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Articles from the May 20, 2020 edition

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 By Anna Dragseth    News    May 20, 2020

Watford City 2020 Homefest Cancelled

Watford City’s Annual Homefest - a time for summer fun festivities and class and family reunions - has been cancelled this year due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.   Watford City Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors based their...

 
 By Bill Vander Weele    News    May 20, 2020

Montana HD 35 Candidate Forum Held May 14

House District 35 candidates Joel Krautter and Brandon Ler discussed their differences on issues during a forum sponsored by the Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture along with the...

 
 By Paul Tedrow    News    May 20, 2020

Area Schools Face a Balancing Act: Holding Graduation Ceremonies While Keeping Everyone Safe

The school year was derailed as schools had to cope with the pandemic and its ensuing closures. As the 2019-2020 academic year concludes, schools are trying to find a balance between providing graduates with some sort of normalcy by affording them a...

 
 By Tie Lemerond    News    May 20, 2020

The Roundup & 'Discovering the MonDak" Visitor's Guide Helping to Fund Contact Tracing

Sidney, MT – Knowing that contact tracing is a critical component in keeping residents safe and in ensuring local businesses can open and remain open, The Roundup will be donating a portion of the...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Let Environment Council Hear From You On Radioactive Waste For six years citizens have worked with the Department of Environmental Quality to write rules setting safeguards for disposal of oilfield radioactive waste called TENORM....

 
 By Tom Halvorson    News    May 20, 2020

Environmental Council Set To Derail Protections Against Radioactive Waste

The Environmental Quality Council has sidetracked six years of citizen work to protect Montana against radioactive waste from out of state. At its April 2020 meeting, the Council voted 10-to-6 to file an informal objection to protective rules propose...

 

2020 Voter Ballot Information Richland Co.

The Federal Primary election to be held on June 2, is an all-mail ballot election. All active, provisional, and late registrants will receive a ballot in the mail. Inactive voters will need to update their registration to receive a ballot. Ballots...

 
 By Paul Tedrow    News    May 20, 2020

MiMi's Kitchen To Open Saturday In Sidney

Sidney will soon have a store unlike any other. MiMi's Kitchen has its grand opening on Saturday, May 23 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. The dream of owning a store like this has been in the works for quite some...

 

Hospitals Come Together To Support Improving Healthcare In The Region

Through the Rural Health Development Hospital Improvement Grant several eastern Montana facilities have banded together to provide support for each other on a regional basis. It is designed to provide...

 

2020 Dryland Field Days

The date for the annual dryland field days at the Froid Research Farm is tentatively set for Thursday, June 25. More details will be made available here as plans are finalized. The Sidney dryland field day, typically held jointly with Montana...

 
 By Juliet Jones    News    May 20, 2020

Dakota West Credit Union Awards Additional Scholarships To Support Its Members

Watford City, ND – Breaking from its tradition, Dakota West awarded $500 to every student who submitted an application for its 2020 Dakota West Credit Union Annual Scholarships. Originally planning to award four scholarships, current high school...

 
 By Bob Goss    News    May 20, 2020

2020 Scholarships Awarded By Lower Yellowstone Lodge #90 of Masons & Ben York Memorial

Lower Yellowstone Lodge #90 of Masons has awarded a $500 scholarship in memory of Earl & Clona Hawley. The 2020 winner is Hailey Christensen, Sidney High School. Hailey plans to attend Minot...

 

Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site Is Modifying Operations To Implement Local Health Guidance: Popular Rendezvous Event Cancelled

Williston, ND – Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site has made the difficult, but necessary, decision to cancel the upcoming 2020 Rendezvous that was scheduled for June 18-21. The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers,...

 

Reid Inducted Into Nursing Honor Society

Jamestown, ND - University of Jamestown nursing student Brianna Reid, Sidney, was inducted into the Xi Kappa-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. The society recognizes...

 

Emmaus House Scholarship

Cole Roberts, Sidney, has received a $4200 scholarship from Vision of Hope of Emmaus House for his continued education. This scholarship represents 1/2 of the proceeds of the Emmaus House/VOH fall...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    May 20, 2020

Richland County COVID-19 Information

Montana remains in Phase One of the Governor’s reopening plan. Governor Bullock has not provided a specific date that Montana will progress into the second phase. Currently, restaurants, bars, casinos, retail businesses, personal care providers, gy...

 

Boyer Awarded The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Designation

Alexandria, VA – CFRE International has named Melissa Boyer as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). Melissa Boyer, Foundation for Community Care Directorjoins over 6,700 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation....

 
 By Aliza Hunter    News    May 20, 2020

Untethering of MMP Providers: What Comes Next

The Department of Public Heath and Human Services has sent letters to all registered medical marijuana registered cardholders within the state of Montana. The letter, issued April 29, 2020, explains to cardholders that effective June 2 they will no...

 

Draft Environmental Assessment For Surplus Water Use At Lake Sakakawea Available For Public Comment

Riverdale, ND – A draft environmental assessment for a surplus water request at Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the use of surplus water and the environmental impacts of constructing...

 
 By Anna Dragseth    News    May 20, 2020

Watford City Parks And Rec And Rough Rider Center To Provide Summertime Fun

This year, the Watford City Parks and Recreation and the Rough Rider Center have been working hard to provide fun summertime activities and new equipment for the whole community to enjoy! As of May...

 

MT 200 – Fairview Construction Project Update

Concrete paving work began on Thursday, May 14. Motorists should be aware that during concrete paving work, crews will be closer to vehicles than usual as they are working within smaller-than-normal lanes. A flagger will be on-site to direct the...

 
 By Jaimee Green    News    May 20, 2020

CT Suite Is Open At RMC In Culbertson

The word "excited" just doesn't cut it. It can't begin to describe the sentiment around Roosevelt Medical Center. Perhaps words like "ecstatic or over-the-moon are more fitting. That's because the...

 
 By Jami Propp    News    May 20, 2020

Lower Yellowstone Rural Electric Cooperative June 3 Annual Meeting Cancelled

The Lower Yellowstone Rural Electric Cooperative (LYREC) board of trustees voted unanimously to cancel the 2020 annual meeting of members scheduled for June 3 at the Richland County Event Center. This is in response to Gov. Steve Bullock declaring a...

 

Sidney Health Center Welcomes General Surgeon

Sidney, MT – As Sidney Health Center resumes doing elective surgeries in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization is pleased to announce the addition of Deborah Harris, D.O. Dr. Harris jo...

 

Rocky Dean "Rock" Brekhus, 62 Aurora, CO formerly of Sidney, MT

A small family funeral was held for Rocky “Rock” Brekhus, 62, formerly of Sidney, MT on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home, Sidney, MT with Pastor Rolf Preus, Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. He was interred next to...

 

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