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Page 6 The Star FRIENDS ANDNEIGHBORS _ September 13, 2021 Front row, left to right: Gloria RanCe, Dianna Beaver, Charlene Johnson, Gail Danielson and Jocelyn Malo, Second row: Lucretta Grudem, Ju Martinson, Connie Gulseth, Wanda Johanson, Mari- lyn Belisle, Corrine Satrang and Barb Gross, Back row; Elaine Yoder, Doreen Beachy, Peggy Imhoff, Phyllis Abrahamson, Stephanie Armstrong, Marge Pederson, Pennie Grenier, Pat Mortenson, Lau- rie Johnson, Lisa Mohl, Sherrie Scott, Nathan Lunde and Cindy Ostriem. They came from Arizona, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and North Dakota. Former ROIette hospital employees gatherto remember and'celebrate facility’s history Former employees, friends and family of the Rolette Community Hospi- tal reCently got together to celebrate the history of the facility. ' The first hospital was opened in the community in 1906 and the commu- nity hospital closed for good in 1987. Despite being-shuttered for nearly 35 years, former employees were able to reminisce about time spent in Rolette. Libby Wheeler and Rosemary LaCroix were the guests of honor. Due to COVID-19 concerns they were not able to attend the gathering, which was held in Devils Lake. Nurses who had mothers that also worked at the hospital were given a rose in their mothers memory. They included Steph Armstrong and Jeanne Mongeon, Phyllis Abraham- son and Vera Havig, Sherrie Scott and Bonita Amble, Lucretia Grudem and Clara Linson, Margaret Tumey and Laura Knudson and Ruth Bright and Lil- lian Adam. ' Department invests $70 million intorenewable energy efforts USDA Invests $70 Million in Re— newable Energy Infrastructure to Help Rural Communities,‘; Bush..— nesses and Ag Producers Build Back Better . , >, . ,. US. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Acting State Di— rector Mark Wax announced that the Department is investing $70 million to build or improve renewable en— ergy infrastructure and to help rural . communities, agricultural producers and businesses lower energy costs in North Dakota. “We live in an ever—changing world,” said ‘Wax. “With these changes comes the opportunity, es— pecially for small businesses, to de- crease their carbon footprint by utilizing energy-efficient technology. We recognize that lowering energy costs help expand economic devel- opment in rural towns and commu- nities.” . v a . USDA is financing $129 million of these investments through the Girls Scouts Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) an- nounced 28 new badges focused on entrepreneurship, math in nature, and digital leadership that embolden girls to navigate a changing society and build the futures they want for them— selves and the world. In light of parent’s top concerns ‘ for their children as they handle the increasingly digital world, the new Girl Scout badges help girls develop an entrepreneurial mindset “toward technology, learn STEM skills while exploring nature, and build confi- dence and safe practide’s online. In addition to the hundreds of ex— . isting badges available to Girl V Scouts: ’- - Kindergarten ,. through 12th Grade Girl Scouts can now earn new Cookie Business badges to progress from goal setting, working with a team, and effectivesalespitching in person and online toycreating and im- plementing business plans and‘digi- tal‘marketing campaigns. 0 Girl Scouts in grades K—5 can earn Math in Nature badges, spon- sored by Johnson & Johnson, that get girls outdoors to eXplore the natural world as they learn math concepts that exist in nature including patterns, symmetry, and tessellation. - Girl Scouts of all age levels can also earn Digital Leadership badges, sponsored by Instagram, that not only teach girls about digital safety and well-being but also about online biases and stereotypes. Girls even be- come digital activists themselves through their own campaigns that in- spire others. “It’s exciting to see the Girl Scout Rural Energy for America Program. This program provides funding to helpagricultural producers and rural small businesses purchase and install ,renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements. ' ‘ ’ These climate-smart investments will conserve and generate more than 379 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) in rural America, which equates to enough electricity to power 35,677 homes per year. USDA is financing $335 million of these investments through the Electric Loan Program. The loans will help build or im- prove 1,432 miles of line to strengthen reliability in rural areas. The loans include $102 million for investments in smart grid technol— ogy, which uses digital communica— tions to detect and react to local changes‘ in electricity usage. In North Dakota: 0 James Diepolder will use a $20,000 grant to install a more en- ergy-efficient grain—drying system. This project will save the busi— ness nearly $6,000 per year and will replace 120,744 kilowatt hours (38 percent) per year, which is enough , electricity to power 11 homes. I ' Corey Hovelson will use a nearly $10,000 grant to install a more energy—efficient grain drying system. This project will save the busi— ness $13,455 per year and will re- place 360,073 kilowatt hours (45 percent) per year, which is enough electricity to power 33 homes. ' Albert Grohs will use a $12,000 grant will be used to help install a geothermal heating and cooling sys- tem. This project will save the busi- ness $3,805 per year and will replace 65,608 kilowatt hours (76 percent) per year, which is enough electricity to power six homes. 