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Articles from the October 2, 2019 edition

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Newspaper Legend Passes

The MonDak region has lost a newspaper icon. Russ Wells, born Dec. 5, 1945, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 just a few months shy of his 74th birthday. Wells exhibited a talent for newspaper...

 

Montana Farmers Union Partners To Fund Industrial Hemp Fiber Testing For Construction

GREAT FALLS- Providing Montana farmers and ranchers with another crop option motivated Montana Farmers Union President Alan Merrill to seek out a partnership with Farmers Union Enterprises, Inc. (FUE) to provide funding research to understand the...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    October 2, 2019

Flu Shot Important For High Risk Groups

Though everyone is at some risk of contracting the flu, there are some people who are at a higher risk of both contracting the flu, and getting serious, flu-related complications. People who are at high risk of contracting influenza include children...

 

Upcoming Events At The MonDak Heritage Center

Beau Theige’s Guitars To Be Exhibited At The Mondak Heritage Center, October 16-January 11, Sidney A joint opening reception will be held on October 18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for the public to meet the artist Beau Theige and to honor artist Laura...

 

DeLaura B. Dodds, 82 Watford City, ND

Memorial Mass for DeLaura B. Dodds, 82, of Watford City is at 11 a.m. CST, Friday, October 4 at Epiphany Catholic Church in Watford City with Father Charlie Heidt as presider. Inurnment of DeLaura’s cremains will be held at a later date in the...

 

Mass Flu Shot Clinic Scheduled October 3, Sidney

The Richland County Health Department has scheduled the annual Mass Flu Shot Clinic on October 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Flu shots are also available during normal clinic hours for those who cannot attend on October 3. The flu vaccine will be...

 

Colon Cancer Screening Kits Available At The Mass Flu Clinic

Free at-home colon cancer screening test kits will be available for those who are eligible at the Mass Flu Shot Clinic on October 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Richland County Health Department. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of...

 

Submarine Veterans To Meet in Sidney October 3-5

For the first time in its history, the Montana Submarine Veterans will hold its biannual meting at the VFW in Sidney October 3-5. Navy veteran Bill Henderson, state commander, expects between 35 and 40 of the 70 vets in the organization to attend....

 

Trail Of Treats, Costume Contest, Harvest Carnival, Sidney, October 26

The annual Trail of Treats will take place again at Sidney businesses this Halloween season. The Trail of Treats will start at Reese and Ray's IGA at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 26, and trick or treating at businesses will end at noon that day....

 
 By Dianne Swanson    News    October 2, 2019

Williston Saddlery to Celebrate 40 Years

A deep love of animals, particularly horses, plus a thirst for knowledge and a desire to share it, created the perfect combination for Bill and Karen Novak to take Williston Saddlery from a small...

 

Eastern Montanans Demand Answers And Stronger Rules At Radioactive Oil Waste Hearing

GLENDIVE, Mont. – The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) held the first of two hearings soliciting public comment for draft rules to oversee the disposal of radioactive oil waste. In a packed, standing-room-only hearing room, communi...

 

Kris Mrachek Honored As A Best-In-State Next-Generation Wealth Advisor By Forbes Magazine

Williston, ND – September 5, 2019 – Kris Mrachek, CFP®, AEP®, APMA® a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Williston, was named to the list of "Forbes Best-in-State...

 

Richland County Health Department Administrator Awarded High Honor

Judith Lapan, Administrator of Richland County Health Department in Sidney, was awarded the Montana Public Health Association's highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award at the annual Montana...

 

Shopping Sidney

Although Sidney’s businesses have faced the challenge of having a couple of larger stores close their doors in the last few years, at least some store owners note that the area is experiencing an...

 

Watford City's 21st Annual Heritage Day To Take Place October 5th, Weather Permitting

The 21st Annual Heritage Day will take place at the McKenzie County Heritage Park on Saturday, October 5. The McKenzie County Heritage Park is located west of Watford City at 950 2nd Avenue SW. This free event will start at 11 a.m. and wrap up...

 

Community Day Of Service Planned For Saturday, October 12, Sidney

Members of the Sidney Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invite the community to join with them in a Day of Service to the City of Sidney on Saturday, October 12 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. followed by a Soup Potluck at the Church. Bret...

 

Little Eagles Girls Basketball

Players in the Sidney Little Eagles girls basketball program hone their skills during a recent practice. The program is for girls in kindergarten through 4th grade and runs through October 12 with...

 

Stockman Bank Donates to LVA

Stockman Bank in Sidney donated $500 to Learning Volunteers for Adults to help them obtain new testing materials which they are required to buy. LVA coordinator Bernie Braden explained that the...

 

Long X Arts Foundation Kicks Off The 2019-2020 Concert Series With A Diverse Lineup Of Entertainment, Watford City

The Long X Arts Foundation's Watford City Area Concert Series is excited to announce the lineup for the 2019/2020 Concert Series, the second series for the newly formed organization that is committed...

 

Fairview Staff And Students Build Strong Farm To School Program

Connecting our youth with information and understanding of our local foods is the goal of the National and Montana Farm to School Programs. In 2018 staff and FFA and FCCLA students of Fairview High...

 

Two New Winter Wheat Varieties To Be Released From MSU Foundation Seed Program

Bozeman – A pair of new winter wheat varieties soon to be released by Montana State University breeders are designed to help address two issues that plague wheat farmers across the state, sawflies and stripe rust fungus, while improving crop...

 

Steer Donations Needed for MSU's Student Steer-A-Year Program

BOZEMAN – Montana ranchers are encouraged to donate a steer for the benefit of the learning and development of next generation agricultural producers. Montana State University's College of...

 

NDSU Suggests Waiting to Make Agriculture Risk Coverage, Price Loss Coverage Decisions

The sign-up period for the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program decision under the 2018 Farm Bill has started and will run until March 15, 2020, though Andrew Swenson, NDSU Extension farm management specialist,...

 

Glendive's Harvestfest & Junkapalooza Sunday, October 13

You have a job to do when you go to the Harvestfest & Junkapalooza in Glendive at the Dawson County Fairgrounds October 13. Either enter the salsa contest or sample the salsas in a blind taste...

 

Ag In The Classroom Teaches Farm Safety, Food Sourcing To Area Students

Ag In The Classroom Took Place, Thursday, September 16 At The Richland County Event Center In Sidney Ag In the Classroom has been an event for several years and teaches second and third graders about...

 

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