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Articles from the October 21, 2020 edition

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 By Anna Dragseth    News    October 21, 2020

Watford City Rough Rider Center To Offer A Fun Filled Day Oct. 24

On Saturday, Oct. 24, the Rough Rider Center will be hosting its 3rd Annual Fall Festival. The event will start at 11 a.m. with a vendor show, concessions, fall photo ops, carnival games, wagon...

 

The Roundup 17th Annual Harvest Festival Sugar Days Oct. 21-30

Agriculture is the backbone of the MonDak region and it’s time to celebrate this year’s harvest with The Roundup’s 17th annual Harvest Festival Oct. 21-30. Make It With Sugar Whip up your tastiest creations Friday, Oct. 23 and bring them to...

 

Trail of Treats Week Oct. 26-31 Sidney

We all know the holidays are going to look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean Sidney area kids should have to miss out on making memories. Trail of Treats has been extended to last a whole week instead of just one night....

 
 By Jacklyn Damm    News    October 21, 2020

Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-31

Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention awareness campaign that millions of people celebrate. Red Ribbon Week started after the death of Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, who in...

 
 By Angie Moe    News    October 21, 2020

Trail Of Treats Watford City Canceled

We will always have our community’s health and well-being at the heart of our decisions, and as Governor Burgum has now moved McKenzie County’s COVID-19 status to Code Orange “high risk” level, we have made the hard decision to cancel this...

 

Eddie Joslin, 81 Sidney, MT

Funeral services for Eddie Joslin, 81, Sidney MT, were held 10 a.m. (MST) Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 at Sidney Assembly of God Church with Pastor Jay Cummins officiating. Interment took place in Sidney...

 

Diane Hoover, 69 East Fairview, ND

Diane Hoover, 69, East Fairview, ND, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 at Saint Vincent’s Hospital, Billings, MT. Services will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 at Zion Lutheran Church, Fairview, MT, Robin Trudell officiating....

 

Flu Vaccination Clinic Being Offered In McKenzie Co.

Upper Missouri District Health is hosting several community vaccination clinics for $25 or billed through insurance with a copy of your insurance card. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Watford City Civic Center Walk In Clinic School district...

 

LYREC Book, Game & Food Drive in Oct.

In the spirit of Co-op Month Lower Yellowstone Rural Electric Cooperative (LYREC) will be holding a book, game, and food drive throughout the month of October. Unfortunately, the seniors and children have felt the impact of social isolation with the...

 

Second Annual Day of Service Held Sept. 12, Glendive

Despite COVID-19 restrictions and while following state and local guidelines, congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout eastern Montana volunteered their time on...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor • I am writing in response to a recent letter from Susan Peterson from Glendive. Ms. Peterson had attended a community session on Human Trafficking. She criticized Senator Steve Hinebauch for not being in attendance. • Unlike his oppo...

 

Ruth Nichols, 89, Sidney, MT

Graveside services for Ruth Nichols, 89, Sidney MT, were held at 2:30 p.m. (MST) Saturday, Oct.17, 2020 at Klempel Homestead Cemetery with Pastor Mike Backhaus officiating under the care of the...

 

Free Webinar for Business – Contracting Your Goods and Services with the State of Montana

Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 9-10:30 a.m., Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center will be offering a free webinar on how to contract goods and services with the State of Montana. Each year the State of Montana has numerous contracts available...

 

First Hunting Trip? Preparation Is Key

I was 41 years old the first time I went hunting. I grew up on the central coast of California. Hunting wasn't an integral part of life, nor was it a frequent topic of conversation around the supper...

 

Application Period Opens Nov. 2 For Recreation Grant Programs

Helena – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will begin accepting grant applications for four recreation grant programs on Monday, Nov. 2, at 12 p.m. via the online system at funding.mt.gov. Applications for the Recreational Trails Program, the Off-High...

 

Hunters Can Help Prevent Spread of AIS

Hunters who use boats to access waterfowl or big game hunting areas can help prevent aquatic invasive species from infesting Montana’s wetlands, rivers and lakes. The three steps of Clean, Drain, Dry greatly minimize the risk of spreading invasive...

 
 By Don Smies    News    October 21, 2020

One Distraction Can Steal Your Reaction

Basically, "distracted driving" is a catch-all phrase for anything that diverts a driver's attention from safely operating the motor vehicle. Such distractions can include anything from eating and...

 

Powderpuff Game Nov. 8 Sidney

The annual Powderpuff game is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 8, 3:30 p.m. at Swanson Field. This event is a fundraiser for the Sidney High School Close Up group. The $5 admission fee will assist the club on their trip to Washington D.C. in April....

 

Burgum Announces Changes To County Risk Levels, Recommended Gathering Sizes To Slow COVID-19

Bismarck - With active COVID-19 cases continuing to rise in North Dakota, Gov. Doug Burgum has announced updates to the ND Smart Restart guidelines to help reverse the trend and reduce the spread of coronavirus in communities.  “We can better...

 

Young Sidney Sugars Agriculturists Work Hard To Ensure Harvest Runs Smoothly

During the busy time of harvest, Agriculturists at Sidney Sugars Inc. work extra hard to help ensure that things are running smoothly at area beet receiving stations. Two of the newest agriculturists...

 

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Expanded To Other Commodities

President Trump and USDA Secretary Perdue have announced a second round of aid through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Up to $14 billion will be used to help farmers devastated by the economic disaster caused by the COVID-19...

 

USDA Issues $1.68 Billion In Payments To Producers Enrolled In Conservation Reserve Program

Washington - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is issuing $1.68 billion in payments to agricultural producers and landowners for the 21.9 million acres enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), which provides annual rental payment...

 

MSU-EARC Continues To Perfect Sugar Beet Research

The Montana State University Eastern Agricultural Research Center has been harvesting sugar beet plots since Monday, Sept. 21. Chengci Chen, MSU EARC superintendent and cropping systems agronomist,...

 

Sugar Beet Decorating Contest

The Roundup held their 17th Annual Sugar Beet Decorating Contest Oct. 13 at Neu's SuperValu, Fairview. Special thanks to Neu's SuperValu and Powder Keg for sponsoring the event....

 

NRCS Sets Conservation Program Funding Application Cutoff For Nov. 17

Bozeman – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Montana has set a Nov. 17, 2020, application cutoff for agricultural operators to be considered for the next conservation program funding cycle. The cutoff date applies to the...

 

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