Week of April 17, 2024

  • Area Players Shine During Pepsi 2C All-Star Game

    Bill Vander Weele

    White rolled to a 123-88 victory in the boys' portion of the Pepsi District 2C All-Star basketball game in Lambert on Tuesday. White jumped out to a 16-5 advantage with the scoring of Bainville's Charles Butikofer and Froid/Lake's Mason Dethman leading the attack. The play of Dethman, who was selected the game's most valuable player, highlighted action throughout the half. Two dunks by Dethman led White to a 71-37 half-time command. A three-pointer by Savage's Sayer Erickson and a short jumper...

  • Fairview, Savage Teams Place at Baker Meet

    The Fairview and Savage track squads enjoyed strong performance at the Baker Invitational held on Saturday. Fairview placed third in the boys' team standings with 52 points and placed seventh in the girls' standings with 30 points. Savage's girls earned third with 65 points and scored nine points in the boys' division. Fairview's Jeffery Tjelde finished first in the 400 with a time of 52.77 seconds. Tyler Loan placed second in the 100 at 11.68 seconds and took fourth in the 200 at 24.0 seconds....

  • Reuters Signs With Montana State Track Program

    Bill Vander Weele

    Savage's Brooke Reuter has decided to take her running talents to Montana State University in Bozeman. Reuter, a five-time state champion sprinter in Class C, said the decision was fairly easy since her father, Brady, and her track coach/uncle, Jerren Erickson, are each big supporters of the Bobcats. "Since I was a little kid, that's where I wanted to be," Brooke said of attending MSU. Reuter has won the state championship in the 100-meter dash in each of her three prior seasons. The senior has...

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  • Figure Skating Club Performs In Watford City

    The Watford City Figure Skating Club performed its 25th annual ice show over the weekend. More than 70 skaters performed routines showing off their skills they've been working on this...

  • Fairview Scores During Track Action

    Fairview scored 37.5 points in the boys' division and 22 points in the girls' division during track action held in Watford City on Tuesday. Highlights for Fairview's boys included Deacon Gackle placing second in the discus with a mark of 142-2 and the 1600-meter relay team featuring Ryan Lustig, Troy Karst, Tyler Loan and Jeffery Tjelde taking third at 3:42.91. The boys' 400-meter relay team of Curt Rice, Lustig, Jaxon Vitt and Loan finished fourth in 47.31 seconds. In the 400-meter dash,...

  • Eagles Win Three Of Four Games

    Robyn Heck

    On April 8, the Sidney Eagle baseball team traveled to Stanley, ND, to defeat the Blue Jays 17 to 2, and the Ray Jays 15-4. The first game was against the Ray Jays. Ty Schepens drove in four runs on three hits to give the Eagles a lead. Schepens doubled in the second inning, scoring three runs and singled in the first scoring one. The Eagles won, thanks in part to eight runs scored in the second inning. Treyce Bower grounded out, Kayson Radke drew a walk, Cooper McNally drew a walk, and Blake...

  • Sidney Softball Team Wins Game In Lewistown

    Sidney’s softball team dropped an exciting 14-12 non-conference game against Glasgow on Tuesday. After Glasgow gained a 10-4 lead at the end of four innings, Sidney struck back with five runs in the bottom of the fifth. Singles by Kylin Siatta, Aiyana Kirn, Amiya Steinbeisser and Jayla Huft highlighted the inning. Glasgow moved ahead 12-9 with a pair of runs in the top of the sixth. Allison Thiel doubled to score Izzy Baisch in the bottom of the sixth to cut the margin to 12-10. After the Scotties added a pair of runs in the top of the...

  • Eagles Score At Billings Track Meet

    Sidney’s boys tallied 14.33 points and Sidney’s girls scored four points at the Billings Invitational on Saturday. Sidney’s Chace Waters took second place in the shot put at 50-6 and eighth at the discus with a mark of 133-9. Daniel Stevens cleared 13-6 for fourth place in the pole vault. Aren Larson cleared 5-10 to take fourth in the high jump. Kevin Hutzenbiler was 10th in the triple jump at 39-10. The boys’ 400-meter relay team consisting of Reece Graves, Larson, Xander Schlothauer and Joseph Yadon finished in eighth place at 45.40...

  • Williams County Approves Permit For Cerilon

    Cerilon announces Williams County’s approval of the company’s application for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP), an important next step in Cerilon GTL North Dakota’s development. “We’ve worked hard to meet the county’s high expectations for the project in its early phases of design and engineering,” said Ron Opperman, CEO, Cerilon GTL. “This approval is significant because it signals we have thoroughly demonstrated our plans to create substantial economic benefit while also carefully considering and mitigating the potential...

  • Dueling Pianos, Carnival Planned

    The Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos will entertain at the Rough Rider Center in Watford City as part of the facility’s spring carnival weekend. Dave Eichholz and Ted Manderfeld are Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos and they are coming for the first time to Watford City’s Rough Rider Center. “We’re so excited to welcome them to Watford City,” Josh Nollmeyer, recreation director, said on social media. “I know they will bring an awesome show.” For more than 21 years, Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos has traveled coast to coast in the USA, Canada,...

  • Bike Rodeo Planned May 11

    The Richland County Health Department Injury Prevention and DUI Task Force is sponsoring a Youth Bike Rodeo on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Event Center-west end, Richland County Fairgrounds. Children are invited to help tune up a bike, pick out a helmet and take both home. Bike donations for the event are being accepted now at the City Shop, 1101 3rd St. N.E., Sidney, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and April 29 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Fairgrounds’ Commercial Building. Please use the Fair Office...

