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6/9/2010 – Public Notices

  OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS BENSON COUNTY NORTH DAKOTA April 20, 2010 The Benson County Commissioners met in regular session Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 8 a.m. in the commissioners’ room of the Benson County Courthouse, Minnewaukan, ND. Commissioners present were Jason Lee, Curtis Hvinden, Lowell Haagenson and Michael N. Steffan.…

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6/9/2010 – Obituaries

Obituaries Tasha Brenno, 19, Grand Forks Alvin Brown Sr.,34, Devils Lake, formerly of St. Michael Ann Clemenson, 97, Devils Lake Darlene Feather, 51, Fort Totten and St. Michael Patrick Hook, 44, Devils Lake Trevor McDonald, 15, Tokio/Warwick Soveig Memmer, 89, Elk Grove, Calif., formerly of Maddock Harold Tweit, 86, Aneta, formerly of Oberon

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6/9/2010 – Editorials

By Richard Peterson This one came from a reader by e-mail: This is a quiz for people who know everything! I found out in a hurry that I didn’t. These are not trick questions. They are straight questions with straight answers. 1. Name the one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know…

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6/2/2010 – Editorials

By Richard Peterson   This came to me in an e-mail: "Face it. April was a rough month for big business. First there was the Virginia coal mine disaster that claimed 29 lives, the announcement that Goldman Sachs made billions by betting that the economy would melt in 2008, an oil refinery explosion in Washington…

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6/2/2010 – News

Volume 127, Number 17           Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 Farm Rescue comes to the aid of Esmond farmer BY RICHARD PETERSON Surely you’ve heard of Farm Rescue. It’s the nonprofit volunteer organization that plants and harvests crops free of charge for family farmers who have suffered a major illness, injury or natural disaster. Farm Rescue is composed…

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6/2/2010 – Public Notices

    NOTICE OF ELECTION OBERON SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 16 Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 the annual Oberon School District election will be held for the purpose of electing one member to the school board for a term of three years. The question of whether or not to publish the…

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6/2/2010 – Obituaries

Obituaries Nancy Hildebrand, 64, Bismarck, formerly of Baker Gina Hoffner-Gonzales, 43, Crystal City, Texas, formerly of Esmond Sheri Leidholt, 30, Devils Lake, formerly of Starkweather Delores Skadsem, 84, Devils Lake Philip SpottedHorse, 34, Fort Totten James Streifel, 64, Lake Worth, Fla., formerly of Fort Totten

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5/26/2010 – Editorials

By Richard Peterson Memorial Day ceremonies will take place on Monday to honor those who have died in service to their country. VFW and American Legion Posts in our little towns in Benson County are hard-pressed to recruit enough bodies to form color guards, flag bearers and firing squads. Every one of the VFW and…

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5/26/2010 – News

Volume 127, Number 16           Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 Ramsey and Benson County commissioners discuss road situation south of Churchs Ferry The Benson County commissioners, Ramsey County commissioners, representatives from the Federal Highway Administration, the ND Department of Transportation, FEMA, township supervisors and interested parties met in the courtroom of the Benson County Courthouse May 18 to…

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5/26/2010 – Public Notices

  NOTICE OF ELECTION OBERON SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 16 Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 the annual Oberon School District election will be held for the purpose of electing one member to the school board for a term of three years. The question of whether or not to publish the minutes…

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