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WA S H I N G TO N — Goodbye danger defined as yellow, orange and red. The Homeland Security Department is looking to scrap the five-tiered colorcoded terror warning system in favor of a streamlined one INSIDE with as few Despite as two push, airport alerts. The protests post-9/11, don’t take Bush-era flight, 4A system has been criticized as too vague to be useful in communicating the terror threat to the public, either ignored or the butt of jokes. One option under consideration is to go to two threat levels instead of five: elevated and imminent. When the threat level would change to imminent under the new model, government officials would be expected to be as specific as possible in describing the Continued on 11A

By BRIAN GEHRING Bismarck Tribune At times, you can see the strain on the face of 16-yearold Ali Lengenfelder as she talks about living with cancer. Other times, her smile and ON THE WEB raspy laugh seem to light up the room. At one time, her For video soprano singing voice did the related to this same. But that was taken story, go to away by the cancer. “I can’t get a note out to www.bismarcktribune.com save my life,” Lengenfelder said from her home a week before Thanksgiving. Church sanctuary as a

ABOVE: Ali Lengenfelder leans on the open lid of a grand piano inside the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit Catholic reflection of a suspended Jesus Christ on the cross is reflected on the piano.

LEFT: Lengenfelder rehearses with classmates in the St. Mary’s Central High School steel drum band after school Tuesday night in preparation for an upcoming performance. (MIKE McCLEARY/Tribune)

Finding out Ali was diagnosed with papillary sarcoma in her thyroid during the holidays a year ago. It was on New Year’s Eve that her parents, Rebecca and Kris, broke the news to Ali and told her the cancer had Continued on 11A

Turkey on ice Stormy, chilly weather ahead BY BRIAN GEHRING Bismarck Tribune

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The weather leading into the Thanksgiving holiday panned out to be what forecasters had on the m e n u — s now, INSIDE wind and cold. Huff Hills Ski Harlyn Wetzel, Area opens meteorologist with for the the National season this Weather Service in weekend, 1B Bismarck, said at noon Wednesday, snow totals from the state were just starting to come into his office. A winter storm warning remains in effect through Thanksgiving Day, extending from the northwestern portion of the state, dipping down to Mercer and Oliver counties and swinging back north-

Bismarck drivers had trouble with the winter weather, blamed for a high number of accidents Wednesday. Lt. Mark Buschena said Bismarck police handled 43 accidents between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. , while they normally get around 10 a day. He blamed motorists driving too fast for conditions, too close to other vehicles or without consideration for winter conditions. Mandan drivers did better. Mandan police reported just one accident. — Christopher Bjorke east to the Bottineau area. The remainder of the state is in a winter weather advisory through today. Wetzel said the worst of the weather, in terms of snowfall accu-

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The North Dakota Department of Transportation unveiled an addition to its snowplow fleet on Wednesday afternoon with the introduction of a tow plow for use in the Bismarck area. A tow plow is a trailer mounted and pulled and operated by a regular snow plow truck. mulations, will come in the northwest and northcentral portions of the state with upward of 6-8 inches of new snow. Residents in the Bismarck-Mandan area were greeted with light freezing drizzle Wednesday morn-

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overnight Tuesday night; 1.7 inches was recorded in Williston by noon Wednesday; 4.5 inches in the Glen Ullin and New Salem areas; and 2-3 inches in Hettinger and McKenzie counties. Continued on 11A

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Eleven people have been killed across Iraq in separate driveby shootings and bombings, including one that targeted members of an anti-al-Qaida militia, Iraqi officials said Wednesday. In the most deadly attack, a roadside bomb killed four p e o p l e i n t h e t ow n o f Shurqat, 155 miles northwest of Baghdad. Three of the dead were members of the Sons of Iraq, a Sunni militia that has been instrumental in lessening al-Qaida’s deadly role in the country. Members of the group are often targeted by al-Qaida out of revenge and to intimidate others from joining them.

Blast destroyed all hopes of rescue GREYMOUTH, New Zealand (AP) — Rescue teams were in full gear and ready to begin searching for 29 missing miners when toxic gas levels suddenly increased, touching off an explosion that dashed all hopes of a rescue, a lost miner’s brother and police said today. Prime Minister John Key declared the disaster a national tragedy, and across New Zealand today flags flew at half staff and many churches held services for people wanting to show respect for the miners. Wednesday’s massive explosion deep inside the mine on New Zealand’s South Island came five days after the men were caught underground by a similar blast and only hours after rescuers reported their first progress in the rescue attempt.

Murkowski seeks voice in lawsuit ANCHORAGE, Alaska ( A P ) — U . S . Se n . L i s a Murkowski on Wednesday called for a rapid resolution to a lawsuit brought by election rival Joe Miller, claiming Alaska will be harmed if she isn’t sworn in Jan. 3. Attorneys for Murkowski said her seat will be vacant and Alaska will have only one senator if she’s not seated on time. “There are numerous critical issues facing our nation and Alaskans deserve to have full representation in the United States Senate,” attorney Scott M. Kendall wrote in a motion to intervene in the lawsuit. He warned that Murkowski would have a gap in service if she’s not seated and she would lose her seniority. “She would go from her current rank of 43rd to 100th,” he said. Miller sued Monday in Fairbanks Superior Court, claiming that elections officials illegally accepted improperly marked write-in ballots that benefited Murkowski.

Tuesday’s shelling by N. Korea killed 4, gutted homes By HYUNG-JIN KIM and KWANG-TAE KIM Associated Press INCHEON, South Korea — As they left behind gutted homes, scorched trees and rubble-strewn streets, residents of the tiny South Korean island shelled by North Korea told harrowing tales of fiery destruction and narrow escapes. Ann Ahe-ja, one of hundreds of exhausted evacuees from Yeonpyeong island arriving in the port of Incheon on a rescue ship, said Tuesday’s artillery barrage that killed four people — two of them civilians — had caught her by surprise. “Over my head, a pine tree was broken and burning,” Ann told the AP Television News on Wednesday. “So I thought ‘Oh, this is not another exercise. It is a war.’ I decided to run. And I did.” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the shelling of the island near the two nations’ disputed maritime border one of the “gravest incidents” since the Korean War. South Korean troops remained on high alert, and the country’s Cabinet held a special meeting today to assess security and economic impacts from the attack. In Washington, President Barack Obama pledged to “stand shoulder to shoulder” with Seoul and called upon China to restrain its ally, North Korea. The U.S. has more than 28,000 troops in South Korea to guard against North Korean aggression, a legacy of the bitter three-year conflict that ended in a truce, not a peace treaty, in 1953. Seoul and Washington reaffirmed plans to hold joint military exercises later this week in the Yellow Sea, just 70 miles south of Yeonpyeong. The White House said the aircraft carrier USS George Washington would take part. About 10 homes suffered direct hits and 30 were destroyed in the midafternoon barrage, according to a

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Wednesday it has alerted Congress and begun notifying foreign governments that the WikiLeaks website is preparing to release sensitive U.S. diplomatic files that could damage U.S. relations with friends and allies. Officials said the documents may contain everything from accounts of compromising conversations with political dissidents and friendly politicians to disclosures of activities that

AUSTIN, Texas — The heavyhanded style that made Tom DeLay one of the nation’s most powerful and feared members of Congress also proved to be his downfall Wednesday when a jury determined he went too far in trying to influence elections, convicting the former House majority leader on two felonies that could send him to prison for decades. Jurors deliberated for 19 hours before returning guilty verdicts on charges of money laundering and

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A South Korean resident walks by destroyed houses on Yeonpyeong island, South Korea, on Wednesday. local official who spoke by telephone from the island just seven miles from the North Korean shore. About 1,700 civilians live on Yeonpyeong alongside South Korean troops stationed there. “I heard the sound of artillery, and I felt that something was flying over my head,” said Lim Jung-eun, 36, who fled the island with three children, including a 9month-old strapped to her back. “Then the mountain caught on fire.” Many of those evacuated from Yeonpyeong had spent the night in underground shelters and embraced tearful family members on arrival in Incheon. The shower of artillery from North Korea was the first to strike a civilian population. In addition to the two marines killed, the bodies of two men, believed in their 60s, were pulled from a destroyed construction site, the coast guard said. At least 18 people — most of them troops — were injured. Officials in Seoul said

there could be considerable North Korean casualties. North Korea’s main Rodong Sinmun newspaper published a military statement accusing South Korea of triggering the exchange, but did not mention any casualties. The skirmish began after North Korea warned the South to stop carrying out military drills near their sea border, South Korean officials said. When Seoul refused and fired artillery into disputed waters — away from the North Korean shore — the North retaliated by shelling Yeonpyeong. Se o u l re s p o n d e d by unleashing its own barrage of howitzers and scrambling its fighter jets. North Korea, laying out its version of events, said the army warned the South several times that firing “a single shell” in its waters would draw a “prompt retaliatory strike.” A military official phoned a South Korean counterpart at 8 a.m. to urge Seoul to cancel the drills, the North’s news

agency KCNA reported. But the South Koreans — displaying their “crafty and vicious nature” — went ahead and fired dozens of shells some five hours later, prompting a defensive response, the report said. The Obama administration urged China to press North Korea to halt provocative action, saying Beijing has a duty to tell Pyongyang that deliberate acts “specifically intended to inflame tensions in the region” are not acceptable. China said late Wednesday that it was “highly concerned” about the artillery exchange and urged restraint. China “feels pain and regret about an incident causing deaths and property losses and is worried about the developments,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said in a statement. “We have always maintained that the relevant parties should, through dialogue and consultation, resolve disputes by peaceful means.”

could result in the expulsion of U.S. diplomats from foreign postings. U.S. diplomatic outposts around the world have begun notifying other governments that WikiLeaks may release these documents in the next few days. “These revelations are harmful to the United States and our interests,” State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said. “They are going to create tension in relationships between our diplomats and our friends around the world.” Crowley said the public airing of what were sup-

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Jury convicts DeLay in money laundering trial By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press

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conspiracy to commit money laundering in a scheme to illegally funnel corporate money to Texas candidates in 2002. He faces up to life in prison on the money laundering charge, although prosecutors haven’t yet recomDeLay mended a sentence. After the verdicts were read, DeLay hugged his daughter, Danielle, and his wife, Christine. DeLay whispered into his daughter’s ear that he couldn’t get a fair trial in Austin. DeLay had unsuccessfully

tried to get the trial moved out of Austin, the most liberal city in one of the most Republican states DeLay’s lead attorney, Dick DeGuerin, said the defense team planned to appeal the verdict. “This is an abuse of power. It’s a miscarriage of justice, and I still maintain that I am innocent. The criminalization of politics undermines our very system and I’m very disappointed in the outcome,” DeLay told reporters outside the courtroom. He remains free on bond, and several witnesses were expected to be called during the punishment

phase of his trial, tentatively scheduled to begin on Dec. 20. Prosecutors said DeLay, who once held the No. 2 job in the House of Representatives and whose tough tactics earned him the nickname “the Hammer,” used his political action committee to illegally channel $190,000 in corporate donations into 2002 Texas legislative races through a money swap. DeLay and his attorneys maintained the former Houston-area congressman did nothing wrong as no corporate funds went to Texas candidates and the money swap was legal.

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Airport protest over scanners never takes off By MICHAEL TARM Associated Press CHICAGO — The big Opt-Out looked like a big bust Wednesday as most of the Thanksgiving travelers selected for full-body scans and pat-down searches chose to submit to them rather than create havoc on one of the busiest flying days of the year. In fact, in some parts of the U.S., bad weather was shaping up as a bigger threat to travelers’ hopes of getting to their destinations on time. For days, activists had waged a loosely organized campaign on the Internet to encourage airline passengers to refuse full-body scans and insist on a pat-down in what was dubbed National Opt-Out Day. But as of Wednesday afternoon, the cascading delays and monumental lines that many feared would result

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A Transportation Security Administration officer pats down a traveler as he works his way through security at the MinneapolisSt. Paul International Airport in Bloomington, Minn., on Wednesday. had not materialized. 61, who breezed through security “It was a day at the beach, a box at the Phoenix airport on the way to of chocolates,” said Greg Hancock, a vacation in California. He was

sent through a body scanner after a golf ball marker set off the metal detector. His wife, Marti Hancock, 58, said that ever since she was in the air on Sept. 11, 2001, and feared there was a bomb on her plane, she has been fully supportive of stringent security: “If that’s what you have to do to keep us safe, that’s what you have to do.” The Transportation Security Administration said few people seemed to be opting out. Some protesters did show up, including one man seen walking around the Salt Lake City airport in a skimpy, Speedo-style bathing suit, and others carrying signs denouncing the TSA’s screening methods as unnecessarily intrusive and embarrassing. By most accounts, though, the lines moved smoothly, and there was no more or less congestion at

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First arrest made in new insider trading crackdown NEW YORK (AP) — The first strike in a new federal offensive to root out insider trading on Wall Street came Wednesday with the arrest of a consulting firm executive who prosecutors said tipped off a hedge fund manager about corporate earnings before they became public. The arrest of Don Ching Trang Chu of Somerset, N.J., came when investigators realized he was heading to Taiwan on Sunday. He made the trip frequently, but authorities were apparently concerned that he was traveling ahead of what are expected to be multiple arrests in the probe and after he had been interviewed by FBI agents on Sunday. Three hedge funds with offices in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts were raided Monday in the investigation, and on Tuesday, prominent mutual fund company Janus Capital Group said it had been subpoenaed. There was no indication Chu had dealt with those companies. According to prosecutors, Chu told the FBI agents that employees of public companies sometimes meet in Taiwan with hedge funds and disclose contracts and revenue figures, weeks before the companies announce their earnings. The complaint said some of the evidence against Chu resulted from conversations he had with Richard ChooBeng Lee, a former hedge fund co-manager who has pleaded guilty and is cooper-

ating with the government. It said Chu in June 2009 appeared to provide secrets about the second quarter earnings of California chipmaker Atheros Communica-

U.S. surrenders e-mails on Gulf oil leak estimates WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday defended the integrity of estimates that for months were inaccurate in showing how much oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico, disclosing thousands of pages of internal e-mails written by government scientists on the project. “It is a guess,” a senior U.S. scientist acknowledged to his colleagues. The behind-the-scenes e-mails hint at uncertainties in what the government knew during the summer, even as its scientists wrestled over how to measure oil leaking from a runaway well a mile beneath the water’s surface. The government said this week that its final estimate of 172 million gallons of oil pouring into the ocean between April 20 and July 15 was accurate. A senior scientist who led the federal effort, Bill Lehr, wrote in the e-mails that the administration went public with a summary of estimates before experts could finish their work.

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More Mexican troops head to border MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico will send more troops and federal police to try to control drug violence that has spiraled into warfare in parts of the northeast along the U.S. border, the government said Wednesday. The goal of “Coordinated Operation Northeast” is to reinforce government authority in the two states most heavily affected by a surge in violence following a split between the Gulf and Zetas drug gangs, federal police spokesman Alejandro Poire said. The new effort also aims to keep the two cartels from regrouping after the takedown of key leaders, he said. But in a media briefing with all federal security officials and governors of Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas, the affected states, Poire provided no details or numbers of reinforcements and answered no questions. Intense cartel violence has plagued the industrial city of Monterrey in Nuevo Leon and all of Tamaulipas, where cartel firefights and violence this month sent residents fleeing the once-picturesque tourist town of Ciudad Mier and where 72 migrants were found slaughtered earlier this year.

Charges dropped in cat killings MIAMI (AP) — A Florida teen no longer faces animal cruelty charges in a string of cat killings with prosecutors saying Wednesday that the defense showed some of them may have been killed by other animals. The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office dropped the charges against 19-year-old Tyler Weinman, who was arrested in June 2009 following a two-month string of cat deaths in Miami-Dade County. Police and prosecutors, however, defended their decision to charge Weinman. Veterinarians working with authorities concluded that 19 of 33 total cats found were killed by a human. But a forensic veterinarian hired by Weinman’s attorneys found puncture marks consistent with large animal bites on the eight cat carcasses that had been preserved. The veterinarians who made the original report admitted that the defense expert was correct. Authorities had no other carcasses to examine. Defense attorney David Macey said Weinman was innocent and unfortunately lived in the middle of where the deaths happened. “It was the wrong place at the wrong time,” Macey said of Weinman.

Facebook nears ‘face’ trademark NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook has moved a step closer toward trademarking the word “face” — at least in certain contexts. The company’s 2005 application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office received a “notice of allowance” Tuesday, which means Facebook now has six months to show that it uses the trademark and pay a $100 fee, said Cynthia Lynch, administrator for trademark policy and procedure at the agency. Or, it can file for an extension for up to 36 months. Once that’s done, the trademark can be approved or rejected. Even if it’s approved, Facebook wouldn’t have a trademark on “face” in every instance, only in online chat rooms and electronic bulletin boards for the “transmission of messages among computer users in the field of general interest and concerning social and entertainment subject matter,” according to the Patent and Trademark Office’s database entry on the application.

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Retailers hope shoppers are ready By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer NEW YORK — After two Christmas seasons of pushing socks, pajamas and other basics as gifts, retailers are betting that Americans are ready to give a little more this year. The flashy sweater is replacing the basic winter coat, jewelry is starting to sparkle again, and the gift card for gasoline is being trumped by the gift card at the mall. Black Friday displays are being loaded with fancier laptops, bigger TVs and deluxe gym sets, though stores acknowledge shoppers will buy only if it’s a good deal. The cautious optimism comes as more Americans are feeling more secure financially and spending a bit more on nonessentials. Still, there are nearly

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U.S. cracks down on synthetic pot By ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press WASHINGTON — Cracking down on fake pot, the government began emergency action Wednesday to outlaw five chemicals used in herbal blends to make synthetic marijuana. They’re sold in drug paraphernalia shops and on the Internet to a burgeoning market of teens and young adults. The Drug Enforcement Administration responded to the latest designer drug fad by launching a 30-day process

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Pope Benedict XVI acknowledges the faithful as he leaves after his weekly general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday.

Pope’s remarks on condoms sow confusion By TOM BREEN and RACHEL ZOLL Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — Some Roman Catholics are confused. Some are angry. Others just don’t believe the pope meant what it seems he said. Days after the release of Pope Benedict XVI’s comments that condoms can be justified to prevent the spread of HIV, there is widespread confusion about exactly what he was trying to say. The remarks have put some of the strictest defenders of church teachings in the awkward position of potentially disagreeing with the pontiff. Many church officials worldwide have been conspicuously silent. Some bishops are even seeking clarification from the Vatican. “It’s a mess,” said John Haas, president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia, which advises church leaders, hospitals and Vatican offices. “I’m not ready to say that the pope said what (papal spokesman Rev. Frederico) Lombardi said.” On a practical level, most Catholic-affiliated charities that minister to people at high risk of contracting AIDS are unlikely to make changes anytime soon. Haas, also a moral theologian, said he fielded calls all day Tuesday from confused bishops. Benedict’s comments come at a time when American bishops are focused on upholding Catholic orthodoxy on marriage and sexuality. “It’s important to recognize this is not some blanket opening of the door for married people to use artificial birth control,” said Mark Silk, director of the Leonard Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. In some heavily Catholic nations, church leaders have avoided discussing the matter. In Spain, Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela made no mention of

the pope’s statements during a meeting of the Spanish Bishops’ Conference. When pressed by reporters, only Cardinal Carlos Amigo responded. Church leaders, he said, would have to read the book carefully first. In the Andes region of So u t h A m e r i c a , t h e re appeared to be few mentions of the pope in news media, and his remarks were not mentioned in services at several Masses attended by Associated Press reporters. The National Conference of Brazilian Bishops said it would not comment. Brazil has one of the world’s most advanced anti-AIDS programs, and the government distributes more than 200 million free condoms each year, especially during Carnival. The Brazilian church has officially opposed the distribution of condoms, but historically has done little to stop it. The U.S. Conference on Catholic Bishops has not issued a statement and referred questions to the Vatican. The uproar is over comments Benedict made in a new book titled “Light of the World: The Pope, the Church and the Signs of the Times.” In an exchange with the author about AIDS in Africa, Benedict said that for some people, such as male prostitutes, using condoms could be a step in assuming moral responsibility because the intent is to “reduce the risk of infection.” At a news conference Tuesday in Rome, Lombardi said Benedict knew his comments would provoke intense debate, and that the pope meant for his remarks to apply not just to male prostitutes, but also “if you’re a man, a woman, or a transsexual.” The pope did not suggest using condoms as birth control, which is banned by the Roman Catholic Church, and he said condoms were not a “real or moral solution” to the AIDS crisis.

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s top prosecutor announced a new investigation Wednesday into allegations of ballot manipulation, potentially dealing another setback to a fraud-marred parliamentary election just as many had hoped a declaration of final results would allow the country to move on. The Afghan election commission, meanwhile, certified tallies from 33 of 34 provinces but failed to deliver on a promise to provide complete results more than two months after the Sept. 18 poll. The election panel said it had not decided what to do about the eastern province of Ghazni, where a host of problems clouded the ballot even after substantial investigations. Other than the delay in the Ghazni results, the winners were unchanged since fraud investigators announced a number of disqualified candidates earlier this week. The twin developments were the latest problems to overshadow the balloting that has been seen as a test of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s commitment to reforming his corruptionridden government since he was re-elected last year in a vote that was itself heavily tainted by fraud. The allegations last year nearly under-

mined the legitimacy of Karzai’s government and pushed some NATO countries to threaten to pull troops and aid. Amid the political uncertainty, violence has been on the rise in Afghanistan. Insurgents killed five village elders in an ambush Wednesday in northern Afghanistan, NATO reported, underscoring fears that violence is spreading from more volatile areas. The men were traveling through Faryab province,

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Skirmishes raise specter of violent Haiti election By BEN FOX and JONATHAN M. KATZ Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The impromptu campaign rally ended not with cheers but panic as armed men on motorcycles, some wearing yellow-and-green T-shirts of a rival presidential contender, pulled up to the small crowd and fired into the air. Nearly everyone ripped off the red-white-and-blue Tshirts of their candidate and fled down the pitted side streets of the Cite Soleil slum, rally organizer Pierre Joseph Laimay said. He got people to campaign for Charles Henri Baker, a factory owner who is one of 19 candidates in Sunday’s presidential election, by handing out T-shirts and money for water and bus fare — and had hoped to make a little money himself from the campaign for his efforts. As the others fled, he stood his ground. “If they were going to kill me, they were going to have to do it with my T-shirt on,” said the 45-year-old father of three. He looked nervously down the street. The U.N. representative in Haiti, Edmond Mulet,

A bomb also killed a NATO service member Wednesday in the south, raising to 46 the number of NATO troop deaths so far this month. Attorney General Mohammad Ishaq Alako announced the investigation into ballot fraud in an address to parliament that was broadcast on Afghan television. He alleged that the election was bought and sold by powerful, well-connected Afghans through secret dealings in Dubai, without elaborating.

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A person removes electoral posters with images of presidential candidate Jude Celestin during a protest against the upcoming elections in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday. called the “volatile political climate” a Haitian tradition. Multiple candidates have reported attempts on their lives — a credibility-building boast in a country where election days have long been synonymous with voter intimidation and massacres. Recent elections, including the 2006 vote that put President Rene Preval in power, have been notably calmer, though not free of

violence. But any disturbances could derail this year’s vote, which already must contend with a rapidly spreading cholera epidemic and the fallout from the devastation of last January’s earthquake. The next president will oversee billions of dollars in U.S. and other foreign reconstruction aid. The front-runners are divided on what should be done with it. Nearly all are criticizing the post-quake inaction of Preval, who was barred from running again. His new Unity party has put up Jude Celestin, the head of the country’s staterun construction company, who would be expected to carry on Preval’s policies, and possibly retain the current prime minister and much of the Cabinet. “This period coming up is going to be critical for the nation state to make some decisions about how this country rebuilds itself over the coming years,” U.S. Ambassador Kenneth Merten said. Washington, which is Haiti’s largest international donor, has backed the decision to go forward with the elections and provided $14 million in support.

Police raid gangcontrolled slums in Rio; 14 dead RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police raided gang-ruled shantytowns Wednesday, setting off clashes that killed 14 people as authorities try to halt a wave of violent crime that has rattled rich and poor alike in a city that Brazil hopes to make a showplace for the 2016 Olympics. Police invaded the Vila Cruzeiro community and surrounding slums early in the day, engaging in intense gunbattles. Twenty-five people were detained. “We didn’t start this war,” police spokesman Henrique de Lima Castro Saraiva said. “We were provoked. But we will emerge victorious.” Over the past three days, 21 people had been killed and about 150 arrested during sweeps by 17,500 officers, Lima Castro said. Two officers suffered minor wounds in Wednesday’s fighting. A wave of recent gang viol e n c e h a s s h a k e n R i o. Authorities say gangs are lashing back in response to a law-enforcement drive to regain control of territory the past two years. The police force has been assigned an additional 1,200 officers to fend off attacks. “We are stepping up our efforts,” Lima Castro said. “We will be even more trenchant tomorrow.”


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DEATHS Richard Palmer Richard J. Palmer, 81, Bismarck, died Nov. 21, 2010, at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 310 E. Ave. A, Bismarck, with the Rev. Nate Keith officiating. Burial will be in the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.

Richard Palmer

Richard was born June 23, 1929, in Minneapolis, the son of Charles and Josephine Palmer. He grew up in Robbinsdale, Minn., where he attended grade and high school. After serving in the Army during the Korean conflict, he worked as a reporter for the Fairmont (Minn.) Daily Sentinel. While there, he met Bernice Schumacher, a reporter for the Estherville (Iowa) Daily News. At the time, each was covering a triple murder in Sherburn, a small town in southern Minnesota. There followed a summer of long distance dating, leading to their wedding on Sept. 18, 1954, at Ottertail, Minn., the hometown of Bernice. The two moved to Minneapolis, where Dick registered for journalism classes at the University of Minnesota. When he graduated, the journalism fraternity Sigma Delta Chi named him the “Outstanding Male Journalism Graduate of 1957.” After graduation, he and his family returned to Fairmont, where he worked as a reporter-photographer until 1959. He then joined The Associated Press wire service in Fargo. Eight months later, he was transferred to the AP office in Bismarck, where he served as capitol reporter and correspondent for eight years. Dick joined the North Dakota Education Association staff as communications director in 1967. He coordinated the annual state association’s convention and the participation of state teachers in the national association convention. He also served as the liaison for its public relations association. Dick also was active in the National Education Association. He was a charter member of the National Public Re l a t i o n s Co u n c i l a n d served as a leader in the NEA’s State Education Editors group. His peers in these national organizations recognized his work with numerous awards for best magazine, newspaper, photography, news and feature stories. In 1968, his peers in the PR Council chose him to receive the Public Relations Council National Award of the year. After he retired from NDEA in 1993, he worked as a consultant and freelance writer for the NEA, NDEA, NDEA-Retired and other organizations. On the local level, Dick was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, serving on the church council, writing articles, fundraising and participating in small group activities. He was a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, Bismarck Woodcarvers, the North Dakota Wildlife Federation and the Bismarck Lions Club, which recognized his service with a Melvin Jones award. Dick and his wife received the 1971 Communicator of the Year award for their work in the wildlife federation. They received a second commendation for their work in the federation’s “Save the Deer” campaign during the severe winter of 1977-78. They headed a campaign that raised over $31,000 to buy food for deer and other wildlife that was distributed by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Dick is survived by his wife of 56 years and five children. They and their spouses are Howard and Mary Beth Palmer, Minot, Penny Rae

and Scott Robinson, Houston, Pamela Jo and Earl Torgerson, Bismarck, Roger and Anita Palmer, Dallas, and Randy and Mary Palmer, Bismarck; and his 11 grandchildren, Stephen, Leah, David and Anne Palmer, Jennifer and Rebekah Robinson, AJ, Luke and Hannah Torgerson and Carly and Erin Palmer. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Lillian, White Bear Lake, Minn., and her four daughters. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and a grandson, Thomas Palmer. Memorials may be given to the NDEA Education Association Foundation, 410 E. Thayer Ave., Bismarck, N.D. 58501; Trinity Lutheran Church parish nurse fund; or The Banquet, a weekly feeding outreach ministry of Trinity. Go to www.parkwayfuneral.com to share memories of Dick and sign the online guest book. (Parkway Funeral Service, Bismarck)

Frieda Berg HAZEN — Frieda Berg, 92, Hazen, died Nov. 23, 2010, at Sakakawea Medical Center, Hazen, surrounded by family. Services will be held at 1 p.m. CST Saturday, Nov. 27, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Stanton, with the Rev. Dennis Ristvedt officiating. Burial will be at Our Savior’s Lutheran Cemetery, Stanton.

Frieda Berg

Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST at O u r Sa v i o r’s L u t h e r a n Church, Stanton. Frieda Miller was born Sept. 6, 1918, to Samuel and Maria (Schuh) Miller, on the Miller farm northwest of Hazen, the ninth of 11 children. She was raised and educated in Mercer County. Frieda married Cecil Berg on July 9, 1950, at Peace Lutheran Church in Hazen. They moved to the Berg farm in Oliver County, where they farmed their entire lives. Frieda had a zest for life. She loved her family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed working with her brothers and sisters, caring for her many nieces and nephews, farming with her husband and son, cooking, gardening, canning, singing, dancing and doing things for others. During the war, she wrote hundreds of letters to servicemen. Frieda had a strong faith in the Lord and she touched many lives with her smile and gentle spirit. She is survived by two daughters, Joyce and Kevin Austin, Grand Forks, and Gwen Berg-Nistler, Fargo; one son, Weston, Hazen; grandchildren, Brandon and Kathleen Austin, Crystal, Minn., Angela and Nathaniel Shilman and Abigail Austin, both of Dickinson, Nicole and Rochelle Nistler, both of Fargo, and Kate and Michael Berg, both of Hazen; her great-grandsons, Jacob and Lucas Shilman, Ashton Austin and a much-anticipated great-granddaughter; one brother, Walter, Beulah; three sisters-in-law, Marvel Miller, Hazen, Arline Benjamin, Mandan, and Leah Berg, Bismarck; and numerous nieces and nephews. Frieda was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil, on Sept. 8, 2001; her parents; her brothers, Reinhold, Arthur and Oscar Miller; and her sisters, Pauline Knoell, Hulda Oster, Lydia Wolf, Elsie Urness, Martha Heth and Regina Knoell. (BarbotSeibel Funeral Home, Hazen)

Leon Axt GOODRICH — Leon Axt, 79, Goodrich, died Nov. 23, 2010, at Medcenter One, Bismarck. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Assembly of God Church, McClusky. Further arrangements are pending with Her tz Funeral Home, McClusky.

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ASHLEY — Adolph D. Rueb, 71, Ashley, died Nov. 22, 2010, at the Ashley Medical Center. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Zion Lutheran Church, Ashley, with the Rev. Mike Maroney officiating. Burial will be in Ashley City Cemetery.

KILLDEER — Eva Roshau, 82, Killdeer, passed away on Nov. 21, 2010, at Hilltop Home of Comfort, Killdeer. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. MST Friday, Nov. 26, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Killdeer, with the Rev. Darnis Selvanayakam celebrating. Burial will be at Killdeer Cemetery.

GLEN ULLIN — Alois “Al” Feser, 92, Glen Ullin, passed away on Nov. 21, 2010, at Marian Manor, Glen Ullin. Funeral Mass will be held at 1 0 a . m . C S T Sa t u rd a y, Nov. 27, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Glen Ullin, with the Rev. Victor Feser celebrating. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Glen Ullin.

Monroe E. Chase, 79, Mandan, formerly of Hebron, died Nov. 21, 2010, at the Medcenter One Care Center, Mandan. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. CST Monday, Nov. 29, at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan. Burial will be at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan. He is survived by his child re n , Cy n t h i a He u p e l , Auburn, Wash., and Monte, Mandan; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. (Spangelo-Stevenson Funeral Home, Hebron)

Adolph Rueb

There will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. Friday, with visitation from 3 to 7 p.m. at Carlsen Funeral Home, Ashley, and for one hour prior to the service at the church. Adolph D. Rueb, the son of the Rev. George H. and Alma (Sayler) Rueb was born May 20, 1939, in his parents’ home in Wishek. The family moved to Streeter and later to Medina. In 1955, the family moved to Ashley, where he graduated from Ashley High School with the class of 1957. Adolph worked for Ted Maier on his farm for several years. He was united in marriage to Dorene Eszlinger on Oct. 9, 1959, at Bethel Assembly of God Church in Ashley. In 1961, he began working at Ashley Super Valu and on May 9, 1966, Adolph and Dorene purchased the grocery store. Adolph enjoyed his daily meeting with his coffee friends. As a hobby, he liked to farm. His eyes always lit up when his grandchildren were with him and the time he spent with them was very special to Adolph. He was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church, where he served on various boards and held offices. He was an original member of Ashley Ambulance Squad and a past volunteer fireman. He had served on the Ashley Medical Center Board, where he had served as president. He was active with the Ashley Community Quartet for many years and was a charter member of Opportunities, Inc. He was a member of the Super Valu Advisory Board and also a member of the Chamber of Commerce, where he served on the 1988 Centennial Committee. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Kirk (Terri) Rueb, Ashley, and Byron (Kim) Rueb, Fargo; one brother, the Rev. David (Rita) Rueb, Buchanan, Mich.; one sister, Ruthie (Leo) Vilhauer, Leola, S.D.; and five grandchildren, Michael, Matthew, A.J., Rachel and Tucker. His parents preceded him in death. Honorary casketbearers w i l l b e a l l Su p e r Va l u employees current and past. Casketbearers will be Tim Rueb, Hardy Rueb, Lyle Eszlinger, Greg Eszlinger, Deon Vilhauer, Debbie Heyd, Kevin Kirschenmann, Kolin Kirschenmann and Korey Kirschenmann. The organist will be Lana Christmann and there will be a duet by the Rev. Darwin and Judy Stahl. The family prefers memorials be made to Ashley Medical Center or Ashley Public Schools Music Department. Condolences may be sent to www.carlsenfh.com.

Eva Roshau

Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. MST today at Stevenson Funeral Home, Killdeer, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. MST. Eva Schmalz was born May 2, 1928, the daughter of Kasimer and Matilda (Hartman) Schmalz. She grew up and attended country school in the Fayette community. As a young woman, she was married to Joseph Roshau on Oct. 23, 1950, in Killdeer. To this union, four children were born, Tim, Calvin, Gregory and Paula. Along with raising her family, she was a waitress at Jimmy’s Sweet Shop and a sales clerk at Gambel’s Store in Killdeer. Eva was known for her cooking, baking, gardening and canning. She was able to teach these tricks of the trade to her sons, daughter and grandchildren. She especially loved and enjoyed her four g r a n d c h i l d re n , A a r o n , Chelsea, Kevin and Tyler. Eva loved spending time with her coffee club and meeting every morning for coffee and dice. She also enjoyed her evening walks around the “loop.” Eva was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Eva is survived by her husband, Joe; two sons, Tim (Rhonda) Roshau, Bakersfield, Calif., and Calvin (Jean) Roshau, Crossville, Ala.; one daughter, Paula (Dave) Johnson, Killdeer; one brother, Kasimer “Sonny” (Shari Olson) Schmalz, Dickinson; one sister, Mitilda ���Tilly” Dauenhauer, Missoula, Mont.; and four grandchildren, Aaron and Chelsea, Bismarck, and Kevin and Tyler, Bakersfield. She was preceded in d e a t h by h e r p a re n t s , Kasimer and Matilda Schmalz; one son, Gregory Roshau; three brothers, Ralph, John and Lee; and three sisters, Rose, Caroline and Barbara. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.stevensonfuneralhome.com.

Mary Hamilton ZEELAND — Mary R. Hamilton, 66, Zeeland, died Nov. 24, 2010, at the Ashley Medical Center. No funeral service will be held. Survivors include her husband, Thomas; one daughter, Corinne Coalter, Hague; and two sons, Morgan, Bartow, Fla., and Brady, Lakeland, Fla. (Carlsen Funeral Home, Ashley)

Mary Glueckert

WILLISTON — Mar y Glueckert, 87, Williston, died Nov. 23, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center, Williston. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Williston. Further arrangements are pending with KULM — Casey T. Jones, Fulkerson Funeral Home, 21, Kulm, died Nov. 22, 2010, Williston. at his home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Assembly of God Church, Kulm. Burial will be Scout Tiospaye Miska, at Assembly of God Ceme- 5-month-old infant daughtery, Kulm. ter of Richard and Lisa He is survived by his par- (Standing Crow) Miska, Ft. ents, John (Gina) Jones, Bragg, N.C., formerly of Fort Kulm, and Arlene Bercier, Yates, died Nov. 20, 2010, at Phoenix; four brothers, Cape Fear Valley Hospital, M a t t h e w W e n t l a n d , Fayetteville, N.C. ArrangeJamestown, Justin Andres, ments are pending with Medina, and Zachery Bercier Stout Family Funeral Home, and Marshall Bercier, both of Mobridge, S.D. Phoenix; three sisters, Rebecca Andres, Abigayle Jones and Isabelle Jones, all WILLISTON — Marcella of Kulm; and his grandparents, Maxine Jones, Kulm, Boyd, 95, Williston, died John and Colleen Jones, Nov. 24, 2010, at Mercy MedWishek, Donald Williams, i c a l C e n t e r, W i l l i s t o n . Cleveland, and Dee Bercier, Arrangements are pending Jamestown. (Dahlstrom with Everson Funeral Home, Williston. Funeral Home, Kulm)

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Alois “Al” Feser

Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. CST Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with a rosary and vigil service at 7 p.m. CST. Visitation will continue at Sa c re d He a r t C a t h o l i c Church from 9 to 10 a.m. CST Saturday. Alois Feser was born Oct. 29, 1918, to Max Sr. and Anna (Balog) Feser of Glen Ullin. Al attended Sacred Heart School and Glen Ullin High School. He grew up on the family farm east of Glen Ullin, which was homesteaded by his grandfather in 1886. Al served as the committee man for ASCS for many years and was treasurer of the Monson School District. He became a Knights of Columbus member in 1941, served one term as grand knight and was local financial secretary for 14 years. Al married Ellen Bahr (daughter of William and Agnes Bahr) on Oct. 4, 1969. He farmed the family farm with his younger brother, Clem, until his death in 1989 and continued until the p re s e n t t i m e w i t h h i s nephew, Dan Feser. Al was a charter member of the Glen Ullin Historical Society and had been its president since 1980. His hobbies included reading and gardening, with a special interest in apple trees. Al is survived by one sister-in-law, Alberta Feser, Glen Ullin; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Anna (Sister Ulrica, OSB), Helen (Mrs. Peter Thiel) and Hilda (Mrs. Peter Burger); and four brothers, Leo, Max, Louis and Clemens. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.stevensonfuneralhome.com. (Spangelo-Stevenson Funeral Home, Glen Ullin)

Hilda Iverson

Discovery’s last flight may be at Christmas CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Baffled by fuel tank cracks, NASA announced another prolonged launch delay for space shuttle Discovery on Wednesday and raised the prospect of a Christmastime flight. Shuttle managers refused to set a new launch date for Discovery’s final flight, on hold since the beginning of November. The next launch opportunity would be Dec. 17. “We would have liked to have found a most probable cause by now” for the cracks that were found on Discovery’s fuel tank, said Bill Gerstenmaier, head of NASA’s space operations. “This is turning out to be a little more complicated from an analysis standpoint.” “We’ll let the data drive where we’re heading,” he told reporters. Hydrogen gas leaks halted the countdown for Discovery on Nov. 5. An unrelated crack later was found in the insulating foam on the external fuel tank; cracks in the actual exterior of the t a n k t h e n w e re f o u n d beneath the flawed foam. NASA wants to understand the cracking before launching Discovery to the International Space Station one last time. The space agency had been working toward a Dec. 3 liftoff for the 11-day mission. But that was no longer feasible given all the tests and analyses remaining. A new space station crew is due to lift off from Kazakhstan on Dec. 15 and arrive at the orbiting complex two days later; at this point, Discovery must wait until after that. Gerstenmaier said there are some launch possibilities in January and February, but the first official window of 2011 would not open until the end of February. A number of unmanned cargo ships are scheduled to fly to the space station early in the year, complicating matters.

