The Cavalier County Commissioners met for their scheduled meeting on January 5. The first topic discussed was road maintenance for snow removal and gravel. Trying to answer complaints and keep the roads kept up has been difficult to do with the weather conditions constantly changing, specifi…

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Jenny Anderson moved to Langdon December 13 and started her new job as deputy city auditor on December 15. Anderson originally grew up and lived in East Grand Forks, Minn. Prior to coming to work for the city auditor's office she was employed by the Grand Forks Growth and Support Center as a…

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Kristi Mostoller is taking on the minutes of the public meetings for the Cavalier County Republican. She was born and raised in Langdon and enjoys being part of the community. She is married with two young girls and has her own business doing massage therapy. Wanting to do her part as a comm…

The Langdon City Commission met Monday, December 28. Among department reports it was noted a new part-time employee started at the transfer station. The new deputy auditor, Jenny Anderson, was also present to meet members of the board.

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Kristi Hejlik is expanding her Lakota based Pet-tastic dog grooming service into the Langdon area. It will be located at 9722 Highway 1, about 4 miles north of Langdon on the east side of the road and is set to open January 1, 2021. She already has three dogs scheduled for New Year’s Day.

2020 has been a rollercoaster of ups and downs, and Frost Fire Park wants to end the year on a positive note for its guests. Even with COVID-19 restrictions and the border shutting out its loyal Canadian customers, Frost Fire Park believes what it has to offer is exactly what people are look…

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Whether you resolve to lose weight or change an unhealthy habit, sticking to a year-long commitment requires determination and dedication. For many, staying on track is easy for the first few months. Still, as the calendar marches on, some struggle to maintain.

The school board convened Monday, December 21 to address a variety of topics. Amid regular reports the elementary school principal, Todd Hettler, presented developments on a previously proposed change in learning and grading systems for elementary students. If chosen, this change would be gr…

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If you have a craving for an old fashioned ice cream cone or sundae, you can go uptown and have your pick from a variety of ice cream flavors and toppings! Jim and Karla Rademacher opened Hank’s Ice Cream Shop at 711 3rd Street on November 30. It is open 3:00-7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday …

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The Langdon Area School Board held a town hall meeting Tuesday, December 22 in an effort to answer questions community members might have before the upcoming building fund mill levy vote. Access was provided on location in the high school gymnasium as well as digitally through Facebook Live …

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Cavalier County Health District expects to receive their first 100 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine the week of December 20, 2020. The first priority group (Phase 1A) to receive the vaccine will be healthcare workers, first responders, and long term care residents and staff. The next ph…

The Cavalier County Commissioners met Tuesday, December 15 for their normally scheduled meeting. New items on the agenda were the Clerk of Court’s application for a court facilities improvement grant, JDA appointments, and the Sewage Treatment Systems Rules and Regulations.

The Langdon City Commission opened their Monday, December 14 meeting by hearing from Executive Director of Cavalier County Job Development Shannon Duerr. Duerr proposed the extension of the current grant program affecting the Langdon Day Care Center. Starting in 2016, $25,000 in grant money …

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Shelly Agnes started babysitting when she was 10. Now a grandmother, she opened Gma’s Homecare, a day care for children that she operates out of her home here in Langdon.

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Activity Director Vikki Kram wanted to do something special for the residents at Osnabrock Community Living Center (OCLC) for December. She reached out to Tatiana Davis at Langdon Floral with her idea, and Davis happily agreed. On December 3, Kram posted “Adopt a Grandparent for the Christma…

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The holidays will certainly look a lot different this year with many of us avoiding travel to prevent the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19. Restrictions across the country will likely keep many of us from attending the in-person gatherings with our friends and families that we are s…

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Lawrence Henry was recently promoted to Research Specialist II at the Langdon Research Center. Henry started at the Langdon Research Center in April 2014 as a Research Specialist I working on Research Agronomist Bryan Hanson’s team. They just completed their seventh growing season together.

