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May 3, 2012 Page 3 !n13 on constitutional measurements Scoreboard What a beautiful rain! We received about 70 hundredths ... not as mnch as some, but greatly appreciated. That reminds me of a story about my brother-in-law who would sneak over to the neighbor&apos;s every time it rained and add a little water to his rain gauge. It wasn't very long until this neighbor was bragging that God was always smiling down on him, because he received more rain than anybody else. Yep, you guessed it, my broth- er-in-law spent the next six months taking rain out of the neighbor's gauge. Just enough to make him feel slighted. I've learned to never be the one to brag first at the coffee shop. On June 12, the primary election will take place. I've been asked many times about the measures that wilt be placed on the 2012 primary election ballot, so I thought I would share the memorandum provided to us from Legislative Council. and give you a chance to look them over before the election. CONSTITUTUONAL MEA- SUE NO. 1 APPOINTMENT OF A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLA- TIVE ASSEMBLY TO A FULL- TIME APPOINTIVE STATE OFFICE: The Legislative Assembly adopted House Concurrent Resolution No. 3047 which would amend Article 1V, Section 6. of the Constitution of North Dakota. to provide that a member of the Legislative Assembly may not be appointed to an office for which the compensation has been increased in an amount greater than any' general increase provided to full-time state employees by the Legislative Assembh during that member's term of office. Section 6 currently prohibits a member of the Legislative Assembly front being uppointed to any full-time office that was created or for which the compensation was increased by the l,egislative Assembly during the term for which that legislator was elected. CONSTITUTIONAL MEAURE NO.2 PROPERTY TAX ELIMI- NATION AND REVENUE .,REPLACEMENT: ......... ' This initiated ' constitutional Capitol Report By Shirley Meyer State Representative, District 36 I thought I would share the memo- randum provided to us from Legislative Council, and give you a chance to look them over before the election. measure would eliminate property taxes and require the Legislative Assembly to devise a formula to replace lost property tax revenues. CONSTITUTIONAL MEAS- URE NO.3 GOVERNMENT NOT TO BURDEN EXERCISE OF RELIGIOUS LIBERTY: This initiated constitutional measure would create a ne, section to Article I of the Constitution of North Dakota. This section would provide that. absent proof of a com- pelling governmental interest and then only by use of the least restric- tive means, the government is pro- hibited from burdening the sincere exercise of religious liberty by a person or religious organization. The section also provides that a burden includes indirect burdens such as withholding benefits. assessing penalties, or an exclusion from programs or access to facili- ties. REFERENDUM MEASURE NO. 4 FIGHTING SIOUX NICK- NAME AND LOGO REPEAL: This referendum woukl reject Senate Bill No. 2370 (.2011 special session) which repealed North Dakota Century Code Section 15- 10-46. Section 15-10-46 requires the University of North Dakota ath- letic teams to be known as the Fighting Sioux. Bv voting "'yes." a voter will be approving the repeal of Section 15-10-46. t hope this helps make vour d'[bOtlt"h'ow to vote a little eas]ert. ,: W- .. ::-"; students graduate vom University of Mary The University of Mary recog- nized 1.043 graduates April 28. with a total of 1.113 degrees at its 2012 commencement. This will be the second straight year that the number of degrees awarded in a given year has sur- passed one thousand, and the largest graduating class in the university's history. Area students who graduated: Jordan Buchholz. respiratory thera- py: Lee Ann Monilaws. respiratory therapy, both from Beach; and Jamison Bostyan. business adminis- tration, Golva. DEADLINES The deadline for submitted copy and stories and all ad orders is noon on Fridays. Call 872-3755 or e-mail gvnews@midstate.net. DOES YOUR NEST EGG NEED A NEW NEST? Disappointed with your investment's interest rate? Bruce Ross 1 lo Ce.tral Avee *oJth h. ND 521 Discover the possibil#ies with a fixed index annuitv t. Upside Potential * Downside Protection ! Tax Deferred Interest Safety of Premium tKR AGRIt Ask me today, (701)872-4461  ,s..