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Phelan, Grady, Reeves charged in kickback scandal

A sitting member of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council and his segment project manager and a past member of the TBC were charged by the U.S. Justice Department with accepting kickbacks on tribal construction projects over a period of years.

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The first fields of barley amd peas are being combined and canola are being swathed, and so far farmers are seeing decent yields, said Mountrail County Ag Agent Jim Hennessy.

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North Segment car wash open for business

It’s been said that New Town is 70 miles away from everything, but North Segment has been working to make it easier for area residents to get the services they need without leaving town.

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July 30, 2020

From a distance

The third week of August usually opens with shouts of delight as elementary school students see friends for the first time in months and get to race around trying out the slides and swings that have sat empty in the summer sun.

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July 23, 2020

New name for New Town?

If Bill Wilbur has his way, the City of New Town might get a new name on the map.

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Schools opening, sports still up in the air

Things are coming down to the wire for area school districts to decide whether they are going to reopen schools for in-person classes this fall and hold their fall sports season.

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July 16, 2020

To open or not to open

This week North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum gave North Dakota schools his plan for reopening this fall in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tracking down the virus

The New Town Fire Hall was the scene of long lines Tuesday as 1,000 people were tested for the virus that causes COVID-19. 

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Bursting in air
July 9, 2020

Bursting in air

The 4 Bears Casino and Lodge celebrated Independence Day with its annual fireworks display.

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Taxable sales and purchases in New Town were up nearly 50 percent in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the year before, bucking a regional downward trend caused by the collapse of oil prices and the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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