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PAGE 6 THE PRESS JUNE 5, 2013 Disaster declaired for ND including Pe00abina, Walsh WASHINGTON -- The Pres- ident has declared a major disas- ter exists in the State of North Dakota and ordered Federal aid to supplement state and local re- covery efforts in the area affected by flooding during the period of April 22 to May 16, 2013. Federal funding is available to state and eligible local govern- ments and certain private non- profit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replace- ment of facilities damaged by the flooding in the counties of Ben- son, Bottineau, Cass, Cavalier, Eddy, Foster, McHenry, Pem- bina, Ramsey, Renville, Rich- land, Rolette, Towner, Traill, Walsh, and Wells and the Spirit Lake Reservation. Federal funding is also avail- able on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures for all counties and Tribes within the state. W. Craig Fugate, Administra- tor, Federal Emergency Manage- ment Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Secu- rity, named Gary R. Stanley as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area. FEMA said additional desig- nations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of fur- ther damage assessments. NDHP increasing manpower BISMARCK, N.D. -- With in- creasing activity on the state's roadways, the North Dakota High- way Patrol will be expanding its force. The 63rd Legislative As- sembly authorized 15 additional NDHP troopers. "We are excited about the addi- tional troopers," said Col. Jim Prochniak. "The added manpower will provide much needed relief to our existing personnel and will also provide valuable assistance to our local law enforcement agen- cies across North Dakota." The NDHP is currently author- ized 198 full-time employees. The additional 15 positions will bring the total amount to 213 employees. The NDHP hiring process is cur- rently open and all interested ap- plicants should visit ndhp for hiring information. Patriot Guard to mark anniversary of Korean, Vietnam wars ends BISMARCK, N.D. -- This year marks 40th anniversary of the end of'vietnam War; 60th anniver- sary of the end of Korean War. The North Dakota Patriot Guard is sponsoring a WELCOME HOME event as an acknowledgement of the service and sacrifices by North ,, Dakota's Vietnam War era and Ko- rean War era Veterans and their t'amilies. 'The event will be held June 8, 2013 at the Bismarck Civic Center. Registration will start at 10:00 ,--am., ,,,,,-, .... , -V .ditgofhenames of those indwidaatsffr)m North Dakota that were killed in actionwill start at 11:00 am. , trogram will start at noon with ': rand:arch of the Korean War terans d Vietnam War veter- ans in to tl arena area. Posting of the colors by area color guards National Anthem will be sung by Danielle Stotz Pledge of Allegiance POW/MIA Table Ceremony Speakers will include Major General Sprynczynatyk and Lt Governor Drew Wrigley. George Burk will be the Keynote speaker. Captain Burk is a highly decorated military officer, Vietnam War Veteran, and career public servant. His story of sur- vival was shown on the Discovery Health Channel. The Tri-State Vietnam Memo- rial Wall will be on display. This wall lists the 198 North Dakota, 195 South Dakota, and 1,072 Min- nesota soldiers who sacrificed their lives. It was made available cour- tesy of the Fargo Air Museum. Monica 'Little Sis' Harvey, with Veteran's Music Ministry (Staple- tOn;'Ndbr/a,'p.ysefiSute to,our iesis'f tiibi' ith'  "Band- ds for fla  'pin arid' inspi- ratmna pamotlc music. Tom Springer(Hettinger, ND) will have his military vehicles on disllay in the southwestparking lot. Veteran support groups will be available for information and as- sistance. The event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration for Korea and Vietnam Veterans is encouraged. Please go to the Patriot Guard web- site - WWW.NDPG.ORG - click on 'WELCOME HOME" tab on the left and complete the form Ride on, Cavalier, fide on Little Sturgis of the Northset for June 1 5 By Megan Auit CAVALIER, N.D.  