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Articles from the August 21, 2013 edition

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68th Annual Old Settler's Day in Alexander August 29-31

What started as a community picnic after harvest season in Alexander, North Dakota, has, like so many early gatherings developed into large boisterous occasions that last for days and attract party...

 
 By Staci Miller    News    August 21, 2013

Mondak Kids Tackle A Kids' Marathon Challenge

The Foundation for Community Care, in partnership with schools throughout the MonDak region, will be kicking off an exciting new program this fall that promotes a healthy and active lifestyle among ch...

 

Harvest Fest Tractor Pull This Saturday

The 2013 MonDak Harvest Fest Tractor and Truck Pull takes place this Saturday, August 24 at the Richland County Fairgrounds arena. The exciting evening also includes ATVs and lawnmowers competing for...

 

Master Gardener Program Offered in Watford City

Local individuals interested in an in-depth look at gardening are encouraged to enroll in the Master Gardener Program to be held weekly for eight Friday mornings starting September 27 and ending...

 

Rugged West Relay For Life

The Rugged West Relay for Life was held Aug. 16 at Fridley Field in Watford City. The event raised over $40,000 for the American Cancer Society. Above is the relay banner during the first lap of the...

 
 By Barb Peterson    News    August 21, 2013

Williston Summit September 3-5

The Minnesota Real Estate Journal has hosted thousands of people to Bakken Summits in major cities across the USA. Now, Williston Economic Development is partnering with them to hold a similar event right in the Bakken and will provide an...

 

Montana Make It With Wool and Win!

If you love to sew garments or even quilts from wool then you may be interested in the The Montana Make It With Wool contest coming up soon! The contest’s objectives are: to promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabric and yarns, encourage per...

 

Agency Selects Projects Addressing Critical Housing Needs

The North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) has committed more than $20 million from the Housing Incentive Fund (HIF) to 18 projects across the state. “The need for affordable housing is felt in communities statewide,” said members of the...

 

Douglas Rau, 71, Sidney, MT

Funeral services for Douglas Rau, 71, of Sidney, MT will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at Ebenezer Congregational Church in Sidney, MT. Interment will be at the Sidney Cemetery under the direction of Fulkerson Funeral Home of Sidney....

 

Deer Archery Season Opens Aug. 30 In ND

North Dakota’s deer archery season opens Friday, Aug. 30 at noon, and bowhunters are reminded that deer bow licenses and accompanying tags are only available through electronic purchase this year. Bowhunters can buy a license online at the State...

 

Few MT Fall Turkey Surplus Permits Available

Some over-the-counter surplus licenses for deer B, elk B and fall turkey permits are still available in a few areas. Surplus licenses are those still remaining after Montana’s recent special hunting license or special permit drawing. The left-over...

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    August 21, 2013

Bonnie Zahn Griffith Work to be Displayed at MonDak Center

This is the third in a series highlighting the Blue Buffalo Artists whose work will be on display at the MonDak Heritage Center in Sidney the month of October. Bonnie Zahn Griffith is a plein air...

 

Greg Eiselein's Artwork to be on Display at MonDak Heritage Center as Part of the Blue Buffalo Series

This is the second in a series highlighting the Blue Buffalo artists whose varied art will be on display at the MonDak Heritage Center the month of October. Greg Eiselein is a life-long Montanan born in Roundup and raised on a working cattle ranch...

 

Hunters Reminded of Big Game Transport Rules

Big game hunters are reminded of requirements for transporting deer, elk and moose carcasses and carcass parts into and within North Dakota as a precaution against the possible spread of chronic wasting disease. Hunters harvesting a big game animal...

 

PLOTS Guide Available Online 

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s Private Land Open To Sportsmen Guide for 2013 is now available online at the Department’s website, gf.nd.gov. In addition, PLOTS Guides will be available at most license vendors throughout the state in...

 

Outdoors

Pictured (L) is Garrett Sage, son of Levi Sage (R) with a 34 in. Northern Pike caught at Fort Peck, Rock Creek over 4th of July weekend. Special thanks to Ed Mindt for taking Garrett out on his first...

 

Duck Brood Index Down from Last Year

North Dakota’s 2013 fall duck flight is expected to be down significantly from last year, but still similar to the good fall flights of 2007-11. Mike Johnson, game management section leader for the State Game and Fish Department, said the fall...

 

Living History Weekend at Fort Union Begins Aug. 31

Living History weekend August 31 through September tells the story of the Northwest Company’s purchase of Fort Union from the American Fur Company. The setting for this year’s Last Bell Tour is...

 

R & T Water Supply Commerce Authority Celebrates Additional Water Supply from WAWSA

The residents and businesses served by the R & T Water Supply Commerce Authority now have greater access to high-quality drinking water, thanks to additional supply from the Western Area Water Supply Authority (WAWSA). The R & T system was...

 

Back to School: School Nurses Lead Way to Healthy Year

(BPT) - While parents and students prep for back-to-school season, so too do the country’s 74,000 school nurses, who are charged with helping maintain a healthy, thriving student body for the 2013-14 school year. The nationwide average ratio of...

 
 By Tie Shank    Outdoors    August 21, 2013

Hydroponics Gardening Increasing In Popularity

Hydroponics is a combination of two Greek words, "hydro" meaning water and "ponics" meaning labor. It is a method of growing plants using a mineral solution in water, without using soil. Research has...

 

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