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Area residents featured in documentary about living in the Bakken

Dakota Resource Council has released a film about living in the Bakken, titled, "This Is Our Country: Living with the Wild West Oil Boom." DRC Communications Director Sean Arithson said, "The film features everyday North Dakotans talking about how the chaotic development of the Bakken has affected lives and livelihoods."

Posted 12/24/13 (Tue) read more »

Superintendent gets mixed review

Dr. John Weidner had his annual review at the regular meeting of the Parshall School Board on Thursday. This year Weidner received what could be looked at as a "silver star" instead of a "gold star" for his performance.

Posted 12/18/13 (Wed) read more »

Lend a hand with just one can

A little competition, it is said, is a good thing. Two oilfield companies have set up a competition for local businesses across the oil patch with the intention of doing a very good thing for hungry people across the Bakken.

Posted 12/12/13 (Thu) read more »

Weather create dangerous road conditions in region

As the region settles in for a second week of a cold snap, icy roads have created hazardous conditions that have led to accidents on area roads.

Posted 12/12/13 (Thu) read more »

TAT Boys and Girls Club takes to the runway

In 2001, the Three Affiliated Tribes Boys and Girls Club was officially chartered. A dozen years later, the club has facilities in all six segments of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and has provided recreational, education and leadership opportunities for hundreds of youth in New Town, Parshall, Four Bears, White Shield, Mandaree and Twin Buttes.

Posted 12/05/13 (Thu) read more »

Council continues to grapple with growth

The Parshall City Council continued it quest cope with all the changes that have come about with the Bakken oil boom.

Posted 12/05/13 (Thu) read more »

Parshall Area Community Foundation Awards Grants

The Parshall Area Community Foundation has announced the 2014 grant recipients.

Posted 11/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Finding a way to prosperity

From two miles below the surface, a river of black gold climbs to the surface of the Fort Berthold Reservation. Cracks blasted in the rock release a torrent of oil, and those valuable hydrocarbons have brought a torrent of revenue to mineral owners and the tribal government on the reservation.

Posted 11/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Bank Robber has been nabbed near New Town

A fire call produced an unexpected result for a Mountrail County Sheriff’s deputy.

Posted 11/21/13 (Thu) read more »

Mountrail County Social Services takes on Region 2 Adult Protection Services

In a decision made after recent legislative and state changes, Mountrail County Social Services has taken on the contract to cover the Region 2 Vulnerable Adult Protection Services. Essentially, the program is funded through the state with the oversight coming through Social Services and Director Bryan Quigley. Niels Anderson, a Licensed Social Worker, has joined the staff and will lead any investigation into any reports filed.

Posted 11/21/13 (Thu) read more »