WILLISTON — Hilda Iverson, 95, Williston, died Nov. 23, 2010, at the Bethel Lutheran Nursing Home, Williston. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29, at the Bethel Lutheran Home Chapel. Cremation has taken place and burial will take place in the spring. She is survived by her two sons, Kenyon, Corvallis, Ore., and Curtis, Havre, Mont.; two grandchildren; and a RIYADH, Saudi Arabia step-grandson. (Fulkerson (AP) — Saudi King Abdullah Funeral Home, Williston) successfully underwent back surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, according to STEELE — Rose Stockert, a palace statement carried 78, Steele, died Nov. 24, 2010, by t h e s t a t e - r u n n e w s at her home. Arrangements agency on Wednesday. Abdullah, 86, flew to New are pending with Bismarck York for medical treatment Funeral Home. Tuesday after suffering from a slipped disc and being diagnosed with a blood clot pressing on the nerves in his back. The king had “a back surgery, in which the blood clot DAVENPORT — Janine was extracted, the slipped Nelson, 72. disc was corrected, and the FARGO — DewWayne injured vertebrae was stabiJones, 82; Jacob Ochsner, 24; lized in Presbyterian HospiVietta Roggensack, 102. tal in the United States of JAMESTOWN — Nellie America,” the Saudi Press Klose, 87. Agency quoted the stateMAKOTI — Paul Bruns, ment as saying. 85. “The operation was MANVEL — Phillip Rus- accomplished successfully,” sell, 50. it added. STANLEY — Glenn Reep, The king temporarily 84. h a n d e d c o n t ro l o f t h e WALHALLA — Gertrude world’s top oil producer and Reimer, 80. key American ally to his half brother and heir to the throne as he left. Before the king headed for New York, Saudi officials had been making a strong push to reassure the public and international allies there is nothing to worry about.

Saudi king’s back operation in N.Y. is successful

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The holiday helps keep perspective Thanksgiving Day represents an essentially American holiday — pilgrims, extended-family table, turkey, sweet potatoes, cranberries and pumpkin pie. It’s a national holiday that celebrates the largess of the land and its generosity to its people. It’s about faith and family. It’s a time when we inevitably look around, measure how good we have it, and then offer thanks. Most North Dakotans have had it very good this year, indeed. We are riding high on the benefits of the land. Many of our sister states, however, are struggling economically, beaten down by unemployment and debt. Yet Americans, in even the most depressed of states, remain rich by the standards of some parts of the world. For example, compare the recent American difficulties with the island country of Haiti, which was dismantled by an earthquake on Jan. 12, leaving more than 200,000 people dead. More recently, TRIBUNE thousands of cases of cholera were EDITORIAL diagnosed with nearly 1,400 more dead. North Dakotans are like the pilgrims of 1621 in that our bounty comes from the land — crude oil and lignite coal, wheat and sugar beets, domestic livestock and wild game. We, too, have a great deal to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. The nation’s public discourse has been rough of late. There are those who fear that America is in decline, that young people today will not have it as good as their parents. The idea of American exceptionalism has been tarnished by huggermuggering in high finance and gross material excess. Yet when we spin the globe, looking at the nations of the world and their citizens, we see envy for our freedoms and desire for our standard of living. Our institutions are copied and our culture imitated. Despite America’s present grapple with self doubt, we are a leader in nearly every human endeavor attempted. Are there struggles? Of course. However, we should be thankful for our democracy. It gives us the strength and means to correct course. Democracy allows for all Americans to share in benefits and responsibilities of our nation — as was illustrated plainly in the recent general election. Let’s be thankful for our democracy. We should be blessedly thankful for our Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights and Constitution. We are thankful for the freedoms we enjoy. We are thankful for churches, schools and communities. Scan the horizon. Look across the oceans. Compare the world at large to America’s place, especially here on the high plains, and you will find Americans, and North Dakotans, have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR In 1834, a major party Splinter parties called the Whigs organized and opposed Andrew Jackcome and go son. By AUGUSTA ROOS Strasburg

As a former high school history teacher, I am always interested in the rise and fall of splinter political parties, or similar groups in the U.S. Currently, the tea party has shown influence in the recent election. Such parties always have a short lifespan, and are almost always in the opposition, “agin” whomever, whatever is in power. George Washington early warned of the “demon of the party spirits.” The first party, the Federalists — Washington, Hamilton, Adams — all favored a strong central government. The Anti-Federalists favored strong state’s rights in opposition to the Federalists. Thomas Jefferson, who favored limited powers for a central government, won the election of 1800.

The Whigs stressed internal improvements and elected William Harrison in 1840 and Zachary Taylor in 1848. Eventually, northerners from that group joined the Republican Party and southerners the Democratic Party. By 1850, the Whig name was gone. Other splinter parties, the “Mugmumps” or “Know Nothings” sprang up, opposing all immigrants — and Catholics. In the 1860s, another party arose called the “Copper-heads,” meaning a venomous snake. They were a serious threat to the war effort and tried to sabotage it. They also soon disappeared, but they did harm while they lasted. And so it goes. There was the “Bull Moose Party,” which supported former President Theodore Roo-

Lottery ticket led to politics WASHINGTON — Winning California’s state lottery with the first ticket he bought put Kevin McCarthy, then 20, on a path to becoming, in January, the third-ranking Republican leader of a House majority pledged to make government less bountiful. With the $5,000 he won in 1985, McCarthy opened a sandwich shop in a nook in a small mall in Bakersfield and hung a sign calling attention to it. When a government vehicle arrived, he thought city hall might have come “to give me the key to the city” as thanks for generating some jobs and sales tax revenues. But Bakersfield’s bureaucracy wanted to complain about his sign, which somehow fell short of sign orthodoxy. Annoyance led, as it often does, to politics. McCarthy served on the staff of the local congressman, then was elected minority leader in his first term in the state Assembly. He came to Congress in 2007, and in the 2009-10 election cycle was chief recruiter of candidates, such as Congressman-elect Stephen Fincher from — really — Frog Jump, Tenn. And Sean Duffy, the fivetime world champion log climber (if you yawn you are not from northern Wisconsin) who forced Democratic Rep. David Obey, mighty chairman of the Appropriations Committee, not to seek a 22nd term. Duffy did

so using ads McCarthy suggested, noting that Obey came to Congress before Woodstock and the moon landing occurred. McCarthy is one of the three intelligent authors (with Virginia’s Eric Cantor, 47, soon to be majority leader, and Wisconsin’s Paul Ryan, 40, incoming chairman of the Budget Committee) of a book with the unintelligent title “Young Guns.” They should be auditioning for the role of Cicero, not Shane. McCarthy has never been in a majority, in Sacramento or Washington. His 13-member freshman class elected in the dreadful (for Republicans) year of 2006 was the smallest cohort of new Republicans since the House was expanded to 435 seats in 1913. But he favors running the House in a way that would dilute control by the majority’s leaders, of which he is to be one, and would make life sweeter for the minority: He thinks every member should be empowered to offer amendments to spending bills. That expresses his view — which also was the Founders’, although

sevelt, and bolted the Republican Party in 1912. As a result, the Democrats won the election and

Wilson became president, and despite being led by the charismatic “Teddy,” the Bull Moose Party also

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they did not put it this way — that “the Senate is the country club, we are the IHOP.” The reason Republicans think winning the presidency in 2012 is essential to fulfilling the promise of 2010 is that Barack Obama, former paladin of change, will veto change. So McCarthy understands that, pending a Republican president, much of Republican governance must occur down in the weeds of government — in the Federal Register, the record of the regulations by which the executive branch exercises its will without much congressional supervision or circumscription. But looking up from the weeds at the clouds, McCarthy has a dismaying desire to bring a “futurist” to speak to the Republican caucus each week. This betrays an unconservative faith in prophets — pursuing prophecy is a recipe for forfeiting the present — and is a depressing reminder of Speaker Newt Gingrich’s swoon about Alvin Toffler’s books “Future Shock” and “The Third Wave.” Gingrich said of himself, oxymoronically, “I am a conservative futurist.” Fascination with clairvoyants is, however, symptomatic of an unconservative hankering to surf supposed “waves” of history, and to put government in the service of, and society in harness to, Big Ideas. McCarthy was born in January 1965, the month

when Democrats, their ranks swollen by 38 House members and two senators because of Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 landslide, began the overreaching, aka the Great Society, that in 1966 produced losses of 47 House and three Senate seats. The biggest threat to Republicans, who are currently flushed with victory, is, McCarthy thinks, the delusion that “they won the election. They didn’t win anything.” Rather, Democrats got themselves fired. McCarthy is too polite to say that the Democrats were terminated because they, like the president, misread the 2008 elections as much more than the electorate’s pink slip for Republicans who were spendthrifts at home and blunderers abroad. McCarthy says “this country likes to re-elect its presidents.” But it did not re-elect one of the last two Democratic presidents (Jimmy Carter). And the one it re-elected (Bill Clinton) had the advantage, as it turned out, of a bumptious new Republican House majority that made mistakes — e.g., the government shutdown — characteristic of people who, lacking the patience of politics, seek shortcuts to the future. (George Will writes for the Washington Post. His syndicated column appears Sundays and Thursdays.)

went away. In every case, these groups sprang up like surface-weeds after summer shower and disappeared. Now the tea party is taking advantage of living in a democratic society. Opposing groups are allowed, but in a strong nation, the “voice of the people” will be heard. We should press on with courage and give thanks.

first pheasant. The smiles and excitement are priceless. Whether it’s watching a good dog work a patch of grass, having a bird explode from under your feet or listening to friends and family reminisce of past adventures, hunting is a time-honored tradition. Another benefit of hunting is the huge impact it has on our state and local economies. As a businessman, I see the positive impact on businesses of all sizes. The primary businesses are obvious, but the indirect benefits of hunting are what amaze me. It is a very important economic engine and valuable to both large and small communities. We sportsmen have a responsibility to encourage hunting and fishing to continue the tradition. Take a kid hunting or fishing and “pay it forward.”

Let’s promote hunting, fishing By RANDY HANSEN Bismarck Fall is one of the favorite seasons for North Dakota hunters. Along with the holidays, it is a chance to spend quality time with family and friends. As a lifelong hunter and upland guide, I have witnessed many new hunters, young and old, harvest their


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Ode to joy Continued from 1A spread to her neck and lungs. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. told them 99 out of 100 times that type of cancer does not spread, but in Ali’s case, she was the 1 out of 100. In February, she underwent surgery to remove her thyroid and today is in partial remission.

Losing a gift Singing. Music. Both were a huge part of Ali’s life before cancer. But music still is — that and her faith in God. Her music teacher at St. Mary’s Central High School, Vicky Boechler, said in an interview a year ago that Ali may well be the most talented vocalist she had worked with in her 15 years of teaching. Prior to the surgery, Ali and a few of her friends cut a CD at Macoche Recording Studio in Bismarck. Boechler said it was all she could think of doing for one of her prized pupils. “I was looking for a way to preserve her voice,” Boechler said, and create a baseline in case she was able to sing again.

Getting by Ali says her faith — and her family and friends — helped her cope with the unknown for the past year. Before starting an intense round of radiation treatments, Ali had 1,078 tumors. Following the treatment, the number dropped to 26. Kris Lengenfelder said when the family was first discussing a course of treatment with doctors a year ago, they were told this type of cancer doesn’t kill 15-year-old kids. It’s what he needed to hear as a parent, he said. The doctors at Mayo have been astounded at Ali’s recovery, given the high level of cancer in her young body,

and at her rate of recovery. “Every time we go down there, they are amazed,” Rebecca Lengenfelder said. “Every time” has meant six trips to Rochester in the past year, the last a nine-day stay Oct. 11. Because of the circumstances, Ali said doctors at the Mayo clinic are considering her for a case study. Three times a week, Ali gets blood work done at St. Alexius Medical Center, results of which are sent to Rochester. Ali says she has become so well known at St. A’s because of the blood tests, it has become almost comical. Each time, she said the technicians ask if she wants to lie down or what can be done to make her more comfortable. It has become an old hat. “It’s almost like breathing,” she said. Ali has become such a fixture at the hospital, they have given her a job there in the kitchen. As part of her recovery, Ali works out at a local gym nearly every day. “This summer, I exercised like a maniac,” she said.

Feeling helpless Both Rebecca and Kris Lengenfelder say as parents, there have been issues they didn’t expect they would have to deal with. With six children, Kris Lengenfelder says the kids are expected to help out around the home and work when they are old enough, to help pay for things like their own car or cell phones. “All of these things ... you want them for your kids because you want them to be good adults,” he said. But with Ali? “Where do you draw the line?” he said. “I feel absolutely and totally helpless at times.” Ali said how she feels

Plans for today Today, Ali Lengenfelder and her family will gather to have Thanksgiving dinner. With about 80 other members of their family coming to dinner, they have outgrown everyone’s house. They have rented a space at Buckstop Junction to have their celebration. varies widely from day to day. Fatigue is a constant issue because of the surgery that removed her thyroid glad. Some days she feels great; other days, whipped. It’s hard to explain, she said. “It’s almost like being pregnant and going through menopause at the same time.”

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ABOVE: Their Catholic faith is a large part of the Lengenfelder family as Ali Lengenfelder, top, sits with her sister, Kaitlyn, in their Bismarck home last week. RIGHT: Rebecca and Kris Lengenfelder talk about the difficulties and the positive results dealing with their daughter Ali’s successful thyroid cancer surgery last February in Minnesota.

As a stay-at-home mother, Rebecca Lengenfelder said it always has been a priority to make sure everything is in order and running smoothly. The cleaning, laundry and all that comes before relaxation time. Rebecca Lengenfelder has started to rethink being so rigid. “There are days it does take a toll on the family,” she said. “For me, it’s hard to stay positive sometimes.” So while trying to retain some semblance of normalcy has been a juggling act at times, Rebecca and Kris Lengenfelder say they have plenty of reasons to be thankful. “The outpouring of support from our church, the community ... it’s been just overwhelming,” Rebecca Lengenfelder said. “It has definitely deepened out faith.” In June, Ali and her sister, Kaitlin, a senior, will travel to Rome with classmates for a pilgrimage. It is at least something that will not involve

doctors and clinics. At school and at church, some treat her differently. At Mass, she says, people she doesn’t know will turn to her and ask if she is Ali Lengenfelder. She says she is, and they tell her they are praying for her. The prayers have helped, Ali said, and in April she will return to Mayo for six days of testing. If all goes well then, it will still be two years before she

can be considered cancerfree. Ali joked a year ago that every time one has a plan, God just laughs and comes up with a new plan for one’s life. Ali said she is OK with that, and in the meantime, she is hoping her faith will help her come up with the answers to that plan. “There are a lot of things I wonder about ... like maybe why God did this,” she said. And she has learned. She

has learned that many things she worried about as a teenager really are not important. And she has learned that with faith, all things are possible. “I have to admit it’s hard sometimes,” Ali said. “I can’t even remember what it was like before.” (Reach reporter Brian Gehring at 250-8254 or brian.gehring@bismarcktribune.com.)

“We will still have some very cold wind chills,” Wetzel said. By later today, Wetzel said, a high pressure system will move into the region. By Friday, temperatures could reach 20 degrees, and by Saturday, the mid-20s. But Wetzel said by Sunday, more snow moving in from the west is a strong possibility. State officials in both

Dakotas issued statements urging people to be cautious. “It’s the first winter storm of the season for South Dakota, so we want to remind people to start thinking travel safety,” said Kristi Turman, director of the state Office of Emergency Management. “We know many people want to travel to be with family and friends for Thanksgiving. Please pay

attention to the weather, travel early if you can and check road reports before you leave.” Gerald Miller kept busy Wednesday plowing roads on his farm about four miles east of Bismarck. Miller, 52, has spent every winter of his life in North Dakota except for one in 2003 when he served in Iraq with the National Guard.

Continued from 1A “After Iraq, I promised I’d never complain about the weather in North Dakota again,” he said. “Like the Boy Scouts, you’ve got to be prepared for a North Dakota winter, or you’re asking for your own problems.” (The Associated Press contributed to this story. Reach reporter Brian Gehring at 2508254 or brian.gehring@bismarcktribune.com.)

the table, he said. “For example, at the airport, instead of having that same recording that we’ve heard for all these years, replacing that with something more meaningful and relevant and timely.” Under the current system, green, at the bottom, signals a low danger of attack; blue signals a general risk; yellow, a significant risk; orange, a high risk, and red, at the top, warns of a severe threat. Since the outset, the nation has never been below the third threat level, yellow — an elevated or

Continued from 1A significant risk of terrorist attack. “We had no way of informing the public,” former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said Wednesday. Ridge helped develop the system in 2002 when he was the president’s homeland security adviser, and he also helped with the 2009 review. The question, he said, has always been: “How do you inform the general public that the threat is different tomorrow than it’s been today?”

Turkey on ice Wetzel said the heaviest snow will extend from the Killdeer area west to Garrison and into the Minot and Bottineau areas. In the central part of the state along the I-94 corridor, 2-4 inches of s n ow i s e x p e c t e d a n d 1-3 inches in the south. Wetzel said winds were expected increase to 25-35 mph from the northwest across the entire state

by Wednesday evening, causing significant blowing and drifting snow across roadways, decreased visibility and dangerous wind chills of minus 30 degrees overnight and into today. Overnight lows Wednesday were expected to dip down to 5 below in the Bismarck area, with highs on Thanksgiving Day struggling to reach double digits.

Color codes out threat without jeopardizing national security. And an imminent threat would not last longer than a week, meaning the public wouldn’t see a consistently high and ambiguous threat level. The 8-year-old alert system, with its rainbow of colors — from green, signifying a low threat, to red, meaning severe — has become a fixture in airports, government buildings and on newscasts. Over the past four years, millions of travelers have begun and ended their trips

to the sound of airport recordings warning that the threat level was orange, an alert that has become so routine that many now simply tune it out. This could be the last holiday season they hear the monotonous message. U.S. officials confirmed the recommendation for a change had been made to President Barack Obama, who has final say in the matter. The details of the proposal were described to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because

no final decisions have been made. The current system was one of the Bush administration’s most visible anti-terrorism programs. The color has stayed the same since 2006: yellow for the country as a whole, meaning an elevated or significant risk, and orange for the aviation sector, a high risk. But the government has changed security protocols during that time without changing the color of the threat. For example, new air-

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The plows should be moving this Thanksgiving holiday. It’s a minimum 32- to 40-hour process to remove snow and apply sand in Bismarck. City crews will be moving throughout the storm, said director of service operations Jeff Heintz. “We start with the emergency routes — Bismarck Expressway, Ninth Street, Seventh Street — where they have the most traffic,” he said. Next, crews do arterial routes that cross the emergency routes. “If school is in session, then we get to the roads that go around the schools,” he said. “Then, we will go to the residential areas.”

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For Black Friday, retail area roads will be cleaned and sanded in time for shoppers, Heintz said. Early Friday morning, crews will plow north-south streets and they will remove snow from downtown east–west routes early Saturday morning. Right behind the plows are vehicles spreading an 8 percent sand-salt mix. The city stores 15,000 tons; it used half last winter. Heintz said crews will continue to clear emergency routes throughout the storm. He pulls them only when operators find visibility so poor that they will be a hazard. Plows are then placed next to a north and a south fire hall so they can clear paths for crews en route to an emergency. The snow removal schedules can be found at www.bismarck.org. Heintz said businesses along signed street cleaning areas must shovel sidewalks before midnight on their designated day. He reminds residents that it is illegal to push, shovel or blow snow into the street, alley or onto another person’s property. Violators can be fined up to $1,000.

Burleigh County Burleigh County Engineer Marcus Hall said plows will be out early today through noon, depending upon conditions. Plows will return to a full day’s work Friday. He said heavily traveled county and some township roads have first priority. Paved roads, major intersections and other critical roadways will be plowed and sanded, Hall said.

Great expectations Garrison bustles to prepare for Dickens Festival By LAUREN DONOVAN Bismarck Tribune

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“Is it a lot of work? You betcha, but when everybody pulls together, it all gets done. Around here, we say it’s the Fourth of July, and then it’s Dickens.”

oday is Thanksgiving, except in Garrison, where it’s the day before the start of the 17th annual Dickens Festival. While all the rest of us feast, toast and nap off the turkey dinner, many in the McLean County community will be making last-minute preparations for this festival like no other, which transforms the town into a Dickens Festival Chairman Dickens-era English village for three consecutive weekends. Paul Schlichting The first order of business will be to whistle up snow blowers and snowplows and put said festival-goers can expect all the usual this century’s gas power to work to make special touches — street vendors in 19th way for an earlier century’s ambiance. century garb selling hot food and drinks, The festival runs Friday through Sunday the carolers, the bows and swags, and again Friday and Saturday the the craft first two weekends in December. Dickens Festival Chairman Paul Schlichting

market, the nightly drama with Tiny Tim — and more. Visitors can take a ride around town on the double-decker Queen Elizabus, stroll the streets, duck into warming houses to thaw their toes and enjoy the end-of-theafternoon lighted parade. This year, like every year, the committee sorted through dozens of good ideas to come up with ways to keep the festival fresh, yet familiar. This year, they thought “fruitcake” and came up with the idea of a Fruitcake Toss. It’s planned for 4 p.m. Sunday (register at 3 p.m. at the park) and men, women and children will be sorted off into teams to win money for who can lob the candied cakes the furthest. Another addiContinued on 6B

Mandan Mandan Public Works Director Jeff Wright said crews will be out from midnight to at least 1 p.m. today keeping main arterial roads plowed and sanded. “We’ll get to residential areas when we can,” he said. They’ll go out again at midnight Friday. “Unfortunately, our guys will be out there working. We’ll try to give them the weekend off and then start working on the school routes early Monday morning,” Wright said. Plowing routes can be viewed at www.cityofmandan.com.

Morton County “We’ll plow as needed and visibility allows,” said Morton County Engineer Mike Aubol. He said that the county has plows and sand supplies placed in New Salem, Glen Ullin, Mandan and Flasher. “We have firstday, second-day and third-day routes,” he said. Aubol said if conditions permit in a storm, plows can clear all the roads in 11/2 days; it can take longer with more serious storms. Travelers are urged to go to www.co.morton.nd.us and view “snow plow routes” under the county highway department. A color key shows road priorities. (Reach reporter LeAnn Eckroth at 250-8264 or leann.eckroth@bismarcktribune.com.)

Huff Hills opens Saturday BY BRIAN GEHRING Bismarck Tribune Barring a major weather event, Huff Hills Ski Area will open for its 18th season Saturday. Andy Beck of Huff Hills said it will open at 10 a.m. Saturday and be open weekends and during school holidays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Beck said there are a number of additions to the resort this year, including a new equipment rental building that will help speed along the process for skiers. He said the former rental area in the basement of the chalet has been converted into a locker room area for customers. “We’re just putting the final touches on the building and moving in skis and equipment today,” he said.

With 4 inches of new snow in the past week and more in the forecast, Beck said conditions should be good for the opening weekend. The resort has a number of new things planned for the upcoming season, including the availability of private group and individual lessons. “We have a good group of instructors hired so we’re going to phase that in within the next couple weeks,” Beck said. The group lessons will be available in the mornings and private instruction will be available in the afternoon. Beck said it is part of a new and more aggressive marketing plan for the ski area. “We have always said we don’t try to compete with other ski areas, but (by) adding lessons and other things we can add value for people when they do decide to go there,”

Beck said. Along with that, Beck said a number of new promotions are on the schedule this year, including Local Heroes Day on Jan. 8 and a Locals Racing Series beginning Jan. 9. Beck said local skiers can test their skills against others in a scored format; it’s something he hopes will take off and become a season-long series. You can find more information on the resort on the website, www.huffhills.com, on Facebook or by calling its snow line at 663-6421. Rates start at $25 for a full day/weekend and $20 for ages up to 12 and for seniors; half-day and season passes are available. (Reach reporter Brian Gehring at 250-8254 or brian.gehring@bismarcktribune.com.)

Police inquire about vet’s grave marker By CHRISTOPHER BJORKE Bismarck Tribune Bismarck police were looking into a possible case of misplaced property after a veteran’s grave marker was turned in at a recycling facility. A worker with Gerdau Ameristeel turned in a flat bronze nameplate for a World War II-era veteran to police, suspecting a theft from a cemetery, Lt. Mark Buschena said. The coordinator for the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery said that it belonged to a man who died in 1989 and was reinterred in the veterans cemetery in 2007. Continued on 6B


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The Fort Union Muzzle Loaders representing “engages,” basic manual laborers at the trading post, will occupy Fort Union Trading Post on Dec. 4 and 5 to reenact the roles of American Fur Company employees during the winter. Visitors to the fort will be welcomed by a fire in the reception room of the trade house and treated to a cup of coffee or cider, biscuits and taste of pemmican. In the trade house, they can share stories with fur trade re-enactors of life on the frontier of the upper Missouri. Weapons, dress and equipment of the re-enactors will be on display. Engages performed the basic manual labor of the trading post, said park interpreter Loren Yellow Bird. They pressed furs and robes into bundles, hauled wood and water for the fort, cut ice and performed basic construction duties. Pemmican was the food of survival in this environment. Pemmican was meat and often dried berries pounded into a paste and covered with melted fat, then pressed into cakes. Fort Union is 24 miles north of Sidney, Mont., and 25 miles southwest of Williston via Highway 1804. For information, call the park at 701-572-9083.

Scouts fundraising at Thanksgiving Cub Scout Pack 123, based at Faith Lutheran Church in Bismarck, will raise funds today and Friday at a location between Old Navy and Kohl’s at Pinehurst Square along West Century Avenue. Starting at 10 a.m. today, weather permitting, the Scouts will sell hot beverages and baked goods through Friday between 3 and 5 p.m., depending on supplies. Donations also are welcome. The pack leader is Terry Hulm and the den leader is Theresa Marx. Chairwoman of the fundraising committee is Maria Venderdahl.

ABOVE: In the kitchen of the First Presbyterian Church in Bismarck, volunteers Tom and LeAna Hug maneuver a pair of carts filled with eight turkeys to a vehicle waiting outside to transport the oven-ready birds to the donated ovens at Evangel Assembly of God on Wednesday in preparation for today’s annual Thanksgiving meal sponsored by Aid Inc. LEFT: Chef Juan Rico, back center, talks with volunteers Noleen Helm, left, Alvina Haider and Gene Grinsteiner as they slice potatoes in the First Presbyterian Church kitchen in Bismarck on Wednesday. (MIKE McCLEARY/Tribune)

State tree lighting is Dec. 6 The North Dakota Council on the Arts, along with the governor’s office and Facility Management, invites the general public to the lighting ceremony for the 2010 North Dakota State Christmas Tree. The ceremony will be conducted by Gov. John Hoeven and first lady Mikey Hoeven at 5 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Memorial Hall of the Capitol Building in Bismarck. Live entertainment will be provided by Joel Gilbertson, pianist; a brass ensemble of the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra, and Dakota Stage Ltd. will perform an excerpt from “A Christmas Carol” directed by Michele Renner and Tom Chase. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony. The tree will be decorated with ornaments handmade by children, students, artists and craftspeople from all over North Dakota, the tradition since 1981. This year, 240 ornaments were donated to the state tree. A descriptive listing of the ornaments will be available at the ceremony.

Bus stop at mall changed The Capital Area Transit bus system will start doing pick-ups and drop-offs Friday from the north side of Kirkwood Mall, under the canopy, said spokeswoman Misty Staiger. She said the change was made based upon a larger sidewalk area on the north side that prevents riders from having to stand close to traffic paths when waiting for a bus. Mall management and the CAT administrators also agreed to make the switch due to heavier traffic during the holiday shopping season. For more information about the CAT bus, visit www.thecatbus.com or call 328-9228.

NDSCS grads’ salaries improving FARGO (AP) — New reports show that students who graduate from the State College of Science in Wahpeton earn average salaries about 16 percent below those who graduate from the much larger North Dakota State University in Fargo. Science President John Richman says the salary scale for associate degrees has been improving. A study released by the College of Science states the average starting salary for recent two-year graduates was $32,000 a year. A similar survey by North Dakota State reported $38,000 as the average starting salary for four-year graduates. Richman says that in the current economy, technicians with associate degrees are in high demand. He says the highest-paid Science graduate included in the report is a welder who attended a nine-month program and earns $68,000 a year.

Hoeven names some Senate staff North Dakota Sen.-elect John Hoeven has named some key members of his staff. The Republican governor who recently was elected to the U.S. Senate says Don Larson, who is currently leading the transition effort, will be his chief of staff. Don Canton will continue to be Hoeven’s spokesman. Hoeven says that to ensure a smooth transition for the governor’s office, current Chief of Staff Ron Rauschenberger will continue to serve in that role for Lt. Gov. Jack Dalrymple through next year’s Legislature before joining the Senate staff as Hoeven’s state director. State Commerce Commissioner Shane Goettle will serve as state director before moving to another position within Hoeven’s Senate staff. — Associated Press

Fargo man sentenced for child porn FARGO (AP) — A Fargo man accused of possessing more than 700 images and 150 videos of child pornography has been sentenced to serve 6½ years in federal prison. Authorities say the material collected by 56-year-old John Marquardt over a decade involved girls as young as age 7. Marquardt also was fined $2,000 and ordered to pay $4,000 in restitution. He will be on supervised release for 10 years following his prison term. Marquardt said in court that he was “ashamed and regretful.”

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IPSWICH, S.D. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was killed in a two-vehicle crash in northeast South Dakota on Wednesday. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Matthew James Cox of Ipswich died Wednesday morning after losing control of his vehicle on state highway 45 about two miles south of Ipswich. The Aberdeen News reports that Cox’s car spun in front of a truck driven by 57-year-old Mark Petersen of Cresbard. Petersen was not hurt.

2 more robbery suspects nabbed RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Rapid City police have arrested two more suspects in a recent string of casino robberies. Police said three men were in custody Wednesday evening in connection with the robberies. Investigators say at least three of the four casino robberies that occurred this month are linked. Police arrested a 29-year-old Rapid City man and a 23-year-old Box Elder man Wednesday in connection with the robberies. A day earlier, police arrested a 50-yearold Rapid City man. The recent robberies started on Nov. 14. They included robberies of three different locations of Happy Jack’s Casino and a robbery at Joker’s Casino.

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Jim Maher, shown here at his Jackson, Wyo., home on Nov. 12, is a brand inspector for the state of Wyoming.

Cattle inspector a unique brand By KELSEY DAYTON For The Associated Press JACKSON, Wyo. — Jim Maher grew up watching Roy Rogers and dreaming of being a cowboy. When he was old enough, he worked on his uncle’s ranch in Arizona. He first made his way to Jackson in 1971. Cowboys and livestock are in his blood. Today in his Polo Ranch home, black-and-white photos line the walls: his grandfather and other relatives in hats and chaps and with horses. “The way of life has changed,” he said. But one thing that hasn’t changed in Wyoming is branding to prove ownership of livestock. There are probably more than 30,000 brands in Wyoming. Luckily, Maher, 62, who is Teton County’s brand inspector, doesn’t have to memorize them all. A thick hardcover book holds all the registered brands in the state. For the 40 to 50 brands Maher sees regularly in Teton County, he doesn’t need the reference book. One day, the district supervisor of the area took Maher to lunch. Just do it until we find someone else, he told Maher, trying to get him to take the position. That was 23 years ago. When he started, brand inspectors were hired by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association. For the past 15 years, Maher has been a state employee. In addition to verifying the animal’s brand, Maher now how has to inspect to make sure health regulations are met. “It used to be I’d charge 80 cents and only care about who owned the cow,” he said. Today, Maher charges $1.50 a head, counting cattle as they come off the scale. During late summer and fall, when ranchers take their cattle to be sold, Maher works seven days a week, up to 10 hours a day, inspecting brands. In the slow times of the year, he supplements his income cowboying for area ranches and doing carpentry. Brands must be renewed every 10 years. Any time there is a change of ownership, of the brand or an animal, Maher is notified. He uses a book where he draws in animals’ markings and the brand and where it goes to create a record. In 2009 he inspected 8,225 head of cattle, 569 horses and 1,712 sheep. Leaving the county without an inspection can result in a $210 fine. Branding started back in the days when livestock roamed freely and the only way to tell the difference between a neighbor’s cow and your own was the brand. It also was the only way to get your animals back if they were stolen. There is still big money in livestock, both cattle and horses, and modern thieves still exist. In October, Maher got notice of a whole semi-truck of cattle stolen in Montana. The thief backed up to a cattle chute and loaded more than 70 steers, worth more than $80,000. Every day as a brand inspector is different, Maher said.

“It used to be I’d charge 80 cents and only care about who owned the cow.” Teton County (Wyo.) brand inspector Jim Maher He has been called to court several times in civil cases dealing with divorces and theft. About seven times, he has had to care for horses in his pasture by his home while waiting to sell an animal for an inmate in jail. He has been sued personally once by a man who couldn’t prove ownership of more than 2,000 head of cattle. Being a brand inspector is a profession unique to the West. At weddings, Maher dreads the question about what he does for a living. Few people in the area even know of his job, unless they are ranchers or outfitters who brand and transport horses and cattle. Ever y year, he gets reports of dozens of lost horses during hunting season. Wyoming requires county-to-county inspections because of the distances between towns. In t h e l a s t d e c a d e, Maher has seen more brands registered by people who have no intention of ever using them on cattle. Many of the brands in Teton County are “vanity brands” that are so ornate they would injure cows if they someone tried to used them as actual brands. Brands used on animals are often simple with closed characters, such as the number 8 or the letter “B.” The simpler the brand, the less likely it will blotch and make it hard to identify on the animal. A brand is distinguished not just by what it looks like, but where it is placed on the animal. Two people in the state could have the same brand but could use it in different spots on their animals. The Lazy JM, which goes on the left side of the buttock of Maher’s horses, would go on the shoulder of his cattle, a spot Maher doesn’t like for branding cattle. So he owns another brand, the Lazy J+, for marking the right hip of his cattle. Maher’s brand for his horses puts the mark on the left side of the butt, which is a relatively new location for branding. “We’re running out of places to put branding irons,” he said. Things have changed over the years in ranching and branding. But at least one thing has stayed the same: the passion in Maher and his family for animals — especially horses. His son, Richie Maher, has a degree in business administration but decided he’d rather be a cowboy. He also shoes horses. Hi s d a u g h t e r, L a c y Hicks, is a barrel racer, and her daughter, Maher’s 14-month-old granddaughter, already has her own horse.

The Bismarck City Commission approved a state legislative pre-session priority list this week, drafted by city administrator Bill Wocken. The priorities include: ■ Oppose the efforts to ban or significantly limit the use of tax increment financing by cities. ■ Maintain and fully fund the State Aid Distribution Fund’s existing formula level. ■ Oppose attempts to restrict home rule authority granted by local voters. ■ Rely on local elected officials to limit property taxes to responsible levels. ■ Grant no further property tax exemptions. ■ Provide increased state funding for road infrastructure projects. ■ Support state efforts to assist economic development projects.

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■ Support a cooperative public safety training center to include police, fire and highway patrol facilities. Wocken said he made the list of priorities for commissioners to discuss further before the session starts and as legislation evolves. “I want to write these positions down ahead of time so that as we receive bills ... we know what position the board would like us to take,” he said.

Commissioner Josh Askvig asked how the priority list is used. Wocken said the city collects copies of bills introduced and he assigns them to different city departments to study. “This gives them an idea where the commission will be on a bill so they can testify as representing the city of Bismarck,” he said. Wocken said he will update commissioners as bills are introduced and evolve during the 2011 legislative session. Commissioner Parrell Grossman asked that the city add a sentence that supports the state’s Renaissance Zone program. “It has been a great program for downtown Bismarck,” Grossman said. Wocken agreed to amend the list. All five commissioners approved the priorities. (Reach reporter LeAnn Eckroth at 250-8264 or leann.eckroth@bismarcktribune.com.)

New Town well plugged after ‘frac’ spill By LAUREN DONOVAN Bismarck Tribune Operators of an oil well that spilled more than 6,000 gallons of chemicallaced fracture water and oil say they got the well flow stopped Tuesday afternoon. Whiting Petroleum Corp. spokesman John Kelso said the well, eight miles northwest of New Town, was temporarily plugged by 3 p.m. The spill started Saturday during the eighth of 22

planned fracture treatments. It requires highly pressurized injections of chemicals and water into the deep well to fracture the oil-bearing formation. Whiting spokesman John Kelso said all the spilled water, mixed with oil, was contained in a lined dike around the well and trucked off-site for disposal. He said weather conditions and subzero temperatures affected efforts to stop the flow, even after the well was shut down.

State oil regulators are investigating the spill, which is the second since September to occur during fracture treatments. A blowout at a Denbury Resources well near Killdeer spilled 2,500 gallons of chemical-laced water and oil, which also was contained within a dike structure. Oil regulators are preparing a complaint of violation against Denbury for failure to use adequate pressure relief valves during the frac-

turing process, a requirement under state rules implemented in 2008. Lynn Helms, director of the Department of Mineral Resources, said it appears the Whiting well experienced a mechanical failure unrelated to pressure valves, though it is too soon to rule out a possible violation. Kelso said the New Town well has been repaired and fracture treatments could resume within two days if weather and regulators permit.

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Search uncovers pre-signed pot forms No patient information was filled in MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A search of the offices of an outspoken medical marijuana provider turned up 729 medical marijuana recommendation forms apparently signed by physicians with no patient information filled in, a newspaper reported Wednesday. Several former employees of the Montana Caregivers Network have told police that pot provider Jason Chr ist kept pre-signed forms, and that information was used to obtain a warrant, the Missoulian said. “Christ stated he has physicians sign otherwise blank attending physician statement-new application forms and he keeps them in a locked cabinet in his office to be filled out by approved medical marijuana applicants,” the search warrant documents said, citing a Sept. 17 police interview of Christ. The records also said a documents examiner told investigators that four forms obtained by subpoenaing the Department of Public Health and Human Services contained the name of one doctor but appeared to have been signed by four different people. Christ did not answer a telephone call Wednesday seeking comment from The Associated Press. Police also seized a laptop, two external drives, bank records and other documents during the Nov. 18 search of the Montana Caregivers Network offices. The network has been at the forefront of the Montana medical marijuana issue, with its high-profile traveling screening clinics as well as for arranging video conferences between physicians and patients seeking medical marijuana cards. Christ’s former bookkeeper, Anita Corrigan, told police in March that the business had stacks of blank, pre-signed physician statements. In June, another former employee, Susan Boykin, said she saw at least 1,000 such forms. Both Boykin and Corrigan had been fired by Christ. Information from three other former Christ employees — Nicole Harrington, Tiffany Klang and John Phillips — also was cited in the application for the search warrant. A lawsuit filed against Christ in August by Harrington, Klang and Phillips alleged that in January, Christ started requiring outof-state physicians working with the network to sign blank certifications for medical marijuana cards that would later be filled in by network staff after the doctors met with patients via video conferences. Christ has declined comment on the lawsuit, other than to say the opposing attorney has an interest in other medical marijuana businesses. The lawsuit alleged that in Ma rc h , C h r i s t o rd e re d employees to take all pending and denied patient applications and submit them to the state by filling out the pre-signed applications and saying the patients qualified with a chronic pain diagnosis, even if the patients hadn’t consulted with a doctor. The plaintiffs said that in June, Christ ordered them to fill out and send to the state pre-signed certifications with the names of 84 people who had been rejected for a card after seeing physicians at Montana Caregiver Network events in Kalispell, Helena and Missoula. A copy of an e-mail directive detailing the order was attached to the lawsuit.

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Guard returning from Iraq, Afghanistan By CHRISTOPHER BJORKE Bismarck Tribune N i n e No r t h D a k o t a National Guard members deployed overseas were scheduled to be back in the state Wednesday, in time for Thanksgiving, with their comrades to follow in the next few weeks. The Guard announced that about 75 soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan would return home in the coming weeks, including the nine Wednesday if the weather allowed it. Three Guard groups have been on surveillance assignments in the two countries since November 2009. Guard spokeswoman Amy Wieser Willson said the group included 13 guardsmen from Bismarck and 18 from Mandan. “We’ve got some folks sneaking back to North Dakota today,” said Alan Dohrmann, deputy adjutant general, who credited all of the troops for their performance as well as deployment commander Capt. Walyn Vannurden. “He took all of the soldiers over there and is bringing them all home,” he said. Two of the groups were in Afghanistan and one was in Iraq, all operating surveillance equipment protecting bases. Gov. John Hoeven, who was part of the announcement event at the

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Gov. John Hoeven, right, and Brig. Gen. Alan Dohrmann announced the return of about 75 North Dakota National Guard soldiers who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan on Wednesday afternoon in Bismarck. The soldiers are with the 1st Battalion of the 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment. Raymond J. Bohn Armory in Bismarck, said the work has been a long-standing mission for the North Dakota Guard. “They are the eyes and ears, if you will, to make sure our troops know what’s going on,” Dohrmann said.

