Articles from the June 13, 2012 edition


Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 38

  • McKenzie Building Center’s New Ownership Expands Business and Looks To Grow Through Acquisitions

    Jun 13, 2012

    McKenzie Building Center of Watford City, an established building materials supplier since its predecessor started in 1934, has a new aggressive ownership group, an investment firm, that is interested in expanding the business internally and through additional acquisitions throughout North Dakota. “Watford City is the epicenter of the Bakken Oil Region and with multiple major residential and commercial developments planned for the community, we are thrilled with the opportunity to participate i...

  • Counterfeit Bills Appear in Sidney

    Jun 13, 2012

    On May 25, the Sidney Chamber of Commerce provided information that a local business received a $50 counterfeit bill. They recently received information from a local bank that a $100 US bill was turned in for deposit from the same local business that was confirmed to have a counterfeit bill. The counterfeit is a little smaller than a regular bill and has no security strip. The color is the same as an authentic bill, but it has no texture. If tested with a counterfeit pen, it shows black instead of the usual yellow. The chamber advises businesse...

  • LYREA Annual Meeting

    Jun 13, 2012

    Lower Yellowstone REA held its 74th Annual Meeting June 6 at the Richland County Fair Event Center. Reelected to the board were Marvin Kilen and Colin Gartner....

  • History Alive! Features James A. Fisk At Fort Buford State Historic Site

    Jun 13, 2012

    Wagon Train Captain James A. Fisk will appear at Fort Buford State Historic Site near Williston on June 16 and 17, 2012. Performances will be at 1 and 4 p.m. (CT). Portrayed by Arch Ellwein as part of the popular History Alive! program, James A. Fisk will discuss his life as a wagon train captain in the 1860s. The free History Alive! performances are part of the summer programs sponsored by the state’s history agency, the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Captain James A. Fisk, was commissioned a Union Army officer, but led no c...

  • Hamburgers In The Park To Benefit Relay For Life

    Jun 13, 2012

    Two Fairview Relay for Life teams, the Sharpshooters and the Love Birds, have joined forces this year to host the popular annual summertime event Hamburgers in the Park. Hamburgers in the Park will run every Friday night at Sharbono Park, Fairview, starting on June 15 and culminating on July 20, in conjunction with the Old Timers’ Festival. People can purchase hamburgers or hotdogs, with chips and a drink between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. (MDT). All proceeds will go to the MonDak Relay for Life, which in turn gives the money to the American Cancer S...

  • Open Range In Concert At MHC

    Jun 13, 2012

    The MonDak Heritage Center invites the public to our FREE music series “Music at the MonDak,” Saturday night, June 16th at 7 pm, with a performance by the fabulous duo Open Range. Open Range is a Montana western and old time country band that has performed together for many years and won awards from the Western Music Association. They weave a musical blend of tight vocal harmonies and outstanding acoustic instrumentation. They perform music from the old western standards, to swing tunes of the...

  • Williston Farmer’s Market Starts Mid-July

    Jun 13, 2012

    The Williston Downtown Association is spearheading a Farmer’s Market to take place on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot behind American State Bank, downtown Williston, beginning mid-July. They are currently looking for vendors to sell garden produce, craft items, baked goods, any item the public would be interested in purchasing. Please contact Thomas Farrenkopf at 701-570-0294 or [email protected] if you would like to participate....

  • Kenneth Lebsack, 84, Savage, MT

    Jun 13, 2012

    Kenneth Lebsack died on Thursday morning, June 7, 2012, at the Sidney Health Center Extended Care Facility in Sidney, MT. Interment of cremains will be in the Crane Cemetery at a later date under the direction of Fulkerson Funeral Home of Sidney. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.fulkersons.com....

