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  • Infantry Encampment Planned July 13-14 At Ft. Buford State Historic Site

    Jul 10, 2024

    WILLISTON, ND – The public is invited to the Fort Buford Sixth Infantry Annual Encampment Saturday, July 13, and Sunday, July 14, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. CT at Fort Buford State Historic Site near Williston. All ages are welcome to this free event, and children must be accompanied by an adult. “Step back in time with the sights, sounds, and stories of the past as reenactors bring the frontier era of the fort to vivid life,” said Ben Gjorven, Fort Buford Sixth Infantry Regimental Association president. “This encampment is a unique opportu...

  • Yellow Tag Paddlefish Season Ends Short Of Harvest Target

    Montana FWP|Jul 10, 2024

    MILES CITY – The 2024 paddlefish season for the yellow tag area of the Yellowstone and lower Missouri rivers ended June 30, short of the harvest cap of 1,000 fish. The overall harvest estimate was 782 paddlefish, and female paddlefish represented 43% of the total harvest. Harvest estimates for the past two seasons were 776 in 2023 and 769 fish in 2022, continuing the trend toward a more dispersed fishery since open river passage began with the new Intake Bypass Channel near Glendive. It was also an average year for tag sales, with a total of 2,...

  • 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...

  • Anglers: If You Don't Know, Let It Go

    Jun 26, 2024

    HELENA – Anglers planning to fish the Eastern Fishing District need to be aware of endangered pallid sturgeon. Anglers are encountering these fish more and more each year due, in part, to successful conservation and recovery efforts. "It is vital that anglers understand how to identify pallid sturgeon from shovelnose sturgeon," said Zach Shattuck, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks native species coordinator. "We like to remind anglers: 'if you don't know, let it go.'" Pallid sturgeon are a f...

  • Area Events

    Jun 26, 2024

    Events In Williston, Tioga, & Williams County, Central Time Wed., June 26-Sun., June 30 2024 Upper Missouri Valley Fair- Enjoy your favorite food vendors, classic fair rides, live entertainment, & more! For more info visit https://umvf.com/fair-week/. UMV Fairgrounds, 519 53rd St. E., Williston. Fri., June 28, July 26; Aug. 23, Sept. 27, Oct. 25 & Nov. 22 6 p.m. - Spotlight At the James Open Mic - All ages event designed to celebrate & challenge young performers. James Memorial Art Center, 621 1st Ave. W., Williston. Sat., June 29 7-9 p.m. -...

  • Second Peak Of Fort Peck Flow Test Resuming

    Jun 19, 2024

    OMAHA, Neb. - Second peak of Fort Peck flow test resuming; Weekly flow test call scheduled for June 19 Releases from Fort Peck will begin stepping up as part of the second peak of the Fort Peck flow test starting today. Releases from Fort Peck will be gradually increased, starting today, June 17, to reach a peak flow of 20,000 cubic feet per second at Wolf Point, on Sunday, June 23. These releases will include flows from the Fort Peck spillway, beginning today around 9 a.m. (Mountain Time). The second peak flow was scheduled to begin on June...

  • 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....

  • FWP Requests That Recreationists Be On The Lookout For Greater Short-Horned Lizards This Spring And Summer

    Jun 5, 2024

    GLASGOW - As you are hiking and exploring Montana this spring and summer, be sure to take a break from scanning the horizon and look down at the ground once in a while. Not only will this help you avoid stepping on a cactus or a rattlesnake, but you might also see one of eastern Montana's rarely seen critters...the greater short-horned lizard, commonly known as a "horny toad". If you do, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks would like to know about it. The greater short-horned lizard, Phrynosoma...

  • 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....

  • Bowfishing Tournament Scheduled For June 1

    May 29, 2024

    Bowfishing enthusiasts can test their skills and win big dollars in the Big 30 Octane Outdoors Bowfishing Tournament Saturday, June 1. Fish Trenton Lake, Lake Sakakawea, the Little Muddy River, the Yellowstone River, or the Missouri River and its tributaries. The event starts with registration from 7-7:50 a.m. followed by a rules meeting at 7:50 and blast off at 8 a.m. CDT. Weigh-ins are at 5 p.m., all at Octane Outdoors, 1008 E. Broadway, Williston. There is a 100 pound deduction for every minute past the 5 p.m. weigh-in time. Cost to enter...

  • 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...

  • David R. McMillen, 89 Sidney, MT

    May 22, 2024

    Funeral services for David R. McMillen, 89, were Friday, May 10, 2024, at 1 p.m. at Pella Lutheran Church, Sidney, with Pastor Barb Haugerud officiating. Military honors were presented by representatives of the U.S. Army Funeral Guard and VFW Post 4099 Sidney. A luncheon followed the service for a time of fellowship and sharing. David was laid to rest in the Sidney Cemetery, Sidney. Visitation was Thursday, May 9, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel, Sidney....

