The Langdon City Commission held a short meeting on Monday, February 10. The meeting concerned mostly business as usual agenda items.

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For those unable to come to Langdon Area School District activities occurring in the gym, a brand new service is being offered courtesy of the Cardinal Sports Boosters. With the Boosters support, the school is now able to provide online streaming of games and events like concerts.

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The Langdon Area Elementary School parents and students have a new after-school program that challenges students through the application of science, technology, engineering, art, and math-themed projects. The STEAM CAMP after-school care program began on August 26, 2019. STEAM stands for sci…

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It may be February but some avid gardeners are already thinking about their 2020 garden. Starting early and getting the seeds and sprouts going to be transplanted into the famously fertile ground of the area may yield more than just a bountiful crop this year for those with an entrepreneuria…

The Cavalier County Commission had a short agenda for their February 4 meeting. The business of the county ranged from previous meeting topics to future involvement in projects and meetings.

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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…

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Choice Bank hosted a short seminar on Wednesday, February 5 to assist producers in getting ready for the 2020 growing season and beyond. The seminar included three speakers that had one simple message for those who attended - start planning your future now and become educated on what the opt…

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Cavalier County resident Bill Hardy addressed the Commission about their recent decision regarding the Forestry Stewardship Program during the Commission's regular meeting on Tuesday, February 4. Hardy stated that those he has talked to in his area that use the program want it to stay in pla…

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The Langdon City Commission had a very productive meeting on the evening of Monday, January 23. The issue of raising rates that been discussed at previous meetings was finally decided upon, and the Commission had two citizens approach with interest in being appointed to the Commission.

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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…

The J.R. Simplot Company, a privately held food and agribusiness company headquartered in Boise, Idaho, announced it has finalized the acquisition of Pinnacle Agriculture. The acquisition, first announced in November, unites two market leaders in the distribution of agricultural crop inputs …

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The Cavalier County Commission held a special meeting on Thursday, January 23 to discuss the future of the Forest Stewardship Program in the county. The program faced harsh criticism from some members of the commission last year which have only increased as contract renewals were brought for…

The Langdon Area School District Board has begun to review reduction in force options for the school. After going through the school budget, line by line and making cuts where possible, the finance committee found that the district still needs to cut $175,000 to $225,000 in the school budget…

The Cavalier County Commission held their last meeting of the month on Tuesday afternoon of January 21. The majority of the agenda for the meeting was department updates. The Commission was updated on the tax director, treasurer, public health, recorder, social services, clerk of court, and …

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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.

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The final three months of 2019 - October, November, and December- had a lot to offer readers- from local news like the Langdon Area School District and early winter storms to international and historical news.

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The 66th legislative session occurred in the spring of 2019; only a year ago did the gavel fall opening the whirlwind of lawmaking before adjourning in April. During those weeks in between, the decision for how to disburse the Legacy Fund earnings was decided for the 2019-2021 fiscal bienniu…

The Langdon City Commission had a light agenda, but the meeting was heavy with discussion on the future of the city. The focus for the Commission was the need to raise utility rates, a potential Phase 3 project, and the still vacant commissioner position.

Summertime in Cavalier County is always busy, and 2019 was no different. July, of course, kicked off celebrations for Independence Day with Walhalla’s celebration extending over four days and Langdon’s Emmanuel Evangelical Church holding their now annual community fireworks show.

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2020 will be an extremely busy year between elections, the summer Olympics and the 2020 United States Census. The census will be a silent but still vital event for every United States citizen.

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Trade deals have been a huge agenda item for the Trump administration. The last six months has seen massive progress made in the creation of new trade deals with the United States' leading trade partners of China, Canada, Mexico, and Japan.

The Northern Valley Human Services (NVHS) board officially met for the first time since its creation. The NVHS is a zonal board overseeing the social services in Cavalier, Pembina, and Walsh counties as a result of the social service redesign bill that was passed last legislative session.

Tycen Restad loves football and has for most of his life. He can be found watching games and giving insight on the players to those around him. Tycen’s biggest wish came true as he signed a player's contract with the famous Dallas Cowboys.

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Year in Review continues with a look at April through June. The three months in the spring focused not only on new happenings in the area but also provided valuable information for agriculture.

Tycen Restad loves football and has for most of his life. He can be found watching games and giving insight on the players to those around him. Tycen’s biggest wish came true as he signed a player's contract with the famous Dallas Cowboys.

The Langdon City Commission had a full agenda before the Christmas holiday on the evening of December 23. The Commission, which has a vacant seat, cannot be accused of being Scrooges, however, as they carefully considered the city budget and means when making decisions.

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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…

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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.

Looking back over the year is a common occurrence this time of year as everyone recounts events. The month of January  2019 saw a lot of new faces and change in the Cavalier County Republican.

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…