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Coronation at Turtle Lake-Mercer High School

All 195 students of the Turtle Lake-Mercer School gathered in the gym in the mid-afternoon with expectancy to see if their favorite king and queen candidate would wear a crown at the end of the ceremony.

Posted 9/23/15 (Wed) read more »

Serving the facility that helped build her

From early in her work life, Jessie (Clark) Martin has been involved in patient care. First, she worked at Community Memorial Hospital in Turtle Lake as a nurse’s aide while in high school.

Posted 9/23/15 (Wed) read more »

Sheridan Memorial Home fun day

With smiles on nearly every face (some were busy eating and visiting), the Sheridan Memorial Home residents and staff had a day in the sun on Sunday, September 13.

Posted 9/23/15 (Wed) read more »

Bank celebrates 50 years

The Bank of Turtle Lake, as it is now organized, was "spun off" from the Farmers Security Bank in Washburn in 1965.

Posted 9/16/15 (Wed) read more »

Community invited to share love of education

New Turtle Lake-Mercer School Principal Sheila Schlafmann loved elementary school, high school, college and now her job teaching all grades and being principal at Turtle Lake-Mercer School.

Posted 9/16/15 (Wed) read more »

Volume based garbage rates discussed

The regular monthly meeting on August 17 of the Turtle Lake City Commission included a wide array of items for discussion.

Posted 9/09/15 (Wed) read more »

General dentistry and relieving pain

The new dentist at Northland Community Health Center’s Turtle Lake Clinic is Dr. Whitney Bruins, who enjoys working in the field of general dentistry.

Posted 9/09/15 (Wed) read more »

Loving rural health: babies to elders

With a strong background in nursing and continuing her education to secure her nurse-practitioner credentials (FNP-C), Kerri Benning is doing what she loves best.

Posted 9/02/15 (Wed) read more »

Building memories one derby at a time

Turtle Days and its turtle races are also the time for racing in the local soapbox derby.

Posted 9/02/15 (Wed) read more »

Local softball team places well

The McLean McHenry Mutual Ins. Team of Turtle Lake had a "pretty successful year," According to Linda Huelsman. The team took fourth in the McQuade’s Softball Tournament in Bismarck in June and third in the Rec II Division of the State Softball Tournament in Jamestown in August.

Posted 8/26/15 (Wed) read more »