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TL-M readers earn top North Dakota honor

In the 2014 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge. Together with students worldwide, Turtle Lake-Mercer School students set a new world record of 304,749,681 million minutes read, breaking last year’s world record of 176,438,473 minutes.

Posted 9/24/14 (Wed) read more »

Many drops to drink

The areas of central North Dakota are dotted with water: lakes, sloughs, potholes and springs.

Posted 9/24/14 (Wed) read more »

Many paths one mountain top

"I will not quit, no matter what it takes," said Gail Lowe of her hiking on the North Country Trail.

Posted 9/17/14 (Wed) read more »

Sherwood native not a scary person

By her own admission, Emily Knutson is "not a scary person."

Posted 9/17/14 (Wed) read more »

Learning from the past

As part of the Turtle Lake-Mercer School’s sixth grade social studies program, their teacher, Mrs Karen Boyko, received permission to take 13 sixth grade students to her country school located north of Turtle Lake for a day long field trip.

Posted 9/10/14 (Wed) read more »

Sounded like a jackhammer

The words likely best to describe the recent storm that blew through late Wednesday, Sept 3 and early Thursday morning Sept 4, destroying or damaging property, crops and anything else in its path were ‘sounding like a jackhammer.’

Posted 9/10/14 (Wed) read more »

Amy Gotvaslee joins family clinic

Upon recently completing her clinicals with Washburn’s Michele Leidholm, little did Amy Gotvaslee know her nursing career would bring her back to this rural community.

Posted 9/03/14 (Wed) read more »

Fine weather for wonderful rodeo

The weather was ideal on August 30, for an evening of rodeo fun at Brush Lake; just enough wind to blow off mosquitoes and to put dirt in the face or spectators on the downwind side of the arena.

Posted 9/03/14 (Wed) read more »

No Pre-K teacher found for TL-M yet

In an effort to use the new building to the fullest and best use, the search for a qualified teacher for pre-school through Kindergarten has not been fruitful.

Posted 8/27/14 (Wed) read more »

Librarian

With a hobby such as reading one of her favorites, filling the position of librarian at Turtle Lake-Mercer School was an ideal fit for Rebekah Slocomb.

Posted 8/27/14 (Wed) read more »