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Group calls for Main Street renovation

Several years ago, the Fort Berthold Tribal Business Council authorized an organization to work for the economic development of the North Segment, which includes New Town.

Posted 4/11/13 (Thu) read more »

New Town students organize to combat meth

Sometimes the best way to teach is to have your students do. That is the philosophy that New Town High School teacher Bobbi Larson’s is trying the Tribal Government and Tribal History classes she is teaching this year.

Posted 4/11/13 (Thu) read more »

Water plant fix high on city agenda

Progress is being made in bringing the New Town Water Plant back to full production.

Posted 4/03/13 (Wed) read more »

Dakota Plains Pioneer Project to move oil from New Town

Dakota Plains Holdings Inc. is thinking big things are coming for New Town.

Posted 4/03/13 (Wed) read more »

Business Expo looks towards future development

Western North Dakota, and especially the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, is awash with oil money that, like the tides, flows into our communities and then flows back out of the state.

Posted 3/28/13 (Thu) read more »

Hearing your people’s songs

Keith Bear says he grew up as “a kid on Dakota Drive,” with limited prospects and opportunities for the future. Now, decades later, he is an internationally known musician who performed with symphony orchestras around the world, performing music on Native American flutes he makes himself.

Posted 3/28/13 (Thu) read more »

Random Acts of Kindness

New Town High School Principal John Gartner told the District School Board that a program to recognize positive behavior in the high school was having positive results.

Posted 3/21/13 (Thu) read more »

Bypass gets public hearing

New Town’s quest to move truck traffic off of Main Street got a step closer Tuesday as the North Dakota Department of Transportation held a public hearing on a truck reliever route that would move traffic north and east of New Town.

Posted 3/21/13 (Thu) read more »

Oil Companies unite to aid Boys and Girls Club

The Fort Berthold Boys and Girls Club maintains safe places for young people to do fun and educational activities in all six of the reservation’s segments.

Posted 3/14/13 (Thu) read more »

Temporary stop lights to get a little less temporary

New Town’s temporary stop lights will get a little less temporary in April, when the mobile lights now controlling traffic at the junction of North Dakota Highways 23 and 1804 will be replaced by a sturdier setup that will be out of the way of traffic.

Posted 3/14/13 (Thu) read more »