×
×
homepage logo

Features

Memories of 1966

You blink and a half century goes by. Although I won't be able to share in the fun at the 50-year reunion for the Class of 1966, I can still reflect on what has changed in the five decades that have departed since a stranger spoke to us on Graduation Night and our first-year principal ...

RELAY FOR LIFE: Truckin’ for a cure

Angie Busch, team captain for Truckin' for a Cure, has been participating in Relay for Life for the past 11 or 12 years. She does so in memory of her first husband, her parents and herself, all of whom have been affected by cancer."I myself am a survivor," said Busch. "I feel it's a way to ...

RELAY FOR LIFE: N.D. celebrates relay

Pierce County residents are beaming with purple pride as they prepare for Rugby's 12th annual Relay for Life."Rugby is an awesome community and I'm privileged to say that I've lived here my entire life," Senior community manager for the American Cancer Society Laurie Odden said. "All the years ...

RELAY FOR LIFE: Four-time survivor

More than likely, not a single family in the area has not been touched by cancer-either in a family member, close friend, co-worker or neighbor. But it would be hard to imagine one individual being impacted by the illness four times in just a few years.Yet, that is what happened to Cindy Volk, ...

Syttende Mai Celebrates Heritage

A group of Norwegians and Norski wannabes gathered at the Prairie Village Museum this past Tuesday to celebrate Syttende Mai, literally 'seventeenth May', Norwegian Constitution Day. The day commemorates the signing of the Norwegian Constitution, marking the date Norway became a nation unto ...

Goodies galore

In the fall of 2012, Marilyn K. Slaubaugh and her daughters started a bakery in their home on the farm southwest of Wolford."I basically did the bakery for my daughters to have something to do and give them a little bit of income," Marilyn said.Nearly four years later, she finds the bakery is ...

Storytellers taking stage at museum kick-off

What do people do after a good Sunday dinner? They loosen their belts, tip back their chairs, and tell stories. That's exactly what's going to happen when Prairie Village Museum serves up its Spring Kick-Off Dinner on Sunday, April 17, at the Rugby Eagles Club.The freewill community dinner, ...

Proposed Industrial Commission Rules could severely restrict public engagement

The North Dakota Industrial Commission held its last public hearing on Thursday in Minot about proposed rule changes in the Oil & Gas Division. Over 40 people packed a small conference meant to hold 20 to listen to testimony.The proposed NDIC rule would define "interested party' in the ...

Senechal named Volunteer of the Month

Rugby native LaRae Senechal has been named the Rugby Chamber of Commerce's newest Volunteer of the Month.According to Chamber director Shelley Block, Senechal is one of the youngest volunteers to be named for the award.When told she was selected for the award, Senechal's first thought was that ...

Roosevelt: North Dakota’s President

President Theodore Roosevelt was a wealthy, upper-class gentleman from New York City, but North Dakotans have always claimed him as "our president." Roosevelt fully returned the state's admiration, said Justin Fisk, director of marketing for the Theodore Roosevelt Foundation in Medora."He said, ...