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New Town kids get a lesson on the sky

People have looked at the skies since time immemorial. Billions of people have looked at the random scattering of stars in the night and, like a cosmic connect-the-dots, used them to draw pictures. We call those pictures constellations.

Posted 3/07/13 (Thu) read more »

Good Iron makes Leap of Faith

Sometimes it takes a big first step to move on. Paul Good Iron took a step out of an airplane 13,000 feet above the ground in memory of his son, Cpl. Nathan J. Good Iron, who died in Afghanistan in 2006.

Posted 3/07/13 (Thu) read more »

Lawsuit challenges tribal leases

About two dozen members of the Three Affiliated Tribes gathered at the Scenic 23 on Feb. 21 to share their experiences with oil companies on the Fort Berthold Reservation.

Posted 2/28/13 (Thu) read more »

Decisions made on Outlot2 and water plant

The New Town City Council made some decisions on some long-simmering issues as it decided that the city would develop infrastructure on Outlot 2 and also allocated $1 million to repair a decade of neglect at the New Town Water Plant.

Posted 2/28/13 (Thu) read more »

MHA Nation seeks to challenge census numbers

Indian Tribes have long believed the United States Census conducted every ten years by the U.S. Department of Commerce doesn’t produce an accurate count of Native American people.

Posted 2/21/13 (Thu) read more »

New Town Deputies patrolling the streets

One of the challenges faced by New Town Police Chief Art Walgren in creating a new police Department for New Town was finding qualified officers to act as his deputies.

Posted 2/21/13 (Thu) read more »

Energy expo to focus on economic development

On March 19 and 20 the “Indigenous Nations Economic Development and Energy Summit” will be hosted at the Northern Lights Building in New Town.

Posted 2/14/13 (Thu) read more »

TAT Law Enforcement gets digital

The Three Affiliated Tribes Law Enforcement has to patrol six communities and hundreds of miles of roads across a reservation split by Lake Sakakawea.

Posted 2/14/13 (Thu) read more »

Paschall joins Fort Berthold Extension

There is a new face in the Northern Lights Building with a sweet drawl that speaks of a warmer climate.

Posted 2/07/13 (Thu) read more »

Blizzard can’t slow fishermen down

Sometimes North Dakota weather just has to remind people who’s boss.

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