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 By Stephanie Ler    News    December 6, 2017

"Take Part in Our Park" Projects Moving Forward With 24 Benches to Go

It was a trio of special summer events that inspired Sidney City Park Superintendent Stephanie Ridl to start the "Take Part in Our Park" program, aimed at making both functional and aesthetic updates...

 

Enjoy Sidney's Small Town Christmas

If Christmas to you means a warm sense of community, photos with Santa, and a parade of lights, Sidney is the place for you! The city will be the host of many traditional and annual events, meals and...

 

Watford City Christmas Events Kick Off with "Christmas in America" Parade

Watford City offers an array of exciting Christmas events this season. Christmas begins early the day after Thanksgiving with the Parade of Lights, continues through December with events for kids,...

 

Local Groups Ready for Parade of Trees

The Parade of Trees fundraiser has been a staple event of the Christmas Stroll in Sidney for years. The event is a partnership between the Boys & Girls Club of Richland County and the MonDak...

 

Make it With Sugar Contest Returns October 27th at IGA

Friday, October 27th, Sidney Sugars employees will once again convene to taste-test sweet submissions to the annual Make it With Sugar Contest. In conjunction with the Harvest Days week-long...

 

North Dakota Family Continues Sharecropping

The Damm family has been farming sugar beets just over the border into North Dakota for more than half a century, but unlike most other farmers, the Damms do not own nor rent the land they farm. The...

 

Savage Family Wraps Up 2017 Grain Harvest

Dryland farmers Kelly and Suzie Bergstedt live on the century-old Bergstedt family homestead, a short jaunt down the lane road from Kelly's parents, Cliff and Linda. The farm "started as probably...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    October 18, 2017

Celebrate the Rough Rider Center's First Anniversary October 21

One year has passed since Watford City's Rough Rider Center opened its doors, and to celebrate the anniversary, an evening of laughing, shouting and singing is planned for Saturday, October 21st....

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    October 11, 2017

Sherlock Holmes Fall Production, October 13-15

The Sidney High School Drama Club fall production of Sherlock Holmes will begin on Friday, October 13th at 7PM. The family-friendly adaptation of Sir Arthur Canan Doyle's classic novel follows famed...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    October 4, 2017

Sidney Pastor Publishes Fifth Book

Sidney Pastor Jordan Hall has published his fifth book, titled "The Benedict Arnold Option Why Christians Must Not Retreat From the Culture Wars". The new paperback, published by Crown and Cross...

 

McKenzie County Heritage Day Postponed to Sept. 23

McKenzie County is grateful for the incoming rain last weekend, but the inclement weather has postponed the Annual Heritage Day celebration scheduled for September 16. The event will now take place on Saturday, September 23. The times and events...

 

Fun Fall Family Festivities, Locally!

Whether it's the leaves changing colors, sweatshirt weather, or pumpkin spice everything, the fall season offers something for everyone. Family-friendly activities abound in the MonDak region,...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    August 30, 2017

Alexander Old Settler's Day This Saturday

Bill and Donna Lewis are looking forward to visiting with friends and dancing at the 72nd Alexander Old Settler’s Day Celebration. The Lewis’ were chosen as the honorees for this year’s celebration. Bill and Donna live on Donna’s family...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    August 23, 2017

Lewis Family To Be Honored At 72nd Alexander Old Settler's Day

Bill and Donna Lewis are looking forward to visiting with friends and dancing at the 72nd Alexander Old Settler's Day Celebration. The Lewis' were chosen as the honorees for this year's celebration....

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    August 9, 2017

Savage's Emily Reynolds Attends Journalism Conference in Washington, DC

Savage High School senior Emily Reynolds has laid the footwork for a career in journalism at the 2017 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Reynolds was nominated for...

 

Tickets to Richland County Fair Concert Going Quickly

On August 5th, long-time country music star Trace Adkins and newcomer Lauren Alaina will take to the stage. Trace Adkins broke in to country music with his debut album “Dreamin’ Out Loud” in 1995, and since then has had a career peppered with...

 

Catch A Sugar Beet Update At EARC/MSU Field Day July 19

Duane Peters, Agricultural Manager for Sidney Sugars, will speak to attendees at the 2017 EARC/MSU Extension Field Day on Wednesday, July 19. Peters calls his update "short and sweet", but plans on...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    July 5, 2017

McKenzie County Fair This Weekend

This year's McKenzie County Fair has many opportunities for you to "find your happy", the 2017 fair theme. The fair begins on Thursday, July 6th, and runs through Saturday, July 8th, at the McKenzie...

 

Tickets to Richland County Fair Concert Going Quickly

The Richland County Fair and Rodeo is still a few weeks away, but concert tickets are going quickly, and for good reason. On August 5th, long-time country music star Trace Adkins and newcomer Lauren A...

 

"Find Your Happy" At the McKenzie County Fair

This year’s McKenzie County Fair has many opportunities for you to “find your happy”, the 2017 fair theme. The fair begins on Thursday, July 6th, and runs through Saturday, July 8th, at the McKenzie County Fairgrounds, in Watford City. The...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    June 28, 2017

MonDak Region Celebrates July 4th

If the 4th of July means parades, concerts, barebeques and fireworks, the MonDak region has all of those bases covered this year! From Lambert to Bainville, from Arnegard to Medora, this 4th of July...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    June 28, 2017

"Find Your Happy" At the McKenzie County Fair

This year's McKenzie County Fair has many opportunities for you to "find your happy", the 2017 fair theme. The fair begins on Thursday, July 6th, and runs through Saturday, July 8th, at the McKenzie...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    June 21, 2017

Watford City's Homefest Kicks Off Friday

Watford City’s annual Homefest offers a jam-packed weekend of events in downtown Watford City that will appeal to all ages. Homefest, a “welcome home” for returning natives and a “welcome” to new residents, will kick off on Friday, June...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    June 21, 2017

Sunrise Festival to Feature Unique Art Classes

This year’s Sunrise Festival of the Arts will feature three unique art classes available to the public. From 11:30 to 12:30, learn to make colorful fused glass wind chimes with Jessica Newman, Education Coordinator at the MonDak Heritage Center....

 

Watford City Resident Turns Passion Into A Career

Watford City's Nick Ybarra has managed to turn his passion for mountain biking into a career as a race director and the director of a local non-profit. Ybarra, a Bismarck native, moved to Watford...

 

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