The Langdon City Commission met for their scheduled meeting on Monday, April 12 at City Hall. Tom Beauchamp, with the sanitation department, announced that clean-up week will be June 7-12. It was brought up that if individuals were unable to participate in clean up week, they could contact c…

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The Legion baseball diamond is undergoing the start of phase 1 in the plan to rejuvenate the field. First in this plan is to replace the pitcher mound with an artificial mound. This improvement will be well-received by players, and facility members who maintain the field as artificial mounds…

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With 80% of the state in severe drought conditions and 16.9% of the state in extreme drought conditions, farmers in North Dakota are worried about their livelihoods. Lower snowfall and rain this year has brought about drought conditions in North Dakota, which could be an issue for farmers in…

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Its focus is to recognize the importance of families and communities working together to strengthen families in order to prevent child abuse and neglect. There are many local, state, and federal services and agencies involved with child abuse p…

The Cavalier County Commission met on Tuesday morning, April 6th, 2021. Old Business started with the commissioners discussing a letter sent to the Pembina County Water Board regarding attending an upcoming meeting. Possibilities of road closures for upcoming projects was discussed, however,…

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The North Dakota Department of Human Services Behavioral Health Division is sponsoring a series of four short sessions on mental health. Mental Health Minute is an ongoing series touching on different aspects of mental wellness from self-care, guided meditation, how to retain hope, and more.…

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The graduation party to honor the senior class of 2021 will be Sunday, May 30, 2021, at the Langdon Area High School. It is open to area students who have completed grades 9-12. The Grad Party planning committee members are Sara Goodman, Rachelle Romfo, Kim Schneider, and Kim Thorlakson.

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NDSU hosted a Tile Design workshop via Zoom on Thursday morning, March 25. The workshop was hosted by NDSU Extension Agricultural Engineer Dr. Thomas Scherer and NDSU Extension Agronomist Dr. Hans Kandel.

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On March 25, the Cavalier County Motor Vehicle Department had a vehicle registration kiosk installed in the Cavalier County Courthouse. The kiosk is available 24/7 via access at the south end of the courthouse. At present, it will renew registration on vehicles as well as a 30-day permit. Lo…

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Langdon Area High School senior Sydney Crockett has always loved playing and performing music, and her dedication has earned her three scholarships from the music department at UND.

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North Dakota State University Parenting Education Network hosted the third webinar in their five-part series Parenting in a Pandemic. The webinars are led by Erin Walsh, co-founder of the Spark & Stitch Institute based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. This session shared supportive insight…

Langdon City Commissioners met Monday, March 22, 2021 for their scheduled meeting. The street department reported they will start street sweeping soon; they are just waiting incase more snow comes yet this season. The water and sewer department just finished additional training through Bisma…

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The Langdon Blades girls hockey team has three girls that have been invited by the North Dakota Amateur Hockey Association (NDAHA) to compete in the USA Girls High School National Tournament held in Omaha, Neb. on April 15-19.

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Beautiful Inside and Out (BIO) Girls, a program designed to improve the self-esteem in adolescent girls through empowerment of self and service to others, is coming to Langdon. The summer program is being organized by Andrea Jacobson, Sara Goodman, and Brenna Swanson, who will be the mentors…

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NDSU hosted a virtual webinar on Canola in their Getting-It-Right production series. It was organized and moderated by Hans Kandel, Extension Agronomist, and Greg Endres, Extension Cropping Systems Specialist.

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Jared Entzi is the newest reporter for the Cavalier County Republican and will cover a variety of stories and meetings. Entzi was born in Jamestown. Shortly after, his family moved from Kulm to Colorado where he was raised. He has been in Langdon for nearly four years where he works at Langd…

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Tom Borgen and Neal Fisher were inducted into the North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame on March 10 during the 84th Annual ND Winter Show in Valley City. Borgen is a retired farmer from the Langdon area and past president of the Northern Canola Growers Association (NCGA). Fisher is the Admi…

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As the country continues its journey through the pandemic, pharmaceutical companies are creating vaccines at record paces. Under Operation Warp Speed, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved the first vaccination in December 2020, less than a year after the first COVID-19 cas…

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A Congress riven along party lines approved the landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Democrats claimed a major triumph on legislation marshaling the government’s spending might against twin pandemic and economic crises that have upended a nation.

