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Page 8 Golden Valley News December 25, 2014 lition working on m ign For many families, drinking on lided head on with their SUV, killing the holidays is as traditional as deco- everyone. rating the tree. The campaign message is clear, According to the Centers for Dis- "Never Drink and Drive. Just Don't ease Control and Prevention, 728 Do It." people will be injured or killed in the "Throughout the month of Decem- U.S. each day between Thanksgiving ber, we will be contacting businesses and New Year's Day in drunk driving and organizations soliciting support to crashes, a rate two to three times get the word out," said Byzewski. "It's higher than the rest of the year. critical we educate people about the In an effort to reduce the number dangers of impaired driving. Partner- of injuries and deaths resulting from ing with businesses is an effective impaired driving, the Southwest way to reach more people." Coalition of Safe Communities, with The public information and edu- funding assistance from the cation components of the plan in- Deutscher Family Memorial, is coor- clude information and updates on dinating an awareness campaign. Twitter and Facebook, public service "The campaign kicked-off Thanks- announcements, public access televi- giving Day and will continue through sion, distribution of posters and pro- New Year's Day," said Becky motional incentive items with the Byzewski, Safe Communities Pre- message, Web banners, newsletter vention coordinator, copy, safe ride program promotion The Deutscher family of West and more. For more information and Fargo - Aaron, Allison, Brielle and to participate in the campaign, please unborn baby - were killed by a drunk contact the Southwest Coalition of driver on July 6, 2012. The Deutsch- Safe Communities by calling (701) ers were on their way to Bismarck for 227-0131, messaging them on Face- a family reunion when a drunk driver, book, or Tweeting them at @SWest- driving the wrong way on 1-94, col- Coalition. Cowgirls defeat Bucs at Buzzer The Lemmon Cowgirls with a large and supportive fan base made their trip worthwhile on Dec. 19 by defeating the Buccaneers with an of- fensive rebound and a put-back to end the game 63-61 at the buzzer. The game was close all 32 min- utes with a first quarter tie 17-17. Beach took the half-time lead 36-35 and also led at the end of three 50- 47. The determined Cowgirls, how- ever, outscored the Lady Bucs 16-11 in the fourth quarter to take home the winning prize. Two years ago, the Lemmon Cowgirls came to Beach undefeated and left undefeated, winning by three. The road has been good for both teams the last four years as both teams win on the road against each other. Last year the Bucs won on the road in a close game, and four years ago the Bucs picked up another road win against Lemmon. It has become a very good game for both teams and the Lemmon fans recognized it fill- ing up their side of the bleachers. The last four years, each of the games has been decided by less than three points. It's a great "non-re- gional" game for both teams when they get together and the series is tied 2-2. Lemmon: 17, 35, 47, 63 Beach: 17, 36, 50, 61 Lemmon: Katie Sackmann, 24; Morgan Ham, 18; Bailie Beer, 8; Hallie Kocer, 7; Brady Beer, 2; Aubrey Weishaar, 2; Taylor Drayton, 2. Beach: Abby Wilhelmi, 17; Brooklyn Zachmann, 14; Taylor Abraham, 8; Ashlynn Dietz, 8; Baili Nielsen, 8; Sofia Muruato 6. Three-pointers: L 6 (Sackmann 4, Bailie Beer 1, Kocer 1), B 2 (Wil- helmi 1, Zachmann 1). Free throws: L 7-9, B 10-16. Total fouls: L 11, B 12. Records: L4-0, B 4-2. We have lost two games now Roundball Fever By Bob Waldal going into Christmas vacation. The loss against New Town was very dis- appointing as the inexperience showed up as we were not mentally ready for the game. Losing to teams that we are better than is so disap- pointing when everyone puts so much time into the game. Both the players and our coaching staff must always be reminded that we are going to get our opponents' best ef- fort. So we have to always match the intensity of our opponent and come out and play the game at a high level and play it with enthusiasm. We are learning. Losing to Lemmon was every- thing that we constantly talk to our kids about and that is by doing the little things the right way. In order to beat the good teams, we need to be mentally focused and execute the "little" things - that is the recipe for success. Our effort was great and we couldn't have been any happier. Our players stuck together and they com- peted hard. We had two lane viola- tions that cost us two points and we gave up some easy baskets because we didn't close the seams in our de- fense to get the help that we needed. We work on all of that but obviously not enough and that will change. Blocking out on the boards cost us some points and that combination cost us the game on Friday. With all of that we will challenge ourselves to correct the things that we have control of and become a much better team. Our girls have a very good attitude and it