The 17th annual Cav- alier motorcycle fide-in, "Little Sturgis of the North", will be held in Cavalier on Saturday, June 15th with other activities scheduled June 14th and 16th. The "Little Sturgis of the North" first started 17 years ago. What originally started out with 50 or 60 motorcycles has now grown to an event that has attracted over 1,800 motorcycles and over 4,000 spectators over the years. If you have never attended this event, the com- mittee encourages everyone to come and see the beautiful motorcycles. People from all over come together for fun in Cavalier, and the town's population triples the day of the event. The day, while focused around the motor- cyclists and the bikes, includes something for everyone. There will be motorcycle games, contests, music, inflatable games for kids, shopping, food, and much more! "What makes us most proud of our event is the unique aspect that our event offers s)mething for everyone- we guarantee that an3one from the hard core biker to the local residents can come and have fun with so much to e and do through[out] this day" comments Nancy Jenson about what sets the "Little Sturgis of the North" apart from other motorcycle fide-ins. Every part of this Photo: Submitted event is free and open to everyone-regardless Above: Cavalier's annual motorcycle event brings in a big crowd of bikers and bike of age. Cavalier, now known as the "Little Sturgis admirers alike. This year the event will be June 15. of the North", has now become the premier biker event in north eastern North Dakota. The event has drawn motorcyclists from North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Colorado, California, Wisconsin, and Manitoba among others. The event will kick start Friday night, June 14th in the Cedar Inn parking lot. The Cedar Inn will begin serving food at 6:30 pm. There will be live music from the band "Flying Blind." They will play from 9 pm to midnight. Registration for the event begins at 8:30 am on Saturday. A fun-run motor@de ride will start at 10 am sharp. Te riders will take a mini tour of local scenery, rhere is a voluntary $10 entry fee per person far the fun-run, and each donator will receive a bandana. Proceeds will go to Sunshine Hospitality Home in Grand Forks. Games and contests will occur throughout the afternoon and a DJ will play music all day the Pembina CountyFairgroun in Hamilton, long. Pat Mars, a KJ 108 Big Dog, is expected ND about 10 miles east of Cavalier: To reserve Construction, Bjomson Oil, Captivate Portraits, to join in the fun this year in theicar=l,a aeomt the fmiqo/mdslall)265-m Jenson-A/C and !_ ating, James's Wdshield noon. A free street dance will be held from 8 8948 or (701) 265-8844. Repair, Ye OldeiWiJedieine Center, avalier p6 to 12 pm in the NAPA p 10t.-,The:,  lCa;),4;r,-TCiT--=,,  ...... , " . , Inc., Jt n's" rv,- street dance will feature the band "S.O.L". In addition to local cafes there will be a variety of vendors uptown, from food to spialty shop- ping to motorcycle detailing. L There will be a cash raffle SatuMay night at 5 pm. There are three cash prizes. First prize is $2500, second prize is $1000, and third prize is $500 cash. Aportion of the proceeds for the raf- fle will go to local charities and the event. Tickets will be sold at $10 apiece and you need not be present to win. The winning tickets will be drawn at 5 pm on Main Street. Tickets can be bought at the registration booth on Saturday or ahead of time at The Cavalier Chronicle, Swanson motors, The Treasure Trove, the C- Store west of Cavalier, Sammy's Bar, and Jen- son,s A/C and Heating. r,o The Assembly of God Church is hosting a free fun day for all kids from noon to 5 pm in the former Food Pride parking lot. They are generously offering inflatable games, sno- cones, popcorn, cotton candy, and lots of give- aways in order to give back to the community. Last year over 600 children sincerely enjoyed the day. Again, all events are free and open to the public. Lodging is available at the Cedar Inn Motel. To make a reservation for the Cedar Inn Motel, please call 1 (800) 338-7440. Camping is avail- able at Icelandic State Park. To reserve a camp- ing space please call (701) 265-4561. Primitive camping will be