The Langdon Area School board met July 20 and 26 with much discussion centering around COVID-19 and what will be protocol this upcoming school year. Steph Welsh, Cavalier County Public Health Nurse, was a visitor at the meeting and expressed that masking works, but masking is what has the bi…

The Langdon City Commission met for their scheduled meeting Monday, July 26th. The meeting started with approval of a floor drain to be installed in the fire bay as there is nowhere for water to drain. The contracted workers are local. Sanitation has been short-staffed but have been doing ok…

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Frost Fire will also be hosting “Encore! Arts Camp,” a day camp for students going into grades 3 – 12. It will be held Monday – Friday, August 2-6, from 9:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. each day. Campers will be divided into two groups: grades 3-6 and 7-12. Each group will have the opportunity to parti…

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Muhs Fest is a fun-filled day at Mt. Carmel Dam designed to bring people together and raise awareness about cancer. Danny Muhs is the planner and organizer of the event which will be on Saturday, August 7 this year.

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The NDSU Langdon Research Extension Center and Northern Canola Growers Association hosted their 2021 Field Day on Thursday morning, July 22, 2021. Field Days are conducted at all seven RECs in North Dakota over a two week period. This article is the first in a series of three covering the ev…

The Cavalier County Commission met on July 20. First on the agenda was the authorization of the Langdon Country Club gaming site. The motion was made by Nick Moser to approve, seconded by Stanley Dick, and motion passed. The Pembina Gorge Foundation requested a raffle permit which was also a…

The Langdon City Commission held a special meeting Monday, July 19 to discuss city utility minimums. It was brought up that if multiple businesses are in one shared space that those businesses still benefit from lights, spraying, and snow removal and should have a fee. It was an idea that ea…

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A Little Free Library is a free book-sharing box where anyone may take a book or share a book. Barb Crockett has created one in the Langdon City Park by the swimming pool. It is made out of a fireplace she purchased for $5.00 at a rummage sale a few years ago. Propped on a post embedded in a…

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The Icelandic Communities Association is pleased to announce that Wayne Gudmundson will be the keynote speaker on the 2nd of August Celebration Heritage Program at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 31, 2021, in the Mountain Community Center. He is a professor emeritus from Minnesota State University Moo…

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The Langdon Farmers Market opened for the season on July 15. It will be held every Thursday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. through the end of September. Vendors set up their booths in the St. Alphonsus Park on 3rd Street across from the Cavalier County Courthouse.

The Langdon City Commission met Monday, July 12, for their scheduled meeting. A recording of the meeting was unavailable. According to KNDK News and city auditor minutes, the multiple commercial accounts topic was presented with two options. One being the original amended ordinance and the o…

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Jason Carlson has been selected as the new administrator of Maple Manor Care Center starting July 1, 2021. Carlson has worked in health care for over 35 years in many different positions from maintenance to nursing. He has been a CEO/administrator in various facilities from critical access h…

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Steven Ames and Craig Schommer are organizing the Annual Tractor Cruise set to hit the road on Wednesday, July 21. This year the cruise will start in Calio, drive to Nekoma, and end in Langdon.

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Steve Anderson of the American Legion Post 79 in Cando was elected as the Department Commander at the 102nd Annual Department Convention held in Minot on June 25-27, 2021, and was sworn in on the final day of the convention. As Department Commander, Anderson will be responsible for and accou…

The Cavalier County Commission met on July 6th at 1:00 p.m. First on the agenda was Terry Johnston, who signed the road man salary increase sheet. Discussion of advertising for a snowplow followed. Commissioner Dick made a motion to advertise for bids for a single axle snow plow truck, Greg …

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When we think of Maple Manor or Wheatland Estates, we think of family. Our family members go there to live so they can be taken care of by caring people. Connie Hakanson was one of them, from starting as a CNA and working her way up to administrator for the last 28 years. After 43 years serv…

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St. Alphonsus School is celebrating their 100th anniversary Friday, July 16th through Sunday, July 18th. They are welcoming all families to enjoy quality, fun time together playing games and doing activities on the school playground, which includes new playground equipment. On Saturday from …

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When making your summer plans, be sure to include the Pembina County Fair, July 8-10. A short venture to Hamilton will be worth the trip for all ages. Not only is it full family fun, but it’s free to enter. Wristbands for rides will be for sale along with side games and food vendors. Evening…

The Langdon City Commission met for their scheduled meeting Monday, June 28th at 6:00 p.m. Around 30 people, most concerned about the multiple commercial accounts, were in attendance. Mayor Jerry Nowatzki opened with a statement in regards to the multiple commercial accounts. He informed the…

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When you make a purchase at a store, do you ever stop to think about where your money goes? When you look at the receipt, are you ever curious to find out where and how your tax dollars are spent, or do you chalk it up to the government using your funds on agendas you have no control over?