“It’s a compliment to our guardsmen ... that we have been on this mission for that long.” Dohrmann said he could not be more specific on when all of the soldiers would be home. Cassie Stockwell was at

Wednesday’s announcement but was still waiting to hear when her brother, Sgt. Chris Duran, would be back from his second deployment overseas. “It’s never for certain,” she said. Stockwell attended with her mother, Brenda

Duran of Mandan, and her 21/2-year-old son, Carter, all anxious for Duran’s return. “He sees lots of pictures of Uncle,” Stockwell said. (Reach reporter Christopher Bjorke at 250-8261 or chris.bjorke@bismarcktribune.com.)

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Mont. native riding high training riding bulls By CHELSEA KROTZER For The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. — A brown-and-white bull slams its hooves against the metal chute. Just shy of 2 years old, the bull has no idea what is going on. Mesa Pate, 19, tries to calm it the best she can as she slips a rope around its stomach to secure a blue metal box on the bull’s back. The box, referred to as a dummy, is there to make the bull buck. The chute opens, and the bull’s legs go flying, as does the box. It’s on for about three seconds before Pate disengages it with a remote control. “It’s a training tool, basically,” Pate said. “We take that dummy off of them when they do something right, when they buck hard or you want a bull to turn back and spin, so when they start to do that we trip the dummies off of them.”

It’s definitely not going to be the last, either. Especially since Pate wants her bulls to be successful in her business. Pate started Mesa Bucking Bulls in 2009, but she’s been training bulls for the past two and half years. “I always liked bull riding,” Pate said. “I’ve been in rodeo, rode horses a lot and I just wanted to do it and started buying some bulls and buying cows and it just kind of took off from there.” Two of Pate’s bulls made it to the Professional Bull Riders finals in Las Vegas last month. One that went by the name of Highway 12 was a contender for bull of the year. She got the bull after purchasing some cows from a Associated Press Texas rancher. Injured six

Mesa Pate pats one of the bulls she is training to buck at the Horse Palace near Laurel, Mont., on Nov. 18. Pate raises and trains bulls for rodeos and bull riding competitions.

months before, Highway 12 figured to be good only for breeding. “He said do whatever you want to him; breed him, buck him, sell him, whatever,” Pate said. After giving the bull, nicknamed “Albert,” a year to heal, Pate decided to buck him. “He was outstanding,” Pate said. “He was one of those special bulls ... he was one of those once in every, at least once every once in a while kind of bulls.” Pate has since sold Highway 12 but continues to work hard and hopes to raise, train and enter a bull into the PBR that will take the title.

Pate lives in Texas most of the time but is from Ryegate, where five of her bulls are kept under the watchful eye of her brother. She comes up to Montana to work with the cows during the summer. She has another 20 cows with her in Texas. She’s getting ready to start entering her bulls in PBR events as early as January. “With a bull, I want them to have speed, I want them to kick and they have to turn back,” Pate said. “I like bulls that are hard to ride, but if you are going to ride them they are going to be hard. ... I want them to go out and spin and kick hard and be fast as possible. “I like honest bulls like that,” she said.

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Dickens Festival Chairman Paul Schlichting An impact study found that the Dickens Festival attracts about 2,000 visitors each day it is held and generates more than $1 million in revenue for the festival and community businesses. It’s a huge deal for Garrison, but Schlichting said it’s just one of many events, including the Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament, the Beach Party and others, for which the community is known. “We do what we have to,

Continued from 1B to make this a great place to live,” he said. In past years, the festival has endured and thrived under whatever conditions Mother Nature deals out. It’s only been canceled one day and that was last year, Schlichting said. He expects he and the committee will do some last-minute tinkering — an extension cord here, a heater there — today and Friday. “And then, it’s away we go,” he said. A full schedule and online access is at www.dickensfestival.com. (Reach reporter Lauren Donovan at 701-748-5511 or lauren@westriv.com.)

Grave marker According to coordinator Pam Helbling-Schafer, an upright granite maker from the veterans cemetery was placed on the man’s grave in 2007, and the bronze nameplate from his original grave might have been given to

the family or been disposed of. Buschena said the approximately 18-by-24inch nameplate was damaged when it came to the police and it was unclear how it ended up at the recy-

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“We do what we have to, to make this a great place to live.” all about the volunteers. Members meet yearround to keep the event moving forward and in the end, nearly everyone in the community is involved in large ways and small to present the many events that make up the festival, Schlichting said. “Is it a lot of work? You betcha, but when everybody pulls together, it all gets done,” he said. “Around here, we say it’s the Fourth of July, and then it’s Dickens.”

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Great expectations tion among several this year is the American Magic Lantern Theater, a traveling production that uses 1890s magic, music and comedy to put on quite a show. Times are 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Dec. 4. The Friday and Saturday evening Dickens dramatic production at Kota Theater is titled “Tiny Tim’s Christmas.” It is described as a sequel to the traditional adaptations of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” which have been a treasured part of the festival for its entire history. This is Schlichting’s third year as festival chairman and he said, like always, it’s

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cling center. Buschena contacted the soldier’s son, who said he did not remember receiving it in 2007. “It looks like an honest mistake,” Buschena said. The soldier was an Army

Continued from 1B private first class who served from 1943 to 1946 and was born in 1924, Helbling-Schafer said. (Reach reporter Christopher Bjorke at 250-8261 or chris.bjorke@bismarcktribune.com.)

MINOT (AP) — A woman mauled by two dogs in a Des Lacs home about a week ago remains hospitalized in Minot. The hospital is not releasing information on 46-year-old Lori Amsden’s condition at the request of the family. Authorities say Amsden was attacked by the dogs last Thursday while she was baby-sitting in another couple’s home. The Ward County Sheriff’s Office says the dogs were pit bulls, but owner Anna Heppler says they were a mixed breed. The dogs were euthanized. No charges have been filed in the case but county prosecutors are reviewing it.

Officer named to natl. safety board WEST FARGO (AP) — A West Fargo police officer has been named to the National Child Passenger Safety Board. Stacy Dawkins is one of only 20 members of the board, which has representatives from numerous agencies including the National Safety Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Dawkins is a 15-year veteran of the West Fargo police force. She also is a member of the Safe Kids Fargo-Moorhead group and is a child passenger safety instructor.

S.D. man indicted on murder charge BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A South Dakota man has been indicted in the death of a homeless man whose body was found engulfed in flames under a downtown bridge in Bangor, Maine more than four years ago. Bangor police say a Penobscot County grand jury on Wednesday indicted 25-year-old Kenneth John Bruning, of Rapid City, S.D. Police said Bruning is in jail in Rapid City on unrelated charges and will be extradited to Maine. He is charged with murder in the March 7, 2006 death of 34-year-old Trevor Sprague. Sprague, who was from Lubec, had been living in Bangor at the time of his death.

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A dog’s life, in many ways I have two dogs in my life, both black Labs: one male and one female. Ike was a headstrong male and did what he wanted to, when he wanted to, most of the time. He hated skunks and tolerated me and all in all, was a good hunter and companion.

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My latest model is Mercedes, a female Lab. For some inexplicable reasons, she seems to like me a lot. She is a decent bird dog at 3, but still has a few things to work on, like having someone to teach her what she needs to work on. Good dogs, both of them. I miss Ike; I cried like a baby when I saw his collar sitting on the seat beside me on the day he died. Good dogs, like I said, and I love them, but at a certain point, people can go overboard with the whole dog being a part of the family thing. I was reading the latest issue of Delta Waterfowl’s magazine when I came across a few headlines that made me do a doubletake; “Fake testicles for neutered dogs” was the first. Like you, I’m sure, I didn’t think I read it right. According to a story in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, a company is now marketing a product called Neuticles, fake testicles for neutered dogs. The price tags run between $110 and $1,049 for dog owners who may be worried about the self-esteem of their pooch. Whose self-esteem? Then there is the story about the condo group in Baltimore that is doing its very best CSI impersonation. The condo board is trying to get to the bottom of the mystery of whose dog is leaving behind doo-doo. The board is considering charging a $50 fee to build a DNA database of all the dogs in the condo. On top of that, there would a $10 a month fee for collecting the doo and sending it to a laboratory for analysis. A $500 fine could be in the future of those who don’t scoop the ... you know what ... of their doggy. That would solve the mystery, Scooby Doo. And if you do have too much doo to handle, a guy in Massachusetts can take it off your hands, or at least the bottoms of your shoes. A guy there got an idea after visiting India, where methane digesters are used to cook food. So he’s asking patrons of a doggy park to scoop the doo into a 500-gallon tank, then give the wheel a spin to mix the doo and water. The hope is that as the waste is converted into methane it can power a light on a post. Waste not, watt not, I guess. As you are sitting around the table this Thanksgiving telling stories about this year’s deer hunt, keep these tales in mind. A 15-year-old Maine boy bagged a three-beamed, 20point non-typical whitetail buck. The boy has already been offered five grand to sell the troContinued on 2C

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Shot of a lifetime 16-year-old nabs dandy 6x6 non-typical whitetail By BRIAN GEHRING Bismarck Tribune KIEF — A wry smile comes across Jacy Hausauer’s face when she tells the story of taking her first whitetail back at age 14. That buck, taken two seasons ago, was not a monster by any stretch, but a decent 4x4 nonetheless. It was the story behind it that brings a grin to her face. Hunting with her sister, Kayla, and her brother-in-law, Travis Martin, she earned a rather dubious nickname after the hunt. Jacy’s shot at the buck went low, but she got the bounce to go in as the bullet ricocheted and hit the buck in the lung, dropping it a few yards from where it stood; hence the nickname, “Ricochet.” This year’s hunt went a little more according to plan. The sophomore at McClusky High School harvested a dandy nontypical 6x6 whitetail buck on her family farm in northern Sheridan County. The buck with a split G2 rough scored 130 on the Boone and Crockett Club and had an outside spread of 17½ inches. Hausauer wasn’t able to hunt last season because she was recovering from being thrown from her horse. Barrel racing and poles are just a few new activities she has added to her repertoire. She just wrapped up her sophomore year of volleyball and is looking forward to basketball season with the Turtle Lake-Mercer-McClusky Trojans, a 45-mile one-way road trip to a home game for her parents, Steve and DelRae. That’s on top of serving as president of her FFA chapter, being in band and choir, helping out with her church’s Christmas program, honor student — you get the picture — a typical teenager. Jacy’s family operates a grain and cattle farm, 120 head at present, and she is every much a farm hand as were her three older sisters. “Jacy started to run the combine when she was a seventhgrader and she almost takes over the fall herd,” her father said. In a class of eight at her high school, Jacy took hunter safety courses as a seventh-grader and had the top score of those she tested with, perhaps bruising the egos of some of the guys in the class. Jacy became interested in deer hunting through her sister, Kayla, who hunted with her husband. She started by riding along in the pickup, then worked her way

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Sixteen-year-old Jacy Hausauer took this non-typical 6x6 whitetail on her family farm in Sheridan County the second weekend of the season.

“He was going to run right over the top of me. He was so close I couldn’t see anything in my scope.” Jacy Hausauer up to being a brush-beater. “They always needed walkers,” Jacy said with a grin, “so that was me.” Sitting around the breakfast bar in her kitchen last weekend, Jacy talked about growing up loving the farm life. A big part of that is the connection with the outdoors. On some hunts, she would ride horse across the expansive hills and through draws that otherwise would take a small army to work. Her father, Steve, is not a hunter, but with three older sisters — Callissa, 27, Kayla, 25, and

Ashley, 21, hunting and fishing were kind of the norm. Right about then, the kitchen door swung open and sister Kayla stepped into the kitchen. “Right there walking through the door is my inspiration,” Jacy said. That, and her uncle in Montana is a former outfitter who guided hunts in the Absarakee Mountains on mules. This past summer, she spend two weeks in the mountains, hauling her four horses out to Lake Favonius near Big Timber to get them in shape for barrels. Being on the combine, driving

truck and working cattle — Jacy takes the spring sports season off for calving — she gets to see how the deer move and is able to pattern them. On the second Saturday of the deer gun season, Jacy said her dad was combining sunflowers when he kicked out the 6x6. She said she figured the buck would want to go back into the same field that night. So she took the .243 Tikka she had bought this summer and went back to the sunflowers. Jacy said the gun is the same model her cousin Alicia shoots. “The only difference is I went with the stainless steel barrel; but we both have pink slings,” she said. Around 4 p.m. that Saturday, Jacy was at the edge of the sunflower field and waited. Off to one side was a singlerow one tree shelter belt. A doe came out, Jacy said, with the buck not far behind. Kneeling, Jacy said the doe turned but the buck, nose to the ground, was coming right at her. “He was going to run right over the top of me,” she said. “He was so close I couldn’t see anything in my scope.” The first shot missed its mark but Jacy said she stood up, steadied her Tikka, squeezed the trigger, hitting the buck in the neck as it was quartering away. “I had to call our hired man, Jeff Engel, to help me load it in the pickup,” she said. Jacy said both her parents teased her, saying she may have to go a long time before equaling and bettering this year’s buck. And when friends and classmates learned of the dandy buck, Jacy said the reaction was mostly the same. “They’d say, ‘Holy cow, you didn’t.’” Then the proof. “I told them I did ... and sent them the picture.” (Reach reporter Brian Gehring BRIAN GEHRING/Tribune at 250-8254 or brian.gehring At home, Jacy compares the antlers of this year’s buck, at right, to her first buck two season ago. @bismarcktribune.com.)


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W H AT ’ S G O I N G O N Thursday, Nov. 25 FAITH: ■ Need prayer? Private prayer support, Rainbow Shop prayer room, 551 S. Seventh St. Appt: Betty, 223-2422. ORGANIZATIONS: ■ Alcoholics Anonymous: General Service Office, www.aa.org; and Area 52 North Dakota, www.aanorthdakota.org. ■ Capital City AA, noon and 8 p.m., 1351 S. 12th St., door 1202. ■ Keep it Simple AA, noon, Serenity Place. ■ New Hope AA, noon, New Freedom Center, 905 E. Interstate Ave. ■ New Leipzig AA group, 7 p.m. MST, New Leipzig City Hall (back room). ■ Echo AA, 7:30 p.m., New Bethel Congregational Church, Hazen. ■ City Center AA, 8 p.m., Serenity Place. ■ Eastenders NA (OP, WC), 8 p.m., Grace Lutheran Brethren Church, 503 N. 24th St. ■ Fort Yates AA group, 8 p.m., Fort Yates Episcopal Church. ■ North City Al-Anon, 8 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church. ■ Thursday Night AA, 8 p.m., Church of the Cross. ■ Thursday Night Big Book AA, 8 p.m., Methodist Church, Mandan. PUBLIC EVENTS: ■ Turkey Trot, registration 8 a.m., races begin 9:15 a.m., Elks Lodge. Info: 222-3998 or www.cfanorthdakota.com. ■ Community Thanksgiving dinner hosted by Aid Inc., noon, First Lutheran Church, 408 Ninth St. N.W., Mandan, and First Presbyterian Church, 214 E. Thayer Ave. Food provided by Dan’s Super Valu. Reservations: Mandan, 663-1274, or Bismarck, 223-9150.

Friday, Nov. 26 ARTS-ENTERTAINMENT-MUSIC: ■ Emter Family Christmas Show, 7 p.m., Emter Family Music Theater, 3279 County Road 139A, Mandan. Tickets: $10 plus tax. ■ Dance to Victor Schwahn, 7:30 p.m., VFW, 1326 E. Broadway Ave. $5 cover charge with proceeds donated to North Dakota National Guard Family Support Group and North Dakota Army Reserve Family Support Group. FAITH: ■ Dakota Cowboys for Christ Fellowship: Haining Family Concert, 7 p.m., Belle Mehus Auditorium. Free will offering. Info: 222-1421 or 400-5936. ORGANIZATIONS: ■ March of Dimes, program service committee, 11:30 a.m., M of D office. ■ Capital City AA, noon, 8 and 10 p.m., 1351 S. 12th St., door 1202. ■ Keep it Simple AA, noon, Serenity Place. ■ Missouri Slope Shrine Club, noon, AMVETS. ■ New Hope AA, noon, New Freedom Center, 905 E. Interstate Ave. ■ Serra Club, noon lunch, Municipal Country Club. ■ Bismarck Duplicate Bridge Club, 1 p.m., Elks Club. ■ Moms in Touch for Bismarck High School, 2-3 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 800 N. Seventh St. Info: Deb, 250-4895. ■ Happy Hour AA, 6 p.m., Serenity Place. ■ Singles 50 Plus pinochle and whist cards, 7 p.m., Bismarck Senior Center, use east door. ■ Courage to Change AA, 7:30 p.m., Serenity Place, 1525 E. Thayer Ave. ■ Hazen AA, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Hazen. ■ Knife River Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Hazen. ■ Keep the Faith NA (OP), 8 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, 1402 E. Ave. C. ■ Twin City AA, 8 p.m., Serenity Place. PUBLIC EVENTS: ■ Art, crafts and vendor show, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Gateway Fashion Mall. ■ Holiday pool tournaments at Ramkota Hotel Ballroom: open and mixed scotch doubles, 10 a.m., registration, 9 a.m., entry fee: $5; tournament for 20 years old and younger, 1 p.m., registration, noon, entry fee: $5; and regular tournament, 7 p.m., registration, 6 p.m., entry fee: $10. ■ Santa at the mall, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Gateway Fashion Mall. ■ Dakota Zoo open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. with weather permitting. Info: 223-7543 or www.dakotazoo.org. ■ Central Dakota Humane Society story time, 7 p.m., Barnes and Noble. SERVICES: ■ Free screenings for children who may be at risk for speech-language disorders, St. Alexius Speech Therapy Department. Info: 530-8200. ■ Blood drive, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., United Blood Services. Info: 258-4512.

Satur day, Nov. 27 ARTS-ENTERTAINMENT-MUSIC: ■ Emter Family Christmas Show, 2 p.m., 7 p.m., Emter Family Music Theater, 3279 County Road 139A, Mandan. Tickets: $10 plus tax. ■ Single File dance, 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Mandan Moose. Music by Dreams Music. Singles over 21. FAITH: ■ Men’s prayer group, 6 a.m., Christ the King Adoration Chapel, 505 10th Ave. N.W., Mandan, followed by coffee and fellowship in the Parish Life Center. Info: Jim Froelich, 663-4538. ■ Sabbath services, 2 p.m., Church of God. ORGANIZATIONS: ■ Lewis and Clark AA group, 8:30 a.m., Spirit of Life Church, Mandan. ■ Keep It Simple open AA, 9:30 a.m., Serenity Place, 1525 E. Thayer Ave. ■ Saturday Morning Al-Anon, 9:30 a.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Use north door, to basement. Handicapped access, south door. ■ Saturday Morning AA, 9:30 a.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. ■ Take It Easy AA group, 9:30 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church. ■ Adult Children of Alcoholic and Dysfunctional Families, 10:30 a.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Washington Street and Divide Ave. ■ Capital City AA, noon, 8 and 10:30 p.m., 1351 S. 12th St., door 1202. ■ Women’s Step Study AA, 11 a.m. First Presbyterian Church. ■ Bismarck Duplicate Bridge Club, 1 p.m., Elks Club. ■ Bismarck-Mandan Handknitter’s Guild, 1 p.m., Sage Junction Yarns. Info: Katie, 663-2720. ■ Muscular dystrophy support group, 1-3 p.m., St. Alexius Medical Center, meeting rooms at back of cafeteria. Meal served. Info: Deacon John Tharaldsen, 5307663. ■ Keep It Simple open AA, 7 p.m., Serenity Place, 1525 E. Thayer Ave. ■ Saturday Night Social open AA, 7 p.m., 111 Sixth Ave. N.W., Mandan. ■ Saturday Night Live NA (WC, OP), 8 p.m., New Freedom Center, 905 E. Interstate Ave.

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1 Advisory Board meeting, ■ Deer muzzleloader 7 p.m., details TBA. ■ Game and Fish District season opens. ■ Elk regular season (unit 4 Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m., details TBA. E1) opens.

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Sign-up for the 2010-11 Bismarck/Mandan Rifle and 10:24 a.m. 10:50 p.m. Pistol Association’s Junior Nov. 27 4:11 a.m. 4:37 p.m. Marksmanship Program will 8:00 a.m. sunrise 4:57 p.m. sunset be Dec. 9 at the Johnson 11:17 a.m. 10:42 p.m. Family Marksmanship Cen- Nov.28 5:05 a.m. 5:30 p.m. ter, 4667 Skyway Ave. 4:56 p.m. sunset 8:01 a.m. sunrise Goals of the program are --------12:07 p.m. 5:54 a.m. 6:19 p.m. to teach firearms safety and Nov.29 4:56 p.m. sunset marksmanship. Juniors are 8:03 a.m. sunrise also introduced to the shoot- Nov.30 12:28 a.m. 12:53 p.m. 6:41 a.m. 7:06 p.m. ing sports. 4:55 p.m. sunset The program is for young 8:04 a.m. sunrise 1:13 a.m. 1:39 p.m. adults 12-20 years old and Dec.1 7:26 a.m. 6:51 p.m. runs through March 24, with 4:55 p.m. sunset the championship March 26. 7:05 a.m. sunrise 1:58 a.m. 2:25 p.m. All the equipment for the Dec.2 8:12 a.m. 8:39 p.m. program is provided and 4:54 p.m. sunset instruction for the program 7:06 a.m. sunrise Major periods last one to two hours. is provided by NRA certified Minor periods last one hour or less. coaches. Cost of the program Add one minute to times for each 12 miles is $42. west of Bismarck, subtract one minute for For information, call Tom each 12 miles east. or Tina Thompson at 2554601, or Mary Kay or Dave from 25 percent for first place through 2 percent for Tokach at 663-8626. 10th place. Entry fee is $250. There are cash prizes for the largest and smallest coyotes of the day. A free seminar for contestants will take Coyotehunter.net is host- place Friday at 7:30 p.m.; $7 ing the Winter Classic coyote for non-contestants. hunt Dec. 2-4 headquartered Check-in times are 6 a.m. at the Mandan Eagles Club. and 5 p.m. each day. For The hunt is limited to 75 complete rules and informatwo-person teams with pay- tion, visit www.coyoteout on a graduated scale hunter.net.

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Winter adventure has openings Openings are available for the Heritage Outbound Winter Adventure at Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site near Stanton. The event is set for Feb. 12, beginning at noon and includes making traditional Hidatsa/Mandan Native American crafts. Also included is a guided snowshoe excursion through the Hidatsa villages to learn about the history, culture, archeology and geology of the area. The day concludes with bison meal with all the fixings next to a fire in an earthlodge. The event is sponsored by the Knife River Indian Villages, the Knife River Indian Heritage Foundation, the State Historical Society of North Dakota and the North Dakota Geological Survey Registration is $60 and the event is limited to 21 people. For information, call the State Historical Society of North Dakota at 701-3282724. The registration deadline is Feb. 7.

Man held for trial in Pa. game warden slaying G E T T Y S BU RG , Pa . (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial in the shooting death of a Pennsylvania game warden nearly two weeks ago. Gettysburg District Judge Mark Beauchat o rd e re d C h r i s t o p h e r Lynn Johnson returned to prison without bail after a preliminary hearing Wednesday. The 27-year-old Johnson is charged with criminal homicide and weapons and hunting violations in the death of Wildlife Conservation Officer David Grove on the night of Nov. 11. State troopers testified that they recovered at least 25 shell casings from the scene of a gun battle between the two. It began after Grove stopped Johnson’s pickup truck while investigating a report of spotlight deer poaching. Grove was the first Pennsylvania game warden killed in the line of duty in 95 years.

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OUTDOORS DIGEST With temperatures Darkhouse expected to reach the upper this weekend, anglers spearfishing is set 20s will be enticed to venture out on an area lake. But Boldt to open soon says it is too early.

Additional opportunities highlight this winter’s darkhouse spearfishing season, since more lakes have been added to open waters. However, Patterson Reservoir (Dickinson Reservoir) in Stark County has been removed. Carlson Lakes ( Ward County), Gravel Lake (Rolette County), West Napoleon Lake (Logan County) and all waters open to public fishing in Ramsey County have been added to the list of lakes open for darkhouse spearfishing. North Dakota’s darkhouse spearfishing season opens on most state waters Dec. 1, with the exception of Spiritwood Lake, which opens Jan. 1. The season runs through March 15. Legal fish are northern pike and nongame species. Darkhouse spearing is allowed for all residents with a valid fishing license and for residents under the age of 16. Nonresidents may darkhouse spearfish in North Dakota if they are from states that offer the same privilege for North Dakota residents. All individuals who participate in darkhouse spearfishing must register with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department prior to participating. Registration is available at the department’s website, gf.nd.gov, or through any Game and Fish Department office. Winter access difficulties in 2009-10 were reflected in the number of darkhouse spearfishing participants. Although the number of registrants remained relatively stable, overall harvest last winter, when nearly 700 participants speared more than 2,300 pike, was the second lowest on record. Lake Laretta (Nelson County), Devils Lake (Ramsey/Benson County) and Buffalo Lodge Lake (McHenry County) were the top three lakes for harvest. A list of waters open to darkhouse spearfish can found on the Game and Fish Department website, www.gf.nd.gov.

Ice conditions in North Dakota are still unsafe North Dakota Game and Fish Department water safety coordinator Nancy Boldt advises winter anglers to remain patient this Thanksgiving weekend because current ice conditions are not safe enough to support much weight.

“We’ve only had about a week of temperatures that are conducive to formulating ice, and that is not enough time,” Boldt said. “ We need a consistent stretch of several more days of freezing temperatures to form solid ice.” Boldt recommends anglers and trappers study ice conditions before accessing any of North Dakota’s frozen waters, and strongly suggests visiting with locals, including other anglers and people at local bait shops, before going on any lake, especially one that is unfamiliar. Some tips to be aware of are: Snow insulates ice, hampering solid ice formation, and makes it difficult to check thickness. Snow also hides the blemishes, such as cracked, weak and open water areas. Avoid cracks, pressure ridges, slushy or darker areas that signal thinner ice. The same goes for ice that forms around partially submerged trees, brush, embankments or other structures. Ice thickness is not consistent and can vary significantly even in a small area. Ice shouldn’t be judged by appearance alone. Anglers should drill test holes as they make their way out on the lake, and an ice chisel should be used to check ice thickness while moving around. Daily temperature changes cause ice to expand and contract, affecting its strength. T h e f o l l ow i n g m i n i mums are recommended for travel on clear-blue lake ice formed under ideal conditions. However, early in the winter it’s a good idea to double these figures to be safe: 4 inches for a group walking single file; 6 inches for a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle; 8-12 inches for an automobile; and 12-15 inches for a pickup/truck. If someone breaks through the ice, call 911 i m m e d i a t e l y. R e s c u e attempts should employ a long pole, board, rope, blanket or snowmobile suit. If that’s not possible, throw the victim a life jacket, empty water jug or other buoyant object. Go to the victim as a last resort, but do this by forming a human chain where rescuers lie on the ice with each person holding the feet of the person in front. To treat hypothermia, replace wet clothing with dry clothing and immediately transport victim to a hospital.

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Time tested tasty tidbits from the trail November, for most hunters, never lasts long enough, but many look forward to the memories and taste of deer season until the following year. Each hunting season yields an abundance of sausage, jerky, pepper sticks and other wild game delicacies. Just as hunters are always searching for new gear and gadgets to aid in the hunt, similar time is invested in testing and tasting new recipes and sharing the harvest with friends and family. With ample game and hunting opportunities nowadays, imaginative chefs and connoisseurs have created new and often improved ways of preparing wild game. Some, such as a favorite coot recipe, will probably never convince me that, “you can hardly tell it’s coot.” Others, such as deep frying a big Christmas goose in a propane-fired turkey cooker, or charcoalgrilling a bacon-wrapped duck breast, are sure to find me searching for a fork. Maybe all this innovation in wild game cooking is inspired by boredom with the time-worn recipe of: Take whatever wild

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game meat you have, mix it in with a can or two of cream of mushroom soup and dump it all into a crock pot set on low and let it cook all day. While this is a timetested method to produce a worthy meal, wild game has so much more potential. “Edible” is a fairly low standard when “Can we have this again next week?” is usually possible. Growing up at our house, sandhill crane in mushroom soup was and still is edible. Crane breasts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is setting aside 187,000 square miles in Alaska as a “critical habitat” for polar bears, an action that could add restrictions to future offshore drilling for oil and gas. The total, which includes large areas of sea ice off the Alaska coast, is about 13,000 square miles, or 8.3 million acres, less than in a preliminary plan released last year. Tom Strickland, assistant Interior secretary for fish, wildlife and parks, said the designation would help polar bears stave off extinction, recognizing that the greatest threat is the melting of Arctic sea ice caused by climate change. “This critical habitat designation enables us to work with federal partners to ensure their actions within its boundaries do not harm polar bear populations,” Strickland said. “We will continue to work toward comprehensive strategies for the long-term survival of this iconic species.” Designation of critical habitat does not in itself block economic activity or other development, but requires federal officials to consider whether a pro-

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freezer, the more likely it is to develop freezer burn, which is irreparable. If you have more than you can eat, make plans now to offer it to others. And in the future, remember to keep wild game meat clean and cold. The sooner you accomplish these two tasks, the odds of tainted or spoiled meat decrease. Field dress birds as soon as possible, and if the weather is warm, put them on ice for the trip home. One last personal note as I recall a warm, almost hot deer season a few years back. I saw a truck with a stack of deer riding on one of those bumperbuddy hitch extension systems, and I couldn’t help but wonder how much dirt and dust, not to mention exhaust accumulated on those deer on that warm day. Exposing any meat to exhaust fumes and road rubbish kicked up by tires is probably not going to enhance the flavor. (Doug Leier, a former game warden, is a North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologist. His blog is on www.bismarcktribune.com. Leier may be reached by e-mail at dleier@nd.gov.)

Lakes getting hotter, more than the air By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON — A firstof-its-kind NASA study is finding nice cool lakes are heating up — even faster than air. Two NASA scientists used satellite data to look at 104 large inland lakes around the world and found that on average they have warmed 2 degrees since 1985. That’s about 21/2 times the increase in global temperatures in the same time period. Russia’s Lake Ladoga and America’s Lake Tahoe are warming significantly and the most, said study coauthor Simon Hook, a scientist at the Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, Calif. Tahoe has heated up by 3 degrees since

1985, while Ladoga has been even hotter, going up by 4 degrees. The study was published Wednesday in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. Hook and his colleague used several satellites and looked at thermal infrared images of the lakes in winter and summer. They also confirmed the numbers by comparing them to buoy data. “It fits with what we see with air temperature measurements,” Hook said. “We were surprised that in some places the lakes appear to be warming more than the air temperature.” The next question to look at is why the lakes seem to be warming faster

than the air or land, Hook said. One reason could be the way lakes warm — in a more gradual manner than land but also slower to cool. NASA climate scientist Gavin Schmidt, who was not part of the study, said the research made sense and adds another independent measuring system to show that the world is warming up. Eleven different indicators — including air temperature, humidity, snow cover, ocean heat content — show statistically significant manmade global warming, while

no environmental measurements show otherwise, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Warming lakes is No. 12 and “another brick in the wall,” said University of Victoria climate scientist Andrew Weaver. Overall, 41 lakes increased temperatures in a statistically significant way, with another 59 individually warming but not enough to be considered significant. Only four showed temperature drops, but not significantly, Hook said.

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Hummingbirds don’t show their ‘true colors’ Among a number of opportunities I count as blessings is the privilege of going to Honduras once or twice a year to work at the teaching hospital in the national capital of Tegucigalpa to teach their young surgeons in training. As is my habit, I managed to slip in a little bird watching while I was down there. While my passion is owl photography, I do pay attention to other birds as well. As do many other people, I find the hummingbird especially fascinating. In North Dakota, we only have one hummingbird species that we see regularly: the ruby-throated hummingbird. Honduras, however, has more than 50 species, including one species all its own, found nowhere else on Earth: the Honduran emerald. I have not yet seen that one as it requires a bit of a focused expedition to find it. On one of my trips, I managed to snap some photos of the garnetthroated variety.

dark or even black as all light is reflected in directions away from your vantage point. However, if the blue light is reflected in your direction, such as when the hummingbird turns to face you, you will see a brilliant shimmering metallic looking blue. Most hummingbirds possess at least patches of iridescent feathers, usually on their throat or forehead. Some hummingbirds are covered with iridescence. They use these feathers in a variety of ways. They may use them to startle or frighten or intimidate enemies. They will fly right up to some predators and “flash” them like little neon sparklers to confuse and bewilder them. They also will flash each other either to impress or Submitted photo intimidate each other A garnet-throated hummingbird shows its iridescent colors. depending on whether their intent is to woo a Hummingbirds appear spectrum of light not all in blue light from all direcfemale or scare off another to be among the most col- the same direction. tions into one straight for- male from their favorite orful birds on Earth, but Not only that, but the ward beam. patch of flowers. actually they possess only feathers are built in such a If you look at them from The garnet-throated shades of white, gray, way that they can collect most directions, this patch hummingbird is a bit of a green and brown. They specific wavelengths of of feathers may appear bully and chases many have very little color of light that they then reflect their own at all. all in one direction, giving Hummingbird feathers the appearance of brilliant possess iridescence. That or intense shining light of is to say they possess a one color. complicated way of reflectThey may reflect all but ing light that will reflect blue light in multiple various components of the directions yet focus all

other species of hummingbird away from the best feeding areas. I don’t know if other species of hummingbirds are intimidated by the dazzling kaleidoscope of colors or by the garnetthroated hummingbirds very aggressive behavior. Our ruby-throated hummingbird is not as “colorful” as the garnetthroated hummingbird, but it is a real beauty nevertheless. If you have ever had the opportunity to see a real ruby sparkle in the sunlight, it simply doesn’t hold a candle to the brilliance of a male rubythroated hummingbird’s throat caught just right in the same light. They are gone for the winter now but our hummingbirds will be back next summer. If you have trumpet flowers or canna lilies, spend a little time sitting by them next summer and see if you don’t get flashed or bedazzled by one of these little gems. (Alan Van Norman is a Bismarck neruorsurgeon and has birded in numerous countries in the world.)

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Obama spares turkeys a ‘shellacking’ By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON — Barack Obama performed an annual rite of presidents on Wednesday, pardoning a pair of turkeys on Thanksgiving eve and cracking jokes about the competition that brought them to his famous doorstep. “For the record, let me say that it feels pretty good to stop at least one shellacking this November,� Obama said in the White House Rose Garden, where he was flanked by daughters Malia and Sasha. A “shellacking� is how Obama described the beating Democrats suffered in elections earlier this month; the party lost con-

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Quote in the news “Is it a lot of work? You betcha, but when everybody pulls together, it all gets done. Around here, we say it’s the Fourth of July, and then it’s Dickens.” — Dickens Festival Chairman Paul Schlichting See story on Page 1B

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PARENTS: John Travolta and Kelly Preston arrive at a film premiere in Los Angeles on March 25.

It’s a boy for Travolta, Preston LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Travolta and Kelly Preston will have a new guest at their Thanksgiving table. A publicist says the couple welcomed a baby boy Tuesday in Florida. They named their new son Benjamin. The 8-pound, 3-ounce boy was born at an undisclosed Florida hospital. Spokeswoman Samantha Mast said in a statement late Tuesday that the couple and their daughter, Ella Bleu, “are ecstatic and very happy about the newest member of the family.” The statement says Preston and baby Benjamin “are healthy and doing beautifully.” This is the third child for Travolta and Preston, who were married in 1991. Their eldest child, son Jett, died last year at age 16.

Lopez’s wife has filed for divorce LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Lopez and his wife of 17 years are making their breakup official with her filing for divorce. Ann Serrano Lopez filed her Lopez: petition, citing irreconcilable dif- Breakup ference, on Tuesday in Los Angeles. The pair announced their breakup in September and said they would remain partners in a charitable foundation. They have a 14-year-old daughter, and Ann Lopez is seeking physical custody. The filings do not offer any additional details about the split. The pair were married in September 1993 and did not list a separation date. The filing was first reported by celebrity website TMZ. The 49-year-old comedian hosts the talkshow “Lopez Tonight” on TBS.

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Snipes asks for bail extension to appeal ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for Wesley Snipes are asking a judge to extend the actor’s bail as he prepares for a possible appeal of his three-year prison sentence for a tax Snipes: conviction. Out of jail The Orlando Sentinel reports that attorneys urged a judge Tuesday to continue the bail while they prepare to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his case. Snipes was recently ordered to begin serving his sentence, but the judge did not set a surrender date. Snipes has been free on bail while appealing his 2008 conviction for willful failure to file income tax returns.

‘Buffy’ remake is in the works LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vampires, beware: Buffy is coming back. A remake of the horror comedy “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” is in the works at Warner Bros., the studio said Tuesday. A studio spokeswoman says the project is in the earliest

stages of development. It hasn’t even been green-lit yet, and there’s no director or star attached. One thing we do know: Joss Whedon, who wrote the first “Buffy” script and created the TV series starring Sarah Michelle Gellar that became a pop-culture phenomenon, is not involved. The new script comes from Whit Anderson, a 29-yearold actress-turned-writer. The original 1992 movie starred Kristy Swanson as a teenager who learns it’s her destiny to battle vampires.

Harvey to tour with gospel star Franklin NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Harvey may want to watch what he says on his upcoming comedy tour: He’ll have Kirk Franklin by his side at every stop. The comedian Harvey: and the gospel star Clean show announced Tuesday that they’re heading out on the road together starting in March. In a statement, Harvey says it will be fun — and a challenge — trying to get through a clean show. Franklin sums it up this way:

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Apple sells 450K Beatles albums CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple says people snapped up more than 450,000 copies of Beatles albums plus 2 million individual songs during the Fab Four’s first week on sale through iTunes. Apple Inc. says the best-selling Beatles album in the U.S. is “Abbey Road,” and the best-selling individual track is “Here Comes the Sun.” The Beatles Box Set, which costs $149, is No. 10 on Apple’s weekly iTunes top-10 list. The Beatles’ music went on sale on iTunes on Nov. 16.

Bush memoir has sold 1.1M copies NEW YORK (AP) — George W. Bush has joined Bill Clinton and Barack Obama in an exclusive club: presidential authors who have sold at least a million copies of their books. The Crown Publishing Group announced Wednesday that Bush’s memoir, “Decision Points,” has sold more than 1.1 million copies. It was released Nov. 9.

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NYU artist gets camera implanted in his head By ULA ILNYTZKY Associated Press NEW YORK — A New York University arts professor might not have eyes on the back of his head, but he’s coming pretty close. Wafaa Bilal, a visual artist widely recognized for his interactive and performance pieces, had a small digital camera implanted in the back of his head — all in the name of art. Bilal said Tuesday that he underwent the procedure for an art project that was commissioned by a new museum in Doha, Qatar. Titled “The 3rd I,” it is one of 23 contemporary works commissioned for the opening of the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art on

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Even in tough times, reasons to give thanks Dear Readers: Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you are fortunate enough to be spending the holiday with family and friends, and that you remembered those who are alone today and would love to be part of your family on this occasion. For those readers who are spending the day volunteering at shelters and soup kitchens, bless you for your kind hearts and generosity of spirit. Many families have had a difficult year, and it may be hard to think of things to be grateful for, so we have provided some reminders: “Ev e r y d a y T h a n k s g i v i n g” (Author Unknown) Even though I clutch my blanket and growl when the alarm rings each morning, thank you, Lord, that I can hear. There are many who are deaf. Even though I keep my eyes tightly closed against the morning light as long as possible, thank you, Lord, that I can see. There are many

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By PHILLIP ALDER Some 20 years ago, Peter Winkler wrote several articles pointing out ways in which players could bid and signal cryptically. Winkler has now padded out these articles in “Bridge at the Enigma Club” (Master Point Press). Suppose a hypothetical declarer ruffs a spade-ace opening lead. The defenders know who holds the lowest unplayed spade. That defender makes, say, upside-down signals while his partner uses normal signals. These signals are now illegal worldwide, but the jury is still out about cryptic bidding. This deal from the book offers one example. If North’s two-no-trump response were the Jacoby Forcing Raise, South would rebid four diamonds, showing an excellent 5-5. Now North would probably control-bid (cue-bid) five clubs. South would continue with five diamonds, and North would sign off in five spades. Then it would be simplicity itself for West to lead the heart king. East would encourage, take the second round with his ace, and give his partner a heart ruff for down one. Suppose, instead, that two no-trump guarantees exactly one of the top three spade honors. Then South, with two top spade honors and slam interest, can make a four-level asking bid. If North has the spade ace, South jumps in the suit where he needs a control — as in the given auction. If North has the spade king, South bids the suit over the one he needs controlled. And if North has the spade queen, South bids the suit under the one he needs held. North and South know which suit is being asked about, but West does not. Even if this does not appeal to you, the deals, mostly advanced, are still interesting.

