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Playing the dirt, connecting with the land

Kids love to get dirty.

Posted 6/05/14 (Thu) read more »

Outlot 2 project approved

The City of New Town will finally see some housing go up on Outlot 2, 14 acres of city owned property on Sand Hill.

Posted 5/29/14 (Thu) read more »

Area Vets to tour USS North Dakota

A group of veterans from Northwest North Dakota will be touring the submarine USS North Dakota in Connecticut and will then join with Korean War veterans for a tour of Washington, D.C.

Posted 5/29/14 (Thu) read more »

At long last, a place to live

Even before the Bakken Boom, there were not enough places to live in New Town. Monday, the North Segment Development Corporation took the first of what may be many steps this summer to make affordable housing available in New Town.

Posted 5/21/14 (Wed) read more »

At long last bypass construction begins

All New Town Mayor Dan Uran wanted was to see New Town’s Main Street fixed up. That was in 2007.

Posted 5/21/14 (Wed) read more »

One more try for Outlot 2

The ongoing saga of Outlot 2 took another turn as the New Town City Council rejected two bids to swap the 39 lot development on Sand Hill for a number of units for city employee housing.

Posted 5/15/14 (Thu) read more »

Looking Forward: School district eyes expansion

New Town Public Schools haven’t grown like other schools around the Bakken. Part the reason is that New Town had a housing shortage that predates the oil boom and has only gotten worse, said School Superintendent Marc Bluestone.

Posted 5/15/14 (Thu) read more »

Newspaper ‘hall’ dedicated

The North Dakota Newspaper Association Hall of Fame has found a prominent place in the new addition to the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck.

Posted 5/08/14 (Thu) read more »

A tiger by the tail?

Is the State of North Dakota ready for the big spill? State Department of Health officials think so.

Posted 5/01/14 (Thu) read more »

Law enforcement focus of Town Hall

"This is not the place we used to know." Those were the words of Mountrail County Sheriff Ken Halvorson, as he spoke at a North Segment Town Hall meeting at the Northern Lights Community Center in New Town.

Posted 5/01/14 (Thu) read more »