The Langdon City Commissions met March 8, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. for their regular meeting. The meeting took place in the new conference room at City Hall.

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Andrea Jacobson is organizing the Langdon 2021 Easter Egg Hunt. It will run from Friday, March 19 to Saturday, March 27. Jacobson has created a Facebook page with all the updated information about it. Search for “Langdon’s 2021 Easter Egg Hunt” on Facebook.

The Rendezvous Region Tourism Council is seeking artists to help design a unique piece of public art that represents the culture and vitality of the City of Langdon and the surrounding Rendezvous Region. The winning design will be transformed into an iconic, must-see wall mural on the South …

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Peggy Davis, owner of Sew On & Sew North in Langdon, has sought out and implemented new ways to use social media and technology to sustain her business throughout the past year. The store voluntarily closed for a short while last March when many other places shut down.

Cavalier County Commissioners met on Tuesday morning, March 2, 2021. During open discussion, Commissioner Greg Goodman discussed the Northern Plains Resources and Development meeting he attended. It was funded in the past by the USDA, but a recent farm bill eliminated that funding, and they …

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CHS is now delivering propane to the Langdon, Calvin, and Sarles area. Piping was recently added to the large propane tank that services the grain dryer at the Langdon grain terminal so that it can do double duty and fill delivery trucks, too.

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North Dakota State University Parenting Education Network hosted the second webinar in their five-part series Parenting in a Pandemic. The webinars are led by Erin Walsh, co-founder of the Spark & Stitch Institute based out of Minneapolis, Minn. The events are streamed via Zoom, and this…

The Langdon City Commission met February 22 at 6:00 p.m. for their regular meeting. The meeting started out with an addition to the agenda - the county planning and zoning is looking for an additional city commission member. Susan Fay Crockett volunteered to take on this position.

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Frost Fire’s normal winter hours are 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through the last weekend of March. Spring break for Langdon Area Schools this year is March 4-5. With these days off school, Frost Fire has added some extra hours and will be open Friday, March 5, from 10 a.m. …

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The week of March 1 marks the tenth week of vaccinations in Cavalier County. As of February 22, the Cavalier County Health District (CCHD) office had administered 1,217 doses, which includes both first and second shots. In addition, Maple Manor Care Center and Langdon Drug have administered …

As part of the ND Humanities Game Changer Ideas Festival, ND Representative Nicole Poolman hosted a discussion with Peter Wehner, author of “The Death of Politics: How to Heal Our Frayed Republic After Trump”. The discussion was held via Zoom on February 4, at 4 p.m. The focus of the Game Ch…

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Cardinal Vision is channel 578 on United Communications television service. It is a dedicated channel for the Langdon Area School designed to give the school the ability to put live content like sports and concerts as well as pre-recorded content on the television for the community. The chan…

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Giving Hearts Day is an annual 24-hour fundraiser founded in 2008 for charities in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. It was held on February 11 this year and raised $21,933,941 from 41,960 donors throughout the area. St. Alphonsus was one of the non-profit organizations involved for the …

The Langdon City Commission met Monday, February 8 at 6:00 p.m. Starting the meeting, it was brought up that the upcoming Toy Show at the Langdon Activity Center will require masks and social distancing. The street department reported they’ll be clearing by the garage door at LAC for toy sho…

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The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. has announced the 2021 recipients of its $25,000 Horatio Alger National Scholarships. Out of tens of thousands of applicants, Hailey Thorlakson, a senior at Langdon Area High School, was one of just 106 students from across the c…

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February Is Library Lovers’ Month! Thomas Jefferson once said, “I cannot live without books.” Today’s libraries, nowadays, offer more than books on the shelves. The Cavalier County Library in Langdon also offers audiobooks, movies, computer services, activities, and book discussions, even in…