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Celebrate Arbor Day today

North Dakota has always had a lack of trees and although Arbor Day began during territorial days in 1872, it has only been in recent years that locals have taken Arbor Day seriously.

Posted 5/05/11 (Thu) read more »

Debate, scrutiny inundates ‘fracking’ disclosure on BLM land

The hydraulic fracturing debate heated up April 20 when an uncommon group of panelists trackled tricky issues and tough questions at the Bureau of Land Management’s hydraulic fracturing forum.

Posted 4/28/11 (Thu) read more »

Vilsack announces broadband investments

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last week in Denver the support for telecommunications projects in seven states including North Dakota to improve broadband service to rural residents and businesses.

Posted 4/28/11 (Thu) read more »

Cascaden resigns

Embattled Parshall School District Superintendent Steve Cascaden told the school board in special session Wednesday that he is resigning from his position.

Posted 4/21/11 (Thu) read more »

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 »