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who are blind. Even though I huddle in my bed and put off the effort of rising, thank you, Lord, that I have the strength to rise. There are many who are bedridden. Even though the first hour of my day is hectic, when socks are lost, toast is burned and tempers are short, thank you, Lord, for my family. There are many who are lonely. Even though our breakfast table never looks like the pictures in magazines and the menu is at times unbalanced, thank you, Lord, for the food we have. There are many who are hungry.

Even though the routine of my job is often monotonous, thank you, Lord, for the opportunity to work. There are many who have no job. Even though I grumble and bemoan my fate from day to day and wish my circumstances were not so modest, thank you, Lord, for the gift of life. “Thanksgiving Prayer” (Author Unknown) We come to this table today, O Lord, humble and thankful and glad. We thank Thee first for the great miracle of life, for the exaltation of being human, for the capacity to love. We thank Thee for joys both great and simple — For wonder, dreams and hope; For the newness of each day; For laughter and song and a merry heart; For compassion waiting within to be kindled; For the forbearance of friends and the smile of a stranger;

For the arching of the earth and trees and heavens and the fruit of all three; For the wisdom of the old; For the courage of the young; For the promise of the child; For the strength that comes when needed; For this family united here today. Of those to whom much is given, much is required. May we and our children remember this. Amen. “Things to Be Thankful For” (Author Unknown) Be thankful for the clothes that fit a little too snug, because it means you have enough to eat. Be thankful for the mess you clean up after a party, because it means you have been surrounded by friends. Be thankful for the taxes you pay, because it means that you’re employed. Be thankful that your lawn

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Heart patient has endured years of worry DEAR DR. GOTT: I have never seen a column about someone who has a 100 percent blocked artery. I was diagnosed in 2000, after an angiogram, as having a right artery that was 100 percent blocked. I was told by the surgeon not to eat more than three eggs a week. I’ve had to find all information on my condition all by myself. I watch my saturated fat and cholesterol intakes and walk two miles every other day. I’ve been to the VA doctors. They say whatever I’m doing, I should keep it up. I have no symptoms, none. When you quit smoking, they have classes and support. When you get cancer, they have classes and sup-

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port. When you have diabetes, they have classes and support. When you have heart disease, there is silence. I don’t know what or how much to eat. Can I run or lift weights? I’m taking a baby aspirin and 40 milligrams of Zocor. I’ve gone 10 years with worrying and waiting for the big one. What’s your advice? DEAR READER:My initial guess is that your doctor

either misspoke or you heard him incorrectly. I don’t doubt you one bit, but I think you were misled. I’ve not known anyone with even potential cardiac problems who was not referred to a cardiologist for regular follow-up. The decision of whether to perform bypass surgery or angioplasty would have depended on your general overall condition and the extent of the heart disease. That leads me to believe you were not a candidate for surgery at that time. Part of heart health is exercise and a healthful diet. Therefore, include fresh fruits and steamed vegetables, broiled fish and chicken. If you are a beef eater, cut away the fat prior to cooking

HOROSCOPES BY HOLIDAY ARIES (March 21-April 19). You just don’t want the same things you used to want. You’ll be letting go of old hang-ups about money. When you no longer care about worldly trappings, they come more easily to you. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your love of beauty, art and aesthetics will be pronounced. Presentation matters to you. How something is presented almost matters more to you than what the thing actually is — almost but not quite. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There’s a passion stirring in your soul. This might have to do with a project at work that fully engages you. Or, perhaps it’s that you love a certain person too much to be just a friend. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Remember how a certain relationship seemed to come together magically? Remember all the fireworks that went off? Maybe things have cooled down since then, but you can bring back the fire. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). When other people get scared, they back off. You, however, have a different approach. You ask questions and get a dialogue started. You investigate and pinpoint the problem. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Though you’re not trying to be particularly

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want to feel. You can be strong and lighthearted. Take back the power. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec.21).You don’t have to be demanding to be commanding. You make your requests with a good dose of sweetness, and you get exactly what you want and need. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19). You’ll take turns being a worker, serving your loved ones and being the royalty who gets served. Both modes will be enjoyable for you, though serving others is probably your favorite. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Why do the hard jobs fall to you? Because your speed and efficiency are unparalleled. In fact, in your hands, these jobs can’t really be called “hard.” You’ll work with a smile on your face. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Economic matters will be resolved, and so will longstanding tensions between family members.

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Court upholds $58M award against Wyeth CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme C o u r t o n We d n e s d a y upheld a $58 million award to three women who claimed their breast cancer was caused by hormone replacement drugs made by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. In a unanimous ruling, justices rejected arguments by the company that the damages awarded in 2007 to Arlene Rowatt of Incline Village, Pamela Forrester of Yerington and Jeraldine Scofield of Fallon were excessive. “The evidence supported the jury’s findings that Wyeth was negligent in failing to conduct appropriate studies on breast cancer and that it concealed material facts about its products’ safety,” Justice Michael Cherry wrote

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Woods tries to move on One year after Tiger’s scandal

Minnesota sports fan gets two great days of the action I was looking forward to last weekend for a long time. I can’t take credit for the idea, that goes to my wife, Summer. It all started in the summer when her favorite Minnesota Wild player, Derek Boogaard, was traded from Minnesota to the New York Rangers. New York only visits the Wild one time each season, so Summer had the great idea of going to that game. As soon as she could, she got tickets, which turned out to be on Saturday, Nov. 20. Then Summer’s brain started churning. She had never been to a Minnesota Vikings game, so she checked the schedule. Sure enough, Minnesota was at home the next day against the Green Bay Packers. As soon as she could, she bought tickets for her first NFL game. After I told my brother about our weekend plans, he had a great idea: See if the University of Minnesota football and hockey teams were at home that weekend. The plan was to watch a Gophers hockey game Friday night, a Minnesota football game Saturday afternoon, the Wild game Saturday night and the Vikings game on Sunday. Luckily for our wallets, the Gophers hockey team was on the road and the football team had an off week. I don’t think my wife would have liked to watch all four events anyway. She’s a good sports fan, but not that good. We got to the Wild game early enough to get a free Marian Gaborik bobblehead doll. Then Summer bought a State of Hockey flag, Wild claw and a Boogaard bobblehead, all before we found our seats. We sat in the second to the last row at the Xcel Energy Center, but there is no bad seat in that house. Trust me, I’ve sat in a lot of them. The Wild got crushed by the Rangers 5-2, but at least we got to hear the goal song. On Sunday we woke up to a coat of ice on the Twin Cities, and that had me worried about whether or not we were going to make it back to Bismarck on Sunday night. We drove to downtown Minneapolis and proceeded to the Metrodome for only the second NFL game of my life. We saw plenty of tailgaters and Summer thought it would be fun to do that just once. We found our seats in the upper deck, 25 rows up. There weren’t that many behind us, but they were still good seats. The game wasn’t very good. The Packers dominated, which stunk because we were surrounded by Green Bay fans. I think I might be bad luck for the Wild and Vikings, but it was still a great weekend for a Minnesota sports fan. ( Er i c Ha m m o n d i s t h e Bismarck Tribune sports copy editor-page designer)

Tiger Woods did not win a tourney for the first time in his career.

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer

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St. Mary’s Jon Preszler made the Class AA all-state first-team defense for the second consecutive season.

Senior CB leads six Saints on all-state team By MICHAEL WEBER Bismarck Tribune Jon Preszler’s first season as a starting cornerback in 2009 ended with a Class AA all-state firstteam selection. Hi s s e c o n d s e a s o n ended the same way. The 6-foot-3, 195pound senior defensive back from St. Mary’s is one of three Saints who were named to the 2010 Class AA all-state first team. The others are offensive lineman Michael Berger and defensive lineman Alex Herold, both juniors. Preszler had a teamhigh seven interceptions in 2010, giving him 12 in two seasons. “Jon had a knack for

finding the ball and making a play on it,” said St. Mary’s coach Dan Smrekar, whose team compiled an 8-2 record and finished in a first-place tie with Devils Lake in the West Region. “He was an excellent cover man on the strong side for us for two seasons, and he was also very good against the run. Just a solid defensive player.” Preszler also became a big threat on offense his senior year. He caught 32 passes for 542 yards and seven touchdowns. He led the Saints in all three categories. “We were a very good passing team this year and Jon was a big reason why,” Smrekar said. “He’s a big kid, bigger than most

defensive backs and that along with good speed made him difficult to cover. He got open and made the big catches.” Berger, a 200-pound tackle, was an anchor on the Saints’ offensive line. “Michael is only 200 pounds, but he played tackle on the strong side and we liked to run behind him,” Smrekar said. “He works extremely hard, and it paid off.” Herold, a 6-4, 225pound tackle, was a force on the defensive line. He averaged an astounding two quarterback sacks and two tackles for loss per game. Herold also returned an interception for a touchdown and recorded a safety.

“Opposing teams had to worry most about Alex,” Smrekar said. “He’s a big, strong kid with great quickness. We slanted him a lot. He made so many plays in the other team’s backfield.” Junior quarterbacksafety Preston Tescher was a first-team at-large selection. In his first season as a starting quarterback, Tescher completed 64 of 117 passes for 814 yards and 12 touchdowns, and carried 77 times for 450 markers and eight scores. He put up impressive numbers despite missing nearly three regular-season games because of a broken wrist. Tescher was also a standout defender. Continued on 3D

Favre-free Packers

Favre’s freedom Frazier welcomes input of veteran quarterback By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Brett Favre figures to have at least a little more freedom in the Minnesota Vikings offense, now that the head coach he sometimes clashed with over strategy and play calls has been fired. Interim replacement Leslie Frazier, who took over this week for Brad Childress, said Wednesday he welcomes Favre’s input “wholeheartedly” and pointed to Peyton Manning’s success in Indianapolis as support for

a veteran quarterbackfueled game plan. Well, here’s one item high on Favre’s list: Keep it simple, stupid! To be clear: Favre wasn’t questioning the intelligence of Frazier or Childress or offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell or anyone else who wears a headset or clutches a clipboard around the NFL. But Favre argued passionately and humorously Wednesday for a lessis-more approach to offensive success. “Every playbook across this league is way too thick,” Favre said. “You never practice it all. How can you become consistent if you’re running a different play every week out of a different

MELBOURNE, Australia — The dark sedan backed into a spot next to the clubhouse at the Australian Masters, trunk open, waiting to whisk Tiger Woods to the airport. Lingering behind the car was a friend who was still wrestling with divided loyalties — to Woods and his former wife. They approached each other, awkwardly at first, t h e n s h a re d a q u i c k embrace and quiet words. Woods believes he finally is ready to move on after a self-destructive year that cost him his marriage, his mystique, millions in endorsements and, lastly, his No. 1 ranking. What remains are relationships to repair, along with his golf game. Still to come is Thanksgiving. “I think it’s going to be great,” Woods said. “I’m going to be with my family. My mom is going to be there. We’re going to have a great Thanksgiving. We’ve turned the corner, turned the page, and it’s time to move forward.” He was not playing dumb. Woods realizes the public might forever connect him and Thanksgiving with perhaps one of the most shocking downfalls in sports. It started with the National Enquirer story of an affair with a nightclub hostess. Then came the still mysterious, middleof-the-night accident Nov. 27 when he drove his SUV over a fire hydrant and crashed into a tree beyond his driveway. His wife tended to him in the street, the back windows of the Cadillac Escalade bashed out with a golf club. Continued on 5D

UP NEXT WHO: Minnesota vs. Washington WHAT: Week 12—2010 season WHEN: Noon, Sunday WHERE: FedEx Field, Landover, Md. ON: FOX TV, KXMR radio formation with a different motion with different guys?” The Vikings have had to shuffle constantly at wide receiver, which has clearly hindered their progress. Favre, though, insinuated that Childress over-complicated the offense without directly naming him in his diatribe against what he called an over-coached sport. Continued on 4D

Drama-weary Packers could face nice future By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. — If things keep heading the way they are right now, Sunday’s 31-3 dismissal of the division rival Minnesota Vikings could be a milestone for the Green Bay Packers. It might be the last time they ever have to face former quarterback Brett Favre — or deal with the attention those matchups bring. When asked about the possibility of being permanently rid of Favre-

related drama, a curt answer from Packers coach Mike McCarthy provided some insight into just how stale the storyline has become at Lambeau Field. “I ’m r i d o f i t ,” McCarthy said. “You need to get rid of it.” The player most directly affected by Favre’s ugly divorce from the Packers in 2008 might be the happiest to see the whole mess potentially fading in the rearview mirror. “I’m proud of the fact that we’re on the other side of this,” quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. “It’s something no one is really talking about as much Continued on 4D

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NAHL: Aberdeen vs. Bobcats; Boys hockey preview: Century’s Tanner Megal; Class AAA all-state football team

“NDSU stayed with Minnesota early thanks to its outside shooting. The Bison hit four 3-pointers and led four times in a back-and-forth first half. But Minnesota pulled away when NDSU’s shots eventually didn’t fall.” — The Associated Press on the Bison’s loss to the Gophers.

How many times have the Packers reached the NFL playoffs and what is Green Bay’s postseason record? ANSWER IN MORNING KICKOFF ON PAGE 2D


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AREA SPORTS MEN’S BASKETBALL MINNESOTA 84, NDSU 65 NDSU (65): Michael Tveidt 5-10 2-2 14, Eric Carlson 3-11 2-2 8, Marshall Bjorklund 3-5 2-3 8, Freddy Coleman 3-10 0-0 8, Drew Lundberg 5-13 0-0 11, Taylor Braun 2-7 0-0 5, Nate Zastrow 1-4 3-4 6, Andy Nagel 0-0 0-0 0, TrayVonn Wright 1-3 0-0 2, Mike Felt 1-2 0-0 3, Fred Newell 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 2465 9-11 65. MINNESOTA (84): Trevor Mbakwe 3-3 612 12, Rodney Williams 0-1 2-2 2, Ralph Sampson 3-12 3-4 9, Al Nolen 1-4 1-2 4, Blake Hoffarber 10-16 0-0 24, Austin Hollins 2-4 3-4 8, Chip Armelin 2-6 0-0 4, Colton Iverson 3-8 3-4 9, Maurice Walker 2-3 0-0 6, Maverick Ahanmisi 1-1 3-4 6, Dominique Dawson 0-2 0-0 0. Totals: 27-60 21-32 84. Halftime: Minnesota 42, NDSU 26. 3-pointers: NDSU 8-21 (Tveidt 2, Coleman 2, Lundberg 1, Felt 1, Zastrow 1, Braun 1), M 9-19 (Hoffarber 4, Walker 2, Nolen 1, Ahanmisi 1, Hollins 1). Rebounds: NDSU 34 (Coleman 9), M 47 (Iverson 11, Mbakwe 7). Fouls: NDSU 22, M 13. Fouled out: Carlson. Assists: NDSU 18 (Coleman 5, Braun 5), M 23 (Nolen 5). Turnovers: NDSU 14, M 14. Blocked shots: NDSU 1, M 12 (Sampson 3). Steals: NDSU 8 (Zastrow 2), M 7 (Nolen 5). Records: NDSU 3-2, Minnesota 6-0.

SUMMIT LEAGUE Conference Overall W L W L South Dakota St. 0 0 4 0 UMKC 0 0 4 0 North Dakota St. 0 0 3 2 Western Illinois 0 0 3 3 IPFW 0 0 2 2 IUPUI 0 0 2 3 Southern Utah 0 0 1 2 Oakland 0 0 1 3 Oral Roberts 0 0 1 4 Centenary 0 0 0 5 Tuesday, Nov. 23 IPFW 71, North Dakota 61 South Dakota State 79, Idaho State 47 Morgan State 72, Western Illinois 53 Wright State 82, Oakland 79 Wednesday, Nov. 24 Minnesota 84, North Dakota State 65 LSU 78, Centenary 36 Oral Roberts 86, Arkansas-Little Rock 60 UMKC 82, SIU-Edwardsville 64 Western Illinois 69, Prairie View A&M 63 Drake at Southern Utah, n Friday, Nov. 26 Southern at Oakland Southern Utah vs. TBA Saturday, Nov. 27 North Dakota St. at UW-Green Bay, 7 p.m. Eastern Illinois at South Dakota State Judson at IPFW IUPUI at Saint Louis Oral Roberts at Utah Southern Utah vs. TBA Oakland vs. TBA

GREAT WEST Conference Overall W L W L North Dakota 0 0 2 2 T-Pan American 0 0 2 5 NJIT 0 0 1 2 South Dakota 0 0 1 2 Chicago State 0 0 1 4 Utah Valley 0 0 0 3 Houston Baptist 0 0 0 3 Tuesday, Nov. 23 IPFW 71, North Dakota 61 Lamar 85, Texas-Pan American 82 Georgia State 69, Utah Valley 56 Saint Mary’s 121, Chicago State 52 Wednesday, Nov. 24 Tex.-Pan American 95, SUNY-Cobleskill 66 Thursday, Nov. 25

Sunday, Nov. 28 Dakota State at Wayne State

Houston Baptist vs. Arizona State Friday, Nov. 26 Chicago State vs. Georgia Southern La Sierra at Utah Valley South Dakota at Illinois State Houston Baptist vs. TBD Saturday, Nov. 27 North Dakota at Northern Iowa, 8 p.m. South Dakota vs. Jacksonville State NJIT at Vermont Northern New Mexico at Utah Valley Chicago State vs. TBD Houston Baptist vs. TBD Sunday, Nov. 28 South Dakota vs. Louisiana-Monroe

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Conference Overall W L W L Augustana 0 0 3 0 Wayne State 0 0 3 0 Winona State 0 0 3 0 Minn.-Crookston 0 0 2 0 MSU-Mankato 0 0 2 0 Northern State 0 0 2 0 U-Mary 0 0 2 0 Bemidji State 0 0 2 1 MSU-Moorhead 0 0 2 1 SW Minn. St. 0 0 2 1 Minn.-Duluth 0 0 2 2 Conc.-St. Paul 0 0 1 1 Upper Iowa 0 0 0 2 St. Cloud State 0 0 0 3 Tuesday, Nov. 23 Wayne State 75, York 64 Minn.-Crookston 78, Mayville St. 76, OT Bemidji State 89, Wisconsin-Stout 87 Conc.-Moorhead 83, MSU-Moorhead 78 Minnesota-Duluth 78, Wis.-Superior 74 Wednesday, Nov. 24 Augustana 65, Valley City State 53 Friday, Nov. 26 U-Mary vs. Saginaw Valley, 4:15 p.m. Upper Iowa vs Academy of the Arts Michigan Tech at Minnesota State Dakota State at Augustana Valley City State at Concordia-St. Paul Jamestown at Northern State Saturday, Nov. 27 U-Mary vs. PR-Rio Piedras, 4:15 p.m. Cross Roads at Minnesota-Crookston Eureka College at Minnesota State NW Missouri St. at SW Minnesota State Upper Iowa vs Valley City State Academy of Art at Concordia-St. Paul Mayville State at Northern State Sunday, Nov. 28 Crossroads at MSU-Moorhead Dakota State at Wayne State

DAC Conference Overall W L W L Black Hills State 0 0 6 2 Jamestown 0 0 5 2 Mayville State 0 0 3 2 Dakota State 0 0 5 3 Dickinson State 0 0 4 4 S.D. Mines 0 0 4 4 Minot State 0 0 2 3 Valley City State 0 0 3 5 Tuesday, Nov. 23 Dickinson State 82, Great Falls 71 Jamestown 74, UM-Morris 51 Minn.-Crookston 78, Mayville St. 76, OT Wednesday, Nov. 24 Montana-Western at Minot State Great Falls at S.D. Mines Friday, Nov. 26 Black Hills State at Johnson & Wales S.D. Mines at St. Mary’s Dickinson State at UM-Western Saturday, Nov. 27 Black Hills State at St. Mary’s S.D. Mines at Johnson & Wales Dickinson State at Rocky Mountain Valley City State at Upper Iowa

MON-DAK STANDINGS Conference Overall W L W L NDSCS-Wahpeton 0 0 8 1 Williston State 0 0 5 2 Miles 0 0 3 2 Bismarck State 0 0 4 3 Dawson 0 0 4 3 Dakota-Bottineau 0 0 3 4 Lake Region State 0 0 3 4 United Tribes 0 0 3 4

SUMMIT LEAGUE Conference Overall W L W L IPFW 0 0 3 1 South Dakota St. 0 0 3 1 North Dakota St. 0 0 2 1 UMKC 0 0 2 2 Oakland 0 0 2 3 Oral Roberts 0 0 2 4 IUPUI 0 0 1 2 Southern Utah 0 0 1 3 Centenary 0 0 0 3 Western Illinois 0 0 0 4 Tuesday, Nov. 23 Louisiana-Monroe 87, Centenary 61 IPFW 104, Indiana Tech 60 IUPUI 64, Indiana-Southeast 59 UMKC 71, SIU Edwardsvills 59 Southern Utah 79 , Pacific 78 Wednesday, Nov. 24 South Dakota State 73, Illinois State 70 Friday, Nov. 26 North Dakota State at Kansas, 7 p.m. IUPUI at Notre Dame Southern Utah at Utah Valley UMKC at Houston Baptist Saturday, Nov. 27 North Dakota State vs. Fordham, 4:30 p.m. Western Illinois at Wisconsin-Milwaukee Lamar at UMKC Butler vs. IUPUI Houston at Oral Roberts Sunday, Nov. 28 North Dakota State vs. Memphis, 11 a.m. South Dakota State at Middle Tennessee IUPUI vs. Wake Forest Cornell at Oakland

GREAT WEST Conference Overall W L W L T-Pan American 0 0 4 0 South Dakota 0 0 3 3 North Dakota 0 0 1 3 Chicago State 0 0 0 3 Utah Valley 0 0 0 3 NJIT 0 0 0 4 Houston Baptist 0 0 0 5 Tuesday, Nov. 23 Gonzaga 83, North Dakota 45 South Dakota 71, Upper Iowa 47 Weber State at Utah Valley, ppd. Wednesday, Nov. 24 Delaware State 82, NJIT 74, OT Indiana-Northwest at Chicago State Friday, Nov. 26 Southern Utah at Utah Valley UMKC at Houston Baptist Texas-Pan American at Oklahoma Saturday, Nov. 27 Pennsylvania at NJIT Portland at Houston Baptist Chicago State at Northern Illinois Prairie View A&M at Texas-Pan American Northern New Mexico at Utah Valley Sunday, Nov. 28 Gardner-Webb at Texas-Pan American

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Conference Overall W L W L Augustana 0 0 5 0 MSU-Mankato 0 0 3 0 Winona State 0 0 2 0 Northern State 0 0 3 1 U-Mary 0 0 3 1 Bemidji State 0 0 2 1 Minn.-Crookston 0 0 2 1 MSU-Moorhead 0 0 2 1 Wayne State 0 0 2 1 Minn.-Duluth 0 0 2 2 SW Minn. St. 0 0 1 1 St. Cloud State 0 0 1 1 Conc.-St. Paul 0 0 0 2 Upper Iowa 0 0 0 4 Tuesday, Nov. 23 Augustana 94, Puerto Rico-Mayaguez 45 MSU-Moorhead 98, Mayville State 72 Minnesota-Duluth 95, Lake Superior St. 56 MSU-Mankato 85, Dakota State 47 South Dakota 71, Upper Iowa 47 Wednesday, Nov. 24 Augustana 93, AU-Puerto Rico 49 Barry 71, Minnesota-Crookston 61 Friday, Nov. 26 SW Minnesota State vs. Michigan Tech Northern Michigan at Concordia-St. Paul Wayne State at Newman (Kansas) Winona State at CU-Colorado Springs St. Cloud State at Black Hills State Saturday, Nov. 27 SW Minnesota State vs. Northern Michigan Michigan Tech at Concordia-St. Paul Minnesota State at UW-Eau Claire St. Cloud State at S.D. Mines Winona State vs OK State Panhandle

DAC Conference Overall W L W L Minot State 0 0 4 1 Black Hills State 0 0 6 2 Jamestown 0 0 6 2 Dickinson State 0 0 3 3 S.D. Mines 0 0 3 3 Valley City State 0 0 3 3 Dakota State 0 0 2 3 Mayville State 0 0 0 5 Tuesday, Nov. 23 Dickinson State 77, Great Falls 64 Jamestown 75, UM-Morris 69 Wednesday, Nov. 24 Great Falls at S.D. Mines Friday, Nov. 26 St. Cloud State at Black Hills State Dakota State at Hastings S.D. Mines at Johnson & Wales Valley City State at Sioux Falls Saturday, Nov. 27 Rocky Mountain at Dickinson State Black Hills State at Johnson & Wales Dakota State at York Valley City State at Briar Cliff

MON-DAK STANDINGS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Conference Overall W L W L United Tribes 0 0 6 1 Miles 0 0 4 1 Bismarck State 0 0 5 2 Lake Region State 0 0 5 2 Dakota-Bottineau 0 0 5 3 NDSCS-Wahpeton 0 0 5 4 Williston State 0 0 3 5 Dawson 0 0 2 5

COLLEGE HOCKEY WCHA Team Minn.-Duluth Denver North Dakota Neb.-Omaha Minnesota

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ON THE ICE Aberdeen Wings at Bismarck Bobcats

When: Today, 7:15 p.m. Where: VFW Sports Center. On the air: KLXX (1270 AM). Records: The Wings are 8-12-1 and fifth in the Central Division. The Bobcats are 13-7-1 and first in the Central. Series: This is the sixth of 12 meetings between Aberdeen and Bismarck. The Bobcats are 2-3-0 against the Wings. Notes: The Bobcats have been on a tear, winning seven of their last eight games. But Aberdeen has won three of their last four games against Bismarck. ... Bobcats goalie Ryan Faragher was named the NAHL's goalie of the week for the second time this season. Faragher, who has Faragher p l a y e d i n Bismarck's last 10 games, has risen to third in the league in GAA (2.14) and fourth in save percentage (.925). — By Lou Babiarz STANDINGS CENTRAL DIVISION Team BOBCATS Owatonna Coulee Region Alexandria Aberdeen Austin

NHL ROUNDUP

Spurs 113, Timberwolves 109, OT

Flyers 6, Wild 1

Knicks 99, Bobcats 95 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Raymond Felton had 23 points and 13 assists against his former team, Amare Stoudemire added 20 points and six blocks, and New York beat Charlotte for its fifth straight win.

Celtics 89, Nets 83

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Minnesota’s Darko Milicic shoots over San Antonio’s Tim Duncan on Wednesday. BOSTON (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal scored a season-high 25 points, even hitting four straight free throws in the fourth quarter as Boston came back to beat New Jersey.

Mavericks 111, Thunder 103

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki scored 34 points, Tyson Chandler had season highs with 17 points and 18 rebounds and Dallas charged past Oklahoma City Raptors 106, 76ers 90 T O R O N T O ( A P ) — in the fourth quarter. Andrea Bargnani scored 24 Grizzlies 105, Pistons 84 points, Reggie Evans set seaMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — son highs with 12 points and Zach Randolph had 21 20 rebounds and Toronto points and 14 rebounds, extended its winning streak Rudy Gay added 17 points, to four games with a victory and Memphis used a thirdover Philadelphia. quarter run to top Detroit.

FROM 1D: The Green Bay Packers have made the NFL playoffs 25 times. Green Bay is 2516 in the playoffs with 12 championships, including three Super Bowls.

Playback 10 YEARS AGO (2000): The University of M a r y ’s m e n’s a n d women’s basketball teams picked up wins, with the men topping Vanguard 82-78 and the women edging Carroll 61-60. For the Marauders m e n , Ja m e s B a t t l e poured in 26 points, while Doug Wick added 20 and James Gould chipped in 12 points. Fo r t h e U - Ma r y women, Jessie Slinde led the way with 12, while Kan Andring contributed 11 points, one

m o re t h a n Sh a y l e e Bebee. 20 YEARS AGO (1990): All 12 players scored as Bismarck State easily defaeted Trinity Bible 99-48 in the final day of the UND-Willist o n Te t o n To p - O f f women’s basketball tournament. Jessica Davis led the Mystics with 19 points, Angela Harlton added 15 and Tracy Melnyk had 14 points. 50 YEARS AGO (1960): Bismarck, St. Mary’s and Mandan are ready to open their wrestling seasons. T h e D e m o n s a re coached by Jerry Halmrast. Charlie Wagner, Bob Cram, Ron Newman, Earl Schuler and Clarence Weigle graduated. Returning vets include John Hanson,

(Tuesday) First period: 1. Min, Hailey Widmayer (Harley Damron), 1:28. 2. Min, Kaari Burbach (Jessie Kongelf, Damron), 8:28. Second period: 3. Min, MaKayla Sandvold (unassisted), 3:28. 4. Min, Kongelf (Burbach), 13:35. 5. Min, Widmayer (Stephanie D’Ambrosio, Heather Flaten), 13:59. Third period: 6. Min, Kongelf (Sandvold, Bradi Sveet), 2:03. 7. Min, Kongelf (Sandvold, Burbach), 10:30. 8. Mandan, Catlin Brown (Becki Morman), 11:45. Goalie saves: Minot — Karlee Galvin 5-74—16; Mandan: Dani Taylor 7-6-11—24. Penatlies — Minot 8 minors, 1 game misconduct; Mandan 5 minors.

Minnesota’s Cal Clutterbuck and Philadelphia’s Braydon Coburn battle for the puck Wednesday. Associated Press

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jakub Voracek scored a rebound goal 2:31 into overtime to lift Columbus to a victory and send New York give Pittsburgh a victory victory over New York. to its 14th straight loss. over Buffalo. Bruins 3, Panthers 1 Devils 2, Flames 1, SO Stars 2, Senators 1 SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — OTTAWA (AP) — Bren- Mark Recchi scored two Johan Hedberg stopped all den Morrow scored the go- t h i r d - p e r i o d g o a l s t o three shots in a shootout, ahead goal at 1:13 of the become the 13th player to and Ilya Kovalchuk scored third period, Andrew Ray- reach 1,500 career points the only goal as New Jersey croft made 18 saves and and help Boston rally past beat Calgary for its first win- Dallas beat Ottawa. Florida. ning streak of the season. Capitals 3, Hurricanes 2 Canadiens 4, Kings 1

Blues 2, Predators 1, SO

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Andy McDonald scored nine seconds into the game and in the fifth round of the shootout to send the St. Louis Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators Wednesday night.

Penguins 1, Sabres 0 BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves and Pascal Dupuis scored in the first period to

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Brooks Laich scored a power-play goal on a deflection with 7:58 left and Washington snapped a threegame losing streak by beating Carolina.

MONTREAL (AP) — Andrei Kostitsyn had a goal and an assist and Carey Price made 24 saves to lead Montreal to a victory over Los Angeles.

Lightning 5, Rangers 3

AT L A N TA ( A P ) — Andrew Ladd scored shorthanded and defenseman Dustin Byfuglien added a power-play goal to help Atlanta win its third straight game, this one over Detroit.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored his NHL-leading 21st goal and had two assists, and Tampa Bay stretched its winning streak to five games with a

Thrashers 5, Red Wings 1

NBA 7:15 p.m. TNT — Washington at Atlanta 9:30 p.m. TNT — Sacramento at L.A. Clippers

NFL 11:30 a.m. CBS — New England at Detroit 3:15 p.m. FOX — New Orleans at Dallas 7:20 p.m. NFLN — Cincinnati at N.Y. Jets

RADIO TODAY NAHL

lost Lyle Frankl, Terry Dinderman, Rod Gwyther, Stan Esson and Larry Weigum. Returners include Jim Thompson, Dan Franciere, Ken Clouston, Don Schmidt, LeRoy Kary and Dennis Johnson. TV TODAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Texas A&M at Texas

GOLF

Pts 28 28 28 28 23 22

MINOT 7, MANDAN 1

round, Temple vs. California, at Orlando, Fla. 10:30 p.m. ESPN2 — 76 Classic, first round, Tulsa vs. UNLV, at Anaheim, Calif.

Vince Fink, Dan Unruh, Marv Grabou, Dennis Zenker and Bill Eisenbarth. The Saints lostLarry Kiefel, Bruce Fisher and Rollin Welch. Returning are Jim Welch, Tom Rausch, Bill Chaussee, Marty Heffron, Tim Jochim, Dick Steidler, Tom Kwako and Roger Keller. Mandan, which is coached by Bill Vollan,

Pts 37 30 29 28 20 12

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MORNING KICKOFF Trivia answer

Pts 35 28 28 27 25 24 14 3

Sunday, Nov. 28 Michigan at Minnesota

Blue Jackets 4, Islanders 3, OT

Magic 104, Heat 95

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mo Williams dropped a 15-foot jumper over Brandon Jennings as time expired to give Cleveland a victory over Milwaukee to snap a threegame losing streak.

Pts 27 26 24 21 17 15

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Danny Briere, Ville Leino and Andreas Nodl each had a goal and an assist, and Philadelphia beat Minnesota on Wednesday night. Patrick O’Sullivan scored in his first game for the Wild with Brent Burns and John Madden earning assists. Niklas Backstrom made 22 saves for Minnesota, which has lost two in a row.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Manu Ginobili scored 14 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter to rally San Antonio from 21 points down for its 12th straight victory, this one in overtime over Minnesota on Wednesday night. Kevin Love led the Timberwolves with 32 points and 19 rebounds. Darko Milicic scored 22 points, Wesley Johnson added 14 and Michael Beasley chipped in 11 points for Minnesota.

Cavaliers 83, Bucks 81

L OTL 7 1 8 4 6 2 7 3 12 1 12 1

Wisconsin 3 5 2 8 6 6 St. Cloud St. 3 4 1 7 5 7 MSU-Mankato 2 6 2 6 2 6 Ala.-Anchorage 2 5 1 5 3 7 Bemidji St. 2 7 1 5 2 7 Colorado Coll. 2 4 0 4 5 6 Mich. Tech 1 6 1 3 3 6 Friday, Nov. 26 Notre Dame at North Dakota, 7:30 p.m. Alaska-Anchorage at Colorado College MSU-Mankato at UMass-Lowell Michigan at Wisconsin Michigan State at Minnesota Lake Superior State at Denver Northern Michigan at Bemidji State Saturday, Nov. 27 Notre Dame at North Dakota, 7 p.m. Alaska-Anchorage at Colorado College MSU-Mankato at UMass Lowell Air Force at Denver Michigan State at Wisconsin Northern Michiganat Bemidji State

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Dwight Howard had 24 points and 18 rebounds, J.J. Redick scored 20 points and Orlando handed Miami’s All-Star trio its first threegame losing streak.

W 13 11 11 9 8 7

NORTH DIVISION Team W L OTL St. Louis 16 7 3 Janesville 13 5 2 Springfield 13 13 2 Michigan 13 7 1 Traverse City 12 8 1 Motor City 12 8 0 Chicago 6 16 2 Port Huron 1 17 1 SOUTH DIVISION Team W L OTL Texas 17 5 3 Wichita Falls 14 8 2 Amarillo 14 4 1 Topeka 13 5 2 Corpus Christi 9 11 2 New Mexico 5 16 2 WEST DIVISION Team W L OTL Alaska 14 11 0 Fairbanks 13 8 2 Wenatchee 13 9 2 Kenai River 13 10 2 Fresno 10 9 3 Dawson Creek 10 14 2 Wednesday, Nov. 24 Janesville 6, Coulee Region 1 Amarillo 4, Texas 1 Alaska at Fresno, n Thursday, Nov. 25 Aberdeen at BOBCATS, 7:15 p.m. Austin at Coulee Region Friday, Nov. 26 BOBCATS at Alexandria, 7:30 pm Owatonna at Aberdeen Michigan at Traverse City Janesville at St. Louis Corpus Christi at Wichita Falls Amarillo at Topeka Port Huron at Motor City Chicago at Wenatchee Fairbanks at Kenai River Alaska at Fresno Saturday, Nov. 27 Alexandria at Coulee Region Owatonna at Aberdeen Janesville at St. Louis Amarillo at Topeka Corpus Christi at Texas Wichita Falls at New Mexico Michigan at Traverse City Alaska at Fresno Chicago at Wenatchee Fairbanks at Kenai River Sunday, Nov. 28 Janesville at St. Louis Port Huron at Motor City Corpus Christi at Texas Wichita Falls at New Mexico

2 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Dubai World Championship, second round, at Dubai, United Arab Emirates

MEN’S BASKETBALL 11 a.m. ESPN2 — Old Spice Classic, first round, Boston College vs. Texas A&M, at Orlando, Fla. 1 p.m. ESPN2 — Old Spice Classic, first round, Wisconsin vs. Manhattan, at Orlando, Fla. 3:30 p.m. ESPN2 — 76 Classic, first round, DePaul vs. Oklahoma St., at Anaheim, Calif. 6 p.m. ESPN2 — Old Spice Classic, first round, Georgia vs. Notre Dame, at Orlando, Fla. 8 p.m. ESPN2 — Old Spice Classic, first

7:15 p.m. KLXX (1270 AM) — Aberdeen at Bobcats

NFL 11:30 a.m. KXMR (710 AM) — New England at Detroit 3:15 p.m. KXMR (710 AM) — New Orleans at Dallas 7:20 p.m. KXMR (710 AM) — Cincinnati at N.Y. Jets

SCHEDULE THURSDAY NAHL: Aberdeen at Bobcats, 7:15 p.m.

FRIDAY D-League: Sioux Falls at Wizards, 7 p.m. NAHL: Bobcats at Alexandria.

College hockey: Notre Dame at North Dakota, 7:30 p.m. College basketball: Bismarck State Alumni Game, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Men’s college basketball: U-Mary vs. Saginaw Valley at Florida Southern Tournament, 4:15 p.m. Boys hockey: Bismarck at West Fargo; Century at Fargo North.

SATURDAY D-League: Wizards at Sioux Falls, 7 p.m. College hockey: Notre Dame at North Dakota, 7 p.m. Men’s college basketball: U-Mary vs. Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras at Florida Southern Tournament, 4:15 p.m.; Turtle Mountain at United Tribes, 8 p.m. Women’s college basketball: Turtle Mountain at United Tribes, 6 p.m. Boys hockey: Bismarck at Fargo North, 3:15 p.m.; Century at West Fargo, 3:30 p.m.

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AP TOP 25 MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP No. 15 Minnesota 84, North Dakota State 65 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Blake Hoffarber scored 24 points, including four 3-pointers, and Trevor Mbakwe had 12 points and seven rebounds as Minnesota cruised to a win over North Dakota State on Wednesday night. “I give them a lot of credit for

coming back from San Juan with everybody probably telling them how good they are and then still playing well,” NDSU coach Saul Phillips said. “That takes a pretty mature team. Make no mistake about it, I was eyeing this up and saying it couldn't have worked any better coming in. We just weren't able to do our job tonight.” Michael Tveidt led the Bison

with 14 points. Drew Lundberg had 11 points. “We were getting good insideout looks,” Phillips said. “We were patient offensively. Then all of a sudden we just had a couple of turnovers. They got out in transition. That turned the table for us.”

No. 2 Michigan State 76, No. 13 Washington 71

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Kalin Lucas scored 29 points and keyed a second-half rally, Durrell Summers and Draymond Green added 12 points each, helping Michigan State salvage a win in the third place game of the Maui Invitational . Matt Bryan-Amaning had 15 points and Isaiah Thomas added 13 and six assists for Washington.

