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Minnesota shuts down

Minnesota shuts down

Minnesota shuts down Minnesota's Governor Walz ordered Minnesotans to stay in place beginning last Friday. Models project that 2 million Minnesotans will eventually contract the illness and 15 percent will require hospitalization while 5 percent will require intensive care.

Posted 4/01/20 (Wed) - by read more »

State plans for mail ballot

State plans for mail ballot

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum issued an executive order to ensure every eligible North Dakota voter can cast a ballot in June, while protecting the health and safety of voters and poll workers. The order waives the requirement that counties must provide at least one physical polling location on primary election day. This will give counties the flexibility and local control to conduct the June 9 primary election by mail ballot only—if the county chooses to do so.

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Journalism continues

Journalism continues

North Dakotans have a long and remarkable history of standing together during times of crisis and emergency, and the Coronavirus pandemic is no different. Everywhere you look friends and neighbors are reaching out to help friends and neighbors who are struggling through what is perhaps the worst public health crisis in our history. In dealing with this crisis, Gov. Doug Burgum has repeatedly called out the importance of dealing with “facts over fear,” of relying on trusted information and understanding what may be misinformation. At a time when so many of us are or feel we’re on our own, your local newspaper is there with you, providing reliable, trusted, factual, and multi-sourced information to help you make sense of the situation, to steer you toward any help you may need, and to offer reassurance and a calm, steady hand.

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Journalism continues

Journalism continues

North Dakotans have a long and remarkable history of standing together during times of crisis and emergency, and the Coronavirus pandemic is no different. Everywhere you look friends and neighbors are reaching out to help friends and neighbors who are struggling through what is perhaps the worst public health crisis in our history. In dealing with this crisis, Gov. Doug Burgum has repeatedly called out the importance of dealing with “facts over fear,” of relying on trusted information and understanding what may be misinformation. At a time when so many of us are or feel we’re on our own, your local newspaper is there with you, providing reliable, trusted, factual, and multi-sourced information to help you make sense of the situation, to steer you toward any help you may need, and to offer reassurance and a calm, steady hand.

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Know the Facts about Coronavirus! Read this!

Know the Facts about Coronavirus! Read this!

Important facts to know: What is a close contact? A close contact is someone who has been in contact with an infected person for a prolonged period of time. If you have been within 6 feet of said person for a duration of 10-15 minutes or more, you are deemed a close contact. For example: If you go into your local grocery store, get your items and get right out; that is not a close contact. But if you went into the grocery store, ran into a friend, stopped to talk to said friend for 10-15 minutes; than that person is now a “close contact.”

Posted 3/26/20 (Thu) - by read more »

We'll be here for you

We'll be here for you

This newspaper will provide any local and regional news relating to the Coronavirus pandemic in the newspaper’s printed and online editions. Online editions are most easily accessed by emailing redhead@drtel.net or calling 701-288-3531. Mail delivery customers may transfer to the online editions at no charge. Any news about local developments regarding Coronavirus reporting will be available with no paywall at: mcintosh-star-tribune.com We hope you’ll support local journalism with a subscription. An online subscription is only $40. Just call 701-288-3531 or email redhead@drtel.net to subscribe. Your support allows us to continue our role as the main source of local news in our communities.

Posted 3/18/20 (Wed) - by read more »

After Close Call, City will install 24/7 monitoring system

A fire scare on Dec. 13 that could have consumed most of the City of Ashley's heavy machinery prompted action by the Ashley City Council on Jan. 7. They voted to contract with Dickey Rural Network to install a 24/7 monitoring system. A fire started in the city garbage truck while it was parked in a city building. It was discovered in time for the Ashley Fire Department to extinguish the blaze before it destroyed the truck and two payloaders parked nearby.

Posted 1/16/19 (Wed) - by read more »

Athletic accomplishment

Athletic accomplishment

After battling with lupus for 10 years, Casey James, Castaic, California, decided it was time to help herself get better.

Posted 8/22/18 (Wed) - by read more »

Dinner Time

Dinner Time

Helfee Bros Custom Chopping were the weekly winners of the KSJB 600 "Feed the Farmers" drawing on Thursday.

Posted 8/15/18 (Wed) - by read more »

Creative creation

Creative creation

What do you do when you’re bored and don’t like television?

Posted 8/08/18 (Wed) - by read more »

 
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