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A look back at 2008

It is customary at the beginning of a new year to take note of the past 12 months. So here's a look at the local headlines from 2008.

Posted 1/06/09 (Tue) read more »

Local kids win MP3 players

Paige Sager, Velva, and Sean Prellwitz, Towner, promised to wear their seat belts in the back seat and became the proud owners of a "Buckle Up In the Back Seat" MP3 player as part of this year's 2008 Child Passenger Safety Month activities.

Posted 12/29/08 (Mon) read more »

It just keeps coming

North Dakotans celebated their whitest Christmas in a long time last week, and it appears the snow isn't going away any time soon. The white stuff has continued to fall on almost a daily basis, and just last Sunday night, another three inches fell, and was then whipped around by the wind, blocking country roads.

Posted 12/29/08 (Mon) read more »

Cold weather hazard

The recent extended cold snap is cause for concern - even to those who remain in their homes and don't venture outdoors. Even if people feel warm, cozy and safe, they may not be.

Posted 12/22/08 (Mon) read more »

Holiday doors

Velva students had some fun this holiday season decorating their teachers' classroom doors. Velva teacher Candy Lemer handed out prizes to the winners,

Posted 12/22/08 (Mon) read more »

Christmas Cantata

The Community Cantata Choir, directed by Marlowe Kittelson, accompanied by Marilyn Anderson, will be performing "Carol of Christmas",

Posted 12/16/08 (Tue) read more »

Santa Daze kicks off shopping season

Velva's Santa Daze on Dec. 6 gave local shoppers the perfect opportunity to start filling their Christmas lists while supporting local enterprises and civic groups.

Posted 12/16/08 (Tue) read more »

The Angel Tree is back

Be an angel this year: The Angel Tree, sponsored by Velva in Progress, has once again made its appearance at Velva Drug.

Posted 12/09/08 (Tue) read more »

More gift ideas in Velva

This week, we visit two more Velva stores, The Quilted Bean and Velva Drug. Both offer unique and tasty gift ideas this holiday season.

Posted 12/09/08 (Tue) read more »

Butte Fire District gets grant

The Butte Fire Protection District was among those receiving Assistance to Firefighters (AFG) grants, awarded to five fire departments across the state.

Posted 12/02/08 (Tue) read more »