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Articles from the August 26, 2015 edition

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 By Meagan Dotson    News    August 26, 2015

It Takes a Community to Teach Prevention

Checkers Inc. and Richland County Comes Together will be hosting a drug awareness community event. Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the Richland County Schools Assembly to be held at the Sidney High School from...

 

Deer Archery Season Opens Sept. 4

North Dakota’s deer archery season opens Friday, Sept. 4 at noon, and bow hunters are reminded that deer bow licenses and accompanying tags are only available through electronic purchase. Bow hunters can buy a license online at the State Game and...

 

Peters To Replace Sidney Sugars Incorporated's Ag Manager Fullmer

Sidney Sugars Incorporated is pleased to announce the promotion of Duane Peters to agricultural manager. Duane will replace Russ Fullmer who after 30 years in the sugar industry will retire in...

 

Charles Eugene Roberts, 83, Lambert, MT

Funeral services for Charles Eugene Roberts, 83, Lambert, are Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 at the Old High School Gymnasium, Lambert, MT. Interment will be in the Lambert Cemetery, Lambert, MT, under the direction of the Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home,...

 

Job Fair Registration

Job Service North Dakota, Williston Economic Development, Williston Area Chamber of Commerce, the Williston Herald, the Grand Williston Hotel and Conference Center, and Gaffaney’s Total Office Source are sponsoring a Job Fair. This event is...

 

UM Researcher: Bat Communities Ripe For Transmitting Viruses

When biologists track how a virus moves among animals, they normally map the path of the disease within just one species. UM Professor Angie Luis realized this wouldn’t work for studying viruses in bats. Viruses pass easily between species of this...

 

Agencies Prohibit Hunting Over Bait

Hunters are reminded that hunting big game over bait is prohibited on all state owned or managed wildlife management areas, all U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service national wildlife refuges and waterfowl production areas, U.S. Forest Service national gras...

 

County Commissioner Shane Gorder Joins Kiwanis

Richland County Commissioner Shane Gorder became the newest member of the Sidney Kiwanis Club last Thursday. He was sponsored by first vice-president Jamie Larson....

 
 By Gina Heckey    News    August 26, 2015

Tips and Tricks to Stay Hydrated

As fall quickly approaches, it is important to remember that hydration is a key part of every day, not just hot summer months. The Richland County Nutrition Coalition wants to take a quick look at why water is important and offer tips on how to...

 

Sidney Health Center Successfully Recruits Orthopedic Surgeon

Sidney Health Center is pleased to announce the successful recruit of Jeffrey Gilles, M.D. Dr. Gilles joins the medical staff as an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Gilles, who is American Board Certified in...

 

MDT Proposes Highway Rehabilitation Project For MT 200 West Of Lambert

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to rehabilitate about 10.9 miles of Highway 200, west of Lambert. The project begins approximately ¼ mile west of the intersection with...

 

Richland County Relives Childhood At Boys & Girls Club Day For Kids

Boys & Girls Club of Richland County is gearing up to celebrate its annual Day for Kids event to highlight the critical needs of kids and teens in the community. Day for Kids celebrates the life changing work taking place at Boys & Girls Clubs each d...

 

2015 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 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...

 

Expect Labor Day DUI Patrols Aug 21-Sept 7

Law enforcement agencies across Montana will deploy extra patrols to prevent impaired driving during the final weeks of summer. Saturation patrols for DUI enforcement are set for August 21 through Labor Day September 7. The extra patrols are funded...

 

WORC Applauds New EPA Methane Pollution Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the first federal rule to regulate methane emissions from oil and natural gas production last week. In the western United States methane is often intentionally flared or vented in oil-rich...

 

County Agent Update

White Butterflies I have been receiving a lot of phone calls the last two weeks about these white butterflies that are flying around everywhere. Whether you live in a rural setting or in town, you hav...

 

Montana Stockgrowers Seeks Nominations for Ranching Woman of the Year

The Montana Stockgrowers Association is seeking nominations for the 2015 Montana Ranching Woman of the Year. The annual award is presented to an MSGA member who has made great contributions to the...

 

Pulse Seeds May Be Submitted To MSU Lab For Disease Testing

Montana State University’s new Regional Pulse Crop Diagnostic Laboratory in Bozeman offers several diagnostic tests on seed samples to check for pulse crop diseases. The tests cost $200 per sample and screen for seven important fungal diseases of...

 

Another Year of Record Fishing License Sales

The number of anglers buying fishing licenses in North Dakota during the 2014-15 season established a new record in license sales for the third consecutive year. Statistics compiled by the State Game and Fish Department revealed more than 222,000...

 

Montana State University Awarded Research Funding to Spur State's Economy

Montana State University has received $4.7 million in the first projects announced as part of the state's first large-scale research initiative, officials announced last week. The two MSU proposals...

 

USDA To Invest More Than $700,000 To Increase Recreational Public Access On Private Farm, Ranch, Forest Lands In Montana

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will partner with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks to improve and increase wildlife habitat and public access for recreational opportunities on privately-owned and operated ranch lands. “Montana will receive more...

 

Bruno Hired as Communications Coordinator for Montana Farmers Union

GREAT FALLS, MT (Aug. 24, 2015) –The Montana Farmers Union announces the hiring of Lyndsay Bruno as Communications Coordinator. Bruno is a native of Great Falls, and brings to the organization...

 

It's Time To Free Barry Beach

“It [is] more a duty [of an Attorney General] to save an innocent than to convict a guilty man.” We know we do not live in a perfect world where only the guilty are convicted and the wrongly accused go free, but prosecutors can sometimes seem...

 

Donate A Hunting License To Disabled Veterans & Armed Forces Members

Montana residents and nonresidents can show support for members of the military who have given the ultimate sacrifice by donating their hunting license to a disabled military veteran or disabled active duty service member. The disabled veteran or...

 

Be Fire Conscious This Hunting Season

Fire Marshall Rob Gilbert of Sidney reminds everyone to be safe this hunting season. “As dry as it is out there, hunters need to be careful,” he said. Some basic rules include: Stay on established roads and trails. Don’t drive or park on tall...

 

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