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Students getting Intensive Care

A few parents were startled to get phone calls about their children from the Intensive Care Unit this week.

Posted 9/12/13 (Thu) read more »

Powwow welcomes teachers and students

The drums are silent. The bleachers are empty. The grounds have been swept clean. Summer is fading and so to the powwow season is coming to an end on the Fort Berthold Reservation.

Posted 9/05/13 (Thu) read more »

Missouri River Resources quizzed on pipeline acquisition

Skepticism ran high at the Northern Lights Community Center in New Town as representatives of Missouri River Resources tried to explain the financing and history behind the tribally owned oil company’s proposal to purchase a gathering pipeline system that collects oil from wells between Mandaree and Watford City.

Posted 9/05/13 (Thu) read more »

Trucker 101

Those of us who are old enough to remember the 70s can recall a TV show called Movin’ On, which starred Claude Akins as a crusty old truck driver teaching a young punk the ropes about handling a big rig.

Posted 8/29/13 (Thu) read more »

Reaching out with healing hands

It doesn’t take a Christopher Columbus to figure out that it’s a long way from Twin Buttes to New Town, especially when you’re battling construction and oilfield traffic.

Posted 8/29/13 (Thu) read more »

Oliver fills vacancy on city council

New Town has a new city council member. William Oliver, who goes by Bill, was selected to replace Ed Strahs, who resigned from the council seat he was elected to in June, 2010.

Posted 8/22/13 (Thu) read more »

Former Tribal chair passes away

The community of New Town and the Fort Berthold Reservation is mourning the death of a Tribal trailblazer. Alyce Spotted Bear passed away in Bismarck, Tuesday night, Aug. 13, following a struggle with cancer. She was 67.

Posted 8/22/13 (Thu) read more »

The voices of the people

While there are many things that are memorable about celebrations like last weekend’s Little Shell Celebration or the Nuxbaaga Celebration in June, anyone attending these events can’t escape one aspect – the sounds.

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed) read more »

Changes ahead for students

School starts Thursday at New Town Public Schools. After reviewing an experimental school calendar used last year, the school plans changes to help boost student performance in the 2013-14 school year.

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed) read more »

Four Bears welcomes another Little Shell Celebration

The timeless beauty of more than a dozen drums sounding ancient rhythms will resound across the Missouri River once more as the Antelope Society again presents the Little Shell Celebration in Four Bears.

Posted 8/08/13 (Thu) read more »