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Pillows of Love

When New Town’s Marlys Aubol became the state’s American Legion Auxiliary Department President she needed a theme. Little did she know her theme and the project she chose to represent that theme would mushroom into an overwhelming success.

Posted 2/20/14 (Thu) read more »

Tribal Council mulls finance options for refinery

The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council will consider financing more than half of the $450 million that is expected to be needed to complete the proposed Thunder Butte Refinery near Makoti.

Posted 2/20/14 (Thu) read more »

Land transfer hearing schedule for March 4

The first in a series of hearings on a proposed land transfer will be March 4 in New Town and Garrison and March 7 in Beulah.

Posted 2/13/14 (Thu) read more »

School ponders attendance problems

The Parshall School Board pondered ways that the district could curb absenteeism by students.

Posted 2/13/14 (Thu) read more »

Parshall to revise city laws and regulations

The Parshall City Council is considering revising the city’s laws and regulations to bring them into the modern age.

Posted 2/05/14 (Wed) read more »

Henrikson Remains In Custody; Bond Pending

A five-time convicted felon, James Henrikson, 34, of Watford City, remains in custody at the Burleigh County Detention Center in North Dakota on a firearms charge. He was arrested on Jan. 18 after the FBI raided and seized multiple pistols, shotguns and a rifle from his Watford City home.

Posted 1/29/14 (Wed) read more »

Bite the Ice looking for a few nibbles

Last year Mother Nature blew up a blizzard to make the Annual Bite the Ice Fishing Tournament exciting. This year the weather should be cold but calmer for the hundreds of anglers expected to descend on the Van Hook Arm of Lake Sakakawea on Saturday.

Posted 1/29/14 (Wed) read more »

A New Dean of North Dakota Sheriffs

Mountrail County Sheriff Ken G. Halvorson will replace long-time Wells County Sheriff Curtis Pellett. Pellett retired on January 7 due to ill health.

Posted 1/23/14 (Thu) read more »

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 »