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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 ...

Haaland Estates resident celebrates 101st birthday

When Bill Godman Jr. was born, Woodrow Wilson sat in the White House, millions of doughboys had just returned from duty in World War I and doctors made house calls. “I was born May 26, 1920,” Godman said from his seat in the Haaland Estates dining room the day after his 101st birthday. ...

Clarification

In a May 29 story about a proposed new hospital, CEO Erik Christenson was quoted to say the current facility has 45 beds in its care center. The center currently has 45 long-term care beds, 60 basic care beds at Haaland Estates and 37 beds in Haaland Manor’s assisted living facility. ...

Commerce, Burgum staff listen to ideas for hospital’s future

Officials from the North Dakota Department of Commerce and the Bank of North Dakota joined members of a steering committee for the Good Samaritan Hospital Association to discuss the future of Heart of America Medical Center’s building May 24 at the hospital. The visiting group included ...

Local youth roll up their sleeves for COVID vaccine

A small group of Rugby youth walked into the Heart of America Johnson Clinic the afternoon of May 20, hoping to set an example as they rolled up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines. One young vaccine recipient was Rugby High School sophomore Macen Heisler. Heisler had stayed busy in 2021 ...

Committees discuss community facilities, infrastructure at city meetings

Work on Rugby’s swimming pool building came closer to a start after the City of Rugby finance committee approved a request by City Engineer Jim Olson to seek bids May 19. The finance committee was one of five to meet that day. In attendance at some of the meetings were North Dakota District ...

American Legion Post to present Memorial Day program

The Rugby Clarence Larson American Legion Post 23 will present an in-person program for Memorial Day, May 31, at 10:30 a.m. in Memorial Hall. Accommodations will be available for those who wish to socially distance and precautions will be taken to safeguard the health of those attending. A ...

Correction

An undeveloped lot described as part of the Chalmers Addition subdivison in information with a photo in the May 22 edition of the Tribune actually lies outside of the subdivision. The Tribune regrets the error.

JDA delves into procedures in brief regular meeting

Although the Rugby Job Development Authority’s May 12 regular meeting was brief, it sparked questions about agency procedures and discussions on several topics for board members. Most of the board’s questions stemmed from purchasing and bidding procedures used by the City of Rugby. The ...

CYO marks unique year with time capsule

Newspaper articles, radio podcasts and masks went into a small metal box May 12 to tell the story of the Little Flower Parish Catholic Youth Organization’s experiences as a group during a global pandemic. The box included other items such as DVDs documenting the CYO’s experiences in ...