Dang the Dust

The Dunn County Commission wants to let you know that we have not forgotten about the local taxpayers when it comes to dust control. The original program several years back was designed to stabilize new gravel placed on the roadways…
Mommy Moments

Recently, we were at a Cutting Horse Event to watch our brother-in-law compete. A sweet lady said, “If the kids want to play, we don’t have any fancy toys, but we have cups, sticks, and dirt.” I was thrilled because…
Hat Tips

Hello, It is turning into a long, hot summer. I mean it is really hot. We’ve had several days well over one hundred degrees. Measurable rain is non-existent. The hay crop and small grain crops have been decimated. By Dean Meyer…
Dribble from the Pen: Hearing the Metal Rust

Judges 6:10 “And I said to you, ‘I am the LORD your God; you shall not pay reverence to the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell.’ But you have not given heed to my voice.” By Reverend Ray…
Rest of the Story

Like some demented version of Jan Brady howling, “Russia, Russia, Russia”, the mindless juggernaut of liberal denial just keeps trundling forward. When will it end? Because in a morally bankrupt ideology with no exit strategy, the left just can’t admit…
Mommy Moments

People say that you shouldn’t look up random medical symptoms on WebMD because no matter what you are inquiring about, it will say something extreme, and it will probably reveal that you will die within 24 hours. I feel that…
Hat TIps

Hello, If you haven’t noticed, there is a severe drought taking place across much of the Dakotas. It extends into Montana as far west as Miles City. Maybe further now. I haven’t been to Wyoming. But I just figure it…
Dribble from the Pen: Finger Prints

Gal. 1.24 “And they were glorifying God in me.” “Strengthen our conviction that Thy hand is upon us, to lead us and to use us in working out Thy purposes in the world.” (Marshal, Peter; “The Prayers of Peter Marshal,”…
Rest of the Story

I’m a straight white guy, so, I just have to sit down and shut up? Another new disturbing trend. Oh, it was in effect BIG TIME during last year’s Presidential election but, even after voters slammed Hillary Clinton’s and Elizabeth…
Mommy Moments

Recently, I’ve had people define me as Supermom and say, “I don’t know how you do it.” Honestly, sometimes I don’t know how I do it either, but I don’t feel like I’m doing anything extraordinary. When you are observing…
Hat Tips

Hello, This is the time of the year for outdoor cooking. I don’t care if you are going to the lake, a rodeo, or just an evening at home. A lot of people will pack a grill and groceries when…
Dribble from the Pen: Dead Wood

Acts 2.47 “… And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved” “Day by day, through the spring and the early summer, the sun shines longer in the sky, and rises higher in the…
Rest of the Story

The Rest of the Story, editorial, by Pat J. Merriman: FactCheck.org just quoted Bernie Sanders, who never met a giveaway program he didn’t like, “the Senate health care bill would throw 22 million Americans off of health insurance.” To which…
Mommy Moments

Thinking back to the 50’s, if you imagined a mom, you’d think of June Cleaver from Leave It to Beaver. Most mothers from the era were perfectly dressed, had on their apron, and always looked like they had their homes…
Publishers message: Happy Birthday America

From all of us here at The Dunn County Herald, Happy Fourth of July. By Frank Perea Dunn County Publisher This year we celebrate our nations 241st birthday. Since the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776,…
Hat Tips

Hello, Haying season gets kind of hectic. First, you have to be smarter than the hay. You have to know when it is too wet. You have to know when it is too dry. By Dean Meyer You have to know…
Rest of the Story

The death of Philando Castile at the hands of 29-year-old Falcon Heights, Minnesota, Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez has been reviewed by a jury of Yanez’s peers, and he was acquitted. Should that be the end of the matter? Our Democratic…
Big tobacco won, goodbye BreatheND

As the hardworking folks at BreatheND prepare to leave their posts at the end of the month, a great deal of gratitude is owed to the people of North Dakota for supporting the fight against tobacco. We have you to…
Dribble from the pen: Crackling Thorns

Ecc. 7:6 “For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fools. This also is vanity.” “Appetite may be satisfied, but what of conscience, and reason, and the higher aspirations of the soul? The…
Mommy Moments

Graduation is a high emotion celebration. I saw parents and grandparents wiping tears of shock and joy, graduates beaming because they are final done with the rigors of high school, and the younger students hiding a tinge of jealousy, yet…