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 By Anna Dragseth    News    September 23, 2020 

Grand Opening For Watford City Fox Hills Elementary School Set For Sept. 25

On Friday, Sept. 25, at 5 p.m., there will be a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Fox Hills Elementary School, 2610 Wolf Den Parkway, Watford City. This event will recognize the ef...

 

Amtrak And COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the decrease in travel demand, Amtrak will be making changes to their Long-Distance train frequencies in October. Many routes will be changing from daily service to...

 
 By Ruth Moore    News    September 23, 2020 

Richland County Switches To All-Mail Ballot General Election

After much discussion, Richland County will be having an all-mail ballot election for the Nov. 3, 2020 General Election to keep uniformity and fairness throughout the state. With the majority of the counties going with an all-mail ballot and...

 
 By Leslie Messer    News    September 23, 2020 

2020 Census State Championship

Game on, Montana! Can we count you in? Complete the 2020 Census, and help your community bring home the state championship plus $20,000 in federal funding per Census response. That’s right, Montana gets $20,000 in federal funding over a decade for...

 

Frontier Tires & Glass In Sidney Now Open

Frontier Tires & Glass, Sidney, is now open for business. The new owners are Bryce Dinkelman, Brandon Batty and Joseph Knapp. The shop is located south of Sidney on HWY 16, 2650 South Central...

 

Protect Yourself With The Flu Shot

Across the country, shipments of this season’s influenza (flu) vaccine are arriving at healthcare facilities. Though COVID-19 continues, there is currently no available COVID-19 vaccine. While the seasonal flu shot won’t provide protection from...

 

Legislative Report

Greetings, I had my last interim EQC meeting last week. We discussed issues like delisting grizzlies, wilderness study areas, TENORMS in waste disposal sites, a new license for trappers, aquatic invasive species, chronic wasting disease, and many oth...

 
 By Carla Hunsley    News    September 23, 2020 

Championship Encourages Counties And Tribes To Compete For The Highest Increase In Self-Response Rates To The 2020 Census

Helena, MT - The Montana Department of Commerce has launched the 2020 Census State Championship to encourage counties and tribes in Montana to compete for the highest increase in self-response rates to the 2020 Census from now until Sept. 30. With...

 
 By Stephanie Ler    News    September 23, 2020 

(Updated September 23, 2020) Richland County COVID-19 Case Update

The Richland County Health Department is announcing one additional active case of COVID-19 in a Richland County resident and the release of one case from isolation. This brings the total case count...

 

Debbi Hatter Benefit Sept. 26 Golf Tournament, Dinner, Auctions

Debbi is the daughter of Dave and Crystal Hatter. She was born in Sidney in 1979 and was raised in the Squaw Gap area on Bennie Pierre Road, McKenzie County. Growing up on the ranch taught Debbi to be...

 

Roosevelt Medical Center Creates Temporary Respiratory-Illness Clinic

For the safety of patients and staff, Roosevelt Medical Center has created a temporary respiratory clinic area focused on treating patients with respiratory illnesses including potential coronavirus....

 

Your Annual Flu Shot Is Important This Year

The flu shot is recommended every year, but it’s especially important in the midst of a pandemic. While the flu vaccine certainly does not contain COVID-19 vaccine, nor does it prevent you from contracting COVID-19, it does protect you from the...

 

Missing Swimmer Recovered

On Sept. 5, at about 1:05 p.m. the Richland County Sheriff's Office received a report of a missing swimmer in the Yellowstone River about a mile south from Richland Park. The swimmer was identified...

 

Adaptability Grant Helps Eastern Montana Youth Club Stay Safe, Sanitized

Sidney – A Montana Business Adaptability Grant recently helped ease the financial burden providing a safe COVID-free facility for eastern Montana youth. "We are cleaning constantly," said Elaine...

 
 By Ruth Moore    News    September 16, 2020

Richland County Switches To All-Mail Ballot General Election

After much discussion, Richland County will be having an all-mail ballot election for the Nov. 3, 2020 General Election to keep uniformity and fairness throughout the state. With the majority of the counties going with an all-mail ballot and...

 

Get Counted Richland County!

Sidney - Win money for yourself and your community! Did you know that thousands of dollars are on the line for every single person that is not included in the 2020 census?! An incomplete census count will mean less money for roads, schools,...

 

MonDak Area Suicide Awareness Walks/Runs To Be Held Throughout Sept. 

The month of September is National Suicide Prevention Month, so in order to shed light on this national health problem, the MonDak region will be putting on several different suicide awareness walks/runs throughout the month.  The first event in...

 

Light The Night In Honor Of Area Cancer Patients

Sidney, MT - Sidney Health Center Cancer Care and the Foundation for Community Care are coordinating the annual Light the Night event, set to take place Thursday, Sept.17 at Foundation Parking Lot,...

 

MCCF Seeks Grant Applications

The Community Foundation Fund is giving out $8,400 in grants to local organizations. Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, government agencies. Groups without such designation may enlist a fiscal...

 

Door 204 Adds A Vibrant Mural Featuring The Landscape Of Watford City

Located on the bricks outside of Door 204, Watford City, sits a brand-new mural that features contemporary and historical parts of Watford City, including badlands, Long X Bridge, oil wells, hay...

 

Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Scheduled Sept. 24

The Richland Co. Health Department’s annual Mass Flu Shot Clinic is switching to a drive-through format, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Richland Co. Fire Hall, Sidney. The Drive-Thru Clinic will serve adults only, and...

 

Representative Joel Krautter Honored for His Community Mental Health Work

At the close of its inaugural Mental Health Conference the week of Sept. 14, Disability Rights Montana will be recognizing Representative Joel Krautter for his work during his freshman legislative session in 2019. During that session, Rep. Krautter...

 

Svarre Foundation Scholarship 2020 Winners

The Svarre Foundation was established by Ingvard and Clara Svarre to assist young people serious about earning a higher education after high school. Recipient selection is based on need, scholarship...

 

Dayton Foundation Scholarship Awarded to Local Students

The Dayton Foundation Scholarship is awarded in honor of the late Lela Dayton, who provided in her will for assistance to college students based on need, scholarship, and future plans. Each...

 
 By Beth Redlin    News    September 9, 2020

E-Waste Collection Is This Friday & Saturday, Sidney, Fairview

The 16th annual “Erase your Ewaste” event gets under way in Sidney this coming Friday from 3-7 p.m. at the Richland County Public Shop next to the Fairgrounds. MonDak area residents…not just Richland County…are encouraged to bring their...

 

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