-: ...... '<" Term Lfe * Un;vesal Lfe Fixed &  Annuities * IRAS Long*Term Care Prices greatly reduced! Oil, Lube & Tires for sale DelVac 1300 15 -40: (2) 2 1/2 gals. for $22 ea.; (3) 5 gals. for $44 ea.; (16)gals. for$8 ea.; (1) 5 gals. for $40 Mobil Gear 80- 90: (4) 2 1/2 gal. for $23 ea.; (1) 5 gal. for $46 Mobil Fluid 424 Hyd.: (1) 30 gal. drum for $200 Mobil Grease: (100) Cartridges for $1.25 ea.; (1) 16 gal. drum for $100 Multi Purpose ATF: (1) 30 gal drum for $180 DTE 13: (2) 5 gal. for $45 ea. Solvent: (1) 30 gal. for $t65 Mobil Gear 630: (2) 55 gal. for $275 ea. Pegasus 390: (1) 55 gal. for $275 Amoco 300 15- 40: (4) gals. for $8 ea. 4- 11 R 22.5 Grips: used, good for $600 4- 1000 R 20 Grips: used, good for $500 Call 701-872-6802, Bob Schmeling Bowman County Track and Field Meet, April 23: Girls 100 Meter Dash Varsity: 5th place, Sarah Grant, Beach Girls 200 Meter Dash Varsity: 3rd place, Sarah Grant. Beach Girls 400 Meter Dash Varsity: 4th Place, Sarah Grant, Beach Girls 1600 Meter Run Varsity: 3rd Place, Hailee Farstveet, Beach Girls 3200 Meter Run Varsity: 2nd Hailee Farstveet, Beach Giis 100 Meter Hurdles Varsity: 3rd Place, Marisa Sokoloski, Wibaux Girls 300 Meters Hurdles Varsity: 2nd Place. Marissa Sokoloski. Wibaux Girls 4x200 Meter Relay Varsity: 2nd Place. Wibaux "A' Girls 4x800 Meter Relay Varsity: 3rd Place, Beach "A' Girls Shot Put varsity: 2nd Place, Chantel Fulton, Beach Girls Discus Throw Varsity: Morgan Nunberg, Beach Boys 100 Meter Dash Varsity: 2nd Place. James Franz. Wibaux: Jarek Haverluk. Heart River Boys 200 Meter Dash Varsity: 5th Place. James Franz. Wibaux Boys 400 Meter Dash Varsity: 2nd Place. Danny Skoglund. Beach Boys 800 Meter Run Varsity: 4th Place. Dylan Northrop. Heart River Boys 1600 Meter Run Varsity: 1 t Place. Hunter Weinreis. Beach Boys 3200 Meter Run Varsity: I st Place. Hunter Weinreis. Beach Boys 300 Meter Hurdles Varsity: I st Place, Danny Skoglund. Beach: 5th Place. Colton Tousignant. Wibaux Boys 4x100 Meter Relay Varsity: 3rd Place. Wibaux A': 5th Place. Beach "A" Boys 4x400 Meter Relay. Varsity: 2nd Place. Beach 'A" Boys 4x800 Meter Relay Varsity: 3rd Place. Heart River Cougars, "A' Boys High Jump Varsity: 2nd Place. Jacob Bakkem Wibaux: Isaiah Marschner. Heart River Boys Broad Jump Varsity: 3rd Place. Colton Tousignant Wibaux: 4th Place. Jacob Bakken. Wibaux Boys Triple Jump Varsity: 1st Place. Jarek Haverluk. Heart River: 3rd Place. Cade Shypkoski. Heart River Boys Shot Put Varsity: 4th Place. Landon Lechler. Beach Boys Discus Throw Varsity: 5th Place_ Chase Bertelsen. Wibaux Boys Javelin Throw Varsity: 2nd 'Place. Chase Bertelsen. Wibaux Pier Work A contractor ads a layer of scoria to one of the earthen piers at Camel's Hump Lake last week in Golden Valley County. Access by foot is now easier since the dirt and mud has been covered over, (Photo by Richard Volesky) State l-tistorical Socieb seeks BISMARCK The grain eleva- tor is one of the classic sights on the prairies of North Dakota. The State Historical Society of North Dakota is sponsoring a photo contest to gather images and infor- mation on grain elevators in North Dakota. Photographs submitted for the contest will be displayed on a webpage that highlights elevators and the grain industry. The grand- prize-winning photograph will be made into a poster for distribution across the state. Dotted across the landscape, grain elevators have provided North Dakota farmers with the ability to store and distribute grain through- out the state, nation, and the world. They were invented in Buffalo, New York. in the early 1840s and have been built out of wood. con- crete, steel, and other materials in many different sizes. Grain eleva- tors came to North Dakota with the railroad, and their owners have ncluded the' hiili:6:ads(governme, / cooperatives, private companies, or individuals All photographs, with necessary identifying information, will also be added to the files of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. as part of the North Dakota Cultural Resources Survey. The contest opened May 1. the beginning of Historic Preservation Month. and will run through Dec. 31 of this year. It is open to all ama- entries for contest teur photographers, but the subject of the photos must be a grain eleva- tor in North Dakota and the location of the elevator must be included with the submission. Photographs should be taken within the last three years. For more inlbrmation about the contest rules and prizes, visit our website at histo- ry.nd.gov/PhotoContest or contact the State Historic Preservation Office at (701) 328-2089. 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