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Articles from the February 1, 2017 edition

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'Unite A City' Events in Watford City Feb. 10-11

There will be two entertaining events for the whole community of Watford City and beyond. The first night is an all-night adventure that will take place on Friday, February 10th at the Rough Rider...

 

Watford City Mayoral Special Election Feb. 21

It’s time for a special Mayoral Election in Watford City: Tuesday, February 21st. Brent Sanford was selected to be Governor Doug Burgum’s running mate as Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota and has resigning as Mayor of Watford City. Therefore tw...

 
 By Wendy Becker    News    February 1, 2017

Progressive Agriculture Safety Day at Lambert School

According to the National Children's Center for Rural and Agriculture Health and Safety, about every 3 days a child dies in an ag-related accident. Every day 38 children are injured in an ag related a...

 
 By Beth Redlin    News    February 1, 2017

Importance of private lands to conservation focus of ARS BrownBagger talk

More than two-thirds of the land area in the United States is privately owned, with 914 million acres in farms or ranches. These working lands include much of the country’s remaining open space and habitat, making them vitally important to the...

 

Mae I. Rehbein, 92, Sidney, MT

Mass of the Christian burial for Mae I. Rehbein, 92, of Sidney is at 10 a.m., Saturday, February 4 at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Sidney with Father Hilary Tran as presider. Wake services are at 6 p.m., Friday, February 3 at...

 

Montana Department of Transportation Proposes Construction of Multi-Use Path and Sidewalk in Sidney

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to design and build Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant multi-use path and sidewalk along approximately 0.37 miles of the north...

 

The MonDak Heritage Center Announces the 2017 Youth Art Show

The MonDak Heritage Center announces the 2017 Youth Art Show. The exhibition runs from Wednesday, February 1 through Saturday, February 25 at the MonDak Heritage Center, 120 3rd Ave SE, Sidney featuring artwork from 7th-12th grade students from area...

 

Watford City Swim Meet Feb. 3

This Friday, February 3rd, the Watford City Swim Team will be having an in house meet at the Rough Rider Center, 2209 Wolves Den Parkway, Watford City. Everyone is welcome to come and observe or...

 

Jones & Steinbeisser Sign at DSU

Sidney's Trace Jones and Jared Steinbeisser have signed on to be dual athletes at Dickinson State University. They will play football and compete in track for the Blue Hawks. Congratulations boys!...

 

Senator Tester Holds Listening Session in Sidney

Senator Jon Tester held a listening session with health care professionals from the region in Sidney last Friday, one of fifteen in the state so far, to hear their concerns about the existing...

 

McWalter New President at Merchants Bank

Neil McWalter is the new president of Merchants Bank in Fairview. He has been with Merchants Bank since September, starting in Rugby, ND and transferring to Fairview in mid-December. Originally from...

 

Sidney Gymnastics

Coaches Pat and Jan McWilliams cautioned their gymnasts last week that they weren't going to the January 21, 2017 "Dare to Dream Spearfish Invite" gymnastics competition in South Dakota to...

 

Welcome to the Hard Spring Wheat Show from President Brian Kaae

Hello and Welcome to the 64th Hard Spring Wheat Show, I don't need to tell anyone that farming is a dynamic business. Keeping up with innovations, the markets, and ways to handle production...

 

National Hard Spring Wheat Show Speakers

Importance of Soil Sampling Thursday, February 9 at 2:40 pm Chris Augustin, NDSU Area Soil Health Specialist Chris grew up on his family farm in northeastern North Dakota near the town of Crystal....

 

Motivational Speaker, Entertainer, Humorist, Storyteller, Philospher Chad Prather to Entertain at 2017 MonDak Ag Days

Richland County Ag Days is excited to welcome Chad Prather as entertainment for the banquet on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Prather’s website, watchchad.com, provided the following information. Chad Prather is a student of living life to the fullest....

 

Barley & Beer at Hard Spring Wheat Show Feb. 8

Meadowlark Brewing founder Travis Peterson will speak with Dr. Rich Horsley from NDSU at the 64th National Hard Spring Wheat Show at 4:45 pm on Feb. 8 at the Grand Williston Hotel in Williston. Peters...

 

The Glendive Agri-Trade Expo is Scheduled for Feb. 10th & 11th 2017

Mark the second weekend in February (February 10 & 11th) on your calendars for the Glendive Agri-Trade Expo (GATE) as we celebrate the 39th year of this exceptional agricultural tradeshow at the Eastern Plains Event Center (EPEC) in Glendive. Every y...

 

USDA Expands Grasslands Conservation Program to Small-Scale Livestock Producers Helping Dairy, Beef and Other Producers Protect Working Grasslands in 43 States

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini today announced that USDA will accept over 300,000 acres in 43 states that were offered by producers during the recent ranking period for the Conservation...

 

Potential for Ice Jams and Related Flooding Greatest in February and March

Damaging floods caused by ice jams are a fact of life along many Montana rivers and streams. With warmer conditions expected this week, the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) would like to remind residents that the heavy...

 

Farm Succession Planning Requires Good Communication

Farm succession planning is complex and requires careful thought, according to Roger McEowen, Washburn University School of Law. He addressed workshop attendees at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2017 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show in...

 

Fairview's FFA Chapter Gains New Advisor

Fairview's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter has started off the new year with a new advisor, Vanessa Pooch. On Monday, January 23, Fairview's FFA members attended a competition in Medicine...

 

A Steak in Ag

R-CALF USA may be defined as a non-profit producer organization, but our work benefits anyone who eats meat and lives in an economy that includes agriculture. We’re more than a producer organization; we’re your organization! Recently USDA’s...

 

Eastern Montana Sheep Symposium Feb. 13

If you are like me, when the term livestock producers in Richland County is mentioned, your thoughts almost immediately turn to our ranchers who are working with cattle every day. And while our cattle ranchers certainly make up a large portion of the...

 

MSU Extension Offers Free Farm Management Workshops

Montana State University Extension economists George Haynes, Kate Fuller and Eric Belasco will offer free farm management workshops in four Montana communities in February and March. The two-and-a-half day workshops will cover: risk management,...

 

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