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New Town Schools Superintendent Marc Bluestone remembers years back when he was the Assistant Principal at Edwin Loe Elementary School and all he needed was a parent’s verbal permission to give a child an insulin injection.

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January 7, 2016

The bloom is off the boom

Figures on taxable sales and purchases in North Dakota for the third quarter of 2015 show the steep impact of falling oil prices in the Bakken. Most communities in the region saw drops between one third and one half from the same period in 2014.

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The North Dakota Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a siting permit for a crude oil pipeline that will be built in McKenzie and Mountrail Counties.

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It has been a tumultuous year for New Town in 2015. No bigger reason for this disruption was the beginning and completion of the long delayed renovation of Main Street.

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The New Town City Council devoted a lot of money to construction projects in 2015.

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December 23, 2015

Sharing Christmas memories

When you talk to people about Christmas, they will almost always include special memories about their families, traditions and experiences.

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Myrna Bear didn’t start the KJ Johnson Pool Tournament to bring some of the best pool players in the state to New Town, she just wanted to remember her nephew Kevin, who loved the game.

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"It will carry everything except coffee and flour."

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It’s ooey, it’s gooey and it’s SCIENCE!

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December 10, 2015

New face on Main Street

With the end of construction in and around New Town, many are hoping that the community will attract new businesses to the city’s refurbished Main Street.

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