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The holiday season and its gatherings are joyous occasions filled with music, traditions, and a full calendar. There is a 'To Do' list full of cooking meals, cleaning, shopping, decorating, baking, entertaining, and the worry of getting it all done. For some, the holidays bring reminders of …

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The Northern Canola Growers Association (NCGA) held their 23rd Annual Canola Expo virtually by Zoom on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. NCGA President Pat Murphy welcomed everyone to the virtual event.

The Cavalier County Commission met Tuesday, December 1 to administer the Oath of Office to re-elected commissioners, appoint the new chair and vice chair, interview candidates for the Water Board, and appoint committee assignments.

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The community Giving Tree is up at the Bread Pan Bakery on Main Street in Langdon. Billy and Marie Mack are the coordinators, marking the third year the Bread Pan has been involved with the local project. The Giving Tree is a way for anyone in the community to help give a Merry Christmas to …

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Everyone is sick and tired of COVID - tired of hearing about it, tired of reading about it. It’s been coined “pandemic fatigue.” With the winter flu season upon us, Covid-19 cases spiking, and our local hospital being very busy already, now is not the time to let your guard down. Vaccines ma…

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With the Langdon Area School Board passing a motion to put a mill levy up for vote to the public finalizing on January 6, many community members may wish to understand what this represents before casting their vote. To protect public health and safety and in accordance with Governor Burgum’s…

The city commissioners convened Monday, November 23 remotely via Zoom. Amid department reports it was determined the city transfer station will resume regular winter hours starting December 1, 2020. The transfer station is also still accepting applications to fill a part-time position.

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The Munich Café and Bowling Alley opened and established bowling leagues in November of 1960. Even though the bowling alley has been well used over the past 60 years, it doesn’t show its age. The original equipment and lanes are shiny and new looking like a peek back in time.

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The North Dakota National Guard reached a new milestone in their domestic support operations yesterday when COVID-19 support exceeded the efforts of their 2011 statewide flood support mission.

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Staff at our area long term care facilities are taking special care to make sure their residents are in touch with their families and finding enjoyable things to do even though COVID safety measures have limited their access beyond the front door.

The Cavalier County Commissioners held a Special Meeting on November 18, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. to discuss Governor Burgum's November 13 Executive Order on COVID and a resolution passed by Dickey County commissioners opposing the Governor’s Order. The resolution was shared with the five Cavalier…

The Cavalier County Commissioners met Tuesday, November 17 to tend to its usual business, conduct the county delinquent tax sale, and reappoint board members to the Northern Valley Human Service Zone.

The Langdon Area School Board convened Monday, November 16. While a variety of business was conducted, there was a focus on developments regarding plans on the upcoming mill levy vote. The proposal is to place on the ballot a request of increasing mills from 3 to up to 10. Each mill represen…

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Frankie Stremick was hired as the new Deputy Auditor for Cavalier County and started October 26, 2020. Prior to coming to work for the County, she was the Deputy Auditor for the City of Langdon for 4 ½ years. “I don’t think I could’ve started at a better time,” said Stremick. “I got my feet …

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Last week we discussed the types of diabetes, symptoms, screenings, and lowering your risk. This week we will discuss resources to help you if you are diagnosed with diabetes. Amber Albrecht, registered nurse and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) at Cavalier County Mem…

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When Langdon-Edmore-Munich won their second football championship in a row, it was talked about how once you reach the top of the mountain, the second time is easier. But to reach the peak a third time is another story especially in the year 2020! With COVID-19 and a pile of new starters on …

The Cavalier County Commission met Thursday, November 5 to discuss and approve their normal agenda items and to have an open discussion with all departments on safety measures to take within the courthouse.

At the November 9 Zoom conducted meeting, it was decided to close the city transfer station to the public through November due to a citywide spike in COVID cases. Closure will not affect regular trash pickup at dumpster locations. Questions can be answered by Sanitation Supervisor Tom Beauch…