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  • Haans Jorgen Halvorson, 38, Sidney, Montana

    Jul 17, 2024

    Haans' Funeral Services are Monday, July 22, 2024, at 10:00 am at Sidney Lutheran Brethren Church in Sidney, Montana with Pastor Ben Miller officiating. A luncheon will follow the service for a time of fellowship and sharing. Haans will be laid to rest in the Sidney Cemetery, Sidney, Montana. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 21, 2024, from 12:00 to 5:00 pm at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Sidney, Montana and an hour prior to services at the church. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral...

  • Missouri River Country Receives Regional Assistance Program Grant

    Jul 3, 2024

    Missouri River Country Tourism Corp. has been able to accomplish amazing things with very little money. Their task of promoting tourism in northeastern Montana was made a bit easier with the announcement on June 24 of a Regional Assistance Program Grant for up to $334,282 from the Montana Department of Commerce. According to the announcement, the grant is ‘to help regional non-profit tourism corporations and convention and visitors’ bureaus build additional capacity, coordinate with the Montana Department of Commerce Destination Montana Div...

  • 41st Annual Fort Union Rendezvous Set For June 13-16

    Jun 12, 2024

    Williston, ND – Get ready to step back in time as the much-anticipated Fort Union Rendezvous returns to the Upper Missouri. The Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site is set to come alive with the sights, sounds, and excitement of the American Frontier during the annual Rendezvous. From June 13-16, visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to experience the rich history and vibrant culture of the fur trade era. The Fort Union Rendezvous promises to transport attendees to a bygone e...

  • Area Events

    Jun 12, 2024

    Richland County Events in Sidney unless otherwise listed. MT. Wed., June 12 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - The 16x20 Show Onesti Krieger - through June 22.- Clint Whitmer Photography “Eye of the Camera” - through June 29. - Kathleen Frank High Country West Exhibit - MonDak Heritage Center, 120 3rd Ave. SE. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat., 1-4 p.m. For more info call 406-433-3500, or visit https://mondakheritagecenter.org/. Thurs., June 13 11:30 a.m. - Richland Red Hatters Lunch Meeting - Meadowlark. To RSVP call Paula, 406-489-2843 or Margaret, 406...

  • 41st Annual Fort Union Rendezvous To Be Held June 13-15

    Jun 5, 2024

    Enjoy a variety of arts, crafts, and music during the Upper Missouri Fur Trade Fair at the reconstructed Fort Union Trading Post during the 41st annual Rendezvous on June 13-16. Activities will take place between 10 a.m.-5 p.m. CST. "Kids Day" will be on Thursday, June 13. Children's activities will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Experience living history reenactors, historical demonstrations, explore traders row, and do some shopping....

  • Area Events

    Jun 5, 2024

    Events in Sidney unless otherwise listed. MT. Wed., June 5 6:15 p.m. - Karen Huskamp Shares Experiences In Peru - Everyone is welcome to come and hear Karen’s experiences while participating in the delivering of Shoeboxes in Peru for Operation Christmas Child. Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 211 E. Holly St. Wed., June 5 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - The 16x20 Show Onesti Krieger - through June 22.- Clint Whitmer Photography “Eye of the Camera” - through June 29. - Kathleen Frank High Country West Exhibit - MonDak Heritage Center, 120 3rd Ave....

  • Area Events

    May 29, 2024

    Events in Sidney & Fairview, MT Wed., May 29 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - The Myth Of Beauty Waterworks 45th Juried Art Show - through May 31. - The 16x20 Show Onesti Krieger - through June 22.- Clint Whitmer Photography “Eye of the Camera” - through June 29. - Coming June 5: Kathleen Frank High Country West Exhibit - MonDak Heritage Center, 120 3rd Ave. SE. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat., 1-4 p.m. For more info call 406-433-3500, or visit https://mondakheritagecenter.org/. Wed., May 29-Sun. June 2 Memorial Day Decorations - Decorations may be placed o...

  • Fort Union Association Unveils Historically Accurate Keelboat

    May 8, 2024

    The Fort Union Association, in partnership with the Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, is thrilled to announce the acquisition of a historically-accurate, 2/3 scale keelboat named “William. H. Ashley” named after the famous frontiersmen who hastened exploration of the American West and revolutionized the fur trade by developing the rendezvous system. This significant addition to the association is a testament to our commitment to education, preservation, and immersive historical experiences. The Fort Union Association plans to unve...

