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Long hard miles wear on a rig...

It’s bumped and dug and pushed its way through snow and mud and dusty gravel roads. It’s sped along highways, sometimes a clear and dry path and other times an icy, snowy obstacle field.

Posted 1/07/14 (Tue) read more »

Livestock auction barn is feasible

Following the closure of Northern Livestock in Minot this past January, local producers found themselves in a quandry. With no local outlet for sales, they were being forced to haul their livestock greater distances.

Posted 11/12/13 (Tue) read more »

Velva school sweepstakes winner

Students at Velva Public School will have plenty of “cleaning” supplies on hand this winter, thanks to a local resident who entered the school in a sweepstakes.

Posted 11/05/13 (Tue) read more »

Commission votes to close Hotel Berry Apartments

After months of warnings and debate, the Velva City Commission voted unanimously to seek an injunction to close the Hotel Berry Apartments.

Posted 10/22/13 (Tue) read more »

Oh what a tangled web we weave...

...when hanging lights from our eaves!

Posted 10/15/13 (Tue) read more »

Corn harvest starting

With this year’s unpredictable weather, corn crops across North Dakota are at varying degrees of maturity and moisture content.

Posted 10/08/13 (Tue) read more »

When is a tax increase not???

Velva Public School patrons have read, with some alarm, the notice about a public hearing concerning raising the local mill levy by 22.54 percent. Similar ads have been published all across the state as school officials deal with the complications of explaining the new tax “increases.”

Posted 10/01/13 (Tue) read more »

New president sworn in

The first order of business at Monday’s Velva city commission meeting was to swear in the new president, Cindy Shattuck.

Posted 9/24/13 (Tue) read more »

City commission still working on budget

With the preliminary budget due for public reviewal on Sept. 10 and the final budget due before Oct. 7, Velva city commissioners are still working on it as of Tuesday.

Posted 9/10/13 (Tue) read more »

Sweet smelling success

Bloom in Color, Velva’s newest floral business, brings a whole new meaning to flower deliveries.

Posted 9/03/13 (Tue) read more »