2017-12-21

VFLO spearheads improvements at Cattail, including wider ramp



A newly renovated boat ramp at Cattail Bay is now operational thanks to an Emmons County group. Voices for Lake Oahe is an organization that was started in 2003, by Linton residents Dave Beastrom and Randy Bosch. The club tries to influence the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fix up and maintain boat ramps, fish cleaning areas, restrooms and […]

Michael Miller honored for 50 years at NDSU by colleagues and guests



It is not very often that someone sticks around in a single place for 50 years, but Michael Miller has achieved just such a thing. On Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, Michael M. Miller, a native of Strasburg and Director and Bibliographer of the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, celebrated 50 years of continuous employment at North Dakota State University (NDSU) […]

Christmas Services



Peace Lutheran Church of Linton will have worship on Christmas Eve at 10 a.m. and candlelight service at 6 p.m. Christmas Day worship and Holy Communion at 10 a.m. United Methodist Church of Linton and Sterling. Linton will have a worship service on Christmas Eve at 10:30 a.m. and candlelight service at 6:30 p.m. Sterling will have worship service on […]

From the Heartland



The thermometer will work its way down from a high this week of 28 degrees to a low of 9 degrees. Nighttime lows will follow suit, ranging from 6 degrees to 8 degrees below 0. After today (Wednesday) no precipitation is on the schedule. The forecast for Christmas Day is 11 degrees and 6 below 0 that night. If the […]

CHI to merge with Dignity Health



Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), which owns St. Alexius Health in Bismarck, and Dignity Health, have signed an agreement to merge. The merger of the two Catholic health systems, which has been approved by the governing boards of each system, is expected to be completed in the second half of 2018, pending state, federal and church approval. According to a Dec. […]

Court enjoins Sanford/Mid Dakota merger

Issues preliminary injunction

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced Wed., Dec. 13, that the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the proposed merger between Sanford Health and Mid Dakota Clinic until the Federal Trade Commission administrative hearing scheduled in January 2018. North Dakota and the FTC alleged that the merger would substantially lessen competition […]

The Record’s Ag Report

Dec. 20, 2017

For our Christmas issue, I wanted to have something light and fun for our readers to enjoy. I am dedicating this to our hard-working farm and ranch families. Thank you for my visits with you on your farms and ranches. I always enjoy them and appreciate your expertise and your kindness. Merry Christmas! You Might Be A Farmer If… The […]

Reader recommends Record



Dear Editor: I’ve never lived in Linton, Strasburg, Temvik, Braddock, Hague, Hull, Zeeland, Westfield, Kintyre, Hazelton or Moffit, but I have been reading the Emmons County Record for many years. It is without doubt one of the finest weekly newspapers in North Dakota, and beyond. I’m amazed at the coverage the Record provides each week of the activities in its […]

Emmons County Extension Agent feels grateful, reflects on trip to Africa



As Kelsie Egeland, North Dakota State University Emmons County Extension Agent, looks back on the year, one thing she is especially thankful for is her eye-opening trip to Kenya and Zimbabwe. Kelsie, who is pursuing a master’s degree in crop science from NDSU, traveled to Kenya and Zimbabwe in March with seven other students from NDSU’s Plant Sciences Department. Part […]

Special Events



LINTON SENIOR CITIZENS • Card playing every Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. • Tuesday—2 p.m. singing • Please call 254-5536 prior to 9:30 a.m. the day of the meal to reserve your meal. Thursday, Dec. 21—Hamburger tomato goulash, corn & tropical fruit Friday, Dec. 22— Christmas dinner Monday, Dec. 25—Merry Christmas-Closed Tuesday, Dec. 26—BBQ ribs, Tater Tots, peas, carrots […]