  • Carmin G. Larsen, 75, Sidney, MT

    Jun 13, 2012

    Funeral services for Carmin G. Larsen will be Thursday, June 1, 2012 at 2 p.m. CDT at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Alexander, ND. Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and one hour before the service at the church. Cremation will follow the services under the direction of Fulkerson Funeral Home of Sidney. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.fulkersons.com. Carmin died on Friday, June 8, 2012, in Sidney, MT....

  • Blast 2012 Coming Soon!

    Jun 13, 2012

    The 2012 Blast event is just around the corner! The event will be held in beautiful downtown Williston on June 29th. The day will begin with the KEYZ 66 cent breakfast followed by sidewalk sales and craft vendors until 4pm. Children can come out and enjoy a great time with a petting zoo, inflatable bouncy houses, Penny Pals entertainment, face painting, train rides, and more! Area dance groups and taekwondo groups will be performing on the center stage from 12pm-3pm with many food vendor options for lunch. Ribfest teams will be cooking all day...

  • Fairview Garage Sale Saturday

    Jun 13, 2012

    The Annual Fairview Community Garage Sale will be held this Saturday, June 16. Over twenty sales will be held in the Fairview community, selling everything from kids’ toys and clothing to saddles. Lists will be available by Friday morning at Loaf ‘n Jug, Super Valu and Merchant’s Bank....

  • Letter To The Editor

    Jun 13, 2012

    Just read the great article by Jerry Kessler about the Knights of Columbus’ work at raising funds for our ultrasound. I’d like to submit a correction, and that is that the excess funds will not be used for general operating expenses, but will be set aside for the ultrasound machine. The funds will go towards any needed preventative maintenance checks, possible repairs, or replacement of the machine many years from now. Since the funds were originally donated for an ultrasound machine, we will set that money aside for that use. Thank you aga...

  • DSU Names Spring 2012 Graduates

    Jun 13, 2012

    Dickinson State University held its Spring Commencement on May 12, 2012. The university graduated over 300 students from 20 states and 8 foreign countries. The list of graduates include: Chamberlain, Anya, Sidney, graduated with a Bachelor of University Studies University Studies Garland, Afton, Sidney, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Biology (Professional Option) Meehan, Sam, Sidney, graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Education Composite Music Education Roth, Darren, Sidney, graduated Cum Laude with a...

  • Next Summer ‘E-rase Your E-waste’ Event Is June 21st

    Jun 13, 2012

    The second summer “E-rase your E-waste” collection event is coming up Thursday, June 21st from 3-7 pm at the Richland County Shop in Sidney. The event is FREE and is the second of four planned for the summer months as part of the 2012 E-rase your E-waste campaign. The E-rase your E-waste committee has set aside the third Thursday of every month (May through August) to do a collection, according to organizers. The dates for the remaining summer month collections include June 21st, July 19th and...

  • 30th Annual Fort Union Rendezvous

    Jun 13, 2012

    This year’s Fort Union Rendezvous will take place June 14th through the 17th. Headlining the rendezvous will be Mr. Mark A. Baker. Since 1986, Mr. Baker a recognized expert in 18th century frontier culture, living history, experimental archeology, and living in the woods in the manner of a colonial backwoodsman. Along with Mr. Baker we will have a special presenter, Mr. Levi Horn member of the Minnesota Vikings football team and an enrolled member of the Northern Cheyenne. Mr. Horn will speak on Saturday morning June 16th, following the Fort U...

  • 2012 Foundation For Community Care Scholars Announced

    Jun 13, 2012

    The Foundation for Community Care is pleased to announce the winners of its 2012 Healthcare Scholarships. The scholarship program was established to provide Richland County and rural northeastern Montana with a continuing source of highly qualified healthcare personnel. “The Foundation for Community Care’s mission is helping to ensure the continuance and quality of local healthcare services. Supporting dedicated students in their studies towards a healthcare degree is a way for the Foundation to give back to the community,” said Found...

