2018-05-24

Three local veterans attend and appreciate WDAY Honor Flight



The service and sacrifice of 95 men and women were honored on a WDAY Honor Flight held on Nov. 5 and 6, 2017, in Washington, D.C. It was a way of saying “thank you” for a job well done. For the veterans, it was a long-awaited and well-earned celebration. The WDAY Honor Flight started as an effort by a group […]

Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock High School graduates five



The commencement ceremony for the Hazelton- Moffit-Braddock Class of 2018 was held Friday, May 18, in the Ben Kalberer Gymnasium. Avery large crowd of family, friends and relatives were in attendance. The ceremony started precisely on time (6 p.m.) with the H-M-B Band playing the processional directed by Mr. Mikel Paulson. The invocation was given by Ilea Fercho, followed with […]

Linton School Board accepts bid to repair and resurface asphalt parking areas



The Linton School Board accepted bids to resurface asphalt parking areas around the school during its regular meeting on May 14. The board originally planned to open bids for the project, which included three sections, during its April 16 meeting, but since only one company (Northern Improvement Company of Bismarck) submitted a bid, the board chose to reject the bid […]

From the Heartland



Warmer weather means occasional thunderstorms. That is the case in this week’s forecast with daytime highs of 81 to 87 degrees and nighttime lows of 57 to 62 degrees. Thunderstorms are mentioned for three of the seven days. Last week’s rains were a major boost for farmers and all of us who depend upon them. Family circus We enjoyed having […]

Rep. Cramer discusses nation’s opioid crisis

Guest Editorial

Our nation is in the midst of the deadliest drug crisis in its history. The nearly 64,000 opioid overdose deaths in 2016 are fast approaching the 88,000 killed by alcohol each year. And, like alcohol, the opioid crisis is a great equalizer in its devastation. It doesn’t matter if you live on a farm, in the middle of a city, […]

Writer concerned about wind development



The May 10th and 17th issues of the Emmons County Record contained some interesting material regarding the expansion of the wind industry, not only in the state but more specifically in Emmons County and nearby areas. The proposed wind farms in our area should be a cause of concern not only for environmental, health, and financial reasons, but also for […]

Record to print early



The Emmons County Record will have an early deadline for the May 31 issue of the newspaper because of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 28. All advertising and news items need to be at the Emmons County Record office or emailed by 9 a.m. on Friday, May 25. The Record, along with other businesses, schools and government offices, […]

McCrory receives scholarship



The North Dakota Water Education Foundation (NDWEF) has awarded one of its 2018 Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarships to Jack McCrory of Linton. McCrory will graduate from Linton High School this year and attend North Dakota State University, where he plans on majoring in agriculture economics. He is the son of John and Lisa McCrory of Linton. The Dushinske […]

Welcome to My Kitchen

Not by bread alone

In the past, I have quoted from an 1872 Rules for Teachers. Today, I am quoting from a Teachers Contract, Term 1923. “The Board of Education agrees to pay Miss___ the sum of $75 per month.” Then there were 13 items listed that SHE had to agree to of which I will quote the following: “Not to get married. The […]

Special Events



LINTON SENIOR CITIZENS • Card playing every Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. • Tuesday—2 p.m. singing. • Thursday, monthly supper, “Cream Can Supper,” 6 p.m. • Please call 254-5536 prior to 9:30 a.m. to reserve your meal. Thursday, May 24—Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, peas/carrots & apricots. Friday, May 25—Lemon fish, peas, parslied potatoes & fruit cocktail. Monday, May 28—Closed. […]