The Cavalier County Commission had a lot of business to discuss at their recent meeting held on Tuesday, August 4. Besides their usual review of county roads with Cavalier County Road Supervisor Terry Johnston, the Commission reviewed a proposal from the North Dakota Association of Counties.

Guidelines are here for fans and games for Fall Sports in Langdon

Cavalier County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) has focused on how they can best serve the community from the beginning. Recently, they added to their staff a new ambulance director in Chris Sanders, whose focus on community matches CCMH perfectly.

After an abrupt end to campus life during the spring semester, North Dakota college students are eager to get back to school this fall but nervous for how campus life will be affected by the coronavirus pandemic. In the past weeks, universities across the nation have released plans for retur…

In a special meeting held August 3, the Langdon Area School Board unanimously approved plans to tentatively return to face-to-face learning for the upcoming school year. This decision came with a risk level framework divided into five phases, outlining that the school may need to return to v…

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Congratulations to the Langdon Red Sox 12U baseball team for earning 4th place in the ND 12U State B Cal Ripken Baseball Tournament. The tournament was held at the Park River Baseball Complex Thursday, July 30, through Saturday, August 1.

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The Langdon Eagles Babe Ruth baseball team entered the State B Babe Ruth Baseball Tournament in Kindred July 31 - Aug. 4 for the fourth year in a row. In a deep tournament run that saw them win three games and lose two, the Eagles finished second and ended their season with a record of 13-4.…

Langdon City Commission tables till next meeting The Langdon City Commission met on Monday, July 27 to discuss business. One of the first items on the agenda, approving the preliminary budget was pushed back as Langdon City Auditor RoxAnne Hoffarth informed the Commission that she would be r…

Langdon has three teams make State baseball tourneys in 19U, Babe Ruth and 12U

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One of the biggest concerns for a highly rural area like Cavalier County is having the roads to connect us to the world at large. With a population under 4,000 people covering just about 966,400 acres with 95 percent being agricultural, having good roads is a must.

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A lifelong love of racing was kindled in Danny Roy in 1957 when his parents brought him to his first race when he was 4 years old. A short 16 years later, the little boy entered the race track in his own race car to compete. On July 24, 2020, Danny Roy was inducted into the River Cities Spee…

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You have followed the guidelines to protect yourself from COVID-19 infection. Despite your best efforts, you begin to feel a little sick. A summer cold, nothing more. Still, being responsible, you call in to the local clinic and get tested for COVID. Your symptoms begin to subside a little, …

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Edna M. Olson was born in Alsen on April 23, 1928, and passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020. For us to tell you about our mother’s 92-years of life in a few lines on a piece of paper would be a monumental task. Our mother and father started their lives together on a farm in North Dakota and l…

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Marlene Jean Beranek, 86, of Fargo, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Eventide Fargo.

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Jerry Steinke, 77, of Jamestown, passed away July 15, 2020, in Jamestown.

On Monday, July 20 the Langdon Area School board met with a discussion on future plans for the 2020-21 school year in relation to Covid-19 related closures. While the board expressed interest in a goal to open school grounds to face-to-face learning, a decision has yet to form. This interest…

The Cavalier County Commission held their regular meeting attending to business related to roads, budget, and the need for HR services. The Commission met in person but limited the room attendance to two people. Other ways to attend the meeting were provided with the north meeting room being…

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The Icelandic community of Mountain invites one and all to the Deuce of August celebration happening the first weekend in August. The event has trimmed some of the usual weekend festivities due to COVID-19, but the majority of the festivities, including the parade and Heritage Program, will …

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Just before the 2019 session of the North Dakota Legislature, Sen. Rich Wardner came up with the ideal name for what would become House Bill No. 1066, Operation Prairie Dog. This bill would aim to provide up to $250 million from oil and gas tax revenue for funding infrastructure needs across…

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Joyce Rosemarie (Lloyd) Johnston passed away in peace on June 25, 2020, into the hands of our Lord Jesus Christ after fighting a courageous battle against Alzheimer’s Disease. She was 88 years old.

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HiWay Laundry in Langdon has found new owners and a new lease on life. Doug and Mindi Lill have taken over the business and have been hard at work making it not just a laundromat but a fun place to be.

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The Langdon Area School District (LASD) has formed a committee to determine if and how the school will go about the upcoming school year. The diverse group of school administrators, teachers, parents and health officials met via virtual meeting and phone conference on Tuesday, July 14 for th…

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Cavalier County had its first confirmed case of COVID-19 just a few short weeks ago, and in that time frame the number has now reached the teens with more expected to be identified in the coming weeks. Cavalier County Public Health District has been diligently informing the public on the ste…

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A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 24, 2020, at Glenila Presbyterian Church in Calvin for David Crockett, 79, of Calvin, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020, at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon.

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A graveside service was held on Thursday, July 16, 2020, at Vang Cemetery, rural Langdon, for Tonya Rae Peterson, 40, of Langdon, who passed away Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon after a long battle with cancer. Her final days were spent surrounded by …

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Kerry Michael Machacek, 67, of Tempe, Ariz., joined family and friends in their heavenly home on July 8, 2020.

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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Langdon for Ione Gross, 94, who passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Palmdale, Calif. She had moved to California in 2011, where her daughter, Diane, lived a…

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The Commission held a virtual conference with Jeff Schneider from T.R. Waind Insurance to discuss the coverage of county-owned buildings. Schneider explained that some buildings were under insured while others were over insured. The discussion with Schneider lead to the decision to increase …

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COV-19 virus forces a pause in the local baseball season