No. 24 Tennessee 77, Virginia Commonwealth 72 NEW YORK (AP) — Scotty Hopson had 18 points when nobody else seemed able to score, and Tobias Harris added 15 as Tennessee rallied behind embattled coach Bruce Pearl to win in the semifinals of the NIT Season TipOff.

Class AA all-state football “Preston was an at-large pick because of his allaround ability,” Smrekar said. “He was our best offensive player and our best defensive player. I thought he was the best quarterback and the best safety in the conference. The thing that stands out most is his play at quarterback. It was his first year as a starter and he had a tremendous year throwing the ball, running the ball, and running the offense.” The Saints also had two second-team selections — senior offensive lineman Peter Bopp and senior wide receiver Nick Jangula. Jangula had 19 receptions for 542 yards and six touchdowns. “Peter and Nick are a couple of seniors who really stepped up this year,” Smrekar said. “They were second-team picks on offense, but they also did a nice job defensively.”

Beulah and Dickinson Trinity each put two players on the first team. Tight end Leighton Guthmiller and free safety Dustin Rueb are the honorees from Beulah. Both Guthmiller and Rueb posted big numbers on offense and defense. Guthmiller caught 42 passes for 486 yards and two touchdowns. An inside linebacker, the 5-10, 210-pound senior recorded 63 solo tackles, 45 assisted stops and three interceptions. “Leighton ranks up there with the best tight ends I’ve coached here,” Beulah coach Loy Ham said. “He has fantastic hands and was a reliable target for our quarterback. He was a very good allaround player for us.” Rueb, a 160-pound senior and a second-team selection last season, had a team-high six interceptions, returning

Continued from 1D them for 185 yards and a touchdown. He also had 25 solo tackles and 13 assists. As a wide receiver, Rueb caught 36 passes for 488 yards and six scores. “Like Leighton, Dustin is a very good athlete who excelled on both sides of the ball,” Ham said. “He’s very quick ... great closing speed. In addition to the six interceptions, he knocked down quite a few deep passes. And for a 160-pound kid, he was a solid hitter.” Trinity’s first-team picks are offensive lineman Dustin Hibl, and defensive lineman Tim Brooke. Both were team captains this season. Hibl, a 5-10, 185-pound senior, was a three-year starter on both sides of the ball for the Titans. “Dustin was a solid offensive and defensive lineman in the years he started for us,” Trinity coach Randy

SCOREBOARD FOOTBALL

AP TOP 25 SCHEDULE

NCAA DIVISION II PLAYOFFS

NFL

Today’s game No. 17 Texas A&M at Texas, 7 p.m. Friday’s games No. 1 Oregon vs. No. 20 Arizona, 6 p.m. No. 2 Auburn at No. 9 Alabama, 1:30 p.m. No. 3 Boise State at No. 19 Nevada, 9:15 p.m. No. 16 Nebraska vs. Colorado, 2:30 p.m. Saturday’s games No. 4 TCU at New Mexico, 3 p.m. No. 5 Wisconsin vs. Northwestern, 2:30 p.m. No. 6 LSU at No. 12 Arkansas, 2:30 p.m. No. 7 Stanford vs. Oregon State, 6:30 p.m. No. 8 Ohio State vs. Michigan, 11 a.m. No. 10 Oklahoma State vs. No. 14 Oklahoma, 7 p.m. No. 11 Michigan State at Penn State, 11 a.m. No. 13 Virginia Tech vs. Virginia, 11 a.m. No. 15 Missouri vs. Kansas, Saturday. No. 18 South Carolina at Clemson, 6 p.m. No. 21 North Carolina State at Maryland, 2:30 p.m. No. 22 Florida State vs. Florida, 2:30 p.m. No. 23 Utah vs. BYU, 2:30 p.m. No. 24 Iowa at Minnesota, 2:30 p.m. No. 25 Mississippi State at Mississippi, 6 p.m.

Second Round Saturday, Nov. 27 Wingate (8-3) at Albany St., Ga. (100), 11 a.m. Shepherd (10-1) at Kutztown (10-1), 11 a.m. Bloomsburg (10-2) at Mercyhurst (92), 11 a.m. St. Cloud St. (10-2) at MinnesotaDuluth (11-0), Noon Grand Valley St. (11-1) at Augustana, S.D. (10-1), Noon Central Missouri (10-2) at Abilene Christian (11-0), Noon Northwest Missouri St. (10-1) at Texas A&M-Kingsville (10-1), Noon North Alabama (9-3) at Delta St. (83), Noon

NCAA FCS PLAYOFFS

NAIA PLAYOFFS

First Round Saturday, Nov. 27 Western Illinois (7-4) at Coastal Carolina (6-5), Noon Lehigh (9-2) at Northern Iowa (7-4), Noon South Carolina State (9-2) at Georgia Southern (7-4), 1 p.m. Robert Morris (8-2) at North Dakota State (7-4), 6 p.m. Second Round Saturday, Dec. 4 Western Illinois-Coastal Carolina winner at Appalachian State (9-2), 11 a.m. Wofford (9-2) at Jacksonville State (9-2), 11 a.m. Robert Morris-North Dakota State winner at Montana State (9-2), 1 p.m. Villanova (7-4) at Stephen F. Austin (9-2), 2:30 p.m. Southeast Missouri State (9-2) at Eastern Washington (9-2), 3 p.m. Lehigh-Northern Iowa winner at Delaware (9-2) South Carolina St.-Georgia Southern winner at William and Mary (8-3) New Hampshire (7-4) at BethuneCookman (10-1)

Quarterfinals Saturday, Nov. 27 Saint Francis, Ind. (10-1) at Saint Xavier (12-0), 1 p.m. McKendree (9-2) at Sioux Falls (110), 1 p.m. Morningside, Iowa (10-1) at MidAmerica Nazarene (11-0), 1 p.m. Marian, Ind. (10-2) at Carroll (Mont.) (11-0), 1 p.m.

AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA N.Y. Jets 8 2 0 .800 238 177 New England 8 2 0 .800 289 242 Miami 5 5 0 .500 172 208 Buffalo 2 8 0 .200 213 276 South W L T Pct PF PA Jacksonville 6 4 0 .600 220 270 Indianapolis 6 4 0 .600 268 216 Tennessee 5 5 0 .500 257 198 Houston 4 6 0 .400 244 287 North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore 7 3 0 .700 233 178 Pittsburgh 7 3 0 .700 235 165 Cleveland 3 7 0 .300 192 206 Cincinnati 2 8 0 .200 215 262 West W L T Pct PF PA Kansas City 6 4 0 .600 243 207 Oakland 5 5 0 .500 238 223 San Diego 5 5 0 .500 274 211 Denver 3 7 0 .300 217 287 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Philadelphia 7 3 0 .700 284 226 N.Y. Giants 6 4 0 .600 253 220 Washington 5 5 0 .500 202 245 Dallas 3 7 0 .300 229 271 South W L T Pct PF PA Atlanta 8 2 0 .800 256 192 New Orleans 7 3 0 .700 235 170 Tampa Bay 7 3 0 .700 209 206 Carolina 1 9 0 .100 117 252 North W L T Pct PF PA Chicago 7 3 0 .700 191 146 Green Bay 7 3 0 .700 252 146 Minnesota 3 7 0 .300 172 226 Detroit 2 8 0 .200 234 237 West W L T Pct PF PA Seattle 5 5 0 .500 185 233 St. Louis 4 6 0 .400 177 198 San Francisco 3 7 0 .300 160 219 Arizona 3 7 0 .300 188 292 Today’s games New England at Detroit, 11:30 a.m. New Orleans at Dallas, 3:15 p.m. Cincinnati at N.Y. Jets, 7:20 p.m. Sunday’s games Green Bay at Atlanta, Noon Tennessee at Houston, Noon Minnesota at Washington, Noon Pittsburgh at Buffalo, Noon Carolina at Cleveland, Noon Jacksonville at N.Y. Giants, Noon Kansas City at Seattle, 3:05 p.m. Miami at Oakland, 3:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago, 3:15 p.m. St. Louis at Denver, 3:15 p.m. Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 3:15 p.m. San Diego at Indianapolis, 7:20 p.m. Monday’s game San Francisco at Arizona, 7:30 p.m.

NCAA DIVISION III PLAYOFFS Second Round Saturday, Nov. 27 Montclair State (10-1) at Wesley (100), 11 a.m. Delaware Valley (9-2) at Mount Union (11-0), 11 a.m. Alfred (9-2) at Cortland State (10-1), 11 a.m. Ohio Northern (9-1) at North Central (11-0), Noon Trine (11-0) at Wisconsin-Whitewater (11-0), Noon Thomas More (11-0) at Mary HardinBaylor (11-0), Noon Linfield (9-1) at St. Thomas, Minn. (11-0), Noon Bethel, Minn. (10-1) at Wheaton, Ill. (10-1), Noon

BASKETBALL NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct Boston 11 4 .733 New York 8 8 .500 Toronto 6 9 .400 New Jersey 5 10 .333 Philadelphia 3 12 .200 Southeast Division W L Pct Orlando 10 4 .714 Atlanta 8 7 .533 Miami 8 7 .533 Washington 5 8 .385 Charlotte 5 10 .333

RECREATION DIGEST BASKETBALL BISMARCK STANDINGS Women’s Century League: Buechler Construction 2-0, Team Trix 2-0, Backman Drilling 1-1, BZ Body 11, AmeriPride 0-2, Haas Hauling 0-2. Classic League: Power Financial 2-0, Westcon Industries 2-0, Lifeways/The Lodge 1-1, Westside Bar and Grill 1-1, Haman Ranch 0-2, Team Helvik 02. Olympic League: Active Life Chiropratic 2-0, Underwood Farm Supply 2-0, Bismarck Radiology Associates 1-1, Midwest Doors 1-1, Mr. Appliance 1-1, Time Out Tavern 1-1, All State 02, Carpet World 0-2. Men’s Tuesday Missouri League: Eide Ford 1-0, Hideaway 1-0, MidDakota Insurance Agency 10, Rec Rats 1-0, Coors Light 0-1, Ground Round 0-1, Hangman Drywall, Inc. 0-1, Northwest Contracting 0-1. Tuesday Burleigh League: Bismarck Moose #302 1-0, Capital RV 1-0, Reza’s Pitch 1-0, Ruby Tuesday’s 1-0, Brunos Pizza 01, Hunters Club/Oster Bros. Construction 0-1, Northwest Contracting 0-1, Robi’s Repair, Inc. 01. Wednesday Badlands League: Carpetworld 1-0, Comfort Inn 1-0, Eastgate Funeral Service 1-0, Fertilawn 1-0, Dakota Express 0-1, Daryl Braun & Associates 0-1, Modern Fenceworks 01, Mohler Oil 0-1. Wednesday Burleigh League: Cold Stone Creamery 1-0, Dakota Mini Storage 1-0, University Associates PT 1-0, Aaron’s Sales and Leasing 0-1, Kroll’s Diner 0-1, Obrian’s 0-1. Wednesday Capital League: Advanced Physical Therapy 1-0, C & J Storage/Electrical Services 1-0, Grand River Casino 1-0, Bartlett & West 0-1, Basin Electric 0-1, MCS 0-1. Wednesday Classic League: Dakota Community Bank 1-0, KFYR/Stadium 1-0, Nexus Innovations 1-0, Miller Insulation 0-1, Olson’s Inc 0-1, Sports Page 0-1. Wednesday Dakota League: Elbow

Room 1-0, J & L Insurance 1-0, Recreation Supply Company 1-0, Eide Bailly 0-1, Eslinger Chiropractic 0-1, Tweeten Seed Farm 0-1. Wednesday Lewis and Clark League: Aurora Energy Solutions 1-0, Grizzly 1-0, The Lodge 1-0, Bismarck Moose Lodge #302 0-1, BNC National Bank 0-1, Sportsmen’s Bar - Wilton 0-1. Wednesday Olympic League: Anderson Custom Cabinets 1-0, Apple Creek Country Club/Dakota Screen Arts 1-1, Starion Financial 1-0, Cloverdale Foods 0-1, Sisters/Pure Country 0-1, Superior Silk Screen 0-0. Wednesday Roughrider League: Buffalo Wild Wings 1-0, Chuppe Chiropractic 1-0, Kramer Agency 1-0, Blue Flint 0-1, Clooten Siding & Windows Inc 01, Club Fido 0-1. Burleigh League: Midcontinent Communications 1-0, Perkins 1-0, Timeless Spa 1-0, Capitan Freddies 0-1, Northern Plains 0-1, Wolfies Place 0-1. Thursday Capital League: Livewire Energy 2-0, SOT 2-0, Dakota Eye Institute 1-1, Dakota Gaming Supply 1-1, Ebel Hay Hauling 1-1, McClusky Elevator/Bentz Supply 1-1, Capitan Freddies 0-2, Set in Stone Concrete 0-2. Thursday Dakota League: Denny & Sons 1-0, Kyle Herman Farmers Insurance Agency 1-1, Professional Insurance Services 11, Winfield Solutions 1-0, Capitan Freddies 0-1, Churchill Pharmacy 0-1. Thursday Missouri League: Bruno’s Pizza 1-0, Knife River 1-0, Space Aliens 1-0, Flow Mobile 0-1, Missouri Valley Ag 0-1, Wagon Wheel Lumber 0-1.

BOWLING USBC WBA Division 1 team event scratch: 1. Check Control 3225. 2. Skeels Eletric 3189. 3. Ressler’s Chev 3187. Low pay: 3150. Divison 1 doubles event: 1. Jan McGuire-Nancy Christenson 1317. 2. Andre Jo Richter-Sam Backer 1305. 3. Sharon Schmidt-Mary Ann Hoesel 1302. Division 1 sin-

GB — 3½ 5 6 8 GB — 2½ 2½ 4½ 5½

MIDWAY LANES Men: Game — Ben Mues 300, Jon Breckel 300, Tom Miller 300, Gary Bryant 299, Paul Moritz 298, Travis White 298. Three-game series — Thomas Wolf 809, Keith Feist 775, Duane Edwards 775, Sean Hillard 772, Mark Wagner 771. Four-game series — Bob VanderderVorst 991, Jack Nelson 961, Darin Helbling 960, Grant Veen 931, Bob VanderVorst 916. Women: Game — Laurie Bense 267, Marie Foster 267, Sandy Randazzo 266, Marie Foster 258, Marie Foster 257, Nancy Christenson 257. Three-game series — Sandy Randazzo 644, Sandy Randazzo 634, Sandy Randazzo 628, Gail Hill 612, Jill Schafer 609.

Four-game series — Marie Foster 943, Marie Foster 942, Marie Foster 926, Marie Foster 910, Marie Foster 870.

TEN SPOT LANES Men: Game — Jackie Wait 280, Jesse Hill 279, Tyler Johns 279, Justin Zainhofsky 279, Justin Zainhofsky 278, Troy Bender 278. Three-game series — Mike Fischer 725, Mike Lund 723, Justin Osborne 707, Tyler Johns 707, Josh Vogel 700. Four-game series — Troy Bender 793, Brian Masseth 793, Justin Zainhofsky 772, Jackie Wait 748, Eric Lund 732. Women: Game — Kathy Stetson 245, Marcy Lickteig 232, Peggy Wehri 224, Claudia Benjamin 223, Steph Thompson 222. Series — Marcy Lickteig 572, Shirley Peter-

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Gordon said. “We’re really going to miss his leadership. He definitely led by example.” Brooke, a 6-foot, 200pound senior, started both ways for two seasons. “Tim did a nice job making himself a good football player. He put in a lot of time in the weight room,” Gordon said. “He’s a hard-working, hard-nosed kid who was awfully tough on opposing linemen. You could say the same thing about Dustin. Either one of those kids, I’d take 20 of them.” Tight ends Christian Olson and Dylan Fridrich, and cornerback Brandon Sickler, all Trinity juniors,

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CLASS AA ALL-STATE TEAM First team Offense Quarterback — Myles Montplaisir, Fargo Shanley. Running backs — Jordan Mittleider, Carrington; Zach Peterson, Lisbon. Receivers — Dylan Dunn and Josh Rodenbiker, Shanley. Tight end — Leighton Guthmiller, Beulah. Linemen — Michael Berger, St. Mary’s;

SA 1823 3035 7— 113 M 3322 2724 3— 109 3-Pointers—SA 10-32 (Ginobili 410, Bonner 2-6, Hill 1-2, Parker 1-3, Neal 1-5, Jefferson 1-5, Udoka 0-1), M 7-14 (Johnson 2-3, Telfair 1-1, Beasley 1-1, Ellington 1-1, Love 1-3, Ridnour 1-4, Brewer 0-1). Fouled Out—Johnson, Milicic. Rebounds— SA 55 (Duncan 13), M 61 (Love 22). Assists—SA 18 (Ginobili, Parker 6), M 21 (Telfair, Ridnour 5). Total Fouls—SA 21, M 32. Technicals—SA defensive three second. A—13,117 (19,356).

SPURS 113, T-WOLVES 109, OT

HOCKEY

SAN ANTONIO (113) Jefferson 6-15 6-9 19, Duncan 3-9 3-4 9, Blair 1-3 1-1 3, Parker 7-16 34 18, Ginobili 8-17 6-7 26, McDyess 3-7 2-2 8, Hill 5-8 1-1 12, Neal 1-5 33 6, Splitter 1-3 4-5 6, Bonner 2-8 00 6, Udoka 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 37-93 2936 113. MINNESOTA (109) Beasley 5-12 0-0 11, Love 11-19 99 32, Milicic 10-17 2-5 22, Ridnour 212 2-2 7, Johnson 5-7 3-4 15, Brewer 3-9 0-0 6, Ellington 2-7 0-0 5, Tolliver 2-2 1-2 5, Telfair 1-3 0-0 3, Koufos 1-1 1-2 3. Totals 42-89 18-24 109.

gles event: Shirley Wetzel 713. 2. Kathleen Bahmiller 704. 2. Avry Smith 695. Division 1 All events: 1. Shirley Wetzel 2053. 2. Sherri Klatt 2029. 3. Andrea Jo Richter 1982. Division 2 team event: 1. Bud 3365. 2. Miller Lite 3232. 3. Herbergers 3204. 4. Moritz Sport and Marine 3202. Division 2 doubles event: 1. Shayla Maier-Yolanda Bittner 1365. 2. Brenda Reed-Jodi Hart. 3. Donna Beck-Karen Crawford 1339.

VOLLEYBALL MANDAN STANDINGS Coed north division: Westside Bar 26-4, McDonalds 24-6, Westside Bar 15-15, Chiropractic Care Centre 12-18, Last Call Bar 11-19, Starion Financial 1-29. Coed south division: Misfits 29-4, Swat Team 23-10, MPOA 25-11, City Air Mechanical 16-20, Basin Electric 12-21, R-Hart Constru tion 9-24, Chips-Round Up 5-28. Men’s C&D: Round Up 27-3, Bowers Excacating 24-6, Knowles Jewerly 22-8, Mandan Repair & Radiator 17-13, Bismarck Trailer Center 13-17, B&B Roofing 12-18, Midwest Testing 3-27, Vicky’s Sports Bar 2-28. Women’s Classic: Vicky’s Sports Bar 29-1, Bisman Security 26-4, Westisde Bar 21-9, It’s Just Hair 12-18, Chad Berger Bucking Bulls 1020, Keller Hearth N Home 8-22, Justin SackmanBianco Realty 8-22, Last Call 6-24. Women’s Pacific: Lonesome Dove 22-8, Cycle Hutt 21-8, Black Sheep Design 19-11, L&H Manufacturing 18-12, Team Jacob 17-13, Caffe Aroma 11-19, Bowers Excavating 11-19, American Bank State Bank 11-19, Four J’s 10-20, Silver Dollar Girls 10-20. Women’s Badlands: 3C Construction 25-7, Scooter Shack 20-10, Bismarck Radiology Associates 17-13, Curves-James Vault and Precast 15-15, Last Call Bar 8-22, All Snax 6-24, Platinum Photo 6-24.

son 562, Debbie Crouse 561, Lyla Rohrich 546, Christie Campgna 537.

WEEKLY LEADERS MIDWAY LANES Ball and Chain: Men’s game — Wayne Nolz 224. Men’s series — Allen Nolz 612. Women’s game — Shirley Wetzel 217. Women’s series — Karen Stinehart 535. Centennial: Game — Duane Sandvick 256. Series — Duane Sandvick 699. D.C. Bowlers: Men’s game — Tom Rhoades 275. Men’s series — Duane Foote 652. Women’s game — Joyce Doll 201. Women’s series — Joyce Doll 551. Early Risers: Game — Cheryllyn Schmidt 190. Series — Cheryllyn Schmidt 523.

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made the second team. State champion Fargo Shanley placed five players on the first team — quarterback Myles Montplaisir, wide receivers Dylan Dunn and Josh Rodenbiker, offensive lineman Connor McGovern, and defensive lineman Matt Martino. Montplaisir, the Class AA senior athlete of the year, and McGovern are repeat selections.

Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 7 5 .583 — Indiana 7 6 .538 ½ Cleveland 6 8 .429 2 Milwaukee 5 9 .357 3 Detroit 5 10 .333 3½ WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 13 1 .929 — New Orleans 11 3 .786 2 Dallas 10 4 .714 3 Memphis 6 9 .400 7½ Houston 4 10 .286 9 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Utah 11 5 .688 — OklahomaCity10 5 .667 ½ Denver 8 6 .571 2 Portland 8 6 .571 2 Minnesota 4 12 .250 7 Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 13 2 .867 — Phoenix 7 7 .500 5½ Golden State 7 8 .467 6 Sacramento 4 9 .308 8 L.A. Clippers 2 13 .133 11 Tuesday’s games Indiana 100, Cleveland 89 New Jersey 107, Atlanta 101, OT Washington 116, Philadelphia 114, OT New York 110, Charlotte 107 Dallas 88, Detroit 84 L.A. Lakers 98, Chicago 91 Wednesday’s games New York 99, Charlotte 95 Cleveland 83, Milwaukee 81 Toronto 106, Philadelphia 90 Boston 89, New Jersey 83 Orlando 104, Miami 95 Memphis 105, Detroit 84 San Antonio 113, Minnesota 109, OT Dallas 111, Oklahoma City 103 Houston 111, Golden State 101 Utah 105, New Orleans 87 Chicago at Phoenix, n Today’s games Washington at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Sacramento at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

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MEN’S TOP 25 SCHEDULE Tuesday’s games No. 1 Duke 82, No. 4 Kansas St. 68 Connecticut 70, No. 2 Michigan State 67 No. 3 Ohio St. 64, Morehead St. 45 No. 5 Pittsburgh 74, Robert Morris 53 No. 6 Kansas 82, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 41 No. 8 Kentucky 74, No. 13 Washington 67 No. 10 Purdue 87, Austin Peay 65 No. 11 Missouri 72, Wyoming 62 No. 14 Memphis 102, TennesseeMartin 80 No. 16 Florida 79, Florida Atlantic 66 No. 19 Illinois 73, Yale 47 No. 20 Texas 84, Sam Houston State 50 No. 22 Gonzaga 66, Marquette 63 No. 23 BYU 86, Mississippi Valley State 36 No. 25 North Carolina 80, UNC Asheville 69 Wednesday’s games No. 2 Michigan State 76, No. 13 Washington 71 No. 7 Villanova vs. UCLA at Madison Square Garden, n No. 8 Kentucky vs. Connecticut at Lahaina (Hawaii) Civic Center, n No. 11 Missouri 83, La Salle 71 No. 15 Minnesota 84, North Dakota State 65 No. 24 Tennessee 77, Virginia Commonwealth 72 Today’s game No. 21 Temple vs. California at HP Field House, Orlando, Fla., 8 p.m.

NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W LOT PtsGF Phildlpha 23 15 6 2 32 84 Pittsburgh 23 13 8 2 28 70 N.Y. Rangrs 23 12 10 1 25 68 New Jersy 22 7 13 2 16 43 N.Y. Islandrs 21 4 12 5 13 44 Northeast Division GP W LOT PtsGF Montreal 22 14 7 1 29 57 Boston 20 12 6 2 26 58 Ottawa 22 10 11 1 21 53 Toronto 20 8 9 3 19 47

GA 56 59 65 66 72 GA 43 39 69 55

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Dustin Hibl, Dickinson Trinity; John Traynor, Devils Lake; Connor McGovern, Shanley; Kasey Groettum, Lisbon. Defense Linemen — Alex Herold, St. Mary’s; Tim Brooke, Dickinson Trinity; Matt Martino, Shanley. Linebackers — Sam Desai, Devils Lake; Kyle Bahm, Carrington; Sam Weisz, Wahpeton; Reed Huether, Lisbon. Backs — Jon Preszler, St. Mary’s; Adam Jiskra, Grafton; Jalen Ham, Central Cass; Dustin Rueb, Beulah. First-team at-large Preston Tescher, St. Mary’s; Trent Egan, Valley City; Kole Jenson, Devils Lake. Second team Offense Peter Bopp and Nick Jangula, St. Mary’s; Christian Olson and Dylan Fridrich, Dickinson Trinity; Jake Hanson, Grafton; Connor Swiontek, Devils Lake; ustin Dahlgren, Kindred; Shane Ost and Joey Halgrimson, Valley City; Josh Berg, Shanley; Pat Griffin, Wahpeton; Mark LaCroix, Bottineau. Defense Brandon Sickler, Dickinson Trinity; Cody Dravland and Joey Demers, Grafton; Chris Sommer, Tanner Hoffmeyer and Ben Erickstad, Devils Lake; Jeremy Froemke and Nathan Qual, Lisbon; Jarrett Emery, Valley City; Tyler Rivard, Shanley; Jason Van Horn, Kindred; Cordell Schroeder, Carrington; Marcus Laverdure, Turtle Mountain; Mark Koble, Minot Ryan.

Buffalo 23 8 12 3 19 58 69 Southeast Division GP W LOT PtsGF GA Washngtn 23 15 6 2 32 77 66 Tampa Bay 22 13 7 2 28 70 68 Atlanta 22 10 9 3 23 70 71 Carolina 21 9 10 2 20 65 71 Florida 20 9 11 0 18 53 51 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W LOT PtsGF GA Detroit 19 13 4 2 28 67 53 Columbus 20 14 6 0 28 59 47 St. Louis 20 12 5 3 27 54 52 Chicago 23 11 10 2 24 71 67 Nashville 20 9 7 4 22 48 53 Northwest Division GP W LOT PtsGF GA Colorado 20 12 7 1 25 72 60 Vancouvr 20 10 7 3 23 58 56 Minnesota 20 10 8 2 22 47 53 Calgary 21 8 11 2 18 60 63 Edmonton 20 5 11 4 14 49 82 Pacific Division GP W LOT PtsGF GA Phoenix 21 11 5 5 27 62 59 Los Angeles 21 13 8 0 26 62 53 Dallas 20 11 8 1 23 59 58 Anaheim 23 10 10 3 23 57 69 San Jose 19 9 6 4 22 55 52 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Tuesday’s game Phoenix 5, Edmonton 0 Wednesday’s games New Jersey 2, Calgary 1, SO St. Louis 2, Nashville 1, SO Pittsburgh 1, Buffalo 0 Columbus 4, N.Y. Islanders 3, OT Washington 3, Carolina 2 Atlanta 5, Detroit 1 Montreal 4, Los Angeles 1 Dallas 2, Ottawa 1 Tampa Bay 5, N.Y. Rangers 3 Boston 3, Florida 1 Philadelphia 6, Minnesota 1 Colorado at Vancouver, 9 p.m. Chicago at San Jose, 9:30 p.m. Today’s game Colorado at Edmonton, 8 p.m.

FLYERS 6, WILD 1 Philadelphia 2 1 3— 6 Minnesota 0 1 0— 1 First period—1, P, van Riemsdyk 2 (Coburn, Nodl), 3:16. 2, P, Carter 11, 5:32. Second period—3, M, O’Sullivan 2 (Burns, Madden), 14:49. 4, Philadelphia, Briere 11 (Hartnell, Leino), 19:00. Third period—5, P, Nodl 6, 7:47 (sh). 6, P, Leino 5 (Briere, Meszaros), 8:52. 7, P, Shelley 1 (Powe, Betts), 11:12. Shots on Goal—P 8-12-8—28. M 63-7—16. Goalies—P, Bobrovsky. M, Backstrom. A—16,516 (18,064). T— 2:22.

TRANSACTIONS WEDNESDAY BASEBALL

American League BOSTON RED SOX — Claimed OF Jordan Parraz off waivers from Kansas City. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Requested unconditional release waivers on RHP Bryan Bullington for the purpose of allowing him to sign with Hiroshima (Japanese Central League). Assigned RHP Gaby Hernandez and RHP Victor Marte outright to Omaha (PCL). National League HOUSTON ASTROS — Assigned LHP Tim Byrdak, LHP Gustavo Chacin and RHP Matt Nevarez outright to Oklahoma City (PCL). Agreed to terms with C Carlos Corporan on a minor league contract. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Traded LHP Zach Duke to the Arizona Diamondbacks for a player to be named later. Named Nick Leyva third-base coach, Gregg Ritchie hitting coach, Euclides Rojas bullpen coach, Luis Silverio first-base coach and outfield and baserunning coach and Mark Strittmatter pitcher’s hitting coach and catchers and hitting program assistant. WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Assigned RHP Ryan Mattheus outright to Syracuse (IL). BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA — Suspended Philadelphia F Elton Brand one game for a flagrant foul against Washington F-C JaVale McGee during Tuesday’s game. MIAMI HEAT—Sent C Dexter Pittman to Sioux Falls (NBADL). OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER — Assigned C Cole Aldrich to Tulsa (NBADL). SAN ANTONIO SPURS — Signed G-F Ime Udoka. FOOTBALL National Football League NFL — Fined Buffalo WR Stevie Johnson $5,000 for a touchdown celebration during Sunday’s game against Cincinnati and Philadelphia CB Asante Samuel $40,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on N.Y. Giants WR Derek Hagan during Sunday’s game. CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed S Jeromy Miles from the practice squad. Waived DE Victor Adeyanju. DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed S Andrew Sendejo to the practice squad. Released FB Alex Daniels from the practice squad. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Placed G Anthony Herrera on injured reserve. Signed T Patrick Brown from the practice squad. Signed CB Cary Harris to the practice squad. NEW YORK GIANTS — Claimed WR Devin Thomas off waivers from Carolina. Placed FB Madison Hedgecock on injured reserve. OAKLAND RAIDERS—Placed DE Trevor Scott on injured reserve. Signed DE Jarvis Moss.

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BASEBALL SPRING TRAINING PROGRAM: Jan. 9-Feb. 13. For grades 1-12. Coach Len Stanley will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching and catching at a cost as low as $99 for six weeks. Space is limited. Registration is now under way. For more information, visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com, or call 866-622-4487.

BASKETBALL OPEN GYM PROGRAM: The Bismarck Parks and Recreation open gym program is free of charge and runs through March 6. Times and school locations can be found on the BPRD website at www.bisparks.org. Court reservations will be taken for adult teams interested in practicing at Wachter or Simle. Reservations can be made for the weekend by calling 2226454 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on the Friday preceding weekend play. Each team will have a court for one

Flintstone: Game — Jim Helmers 256. Series — Ray Bellon 688, Mitch Berg 670. Golden Oldies: Men’s game — Bob Brown 246. Men’s series — Tom Miller 629. Women’s game — Dolly Rowan 202. Women’s series — Vivian Volk 492. Midway Classic: Game — Laurie Bense 226. Series (4) — Laurie Bense 830. Monday Madness: Men’s game — Tim Briese 262. Men’s series — Tim Briese 653. Women’s game — Shelly Portscheller 182. Women’s series — Sara Bentz 473. Roughrider: Game — Paul Moritz 264. Series — Brett Reineke 679. Strike Searchers: Game — Patti Mushik 214. Series — Mary Ann Hoesel 549. Sundowners: Game — Deb Crouse 213. Series — Deb Crouse 561.

hour. BISMARCK STATE ALUMNI GAME: Nov. 26 at 6 and 8 p.m. Contact Jason.Harris@bsc.nodak.edu or Kylee.Wilson@bsc.nodak.edu if you are interested in playing. MINI-MARAUDER CLINIC: For boys and girls in grades kindergarten-6. Dec. 5, noon-4 p.m. Cost: $35, or $30 if you have more than one MiniMarauder. Each child will receive a Tshirt and a pizza party. To register, go to http://www.umary.edu/sports/articles/1289605260.pdf. If you have any questions contact the Marauders basketball office at 355-8304 or 355-8278. BISMARCK HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH TOURNAMENT: Dec. 5 for boys grades 3-10 and girls grades 3-6. For additional information, call Steve Miller at 471-3288 or visit the BHS basketball w e b s i t e www2.bhs.bismarck.k12.nd.us/athletics/boysbasketball. VCPR YOUTH TOURNAMENT: Dec. 11 and Jan 29. For boys and girls in grades 4-6. Deadlines: Dec. 1 and Jan. 19. Fee: $100. To register contact vcpr@csicable.net. RIVER CITY 3-POINT SHOOTOUT: Dec. 29 at Mandan Middle School. Three-point shooting tournament open to ages 12 and up. Deadline: Dec. 22. Go to www.mandanboysbasketball.com for rules and entry form. JAMES RIVER YMCA TOURNAMENT: Feb. 12 in Jamestown. Boys and girls tournaments for grades 4-6. Fee: $125. For more information call Tyler Perleberg at 253-4101 or e-mail

TGIT: Game — Tom Job 266. Series — Duane Edwards 681, Tom Job 653. Wednesday Morning Coffee: Game — Gina Russell 226. Series — Cathy Meyer 524.

TEN SPOT LANES Women’s Western: Game — Joey McLeod 211. Series — Joey McLeod 526. Men’s Mandan: Game — Justin Zainhofsky 279, Troy Bender 278. Series (4) — Troy Bender 793, Brian Masseth 793. Unknowns: Game — Jackie Wait 260. Series — Jackie Wait 755, Pete Kelsch 701. Moose Bantam: Boys game — Christopher And Ander 86. Boys series — Carson Masseth 142. Girls game — MacKenzie Brandt 54. Girls series — MacKenzie Brandt

tperlebe@jc.edu. BISMARCK STATE YOUTH TOURNAMENTS: Jan. 22-23 and Feb. 1213. For boys and girls in grades 4-6. Boys only tournament for grades 4-8 to be held April 16-17. Log on to www.bismarckstate.edu/sports and link youth tournaments. Contact: BSC athletics at 224-5480 VCPR WINTER SHOOTOUT: Feb. 25-26. For boys and girls in grades 48. Deadline: Feb. 16. Fee: $100. To register contact vcpr@csicable.net. PATRIOTS HOOPS FEST: March 1920. For boys and girls in grades 4-8. To register visit www.chs.bismarckschools.org/chs/chsathletics/bbb or Lori at walojacobs@bis.midco.net VCPR SPRING SHOOTOUT: March 25-26. For boys and girls in grades 48. Deadline: March 16. Fee: $110. To register contact vcpr@csicable.net. JAMESTOWN SPRING SHOOTOUT: March 19. For boys and girls in grades 3-9. Contact Bluejaybb@ymail.com or www.jamestownbasketballboosters.com for entry form.

GYMNASTICS PARENTS NIGHT OUT: Dec. 3 and Dec. 17 at Dakota Star Dakota Star Gymnastics in Mandan. Parents drop of children ages 3 and over for open gym. Cost: $5. Call 663-1174 for information

ROAD RACE TURKEY TROT: Nov. 25. Registration at 8 a.m. at the Bismarck Elks Lodge. Races start at 9:15 a.m. Call 222-3998 or e-mail cfa2@btinet.net.

101. Sunday Juniors: Boys game — Tre Schoon 227. Boys series — Tre Schoon 599. ■ NOTE: Bowling leaders are compiled from league Web sites. Season leaders are limited to top five scores, plus ties, from each bowling center. Leaders for top series will be listed under three-game or four-game depending on league rules, not both. For weekly leaders, each league’s top game and series will be listed, plus any bowler who meets the following minimums: 275 game, 650 three-game series or 850 four-game series for men; 225 game, 600 three-game series or 750 four-game series for women. There will be a limit of three weekly leaders, plus ties, per league. — By Scott Schroeder


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Broncos’ Moreno finally hitting his stride By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos rank dead last in the NFL in rushing with a paltry 75.4 yards per game. So why are these guys smiling? Because second-year tailback Knowshon Moreno finally seems to be hitting his stride after a series of setbacks from injuries. Moreno’s right hamstring popped on the first day of training camp and he didn’t play in the preseason, then he tore his left hamstring at practice in September and missed three games. Finally healthy after a bye, Moreno recorded his first career 100-yard rushing game in a rout of Kansas City two weeks ago and he caught a careerhigh seven passes out of the backfield in a loss at San Diego on Monday night. Moreno is playing with a confidence that was only rarely on display in his first 1½ injury-filled NFL years. “Being healthy has a lot to do with it,” Moreno said. “At the same time, I don’t think anybody in the league is ever healthy, especially when they are playing a whole season like this. My body feels pretty good right now.” The first running back selected in the 2009 draft, Moreno banged up a knee in his first preseason game and although he finished his rookie season with 947 yards rushing and seven scores, he never hit the holes like he is now. He’s averaged 4.7 yards a carry in his last two games and caught 10 pass-

es for 112 yards. Liberal use of two-tight end sets and a better offensive line have helped. Star left tackle Ryan Clady is playing better now that he’s more than six months removed from blowing out his left knee in a pickup basketball game and right tackle Ryan Harris’ return from a high ankle sprain has allowed rookie Zane Beadles to return to left guard. But it’s mostly Moreno’s heath that’s turned things around for him. “He’s been able to maintain a consistent workload in practice and get those full-speed reps,” coach Josh McDaniels s a i d . “ H e’s r u n n i n g extremely hard during the week, which has allowed him to play the way that he has played the last few weeks. “He is starting to really take on the role that we envisioned for him to take on in the spring.” Fullback Spencer L a r s e n , w h o’s b e e n banged up himself this year, said it’s no wonder Moreno has a spring in his step, a swagger in his gait and a smile on his face. “Health can do a lot of things for a guy, and when you’re not healthy, your confidence isn’t there,” Larsen said. “It’s just you

NFL CAPSULES — WEEK 12 Patriots (8-2) at Lions (2-8) When: 11:30 a.m., today. Line: Patriots by 7. Synopsis: They should be using mirrors instead of carving boards to slice up the Thanksgiving birds on Thursday, as this group of games looks like real turkeys — each of the three offerings has teams with a mirror-image record of their foe. The feast of tomfoolery begins with the Patriots, fresh off their victory over Indy, facing the Lions. The Pats average nearly 29 points a game, tops in the NFL, and face the No. 19 defense. However, Pats QB Tom Brady is nursing a foot injury. Meanwhile, New England’s defense has been lackluster (an average of 29.3 points/game allowed in last 3 outings), and the unit ranks 30th overall. But Detroit appears too banged up to take full advantage. Bottom line/pick: Forget the conventional wisdom that Detroit is tough in its annual home Turkey Day national TV appearance. That theory is about as soft as day-old dressing. The Lions have lost 8 of their last 9 on the holiday, including the last 6 by an average score of 35-12. Patriots 33, Lions 20.

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Denver’s Knowshon Moreno is trying to help the Broncos find some balance.

don’t know what to expect out of your body. You see him running with a lot more confidence because he’s feeling better.” Running backs coach Eric Studesville said the Moreno everyone’s seeing is the one the Broncos (37) envisioned all along: “We’ve always felt good about him and excited about his ability. It was just a matter of getting him going a little bit.” Moreno, who never had hamstring issues in high UP NEXT school or while starring at WHO: St. Louis vs. Denver the University of Georgia, WHAT: Week 12—2010 season said he learned after tearWHEN: 3:15 p.m., Sunday ing his right hamstring in WHERE: Invesco Field, Denver camp that he had to be ON: KFYR radio (550 AM) extra careful because he

kept pushing himself to get back only to tweak the muscle, tear the scar tissue and set himself back. So when he pulled his left hamstring, he knew better how to handle the rehab. “Once that healed up, I felt pretty good,” said Moreno. “I mean, I talk to people who have (torn) hammies back in high school where it still nags them, so it’s just staying on top of it and making sure it doesn’t come back.” N o b o d y ’s h a p p i e r about Moreno’s improved play than quarterback Kyle Orton. “These last few weeks he’s really practiced hard.

