Week of July 10, 2024

  • Yellow Tag Paddlefish Season Ends Short Of Harvest Target

    Montana FWP

    MILES CITY – The 2024 paddlefish season for the yellow tag area of the Yellowstone and lower Missouri rivers ended June 30, short of the harvest cap of 1,000 fish. The overall harvest estimate was 782 paddlefish, and female paddlefish represented 43% of the total harvest. Harvest estimates for the past two seasons were 776 in 2023 and 769 fish in 2022, continuing the trend toward a more dispersed fishery since open river passage began with the new Intake Bypass Channel near Glendive. It was also an average year for tag sales, with a total...

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  • Watchable Wildlife Photo Contest

    North Dakota Game and Fish

    Photographers interested in sending photos for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s Watchable Wildlife Photo Contest must follow guidelines for submitting their work. Photographers should go to the Game and Fish Department’s website at gf.nd.gov/wildlife/watchable-photo-contest. Then it is a matter of providing some pertinent information about the photo and uploading it. Doing so helps both with ease of submitting photos for the photographer and managing those images for department staff. The contest is open and the deadline for...

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  • Hovde To Compete In National High School Finals Rodeo July 14-20

    Tana Hovde

    Wacey Hovde, an incoming junior at Sidney High School, punched his ticket to compete at the 2024 National High School Finals Rodeo, Rock Springs, WY, July 14-20. The NHSFR is the world's largest rodeo with approximately 1500 contestants from the United States, Canada, Australia, Mexico and New Zealand. This prestigious event serves as a platform for high school athletes to showcase their skills, compete for national titles and over $375,000 in scholarship money while forging lifelong...

  • Florida Wrestling Results

    Florida National Duels Wrestling Tournament Results Fort Lauderdale, FL Record: 7 wins, 5 losses; 5th in the Silver Pool, 13th Overall 1 Sidney, 63-Social Circle, GA, 18 2. Sidney, 48-Celtics High School, Naples, FL, 29 3. Sidney, 37-Ankes High School, PA, 31 4. Sidney, 21-Fonky Monkeys, FL, 54 5. Sidney, 24-Madison High School, OH, 48 6. Sidney, 35-Dayton, OH, 40 7 Sidney, 69-Straw Hats 11 8. Sidney, 30-Fuzzy Bees, IL, 48 9. Sidney, 50-MonRovia, IN, 25 10. Sidney, 36-Oak Harbor, OH, 44 11....

  • Pulse Crops, Wheat Stem Sawfly, Grasshopper Management & More Featured At Joint ARS-MSU Dryland Field Tour, Sidney July 17

    Beth Redlin

    Research looking at pulse crop diseases, new durum varieties, native pollinators and new options for wheat stem sawfly and grasshopper management are just a few of the research topics to be presented at the 2024 joint ARS-MSU Dryland Field Day, Sidney, Wednesday morning, July 17, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The tour is presented by Montana State University’s Eastern Ag Research Center (EARC) and the USDA Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) Northern Plains Agricultural Research Lab (NPARL) and features speakers from both Sidney research...

  • Area Events

    Events in Sidney & Fairview, Mountain Time. Wed., July 10 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Kathleen Frank High Country West Exhibit - through Aug. 3. - “Capturing the Past” Exhibition Leah Olson - through Aug. 31. - “Celebrating the Essence: Exhibition Morgan Wagner - through Aug. 31. MonDak Heritage Center, 120 3rd Ave. SE. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat., 1-4 p.m. For more info call 406-433-3500, or visit https://mondakheritagecenter.org/. Thur., July 11 11:30 a.m. - Richland Red Hatters Lunch Meeting - Gullivers. To RSVP call Paula, 406-489-2843...

  • Rau School Board Meeting Monday, July 15 at 5pm at the Rau School Library

    BOARD MEETING: Monday – July 15, 2024 – 5:00 PM – Rau School Library I. Call to Order II. Pledge of Allegiance III. Consent Agenda a. Disposition of Minutes b. Claims & Payroll Warrants c. Staff Leave d. Voided Checks e. Stockman Bank of MT – Bank Statement IV. Guest (s) V. Personnel VI. Correspondence VII. Public Comment VIII. Supervising Teacher Report IX. Richland County Superintendent of Schools Report a. 2024-2025 PIR Schedule b. MTSBA Policies – 2000; 2410F – Graduate Profile X. Financials / Budget a. June Financials b. End...

