 19-15 in the third quarter, the Bucs son, 27 ; Josiah Orluck, 13 ; Gun- throw line. Longhorn Micayla only trailed by 3, 46-49. nar Farstveet, 8 ; John Summers, 6 Miske had 16 points. Saving their best for the last ; Tevin Dietz, 6 ; Jhett Farstveet, 5 Beach scoring: Sam Oech, 22 ; quarter, the Bucs piled on 26 points ; Cole Erickson,2 ; Three- pointers: Madi Nunberg 19 ; Madi Wilhelmi, compared to only 16 for their oppo- Summers, 2 ; Dietz, 2. 7 ; Jenna Hildebrant, 6 ; MiKayla nent and rallied for the win 72-65. Paul, 6 ; Abby Wilhelmi, 5 ; Rachel Buccaneer scoring: Gunnar Beach girls defeated by Wibaux Bosserman, 2 ; three pointers: M. Farstveet, 24; Gage Swanson, 23 ; The Beach Buccaneer girls' first Wilhelmi, 2 i Hildebrant, 1 ; Oech Cole Erickson, 17 ;and Josiah Or- home game took place with a border ,1 ; Paul, 1 ; 10-19FT, 14 fouls. i: DICKINSON - The Theodore i Roosevelt Presidential Library Foun- i dation (TRPLF) has announced the election of Cathilea Robinett, presi- dent of e.Republic, and Eric Wash- burn, sole proprietor of Windward Strategies L. L. C., to its board of trustees. Eric and Cathilea's areas of ex- pertise and support of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum are invaluable as we set out to tell the story of one of our coun- try's most extraordinary leaders, Theodore Roosevelt," said TRPLF CEO Watly Goulet. Sacramento-based Robinett is president of e.Republic, where she oversees operations for the com- pany's award-winning media plat- forms: Governing, Government ~! Technology, Public CIO, and Emer- gency Management. She also over- sees e.Republic's websites, conferences and events, and its na- tional research and advisory groups: the Center for Digital Government, the Center for Digital Education and the Governing Institute. "Cathilea's forward-thinking leadership and technology-based background will not only support our goal to have a true state-of-the.art, interactive museum, but also the first fully digital presidential archive in our country's hist.ory," said TRPLF Board Chair Bruce Pitts. She is a frequent speaker for gov- ernment and education organizations worldwide, including the United Na- tions, Harvard University, the State Legislative Leaders' Foundation, the National Conference of State Legis- latures, the Council of State Govern- ments, and the World Congress on Information Technology. Washburn is an expert in public policy with a deep interest in the life and legacy of Theodore Roosevelt. He is the sole proprietor of Wind- ward Strategies of Steamboat Springs, Colo., a company that pro- vides consulting and advocacy serv- ices to clients on energy and natural resources issues. "We are thrilled to welcome Eric to the Board," said Pitts. "His deep- rooted knowledge in energy and con- servation issues met with his passion for Theodore Roosevelt's life and legacy are exactly the addition we were looking for to support the cam- paign to build the Theodore Roosevelt President Library and Museum..." Washburn has held senior posi- tions in numerous organizations of- fering legislative and regulatory advice. Prior to joining the private sector, he worked for 10 years in the U.S. Senate, serving in various ca- pacities for Majority Leader Tom Daschle, including as his senior pol- icy advisor. Washburn wrote the first Renewable Fuel Standard legislation and oversaw the development and Senate passage of the Energy Policy Act of 2002. He also previously worked for Sen. Harry Reid as the Democratic staff director for the Sen- ate Environment and Public Works committee. As founding executive director of theTheodore Roosevelt Conserva- tion Partnership, Washburn managed a coalition of national hunting and fishing organizations to promote nat- ural resource conservation policies in Washington D.C. Washburn is a Bullard Fellow at Harvard University Forest, a 4,000- acre laboratory and classroom, and is writing a book about forest conser- vation in the United States. He stud- ied at Yale University, where he received his m aster of f orest s cience degree in 1989. He is a mem- ber of the Boone. and Crockett Club, Trout Unlimited and Pheasants For- ever. He also serves as vice-chair on the b oard of directors of the Boulder Open Space Conservancy in Boul- der, Colo. The TRPLF is an independent not-for-profit organization that was formed in 2014 with the purpose of building the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in North Dakota by the year 2019. Visiting with Sa Teddy Allen visits with Santa Claus at the annual open on Saturday, Dec. 9. (Photo Jane M. Cook) nta house at First State Bank in Beach + For E-Statements? Getting your monthly bank statement is easy and convenient when you sign up for eStatements. Receive your bank statement electronically at now charge instead of by mail as a paper document. E-statements eliminate paper clutter and help the environment. 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