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The Emmanuel Evangelical Church of Langdon will be sponsoring their Sixth Annual Family Fireworks Show on Saturday, July 3rd at the Langdon baseball diamond. The patriotic show will start at dusk, around 10:00 p.m., and begin with a Color Guard, National Anthem, and a few words by Pastor Waterbury.

Commercial billing has been a debate for over two years with the city commission and local businesses in the Langdon community. Many businesses feel it’s not fair, and some feel the fees won’t make it worth working on a commercial property. What does this mean for businesses on the main drag…

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The first round of the 2021 Motoclimb Super Series (MSS) will be roaring up the hill at the Brick Mines near Walhalla this Friday, July 2. Hosted by the Eagle Ridge Motorcycle Club and Pembina Gorge Dirt Riders, this is the 6th year of hosting the race and the 4th year being a part of the MSS.

The Langdon City Commission met June 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall for their scheduled meeting. Department reports started with the street department reporting that a truck had been hauled to Drayton for repairs and a different truck is needing a new air tank. The fire department is wa…

The Langdon Area School Board met June 14, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. for their scheduled meeting. The meeting started with a review of past minutes, bills, and the business manager's report. Business manager Shauna Schneider has completed training and certification for her position and received rec…

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The Rendezvous Region in northeastern North Dakota offers many spaces, roadways, and trails in Park River, Grafton, Cavalier, Langdon, Walhalla, and Icelandic State Park for the cycling enthusiast. Low traffic and excellent roads throughout the region make for great cross-country bike trips …

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The 37th Annual Frost Fire Summer Theatre is back on stage this year with “The Marvelous Wonderettes!” to entertain you with songs and nostalgia. The musical comedy by Roger Bean is packed with jukebox hits from the 1950s and 1960s, including “Lollipop”, “Dream Lover”, “Stupid Cupid”, “Lipst…

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The Frost Fire Mountain Bike Terrain Park trails are now open Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., to provide area bikers with some great runs. Mountain biking has been around for a while and only seems to be gaining in popularity. According to Pembina Gorge Foundation executive board o…

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For Cavalier, Father’s Day always brings the rumbling of thunder throughout the weekend, but that does not mean that it is going to storm. That rumble is the sound of thousands of motorcycles making their way to the small northern town for the Cavalier Motorcycle Ride-In.

The Cavalier County Commission met on Tuesday, May 18. In old business, Stanley Dick brought up health insurance rates being lower than expected and retirement plans the state failed to change. The DHS and DOJ at the Department of Health were combined. Nick Moser discussed the possibility of…

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Pastor Jonathon Waterbury has accepted a call to serve Emmanuel Evangelical in Langdon. He moved into the parsonage in late April and began his ministry here in May.

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While sometimes you may wish that your favorite local restaurant or shop remains a hidden gem in your town, tourism dollars can create significant benefits for the business owner and community. Thanks to the internet, out-of-towners can seamlessly research locally owned outlets with review s…

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North Dakota State University Parenting Education Network hosted the fifth and final webinar in their five part series Parenting in a Pandemic. The webinars were led by Erin Walsh, co-founder of the Spark & Stitch Institute based out of Minneapolis, Minn. This session focused on understa…

The Langdon City Commission held their biweekly meeting May 24, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall. Department reports started with the street department. They’ve started mowing and continue to fill potholes around town. The fire department is going to get a quote to replace concrete outside of…

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The Langdon Sheriff’s Department recently hired two new employees. Lorraine Gage’s first day of employment was March 24, 2021. Gage has been in the emergency or health field for quite some time, including being a CNA for the Cavalier County Memorial Hospital (1986-present), Langdon Ambulance…

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Soldiers of the 4th Battalion of the Army’s 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment watch over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. The Tomb is dedicated to deceased U.S. soldiers whose remains have not been identified. The remains of a soldier from each of…