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October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Linton FD recognizes Fire Prevention Week

The Linton Fire Department held its annual activities for Linton Elementary School and preschool students in recognition of Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 5-11). More...

125th anniversary exhibit ends on Oct. 23 at Heritage Center

The North Dakota Art Gallery Association (NDAGA) and the North Dakota Council on the Arts (NDCA), with support from Starion Financial, organized Under the Dakota Sky, an exhibition to celebrate 125 years of statehood for North Dakota, and the exhibit More...

Soggy weather doesn’t stop BVHC trail riders

Over 21 riders gathered for the trail ride sponsored by the Beaver Valley Horse Club (BVHC) on Sun., Oct. 12. More...

Community News

Linton

Guests of Helen Ibach on Monday evening for her birthday were Pat and Sandi, Herm and Leslie, Alex and Betty, Bev and Myron, Francis and Char Wald and Lori and Boston Gefroh. Everyone brought lots of food. More...

Westfield

Esther Van Boven accompanied Ron and Kathee Van Beek to Livermore, Colo., to visit Doug and Leanne Ell at their new home. Ron and Kathee continued on to Ryan and Tena Senger, Max and Madison in Denver, Colo. More...

Hull

Melanie Daughtery and daughter, Emily, from Copenhagen, Denmark, is spending some time in the area with her family and friends. Melanie is the daughter of the Steve Nieuwsmas and Mary Nieuwsma. More...

Sports

Medina/P-B knocks off Lady Clippers for first district win

Medina/Pingree-Buchanan picked up its first victory of the season in District 6 with a 3-1 win over Strasburg-Zeeland in Strasburg on Oct. 7. Strasburg-Zeeland remained winless in District 6 (0-4) and dropped to 4-10 overall with the setback. More...

Linton athletes run cross country for Shiloh

Bismarck Shiloh Christian and Linton High School established a co-op agreement for Cross Country this fall, and Shiloh Boys’ Cross Country team consists of, from left, Ryan Schneider and James More...

Lady Clippers reach quarterfinals of Carrington Volleyball Tournament

Strasburg-Zeeland went 2-3 and reached the quarterfi- nals of the Carrington Invitational Volleyball Tournament on Oct. 11. The Lady Clippers stand at 6-13 on the season. More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICES

ANALYSES OF THE STATEWIDE MEASURES APPEARING ON THE ELECTION BALLOT November 4, 2014 The following analyses are for the eight measures appearing on the statewide election ballot on November 4, 2014. More...

Banded pheasants are released, prizes offered

For the seventh consecutive year, Windsor® Canadian will sponsor the “After the Hunt” promotion for North Dakota pheasant hunters. More...

2014 Chili Cook-off Champions

“Country Strong Chili” (sponsored by Nodak True Value) captured first place in the 15th Annual Linton Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook-off on Sat., Oct. 11. More...

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The soybean harvest had a good start last week, and near Herreid, S.D., John and Caleb Wiest said they were about half done with their soybeans. “Harvest was just a little later than our average year,” John Wiest said. More...

Markets

Spring Wheat14% ........................$4.78Oats ...........................$1.80Barley ........................$1.70Corn...........................$2.39Soybeans ...................$8.00Sunflowers...............$15.65 More...

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From the Heartland

The forecast calls for pleasant fall weather with highs between 54 and 70 degrees, lows between 31 and 46 degrees, a little wind and no precipitation. Farmers are busy harvesting row crops, and hunters are trying to scare up some pheasants. More...

Off the Bookshelf

Gone Girl

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the last two weeks, you have no doubt heard all the hype about author Gillian Flynn’s scintillating novel, “Gone Girl.” NBC’s Today Show featured either an actor or someone associat More...

Everyday Extension

Emmons County 4-H Happenings

More than six million young people across the country celebrated National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October. More...

Calendar

Special Events

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

Churches

Celebrations of Faith

HOPE REFORMED CHURCHWestfield, N.D.Sunday10:00 a.m.—Sunday School11:00 a.m.—Worship Service7:30 p.m.—WorshipCHRISTIAN REFORMEDCHURCH More...

Obituaries

Clarence Nieuwsma, 97, of San Jose, Calif.

Clarence Nieuwsma, 97, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, in San Jose, Calif.. His memorial service will also honor his wife of 65 years, Marianne, who passed away a week earlier on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. More...

Marianne Nieuwsma, 88, of San Jose, Calif.

Marianne Nieuwsma, 88, of San Jose, Calif., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at 8 p.m., in San Jose. More...

Mary Brandner, 84, of Herreid, S.D.

Mary Brandner, 84, Herreid, S.D., died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at the Avera Eureka Healthcare Center, Eureka, S.D. Mary, daughter of Theresa (Heilman) and Emanuel Miller, was born at Hague on Jan. 16, 1930. More...