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Special activities set for Education week

This week, Nov. 16-22, schools across America are recognizing American Education Week (AEW). The National Education Association (NEA) was one of the creators and original sponsors ofAEW. The first observance occurred Dec. 4-10, 1921. More...

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Top News

Annual Great American Smokeout is Thursday

It’s time to give up tobacco

The 39th annual Great American Smokeout, which will take place on Thurs., Nov. 20, encourages everyone to lead tobacco-free lives to prevent tobacco-related diseases and improve overall health and quality of life. More...

Audie Murphy tops Legion’s ‘Most Beloved Veterans’ list

Medal of Honor recipient and film star Audie Murphy topped an online survey of America’s “Most Beloved Veterans” conducted by The American Legion, the country’s largest organization of wartime veterans. More...

South-South Central Piano Festival held Nov. 15

The South-South Central Piano Festival annual event was held on Sat., Nov. 15 at the Linton Public School. More...

Columns

From the Heartland

After a cold, snowy weekend, the forecast for the coming week is a little kinder and gentler with highs ranging from 17 to 30 degrees and lows between 0 and 17 degrees. In Sunday’s 10-day forecast, the chance of snow was pegged at 10 percent. More...

Everyday Extension

Hand washing really does cut illness rates

“Did you remember to wash your hands?” Sometimes I feel like I’m stuck on repeat with a five-yearold and two-year-old in my house. More...

Looking Back

Metis Misfortune

The Metis (may-TEE) were a free roaming group of mixed-blood native Americans and French-Canadians who spoke a hybrid language called Michif. More...

Sports

State Football Playoffs

Class B, A, AA, AAA Nov. 19, 2014

State Semi-finals More...

Record Sports Time Capsule

10 YEARS AGO More...

Appert accepts game ball

On behalf of the North Dakota Soybean Council, Board Member Mike Appert of Hazelton and his son, Jonathan, accepted the University of North Dakota game day ball on Sat., Nov. 8, in Grand Forks. More...

Churches

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 COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HAGUE, NORTH DAKOTA November 10, 2014 (Unapproved Minutes) More...

PUBLIC NOTICES

HAZELTON CITYCOMMISSIONERSREGULAR MEETINGHAZELTON, NORTH DAKOTANovember 3, 2014(Unapproved Minutes) More...

Flood stage warnings to be more accurate

For Beaver Creek

Media notices and calls when Emmons County is at “Flood Stage”—They want to show viewers our local flooding; however, Beaver Creek was always well within its banks. More...

Linton’s Family Dollar store opens Thursday

Family Dollar will open Thurs., Nov. 20, in Linton, according to Manager Rikki Clifford. “We will open for business at 8 a.m. on Thursday, and we invite everyone to stop in and check out the store,” Clifford said. More...

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Ag News

USDA plans to invest $4 million for effort to benefit honey bees

USDA plans to provide more than $4 million in technical and financial assistance to help farmers and ranchers in the Midwest improve the health of honey bees, which play an important role in crop production. More...

Markets

Spring Wheat14% ........................$5.38Oats ...........................$1.80Barley ........................$1.70Corn...........................$2.86Soybeans ...................$9.13Sunflowers...............$15.95 More...

NDFB President encourages in-state ag growth, processing

An increase in animal agriculture in North Dakota would benefit all segments of the state’s economy, NDFB President Doyle Johannes told delegates attending the opening session of the 72nd NDFB Annual Meeting. More...

Community News

It was spooky at Main St. Market

Hazelton's Main St. Market held a Halloween Coloring Contest for Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock Preschool-6th graders. Prizes were presented at the school Halloween party on Oct. 31. More...

Strasburg concert is Sun., Nov. 23

The Strasburg Public School Music Department will be presenting their fall concert on Sun., Nov. 23, at 7 p.m., in the north gym. More...

College News

Burke installed

Margaret Burke, daughter of Allan and Leah Burke of Linton, was installed as a new member of the University of North Dakota chapter of Psi Chi on Nov. 13. Psi Chi is the national honor society in psychology. Burke is a senior at UND. More...

Letters

Readers Write

Dear Editor: Thank you so much for your wonderful paper. It’s just such a pleasure to read. So sorry about the loss of your precious furry babies, as I’m a pet lover and enjoyed reading of their funny escapades. More...

Readers Write

Dear Editor: We older people don’t know anything about email so this will have to do. The paper is good, just keep up the good work, okay. Thank you. Brigitta MartinLinton Dear Editor: More...

Readers Write

Dear Editor: It’s renewal time again. This newspaper keeps getting better. We enjoy it very much. Hi to all of our relatives and friends. Herman and Bertha ReisRockford, Ill. 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 • Thursday, Nov. 20—Supper at 6 p.m., meeting to follow. STRAS. SENIOR CITIZENS • Every 1st Monday More...

Obituaries

Daniel Bentz, 43, of LaMoure

Daniel Bentz, 43, passed away at his home in LaMoure, on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. Daniel Dean, son of Darrell and Julie (Wiles) Bentz was born Oct. 4, 1971, at Dell Rapids, S.D. He was baptized at Winner, S.D. More...

Elizabeth A. Wangler, 94, of Bismarck

Elizabeth A. Wangler, 94, Bismarck, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at Sanford Health, Bismarck. Elizabeth was born Feb. 8, 1920, in Emmons County, the daughter of Markus and Margaret (Holzer) Feist. More...