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County auditor: Ballots for November election to be sent by mail soon

Residents in Traill County could start receiving mail-in ballots to cast their votes in the upcoming Nov. 8 general election as soon as next week, according to local election officials.

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Kiwanis Senior Housing facing budget crunch over vacancies, increased taxes

An ongoing shortage of renters and mounting property taxes are threatening the long-term viability of Kiwanis Senior Housing in Hillsboro, city leaders were told this week.

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Closing a chapter at Highland

Rural CUMMINGS – Lois Smith has a treasure trove of memories from Highland Lutheran Church. The 89-year-old Hillsboro woman started attending Sunday services at the quiet country church 3 miles northeast of Cummings 85 years ago after her family mov

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Grafton Parks and Recreation board passes 2023 budget

Grafton Park Board held a public hearing last Wednesday, Sept. 21, regarding their proposed 2022 budget, which called for a total appropriation of $819,478, to include the levying of 43 mills. A mill for the park board brings in approximately $8,7

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Traill County Historical Society fall festival to feature grandson of pioneer photographer

Despite never stepping foot in the city, Kevin Martini-Fuller feels deeply connected to Hillsboro.

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Traill EDC eyes overseas workers to fill job vacancies

MAYVILLE – The executive director of the Traill County Economic Development Commission believes Traill County could fill gaps in its labor pool by recruiting workers from across the pond.

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Turkey town

A rafter of turkeys took to the woods near Fair Oaks. The outskirts of Grafton, espeically in the wooded areas, are full of turkeys. North Dakota is currently home to two subspecies of the wild turkey; the Eastern and Merriam's subspecies. Turkeys

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Health notes

Stigma reduction Addiction can happen to anyone. One in seven Americans reports experiencing a substance use disorder (SUD). There is not one single driving factor that leads to addiction. Some people may use drugs to help cope with stress, trauma

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

First United, Ramsey bank merger is finalized

First United Bank of Park River is pleased to announce the merger of Ramsey National Bank and First United Bank effective Sept. 12, 2022. First Holding Company, which is the parent company of First United Bank, purchased Ramsey National Bank in Ja

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Traill County not budging on Nielsville bridge grant

The Traill County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday doubled down on a previous decision to not help Polk County (Minn.) secure funding to replace the Red River bridge near Nielsville, Minn.

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Ag Country promotes Stark

Kody Stark has been promoted to vice president of Insurance at AgCountry Farm Credit Services. In his new role, Stark will help oversee and develop other insura n c e specialistsacross northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. In addit

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

HHS classes of ’61, ’62 have reunion

Hillsboro High School classes of 1961 and 1962 had a combined reunion on Aug. 27 at the Ramada Inn in Fargo.

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Buxton City Council eyes less-expensive fix to street cracking, shortens daily siren

BUXTON – The Buxton City Council’s efforts to reduce sludge in the city’s lagoon pond could end up saving taxpayers money on the city’s minor street repairs.

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Committee floats idea of addition to elementary school

Could the Hillsboro School District build a new high school attached to Hillsboro’s elementary school?

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT

Hillsboro School Board finalizes budget, discusses city’s response to building talks

The Hillsboro School Board finalized its budget for the 2022-23 school year on Sept. 8 and briefly touched on the community’s response to recent talks about building a new high school in Hillsboro.

Source: CP RRV Northern Local news feed | 27 Sep 2022 | 7:15 am CDT