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Hospital board discusses building purchases

The Good Samaritan Hospital Association Board of Directors discussed real estate transactions among other matters at their regular monthly meeting Monday morning.The board voted to accept payment for the former Premier Lube building on Main Avenue and transfer the deed to Josh Gruenberg.The ...

Schmidt moves on in ag career

Yolanda Schmidt spent her final day on Tuesday, July 14, at the Pierce County Office of the North Dakota State University Extension office reminiscing about the job where she did "everything and the kitchen sink.""My main job duties fell under ag and natural resources, so lots of cattle calls, ...

Area students named to Concordia College Dean’s List

Three area students at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., were named to the school's Dean's Honor List for the second semester of the 2019-2020 academic year, the school announced recently.Karin Selland, Rugby, earned a place on the list for what the announcement called "superior academic ...

LaRoque receives Concordia College scholarship

Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn, has awarded a scholarship to Rugby High 2020 graduate Morgan LaRoque, according to an announcement released last week.LaRocque is the daughter of Frank and Stephanie LaRoque of Rugby. She received an Excellence Scholarship for Music, according to the ...

Dakota Recreation Report 7-25

Outdoor notes:*Do not release any fish caught from water 25 feet and deeper because their swim bladder likely won't allow them to survive when coming up from deep water.*Watchable Wildlife photo contest under way with Oct. 2 deadline. Contact N.D. Game & Fish Dept. conservation ...

FEMA provides $858,000 for COVID-19 response efforts

DENVER The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $858,439 in Public Assistance funding for COVID-19 response efforts undertaken by CommonSpirit North Dakota, a nonprofit health system. The assistance was made available under the major disaster declaration issued April 1 by President ...

Drive through coronavirus test results announced

The Lake Region District Health Unit announced on Friday the results of a joint coronavirus testing event held with Heart of America Medical Center and the Pierce County Office of Emergency Services in the Rugby NAPA parking lot last week.District Health Unit Nurse Samantha Wentz said 199 tests ...

Chamber’s Crazy Days tradition carries on for Rugby

Rugby Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Laurie Odden had a lot on her plate last week.Just after hosting 14 teams from as far away as Fargo in the Annual Rugby Chamber Softball Tournament over the weekend, Odden set about finishing up plans for Crazy Days, another tradition popular with ...

Classic Ford Crown Victoria wins Dwight Jelsing Memorial Car Show

Classic car owners and aficionados gathered among the trees in Ellery Park Sunday afternoon for the Dwight Jelsing Memorial Car Show, an event many hope will continue years into the future.The Rugby Car Club and sponsor NuLine Insurance organized the show."I think we did very little," Chad ...