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Whiting president to speak at MSU

Minot State University will host “Growing with Energy: Economic and Infrastructure Impacts,” the third in a four-part Western North Dakota Energy Impact Symposia series, March 13-15. MSU and Dickinson State University are sponsoring this symposia series in cooperation with the Great Plains Energy Corridor.

Posted 3/10/11 (Thu) read more »

Self defense course may be coming to Parshall High School

During his superintendent’s report to the Parshall School Board Tuesday night, Steve Cascaden told the board that he had been to a regional superintendents meeting in which a self defense expert provided a demonstration.

Posted 3/10/11 (Thu) read more »

Deadline to file claim in massive lawsuit is April 20

Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall testified on behalf of all American Indians seeking a claim in the Cobell class action lawsuit, but he has also addressed some concerns that lawyers in the case are calling compromises.

Posted 3/03/11 (Thu) read more »

Heavy snowpack doesn’t

Despite one of the heaviest winter snowpacks in northwestern North Dakota in recent memory, Parshall’s snow removal budget remains in good shape, an official says.

Posted 3/03/11 (Thu) read more »

Refinery incentive bill nixed

There will be no incentive to build a new oil refinery in the state. Legislators sealed the fate of HB 1446 this past Thursday, putting to rest any hope that funds would be available to entice an oil company to build a new facility. The vote was 57-36.

Posted 2/24/11 (Thu) read more »

Legislators rail waste of natural gas

It’s estimated that about 23 percent of natural gas is being “flared,” or burned off daily from North Dakota oil wells. Officials calculate that to be about 80 million cubic feet.

Posted 2/24/11 (Thu) read more »

Russian culture shared at White Shield School

Sergei Shapoval was at the White Shield School this past week to share the culture of his homeland. Now a U.S. citizen, Shapoval studied music in Russia and earned a master’s degree in music education from the Gnessin Pedagogoical Institute, Moscow. Among his many accomplishments is teaching music at Krivoi Rog, Ukraine – the city of his birth.

Posted 2/17/11 (Thu) read more »

Attorneys explain Cobell Indian trust settlement

Lead attorneys in a massive, class action lawsuit that took 14 years to reach a proposed settlement, were in New Town Wednesday to explain what it means to Indian landowners and what the next steps are going to be.

Posted 2/17/11 (Thu) read more »

Parshall Long Ago

Editor’s note: This is the third in an ongoing series in the Mountrail County Record called Parshall Long Ago. Once a month in 2011, we will feature a person or event surrounding the community’s founding in 1914 to commemorate the Parshall Centennial coming up in 2014.

Posted 2/10/11 (Thu) read more »

Parshall FFA students sport blue jackets

Parshall FFA members Tevin Dixon and Justin Johnson will be sporting new blue jackets this year. Dixon and Johnson were awarded the jackets, and FFA ties to go with them, through a grant provided by the North Dakota FFA Foundation. Businesses, FFA chapters, and individuals across the state provide the funds for the grant.

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