is very ob- vious during our practices. We will become a better team. SCOREBOARD There will be a vacant chair at Olson's Service in Sentinel Butte after January. Longtime resident, Harvey Minks, who has been a daily visitor at the station for many years, will be moving to Grand Forks to live closer to his son, David Minks. He was born and raised in Omania, Minn., and once out of school, joined the Army. Out of the service in 1946, Minks then went to Minneapolis and met a young man close to his age. The two decided to go to telegraph school, going to St. Paul to the Northern Pa- cific Railroad (NPRR) for their edu- cation in that. The NPRR sent them to Glendive, Mont., in August 1947, then on to Custer, Mont., where they were "broke in" in five days, His friend was sent to Hysham, but left the next day to return to Min- nesota. The NP meanwhile sent Har- vey back to Glendive, then once more to Custer. From there he was sent to Park City, Mont., in November. In 1948, Minks put in abid and was then transferred to Marsh, Mont. He met his wife June at a restaurant in Marsh and the two were married in September 1953. After their marriage they remained in Marsh, which was about 25 miles from Glendive. Their two children, Sandra and David, were both born while living there. When that station closed in 1958, the family moved to Golva. They bought the home Harvey currently lives in 1961 from A. L. Martin, and continued to work in Golva until that station was closed in 1969. Minks then went to work at the Beach depot as a railroad agent until its closing in 1985, where he then transferred to the Wibaux depot, retiring two years later in 1987. Harvey worked for both the Northern Harvey Minks Pacific and Burlington Northern dur- ing his time with the railroad and has lived in Sentinel Butte for 53 years. A get-together on Sunday, Jan. 4, will give many friends and neighbors an opportunity to wish him farewell be- fore he moves to his new home. Please support your local merchants! '-': ~{}grern Cooperative CREDIT U N I t'l N WWW. WCIC U. C3RG Merry Christmas to all! Wishing Manor residents. Cherie (Bruski) to the ball game. everyone a season filled with love and Roshau visited with Florence Miske. Tuesday morning exercises began at peace in your homes and families. This Saturday morning exercises started 9:45 a.m. in the Activity Room. Linda is a special time to remember the great- in the Activity Room at 10 a.m. with Tvedt entertained us with her wonder- est gift to us all, Jesus Christ. May we Loretta Wyckoff leading. That started ful singing of Christmas carols at 2 each strive to live each day to be more our day off the right way - getting our p.m.. Linda's grandchildren, Gus, like Him in all that wesay and do. - hearts stronger and our blood flowing. Roger, and Delaney Tvedt, came with Some late reported news: On Friday, Jo Heckaman came in the evening to her. Gus played the piano and they all Dec. 5, Gladys Berger celebrated her visit Frances Kress. sang "Away in a Manger." Devotions in birthday with 50 guests including her Adoration began at 9 a.m. in the the Chapel began at 6 p.m. with Pastor children, grandchildren, great-grand- Chapel on Sunday morning. Word and Ben Baker leading. children, friends and family. Melvin Communion followed at 9:50. We were Our 2 p.m. Wednesday Craft Time Bosserman provided the music. A sin- playing cards and games at 2 p.m. in the with Marlene and Bethine on Dec. 17, galong was led by her daughter, Judy Dining Room with coffee time follow- was so much fun. We made wreaths Ridenhower. They had a meal topped ing at 3. Dennis and Melanie Nunberg with all different sizes of pine cones. off with a yummy birthday cake. came to see Jowayne Nunberg. John, First we painted our wood base brown On Dec. 11, Mass at 9 a.m. in the Dixie and Parker Abraham came and then we chose just the right pine cones Chapel started off our Thursday morn- put up Christmas lights in Edie Abra- to glue on. We added a few ornaments ing activities. Exercises with Deb fol- ham's room. Vern and Ellyne Tosner after our pine cones were secured then lowed at 9:45 in the Activity Room. In took Verna Tosner to church. Jessica glitter spray finished our projects off. town shopping began at 10:30 for those Savini went to church. Vicky Hardy and After crafts we shared our week's news interested. At 2 p.m. we watched Ethel Kippley came in the afternoon to over coffee and treats that Bethine Christmas videos with Deb Lauf. Mac visit with Frances Kress for an early served. Jessica Savini recorded our Muckle celebrated her birthday today, birthday celebration, news. At 7 p.m. the CCD class from Tom and Nona Muckle visited with Jim Frances Kress celebrated her 99th Wibaux came and sang to us. Lois and and Mac Muckle. Gwen Lorenz and birthday on Monday, Dec. 15. St. John's Chuck Miske came to see Florence Father Berg had coffee with Christine Church members led bingo in the Ac- Miske and brought her a beautiful bou- Finneman after Mass. Jessica Savini tivity Room at 2 p,m. We had a great quet of flowers. Darry and Candy went to