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Grant aids zoo

Dakota Zoo in Bismarck has received a $1,000 national Family Campers & RVers wildlife refuge grant.

Terry Lincoln, zoo director, said the money will be used for the installation of privacy mesh shade cloth on flight pens that house injured or orphaned raptors brought to the zoo for treatment and rehabilitation.

The grant was requested by JeAnne Selby, Bismarck, state FCRV director.

Foundation re-elects

Steve Hepper has been re-elected president of the North Dakota Grain Dealers Educational Foundation.

Hepper is the grain merchandiser at Hubbard Feeds Inc., Bismarck.

Also re-elected was Joe Peterson, operations manager at CHS-SunPrairie, Bowbells, vice president.

Re-elected as directors were Alex Richard, grain division manager at Maple River Grain & Agronomy; Elton Solseng, retired instructor of agricultural systems management at North Dakota State University; Steve Strege, retired executive vice president of the North Dakota Grain Dealers Association; and Kenan Layden, ag instructor, Bismarck State College.

The foundation was incorporated in 1980 by the North Dakota Grain Dealers Association to promote agribusiness education in North Dakota.

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