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South Border co-op board debates sportsmanship rules

South Border co-op board debates sportsmanship rules

Under the proposal presented, disruptive behavior could lead to eviction from a school event and subsequent violations would lead to fans being banned for a year. 

Posted 4/16/19 (Tue) read more »

County Declares Flood Emergency

County Declares Flood Emergency

The McIntosh County Commission declared a flood emergency on April 10, on the heels of a similar declaration by Gov. Doug Burgum. Such declarations position government entities for emergency grants to offset the costs of flooding. The county previously declared a snow emergency in the wake of unprecedented snowfall this winter.

Posted 4/16/19 (Tue) read more »

School Board weighs cost vs quality of education

School Board weighs cost vs quality of education

The Wishek School Board debated the age-old question of balance between fiscal responsibility and quality education during their monthly meeting on April 9. In a fiscal year in which deficit spending will exceed six figures, Superintendent Shawn Kuntz was tasked with tightening the next budget. That he did. 

Posted 4/16/19 (Tue) read more »

City positioning for grant money

City positioning for grant money

The Wishek City Council, in conjunction with the Wishek Jobs Development Authority, is positioning the city to be eligible for future grants.

Posted 4/09/19 (Tue) read more »

Take tap water temp to avoid freeze-ups

Take tap water temp to avoid freeze-ups

Despite the calendar saying the spring season is upon us, the City of Wishek is experiencing ongoing water and sewer line freeze ups.

Posted 4/09/19 (Tue) read more »

FFA Ag Sales Team wins silver award

FFA Ag Sales Team wins silver award

The Wishek FFA Chapter traveled to Minot to compete in the State Winter Career Development Event on March 18. There were teams competing in Livestock Judging, Agronomy, and Agriculture Sales.

Posted 4/09/19 (Tue) read more »

Email No Longer in Use

Email No Longer in Use

The Wishek Star would like you to know that the wishekstar@gmail.com is no longer in use. Please send all email correspondence for the Wishek Star to redhead@drtel.net

Posted 1/09/19 (Wed) read more »

State taxable sales, Purchases up 10%

State taxable sales, Purchases up 10%

    Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger has announced that North Dakota’s taxable sales and purchases for the second quarter of 2018 had increased by nearly 10 percent. Taxable sales and purchases for April, May and June 2018 were nearly $5.15 billion, a 9.46 percent increase over those months in 2017.

Posted 10/02/18 (Tue) read more »

Dangerous weed

Dangerous weed

Tom Peters worked to delay what he knew was inevitable: the arrival of Palmer amaranth in North Dakota.

Posted 9/05/18 (Wed) read more »

Open access

Open access

District 28 Rep. Jeff Magrum of Hazelton was successful Tues., Aug. 7, in a meeting of the Interim Judiciary Committee in amending a draft bill that would have limited public access to official business of county government.

Posted 8/22/18 (Wed) read more »

 
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