April 18, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Cultural, heritage tourism boosts economic development

“Aho Mitakuye Oyasin.” These are the Lakota Sioux words for “We are all related.” They ring true in North Dakota, across the country and around the world. More...

Linton Council holds tax equalization meeting

The Linton City Council held its annual tax equalization meeting on Tuesday, April 9. More...

Strasburg student wins big at science fairs

Matt Schaefbauer is taking advantage of courses made available at Strasburg High School through the Missouri River Area Career and Technology Center (MRACTC). More...

Life of Katherine Von Bora to be presented April 28 at Peace Lutheran Church

Marlene Zenker will present the life of Katherine Von Bora Sunday, April 28 at the 10:45 a.m. worship service at Peace Lutheran Church, Linton. A shared meal will follow the worship. Everyone is welcome to attend. More...

Legion Aux. donates to library

The Dan R. Richardson American Legion Post 54 Auxiliary of Linton recently donated $200 to the Harry L. Petrie Public Library. Harry L. More...

Linton Spring Concert draws big crowd

The Linton School’s Fifth Grade Band with 17 members provided foot tapping music “Regal March,” “Minka, Minka” and “Dry Bones” at the Spring Concert on April More...

Heitkamp backs Saturday mail

U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp has applauded the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) announcement that it would continue six-day mail delivery. More...

Strasburg students advance to International Science Fair

Three students from Strasburg High School will be joining students from all over the world at the International Science Fair in Phoenix, Ariz., May 13-17. More...

Six Linton High School students advance to STAR competition at 2013 FCCLA National Conference

Four Linton High School students in two events advanced to the STAR (Students Taking Action for Recognition) Competition at the National FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Conference, after earning gold (first place) stars in the More...

State sees large increase in farmland values, rents since 2007

(Editor’s note: Some readers will question the numbers for Emmons County since prime land has sold for well over $2,000 per acre, and cash rents are typically in the $75 to $100 per acre range for good cropland, according to lenders in the area More...

Lake Oahe to rise 1.4 feet in April

Dry conditions continue in the upper Missouri River basin indicating less-thannormal runoff in 2013. More...

Hazelton holds blood drive

A total of 17 people volunteered to donate blood, and 12 were able to give during Hazelton’s recent blood drive. More...

North Dakota Oilseed Council elects district and county representatives

Canola district elections were recently held in District II, electing Kipp Johnson of Rugby to his second term on the 15-member North Dakota Oilseed Council Board. Kipp will serve a three-year term as a canola representative on the Council. More...

NDSU’s Miller visits Brazil

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Emmons Co. Farm Bureau Women’s Committee holds annual salad supper

The Emmons County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee held its annual salad supper at the KEM Electric Hospitality Room on April 10. More...

Senior piano recital will be held at the Zeeland School gym April 21

Three piano students of Mrs. Trudy Fraase Wolf will present a joint senior recital on Sunday, April 21, at 2 p.m. in the Zeeland School Gym. Elisabeth Bender is the daughter of Donavon and Lorie Bender and attends Zeeland Public School. More...

Diesel fuel users are urged to top off their tanks now

The North Dakota Petroleum Marketers Association is asking industrial and commercial users of diesel fuel to consider topping off all their storage tanks. More...

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The LHS Choir performed lovely renditions of “Don’t My Lord Deliver Daniel,” “Shoshone Love Song,” “Like and Eagle” and “Down by the Riverside.” More...

Franck earns honors

Nicholas J. Franck, a senior at The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications, located in PhoenixAriz., placed third nationally in the William Hearst Journalism Awards in the Radio News competition and received a $1,500 reward. More...

DFC reports strong performance

Results for fiscal year ended January 31, 2013, were announced during the 69th Annual Meeting of Central Dakota Frontier Cooperative held at the American Legion in Napoleon on April 9. More...

Linton’s Mya Vetter places fourth in State Science Fair

Mya Vetter, a seventhgrader at Linton Middle School, placed in the State Science Fair, which was held April 4 and 5, in Grand Forks. More...

Marissa Leier wins 4-H Scholarship

Marissa Leier, a freshman at North Dakota State University, Fargo, has received the 2013 Emmons County 4-H Scholarship in the amount of $200. The scholarship is given annually to past 4-H members who are presently enrolled in college. More...