  • Rough Rider Center Lists Schedule Of Upcoming Events

    Apr 24, 2024

    The Rough Rider Center in Watford City announces its schedule of events for this spring and summer. May 1, Switcholio Cornhole Tournament, $15/person, Ages 21+ BYOB, Cash Prizes, Rough Rider Center Convention Hall. Day of registration only. 5:30-6 p.m. - Day of Registration. Tournament starts at 6 p.m. Switcholio Cornhole Tournament uses the Scoreholio App. Download it at the App Store and create a profile. You will be randomly drawn partners to play some round robin games and then will but plac...

  • Fort Union Announces Winter Schedule Beginning Oct. 9

    Alice Hart|Oct 11, 2023

    Williston – Beginning Oct. 9, 2023-March 30, 2024, Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site's winter hours will be Monday-Tuesday: Closed Wednesday-Sunday: Open 9 s.m.-5 p.m. CT Visitors to Fort Union can enjoy a visit to the fort, outdoor exhibits, a museum, and the park's store featuring Native American made items, reproduction fur trade era goods, a carefully curated selection of books, and other merchandise. Admission and parking are free. About Fort Union Trading Post National H...

  • Carrie V. Fischer, 90, Fairview, MT

    Sep 20, 2023

    Memorial services for Carrie V. Fischer, 90, Fairview, MT, are at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept, 16, 2023, at Zion Lutheran Church, Fairview, MT, with Pastor Tim O'Shields officiating. Inurnment will be in the Cherry Creek Cemetery, Richland County, MT. Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home, Sidney, MT, is assisting the family. Remembrances, condolences, and pictures may be shared with the family at www.fulkersons.com. Carrie Virginia Fischer was born Dec. 22,1932 in Fairview, MT, the daughter of John and...

  • Fort Union Indian Arts Festival Set For Aug. 5-6

    Alice Hart|Aug 2, 2023

    Williston, ND - Get ready to experience a rich variety of Indian Arts and Culture at the much-anticipated Fort Union Indian Arts Festival. The Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site is set to come alive with dancing, drumming, singing, music, games, demonstrations, and kids’ activities. On Aug. 5-6, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. CT daily, visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to experience the vibrant culture of the tribes who played an essential role in the history of the Upper Missouri River Region. New special headliners for 2023 i...

  • Fort Union Indian Arts Festival Set For Aug. 5-6

    Alice Hart|Jul 26, 2023

    Williston, ND - Get ready to experience a rich variety of Indian Arts and Culture at the much-anticipated Fort Union Indian Arts Festival. The Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site is set to come alive with dancing, drumming, singing, music, games, demonstrations, and kids’ activities. On Aug. 5-6, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. CT daily, visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to experience the vibrant culture of the tribes who played an essential role in the history of the Upper Missouri River Region. New special headliners for 2023 i...

  • Fort Union Indian Arts Festival Set For Aug. 5-6

    Alice Hart|Jul 19, 2023

    Williston, ND - Get ready to experience a rich variety of Indian Arts and Culture at the much-anticipated Fort Union Indian Arts Festival. The Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site is set to come alive with dancing, drumming, singing, music, games, demonstrations, and kids’ activities. On Aug. 5-6, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. CT daily, visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to experience the vibrant culture of the tribes who played an essential role in the history of the Upper Missouri River Region. New special headliners for 2023 i...

  • Fort Union Association Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    Brandon Delvo|Jun 14, 2023

    Williston, ND - The Fort Union Association (FUA) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. FUA was founded in April 1993, by Williston-native Marv Kaiser and Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site Superintendent Paul Hedren thanks in part to a generous loan from the Friends of Fort Union & Fort Buford. Kaiser, Hedren and other founding board members sought a way to share the trading post's rich history and support the historical, cultural, scientific, and educational activities of...

  • 40th Annual Fort Union Rendezvous Set For June 15-18

    Alice Hart|Jun 7, 2023

    Williston, ND – Get ready to step back in time as the much-anticipated Fort Union Rendezvous returns to the Upper Missouri. The Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site is set to come alive with the sights, sounds, and excitement of the American Frontier during the annual Rendezvous. From June 15-18, visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to experience the rich history and vibrant culture of the fur trade era. The Fort Union Rendezvous promises to transport attendees to a bygone er...