available in the Cavalier City Park, the city arena, and at Linda Carik's resi- dence. To reserve a space at Linda Carik's xes- idence please call (701) 265-4068. All camping at the city park and the city aTe isfirst come, , first serve. This year there is also camping at have during the weekend of the event. Without all of these helping hands there is no way this event could take place. There are many sponsors that support this event. Sponsors include North Dakota Tourism, Gregory Ford, Inc., The Office Bar, Hanson's Implement, Inc., Chicken Scratchin Art by Lynus (Grand Forks), Cavalier Equipment- CarQuest and John Deere, Swanson Motors, The Treasure Trove, Sammy's/J&H Lanes, Cit- izens State Bank-Midwest, Cedar Inn Steak- house, unge, and Bottle Shop, Thomas G. Askew, Gregory Building Center, Main Street Floral and More, Cenex Convenience Store, Cavalier Dental Clinic, North Star Commu- nity Credit Union, Polar Communications, Wieler Construction, Inc., On-Target Ag Serv- ices LLC (St. Thomas), Leevers Foods, United Valley Bank,, Thompso n Supper Club, Inc., Ramsey National Bank, Cavalier Supply, Con- vey-All USA (Hamilton Systems, Inc.), Mayo pancake and sausage breakfast fundraiser Sun- elry and Gifts, Tetry's'ffrue Value,rhe He- day morning, June 16th, from 8 am to 1 pm at Mart, Wayne's Variety, Guys and Gals Salon, the firehall, Atlproeeedwiiltihe local Tltomson Trailer Court, Cavalier PartsWic. fire department, ): i/ (;:!i)::! i i i!:  (NAPA), Main Resource Auctions an#]and This event woUld:noti: tddut t!a! $ales (Dent  Biliske; Aueti0neer4LeAgent), motorcycle ride-in committee and the copious Kelle3 Bear Kendall Tree Service, CHS, Inc. amount of volunteers. What started out as a (Drayton), AgCountry Farm Credit Services, small motorcycle rally led by two people has now grown into a 12 person committee. This committee is committed to promoting Cavalier and takes great pride in the event, even though half of them do not personally own a motor- cycle. The committee meets throughout the year to bring this event to life and puts in count- less hours to make the "Little Smrgis of the North" even better! The commiaee would also like to thank the number of volunteers they Behm's Plumbing, LR C-Store, LLC, A Short & Co., White Drug Pharmacy, Nodak Mutual Insurance Company (Richard McKnight, Kyle Gagner), The Cavalier Chronicle, and Bud- weiser.For more details and pictures from past events visit the motorcycle ride-in website, or visit their page on Facebook: Cavalier Motorcycle Ride-in. For additional questions, please con- tact JoAnn Carik at (70i) 265'3 t 51. AGRICULTURAL DRAIN TILING Surface and subsurface water problems? Call Dub Construction for local quality service/ Good drainage can improve field operation and production, reduce risk of crop loss, maxi- mize net returns, and much more. Now scheduling. 701-696-2591 or email Hansons Auto & Implement Inc. has an immediate job opening at our Grafton store for a set up techni- cian. Experience preferred but will train someone that has a good ag back- ground. Benefits include: 401k package, health in- surance, uniforms fur- nished and laundered, vacation and sick leave (13 days the first year) tool allowance and sign- ing bonus for experienced person. Call Chris Olson or Brian Hanson at 701-352-3600 or watts #800-279-3083 If You Can" Find What You're Looking For. - ' .. Bu,=,,= I OIMC. 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White, 2O's, backup Wa ........ a ,900 20's. tan int.. 24K : camera, 33K 2010 GMC Sierra 1500 G3033A Was $44,900 Was $37,900 Gray, 53,384 miles Was $27,500 NOW $25,500 2012 Silverado 1500 C3068A Red, 14,882 miles Was$27,500 NowS25,500 2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X1753A, Blue, 19,850 miles Was $29,9oo NOW $26,900 2009 Chevy Suburban K1500 Chevy Crew C 12 Chevy Equ G2089A, Blue Granite, 49,023 miles Diel. 108K Was $26,900 Silver, cloth. AWD, 4 cyl., 1OK Was$31,900 NOW S29,900 low 2012 Chevy Cruze Was $18,590 WIT 4WD. 3/4 Ton w/ Flatbed Was $38,900 2012 Chevy Volt Electric Car Was $46,300 .ow $39,900 2012 GMC Yukon SLT FWD Was $36,900 Now $49,900 3/4 Ton 4WD. LT. Ext Cab Was $42,270