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Page 10 Billings County Pioneer Caretakers at work Mayor Leo Schneider and his wife, Mary Lou, water and tend to the flowers at the "Welcome to Belfield" sign at the inter- section of highways 85 and 10. The Schneiders have been donating their time for maintaining the sign in recent years, and have donated the flowers, and more recently, the sign's new lettering. (Photo by Richard Voles ky) Agencies The North Dakota Game and Fish Department, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Game and Fish, and South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks are coordinating efforts to increase surveillance' in and around the loca- tion where a mule deer taken last fall in southwestern North Dakota tested positive for chronic wasting disease. According to officials, all three agencies will Sample hunter-har- vested deer, elk and moose, road kills and sick-acting animals. The increased surveillance area. includes the North Dakota deer hunting units of eastern Adams County, southeastern Hettinger D surveillance being increased County, southern Grant County, fall in westem Sioux County tested entire state twice by annually col- south central Morton County and all positive for CWD, the first time an lecting samples taken from hunter- of Sioux County, the Standing Rock animal has tested Positive in North harvested deer in specific regions of Reservation, and the South Dakota Dakota. the state.- Since sampling efforts in deer units of northern Perkins Since the location is near the North Dakota began in 2002, more County and Corson County. South Dakota border, SDGFP will than 14,000 deer, elk and moose The majorit3 of collections will expand its monitoring efforts to the have tested negative for CWD. occur during each agency's deer northwest. CWD efforts had been CWD affects the nervous system rifle season, with coordinated col- concentrated in southwestern South of members of the deer family and lection efforts from hunter harvest- Dakota where the disease is estab- is always fatal. Scientists have ed animals planned for November. lished - the Black Hills and Custer found no evidence that CWD can be Additional details regarding collec- and Fall River counties. In addition, transmitted naturally to humans or tion points will be distributed prior SDGFP has a statewide surveillance livestock. to this fall's deer rifle seasons, program that samples sick deer according to the NDG&F. when they are reported. North Dakota Game and Fish In addition to targeted surveil- officials were notified in March that lance; the North Dakota Game and a sick-looking mule deer taken last Fish Department has sampled the July 28, 1960: MYs. Wm. Eichhorst, Mrs. George TR's granddaughter to visitOsterhout, Misses Lillian Medora area VanDoren and Louise Kinn. The granddaughter of TheodoreHeat blamed for wreck and Roosevelt, Mrs. Andrew M. death Williams Jr., of Seattle, Wash, will Our extremely high temperature arrive in Dickinson early Saturday last Wednesday, 108 F., is blamed morning for a two-day stay inby railroaders for the "sun-kink" North Dakota. Mrs. Williams, the which caused a freight engine and former Ethel Roosevelt Derfy, will about 18 cars to go off the track. be in the state to officially present The accident happened 3 miles east a saddle once belonging to of Fryburg. Roosevelt to the national memorial The record heat is undoubtedly park, which bears his name. a cause of the death of an N. P. Accompanying Mrs. Williams Railroad employee, Ted Toepke, of will be her sons, Dick 16, and Glendive, a track supervisor, who Andy, 17. was found dead beside his railroad Open house to honor Shorts motor car just a few miles from An open house honoring Beach, near Yates. He had the car Congressman Don Short and Mrs. off the tracks to allow a freight Short will be held f{om 3 p.m. to 5 train to pass, and was stricken p.m., Sunday, July 3 l, in the base- beside the car, where other railroad ment of the Lutheran Church, employees found him a few min- Medora. Everyone js cordiallyutes late. Dr. C. A. Bush was invited to attend, called, and after examination, said Hosts and hostesses will be: Mr. death was caused by a cerebral and Mrs. L.G. Brown, Mr. and hemorrhage. Aug. 2, 1929: under way. An electric siren whistle wasZechariah Johnson of Gorham completed on top of the City Hall, suffered a terrible gash in his leg, and now if you can't hear the fire which was caused by his saddle whistle it will be because you are horn. under 6 feet of sod. The horse he was riding stum- The tank, 17 hydrants and other bled, causing the accident. Blood materials are on the grounds as the poisoning set in, but there is hope waterworks system project gets for his recovery. Event (Continued singing experience has also come from being a part of the high school choir, and from singing in church. Bosserman said there isn't a partic- ular type of singing style she favors; she said she doesn't want to be con, sidered to be "in a box" at this time. Bosserman is the daughter of Deb and Mark Bosserman. Countrywide, the Colgate Showdown includes about 450 local talent contests each year. Those who win at the state level advance to one of five regional events: The location of the regional event that includes North Dakota hasn't yet been announced. from Page 1) Regional winners, at an event in Nashville, Tenn., compete for a grand prize of $100,000. Products Contact Gloria Ueckert (701) 872-4263 Restoration efforts continue this summer at the Hutmacher Farm in rural Dunn County. The farmhouse and outbuildings are constructed of sandstone mortared with clay, both quarried from the farm's surrounding hill- sides. The roof uses ridgepoles and rafters locally cut and covered with successive layers of brush (chokecherry, plum), flax, straw, clay, and aggregate. The house was built by second-generation German- Russian immigrants in the 1920s and was occupied into the 1970s. The site is being restored by Preservation North Dakota, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to preserving and celebrating the architecture, historic places, and communities of North Dakota. PND invites individuals and small groups to participate in the upcoming Hutmacher Field Days Aug. 6-8, 2010. Under direction of seasoned leaders, volunteers will learn to mix clay for use on the roof and walls and see first-hand how earthen structures are built to withstand the elements. For more information, please contact Jen Wilkie at (701) 356- 3001 or wilkie@prairieplaces.org. Volunteers must RSVP by July 31, at which time additional informa- tion will be provided. A minimum of 10 participants is necessary for the Field Days to continue as sched- uled. The Hutmacher Farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has received generous support from Save America's Treasures, a private-public partner- ship between the National Park Service and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. rm i Pleasel support your local merchants! local independent businesses am " your best value stren our community and mr economy @ @