He’s played hard. I think he’s playing faster, I think he’s playing with a better speed and he’s really going through the holes expecting to get through there and he’s getting to the second level expecting to make a move,” Orton said. Harris said that Moreno is picking up the nuances of the NFL: “He’s made great str ides to read blocks. You are seeing a second-year player who is understanding the game.” “A lot of things have slowed down this year,” Moreno concurred. “Last year, a lot of things were moving a lot faster.” Now, it’s not his mind that’s racing but his legs.

When: 3:15 p.m., today. Line: Saints by 4. Synopsis: Dallas finally has come alive under coach Jason Garrett, going 2-0 and producing 33 then 35 points, and 38-year-old Jon Kitna has been a force filling in for injured QB Tony Romo. Kitna has 6 TD passes in his last two outings, and 10 in his five games. But New Orleans’ underrated defense is stout, ranking No. 2 vs. the pass and 4th overall. Add to that the fact that the usually high-octane New Orleans attack, which struggled early in the season, has shaken off the post-Super Bowl hangover. The Drew Brees-led attack has produced 34 points in each of its last two contests as the Saints now rank 5th in total offense. They face a suspect defense, ranked just 22nd overall. Bottom line/pick: Saints RB Reggie Bush was on the verge of returning last Sunday from a broken leg but was held out a little longer but might play here, which would further fueling the Saints’ arsenal. Saints 30, Cowboys 23.

Bengals (2-8) at Jets (8-2) When: 7:15 p.m., today. Line: Jets by 9½. Synopsis: The bungling Bengals couldn’t even hold a 21-point lead at home last week vs. lowly Buffalo, losing their 7th in a row, and now must go on the road — on short rest — to face one of the NFL’s hottest teams. The Jets blew a late lead but roared back Sunday to beat the Texans and are 8-1 since a narrow loss to the Ravens on opening day. However NY’s pass defense, which was supposed to be a strength, ranks just 16th. It’s the run defense that is the power, rated No. 5. Bottom line/pick: NY could be caught looking ahead to a showdown at New England in its next outing, and Cincy has the NFL’s No. 8 passing attack which could keep this one close. However, Bengals QB Carson Palmer has a foot injury and might not be able to go, meaning that Jordan Palmer (Carson’s brother who has thrown 10 NFL passes), could be pressed into action. The Jets will be without WR Jerricho Cotchery (groin injury). Jets 24, Bengals 20. — Dan Caesar, Lee Newspapers

Coaching carousel: two coaches already out, who is on the hot seat? The fallout for NFL coaches only began with the recent firings of Wade Phillips in Dallas and Brad Childress in Minnesota. Next in line? There are plenty of candidates, although surprisingly strong performances this season by Jacksonville (Jack Del Rio), Chicago (Lovie Smith) and Oakland (Tom Cable) seem to have secured their coaches’ positions. Not so in Carolina, San Francisco, Cincinnati, Houston, Denver and possibly Cleveland or Tennessee. ■ CAROLINA — John Fox has been a lame duck since the end of last season,

49ers, preseason favorites in the NFC West, have been dragged down as much by unclear instructions and BARRY muddled messages from the WILNER coaching staff as they have by poor play. It was an issue last season and is again this year, which bodes poorly for Mike Singletary. with virtually no chance of ■ CINCINNATI — Does retaining his job outside of a Marvin Lewis seem like he surge in the standings. wants out of Cincinnati? He Instead, the Panthers have turned down a contract plummeted to the NFL’s extension last season, while worst record with the worst the Bengals were winning offense and a minus-10 the AFC North and going 6turnover differential. 0 in the division. Lewis has ■ SAN FRANCISCO — insisted the franchise needs What we have here is a fail- to get up to speed with the ure to communicate. The competition in a variety of

areas, including practice facilities and scouting. ■ HOUSTON — Gary Kubiak did take a contract extension through 2012 after last season, Houston’s first with a winning record. Expectations were for much more this year, including the first playoff berth in franchise history. But the Texans are awful on defense since linebacker and leader DeMeco Ryans was injured, and can’t hold leads. Even if Kubiak survives, he’ll have to make changes to his staff. ■ DENVER — Another team plagued by a pitiful defense — the Broncos are tied with Houston for most

Green Bay Packers going forward and I’m proud of the way it played out and was true to my character.” Despite getting booed by some Packers fans who had made their minds up about him even before he even made his first start, Rodgers never got sucked into any sort of feud with Favre. Rodgers said he is proud of the way he handled the situation. “I think that was often a lot more difficult than the actual playing, was to practice proper leadership daily,” Ro d g e r s s a i d . “ That’s something you have on some level. Yo u c a n a l s o work on that as a Rodgers skill. That’s something I knew was going to be very important to how I was viewed as a person, leader and player.” But when asked whether he felt as though his play has justified the decision by McCarthy and Packers general manager Ted Thompson to move on, Rodgers punted. “That’s not my decision to make,” Rodgers said. “I don’t really have an opinion about that. I’m just thankful that they stood behind me on that and believed in me and gave me an opportunity. The other stuff that’s not something I worry too much about.” The public sentiment pendulum certainly has swung in the Packers’ favor this season.

Continued from 1D So have the NFC North standings. The Vikings are 3-7 and just fired coach Brad Childress after the blowout loss to Green Bay. Meanwhile, the Packers are 7-3 despite a rash of injuries. Given his track record, Favre’s insistence that this will be his last season usually would induce eye rolls. But it’s somewhat more believable this time around because Favre doesn’t seem to be having much fun. He’s losing, he’s hurt and he keeps getting asked about an NFL investigation into allegations that he sent inappropriate text messages and photos to a female former employee of the New York Jets two years ago. And after beating the Packers twice last year, he now has lost to them twice in the span of a month. “That always feels good, but that’s more us beating the Vikings, it’s not about Brett,” left guard Daryn Colledge said. “Brett’s become a Viking. That’s more of a rivalry game than it us worrying about, ‘Do we need to beat up Brett so Aaron feels good?’ No, we need to beat the Vikings because they’re in the division and that’s important for us.” But to get a sense of just how magnified anything related to Favre and the Packers has become, here’s an example: a photo of Rodgers and Favre after Sunday’s game, in which Rodgers seems to be smirking at Favre, has been making its way around social media websites as evidence that Rodgers was

points allowed in the AFC, 287; Denver has scored 217. The running game is abysmal, ranked at the bottom despite a decent offensive line. Since starting out 6-0 in his debut season as a head coach, Josh McDaniels has gone 5-15. Some of Denver's losses are downright embarrassing, and McDaniels tends to overcoach his team. ■ CLEVELAND — The Browns have made progress in Mike Holmgren’s short time as team president. Holmgren even has gotten coach Eric Mangini to lighten up a bit, something more

difficult than competing in the tough AFC North with Baltimore and Pittsburgh. ■ TENNESSEE — The wild card on the coaching carousel, Jeff Fisher’s time in Music City could end if owner Bud Adams sides with Vince Young rather than the man who has coached his franchise since 1994, the longest current tenure in the NFL. Fisher doesn’t need the ongoing soap opera surrounding Young, and if Adams continues to back the quarterback he insisted the Titans draft in 2004, Fisher might walk. (Barry Wilner writes for The Associated Press)

Minnesota Vikings UP NEXT WHO: Green Bay vs. Atlanta WHAT: Week 12—2010 season WHEN: Noon, Sunday WHERE: Georgia Dome, Atlanta ON: KFYR radio (550 AM) gloating. Rodgers said it’s a misunderstanding, that he was reacting to a joke Favre made about Packers assistant coach James Campen. “Brett and I embraced and then he made a funny comment about James Campen as we were separating,” Rodgers said. “And I looked back and smirked about his comment about James Campen and they froze it. You can put any tag you want underneath that picture. I can tell you exactly what happened. People are still going to read into that.” How can we be sure Rodgers is telling the truth? “Because that’s never been my personality,” Rodgers said. “Agreed?” Indeed, Rodgers does have a track record of staying above the fray. “I think he’s handled the whole Brett Favre thing with the utmost class and respect,” Colledge said. “I think he’s found a way to set himself apart. Now he’s got to go out and win some more games. That’s what he plans on doing, that’s what we plan on doing. So we’re the Green Bay Packers, he’s Brett Favre and until those entities collide again, we’re not worried about it.”

“You think those guys crack that book, go through all 500 pages? Come on,” Favre said. “You could hide a couple hundred dollar bills in there.” Asked if there was a point in his NFL career when he felt like he was suffering from information overload, the 41year-old Favre praised his first head coach in Green Bay, Mike Holmgren. “A great play caller, a great coach, very demanding, a perfectionist, but I thought he was a forgiving and patient coach because it took a while for us to kind of get on the same page,” Favre said. “More me getting on the page with h i m . Bu t I c a n j u s t remember him saying over and over again, ’I don’t care if they know what we run. They’ve still got to stop it.’ “And if you’ve run the same plays over and over, then you can disguise it a little bit maybe with a formation or a motion or putting a different guy in there to do that. But it’s still the same play. The concept’s still the same, and that has always stuck with me.” Favre said he sent Childress a text message after the firing, but he said he hadn’t yet heard back.

Frazier, who was an assistant with the Colts when Manning led them to a Super Bowl title four years ago, stopped short of handing Favre a blank check to draw up plays in the dirt. “He’s a Hall of Fame quarterback. He’s seen just about every defensive front and coverage that you can see, so his input will be invaluable,” Frazier said. “But at the same time, there are going to be some ideas and some thoughts that may not necessarily be a part of what we do, and he’ll understand that.” On Frazier’s first day in charge of practice, he predicted some tweaks to the offense for this week’s game at Washington, without being specific. “Hopefully we’ll see that on Sunday,” Frazier said. “We’ll all get to see the direction I’d like to see us go.” The Redskins’ Donovan McNabb, on a conference call with Minnesota reporters, offered his own argument for quarterback input. “That’s how you grow together in any system,” McNabb said. The Vikings aren’t about to change the West Coast system that Child re s s b r o u g h t f r o m Philadelphia. Bevell is a disciple of that scheme, too, so any of the adjust-

Continued from 1D ments made over the final six games are likely to be subtle. “I can’t envision that much changing,” wide receiver Greg Camarillo said. “Both coordinators are the same and all the personnel is the same.” Frazier said linebackers coach Fred Pagac will call the defense, with input from defensive line coach Karl Dunbar and defensive backs coach Joe Woods, while he focuses on the supervisory duties that come with being the head coach. “I do feel comfortable with doing it, and I’ll do some things in the days to come to prepare and be a little bit sharper than I’ll need to be,” Frazier said. “But there’s nothing like game experience, so I’ll get some of that on Sunday.” As for Favre’s commitment to finishing the season, well, he scoffed at any speculation that he might quit early. “How could you in my position not want to go out and play well? I have just a ton of pride,” Favre said. Without mentioning the foot, ankle and shoulder injuries listed on this week’s injury report, Favre said he was fighting an illness. “That’s what happens when you get older,” Favre said.


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Changes were not Earnhardt driven By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The ongoing struggles of Dale Earnhardt Jr. were not the sole reason for the sweeping changes made at Hendrick Motorsports. A day after Rick Hendrick shuffled the driver and crew chief lineup for three of his race teams, the team owner said the entire organization had grown complacent because of all its success. Even Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus, fresh off their fifth consecutive championship, were “off this year,” Hendrick said. “This was not a Dale Earnhardt — not a move that we made, this major of a move, because of Dale or his situation,” Hendrick said Wednesday. “I am excited about making all four teams better. We need to be better across the board. We are not going to leave any stone unturned.” Hendrick proved that by moving the drivers for three of the teams, leaving only Johnson and Knaus intact. The duo won their fifth title Sunday after fighting off the most serious challenge yet to their championship reign. But Jeff Gordon, Mark Martin and Earnhardt were all winless, and Gordon was the only other Hendrick driver in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field. He finished ninth. The mediocre results came a year after Johnson, Martin and Gordon gave Hendrick an unprecedented sweep of the top three spots in the final season standings. Hendrick said he called a companywide meeting after the Nov. 7 race at Texas, where Johnson’s crew was benched in the middle of the event and Denny Hamlin outran the No. 48 team to take the lead in the championship standings. No personnel decisions were made during the meeting. “No one suggested in that meeting that we shift people

around,” Hendrick said. “It was about how each individual could make this organization better.” In the two weeks after Johnson the meeting, there were discussions between Hendrick and his management team, and the shakeup was revealed Tuesday afternoon. “A tremendous amount of thought went into it, and it was not a (decision) from the hip,” Hendrick said. “It’s not one of those things that you can vote on; it’s one of those things you have to pull the trigger and go do it.” The owner said he has now matched driver and crew chief based on personality fits. “I think everybody was excited last night, and it sparked a new amount of energy in our company,” he said. The new lineup teams Earnhardt with Steve Letarte, who was Jeff Gordon’s crew chief. Earnhardt will move into the same race shop with Johnson and Knaus, and Hendr ick believes Letarte’s personality will help rebuild the waning confidence of NASCAR’s most popular driver. Earnhardt has won just one race in the three seasons he’s been with Hendrick Motorsports. Gordon, meanwhile, gets Alan Gustafson as crew chief. Gu s t a f s o n h a d b e e n paired with Mark Martin and led Martin to five wins and a runner-up finish to Johnson in last year’s Chase. Martin moves to Lance McGrew, who spent the last 60 races with Earnhardt. Hendrick made improving Earnhardt’s team the priority last year but marrying the No. 88 team with Martin’s No. 5 team did not work the way he had planned. It also hurt Martin’s production.

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PUBLIC NOTICE ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 2011 AIRPORT IMPROVEMENTS CARGO RAMP BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA Separate or combined sealed bids for construction work associated with the 2011 Airport Improvements, Bismarck Airport, Bismarck, North Dakota, will be received by the Board of City Commissioners, Bismarck, North Dakota, in the office of the City Administration until three o'clock (3:00) P.M. C.S.T., 16 December 2010. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at four o'clock (4:00) P.M. C.S.T., 16 December 2010, at the office of the City Administrator located at 221 North 5th Street, Bismarck, ND. The Proposal must be mailed to or deposited with the City Administrator on or before the time and date listed and shall be sealed and endorsed “2011 Airport Improvements, Cargo Ramp” Improvements shall be on the basis of cash payment for the work associated with this project. The proposed work consists of the following items: Mobilization, Asphalt Removal, Unclassified Excavation, 8" CTB, 10” Concrete Pavement, 14” Concrete Pavement, Bituminous Paving, Security Fencing, Utility Services, Seeding, Mulching, Pavement Marking, Lighting, Miscellaneous Electrical, and other items. Plans and Specifications are on file and may be seen at the Airport Manager's office, Bismarck Airport, Bismarck, North Dakota; the City Engineer's Office, Bismarck, North Dakota; the Builders Exchanges at Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot; and at the office of the Engineer, Ulteig Engineers, Inc., 1412 Basin Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota. Copies of the Plans and Specifications and other bidding and contract documents may be obtained through QuestCDN.com #1391239 for $20.00 or by payment of $100.00 (nonrefundable) to Ulteig Engineers, Inc., 1412 Basin Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota, 58504, for each set so obtained. Each bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a copy of the Contractor's license or Certificate of Renewal thereof issued by the Secretary of State and a Bidder's Bond in a sum equal to five percent of the full amount of the bid, executed by the Bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in this state, conditioned that if the principal's bid be accepted and the Contract awarded to the principal that, within ten days after notice of award, they will execute and effect a Contract in accordance with the terms of the bid and provide Bonds as required by law and the regulations and determinations of the governing board. The Bid Bond of the two lowest Bidders for all contracts will be retained until the Contracts have been awarded and executed, but no longer than sixty (60) days. The bid security is a guarantee that the Bidder will enter into Contract for the work described in the Proposal. All Bidders shall hold a valid North Dakota Contractor's license of the proper class and shall enclose a copy of the license or Certificate of Renewal of the license in the same envelope as the Bidder's Bond. A Bidder must be the holder of the proper class license at least ten days prior to the date set for receiving Bids to be a qualified Bidder. The successful Bidders will be required to furnish Contract Performance Bonds and Payment Bonds in the full amount of the Contract. Work on the project is required to be started on the date to be fixed by the Bismarck Airport, Bismarck, North Dakota. Notice to Proceed will be given to the Contractor ten (10) days in advance.Work phases and completion schedules are as shown in the Special Provisions. The Bismarck Airport, Bismarck, North Dakota, reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of sixty (60) days after the date fixed for the opening thereof and to reject any and all bids and waive defects and to accept any bid should it be deemed for the public good and also reserves the right to reject the bid of any party who has been delinquent or unfaithful in the performance of any former contract with the Owner. The successful Bidders will have to obtain a statement from the office of the State Tax Commission showing that all taxes due and owing to the State of North Dakota have been paid before the Contract can be executed. The proposed Contract is under and subject to Executive Order No. 11246, September 24, 1965, and to the Equal Opportunity Clause. The requirements for Bidders and Contractors relative to this order are included in the Specifications. The Bidder (Proposer) must supply all the information for the bid on the furnished "Proposal" form. No Bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to Bond and licenses, and any deficient Bid submitted will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately. Required Labor and EEO Provisions: 1.The successful Bidder will be required to comply with all applicable Federal Labor Laws, including the minimum wage rates decision of the United States Department of Labor which are contained in the advertised Specifications. 2. Bidders and sub-bidders are required to comply with Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations (1518, 36 F.R. 7340) promulgated by the United States Secretary of Labor, in accordance with Section 107 of the contract work hours and safety standards act, (82 Stat. 96) not requiring any laborer or mechanic to work in surroundings or under working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to their health and safety. 3.The Bismarck Airport, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 200d to 200d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle

A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any Contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award. 4. A Contractor having 50 or more employees who may be awarded a Contract of $50,000 or more and subcontractors having 50 or more employees and who may be awarded a subcontract of $50,000 or more will be required to maintain an affirmative action program, the standards for which are contained in the advertised Specifications (41 CFR 60-1.40). 5. Contractor will be required to submit a certification of non segregated facilities from all subcontractors for subcontracts exceeding $10,000. 6. Contractors are subject to the requirements of Affirmative Action to ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246, as amended), provisions of which are contained in the advertised Specifications. 7. The Bismarck Airport has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. The Bismarck Airport has received Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, the Bismarck Airport has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26. 8. It is the policy of the Bismarck Airport to ensure that DBEs, as defined in Part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT-assisted contracts. It is also the policy – To ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT assisted contracts. To create a level playing field on which DBEs can compete fairly for DOT assisted contracts. To ensure that the DBE Program is narrowly tailored in accordance with applicable law. To ensure that only firms that fully meet 49 CFR Part 26 eligibility standards are permitted to participate as DBEs. To help remove barriers to the participation of DBEs in DOT assisted contracts. To assist the development of firms that can compete successfully in the marketplace outside the DBE Program. 9. The DBE Program shall apply to Project No AIP 3-38-0003-046. The Bismarck Airport has a DBE goal of 23.7% for this project. The Bidder/Proposer is encouraged to subcontract 23.7% of the dollar value of the prime contract to small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (DBEs). The Bidder shall submit Forms A and B contained in Section 00490, Utilization of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, with their bid and Form C within 5 days of Bid Opening to be responsive. Contractors are subject to the provisions of 49 CFR Part 30, Denial of Public Works Contracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries That Deny Procurement Market Access to U.S. Contractors. The work on the improvements shall be substantially complete by 15 October 2011 and entirely complete by 31 October 2011. A pre-bid conference will be held on 2 December 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Bismarck Airport Administration Conference Room and all prospective bidders are strongly encouraged to attend. The right is reserved by the Owner to reject any and all bids, to waive irregularities, or to accept such as may be determined to be for the best interest of the City of Bismarck. W.C.Wocken City Administrator Dated this 11th day of November 2010. 11/18, 25 & 12/2 - 606105 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS BISMARCK AIRPORT BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA AIP NO. 3-38-0003-046-2010 CONSTRUCT NORTH ELECTRICAL BUILDING, COMMERCIAL SERVICE APRON EXPANSION,AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS Sealed bids for incidental items on the site of the Bismarck Airport, Bismarck, North Dakota will be received by the Board of City Commissioners, Bismarck, North Dakota in the office of the City Administration until 3:00 P.M. CST, on December 16, 2010. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 4:00 P.M. CST, on December 16, 2010 at the office of the City Administrator, 221 North 5th Street, Bismarck, ND. The bid documents are to be mailed or delivered to the City Administrator, 221 N 5th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota 58501 and shall be sealed and endorsed, "Construct North Electrical Building and Commercial Service Apron Expansion, Bismarck Airport, AIP No. 3-38-0003-0462010" and shall indicate the type and number of contractor's license. The proposed work includes the following items and approximate quantities: Unclassified Excavation, 1,995 C.Y.; Water, 14 M Gal.; 8-Inch Cement Treated Base Course, 2,292 S.Y.; Recycled Base Course/Class 5 50/50 Blend, 283 C.Y.; Plant Mix Bituminous Pavement, 63 Ton; Hot Bituminous Pavement, Cl.A, 270 Ton; PG 5828 Asphalt Cement, 22 Tons; Mill & Salvage Bituminous Pavement 1”-4” Depth, 431 S.Y.; Remove, Salvage & Process Bituminous

Pavement-Full Depth, 2,174 S.Y.; Bituminous Tack Coat, 102 Gal.; 16-Inch PCC Pavement (Non-Reinforced Unless Shown), 2,126 S.Y.; Remove Concrete Curb & Gutter, 105 L.F.; Joint Sealing-PCC Pavement (New), 2,683 L.F.; Permanent Marking & Parking Painting, 840 S.F.; 24-Inch Reinforced Concrete Pipe, Cl. 3, 224 L.F.; 48-Inch Manhole, 2 Ea.; 10Foot Chain-Link Fence, 440 L.F.; Temporary 10-Foot Chain-Link Fence (if needed), 1,193 L.F.; Remove & Dispose Existing Chain-Link Fence, 419 L.F.; Seeding, 1.1 Acre;Topsoiling (On-Site), 625 C.Y.; Mulching, 5,190 S.Y.; Erosion Control Fiber Mat, 10 S.Y.; Straw Biorolls/Wattles, 400 L.F.; Inlet Protection, 5 Ea.; 4-Inch Sidewalk, 652 S.F.; 12-Inch PVC Watermain, 256 L.F.; 8-Inch Hydrant, 1 Ea.; 8-Inch Gate Valve, 2 Ea.; 2-Inch Copper Watermain Service, 14 L.F.; 2-Inch Curb Stop, 1 Ea.; 2-Inch Frost Free Hydrant, 1 Ea.; 4-Inch SDR Sewer Service, 115 L.F.; Sewer Service Clean Out, 2 Ea.; Access Control Fiber, 1,684 L.F.; City/State System Fiber, 1,037 L.F.; Airfield Lighting Control Panel Fiber, 6,509 L.F.; 6-pair Telephone Cable, 4,065 L.F.; #8 5kV, L-824 Type C Cable, 5,780 L.F.; #2 AWG Cu Type THWN, 896 L.F.; #6 AWG Cu Type THWN, 2,000 L.F.; #8 AWG Cu Type THWN, 4,746 L.F.; #14 AWG Cu Trace Wire, 8,193 L.F.; #8 AWG Cu Counterpoise, 702 L.F.; 3x4x3”, Sch. 80 PVC Duct (Sand Encased), 520 L.F.; 2” Sch. 40 PVC Conduit (Trenched), 3,425 L.F.; 11/4 ” Sch. 40 PVC Conduit (Trenched), 993 L.F.; 2” Sch. 80 PVC Conduit (Bored), 280 L.F.; 4KW Constant Current Regulator, 2 Ea.; 15KW Constant Current Regulator, 2 Ea.; 20KW Constant Current Regulator, 2 Ea.; L-847 Selector Switch, 3 Ea.; Relocate Control Panels, 1 L.S.; Electrical Junction Box, 8 Ea.; 250W MH Light Fixture, 2 Ea.; Light Standard, 2 Ea.; Concrete Foundation, 2 Ea.; Electrical Switch Over, 1 L.S.; Computerized Lighting System Upgrade, 1 L.S.; De-icing Pad Receptacle, 2 Ea.; Electrical Box Manhole, 5 Ea.; Standby Generator System, 1 L.S.; Automatic Transfer Switch, 1 L.S.; North Electrical Building (General, Structural), 1 L.S.; North Electrical Building (Mechanical), 1 L.S.; North Electrical Building (Electrical), 1 L.S.; North Electrical Building – Office Room 103 Finishes and Casework, 1 L.S.; Gas Service Line, 1 L.S.; Demolish Existing Electrical Building, 1 L.S.; Airside Traffic Control, 1 L.S.; Mobilization, 1 L.S. Plans and specifications are on file and may be seen at the Airport Manager’s office, Bismarck Airport, Bismarck, North Dakota; and at the office of the Engineer, Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc., 128 Soo Line Drive, Bismarck, North Dakota 58501. Copies of the plans and specifications and other bidding contract documents may be obtained by payment of eighty-five dollars ($85.00) (nonrefundable) to Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc., 128 Soo Line Drive, Bismarck, ND, 58502 for each set so obtained. An optional, complete set of digital project bidding documents are available at www.kljeng.com “Client Zone” or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $26.00 by inputting Quest project #1393173 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. Each bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a Bid Bond in a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the maximum bid price, executed by the Bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of North Dakota, payable to the City of Bismarck, conditioned that if the principal's bid be accepted and the contract awarded to him, he, within ten (10) days after Notice of Award has been executed, will execute and effect a contract in accordance with the terms of his bid and a contractor's bond as required by law and regulations and determinations of the governing board.The bid security of the two lowest bidders will be retained until the Notice of Award has been executed, but no longer than sixty (60) days. The bid security is a guarantee that the bidder will enter into contract for work described in the Proposal. The Contractor shall also enclose within the Bid Bond envelope a copy of the bidder's North Dakota Contractor's License or a copy of their latest renewal certificate issued by the Secretary of State as per North Dakota Century Code 43-07-12. Any bid not containing this document shall not be acceptable and shall be returned to the Bidder unopened. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Contract Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the full amount of the Contract. The proposed contract is subject to minimum wage rates as established by the Department of Labor for this project and are contained in the project manual. The successful Bidder hereby agrees to commence and complete the work under this contract within the time schedule indicated and further agrees to pay as liquidated damages the sum as shown for each day thereafter as provided in the following schedule. A total of 80 working days shall be allowed to complete the Prerequisites to Substantial Completion (see General Special Provision, Item 11), with time charges starting May 16, 2011 or date work is started, which ever date is earlier. Permanent markings shall not be counted in the working days total but shall be completed between 30 to 45 calendar days after paving has been completed. If the Contractor does not meet this date, liquidated damages shall be assessed per day for every working day beyond this date.The Contractor shall have the Prerequisites to Final Acceptance (see General Special Provision, Item 11) completed within 30 calendar days after the project is substantially completed. If the Contractor does not meet this date,

liquidated damages shall be assessed per day for every calendar day beyond this date. Award of contract or contracts will be contingent upon securing funding from the Federal Aviation Administration. The Bismarck Airport, Bismarck, North Dakota, reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of sixty (60) days after the date fixed for the opening thereof to reject any and all bids and waive defects and to accept any bids should it be deemed for the public good and also reserves the right to reject the bid of any party who has been delinquent or unfaithful in the performance of any former contract to the Owner. The successful Bidder will have to obtain a statement from the Office of the State Tax Commissioner showing that all taxes due and owing to the State of North Dakota have paid before the contract can be executed. Award of the contract is also subject to the following Federal provisions: • Buy American Preference – Title 49 U.S.C., Chapter 501 • Civil Rights Act of 1964,Title VI – Contractor Contractual Requirements – 49 CFR Part 21 • Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, Section 520 – Title 49 U.S.C. 47123 • Lobbying and Influencing Federal Employees – 49 CFR Part 20 • Access to Records and Reports – 49 CFR Part 18.36 • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise – 49 CFR Part 26 • Energy Conservation – 49 CFR Part 18.36 • Breach of Contract Terms – 49 CFR Part 18.36 • Rights to Inventions – 49 CFR Part 18.36 • Trade Restriction Clause – 49 CFR Part 30 • Veteran’s Preference – Title 49 U.S.C. 47112 • Davis Bacon Labor Provisions – 29 CFR Part 5 (Applicable to Contracts Exceeding $2,000) • Equal Opportunity Clause – 41 CFR Part 60-1.4 (Applicable to Contracts Exceeding $10,000) • Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities – 41 CFR Part 60-1.8 (Applicable to Contracts Exceeding $10,000) • Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action – 41 CFR Part 60-4.2 (Applicable to Contracts Exceeding $10,000) • Equal Employment Opportunity Specification – 41 CFR Part 604.3(Applicable to Contracts Exceeding $10,000) • Termination of Contract – 49 CFR Part 18.36 (Applicable to Contracts Exceeding $10,000) • Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion – 49 CFR Part 29 (Applicable to Contracts Exceeding $25,000) • Contract Work hours and Safety Standards Act Requirements – 29 CFR Part 5 (Applicable to Contracts Exceeding $100,000) • Clean Air and Water Pollution Control – 49 CFR Part 18.36(i)(12) (Applicable to Contracts Exceeding $100,000) The Bismarck Airport has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. The Bismarck Airport has received Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, the Bismarck Airport has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26. It is the policy of the Bismarck Airport to ensure that DBEs, as defined in Part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT-assisted contracts. It is also the policy • To ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT assisted contracts; • To create a level playing field on which DBEs can compete fairly for DOT assisted contracts; • To ensure that the DBE Program is narrowly tailored in accordance with applicable law; • To ensure that only firms that fully meet 49 CFR Part 26 eligibility standards are permitted to participate as DBEs; • To help remove barriers to the participation of DBEs in DOT -assisted contracts; and • To assist the development of firms that can compete successfully in the market place outside the DBE Program. The DBE Program shall apply to Project No.AIP 3-38-0003-046-2010. The Bismarck Airport has a DBE goal of 9.9% (race conscious) for this project. The Bidder / Proposer is encouraged to subcontract 9.9% of the dollar value of the prime contract to small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (DBEs). The Bidder shall submit Forms A and B contained in the project manual, Utilization of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, with their bid and Form C within 5 days of Bid Opening to be responsive. A Pre-bid meeting will be held on December 2, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. CST in the Bismarck Airport Administrative Conference Room. Dated this 18th day of November, 2010. W.C.Wocken, City Administrator 11/18, 25 & 12/2 - 606111

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NASDAQ

Stocks jump on positive data NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended Wednesday on a positive note after a batch of economic reports offered hope that the U.S. economy was improving. Incomes rose last month and consumer spending climbed for a fifth month. That raised hopes that shoppers will hit the malls in droves the day after Thanksgiving, the start of the holiday shopping season. At the same time, fewer people claimed unemployment benefits last week, a sign that the labor market is recovering. “There are fundamental signs that the economy is turning a corner,” said John O’Donoghue, co-head of equities at Cowen & Co. The Dow Jones industrial average surged 150.91, or 1.4 percent, to 11,187.28. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 17.62, or 1.5 percent, to 1,198.35. The Nasdaq composite index rose 48.17, or 1.9 percent, to 2,543.12.

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The upturn marked an abrupt reversal from Tuesday, when an exchange of artillery fire between North and South Korea led nervous investors to sell stocks and dash into gold, Treasurys and other assets often used as hiding spots. Investors also shrugged off a steep fall in new home sales and manufacturing orders. Tim Speiss, chairman of the wealth advisory group at EisnerAmper, said

investors were right to focus on the improved signs in employment and consumer spending, which are far more important to an economic resurgence than home sales or manufacturing orders. “If we don’t have strong consumer spending in this economy, we’re in trouble,” said Speiss. “When there’s spending, manufacturing will increase to meet that demand.”

QUOTES NONFERROUS METALS

Selected world gold prices, Wednesday. London morning fixing: $1376.25 off $1.25. London afternoon fixing: $1372.50 off 5.00. NY Handy & Harman: $1372.50 off $5.00. NY Handy & Harman fabricated: $1482.30 off $5.40. NY Engelhard: $1375.48 off $5.01. NY Engelhard fabricated: $1478.64 off $5.39. NY Merc. gold Nov Wed. $1372.90 off $4.60. NY HSBC Bank USA 4 p.m. Wed. $1373.00 off $2.00.

NEW YORK (AP) — Spot nonferrous metal prices Wed. Aluminum -$1.0207 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.6957 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $3.7555 N.Y. Merc spot Wed. Lead - $2145.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.9425 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1372.50 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1372.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot Wed. Silver - $27.490 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $27.524 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed. Platinum -$1671.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1658.40 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Wed. n.q.-not quoted, n.a.-not available r-revised

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OIL PATCH Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 Posted price for N.D. Sweet Crude (40 gravity) SEMCRUDE ’10 BULLETIN 10-228 (Nov. 24), price per barrel .......... $62.63 NEW YORK MERCANTILE EXCHANGE Crude oil, light sweet (NYM) 1,000 barrels, price per barrel December Last Change Open High Low 84.15 +2.90 80.99 84.20 80.97 NUMBER OF RIGS OPERATING Friday (Nov. 19, 2010) Year ago 159 68

SILVER NEW YORK (AP) — Handy & Harman silver Wednesday $27.490 up $0.030. H&H fabricated $32.988 up $0.036. The morning bullion price for silver in London $27.410 up $0.100. Engelhard $27.300 off $0.370. Engelhard fabricated $32.760 off $0.444. NY Merc silver spot month Wednesday $27.524 off $0.044.

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WASHINGTON — Americans are earning and spending more, companies are shedding fewer workers and hopes are rising for the economy as the holiday shopping season starts. Still, with businesses spending less on manufactured goods and new-home sales near their lowest level in 47 years, consumers alone might not be able to invigorate the economy and drive down unemployment. All told, government data released the day before Thanksgiving suggest an improving economic picture. But it is increasingly dependent on the consumer, even with U.S. companies having reported record profits in the

July-September quarter. “Households are spending more, and that may signal they are starting to feel better about economic conditions,” said economist Joel Naroff of Naroff Economic Advisors. “It is the consumer that holds the key to the recovery and it looks like households are starting to turn the lock.” Many retailers depend on the holiday shopping season to make their year. The November-December shopping season can account for up to 40 percent of retailers’ revenue and profits. Consumers boosted spending 0.4 percent in October, up from a 0.3 percent increase in September, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. Many are benefiting from thicker paychecks. Ameri-

cans’ incomes rose 0.5 percent in October, pulled up by a 0.6 percent rise in wages and salaries. That was after incomes didn’t grow at all in September. At the same time, the pace of layoffs is slowing. Initial jobless claims dropped by 34,000 to a seasonally adjusted 407,000 in the week ending Nov. 20, the Labor Department said. Applications have fallen in four of the past six weeks. Last week’s figure was the lowest since July 2008 and the first time that claims have fallen below 425,000 since then. Economists generally believe that weekly first-time applications for jobless aid would need to drop consistently below 425,000 to signal sustained job gains.

Dakota Cash Grain Prices Sp Wht Sp Wht Winter Durum Corn 14% 15% Wht 12%

Beach Bismarck Bowman Cleveland Dickinson-Woody’s Harvey Hensler Lemmon, S.D. McLaughlin,S.D. Max Napoleon New Salem Scranton Sterling-SCG Taylor Tuttle Underwood Watford City

6.90 6.40 6.79 6.43 .... 6.78 6.76 6.77 6.71 6.73 6.70 6.80 6.90 6.70 6.77 6.36 .... 6.49

8.20 7.65 7.84 .... .... .... 7.86 7.87 7.96 7.48 .... 8.00 7.90 7.95 7.87 .... .... 8.09

5.48 .... 5.07 .... .... 5.43 5.19 5.58 5.84 5.33 .... 5.42 5.08 5.62 5.58 .... .... 4.77

6.70 .... 7.00 .... .... .... .... .... .... 7.00 .... .... 7.00 .... 6.80 .... .... 6.68

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Barley feed

Oats

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.... 2.19 .... .... 3.20 .... .... .... 2.30 2.15 .... 2.20 .... .... 1.90 1.90 .... 1.13

Flax Sunflower Soybeans seeds

12.00 13.00 .... .... .... 12.90 .... .... 11.70 13.10 .... .... 11.85 .... 11.90 12.90 13.00 ....

17.50 19.50 .... .... .... 18.55 .... .... 17.50 .... 18.85 19.35 .... 18.75 .... .... 17.85 ....

.... .... .... 11.70 .... 11.70 .... .... 11.51 11.25 .... 11.55 .... .... .... 11.29 .... ....

Ag prices, Bismarck-Mandan

2009

Spring wheat, 15%

Barley, delivered $3.5

$20

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15

2.5 10

2.0 5 0

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Sunflower, delivered

WHEAT 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Dec 10 645¿ 656 642Ÿ 647¿ +5¿ Mar 11 683¿ 696 681 685Ÿ +4¿ May 11 709 719 706ß 710 +4¿ Jul 11 721Ÿ 732 718¿ 721ß +4 Sep 11 738Ÿ 748 735Ÿ 739 +3ß Prev. sales 82598 Prev. Open Int. 496414 chg.-6806 CORN 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Dec 10 539 539¿ 528¿ 538ß+10Ÿ Mar 11 552ß 554 542ß 553ß+10ß May 11 558ß 562 550ß 561¿+10ß Jul 11 562¿ 565ß 554 565 +10¿ Sep 11 530 533 519¿ 532Ÿ+11¿ Prev. sales 486517 Prev. Open Int. 1630025 chg.-18910 OATS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Dec 10 347¿ 351¿ 347 348Ÿ +ß Mar 11 359ß 363¿ 359 360¿ +¿ May 11 369Ÿ 369Ÿ 365Ÿ 366Ÿ +¿ Jul 11 371 371¿ 371 371¿ +¿ Sep 11 340 340 340 340 Prev. sales 2070 Prev. Open Int. 13409 chg. +236 SOYBEANS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Jan 11 1254ß 1258Ÿ 1237 1255 +16 Mar 11 1259 1265ß 1244ß 1262ß+16¿ May 11 1259¿ 1265ß 1244 1263Ÿ +17 Jul 11 1262 1267Ÿ 1245ß 1266Ÿ+18Ÿ Aug 11 1243 1246¿ 1229 1245ß+16ß Prev. sales 165984 Prev. Open Int. 622648 chg. +756 SOYBEAN OIL 60,000 lbs- cents per lb Dec 10 50.14 50.37 49.07 50.24+1.02 Jan 11 50.50 50.73 49.41 50.60+1.03 Mar 11 50.91 51.15 49.85 51.03+1.04

May 11 51.21 51.44 50.20 51.34+1.05 Jul 11 51.48 51.73 50.40 51.59+1.04 Prev. sales 132890 Prev. Open Int. 357167 chg.+2396 SOYBEAN MEAL 100 tons- dollars per ton Dec 10 340.90 343.50 338.80 340.20 -.50 Jan 11 343.30 346.00 341.40 342.60 -.70 Mar 11 345.90 348.40 344.20 345.10 -.70 May 11 344.60 347.00 342.70 343.70 -.60 Jul 11 344.30 346.50 342.10 343.40 -.50 Prev. sales 103034 Prev. Open Int. 205404 chg.+1129 CATTLE 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Dec 10 101.97 102.27 101.50 101.92 +.37 Feb 11 105.67 106.05 105.15 105.60 +.38 Apr 11 108.55 108.70 108.27 108.57 +.20 Jun 11 105.30 105.47 105.00 105.15 +.18 Aug 11 104.90 105.02 104.52 104.95 +.33 Prev. sales 52525 Prev. Open Int. 332090 chg.+3284 FEEDER CATTLE 50,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Jan 11 118.47 118.70 117.97 118.27 +.45 Mar 11 118.82 119.05 118.27 119.00 +.70 Apr 11 118.87 119.30 118.85 119.27 +.45 May 11 118.85 119.45 118.70 119.35 +.55 Aug 11 119.90 120.25 119.80 120.25 +.40 Prev. sales 4349 Prev. Open Int. 32377 chg.+1040 PORK BELLIES 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Feb 11 104.50 Mar 11 105.00 May 11 105.00 Jul 11 103.50 Aug 11 102.50 Prev. sales 1 Prev. Open Int. 6 chg.

