Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Tree Talk: July 12, 2021

American elm is North Dakota's state tree. It is these canopies that, with their beautiful vase-shape, form leafy "tunnels" along elm-lined streets. Elms were a natural choice for planting in communities and windbreaks because it was one of our tough native species. Then, the unthinkable happened: Dutch elm disease (DED) entered the U.S. in the 1920's and found its way to Mandan in 1969. I...

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