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Infrastructure, Chalmers lots take council spotlight

The Rugby City Council heard updates on projects to improve water infrastructure projects and revisited an issue concerning lawn care at Rugby’s Chalmers Addition at its regular monthly meeting May 3 at city hall. Engineer Jim Olson presented findings from a camera study of the city’s water and sewer system conducted by Jamestown firm Pipe Detectives. Olson reported crews found a collapsed manhole near the Cenex office on Highway 3 near First Street Northwest. Workers repaired the manhole. Olson also reported another problem near the softball diamonds at the Rugby Recreation ...

County issues extended burn ban

LeeAllen and Rebecca Leier, Rugby This year marks the sixth year since Pierce County was targeted for a possible site for a High Level Nuclear Waste repository and the fifth year since a five ...

Local Sports


Babe E. Benson

Mar. 9, 1933 - Apr. 26, 2021 Babe E. Benson, 88 of Wolford, ND passed away on Monday April 26, 2021 at the Towner County Liv- ing Center, Cando ND. Services will be held at a later date. Cards can be sent to The Benson family, 5010 78TH St NE, Wolford, ND 58385 In ...



Letters to the Tribune

Masks, Contract Tracing, School, Community

Dallas Hager, Rugby It is an understatement to say that it has been a challenging time for humanity over the last year, none more so than for our local school district. I applaud Dr. Mike McNeff, Jared Blickery, Jason Gullickson, Dawn Hauck, Dustin, Hager, Karly Johnson, Shane Livedalen, Kris ...


district court

– Dorothy Rae White Owl, Jamestown, pleaded guilty to a B misdemeanor charge of driving while license privilege is suspended. Northeast Judicial District Courty Judge Michael Hurly ordered White Owl to serve a 30-day sentence at Heart of America Correctional and Treatment Center, with 30 days ...