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Armstrong to speak at UQC producer’s meeting
NEW TOWN – Congressman Kelly Armstrong will be the keynote speaker at United Quality Cooperative producers meeting on Tuesday at the 4 Bears Casino, west of New Town. Twice a year United Quality Cooperative invites producers, bankers and more to the long-standing producers meeting.
North Dakota priest says 'fear has overtaken' him since attack
TOWNER, N.D. — It will likely be a packed, emotional courtroom in McHenry County on Monday, Feb. 25, when a judge is expected to sentence a man charged with attacking a Catholic priest in Anamoose and leaving him for dead.
District Court – Mountrail County
Possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver (Class B felony) – Reuben Scott Hyder, 32, New Town, two years, first serve 180 days, credit for 131 days served and 10 days of good time, two years supervised probation, concurrent with sentence on other charge, obtain a chemical dependency evalu
Online sales tax collections exceed $5 million in North Dakota
Sales tax collections from online sales have exceeded $5 million as of Jan. 31, Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announced Thursday. The state has registered more than 2,500 sellers to collect North Dakota sales tax since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled states could require online retailers to coll
Armstrong finds North Dakota connections in hot topic federal initiatives
Freshman Congressman Kelly Armstrong, R-N.D., said he has spent his first few months in U.S. House of Representatives learning how to utilize his experiences from the North Dakota Legislature.
Leak causes brine spill at northwest North Dakota well site
WILLISTON, N.D. — A leak caused about 260 barrels, or 10,920 gallons, of brine to spill Wednesday, Feb. 20, at an oil and gas well in Williams County, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division.
Girls basketball: District 15 and 16 tournament results
On Feb. 8-10, the North Dakota District 15 girls basketball tournament took place at the Four Bears Event Center in New Town. In region qualifying competition, New Town defeated North-Shore Plaza, 80-36 and Mandaree beat White Shield, 62-21. In the championship round, it was the Trenton Tigers who c
ND legislature declares Bank of North Dakota Day
BISMARCK — To commemorate 100 years of its promotion of agriculture, commerce and industry in North Dakota, the North Dakota legislature has declared Monday, Feb. 25, as “Bank of North Dakota Day.” Signed into law in 1919, Bank of North Dakota (BND) is the longest-running, state-owned bank in the Un
North Dakota anglers get taste of Manitoba hospitality
It wouldn’t seem like anything could ruin a fishing trip worse than the theft of your pickup, your trailer, your 4-wheeler and all your fishing gear. But Wyatt Wahl, of Bismarck, and Tanner Ouellette, of Dickinson, found out that the goodness of the people in Selkirk, Manitoba, overshadowed the bad
Five cases of mumps in North Dakota re-ignite support for vaccinations
WILLISTON, N.D. - The North Dakota Department of Health has confirmed five cases of mumps statewide, three of them in Stark County and two in Williams County. Mumps is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that typically results in tenderness and swelling of the salivary glands in the cheeks
North Dakota residents share stories of tragedy in hopes of inspiring others to be safe
Accidents in life and in the workplace happen every day. Many are preventable. This week, the North Dakota Safety Council is hoping that by spreading stories of those who've been affected by tragedies, others will be saved from going through the same thing.
Marooned in Manitoba: Canadians reach out to revive North Dakota men's fishing trip
DICKINSON, N.D. — What started as a dream fishing expedition to the icy waters of Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, quickly turned into a nightmare for one Dickinson resident who found himself stranded abroad.
North Dakota hotel spa source of Legionnaire's disease
The North Dakota Department of Health and Fargo Cass Public Health are responding to reports of three individuals with Legionnaires’ disease associated with a hotel water park in Casselton.
Trenton Tigers headed to state; take Region 8 championship 51-49 over Parshall
On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Trenton Tigers girls basketball team squared off against the Parshall Braves in New Town with the Class B Region 8 championship on the line. As it turned out, Trenton was able to pull out a nail-biter, defeating Parshall 51-49. By virtue of winning the regional tournament,
Parshall knocks out DC girls, 60-33
The Divide County girls’ basketball team dropped a 60- 33 contest in the quarterfinal round of the Region 8 tournament on Monday to Parshall at the 4 Bears Event Center west of New Town to end its 2018-19 season with a record of 15-8.
Public meeting set on proposed Williams County wind farm
TIOGA, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota regulators have scheduled a public meeting in Tioga on a proposed $385 million wind farm in Williams County and an associated electric transmission line in Williams and Mountrail counties.
New Sheriff building community ties
Sheriff Gary Kuhn is busy trying to build a connection between all the communities in Dunn County and his department. That was one of his campaign promises in 2018. He’s starting off with something simple – lunch.