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  • Container Gardening Workshop Set For May 16

    May 15, 2024

    The MSU Richland County Extension Office will be hosting a container gardening workshop on Thursday, May 16, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Extension Office meeting room located at 1499 N Central Ave, Sidney. This workshop will be led by MSU Roosevelt County Extension agent Wendy Becker. Come and learn how to make a container garden and take one home! Please call the MSU Richland County Extension Office to sign up by May 15, 406-433-1206....

  • Container Gardening Workshop Set For May 16

    May 8, 2024

    The MSU Richland County Extension Office will be hosting a container gardening workshop on Thursday, May 16, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Extension Office meeting room located at 1499 N Central Ave, Sidney. This workshop will be led by MSU Roosevelt County Extension agent Wendy Becker. Come and learn how to make a container garden and take one home! Please call the MSU Richland County Extension Office to sign up by May 15, 406-433-1206....

  • 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...

  • Con's Weed Control Provides Quality Services In Area

    Bill Vander Weele|Apr 24, 2024

    It's that time of year when area residents should make a call to Con's Weed Control Service, Sidney, in order to guarantee having a top-notch lawn. Con Donvan, owner, has run the business since 1990. He said his crews cover about a 70-mile radius including all of Richland County, some of McKenzie County and the eastern side of Roosevelt County. It's a family business with Con's wife, Lynn, and their grown children Michael, Matthew and Kerri all playing roles in the company's success. Valuable...

  • Announcement of the 2024 Minnow Tank Finalists

    Quincy Walter|Apr 3, 2024

    Great Northern Development Corporation (GNDC) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are excited to announce the finalists of the 3rd Minnow Tank Business Plan Competition. This transformative initiative is set to unfold across the seven-county region of Northeastern Montana, including Valley, Garfield, McCone, Richland, Roosevelt, Sheridan, and Daniels. The vision is to strengthen and support the existing businesses that form the backbone of local communities. With the completion of our first phase, we would like to congratulate and...

  • Efforts Underway To Preserve Iconic J.K. Ralston Painting

    Dianne Swanson|Mar 20, 2024

    The J.K. Ralston Preservation Committee is actively working to protect the iconic J.K. Ralston painting "General Sully at the Yellowstone" which is currently in the Nutter Building in downtown Sidney. Formerly the U.S. Post Office, the building is owned by Richland County and has housed multiple county entities over the years. It is now scheduled for some remodeling and potential new tenants. Believing the arts were an important facet of life, the U.S. Department of the Treasury under President...

  • 3rd Minnow Tank Business Plan Competition Business Plan Deadline Approaching

    Quincy Walter|Mar 6, 2024

    Northeastern Montana - Great Northern Development Corporation (GNDC) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are excited to announce the commencement of the 3rd Minnow Tank Business Plan Competition. This transformative initiative is set to unfold across the seven-county region of Northeastern Montana, including Valley, Garfield, McCone, Richland, Roosevelt, Sheridan and Daniels. Fostering Economic Development: The Minnow Tank Competition aims to unite communities with a common goal of economic development by attracting new...

  • Initial Private Applicator Training March 5-6

    Feb 28, 2024

    MSU Extension will be offering an Initial Private Applicator Training on Tuesday, March 5, in Culbertson and Wednesday, March 6 in Glendive. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. with the program starting at 8 a.m. and adjourning at 5:15 p.m. The program will be held at the Dry Prairie Rural Water Building, 5808 MT-16, Culbertson and the Yellowstone River Inn, 1903 N. Merrill Ave., Glendive. Initial Private Applicator Trainings are for individuals who want to obtain a Montana Private Applicator License, which is required for anyone who is applying...

  • MonDak Ag Days & Trade Show March 7-8

    Marley Manoukian Voll|Feb 28, 2024

    MonDak Ag Days & Trade Show is scheduled for March 7-8 at the Richland County Event Center Sidney. The trade show will open Thursday at 8 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. and again on Friday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be vendors onsite with their information, products, and services. Breakfast will be served both days with the Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce hosting on Thursday and Richland County Farm Bureau hosting on Friday. Lunch will be available at the Event Center both days, as well. In leu of...

