Articles from the August 24, 2011 edition

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 By Lois Kerr    News    August 24, 2011

Puller Sled Benefits Crowd, Fire Department

Without a proper pulling sled, people could not enjoy the excitement of the Sidney Chamber’s tractor pull event, scheduled this year for Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Richland County Fairgrounds. The...

 

Trent Loos To Be 2012 MonDak Ag Days Entertainment

The MonDak Ag Days Committee is pleased to announce that Trent Loos, passionate advocate for agriculture, will serve as the Thursday night, Jan. 12 after-dinner speaker at the 2012 MonDak Ag Days banq...

 

Okland To Be Featured At Alexander’s 66th Annual Old Settlers Day Celebration

Solveig Okland, longtime resident of Alexander, now of Polson, MT, will be featured this year at Alexander’s 66th Annual Old Settlers Day celebration Thursday, Sept. 1 through Saturday, Sept. 3....

 

Kids First! Carnival Looking For Interested Vendors

The Sidney Community Education Foundation, Inc., The Richland County Family Resource Center, and the Boys & Girls Club of Richland County have teamed together again this year to sponsor the second annual Kids First! Carnival this fall. All three...

 

Kozak-Swisse Announce Engagement

Rhonda Kay Kozak, daughter of Jerry and Caroline Kozak, Culbertson, and Justin Levi Swisse, son of Bruce and Nadine Swisse, Sidney, have announced their engagement. The prospective bride is a graduate of Culbertson High School. She graduated from...

 

Sidney Health Center Set To Host Another “Live It Up!” Event For Local Women

Sidney Health Center will host its fifth “Live it up!” event for women on Monday, Sept. 12 with a focus on balancing work and home life while maintaining good health. The theme for the evening...

 

Help Stop Alcohol Related Injuries

Richland County is one of only four counties with an average BAC over 0.2 (the population is low, but comparatively speaking it is still a county with one of the highest BAC levels in the state for DUI arrest). In Montana 37% of fatal crashes are...

 

6th Annual JMAC Artfest 2011 “Celebrating Culture Through Art” Sept. 17

The festival features art vendors with outdoor sculpture, Native American handwork, jewelry, quilts and much more; food vendors with mini-doughnuts, kennel corn, slushee and ethnic cuisine; free children’s art activities, and live entertainment on...

 

MonDak Annual Meeting, Board Election Scheduled For Sept. 11

The annual meeting of the MonDak Historical & Art Society will be Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. at the MonDak Heritage Center. Learn what is happening in the upcoming year, a recap of the past year, and very importantly, vote for new members of the board of...

 

Nourish Your Skin Lesson Offered

Do you want to have beautiful skin, minimize wrinkles and look your best as long as possible? Our skin can undergo a lot of stress and taking good care of it is important to putting our “best...

 

Cancer Workshop First Tuesday Of The Month

A free 10-session workshop for cancer survivors, their families or anyone interested in learning about cancer self-advocacy is invited to attend sessions held the first Tuesday of each month starting Sept. 1 at 6:30 p.m. The sessions will be held at...

 

Sidney Jaycees To Host MT State Jaycee President & National Jaycee President

The Sidney Jaycees are very excited to announce that their State President Christy Owens, Havre, and their National President Joanie Cramer, Huntsville, NC, will be in Sidney on Friday, Aug. 26. They are hosting an appetizer meet and greet with them...

 

Social Security Discussion Set For Aug. 31

Tom Klouda, a staffer with Max Baucus’ office, Washington DC, will be at the Community Services Building in the upstairs conference room on Aug. 31, at noon to discuss Social Security issues....

 

MonDak Heritage Center To Sponsor Goodnight Summer Concert Saturday

The MonDak Heritage Center, Sidney, is pleased to host a celebration of summertime with a concert Saturday night Aug. 27 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Opening at 7 p.m. will be Alton Hillesland, Vicky Vaira, Jennie Herrick, Jim Tibbits and Jeff Tibbits....

 

Anderson Accepted To RMC

Timothy Anderson, son of Lue and Les Anderson, Sidney, will attend Rocky Mountain College this fall. Timothy plans to major in general studies. He graduated after being home schooled. He has been accepted to Rocky Mountain College based on his educat...

 

Guest Opinion

Limited by space, this response seeks to offer some further insight into the matter brought forth by Jerome, whose opening statement declares, “Debate over the duration of the Genesis creation “day” has ‘divided’ the Christian...

 

Don’t Risk Hay Fires

The delayed arrival of spring weather, constant rains this summer and saturated fields have producers wondering when to harvest hay. The wet conditions also impede hay’s dry-down. Thus, the chances of putting up hay that is too wet are much higher...

 

Check Fraud – Attention Montana and Western North Dakota

On 28 July 2011, two individuals posing as representatives from Whiting Oil and Gas purchased two large LG brand 55 LED televisions and two wall mounts from a local business in Plentywood, MT. The suspect wrote a check to the local business for the...

 
 By Jaque Best    Opinion    August 24, 2011

Guest Opionion: Cyber-Bulling And P.C.

Cyber-bullying and political correctness (P.C.) pose a real dilemma for educators and law enforcement officials. You’ve all read the horror stories of teen suicide supposedly the result of a comment relayed by computer or cell phone. These are sad...

 
 By Jordan Hall    Opinion    August 24, 2011

Guest Opinion

Dr. Dirt recently reviewed the thoughts of Dr. Hugh Ross in relation to Creationism. Dr. Dirt, a veterinarian by trade, no doubt has a grasp on things of the scientific realm. Dirt’s contention,...

 

4-H Beef Project Evaluated For Carcass Merits

4-H members of Williams County are beginning to understand how tough it is to produce finished beef steers whose carcasses will grade USDA Choice. For the past four years Dr. J.J. Hovde has been...

 

Members Sought For OHV, State Trails Committee

Montana State Parks, a division of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, has announced that it is seeking diversified trail users to serve on two different trails advisory committees. · The Off-Highway Vehicle Advisory Committee advises the agency on the...

 

Vote For The Sammus Theory

The Sammus Theory is currently in a contest through Rockstar Energy Drink to win a grand prize package including performing on stage at the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival 2012. Former Sidney...

 
 By Mary Friesz    News    August 24, 2011

Helmet Safety

You should wear a helmet each and every time! Tricycle, Bicycle, Motorcycle, ATV, Skating, Boarding, Rock Climbing, Water Sports and all other Extreme Sports…strap it on to stay safe so you can go...

 

RMA Announces Expanded Availability Of Forage (Alfalfa) Seed Pilot

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) has announced expanded coverage availability for the Forage (Alfalfa) Seed Pilot Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) program to all counties in Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota. In previous years,...

 

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