Articles from the July 2, 2014 edition


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  • The McKenzie County Fair is Coming, July 9-12

    Jaimee Green|Jul 2, 2014

    Where else can you watch an angry bull stomp and thrash about, watch blinged-out barrel racers steady their steeds, or witness brave pickup men charge toward bucking broncos? It’s the same place where you can listen to live entertainment while enjoying a fist full of cotton candy while riding the zipper among friends and neighbors at the carnival! Before the dust settles on the 55th annual McKenzie County Fair, folks will have an opportunity to enjoy rodeo performances, a demolition derby, b...

  • Watford City Centennial

    Jul 2, 2014

    Local Musician, Nick Taylor (middle) and his band, Mr. Feelgood and the Firm Believers all the way from Bellingham, WA entertain the crowd during Homefest/Centennial Celebration in Watford City. (Photo by Kathy Taylor)...

  • Fairview Festival Invites Vendors to Register Early

    Staci Miller|Jul 2, 2014

    The Fairview Festival is held each year on the third weekend in July. The festival features visiting with friends and neighbors, watching the parade, live music, and a variety of other activities. A limited number of spaces are available to vendors in Sharbono Park for Saturday, July 19th. The cost is $25 per space, no electricity and $30 per space with electricity. Space can be reserved on first come first serve basis by calling 406-406-478-9519 or email [email protected]. The Fairview...

  • Sidney Lions Club Installs New Officers

    Jul 2, 2014

    Sidney Lions Club installed its new officers for the 2014-2015 year at an evening family BBQ and general meeting Monday under the Lions Club canopy at Veterans Park. New officers are, front from left, Enid Huotari, administrative secretary, Staci Miller, president, Amanda Seigfreid, director; back, Cheryl VanEvery, recording secretary, Kelli Reisig, 2nd VP, Libby Berndt, Lion Tamer, Russ Markwald, 1st VP, Raleigh Peck, Tail Twister, and Raymond Carlson, past president. Not pictured are...

  • Elda Glaser, 86, Sidney, MT

    Jul 2, 2014

    Elda Glaser, age 86, of Sidney, Montana formerly of Glendive, Montana passed away peacefully on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Sidney Health Center Extended Care in Sidney. Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until to 5:00 P.M. and from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. A Vigil Service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church...

  • Robin White, 56, Sidney, MT

    Jul 2, 2014

    Funeral services for Robin White, 56, of Sidney, MT were at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Sidney with Father Jim O’Neil presiding. Interment took place in Sidney Cemetery. Remembrances, condolences and pictures may be shared with the family at www.fullkersons.com. Robin White, 56, of Sidney, MT died on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Sidney Health Center....

  • Suicide Prevention Training

    District II Alcohol and Drug Program|Jul 2, 2014

    District II Alcohol & Drug Program will be providing a Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) at the Montana State Bank, 220 N. Main Street in Plentywood on Tuesday and Wednesday July 15th and 16th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Training is free and provides continuing education credits for Law Enforcement, Licensed Addiction Counselors, Licenses Marriage Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, and Educators. ASIST is a 2-day workshop designed to teach the skills to competently and confidently intervene with an individual at...

  • Baseline Water Sampling Program Opportunity for Rural Water Users

    Julie Goss|Jul 2, 2014

    Richland County Conservation District is conducting a ground water sampling program. Rural water users concerned about the effects of energy development can have their water supply tested for contaminates specific to energy development activities. Through a grant from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) and the assistance of the Montana Salinity Control Association (MSCA) we are able to offer this program. If you are concerned about chemical storage, production water disposal, frac water injections or waste...

  • A Colorful Start On a Rainy Morning

    Jul 2, 2014

    Despite a steady drizzle of rain Saturday morning, over 200 participants participated in the Homefest "Run The West" road race and the 1 Mile Color Run. (Photos by Kathy Taylor)...

  • Call Licensed Beekeeper if You Locate Bee Swarms

    Jayson O Neill|Jul 2, 2014

    Bee Swarms are a natural process and good for bee health. MT ranked #2 in honey production. As summer approaches, bees may look for a new home by swarming. Honey bee swarms are a natural process, and when one is found, a licensed beekeeper is the best bet to have it removed safely. "Swarms can be intimidating but it is rare for swarming bees to sting. Swarming is how bees make new bees," Lay explained. "About half the colony leaves with the old queen and as much honey as they can eat. They'll...

