Entries by TammyJo Taft

Healthy, Vibrant Communities

Bottineau is one of 26 towns across the state chosen to be a Main Street community by the North Dakota Department of Commerce. This designation means we have completed a listening session to hear about some of the opportunities and challenges in our County. We have also issued an official proclamation about becoming a Main […]

Now is the time for action

Bottineau has been designated as a Main Street Community in North Dakota. This means we have access to additional resources, training, networking, strategic planning initiatives and much more. This also means we have rallying cries to unify around. We are committed to being a healthy, vibrant community! We are committed to smart infrastructure! We are […]

Building Bottineau County a 21st Century Workforce

Having motivated and qualified workers in our community is a pillar of the Main Street Program. It’s easy to see why this is elevated as an important goal for communities like ours in North Dakota. Having the right amount of qualified workforce can make or break a community. With the right amount, we all thrive. […]

The Importance of Smart Ideas that Result in Smart Stuff

Trying to wrap your mind around all aspects of infrastructure is a dizzying task. From roads, to buildings, power, pipes, water treatment and culverts, it all counts in the infrastructure column. Part of being a Main Street Community is remembering to ask ourselves how we can make our infrastructure smarter. The word smarter is pretty […]

Best places to buy camping supplies in Bottineau County

Stock up on the essentials Before setting out on your camping trip remember to grab the essentials! From tents, chairs, and sleeping bags, to food, drinks, and clothes, all the essentials can be found right here in Bottineau County. We recommend making a list and checking it twice! Each campground offers different amenities so it’s […]

Best Hiking Trails in Bottineau County

“Take a hike” in Bottineau County Hiking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors while getting a workout in the process. With numerous health benefits and great sights to see, “take a hike” during your next visit to Bottineau County this summer! Being home to a variety of parks, lakes, a state park, and […]

Top 5 Places to go fishing in Bottineau County

Explore, bond, catch dinner. With a footprint of more than 1,600 square miles and many lakes, Bottineau County has no shortage of places to explore this summer. Fishing is a great family activity with the added bonus of giving you time to soak up some Vitamin D (don’t forget the sunscreen). A variety of lakes in […]