$ 150

SIOUX FALLS LIVE

Previous Day’s Slaughter: Cows 7518 Bulls 676 Compared to Tuesday, slaughter cows and bulls steady to 2.00 higher. Lean Boners Breakers Premium White 90 Pct Lean 85 Pct Lean 75 Pct Lean 500 lbs and up 103.00-109.00 98.00-106.00 85.00- 99.00 113.00118.00 400-500 lbs 98.00-103.00 88.00100.00 75.00- 99.00 350-400 lbs 95.0098.00 Slaughter Bull Carcasses 92 Pct Lean 600 lbs and up 113.00-120.00 500-600 lbs 113.00 Only

30 125

25 20

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Jan Feb Mar AprMay Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

SPRING WHEAT 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Dec 10 728¿ 740ß 725Ÿ 733 +2Ÿ Mar 11 745¿ 758 742Ÿ 750Ÿ +1Ÿ May 11 754Ÿ 765 751ß 759 +3ß Jul 11 758ß 767Ÿ 756 763 +6ß Sep 11 763ß 768ß 760ß 767 +5ß Prev. sales 10830 Prev. Open Int. 63913 chg. -443

$ 20

75

Jan Feb Mar AprMay Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Feeder cattle, 450-550

Spring wheat, 14% MINNEAPOLIS FUTURES

Jan Feb Mar AprMay Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Feeder cattle, 600-700

$ 35

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ASSOCIATE CHIEF JUDGE II Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court Fort Yates, North Dakota

MSLCC is seeking a RN with 5 years of supervisory experience, preferably in Long Term Care, to serve in the role of Unit Director.

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The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is soliciting applications for employment of an Associate Chief Judge II for the Standing Rock Tribal Court, as an independent contract employee. This will be a full time position for a minimum of one (1) year. The number of hours, days of employment and compensation are all negotiable. The terms of employment will be determined by the agreement of the parties. The contract shall be compensated on an hourly basis. Employment beyond one year will be contingent upon funding.

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Code of Justice, 30-202, extends a limited preference based on political status, in order, to: 1) Tribal members, 2) local Indians, 3) other Indians, and 4) all other qualified applicants. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis or race (“Indian” is a federally recognized political status), national origin, sex or sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability.

Judicial Program Manager, Ms. Helen Hanley PO Box D, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Fort Yates, ND 58538 Telephone 701-854-8638

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The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is soliciting applications for employment, as independent contract employees, to hire One (1) Assistant Tribal Public Defender and One (1) Assistant Prosecutor for the Standing Rock Tribal Court. These positions will be full time for a minimum of one (1) year. The number of hours, days of employment and compensation are all negotiable. The terms of employment will be determined by the agreement of the parties. The contracts shall be compensated on an hourly basis. Employment beyond one year will be contingent upon funding. The Assistant Public Defender position will be under the Tribal Public Defender and the Court Administrator. The Assistant Prosecutor position will be under the supervision of the Tribal Chief Prosecutor and the Court Administrator. The statutory prerequisites for employment are: To be eligible to serve as a Tribal Court Assistant Prosecutor or a Assistant Public Defender, a person shall (1) be a member in good standing of the bar in any state or federal court; (2) at least 21 years of age, (3) be of high moral character and integrity, (4) have a law degree from an (ABA) accredited law school, (5) must never have been convicted of a felony; (6) shall not have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Services, and must (7) be physically able to perform the duties of the office.

Any inquiries regarding these positions may be directed to Ms. Dellis M. Agard, Court Administrator, Standing Rock Tribal Court, Fort Yates, ND, Telephone (701) 854-7244 or by Email to dagard@standingrock.org. No specific form of application is required. Applications shall be in writing, to include a professional resume, legal qualifications and any other submissions at the option of the applicant. All applications are considered on merit. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Code of Justice, 30-202, extends a limited preference based on political status, in order, to: 1) Tribal members, 2) local Indians, 3) other Indians, and 4) all other qualified applicants. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis or race (“Indian” is a federally recognized political status), national origin, sex or sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability.

Applications can be submitted to the

Judicial Program Manager, Ms. Helen Hanley PO Box D, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Fort Yates, ND 58538 Telephone 701-854-8638

Knowledge of cleaning machines, methods, and procedures. Able to lift up to 30 lbs. One year of job related experience is preferred. Triumph Hospital is offering a $200 sign-on bonus. Details provided upon receipt of application.

FIND A JOB. FILL A JOB.

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to:

Mary Brandt – Human Resources Triumph Hospital-Central Dakotas 1000 18th St. NW, Mandan, ND 58554 or Apply online at www.triumph-healthcare.com/careers

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HOUSEKEEPER (PT)

Triumph Hospital-Central Dakotas is an EOE. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and prescription.

An EOE Employer

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Part-time - All shihfts available

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Triumph Hospital-Central Dakotas, a long term acute care hospital, is looking to fill the following positions:

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Fax resume to:

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by selling Final Expense Insurance policies to the ever growing senior market.

No specific form of application is required. Applications shall be in writing, to include a professional resume, legal qualifications and any other submissions at the option of the applicant. All applications are considered on merit.

Various full and part-time positions available in Family Practice and Pediatrics.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Full-time benefited, D/E with rotating on-call at Western Plains Residential Treatment Center. Experience in mental health/ psychiatric nursing, community health services or children’s residential treatment preferred. Ability to work independently, utilize team process; demonstrated physical assessment & therapeutic interventions skills and excellent communication skills required. Indicate “RN” in subject line when sending resume and cover letter to:

EARN $500 A DAY

Any inquiries regarding the Associate Chief Judge II position may be directed to Ms. Dellis M. Agard, Court Administrator, Standing Rock Tribal Court, Fort Yates, ND, Telephone (701) 854-7244 or by Email to dagard@standingrock.org.

LPN-RN:

MidDakota Clinic PrimeCare Attn: Personnel Office PO Box 5538 Bismarck, ND 58506-5538 www.middakotaclinic.com

Registered Nurse

NURSE

Dynamic, outgoing and organized nurse for weight loss clinic in Bismarck. Fun, low stress & flexible schedule. No on-call.

The statutory prerequisites for employment are: 1) must be at least 25 years of age; 2) must be of high moral character and integrity; 3) must never have been convicted of a criminal offense, other traffic offenses, for which punishment of imprisonment was imposed; 4) must not have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Services; 5) must be physically able to carry out the duties of the office and 6) must possess a degree of law from an (ABA) accredited law school and a member in good standing of the bar of any state or federal court.

Applications can be submitted the

To apply, send application and resume to:

Dakota Boys & Girls Ranch (Bismarck)

jobs.bismarcktribune.com

The successful candidate will enjoy: • Comprehensive Benefits Package • 401K and Profit Sharing retirement plans • Generous vacation package • Affordable housing • Excellent Schools • A safe community with a good quality of life • Multiple recreational opportunities

Our ASC can best be described as: • Fast paced • 3 operating rooms and 2 Gl procedure rooms • Serves in excess of 7000 patients annually • Provides service to General Surgery, ENT, GYN, Gastroenterology, Plastics and Podiatry • Medicare and AAAHC Certified • Staff of 30 employees and 22 Surgeons

Our successful candidate will have the minimum qualifications: • Must be graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelors degree in Nursing. Business background is helpful. • Must acquire nursing licensure for the State of North Dakota • Must have at least 5 years experience in the OR with at least 2 years of supervisory experience in an operating room or ambulatory surgery center.

• Have the ability to accept responsibility for overall leadership, strategic planning staffing and coordination of services from scheduling through discharge. • Have the ability to oversee and assume accountability of day to day operations. • Have the ability to provide leadership and ensure efficiency in the OR while achieving patient satisfaction, productivity and excellent clinical care.

Contact information: Mark Dordahl, RN, BSN Chief Operations Officer Mid Dakota Clinic, PO Box 5538 Bismarck, ND 58506 www.middakotaclinic.com

Vice President and CFO DAIRYLAND POWER COOPERATIVE, a leading generation and transmission wholesale electric power cooperative headquartered in La Crosse, Wisconsin with 2009 operating revenues of $381 million, seeks a Vice President and CFO. Dairyland provides the electric power requirements and other services for 25 rural electric distribution cooperatives and 16 municipal utilities in the Upper Midwest. This individual, reporting to the President and CEO, has overall responsibility for the planning, coordinating, and controlling of the activities of the Finance and Support Services Division to effectively meet the treasury, financial, accounting, audit and risk management, fuels management, procurement, materials control and other requirements of Dairyland. As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), this individual is responsible for providing accounting and financial guidance to all levels of management and the Board of Directors; and as a Vice President, participates in senior level management decisions regarding policy formation, financial planning, and long-range strategic planning. Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a closely related field is required with a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible positions in a complex environment in the accounting or finance field. Of the ten (10) years experience, eight (8) years in a management role is required with a minimum of five (5) years in the electric utility industry (preferably in a generation and transmission cooperative). Dairyland Power Cooperative offers a competitive salary and a great range of benefits.

Apply online at: www.dairynet.com/careers or request a position description and application by calling

Dairyland Power Cooperative Jobline at:

608-787-1293 • EOE/M/F/D Must submit college transcripts. Applications will be accepted until staffing needs are met.


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Emergency Preparedness Public Information Officer The City of Bismarck is seeking an Emergency Preparedness Public Information Officer. Responsibilities include Provide ongoing public information to educate the public regarding all hazards preparation and to assist with communication during an emergency of any kind. Participate in public speaking engagements regarding all hazards preparation. Drafts press releases, news articles and public statements as requested. Work to develop and maintain updated public information. Maintain updated media, hospital, call-down with other partners contact information and coordination of after-hours contact procedures. Maintain updated communication annex(s). Participate in monthly regional/state meetings.

Is now hiring for FT

HIV Prevention Capacity Building Coordinator

Coordinate ND Community Planning Group activities and HIV/AIDS Speakers network. Assist with statewide HIV prevention capacity-building efforts. Monitor contracts and quality assurances. Assist with HIV Prevention Community Services Assessment. Works closely with ND Dept of Health. Bachelors Degree in nursing, biology, community health, public health or socialservices related field. Pay starts at $2,500 per month with benefits. Send resume to:

American Red Cross attn: Janel Schmitz 4007 State Street Bismarck ND 58504

Position closes Dec. 2nd

Behavior Analyst to join our team. Primary

responsibilities will be to provide specialized behavioral assessments, planning, intervention and training of other staff in the areas of mental health, social relationships, work adjustment, community integration, leisure, and other functional life tasks in a barrier-free and least intrusive living environments for people of all ages who have congenital or acquired intellectual and developmental disabilities. Qualified candidates will have a Masters in Psychology or related field. HIT offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K, tuition reimbursement, PTO, etc. For more information or to apply online, please go to

www.hitinc.org /employment 663-0379

for the Bismarck and surrounding areas. Experience required. Must have satellite meter, truck and tools. Earn up to $1500 - $2000/wk.

Join our team!

HIT, a local non-profit organization, has an opening for a

at our traumatic brain injury facility, Dakota Alpha. This position can be part-time or full-time. Responsibilities include general medical care to the residents at this 20 bed facility and compliance with the regulations as set forth by long term care licensing requirements. Please apply online or in person at

FLYING D ARENA HORSE BOARDING

16 YRS EXPERIENCE!! Heated indoor facility w/outdoor pens & plenty of trails to ride! Riding Lessons, trainer, roping weekly & professionally staffed. 701-221-2433

For more info call Scott 612-669-4679

Responsible for performing journeyman level automotive/heavy equipment mechanics and welding. Must possess a clean ND Class A driver’s license with N endorsement. For more information, go to

SANTA & ELF to visit your home or business! Mandan $25, Bismarck $30, Food stamp persons 1 dozen cookies. Starting Black Friday until Christmas Day! Call for Appointment 226-8420 6-6pm.

Merchandise/Ag

HORSE STABLING North of Bismarck with heated indoor stalls and outside sheltered runs; includes hay, indoor & outdoor arena, access to 600 acres to ride on, full-time horse trainer and lessons, will train and break horses (including roping). 701-221-0696

SOYMEAL: Aberdeen, SD soybean plant has soy meal for sale. 44% Pro; 8% Fat. Hi energy feed. $375-$400 / ton FOB-ABR. Call 605-725- 6111.

402-504

Free to school or church organization, Lowrey Organ, excellent condition. Pecan color. call 445.7462

www.hitinc.org /employment 663-0379

Free: ENTERTAINMENT CENTER: Oak, hold tv, DVD and storage for movies, 4 ft high, 4 ft wide, good shape. Call 701-223-3697

BUILDINGS: Steel buildings and tarp build- ings at affordable prices Contact Paul. 605 576 3249 or 701 206 1049.

AN AD A DAY MAKES BUSINESS STAY!!

FRIDGE FOR giveaway, needs freon. You haul. Call 701-663-2003. GIVE-A-WAY: WASHER, Maytag, works good. I need my garage back, come and git it. 701-319-3014

With Papers. Bought at Knowles Jewelry. Has 8 round diamonds and 4 square diamonds on each side of the ring. Middle stone is a little over 1/2 carret marquis diamond. Very clear, clean diamonds. Selling for $4,800. Retails for $7000. Call 701-221-9626

WEDDING DRESS, size 5/6 very beautiful, long sleeves, full of beads and long cathedral train. Paid $1200 at Bridal’N More. Asking $175 OBO. Call 701-221-9626

32” Sylvania HD flat- screen TV with DVD player $200. call 701 204 2441

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Requires 1-2 years experience or technical school equivalent. We offer an excellent compensation package including 401K plan.

Sink: New in the box, Blanco kitchen sink—$275. Call 663-3453

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$1000 SIGN ON BONUS for qualified individual. Apply in person or contact Tom Walbaum for a confidential interview at: Bismarck Honda Nissan Hyundai

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1025 East Bismarck Expressway 701-258-1944 or 701-426-9129

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Plant Engineer Otter Tail Power Company has an opening for a Plant Engineer at Coyote Station, a 420 MW coal-fired electric generating station near Beulah, ND. Position requires a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with coal fired power plant experience preferred. Applicants must have good interpersonal communications skills, good computer skills, and project management skills. Knowledge of digital control systems and computer network experience is a plus. Duties include: managing capital projects, plant improvement, project design and implementation, plant thermal performance engineering, environmental tasks, and overall plant reliability engineering consistent with reducing operating costs and increasing plant availability. We offer a very good wage and benefit package. If you’re interested in employment with an industry leader, send your resume by December 10, 2010 to:

Human Resources, Otter Tail Power Company, 215 S Cascade St, PO Box 496, Fergus Falls, MN 56538-0496. EOE

NORTH BISMARCK ROUTE OPPORTUNITIES (Rt. 104) Grimsrud Dr, Thompson, Turnpike, Xavier. . .45 Papers.....$155 (Rt. 274) Mapleton, N. 19th............................92 papers.....$320 (Rt. 178) Brunswick Circle, Buckskin, Mustang. . . .91 papers.....$315 (Rt. 237) Buckskin, Kingston, Arabian..............54 papers.....$185 (Rt. 192) E. Calgary, Montreal, Normandy, Renee. . .86 Papers.....$300 (Rt. 193) Coleman, E. Calgary, Montreal, Valcartier...72 papers.....$250

CENTRAL BISMARCK ROUTE OPPORTUNITIES (Rt. 102) Allison, Capitol Way, E. Capital Ave.........47 papers.....$160 (Rt. 39) E. Highland Acres, Midway......................31 Papers.....$105 (Rt. 134) E. Highland Acres, Pioneer....................44 Papers.....$150 (Rt. 239) S. Highland Acres.................................26 Papers.......$95 (Rt. 66) Anderson, Griffin................................76 papers. . . .$260 (Rt. 184) Catherine Dr., Owens........................54 papers. . . .$189 (Rt. 118) Grant, Harding.................................52 papers. . . .$180 (Rt. 220) Coolidge, Hoover..............................55 papers. . . .$192 (Rt. 184) Catherine, Owens, N. Washington.......78 papers. . . .$270 (Rt. 114) Rosser, K & L apartments.................58 papers. . . .$230

For more information on routes, contact: Ron at 250-8215 ron.mosbrucker@bismarcktribune.com

Laurel at 355-8826 laurel.faber@bismarcktribune.com

GIVEAWAY KITTENS house kittens, 12 weeks old 3 long hair and 2 short hair, good homes only box trained. Call 701-214-0953. GIVEAWAY kittens, 3 female 1 male, 6 weeks old. Call 701-516-0252 GIVEAWAY KITTENS: 7 weeks old. Male Grey tabby with some white. Very friendly. Call 214-3185

MED SIZE Dog Kennel, $20. Call 527-0303

IRRIGATION PUMP: Four-inch Berkeley irrigation pump 5 hp single phase 230V 23 amp draw $450.00 701-663-5113 WEBER GRILL: Charcoal BBQ Grill. One touch silver, 22.5”, brand new in box, $80. Call Ryan 701-220-4956

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ICEHOUSE-Frabill R2-Tec thermal Guardian flip style ice house 2 seats, very warm. 2 years old, barely used. Seats 2-3 persons. $500, new $849. 701-370-0234 or 301-0398

GOLF CADDY- Sun Mountain electric golf caddy, new battery. Seat, $500 obo, $750 new. Great Christmas Present! Call 226-7588

Miniature Pinschers Ready now. 3 females 748- 3833 after 4pm

SMALL FEMALE gray calico cat, very friendly & affectionate. Delivery possible. Call 701-824-2315.

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HOMEDICS NECK & shoulder massager. Brand new in box $12.00. Call 255-4211

SEWING MACHINE: Kenmore in antique cabinet, excellent condition, $65. Call 701-663-0823 or 527-2842

INSTALLERS

rpiepenhagen@yhic.com Provide references and photos of previous work.

Shar Pei, Papillion, and Yorkie X. AnimalKingdomND.com 1525 E Broadway Ave Bismarck. Call 701-222-2260 for info.

Snow Plows, need one for your UTV/ATV special offer for winter, “BlackLine” down force 52” for $750 plus mounting plate. 701-223-4040

MICROWAVE: JC Penny, excellent condition, $20. Call 701-663-0823 or 527-2842

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Coming Soon

GIVEAWAY CAT: quiet beautiful silver peach female cat. To safe loving adult home. Spade. 701-258-9439

GIVEAWAY - Mix puppy 8-9 months old, in need of special home. Call 701-390-0107.

GET-ORGANIZED: 5, 10, 15, 30, & 60 drawer library card catalogues. Use to organize: parts, small tools, screws, nuts, bolts, cassettes, sewing & craft supplies, buttons, belt buckles, pens, matchbooks, stamps, coins-anything that needs to be organized. 60 dr- $250; 30 dr-$150, 15 dr- $100, 10 dr-$75, 5 dr-$40. Call 663-4631. 1st come-1st served.

PUPPIES FOR SALE

Bulldogs, Boston, Pug, Great Dane, Shih-Tzu, Cocker Spaniel, Tugs, CavaShon, Chihuahua, Dachshund, Ori Pei, Pekinese, Lhasa Poo, Brats, ShihTzu X Poo.

Obedience classes for Puppy, Basic,. Enhanced & CGC with testing. 663-4441

FT TFC Worker

General Contractor seeking interior / exterior residential remodeling subcontractors. Year round work in the Bismarck area.

AKC Reg. MINI Schnauzer spayed, shots current, $400. Call 701-663-2160 Lve. msg.

GIVEAWAY KITTENS: gorgeous, to safe, loving adult homes only! Must be spade & neutered. 12 weeks old. Call 701-258-9439

KITTEN: 7 wks. old. Male, grey tabby with white bib and feet. Very friendly. Litter box trained. 214-3185. PORTABLE 4X8 Fish House, FREE, (701)584-3309

AKC REG. German Shepherd pups. Great with children. $500. Call 701-438-2732, 351-5022

GIVEAWAY! NASHA, 6 yr old, female, mini grey tabby, looking for a great place to call home. Call(701)974-2129

Placement and Cancelation Deadlines PATH ND, Inc. is currently hiring a social worker for the Bismarck area. BSW required, MSW preferred. Eligibility for Social Work licensure required and significant related child welfare experience is Human Services preferred. Send letter and resume to: Janice Tishmack, Regional Director PATH 418 E Broadway Ave #25 Bismarck ND 58501 by November 30, 2010 EOE

BED: QUEEN size mattress & box brand new, still in plastic, never used $175. Also brand new King PT set $395. Call 221-3011 or 400-9157.

REPEAT PERFORMANCE will pay you cash on the spot or consign your gently used MATERNITY clothes & accessories. 2 yrs old or newer. Call 255-0096 for more info. www.consignrepeat performance.com

FREE FIREWOOD~ cottonwood tree- you cut & haul. Call 258-2559

1007 18th St NW in Mandan.

Minot & Bismarck offices

BAKERS RACK: Brand new. $65. Call 701-663-0823 or 527-2842 GRILL: 1957 Ford Grill in good condition. Only $95.00. 701-663-6356

AKC REG Black pug pups, 1st shots, 1 M & 1 Fem. $300 701-320-2752 or 320-2465

GIVEAWAY - black female kitten, approx. 4 months old, really friendly & loving. Call 701-204-5587 or 223-2673

ANTIQUE BED frame. It is 46 1/2 wide x 76 1/2 long, $25. Call 701-663-0823 or 527-2842

ENGAGEMENT / WEDDING RING

HIT offers competitive wages and an extensive benefits

Prairie Engineering is a mechanical and electrical consulting engineer group. Competitive salary and benefits package. Send resume and cover letter by November 30. Prairie Engineering 720 Western Ave Ste 204 Minot, ND 58701 Or: peminot@prengr.net

Cash Register, SHARP ELECTRONIC Cash Register XE-A20S: Never used. $125. Cash. Call (701)391-6568

ANIMALS FOR giveaway are listed under Pets/Supplies classification #510.

FREE: 3 housecats, need new homes. 8 yrs. old and two 7 yr. olds. All spayed. 701-452-2132.

• MECHANICAL & ELECTRICAL • ENGINEERS & DESIGNERS

ART: Gary P.Miller ArtJust in time for the Holidays, I have for sale a collection of originals, sold-out prints and china plates.Including a Mountain Pals set, Mandan Depot and much more. Call or email for details. 602-717-4344 hotnsunnyaz@ yahoo.co m.

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EOE

Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse

HIT, a local non-profit organization, is looking for a

SATELLITE INSTALLERS

www.co.burleigh.nd.us or contact Human Resources @ (701) 222-6669 or e-mail at ajhorner@nd.gov

Registered

Exciting Opportunity!

SIRIUS CAR Antenna. Slightly used working Sirius radio antenna for your car. Half price at $15. Call (701)223-1721

Dish Network

Min. qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with major in English composition or communications OR 3 years of related experience For more information go to www.bismarck.org or apply at: Job Service North Dakota 1601 E Century Avenue Bismarck ND 58503 EOE

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TAKING DEPOSITS for Boxer puppies, 4M, 4F. Going Fast! 701-690-7887

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35 Frequently 38 Performed alone 39 Holm oak 45 Tenant 46 Mediterranean island 47 Courage 48 Cut with acid 49 Paddock matriarch 50 Added benefit 51 Alibi __ (excuse makers) 52 Ringlike earring 54 Island guitars, briefly 55 Close in on 56 Greenhorn 58 To and __ 59 Bruce Springsteen’s birthplace?


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Rentals GUN SHOW Minot Auditorium Nov. 27 & 28 Sat. 9am-6pm, Sun 9am-4pm Phone 701-839-4679 BUY-SELL-SWAP-TRADE

COTTON WOOD for salewell aged, split, delivered to Bis/Man area. $125/pickup load. 426-8401 or 471-4240. GREEN BAY Packers vs NY GIANTS at Lambeau Field. Dec. 26th. 3 tickets at $265 each. Call 701-255-4211

WANTED!

3 wheel bicycle for adults. Where the pedals are used for the brake. Ok if needs some repairs. (701)597-3893. WANTED! SMALL Utility Trailer to haul snowblower, lawn mower, etc. Call Wally at 701-204-3572. WANTED: Pick-up load firewood. Deliver to NE Bismarck. Quote price. 2249565. Lv Message

Chapter 7 & 13

BANKRUPTCY Ed Dyer Over 35 Years Experience

DYER & SUMMERS, PC

223-2099 CHOP SAW: Ridgid 16 inch friction chop saw model number 9163.1011 R 3 hp single phase 220 V. Only $450.00 701-663-5113

HEAT YOUR SHOP with waste oil. New & used waste oil furnaces, Lanair parts & service, Jim Grothe Electric 701-223-2311.

Announcements

HACK SAW Peerless power hack-saw 10x10 three-phase 3hp motor cut wet weight 1900 pounds. Only $495.00 701- 663-5113

OPEN SIGNS: Xenon lit, 2, 26” high x 10” wide, $40. sign or $70 both. Call (701)391-6568.

WEEDAS, INC., MANDAN Bath vanity and island counter tops in stock, cut to your specifications, $25 and up. Linen, pantry, and utility cabinets in stock, $150 and up. Toilet toppers $30 and up.

BLACK KITTEN about 3 months old, found in Space Aliens parking lot on Saturday night (11/20). Call 255-0538 lv. msg.

A simple reminder: Just as it is important to use caution when replying to suspicious offers in email or on the phone, you should also use caution when replying to classified advertisements that require advance payment. The North Dakota Attorney Generals’ Consumer Protection Division is available to offer assistance and answer questions if you think an offer or company is questionable. If you have any questions, you can reach them at 701-328-3404 or 1-800-472-2600.

FOR SALE: Small business with a lot of room to grow. 416B Backhoe Ditchwitch Trencher, 8020 turbo, gooseneck trailer, pull behind trailer and a spool trailer. Call 605-645-3061

CHAP. 7/13 BANKRUPTCY COLES LAW FIRM

506-556

Over 30 yrs exp. We are a Debt Relief Agency. We help people file for Bankruptcy Relief under the Bankruptcy Code. Flat fee in most cases. Call 701-222-8131 coleslaw@btinet.net

Has limited openings for

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LOST PURSE Patchwork, near 5th & Main, Bismarck on 11/20. Reward for purse & contents. Call 701-224-0977 Missing An Animal? check: www.petfinder.com

1 BEDROOM Age 55+, no smoking/pets, $695. Most util. paid. Call 223-3040 ext. 173. 2 BDRMS. Off St. Prkg, A/C, $495 + lights. No pets/smoking. 527-1628.

Bankrupt? Call for a precise quote. Payments on your terms accepted.

LaRoy Baird Attorney at Law

Infant, Toddler, Preschool & School Aged Children For more info call 701-224-1449 or 701-224-9007

Debt Relief Agency Classified Ads*

LOST - male long hair black cat. Missing hair on back of neck, lost on 2nd st in NW Mandan. Name is Cozmo. Call 400-9576 if found.

1 BDRM., NOW, 6-plex, gar., near capitol. Call 223-8568 Rocky Gordon & Co.

602-646

30 years experience.

223-6400

KING’S KIDS has FT & PT openings ages 1-12 available now. Call 701-258-3088.

120 N 3rd St. Suite 210 Bismarck, ND

1 BDRM Nice, Lndry, No pets/smoking, prvt. entrance, $335-$395 +lights 222-0136 2 BDRM Spacious, near hospitals. 222-3749 or 223-8568 Rocky Gordon & Co.

Avail. 12/1. Unique 2 Bdrm., downtown. No pets or smoking. Call 258-0155 UPDATED 2 bdrm, in 4 unit, lwr lvl, no smoking/pets, $475 +util. 701-220-3935 Lve Msg.

1 BDRM, private entry, off-st prkg, Call 223-8568 Rocky Gordon & Co.

*Some categories excluded

GROUND LVL., 2 Bdrm., 2 ba., dbl att gar., 6x36 storage, wd, lndry rm, prvt. 391-5493 MAPLETON APT’S 2 &3 bdrm,2 bath, garage W/D, C/A, heat & water pd. 391-5795 / 222-8171

NICE 2 bdrm with garage, great location, available now!! $625 + elect. 701-400-7196

1 & 2 BDRMS off str parking laundry, no smoking, no pets $425 & up. 701-258-6466

VIKINGS HOME GAMES! lower level, $135-$300. Call 701-280-0759.

3 Bdrm., 2 ba. w/d, dbl. detach gar., $850. Avail. Now! 1621 N 35th St. 391-5493. Calgary & Century East Apts. have openings for 2 & 3 bdrms. 255-2573

We can help.

Toll Free: 1-888-695-4936 We are a debt-relief agency.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS & Denver Broncos tickets. All 10 home games for each team available. Call 701-400-1204 Outdoor Wood & Coal Burning Furnaces, All Stainless Steel. Lifetime Warranty. Order now & Save up to $1355. Dealer Inquiries. Also, The best floor heat Water Tubing. Guaranteed Lowest Prices. Free Estimates! www.mikesheating.com 1-800-446-4043

LOST: FEMALE basset hound, 6 mos. old, name is Millie. Friendly! PLEASE call Bet 607-745-4428.

HIGH RIDGE NORTH MANAGER ~ 222-2918 1 & 2 bdrms, garage, frplc.,well maintained, very nice grounds! Pool & Tennis Courts. ROCKY GORDON & CO. 701-223-8568

Rent Your Home, Own your Life!! Many floor plans to choose from! 701-255-5452 EHO www.goldmark.com

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Merchandise/Ag 2 TIRES: studded snow tires on rims, P215/70R14, exc condition, $120 for both. Call 701-223-2665

‘88 MERCURY Tracer station wagon for parts with 1.6 Mazda eng. $125. 701-690-8712

2004 FORD Taurus, runs good, needs transmission, $300. Call 701-720-7140.

95 CARAVAN hi top conversion van, nice body, runs nice, drives nice, needs work $500. 701-663-3654

27” SANYO flatscreen TV; Toshiba DVD player, RCA VCR. Less than 4 yrs old. All for $340. Call 663-2013 or 425-8241

ANTIQUE WROUGHT iron bed frame, $65. Couch, 3 cushion, $25. Entertainment center, oak, $25. Call 663-6667 APPLIANCES: RANGE smooth, cook top, white, excellent shape, $100. Upright freezer, works great, $50. Call 701-663-9686

COMIC BOOKS from the 60’s. 11~Treasure Chest Comics from 67-68. Also Mickey Mouse, Road Runner, Donald Duck, $25 each and in good condition. Call 223-3340. Barbie/Ken: Gone with the Wind Barbie-Rhett Butler-$35 obo ph 400-4610-4 in the set

402-504 ACCORDION - 120 bass full mens size accordion with hard case I Castelloi (brand). Made by Soprani Inc. Made in Italy. $300 obo. 391-8717 195/75/ 14” studded tires, on Plymouth wheels, 3, $60 for all. Call (701) 597-3893. 1972 CHEVY 4wd pickup for parts or to restore. $500. Call 226-8322

29” American Tourister hard side luggage , in perfect condition new $150.00 asking $12.00 cash call Jim 701-663-9391

1983-1993 SQUARE box for Chevy S-10 pick up $175. color blue. Chevy Rear bumper, $50. Call 663-3666 ask for Cliff.

AIR HOCKEY Table, electronic score keeper, 4ftx7ft, in very good condition, includes everything. $125. 226-9242

2 CHARGES: cell phone car chargers 2108, Motorolla SYN070B, $5 each. Call 258-5968 or 527-1881

2-Philips Expandable Digital Cordless Phones 1 with answering mach. $35 new- ph 400-4610

Antique Dining Room Table with 1 Captain’s chair, 4 regular chairs, and 1 leaf; excellent condition. $125 call 226-7011

2 TIRES - used, size P215/60/17, Continental, $20.00 each, call 222-0729

4 TIRES: Bridgestone Dueler Tires P235/65R16, 50% thread. $80.00. Call 701-221-9626

Assorted Women’s Jackets, Coats, and Vests, Excellent Condition. Your Choice $3 Call 226-7011

Basketball shoes (Nike) like new sizes 6 1/2 and size 8 new cost up to $149.00 asking $15.00 obo pr cash call jim 701-663-9391

BOAT POWER TRIM comes off 50-hp Johnson motor. $200. Call 255-2732.

CIRCUIT BREAKER: Cutler Hammer 30 amp/ 240 volt 3 pole, $15. Call 701-255-2732.

BAT HOUSE Keep bats away from cabin and trailer at the lake or town. get ready for the bats. $25.00 cash 701-663-9391 BABY CRIB metal, very old antique, in excellent cond. $150. Call Jim 701-663-9391

BABY GEORGE Foreman rotisserie “set it and forget it” holds medium to large bird, fish, ribs, etc. $35. 701-258-4585 BALDWIN PIANO, good for beginners, $450. Call 258-1467 Barbie: Gone with the Wind Barbie-Scarlett O’Hara- green dress-$35 obo ph 400-4610-4 in the set

Barbie: Gone with the Wind Barbie-Scarlett O’Hara- red dress-$35 obo ph 400-4610-4 in the set BARGAIN HUNTERS: Any item priced $500 or less is FREE. Special Excludes tickets, food, animals, crafts or side businesses. Call 258-6900 or tollfree 1-866-I-SOLD-IT!

Bed: Industrial Loft Twin Bed Set. Top holds extra long twin. Bottom holds regular twin. Rolls out. Perfect for sleepovers! Set $350. 223-6734 BEDDING; large bag of bedding, Pillows, comforter and blanket, $50. 701-839-2575 BEDSHEETS: KING, twin (cotten & flannel) assorted colors $5 per set. 701-319-1917

CIRCULAR SAW 7 1/4, Tool Shop, new $35. Call 255-2732

COSTUME, DELUXE Disney JO JO Circus Clown, $15. Call 255-2732

BOOKS OF Walsh county Volumes 1 & 2. from 1882 approx. 100 pages of just pictorial history, approx.. 2000 family pics. $100. Call (701)258-4585 BOOKS- Romance Books 58 of them by various authors. 75 cents each. 400-4610

COCA COLA Chest pop cooler with embossed lettering, read to be refinished. $250. call 258-0420 after 6:00pm or leave message.

BUD LIGHT Neon Sign, 20”x16”, $75. Call 220-8917 BUFFET SERVERS: Stainless steel buffet servers, (2) 1 divided 3 qt. & 1, 2 qt with tea candles to keep warm, $45 for both; Panasonic microwave $50 701-839-2575 BUG DEFLECTOR fits most Mazda pickups. $5. Call 400-3893.

COIN SET, 10 uncirculated quarter coin sets with D of C and territorial in folders, $35. Call 255-2636.

Monday Easy Puzzle

Tuesday Intermediate Puzzle

Wednesday

BEETS. BEETS. BEETS. and SQUASH MINIMUM 10lb order. $1 per pound. Call 673-3493.

BEVELED WALL mirror 26x34 $50; old wood 7-Up bottle crate $5; Office arm chair $10; Ladies hats $10/each. Call 701-223-0699

Carousel Musical Horse on stand-plays a song-no movement-$85-or make an offer-ph 400-4610

More Intermediate Puzzle

Carpet: 12X12 BURGUNDY carpet, new, $100. Call 701-391-8250

Thursday

CARPETING - 6x10 & 6x11 high end carpet pieces $25; 11x12 carpet piece $100. High end pieces. 701-255-6681

Friday Tough Puzzle

COIN SET: 10 Statehood quarter sets, uncirculated, compete in coin holders, or individuals, great for gifts, $27.50 for set in folder. Call 255-2636.

BEVELED GLASS: 1/4” thick beveled smoky glass, 1 - 12” diameter, $30. 1 - 24” diameter, $60. 663-9094

Challenging Puzzle

Solution to last Sudoku puzzle

cabinet handles (14) w/28 hinges and screws nice selection $8.00 call Jim 701-663-9391

BIG GEORGE Foreman 17”x8” Grill Unit. Stainless Steel Top. Used very little grill surface like new. $40. (701)258-4585

CEILING FAN w/ light $15. Call 701-255-2732

Super Tough Puzzle

CHAIR: Black leather office chair, new condition, $40. Call 701-223-4528 BIKE - 20” MTB Boys new $35 in box. $40 set up. Call 701-255-2732

More Easy Puzzle

Binoculars: NEW SIMMONS 10x50 binoculars, $25. Call 701-400-6740

Solution, tips and computer program at www.krazydad.com/sudoku/ © Puzzles by Krazydad.com

COKE BOTTLE Set. 1889-1989 North Dakota Centennial, $6.50 a set. Call 255-2732.

BLUE JEANS denim 17 pair at $1/each (various size 24month- adult); 1 jean jacket size 3 toddler $1.All in exc. condition! 319-1917

CRYSTAL- collectible 4 pc. crystal set, pitcher, candy dish, sugar dish, spoon, ash tray. $150 Cash. Never used. 701-663-9391

CHERRY PICKER/ engine hoist, with engine leveler bar, 2 ton capacity, $100. Call 214-8427. CHRISTMAS BELL for outdoors white w/red bow. Entire bell lights up. $20; 18’ multicolored rope light $5. Call 527-0662.

DEER HANGER: $195.00 (made by seller) with winch 360 swivel in- stalls in 2” pick up hitch. Call 701-400-1786 Bismarck

COKE SIX Packs, Nascar drivers, Olympics, Disney 25th Anniversary, Christmas 95,96,97,2004. Start at $9 per 6 pack, Many kinds of Coke Christmas glasses $1.50 & up. call 255-2732

CHRISTMAS TREE: Artificial 6 ft short needle tree, very storage, comes in 2 sections, branches fold up. $15. Call 426-0769.

Collectable item..Old fashioned mower and cultivator, in excellent condition $89.00 obo call Jim 701- 663-9391

CHRISTMAS WREATH: Two Beautiful pine cone wreath with lights, $50 ea. Call 701-214-1025.

BOBBLEHEAD THRUSH roadrunner woodpecker figure, new in box, 5.75” tail. $20. Retail is $45.99. Call 667-5620.

CLOTHES- designer teen clothing size 0-4 & small 100 pieces $5/each. Jeans, pants, shirts, sweater, sweatshirts, skirts. (Gap,etc) 319-1917.

CHINA CABINETS, 2, $100 and up. Call 223-0744

COMIC BOOKS: 124 for $100. Call 701-471-3376

Desk: Beautiful Rolltop Desk and Chair. Solid Oak. Must See. Call 226-7011. $495 DISHES: Johnson Bros. Friendly Village 16 pc dish set, (NEW) microwave/ dishwasher safe - $50. Call 223-6200.

CHRISTMAS TREE, 12 foot, Artificial, no lights, $150. Will deliver to Bismarck. (701)448-9121 BLACK JUICER: Stainless, Jack LaLane’s Juicer as seen on TV, $65. Call 258-4585

CROQUET SET, Antique, one new mallet, $10. Call 255-2732

COKE GLASSES: Mandan Centennial flared, $2.50 ea. Call 255-2732.

Saturday Sunday

CRASH BAR for 1100 Shadow Honda, Fits 2003-2007. Reg price $198. First $100 takes it. Call 400-3893 CRICKET EXPRESSIONS $150; Assorted Cricket cartridges $25/each. Brand new never used. Call 701-255-2887.

BURN BARRELS:

55 gallon steel barrels, $5 each. Call 400-7618.

COUCH: BROYHILL living room couch, Azitac design with wood trim, $100. Call 701-255-6747

COVERALLS- NEW short sleeve, gray, size 56 tall. Zipper front 1/2 price! $25. Call 701-258-0575

BUMPER JACKS, 2 with lug wrenches, 1980’s series $10 ea. Call 701-255-1761 BEER PITCHER- Schmidt Beer Pitcher, very good old collectable $100 cash. call Jim 701-663-9391

COOKIE JARS $10-$20 and up. Large variety. Call 223-0744

CLOTHING RACKS- (2) 8ft. total of hanging space, rolling clothing racks very heavy duty, $25/each. Call 701-255-6681.

BOW- new Browning 60# recurve hunting bow with arrows, $285. Call 400-6740

BEER PITCHER- Schmidt Beer Pitcher in exc. cond, very old collectable item. $99. call Jim 701-663-9391

COMPUTER DESK: large corner desk, majority particle board, but sturdy, very good condition, $65 OBO. Call 701-527-4297 COMPUTER with corner desk. $75. 701-391-8249.

