Tree Care Winners Announced

The Bowman-Slope Soil Conservation District announces the 2017 Tree Care Award Winners are Kelly and Dorene Lorge of Bowman, ND. The Lorge’s were selected for their dedication and commitment to growing and caring for trees and establishing windbreak plantings. The…
ND Highway Patrol is back in black

The North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) is transitioning from white to black patrol vehicles over the course of the next 4-5 years. “Black vehicles will enhance the safety of the motoring public as well our officers, because they are easier…
New England Public School Superintendent thanks community

As we prepare for our Thanksgiving Break next week, I am personally thankful for all the people who work and volunteer to make our New England Public Schools system such a great place for our students. This time of year…
Thankful for Community…

This is my favorite time of the year. When the calendar turns to November and the magic of the holidays is upon us. Thanksgiving serves a common purpose by bringing families and communities together. It seems everywhere you go the…
North Dakota Game and Fish report

Darkhouse Spearfishing Opens Dec. 1 North Dakota’s darkhouse spearfishing season opens on most state waters Dec. 1 and continues through March 15. Legal fish are northern pike and nongame species. All individuals who participate in darkhouse spearfishing must first register…
Nordby’s honored by Bowman Slope Conservation District

The Bowman-Slope Soil Conservation District would like to announce and congratulate The Seven Hat Ranch, Donald and Sarah Nordby from Amidon, N.D., as the 2017 Conservation Achievement Winner. The Nordby family is a great partner in conservation for the Bowman-Slope…
U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Visit Dickinson

Every year,a different NationalForest is selected to provide a tree to appear on the WestLawnoftheU.S. Capitol for the Christmas season. TheKootenaiNationalForestinpartnershipwithnonprofitChooseOutdoorswillbringthisspecialgiftfromMontanatoWashington, D.C. for the 2017 season, involving more than 15 communities along the way including an appearance in Dickinsonon Nov.…
Are you interested in serving on the Nominating/Resolutions Committee?

The Slope Electric board of directors will appoint the Nominating/Resolutions Committee at their Jan. 25, 2018 board meeting. Each director selects a member from his or her respective county, and those directors who are up for election select an additional…
New England Public Library

The November story hour was held on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the New England Public Library. Alicia Sonsalla coordinated the mornings fun activities. The children made turkeys by sticking together precut foam pieces, then with Alicia’s help they glued multi…
Winter road conditions available at your fingertips

Some parts of the state are getting winter weather and the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) wants motorists to be prepared. NDDOT provides many tools for motorists to stay informed of changing winter road conditions including the NDRoads smartphone…
Community tree celebration contest hosted at the courthouse

Cash prizes awarded A community Tree Celebration Contest whereby your non-profit group or organization may decorate a tree, can be themed and/or your choice of decorations. Only artificial trees will be allowed. You provide a tree, (no size restriction), decorations,…
Koubas honored at Military Gala Parade

A Military Gala was held in the Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum in Pueblo, Colo. for about 300 veterans and guests on the evening of October 6, 2017.  The Gala was an evening meal and program in recognition of 16 veterans and…
Lions Park Playground Project nears completion

Phase Two of the playground equipment for New England Lions Park was delivered on October 11.   Lions unloaded 47 pieces with a total weight of 2,000 pounds.  Johnny Plaggemeyer and Gregg Fitterer assisted with a fork lift.  Installation began…
Local Lion Honored

Joe Bohlman was honored during a recent meeting of  the New England Lions Club with a Lifetime Membership in the Lions Foundation of North Dakota, Inc. Since becoming a member of the New England Lions Club in 1974, Joe has…