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Articles from the July 1, 2020 edition

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 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 1, 2020

July 4th and the Reason for the Celebration

July 4th usually means exactly what we all think. It’s a celebration that started in 1776 continues to the present day. It is the celebration of the birth of American independence. It usually has activities with fireworks. Other towns have parades...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 1, 2020

EGT-Tunis Expands

After Big Sandy lost a grain elevator in town when CHS closed its door, I stopped one day at EGT-Tunis to visit with Josh Wulf, the Elevator Manager. He immediately wanted to place ads in the... Full story

 

A New Pool for Big Sandy - The Reboot

In 2017, a joint project between the City of Big Sandy and Big Sandy Public Schools presented a bond proposal to the voters to build a new pool for the residents of Big Sandy. Proponents and opponents... Full story

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    July 1, 2020

Green Acres

Bobcat is a high yielding solid stem hard red winter wheat with improved yield potential relative to other solid stem varieties. The variety will be available for non-certified seed producers in fall of 2020. The variety was developed by Phil...

 

Robert "Bud" Boyce

Robert "Bud" Boyce, 88, passed away surrounded by his family due to natural causes at his Havre residence on Sunday, June 21, 2020. Cremation has taken place, and due to COVID restrictions, a private... Full story

 
 By Janell Barber    News    July 1, 2020

Getting By

More fraud and scam terms to discuss this week… Smishing is short for “SMS phishing”. The scammer sends a text message or SMS (Short Message Service) with a phone number or link claiming to be connected to your bank or another company. They...

 

Senior Center News

Wednesday, July 1- Supreme Pizza, Spinach Starwberry salad, and Gingerspans. Thursday, July 2 - Meatballs over noodles, veggie, fruit, and bread. Friday, July 3 - Crab salad sandwich and Potato soup. Monday, July 6- BBQ Pork sandwich, veggies,...

 

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor, I’d like to thank you with love Zoe for the very special poster size pictures honoring our awesome 2020 Seniors, displayed in our businesses along main street. A very thoughtful gift in this dark confusing time to lift our... Full story

 

Barracudas Place Second at Conrad Meet

The 2020 swim season has proven to be an interesting one, with most meets canceled throughout the federation. Conrad received approval to host a 7-team meet this last Saturday, in which the...

 
 By Erik Sietsema    Opinion    July 1, 2020

Patching Cracks

Nearly 15 years ago, I read a book on management by Peter Drucker. I remember that it was excellent, but I only recall one clear lesson from it: The more decisions you make, the more likely you are to make a mistake, so make a decision once and apply...

 

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