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THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014 Pase 7 the approximately $30,000 in donations that have been tied up with the cinema supply company. Jensen said that they did receive some equipment, but no projector. The new company that had been contacted visited the theatre last week to assess the equipment that the Lyric had been sent from CSS, Inc. to see how much of it is useable in order to submit their equipment es- timate to the committee. "In the meantime, we are using a movie licensing company," Jensen said of the theatre's service that deals directly with the movie studios that they have been using to show recent DVD releases. Though Save Our Stand Foundation for Strand Theatre in Grafton have said that they have been in contact With the attomey general of- rices in Massachusetts and North Dakota, Jensen said that TLC has not been involved with that conversation. She said that a lawyer has been contacted as to the best way to proceed with CSS, Inc. The supply company is the same company that the Strand Theatre used when updating their digital projector in Strand 1 and they had been awaiting the updated system to be installed in Strand 2, the Hill Av- enue theatre's upstairs screen, when the bankruptcy news occurred. Larson said that Tom Henriksen of the Strand Theatre had been work- ing with CSS, Inc. for 20 years and they got involved with the Lyric over the years, servicing the theatre's equipment. Jensen said that the completion of the remodeling projects at the Lyric had fueled their fire and TLC is looking to get that last piece of the puz- zle and install the new projector. The new company that the Lyric has contacted is Bright Star Sys- tems out of Minneapolis, the same company that the Lyric worked with 13 years ago when they did their initial reopen. "We're going to deal with this bump in the road and move forward," Jensen said. I ~ , wrr~a"~ lr-vlr~ f'lt i w 7,1~ ,m I"~w-~ 1 -=-.-2.-~-~.L; ~~L.--i? -.-~L;.zT. -? responsibility and is doing very "We've had a bunch of changes well," said Tracy. here, especially when I took over the Tracy enjoys doing family law City Attorney position," said Tracy. most of the time, while Quentin In the next few weeks, they will be prefers criminal defense, so they will settling into the new office and will often refer some of their clients to try to be as efficient as they can. the other. However, Tracy said that "Anybody is welcome to come by because they live in a small town, for a tour if they want, but there lawyers can't really specialize in one might not be coffee." specific type of law. Tracy is putting up her old build- They are looking ahead to what ing for sale or rent. For more in- the future has in store, formation: 284-6300 or 331-9833. on Monday, August 25, 2014 from 6:30-7:30 PM. Everyone Welcome! Photo: Larry Biri A group of 30 out of Wiscon- sin gathered at the intersec- tion of Highway 17 and Hill Ave in Grafton to show their sup- port for Measure 1 last week. The group explained that North Dakota can set a prece- dent for the nation with the up coming vote on Measure 1, which is a constitutional amendment on the ballot this November stating that the right to life of every human be- ing at any stage of develop ment must be recognized and protected. The group started in Williston where they then went to Rugby, Devils Lake, and to Grafton. Following Grafton they lravelled to Grand Forks and finally, finished their crusade in Fargo. Left: Grafton Police Officer Alex Droske was on hand to make sure that the group's right to free speech was not infringed on during their peaceful demonstration. BISMARCK, N.D. -- August 15 through the state's vehicle fatalities are in rural areas, night, we've got to get out of bed, get our Labor Day, law enforcement agencies across alcohol-related crashes are a real burden for lo- equipment, then locate the victims and trans- North Dakota will be adding shifts and satu- cal emergency services and the entire health- port them to a medical facility," said Schauer. ration patrols to catch impaired drivers. Par- care delivery system," Nehring said."It will take time--and nothing we can do is ticipating agencies include the North Dakota The largest percentage of alcohol-related Highway Patrol, sheriff's departments and pc- crashes tend to take place between 11 p.m. and going to make it faster." lice. 3 a.m., which adds to response times and the In Schauer's opinion people know they Enforcement is a key factor in preventing time of treatment, especially in rural areas, shouldn't drink and drive, but their fatal mis- impaired driving. In 2012, one alcohol-relat- Paul Schauer has been an ambulance driv- take is not understanding the risks or finding ed crash occurred on North Dakota roads every er for the town of Wilton since 1997. He vol- a smarter alternative. 7.8 hours, unteers 250 hours a month, which he is able "I've been involved in burying some of these "An impaired driver lacks judgment, which to balance with his job as pastor of the Sunne folks and helped with the grief afterwards. Each leads to a greater likelihood of a crash. Crash- Lutheran Church. loss has an impact on the community," he said. es with alcohol involved are more likely to in- "Most of the time, we know these people," Impaired driving enforcement leading up to volve speed, lack of seat belts or big errors like said Pastor Schauer. "We know their family; Labor Day is part of an annual national crack- leaving the lane of travel or missing a traffic our children went to school with them. It's very down during one of the year's high risk peri- control, so injuries in these crashes tend to be hard on us." ........ more severe," Commented Tqm Nrhi:ing, Di: AS apa of the yolunteer response team, ods for drinking and driving. Extra enforcement rector of Emergency Medical Se es for the Schauer is very aware of the l ts inwhat they; ' is funded b3/th6 NorthDakota Department of North Dakota Department of Health. can provide for a crash victim. .... : ,, .... ransportation. "When you take into account that most of "When there's a crash in the middle of the Learn more at www.ndcodefortheroad.org. Your Community. Your Papor. BISMARCK, N.D. -- Walsh County is seeking public input on a draft of the county's Multi-Haz- ard Mitigation Plan. The plan is for Walsh County including the cities within the county. Park River Fall City-Wide Rummage is Saturday, September 6th! Po you or your group have a story to tell? We"re here to help. 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Through the update process responders, government officials and the gen- eral public are invited to comment on the plan. The plan includes information on Flooding, Summer Storms, Winter Storms, Homeland Security incidents, Communicable Disease and other risks to the county along with mitigation practices that may reduce the impact of these types of incidents. The draft plan can be found on the Walsh County website located at: http://www.co.walsh.nd.us/ Once on the home page you can navigate to Departments - Emer- gency Management - Mitigation Planning. The link to the plan is located on the bottom of the page. Comments or Questions con- ceming the plan can be directed to Walsh County Emergency Man- agement at 701-352-2311 or by email to banelson@nd.gov. Sub- missions are due by September 5, 2014. The plan identifies several po- tential threats to the county, but flooding continues to be the high- est risk. Once the public comments have been taken into consideration, the plan will be submitted to the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services and the Fed- eral Emergency Management Agency for review and approval. Up to 10 Mb ! !!!