2020-08-15

COVID-19 testing set for Wednesday in Mayville

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Traill District Health Unit, in conjunction with the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and North Dakota National Guard, will host an outdoor, drive-up COVID-19 community testing event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 in the parking lot of May-Port CG High School. A private testing event for Mayville State University faculty members will be held from […]

‘Fall School Restart Guidelines’ at May-Port CG

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By Shelia R. Anderson The May-Port CG School Board met in a lengthy session Aug. 6 with discussions of the “Fall School Restart Guidelines” occupying most of the three-hour meeting. MPCG Supt. Mike Bradner summarized the reopening of the school as a daunting task, but he feels that the district is ready. The school would reopen with students attending in […]

Return to school in Hatton draws questions

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By James R. Johnson • news@tctribune.net The issue of requiring masks to be worn when Hatton Eielson students and faculty return to school came to the front at the monthly school board meeting Aug. 11. The final draft of the health and safety plan recommended staff to wear them in the hallways, while requiring they be worn on school buses […]

Scholarship opportunity for ND students pursuing aviation

The North Dakota Aviation Association (NDAA) is partnering with the North Dakota Community Foundation (NDCF) to manage a new scholarship fund for students pursuing careers in aviation. The scholarship program is part of a new effort by the NDAA to help grow the next generation of aviators in light of the current and projected workforce shortages over the next 20 […]

Lots of eyes on Hillsboro’s ‘Return to Learning’

By James R. Johnson • news@tctribune.net More than 30 administrators, educators, learners and parents had a say in the “Return to Learning plan in the Hillsboro Public School District. Dr. Charles Breen gave medical insight to the planning committee on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. He said mass testing of students and faculty before school would be needed only […]

To the rescue with Exercise Vigilant Guard

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By James R. Johnson • news@tctribune.net After a fierce wind sweeps through Golden Lake, a vehicle is on fire on the north end, while another and its driver have been blown into the water on the west side. A person is stuck and possibly injured 20-to-25 feet up in a tree. A camper is buried beneath fallen trees and there’s […]

Gearing up for the fall semester and a bit or normalcy

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By Brian Van Horn, President • Mayville State University News The Mayville State campus is beginning to buzz with activity. Student athletes are arriving, and football and volleyball players checked into the residence halls on Tuesday afternoon. We’re excited for the return of face-to-face instruction and on-campus services this fall semester. In the blink of an eye, classes will begin. […]

… about the ‘end’ product

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By Myrna Lyng • Random Thoughts During the COVID-19 crisis we have seen and heard the word “essential” as it applies to occupations and facilities. “Essential” is meant to denote who or what we cannot—or should not—do without. For a lot of people, that word applies to something that most households use every day. It’s toilet paper, the “end” product. […]

Measure 3 will be on November ballot

Submitted by North Dakota Voters First North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved Measure 3, an initiated measure aiming to make elections more secure and transparent, for November’s general election ballot. The group sponsoring Measure 3, North Dakota Voters First, collected more than 36,000 signed petitions, well above the 26,904 required to qualify for the ballot. “Measure 3 […]

New highway signs welcome travelers


The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) has begun the process of replacing welcome signs across the state. The design features the new state logo and includes the first photo background used on a North Dakota welcome sign. The photo highlights the beauty of the North Dakota Badlands and was taken at Wind Canyon in the South Unit of Theodore […]