American Legion Boys State

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Area boys who attended Boys State, which is sponsored by the American Legion and ran June 10-15, included Hunter Schmidt and Cole Pomarleau, both Bottineau; Reis Hermanson, Burlington, Gavin Miller and Malachi Sullivan, both Cando; Hunter Baer, Garrison, Micah Nelson, Lignite, Darien Hauf, Makoti, Jef Laib and Carson Houser, both McClusky, Jack Wilhelmi and Zachariah Ebach, both Stanley, Aaron Klain, Turtle Lake, Joseph Wells, Velva, Brenden Bergquest, Washburn, Reese Johnson and Kristopher Higgins, both Watford City, Jaydon Kvande, Williston, and Robbie Geothe, Wilton. Teens who are entering their senior year of high school attend the event each summer. Boys State includes a week of activities focusing on leadership and government.