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Page 6 Billings County Pioneer November 13, 2014 H ing to cow sale ./ .... Hello, Hat Tips By Dean Meyer -, I'm here to announce that winter is -" " :, r, upon us! The wonderful October we had gave us a chance to get our fall derful glow that makes a woman ......... by Linda Thistle work done and prepare for the on- beautiful. At least that's my story. Solution belowslaught of winter. I didn't get done. We But some cows are just not nice. still have calves on cows on the reser- The ones I am selling are not nice. I vation. We still have hay in the field, bought them a year ago. They ap- [ ..~.~ 6 7 The garden hose and many tools are peered to be a bit flighty when they covered with snow this morning. The came into the ring. But I was younger 4 sprayer is not winterized and I can't then and didn't mind. There were 22 find my winter cap. History repeats it- head of nice big cows. The owner for- l self. got to mention that they couldn't be ' 1 But one chore we did get done was chased, hauled, sorted, or corralled. p sorting the cows up and getting some They had never seen a saddle horse to a cow sale this week. From now and knew that this four-legged animal '.... 1 4 until the end of the year, you will find w as evil. Codi Miller several stock cow sales. Now fall sales If you rode near them after they are kind of like buying lottery tickets, had calved, you were taking your life Public invited to Miss Rodeo 4 9 You never know for sure what you in your hands. One would let out a will get. beller and come out of the middle of America sendoff for N D queen 1 Sometimes there is a dispersion of the herd and try to knock your horse cows. These are usually your best bet down. I lost my hat and glasses, but North Dakota rodeo enthusiasts Western Stock Show in Denver, the to get some good cows. You will get a did manage to stay atop one scared are throwing a party Saturday, Nov. RAM National Circuit Finals in 4 7 few bad ones because everyone has a horse. 15, to celebrate Amidon cowgirl Oklahoma City, and the PRCA Hall few. But the majority would be good But with three grand kids that help Codi Miller's year as Miss Rodeo of Fame Inductions in Colorado honest cows. fide, I swore thesecows were goingto North Dakota and to send her off to Springs. She is also an anti-bullying Or you may be able to find some the sale. And by the time you read this, the Miss Rodeo America Pageant in advocate, having delivered a "Cow- short-term cows that will be all right they will be in someone else's herd. Las Vegas with solid state backing, girl Suzie" presentation to numerous for a year or two. A short-term cow is But trust me, I will warn the buyer that The Miss Rodeo America Pageant elementary and middle school class- 8 missing a tooth or two and may need these cows carry a warning label,"Not runs from Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, just rooms during her travels, a little extra care, but by and large she safe for children, or old men!" prior to and during the start of the Miller works part-time as the Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way has been a good producer in some- So to whoever buys them, likeRed Wrangler Nationals Finals Rodeo. events and public relations coordi- that each row across, each column down and one's herd for a number of years. Skeleton used to say,"Good night, and The celebration for Miller will be nator at the N.D. Cowboy Hall of each small 9-box square contains all of the Or you may be in the market for God bless!" " held at the N.D. Cowboy Hall of Fame office and previously was an some bred heifers. Especially if you And with that I am leaving for the Fame in Medora, beginning at 6:30 intern for the Medora Area Convert- numbers from one to nine. have a wife that doesn't mind getting cow sale in Belle Fourche to see if I p.m. MT with snacks and a cash bar. tion and Visitors Bureau. She earned up a few times during the night and can get a deal. A program beginning at 7 p.m. will an associate's degree in tourism and checking heifers in the spring. It keeps Later, Dean DIFFICULTY THIS WEEK: * * * offer a sneak peek at western Cash- hospitality management in 2012 her young and gives her skin that won- ions that Miller will wear at the from Black Hills State University, Miss Rodeo America Pageant. Spearfish, S.D.,andis now pursuing Miller will also share the North a bachelor's degree in marketing Moderate ** Challenging Dakota speech that she will deliver from Minot State University. She is "k HOd BOY! at the national competition. Admis- interested in a career in public rela- sion is free. tions for a political or non-profit or- 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. The Miss Rodeo America Peg- ganization. She also has her own cant is judged on the basis of per- photography business specializing in This weekly puzzle is brought to you by: sonality, horsemanship and outdoor portraits. appearance. Contestants take a test, She grew up on a ranch and is a participate in interviews,answer is- rodeo competitor, currently in the T&A Seeds promptu questions,present speeches barrel racing event. She won two about their state, ride horses pro- state pole bending titles in North Beach, N D vided by other people, and model a Dakota high school rodeo and served variety of western clothing. Miller as the N.D. High School Rodeo (701) 872-3248 aims to become North Dakota's third Queen in 2010. On her path to be- Miss Rodeo America. The state's last coming Miss Rodeo North Dakota, national titleholder was Bowman's she served as Miss Rodeo Mandan STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA Ashley Andrews in 2007. The public 2013. Her parents