New Courthouse project stirs Citizens (with video)

  The Dunn County Courthouse in Manning, ND erupted last Wednesday, August 2, with a plethora of emotions, when the Board of Commissioners unveiled their plans to undergo a new construction project involving the existing courthouse as well as the…
Killdeer Area Ambulance: A Better Understanding

  If you’re native to Killdeer, Dunn Center, Grassy Butte or Manning, N.D., then you know that the Killdeer Area Ambulance plays a very important role in our communities. By Bryan Katz An organization that started as American Legion between…
Social Media Takeover

  Last week, in an effort to reach our subscribers through social media, the Dunn County Herald premiered its first ever live broadcast via Facebook of the County Commissioners Meeting. By Bryan Katz While the live feed was short, many…
Cowboy Football Commences

  The 2017 football season is officially here. Wednesday August 9th was the first day of practice for the Killdeer Cowboys. Lou Dobitz, head coach of the Cowboys since 2009, is entering his 9th year of coaching and says that…
What The…?

  I came to write this column to give a monthly inspirational and motivational introduction to health and wellness. I have been influenced by both my current job and my overall life experience to want to share and perhaps educate.…
Get away from it all in the middle of Dunn County

It’s quiet, well-groomed and wild. The Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge is where you can stroll a nature trail, enjoy a picnic, watch birds, or try your hand at fishing. It’s what a small number of visitors are doing at…
Partnership Strengthens Math, Science, English Education

BISMARCK, N.D., July 25, 2017 – State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said more than 180 North Dakota teachers from across the state are sharpening their classroom skills this week at a workshop dedicated to improving their ability to teach math, science…
Dry Beans/Leafy Greens

Beans: the Magical Fruit The more beans you eat, the more you can improve your health. Dry beans are a popular crop to grow in North Dakota. In fact, North Dakota farmers lead the nation in growing all dry beans.…
Local Woman Celebrates 60 Years At Monestery

Sister Johanna (Helen) Schumacher grew up on a farm near Halliday, ND, the third of twelve children of Frank and Magdalena. She entered Sacred Heart Convent, Yankton, SD and later became a founding member of Mother of God Monastery, Watertown,…
Killdeer Postmaster Retires

If you’ve ever gone into the Killdeer Post Office, chances are, you would have seen the smiling face of Mary Armbrust. She, along with the other personnel, made it a delight to stop in for business or pleasure. Nicole Nowitzki…
One Year of Wellness!

Whether you’ve simply driven by or have a membership, everyone has heard about the Killdeer Aquatic and Wellness Center. It quickly became a staple to the community when it opened its doors on June 15, 2016. Nicole Nowitzki Dunn County…
National High School Rodeo Pot Luck Send Off Party

Last Wednesday, the community gathered at the High Plains Cultural Center for the National High School Rodeo Pot Luck Send Off Party because they are competing in Gillette, Wyoming this week. Nicole Nowitzki Dunn County Herald There was a silent…
KHS Class of ‘67 Celebrates 50th Reunion!

KHS Class of 1967 alumni and their guests gathered in Killdeer July 2, 3, and 4 to celebrate their 50th reunion. The Buckskin Banquet hall, hosting 48 diners, took on a vintage look Sunday night complete with bowls of nostalgic…
Singing For A Cause

Ben Rutabara came to St. John’s Lutheran Church, in Killdeer, over a year ago. He is an outstanding contemporary singer and songwriter, and his one goal is to praise God. Nicole Nowitzki Dunn County Herald Recently, he approached his church…
Lion’s Club Fish Fry!

Killdeer Lions Club will host Annual Fish Fry on August 26, 2017. The Killdeer Lions will host their annual fundraiser at the Buckskin Bar and Grill Banquet Room in Killdeer on August 26, 2017. The Lions will again be serving…
Area children enjoy games, crafts and learning about faith at VBS

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Killdeer held their Vacation Bible School this week. They had a wonderful group come from Badlands Ministries. By Nicole Nowitzki Dunn County Herald It was founded in Medora in 1928, and has been ministering Day…
Totally engaged: In Reading Fun …

Killdeer Public Library Summer Reading Program has come to a close. It was an amazing season filled with crafts, snacks, lessons, books, and adventures themed around camping. The final day was held at the Killdeer Aquatic and Wellness Center, and…
High Plains Adventures 2017

View the online version of our 2017 High Plains Adventures publication here! Just click on the “Click to read” button in the center of the image below to view.
Manning Community Church hosts VBS

Manning Community Church was hosting Vacation Bible School this week. Approximately 10 kids participated. This is the first year they held it at Lion’s park in Killdeer and had a Summer Team coordinate the program (2 guys and 2 girls…