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,,,,,....,.,,,,.,,, ..... ,MIXED STATES 587 0/0/0 ,* 32 SmallTownPapers -, 217 W COTA ST SHELTON, WA 98584 "Like" Us on Facebook. 79 Cents Thursday April 4th, 2013 The Official Newspaper of the City of Drayton and Drayton Public School Volume 32 - Number 13 Drayton Mayor Ardis Olson Receives Leadership Award Drayton mayor receives the community." hours of training), thirteen leadership award The Municipal individuals achieved the Ardis Olson, mayor for Government Academy's "Leader" award (100 hours the City of Drayton, received Leadership Training Program of training) and three person the Visionary Award at the recognizes city leaders for reached the "110%" award Municipal Government their dedication, time andthat requires 200 hou[s of Academy awards ceremony commitment in making their training. during the North Dakota communities better places to The North Dakota League League ofCities' tenth annual live. Award winners receive of Cities provides service, workshop held March 19-21 credits in the Leadership advocacy, leadership, in Bismarck. Training Program (LTP) by education and support "It takes real effort to attending conferences and for North Dakota's 357 achieve this honor," said training events sponsored by incorporated cities. The Nicole Peske, education the North Dakota League ofLeadershipTrainingProgram director for the North Cities. is the cornerstone of the Dakota League of Cities. Sixteen LTP participants League's commitment to "Their city should be very wererecognizedforachievingproviding city officials with proud of them and will the first level or "Innovator" the tools they need to govern definitely see the benefits award (30 hours of training), effect!vely. of having an individual so twelve city leaders achieved committed to the future of the "Visionary" award (60 OxCart Trails Recieves $2000 From Midcontinent In spite of the forboding flood outlook, Marlene Bates planted flowers the first day of spring near the entrance to Tisdale Manor. Looks like she had pretty good luck, although the poor thing looks like it might be pretty threatened by the icicles. Pembina County Disaster Declaration WHEREAS, the county preparedness actions and Emergency Operation Plan, of Pembina has a very highother responses must begin its procedures, attachments soil moisture content fromimmediately to protect and appendices to recover precipitation received during public health and safety;from the situation, develop a 2012; and detailed damage assessment, WHEREAS, the potential WHEREAs, the potential reduce hardship and initiate for sever spring flooding damage to public and the appropriatereliefactions is significant due to spring private property in addition and mitigation measures by thaw and accompanied by to roads are beyond normal departments and agencies of expected precipitation; and anticipation and budgetedlocal government to limit the WHEREAS, the impact funds, hardships and impact of this of this thaw, runoff, andNOW, THEREFORE, emergency uponthecitizens precipitation threatens the BE IT RESOLVED that of PembinaCounty health, well-being and public the Board of County DATED at Cavalier North safety of citizens in Pembina Commissioners declares an Dakota, this 27th day of County; and emergency and orders the March2013 WHEREAS, necessary activation and utilization Gary Nilsson mitigation measures, of the Pembina County Pembina County Board of Max Landry Wins American Legion: Auxiliary American Essay Contest Midcontinent Foundation representative Steve Mattem presented a gift of $2000 to Ox Cart " rails Historical Society for the renovation of the City Hall. Marlys Boll is pictured above receiving the check on behalf of the Historical Society. The city hall committee has thus far replaced the roof on the city hall building and installed a wheel chair lift. The continuation of this renovation project include the kitchen area, doors on the main floor, fuse box and the basement. Donations for this community center renovation can be dropped off or mailed to KodaBank in Drayton Legion Auxiliary Methodist Sausage of the Annual Bingo Church Annual Week Party Cookout This week's Sausage of For all the Foodies out the Week is one we haven't Drayton American Legion there, the Medthodist mentioned before. Kelly's Old Auxiliary #159 will be having Church Annual Cookout