Mountrail County Record News

The Bakken returned as the engine of economic growth in North Dakota in 2018 with area cities and counties seeing 25 to 45 percent growth.

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Last graduating class for Parshall’s old school

Soon the last school lunches will be eaten, the last school buzzer will sound, and the last classes and graduation will be held at Parshall School.

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Crews battle storm to restore power

Just as farm equipment was readied for the field, Mother Nature furiously pounded an extensive area of Northwestern North Dakota. The destructive spring storm bullied its way across a swath including Mountrail and Williams Counties.

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Back in 2016, Benji Goodbird didn’t know a lot about the history of his family, a band of the Hidatsa tribe known as the Xo’shga. Still, when he was asked to lead a memorial ride for a dramatic event in the band’s history, he was proud to do it.

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Fire claims historic church

The Memorial Congregational Church survived more than 90 years on the prairie and being moved to escape the rising waters of Lake Sakakawea.

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The resurgence of rodeo on Fort Berthold got a real boost last weekend with the inaugural rodeo of the newly formed Northern Badlands Indian Rodeo Association at the Healing Horse Ranch near Parshall.

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“Friends of Queen of Peace Cemetery” is a non-profit charitable organization recently established on the Fort Berthold Reservation.

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Grain trader’s scheme impacts area elevators

Hunter Hanson caused Brian Larson to lose some sleep last fall. Hunter Hanson is a 21-year-old grain dealer who allegedly bilked Manager Larson and the McClusky Elevator of $768,000.

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Derby Day in Parshall
April 11, 2019

Derby Day in Parshall

It might have been foggy that day, but the Pinewood Derby participants were excited and completely focused on their cars and their races.

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It was cold and foggy outside. But there was none of that in the Makoti Gym where 83 dancers from preschool to grade six gathered to deliver their delightful dance routines to a packed house of admirers and well wishers.

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