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Drought-driven selling, buying pace shows no signs of slowdown

Editor’s note: This is a follow up to a story published last week about Rugby Livestock Auction and the flood of cattle being sold. A hectic pace of buying and selling at the Rugby Livestock Auction shows no signs it will slow down soon, according to Auction owner Cliff Mattson and buyer ...

New kinds of fun greet 2021 Pierce County fairgoers

The whoosh of fans pumping air into giant inflatables replaced the whir of carnival rides at the 2021 Pierce County Fair June 24-27, but visitors didn’t seem to mind. Dallas Hager, who attended the fair with his children, said there had been plenty to do between the bounce houses, ...

City of Rugby issues fireworks limits

The Rugby City Council voted unanimously to approve fireworks restrictions within the Rugby city limits in a special meeting held at noon at city hall June 24. The city’s ban prohibits the use of fireworks when the North Dakota Fire Commission places the area in the “Extreme” fire ...

Livestock, etc. showcased at 4-H Achievement Days

On the first morning of 4-H Achievement Days at the Pierce County Fair, display tables in the fair’s community center building filled up with potted plants, custom metalwork and baked goods. A steady stream of young creators soon went to the tables, placing ribbons on their contest ...

Rugby pool available for summer heat relief

Since early June, Rugby’s swimming pool has seen a steady stream of users from near and far seeking relief from the heat, exercise or lessons in water safety. “We do a lot of private lessons,” said Bonnie Berginski, who manages the pool and teaches lessons to youngsters individually and ...

District Court

– Josh Littleghost, Fort Totten, pleaded guilty to an infraction charge of possession of less than 1/2 ounce of marijuana on Feb. 27. Northeast Judicial District Court Judge Michael Hurly ordered Littleghost to pay $250 in fees – Cyrina Joy Lynnae Paul, Towner, pleaded guilty to a C ...