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Articles from the March 4, 2020 edition

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 By Anna Dragseth    News    March 4, 2020

McKenzie County School District Strives To Provide Career Opportunities To Students Through CTE Programs

Watford City High School hosted a Career and Technical Education (CTE) eeting Monday, Feb. 24. They celebrated successes of their current CTE program and discussed possible future programs. At the...

 
 By Paul Tedrow    News    March 4, 2020

MDU & Commissioners Gather in Sidney:

Last Tuesday, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. representatives and municipal officials met at the Richland County Event Center to present their Integrated Resource Plan involving the tentative closure of...

 
 By Sanjay Talwani    News    March 4, 2020

Department Of Revenue Warns Of Tax Scams

The Montana Department of Revenue warns all residents to be aware of numerous scams and frauds related to their tax information and potential refunds. “Most Montanans are honest and trust others to be honest too, but unfortunately criminals around...

 

Daniel Rootes, 69 Miles City, MT formerly of Sidney, MT

Funeral services for Daniel Rootes, 69, Miles City, MT formerly of Sidney, MT were held Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 at 11 a.m., at Pella Lutheran Church, Sidney, MT with Pastor Audrey Rydbom officiating. A viewing was held one hour prior to the funeral...

 

Mary Jo Packineau, 83 "Twin Buffalo Calves" Bismarck/Mandaree, ND

Funeral services for Mary Jo Packineau, 83, Bismarck/Mandaree, ND were at 10 a.m., CST, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 at Living Water Family Worship Church (Black Bear Building), Mandaree, ND with Pastor Woodrow Elmore officiating. Senior pallbearer was...

 

Red Cross Blood Drive Sidney March 17

A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, March 17, 12-6 p.m. at St. Matthew's Parish Center, 310 7th St SE, Sidney, MT. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. To make an appointment, call the American Red Cross at...

 

Dining With Diabetes Classes Starting Soon Sidney March 10

Join MSU/Richland County Extension for a class on how to make tasty foods that won’t knock you off track! Each class will offer different food demonstrations and samplings as you learn about Type II and Pre-Diabetes, carbohydrate, fats, sodium,...

 

Intercropping And Cover Cropping Strategies Focus Of ARS BrownBagger

As weeds, disease and pest insects take a bigger bite out of farmer profits, many are looking for new ways to maintain or increase crop production, while reducing input costs for managing those pests. Among the more novel approaches to address pest...

 

Brodie Gorder Memorial Tournament Held in Sidney

This year the Brodie Gorder Memorial Tournament was held Feb. 28 - 29 at the Sidney High School. The Sidney Wrestling Club has been building an amazing memorial tournament here in eastern Montana....

 

Fairview Athletes Sign to DSU

Fairview seniors Cody Asbeck (left) & Alex Schriver signed commitments to attend Dickinson State University on Feb. 25 in the Fairview High School gym. Asbeck plans to play football &...

 

Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC Meeting Set for March 12

Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC, will be hosting an informational meeting at Teddy’s Residential Suites, Watford City. At 3 pm on Thursday, March 12, Farmers and ranchers are encouraged to attend the meeting to learn more about Purina animal...

 
 By Lesley Thiessen    News    March 4, 2020

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

Each month, Montana WIC provides healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and a community of support from both experts and peers to more than 16,000 moms and children. Nationwide, WIC serves more than 7 million people. In Richland...

 

Deming Named Montana's Distinguished Finalists for 2020

Rebecca Deming, 17, Fairview, a member of Richland County 4-H and a senior at Fairview High School, started the project "Lettuce Eat", through which she prepared and served free summer meals twice a...

 

USDA Opens Signup March 23 For Added Causes Of Loss Under WHIP+ & Announces Disaster Assistance For Sugar Beet Producers

Washington, D.C., Feb. 28 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced additional disaster assistance available to agricultural producers, including producers impacted by drought and excess moisture as well as sugar beet growers. Through...

 
 By Tom Halvorson    Opinion    March 4, 2020

Public Comment To MDU And PSC: Talking To Plugged Ears

Large numbers of Richland County people have given public comment about closure of MDU’s Lewis and Clark Station at Sidney. We did this four times to MDU and three times to the Public Service Commission. Richland County Commissioners have filed...

 

New Feasibility Study On Historic Grain Elevator Reuse Now Underway

Livingston, MT – The Montana Preservation Alliance has received a sizable grant from the 1772 Foundation based in Providence, RI, to complete a study of possible business models for the Teslow Grain Elevator. After a windstorm caused severe damage...

 

District 2C All-Tournament Team

On the request of tournament coaches, the Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture compiled an All-Tournament team from the District 2C basketball tournaments determined by a vote of coaches....

 
 By Carol Kieson    News    March 4, 2020

2020 McKenzie County Spelling Bee Results

McKenzie County conducted it annual spelling bee under the direction of Carol Kieson, McKenzie County Supt. of Schools. The competition was held Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Alexander Public School, hosted...

 

Producing Hemp Discussion by Dr. Chengci Chen at MonDak Ag Days

On Thursday, March 12 at 9 a.m., Dr. Chengci Chen, cropping systems agronomist and superintendent at the Sidney Eastern Agricultural Research Center, will be informing MonDak Ag Days attendees on...

 

2020 National Hard Spring Wheat Show

The 2020 National Hard Spring Wheat Show was held Feb. 13 at the Williston ARC. The conference included seminars on weather, wheat production, soil health, weed control and the popular 5th grade...

 

Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC Meeting Set for March 12

Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC, will be hosting an informational meeting at Teddy’s Residential Suites, Watford City. Starting at 3 pm on Thursday, March 12, Farmers and ranchers are encouraged to attend the meeting to learn more about Purina animal...

 

The Early Morning Red Angus Ranch Will be Marketing Bulls & Heifers March 11

The Early Morning Red Angus Ranch will be marketing 35 yearling Red Angus bulls and 30 replacement Red Angus heifer calves Wednesday, March 11 at 1 p.m. at the Sitting Bull Auction, Williston. The Early Morning Red Angus Ranch is located 12 miles...

 

Ron Hanson To Discuss Farming and Ranching Succession At MonDak Ag Days

Starting at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 13 at the Richland County Event Center, Ron Hanson, agribusiness professor emeritus, University of Nebraska, will be speaking about "Farming and Ranching...

 

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