  • Sunrise Clinic Plans Quilt, Pie Auction

    Robyn Heck

    The Sunrise Women’s Clinic quilt and pie auction will be held on Sunday, April 21, at the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, Sidney, at 211 E. Holly Rd. Join them for a Sunday dinner, followed by a quilt and pie auction to benefit the Sunrise Pregnancy Resource and Family Outreach Center. The free-will-offering dinner starts at 11:30 a.m. and the auction begins at 1 p.m. The dinner will be meatballs, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn and rolls. The quilt and pie auction will feature machine quilted quilts, homemade pies and smiley faced...

  • Area Events

    Events In Williston Thurs., April 18-Sat., April 20 7 p.m. nightly - 2024 Wild West Days - April 18: Badlands Professional Bullriders; April 19: PRCA Xtreme Bulls; Kids’ Night; April 20: PRCA Xtreme Bulls - Military Night. Tickets nightly: Adults: $25; Kids: $15; Friday Night Kids 12 & under free. Raymond Family Event Center, 1002 11th St W. Sat., April 20 5 p.m. - 5th Annual Leather & Lace Gala - Ladies formal dress, guys biker attire, music by XXL Entertainment, $100 per couple, $75 single ticket, 21+ only. Social hour 5 p.m.; dinner 6...

  • Kaden Lee Olsen, 23, Alexandria, Virginia

    Celebration of Life Services will be Monday April 22, 2024 at 2:00 P.M. at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Sidney, MT with Jim Kulow Jr. officiating. A luncheon will follow at the VFW in Sidney, MT for a time of fellowship. 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. Kaden Lee Olsen, 23, tragically passed away in a motorcycle accident on April 9, 2024 in...

  • Doris and George Swenson, Sidney, MT

    Celebration of Life Services will be Saturday, April 27, 2024, at 2:00 P.M at Peoples Congregational Church in Sidney, MT with Pastor Tim Tharp officiating. 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. Doris was the fourth child of Beulah and John Obergfell, arriving in Sidney, Montana on December 22, 1927, after her oldest brother, Gussie, took her and Beulah, via a horse...

  • Jazzmaine Smith, 22 Sidney, MT

    Funeral services for Jazzmaine Smith will be Tuesday April 16, 2024, at 10 a.m., at Ebenezer Congregational Church in Sidney with Pastor David Meehan officiating. Jazzmaine would like everyone to wear green in honor of her favorite color. A luncheon will follow the service for a time of fellowship and sharing. Visitation was Monday, April 15, 2024, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel, Sidney. A family receiving friends service was Monday April 15, 2024, at 5:30...

  • Nancy Lee Obergfell, 91, Sidney, MT

    Funeral Services are Saturday, April 20, 2024, at 11:00 am at the Peoples Congregational Church in Sidney, Montana with Pastor Richard Evans officiating. A luncheon will follow the services for a time of fellowship and sharing. Nancy will be laid to rest at the Newlon Cemetery in Sidney, Montana. Visitation is Friday, April 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....

  • Dwight Thiessen, 70 Sidney, MT

    Funeral services were held Saturday, April 13, 2024, at 11 a.m. at the Faith Alliance Church, Sidney, with Pastor Paul Turek officiating. Dwight was laid to rest in the Lambert Cemetery, Lambert. A luncheon followed services at the Fox Lake Center, Lambert, for a time of fellowship and sharing. Visitation was Friday, April 12, 2024, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel, Sidney. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Sidney, assisted the family. Remembrances,...

  • Arnold Niels Conradsen, 80, Savage, MT

    Funeral Services will be Wednesday April 24, 2024 at 10:00 A.M. at the First Lutheran Church in Savage, MT with Pastor Tim Tharp officiating. A luncheon will follow the service for a time of fellowship. Arnold will be laid to rest in the Riverview Cemetery in Savage, MT. Visitation will be Tuesday April 23, 2024 from 10:00 A.M until 5:00 P.M. at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Sidney, MT. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Sidney, MT is assisting the family. Remembrances, condolences, and pictures may be shared with the family at...

  • Constrast Enhanced Mammography Offered In Watford City

    Watford City-It is with great excitement that McKenzie Health's Radiology Department is now offering contrast enhanced mammography (CEM)! The ability to offer this service was made possible by the following generous contributors: Enerplus, Rural Community Grant Fund, Paul and Sandi Wisness, Ardis Peterson, and Tammy James. Providing this important service in Watford City will save patients a 200-mile drive one way to have the procedure performed. Same week appointments are available in Watford...

  • McKenzie County Emergency Management – Working For Safety

    Dianne Swanson

    McKenzie County Emergency Management is here for you in the event of an emergency or disaster. Emergency manager Karolin Jappe has been on the job for 10 years now working with other agencies in the county and its neighbors, responding to emergencies and disasters, but also training others to be prepared. If needed, Jappe can also call on her neighboring counties for help as well as the state DES for assistance if the disaster becomes quite large and she needs more resources than are available. So far, she has only had to call out resources...

  • Richland County Emergency Aims For Improvements

    Bill Vander Weele

    Brandon Roth, director of emergency management for Richland County, is dedicated to making the area as safe as possible for area citizens. That commitment includes improvements through new projects. “We’re on a constant rotation of projects,” Roth said. “We’re looking at something new every day.” He noted the drone project that was started a couple years ago has been very beneficial for public safety. The drones can be used for fire response, search and rescue efforts and fire...

  • Ancillary Services Critical To Patient Care

    Sidney Health Center provides a wide range of services that are critical to the diagnostics and well-being of its patients. The center provided the following information explaining those services and their role in ensuring the best possible outcome for patients. They also provided training and education requirements for those positions. Laboratory “We are the science behind the medicine,” shared Danielle Russell, Sidney Health Center Laboratory Director. The Laboratory provides a wide range of critical diagnostic services essential for...

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