  • Weed Herbicide Resistance Talks Planned At Froid, Sidney ARS Field Days

    Jun 13, 2012

    The Northern Plains Agricultural Research Service is helping host two dryland field days highlighting research being conducted at farmsites near Froid and Sidney on Thursday and Friday, June 28th and 29th.This year’s lineup for the two tours includes several shared speakers, demonstration studies and other festivities, so if you have to miss one event, you can still catch much of the information at the other. Field Day Talks: Headlining both events is North Dakota State University Professor Jeff Stachler, who will discuss herbicide r...

  • Rau Student of the Quarter

    Jun 13, 2012

    Each quarter, Rau Elementary School chooses a student who best demonstrates the qualities they value. This quarter Rau School has chosen Tyler Iversen, the fifth grade son of T.J. and Felicia Iversen. Tyler is attributed with setting a good example and working up to his potential. He is honest and helpful to peers and the school staff. Tyler is an asset to the classroom and school. Rau School is pleased to present him with this award. Keep up the good work!...

  • Open House For Nutter/Herrick

    Jun 13, 2012

    After nearly thirty-six years of service to the Peoples’ Congregational Church and to other churches that required her services as substitute organist, Ginny Nutter/Herrick will retire from her position as church organist. Nutter/Herrick has greatly enjoyed her tenure as organist with the Peoples’ Congregational Church. She began there as a substitute organist but the position evolved to full time. “I love it,” she says of her work. “It keeps my faith current because it makes me go to church every Sunday, it keeps me in practice with the organ...

  • Medora Car Show

    Jun 13, 2012

    The 35th and possibly last Medora Car Show will be held June 23, 2012, in Medora, ND. Exhibition for the public is Saturday, June 23, from 10 to 3:30. Anyone wishing to show a vehicle in any of the 20 different classes through 1987 (including customs) and a modern collectible class (1988-2012) should call 701-225-8851 or 701-225-8149, or register on the show grounds by the Badlands Motel June 23. The first-place winners from the 2011 Medora Show will be on display in the Medora Community Building along with a special center exhibit, a 1932...

  • Fashion and Quilt Revue

    Jun 13, 2012

    Richland County 4-H members held their annual Fashion and Quilt Revue on Monday, June 4 at Crestwood. Quilters of all experience levels displayed their handiwork, and sewers modeled their one-of-a-kind outfits that included everything from pajamas to dresses....

  • Catfish Winners

    Jun 13, 2012

    Last Saturday was Savage Firemen’s Catfish Tournament....

  • Fall Turkey Season Set, Apply Online

    Jun 13, 2012

    North Dakota’s fall turkey season is set with 4,145 licenses available to hunters, a decrease of 10 percent from last year. Stan Kohn, upland game management supervisor for the state Game and Fish Department, said harvest and population data from hunting units in the southwest and in some units in the central part of the state indicate poor production and chick recruitment from 2008-2011. “Even though last winter was beneficial to our turkey population, we don’t know what turkey production will be like, and the number of breeding adult birds...

  • Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Program Grant Funding Available

    Jun 13, 2012

    Apply by Wednesday, August 1st Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is encouraging qualifying agencies, clubs and organizations to apply for the Off-Highway Vehicle Program (OHV) FY13 grant cycle funding. Applications must be received by Wednesday, August 1. OHV grant applicants can include associations, organizations and clubs and federal, state, county or municipal agencies. The OHV Grant Program eligible projects include; maintenance of existing OHV trails, signing, ethics education, noxious weed control adjacent to trails, enforcement,...

  • Boats Need Proper Registration

    Jun 13, 2012

    Boat owners are reminded to display a blue and white validation sticker with an expiration year of “13” on their watercraft. The current three-year registration cycle runs through Dec. 31, 2013. All boat registrations with an orange decal expired Dec. 31, 2010. For information on how to attach the number and validation sticker to a boat, refer to page 10 of the 2011-13 North Dakota Boat and Water Safety Guide. Boat registrations can be renewed online at the department’s website, gf.nd.gov, by accessing the online services link, and “wate...

Page Down

Rendered 04/24/2024 15:08