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Area schools are among some of the best in the nation

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.

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Thursday 08/27/2015
Defending Richland-Wilkin Counties
Posted: August 27, 2015

Who will pay for the diversion? That was the question asked at the Moorhead City Council meeting Monday night.

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Wednesday 08/26/2015
Addressing the needs of North Dakota workers, citizens and the world
Posted: August 26, 2015

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.

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Tuesday 08/25/2015
Fair a big success; looking forward to Headwaters Day
Posted: August 25, 2015

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.

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Friday 08/21/2015
Tornado whistles are welcome sound in Twin Towns
Posted: August 21, 2015

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.

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Thursday 08/20/2015
Defending Richland-Wilkin Counties
Posted: August 20, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is nearing completion of a draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Fargo-Moorhead diversion.

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Wednesday 08/19/2015
Museum is now the Official Rosemeade Interpretative Center
Posted: August 19, 2015

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.

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Tuesday 08/18/2015
Chamber to thank area teachers with ‘catering to educators’
Posted: August 18, 2015

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.

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Monday 08/17/2015
A truly American retirement plan
Posted: August 17, 2015

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.

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