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GFR Heritage Center opens at museum

More than a century ago, waves of German emigrants left oppressive conditions in Russia’s Black Sea region for an uncertain future on the prairies of North Dakota. Their descendants gathered at Rugby’s Prairie Village Museum Oct. 6 to dedicate the Heart of America Germans from Russia Heritage Center, built to tell the stories of their struggles and triumphs. Members invited the public to the dedication ceremony, held outside of the center on the museum grounds. After an opening prayer given by Fr. Frank Miller of Rugby’s St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church, attendees ...

Academics, activities keep school board busy

Student activities, budgets and supply shortages took up much of the discussion at a busy Rugby Public School Board meeting Oct. 12 in the Rugby High School library. The regular meeting began ...

CYO to collect cleaning supplies for Amazing Race

Members of Little Flower Church’s Catholic Youth Organization are asking Rugby residents to put cleaning supplies on their front porches for pickup Oct. 20 for the CYO’s annual Amazing Race. ...

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 ...