  • Important Pest Alert

    Tim Fine|Jul 2, 2014

    As was feared, the Orange Wheat Blossom Midge has been found in Richland County. Pheromone traps that were placed in fields by staff at the EARC have been capturing an increasing number of this potentially serious wheat pest. The photograph below shows a trap taken from a field in Richland County. If you are a wheat producer, it is imperative that you scout your fields for the pest. A recommended method for scouting is to go into your field at dusk as the midge adults (if there are any present)...

  • Make this Holiday a Teachable Moment

    Missy Smies|Jul 2, 2014

    On this Fourth of July, make your celebration a teachable moment for the youth in your family and community by making the decision to drink responsibly. Binge drinking is the third leading cause of preventable deaths. Binge drinking is defined as five or more drinks in a single bout for men and 4 or more for women. The top three causes of these deaths are motor vehicle crashes, homicides and falls. During this time of year, it can also cause drowning, boat crashes and burns from fireworks or campfires. When people binge drink, they are unaware...

  • The Story of the Fourth of July

    Tie Shank|Jul 2, 2014

    How much do you know about the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation? Every year we celebrate American Independence Day on the Fourth of July and we think of July 4, 1776 as a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. However, July 4, 1776 wasn't the day that the Continental Congress decided to declare Independence Day. This was done on July 2, 1776 and it was also not the day we started...

  • 6th Annual Walking to Wellness – A Family Event

    Staci Miller|Jul 2, 2014

    We are approaching the Foundation for Community Care’s 6th annual Walking to Wellness. The event will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Walking to Wellness is a low key event designed to encourage the entire family to train for a challenging but attainable fitness goal—walking or running a half marathon (13.1 miles) or an alternate shorter distance such as a 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles). Participation is $25 – all proceeds will benefit Richland County’s Boys & Girls Club and the Foun...

  • DUI Crackdown for 4th of July Holiday

    Charity Watt|Jul 2, 2014

    The Montana Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies around the state will be out in force over the long holiday weekend to aggressively target drivers under the influence of alcohol and drugs. “Independence Day should be a family holiday,” said MHP District 1 Commander, Captain Jim Kitchin, “but this weekend has a history of DUI offenses.” Reports from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show the Fourth of July holiday period is particularly deadly on the nation’s roads. According to the latest data, nationall...

  • Montana Shakespeare in the Parks to Perform As You Like It and Romeo and Juliet on 2014 Summer Tour

    Susan Dickerson|Jul 2, 2014

    Montana Shakespeare in the Parks has chosen Shakespeare's "As You Like It" and "Romeo and Juliet" for its upcoming 2014 tour throughout Montana, northern Wyoming, eastern Idaho, western North Dakota and eastern Washington this summer. In its 42nd season, the troupe expects to perform 75 shows in 61 communities in the region. The company features 10 professional actors selected by national auditions who tour without technical assistance to bring quality live theatre to rural areas. The company...

  • Sidney Tiger Sharks Results from June 21 & 22 in Roundup, MT

    Jul 2, 2014

    Sidney Tiger Sharks took 5th place at the meet. Girls 9-10 100 meter freestyle relay: 6th Sidney. Boys 15- 19 200 meter freestyle relay: 3rd Sidney. Boys 8 & under 100 meter IM :1st Corbin Holler. Girls 9-10 100 meter IM: 5th Alexa Iversen. Girls 13 -14 200 meter IM: 1st Torey Dahl Boys 8 & under 25 meter freestyle: 2nd Corbin Holler, 9th Miquel Trevino. Boys 9-10 50 meter freestyle: 2nd Ryan McGinnis. Girls 9-10 50 meter freestyle: 5th Stefie Trevino Boys 11-12 50 meter freestyle: 3rd Nicolas Trevino, 4th Seth Dodds. Girls 11-12 50 meter frees...

