Deadline approaching for specialty crop grant applications

The application deadline for the 2018 Specialty Crop Grants is just over a week away. “Projects that solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops in North Dakota are eligible for these grants,” said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. “Individuals, organizations and…
Eye in the Sky Part II

*Note: this is the second part, continuing from last week’s edition. Click Here For Part #1   “My dad died when I was six years old,” said Randy Raasch, reflecting on the origin of his passion for flying. “There was…
Serving Time and Giving Back

Inmates utilize time and skill to help others in times of grief Confined behind the locked doors of the Dakota Women’s Correctional and Rehabilitation Center, in New Enlgand, ND, you’re likely to assume to discover a collection of occupants isolated…
March at the North Dakota State Fair Event Center

There’s still cold weather in the air, but spring is right around the corner!  We’re gearing up for spring just like you at the North Dakota State Fair Event Center.  STAFF REPORT For information on all of the events and…
AAA Provides Tips for North Dakota Spring Break Travelers

Annual planning for Spring Break getways is in full swing and that includes North Dakotans looking for a temporary break from the long, cold winter. STAFF REPORT Three Florida cities are among AAA’s 10 Most Popular Destinations for the month…
Dakota Datebook

DAKOTA DATEBOOK: Dog Finds Skull by Merry Helm An 1895 article in the Milton Globe read: “A dog at Devils Lake appeared on the streets carrying a human head. It proved to be that of Jack Kenny, whom the state’s…
Japanese Taiko drummers to perform at Dickinson State March 8

Hear the thundering sounds of taiko drums with the world-famous ensemble Ondekoza from Japan. Fusing incredible athleticism, pounding rhythms and peaceful melodies, their performances leave audiences inspired and energized. Ondekoza will perform for the public Thursday, March 8, at 7…
Photo of the Week

“Bye School” If you have a picture you would like to submit for next edition’s “Photo of the Week,” e-mail it to acrnews@countrymedia.net
Eye in the Sky

A lifelong dream takes flight as a man follows his passion through a bird’s eye view. *Note: This is Part One of Two. Click Here for Part #2   There’s a reason for the saying “the miracle of flight”. After…
In Retrospect…

In the year 1998 ‘New England now occupies a place o the information superhighway, thanks to a local student’ Bill Gardner displays his New England homepage, which took 100 hours to put together, on the internet.   ‘Children’s theater’ These…
Photo of the Week

“Snowy Plains” If you have a picture you would like to submit for next edition’s “Photo of the Week,” e-mail it to acrnews@countrymedia.net
Dr. Joshua Ranum Elected ACP Fellow

Dr. Joshua Ranum has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the society of internists. The distinction recognizes achievements in internal medicine, the specialty of adult medical care. STAFF REPORT Dr. Ranum was elected upon the…
New England Native Hits Milestone

Head Girls’ Basketball Coach Brian Flyberg of Linton High School notched his milestone 500th win by defeating Herreid-Selby on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by a score of 51-44. Coach Flyberg is in his 26th year of coaching, 19 years at…
Dakota Datebook

The Wheat King by Christina Sunwall A 1928 Time magazine article dubbed Thomas Campbell the “Henry Ford of farming.” It was a fitting tribute to the internationally renowned “Wheat King,” born in Dakota Territory on this date in 1882.Raised on…