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Voters will decide school boards and publishing minutes

Voters will elect school board members and determine if board minutes should be published in the Emmons County this month. The Bakker School held its election on Tuesday. More...

Strasburg blood drive is success

Blood drive coordinator, Darnell Tschosik and the Strasburg Knights of Columbus have sponsored a successful blood drive. More...

Arbor Day Foundation Tree ID Booklet helps people identify N.D. tree species

TheArbor Day Foundation has a booklet that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The booklet, What Tree Is That?, is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization. More...

Community News

Kintyre

Tony and Alvera Leier drove to Sioux Falls, S.D., to be in attendance at the graduation dinner given Saturday evening in honor of Alexander Lee Thomason at his home. Alex is the son of Linda (Leier) and Ken Thomason, and grandson of the Leiers. More...

Westfield

(Last Week) Wednesday evening there was mowing, trimming and clean up on the church and parsonage grounds and at the cemetery. More...

Births

Blake Wayne Schmitcke

Michael and Sarah Schmitcke of Bismarck, are the proud parents of a baby boy. Blake Wayne, was born on Monday, May 13, 2013. Blake arrived on his daddy’s birthday. He weighed 10 pounds 1 ounce and was 22 3/4 inches long. More...

Sports

Voigt, Mattern chosen to attend North Dakota Boys State

Garrick Voigt of Linton and Trent Mattern of Strasburg were selected by the Dan R. Richardson American Legion Post 54 to attend the 71st Annual North Dakota Boys State. More...

Linton-HMB participates in State Girls’ Golf Tourney; Vander Laan finishes 24th overall

Anna Vander Laan of Linton HMB shot a 191 (98-93) to finish in 24th place in the individual competition at the State Class B Girls’ Golf Tournament, held May 28 and 29, at Tom O’ Leary Golf Course in Bismarck. More...

Annual Little Lions Basketball Camp held in Linton

The Linton Little Lion Basketball Camp was held May 21-24, in the Linton Elementary Gymnasium. Fifteen players, grades 1-3, participated in the camp, which featured both team and individual skill competitions. More...

Wreath honors heroes

The Strasburg Lions Club received donations form Ken Wyderka of Pewaukee, Wis., and Gerry Kraft of Strasburg, and the club decided to purchase a Memorial Wreath made with fresh flowers for placement More...

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Ag prices were up, down for May, USDA reports

Preliminary prices received by farmers for spring wheat for May 2013 averaged $7.65 per bushel, a decrease of 17 cents from the April price according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, North Dakota Field Office. More...

Weather Report

Reported using a Davis Vantage Vue Weather Center in Linton

Date 2013 Low High Prec. May 27 52 67 .01 May 28 55 76 1.04 May 29 59 74 May 30 60 73 .80 More...

Columns

From the Heartland

Mild, if not seasonally cool, temperatures are predicted this week, with highs between 63 and 73 degrees and lows between 44 and 50 degrees. Rain is mentioned for Sunday, and it is supposed to be a little breezy all week. More...

The future is now, let’s not miss it

My late father used to tell me that if you work smart, doors will open. Similarly, if you squander an opportunity, those doors slam shut. More...

Eleanor’s Culinary Clips

The Art of Cooking

This week I will feature Kayla Jacob of Kintyre, a graduate of Linton High School. While in school she was active in volleyball, basketball and was a wrestling statistician. She is also part of the music group in her church. More...

Calendar

Special Events

LINTON SENIOR CITIZENS • Card playing every Monday & Thursday at 7 p.m. • Tuesday-Singing at 2 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

Leo ‘Sonny’ Anton Wolf, 63, of Bismarck

Leo Anton Wolf (Sonny), 63, passed away Monday, May 27, 2013, at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, due to natural causes. Leo was born July 10, 1949, to Leo and Alvina Wolf in Emmons County. More...

John Schatz, 82, of Wahpeton

John Schatz, 82, of Wahpeton passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. John was born Dec. 28, 1930, to John and Emma (Serr) Schatz in Linton. He grew up on a farm six miles north of Linton. More...

Gerhardt Rutschke, 88, of Zeeland

Gerhardt Rutschke, 88, Zeeland, died Friday, May 31, 2013, in the Strasburg Care Center, Strasburg. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 at Myers Funeral Home, Linton. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. More...