It was a mixed group of community leaders, including mayors, city councilmen, county commissioners as well as some members of the general public who came to the RTC building in Parshall to learn about where the Bakken is going and what will be the oil boom’s impact on communities, the economy, roads, emergency services and how the State of North Dakota should respond.
Athletes and other students involved in extracurricular activities will have to keep closer tabs on their absences and missed classes with a new policy under consideration by the New Town School Board that will be voted on at the board’s August meeting.
New Town will receive $10 million in grants from the state of North Dakota in energy impact grants. The city will use the funds to expand the New Town Water Plant and to install infrastructure for residential development on Outlot 2 on Sand Hill.
Daryl Pennington is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for killing two one-month old colts on his ranch three miles north of the Scenic 23 on North Dakota Highway 8 sometime Monday June 24.
The day was bright and beautiful as members of the MHA Nation gathered at the Little Shell Powwow Grounds in Four Bears to celebrate the MHA Elders Organization Fourth Annual Prayer Day.