  • Sidney Swim Club Results from June 28 in Plentywood

    Jul 2, 2014

    Sidney Tiger Sharks took 1st place at the meet. Boys 8 & under 100 meter freestyle relay: 1st & 3rd Sidney. Girls 8 & under 100 meter freestyle relay: 2nd & 5th Sidney. Girls 9-10 100 meter freestyle relay: 2nd Sidney. Girls 11-12 200 meter freestyle relay: 3rd Sidney. Boys 13-14 200 meter freestyle relay: 1st Sidney. Girls 13-14 200 meter freestyle relay: 2nd Sidney. Boys 15- 19 200 meter freestyle relay: 1st Sidney. Boys 8 & under 100 meter IM :1st Corbin Holler. Girls 8 & under 100 meter IM: 1st Ella Norby. Girls 9-10 100 meter IM: 4th...

  • Sidney Health Center Patients Able to Access Medical Information from Anywhere Through MyChart

    Rita Steinbeisser|Jul 2, 2014

    On June 1, 2014, Sidney Health Center converted to a new electronic health record (EHR), offering a new opportunity for patients to access their personal medical information via a secure website that is managed by Sanford Health. MyChart is a patient portal that allows patients to participate in their care by accessing a summary of medical information. Patients can request prescription refills, send non-emergent questions to their provider, and have 24-hour access to important health information...

  • State Notifies, Offers Insurance and Identity Protection Services

    Jul 2, 2014

    State of Montana officials said today that 1.3 million people will be notified regarding the incident where hackers gained entry to a Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) computer server, though officials said there is no knowledge that information on the server was used inappropriately, or was even accessed. The state is notifying individuals whose personal information was on the server, consistent with state and federal laws. The notification list includes both current and former Montana residents, and in some instances,...

  • MT DOJ Warns Consumers About Home Repair Scam

    Anastasia Burton|Jul 2, 2014

    A recent bout of heavy storms and mountain snow may have pushed summer back a couple of weeks in parts of the state, but Attorney General Tim Fox’s Office of Consumer Protection has already heard about door-to-door home repair scams that pop up in Montana every summer. “Every year, almost like clockwork, my office starts hearing about these paving scams at the beginning of summer,” Attorney General Fox said. “Not every person who comes knocking on your door is a scammer, but when it comes to driveway pavers or other home repairs, I urge people...

  • Rod Iron Grill Breaks Ground

    Jul 2, 2014
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    Ground breaking took place last week for the Rod Iron Grill, a highly anticipated establishment which will feature dining, a bar and a casino at The Shops At Fox Run, Sidney. Plans are to open in early 2015. Diners at the Rod Iron Grill will be delighted with a diverse menu of great American cuisine fused with an international flair. Along with superb food, diners will enjoy a full beverage bar including 18 beers on tap and a vast wine selection. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy their favorite game...

  • Team Photo from Dickinson State University Football Team Camp

    Jul 2, 2014

    DSU football camp was June 22-24. Sidney football members attended the full contact team camp. (Front Row) Layne Swigart, Steven Adams, Ian Aldrich, Logan Thiel, Chris Wick, Sawyer Thorgerson, Anthony Johnson, Justin Candee. (Back Row) Garret Leland, Jace Benson, Lorren Foust, Tristin Fahrnow, Nate Wick, Brenley Steinbeisser, Nick Larson, Travis Rogers, Clay Carpenter, Chris Gartner, Mason Thiel and Tel Hermanson. (Photo submitted by Roger Merritt)...

  • Sidney Volleyball Players Attend Camp

    Jul 2, 2014

    Some of the Sidney volleyball girls went to the Battle of the Bridges volleyball tourney in Bozeman this past Saturday. The girls that attended are top(L-R) Logan Peterson, Maddison DiFonzo, Danielle Steinley, Paige Metz, Aubrey Kessel, Jordan Baxter. Front (L-R) Kasey Gorder, Madison Theissen, Mattie Steinley, Hailey Steinbeisser, Tenna Cooley. (Photo by Kathy Johnson)...

  • Students Make UM Dean's List

    Jul 2, 2014

    At the University of Montana, 2,917 students made the spring semester 2014 Dean¹s List. To qualify for the Dean¹s List, students must be undergraduates, earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and receive grades of A or B in at least nine credits. No grades of C+, C, C-, D+, D, D-, F, NC or NCR are allowed. The UM students listed below made the spring semester 2014 Dean¹s List. A ³**² in the ³Honors² column indicates a grade-point average of 4.0. An ³*² indicates that a GPA of greater than 3.5 but less than 4.0 was earned....

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