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Articles from the February 17, 2021 edition

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 By Jody Wells    Sports    February 17, 2021

Sidney Female Wrestlers to Attend First All Girls State Tournament

Sidney will have two wrestlers taking part in a historic tournament this weekend. The first ever all girls high school Montana state wrestling tournament will take place Feb. 19-20 at Lockwood High...

 

Gov. Gianforte Issues New Directives, Executive Order Rescinding Mask Mandate

Helena - Governor Greg Gianforte has issued two new directives and an executive order. The first directive rescinds and replaces all prior directives implementing Executive Order 2-2021, which the governor issued on Jan. 13, 2021. Consistent with the...

 
 By Jess Lyons    News    February 17, 2021

Health Officials Urge Residents to Remain Vigilant With Lifting of Restrictions

Governor Gianforte signed bill SB65 on Wednesday Feb. 10. This law limits when businesses, health care providers and other organizations can be sued for potential COVID-19. There is also an allowance for those groups to claim a defense if they took...

 

Resistant, Persistent Weeds Focus Ag Research Summit Webinar Feb. 25

Whether herbicide resistant or just aggressive spreaders, weeds are a constant plague in both crops and pastures, which is why management options are a key research subject for university and federal scientists. For Dr. Brian Jenks, North Dakota...

 

James "Jim" Tveter, 77, Watford City, ND

Memorial services for James “Jim” Tveter, 77, Watford City, ND are at 11 a.m. CDT, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at First Lutheran Church, Watford City, ND with Reverend Paul Balaban officiating. Inurnment of cremains with Military Honors will be in...

 

Arlene M. Johnson, 78, Watford City, ND

Funeral services for Arlene M. Johnson, 78, Watford City, ND were at 11 a.m. CDT, Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at First Lutheran Church, Watford City, ND with Reverend Paul Balaban officiating. Interment will be in Schafer Cemetery, Watford City, ND under...

 

Michael (Mike) Myers, 74, Sidney, MT

A Celebration of Life for Michael (Mike) Myers, 74, Sidney, MT will be held 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at VFW, Sidney, MT. Memories will be shared and feel free to bring any photos/mementos you would like to include in this celebration. A light...

 

Keith Eugene Willard, 80, Belle Fourche, SD formerly of Dupree, SD

Keith Eugene Willard passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. Keith was born on Jan. 13, 1941 in Huron, SD as the last sibling in a family of two sisters...

 

Sidney/Fairview Wrestlers Take on Miles City in Fairview

Custer Co. (Miles City) vs. Sidney/Fairview, Feb. 12, Fairview 103: Gordon Knapp (S/F) won by decision over Caleb Smith (CCMC) 7-2 113: Owen Lonski (S/F) won by fall over Isaac Beardsley (CCMC) 4:00...

 

Wacky Neighborhood

Our neighbor lady has quite a few talents. She has imagination, a sense of humor and artistic talent to boot. She excels at creating posters, cards and other graphic materials. Three years ago, she produced a collage as a memento of the first year...

 

NDSU Extension Offers Virtual Financial Education Classes

Are you and your family facing financial hardships due to COVID-19 and decreased oil activity in the area? Your Money, Your Goals workshops give you the tools and information you need to help set and...

 

Design Your Succession Plan Workshop Offered In Watford City

Have you thought about what your family farm or ranch business will look like when you retire or after you are gone? More than 80% of farm and ranch families hope to pass the family farm or ranch on...

 

Child Find/Preschool Screening Program

The purpose of the Child Find/Preschool-screening Program is to identify those children who may need educational, medical or other types of assistance for problems or handicaps that may not have been detected. School special services personnel will...

 

WIC Is The Nation's Most Successful Public Health Nutrition Program

WIC is a crucial public health program in response to the COVID-19 crisis. As many more families find themselves in economic uncertainty it is imperative that all eligible persons have access to WIC. It is also important that there is no stigma for...

 

City Of Williston Mask Order Ends

Williston - Effective immediately, the citywide Mask Order introduced on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 by Williston Mayor Howard Klug and approved by the City Commission is now expired. Until further notice, masks are still required for entering City...

 

DPHHS To Receive More Vaccine Doses

On Feb. 9, the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) was notified the state would receive 16,425 first doses and 13,525 second doses for those completing the vaccine series. This allocation will be distributed to local jurisdictions...

 

Tax Season Opens: Montana Offers MT QuickFile Option

The Montana Department of Revenue has begun accepting 2020 individual state income tax returns, and Montanans with simple taxes can file their state returns online, quickly, and for free.  MT QuickFile is now available for Montanans who:...

 

Guest Opinion: Legislative Report

Greetings from Helena! In Fish and Game committee we confirmed the Governor’s appointment for Director of FWP, Hank Worsech. A couple words that were used by the proponents to describe Mr. Worsech were “integrity” and “fair”. We also...

 

Guest Opinion: Rep. Brandon Ler Legislative Update Weeks 5 & 6

Hello from Helena! The House of Representatives continues to be busy hearing and voting on important legislature. I appreciate all of the input I’ve received from Richland County residents on each of these important proposals. We recently heard HB...

 

Eastern Montana Business Webinars Held Twice a Month

The Job Service offices in Glendive, Miles City, Sidney and Wolf Point have put together a series of free educational sessions for employers – Eastern Montana Business Webinars. They take place via ZOOM the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at...

 

Gymagic Kim Lupo Gymnastics Meet, Minot, Feb. 6-7

Badlands Gymnastics Club had a great competition at Minot, capturing second place team in every division they had a full squad. Level 3 Team: Badlands “Fearsome Four-some” rookie Level 3 gymnasts came up yet another notch in relation to the...

 

Discover Your Family's History at RootsTech Connect

Are you interested in tracing your roots, but don’t know where to start or how to find information about your grandparents and their ancestors? Join the world’s largest family celebration for free Feb. 25-27 to unlock your family’s history and...

 

Livestock Reports Due March 1

Montanans have just a few more weeks to report the number of each type of livestock they own in order to pay the per capita fees set yearly by the Montana Board of Livestock. Livestock reports are due March 1. Owners can report online at...

 

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