  • Bowfishing Tournament Scheduled For June 1

    May 22, 2024

    Bowfishing enthusiasts can test their skills and win big dollars in the Big 30 Octane Outdoors Bowfishing Tournament Saturday, June 1. Fish Trenton Lake, Lake Sakakawea, the Little Muddy River, the Yellowstone River, or the Missouri River and its tributaries. The event starts with registration from 7-7:50 a.m. followed by a rules meeting at 7:50 and blast off at 8 a.m. CDT. Weigh-ins are at 5 p.m., all at Octane Outdoors, 1008 E. Broadway, Williston. There is a 100 pound deduction for every minute past the 5 p.m. weigh-in time. Cost to enter...

  • Update Provided For Test Flows

    Bill Vander Weele|May 15, 2024

    Test flows from Fort Peck Dam will be at 10,000 cubic feet per second through mid-June, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Test flows reached 18,000 cfs in Wolf Point on Wednesday, May 1, and held for three days. During weekly virtual meeting on May 8, Michael Swenson, Corps of Engineers, said the daily average flow was reduced to 12,000 on May 7, 11,000 on May 8 and 10,000 on May 9. “The plan is to hold the flow to 10,000 daily average through mid-June when we schedule the next h...

  • Paddlefish Snagging Season To Close May 15

    May 15, 2024

    The North Dakota Game and Fish Department announced Monday that the state’s 2024 paddlefish snagging season will close May 15 to any additional harvest to provide long-term protection of the paddlefish population. An additional snag-and-release extended season will begin May 16 and run through May 21. Paddlefish snaggers with unused tags can continue snagging during the additional snag-and-release season but must release all fish immediately. If a snagger has already used their tag on a harvested paddlefish, they are not allowed to p...

  • 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...

  • Williston Basin Speedway New Season

    Katelyn Sponheim|May 8, 2024

    The Williston Basin Speedway is racing into a new season with a full makeover, thanks to 2100 yards of new clay and a passionate board of five directors ready to dig in with fresh ideas and hard work. Troy Girolomo, a Williston business owner for the last 15 years, is the new track president, and couldn't stay on the sidelines any longer. Owner of G-Style Transport, GST Casing, and Roughrider Disposals, Troy saw opportunities to improve the Speedway and its operations, putting his racing and...

  • Area Events

    May 8, 2024

    Events in Sidney unless otherwise listed. MT. Fri., May 10 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. - Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class Hosts Sunrise City Cleanup - Check in at Veterans Memorial Park. Volunteer for 1 hour or the entire morning. Multiple time slots available. To register text the word “Volunteer” to 406-206-7988. 1-9 p.m. - Women’s Wellness Collective - All ages welcome until 5 p.m.; remaining hours for 21+. Free to the public. Includes vendors showcasing wellness-oriented businesses with offerings that can improve the quality of life...

  • Camp Encourages Interest In County's 4-H Programs

    Bill Vander Weele|May 1, 2024

    Richland County/MSU Extension agent Josie Evenson was surrounded by some of the youngest individuals interested in 4-H during a day camp at the Extension center on Saturday. In attendance were about 20 Cloverbuds, who are between the ages of 5-8. The youngsters are introduced to 4-H before taking part in competitive projects in future years. Evenson said the day included teaching the children the 4-H pledge through different fun activities. Part of the time featured the kids painting the 4-H...

  • Suspect Apprehended After Pursuit

    May 1, 2024

    At approximately 11:49 a.m. (CST) on Thursday, April 25, the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office was requested to assist the U.S. Forest Service with a suspicious male subject who was attempting to sell items on the Little Missouri National Grasslands. Upon contact, the male fled in his vehicle, and units initiated a pursuit with the male suspect. The pursuit left the National Grasslands and traveled southbound on U.S. Highway 85 from Sixth Street NW, Grassy Butte, ND. The vehicle continued southbound on U.S. Highway 85 at speeds in excess of 1...

  • Test Flows Start On Missouri River

    Bill Vander Weele|May 1, 2024

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Missouri River Water Management Division started its weekly virtual meetings on Wednesday, April 24, to keep residents updated on the status of Fort Peck test flows. The call attracted more than 60 participants. The public can access the meetings, which start at noon (mountain time) on Wednesdays, at https://usace1.webex.com/usace1/j.php?MTID=ma8b176ff7ce553ae5f1f645f3a8629a4 The 2018 Biological Opinion requires the test under the Endangered Species Act for o...

  • Missouri River Test Flows Begin

    May 1, 2024

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' representatives provided information about plans for the Fort Peck test flow during a Missouri River water management meeting held in Poplar on March 28. In November 2021, the Fort Peck Dam test release EIS Record of Decision was signed. The purpose of the test flows is to evaluate the potential for achieving pallid sturgeon spawning and recruitment on the upper Missouri River. John Remus, Missouri River Basin Water Management office for the northwestern office...

  • Paddlefishing Seasons Near Start In North Dakota, Montana

    Apr 24, 2024

    North Dakota's paddlefish season will open May 1, and is scheduled to continue through May 21. However, depending on the overall harvest, an early in-season closure may occur with a 24-hour notice issued by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Paddlefish snagging is legal only from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (central time) during each day of the paddlefish snagging season. The open area includes the Yellowstone River in North Dakota, and the Missouri River west of the U.S. Highway 85 bridge to the...

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