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Page 2 Billings County Pioneer September 13, 2012 Medora Musical selected for listing of 100 Best Events MEDORA -. The Medora events. "," one of the most sought after lists include the Norsk Hostfest, in Musical has been named a Top 100 The Medora Musical is a profes- by travel professionals to aid in Minor, Mandan, Rodeo Days and Erik Hansen Erik's life will be treasured by his mother, Kristi of Gettysburg; brother, Jayde n of Agar: grand- mothers: LaJean Hansen of Gettysburg and Beverly Nistler of Linton: aunts and uncles: Jackie and Will Schlosser of Linton, Karla and Steve Reedy of Pinckney, Mich., Kyle and Giltian Hansen of Poulsbo, Wash.: and his cousins: Stephanie. Kendra, Kori, Kevin, Casey, Taryn and Cody. Erik was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Johnnie Hansen and Walt Nistler. Erik was not pre- ceded in death by his father Kirk. but as joined by him just 14 short hours later. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the Erik Hansen Memorial Fund, c/o Great Western Bank, 111 N.E. St., Gettysburg, SD 57442. Luce Funeral Home of Gettysburg has been entrusted with Erik's arrangements. Event for 2013 by the American Bus AssociatiOn (ABA). This is the 1 lth:ime the Medora Musical has been included in the annual list since t ABA started it in 1982. A panel of AlA-member bus and tour operators selected the Medora Musical from more than 570 entries nominated by ABA members. Judges consider the evenrs broad appeal, its accessibil- ity to motorcoaches and skill at handling large groups, and a variety of other relevant :riteria, Winners are selected from ,elebrations, fes- tivals, fairs and commemorative (www.family funeralhome .net) sionally-produced. Western style revue set in the Burning Hills Amphitheatre in the North Dakota Badlands. With evening t:,erff)rn]- ances every June - September, this family-friendly show is dedicated to the legacy of President Theodore Roosevelt and his time spent in the Badhmds. The Medora Musical provides group seating, behind-the-scenes tours, offers pitchtork steak fondue and motorcoach parking, along with local and state historical attractions and Theodore Roosevelt National Park. "The annual 'Top 100' event list development ot" travel itineraries. and having a North Dakota event on this list is an honor," Sara Otte Coleman, director of North Dakota Tourism said. "Having events con- tinuously featured in this list shows that North Dakota offers quality, top-notch entertainment." Otte Coleman added that North Dakota events and communities benefit from being included on ABA's Top I00 Events list because it provides greater exposure to national and international bus and , tour operators. Most recent previous Top t00 Event winners from North Dakota September visitor activities planned at TRNP September visitor center hours are now in effect in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The South Unit Visitor Center in Medora is open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Painted Canyon Visitor Center, 6 miles east of Medora off 1-94. is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The North Unit Visitor Center, located 15 miles south of Watford City on Hwy. 85. is open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CDT. All of the park's visitor centers offer free orientation films, exhibits, publications, and information about the park and the surrounding area. A variety of ranger-le0 activities will be offered throughout the month. "September brngs clear, sunny days and cooler nghts to the North Dakota badlands," said Superintendent Valerie Naylor. Medora GETTYSBURG, S.D. - Erik Hansen. 20. Gettysburg, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 20112, at West Whitlock, rural Gettysburg. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Gettysburg High School Gym, with Pastor Jeff Adel officiating. Visitation was from 5-7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8. at the United Methodist Church, Gettysburg, with a 7 p.m. prayer service. Erik James Hansen was bont Sept. 24, 1991, to Kirk apd Kristi (Nistler) Hansen in Gettysburg. He attended Gettysburg elementary and high schools, graduating in 2010. Erik enjoyed his school years. He was actively involved in football and basketball, having received many awards. Following high school, Erik attended one year at Minnesota West College. He returned to Gettysburg to work with his father. Erik also had hopes of becoming a taxidermist. This was something that he was already working on, having completed several pieces. He was well liked, having been crowned Homecoming king in 2009. He will be remembered as having a kind heart, a witty sense of humor and the ability toput a smile on everyone's face. Erik loved to hunt and fish. He could be found spending endless hours casting his tishing rod, sight- ing his rifle or practicing with his bow, preparing Ibr the seasons he enjoyed. He also loved to hang out with his friends and play Frisbee golf or "Frolling." Dickinson intersection reopens police report hot bituminous pavement on N.D. Hwy. 22 in Dickinson from the Heart River Bridge, north to 14th Street West. The project also includes reph' :ement of concrete sidewalk ramps at intersections, traffic signal upgrades at 15th Street, 21st Street and Wal-Mart intersections, instal- DICKINSON - The intersection of N.D. Hwy. 22 and 12th Street opened as Sept. 5. As part of this project, the paving of N.D. Hwy. 22 through Dickinson was also completed. The temporary' traffic signals located at 12th Street Will remain in place until late fall when the new signals arrive and are For August: - Traffic: wammgs. 56: citations. 13; parking tickets, 6; accidents, l: vehicle unlock. 