Week of July 17, 2024

  • Sports Schedules

    Spring Sports...

  • Williston Basin Speedway Dakota Classic Modified Tour Results

    Williston Basin Speedway Dakota Classic Modified Tour, IMCA Stock Cars Racing Results, July 9 IMCA Modifieds A Feature 1 1st Place: Kyle Strickler, Mooresville, NC, 8 2nd Place: Kollin Hibdon, Fargo, ND, 48K 3rd Place: Ethan Braaksma, Newton, IA, 111 4th Place: Brady Bjella, Williston, ND, 99 5th Place: Cody Laney, Torrance, CA, 5L 6th Place: Tim Ward, Harcourt, IA, 4TW 7th Place: Troy Cordes, Dunkerton, IA, 71C 8th Place: Eddie Belec, Arvada, CO, 3B 9th Place: Jerry Flippo, Bakersfield, CA, 13...

  • "How Do We Get Rid Of This Stupid Thing?"

    Although some in the crowd stayed silent, the majority of the near-capacity crowd were at least skeptical and at times hostile during the Public Scoping meeting for the Fairview 1 Solar project held Thursday, July 11 at the Senior Citizen Center, Fairview. The Fairview 1 is a 74.5 MW solar project complimented by a 25MW 4-Hour battery storage initiative. It is strategically situated for interconnection at the MDU/WAPA Fairview West 115kV substation, offering the flexibility for regional...

  • Sidney Health Center June 2024 Newborns

    Logan Blair Wilson was born June 2, 2024 to Eric ad Tess Wilson, Sidney, MT. Maternal grandparents are Bob and Janae Finnicum, Sidney. MT. Paternal grandparents are Jon and Nora Wilson, Sidney, MT. She weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. Weston Joe Gibbs was born June 17, 2024 to William and Krysta Gibbs, Plentywood, MT. Maternal grandparents Scott and Patti Gibbs, Plentywood, MT. Paternal grandparents are Richard Boggess and Joy Powers, Seeley Lake, MT. Brother: Remington. He weighed 6 lbs. 12.2 oz. Hannah Marie Lucas was born June 17, 2024 to Geoff and...

  • Area Events

    Events in Williston & Tioga, Central Time Thurs., July 18 2-7 p.m. - Bakken Rocks Cookfest, Tioga - Free food, live music, great fun. Learn more about the oil & gas industry from industry experts, meet employees of companies working in the area & get some great BBQ. Information Session: Tioga Community Center, 410 6th St. NE; BBQ, Live Music & Kids Activities: Tioga City Park, 310 4th St. NE. Thurs., July 18, 25; Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 5-9 p.m. - Summer Nights On Main - Come to downtown Williston to experience incredible live music, amazing...

  • SHS Class Of 1994 To Celebrate Class Reunion Aug. 2-3

    The Sidney High School Class of 1994 will be holding a class reunion event Friday, Aug. 2 at the Sidney Country Club. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a social hour, followed by a dinner at 6 p.m. and live music from 7-10 p.m. Dinner options are prime rib or grilled chicken. Please RSVP by Facebook to Sarah LaFountain-Faiman, Kim Lange-Bright, Karmen Lange-Schmierer, Jody Wells or Kristi Stouf-Barnett with what you and your date plan to eat. Saturday, Aug. 3, a tour of Sidney Senior High School is scheduled from noon-2 p.m. followed by a...

  • Florence Linder, 93, Sidney, MT

    Funeral Services are Saturday, July 20, 2024, at 10:00 am at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney, Montana with Pastor John Baseley officiating. Interment is in the Sidney Cemetery in Sidney, Montana. Visitation is Friday, July 19, 2024, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Sidney, Montana. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Sidney, MT is assisting the family. Remembrances, condolences, and pictures may be shared with the family at www.fulkersons.com. Florence...

  • Haans Jorgen Halvorson, 38, Sidney, Montana

    Haans' Funeral Services are Monday, July 22, 2024, at 10:00 am at Sidney Lutheran Brethren Church in Sidney, Montana with Pastor Ben Miller officiating. A luncheon will follow the service for a time of fellowship and sharing. Haans will be laid to rest in the Sidney Cemetery, Sidney, Montana. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 21, 2024, from 12:00 to 5:00 pm at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Sidney, Montana and an hour prior to services at the church. Fulkerson Stevenson...

