Center Republican

February 21, 2013

‘Colter’s torment’

“What’s next, Colter?” Carolyn Woodruff asked her son a simple question that parents ask children after they finish a project. Colter Dallman wasn’t a child anymore but a grown man with a weight upon his shoulders that he could no longer carry. Carolyn asked her only son what was next on his life’s journey at Christmas time last year.

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Everyone seemed to leave happy, County Commission Chairman Lee Husfloen said at the Feb. 7 meeting.

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Although there are a lot of subjects District 33 Rep. Brenda Heller is interested in this legislative session, her specific committee work has her in familiar territory.

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February 7, 2013

Life at the Capitol

Who likes getting bills? Unless they’re bills featuring Ben Franklin, Ulysses S. Grant or even Top Hat Lincoln, probably nobody.

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The oil wrestling event scheduled for March 2 at the Lone Wolf does not, at least on the surface, violate the city’s entertainment and live performances on licensed premises ordinance. Dale Barth, owner of The Lone Wolf, submitted a request to the city for a permit for the event. The request was referred to city attorney John Mahoney during the January City Council meeting.

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North Dakota was chosen by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians to pilot new recertification requirements for EMTs, advanced emergency medical technicians and paramedics.

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Center-Stanton Public Schools kicked off the district’s Olweus Bullying Prevention Program with a week’s worth of student activities including a carnival, a “Wildcats Have Talent” variety show, a car smash for grades seven through 12, and banner making for students in kindergarten through sixth grade.

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Oliver County is in the eye of the 2012-2013 influenza storm. According to a map on the North Dakota Department of Health website, the light blue color of Oliver County indicates one to 10 reported cases of influenza. The four surrounding counties—Morton, Mercer, McLean and Burleigh—are colored red on the map, indicating 50 or more confirmed cases of influenza have been reported.

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For a town with less than 1,000 people—571, according to the 2011 Census, Center has produced more than its fair share of chiropractors: Dr. Cody Berger, Dr. Doug Ness and Dr. Angela Ness.

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The senseless shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December significantly increased concern for and awareness about safety in public schools throughout the nation. In response, Center-Stanton Public Schools has increased its priority for completing a revised emergency response plan. Superintendent Curt Pierce began reviewing and simplifying the district’s plan last spring. When completed, the plan will coordinate school district, city and county response to emergency situations such as student safety and health, natural disasters, accidents and hazardous materials spills.

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