  • Livestock Risk Protection Subject Of Ag Days Presentation

    Feb 28, 2024

    Ranchers take risks every day, with their livelihood subject to weather, disease, and markets. On Thursday, March 7, Wendy Becker will speak about the new, more rancher friendly, Livestock Risk Protection insurance policy that is designed to insure against declining market prices. The federally subsidized program which is available through crop insurance agents, has evolved to be more rancher friendly. Becker said it has changed quite a bit from when it was first presented. “There are new guidelines worth taking a second look at to see if it w...

  • Initial Private Applicator Training March 5-6

    Feb 28, 2024

    MSU Extension will be offering an Initial Private Applicator Training on Tuesday, March 5, in Culbertson and Wednesday, March 6 in Glendive. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. with the program starting at 8 a.m. and adjourning at 5:15 p.m. The program will be held at the Dry Prairie Rural Water Building, 5808 MT-16, Culbertson and the Yellowstone River Inn, 1903 N. Merrill Ave., Glendive. Initial Private Applicator Trainings are for individuals who want to obtain a Montana Private Applicator License, which is required for anyone who is applying...

  • Initial Private Applicator Training March 5-6

    Feb 21, 2024

    MSU Extension will be offering an Initial Private Applicator Training on Tuesday, March 5, in Culbertson and Wednesday, March 6 in Glendive. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. with the program starting at 8 a.m. and adjourning at 5:15 p.m. The program will be held at the Dry Prairie Rural Water Building, 5808 MT-16, Culbertson and the Yellowstone River Inn, 1903 N. Merrill Ave., Glendive. Initial Private Applicator Trainings are for individuals who want to obtain a Montana Private Applicator License, which is required for anyone who is applying...

  • Eastern MT & Western ND 5th Graders To Experience Fun Educational Opportunity At 2024 Hard Spring Show Bread Fair

    Jaymi Mozeak|Jan 24, 2024

    Through the months of February and March, thanks to the generosity of Northern Lights Honey, North Dakota Mills, and LaSaffre Corporation, and the producer of Red Star Platinum Yeast, the 41st Annual Wheat Show Bread Fair committee will be going into middle schools across the MonDak region to enter 5th graders who want to learn to make bread from scratch. Until 2020, the Annual Bread Fair was part of the National Hard Spring Wheat Show. Since then the National Hard Spring Wheat Show Board continues to be integral in the decision making process...

  • Eastern MT & Western ND 5th Graders To Experience Fun Educational Opportunity At 2024 Hard Spring Show Bread Fair

    Jaymi Mozeak|Jan 24, 2024

    Through the months of February and March, thanks to the generosity of Northern Lights Honey, North Dakota Mills, and LaSaffre Corporation, and the producer of Red Star Platinum Yeast, the 41st Annual Wheat Show Bread Fair committee will be going into middle schools across the MonDak region to enter 5th graders who want to learn to make bread from scratch. Until 2020, the Annual Bread Fair was part of the National Hard Spring Wheat Show. Since then the National Hard Spring Wheat Show Board contin...

  • Great Northern Development Corporation & Small Business Development Center Present 3rd Minnow Tank Business Plan Competition

    Quincy Walter|Jan 17, 2024

    Northeastern Montana - Great Northern Development Corporation (GNDC) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are excited to announce the commencement of the 3rd Minnow Tank Business Plan Competition. This transformative initiative is set to unfold across the seven-county region of Northeastern Montana, including Valley, Garfield, McCone, Richland, Roosevelt, Sheridan and Daniels. Fostering Economic Development: The Minnow Tank Competition aims to unite communities with a common goal of economic development by attracting new...

  • MonDak Area Stockgrowers Annual Meeting Held Nov. 30

    Marley Manoukian Voll|Dec 6, 2023

    The MonDak Area Stockgrowers Association held their annual meeting last week at the Elks Lodge. The meeting included industry updates from the North Dakota Stockmen's Association and the Montana Stockgrowers Association. The annual Steer Scholarship recipient was also announced at the meeting. Annually, the MonDak Area Stockgrowers Association offers a Steer Scholarship to a 4-H member who is interested in participating in their first market beef project. This year the recipient was Jodi Albus....

