Mountrail County Record News

“The weather outside is frightful.”The opening lyrics to the classic Dean Martin Christmas Carol couldn’t ring more true for Al Christianson, Public Works Director in Parshall these days.

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Even Old Man Winter seems to have a taste for Mexican food, because Monday was clear and calm for the Grand Opening of the long-awaited Taco Johns just off of North Dakota Highway 37 in Parshall.

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December 1, 2016

Winter Storm slams region

Old man winter barreled into our state with a vengeance this week. It should not have been a big surprise, but it likely was for those who are not veterans with years of winter driving experience under their belts.

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December 1, 2016

Rural areas hit hard

The winter storm that leisurely swept through the countryside was hard enough on the communities of the Bakken, but the effects are going to be even longer lasting in the rural areas of the county, said Mountrail County Ag Agent Jim Hennessy.

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The Parshall Park Board is seeking public input on the idea of building or repairing a new swimming pool and adding a splash pad.

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Tyson Odermann, a sixth grader at Parshall School, found himself in a rather unique position recently. Odermann was one of 20 students from across North Dakota who participated in a North Dakota Department of Public Instruction Student Cabinet.

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Last month, the Parshall City Council decided to table the 2017 streets and sewer project to give Parshall residents and businesses a break after several years of disruptive construction.

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November 17, 2016

Happy Birthday, USMC

It was a very special birthday. It was the Marine Corps 241 birthday to be exact. The official date is set for November 10.

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The board at the Three Affiliated Tribes Museum could not be happier.

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November 3, 2016

Flying Farmer soars again

Minutes before John Smith, Makoti’s own Flying Farmer, sped toward the ramp where he hurtled his car over a burning trailer house, tearful family and friends gathered around him for one last chance to hug him and wish him well.

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