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Sidney Tiger Sharks compete in Chinook. Air. Baklren Beatllown Demolition Derby June 21-22 attire Ricnland County Fairgrounds Action starts at 5pm Friday and 3pm Saturda iiEiiERlll itiiltiSSliiil 3% s 5 anonotnrntt~m ’33s Another Bible camp starts Monday, June 17. To Mars and Beyond, Pella Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School, June 17-21, 1 5 p.m., ages 4 through fifth grade. Register at or contact Pella Lutheran'on Facebook. For questions, call 433-3350. On Tuesday, June 18, the Sidney Chamber hosts Business After Hours at Anytime Fitness, 4 pm. RSVPs are appreciated. Contact the chamber at 433-1916. Be sure to check out the winners of the Kiwanis Athletes of the Year in Wednesday’s edition ofthe Sidney Herald. Are you a regular blood donor or a first—timer? Check out the Red Cross Blood Drive, Tuesday, June 18, St. Matthew’s Parish Center, 12 e 6pm. Walk—ins are Welcome, but-appointmentsarev ' strongly recommended. To make an appointment, call Red Cross at 406- 868—0911 or visit On Wednesday, June 19, Meadowlark Public House hosts Painting for a Purpose, 6 pm. The event is family friendly and hosted by Out of the Darkness Community Walk. Cost is $25, with 50 percent donated back to the walk. INSIDE Around Town A2 Classifieds A6—9 Deaths A3 Sports, A11 DEATHS Loretta Belinski ' Ralph D. Lynde, 84 Hubert "Bert" Suko, 86 Page A3‘ Lonnie Schipman, 70 Page A10 50 rill 7’ Sonnet Rocky Mountain Oil Journal . sponsored by UINTAH (lowdown a u" Iv'fl‘Vlll LOCAL NEWS BY RENEE JEAN President declares disaster. for spring flooding in North Dakota 'A presidential di— saster declaration re- quested by G'ov. Doug Burgum for flooding in March has been grant- ed, and will help speed public assistance for emergency work and the repair orreplace— ment of disaster-dam- aged facilities in McK— enzie and other counties that were affected. Burgum made the request last month for flooding from March 21 to April 29 in sev- eral counties includ- ing McKenzie, which caused an at least an es- timated $8.5 million in damage statewide. That figure may be as much as $2 million higher, once assessments are complete. , Flooding occurred across North Dakota in that time frame. Other counties affected in- cluded Adams, Barnes, Cass, Dickey. Emmons, Grand Forks, Grant, Hettinger, LaMoure, Logan, McKenzie, Mor- ton, Pembina, Ran- som, Richland, Sar- gent, Steele, Traill and Walsh. ‘ “This presidential disaster declaration will help our local gov- ernments and agencies recover from extensive An aerial photo of Jack and Jacki Damm’s flooded home in the Fairview- Cartwright area. ministration for recog- nizing the significant hardship that North Dakota farmers, home— owners, businesses, local governments and the long-term risk of first responders experi- infrastructure dam- future flooding,” Bur- enced as a result of sub- age and make resourc- es available to help tremely grateful communities reduce to the Trump ad- gum said. “We are ex- stantial — and, in some See PRESIDENT, Page 14 LOCAL NEWS HEALTHYKIDS Expo PHOTO BY KELLY MlLLER The Sidney Herald hosted first Healthy Kids Expo at Richland County Fairgrounds Event Center on Wednesday, June 12. Attendees Ashley and Andy Norgaard kept'their cool while exploring the exhibits. Check out more Healthy Kids'Expo photos on page A4. SPORTS Eagle Wrestli BY AMY VENN Sidney Herald I For Sidney'Eagle wrestling coach Guy Melby, the 32nd‘Annual Eagle Wrestling Camp, held June 8 - 13 at‘ Sidney High School, was another peak into what he expects to be a solid sea- 50". "’1 can’t wait. We're going to be pret- ty good,” Melby said. There isn't a secret ingredient to the wrestling team's expected success ei- ther. "All of our guys are here and that’s the difference," Melby said. "A lot of teams won’t do this kind of stuff in the summer and our kids do. If we're not wrestling, we’relifting.” The Eagle wrestling camp has been going on for 33' years, and Melby said they’ve always attracted great clini- cians for the attending athletes. This year, head coach of the UniVersity of Minnesota wrestling team and former . Sidney Eagle wrestler Brandon Eggum helped hostthe event. "Any chance I can get back to Sid— ney, I do it in a heartbeat," Eggum said. "I’ve had so many.great memo- ries here wrestling in this program.” It’s easy to see Eagle wrestling is 11g Camp hests 182 athletes in Sidney PHOTO BY AMY VENN Sidney Eagle Wrestling Camp clinicians are, from left, Gresh Jones, Dickinson State University wrestler; Brandon Eggum, University of Minnesota head coach;Guy Melby, Sidney head coach; Jace Winter, Sidney coach and Nathan Weber, MSU Northern wrestler. close to Eggum’s heart and so is his Melby, but instead he’s running these respect for Melby’s program. . ‘ "What Guy Melby has done here is pretty amazing. Rarely do you get the'AAU Wrestling Hall of Fame this coaches that are that passionate for year (Coach Melby was inducted in theirprogram," Eggum said. "This ' could be downtime for a coach like camps.” . Eggum is set to be inducted into See vinesruno CAMP, Page 14 ’ a NEWS Old Timers Festival, benefit discussed at Fairview City Council BY NICOLE lll(INA Sidney Herald During the Fairview City Council meeting held Monday, June 10, Kim Falkenhagen from Water- hole #3 asked 'p‘e‘r‘mrss‘ran . tobiock .off'tfié alley this coming saturday, June 15, as they are hosting a ben- efit for flood victims. "Everything we make that night on food and alcohol sales will be do- nated to the families. I believe there are 21 fami- lies," Falkenhagen said. There will be a silent auction, live music from The Relics and The Patter— son Brothers, and a raffle on a grill valued at $2,500. Tickets cost $10 and the event will start at 5 pm. The council agreed to allow the Waterhole #3 to close off the alley for their event. . Dennis Trudell and Butch Renders with the festival committee dis- cussed the upcoming Old Timers Festival. Trudell went over the events that were taking place during the three day festival. With the construction that will be going on during the time of the fes- tival, Trudell asked if they should change the route of the parade. "i think you should just do what works best for you,” said council mem- ber Dan Renville. The parade will take place on State Street and starts at 1 pm. on Satur- day, July 20. Ryan Kopp with inter- state Engineering was also at the meeting to discuss the water main re- placement project. Mayor Brlan Bieber signed a no- tice to proceed contract with western Municipal. In other business: - Susie Krlngen, whose conditional application was tabled at the last city council meeting, ad— dressed council members and told them she would like to go ahead with the See out riMElts, Page 14 SIDNEY 406433-2801 www.richIandcountyiairetmdrodeoorg moss jlarson@richland.0rg