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I ..... .. I .00 ISSUE NUMBER 35- PARK RIVER, I IORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY MARCH 6, 2013 Photo: Larry Biri Above: Kiri Kaste (I-r) and Emily Kelm were members ofthe Langdon Gold junior girls AU 19 and under hockey team whichthis Sunday won the state tournament in Devils Lake. Kiri Kaste scored a hat trick in two of the games and finished with 13 points. The team defeated Mayville-Portland 3-2 in the tourney opener. They then skated past Glas- gow, Montana, 7-6 in double overtime. In the semifinals they defeated Williston 8-1 and finished the tournament strong downing Miles City, 7-0 for the championship. Pictured with the girls are friend Sarah Hell and Emily's brother Dy- lan Kelm, who said he opened the doors for the girls. Right: Langdon Blades State Gold AU 19 and Under State Cham- pions. Front (I-r) Kelly Hennager, Brooke Darling and Lyndee Johnson; Middle Row (I-r) Brayden Pengilly, Kami Chris- tianson, Skylee Hoffarth and Jordyn Ulyott; Back (l-r) Emily Kelm (PR), Coach Dan Fischer, Brynn Fischer, Jayden Romfo, Paige Gellner, Renae McGauvran, Kiri Kaste (PR), Coach Mark Schneider, and Kristi Hennager. Photo: Submitted By Allison Olimb The survey includes seven of The Press questions and the opportunity PARK RIVER, N.D. The for additional comments. Lyric Theater has been a fix- The following questions are lure in the Park River commu- included'in the survey with the nity for nearly 100 years. Now, options of strongly disagree, a group has gotten together to somewhat disagree, agree, discuss where the ture lies tbr somewhat agree, or strongly the facility, which is on the disagree: verge of closing. 1. The Lyric Theater is an The first step is asking those important asset to the commu- nity and surrounding area. in the community Park 2. It is mportant to try and River and beyond- - if. there is keep the Lyric Theater open. a future for the movie hall and 3. A theater in a community where they see themselves in the size of Park River can still -it. A survey has been posted on survive in this day and age. https://www'surveymnkeyc 4. It is realistic and a reach- m/s/Lyrictheater. ' able g0al to raise $100,000 to The deadline to complete is March 18. The Lyric is in need of an overhaul that would involve conversion to digital film era equipment, which Would mn an expense of approximately $75,000. In addition to that cost, additional upgrades and renovations are needed. The survey would help make decisior[s as the plans to save the Lyric move forward. upgrade the Lyric. 5. I am willing to donate my time and/or money to fund rafse for the Lyric. 6. I am willing to volunteer my time on occasion to work selling concessions or taking tickets at the Lyric. 7. I will support and attend events at the Lyric in the future. 'The link to the survey can also be found at www.cityof- By Allison Olimb of The Press MOUNTAIN, N.D. The Mountain Community Center was host to the North Dakota District 10 Legislators on Satur- day, March 2 for a Legfslative Forum sponsored by the Cavalier, Pembina and Walsh County Farm Bureaus. Rep Chuck Damschen,. R-Hampden; Rep. I)ave Monson, R-Os'nabrock; and Sen, Joe Miller, R-Park River addressed a crowd of more than 30 people with what they have been working on for the first have of the state legislative session and then the floor was opened to questions. Key topics of conversation ran the gamut from concern about property taxes, Dist. orum Go, no j Photo: Larry Biri Above: Rep. Chuck Damschen, Rep. Dave Monson, R, and Sen. Joe Miller listen to questions during the legislative forum. PARK RIVER, N.D. A total of 43 people volunteered to donate blood, and 32 were able to give during Park River's blood drive. Eleven people gave blood on the au, tomated 2RBC machine which collects two units of red blood cells during the donatirn, so a total of 43 products were collected. Rob Miller, Senior Donor Recruitment Representative from United Blood Services stated, "It is not only those who sponsor the blood drive, but the people of Park River do- nating that makes the difference to patients in the hospital. You never know when a loved one or even you will need blood. We want to thank all the people who volun- teered on Feb. 5." Dena Larson coordinated the drive, and the St. Mary's Catholic Church sponsored and assisted with recruiting donors, public- ity, providing refreshments, and registering donors. Others who assisted the day ofthe drive were: Eugene Kachena, Barbara Ann Kachena, Paula Langemd and Colleen Sam- son. f Obituaries and Memorials See paffe, 2 all b ee page, 7 Regional Basketball '"]Ho,clkey's ,at fiunnmty g annnt, e. 3 O,Ul ]ha\, e to lpr, y,o,u el[f every ,e e%v mnt,e lies lmO, t ltO, mn@b o d h"6Oml h,alxve to lr_ak, e lpriidle ant y, onuurse4U[" Coffey Legislators report .'See paff, e'5 Calendar events See p,%g ,e