  • MonDak Area Stockgrowers Association Annual Meeting & Dinner, Nov. 30

    Marley Voll|Nov 22, 2023

    The MonDak Area Stockgrowers Association is an affiliate association of both the Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA) and the North Dakota Stockman’s Association (NDSA). The association serves cattle producers in Dawson, Richland, Roosevelt, and Wibaux County, MT, Golden Valley, McKenzie, and Williams County, ND. Our organization annually provides scholarships to four students that will have a positive future impact on the agriculture industry. Additionally, we annually provide a scholarship steer to an area 4-H youth who is interested in p...

  • Extra Mile Day Is Set For Nov. 1

    Jaymi Mozeak|Oct 25, 2023

    Rick Norby, Sidney mayor, made a proclamation during the city council meeting Monday, Oct. 16. Extra Mile Day is Nov. 1, 2023. He gets an email every year asking for Sidney to join in the pledge from the Extra Mile America Foundation. Six or seven years ago, Mayor Norby decided to do it and Sidney has been joining in every year since. According to extramileamerica.org, "Extra Mile Day celebrates the capacity we each have to create positive change in families, organizations, communities, and...

  • Small Town Publisher Challenges Elected Official's Right To Run

    Jaymi Mozeak|Oct 18, 2023
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    Following the resignation of Austin Knudsen, who was elected Montana’s new attorney general in November 2021, Roosevelt County Commissioners appointed then deputy county attorney Frank A. Piocos as the new county attorney on Monday, Feb. 1, 2022, to finish out the term. Darla Downs, owner and publisher of the Northern Plains Independent, a community newspaper located in Wolf Point, was ready to turn her attention to other news, but a few of the other county residents had other ideas. Not long after Piocos began his new office, numerous c...

  • Winter Named North Dakota Stockmen's Association Top Hand

    Oct 4, 2023

    The North Dakota Stockmen's Association (NDSA) awarded McKenzie County cattleman Keith Winter, a 49-year NDSA member, with the organization's most prestigious award, the Top Hand Award, at the banquet during its annual convention in Watford City. The Top Hand Award recognizes Winter's unselfish concern for the land, the country and the cattle industry. Winter joined the exclusive class of 26 ranchers who have received this elite award over the NDSA's 94-year history when he accepted his bronze...

  • Winter Named North Dakota Stockmen's Association Top Hand

    Oct 4, 2023

    The North Dakota Stockmen’s Association (NDSA) awarded McKenzie County cattleman Keith Winter, a 49-year NDSA member, with the organization’s most prestigious award, the Top Hand Award, at the banquet during its annual convention in Watford City. The Top Hand Award recognizes Winter’s unselfish concern for the land, the country and the cattle industry. Winter joined the exclusive class of 26 ranchers who have received this elite award over the NDSA’s 94-year history when he accepted his bronze statue. The lifelong rancher and longtime grazing a...

  • Roosevelt County Fair This Week

    Jaymi Mozeak|Aug 9, 2023

    The Roosevelt County Fair is not too far away. The fun that Roosevelt County has been waiting for will be Aug. 8-12 and it is right around the bend. Cale Moon is going to perform Friday at 7 p.m. According to http://www.rooseveltcountyfair.org/, Cale Moon is the son of a long-haul truck driver. He grew up loving the blue-collar American way of life: hard work, diesel fumes, dirt, guns, God, family and freedom. Cale's music is inspired by everyday life as it happens in the lives of everyday...

  • Froid Farm Tour Featuring Pollinators During National Pollinator Week

    Beth Redlin|Jun 21, 2023

    Fifteen years ago, the United States Senate unanimously approved the designation of a "National Pollinator Week" in June to address the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. This year's Pollinator Week is June 19-25 and appropriately, pollinators are the focus of a special segment of the annual Froid Research Farm Field Day set for Thursday, June 22 from 1-5:30 p.m. Registration is at 12:45 p.m. During that special segment, field tour participants will be introduced to the many...

  • Bees, Peas & Grasshoppers Featured At 2023 Froid Research Farm Field Day June 22

    Beth Redlin|Jun 7, 2023

    The Froid Research Farm Field Day is back and this year’s event features a special presentation on native bees and other pollinators in agricultural systems, along with a special Beekeeping 101 workshop for those interested in adding honeybees on their farms. Grasshoppers, their biology and management, are also a topic of discussion as is new research underway on field pea. Learn about all of these topics and more at the annual Froid Research Farm Field Day on Thursday afternoon, June 22, beginning at 1 p.m. The event is hosted by the S...

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