PRAIRIE AIRE Our our small towns killing themselves?
Often I think so.
Yes, I KNOW that the Northwestern part of the state is growing by leaps and bounds. That isn't all there is to North Dakota!
So many of our towns lie quiet and on the brink of ex... Posted on 5/2/12 at 7:58 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND North Dakota tourism update
BISMARCK--The North Dakota Tourism Division has provided an update on what sites are open and which are closed due to widespread flooding in the state.
Despite the flooding, North Dakota offers a lot... Posted on 6/30/11 at 3:50 PM
McLean County officials are telling people in homes south of Washburn and cabins along the Missouri River to leave, as the river swollen by heavy rain and melting snow continues to rise. More than 40 homes are affected.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation is seeking comments on the amendments to the 2010-2013 State Transportation Improvement Program for inclusion of the following previously-unpublished projects in 2010:
A pair of quaint fishing lakes, East and West Arroda, are near images of each other. Similar in size and sharing the same rugged terrain around their shorelines, the pair of lakes are about to receive a facelift. Under the direction of the “Save Our Lakes” program of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, the two Arrodas are about to become much more fishermen friendly.
By Kim Fundingsland, Minot Daily News
, May 03, 2010
Authorities say one railroad worker has been killed and another hurt in a train derailment south of Washburn.
Washburn Fire Chief Clayton Verke said one of the workers died at the scene. The other was taken to a Bismarck hospital. Their names have not been released.
The Kidder County boys’ basketball team improved to 7-4 overall with a 61-51 victory over Washburn in Steele on Tuesday.
The Pirates’ Adam Randall poured in a game-high 29 points to lead Kidder County to victory.
U.S. Highway 83 between Washburn and Underwood reopened Wednesday morning, after being closed for about a day so large coal-mining equipment could cross the four-lane road.
The 13.5 million pound dragline at the Falkirk Mining Co. moves at a speed of less than 1 mph.
Dragline crossings also were made in 2003 and twice in 1987.
Washburn residents are being asked to conserve water because the city can no longer draw water from the Missouri River.
The Garrison Dam stopped releasing water from Lake Sakakawea on Tuesday to help alleviate flooding near Bismarck downstream. As a result, some water users north of Bismarck are having problems.
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