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Sky Watch Group says hotel project is not feasible now

Sky Watch Group says hotel project is not feasible now

A consultant for the Sky Watch Group last week said the group has determined it is not feasible to move forward with a project in Ray, but left the door open a crack on the potential for a future project.

Posted 1/24/17 (Tue) read more »

From bows to ball gowns

From bows to ball gowns

A prom dress exchange was set up by the Ray After Prom Party group to raise money.

Posted 1/24/17 (Tue) read more »

Oil production over 1 million barrel mark in November

Oil production over 1 million barrel mark in November

The Bakken continues to hold on to its 1 million barrels per day, after dropping below that in August.

Posted 1/17/17 (Tue) read more »

Ray PNZ recommends adoption of comprehensive plan amendment

Ray PNZ recommends adoption of comprehensive plan amendment

The amendment, if approved by the commission, will guide downtown development.

Posted 1/17/17 (Tue) read more »

Snow removal a challenge

Snow removal a challenge

With smaller budgets this year, local communities are looking for how they might pay for snow removal in the coming months.

Posted 1/10/17 (Tue) read more »

District 2 legislators react to State of the State message

District 2 legislators react to State of the State message

Gov. Burgum delivered his first State of the State address last week, and District 2 legislators said they are prepared to work with the conservative fiscal approach the governor outlined in his address.

Posted 1/10/17 (Tue) read more »

Fire destroys unoccupied house in McGregor

Fire destroys unoccupied house in McGregor

A fire in an unoccupied house in McGregor destroyed the structure last Wednesday but fortunately resulted in no major injuries.

Posted 1/03/17 (Tue) read more »

Dist. 2 legislators expect a challenging session in 2017

Dist. 2 legislators expect a challenging session in 2017

North Dakota legislators will be debating over the same needs, with fewer dollars to address them, during the legislative session convening this week.

Posted 1/03/17 (Tue) read more »

Lower oil prices, budget woes, top 2016 news

Lower oil prices, budget woes, top 2016 news

As 2016 entered, there was no denying the oil boom was over. Low oil prices improved somewhat in the final months of the year, but nowhere near what was needed to see a meaningful turnaround.

Posted 12/27/16 (Tue) read more »

Couple stranded after short drive home

Blizzards are nothing new to North Dakota, but this past week the storm hit on Christmas when people want to be with their families. Among them were Ann and Scott Frost of Ray. They went out about 5 p.m. to have dinner with Ann’s daughter.

Posted 12/27/16 (Tue) read more »