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New building, attractions to greet 2021 Pierce County fairgoers

Builders pushed to finish a new agricultural center for the Pierce County Fairgrounds in mid-June but Fair Board Chair Don Jelsing sounded confident work would wrap up before the fair’s opening day June 24. “We’re crossing our fingers,” Jelsing said. “The schedule’s running tight. The contractor got a late start because they can’t have much wind when they put the tarp up,” he noted, referring to high winds June 10 and 11 that made stretching roofing material over the structure a problem. Despite other construction delays, Jelsing said, “They think they’ll have both ...

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Dick Benson

April 5, 1933-June 13, 2021 Dick Benson, 88 of Wol- ford, ND passed away on Sunday June 13, 2021 at the Towner County Medi- cal Center, Cando ND. Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Metigoshe Ministries, 165 Larson ...



Letters to the Tribune

New District 14 board reflects grassroots movement

District 14 Republican Executive Committee Bill Kuntz – Chairman, Pierce Mirek Petrovic – Vice Chairman, Pierce Amanda Saueressig – Second Vice Chairman, Sheridan Brenda Heilman – Secretary, Pierce Chrissie Hager – Treasurer, Wells Elmer Knodel - At Large, ...


District Court

— Christopher Eric Brossart, Wolford, pleaded guilty to a B misdemeanor charge of violation of a burn ban. Northeast Judicial District Court Judge Anthony Benson issued an order deferring a sentence on Brossart with six months of unsupervised probation and the condition that he violates no ...