1: general police calls, 4: anests. 3; vandalism, l: alarms. 2; noise complaints. 2: ani- mal complaints. "4: medical assists, 6: agency assists.4 Put Your Money 00Where Your' 00lOUSe T.sf locahnoepenOetTt l strentrnar bunees ate commuty your best vaie and Or orny Q installed. Various lane closures will lation of a concrete pavement inter- also occur: when permiment traffiC' section and nev traffic :signals at the signals and miscellaneous items are N.D. Hwy. 22 and Museum completed later this fall. Drive/12th Street intersection, Motorists should remain alert bridge deck repair to the bridge over during this traffic improvement Interstate 94, and signing upgrades project to ensure safety for them- on N.D. Hwy. 22 and 1-94, selves, other travelers and construc- tion workers, at all times, the NDDOT says. The NDDOT also reminds motorists to exercise cau- tion as construction vehicles will be entering and exiting the roadway. l'oject overview: This project includes the milling of existing pavement and placing rl ImE lllm mll m Ilmll m Bllm m m m lib Ilia1 IIIIm m m m m mB m m II II  Fish Department announces I "== I I  the following summary of I  1 ]ll '' regulations from amendment I . . . Ibd[I- . ;1! liar numberoneofthe2012-20131 .  I I Small Game and Furbearer I ial I I "qlB I" Proclamation. . __1 "- . lip .... 1 " Daily 'POssessinlOpenAreaand 1 Species Limit I Limit I Season Dates SPECIAL YOUTH WATERFOWL SEASON I Statewide FORDUCKS, MERGANSERStCOOTSANDGEESE I sept" 15 & sept" 16 l I ---- See reslrieliens below. I Low Plains Unit i l nlICKS 6 I 1 12 : I Sept. 22 thru Dec. 2 I MERGANSERS SsI 0 " I SepL 22 thru Dec. 2 & i I COOTS 15 I 30 I HlghPlainsUnlt : I' '" 8 n'' Dec" 30 I STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA 218 Airport Road Bismarck, ND "It's a perfect time to visit the park to see wildlife, enjoy a hike with the family, and experience the park during one of the best times of the year." In the park's South Unit, tours of Theodore Roosevelrs Maltese Cross Cabin will be offered daily. Weekend ranger-led programs will include geology talks at the Painted Canyon overlook at 2 p.m and evening programs at the amphithe- ater in the South Unit's Cottonwood Campground at 8 p.m. All are offered on Friday. Saturday and Sunday throughout the month. Weekend offerings in the North Unit will include ranger programs at the Juniper Campground amphitheater on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m. Bird Walks or Plant Walks will also be precented on Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. CDT. Check at the visitor center for the day's events and topics. For more information about ranger-led activities, call the South Unit Visitor Center at 701-623- 4730 Ext. 3417 or the North Unit Visitor Center at 701-842-2333. Please support your local merchants St Ross Muskik "It's time for modern money managemelt" I rorossfornd.com Thurs., Sept. 27, 2012 II WHITE-FRONTED . . S=t,de II 11,:00 a.m. i GEESE / 4, Sept. 22 thru Dec. 2 i For a complete list of vehicles SepL 22 thru Dec. 20 check out our web site at: CANADA GEESE 3 6 Misaouri River Canada www.dot.nd.gov Goose Zone or call (701) 328-1434 l Sept" 22 thru Dec" 28 l (Hoffman Auction Service - Lie. # 1 ) . . Slatewide LIGHT GEESE 20 No Limit sept 22 thru Dec. 30 I DUCKs AND MERGANSERs: SPECIES/SP-X RESTRICTIONs g Rent mrs"-- The daily bag limit of 6 ducks may include no more than 5 mallards of which only 2 may be female mallards, 2 redheads, 3 wood ducks, 2 pintaUs. 1 canvasback. The daily limit of 5 mergansers may include no more than 2 ] hooded mergansers. The possession limit on these restricted ducks and the i space hooded merganser is twice the dail 7 limit. g Qualifying Disabled Amedcan Veterans may take geese from the normally : closed Missoun River WRA on October 20 and 21, 2012. only a few ,, .... - , , . .- I i='llhdLffl."Id[elg[el.lL, l:[e]=i"li;,[olilP',_ldl1=i I i " The daily limit on scaup has increased from two to six. I dollars a ,. The seasnfrducks, cts, mergansers, and all geese will pen n September 22" I k= l " Nonresidents may not hunt waterfowl from September 22 through September 28. l wee , Nonresidents may not hunt any game on Depadment wildlife management areas or on , l Conservat P.LO.T.S areas statewide from October 13 through October 19. l Call ' LICENSING BY COMPUTER OR BY PHONE II I , Ou,cK-co.w.,E.r..SV I u I You can instantly purchase general licenses and also apply for most Iotte licenses u 872-3755 for] '' 24 hours a day -- 7 days a week. Visa, DiscoverandMasterCardaotpt. II I I wa the Interact 71"-: I By Phone  I " visit our website at i i   I call toll free c=wliiil , more details ' gf.nd.gov  I 1"800"406"6409 q! | | Reguariensefeesappyvdnse .n.ncechargeadded.nadditionttheicenSefee(s)aserwcecha.rge II 1 Applicants must p#nt out their own license and hose I wlllbe added. Senncecharge will varydepending I I""tam"tmaO''"at"umbert'Y" I"a''ta'a"se" II today/ ,. , L m ,m m m m m,., ,,, m nm m, ,m m, m t .- C.Lt PttD_SAYF.J United Tribes International Powwow in Bismarck. The Top 100 list will be pub- lished in a supplement to September/October issue of Destinations magazine. Billings County Pioneer P O Box 156, Beach, ND 58621 (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 056-t80) Staff: Richard Volesky, edi- torlreporter and Jane Cook, office and news assistant The Billings County Pioneer is published each Thursday, 22 Central Ave., Suite 1, Beach, ND 58621 by NorUmark Publishing. Periodicals postage paid at Beach, ND and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Billings County Pioneer, P.O. Box 156, Beach, ND 56621. Please allow two weeks for new subscriptions, renewal of expired subscriptions and for address changes. 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