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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...

 

1st Annual Sports And Recreation Show February 13 & 14 In Sidney

Get a taste of summer at the 1st Annual Sports and Recreation Show in Sidney. The show will have everything you need to make this summer great. Anchored by MonDak Sports, displayers include Coates RV, Amunruds RV Inc., Rugby Homes and RV Center,...

 

1st Annual Sports And Recreation Show February 13 & 14 In Sidney

Get a taste of summer at the 1st Annual Sports and Recreation Show in Sidney. The show will have everything you need to make this summer great. Anchored by MonDak Sports, displayers include Coates RV, Amunruds RV Inc., Rugby Homes and RV Center,...

 

Norby Inc. Joins 20/20 Club

Norby Inc. was honored to join Sidney Sugar's exclusive 20/20 Club during the annual Top 10 luncheon held last Wednesday. Rocky Norby started farming with his dad Richard in 1974 and enjoyed that...

 

Norby Inc. Joins 20/20 Club

Norby Inc. was honored to join Sidney Sugar’s exclusive 20/20 Club during the annual Top 10 luncheon held last Wednesday. Rocky Norby started farming with his dad Richard in 1974 and enjoyed that partnership until 1997. Rocky’s wife Lori joined t...

 

Light Up The Season In Fairview!

Kick off the Christmas season in Fairview Saturday, November 14. The popular Holiday Bazaar takes place from 10 am to 3 pm in the old gym and the cafeteria. You’ll be sure to find the perfect gift, or a treat for yourself, with over 40 tables of...

 

Light Up The Season In Fairview!

Kick off the Christmas season in Fairview Saturday, November 14. The popular Holiday Bazaar takes place from 10 am to 3 pm in the old gym and the cafeteria. You’ll be sure to find the perfect gift, or a treat for yourself, with over 40 tables of...

 

Local Ranchers Look for Opportunities in the Aleutians

It's a rancher's dream. Over a million acres of land. Fresh water in abundance. Thousands of cattle belly deep in rich, lush grass. No predators, no disease. Except.... The ranch is in the Aleutians,...

 

Cooks On Main To Host Le Creuset Event September 12

Cooks On Main, downtown Williston, has been chosen as one of only 12 stores in the country to host a 90th anniversary celebration for Le Creuset, the superior cast iron cookware. Owner Angela Skogen...

 

Declarations Filed In Support of LYIP

While the court case dealing with the request for an injunction against the fish bypass and concrete weir at Intake is not over yet, Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project manager James Brower no longer feels like it is an uphill battle. Strong...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    August 12, 2015

Lone Tree Gun Show Coming in Sidney Aug. 14 - 16

The Lone Tree Gun Show will celebrate its 25th year August 14-16 at the Richland County Fair Event Center in Sidney. Hours for the show are 5-8 pm Friday; 9am – 6pm Saturday and 10am – 3pm...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    August 5, 2015

Declarations Needed for LYIP

Despite over a decade of study of over 150 alternatives multiple times, millions of dollars spent by the Army Corps of Engineers, the Bureau of Reclamation and other entities and a determination of the best possible solution to ensure the survival...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    August 5, 2015

Lone Tree Gun Show Coming Aug. 14 - 16

The Lone Tree Gun Show will celebrate its 25th year August 14-16 at the Richland County Fair Event Center in Sidney. Hours for the show are 5-8 pm Friday; 9am – 6pm Saturday and 10am – 3pm Sunday. Admission is only $5 per day with children 12...

 

Lone Tree Gun Show Coming August 14 - 16

The Lone Tree Gun Show will celebrate its 25th year August 14-16 at the Richland County Fair Event Center in Sidney. Hours for the show are 5-8 pm Friday; 9am – 6pm Saturday and 10am – 3pm...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    July 22, 2015

Taphouse Bar & Grill Opens in Sidney

The Taphouse Bar & Grill in Sidney is welcoming customers into a fun, friendly, casino free atmosphere where patrons can enjoy great food and a huge variety of beers. The Taphouse Bar & Grill...

 

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