August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Gov. Dalrymple to retire at end of term in 2016

Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced Monday that he and First Lady Betsy Dalrymple have decided not to seek reelection in 2016. Gov. Dalrymple said he and the First Lady look forward to serving the people of North Dakota through Dec. More...

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Three area men face alcohol charges after two motorcycles blown into ditch

Three men face Driving Under the Influence charges after two of them were involved in a motorcycle accident and the third picked them up. More...

Linton and Strasburg Fire Depts. tour NCFE in Strasburg

North Central Farmers Elevator (NCFE) in Strasburg hosted the Strasburg and Linton Fire Departments on Monday, Aug. 17. More...

Linton School Board meets Aug. 17

The Linton School Board reviewed the preliminary budget for 2015-16 during its regular meeting on Aug. 17. More...

Community News

Hull

Last week, Wednesday, Aug. 19, the Bakker School and Strasburg Public School went back into session for another school year. More...

Zeeland

Weekend visitors at the Jim Feists were Amanda and Jaden Roehrich and family. They were atAberdeen, S.D., and stayed overnight and left Sunday after lunch. More...

Welk Pool in Strasburg closes Aug. 30

The Lawrence Welk Swimming Pool in Strasburg had its final day of swimming under normal hours on Sunday, Aug. 16, but the pool will reopen for a couple of days this weekend, weather permitting. More...

Letters

SHSND Dir. Berg thanks Welk site boosters

To all who have supported the Welk site: Although the process to acquire the Lawrence Welk site might best be described as moving as quickly as cold molasses, it none the less has moved forward, and as of July 1st North Dakota has its newest state hi More...

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Special Events

LINTON SENIOR CITIZENS • Card playing every Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. • Tuesday—2 p.m. singing • Thursday,Aug. 27—Monthly supper. Turkey and all the trimmings beginning at 6 p.m. STRAS. 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...

Obituaries

Vincent ‘Vince’ Balzer Kraft, 61, of Strasburg

Vincent (Vince) Balzer Kraft, 61, Strasburg, lost his life Monday evening, Aug. 10, 2015. Vince was born June 28, 1954, in Linton, the son of Jake P. and Theresia (Scherr) Kraft. More...

Wayne Schiermeister, 73, of Bismarck

Wayne Schiermeister, 73, Bismarck, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at his home. More...

Agnes ‘Aggie’ Pearl Aman, 74, of Bismarck

Agnes ( Aggie) Pearl Aman, 74, Bismarck, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at Sanford Health in Bismarck. Agnes was born to Philip and Emma (Schaeffer) Wanner in McIntosh County on March 20, 1941. More...

Merits of one campus, renovated facility discussed at Strasburg School meeting

The $3.9 million school construction bond issue approved by the Strasburg School Board on Aug. 11 was explained at a public meeting heldAug. 10, and one or more public meetings will be held prior to the Oct. 6 election. More...

Record’s Football Contest kicks off Sept. 3

The 18th Annual Emmons County Record Football Contest will begin with the Sept. 3 issue. For those not familiar with the contest, here’s how it works: More...

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Agriculture Commissioner Goehring activates N.D. Harvest Hotline

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has activated the North Dakota Harvest Hotline. “Farmers who need custom combining and combiners looking for a job should call us at 701-425-8454,” Goehring said. More...

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From the Heartland

After a taste of cool fall weather, daytime highs will be back in the 80s for the coming week. Highs will range from 79 to 89 degrees with lows between 55 and 60 degrees. It should be ideal to have the windows open at night. More...

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Voices For Lake Oahe

June 9, 2015 The June meeting of the Board of Directors for Voices for Lake Oahe was held at 7:30 p.m. at Cattail Resort. More...

Everyday Extension

Is coffee good for your health?

This isn’t the first of my columns that has featured coffee and likely won’t be the last. I’ll admit that I’m not quite ready to conquer my busy days without enjoying my regular cup of black coffee in the morning. More...

Sports

Region 3 Standings

Class B 9—Man Football—Aug. 24, 2015

Region Overall Central McLean 0-0 1-0 Linton-HMB 0-0 1-0 Napoleon/G-S 0-0 1-0 Shiloh Christian 0-0 1-0 South Border 0-0 1-0 Strasburg-Zeeland 0-0 More...

Clippers rout Grant County/Flasher to open season

Brody Nieuwsma racked up 321 all-purpose yards and scored four touchdowns, and Strasburg-Zeeland rolled to a 45-8 victory over Grant County/Flasher in Strasburg on Aug. 21 in the seasonopener for both teams. More...

Linton-HMB opens the season with victory over Richardton-Taylor/Hebron

Senior tailback Jordan Hulmrushedforacareer-high, 238 yards and Linton-HMB emerged victorious in its first Nine-Man game in 11 years, downing Richardton-Taylor/ Hebron, 34-18, in Linton on Aug. 21. More...