Watch your sodium intake during Heart Month

“What should I make for dinner?” I asked my older daughter when we were at the grocery store on a very cold February day. “Let’s have wild rice soup,” she said. By Julie Garden Robinson Food and Nutrition Specialist NDSU…
Dakota Datebook

Dick Johnson, Test Pilot by Merry Helm January 7, 2019 —Lieutenant Colonel Richard Johnson was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery with full Air Force Military Honors on this date in 2003. Dick was born on September 21, 1917,…
Fundraiser set Sunday at Memorial Hall

There will be a fundraiser Sunday at the Memorial Hall in New England in an effort to help replace items and livestock lost when a fire in late January burned a building on JoeKathrein’s property. The fire destroyed 4-H items…
Farming group announces grants for rural schools

A grant campaign which could bring up to $25,000 to nominated rural schools has started its 2019 campaign. The Grow Rural Education program has been launched by the American Farmers campaign. Farmers can nominate their school district by visiting www.Americasfarmers.com…
Country Neighbors – Winter 2019

View the online version of our Winter 2019 Country Neighbors publication here! Just click in center of the image to view. 
Grosz wins NDFB Discussion meet

Rachel Grosz of Mott, N.D. won the NDFB Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet at the Farm and Ranch Conference, Jan. 25-26, in Bismarck at the Ramada. The Discussion Meet is an exchange of ideas and information from participants on…
Local students win state contest

Natalie Wiesinger of the Mott/Regent Public School was the second place winner in a recent statewide contest entitled “Thank a farmer or rancher and tell about a product they raise”. Marlene Kouba Jaycia Thomas also of Mott/Regent Public School received…
Dakota Datebook

The LaBonte Curse written by Merry Helm January 28, 2019 — Have you heard of North Dakota’s LaBonte curse? Back in 1972, four men from Grafton were the world champions in the sport of curling for a little less than…
Dakota Datebook

Dick Johnson, Test Pilot by Merry Helm January 7, 2019 —Lieutenant Colonel Richard Johnson was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery with full Air Force Military Honors on this date in 2003. Dick was born on September 21, 1917,…
National scholarships for young women

The Foundation for Agricultural Education and Development (FAED) in conjunction with Women Involved in Farm Economics (WIFE) again offers three $1000 Marilyn Spiker /Sheila Massey Memorial Scholarships for 2019. The scholarships are being offered to any woman who will begin…
Local students named to Moorhead Dean’s List

Moorhead, Minn The following students have been named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead dean’s list in recognition of academic achievement fall semester 2018. Students must be in degree-seeking status and maintain a 3.25 or higher grade point average while…
PAUL THE BEATLE – One-Man Beatlemania Show

In a brilliant one-man show, Bob Halligan, Jr. portrays Paul McCartney through his career – as a Beatle and as a solo artist in a singer-songwriter, theatrical format involving music, dialogue and onstage wardrobe changes. (Sounds like fun-read on) The…
Two noxious weeds added to state list

Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) and houndstongue (Cynoglossum officinale L.) have been added to the state noxious weed list. Palmer amaranth is an aggressive pigweed species similar in appearance to waterhemp and was first found in the state last year. It…
Dakota Datebook

Dick Johnson, Test Pilot by Merry Helm January 7, 2019 —Lieutenant Colonel Richard Johnson was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery with full Air Force Military Honors on this date in 2003. Dick was born on September 21, 1917,…
Livestock Alliance holds Summit Jan. 16

The North Dakota Livestock Alliance will hold its first ever Livestock Summit Jan. 16 in Fort Ransom. Although the event is free to attendees, people who want to attend are asked to pre-register online ad www.ndlivestock.org . The emcee of…