Hazen Star

Coal Country Relay for Life 2011 - Mr. Relay pageant - 06/17/2011
All of the Mr. Relay pageant contestants strut their stuff for the crowd at the 2011 Coal Country Relay for Life held June 17 at the Riverside Park in Beulah. The pageant was held as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

Coal Country Relay for Life 2011 - Rosie the Riveter- 06/17/2011
Mr. Relay pageant contestant Rosie the Riveter, otherwise known as Blaine Lemer, Hazen, competes in the 2011 Coal Country Relay for Life held June 10 at the Riverside Park in Beulah. The pageant was held as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

Norwegian storyteller/musician Judith Simundson at Knife River Indian Villages- 06/12/2011
Norwegian storyteller and musician Judith Simundson visited Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site near Stanton on Friday to share tales of Norwegian folklore and play some traditional Norsk music. The event was made possible by the North Dakota Council on the Arts.

'Mean' - Kendra feat. Krista- 06/08/2011
Hazen High School sophomore Kendra Slaubaugh and her sister, Krista, an eighth-grader, perform Taylor Swift's "Mean" June 4 at the Knight's Lodge in Riverdale, N.D.

'Rolling in the Deep' - Kendra- 06/08/2011
High school sophomore Kendra Slaubaugh of Hazen, N.D., performs Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" a cappella June 4 at the Knight's Lodge in Riverdale, N.D.

Garrison Dam spillway releases- 06/08/2011
Water flows from 20 of the Garrison Dam spillway's 28 gates on June 4 as part of an emergency release plan from bulging Lake Sakakawea into the Missouri River.

Releases from the Garrison Dam Spillway- 06/02/2011
Spillway releases from Garrison Dam the morning of June 1 brought people out to witness the first time the dam has had so much overflow as to release through the spillway gates. The US Army Corps of Engineers initial projection was that it will be releasing 30,000 cubic feet per second when all of the spillway's 28 gates are projected to be open by the the evening of June 2. The spillway gates, however, are currently closed to repair minor surface deterioration.

'A Soldier's Poem' - Reuben "Chip" Unruh- 05/31/2011
Reuben "Chip" Unruh of Zap recites his poem he wrote entitled "A Soldier's Poem" Monday, May 30 at the Hazen American Legion Memorial Day service in the Hazen High School Theater in Hazen, N.D.

Garrison Dam - 80,000 cfs- 05/28/2011
Water thunders from the Garrison Dam's regulatory tunnels and into the Missouri River at a rate of about 80,000 cubic feet per second on May 28. The tunnels are able to release 98,000 cfs, and will join the power plant and emergency spillway to release a total of 150,000 cfs by mid-June, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Garrison Dam record releases- 05/28/2011
About 80,000 cubic feet per second of water roars from the regulatory tunnels of the Garrison Dam on May 28. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects releases to reach 150,000 cfs by mid-June by using the dam's spillway gates for the first time in the dam's existence.

'Sway' - Hazen Junior High Band- 05/26/2011
The Hazen Junior High Band perform "Sway," a tune performed recently by Michael Buble, during the Hazen Band Spring Pops Concert May 19 at the Hazen High School Theater in Hazen, N.D.

'The First Breath of Spring' - Hazen Junior High Band- 05/26/2011
The Hazen Junior High Band--featuring Sierra Moeykens and Krista Slaubaugh on the marimba, Jadynn Flowers on the oboe and Cassia Catterall on the flute--perform "The First Breath of Spring" during the Hazen Band Spring Pops Concert May 19 at the Hazen High School Theater in Hazen, N.D.

'The Storm is Passing Over' - Hazen High School Choir- 05/18/2011
The Hazen High School Choir sings "The Storm is Passing Over" during their Spring Choir Concert Monday, May 16 at the HHS Theater in Hazen.

'Landslide' - Hazen High School Choir- 05/18/2011
Accompanied by a guitar ensemble, the Hazen High School Choir sings Stevie Nicks' "Landslide" during their Spring Choir Concert Monday, May 16 at the HHS Theater in Hazen.

'Lightning!' - Hazen Middle School Choir- 05/18/2011
The Hazen Middle School Choir performs "Lightning!" at their Spring Concert Monday, May 16 at the Hazen High School Theater in Hazen, N.D.