Bakken briefs

Crosby theater repair funded An emergency grant request from the Meadowlark Arts Council was approved Jan. 3 by the Crosby City Council and Spirit Fund board. The request, for replacing the gas-fired boiler at the Dakota Theater, owned by the arts council, came in at $23,000. The existing system failed Dec. 20, forcing the theater to close. A new one […]

Church Notes

Assembly of God – Tioga Pastor Daryn Pederson Phone: 664-2604 Sun: 10:30 a.m. Worship; also on facebook.com/ TiogaAGFirst Baptist Church – Tioga Pastor James Booth Phone: 664-3573 Sun: 11 a.m.First LutheranWorship.Church Trinity Lutheran Church Tioga Pastor Mike Burns Office: 664-2824 Sun: 9 a.m. Worship at Trinity. Sun: 10:30 a.m. Worship at First and KTGO radio broadcast. Video services at facebook.com/ […]


Tioga Bob, Justin and Josh Wenger went to Frisco for the Bison game. Candice stayed in Bismarck with Laurel Wenger and Harper, from Thursday thru Sunday. Company at Wayne and Marguerite Grindy’s for Wayne’s birthday were Mark and Rhonda Grindy, Minot and Candace and Brad Blazek, Bismarck. It was a fun day. Blazeks left for home on Monday. Rachel Pederson […]

Honor Roll

Tioga schools have released the names of students on the honor roll for the Second quarter of the 2021-2022 school year. High school students on the honor roll are: Seniors – Crystal Bagley, Mason Bently, Anthony Cardona, Madelyn Carr, Lexiana Cox, Jessi Daniel, Parker Goldade, Paige Hollingshead, Kleioh Holmes, Sara Iverson, Luke Peterson, Aiyanna Plummer, Emily Robertson, Allison Rubianes, Edaliz […]

How to get your affairs in order

Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, I would like to get my personal, legal and financial information organized so my kids will know what’s going on when I’m no longer around. Can you offer any tips on the best way to do this? Unorganized Emma Dear Emma, Organizing your important papers and getting your personal and financial affairs in order is a smart […]

Tioga City Commission Minutes

CITY OF TIOGA City Commission Unoffical Meeting Minutes December 6, 2021 A meeting of the City Commission of the City of Tioga was called to order at 7:00 pm on December 6, 2021, at the Tioga City Hall, by the City Commission President Natalie Bugbee. PRESENT: Natalie Bugbee, Tim Christianson, Shawn Travis, Jessica Steele, Larry Maize, Abby Salinas ABSENT: Elizabeth […]


The Tioga City Commission is accepting applications for a candidate to be appointed to a 5-year term on the Tioga Municipal Airport Board. Interested applicants may submit their name in writing to Tioga City Hall by Thursday January 13, 2022 at 4 p.m. The Tioga City Commission will make the appointment at its regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, January 18, […]


The Williams County Water Resources District will be accepting applications for the 2022 Seasonal Camping Sites at Little Beaver Bay from January 3, 2022, until March 1, 2022. All applications must include a deposit of $250.00 either cash or check. Applications are on a lottery system to be drawn on March 8th. There is no guarantee that you will be […]

Versa’s Tioga location expands its offered services to oil clients

The Versa Integrity Group is expanding the services it offers in the Bakken into radiographic testing. A conditional use permit and variance approved by Tioga’s planning and zoning board is expected to be discussed and potentially approved at the city commission meeting on Jan. 18. Radiographic testing, also known in shorthand as “RT,” utilizes small sources of radioactive material to […]

Prom dress exchange in Ray offers best of both worlds

Finding the perfect dress to wear to prom can be an expensive adventure but the Ray Prom Dress Exchange is determined to make it fun and affordable for everyone. The Ray After Prom Committee will be hosting the sixth annual dress exchange at the Ray Lutheran Church at 216 Score Street, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. […]