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Flirting with disaster

A recent oil and contaminated water spill on Lake Sakakawea is a wake up call. That’s how District 4 Rep. Kenton Onstad, D-Parshall describes it.

Posted 4/14/11 (Thu) read more »

Power is knowledge

What would you ask for if you could have anything? It sounds crazy but that is exactly what Parshall Elementary School teachers were asked earlier this year as the school district applied for a $100,000 technology grant.

Posted 4/14/11 (Thu) read more »

Future growth on city council’s mind

The Parshall City Council was given lots of information to think about but took little action at their monthly meeting last Tuesday morning.

Posted 4/07/11 (Thu) read more »

Bismarck carrier wants to serve oil patch towns

Passenger air service in New Town and Parshall? It’s still up in the air, but looking like a possibility.

Posted 4/07/11 (Thu) read more »

An oil spill on the lake?

Oil and water don’t mix. The conclusion is simple, the solution isn’t. When the Friends of Lake Sakakawea board of directors met Friday with state and federal agency officials, there were far more questions than answers. The answers are some that the state and federal government are trying to develop in the event of an oil spill on Lake Sakakawea.

Posted 3/31/11 (Thu) read more »

Parshall Elementary construction in final phase

A lack of space and abundance of funds has shaped a construction project at the Parshall Elementary School. The building is adding on space for four classrooms but the progress has been slow going this winter.

Posted 3/31/11 (Thu) read more »

‘Miracles’ to happen in North Dakota

A New York man who started a charitable organization following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, was in North Dakota last week planning a winter park geared toward disabled children and adults and wounded warriors.

Posted 3/24/11 (Thu) read more »

Parshall’s population slips 8 percent

Census figures have shown that Parshall’s population dropped by 8 percent in the past 10 years despite economic growth sings in various parts of the community.

Posted 3/24/11 (Thu) read more »

School nearing bus driver crisis

It’s been a struggle finding school bus drivers and the situation doesn’t look like it’s going to fix itself.

Posted 3/17/11 (Thu) read more »

Housing helps but doesn’t stop shortage

An unlikely landlord has now opened several condominiums in the southwest corner of Parshall with eight apartments near downtown soon to open for residents.

Posted 3/17/11 (Thu) read more »