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Articles from the December 26, 2012 edition

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Montana 4-H Celebrates 100 Years in 2012

Since its beginning over 100 years ago, 4-H has grown to become the nation’s largest youth development organization. 4-H revolutionized how youth connected to practical, hands-on learning experience...

 
 By Tie Shank    News    December 26, 2012

Connie Wold Wellness Center to Open in 2013

Connie Wold’s memory will go on forever in the hearts of all those she knew, but now her dream of a wellness center for the entire family is coming true. The Connie Wold Wellness Center, a 24,000...

 

Program to Empower Farm/Ranch Women Starts January 22

Annie’s Project, a workshop for women on managing and decision-making in agriculture, will be held in Watford City beginning Tuesday, January 22 and continuing for six Tuesday evenings. Each...

 

New Year’s Extravaganza in Williston

The 7th Annual New Year’s Eve Extravaganza will be December 31st from 8pm-12:30am at the Raymond Family Community Center. The Williston Parks and Recreation District is once again hosting the event for Williston youth grades 7-12. The event is...

 

New Years Eve Boots & Bling

Looking for great food, great entertainment and a great cause this New Year’s Eve? Join the Benefit Fund of McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, Inc ., Watford City, for a special New Year’s Eve celebration. “Boots & Bling” will be held from...

 

Save The Dates! Bakken Investor Conference April 24-26, 2013

The oil and gas industry has seen record energy development and production while driving the economy in the Williston Basin yet faces continued challenges requiring further investment in and development of infrastructure and other assets. The oil...

 

January 15 is New Deadline for Pheasant Release Applications

Montana landowners interested in raising and releasing ring-necked pheasants next year have until Jan. 15, 2013 to submit an application to the state wildlife agency. This new application deadline is among several recommendations made by a...

 

Public Notification Of A Sex Offender Residing In McKenzie County

Mr. David W. Barloon, is a Sex Offender in the State of South Dakota. Mr. Barloon resides at Low Down RV Park, 1304 11th Ave SW., Watford City, ND.  Mr. Barloon has a 2006 conviction in the State of...

 

MFBF Members Appointed To National Committees

Members of Montana Farm Bureau Federation have been appointed to serve on the advisory committees of the American Farm Bureau Federation. The advisory committees meet annually in Washington, D.C. to provide input for future Farm Bureau policy....

 

Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.8%

Montana’s unemployment rate dropped below the 6% mark in November, dipping 0.2 percentage points to 5.8%.  The national rate also decreased by 0.2 percentage points to 7.7%. “We are finishing 2012 with good economic news for workers during the...

 

Joyce W. Johnson, 94, Sidney, MT

Funeral services for Joyce W. Johnson, 94, of Sidney were at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 22, 2012, at the Fulkerson Memorial Chapel in Sidney with Pastor Charlane Line of the Pella Lutheran Church officiating. Interment was in the Sidney Cemetery,...

 

Arvin Heinle, 72, Fairview, MT

Funeral services for Arvin D. Heinle, age 72, of Fairview, are at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 27, 2012, at Zion Lutheran Church in Fairview with Pastor Roberta Pierce officiating. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, ND under the...

 

Trapping Season Is In Full Swing In MT, Beware Of Traps On Public Lands

Recreational trapping season runs from September, 2012 through May, 2013 in Montana.  Tens of thousands of steel-jawed and snares traps are hidden on public lands.  This season will be more dangerous than ever due to a new wolf trapping season...

 
 By Dave Galt    News    December 26, 2012

Montana... Re-Energized

Economist Patrick Barkey, Director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Recovery, presented the Montana Business Quarterly report Thursday, December 13th at the Montana Taxpayer Association meeting. The findings, which highlighted income and...

 

Jim Steinbeisser of Sidney Elected to Montana Stockgrowers Association Board of Directors

Jim Steinbeisser of VS Inc. in Sidney was elected to the Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA) Board of Directors during MSGA’s 128thAnnual Convention and Trade Show, held Dec. 13-15 in Billings,...

 

West Side Program

Sidney Elementary 2nd Graders performed their “Twinkle and Shine” program Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 18th....

 

K-Kids Sing at Crestwood

The Boys & Girls Club K-Kids went caroling at Crestwood this past Tuesday, Dec. 18th. Pictured here singing are: (Back row: L to R) Allyson Nentwig, Hailey Lemerond, Ariana Gaskin, Braden Harris,...

 
 By Tie Shank    News    December 26, 2012

“The Williston,” Your New Favorite Restaurant

Nearly one year ago, Joel Lundeen and his partner purchased the old Elks building on 1st St. in downtown Williston and began renovating it in to one of the classiest places in town. The walls were tor...

 

Montana’s Minimum Wage Will Increase $.15 January 1, 2013

Montana workers earning minimum wage will see an increase from $7.65 per hour to $7.80 per hour on January 1, 2013.  “The cost-of-living rose slightly and as a result there will be a minimal increase to the State’s minimum wage,” said Labor...

 

UM Students Collect Montana Gift Items For Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013

Unique Montana gifts such as coffee from Missoula-based Hunter Bay and golf balls with Grizzly paws are among the items University of Montana Entertainment Management students are collecting to put in gift bags for nearly 50 musicians who will play...

 

MyFWP Means Quick Access To Your Hunter & Angler Info

Want to find your Montana hunting and fishing information fast? MyFWP, the new website offering from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks delivers your info in a click or two and allows anyone to subscribe to hunting and fishing news all packaged in one...

 
 By Rick Graetz    News    December 26, 2012

New Crown Of The Continent E-Magazine Available

The autumn 2012 issue of the Crown of the Continent e-magazine has been released and can be found online at http://issuu.com/um_crown_gye/docs/crownofthecontinent-autumn2012. The new issue contains scientific articles, which discuss the Confederated...

 

Symposium for Montana/Wyoming Barley and Sugarbeet Growers Set for Jan. 9 & 10

The 2013 Montana/Wyoming Sugar Beet Symposium will be held in Billings at the Big Horn Resort on Wednesday and Thursday, January 9-10, 2013. The symposium will feature top experts from Montana State University, University of Wyoming, North Dakota...

 

USCA Statement on USDA Release of Animal Disease Traceability Rule

The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) has released the following statement regarding the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) release of the National Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) final rule today.  USCA applauds the...

 
 By Jon Ebelt    News    December 26, 2012

DPHHS Reports Increase in Influenza, Activity Officials Say It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate

Local and state public health officials are reporting an increase in influenza activity and reminding all Montanans that it is not too late to vaccinate – get your influenza vaccine today! “Influenza season typically peaks in February and can...

 

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