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 By Bill Vander Weele    News    May 6, 2020

Sunrise Festival Featured Artist July 11 Sidney

Sidney native Cole Fink, Fink Furniture, has been selected as the Featured Artist for this year's Sunrise Festival of the Arts presented by XTO Energy. The 30th annual event is scheduled for...

 
 News    May 6, 2020

Three Vehicle Injury Crash in Downtown Watford City

The Watford City Police Department responded to a three vehicle injury crash at the intersection of Main Street and Park Ave in downtown Watford City at 3:57 p.m. Wednesday, April 29. Upon arrival it was determined that Dawn Loomer, 55, Watford...

 

Candidate's Forum May 14 Sidney

The Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture and the Richland County Farm Bureau Federation will hold a candidate’s forum with House District 35 candidates Joel Krautter and Brandon Ler starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 14. The forum will...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    May 6, 2020

Richland County COVID-19 Situation Update

COVID-19 Update: Richland County currently has no active positive cases of COVID-19. Three individuals have been released from home isolation and are considered recovered. Testing is conducted through a healthcare provider. Public health follow-up...

 
 News    May 6, 2020

Hundreds of Pounds of Meat Stolen from FBC Food Pantry

On Monday, April 27 officials at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Sidney discovered all meat in two deep freezes in their food pantry was missing. Upon the discovery, the Sidney Police Department was notified. The food pantry is a major source of...

 
 News    May 6, 2020

City Of Williston Remains Closed To Public Until May 8

The City of Williston will remain closed to visitors until May 8; however, all departments will remain operational. In addition, all public meetings have either been rescheduled or will be held virtually via video conference and phone. “As we look...

 
 News    May 6, 2020

Truck Drivers Appreciation Lunch A Success May 1-2 Sidney

The Truck Driver Appreciation Lunch was a success with a 130 meals being served. Many of the truck drivers were very appreciative of the lunch provided for them. One of the drivers that was very...

 
 News    May 6, 2020

Governor Bullock Outlines Framework to Ramp up Montana's Testing Capacity

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock has outlined a framework to ramp up testing capacity in Montana over the next several months with a goal to eventually conduct 60,000 tests per month and prioritize testing for vulnerable Montanans in nursing homes...

 

Dennis Buxbaum, 73 , Sidney, MT

Dennis Buxbaum, 73, Sidney, MT passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Billings, Montana. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 8, 2020 at Peoples Congregational UCC Church, Sidney, MT with Pastor Neil...

 

Curtis Frazee, 73, Watford City, ND

Services for Curtis Frazee, 73, Watford City, ND are pending at Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home, Watford City, ND. Curtis passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at Trinity Health, Minot, ND....

 

Kathryn Platz, 35, Sidney, MT

Services for Kathryn Platz, 35, Sidney, are pending at Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home, Sidney, MT. Kathryn passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Sidney Health Center, Sidney, MT....

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am writing to recommend a couple of men who were great Legislators and would now like to serve Montana in a different capacity. One of these men is Senator Scott Sales. Scott is the only person in Montana history who was picked by his...

 
 News    May 6, 2020

U.S. Department Of Education Approves Montana's ESSER Application

Helena - The U.S. Department of Education approved the Montana Office of Public Instruction’s application for Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds under the federal CARES Act. Montana will receive $41.3 million to support...

 
 By Dustin Ogdin    News    May 6, 2020

Legislative Committee Derails Radioactive Oil Waste Rules Years In The Making

Helena, MT - Members of an interim legislative committee, the Environmental Quality Council, has voted to “object” to a nearly final draft of rules that would guide the disposal of radioactive oil waste in Montana. The committee is composed of...

 

Area Birth Announcements

Lewis James Murray Lewis James Murray was born Thursday, April 2, 2020 to Kiena and James Murray, Lambert. He weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz. He joins one brother, Eli and one sister, Olivia. Maternal grandparents are Lisa and Kale Sandman, Winnett. Paternal...

 

Montanans Encouraged To 'Get Out And Grow'

Helena, MT – Over the next month, the Montana Department of Agriculture is challenging folks across the state to get out and get growing! In conjunction with the Montana Agricultural Business Association, East Helena High School FFA and Montana...

 
 By Emily Houska    News    May 6, 2020

Stockman Bank Reopens Bank Lobbies

We are pleased to announce that most of our bank lobbies will be open for business on Monday, May 4 during our regular business hours. Information on bank locations and operating hours is available...

 
 News    May 6, 2020

Burgum: K-12 Schools Will Continue Distance Learning For Remainder Of School Year As Fight Against COVID-19 Continues

Bismarck, ND – Gov. Doug Burgum on May 1 announced his executive order directing schools to provide education via distance learning will remain in effect through the end of the current school year to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect...

 

SBA To Make Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available To U.S. Agricultural Businesses Impacted By COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington – U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza has announced that agricultural businesses are now eligible for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs. SBA’s EIDL portal reopened...

 

With Beef Backlogged, The Market In Flux, Montana Cattle Ranchers Face Tough Choices

The beef supply chain in the United States typically starts on a ranch like Marty Malone’s, in Paradise Valley, with the birth of calves. After a summer of grazing, a cow reaches about 500 - 700 pounds. Then the cow is sold to a feedlot in the...

 
 By Stacy Wirtz    Agriculture    May 6, 2020

MPAC Encouraged By Resources Provided In Defense Production Act For Meat, Poultry

Montana Pork Producers Council (MPPC) recognizes the importance of evoking the Defense Production Act for Meat and Poultry. Providing federal guidance to packing plants to ensure they can remain open, the Executive Order signed by President Trump on...

 

2020 Hemp Planting License Deadline Extended To June 1

Application forms available online, https://agr.mt.gov/Industrial-Hemp. Helena, MT – The Montana Department of Agriculture has extended the deadline for hemp planting applications for the 2020-growing season to Monday, June 1. In addition to new...

 

Ag Producers Feeling The Impact Of COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to impact activity around the world, with the agriculture industry being no exception. The pandemic has hampered exports of American agricultural products, disrupted processing and...

 

NDSU Extension Helps Farmers And Ranchers Cope With Stress

The first step in dealing with stress is to recognize the early symptoms. Poor growing and harvesting conditions, low commodity prices, trade wars and a shortage of livestock feed for winter all have...

 

With Beef Backlogged And The Market In Flux, Montana Cattle Ranchers Face Tough Choices

The beef supply chain in the United States typically starts on a ranch like Marty Malone's, in Paradise Valley, with the birth of calves. After a summer of grazing, a cow reaches about 500 to 700...

 

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