Articles from the August 17, 2011 edition

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 By Lois Kerr    News    August 17, 2011

Local Fire Departments Respond To Grass Fires

Local volunteer fire departments kept busy on Thursday, Aug. 11 fighting three grass fires that broke out between Savage and Intake. A Burlington Northern train passing through the area started all...

 

Sidney Performing Arts Council-Northeastern Arts Network Announce 2011-12 Big Concert Series

The Sidney Performing Arts Council and the Northeastern Arts Network are pleased to present the 2011-12 Big Sky Concert Series to the community. This year’s series features exciting live theatre...

 

August Summer ‘E-Rase Your E-Waste’ Event Is Thursday

The fourth “E-rase your E-waste” collection event of the summer is coming up Thursday, Aug. 18 from 3-7 p.m. at the Richland County Shop, Sidney. The event is FREE and is the final of four summer month collections planned as part of the 2011...

 
 By Lois Kerr    News    August 17, 2011

Injury Prevention Specialist/DUI Task Force Coordinator Ready For Action

The Richland County Health Department has hired Mary Friesz as its new Injury Prevention Specialist/DUI Task Force coordinator. Her responsibilities include informing and educating the public on...

 

Send Off

Friends, family and supporters of 2012 Miss Montana Most Outstanding Teen Jalyssa Gorder gathered at the Richland Co. Events Center for a send off/trunk show on Aug. 9. The event showcased Gorder’s...

 

Final Results Dawson County Fair PRCA Rodeo

Glendive-Saturday, Aug. 13 Bareback riding: 1. Troy Vaira, Richey, 76 points on Brookman-Hyland Rodeo’s No. E6, $517. Steer wrestling: 1. Beau Franzen, Sidney, 4.3 seconds, $627. Team roping: 1. Chase Carson, Dickinson/Ross Carson, Killdeer, ND,...

 

Final Results Northeast MT Fair and Rodeo Final Results

Glasgow Aug. 7-8 Bareback riding: Troy Vaira, Richey, 82 points on Brookman-Hyland Rodeo’s Smokey Lonesome, $1,267. Tie-down roping: First round: J.C. Crowley, Poplar, 11.9, $804; 3. Ben Ayre, Glendive, 12.6, $402. Barrel racing: 3. Twyla Vaira,...

 

Vote Now For Jalyssa Gorder To Be Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2012

In a joint effort with fourpoints magazine, the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization (MAOTeen) proudly announces the opportunity to vote for two semi-finalists in the 2011 Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando, FL, on...

 

Kris Steppler, 55 & Hazel Kjelgaard, 84

Funeral services for Kris Steppler, 55, Brockton, MT, and her mother, Hazel Kjelgaard, 84, Wolf Point, MT were at 1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 at the Culbertson High School. Kris was interred at the Steppler Ranch following the services. Hazel...

 

Florence Rasmussen, 90, Sidney, MT

Funeral services for Florence Rasmussen, 90, Sidney, MT, were at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 at Pella Lutheran Church, Sidney, with Pastor George Karres and Pastor Charlane Lines officiating. Interment was in the Sidney Cemetery, Sidney, under...

 

Send Help!

There was an early morning fog on the day of our planned mountain bike expedition – an omen that I should have paid more attention to. Eight members of the family reunion said they would make the tr...

 

Report Grazing Losses Due To Flooding

Grazing losses that resulted from flooding may be covered under the Emergency Livestock Assistance Program, according to Aaron Krauter, USDA Farm Service Agency North Dakota state executive director. Excessive rainfall throughout the state and major...

 

Letter to the Editor:

I would like to commend all those residents who have taken advantage of the beautiful Sidney tennis courts. The recreation commission committed funds for new tennis courts several years ago and just recently this fine addition to our community was...

 

Best Of Show

The Watford City Chamber of Commerce held their annual “Best of the West” Ribfest last Friday. Go to the Photos Section for more pictures of the event....

 

Miller To Run For Governor

Laurel businessman, Ken Miller has announced his candidacy for Montana Govenor for 2012. Miller owns a retail furniture store in Laurel has been married to his wife Peggy for 31 years and has two...

 
 By Jaimee Green    News    August 17, 2011

Accomplished Artist Has Local Roots

As the Lewis and Clark Expedition returned up the Columbia from the Pacific, John Colter’s tomahawk was stolen by a band of Native Americans. Afraid they were too much for one man to handle, he was...

 

Johnson Places At Billings Hill Climb Competition

Devin Johnson, Fairview, took second place in the 250 cc dirt bike stock division in the 93rd Annual Great American Championship Hill Climb, Billings. With over 620 riders registered, a number of...

 

Senior Commodity Distribution Center Moves To New Location

The Richland County senior commodities distribution center has moved to a new location, for what volunteer coordinator Eunice Lathrop hopes is for the last time. Qualified Richland County seniors can...

 

Biking The Canal Road

Nothing beats a peaceful bike ride along a quiet little path, and nothing works better as a magnificent biking trail than the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project’s Main Canal road. This meandering...

 

Cornerstone Of Philanthropy

Philanthropy is about giving of yourself, whether it is with money or your time. All you have to do is care about something – an organization, a cause or a mission – and give something of...

 

Heat Stress In The Elderly

Elderly people (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: Elderly people do not adjust as well as young people to sudden changes in temperature. They are more likely to have a chro...

 

Surviving The Storm

It’s one thing to see pictures and hear horror stories that others have to tell after a vicious weather system has passed through an area. It’s quite another to find oneself at the center of that...

 

Becoming My Mother

Way back when the world was young and my sister and I rode pterodactyls to school, I remember the two of us looking at a picture of our mother, who must have been the frightful age of 40 or so at the...

 

Older Adults Can Get Pertussis Protection

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a vaccine to prevent tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough), to vaccinate persons aged 65 or more. The...

 

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