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April 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Linton Council seeks additional funding to complete second phase of water systems improvement project

The Linton City Council approved resolutions pertaining to the water system improvement project during its regular meeting onApril 7. More...

Voters must update address by May 10

By Marlys Ohlhauser Emmons County Auditor Emmons County Auditor Marlys Ohlhauser reminds North Dakota voters that they will need to update their address if they have moved since they last voted. More...

Author to speak April 22 in Linton

Award-winning writer Stew Magnuson, author of The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S. Route 83: The Dakotas, will be at the Linton Senior Center at 6 p.m. on Tues., April 22, to give a multi-media presentation about Highway 83. More...

Community News

PLC Women will hold blanket drive

The Linton Peace Lutheran Church Women are conducting a blanket drive for West Central Human Services in Bismarck. The PLC Women are collecting new or used blankets, which will be donated to homeless or poverty-stricken people in the region. More...

Hydration for Firefighters

Emmons County Salvation Army Board Member Gary Sanders, right, delivers bottled water to Strasburg Fire Department Chief Kevin Gabriel. More...

Carpenter receives honors at University of Jamestown

Katie Carpenter of Moffit was recognized at the University of Jamestown Honors Convocation held April 10. More...

Letters

Writer questions ‘Interior Inspections’

Dear Editor: We received our reassessment for a house and lot owned in Linton. More...

Zeeland patron wants answers from Strasburg board member

Dear Editor: For many months now as a resident of Zeeland, a parent of two students in the Zeeland School and a land owner in the Strasburg School District, I have been following the proceedings of the Strasburg School Board with interest, questions More...

Writer says Strasburg board withheld information

I went to the Strasburg Public School planning meeting on April 8. More...

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Special Events

LINTON SENIOR CITIZENS • Card playing every Monday & Thursday at 7 p.m. • Tuesday—Singing at 2 p.m. •Wednesday—1:30 p.m. Bingo STRAS. More...

Obituaries

Delma Grace Dyk, 77, of Strasburg

Delma Grace Dyk, 77, Strasburg, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the Linton Hospital, surrounded by loved ones after a two year battle with leukemia. Delma was born Sept. More...

Dorothy Sauter, 90, of Linton

Dorothy Sauter, 90, Linton, joined her Heavenly Father on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Dorothy was born in Allenville, Mo., on Oct. 22, 1923. The daughter of Bennett and Cora Crites, she was one of nine children. More...

Sue Taxis, 76, of Jamestown

SueTaxis,76,ofJamestown died Friday,April 11, 2014, at her home under hospice care. Mary Sue Self was born on July 19, 1937, in Shelby, N.C., the daughter of John William andAda (Fitch) Self. More...

Strasburg board offers superintendent’s job; eliminates two positions

At the Tues., April 8 Strasburg School Board offered the superintendent’s position to the high school principal and voted for a Reduction in Force (RIF) to eliminate two teaching positions. More...

Mike Appert is re-elected to N.D. Soybean Council

Mike Appert of Hazelton was one of four directors elected by North Dakota soybean farmers to the North Dakota Soybean Council (NDSC) for a three-year term. More...

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Ag News

Area farmers/ranchers asked to be prepared to assist with rural fires

With the spring and summer fire seasons approaching, local fire chiefs are asking area farmers to be prepared to possibly assist fire departments in the event of a prairie fire. More...

Markets

Spring Wheat14% ...................... $6.40Oats ...........................$2.70Barley ........................$2.80Corn...........................$3.90Soybeans .................$12.70Sunflowers............... $19.70 More...

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From the Heartland

After a chilly start with a daytime low in the 30s and the possibility of snow showers, temperatures should move up into the high 60s with 69 degrees as the high. More...

Good News

from the Emmons County Ministerial Association

What a day that was when Jesus rose from the grave!!! But—tradition and consumerism says to celebrate by buying some new clothes to dress up with. More...

Fact or fiction?

What would happen if the Strasburg-Zeeland Clippers More...

Sports

Player is identified

In last week’s story about John H. Baumgartner, a picture was included of the Clippers. Ron Geffre was mistakenly identified as his brother, Ernie. We apologize for the error. More...

Linton hosts Junior High Track Meet

The Linton Invitational Junior High Track Meet was held April 10 at the LHS Sports Complex. In the Boys’ Divison, Kidder County/Napoleon captured the team title with 109 points, followed by New Salem-Almont (94) and Center-Stanton (79). More...

Lions, Lady Lions take titles in Linton Track Meet

Linton-HMB swept the Boys’and Girls’team titles at the Linton Invitational Track Meet, held April 10, at the LHS Sports Complex. On the Boys’ side, Linton-HMB racked up 219 points for the title. More...

Churches

Easter Celebration Services

Peace Lutheran Church, Linton will have Maundy Thursday worship at 7 p.m. Good Friday worship at 7 p.m. Easter worship at 7 a.m. followed by breakfast. Easter worship at 10 a.m. More...

Celebrations of Faith

HOPE REFORMED CHURCHWestfield, N.D.Sunday10:00 a.m.—Sunday School11:00 a.m.—Worship ServiceCHRISTIAN REFORMEDCHURCHHull, N.D.Sunday More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICES

HAGUE CITY COUNCILREGULAR MEETING ANDTAX EQUALIZATIONMEETINGHAGUE, NORTH DAKOTAApril 7, 2014 More...