0 Brian Dale Haugen will use a ‘ nearly $20,000 grant to install a more energy—efficient grain drying of America announce 28 Leadership Experience continue to create relevant, timely opportunities to meet the interests of today’s girls and the leadership needs of our soci- ety,” CEO Marla Meyer shared. “Earning these badges will set Girl Scouts apart from their peers and help them develop a unique skill-set — all while having fun.” With the combination of online and offline experiences to try in countless different topics, there’s something for everyone at Girl Scouts! Find out' more about the Girl Scout Program-by visiting www.gs- dakotahorizonsorg . Girl Scouts—Dakota Horizons is You deserve Wi-Fi that’s more than the status quo. With Managed Wireless, get the ultimate Wi-Fi experience Customized to your needs. Learn more: utma.com UNITED MTURTLE MOUNTAIN COMMUNICATIONS Langdon 701.256.5156 Bottineau 701.228.1101 Rolla w 701.477.1101 7ili¢1l‘§lt!Ul‘Uti '3 an eouu: opportunity om‘fldcr Jr‘s ornate-IE?- system. This project will save the business $5 ,955 per year and will re- place 120,744 kilowatt hours (26 build and improve 291 miles of line. The loan includes $2 million in Smart Grid technologies. Roughrid-j percent) per year, which is enough»; ers Electric is headquartered in electricity to power 11 homes. - KrauseIncorporated will use a $20,000 grant to install more energy- efficient refrigeration and HVAC systems. This project will Save the business $11,166 per year and will replace 140,238 kilowatt hours (26 percent), which is enough electricity to power 13 homes. I 0 Red Trail Energy LLC will use a $25 million loan to help construct a carbon capture processing and stor— age facility e onto an existing methanol manufacturing facility. The project will lower and reduce the carbon intensity score of its pro- duced ethanol by 40 to~50 percent and allow distribution to low carbon fuel standard markets. - Roughrider Electric Coopera- tive Inc. will use a $45 million loan to connect 243 consumers, as well as new badges a non-profit organization that serves nearly 13,000 members in North, Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. We are committed to building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. For more information visit www.gsdakotahorizons.org or call 1-800-666—2141. Cutting-Edge Wi-Fi Through our powerful smart home internet system. Complete Control Wi-Fi security and customization at your fingertips. Fully Managed Worry-free, secure Wi-Fi with 24/7 support. Hazen, N.D. It serves and average of 68 AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: 7" ANNUAL ROLE TTE COMMUNITY Saturday, Sept. 18 o 10 a.m. Main Street Rolette Antiques - Yard & Garden Items 0 Furniture Small Caged Animals 0 Household Items Vehicles 0 And much more! LUNCH WILL BE SERVED! Sellers: It you hurt trigger items that irritate selling; that you would like us to post on website...;send In milyinlrraurlimistegrnuilxnrn. Buy-rs: lump t‘llt'l‘ltlllg mil our silent) Aritliiinziprum. Terrill be“ sl- iiig pictures of some burger ill-ms that art living:.iturisigiil-d.2 lteiir L ’ This is a big community event! Rolette Fire Dept. will serve lunch. Valle WELCA will be serving pie and coffee. Proceeds are used to support community events! Auction arranged by ‘Yoa'erfluction Service Wolford, ND, Phone (701)58323‘66 Auctioneer: Milford Yoder, Lic #68 Clerk: Yoder Auction Service, Clerk Lic. #483 “Driver’s License ID, All sales final 82 settled for on day a! sale by Cash or Check, Not responsible for accidents nearly 15,000 customers over 5,234 miles of line in Billings, Dunn, Golden Valley, Hettinger, McKenzie, Mercer,..Oliver, Slope, and Stark counties. .teo H» [ii he consigned-Ii til reservation. development of the PEA: NOTICE TO PREPARE A PROGRAMMATIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE NOXIOUS WEED PLAN ON THE TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDIAN RESERVATION The United States Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Great Plains Regional Office (GPRO) is-preparing a programmatic environmental assessment (PEA) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the Council on Environmental Quality regulations (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFRI1500- 1508),,for continued noxious weed management on trust lands located within the exterior boundaries! of the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation (here- after Reservation) and the trust lands adjacent to the Reser- vation in North Dakota. The PEA will analyze the potential impacts associated with the BlA's development/implementa- tion of the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation Noxious Weed Plan for continued prevention, early detection, and con- trol/containment of noxious weeds within the exteriorbound- aries of the Reservation and on the trust lands adjacent to the The BIA is seeking your inputas part of the NEPA scoping process. Comments might include reasonable alternatives, mitigation measures, probable or possible adverse impacts, and other considerations. The public comment period will begin on September 13,2021. The BIA will accept written comments until close of business October 13,2021. Please include the "Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation Noxious Weed Plan PEA" in the subject line of any correspondence. Comments should be submitted via email or post delivery to the environmental consultant assisting the BIA with the Ms. Kara Mulvihill l C&C Environmental, Inc. P.O. Box 654 / Evansville, Wyoming 82636 karamuIvihill@outlook.com