2020-08-01

Sanford Health offers EMT course

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Sanford Health is offering a hybrid course for anyone in the region seeking to become an emergency medical technician (EMT). Registration is open and classes start Aug. 25. “This is the perfect opportunity for anyone interested in serving with your local volunteer ambulance service, pursuing a career as a paramedic or gaining experience for applications to other health care professions […]

University and community partnership are a win-win

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By Brian Van Horn, President • Mayville State University News Each of the state’s college campuses is an important component of that area’s local economy. Periodically, the North Dakota University System (NDUS) conducts a study that measures the economic contribution of the university system. The most recent such study was conducted for fiscal year (FY) 2017 and released in December […]

COVID-19 Q & A

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By Brenda Stallman • Public Health Matters Q: I am a close contact to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. I do not have symptoms currently. Should I get tested? A: Testing is recommended for those who are close contacts to a confirmed positive case. It is important to understand the recommended time after exposure to get tested. Due […]

Inspire menus with fresh vegetables

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By Jill Lagein • NDSU Extension Notes As our summer is rapidly moving along so are our gardens! That means before long you will have more garden produce than you know what to do with. Here are some different ways of making snacks from common vegetables! Julie Garden-Robinson, NDSU Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist provided this week’s garden insight. We […]

Editors to the Editor

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Dear Editor, Party platforms are aspirational documents, offering an image of our hopes for the future. Unfortunately, over 600 delegates of the North Dakota Republican Party have approved an appalling, mean-spirited, disrespectful, and harmful resolution towards the LGBTQ community. Asserting that the LGBTQ community uses emotions to recruit our youth for their lifestyle, it fearfully warns, “Many LGBT practices are […]

Letters to the Editor

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Dear Editor, Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been urged to protect themselves, their neighbors, and their loved ones amidst the worst global health crisis in generations. After months of physical distancing and staying at home, infections and deaths began to decline across our country. But in the weeks since states began reopening, some steps that were […]

Letters to the Editor

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Dear Editor, It’s time for a beef checkoff referendum. Enacted by Congress in 1985, the beef checkoff was approved by cattle producers voting in the initial referendum held in 1988. That was 32 years ago and it is the only time ranchers have had an opportunity to vote on the mandatory checkoff we are required to pay every time we […]

Dates set to finalize return-to-school plans

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By James R. Johnson • news@tctribune.net The countdown to the first day of school approaches for all four Traill County school districts, which are setting meeting dates for their respective school boards to approve plans to safety return to school as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. That’s a requirement of the statewide plan from the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. […]

The business side of ministry

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By James R. Johnson • news@tctribune.net Pastor Matthew Williams spent a few years of his ministry earning a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University in St. Paul, Minn. “I was at a point in my life where if I was going to try something different, this was it,” said Williams, who is the new pastor for Mayville and […]

Expect delays in Tribune delivery

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The Traill County Tribune will be arriving a day or two later than subscribers are accustomed to. The Traill County Tribune has switched printers. Formerly, the Tribune was printed by Forum Communications in Detroit Lakes, Minn., and the papers were trucked to Forum Printing in north Fargo, where they were picked up and delivered to post offices and merchants for […]