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SIDNEY HERALD, WEDNESDAY, HAY 15, 2019 AS SUBMITTED The spring Little Eagles met for six weeks starting in Apriland concluded Saturday, May 11. Girls varsity basketball coach Dan Peters along with kindergarten through second graders met first, followed by third through fifth grade players. Players worked hard to improve skills including defense, ball handling, passing and shooting. Names of those in the photo were not available upon request. WORKFORCE e Speaker of the Montana in rural areas with recruitment for Montana businesses," said House of Representatives, Greg and retention of skilled work- Bridger Mahlum, government Hertz (R-Poison) has appointed ers and college graduates. The relations director of the Mon- Sidney's Representative Joel bill passed through the Housetuna Chamber of Commerce. Krautter to the State Work- of Representatives with strong "The business community is force Innovation Board (SWIB). bipartisan support before being pleased to see Rep. Krautter ap- Members of the board include tabled in the Senate Finance pointed to the SWTB, as he has representatives of Montana's and Claims Committee after demonstrated leadership on business, labor, education failingto pass by a single vote. this important issue during his and workforce community, as "Montana's workforce chal- first legislative session." well as select elected officials, lenges will not be going awayRepresentative Eric Moore Krautter will be the sole mem- anytime soon, so I appreciate(R-Miles City) also echoed Mah- ber representing the House of the opportunity to continue lum's thoughts on the appoint- Representatives on the board, to discuss what strategies wement, "Representative Krautter Krautter is excited about the can pursue to ensure a stron-was a strong voice for eastern opportunity, given his focus on ger workforce throughout the Montana communities at the Montana's workforce challeng- state, promoting more econom-legislature this session, espe- es, especially in rural areas, ic growth and prosperity for all cially on workforce issues. It Krautter sponsored HB 405, of Montana," Krautter said. will be good to have him on this the Catch and Keep Montana's "Workforce recruitment and board to continue an important Treasure Act, to help employers retention are top challenges conversation." e The Hill Top Heritage es as late as Dec. 31 in Foundation will auction some units. Rifle sea- a 2019 North Dakota elk sons follows a similar license on Wednesday, pattern. The winning June 5, at The Pipe in bidder must follow all Killdeer, North Dako- hunting regulations of ta, according to Sheila the unit hunted. Fur- Murphy, foundation ther explanation of these president, regulations is available The license, issued by through the NDG&F the North Dakota Game website at and Fish Department Brats and Bidding through a special alloca- will begin with happy tion, is good on any elk hour at 5 pm, followed in any area in the state, by the live auction at The license is available 6 p.m. mountain time, to both bow and/or rifle according to Murphy. hunters. Bow season Phone bidding will be opens as early as Sept. 6 available though spe- in some units and clos- cial arrangements with the office of Fayleen ment with the founda- Fischer, the founda- tion director for a proxy tion director/at 701- bidder to bid up the bid- 260-3216. Bidders willder's set amount. be assigned a proxy The winning bidder AGRICULTURE Montana experienced a mix of weather last week depending on lo- cation, from scattered rain benefiting crops and pastures to cold- er and drier weather that diminished topsoil moisture and set back wheat progress, accord- ing to the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricul- tural Statistics Service, USDA. Topsoil moisture conditions for the state were 85 percent ade- quate to surplus, com- pared to 87 percent in the previous week and the previous year. Subsoil moisture con- ditions were rated 80 percent adequate to surplus which is above last year at 77 percent. both last year at 35 percent and the 5-year average of 52 percent. Fourteen percent of the Durum wheat crop had emerged. Planting of pulse crops contin- ued to progress with 54 percent of the lentil crop planted, ahead of last year's progress at 50 percent. Dry edible peas planted was at 67 percent complete, also ahead of last year's progress at 58 percent. Cattle receiving sup- plemental feed was re- ported as 57 percent this week, compared to 38 percent in the same week last year. Grazing accessibility was re- ported with 86 percent of pastures open, com- pared to 96 percent in the same week last year. A reporter in Cascade Calving progress was county noted a hard reported at 93 percent freeze during the week complete compared to 88 with damage not yet percent in the previous known, week, and 94 percent at Barley planted prog- this time last year. Re- ress was at 59 percent porters in Valley, Me- I : Breathtaking flowers and gifts for:~::~ ~~::~: ~.~: ^~:, :: :~ : :: :.:.::.~,~ :~ ~ IIUllff-,~.: . :: ~:the woman who never stops giving~ :::::i :i:~!i Be~u~i~ i~:J AndFlooring of North Dakota 501 Main Street 701-774-3950 Specializing in Custom Showers, Backsplash & All Types of Flooring! 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