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Weather creates dangerous road conditions in area

As the region settles in for a second week of a cold snap, icy roads have created hazardous conditions that have led to accidents on area roads.

Posted 12/12/13 (Thu) read more »

Lend a hand with a one can

A little competition, it is said, is a good thing. Two oilfield companies have set up a competition for local businesses across the oil patch with the intention of doing a very good thing for hungry people across the Bakken.

Posted 12/12/13 (Thu) read more »

TAT Boys, Girls Club takes to the runway

In 2001, the Three Affiliated Tribes Boys and Girls Club was officially chartered. A dozen years later, the club has facilities in all six segments of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and has provided recreational, education and leadership opportunities for hundreds of youth in New Town, Parshall, Four Bears, White Shield, Mandaree and Twin Buttes.

Posted 12/05/13 (Thu) read more »

New Town boy to meet LaBron James

Paul Staples wondered what was going on as a troop of people, including his family trooped into the gymnasium as basketball practice ended. The 16 year old freshman at New Town High School was about to find out that, sometimes, dreams do come true.

Posted 12/05/13 (Thu) read more »

Finding a way to prosperity

From two miles below the surface, a river of black gold climbs to the surface of the Fort Berthold Reservation.

Posted 11/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Council ponders 2014 projects

With the weeks in year rapidly fleeting, the New Town City Council mulled over plans for projects it hopes to accomplish in the New Year.

Posted 11/27/13 (Wed) read more »

Bank Robber nabbed near New Town

A fire call produced an unexpected result for a Mountrail County Sheriff’s deputy.

Posted 11/21/13 (Thu) read more »

Vision West document to be released in December

The Vision West North Dakota Committee is in the process of finalizing its regional for the North Dakota Legislature. The committee has been holding meetings this spring and summer in the 19 energy producing counties in western North Dakota.

Posted 11/21/13 (Thu) read more »

FBCC dedicates faculty housing

As the Fort Berthold Community College faces many of the same challenges as any business in the Bakken Boom these days. Chief among those is "where will our employees live?"

Posted 11/14/13 (Thu) read more »

1804 to get major upgrade

A dozen or so concerned citizens were in attendance for a public information meeting at the New Town Civic Center on Nov. 7 to hear about the North Dakota Department of Transportation’s plans to replace about 2.5 miles of North Dakota Highway 1804 stretching from the junction of North Dakota Highway 23 to the planned truck bypass to the north.

Posted 11/14/13 (Thu) read more »