are Gary and PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION can follow the national competition Stacey Miller. I want ,o extend my Thank you via For more information about the Public Service Connnission Case No. GS-14-761 and associated Facebook pages. Miss Rodeo North Dakota program, heart-felt tothankSthe votersand GasRulemakingPipclinc Sali:b Head visit The gratitude for your , Miller, 21, has traveled the court- Miss Rodeo North Dakota Pageant of Golden Valley County Public Service Commission Case No. AD-14-762 try and the state during 2014 pro- Association is holding its annual for the p,.i,,ilege to ,e,',,e support in the Practice and l',ocedure moting-rodeo, North Dakota and the membership meeting in Medora at Rulemaking western wayoflife, activities have the NDCHF on Nov. 15 beginning at as o.r County .ditor last election included assisting with the National 1:30 p.m. MT. for the next four years. Public Set\ice Commission Case No. G1.',-14-763 l.icensing I am humbled by the Patty Thompson Rulc,naki,lg Resources available for children kindness that has made PaidforbyPattyThompson NOT,C'EOF,I TENTTO who may be experiencing delays my electionasuccess. AMEN,,ADM,N,STRATIVERULES I look forward to NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The West River Student Services Sometimes parents are too closeserving this great Lutefisk and November 6, 2014 Unit and regional school districts to their own children to notice de- community. TAKE NOTICE that the Public Service Commission x~ill hold a public hearing have designated the week of Nov. lays. A friendly comment from a 17-21 as Child Find Week in their neighbor or relative may help them - Tamra Sperry Meatball er Safcb,t addrCSSPracticeproposCdand P,'occdurc.amendmentSandt l.icensing.thc N.I). Admin. Code. ,'elating to Gas Pipeline communities, take the first steps toward getting Wed. & Thurs. Dec. 3 & 4 ,h~ public hearing x, ill bc held at 1:00 p.m.. csr [", ('tl December 15.2014, in Child Find was established help. Also featuring World Craft Bazaar the Commission Hearing Room. 12th floor. State Capitol, Bismarck. North l)akota. Written comments ma3 be submitted to ',he Public Serxice Conmfission tmtil the close through individuals with the Dis- If you are concerned that your Zion Lutheran Church of business on December_6."~ _014.'~ abilities Education Improvement child isn't developing as quickly or Act and Section 504 of the Rehabil- doing the same things as others his 401 Riverview A cop.~ of the proposed rules may be obtained fronl the Public Scl'icc itation Act to help identify infants or her age, contact your local school Glendive, Montana ('ommission. (~00 Vast Boulexard A',enue. l)epartment 408. l?,ismarck, North Dakota and children with delays in growth principal or West River Student Family Style Serving: 5s505-04 0, 70t-328-2400. toll ti-cc 1-877-245-6685, Relay North Dakota TTY: 1-800-366-6888. or N1)F'S('(~,,NI).goL I'his information is also available to viex~ and development who may need Services at (701) 483-1257.A selec- 4:30-7:30 p.m. o,a the Public Serxice Commission's x eb site at under"l:ormal support and/or services, tive screening may be scheduled to Adults-13 years - $15 Actions/Case .Search". It's important that all parents help determine whether a delay is 6-12 years - $6 lf~ou require an3 auxiliary aids or services, such as readers, signers, or Braille keep track of their children's growth present. If so, special activities or Under 6 years - free materials, please notiQ, the ('ommission at least 24 hours in advance. and development. Not all children services may be offered to help your Handicapped entrance PIlBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION do the same things at the same ages, child grow, develop, and learn. The on Bakken Drive Randy Chrislmann Brian P. Kalk .lulie Fedorchak but there are some general guide- sooner a child is identified, the Tickets will be sold at thedoor Commissioner Chairman Commissioner lines, sooner he or she can be helped. MedicareBluesM Rx (PDP) is accepting enrollments in the state Can't Make lt To The Store.,. Call And We'll Shi ) To You of North Dakota between October 15 and December 7, 2014. Generally, coverage will be effective January 1, 2015. If you already have a Medicare Prescription Drug plan, you may change to MedicareBlue R at this time. For more information contact WITKOWSK! your agent or call 1-866-434-2037, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., daily, CANCER BENEFIT Central andus onMuntain Times. TTY hearing impaired users call 711. Visit the Web at "She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her away, she adjusted her sails." PledicareBlue Rx (PDP) is a Pledicare-approved Part D sponsor. Sally was diagnosed with cancer in December of 2013. She has been through a tough bat- tle with lung cancer and now brain tumors. She is surrounded by a great family and commu- Enrollment in PledicareBlue Rx depends on contract renewal. nity of support. Join us for this event as we open our hearts to help Sally and Johnny Lee get Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is an independent through this bump in the road. licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. i Gun Raffle and Auction Saturday, November 22, 2014 7 p.m. Rainbow Club Wibaux, MT There will be music to follow 4~ ,, natePlease contact Tyler Hutchinson at 406-939-1513, Nancy Bacon at 406-591-32581 J-ustin to purchase gun set up at " I{,J., ............ IFIIIE[O Smith at 701-218-0439 or the Rainbow Club at 406-795-8913 for information on how to do- raffle tickets. An account has been the Bank of the West in Beach, North Dakota for donations as well. S5743 090514 K ted 09/10/2014