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February 5, 2014

Four generations of heroes

Nathan Paul Good Iron of Mandaree knows something about service. For four generations, his family has served the United States in the military and were wounded in battle.

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Coulee Creek Designs known for its one-of-a-kind, handmade jewelry and traveling boutique will soon have a more permanent place to call home when doors for its New Town location open on February 7, 2014.

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The New Town City Council heard about plans for projects that are taking shape in New Town at its most recent regular meeting.

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A five-time convicted felon, James Henrikson, 34, of Watford City, remains in custody at the Burleigh County Detention Center in North Dakota on a firearms charge. He was arrested on Jan. 18 after the FBI raided and seized multiple pistols, shotguns and a rifle from his Watford City home.

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Years in the making.

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Drums resounded in the cafeteria of the Edwin Loe Elementary School in New Town as competitors stared intently at the faces of the opposing team, looking for the smallest twitch of an eyelid or quiver of a lip that could betray the thoughts and reveal the whereabouts of the marked bones.

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The new program the New Town school system is using to track unfinished assignments is having an impact on student performance, according to principals who spoke at the school board meeting Tuesday.

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In about 60 days, New Town might be seeing an uptick in retail sales. That’s when developer Frank Silletti thinks his new strip mall on Main Street will be open for business.

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January 9, 2014

Students have Midas touch

There may be some budding financial geniuses lurking in the halls of the New Town Middle School.

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Contrary to rumors, says Mountrail County Extension Agent Jim Hennessy, it didn’t get so cold out this week that local cattle were producing ice cream.

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