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San Francisco and six Bay Area counties, with a combined population of nearly 7 million, are under “shelter-in-place” orders directing everyone to basically stay inside their homes for the next three weeks in hopes of suppressing the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the region.

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View the online version of 2020 Ag Outlook publication here!

Sandwiching columns between holidays, dropping temperatures, tournament games and ever-present snowfalls has made this a difficult winter for research so special thanks to friends who suggest subjects and sometimes give added details.

Cavalier County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) has found a new director for the ambulance squad in recent transplant to North Dakota Christopher South, CCP. Becoming a Critical Care Provider (CCP) was not his original plan for life, but after finding his mother unresponsive from an overdose, he ne…

Racing is in the blood, and now, so is winning. Hayden and Reese Hoffarth, sons of Jayna and Ed Hoffarth, were awarded State Championships on January 25 in Little Falls, Minn. The awards were for the District 23 awards ceremony for the American Motorcycle Association (AMA). The races they co…

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McKenzie Blumhagen has been very busy over the past several months. The Cavalier County native currently holds the title of Mrs. Northern Plains, representing the entire rural northern area. She is running for Mrs. North Dakota, with that pageant taking place in April.

Among the more interesting queries for bits and pieces of local and family history was a letter from a granddaughter of a prominent Langdon family from pioneering days. She had been going through some papers of her mother’s and found her mother had two years with no attendance listed for her…

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Amy Kram has been named Langdon Area School District (LASD) 2019 Teacher of the Year. The award in even more auspicious because colleagues select the nominees with the Teacher of the Year is chosen from those nominees by a committee consisting of LASD Superintendent, Daren Christianson; prin…

Thanks to Peggy Davis at Sew On & Sew North, Izabelle Brooks has a new EverSewn sewing machine provided by Scott Fortunoff of the Jaftex company. Though not as common a skill with the younger generation, sewing enthusiasts can still be found. Ten-year-old Brooks is one shining young example.

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Having options when it comes to a child's education is one of the perks of living in not only the Langdon area but Cavalier County. Not only are there two excellent public education options with the Langdon Area School District and Munich School District but also a private option with St. Al…

The new year is now upon us. With that is also a leap year (Yay, one more day!) and a presidential election year ( I can already hear the groaning).

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Visitors to Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort may have noticed some new faces. Natalie Gebur is the general manager of the resort and started working about nine months ago in March 2019.

The holiday season can be a very stressful time for families, especially those that are under financial strain or dealing with illness. To combat this, the American Legion Riders Post #98 have made it their mission to make the season bright and filled with good cheer for  families that are in need.

While American’s celebrated Thanksgiving, Tucker Regner of the Langdon Prairie Rose 4-H Club and two other 4-H members from the state journeyed to Atlanta, Georgia, to participate in the National 4-H Congress. Delegates to National 4-H Congress are selected through their National 4-H Congres…

There’s a new face at the Langdon Activity Center. The Langdon City Commission hired Chelsea Graber as the new Activity Center director. She comes to Langdon by way of Red Lodge, Montana, where she was raised and graduated high school in 2014. Graber grew up with her aunt and uncle. During h…

While most people reading this will find their mail filled with Christmas letters and updated family pictures, a part of my mail has research puzzles that the writers hope I will help them solve.  I am moving a bit slower these days so hoping for help answering their questions. I put my Chri…