Oil impact grants have put Mountrail County’s political subdivisions in a catch 22 situation. The county’s share of a 5 percent oil and gas gross production tax has increased since the last biennium, however, the amount received is far less than what was requested.
New Town teachers, school board members and administrators now have to wait until the North Dakota Education Fact Finding Commission comes up with a report on salary impasse.
Three New Town teenagers have earned spots in the 61st annual National High School Finals Rodeo to be held later this month in Farmington, N.M.
New Town School Board members finalized a number of items this week during two meetings, including passing a budget and canvassing votes from a June 30 election. However, one of the most critical items is in seeking a second counselor for the high school.
United Blood Services was in New Town Thursday afternoon for a blood drive that 16 people signed up to donate blood.
Seventh and Eighth streets in New Town have turned into a muddy mess a couple of times in the past two weeks, but progress continues on getting the two north side streets paved this summer.