Area News

5/19/2010 – Obituaries

Obituaries Margaret Barton, 95, Devils Lake Janet Fleming, 68, Devils Lake Norene Green, 80, Devils Lake Herman Hanson, 97, Fergus Falls, Minn. Marlis RedDay-Anderson, 55, Fort Totten Heide Rutten-Medina, 39, San Jose, Calif. Lena Thomas, 77, Devils Lake

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5/19/2010 – Editorials

By Richard Peterson Mike Connor of Starkweather was cleaning out some boxes of old items his mother, Kathleen Baker Connor (1900-1983) had saved and came across several old newspapers, including the Devils Lake Inter-Ocean (1896), the Devils Lake News (1900) and The Free Press (DL — 1895 & 1900). He also found several copies of…

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5/19/2010 – News

Volume 127, Number 15           Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 Simonson’s lumber yard on the prairie a busy place BY CONNIE KRAPP Northern Plains Electric When you see where Lannie Simonson located his lumberyard, your first thought is, "Why there?" But brisk business begs a better question: "Why not?" Some say today’s technology is opening new doors for…

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5/19/2010 – Public Notices

  MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OBERON SCHOOL BOARD April 12, 2010 A regular meeting of the Oberon School Board was held April 12, 2010. In attendance were Yvonne Thumb, Louise DeMarce, Karen Peterson, Tina Ross, Principal Kenneth Ploium, Assistant Principal Damian Kennedy and Business Manager Renae Kennedy. Guests were Jay Deckert, Thomas Leing, Kathy Relser,…

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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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5/12/2010 – News

Volume 127, Number 14           Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 Motorcycle ride honors friend and raises awareness for PTSD BY SARA J. PLUM In the left breast pocket of his uniform is a piece of white paper that has been folded in half and then in half again. The edges are a little worn and you can tell…

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5/12/2010 – Public Notices

  MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING WARWICK CITY COUNCIL April 12, 2010 A regular meeting of the Warwick City Council was held April 12, 2010. Present were Mayor Evans and council members Nick Walter, Ron Jacobson and Gary Elfman. Minutes of the previous meeting were read. Jacobson made a motion to approve the minutes. Walter seconded.…

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5/12/2010 – Obituaries

Obituaries Dorothy Cuthbert, 88, Devils Lake, formerly of Grafton Norbert Daly, 92, Grand Forks Agnes Grant, 81, Granger, Iowa Torjus Groff, 91, Lakewood, Colo. Mildred Oleson, 87, Devils Lake Helen Pederson, 76, Devils Lake

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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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