  • James David Elmore, 50, Sidney, MT

    Funeral services will be Thursday July 11, 2024, at 2 p.m. at the Richland County Fairgrounds Event Center with Pastor Greg Ledgerwood officiating. Refreshments and desserts will be served following the service. Visitation will be Wednesday July 10, 2024, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel, Sidney, MT. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you volunteer, help someone in need and visit your parents and grandparents. Make the world a better place through...

  • 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. Tom spent his early years in Fairview growing up with his two brothers, Dale and Jerry (Dewey). The three brothers were always doing things together like fishing, hiking, swimming, waterskiing; also playing pool, bowling, football, basketball and baseball. He attended Fairview High...

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

    Dean “ Marlow” Iversen, 87 peacefully passed away on Sunday July 7, 2024 at the Sidney Health Center in Sidney, MT with family by his side. Funeral Services will be Tuesday July 16, 2024 at 10:00 am at the First Lutheran Church in Savage, MT with Pastor Tim Tharp officiating. Lunch will follow immediately after the service. Marlow will be laid to rest at the Sidney Cemetery in Sidney, MT. Visitation will be Monday July 15, 2024 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Sidney, MT. Fulkerson Stevenson...

  • Marolyn Deniece Kannmacher Fasig, 87, Sidney, MT

    Marolyn D. Fasig, 87, Sidney, MT, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2024, at the Eastern Montana Veterans Home, Glendive, MT. Funeral services for Marolyn are at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 13, 2024, at the Faith Alliance Church, Sidney, MT, with Pastor Paul Turek officiating. Interment will be in the Sidney Cemetery, Sidney, MT. Visitation will be Friday, July 12, 2024, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour before services at the church. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Sidney, MT, is...

  • Teddy "Ted" Sullivan, 92, Fairview, MT

    Graveside services for Teddy "Ted" will be on Thursday, July 11, 2024, at 11 a.m. at the Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, ND with Pastor John Baseley officiating. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Sidney, MT, is assisting the family. Remembrances, condolences, and pictures may be shared with the family at www.fulkersons.com. Teddy Thomas Sullivan was born Sept. 2, 1931, in Fairview, MT, to Thomas and Frances (Kanarr) Sullivan. He married June Ione Ketterling on April 10, 1952, in Sidney, MT. Ted...

  • Lorraine A. Baye, 92, Watford City, ND

    Lorraine Baye, 92, peacefully passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2024 at the McKenzie County Healthcare Hospital, Watford City, ND, with family by her side. Celebration of Life Services are Tuesday, July 16, 2024, at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, Watford City, ND, with Ricky Lawlar officiating. A luncheon will follow for a time of fellowship and sharing. Lorraine will be laid to rest at the Schafer Cemetery, Watford City, ND, at a later date. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Watford City, ND, is assisting the family. Remembrances,...

  • Good Cents Store & The Lodge Team Up To Make A Difference

    Toni Zieske

    In a heartwarming initiative, The Good Cents Store has partnered with The Lodge assisted living facility to bring a "rags to riches" project to life, proving that you are never too old to give back to the community. This initiative highlights the benefits of volunteering and repurposing materials that would otherwise go to waste in the landfill. Recently, The Good Cents Store began cutting up cotton t-shirts that were not in good enough condition for resale. These repurposed t-shirts are...

  • Oral Health Important To Seniors

    Jodi Berry

    There are a lot of things we can let slide as we get older but one thing that becomes more important than ever is our oral health. Every time we eat or drink, bacteria and small food particles are left behind on the surface of our teeth and gumline; eventually forming plaque. When plaque builds up for too long without being addressed it can lead to gum disease, tooth decay and a host of other problems. Seniors can be especially susceptible to this because of decreased dexterity while brushing and flossing. This makes it more important than...

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