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1. Kids Day: Youth-driven activities abound at Wilkin County Fair Friday, Aug. 16. The spelling bee is at 11 a.m., free kids book bingo runs 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Little Farm Hands at 1 p.m. Free ice cream bars handed out from 2-4 p.m. at the Old School House.

Conditions were nearly perfect at Bois de Sioux golf course on Thursday, Aug. 15 and the scores reflected those good conditions. Fargo Shanley appears to have a lock on the top spot, beating second place Grand Forks Red River by 40 strokes.

The 2019 East/West Classic was shortened to one day this year because a wet conditions at Hillcrest Golf Course in Jamestown, North Dakota. Bismarck Century and Fargo Shanley showed they will be the teams to beat this year in Class A girls golf at the Tuesday, Aug. 13 meet.

Leon Merck, chief executive officer of Luekens Food Stores, Inc., Econo Foods and Econo Foods Wine & Spirits, has announced that longtime employee Marvin Knapper has accepted the position of Store Director overseeing Econo Foods in Wahpeton and Breckenridge. Marvin comes with more than 4…

During each quarter of 2019, First Community Credit Union (FCCU) will hold fundraisers for different worthy organizations. The charities are voted on by employees. FCCU will hold various events and fundraisers to support the quarterly charities in their own unique way.

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Last month the New York Times ran a cautionary tale about the heart surgery and care astronaut Neil Armstrong received and his death two weeks later at a community hospital in a Cincinnati suburb in 2012.

Athletes call it the “Zone.” Professionals call it “Flow.” Children call it “Play.” Regardless of the term, each share the basic characteristic of complete self-less absorption and engagement in the moment.

Measles has been on the rise this past year. In 2018, measles cases were confirmed in 28 states, but on Aug. 1, 2019, 1172 cases of measles have been confirmed in 30 states. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992, and since measles was declared eliminated in 200…

KNOCK-KNOCK.  Warm weather returns to the region with a solid spike into the upper 80s today.  The last stretch of August puts largemouth bass up shallow and under docks.  We’ve got the tips to start your week off and help you find more bucketmouths. Featured Photo:  Posted. A nice largemouth bass caught and released along...

By John Bradley, NDWF Executive Director   Any hunter who has walked the great plains and had a sage-grouse flush at their feet, knows the thrill. Even the most seasoned hunter gets a rush of adrenaline as the birds explode from cover.  I was fortunate enough to hunt sage grouse in Montana last fall, where...

MIX IT UP.  Rain later today won’t wash out a good weekend, as clearer conditions return tomorrow. The weather looks to stabilize into next week, with 80s returning in the back half.  Until then, there’s plenty going on out there from salmon tourneys to amphibian studies to deer fever.  Check it all out in our...

This year, the big weekend has a new name: Town & Country Days. It takes place on the third full weekend — Aug. 16-18 — and encompasses almost the entire community in one way or another. It is a weekend that brings hundreds of people to town to enjoy the events, their families and their …

BISMARCK — In early 1995, North Dakota parole officer David Birrenkott told state leaders about a very, very busy criminal. This man had been on a decades-long crime spree across at least three states — and to hear Birrenkott tell it, there was no sign he was slowing down.

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