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Articles from the October 17, 2012 edition

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 By Jaimee Green    News    October 17, 2012

Mail Carrier/ Shuttle Driver by Trade, Professional Actor/Stuntman by Profession

He worked as a roadie, bouncer and staff member for the rock band known as Jackal. He was in the blockbuster hit ‘Real Steel’ staring Hugh Jackman. He was in an Indonesian film, making his debut...

 

How to Survive The Winter In An RV

Even though most of us would prefer not to think about it, Winter Is Coming! To help all the RVers who plan to hunker down and spend a winter in eastern Montana or western North Dakota, Coates RV is hosting a seminar “How to Survive The Winter In...

 

First Annual 2012 Oktoberfest Taste of the Chamber

The Williston Chamber will hold the 1st Annual Oktoberfest: Taste of the Chamber October 25 from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for members and $12 for non-members. Register online at http://tinyurl.com/Tasteofthe ChamberOct2012 or pay at the door....

 

Sidney Trail of Treats October 29

The ghosts and goblins are coming! The Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will host Moonlight Madness and Trail of Treats on Monday, October 29. Merchants will stay open until 7 p.m. offering up some scary bargains while dressed up in...

 

Elks Collects for Food Bank

The Sidney Elks Lodge collected hundreds of pounds of food for the Richland County Food Bank by making non- perishable food items the price of dinner at their last Thursday Night Barbecue. Candy...

 

Wedding Annoucement

Don and Charlene Netzer, Sidney, announce the engagement of their daughter Kyla to Tyler Traeger, son of Terry and Chris Traeger, Bainville. Kyla is a 2003 graduate of Sidney High School and 2009...

 

Key Clubbers Help Distribute Kiwanis Fruit

Sidney High School Key Clubbers, Alec Johnson, left, and Colton Moran help mix boxes of apples and pears Saturday morning. Everyone who ordered Kiwanis fruit is encouraged to pick it up as soon as...

 

USDA Photo Contest

True to his roots as a frontier farm boy, on May 15, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed legislation to create the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Over the next two months he signed additional legislation that expanded and transformed American...

 
 By Tanja Fransen    News    October 17, 2012

Montana Winter Weather Awareness Week October 15-19

The week of October 15 through October 19 is “Winter Weather Awareness Week” in Montana. Each year in the United States, there are an average of 7,100 weather related vehicle fatalities, accounting for 24% of all vehicle fatalities. This is more...

 
 By Melissa Boyer    News    October 17, 2012

Wine & Food Festival November 3

We hope to see you under the Harvest Moon at the Foundation for Community Care’s 2012 Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, November 3rd, at the Richland County Fair Event Center in Sidney. Tickets go on sale on October 8th and can be purchased at the...

 

Sidney FFA Results

Sidney FFA JV members were successful in the recent FFA Career Development Event held in Plentywood. These members combined for a 2nd place finish in Agronomy and a 3rd place finish in Animal...

 

People’s 150th Celebration to Features Displays, Historian Hal Stearns

In the midst of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed into law three landmark pieces of legislation creating a new “people’s department” (the US Department of Agriculture); establishing land grant colleges in every state and opening...

 

Farm/Ranch Transfer Workshop Scheduled For Williston

Almost all farms and ranches in North Dakota are owned and operated by individual family units. It is the dream of most to pass the business to the next generation but this can be a complex task....

 

9-1-1 Dinner

The Sidney Elks Lodge hosted their 7th annual 9-1-1 dinner on September 11. Each year the proceeds have benefited a non-profit organization in Richland County. This year's beneficiary was the...

 

Sidney JV Football Action

Sidney JV Football took a 47-0 win over Miles City Saturday....

 
 By Leo Heath    News    October 17, 2012

Bakken Rocking Enrollment And Jobs For Montana Tech Grads

Oil drilling in the Bakken and Elm Coulee is a long ways from most Montana cities, but its impact has reverberated statewide and certainly here in Butte at Montana Tech. While our experience is just one of the ripple effects of the increased Bakken...

 

Guest Opinion: Dalrymple, Wrigley, Taylor and Chaffee Are Ineligible to be on the Ballot

North Dakotans have a right to know the truth. It is illegal for Jack Dalrymple, Ryan Taylor, Wrigley, and Chaffee to be on the November ballot. Candidate Roland Riemers was removed from the ballot, after the primary, for violating election...

 
 By Ashley Harris    News    October 17, 2012

Ft. Buford Cemetery Walk Oct. 20, Concert Oct. 21

The State Historical Society of North Dakota will host the ghosts of Fort Buford, on Saturday October 20th, as they share why they came to rest in their current location, this historic cemetery. The...

 

Ballot Measure Would Deny State Services To Illegal Immigrants

Community News Service, UM School of Journalism Nobody really believes Montana is overrun by illegal immigrants. Recent census figures estimate the state may be home to fewer than 11,000 noncitizens, and that includes legal residents with visas or...

 

Bullock-Hill Race Offers Voters Clear Choices For Governor

Say goodbye to bolo ties. Whoever replaces Gov. Brian Schweitzer after November’s election will be making an executive neckwear change. But that may be one of the few areas in which the candidates...

 

Touchdown Pass

Watford City’s Tyler Bates catches a pass in the end zone for a touchdown against the Newtown Eagles. The Wolves ended their regular season with a 46-0 win over Newtown, advancing them to a play...

 

Pink Fire Truck Is Hot!

This fire truck will get everyone’s attention – even without the siren! Rau DeSigns created and installed the special pink graphics on this retired Williston Fire Department fire truck. It is the...

 

‘Symbolic’ Measure Seeks Limits on Corporate Campaign Speech

For the Montanans debating Initiative 166, the measure calling for a constitutional amendment proclaiming “corporations are not people,” the fight is a battle over the future of democracy and free speech in America. “Elections are bought and...

 
 By Kyle Schmauch    News    October 17, 2012

Teenage Abortions: Measure Takes New Run At Parental Notification Law

Seventeen years after the courts struck down an early attempt to require minors to notify their parents before getting an abortion, the contentious issue is back on the ballot this fall. Legislative Referendum 120 is almost exactly like a 1995 law...

 
 By Aaron Curtis    News    October 17, 2012

Ballot Issue Allows Voters to Reset the Debate Over Medical Marijuana, But Will It Matter?

Eight years after 62 percent of voters cast ballots to legalize the use of medical marijuana, Montanans will now decide to what degree they want their state’s medical cannabis industry regulated. IR-124 allows voters to either approve Senate Bill...

 

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