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Pioneer Trails Regional Museum is now hosting a new popup exhibition from the National Archives, Rightfully Hers, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Rightfully Hers contains simple messages exploring the history of the ratification of the 19th amen…

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Bowman County’s economy is driven by a wide variety of businesses and services. Owners, managers and employees of the county’s businesses have invested money, time, and energy to serve their customers and it is important to understand how these businesses are sustaining and changing. A healt…

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In a study conducted by Edward Jones in 2018, only 29% of Americans are familiar with a 529 College Savings Plan.

SUICIDE is a death that can be prevented. It may be hard to understand how someone could think of suicide but unless you have experienced what they have experienced it is hard to imagine that is the solution. CAUSES for suicidal thoughts vary but there are some risk factors that include the …

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September 11, 2020 - The role that education placed in the new territory of Dakota was evident from the beginning when the Organic Act of 1861 stated that Sections 16 and 36 were reserved for “the purpose of being applied to schools.”

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September 10, 2020 - Bouncing across the rutted trails in a four-wheeled rig drawn by a spotted pony, photographer Orlando Scott Goff traveled up and down the Missouri River recording Native American and frontier army scenes. His camera would capture some of the most poignant and important i…

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North Dakota students included on the attached list were among the students to graduate from North Dakota State University in summer 2020. NDSU awarded 279 degrees to students.

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LuAnne Pederson, Corporate Secretary of the Ninth Federal Reserve District in Minneapolis, has announced Ron Palczewski, President & CEO of Dakota Western Bank in Bowman, N.D., has been named to the Advisory Committee for the Reserve Bank Director Selection.

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Bowman County’s first ever Business Challenge took place Aug. 11, 2020. Buried Treasures Garden Center, operated by Melissa and Tyler Senn, was the Grand Prize winner of over $10,000.

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September 4, 2020 - Cream of Wheat, the hot breakfast cereal that many of us grew up on, was originally developed in North Dakota. Cream of Wheat began as breakfast porridge developed by head flour miller Tom Amidon at the Grand Forks Diamond Milling Company in 1893. He fed the product, made…

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Stockholders of Farm Credit Services of Mandan, ACA have elected Gary Friedt of Mott and Michael Schaaf (Incumbent) of Glen Ullin to the Board of Directors at the conclusion of the balloting.

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The North Dakota Department of Human Services announced a new SNAP Access Enhancement Grant program last week to increase access to food assistance. North Dakota grocery stores and other qualifying food retailers are equipped to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) electro…

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The Bowman Cemetery Board has been doing several updates to the cemetery. New signs were ordered and installed earlier this spring. Ten new trees were added to the west side of the cemetery continuing the line of trees that were added a few years ago.

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Bowman County schools are reaching out to you to let you know of a couple of changes to how fans will be able to attend home and away events. We appreciate your continued support of our programs, athletes, and coaches. We understand that restrictions will affect many people that have been lo…

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Colton Turbiville had a Reserve Champion market goat and a blue ribbon winner in Market Beef when the judging for the 4-H and FFA Livestock Sale event concluded Aug. 15 in the barn at the Fallon County Fairgrounds in Baker.

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Bowman County and the rest of southwestern North Dakota were hammered with high winds, rain and some flooding in areas – not once, but twice – within a few days.

The North Dakota Department of Commerce, Division of Community Services, is announcing the state’s Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) CARES Supplemental State Plan. This plan will be available for review during the period of Aug. 10, 2020 through Aug. 26, 2020.

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The North Dakota Grain Dealers Educational Foundation expects to award up to eight $1,000 scholarships this year to students enrolled in the following schools, curriculums and specializations:

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North Dakota Farmers Union Insurance based in Jamestown, ND announced that Marcus Fischer of Bowman was a top 5 producer of New Auto Insurance Sales for the company for the month of June.

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In North Dakota, the leading cause of death for most age groups five years of age and older, includes heart disease, accidents and cancer. In 2017, the leading cause of death was heart disease with 1,315 deaths, accounting for 21 percent of all deaths. In that same year, there were 330 accid…

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A soldier from Scranton, ND, has completed a soldier operational experiment, providing critical feedback to senior U.S. Army leadership on the potential integration of unmanned robotic combat vehicles into ground combat formations.

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North Dakota State University Extension is committed to preparing the North Dakota workforce for online opportunities for remote employment, and to help in this effort, it has partnered with Utah State University Extension to offer the Master Remote Work Professional Certification Program.

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A man went to a doctor. He had a carrot in each nostril and a zucchini in each ear. “I know what your issue is,” the doctor said. “You aren’t eating right.”

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The Alzheimer’s Association will offer a free virtual presentation titled, Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia.  This free presentation will take place on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 from Noon – 1:00 p.m. (CST). The webinar is open to the public; registration is required. Individuals will …

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The 2020 Bismarck Marathon has been canceled due to safety concerns associated with COVID-19. Runners who have already registered have options on what to do with their registration fees, including getting it refunded.

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Jenna Buchholz joined Dakota Western Bank on July 8 as a high school student-employee. She will be a Teller/Customer Service Representative in the Bowman-South Branch.

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) is scheduled to resume driver license renewal services at part-time Driver License locations across the state beginning August 3.  

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Audubon, IA - AMVC Management Services recently graduated ten employees from their Leadership Development Program. Among the graduates is Javier Aradillas, an AMVC employee at the sow farm near Scranton.  

Pictured center Jerri Storer, President of the Little Missouri Arc, donated $20,000 from the organization to Southwest Healthcare Services. The donation was accepted by CFO Amanda Loughman (left) and COO Amber Umbreit (right). The donation will be going towards the purchase of a new ambulanc…

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There were Santas on two-wheeled “sleighs” Saturday morning leaving for a 200-mile ride through Baker and Wibaux in Montana on their way to collect toys to distribute in December. The not-so-secret Santas left Windy’s on Main Street in the morning and returned from their ride in the late aft…

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CAMP GRAFTON TRAINING CENTER, N.D. - Soldiers of the Fargo-based Battery C (Charlie Battery), 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment were formally presented the 2019 Hamilton Award on July 27 at the N.D. National Guard’s Camp Grafton Training Center near Devils Lake. This award …

The North Dakota Department of Commerce Tourism Division encourages North Dakotans to submit entries for the 2020 North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest for Travel and Tourism before the entry deadline of Aug. 31.    

Hello to the Scranton School community. We are all wondering about the school restart on August 19 and what school will look like. I can promise you that we are working diligently to complete our school restart

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I plucked some basil sprigs from our herb garden and I removed the flowering parts.