February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Agricultural agencies sponsor livestock winter meeting for producers

Producers attended the 2013 Livestock Winter Meeting at the KC Hall in Linton on Tues., Feb. 5. The meeting was sponsored by the Emmons County Soil Conservation District (ECSCD), NDSU Extension Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service. More...

LEA donates to library

The Linton Education Association (LEA) recently made a $200 donation to the Friends of the Harry L. Petrie Library in Linton. More...

HMB Dollars for Scholars has website

The Hazelton-Moffit- Braddock Area Dollars for Scholars® officially launched a new website on Feb. 4, 2013, through a new software tool provided by Scholarship America®, Dollars for Scholars’ parent organization. More...

Great Plains Food Bank offers food assistance to Emmons County families

The Great Plains Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry made a stop at Strasburg on Thurs., Feb. 7, at the Strasburg Public School parking lot. That was the first of the four visits scheduled for 2013. More...

2013 Emmons County MATHCOUNTS

The 2013 Emmons County MATHCOUNTS Competition was held Feb. 7, at the Emmons County Memorial Auditorium in Linton. Linton, Strasburg and H-M-B Schools participated in the competition. More...

Buer, Vetter

Leland and Mary Ann Vetter of Torrington, Wyo., and John and Dixie Buer of Meadow, S.D., would like to announce the wedding of Thomas Vetter and Bailee Buer on April 6, 2013, at St. More...

Linton Knights of Columbus held awards night on Feb. 10

St. Anthony’s Council 5955 of Linton held the annual sweetheart supper and awards night on Sunday, Feb. 10, at the KC Hall in Linton. The 50 year awards were presented to the following; Michael Dietz, Joe R. Glasser, Joe G. More...

Poster contest promotes heart health

North Dakota youth will have a chance to show off their creativity and knowledge of good health and nutrition in this spring’s “Eat Smart. Play Hard.” poster contest. The entry deadline is March 15, 2013. More...

Job retires as Guard’s top senior enlisted leader

An Iraqi war Veteran with more than 40 years of military experience relinquished his duties as the North Dakota National Guard’s senior enlisted leader to Chief Master Sgt. More...

Fong: e-file system available

Tax Commissioner Cory Fong has announced that the IRS and state e-file systems are now available for taxpayers to file their federal and state income tax returns. More...

Linton City Council votes in favor of changing landfill sites and raises rates on garbage pick-up

The Linton City Council discussed the City’s garbage rates and collection procedure during its regular meeting on Feb. 4. More...

CHS reports $343.7 million earnings

CHS Inc., an energy grains and foods cooperative and the nation’s leading farmerowned cooperative, has reported earnings of $343.7 million for the first quarter of its 2013 fiscal year. More...

Karlee Feist joins FCCLA members to sit in on North Dakota Legislative Session

Karlee Feist of Linton was among several FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) members to sit in on the North Dakota Legislative Session, Jan. 27 and 28. More...

Reduce ice dam and icicle damage

This is the time of year when ice dams and icicles will begin to develop on roofs and potentially cause damage. More...

Annie’s Project course in Ashley: Managing for Today and Tomorrow

Creating a transition plan to make sure a farm continues as a productive, agricultural business can be challenging. Farm women can have a key role in successful farm transitions. More...

Emmons County MATHCOUNTS winners

Cole Vander Laan, son of Chad and Meg Vander Laan, was the Champion in the individual competition of the 2013 Emmons County MATHCOUNTS competition on February 7. More...

Sen. John Hoeven welcomes increased Japan beef imports

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven has commended Japan’s recent decision to import more U.S. beef and beef products. More...

American Heart Month encourages tobacco-free lifestyle for healthy hearts

February is American Heart Month and the Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy (the Center) and the North Dakota Department of Health are teaming up to raise awareness on how tobacco use impacts heart disease. More...

Commodities were distributed

The Emmons County Senior Commodities were unloaded and packed for 71 qualified senior clients on Monday, Feb. More...