  • Patricia Sundheim, 79, Sidney, MT

    Mar 29, 2023

    Funeral services were held Friday, March 24, 2023 at 10 a.m. at the Ebenezer Congregational Church, Sidney, MT, with Pastor David Meehan presiding. A luncheon followed the service. Patricia was laid to rest at the Sidney Cemetery, Sidney, MT. Visitation was Thursday March 23, 2023 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at Fulkerson-Stevenson Memorial Chapel, Sidney, MT. Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home, Sidney, MT, is assisting the family. Remembrances, condolences, and pictures may be shared with the family at...

  • 4-H Rendezvous, Culbertson, March 17-19

    Robyn Heck|Mar 29, 2023

    Over 160 4-H members and volunteers participated in the Culbertson Rec Lab Rendezvous sponsored by the MSU Extension agency. There are 8 different 4-H districts in Montana, so every 8 years our district, which is district 4, gets to host the event. "We held it in Culbertson, and called it the rendezvous to draw on local history from Fort Union." said MSU extension 4-H agent Josie Evenson. "The recreation lab is a hands-on and 4-H member favorite. It provides an opportunity for youth and adults...

  • Patricia Sundheim, 79, Sidney, MT

    Mar 22, 2023

    Funeral Services will be Friday March 24, 2023 at 10:00 A.M. at the Ebenezer Congregational Church in Sidney, MT with Pastor David Meehan presiding. A luncheon will follow the service. Patricia will be laid to rest at the Sidney Cemetery in Sidney, MT. Visitation will be Thursday March 23, 2023 from 10:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Sidney, MT. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Sidney, MT is assisting the family. Remembrances, condolences, and pictures...

  • Construction Begins For Bakken Area Skills Center

    Anna Garcia|Jan 25, 2023

    Construction for the Bakken Area Skills Center kicked off with a groundbreaking ceremony July 18. This is a big step for the center as it has been in the works since 2016. Construction is anticipated to be finished by late 2023. The center will be located near Watford City High School, across from the Rough Rider Center’s baseball field. Once the project is completed, this one-of-a-kind facility will “up-skill” area employers’ current workforce, create more opportunities for students, and provide a variety of services to the area. The school...

  • Living History Weekend

    Sep 14, 2022

    Fort Union Trading Post Historical Site regularly holds special events like the Living History event held Sept. 3-4 to bring the rich history of the MonDak area to locals and visitors, alike. Living History volunteers and members from the local Fort Union Muzzle Loader Association participated in reenactments of the daily lives of the laborers and fort employees during its 39 years of operation. (Photo by Jaymi Mozeak)...

  • Living History Weekend Announced, Sept. 3-4

    Lisa Sanden|Aug 31, 2022

    Williston, ND – Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site is pleased to announce our annual Living History Weekend dates: Sept. 3-4. Living History volunteers and members from the local Fort Union Muzzle Loader Association will bring history to life through historical dress, demonstrations, crafts, tools, and stories. Saturday from noon-2 p.m. CDT will also feature art programming. Before cameras, copiers and the internet, images were made and shared through hand-pressed prints. Visitors can learn the historical art of printmaking using m...

  • Upcoming Programs At Fort Buford & Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center

    Aug 10, 2022

    Williston, ND – The public is invited to these upcoming events at Fort Buford and the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center near Williston. All events are free and open to the public. All times are Central time. Programs and times are subject to change. Aug. 18: Confluence History Book Club, 7 p.m. “To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876” by Bret Baier. Aug. 21: Historical Games for all ages, 2-4 p.m. at the Fort Buford barracks. Checkers, dominoes, cribbage, grace hoops and other...

  • Construction Begins For Bakken Area Skills Center

    Anna Garcia|Aug 3, 2022

    Construction for the Bakken Area Skills Center kicked off with a groundbreaking ceremony July 18. This is a big step for the center as it has been in the works since 2016. Construction is anticipated to be finished by late 2023. The center will be located near Watford City High School, across from the Rough Rider Center's baseball field. Once the project is completed, this one-of-a-kind facility will "up-skill" area employers' current workforce, create more opportunities for students, and...

  • Indian Arts Festival Scheduled For Aug. 6-7, Fort Union

    Lisa Sanden|Jul 27, 2022

    Experience American Indian history and culture through music, singing, dancing, traditional crafts, and presentations by artists and craftspeople from tribes of the Upper Missouri. Williston, ND - Saturday Aug. 6 and Sunday, Aug. 7, come join Fort Union as we celebrate our affiliated tribes through traditional American Indian music, dancing, and culture. This free event will showcase presentations and demonstrations each day from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. CDT. Daily programs (subject to change): Saturday...

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