Books Child Craft: Makes nice gift. $15 and up. Child craft dictionaries, $8. Call 255-2732.

Barbie: Gone with the Wind Barbie-Scarlett O’Hara-has green with white dress $35 obo ph. 400-4610

Compaq FS7600 Computer & Stand $100 Christmas Decorations $200 Call Kelvin 701-226-6019

DOLL: SHIRLEY Temple doll $115. Call 701-223-8419 DOOR- LARSON SLIDE away screen door, 36”, white w/brass trim, new, wrong size for me. Asking $150. New $220 You haul. 471-1092. Down-filled very warm; khaki-green color; detachable faux fur trim on hood; size medium; Great condition. $199 new; will sell for $100. 701-255-3918

COMBINE, TRUE Scale, Turtle back, 12” long 8” wide, rebuildable, $60. 258-4585

End table excellent condition, all wood with matching lamp, $75. 701-400-6740


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2 & 2 1/2 Bdrm., Balcony, Carpet, AC, Appl. $575 $630 Call 220-3440. 2 BDRM., off st. prkg., private entrance, no pets. Call 701-663-8502.

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2 BDRM.+ Lrg. master bdrm, attach. Gar. Fncd backyard, $770. 220-3704 after 2:30pm 3 BDRM, gar., $750+util, no pets/smoking, back ground check req. NE Bis. 255-1175. 3 BDRM., 2 bath, sngl. gar., $825+util., $500 dep. Call 471-2990. N 12TH St 4 Bdrm. duplex w/garage, $1000/mo+ $600 dep.+ heat & lights. 214-2288

Studio/efficiency apt $390/ mo., heat paid. Coin laundry. Off street parking. No pets, non-smoking building. $390 deposit. Call 701-258-4036

2 BDRM, off street parking, no pets/smoking $535 +lights. Call 663-8502 2 BDRM. apts. with W/D, with or without gar., Also Luxurious Lakewood Apts., Call 663-7975 or 226-8964.

2 BDRM main floor duplex, W/D hookup, no smoking/ pets, $550 +heat & lights. Call 701-220-3279 or 223-1610. 2 BDRM, 1bath, garden level duplex, private laundry, $625 mo+MDU, $625 dep. 701-590-1642.

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2 ROOMS 9x12 & 12x20 Lower level of Anderson Bldg. 200 West Main, $250/mo. Call 701-319-0895. 30X60 HTD shop, office, bathroom, high traffic area, $800 mo. 14x14 door, Avail. NOW. Call 701-391-1119. Office & warehouse space avail. 3000 or 6000 sf 1245 S 12th St 223-8506 or 226-8506. Professional Building 5th & Rosser ph. 258-4000

Open House Sunday 1-5 457 E Brandon Dr. Bismarck. Extremely NICE! 3 bdrm, 2 bath, new kitchen, flooring, bathrooms etc. $184,500. A MUST SEE! 218-779-1277

Great North location! 608 East Calgary TWINHOME BUILT in 2006, 1636 sf, 2 bdrm., 2 bath, 2 stall garage with shop area. Maple interior, accent color walls, main floor laundry, pantry, vaulted ceilings. $204,900. Call today for a private showing. 701-391-8945 Home owners Association.

‘83 SKYLINE, 14x70 3 bdrm, one bath, nice shape $15,000; 1971 Hillcrest 14x60 2 bdrm, 1 bath, needs work $2500. 701-677-5523

24X26 DBL garage w/opener, heat, air, good lighting, lots of outlits, 220 volt. 426-3369 2005 LUXURY TWINHOME on the water for sale at $359,900 or rent for $1900 + utilities on Bridgeview Bay with access to the Missouri River, dock included. 2472 SF fin., 1500 SF. unfinished basement, 2 bdrm up, master suite on main floor, main floor laundry, 2 fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, new steel siding, 3 car garage, sprinkler system, 701-400-3519 or 527-7653

NEW LARGE 14x50 Cold Storage Units w/14ft overhead doors in S. Bis Reasonable. 202-7780

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3 BDRM in Mandan, 1 stall garage, no pets, $825/mo. with $500 Dep. 471-2990

2 & 3 BDRM, Bis. WD, CA, shed, deck, fncd yard, no pets /smoking. 258-6205

702-732

2 or 3 Bdrms. W/D, Close to School. HAP Welcome! VCZ, INC. ‘ 258-9404.

2005 LUXURY TWINHOME On The Water For Sale for $359,900 or rent for $1900 + utilities on Bridgeview Bay with access to the Missouri River, dock included. 2472 SF fin., 1500 SF. unfinished basement, 2 bdrm up, master suite on main floor, main floor laundry, 2 fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, new steel siding, 3 car garage, sprinkler system, 701-400-3519 or 527-7653

$179,900. 4BR on main level, 3BA, 3 car garage + pad. Updated w/ lrg mstr suite, fireplace, large yard, 10x12 shed, vinyl siding. 1717 Longley Ave. 224-6744

Model home for sale at SouthBay. Luxury patio home in gated neighborhood. Substantial price reduction through builder 701-220-2699 www.homeswellbuilt.com .

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MICROWAVE - Magic Chef stainless steel, 1100 watt, carousel, in perfect cond. 1 yr. old. Moving must sell. $35. 258-1000 after 5pm

DRAIN TILE 3” approx 74’ @ 30 cents foot. 4” splice and 4” tee, $3 each. 701-255-2732 DRESS CLOTHES- large bag of womens dress clothes size 16, blouses m-l, dress pants 3- 2 pc. outfits, 1 blk. skirt, garden dress. All great cond. $75. 701-839-2575

DRESSER- OAK w/mirror & gold trim 8’ long, Good cond. $100. Call 701-258-4317

Golf balls, $4/doz. mixed colored $6/doz.; Top Flite, Pennacle, Nike, MaxFli, Titleist $6/doz, Titleisst Pro VI $20 doz. outside water filter for camper 255-2732.

GUITAR- Junior sized pink guitar. Perfect for a pre-teen learning to play. Comes with backpack style carrying case. $30. 223-6734 or 471-9639.

LAKES AREA FIREWOOD Oak & Birch, $135 per 4x8 face cord. 1-877-704-3896 www.lakesarea firewood.blogspot.com

LAMP LIGHT blue for boys, also pink for girls, new in box, 2 for $20 or $11.00 ea. Call 255-2732.

DSI SYSTEM, bought in Sept. Includes, 7 children’s games, 1 teen game (COD), 1 Mature game ( GTA), with charger and 3 extra styluses. Call 258-8227 after 4pm for more info. $275 OBO. Package Deal! End table, like new, $35; Call 258-5968 or 527-1881

Entertainment Center 68x55x17. Adj. shelves with glass doors. Lots of storage space, $50 / OBO 222-4459

Entertainment Center, custom made solid oak, Length 62” or two 31” sections, 60” high, 20 “ deep TV opening 28x24 “ breaks down to 3 pieces, $250. Call 255-0171 EVERGREEN CONES, 2 bags full for $5. Call 258-1467. EXERCISE EQUIPMENT Orbatrec Bike, $75. & leg exerciser, $10.701-224-1250 GIFT BAGS, Beautiful assorted for Christmas, birthday and occasional, Small, Medium and Large, .50 to $1 ea. Call 255-1761

Hair Removal 12oz jar + 1.6oz travel jar. (sugar-base, tea tree oil, lemon). $8.50 734-6424. Pamper your skin.

HEATING AND Cooling, Boots, Elbows, Pipes, $3.50 ea or 30 pieces for $60. Call 255-2732.

MIXER ATTACHMENTS for Kitchenaide Artisan stand mixer. New- never used. Asking $20. Call 701-223-6200

NASCAR, SET of 4, Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards bulletin board, large and small cutting board, tray set $14 or $3.50 each, Retails for $8 ea. Call 255-2732. NATIVITY SET- Full set outdoor nativity set includes lighted stable $100. Call 878-4415 NATIVITY STABLE $45, 3 piece nativity scene, brand new never used $40. 2 lambs $5 ea. inflatable Santa w/ dancing snow couples, never used, $85. Fawn deer $8, Buck Deer $15. OBO on all items. Call 701-667-2004 or 202-6115

LAMPS (8)- , starting at $8. Call 701-255-2732 LARGE BROWN long leather coat, Worn twice, Pd $200 asking $40. large dress length coat, suede green, $25. 3 ladies sleep ware robes, size large, $2.50 each. Call 223-5268 LAZYBOY RECLINER Earth tone color, clean, good condition, $75. Call 701-221-9626

GIVEAWAY: FUTON frame, good condition. Call 701-202-2152

HITCH BALL & tongue 2” & or 1 3/4” & others, $12 & up; Hooks $4/each; 4 green Coke glasses w/ pitcher, $10. Call 255-2732

GLASSWARE: Fine stemmed glassware, never used, gift perfect. 12 for $36. 701-255-1761 Golf Balls $4 to $8 dollar a dozen logo and regular popular golf balls buy now . only few doz. left. call 701-663-9391 Hockey Equipment: sticks breezers gloves, hockey bag, elbow pads, knee pads, $5 each. Exc. Condition. CALL 319-1917.

RIFLE SCOPES: New Simmons 3x9x40 variable power rifle scope $125; New Tasco 3x9x40 variable power rifle scope $125. 400-6740

RIM: fits 2004 Chrysler Town & Country Van, $25. 701-255-2732

NOBLET ALTO Saxophone, in good shape, $350 OBO. Call 701-255-2636

LEATHER JACKET, black petite extra large, valued at $250 asking $45. Call 255-2732

RIVAL ELECTRIC Food and Meat Slicer, used very little, $35. Call 250-8033

OFFICE CHAIR- swivel. Good condition $10. Call 701-223-8419

HOLLY CARBORATOR: 4 barrel, 550 manual choke, $150. Call 701-255-3376 HOMEMADE FUDGE, with or without nuts, by the pound, order for the holidays. Order 1 week in advance. $11 lb. Made by Bernadine Mills. Call 701-220-9186

Leather Jacket, Women’s Size Small, Wilson Leather, Excellent Condition $25 Call 226-7011

SCRUBS, L & XL, great shape, cartoon and floral designs, $3. (701)240-9846

JACKET, LADIES Size Large Hewn Light Weight Winter Jacket, black Polyester shell with duck and goose feather filling, $35 OBO. 527-4297

JET PERFORMANCE Modual/increase gas mileage and performance, new easy to install $150. Call 400-6740 JUICER - Jack Lalanne power juicer, $35. Makes great healthy juice. Call 202-1627 Kitchen Aid Artisan mixer attachments: wire whip, dough hook and pouring shield - $25 - 223-6200 RECEIVER HITCH for Chevy $50. Call 701-391-8250

SWEATERS - 100 sweaters $5/each, sizes vary 2T-adult large, boys, girls womens. Call (701) 319-1917

SNOWBLOWER - Spirit brand, gas operated. $150. Call 663-8193. SNOWBLOWER, 24 inch cut, electric start, 5.5 horse, heated hand grips, 6 forward speeds and 2 reverse speeds, $450. Exc. Shape only used 3 times last year. Call 214-8427. SNOWBLOWER, 5 HP MTD, electric start, 2 stage, chains, self propelled, $100. Call 258-5538 Snowblower, LIKE NEW, MTD Dual Stage Snow Blower, 5 horse, new chains, $325.Call 223-6708

Snowmobile, 1976, Polaris Mustang, $400 OBO. Call (701)584-3309 SOCCER SHOES, 10 pair, various sizes $5/pair. Call 319-1917. SOFA: plaid multi colored with wood. just been cleaned, good shape $50 OBO. CALL 701-319-0668

SONY STEREO system with sub woofer speakers, 1 year old, Orig. $99. First $50 Takes it. Call 400-3893 STAINLESS STEEL electric Coffee Pot, $20. Portable Telephone, $10, Cheese Tray with glass cover, $15. Call 258-1467

STAMP DISPENSER with a porcelain face, excellent cond. neat display item, $100. Call 258-0420 after 6:00pm or leave message

SHOP VAC, 16 gallon 6 peak HP, wet/dry, new, $90. Call 701-255-2732

STOCKING STUFFER ONE DAY SALE

Pewter Antique lawn ornaments (2), your children or grandchildren can ride them, $125.00 each. CASH. Call 701-663-9391 LION BANK Cast Iron 4” tall, 1 1/2” wide, $70 or reasonable offer. 258-4585 LOG GUN: New - Log gun cabinet holds 8 guns. $350 will make a good gift. 701-220- 4691

LP TANK with 17lbs (new) propane, normal fill 15 lbs. extra bonus 2lbs. $42. Call 255-2732

Men’s western boots, good condition, $35. New homemade pony bead necklaces, assorted colors, $14ea. 1 set of 3 antique jewel tea bowls, $95. 223-8419 Nintendo Wii Fit with Balance Board, Hardly used. $50 Call 221-3164.

SHOVELS, (4), $6-8. 2 new shovels and 2 ice chisels, $9 each. Call 255-2732.

Toy Tractor: 8010 Allis Chalmers -1/16th Scale-good condition-$65 or make an offer-ph 400-4610

SWEATSHIRTS- Manchester United soccer Nike adult medium & large. 3 at $5/each.701-319-1917 TABLE - large oak looking oval dining room set. 6 chairs & 2 leafs. $250 obo. Call 226-6329..

Toy Tractor: D21 Diesel Allis Chalmers -1/16th scale- excellent shape-$50 obo ph 400-4610

TABLE: OAK table with 4 chairs $50; Maytag dishwasher $50. 4 P265/75R17 tires, 60% rubber $80 for all. Call 701-663-6058 lve. msg. Table: Old heavy 30” square table pedestal, wood & metal top, cast iron frame, model T958-28 self adjusting legs, $55. Call 255-1761.

SINK - bath vanity, 32”. $20. Call 701-255-2732

POLYESTER $1/YARD; White fur coat size 18 $35 was $200; Fur coat white w/brown spots size 20, $75 was $300; Mens suits size 20 like new, $5. 258-5014.

TACKLE BOX, antique, very old, pullout trays with dividers good condition. $135. Cash, for details. Call Jim 701-663-9391 TAILLIGHT, LEFT rear for Dodge Grd Caravan, Part #4857601 AH, used $75 OBO. Call 222-0729. TAN JACKET with fur collar, XL, new $25. Leather jacket size large, good condition, $30. Winter jacket with fur collar and cuffs, size large, good cond. $20. 223-1995 TARP STRAPS- small, medium, large, 50 cents, 75 cents & $1. 701-255-2636

WEDDING DECORATIONS

All items new, never used. Includes lots & lots of Maroon candles, over 40 crystal plates to put candles on and decorative beads to go on the plates around the candles. Makes beautiful center pieces. Decorative Maroon ribbon & some maroon and gold ribbon, large and small maroon bows (could be used for the church pews). Also about 200 wedding invitations All for $200. 701-221-9626 Wine Bottle Holders, brand new, decorative metal, great gifts, $2.50, quantity price break, have 20, 255-5999. WINE BOTTLE table displays, brand new, antique decorative metal, very nice, make great gifts. $2.25, retail for $15. Call 255-5999

Toy Tractor: L2850 Kubota 1/16th scale 100 years, orange in color $45 obo ph 400-4610

TEA POT - collectible 25th Anniversary set, tea pot flower vase Lefton China hand painted never used. $75 cash. 701-663-9391

TIRES- (4) Michelin P235/65R17, 23,000 miles on tires, $150 obo. Call 701-751-4065

All items made out of High Quality Fleece and are designed with openings for Heat Packs. All items $5 or less.

SKI BOOTS, size 9, $40. Med. log chain, $20. Metal padded ironing board, $5. Salt and Pepper shakers, $1 and up. Call 223-0699

PRINT, TERRY Redlin, brand new, still in box, 29x42. Evening Rendezvous. $350. Call 222-1205.

SNOW BOARD- BURTON Un Inc size 153, used 6 times, exc cond., $175 701-527-3283.

PRINTER: HP Photosmart 7660, $10. Call 258-5968 or 527-1881

SNOWBLADES, 36IN , heavy duty, all welded, no plastic $75. 701-223-7579

Toy: 50E Massey Ferguson1/16th Scale-yellow in colorExcellent shape-$50 obo ph-400-4610

Women’s Fleece Jacket; Size Medium; Very Pretty; Hardly Worn; $5 Call 2267011 WOOD STOVE, Parlor size, glass doors, brass trim. $275. Call 391-8250.

TROLLING MINNKOTA trolling motor for parts 55pd/ap. $50; Light Strip, $3. 255-2732.

WOODEN SET - Collectible wooden Hawaiian bowl, platter, candy dish, salt/pepper set, never used. $75 cash. 701-663-9391 TV STAND- Sturdy metal frame with 3 glass shelves, asking $125, new $250. Call 701-258-9730 UNIFORM TOPS: missy size Med. short sleeves, $3. Long sleeve $4. Some holiday prints. 701-223-4221 VASE: 21 INCH brown variegated European floor vase. $50. Call 701-839-2575

TIRES ; 185/65/14 $20; (2) 155/80/13 Winter Force Studded $15/ each. Call 701-255-2732

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TIRES: 2 185-75 14” studded snow- tires excellent tread. 40.00 call 663 9824 ext. 22 TIRES: 2~GOOD, P225/60R16, Kumho: $20 each. Call 224-1929 Tires:6 spoke 15in wheels and tires for Chevy, sharp, $250. Call 701-391-8250

SINKS: (1) Kohler, (1)Am. Std. complete, w / Kohler faucets 18 1/2”X20 1/2” ready to hook up $35.00 ea. Call 701-663- 9391 POSTS - Landscape & parking lot, 8’ $3/each; Pins $1/each. Call 701-255-2732

WINE CARAFE 3pc. set collectible, 2 heart glasses, 1 heart flower vase, never used. $45 Cash. 701-663-9391

Women’s Columbia Boots, Size 8; Excellent Condition. $10 Call 226- 7011

TIRE for wheelbarrows, 4.00-6 tire/tube/rim $12; Call 255-2732

923 East Interstate Avenue

Bandana’s, Gaitors, Neck warmers, Scarf’s, Headbands, Kids Headbands, Hoods with facemask, Winterliners for your construction workers and Winter Survival Kits.

Toy Tractor: L2850 Kubota 100 yrs. model- 1/16th ScaleOrange in color- $49 obo Ph-400- 4610

Transfer board 24” $30, 30” transfer board $35 crutches. 52-60”, $5. Call 258-1467

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Located two doors down from A&B North

PLAYBOY WATCH: Designer watch, white, new in box, $30. Call 701-240-9846

MEAT GRINDER: old fashioned hand crank $10. Call 426-0769. MEDICAL CHAIR - medical lift/recliner chair, burgandy, good condition. $400. Call 221-2774.

FRIDAY,

Picture frames, 25 total, brand new, from Pier 1 and Crate and Barrel, $5 ea. Exc. Cond. Call 319-1917.

PLYWOOD: 4X8 sheet 1/2in; 3x6 sheet 1/2, Three 2x8 sheets 1/2in. $15 for all. Call 701-223-3697

JEANS, MEN’S cinch green label jeans, Like new, size 32x36 and 33x36. $20. Call (701) 391-4966

JERSEY-NEW WITH tags Brett Favre Jersey $50. Call 701-471-3376

SNOWBLOWER - MTD 179cc snowblower two stage, 300 series, 1 1/2 yrs old, exc shape. $450 OBO. Call 223-1592.

SEWING MACHINE - Older Sears Kenmore sewing machine in cabinet. Sewing machine works good. Cabinet needs refinishing. $30. Call 223-6734 or 471-9639.

LIGHT CHANDELIER $25. Call 701-255-2732 IONIC FILTER water bottle (flip-top) Exceeds EPA standards (giardi/cysts) $7.00 (new $49). 701-734-6424

Stove vintage kitchen model wood stove. Bake- well Buffet model excellent condition $250 call 220- 0547

SONY 27” color TV, surround sound, closed caption, AV jacks and picture in picture, $75. Call 224-1929.

SAXOPHONE - Bundy Also Saxophone, $100. Call 878-4415 OAK CABINET for TV, 6’8” tall, 2’2” wide, $50. Good condition. Call 701-258-4317

SLIDING DOOR, Anderson, glass door, 6ft, mint condition. White in color, $600. Call 255-0171

SNOWBOARD, BURTON brand $50.00. 701-471-3376

NORDIC TRAC ELIPTICAL, 1 year old, hardly used, $280. Weight lifting machine, hardly used, $200. 701-426-2097

HOLIDAY PIES: apple, blueberry, pumpkin, cherry, & strawberry, rhub, $10. Call 701-240-9846

JEANS, MEN’S Wrangle cowboy cut slim fit jeans. like new size 33x38 and 33x40. $15 each. Call (701)391-4966 GLASS SET of 6, Pepsi $15 or $2.50 each. Call 255-2732

Ratcheting 4 PC ACE Wrench Sets, brand new in package, both SAE and Metric, 5 degree, $20 per set, great gift, 255-5999

Rotisserie: electric, for kitchen range. Universal. New. $45 Call 258-0575.

I-POD Mobilized docking speaker system w/clock radio & remote, Gigaware, brand new still in box, sells for $99.99 asking $75. Great Christmas gift! 701-400-3893 Girls Snowboots; size 1; Northwest Territory; ThermoLite; Excellent Condition; $3 Call 226-7011

Quilted Twin Bedspread & Sham. Chocolate Brown. Good Condition. $25. 2580575.

NINTENDO GAME Cube game- “Muppets Party Cruise” Rated E- everyone. $5. Call 701-319-1917

PEPSI glasses, (6), $15 or $2.50 each. Call 255-2732.

Girls snowboots pink and black; never worn; size 4; Chill Chasers by Buster Brown. $15 Call 226-7011

PUTNAM DYES metal display cabinet with great graphics, $100. Call 258-0420 after 6:00pm or leave message.

Wagner Cast Iron Skillets I have a #10 $45.00 and (2)#8 $35.00 ea.. all for $85. call Jim 701-663-9391 WASHER/ DRYER- pair KitchenAid xlg. drum excellent shape. Upgrading Used $250, $1200 retail. Call 701-258-5068 Wheel covers: 8 ~ 15” Cadillac metal wheel covers. 1980 series, nice condition, take all for $75. Call 255-1761.

Stroller: Huffy Jogging stroller, with cushion, $40 Call 701-319-1917 SUITS: 2 Mens WESTERN suits with vests. Brown, size large, 38 waist.; Navy Blue size large, 35 waist. $35 ea. like new. Call 701-258-5968

TOPPER - pickup topper for short box Tacoma/ Frontier/ Ranger/ S-10 in light brown. Like new. $450 OBO. Call 222-4922 Trailer: 2 WHEEL tilt trailer, 4x8 bed, like new, $450 OBO. Call 701-223-3697 TREADMILL ELECTRIC Exerciser, Pro Form 345, Sears, $199. Call 255-7491

WHEELS 15” Truck steel wheels. 5.5 bolt pattern Ford, Chevy or Dodge, $20 ea. Call 400-6740. Wildlife Print, RICHARD PLASSCHERT, framed, “Woodlot Pheasants” #310 out of 750.Would make a great Christmas Gift! $300 OBO. (701)255-4809.

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2001 30ft Salam Camper. Perfect condition $4,800 or reasonable offer. Call Matt at 320-249- 7371

PICK Up 1979 Bonanza 10 Camper Special. Black, factory, air, electric seats and windows. 350 cubic engine. need’s work. $2500. Call(701) 391-7308

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2006 FOREST RIVER WILDWOOD LE SUPER SLIDE!! Very nice travel trailer for sale outright, or cash for deed. Model is M29BHSS. Sleeps 6-8 peo- ple. Queen sized master bedroom with doors, fold down sofa, fold down table, and bunks. Very roomy kitchen featuring fridge, built in microwave, and 3 burner stove. Beautiful cabinets lots of storage. Nice tall TV stand w / stereo in living room area. Neutral decor. Bathroom has good sized tub / shower combo with commode and sink. Asking $14,500 or best offer. Please call 701-260-5482 for more info or photos - MUST SELL!

2011 FOREST RIVER Blue Ridge - Fireplace, leather sofa & recliners. Tan Exterior! $42,900 Call 701-839-8878 www.swensonrv.com

For sale outright or cash for deed: 2006 Keystone Hornet travel trailer. 28’ x 8’. Sleeps 6-8: queen bed, sofa sleeper, table folds into bed, and bunks. Completely self- contained, and comes with built-in microwave, 3 burner stove, and fridge. TV stand w/ stereo. Very nice camper. Priced to sell! Please call 701-260-5482. Asking $9950 or best offer.

‘95 Winnebago Adventure 34 ft Class A motorhome. 454 Chevy motor only 10,085 miles. wide body, full basement, 4.8 KW generator, 2 roof A/C units, leveling jacks, back up camera, new tires, new batteries, oil changed, full of gas ready to go. Like new stored inside. $25,500. Call (701)223-3638

NO TRADE PRICES WITH WARRANTY 150 2x4 $2,999.00 250 2x4 $3,333.00 550 H1 $5,930.00 550 H1 LE $6,789.00 700 H1 $6,536.00 700 H1 SE $6,999.00 700 H1 LE $7,373.00

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CAN-AM, 2 up, limited edition, htd handlebars, windshield, Navigation, wench, $8000. Call (701)400-7701.

‘84 MCI Bus, newly converted to a motorhome, tandem axle, new paint, nice shape, $55,000. Call 701-400-7701

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2003 FIRE Cat Snow Pro, 140HP, new motor, exc. shape, cover & oil. $3795 OBO. Call 220-1473.

USED ARCTIC CAT ATVS AND PROWLERS 2009 700 XTX Prowler w/tracks, 700 miles 2009 700 XTX Prowler 400 miles 2009 700 XTX Prowler 1900 miles 2009 Polaris Ranger 700 XP LE 2600 miles 2008 700 XTX Prowler w/soft cab 2200 miles 2008 650 XT Prowler 2009 700 H1 LE w/snowplow 2008 700 EFI Camo 2008 700 EFI w/winch 2008 366 2008 400 Auto 2007 700 EFI 2007 650 TBX 2007 400 Auto 2007 400 DVX TS loaded 2006 500 TBX 2006 400 Auto 2005 500 Auto 2001 Chinese 50 2x4

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10 Buick Lacrosse CX

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04 Cadillac CTS

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‘98 Acura, Honda CL3.0 eng., 116K mi., 2 dr., leather, auto., sunroof, heated seats, $4300 Call 226-4225. 2009 CAMRY LE, 4dr, auto, A/C, PS, PW, PL only 24K, like new, factory warranty. Only $17,999. Wentz Auto Napoleon. 226-1114

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2000 BUICK Park Ave 3.8L motor, 39k miles, fully loaded, leather, very clean, $8900 obo. Call 701-321-1503

2005 PONTIAC Sunfire, 2 dr., 28k miles, $4500. Call 701-426-4637.

97 Pontiac Gr Am Low Miles for the year $2625 cash $3195 trade, warranty. Call for details 701-258-8881

2000 PONTIAC Sunfire, 2.2 cyl. auto trans, new head gasket, water pump, tires, 112K, $2550 OBO. Call 391-0598 or 222-4396

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1995 GMC Vandura Wheelchair lift, lots new, runs / looks great, $4500 OBO, (701)223-6796

01 OLDS Silhouette Premier Edition Van Has it all With Leather Selling at $4988.00. Wentz Auto Napoleon 226-1114

01 Chev Venture Van local 1 owner has some miles but priced at only $2488. Wentz Auto Napoleon. 800-767 -3596 or 226-1114 or 390-3040

2005 CHEVY CARGO VAN Shelves, Divider, Ladder Rack. Nice Condition. Call 701-223-8000 Bismarck

08 Ford Explorer 4x4 Excellent Opal White 7-Pass. Sharp rear air and heat just 35,000 miles Selling for only $19588.Wentz Auto Napoleon. 800-767 -3596 or 226-1114 or 390-3040

2008 TOYOTA Sienna LE All Wheel Drive, Keyless Entry, ABS, Extremely Clean Condition, 7 Passenger 57k miles. Factory Warranty, $21,500. 223-8000 Bismarck

07 GMC ENVOY SLE, 4dr, 4x4, A/C, full power, DVD only 46K, factory warranty, $19,888. Wentz Auto Napoleon, 226-1114

2007 CHYSLER Pacifica Touring. Leather, auto climate control, front and middle captains seats, rear bench. Excellent condition. 54,212 mi. $13,000. 701442-3831 or 218-791-0481

04 GMC Envoy 4x4 SLE Extended 8-Passenger Very Nice Condition Priced at just $9488.00. Wentz Auto Napoleon. 800-767 -3596 or 226-1114 or 390-3040

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Excellent Condition! Sharp! 1990 Full size Blazer, 4x4, 350,with transmission cooler and V-Plow. Tires are in excellent condition, new paint job, new wheels, rebuilt rear end and transfer case, and extra leaf spring suspension. Will be selling this Saturday at Northland Auto Auction in Mandan.

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2009 PONTIAC G6, 37K, loaded, black cloth int., alum wheels, factory remote start, Exc. Cond. Must sell! $10,900 Call 391-4502

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1995 FORD Club Wagon 1/2 ton cargo van, 113k miles, mechanically sound, good tires and paint. $2490. Call 701-527-2724

2001 Chevy Tahoe LT, $9999, 3rd row seat, air ride susp, Leather, WARRANTY, loaded, trades welcome 701-663-5381.

2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX Wagon 4Motion V6 Loaded Great MPG! CD changer. $6495 cash $6995 trade, warranty 701-258-8881

01 Dodge Neon 4 cylinder AC CD Rated 39 MPG, Great school or work car $2995 Cash or $3495 Trade, Warranty 701-258-8881

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2004 Toyota Camry silver w / gray leather. Fully loaded. Excellent condition. 85.000 miles. $9750.00 Call John 701-202-0984

1996 NISSAN Sentra GXE, 4dr, auto, air, styled wheels, spoiler, only 85K, great gas mileage, only $2988.00 Wentz Auto Napoleon 226-1114

2000 BUICK Lasabre, fully loaded with leather interior, like new, $6995. Trades Welcomed. Call Ed at 701-336-7822 or 400-0264.

2000 FORD Cargo Van 5.4 Automatic Air Cond. Nice clean van MUST SELL $4950 or best offer. Call 471-6000 Bismarck

‘10 KIA Soul Sport, red, 4 dr., sunroof, auto, BlueTooth, A/C, P/W, P/L, sports wheels, like new 10,700 mi, $15,800. Call 701-833-7901.

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‘08 SUBURU Impreza WRX Prem, 5 spd, 2.5L turbo AWD, 25 mpg, 16,500, new tires, great cond., factory warranty $23,000. 701-799-1757.

2006 Chrysler Sebring 30 MPG, PW, PL, AC, nice clean car! $4995 cash, $5995 trade. Warranty. 701-258-8881.

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2003 HONDA Odyssey EX. 1 owner, well cared for & in good condition. 120,500 miles with complete service history. Good tires, Syn. oil. $6500. Please call 701-426-0612.

2001 CHEVY Impala LS, 3.8 Liter, 16k miles, very clean, fully loaded, leather, $7900 OBO. Call 701-321-1503

2004 BMW Z4 Convertible 6 speed, automatic, 3.0 6 cylinder, 28K miles, like new, $15,900. Call Ed at 701-336-7822 or 400-0264.

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2007 GMC Yukon XL, 6L V8, htd leather, 3 seats, air, full power, NAV, DVD, like new. factory warranty, 52K, Priced below book, $32,888. Wentz Auto Napoleon 226-1114

64,000 miles, white with black leather interior, loaded with everything other than Navigation, 20” rims. $32,500 Very Sharp! Call 701.391.1381

06 Yukon Denali AWD has all the options, htd leather, NAV, sunroof, loaded! very sharp Books $23000. selling for just $19,888. Wentz Auto Napoleon226-1114

2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Edition High Output V8 Absolutely loaded with all the options $7995 cash $8995 trade warranty. 701-258-8881

06 Jeep Liberty 4x4 Sport Excellent Low Miles selling for only $13788.00.Wentz Auto Napoleon. 800-767 -3596 or 226-1114 or 390-3040

2003 TOYOTA 4 Runner 4X4 SR5 Spoiler, 4L V6, Keyless Entry, Alloy Wheels etc Extra clean, nice condition $16,500 223-8000 Bismarck

09 Trailblazer 4x4 LT Loaded with Heated Leather Low Miles Full Factory Warranty Excellent and only $21988. Wentz Auto Napoleon. 800-767 -3596 or 226-1114 or 390-3040

1986 F-350 6.9 diesel, 30,000 miles on overhaul, $5500. Call 471-5183 1989 S10 Chevy pickup 256 actual miles, 2.5 engine, 5 speed, metallic gray, $6850; 1989 GMC S15 pickup 2900 miles, Red w/topper, $7450. Both stored inside since new, Call 701-838-0996.

05 Ford F150 4x4 SuperCrew XLT SALE $12,999. New tires, loaded, warranty. Trades welcome. Call 701-663-5381

2007 FORD F150 4x4 X/cab, XLT 5.4 V8 ton, cover sharp 87k miles, 1 owner, $15,800. Jim Weber Ford, Wishek. 7 0 1 - 4 5 2 - 4 2 8 8 , 701-226-6360

03 Chevy Avalanche 1500 4X4 Crew cab, $15999, Very low miles, wrnty 5.3L vortec, loaded, Chrome wheels, trade welcome 701-663-5381

03 Chevy 2500 HD Crew Cab LT, SALE $14999, 6.0L auto, 1 owner, 4X4, loaded, New tires, leather, warranty, trade welcome 701-663-5381

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‘06 Chevy Impala

‘05 Chrysler Pacifica

4 cyl., Automatic, Pkg, 53K

8666

$

42K

All Wheel Drive

10,992

11,990

08 CHEVY K3500 4x4 crew cab dually LTZ Duramax diesel, fact warranty, 70k, $32,995. Jim Weber Ford Wishek, 701-452-4288

26,975

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2007 CHEVY K2500 Ext cab 4x4 6.6 Liter Duramax diesel, long box, 70k miles, $28,990. Call 701-642-6671

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‘04 Chevy Trailblazer LT

‘05 Buick Lacrosse CXL

Cloth, Roof

31K

13,555

13,999

$

$

‘02 CATERPILLAR 330CL Excavator S/N: DKY1410, 10,800 hrs. $92,500. Also Available (2) Cat 330DL Excavators 2006, S/N: OMWP00464 $155,000 2007 S/N: OMWP01697. Call ETI at 303-772-5566

2008 CHEVY K3500 Crew cab 4x4 dually, 6.6 Liter Duramax Diesel, only 16,000 miles. $41,990. Call 701-642-6671

2007 CHEVY K2500 Extended cab 4x4 6.6 Liter Duramax diesel, long box, 78k miles. $28,990. Call 701-642-6671

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08 Chevy 2500 HD 4x4 Crew cab Long box Duramax Allison Loaded Leath, Nav, dvd Bose.moon roof. 34k mi cons. trade $32,500. 701-226-6393

(2) 1979 Caterpillar 637D Motor Scraper S/N: 24W1260, S/N: 27W1221, $60K/e. Also Available: (2) 1988 631E’s S/N:1AB1037, S/N: 1AB1049 F.O.B. WY, $100,000 each. Call ETI at 303-772-5566

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‘09 Chevy Malibu

‘09 Saturn Vue AWD

‘05 Chevy Colorado Crew 4x4

‘07 Pontiac G6 Convertible

05 CEDARAPIDS CSC4511 Crushing Plant New liners, Fabtec Carriers, 6203 Cedarapids. Screen deck, F.O.B. CO, Price on request. Call ETI at 303-772-5566

1985 CHEVY Ward 47 passenger, 366 Gas Engine with manual transmission Approximately 163,600 miles $1,800.00. Call Mon - Fri, 8am-5pm • 800-450-1767

2003 CHEVY K1500 4x4 Xcab 4 dr. htd leather, 97k miles, 1 owner, $13,900. Jim Weber Ford, Wishek 7 0 1 - 4 5 2 - 4 2 8 8 , 701-226-6360 1985 IHC Lube Truck, 1500 gallon, 4 compartments, 7 lube products, meters, complete, 56k mi. 406-989-1740 06 Chevy Silverado 2500HD LT3, $18999 Warranty, new tires, 4X4, lthr, Bose system, crew cab, 6.0L AT, exc cond, trade welcome 701-663-5381 1988 GMC Topkick, tandem axle, cab and chassis, diesel, Allison auto, rear lockers, A/C, 30k actual mi, immaculate. 406-989-1740 1999 Chevy Silverado 1500 X-cab 4X4 $7499, LOW MILES, loaded, very clean, FRESH TRANS. trades welcome. 701-663-5381

12K

14,966

13,444

$ 2 at

16,996

$

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‘10 Buick Lacrosse

‘09 Chevy Traverse AWD

15,998

$

$

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‘08 Buick Lucerne

‘10 Town and Country

39K

24K

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97 Chevy 1500 4x4 Silverado Ext Cab Short Box AT 6cyl economy P windows, locks. $6495 cash, $6995 trade. Warranty. Call 701-258-8881.

‘07 Chevy 1/2 T Ext Cab

‘07 Chevy Trailblazer LT 4x4

4x4

Heated leather

‘99 DODGE Dakota 4x4, SNOW IS HERE! V8, strong runner, mechanically sound, $5799 OBO. 701-260-3972.

16,958

17,777

18,720

23,990

$

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18,888

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‘08 Toyota Highlander 4x4

‘10 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4

58K

21,888

21,955

$

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‘10 Chevy Suburban LT 4x4

‘09 Chevy Tahoe Z71

‘10 Cadillac CTS AWD

‘07 GMC Yukon XL 4x4

18K

39,999

$

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42,666

$

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03 DODGE 3500 SLT 4x4 Laramie 5.9L Cummins Turbo Diesel, 6 spd, lthr, $25,000 cash, $26,995 trade in. Wrnty. 701-258-8881

38K

28,804

2000 miles

1991 IHC Snow Plow Truck, diesel, 11’ reversible snow plow, stainless steal live bottom sander, complete. 406-989-1740

2 at

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Heated leather

1991 Dresser 850 Motor Grader, 6x6, 14’ moldboard, 12’ front angle plow, scarifer, only 4800 hrs. 406-989-1740

28,999

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‘08 Chevy Suburban LT 4x4

‘05 Ford F550

DVD, roof, quad seats

Diesel, 11 ft Flatbed, 21K

32,996

1996 John Deere 624G Front End Loader, 3rd valve, 3 yrd bucket, only 3700 hrs, extra tight. 406-989-1740

2005 F350 Harley Davidson Edition very low miles, very clean, Call Scotty 406-489-7268

36,970

$

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50 Units under $10,000! Join us Tomorrow & Saturday for Free Lunch from 11-2! Closed Thanksgiving Day Monday- Friday 9 AM - 8 PM Saturday 9 AM - 6 PM QUICK LUBE HOURS Monday- Friday 7 AM - 8 PM Saturday 7 AM - 5 PM

2000 FORD Excursion V10, 139k miles, $9000. Call 701-471-5183

2001 Ford F-150 X-cab XLT $7499, 4X4 OFFROAD, 4dr X-cab, 5.4L V-8, auto, loaded, toneau cover, 140K miles, trade welcome 701-663-5381

1998 CATERPILLAR D8R Dozer, $122,500. S/N: 7XM 3610, Multi-shank, SU Blade. Also available: ‘02 Caterpillar D8R, 9,500 hrs, $250,000. Call ETI at 303-772-5566

2001 CATERPILLAR 140H Motor Grader s/n: 22K05813, 13,000 hrs. Great condition. F.O.B. WY, $122,500. Call ETI at 303-772-5566

2004 TOYOTA Tacoma XCab 4X4 Only 24k miles, TRD, Moon Roof, Alloy Wheels & more. $19,950 223-8000 Bismarck 2005 TOYOTA Tacoma, Access Cab, 4x4, 5 speed, manual trans, blacksand pearl, 62K, 1 owner, $13,000. Call (701)751-0618 after 4pm

2008 Ford F350 4 wheel drive, 15,000 miles, 12ft van body, like new $23,995 Call 800-626-3231


Bismarck Tribune - Nov. 25, 2010