The Young Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will convene a public meeting on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 6:00 PM at the Young County Arena. The purpose of the meeting is to allow for public input into the 2021 conservation programs for Young County. The SWCD and NRCS officials will be there to hear recommendations for implementing the 2021 Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) in Young County. EQIP is the USDA’s cost-share incentive program for assisting farmers and ranchers with the conservation needs on their land. The Local Working Group (LWG) at the meeting will determine recommendations for resource concern priorities as well as ranking criteria. The Local Work Group is made up from representatives of the local Soil and Water Conservation District, Farm Service Agency County Committee, County Extension Service, and other representatives of agricultural groups.
The Cross Timbers stitch guild were sharing their quilts with the public this past week, Jan. 14. The members gathered together at the public library in Olney, displaying their quilts in one of the back rooms of the Library.
Fort Belknap hosted the annual 12th Night Dinner with the Officers this past Monday, January 6.
Two years ago, Midwestern State University’s Wilson School of Nursing received a $1.6 million Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Getting organized is a popular New Year’s resolution.