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 By Dianne Swanson    News    May 3, 2017

Cartwright Tunnel Will Disappear Without Your Help

The only railroad tunnel in North Dakota will disappear forever unless funds are raised immediately to repair it. The Cartwright Tunnel, located four miles east of Fairview, MT, is collapsing. This...

 

Preliminary Injunction Dissolved

In a crucial victory for the farmers and communities along the Yellowstone River, the preliminary injunction halting the construction of the concrete weir and fish bypass at Intake has been dissolved...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    April 26, 2017

Preliminary Injunction Dissolved

In a crucial victory for the farmers and communities along the Yellowstone River, the preliminary injunction halting the construction of the concrete weir and fish bypass at Intake has been dissolved by U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris. Citing...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    April 26, 2017

Books on Broadway

Books on Broadway, downtown Williston, was started in 1993 by Robin Wilder at a time when independent booksellers were going out of business. She and Chuck met as undergraduates at NDSU and were frien...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    Sports    April 5, 2017

Montana State Golden Gloves Championship in Fairview This Saturday

The Fairview Boxing Club will host the Montana State Golden Gloves Championship this Saturday, April 8 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Fairview High School gym. Tickets are $10 with children aged 8 and...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    March 29, 2017

Boys and Girls Club of Richland County a Very Busy Place

With 150 kids registered and 90 receiving nurturing care every day after school, the Boys and Girls Club of Richland County is a very busy place. The annual event this Saturday will help ensure the continuation of this vital service to area youth....

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    March 29, 2017

Intake Diversion Dam Hearing Set For April 5

The hearing to dissolve the injunction stopping the fish bypass and diversion dam at Intake has been set for Wednesday, April 5 in Great Falls. Richland Economic Development is coordinating buses and food for those wishing to attend the hearing....

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    March 29, 2017

Celebrate "Derby Style" With the Boys and Girls Club of Richland County

The Boys and Girls Club of Richland County is “Off to the Races”! They invite everyone to celebrate Derby Style at their annual fundraising event Saturday, April 1 at the Richland County Event Center. Post time is 6 p.m. Tickets are only $50 per...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    March 22, 2017

Celebrate "Derby Style" With the Boys and Girls Club of Richland County

The Boys and Girls Club of Richland County is "Off to the Races"! They invite everyone to celebrate Derby Style at their annual fundraising event Saturday, April 1 at the Richland County Event...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    March 22, 2017

Intake Diversion Dam Hearing Set For April 5

The hearing to dissolve the injunction stopping the fish bypass and diversion dam at Intake has been set for Wednesday, April 5 in Great Falls. Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project manager James Brower urges the community to show its support at the...

 

MacGrady Home Has Room to Grow

With sweeping views of the Yellowstone Valley and room for their family to grow, Curtis and Heidy MacGrady are creating a haven for themselves and their sons Ryker, 3, and Xander, 7 months, in their...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    March 15, 2017

Strong Presence at Hearing Vital to Irrigation Project

Although the date has not yet been confirmed, the judge in Great Falls who is deciding the fate of the fish bypass and diversion dam at Intake, has set a date of March 22 for a hearing on the motion...

 

Sidney Sugars Hires New Agriculturalist

James Johnson is the newest member of the team of agriculturalists at Sidney Sugars. Growing up on a farm at Oberon ND, he has been involved in farming his whole life, and worked for sugar beet growers during college learning the industry from the...

 

Assistant US Attorney General Files to Dissolve Construction Injunction

In 2015, a federal court judge in Great Falls issued an injunction against the construction of the fish bypass and concrete weir on the Yellowstone River at Intake. At risk is water for 58,000 acres of irrigated cropland, the economic vitality of...

 

Planter Test Stand Days Feb. 22 & 23

Planting to stand is the key to producing a sugar beet crop that does not need thinning but allows for a maximum number of beets per acre. "The seed going in the ground is the foundation for the...

 

Harold and Dirk Schlothauer, Sugar Valley Growers

Dave Schlothauer, of German Russian descent, left his home In Colorado at the age of 13 and made his way with a buddy to Fairview, MT, starting the farming operation that continues today. He worked...

 

VS Inc. Makes Farming Work with Trust & Co-operation

The Steinbeisser family of Sidney, encompassing three generations, makes their huge farming and ranching operation work using mutual trust and co-operation. Brothers Jim, Don Jr., Craig, and their...

 

Sidney Sugars Hires New Agriculturalist

James Johnson is the newest member of the team of agriculturalists at Sidney Sugars. Growing up on a farm at Oberon ND, he has been involved in farming his whole life, and worked for sugar beet...

 

Sidney Sugars Campaign

On Feb 9th, Sidney Sugars was on Day 129 of a campaign expected to last 173 days, ending about March 25th, depending on the amount of shrinkage in the piles. Dave Garland, Sidney Sugars general...

 

Assistant US Attorney General Files to Dissolve Construction Injunction

In 2015, a federal court judge in Great Falls issued an injunction against the construction of the fish bypass and concrete weir on the Yellowstone River at Intake. At risk is water for 58,000 acres o...

 

Communities In Action Holds Workshop

Communities In Action (CIA) held a workshop on January 30 and 31st in Sidney to discuss the community building process including members' engagement to make sustainable change across sectors and...

 

SNAG Golf Hits Sidney Elementary Students

The Top 10 reasons kids should become junior golfers according to Chace Breitmoser on The First Tee are: Wellness for life; Spend time with family; Learn etiquette; Prepare for business; Appreciate...

 

Stockman Bank Confirms Dedication to the MonDak

Stockman Bank has reconfirmed its strong commitment to the MonDak area with the completion of a stately, three story brick and glass building on Holly Street in Sidney. Bank president Garth Kallevig...

 

2016 A Challenging Year For Beet Growers

It has been an interesting and challenging year for Sidney Sugars, Inc. and area beet growers. Most recently, a breach in Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project's main canal south of Sidney stopped...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    May 4, 2016

Season Is Off To A Good Start For Growers, Sidney Sugars

Sidney Sugars agricultural manager Duane Peters is very pleased with how the sugar beet season is starting out. “We’re having a good spring right now, which hopefully will lead to a very good harvest.” In the first year of a three-year...

 

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