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Businesses celebrate fall with s’mores, hayrides

Members of the Rugby Chamber of Commerce invited visitors to enjoy s’mores and more for Fall Fun Night, held on a blustery Thursday, Oct. 14, in downtown Rugby. With their hands in their coat pockets and caps on their heads, shoppers ducked into downtown stores for warmth and bargains. Bonnie Berginski, owner of Rockin’ Relics Cafe, served up cool sundaes and hot soup later than her usual 5 p.m. closing time. Berginski described the crowd at the event as “kind of light.” However, attractions such as bounce houses sponsored by the Rugby Jaycees brought out a few hardy kids ...

Council studies potential water, sewer rate hikes

Rugby City Council members reviewed recommendations to raise water rates for city and rural users in 2022 at a special meeting held at city hall Thursday, Oct. 14. Miranda Kleven, financial ...

Local Sports


Sandra Potterton

May 11, 1961-Sept. 19, 2021 Sandra Lynn Potterton, age 60, was taken into the arms of her Lord and Sa- vior Jesus Christ on Sep- tember 19, 2021 in Minot, North Dakota. Sandra was born on May 11, 1961 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1979, she graduated from Martin Luther High ...



Letters to the Tribune

Protect our liberties

Chrissie Hager, ND District Republican Executive Board Even though rapid loss of liberty is nothing new for most Americans in post 9/11 world, we have reached a new low and some would argue a pivotal point with president Biden issuing executive order forcing tens of millions to either accept ...


District Court

– James Scott Zuck, Rugby, pleaded guilty to an A misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia in Northeast District Court at the Pierce County Courthouse Monday, Sept. 20. Judge Michael Hurly ordered Zuck to complete a chemical dependency evaluation and any recommended treatment ...