  • Dean "Marlow" Iversen, 87, Sidney, MT

    Dean “ Marlow” Iversen, 87, peacefully passed away on Sunday July 7, 2024 at the Sidney Health Center, Sidney, MT, with family by his side. Funeral services were Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 10 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church, Savage, MT, with Pastor Tim Tharp officiating. Lunch will follow immediately after the service. Marlow will be laid to rest at the Sidney Cemetery, Sidney, MT. Visitation was Monday July 15, 2024 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel, Sidney, MT. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Sidney, MT,...

  • Gaar M. Thomas, III (Tom), 75, St. George, UT (formerly of Fairview, MT)

    \Gaar M. Thomas, III (Tom), 75, St. George, UT, (formerly of Fairview, MT) passed away Nov. 18, 2023. He was born in Williston, ND, on March 10, 1948 to Jeannette (Terry) R. Thomas (Taylor) and Gaar M. Thomas, Jr. A graveside service and remembrance will be held at the Richland Memorial Park, south of Sidney, MT, at 10 a.m. on July 19,...

  • Robert Earl Walker Jr., 59 Rawson, ND

    Robert E Walker Jr., 59 passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at the McKenzie Co Healthcare Hospital, Watford City, ND, with family by his side. No services are planned at this time. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Watford City, ND, is assisting the family. Remembrances, condolences, and pictures may be shared with the family at...

  • Ken Babcock Featured On 2024 Old Timers' Festival Button

    Dianne Swanson

    To hundreds of Fairview alumni, he will always be "Mr." Babcock. To the community, he has been a staunch supporter of everything Fairview. He is being recognized for that dedication by the Fairview Old Timers' Reunion and Summer Festival committee by being chosen as this year's button honoree. Babcock was recruited to teach 5th grade by then Fairview Superintendent Joe Kojancek, while still doing his student teaching at Valley City College. "There was a huge shortage of teachers in 1963,"...

  • Fairview Is THE PLACE TO BE July 18-21

    Dianne Swanson

    The Fairview Old Timers' Reunion and Summer Festival Committee has an entire weekend full of activities for everyone planned for July 18-21. It's a weekend of class and family reunions and so much more with the theme of "Old Times, New Celebrations". Events take place at Sharbono Park unless specified elsewhere. Please bring your lawn chairs. Buttons featuring this year's honoree, Ken Babcock, are available now at Fairview merchants while Festival T-shirts are on sale at Neu's SuperValu and...

  • Summertime Area Events

  • A Closer Look At The Snowberry

    Andy Kuester

    It's hot! Summer is "getting on" and we've seen some of our favorite plants arrive, perform, and finish their display of blooms in our landscape. The season of Late July through September is often considered by many the "dog days" of summer. We often think that many of our opportunities for performance in our landscape have passed us by. Nothing could be further from the truth! In a series of articles, we'll share with you some of our favorite shrubs for "late summer" interest. While a likely...

  • Look Out For Harmful Algal Blooms When Recreating This Summer

    HELENA—When recreating on Montana’s waterbodies, be on the lookout for harmful algal blooms (HABs) that can occur on Montana’s lakes and reservoirs. HABs can release toxins that can impact human and animal health. Report suspected HABs at HAB.mt.gov to help alert others and prevent illness. How to identify a HAB: A coloration or scum in the water that can look like spilled paint, pea soup, or grass clippings. Often blue, green or red in color. HABs can occur when certain water conditions (nutrient levels, sunlight and temperature) cause...

  • This July Celebrate "Where You Belong" With Watford City Parks & Recreation

    Watford City, ND - This July, join Watford City Parks & Recreation for Park & Recreation Month, as we celebrate how Watford City is a stronger, more vibrant community because of parks and recreation. Watford City Parks & Recreation is celebrating Park and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), by inviting our community to share their experiences and tell us how Parks and Recreation has positively impacted their life. Krystal Picklesimer, Watford City Parks & Recreation recreation manager,...

  • Williston Research Center Weeds Day Set For July 22

    Mackenzie Hill

    The 2024 Weed Control and Crop Safety event ”(Weeds Day” will open at the Williston Research Extension Center, 14120 HWY 2, Williston, Monday July 22, starting at 8:30 a.m. Attendees will be greeted with donuts and coffee, followed by an update on weed control from Dr. Brian Jenks at 9 a.m. From 9:30-11 a.m., participants will have the opportunity for a self-guided tour of the weed trials. The event will conclude with a provided lunch at 11:30 a.m. 2024 is shaping up to be an exciting year for crop safety and weed control. Researchers are...

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