The Northome City Council met Dec. 16 at the Northome City Hall following a special public hearing regarding the municipal airport closing. Those present included Mayor Jim Schneider and councilors Chad Lindley, Jack White, Larry Salmonson and Jerry Struss. Staff present included Clerk/Treasurer Tom Bonar, Maintenance Supervisor Cory Lindley and head bartender Angela Stradtmann. A motion was made to recess the regular meeting until the conclusion of the Airport Public Hearing. Following a short duscyussuibm the regular meeting was recessed at 7:03 p.m.
The Blackduck girls basketball team took on a tough team from Clearbrook/Gonvick Jan. 5, losing 69-55. The Lady Drakes were down by 10 points at one point in the first half but rallied back to bring the score to within three at the half, 37-34. "We played with great effort," said Blackduck head coach Tom Liapis.