Several basements in Ellendale don’t smell so nice these days.
The city of 1,300’s sewer system backed up June 22 after the area received 7 inches of rain in three days, including about 3 1/2 inches in “one shot,” said Charles Russell, Dickey County emergency manager. Many county residents have water problems due to high water tables and an unusually wet season.
The Napoleon Imperials and the Ellendale Cardinals will once again meet up to decide who’ll be the champions of the Stutsman County girls’ basketball tournament today at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Civic Center.
Napoleon was able to get past South Border 64-36 in Friday’s semifinal action, while Ellendale defeated Midkota 42-34. The Imperials defeated the Cardinals 57-44 in last year’s title game.
The opening night of the 2010 Class B boys’ Stutsman County Tournament has come and gone, and according to the seeding there were no surprises at the Jamestown Civic Center on Thursday night.
Top-seeded LaMoure rolled past Pingree-Buchanan-Kensal 63-32 in the first quarterfinal of the evening, and then it was fourth-seeded and two-time defending champion Central Prairie’s turn with a 65-55 win over Edgeley-Kulm.
In the night bracket, No. 2-seeded Ellendale skated past Midkota 61-40, and No. 3-seeded Carrington wrapped up Day 1 with a 54-37 win over Kidder County.
The Jamestown United Presbyterian Church is combining with the Presbyterian churches in Edgelely, Ellendale, LaMoure, Lisbon and Oakes to present a Festival of Music at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Presbyterian/United Methodist Church in Ellendale.
The Ellendale Cardinals were on the outside looking in during most of the 2009 North Dakota high school 9-man football season.
As Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter, South Border and Kidder County locked horns in what proved to be an exciting three-horse race for the Region 1 title, Ellendale faded into the background.
Residents of the southeastern North Dakota town of Ellendale will vote on a $4 million school renovation and expansion project.
The election is set for April 27.
The School Board plans an informational meeting about the project for the public on Thursday night.
The Ellendale Cardinals will be attempting to dethrone three-time defending champion Litchville-Marion-Montpelier when the girls’ District 5 basketball tournament tips off this afternoon at the Jamestown Civic Center.
The 17th annual Dakota Holiday Tournament is scheduled for Dec. 28-29 in Ellendale.
Four games will be played on Monday and four more on Tuesday at the Ray Ulmer Field House on the campus of Trinity Bible College.
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