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Articles from the July 16, 2014 edition

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 By Mike Shanahan    News    July 16, 2014

Sidney's Own Blue Rock Recognized Among Pepsi's Very Best Bottlers

One of Pepsi-Cola's finest-performing bottlers anywhere is a familiar presence throughout Eastern Montana and Western North Dakota. Blue Rock Products Company of Sidney has been named among three...

 

Ribfest 2014 Set For Aug. 8 in Watford City Featuring a concert by Travis Tritt as part of the Bash on the Grass Concert Series

The Ribfest 2014 Planning Committee has set Friday, August 8th for this year's event on Main Street, Watford City. This year's Ribfest is working together with the 1st Annual Bash on the Grass...

 

Fairview Festival This Weekend

Festival activities begin Friday, July 18th at 5pm with Hamburgers in the park; a fundraiser for local Ribbon Walk teams. At 11:00am, the centennial (red, white and blue) themed Kiddie parade begins. Youth involved with the parade should line up at...

 
 By Tie Shank    News    July 16, 2014

EARC Field Day July 24th

MSU – EARC will be presenting an interesting program with many knowledgeable speakers on Thursday, July 24th from 8:30 am until approximately 12:30 pm. Among the speakers will be three talented...

 

Dorothy Rogney, 95, Fairview, MT

Memorial services for Dorothy Rogney, 95, of Sidney, MT were at 10 am, Monday, July 14, 2014, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Fairview with Father Jim O’Neil officiating. Cremation has taken place and inurnment will take place at the...

 

Melvin Wilson, 75, Sidney, MT

Funeral services for Melvin Wilson, 75, of Sidney, MT will be at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Fulkerson Memorial Chapel. Interment will be in Richland Memorial Park in Sidney, MT. Remembrances, condolences and pictures may be shared with...

 

Marvin Kilen, 70, Fairview, MT

Marvin was born on November 7, 1943, Fairview, MT to Ole and Myrl (Lyon) Kilen. He grew up on the family farm in the Girard Community. He attended grade school at East Lone Butte School, Girard Community and graduated from Sidney High School in...

 
 By Tina Stauser    News    July 16, 2014

Sidney VFW and Elks Lodge to Host Honor Ride and Service Appreciation

It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you-Author Unknown. The VFW and Elks Lodge of Sidney, Montana invite community, military personnel, veterans and their families to attend the second annual Honor Ride and...

 

Park Ranger Led Hike

Looking for a fun and free outdoor activity? Come visit Fort Union Trading Post and take a guided hike with one of our Park Rangers! On July 19, 2014, 1:00pmCST, at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, 15550 N Dakota 1804, Williston, ND...

 

CDL Driver Testing Ribbon Cutting

A Ribbon Cutting was held for CDL Driver Testing named in honor of LeRoy A. Ames, was held last Thursday in Sidney. Pictured are (L-R) Sidney Chamber Events Coordinator LaVanche Starkey, County...

 

Vander Weele Honored by Sidney Kiwanis

Bill Vander Weele was honored at Kiwanis last Thursday for his many years of dedication to the community and Kiwanis. Vander Weele has been a very active Kiwanian, helping with every project, serving...

 
 By Jami Propp    News    July 16, 2014

Lower Yellowstone Electric Hires Company M-Power

Lower Yellowstone Electric has hired a company by the name of M-Power, to collect asset information on our entire system. This information will include the type and sizes of poles, conductor sizes, transformer sizes, reclosures types and sizes.The...

 
 By Tie Shank    Agriculture    July 16, 2014

Hans Schneider and EARC Field Days

MSU/MAES EARC Plant Pathologist, Hans Schneider, began as a plant pathologist and superintendent at EARC in August 2013. One of his first tasks was to initiate a sugar beet disease diagnostic...

 

BPOE Sidney Lodge #1782 supports local Cancer Care at the 2014 Ribbon Walk

A donation of $2,869.00 was presented to the Foundation for Community Care from funds raised by volunteers during the Elks Cuts against Cancer event; a fun event where people paid for a chance to...

 

2014 Fairview Festival Includes Activities for Fairview Youth

“I’m bored…there’s nothing to do.” How many times have we heard this from youth in our community? Fairview Festival Committee is committed to give a response to the Fairview Youth at this year’s festival. This year the festival is...

 
 By Beth Redlin    News    July 16, 2014

Fish Study Focus of Special ARS BrownBagger Thursday

The opening lyrics to the popular song “Summertime,” - or most of them anyway - aptly highlight a special summer BrownBagger planned at the USDA-ARS Northern Plains Agricultural Research Lab this coming Thursday, July 17th. While the cotton may...

 
 By Lynn Sloan    News    July 16, 2014

Richland Co. - Risky Place to Live?

Natural or man-made hazards exist throughout our nation, and Richland County is no exception. The four highest risks in our area are Flooding, Summer Storms/Tornadoes, Winter Storms and Hazardous Material Spills, According to Richland County’s...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    July 16, 2014

Ames Water Solutions Provides Free Water to Richland Co. Fire Dept.

Northwestern Richland County holds thousands of acres of hills, pasture land and crops, but very little water. When a fire breaks out, there are few natural barriers to help halt the flames. Ames...

 
 By Jon Ebelt    News    July 16, 2014

DPHHS Offers Prevention Tips to Help Montanans Avoid West Nile Virus this Summer

State and local public health officials are reminding Montanans to be aware of the risks of infection with West Nile virus (WNV) and to take steps to avoid mosquito bites. As the weather becomes warmer and drier in July, mosquitoes capable of...

 

Summer Safety on the Water

The single most important reminder the North Dakota Game and Fish Department will issue to recreationists this summer is to be alert and safe near water. Boat and water safety coordinator Nancy Boldt said safety on the water begins with wearing a...

 
 By Shane Ferraro    News    July 16, 2014

Relay For Life of Sidney

More than 5,800 Montanans will be diagnosed with cancer in 2014. Include their family and friends, and the number of people touched by cancer in Montana jumps considerably. If cancer has touched your...

 

Sidney Tiger Sharks Place 1st in Glendive

Sidney Tiger Sharks traveled to Glendive, MT., on July 12th & 13th taking 51 swimmers for a swim meet. The Sidney Tiger Sharks proudly brought home a 1st place with a score of 1061. High point...

 

MT FWP, Anglers Work Together to End Illegal Fish Introductions

Montana fisheries officials and major statewide angling groups signed an agreement recently aimed at curbing the spread of illegal fish introductions into state waters. The agreement includes a pledge from angling groups for an additional cash...

 

Fourth of July, Nice Weather Bring out Recreationists in ND

Game wardens for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department were busy over the Fourth of July weekend, as many anglers and boaters celebrated the holiday at a favorite outdoor destination. Chief of enforcement Robert Timian said lake activity was...

 

Dying Without a Will

Seventy percent of Montanans make no provisions for the management and distribution of their property after their deaths. Despite concern for families, friends and property during their lifetime,...

 

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