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Weidner takes the reins at Parshall schools

There will be a new face behind the desk in the superintendent’s office at Parshall Public Schools. John Weidner is looking forward to his first opening day of school at his new post.

Posted 8/11/11 (Thu) read more »

EPA approves permit for Makoti refinery

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a key permit for the proposed petroleum refinery on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation near Makoti.

Posted 8/11/11 (Thu) read more »

Parshall expands upon its horizons

The boom in the oil industry has brought a lot of changes to Parshall and the city council thinks the town needs a little more elbow room if it wants to grow in the future.

Posted 8/04/11 (Thu) read more »

Rensch volunteers in Belize

An internship with accounting and business consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has given Lee Rensch far more than hands-on experience with a calculator.

Posted 8/04/11 (Thu) read more »

DOT: motorists can expect delays

With the summer sun and temperatures comes construction season. Pretty much no matter where you travel, motorists in Mountrail and Ward Counties can expect delays throughout the next month.

Posted 7/28/11 (Thu) read more »

Harvestfest set to kick off Aug. 6

The people of Parshall should keep their eyes on the sky in the coming week as a giant kite show will once again wow onlookers at the annual Harvestfest set for Aug. 6-7.

Posted 7/28/11 (Thu) read more »

Dakota Quality Grain reports surplus earnings

This spring may be tough on farmers in the area but you wouldn’t know it following the annual meeting of Dakota Quality Grain Cooperative last week in Parshall. The co-op reported an increase of nearly $2.3 million net income from 2010 until present.

Posted 7/21/11 (Thu) read more »

Teens work summer jobs

Jessica Aubol is constantly moving. At any moment of the day, she could be stocking shelves, bagging cart fulls of groceries or scraping gum off of floors.

Posted 7/21/11 (Thu) read more »

Despite the rain, centennial a success

A little rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of Makoti residents as they celebrated their town’s 100th birthday.

Posted 7/14/11 (Thu) read more »

School board talks tri-plex, superintendent interviews

The Parshall school board received tough news in regards to its tri-plex project at its meeting June 29.

Posted 7/06/11 (Wed) read more »