Tag: Evelyn Pyburn

What Happens When When No One Comes?

by Evelyn Pyburn  It happened again. Monday evening at about 12:30 am, a patient in Laurel showed symptoms of a stroke and called for an ambulance. Only there was no ambulance available. With dispatch reaching out as far as Joliet,…

LWSD Sets Mills, Forges Contract for Phase 3

by Evelyn Pyburn The taxable valuation for 2022 for the Lockwood Sewer District Phase 1 is $3,997,411 up about $337,000 over last year’s $3,667,409, reported Lockwood Water and Sewer District (LWSD) Manager Mike Ariztia. The increased value allows the district…

MDU Separates from Knife River

by Evelyn Pyburn MDU Resources Group, Inc. announced that its board of directors has approved a plan to separate its wholly owned construction materials business, Knife River Corporation, from the company. A company press release states that the separation will…

Phase 3 Sewer Project will Proceed

by Evelyn Pyburn The Lockwood Water and Sewer District (LWSD) Board voted unanimously to proceed with the process of constructing Phase 3 of the sewer. The next step is to impose special assessments in the Phase 3 sewer sub-district of…

Purple Mustard Invades Area

Yellowstone County is being invaded by a weed called Purple Mustard or more formally known as Chorispora tenella. It was officially declared a weed in Yellowstone County by county commissioners this week at the request of Joe Lockwood, weed coordinator…