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Rugby city council adopts 2021 budget

Rugby taxpayers have a mill levy decrease in store for them, according to budget projections presented before the Rugby City Council September 8. Rugby City Auditor Jennifer Stewart presented the 2021 budget at the public meeting. “Right now, with the general fund for 2021, we are ...

Car Club to host annual Dave Wurgler Memorial Run

Cars and motorcycles of all types are welcome to participate in the third annual Dave Wurgler Memorial Run Sunday, Sept. 26 in Rugby. The run will begin at Rugby’s Northside Lounge at 11 a.m., according to Stacey Schmaltz, who serves as the car club’s secretary. “We register there, ...

Area family farm takes wheat growers spotlight

A family farm near Rugby took the spotlight last month among American wheat producers when the US Wheat Associates visited the Philip and Lisa Volk family for their video series, “Stories from the Wheat Farm.” The video, titled “Living with Purpose in North Dakota,” follows the Volks ...

Home of Economy opens in Rugby

Rugby’s Home of Economy store opened its doors Sept. 9 to a steady stream of customers eager to see the variety of items the North Dakota chain is famous for. Shelves stocked with birdseed stood a few aisles down from racks of work clothing and gloves. Toward the front of the store, ...

Correction

The Sept. 12 issue of the Tribune carried an article titled, “Details for the November 2020 election in Pierce County.” The article contained instructions for mailing or turning in ballots to the Pierce County Courthouse. Ballots turned in to the Auditor-Treasurer’s Office must be ...

Rugby JDA awarded Main Street grant for economic development plan

The Rugby Job Development Authority has received a grant of more than $28,000 for economic development planning from the North Dakota Main Street Initiative. Copies of the grant award letter were distributed to JDA board members at their regular monthly meeting, held Sept. 9 in the JDA ...