North Dakota Department of Health Takes Action to Prioritize Faster Results on COVID-19 Tests

Gov. Doug Burgum and the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) today announced changes to the state’s contact tracing process to more quickly notify individuals who test positive for COVID-19. North Dakota added 400 contact tracers and case...

(Updated October 26, 2020) Richland County COVID-19 Case Update

The Richland County Health Department is announcing 5 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in a Richland County resident, and the release of 8 individuals from isolation. The total case count is at...

Second Annual Day of Service Held Sept. 12, Glendive

Despite COVID-19 restrictions and while following state and local guidelines, congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout eastern Montana volunteered their time on...

Burgum Announces Changes To County Risk Levels, Recommended Gathering Sizes To Slow COVID-19

Bismarck - With active COVID-19 cases continuing to rise in North Dakota, Gov. Doug Burgum has announced updates to the ND Smart Restart guidelines to help reverse the trend and reduce the spread of coronavirus in communities.  “We can better...

Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-31

Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention awareness campaign that millions of people celebrate. Red Ribbon Week started after the death of Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, who in...

Trail Of Treats Watford City Canceled

We will always have our community’s health and well-being at the heart of our decisions, and as Governor Burgum has now moved McKenzie County’s COVID-19 status to Code Orange “high risk” level, we have made the hard decision to cancel this...

Watford City Rough Rider Center To Offer A Fun Filled Day Oct. 24

On Saturday, Oct. 24, the Rough Rider Center will be hosting its 3rd Annual Fall Festival. The event will start at 11 a.m. with a vendor show, concessions, fall photo ops, carnival games, wagon...

One Distraction Can Steal Your Reaction

Basically, "distracted driving" is a catch-all phrase for anything that diverts a driver's attention from safely operating the motor vehicle. Such distractions can include anything from eating and...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor • I am writing in response to a recent letter from Susan Peterson from Glendive. Ms. Peterson had attended a community session on Human Trafficking. She criticized Senator Steve Hinebauch for not being in attendance. • Unlike his...

Sports Schedules

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LYREC Book, Game & Food Drive in Oct.

In the spirit of Co-op Month Lower Yellowstone Rural Electric Cooperative (LYREC) will be holding a book, game, and food drive throughout the month of October. Unfortunately, the seniors and children have felt the impact of social isolation with...

Free Webinar for Business – Contracting Your Goods and Services with the State of Montana

Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 9-10:30 a.m., Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center will be offering a free webinar on how to contract goods and services with the State of Montana. Each year the State of Montana has numerous contracts available...

Powderpuff Game Nov. 8 Sidney

The annual Powderpuff game is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 8, 3:30 p.m. at Swanson Field. This event is a fundraiser for the Sidney High School Close Up group. The $5 admission fee will assist the club on their trip to Washington D.C. in April....

The Roundup 17th Annual Harvest Festival Sugar Days Oct. 21-30

Agriculture is the backbone of the MonDak region and it’s time to celebrate this year’s harvest with The Roundup’s 17th annual Harvest Festival Oct. 21-30. Make It With Sugar Whip up your tastiest creations Friday, Oct. 23 and bring them to...

Flu Vaccination Clinic Being Offered In McKenzie Co.

Upper Missouri District Health is hosting several community vaccination clinics for $25 or billed through insurance with a copy of your insurance card. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Watford City Civic Center Walk In Clinic School district...

Trail of Treats Week Oct. 26-31 Sidney

We all know the holidays are going to look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean Sidney area kids should have to miss out on making memories. Trail of Treats has been extended to last a whole week instead of just one night....

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