The Langdon City Commision met Monday, October 12 hearing reports from city departments. Along with the presented reports, Deputy Auditor Frankie Stremick submitted her resignation to pursue a position with Cavalier County. As city hall is currently undergoing construction in the office area…

Playoffs? Playoffs?? Crazy but true for high school football they are here

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If you live in Cavalier or Towner County, there is something you can do now, ahead of time, to help the 911 dispatcher and first responder teams if you would ever have to call them in an emergency. Residents now have the ability to create a free Emergency Health Profile to share opt-in medic…

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In the past, area youth groups gathered on the Wednesday prior to Halloween, broke into groups, and went door to door throughout town collecting items for the food pantry saying, “Trick or treat for the food pantry!” when someone answered the door. This year, the event will focus on financia…

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Thursday, October 22, is “wear purple day.” Domestic Violence Awareness Month was first introduced in 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and was specified for October in 1987. The purple ribbon is used to honor domestic v…

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James Hart passed away October 1, 2020, in a Phoenix rehabilitation facility after a three month battle with the COVID virus. He was born in St. Paul, Minn. on April 17, 1943, to Leonard and Vera Hart and moved to Langdon with his family as a child. He attended Langdon Public School after wh…

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Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, October 16, 2020, at St, Alphonsus Church in Langdon for Catalina (Lina) Sorapiosa Celeste Hamann of Langdon, who peacefully passed away at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, on October 12, 2020. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Langdon.

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Congratulations to Cavalier County Recorder Vicki Kubat who was recently honored with the 2020 Excellence in County Government by a County Official Award from the North Dakota Association of Counties (NDACo). The award seeks to honor those who have shown exceptional dedication, leadership, a…

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North Dakota public safety and emergency services are getting a long overdue radio upgrade as part of a new program called SIRN20/20. SIRN stands for Statewide Interoperable Radio Network. “Interoperable” means all the agencies involved (law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, emergency manageme…

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There are two measures on the General Election ballot this fall. Both measures were put on the ballot by the 2019 ND Legislative Assembly, and both propose changes to the ND Constitution. Measure One proposes changes to the State Board of Higher Education. Measure Two proposes changes to the…

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A graveside service was held on September 24, 2020, at Lakeview Cemetery in Nowthen, Minn., for Louis Vincent Wilhelmi, 85, who passed into the loving arms of his Savior on September 21, 2020, at home with his wife by his side.

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A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at United Lutheran Church in Langdon for Curtis Burnham, 62, of Langdon, who passed away Monday, September 28, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz., under the care of Hospice of the Valley in the presence of his family after a five …

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Carol Albrecht, 92, formerly of Bismarck, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020, at Sunset Drive Prospera Community Care Center in Mandan, ND. A private memorial service with immediate family will be scheduled.

Beaulieu: Last week’s column was on some of the earliest homesteading families who settled “at the foot of the mountain” when the present day boundary between Pembina and Cavalier Counties had not yet been formalized in the area named Beaulieu Township by Pembina County officials. That early…

On Tuesday, September 29, the Langdon Area School Board met in a special meeting to discuss COVID related policies in regards to close contact during athletic events. The Activities Committee met the previous evening where they created a possible addendum to the Return to School Plan to pres…

The Langdon City Commission met Monday, September 28 to hear proposals regarding Moore Engineering street projects and the official declaration of an open city commission spot. Among the routine department reports City Auditor Roxanne Hoffarth announced that the State of North Dakota awarded…

COVID-19 protocols changed for Langdon-Edmore-Munich activities

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Andrea Jacobson has come up with an amazing outdoor October activity, The Great Pumpkin Hunt. Mini pumpkins are hidden all around Langdon. They are numbered, and each has a clue that leads you to the next pumpkin and clue, and the next, until you reach the end. At the end you will find a sma…

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A look at winners of the Pulitzer Prize in the past two years underscores why America needs journalists. It’s not just nationally recognized media giants pursuing stories around the globe that win journalism’s most prestigious honor. It’s news staffs that are digging out stories about abuses…

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Funeral services will be held at the Parkway Funeral Service Chapel in Bismarck at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 5, 2020, for Adelene L. (Addie) Kepler, 95, who went home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 29, 2020. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 4 from 1-3 p.m. and from …

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Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, September 28, 2020, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Devils Lake for Owen N. Goeser, 77, of Devils Lake and Munich, who passed away early Monday morning, September 21, 2020, at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo.

The Langdon Area School Board met Monday, September 21 hearing presentations from a variety of school committees and officials. A pair of motions were also approved regarding the acquisition of new technology devices and the appointment of one head coach along with all assistant coaches.

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In early September, Jocelyn Jennings opened Langdon Electrolysis Clinic located at 724 3rd Street on the corner next door to the Bread Pan Bakery.

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Cavalier County Emergency Management arranged a full-scale exercise for area responders on September 23. The exercise started at 6:00 p.m. and took place in the 4th Avenue and 5th Street area. Local law enforcement, fire department, Emergency Medical Services (ambulance), hospital, county he…

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Life has its challenges and its ups and down in normal times. In 2020 the coronavirus has added another layer of worry, and many people may find themselves feeling anxious, stressed, worried, sad, depressed, lonely, or frustrated. If you or someone you care for is experiencing any of these f…

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Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, September 24 at St. Alphonsus Church in Langdon for Sally Stremick, who passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020, at the age of 80 at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Langdon.

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Funeral services were held Monday, September 21, 2020, at All Nations Lutheran Church in Rock Lake for Lola Jean Dease, 76, of Munich, who passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020, at Towner County Living Center in Cando. Burial was at All Nations Lutheran Cemetery in Rock Lake.