Stanley High School Recognized With Top Honors

More than 9,380 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to the Peach State to CONNECT with top future business leaders and showcase their talents as they competed for the opportunity to win more than $179,000 in cash awards. The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference was held June 29-July 2 in Atlanta, GA. Participants from across the United States and abroad attended this exciting conference to enhance their business skills, expand their networks and participate in more than 65 business and business-related events. Ten students from Stanley High School qualified to attend this year’s conference. Travis Dean, North Dakota FBLA State Treasurer, from Stanley High School received national recognition at the FBLA Awards of Excellence Program on July 2. Travis completed in Database Design and Application (Microsoft Access) and brought home first place. He was the only student from North To place at this conference. This event had two parts, the first part was a production portion that was completed in Stanley back in May and the second was a test taken at the conference. This event was sponsored by Oracle Academy and Travis received a $1,000 check for his first place award. Three other teams from Stanley also competed at this conference. Dalton Brown, Austin Ellis and Mason Rice competed in the Marketing event, Kellen Enget and Giovanni Flores competed in the Public Service Announcement Event and Riley Iverson, Ryan Nesheim, Matthew Heidbreder and Nina Smith competed in the Parliamentary Procedures event. The Stanley FBLA Chapter was also awarded the Chapter Challenge   Login or Subscribe to view full stories.

4-H Achievement Days Held

4-H’ers from around Mountrail County were in Stanley on Wednesday, July 13 and Thursday, July 14 for the annual Mountrail County 4-H Achievement Days. These two days give 4-H’ers a chance to show off their talents with their livestock and static exhibits. It also gives them a chance to get ready to exhibit at the North Dakota State Fair. Achievement Days were held at the Fair Building one mile south of Stanley on Highway 8. Wednesday started with poultry and rabbit show in the afternoon. The evening included the static exhibit judging and the dairy and goat show. Friday started with the swine, sheep and dairy cattle shows, followed by the beef show, and round robin showmanship. The afternoon also included the Premier Preview Show, which gives youth a chance to see what it is like to show a livestock project. Following the Premier Preview Show it was time for the presentation of the Honor Court and the Parade of Champions. This year’s Honor Court members are Colten Bredahl, an 11 year member of the Mountrailsmen 4-H Club; Kelsey Colbenson, a 12 year member of the Mountrail Eagles; Daniel Bolen, a 7 year member of the Buckaroos; Sidney Sanderson, an 11 year member of the Pride of Parshall, Kassidy Marschner an 8 year member of the Mountrailsmen; Nicolas Curren, a 7 year member of the Mountrailsmen. Members of the Honor Court are   Login or Subscribe to view full stories.


Summer Projects Continue At Flickertail Village Museum

Work at Flickertail Village Museum has continued this summer with volunteers working hard to get buildings, that have been closed due to flooding and damaged during moving, open for visitors. Work days have been held every Thursday from 9-11:30 am and 7-9 p.m. New windows have been installed in the Lee house and the School House. The Girl Scout House has been completely rebuilt and all the displays have been moved in and set up. The Catholic Church is showing progress, but much more work is needed before it can be opened to the public. Most of the interior walls have been spackled and painted…the floor is being worked on. The community is encouraged in join the volunteers on Thursday to help with tasks such as paint scraping, gardening, painting and small repair projects. The Museum is open on Sundays from 2-4 PM, through Labor Day, and work days will continue through August.   Login or Subscribe to view full stories.

Master Gardener Program 2016 Fall Registration Open; Classes To Be Offered In Stanley

The NDSU Extension Service Gardener Volunteer Program is not an ordinary education and service program. An ordinary class would teach you the basics of horticulture. The Master Gardener Program goes beyond ordinary and invests in creating leaders to serve the needs of their communities. Master Gardeners become ambassadors to assist the Extension Service in providing accurate and environmentally horticultural advice. Are you ready to be extraordinary? We will hold the classes at the South Complex in Stanley via webinar technology. An active email account, high speed internet access, and good computer skills are a requirement for this class as the assignments and quizzes are accessed online, as well as a chat board for any questions you may think of following class. Dates: September 9 – December 9, 2016 (10 classes, no class Oct 21, Nov 11, Nov 25) Time: Every Friday at 8:30 PM (Central Time) Location: South Complex, Stanley, ND Sign up at this website, the Stanley location isn’t an option, but everyone from this area will be signed up for Stanley. ag.ndsu.edu/mastergardener Registration deadline: August 14, 2016, midnight, OR after first 100 registration slots are filled state wide. For more Information: Call Master Gardener Wanda Nelson at 701-641-8801 or PO Box 792, Stanley, ND 58784   Login or Subscribe to view full stories.

Stanley Women Of Today Sponsors Backpacks For Kids

Stanley Women of Today is sponsoring a backpack drawing for children grades K-5. There is one backpack for a girl and one for a boy. Stop by BNC on Main Street in Stanley to enter the backpack drawing. Entries will be accepted starting July 20th. The drawing will be held the week of August 15th.  Login or Subscribe to view full stories.