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 By Stephanie Ler    News    December 12, 2018 

Sidney Graduate Serves on Navy Ceremonial Guard, Escorts Late President

Sidney High School graduate Kyle Wilson is currently serving on the Navy Ceremonial Guard. Wilson joined the United States Navy in 2017, after working several years for Uintah Engineering as a...

 

Christmas in Watford City

The kickoff for the holiday season in Watford City is the annual Parade of Lights, hosted by the Watford City Area Chamber of Commerce. The parade begins on at 6:30 p.m. CST, and will end on Main Street with a fireworks show. The Chamber is asking...

 

It's a Small Town Christmas in Sidney

The Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce continues its theme, "It's a Small Town Christmas" in Sidney with a full slate of Christmas events. Throughout November, remember to "Shop Sidney First" at Sidney a...

 

Food Safety Alert

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, Canada, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia...

 

Burrito Bros. Brings Food to Fuel Adventure to Watford City

According to owners Ryan Seigfried and Nick Ybarra, their new Watford City restaurant offers "food to fuel your adventures." The new restaurant offers an array of burritos, bowls, salads and nachos ma...

 

Pulse Crop Farming Proves Rewarding for Girard Area Family

Ryan Kopp and his father, Ron, have found success farming pulse crops on the family farm. Ron's parents grew up in the Girard area, and Ron returned in 1981 to farm with Bill Lewis. Ryan followed...

 

Savage Beet Farmer Grateful for Industry

Savage's Alex McPherson is grateful for his family's success in the beet farming industry. McPherson is a fourth generation beet farmer, delving into farming following his 2006 graduation from Savage...

 

Montana Author Uses Superhero Books to Teach Kindness, Creativity

Montana author Ryan Acra is amidst a book tour for his book series, Sugarbeet Falls, teaching kindness and creativity to students both across Montana and the nation. The Sugarbeet Falls book series...

 

Hagler Brothers Find Early Season Success

Savage brothers Chase and Tanner Hagler closed out their hunting season by landing a large buck each within the first four days of hunting season. The brothers began hunting at only age 15, when...

 

Real Estate Market Remains Strong in Sidney and Watford City

In both Sidney and Watford City, families are settling down and companies are settling in, making the real estate market strong in both areas. In Sidney, the housing market appears to be stabilizing...

 

Washington Student Thanks Eastern Montana for Help with Project

In January of this year, The Roundup printed a request from Josiah, a fifth grade student from Payallup, Washington, tasked with collecting information about Montana for a school project. The Roundup...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    August 29, 2018

73rd Alexander Old Settlers Day This Weekend

For lifelong Alexander residents Jim and Barb Jacobson, Old Settlers Day is a time to celebrate a year's worth of agriculture. The couple will be honored at the 73rd annual Old Settlers Day in...

 

Sidney Couple Finds Tranquility in Bow Hunting

For Sidney couple Cole Houchen and Melissa Ward, bow hunting is more than just a sport. After three years hunting together, the couple shares a passion for the tranquility of nature experienced...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    August 22, 2018

Jacobson Family to be Honored at 73rd Alexander Old Settlers Day

For lifelong Alexander residents Jim and Barb Jacobson, Old Settlers Day is a time to celebrate a year's worth of agriculture. The couple will be honored at the 73rd annual Old Settlers Day in...

 

Montana-Dakota Beet Growers Association Happy with Court Ruling on Intake Project

Kjeld Jonsson, a Savage area beet farmer and current president of the Montana-Dakota Beet Growers Association, is glad to forge forward following the July court ruling in favor of local farmers....

 

Hard Work Pays Off for 2017 Grand Champion Steer Winner

Savage's Tyler Lien had never shown a 4-H steer, but swept up two big wins at the 2017 Richland County Fair & Rodeo. The twelve-year 4-H veteran had years of experience showing pigs in the ring,...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    Sports    July 25, 2018

Local Teen Takes 2nd in National Taekwondo

Sidney's Caleb Baxter recently took second place at the 2018 USA Taekwondo National Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah. The 14-year old, up-coming freshman is currently a blue belt, and faced...

 

Eli Young Band and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to Headline Richland County Fair

The Richland County Fair and Rodeo concert-goers will spend Saturday, August 4th moving and grooving to music by the Eli Young Band, featuring special guest the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Fair &...

 

Kenny Metcalf As Elton, Free Performance At The Richland County Fair & Rodeo, August 1

You may have to look twice to make sure Elton John himself really isn't at the Richland County Fair & Rodeo this year. Kenny Metcalf as Elton & The Early Years Band will be performing a free...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    Energy    July 11, 2018

Bakken Conference & Expo to Feature Local Economic Development Updates

Bakken region operators, suppliers, consultants, local officials and many others will convene in Watford City for the three-day Bakken Conference & Expo, beginning on July 16. Among the many...

 

MonDak Parks Receive Updates; Seek Support

It is for many reasons that officials in both Sidney, Montana, and Watford City, North Dakota, have embarked on significant upgrades to city parks. In Sidney, improving accessibility and ease of maint...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    June 6, 2018

Updated Addresses May Bring More Retailers to Watford City

Want more retailers in Watford City? One step towards that is simple, according to Daniel Stenberg, McKenzie County Economic Development Coordinator. McKenzie County Economic Development recently reviewed the results of a customer analytics study...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    May 2, 2018

Lucky Buckle to Close After 10 Years in Business

After 10 years of offering quality, name-brand clothing to Richland County, the Lucky Buckle is set to close by early summer. Lucky Buckle owner Marci Sondeno started the business a decade ago,...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 25, 2018

LifeLight Festival Coming to Watford City, April 28

The Rough Rider Center in Watford City will be lit up and busy all day Saturday, April 28, when the LifeLight Festival takes place. The LifeLight Festival will feature extreme sports riders,...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 25, 2018

Montana Reports Cases of Illness Linked to Romaine Lettuce

State and local public health agencies are investigating several reports of E. coli O157 illnesses likely linked to chopped romaine lettuce sourced from the winter growing areas in Yuma, Arizona....

 

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