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Rugby schools see fresh, familiar faces among teaching staff

Students beginning school in Rugby this year have seen a few new faces – and a couple of familiar ones among their teachers. Bethany Mack began her first day at Little Flower Elementary School’s kindergarten classroom Aug. 19. Upstairs, Nancy Follman greeted students as the school’s ...

School board hears of scholarship success

Rugby Public School Board members praised High School Principal Jared Blikre and guidance counselor Julie Sjol for years of success helping students qualify for a $6,000 state scholarship at their regular meeting, held Aug. 10. “I’d just like to say Mr. Blkre and Mrs. Sjol have done a ...

Health officials keep tabs on COVID variant as Rugby schools open

As area families prepare to send their children back to school, health officials in Pierce County and North Dakota are keeping their eyes on numbers of COVID-19 and COVID Delta variant cases. The North Dakota Department of Health reported one new COVID infection in Pierce County as of Aug. 5, ...

Board, community review proposal for Ely expansion

Rugby Public Schools Superintendent Mike McNeff presented a preliminary proposal for work to add onto Ely Elementary School to members of the school board and community Aug. 4. At the special informational meeting, held at 4 p.m. in the Ely Elementary library, capped a day of meetings with ...

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Let’s Cook: Veggies bring you Beauty, Health and Flavor

Whether you live in a mansion or a purple cottage by the road, your home is the background for your personality. I was blessed to have a mother who taught me this. It was the reason that she purchased an antique drum table with pedestal mount and claw feet and placed it in our living room. ...

Prairie Village Museum sees ‘large turnout’ for rainy Village Fair

Rumbles of thunder and occasional downpours provided a backdrop for the annual Prairie Village Museum Village Fair Sunday, Aug. 22. The event began at 9 a.m. with a pancake breakfast, blacksmithing demonstrations and hymns sung in the original Zion Lutheran Church building. Food vendors ...

Let’s Cook: A Perfectly Understood Reunion

You haven’t changed a bit – or have you? This was the question I asked not only of myself but of the Ray Auditorium recently during Grain Palace Days and the All School Reunion. Isn’t it fun to ask ourselves a question and even more fun to ask a great big room? I was not alone in the ...

Let’s Cook: Parables of Pie Crust and Rhubarb

Upon entering the kitchen at First Lutheran Church, I heard the clinking of tin pie plates as they are taken from a stack. Next comes the rhythm of the rolling pins as they clap with the counter while flattening pugs of ivory dough into circles. Occasionally a pug becomes a heart, a perfect ...

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Leier-Weninger

Mark and Malinda Weninger are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Weninger to Michael Leier, son of Steve and Elizabeth Leier. Kristen is a graduate of Bismarck High School and a 2013 graduate of North Dakota State University. She is employed by the North Dakota ...

Wise-Thorson

Together with their families, Carly Wise and Brady Thorson are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Carly is the daughter of Brenda Balken and David Wise. Brady is the son of Angela Bagan and Patrick Thorson. Carly is a 2011 graduate of Rugby High School and employed by ...

Forthcoming Marriages

Donna Rose Schneider and Dean Michael Schlicting, both of Sawyer, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Donna is the daughter of the late Leo & Magdalena Schneider, who lived in Rugby.Donna graduated from Rugby High School and the University of North Dakota-Lake Region. Dean ...

Engagements

Wolf-KavaTeri Wolf and Danny Kava, Fargo, announce their engagement.Parents are Ron & Linda Wolf, Fargo; and Andy and Ruth Kava, Barnesville, Minn.Teri graduated in 2002 from Rugby High School and in 2008 from North Dakota State University. She works for North Country Business ...

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Anniversaries

Dewey and Carol Yoder, formerly of Wolford, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house, Sunday, October 13th from 2 - 4 pm at the United Methodist Church in Forsyth, Missouri. Any who would like to attend would be welcome. Dewey Yoder and Carol Graber were married ...

Heilman anniversary

John and Harriet Heilman recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary (married in Fargo, ND September 1,1948) with several of their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren while spending the Labor Day weekend at the lake home of their daughter Barbara and Dr. Tom Thorson near ...

Anniversaries

KoenigThe family of Daniel & Delores (Gross) Koenig announces their parents' 60th wedding anniversary.They were married on June 30, 1953 at Mount Carmel Church in Balta. They farmed in the Rugby area until retiring in 1995, and moving to Rugby.They have seven children: Kathy (Wes) Kramer, ...

Wurgler

Richard and Edie Wurgler, Knox, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house Sunday, July 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Rugby Eagles Club Highway 2 West. The couple requests no gifts.Richard Wurgler and Edith Hadler were married July 7, 1963 in Surrey. They have two sons, Ryan ...