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Moen brings rural roots to nation’s capitol

Madison Moen works in Washington D.C. as an intern in Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s office these days. When she traveled there in January of this year she took her rural roots right along with her.

Posted 3/23/17 (Thu) read more »

Pool project moves ahead

The Parshall Park Board will move ahead with the construction of a splash pad and pool north of the Broste Rock Museum.

Posted 3/16/17 (Thu) read more »

Little Learners program on hold

The Parshall School District’s plan to launch a preschool program called Little Learners this spring ran into a snag as the coordinator of the program was unable to be certified by Mountrail County Social Services.

Posted 3/16/17 (Thu) read more »

DeTienne selected to receive Distinguished Service Award

Barb DeTienne was selected as the Distinguished Service Award recipient for 2017 by the Mountrail County Ag Improvement Association.

Posted 3/09/17 (Thu) read more »

From India to the North Shore

Teji John Thanippilly came to Parshall’s St. Bridget Catholic church three years ago to serve as the parish. He didn’t just show up there, he was called to his position.

Posted 3/09/17 (Thu) read more »

Polar plungers brave the ice to fight cancer

Most North Dakotans think they are pretty hardy folks just because they take our typical winters in stride. But more than 30 people took it a giant step further for a good cause by diving into the icy waters of Lake Sakakawea in the second annual MHA Nation Polar Plunge.

Posted 3/02/17 (Thu) read more »

Community helps school plan for future

More than 30 community members packed the Parshall High School library for an informational and planning meeting to look at the future of the buildings that serve the Parshall School District.

Posted 3/02/17 (Thu) read more »

Motor vehicle deaths decreased in 2016

According to the National Safety Council, 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes last year. That marks a six percent increase over 2015, and a 14 percent increase over 2014 - the most dramatic two-year escalation in 53 years.

Posted 2/23/17 (Thu) read more »

Giving the gift of time … and life

Lexi Taft has a very special grandfather clock. It was given to her by her parents to honor her for her donation of one of her kidneys to her father, Karmon. Engraved on the clock are some special words. They read “A gift of life, a gift of time. Love, Mom and Dad.”

Posted 2/23/17 (Thu) read more »

Going all out for sales

Some kids might not think it would be fun to be on the ice in the middle of the winter selling Girl Scout cookies, but nine year old Erica Littlefield is not one of them. Erica took her load of cookies out to the recent Bite the Ice event on Lake Sakakawea and did what she has learned to do well.

Posted 2/16/17 (Thu) read more »