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Articles from the February 15, 2017 edition

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Community Hygge at the McKenzie County Pioneer Museum

The McKenzie County Pioneer Museum held a Community Hygge (pronounced "hoo-gah") on February 10th in Watford City. The Hygge, in honor of the Scandinavian lifestyle of comfort and relaxation, allowed...

 

Community Arts Forum Feb. 23 in Watford City

Watford City's Long X Arts Foundation will be hosting a Community Arts Forum on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 6:30 PM at Door 204 on Main Street Watford City. The event is being organized by the...

 

Hard Spring Wheat Show

The 64th Annual Hard Spring Wheat Show was held last week at the Grand Williston Hotel. Above Ron Sylte (right) assists public speaker and magician Bill Sorenson during the awards luncheon on Feb....

 

Getting Ready for an Adventure of a Lifetime

Lauryn Barnhart, a Sidney High School junior, and 12th year Girl Scout Ambassador with the Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming is set for an adventure of a lifetime! July 2017, Barnhart will be...

 

Heckey Nominated to the AFP Board of Directors

Gina Heckey, Executive Director of the Foundation for Community Care in Sidney, has been nominated to the 2017 Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Board of Directors for the Montana...

 
 By Beth Redlin    News    February 15, 2017

ARS BrownBagger Features Antarctica Talk

Part travelogue and part research talk, the latest presentation in the 2017 BrownBagger Series at the USDA Agricultural Research Service's Sidney lab will take participants to "the bottom of the...

 

Lorraine Fehrs, 79 Fairview, MT

Memorial service for Lorraine Fehrs, 79, of Fairview, MT will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, February 15 at Fulkerson-Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Sidney, MT with Father Hilary Tran presiding. Pictures, condolences and remembrances can be shared with...

 

Child Find/Preschool Screening in Sidney

Sidney Public Schools will be conducting their annual child find/preschool screening clinic for children ages 0-6, excluding kindergarten students at Central School, 200 3rd Ave. SE. The dates and times are as follows, 2:30-7:30 p.m., Monday,...

 

Boys & Girls Club Feeds Hungry Kids

The Boys & Girls Club of Richland County piloted a back pack food program at the end of the 2015-2016 school year that identified students K-5th grade that may need food assistance over the weeken...

 

Sidney Tendo Tae Kwon Do Advancements

Four members of the Sidney Tendo Tae Kwon Do School tested for advancement, three for black belt, and one for 2nd degree in Tae Kwon Do. Corey Christensen, Trevor Green and Travis Green tested for...

 

Smith Named RTC Exceptional Employee

Jake Smith, Fiber Splicer, is the recipient of the RTC Exceptional Employee Award for the fourth quarter of 2016. Jake started working at RTC in June of 2015 as a Fiber Splicer in Watford City. His duties include preparing and fusion splicing fiber...

 

Celebrate American Heart Month with a Heart Healthy Serving of Beef

February is American Heart Month, and the Richland County Nutrition Coalition would like to remind you of the importance your diet, and specifically beef in your diet, can be to preserving the health...

 

Share Those Stories

All of us have stories to tell; the actions and antics we committed in our lives, both good and bad, naughty and nice, that help explain who we are and define us as human beings. Too often these stories remain untold and a person takes a life full...

 

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshop Offered

If you are an adult who is a caregiver for a parent, spouse or other older adult, you are encouraged to attend the “Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshop” offered on Tuesdays, starting February...

 

84th Annual Lutefish and Meatball Dinner

The First Pella Lutheran Church will be having their annual Lutefisk and Meatball dinner, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until out of food, Saturday February 25 at the Fellowship Hall in Williston, ND. The people in charge of arrangements this year are David...

 

Local Schools Participate in County MATHCOUNTS Competition

Junior High students from East Fairview, Alexander, Johnson Corners Christian Academy and Watford City competed in MATHCOUNTS, the annual nationwide math program for junior high school students on...

 

Sidney Wrestlers Place at State Tourney

The Sidney High School wrestling team competed at the state tournament in Billings last weekend. Pictured left is Jace Winter going for a takedown in the semi final round against Sawyor Degen of...

 

5th Annual ND Reclamation Conference Feb. 20-21

Darryl R. Nelson, cofounder of NELSON Environmental Remediation Ltd. in Edmonton, Alberta , Canada is the keynote speaker at the fifth annual North Dakota Reclamation Conference set for Feb. 20-21 at the Astoria Hotel and Convention Center in...

 

Sidney Basketball

Alec Lovegren drives to the hoop to help the Eagles with a 52-37 victory over the Laurel Locomotives. (Photo by Kathy Johnson.)...

 

Sidney Sugars Salutes All Area Sugar Beet Growers

Sidney Sugars is fortunate to work with a fantastic group of growers, combining everyone's expertise to produce a high quality crop of sugar beets and then turn those beets into America's favorite...

 

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...

 

Savage Growers Balance Full Time Business And Sugar Beet Growing

Craig McPherson is an entrepreneur, business owner and farmer. Patriarch to the McPherson family with six children and seven grandchildren, Craig owns and operates the farm that has been operated by his family for four generations. Throughout those...

 

Cayko Joins GMO Advocacy Group

Kathryn Cayko has been spreading the word about genetically modified organisms (GMO) to people around the community. Cayko is the Montana Biotech Spokeswoman for the Montana Dakota Sugar Beet...

 

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