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Ashley council considers tax levies

Ashley council considers tax levies

The Ashley City Council is weighing its options as they budget for the next year. The council met for its regular meeting on Monday, August 3, to address the preliminary budget which had to be turned in to the county auditor this week, and from there to the state.

Posted 8/11/20 (Tue) - by read more »

Rural law enforcement still has support

Rural law enforcement still has support

Across the nation, calls rose over the past two months to reform or defund police departments, following George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis. But in some rural North Dakota communities with smaller police forces, the unrest has led to greater support for their officers.

Posted 8/11/20 (Tue) - by read more »

County has 37 cases, free testing offered

County has 37 cases, free testing offered

A second McIntosh County resident has died with Covid-19. Sam Geist, 89, Ashley, died on Aug. 5. He was a resident of the Ashley Nursing Home which at one point had five infected residents and eight employees. Presently, the number is two residents and six healthcare workers infected. As of Saturday, 67 of the state's 112 Covid-19-related deaths were in nursing homes.

Posted 8/11/20 (Tue) - by read more »

Meehl to represent area on board

Meehl to represent area on board

North Dakota State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler on Friday announced that Burdell Johnson, of Tuttle, and Sonia Meehl, of Oakes, have been appointed to the state Board of Public School Education.  

Posted 8/04/20 (Tue) - by read more »

Ashley Nursing Home hit by virus

Ashley Nursing Home hit by virus

If the turnout for COVID-19 testing in Ashley on Friday is any indication, there is more concern about the pandemic and for good reason. McIntosh County had recorded 26 total cases as of Monday, 13 of those in the Ashley Nursing Home where five residents and eight employees have tested positive. Prior to the outbreak, staffing was already a challenge there, as it is in most nursing facilities. About 125 tests are conducted weekly on staff and residents at the nursing home, which is licensed for 40 beds but is not at capacity.

Posted 8/04/20 (Tue) - by read more »

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We'll be here for you

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Posted 3/18/20 (Wed) - by read more »

After Close Call, City will install 24/7 monitoring system

A fire scare on Dec. 13 that could have consumed most of the City of Ashley's heavy machinery prompted action by the Ashley City Council on Jan. 7. They voted to contract with Dickey Rural Network to install a 24/7 monitoring system. A fire started in the city garbage truck while it was parked in a city building. It was discovered in time for the Ashley Fire Department to extinguish the blaze before it destroyed the truck and two payloaders parked nearby.

Posted 1/16/19 (Wed) - by read more »

Athletic accomplishment

Athletic accomplishment

After battling with lupus for 10 years, Casey James, Castaic, California, decided it was time to help herself get better.

Posted 8/22/18 (Wed) - by read more »

Dinner Time

Dinner Time

Helfee Bros Custom Chopping were the weekly winners of the KSJB 600 "Feed the Farmers" drawing on Thursday.

Posted 8/15/18 (Wed) - by read more »

Creative creation

Creative creation

What do you do when you’re bored and don’t like television?

Posted 8/08/18 (Wed) - by read more »

 
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