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Teacher to author: Yockim opens new chapter of life with book
For 28 years Steve Yockim found himself teaching high school math, spending eight of those years as the tech director and has been the Sidney high school pole vaulting coach for 25 years. Recently, Yockim wrote and self published his book, “Another Day Shot to Hell.”Yockim attended college for psych
A miracle to remember: Teen doing great after emergency brain surgery in 2005
It was an extremely different type of meeting this time around.In the fall of 2005, Dr. Ed Bergin and Carter Engstrom came into each other’s lives in a very dramatic and tense situation. Carter, just 4 years old at the time, needed emergency treatment after a bump on his head resulted in a life-thre
Foundation for Community Care provides Light the Park event
The third annual Light the Park event featured the entertainment of an acapella group and inspiring work from Dr. Chad Pedersen at Veterans Memorial Park on Friday night.The program, organized by the Foundation for Community Care, kicked off the Sidney Chamber’s Sunrise Festival of the Arts weekend.
Heck prepares for national teen program
Cammy Heck, who is entering her senior year at Sidney High School, is getting closer to her time in the national spotlight.After earning the Miss Montana Outstanding Teen title last month, the daughter of Brian and Robyn Heck, held her send-off party for the national competition at the Sidney Elks L
Fairview team to play in tourney
This is the first year for the North Dakota Amateur Baseball 35-and-over state tournament.East Fairview will play Enderlin at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Tolna at 4 p.m. on Saturday. East Fairview will take on Jamestown at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
Tug-of-War, Street Dance, and Much More During Fairview's Old Timer's Reunion & Summer Festival
Saturday, July 21 starts with the first annual 5K run/walk at 7 a.m. Call Bert Olson at 406-480-6162 to register. From 7 to 10 a.m., enjoy a free will pancake and sausage breakfast at the fire hall, and take a tour while you're there. Registration of Old Timers takes place from 9:30 a.m. to noon, wi
Sidney needs registration of kindergarten students
For staffing purposes, please get any future Sidney Public Schools kindergarten students registered at Central School.A child needs to be 5 years old, on or before Sept. 10 . The K1 (half-day) or K2 (full-day) programs will be determined by birthday and/or Gaselle test.You can register your child at
Man accused of threatening, trying to run over woman
A 45-year-old Williston man is facing two felony charges after police say he threatened a woman on Sunday night and tried to run her over with his SUV.Jason Hartwig was charged Tuesday with terrorizing and reckless endangerment, both class C felonies.Hartwig was driving with a woman on Sunday night
Watford City tornado relief fund raises $91,000 so far
The tornado that ripped through an RV park early on July 10 killed a newborn baby, injured more than two dozen people and displaced an estimated 200. One woman who was hurt is expected to remain hospitalized in Billings, Mont., for at least another month, McKenzie County Emergency Manager Karolin Ja
Stop In To The VFW And Help Us Support Our Local Veterans And Our Community
The first priority of the VFW is to serve our fellow veterans in ways too numerous to mention, helping them when needed. Out motto is to “honor the fallen by helping the living.” Our VFW is open to all military men and women, as well as the public.
MSU Billings hosts free public events during tour of Sidney
Montana State University Billings is heading on a Buzzin’ Beyond Billings tour of Eastern Montana, and they’re stopping in Sidney on July 25. The community, alumni and friends of the University are invited to a day of free events dedicated to Yellowjacket pride and eastern Montana heritage.Beginning
Woman pleas ‘no contest’ to taking money from school
According to court records, Torgerson is charged for taking cash boxes, cash, gift cards, check blanks and credit cards from Rau School sometime between July 28, 2015, and Aug. 5, 2015. She was working at the school as a custodian shortly prior to the items being reported missing.
ND driver dies when semi hauling gas crashes, closes down U.S....
RAY, N.D. -- A 67-year-old Minot man has died when the semi he was driving carrying 9,000 gallons of gasoline and 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel overturned in the median of U.S. Highway 2 about 3 miles west of Ray or about 15 miles northeast of Williston about 4 a.m. on Monday, July 16..
Annual Field Day set for Tuesday in Sidney
The MSU/EARC/Richland County Extension’s 38th annual Field Day is Tuesday, July 17, starting at 8 a.m.The information packed event is open to the public, including a sponsored lunch, and will adjourn at 2 p.m.Refreshments will be offered from 8-9 a.m. while those attending register for Continuing Ed
Yak 110 airplane to make stop in Sidney
The specially built Yak 110 airplane, which was built by fusing two different aircraft together with a giant jet engine in the middle is stopping in Sidney on its way to EAA AirVenture 2018 in Oshkosh, Wis., where it will perform for the largest air show gathering in the world.The plane is scheduled
Karate instructor starts fundraiser to help family who lost everything in Watford City tornado
WATFORD CITY -- A mother, father and their three children lost their home and all of their belongings to a tornado in Watford City, July 10. The 10-year-old had a concussion, and the rest of the family had cuts and bruises.Krystal Lapp and her three sons had moved from Alaska to live with the childr
29-year-old accused of having stolen credit cards
A man already being held in the Williams County jail on drug charges is now facing three more felony charges after police say he had three credit cards that didn’t belong to him.Wesley Rutherford, 29, was charged Monday with three counts of possession of stolen property, a class C felony. When charg
CHI collecting donations for Watford City tornado relief
CHI St. Alexius Health in Williston announced Monday that it would be collecting donations Monday and Tuesday for those affected by the July 10 tornado that hit an RV park in Watford City.CHI is collecting donations today at the Sacred Grounds Cafe. Monetary donations are needed, as is water, unopen
Gaining experience: Theatre retreat gives students chance to express themselves
Getting a taste of the acting bug is what the Footlights and Greasepaint Youth Theatre Retreat is all about. Some of the young performers keep coming back year after year for the week-long event presented by director Arch Ellwein.Olivia Schoepp, Sidney, noted this is the fifth year that she is parti
Chamber appears on path to success
It’s been a year of new experiences for Susan Joy.After starting duties as the executive director of the Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture last July, Joy has experienced her first Bakken Brew Fest, Christmas Stroll and annual Chamber banquet. This week, she has helped with the agricult