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Page 8 Billings County Pioneer May 3, 20121 : i:: ! ii' i :i:i i: i! !!ii,!i:ii i i ¸!i  Dusty day North Dakota Highway Patrol and Golden Valley County Sheriff's Department vehicles block Hwy. 16 north of Golva on April 26. A dust storm resulted in zero visibility and a vehicle crash. The Highway Patrol is in charge of the matter for report- ing, but no official details about the incident were available as of April 30. (Photo by Richard Volesky) Board makes grants to schools in oil country BISMARCK - Gov. Jack Dalrymple and other members of the state Board of University and School Lands unanimously voted last week to provide an additional $2 million in matching grants to five school districts in North Dakota's oil patch. - South Heart School District: $240,000 - New Williston School District: $1.35 million - Tioga School District: $300,000 - Powers Lake School District: $80 ,000 McKenzie County School board members are Attorney $150,000• Grants can be used to General Wayne Stenehjem, help pay leases for portable class- Secretary of State AI Jaeger, rooms for the 2012-2013 school Superintendent of Public Instruction year, or the first year of a lease-to- Wayne Sanstead and state Treasurer purchase agreement. Other allow- Kelly Schmidt. able expenses include necessary The energy impact grants cover classroom equipment, infrastructure 80 percent of costs, with 20 percent costs including land preparation, ! i the funding, the schools will District: $27,000 required from eligible school dis- electricity, sewer, water and the i purcfi/'se or lease portable class- Dalrymple is chairman of the tricts• The maximum allowabl&cost costs of architectural and construc- i rooms to help meet their growing five-member state land board. Other for portable classrooms  is tion design. student enrollments• On March 29, the land board awarded a matching grant of $3 mil- lion to the Williston School District, Have something that may be newsworthy Please also for the purchase or lease of portable classrooms• "These school districts are expe- riencing rapid growth and the local funding sources haven't caught up to the needs," Dalrymple said in a press release. "The Energy Impact Grant program allows us to adapt to the changing circumstances that are part of rapid growth and in this case, help our schools add the classroom space they need for fall enrollments while they continue their long-term plan- ning." School districts awarded state grants for portable classrooms are: - Williston School District: $3 million that you'd like to share or submit to the Golden Valley News or the Billings County Pioneer? We won't know about it unless you tell us, and we welcome submitted news items! It's easy. Just give us a call, e-mail your item and a phone number, or mail a photo and the text that goes along with it. Golden Valley News/Billings County Pioneer; P.O. Box 156; Beach, ND 58621-0156; (701) 872-3755; Ken Walz, CFS, ChFC Chartered Financial Consultant Walz Financial Services in Beach will be open regular business hours five days a month. 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I, / Largest provider of business telephone equipment in southwestern ND €" Certified Telephone Data, Network Cabling & Design t/" Business Installation, Repair & Relocate J" Voice Mail Systems J'Traditional business phone systems and VolP Solutions - Service contracts available ...., - Telephone supplies C 0 n s o I i d a t e & accessories Reach the World, from here. • wWW ctctel,com * 456-5252 • 888-225-5282 N PREFERRED  VERTICAL" DEALER c,:==¢ May 3, 1962: Effective Sunday, April 29, Northern Pacific Railway's Mainstreeter: trains 1 and 2, operate on an earlier schedule on both directions.:. Westbound train 1 leaves Medora at 9 p.m.; eastbound train 2 leaves: Medora at 6:39 a.m. Both trains are one hour earlier than before. Mrs. Paul Loffelmacher, Mrs. Mary Sorenson and Mrs. Chester Mol were representatives from Belfield at the district meeting of the WCTU; held at Hettinger on April 17. The Mon-Dak Coin and Stamp Club will hold its last meeting of the: season Sunday, May 6, at 2 p.m. in the K. C. Hall, at which time an auc-: tion of rare coins and stamps will be held. Aug. 10, 1934: An organization is being formed to locate and mark the trail Custer followed to the Little Big Horn. The first real rain in weeks fell on Stark County this week. Dickinson received thirty-four hun- dredths and much damaging hail. Eleven thousand and thirty-nine head of cattle have been shipped in 257 railroad cars from Billings County in the federal cattle pur- chase program. Remittances of $160,000. have been made. Petitions are being circulated for the government to purchase the Badlands. The sub-marginal land purchase move would eliminate destructive dry-farming in western Dakota and restore land tO natural status as grazing country. Sentiment is developing in west Dakota to get Roosevelt's cabin back to the Badlands, Farmers are being asked to save all their straw for livestock feed this winter rather than burning it as is commonly done in normal years. Aug. 17, 1934: Quite a number of Belfield resl-. dents are taking vacation trips to the Black Hills. ", Stricken with a heart attack, Earl; P. Bishop, mayor of Belfield for the; past eight years and a member og the state House of Representatives dropped dead while in the Black; Hills. • It is estimated that the 690 tons of grasshopper bait spread in Stark: County destroyed 90 percent of the; hoppers. In mixing the bait, 150 tons of sawdust and 22 barrels o sodium arsenate were used. The¢ cost to the county for the program, was $933.91 for trucking and labofi The Beach Advance reports a hand wrought nail has been found in a lump of coal. Belfield city wells are reported to be very short of water. ; J.M. Olson has some used ca bargains for sale. Model A Fore! coupe with rumble seat, $145 Whippet coach, $65; and a Model T Ford pickup for $20. - Awards (Continued from Page 1) Musical enters its 48th summer season in 2012. The professionally-producec Broadway-style show honors Theodore Roosevelt and his time spent in th North Dakota Badlands, and showcases American patriotism, cowboys and: horses, and western and gospel music. , More than three million people have enjoyed this North Dakota tradition a little more than half of them North Dakotans. About 100,000 people see the show annually. It has been recognized b} the Library of Congress as an "American Legacy Event" and the America/- Bus Association has named it a "Top 100 Event in America" on a nearly=: annual basis. Call Us Now! ask for Wane Summer Specials BuY Now and Start Building YOUr Legacy *Complete In-House  gineering* • .L. ;..,L... ,L..=..,L =,. .=..,L,..,.L..=..,I., ,€ Golden Valley Manor Foundation May Day BBQ & Raffle Sunday, May 6 Noon- 2 p.m. BBQ sponsored by Bank of the West, Beach Drinks by Coca-Cola, Dickinson Come join us for lunch and see who wins the Raffle Prizes//