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Articles from the April 15, 2020 edition

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 By Anna Dragseth    News    April 15, 2020

Sidney Local Sews Over 900 Masks To Protect Essential Workers

While grocery store workers across the country are stocking shelves and ringing up pantry items for a daily crowd of customers, they have been facing a higher-than-average risk of exposing themselves...

 

North Dakota Launches Care19 App To Combat COVID-19

Bismarck, ND – On Tuesday, April 7 Gov. Doug Burgum and the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) in partnership with ProudCrowd, creators of the popular Bison Tracker app, launched a free...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    April 15, 2020

Richland Co. Confirms First 3 Cases of COVID-19, Surrounding Counties Holding Steady With Low Numbers

On April 7, 2020, the Richland County Health Department was notified by the Montana State Public Health Laboratory of a positive case of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in an individual residing in Richland County. The individual is a male in his 4...

 

Burgum Issues Orders To Help Address Impacts Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Gov. Doug Burgum issued executive orders designed to help address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for school districts, agribusiness, fuel retailers and others in North Dakota. Burgum issued an order March 20 directing state agencies to...

 
 By Jordan Hall    Opinion    April 15, 2020

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In the 2020 primary season for HD35 there seems to be much misinformation circulating. Joel Krautter has claimed in his various letters, Facebook posts, and mailings that his vote for...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Last week, Brad Tschida, a legislator from Missoula wrote a letter to the editor criticizing me. There is a reason why Tschida is attacking me: I disagree with Tschida on many issues. While I normally ignore baseless attacks, because...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I have served in the Montana House of Representatives for the past seven years in your neighboring house district. I know both of your Republican candidates for HD #35 very well. The voters of Richland County are fortunate to have such...

 

Letter to the Editor

Letter To The Editor In response to Brad Tschida’s editorial comments on House Representative Joel Krautter’s voting record, I as a Montana’ taxpayer and voter the past 44 years, did some research. SB 338, collection of bed/hotel taxes,...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Several weeks ago, before the letters to the editor by Representative Joel Krautter, Julie Millam of Helena and Glenda Edgeworth of Stevensville, I had been asked for my opinion about the allegation that Representative Joel Krautter’s...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: During the last legislative session, I had the distinct pleasure to represent Montana’s farmers and ranchers and advocate on issues of importance to the agriculture community. Now a proud Sidney resident, I am supporting Joel...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am a Democrat and I know a Republican when I see one. Joel is a Republican friend of mine, as are many other Republicans in this community. The smear campaign that the Ler camp is attempting is less than graceful. - Cara...

 
 By Paul Tedrow    News    April 15, 2020

Sidney Boys And Girls Club Marks One Year In New Building

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the MonDak's building passes the one year mark and steps in to assist area youth through the Covid-19 pandemic. Sidney's Boys & Girls Clubs of the MonDak has been...

 
 By Beth Redlin    News    April 15, 2020

Spring "E-Rase Your E-Waste" Cancelled; Fall Event Still A Go

In the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, organizers have cancelled this year's 2020 Spring "E-rase your E-waste" e-cycling event, originally scheduled for May 1-2 in Sidney and Fairview. "We just...

 

Ben York Scholarship Awarded By The Masons

Lower Yellowstone Lodge #90 of Masons has awarded the $1,000 Ben York Memorial Scholarship to Joshua Herron, Fairview. The scholarship is awarded to a student who plans to study the construction...

 

Caregiving And COVID-19: Tips For People With Vulnerable Family Members

(BPT) - COVID-19 has dramatically shifted daily life for many people around the world. Nobody is immune, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and older adults and individuals...

 

Nurses Have Many Faces And Ranges Of Experience

Stemming from my youth and now my role in handling public relations, marketing, and fundraising for McKenzie County Healthcare Systems (MCHS), I continue to be impressed and amazed with nurses. I've...

 

Tufte Issues Order To Provide Essential Workforce Exemptions For Household Contacts; Urges Employers To Follow Safety Practices

North Dakota State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte issued an order expanding on North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum’s executive order 2020-21 requiring individuals who are family or household contacts to quarantine for 14 days. To align with new CDC...

 

Medical Response Efforts Continue as COVID-19 is Confirmed in Richland County

Since the onset of COVID-19 in the United States, Sidney Health Center has been preparing and implementing procedures to protect healthcare workers, patients, residents and people living in Richland...

 
 By Anne Cantrell    News    April 15, 2020

Internet-Based Program Used To Reduce Depression And Anxiety Symptoms To Be Offered To Hundreds Of Montanans Free

Bozeman — A program delivered entirely online that aims to reduce depression and anxiety symptoms will be offered for free to hundreds of adult Montanans. The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is making the program – an...

 
 By Jacklyn Damm    News    April 15, 2020

Lung Health Has Never Been More Important

Richland County, MT – In this time of uncertainty amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is certain, lung health has never been more important. Now is the time to quit smoking and vaping and Montana has free resources to help. COVID-19 is a new...

 

Fumbling in the Dark

Owls have amazing eyesight and night vision. They lurk in trees at night, look below them, see a dark rodent running across equally dark ground, swoop down, and unerringly make a catch. Wow, talk about the ability to see in the dark. I wish I had it...

 

Home Energy Bills And COVID-19

If you are worried about how you are going to pay your home energy bill as a result of issues related to COVID-19, please contact Energy Share of Montana. Energy Share is a statewide nonprofit organization whose purpose is to help Montanans facing...

 
 By Marla Prell    Outdoors    April 15, 2020

Paddlefish Season On Yellowstone, Lower Missouri Canceled; Still Opportunity On Upper Missouri

The 2020 paddlefish seasons on the Yellowstone and Lower Missouri rivers (yellow tag) are canceled in response to Gov. Steve Bullock’s extension of the directives for social distancing and non-resident quarantine to help stop the spread of...

 

The Annual Fort Peck Walleye Spawn Will Go On Without Volunteers

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Fort Peck Reservoir walleye spawn/egg-take effort will be completed using only Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 staff. Unlike prior years, no volunteers will be participating in this popular spring...

 

Governor Bullock Releases Report Analyzing COVID-19 Cases in Montana

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today released a report produced by state epidemiologists examining 377 cases of COVID-19 in Montana that helps the state understand who is impacted by the new virus...

 

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