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1. Borderline Chalkfest: Wahpeton native and artist Shawn McCann is bringing a new street chalk art festival to the Twin Towns this weekend. More than 20 artists will be here to create original pieces on the street. Come out and check out the temporary public art.

Accusations of racism are so inflammatory that they should always be made cautiously and carefully. But when President Trump told four congresswomen of color to “go back” to where they came from, his comments were not only blatantly racist, they were also sexist, xenophobic and intensely cynical.

It is miraculous to consider how much access and exposure we have to information through our computers, televisions, radios and newspapers. Unfortunately, we need to be on guard because too much of this buzz can be false information.

The 14U Riptide, which is made up of Twin Town athletes and a pair of Tintah, Minnesota, players, entered the North Dakota State Softball Tournament with only three games under their belts on the year. Anybody watching them wouldn’t have a clue how few games they played as the Riptide advanc…

It was the final game at John Randall Field for eight seniors on Wahpeton’s Post 20 roster. After digging themselves into a hole against Casselton, North Dakota, Wahp went out on a high note by edging a 7-6 victory on Tuesday, July 16. Along with giving the veterans a proper sendoff, the win…

When I was in high school, I was always intrigued by the Breckenridge-Wahpeton Blades hockey team. I played basketball in the winter and had teammates that I thought of as brothers, but a hockey family always seemed to take it to another level. That closeness from players who were best frien…

We asked for your summer fun photos last week, and we received these from Mother Madonna, of a frisbee game at the Carmel of Mary’s monastery cloister garden, taken Friday, July 12.

If you are blessed with having an equine in your life, there comes a time when you realize there is a big horsey world out there just calling you and your horse’s name. It’s time to travel with your horse.

The weather has warmed up and we’re busy with summer activities all around the region. Share your summer recreation photos with us — including fishing, camping, viewing nature, youth sports, vacations and any other fun activities you’re taking part in — for a chance to be featured in print.

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It is miraculous to consider how much access and exposure we have to information through our computers, televisions, radios and newspapers. Unfortunately, we need to be on guard because too much of this buzz can be false information.

Back pain is a very common problem in people of all ages. Back pain has many causes including muscular, intervertebral disc degeneration and herniation, as well as arthritis.

Ultraviolet light has been implicated in many diseases as a cause or at least a contributing factor. Damaging light exposure to the eyes is thought to be cumulative-meaning damaging light that enters a young person’s eyes today may cause problems years down the road. To protect the eyes in p…

HATCH A PLAN.  A slight cool down will help you get outside and on to some summer things.  Whether that’s fishing or hunting prep is up to you.  We take a look at how things are shaping up in today’s Outdoors Roundup. Featured Photo:  THE DRY PATH.  A pheasant hen and two of her chicks...

FLASHY.  Another night of thunder and lightning added some flash to the sky in the early morning hours, bringing with it a bit of a cool down for the weekend.  We check that out and get psyched for some salmon fishing in today’s Outdoors Roundup.   Featured Photo:  BLING!  Flashers are ready to go for...

By Doug Leier, NDG&F Outreach Biologist   As much as North Dakotans enjoy their home-grown local fisheries, the statistics show the big waters of Devils Lake, Sakakawea, Oahe and the Missouri River outweigh the others when it comes to number of anglers, fishing trips and hours of angling.   But the importance of these big...

Jess Krump is celebrating her 10th anniversary with Cares for Cancer, a grass-roots organization that provides financial assistance to people who have a serious illness. The only requirement is they live within 40 miles of Hankinson, this service organization’s home base. People can apply fo…

Lidgerwood’s Cruise Night is coming up — stay with the News Monitor to see exactly when this annual event fills Wiley Avenue and antique car collectibles... In the spirit of preparing mind, body and spirit for this classic car show, take some pictures of your own cars — collectibles, hobby c…