The Langdon Area School Board met Monday, October 18, for their regular scheduled meeting. At the meeting Superintendent Daren Christianson discussed the elementary school project funding. With the votes not coming through to fund this project in past years, money has been being saved in var…

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Dr. Anitha Chirumamilla has been promoted to extension specialist in cropping systems at the Langdon Research Extension Center (LREC). The promotion was effective October 1, 2021. Filling the position will be a benefit to area growers, the NDSU extension system, and the Ag industry.

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Red Ribbon Week is celebrated nationwide the last week of October every year and focuses on educating youth, mobilizing communities, and encouraging participation in drug prevention activities. Counselor Beth Romfo and Librarian Jenny Romfo have been doing some project-based learning activit…

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This is the final article covering National Women's Small Business Month, highlighting the benefits and industry brought to communities by women in business.

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A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 30, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. with a gathering of family and friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Roseville Lutheran Church in Roseville, MN, for Marliss Bock, 89, who passed away peacefully on October 11, 2021, surrounded by loved ones. Service will b…

The Langdon City Commission met for their scheduled meeting Monday, Oct. 11. Several letters were received from community members that the board read to themselves for a period of time. The board then moved onto department reports. The street department is sweeping streets until the snow sta…

Cavalier County Commissioners met on October 7 at 8:30 a.m. for their bi-monthly meeting. Emergency Manager Karen Kempert informed the commissioners about the approval of a request for a security grant for the courthouse. The grant is for a total of $40,140 to update locks and for the doors …

United and Turtle Mountain Communications (“United”) announced that they have promoted Steve Swanson to become the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer and General Manager effective September 30, 2021. Swanson will lead the organization in continuing its long history of success in pro…

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This is the second in a series of articles covering National Women’s Small Business Month, highlighting the benefits and industry women bring to communities when they own a small business.

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Kacy Kakela, Runa Anderson, and Becky Borgen were thinking they should get their kids together and take a picture, so they agreed to meet up at KA Studios on Saturday morning for a photo shoot. All three kids need to wear a brace for scoliosis. Kacy’s son, Brody Steinmetz, only recently disc…

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A private memorial service was held at the Brooks Funeral Home in Langdon for Eva Westby, 95, of Langdon, and formerly of Fairdale, who passed away peacefully Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Maple Manor Care Center in Langdon. Burial was at Silvesta Cemetery near Fairdale.

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Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Olga for Dwayne Arthur Gratton, 88, of Olga, who passed away Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at the Pembilier Nursing Center in Walhalla.

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A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Langdon for William “Bill” Gerald Gellner, 88, of Fargo, who died Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Sanford Health in Fargo. A Mass of Christian Burial will also be held Monday, October 1…

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Andrew Stegman purchased Lorrich Industries in June this past summer. He and the previous owner, Lorne Reimer, have been friends for over 10 years. Reimer mentioned selling Lorrich to Stegman in passing conversation while the friends were mountain biking.

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This is the first in a series of articles covering National Women’s Small Business Month, highlighting the benefits and industry women bring to communities when they own a small business.

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The Rendezvous Region Tourism Council (RRTC) is building a Talking Trail Tour to promote the many historic sites, scenic byways, museums, heritage areas, nature trails, art, and state parks in our own area. Talking Trail is an app for your phone or tablet that brings you stories of those loc…

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A vigil and rosary will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2021, between 4-8 p.m. at Duggans Sierra Mortuary in Daly City, Calif., and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on October 15 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Gabriel Roman Catholic Church in San Francisco, CA, followed by the Rite of Co…

The 81st annual National Newspaper Week, a celebration of the impact newspapers have in their communities, will be observed Oct. 3-9. This year’s theme is “Community Forum.” The annual effort is sponsored by Newspaper Association Managers, Inc., a consortium of North American trade associati…

The Langdon City Commission met Monday, September 27, at City Hall. The street department is busy street sweeping and mowing. The fire department received pallets of canned water from a grant. This water is good for when fire fighters are on calls and will be dispersed to other fire and resc…

The Cavalier County Commission met on September 7 at 1:00 p.m. Terry Johnston briefed the Commission on current road projects. Terry Johnston was appointed road supervisor, as motioned by Nick Moser, followed by a roll call vote. All commissioners with the exception of David Zeis, voted yes.…

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Family Nurse Practitioner Karla Parkes has worked and attended school at a variety of locations across the eastern half of the US prior to coming to Walhalla. Originally from the Detroit, Michigan, area, Parkes did not know exactly what she wanted to do after high school.

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Langdon City Auditor RoxAnne Hoffarth was nominated and elected for a two-year term to the executive board of the North Dakota League of Cities (NDLC) to represent cities with a population under 2,500 in the League’s northeast region. As a member of the executive board, Hoffarth will be resp…

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week™ for 99 years, has announced “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, 2021. From beeps to chirps, this year’s campaign works to better educate the publi…

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A Celebration of Life was held in Centennial, Colo. on Sept. 17, 2021, for Susan “Sue” Jaramillo, 61, of Centennial, Colo., who passed peacefully from this life on September 9, 2021, after a brief stay at Denver Hospice. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. on October 9 at Soper Cemetery, rural F…

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A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fairdale for Richard Nelson, 81, of Devils Lake and formerly of Milton, who passed away September 25, 2021, due to a tragic car accident. Inurnment will be at Highland Cemetery, rural…

The Langdon School Board met Monday, September 20, for their regular scheduled meeting. Minutes from the previous meeting were tabled until the business manager could be present. The financial reports were approved. There was a short discussion on the hot lunch program having hick-ups with a…

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Licensed child care providers have a new source of financial assistance through the Choice Bank Child Care Grant Program. After the success and positive feedback of the previous Day Care Gala fundraiser, the Choice Bank Board of Directors decided to create a grant program that can provide gr…

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In 2010 while playing in a college football game, Chris Norton suffered a spinal cord injury. He was 18 years old at the time. Doctors gave him just a 3 percent chance of ever moving again from the neck down. He defied those odds.

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Sew On & Sew North, owned by Peggy Davis, hosted a Sew Together Tuesday tutorial on September 7 at Noon CST. Sew Together Tuesday is a teaching video series by Shannon Fabrics, maker of Cuddle® minky, a plush, soft, furry stretch fabric. Teresa Coates, national educator for Shannon Fabri…

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A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on September 23, 2021, at the Church of Saint Peter in Forest Lake, Minn., for Ellie Madeline Bachman, who was born September 14, 2021. She was surrounded by her family who had anxiously awaited her arrival as she spent her final moments on September…