Bismarck for a Newsboys con- time playing, then coffee and treats Austby visited with Fern Austby. Jes- cert and had a lot of fun. were served at 3 p.m. Nicholas and sica Savini went to Youth Group after Friday morning hair ladies were Kristen Kreitinger visited with Sis Marlene did her hair. Sharon Dietz, Marlene Muruato and Rojic. Gwen Lorenz and Mary Lee Inspirational quotes of the week: Jessica Savini. Sharon and Maflene Schmitz came and played piano for "There's no need to be perfect to inspire washed, set, and combed out our hair. Christine Finneman. Brenda and Gary others. Let others get inspired by how Jessica washed hair also. Coffee time in Maus came and took Christine Finne- you deal with your imperfections." And the Dining Room began at 9 a.m. Linda man to the ball game. John Abraham "Do something today that your future Marman came and visited with many picked up Edie Abraham and took her self will thank you for!" Friends of Marjorie (Johnston) Andy passed away about a year ago, Sonsalla were notified this week that and Marjorie's funeral was scheduled she passed away. She was the daugh- for Tuesday, Dec. 23, in Marmarth. ter of Henry and Mildred (Sifert)Bobbi Hildebrant and her sister Johnston. Her parents came to theBonnie Spratt, who is from Rapid Golva area about 1907. Her grand-City, were visitors of Christine Finne- parents, Henry and Hattie (Blodgett) man on Thursday evening. They had Johnston, homesteaded where Golvabeen to visit their mother, Pat Barthel, is located now. Later they bought the at the Wibaux County Nursing Home farm that Bob and Eleanor Clarin earlier in the afternoon. Doris Berger owned, and lived while raising their from Golva also visited Christine that family. Her mother taught rural afternoon. schools in the Golva area, and her dad On Wednesday evening, the CCD drove the "school bus," which was a Students from St. Peter's Catholic covered wagon (or sled) as the Church in Wibaux came to visit the weather dictated. As a young child, residents at the Golden Valley Manor. Marjory moved to Wibaux with her They sang some songs with Patti parents. She attended and graduated Goroski accompanying them on the from Wibaux schools, became a piano. They also played some games teacher, and taught in the Wibaux and one-on-one with the residents. Chap- Golva area rural schools for 6 years erones. Patti Goroski and Rick and before she married Andrew Sonsalla Kim Miske. assisted some of the and moved to their ranch near Mar- younger students .with their games. marth. They are the parents of five On Thursday afternoon, the teach- children. MarjoryandAndywerede- ers and students from the Golva voted sports fans, and attended several School went to Beach to visit the res- basketball games in Golva to cheer for idents at the Golden Valley Manor. their children's team, then continued Each student introduced themselves to follow their grandchildren, so they to the residents, and also told them were well known in the Golva area. who their parents and grandparents Grant mad to regional council Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., says that the U.S. Economic Develop- ment Administration (EDA) is awarding grants totaling $310,000 to help support economic development in North Dakota communities. The grants will be used to imple- ment comprehensive economic de- velopment strategy (CEDS) plans to bring together public and private sectors to strengthen and diversify regional economies. Among the entities that received grant funding is the Roosevelt- Custer Regional Council for Devel- opment, $62,000, which serves Adams, Billings, Bowman, Dunn, Golden Valley, Hettinger, Slope and Stark counties. were. This was helpful since many of the residents knew the parents, and some of the grandparents are residents of the Manor now. The students took a glass beaded angel ornament to each resident, and they sang songs accom- panied by Gwen Lorenz and Mary Lee Schmitz on the piano. Christine Finneman gave each of the students a candy cane. If you have news items you would like put in the Golva News. call me at 872-3441 or e-mail me at hogs@mid- state .net. What's Happening?[ Listings for high school sporting events, plus public events that are free to anyone and aren't fund-raisers or aren't family or business invi- tations, can be published free of charge in this column. Girls varsity basketball, Beach vs. Wibaux, 2:30 p.m., Jan. 5, away Wrestling, Beach vs. Het- tinger/Scranton tournament, 1:30 p.m./9 a.m., Jan. 9=10, Hettinger Boys varsity basketball, Heart River vs. Wibaux County, 7 p.m., Jan. 5, at Wibaux Girls varsity basketball, Heart River vs. Harding County, 4 p.m., Jan, 3, at Belfield Boys varsity basketball, Beach vs. Wibaux, 2:30 p.m., Jan. 5, away Boys varsity basketball, Beach vs. New England, 5:30 p.m., Jan. 6, away Due to lack of quorum, the Beach City Council meeting regularly scheduled for Jan. 5 has been cancelled. Council will meet at 7 p.m., Jan. 20. your local merchants Fromthe number one auction team in the Midwest! 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