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Articles from the June 8, 2016 edition

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 By Bill Vander Weele    News    June 8, 2016

Featured Artist

Those people attending the Sunrise Festival of the Arts in Sidney on July 9 should be impressed by the gourd creations of local artist Carol Christensen. Christensen, a native of Sidney, became...

 
 By Bill Vander Weele    News    June 8, 2016

Participation Vital For Irrigation Project Public Meetings

When public meetings are held regarding the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project in Sidney June 28 and in Glendive on June 29, people can expect to see more people speaking against the irrigation dam...

 
 By Bill Vander Weele    News    June 8, 2016

City To Use Downtown Enhancement Funds

With the City of Sidney facing an anticipated budget deficit of about $500,000, Sidney Mayor Rick Norby informed county commissioners last week that he plans to use the money in the downtown...

 
 By Bill Vander Weele    News    June 8, 2016

Economic Development Officials Have Presence During Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

Positive news and positive attitudes are what Richland Economic Development officials heard while manning a booth at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference held in Bismarck near the end of May. A...

 
 By Bill Vander Weele    News    June 8, 2016

Fossils Moved To Museum

Thanks to the work of the North Dakota Geological Survey, a new exhibit is available for viewing at the Pioneer Museum located in Watford City. The exhibit features rocks and fossils from the area...

 

Avis Marie Zoanni, 96

Mass of the Christian Burial for Avis Marie Zoanni, 96, of Helena, formerly of Fairview was at 11 a.m., Friday, June 3, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church with Father Jim O’Neil presiding. Wake services were at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, at the...

 

Shirley A. Dige, 75

Interment of cremains for Shirley A. Dige, 75, formerly of Sidney, was at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 4, at the Sidney Cemetery with Pastor Alton Hillesland officiating. Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home of Sidney was entrusted with arrangements. Shirley...

 

Lydia Jean Paul, infant

Memorial services for Lydia Jean Paul were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 7, at the Faith Alliance Church in Sidney. Pastor Paul Turek officiated. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home. Remembrances,...

 

Meeting Set For Range

Anyone interested in a rifle, black powder and pistol shooting range, should attend a meeting at the Eastern Ag Research Center, 1501 N. Central Ave., on June 14. The informational meeting will start at 7 p.m. Bring your ideas and...

 

Watford City Relay

Cancer Survivors lead the Relay For Life held in Watford City. (Photo by Kathy Taylor)...

 
 By Bill Vander Weele    News    June 8, 2016

Young Professionals Planning Barbecue In Watford City

The Young Professionals of Watford City, which was formed last November, is excited to invite the public to its summer kickoff barbecue scheduled from 5-7:30 p.m. June 15 at the Cornerstone Bank’s...

 
 By Bill Vander Weele    News    June 8, 2016

Watford City Celebrates Graduation

The first senior class to have classes in Watford City's beautiful new high school graduated in the facility's gym on May 29.The class featured 67 graduates. Ricki Lindley and Asha Smith provided the...

 
 By Bill Vander Weele    News    June 8, 2016

Homefest Fun Set For June 24-25

Watford City residents will enjoy one of its busiest weekends of the year and host many class reunions when Homefest is celebrated on June 24-25. “It’s a big weekend for people to come home....

 

Eagles Earn State Championships

State championship efforts in the pole vault and a strong overall showing by Michael McGinnis highlighted Sidney's performance at the Class A state track meet. Sidney's boys placed fourth in the team...

 
 By Bill Vander Weele    News    June 8, 2016

Start Of Dynasty

Nowadays, she reads the accounts in newspapers and attends local track meets to see Sidney's pole vaulting dynasty for herself. And Melanie (Prevost) Morrill smiles as she remembers when the...

 

Class C Athletes Place At State

Area athletes earned honors during the Class C state track meet this season. Fairview's senior Ben Hardy placed second in the discus with a mark of 153-0, He placed fifth in the shot put with a best of 44-10. Fairview's 1600-meter relay team of Taryn...

 

Weather Challenges Force Some Sugar Beet Growers to Replant

A three-inch rain storm in the area during the early part of May wasn’t the best thing for some eastern Montana sugar beet growers. “It gave us false moisture,” Duane Peters, agricultural...

 
 By Bill Vander Weele    News    June 8, 2016

Sidney Observes Memorial Day

Despite being moved indoors because of rainy weather, the VFW and VFW Auxiliary provided a respectful Memorial Day program in Sidney again this year. Gene Ronningen, parade chairman, noted the parade...

 

Free Concert To Kick Off Summer Reading Program

Jack and Kitty will perform live in concert on Thursday, June 9, at 2 p.m. The free concert is at Veterans Memorial Park in Sidney and will serve as the first annual kick‐off event for the annual su...

 

Burgers, Brews, Blues Planned

The MonDak Heritage Center in Sidney has a limited number of tickets still available for its second annual Burgers, Brews and Blues! This event will take place on June 18, and will benefit the museum and the art, history and cultural events that are...

 
 By Bill Vander Weele    News    June 8, 2016

Watford City Mayor Seeks Lt. Governor Spot

Watford City Mayor Brent Sanford is campaigning as the lieutenant governor candidate on the ticket with gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum. “I view this as a positive for western North Dakota to...

 

Most Improved

Selected most improved students at Sidney Middle School this year were, from left, Aubree Root, Brandon Woodard, Michael Evans and Dillon Scheetz....

 

Patriots Sweep Games Against Glendive Team

Behind outstanding pitching, the Richland County Patriots won both games of a home double-header against Glendive June 1. In the first game, the Patriots accounted for four runs in the third inning...

 
 By Meagan Dotson    News    June 8, 2016

Simmonds Leaving MonDak Heritage Center

The MonDak Heritage Center will be saying farewell to their Executive Director, Kim Simmonds, on June 17; Simmonds has been a part of the Heritage Center for nearly two years, having moved to Sidney...

 

Exhibit Returns To Fort Union

In 1964, a group of eighth graders, led by their social sciences teacher, Bill Burnison, set out to create a model of historic Fort Union. It served as their contribution to the Fort Union Days Centennial Celebration, which took place June 11-13...

 

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