Fall is in the air and schools in Wahpeton that started this week are Wahpeton Public Schools, St. John’s Elementary and North Dakota State College of Science. Circle of Nations will begin classes Monday, Aug. 31 and Breckenridge Public Schools, including St. Mary’s, start Tuesday, Sept. 8.
Who will pay for the diversion? That was the question asked at the Moorhead City Council meeting Monday night.
Climate change is real. Beyond environmental concern, climate change has been linked to increased health risks and extreme weather events, causing loss of life and billions of dollars in damage to our infrastructure. As good stewards, we must address the needs of our workers, citizens and world.
We hope that everyone went down to Welles Memorial Park and took advantage of the great food and entertainment all weekend long at the 125th annual Wilkin County Fair.
In last Tuesday’s edition of the Daily News we reported on the five-year anniversary of the day a tornado struck the Dave and Kathy Langenwalter farm in rural Fairmount, North Dakota.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is nearing completion of a draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Fargo-Moorhead diversion.
The Richland County Museum now has the trademark as the Official Rosemeade Interpretive Center. Rosemeade pottery continues to be an attention getter as visitors tour the museum. Many people are not aware there was once a pottery business in Wahpeton.
With school just around the corner, we want to take a moment to recognize one of the most important groups in our local job force – our educators.
The statistics are sobering. Too many American workers have not accumulated enough savings to ensure financial security for retirement. A recent study by the National Institute on Retirement Security shows that the median retirement account balance for baby boomers nearing retirement is only $14,500 — far short of a comfortable retirement.