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Veterans honored in unique way

Downstairs in the Rugby Veterans Memorial Hall, the dining room ceiling is slowly changing from an expanse of blank white tiles to a space dedicated to honor Pierce County veterans. A two-foot by four-foot rectangle showing the name of a soldier, sailor, Marine or airman will eventually replace each plain ceiling tile. Each tribute tile will show the name of a soldier, sailor, Marine or airman, his or her rank at discharge, years of service and medals received. The tiles also feature emblems from the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars or Disabled American Veterans, if the honoree ...

Critters, infrastructure topics for committees

Unusual pets and feral cats were among the topics discussed by Rugby city committee members Feb. 17 as they prepared for the March 1 regular city council meeting. Six committees met at city ...

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George Rosel

Oct. 25, 1937 - Feb. 14, 2021 George Rosel passed away peacefully at the Heart of America Hospital in Rugby, North Dakota on Sunday, February 14, 2021. He was born Oc- tober 25, 1937 in Love- land, Colorado and then moved to Decorah, Iowa when he was 4 years old. ...


Thanksgiving in the military

Our national Thanksgiving holiday will be celebrated this coming week. Military personnel serving around the world will be giving thanks in many ways as well. We need to remember all these serving today in our armed forces and be thankful for all they are doing for us. Major holidays such as ...


US Economy needs Congress to act on aid

Many sectors of the U.S. economy continue a slow but steady recovery from the COVID-19 slowdown. By the end of September, the unemployment rate had dropped to 7.9%, down from 8.4% in August. But as we and many others have warned, some businesses — and millions of their employees — ...

Letters to the Tribune

Where to get vaccination info without internet access

Kathi Schwan, West Fargo, AARP ND State President As coronavirus vaccines continue to roll out in North Dakota, people without Internet access are asking where they can get vaccination information and how they get signed up for the vaccine. Getting information to people without online ...