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The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will enhance enforcement on the Missouri River this weekend by having more game wardens than usual in the Bismarck-Mandan area. Robert Timian, chief of enforcement, said wardens will be noticeable during the long Labor Day weekend.
By BRIAN GEHRING By BRIAN GEHRING A Mandan woman reported seeing a mountain lion snatch a cat in her neighborhood Monday evening.
Most kids in the Bismarck-Mandan area return to school today. St. Mary's, Shiloh and some other schools opened earlier this week. The first day of school remains a big day for families. This year several factors make it even more special. Kindergarteners are getting to go to school all day.
By SARA KINCAID Bismarck Public Schools will cover the cost of a remedial reading program. Read Right works with below-level readers to bring them up to grade level. Grant and federal money was no longer available for the program.
The Open Door Community Center is expanding its preschool program to meet the needs of families with children ages 3-5. During the 2007-08 school year, Open Door expanded its preschool from three days to five.
The St. Alexius Auxiliary will be hosting a book fair Aug. 21- 22 , in Boniface Auditorium. "Books are Fun," in partnership with the St. Alexius Auxiliary, provides the opportunity to purchase educational and inspirational books for the family. Hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21, and from 8 a.m.
By JENNYMICHAEL The cool waters of the Missouri River pull in boaters, swimmers, rafters, fishermen and others annually as the mercury rises in Bismarck and Mandan. But as the temperatures heat up, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department hopes the tempers of river enthusiasts won't do the same.
Eide Bailly LLP has added Murrell, Hall, McIntosh & Co., PLLP, an Oklahoma-based CPA firm, to its regional public accounting and business advisory practice. Eide Bailly has 14 offices across the country, including Bismarck, which has 40 staff and four partners.
Vacation Bible School starts at Mandan Nazarene Church Monday and continues from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each day through Thursday. VBS is for children ages 5-12. For more information, contact the church office at 663-8975. Mandan Nazarene is at 4209 Old Red Trail. On Aug.
Shade Tree Players presents "East of the Sun, West of the Moon," a fantasy written by Claudia Ferguson and directed by Cory Wardner. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. "East of the Sun, West of the Moon" is a re-telling of a classic Nordic folktale.
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