Dickinson Press Staff
The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food.
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced that North Dakota received $24.8 million on Tuesday in Bureau of Reclamation federal funding to improve rural water infrastructure, the most of any state. In southwest North Dakota, the funding will help provide a new reservoir and mainline for Gladstone’s water system, including distribution and storage improvements, as well as the continued construction of the Southwest Pipeline project with an intake at Lake Sakakawea.
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The Dickinson State University music faculty are presenting a performance of “If Music Be the Food — Dickinson” as a fundraiser for AMEN Food Pantry at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. John Lutheran Church. Those who attend are asked to bring food items or cash donations in lieu of admission.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a travel alert along Interstate 94 in southwest North Dakota from the Montana border to Hebron because of icy roads causing difficult travel. Areas included in the travel alert are the cities of Beach, Medora, Belfield, Dickinson, Hebron and surrounding areas along I-94.
BERTHOLD -- The Northwest Landowners Association is hosting a Landowner Informational Expo at 10 a.m. Feb. 2 at the Mountrail County Extension Office Complex in Stanley. The association is calling it an opportunity for members and the public to learn about landowner issues and interface with representatives from state agencies, oil and pipeline companies, and elected officials. The expo will feature booths from many of the aforementioned representatives, according to a news release.
BEACH — A 42-year-old man was injured Sunday evening in a rollover on Interstate 94, about 13 miles east of Beach. Anthony Medina was driving west on Interstate 94 in a 2013 Ford Econoline when his vehicle drove onto the road’s north shoulder around 5:30 p.m., according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Medina overcorrected when bringing the truck back into the lane and crossed the roadway, entered the median and turned over. He was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, was transported to CHI St. Joseph’s Health in Dickinson for injuries sustained in the crash.
WATFORD CITY -- A male pickup driver was killed sometime Tuesday after rolling the vehicle off an icy and snow-packed gravel road about 15 miles north of Watford City, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
Gwen Sebastian’s Home for the Holiday’s concert is being held Thursday at the High Plains Cultural Center in Killdeer. The Christmas concert by the Hebron native and “The Voice” alumna features an opening act by the Outlaw Sippin’ Band at 7:20 p.m. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at Celebrations ‘n’ Crafts in downtown Dickinson. Doors open at 6 p.m.
The Dickinson High School band and choral departments are presenting their combined holiday concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dickinson State University’s Stickney Auditorium. The concert features performances by the concert choir, festival choir, chorale, swing choirs I and II, concert band and wind band. Selections will span the musical spectrum from The Chant Personet Hodie from the 1500s, to Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas.” The ensembles are under the direction of Michael R. Stevenson and Keith Traquair.