Granville M. Dodge: A Legacy of Military Intelligence and Railroad Expansion
Granville M. Dodge's multifaceted legacy is a testament to his significant contributions to American history, particularly in the realms of military intelligence during the Civil War and the grand enterprise of railroad construction. As a Union Army officer, Dodge's strategic intelligence operations were pivotal for the North's success, marking the beginnings of sophisticated military espionage. His post-war endeavors in railroad development, notably his role as Chief Engineer of the Union Pacific Railroad, laid the groundwork for the Transcontinental Railroad, transforming transportation and trade across the nation.
Basketball: Rugby hosts annual Girls CNDC Basketball Tournament
The Panthers opened one of the state’s longest running tournaments with a win, looking to claim the Central North Dakota conference tournament for an eighth straight season. Girls CNDC Basketball Round One Scores TGU 77 Drake-Anamoose 26 Final New Rockford-Sheyenne 61 Minot North (JV) 51 Final Rugby 59 Glenburn 33 Final St. John 73 Harvey-Wells […]
Drake, ND: Unearthing the Railroad Legacy of Dr. Franklin Drake's Ancestral Homestead
Nestled in the heart of McHenry County, North Dakota, the quaint town of Drake stands as a living testament to the American railroad era. Founded in 1902 and named after Dr. Franklin Drake, a railroad official, this small town with a population of 292 as of the 2020 census is steeped in a history that mirrors the transformative power of the Northern Pacific Railway's westward expansion. Drake's inception, closely tied to the railway's push towards connecting distant lands, became a focal point for economic and cultural exchanges that shaped the Midwest.
Kramer's Historical Tapestry: Unveiling the Town's Agricultural Heritage
In the serene town of Kramer, North Dakota, history whispers through the silent structures of its agricultural past. Hidden among the town's modest landscape, the old grain elevator is a towering testament to Kramer's agricultural heritage. This landmark, with its metal-clad exterior, is more than a relic; it is a symbol of the ingenuity and resilience that characterized the early farming community. It stands as a silent guardian of the town's role in the region's agrarian narrative, inviting visitors to delve into the soul of North Dakota's prairies.
Microblading offers a permanent solution to your brows
VELVA, ND (KXNET) We all want to look our best over the holidays and there is a place in Velva that can help make that easier. Bronzed & Bladed offers permanent makeup as well as spray tanning and saline tattoo removal. “Permanent makeup is a form of tattoo, it is...
Berwick, ND: Embracing History and Community at the Iconic Berwick Church
In the quaint town of Berwick, North Dakota, the historic Berwick Church stands as a testament to the town's enduring spirit and architectural heritage. Built in 1858 and known for its distinctive open cage belltower and medallion window, the church has been the heart of the community for generations. Overcoming structural challenges much like Berwick itself, it remains a beacon of tradition and a cherished gathering place for locals.
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Rugby as of 2023-11-27. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.250, a week ago the price is $3.308 , according to AAA.
Echoes of the Past: The Silent Sentinel of Barton, North Dakota
Tucked away in the heartland of North Dakota, the ghost town of Barton stands as a silent sentinel to the passage of time. Once a bustling community named Denney, founded in 1887 near the Great Northern Railroad, prosperity shone upon Barton. The town, reaching its zenith with over two hundred residents, now echoes with the quiet of abandonment, leaving only 20 residents as per the 2010 Census. Barton Street, the town's main artery, is lined with remnants of a livelier era, with the Barton Lutheran Church and a once-celebrated city park offering spaces for reflection amid the pervasive stillness.
Denbigh Experimental Forest: A Crucible of Forestry Innovation and Nature Exploration
Nestled in the heart of North Dakota's Dakota Prairie Grasslands, the Denbigh Experimental Forest stands as a living legacy of conservation and research. Established in 1931, this 640-acre research forest has been at the forefront of forestry innovation, originally conceived to combat the devastating effects of the Dust Bowl on McHenry County. Over the years, more than 40 species of trees were planted, with approximately 30 proving to be resilient in the challenging conditions. Today, Denbigh serves as a sanctuary for over 200 bird species and numerous prairie wildlife, managed by the Sheyenne Ranger District office. It's not only a hub for ecological studies but also a retreat for nature lovers offering hiking, wildlife viewing, and geocaching opportunities.
Rugby East Announces All-Conference Selections
The Rugby East Conference has announced its all-conference honorees. The selections were voted on by coaches and administrators from all 11 Rugby East programs. The 2023 list is led by the Navy Midshipman and Life Running Eagles, who both have three representatives on the first team. This First Team features two student-athletes, Mate Kvirikashvili (Kutztown) and Roanin Krieger (Navy), who have now made multiple appearances on the All-Rugby East First Team during their careers.
Bantry, North Dakota: A Small Town with a Rich Irish Legacy
Nestled in the vast plains of McHenry County, Bantry, North Dakota, is a testament to the enduring spirit and Irish heritage of its founding settlers. Named after Bantry in County Cork, Ireland, this small town's origins date back to the late 19th century, with its establishment in 1905 as a station on the Granville extension of the Great Northern Railroad. Despite the population peaking at 315 in 1920, Bantry has since seen a decline, with just 14 residents as of the 2020 census, preserving its status as a near ghost town with a story much larger than its size.
Towner kids come together for an early Thanksgiving meal
One student said it was great to spend some time, one-on-one with kids outside the normal classroom setting
Balfour: A Century of Charm and History
Nestled in the annals of history, the quaint town of Balfour stands as a beacon of the past, having been established in the pivotal year of 1901. More than just a historical footnote, Balfour has maintained the enchanting appeal of its early years, existing today as a living monument to the charm of the old times. Founded over a century ago, the town's origins exist apart from, yet curiously connected to, the Balfour Declaration of 1917, due to the shared name with its author, Arthur Balfour.
Today the gas price is close to $3.2 in Granville as of 2023-11-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.259, a week ago the price is $3.320 , according to AAA.
Women's Rugby Rolls to NIRA Semifinal Win Over Norwich
BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin College women's rugby team rolled past Norwich in the NIRA Division III semifinals on Saturday afternoon, 61-7. The Polar Bears remain unbeaten this fall (7-0) and will play Adrian (Mich.) next weekend for the NIRA title. Match Highlights. Bowdoin scored a minute into the...
Today the gas price is close to $3.39 in Towner as of 2023-11-12. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.369, a week ago the price is $3.421 , according to AAA.
Daily Pledge of Allegiance, November 9
Our Daily Pledge of Allegiance on November 9 comes from Mrs. Podoll’s Class in Velva.
Rugby’s Mike McNeff named Superintendent of the Year
RUGBY, N.D (KMOT) - Outside of the classroom, administrators play a huge role in directing the cohesion of a school, especially superintendents. This year’s North Dakota Association of Superintendents honoree demonstrates the instrumental role a superintendent can have on their colleagues. Mike McNeff, superintendent of Rugby Public School District,...
Rugby's Mike McNeff Honored as Superintendent of the Year for His Impact and Dedication
Discover how Rugby's Mike McNeff, named Superintendent of the Year, impacts his school district. From picking up calls and toys to supervising recess and supporting teachers' development, McNeff's hands-on approach is transforming education in Rugby. Learn about his journey in this inspiring video.
Video Report: A football semifinals highlights (Trinity vs. Velva-D-A-G) 11/4/23
Witness the thrilling football semifinals between Trinity and Velva-D-A-G. Experience the intense plays, fumbles, and touchdowns that led to Trinity's triumphant return to the Dakota Bowl after more than 15 years. A must-watch for every football enthusiast!