5/12/2010 – Editorials

By Richard Peterson A large gathering in Devils Lake was held May 3 to impress upon federal officials the situation we face in the continued rise of Devils Lake. A consensus has formed that an east end outlet is necessary. I have come to the reluctant conclusion that from this point forward we have to…

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5/5/2010 – Obituaries

Obituaries Mary Feather BigTrack, 16, St. Michael Avis Flaskerud, 85, Walla Walla, Wash. Delano Gaking, 19, Grand Forks Astrid Howson, 94, Willmar, Minn. Ernest LeNoir St., 85, Howard Lake, Minn. Michael Martin, 26, Devils Lake Irving Olson, 84, Leeds Ervin Pederson, 83, Bismarck, formerly of Maddock Rev. Joseph Rangen, 92, Fergus Falls, Minn. Margaret Voeller,…

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5/5/2010 – Public Notices

  2010 CITY OF MADDOCK TAX EQUALIZATION MEETING April 20, 2010 The 2010 city of Maddock tax equalization meeting was called to order by Mayor Rodney Maddock at 7 p.m. on April 20, 2010 at city hall. Present for roll call were the following council members Kent Neppl, Lu Mathison and Larry Summers. Absent was…

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5/5/2010 – News

Volume 127, Number 13           Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 Hvindens add large room for her artistic quilt creations BY CONNIE KRAPP Northern Plains Electric Jonelle Hvinden has seven sewing machines. That isn’t so remarkable, not when you consider the hundreds of quilts Hvinden has turned out over the years. But what is remarkable is that five of…

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5/5/2010 – Editorials

By Richard Peterson I ran out of time for a column this week, so I’m giving up this space for a wonderful piece of writing by Michael Gartner, editor of newspapers large and small and president of NBC News. In 1997, he won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing. Here’s one of his columns: My…

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4/28/2010 – Obituaries

Obituaries Bruce Aanderud, 59, Marysville, Calif. William "Bill" Evans, 83, Devils Lake Cecil Iverson, 75, Jamestown R. Warren Pierson, MD, 83, Minot Wendelin Reiger, 82, Devils Lake

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4/28/2010 – Public Notices

  MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING MADDOCK CITY COUNCIL April 12, 2010 A regular meeting of the Maddock City Council was called to order by Mayor Rodney Maddock on April 12, 2010 at 7 p.m. at the council chambers at city hall. Council members present for roll call were Kent Neppl, Lu Mathison, Marilyn Allan and…

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4/28/2010 – News

Volume 127, Number 12           Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 Lake continues to threaten Minnewaukan These aerial photos were taken Monday, April 19 at about 2:30 p.m. by Huck Krueger of Devils Lake in his ultralight aircraft. This photo shows the highest portion of the town, most of which is located on ground elevation 1455 or higher. The…

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4/28/2010 – Editorials

By Richard Peterson   For years I said the Devils Lake Outlet was a boondoggle that could not do any good because of water quality and water quality issues. After the state relaxed its water quality standards the 100 cfs outlet began sending more water out of the lake, but it’s still a trickle. Now…

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4/21/2010 – Obituaries

Obituaries  Elaine Engstrom, 95, Leeds Delphine Gibbs, 81, Rugby Celina IronHawk, 85, S. Michael Lois Lannoye, 82, Minot Signe Ness, 93, Benson, Minn. Bob Sage, 62, Casa Grande, Ariz. Virgil Smeltzer, 67, Leeds Voilet Smith, 92, Maddock Mary Thompson, 82, St. Michael

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