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Hand Games Tournament a cultural competition

Drums resounded in the cafeteria of the Edwin Loe Elementary School in New Town as competitors stared intently at the faces of the opposing team, looking for the smallest twitch of an eyelid or quiver of a lip that could betray the thoughts and reveal the whereabouts of the marked bones.

Posted 1/23/14 (Thu) read more »

Parshall to crack down in 2014

The Parshall City Council is looking at getting tough on several fronts as the community prepares to celebrate its centennial in June.

Posted 1/16/14 (Thu) read more »


Whereas, The city of Parshall was organized in 1914 and will commemorate 100 years of existence in the year 2014; and

Posted 1/16/14 (Thu) read more »

Ranchers tend to cold cows

Contrary to rumors, says Mountrail County Extension Agent Jim Hennessy, it didn’t get so cold out this week that local cattle were producing ice cream.

Posted 1/09/14 (Thu) read more »

Countdown to 100 is on: Parshall Centennial Updates

The countdown is on. June will be here before we know it and though there is still a lot to do and we are not ready.... I, for one, am definitely looking forward to some warmer temps! While we are asking, how about some sun for the big celebration? Notice I did not say no rain as I am still a farmer!

Posted 1/09/14 (Thu) read more »

Centennial Quilt on display

The Parshall Centennial Quilt is one of the projects that will mark the 100th birthday of Parshall this summer.

Posted 1/02/14 (Thu) read more »

2013 Top Story Review

It doesn’t take a Christopher Columbus to figure out that it’s a long way from Twin Buttes to New Town, especially when you’re battling construction and oilfield traffic.

Posted 1/02/14 (Thu) read more »

Icy roads contribute to accidents

Icy conditions were a factor in two injury accidents in the region during the past week.

Posted 12/24/13 (Tue) read more »

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 »