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Rugby High graduates 36 students in May 30 ceremony

Thirty-six members of Rugby High School’s Class of 2021 walked into Charlie Hanneman gym for the last time as students May 30 and each one left ready to begin a unique journey into the future. As an audience of family and friends gathered to see the graduates off, honor students Carson ...

Rugby High hosts CDE for area FFA chapters

FFA chapters from schools throughout the region met at Rugby High School the morning of May 25 for Career and Leadership Development Events, better known to members as CDE. Kristi Tonnessen, FFA adviser and ag teacher at Rugby High, said “There are about 140 kids competing and 15 adults ...

RHS choir, band students end ‘complicated’ year with concert

Rugby High School’s student musicians marked the end of a year described as “complicated” with a band and choir concert May 20 in the high school gym. The seventh through twelfth graders presented several vocal and instrumental pieces before an audience of family and friends for the ...

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‘A magical thing’

Visitors to the Prairie Village Museum had an opportunity June 5 to have their portraits made using a process more familiar to their ancestors in the mid-1800s. Ryan Stander, an artist and associate professor of art at Minot State University, set up a small photography studio in the ...

Let’s Cook: Planting Joy

With their gloved hands and shovels, the sleeping winter soil in the flower beds was being refreshed. Clumps of dirt were made soft as they added new potting soil. The planting canvas was made black like coal. Once ready, pots of snapdragons sporting colors from light pink, maroon and lemon ...

Let’s Cook: Lilacs

The choices we make, make us. For example, taking time to do something as simple as a neighborhood stroll has great benefits. Relaxation is certainly one that comes with a leisure walk in our locality. Enjoying the beauty that is within your neighborhood is inspiring. It is the two for one ...

Let’s Cook: Sunny Side Delicacies

You already know that I enjoy cooking-right? I have another passion in life and that is making people laugh. I inherited this from my Dad; he was a natural at it and his customers appreciated his sense of humor. Making people laugh brings forth the great joy of seeing giggling faces. A quick ...

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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 ...