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Strasburg board sets Oct. 6 public hearing on the 2014 tax levy

The Strasburg School Board has set a public hearing for Mon., Oct. 6, to consider increasing the district’s 2014 property tax levy by 24.86 percent. The hearing begins at 6:30 p.m. in Supt. Mark Mindt’s office in the high school. More...

Linton man escapes injury in rollover

Cody Sehn of Linton escaped serious injury in a rollover outside of Linton during the early morning hours of Sept. 21. The accident occurred at about 5 a.m. More...

Zeeland holds the 5th annual Courage Against Cancer Walk

This year marked the 5thAnnual Courage Against Cancer Walk. The 13-mile course, from Zeeland to Hague, was held on Sat., Aug. 23. Even with the rainy day, the event was again a success. More...

Columns

Ramblings

October 2nd is National Name Your Car Day. Does your car have a name? Lots of people name their cars. People who own big boats, name their boat, so, why not name your car or truck? More...

From the Heartland

After a perfect summerlike day on Saturday, the heartland’s weather is back to being more like fall. This week’s highs should range between 56 and 72 degrees, and the lows will bounce between 36 and 44 degrees. More...

Everyday Extension

Sports supplements: Play the game right

Nutrition plays an important role in athletic performance, but many active people fail to consume a diet that helps them perform at their best level. More...

Sports

Lady Clippers lose three of four in Shiloh Volleyball Tournament

Strasburg-Zeeland lost in three of its four matches in pool play, and did not advance to tournament play in the Shiloh Christian Invitational Volleyball Tournament on Sept. 27. The Lady Clipper’s record stands at 3-8 on the season. More...

Lady Lions place fifth in Dickinson Tournament

Linton-HMB captured fifth place in the Gold Tournament (top 12 teams) at the Dickinson High School Invitational Volleyball Tournament, held Sept. 26 and 27. More...

South Border takes five-set thriller over Lady Clippers

South Border rallied from a 2-1 deficit, and squeaked out a victory in the decisive set to pull out a 3-2 victory over Strasburg-Zeeland in Ashley on Sept. 23. More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF LEASING STATE SCHOOL LANDS The Board of University and School Lands will offer the following lands for lease in Emmons Co. More...

Tri-County Tourism updates strategic plan; includes scenic byway

Establishing Highway 13 from Lehr to the junction with Highway 1804 west of Linton as a scenic byway is among the goals in the updated strategic plan developed by the Tri-County TourismAlliance, More...

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Ag News

Dakota Feeder Calf Show is Oct. 18

The 16th annual Dakota Feeder Calf Show is set for Sat., Oct. 18, in Turtle Lake. Cattle will be accepted at the Turtle Lake weighing station before 10 a.m., then exhibited as groups of three or four head. More...

Markets

Spring Wheat14% ........................$4.50Oats ...........................$1.80Barley ........................$1.70Corn...........................$2.30Soybeans ...................$7.90Sunflowers...............$15.70 More...

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Strasburg

After several days in the 80s and even 90s, with a beautiful warm day on Saturday, the weather cooled off considerably, with highs on Sunday in the 60s. More...

Hague

Charlotte Buechler’s guests the weekend of Sept. 13 were Keith and Debbie Buechler. Terry and Lanel Buechler were Sept. 20th weekend guests. They attended the Wald and Jahner wedding. Levi Buechler was a visitor of Charlotte Buechler. More...

Activities

Linton Public School Oct. 2—Oct. 8 Thursday, Oct. 2—VB vs. Bismarck High JV at Hazelton 5-6-7:30 p.m. FB Gras. 5-6 vs. Kidder Co. at Steele 5:30 p.m. More...

Letters

Writer is concerned about proposed pipeline

Dear Editor: Is Emmons County willing to risk its rich agricultural heritage for “a mess of crudeoil pottage?” More...

Letter to the Editor

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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 • Every 1st Monday 1:30 p.m.—Bingo • Every 4th Tuesday 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

Eugene Joseph Sperle, 89, of Mt. Angel, Ore.

Eugene “Gene” Joseph Sperle, 89, of Mt.Angel, Ore., died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Gene was born in Linton and raised in Richardton, by Phillipine (Kuhn) and Andrew Sperle. More...

Raymond ‘Ray’ Kelsch, 75, of Linton

Raymond “Ray” Kelsch, 75, Linton, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at the Linton Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be Wednes- day, Oct. 1, 2014, from noon until 4 p.m. More...

Edith Dienert, 76, of Rapid City, S.D.

Edith Dienert, 76, of Rapid City, S.D., formerly of Pollock, S.D., died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Visitation will be from 5 – 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...