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Articles from the August 2, 2017 edition

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 By Emily Reynolds    News    August 2, 2017

Summer Extravaganza on Aug. 5 at Rough Rider Center

The Rough Rider Center in Watford City, N.D. invites everyone from eastern Montana and western North Dakota to a fun-filled day at the Summer Extravaganza on Aug. 5. The festivities include a beer garden, knocker ball, bounce houses, basketball and...

 

4-H Impacting the Lives of Future Agriculturalists

Andrina Turnquist Andrina Turnquist grew up on a farm outside of Alexander and that is where her love of agriculture began. From working at the NDSU Williston Research Extension as a summer worker,...

 
 By Jordan Hall    News    August 2, 2017

Bands 7eventh Time Down and Cloverton Coming To Watford City

Two musical acts are coming to Watford City on August 10, and everyone in the community is invited. Providing the entertainment at the Watford City High School Theater will be the bands, 7eventh Time...

 

The MonDak Heritage Center announces Orchard Fire for Music at the MonDak

The MonDak Heritage Center welcomes Nashville-based band Orchard Fire for a country music performance for Music at the MonDak on Wednesday, August 23 at 6:00 p.m. at the MonDak Heritage Center, 120...

 

Track Recognition Party

(Photos by Kathy Johnson)...

 

Wayne A. Cayko, 48 Seattle, WA formerly of Billings, MT

Wayne A. Cayko’s life will be celebrated in Fairview on his birthday at 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 8 at Zion Lutheran Church in Fairview with Pastor Roberta Pierce officiating. Inurnment of his cremains will be in the Fairview Cemetery. Fairview, ND...

 

Mildred Martin, 92 Fairview, MT

Funeral services for Mildred Martin, 92, of Fairview, MT were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 29 at First Presbyterian Church in Fairview, MT with Pastor Bob Meehan officiating. Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery under the direction of...

 

Jacob McDonald, 95 Sidney, MT

Graveside services for Jacob McDonald, 95, of Sidney, MT are at 2 p.m., Saturday, August 5 under the direction of Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home. A wake service for Jacob will be held at Jacob’s home from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, July 5...

 

Unique Cuke

Bob Buxbaum of Fairview, MT found this unusual looking cucumber when picking vegetables from his garden Sunday morning....

 

Harvest For Seniors Project

The Harvest for Seniors project connects local farmers and gardeners to area seniors through a project that addresses senior nutritional needs. This will be the fifth year that the project will be distributing fresh fruits and vegetables to area seni...

 

Parenting Class for Divorcing Parents Offered in Watford City

Parents Forever, a research based educational parenting program, will be held from 1 pm to 4 pm on Monday, August 7 at the NDSU Extension Office/McKenzie County, 205 6th Street NW, in Watford City....

 

Light The Park Is Set To Raise Funds For Local Cancer Care Services

Sidney Health Center Cancer Care and the Foundation for Community Care are coordinating the second annual Light the Park event, set to take place Thursday, August 10 at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Sidney. Light the Park raises money to honor cancer...

 

McKenzie County 4-Her Participates in State Judging Contest

McKenzie County 4-H Consumer Choices judger Magnus Trembath placed 25th at the State 4-H Consumer Choices Junior Division contest held on July 25th at the ND State Fair in Minot. Magnus is the son of...

 

Evenson Graduates Basic Training

U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman Mark A. Evenson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week...

 

Richland Rascals Yard/Garden of the Week Award Recipients

The Richland Rascals completed one of their community service projects, Yard/Garden of the week. The goal was to choose one winner each week during the months of June and July to a family that they...

 

2017 ND Chokecherry Festival in Williston Aug. 11-12

The Williston Convention & Visitors Bureau along with the North Dakota Chokecherry Festival Committee is excited to bring this family friendly event back to Harmon Park for its 11th annual year this August 11-12. The festival celebrates the chokecher...

 

Sidney Tiger Sharks 2017 Eastern Division Meet Results

The Divisional Swim Meet was held in Sidney, Saturday, July 29 and Sunday July 30. The Sidney Tiger Sharks had 3 high point winners: Corben Holler, Morgan Kindopp, and Hadley Garsjo. Morgan Kindopp set a pool record on her 25 free. The Sidney Tiger...

 

By Decoding Genome Of Ancient Wheat, MSU Scientist, Global Team Create 'Time Tunnel' To Days Before Agriculture

A global team of researchers including Hikmet Budak, Montana State University's Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Chair, in the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, has decoded for the...

 

A Tradition of Excellence: 36 Years of Research and Growth at the Swank Farm

Traditions always have a special reason for their being, but the Swank Variety Plot Tour has several. On the sprawling Swank Farm north of Poplar, local farmers and leaders in the field of...

 

Researcher Studies the Bumps and Bruises of Scabby Seed

Gone, but not forgotten, is the blight of the fungal pathogen Fusarium graminearum which happened last year.  In the wake of this rainy-day loving fungus, many questions cropped up which Plant...

 

Keep Stored Grain Cool, Dry During Summer

Stored grain needs to be cool and dry during summer storage, a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain-drying expert says. “Cold or cool grain has been safely stored through the summer for many years,” notes Ken Hellevang, an...

 

Richland Co. Livestock Producers May Be Eligible for 2017 Drought Disaster Assistance

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Tammy Lake in Richland County today announced that ranchers and livestock producers may be eligible for assistance from the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP)...

 

Cowboy Poetry at the Confluence

Enjoy an afternoon of cowboy poetry Sunday, August 20th from 11a.m. to 5p.m. CDT at the Missouri Yellowstone Confluence Center. Poets/musicians include D.W. Groethe, Linda and Terry Schwartz, Jarl Kavalie, Bill Lowman and Mark Kerr. Performers will...

 

MSU Cooperative Federal Grant Looks To Sustainable Barley, Diverse Beer Flavors

Jenny Lavey, for the MSU News Service A regional, interdisciplinary team led by Montana State University, Colorado State University and a group of northwest barley growers, maltsters and brewers has...

 

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