is Fashioned Breakfast Sausage. their annual Bingo Party coming soon. The plan is for The Sausage Meister has for9th allat 2:00PMSenir CitizenSat the TisdaleApril Thursday April, llth from 5 beeninall day making it. Soil p.m. to 7 p.m. On the menu you're looking for something Manor Dining Room. There are burgers and hotdogs off good for breakfast, give it a is no charge and lunch will the grill, plus potato salad, go. Kelly puts out some might be provided. All Legion beans watermelon and ice good sausages. members are also welcome,cream. Takeouts available. Max Landry was this years winner of the Drayton American Legion Auxiliary Post #159 American Essay Contest. Max is pictured above receiving a check from Saralee Hoselton acting on behaff of the Legion Auxilia Max Landry was the religion. We have many if you do not want to or you winner of this year's freedoms in the United States can believe in what you want American Legion Auxiliary and it is that is hard to believe to. Sadly my family doesn't essay contest. The contest's your own religions without go to church anymore, but I theme this year was "What doing punishments. Without still have my beliefs. I am a Freedom Do I Enjoy Most." the freedom of religion there Christian. EveryyeartheDepartment might be a war. Religion is My morn reads part of the of North Dakota American what you think, no one else. Bible to me every night. I say Legion Auxiliary conducts an The freedom of religion lets a prayer before I go to bed. I essay contest among school you believe what you want to learned that God has created children. They choose the believe in. the entire planet. He did it topic. Drayton Unit #159 has Religion is believing in for us. We have the freedom chosen to focus on the 5th a religion for a supreme to choose what to believe Grade to conduct its contest, freedom which is the in. I am happy to believe in Max's essay is as follows: condition of being free: The what I want to. We have a WHAT FREEDOM DO I freedom to go to church. You lot of freedoms in the United ENJOY MOST? can go to whatever churchStates. We are very lucky to you want to attend. You do live here. The freedom I enjoy is not have to believe in God Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Mostly Sunny Mostly CknidyMostly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Cloudy Mostly CloudySnow Possible 32 / 18 36/26 36 / 19 34 ; 22 36 i 28 38/29 35 / 21 J~tay '~e will see mostly sunny skie,,, with a high tem~,w~mure of 32'~, humidity of 55%. North northwest wind I 0 to 13 mph. The record high temperature for today is '7 I'-' setiu 1991. Exln.Ct ul~tly cloudy skies tonight with a, overnight Im~ of [8< The record low fol tonight is 0" set in l'~5, Friday, ski~,~ will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow, high teml.x,~alm'e of 36". humidity of 56%, Skies will be cloudy Friday night with a slight chance of rain and snow, overnight low (ff 20. Exlx~ct mostly cloudy skies SatUlxlay with a slight chance of rain and snow, high temperature ol 36, What is the earliest an Atko~tic w ~ tuari(xme ha,t/i,rmed? uo p31uao.l ,~u~r~! e "g~;6[ u] ::lW~'gt~ Thu 6:13-8:13 6:43-8:43 Mou 9:31-11:31 lO:01-12:01 Fri 7:(~5. 9:06 7:36-9:36 ]'ue 10:18-12:18 10:48-12:48 Sat 7:56-9:56 8:26- 10:26Wed 11:1)4-1 ;(}4 I h34-1:34 Sun 8:J4- t 0:4.-I 9:1.1-11:14 Ap.giL-=4~_lgJ~ Thunderstorms prlxluced sevet~ weather from the I,ower Mississippi Valley to the southern Appalachians. "lhe thunderstorms spawned 17 tornadoes, including one that caused two millmn dollars ill damage at Baldwin. Ala. New rhu 4/'10 Fri Sut Sun First D Mon 4/18 The Wed 6:57 a.m.8:04 p,m,3:55 a.m.1:59 p,m. Full 6:55 a.m.8:06 p.m.4:28 a,m,3:l I p.m. ~] / 4t25 6:53 a.m.8:07 p.m.4:58 a.m.4:23 p.m.~':: 6:51 a.m,8:09 p.m,5:24 a,m.5:33 p,m. 6:49 a.m.8:10 p.n~. 5:50 a.m.6:42 p.m. Jlrtf~},~" Last 6:47 a.m.8:12 p.m.6:15 a.m.7:50 p.ul. ~..~ 5/2 6;45 a.m.8:13 pan.6:42 a.m.8:56 p.m. . The Northern Rockies and the Northeru High Plains were in Do.t~:ttigh 1..~ Normals P.r~dp the midst of a four day StOrm which 3/26 23 -6 39122 l).00" produced 52 inches of snow at Lead. 3/27 27 -4 39/22 0.(~)" located in the ]]lack []ills of westera 3/28 36 10 40/23 O.(XF South Dakota. 3/29 28 12 ,11/23 1).00" 3/30 36 2] 41/24 0.00" 3/31 34 I0 42!24 0,(XY' 4i I 28 -2 43/25 0,(~)" Farmer's Growing Degree Days 3/26 0 3/30 0 3/27 0 3/31 0 3/28 t) 4/I 0 3!29 (!