Ready to produce our future leaders

The class of 2017 is definitely one that will be remembered! We have conquered many things throughout our years at Killdeer High School. Although we used to think school was overrated, just like any other high school kid, we soon…
Thank you for helping us get through this

To the people who raised us … Everyone is congratulating us graduating high school, but it’s you guys that should be getting the cards and applauses. We wouldn’t have made it to this point without your love, dedication, support, and…
Bryan’s Song

It was a little more than a year ago I walked into the Dunn County Herald office to see if they needed some help. Then-publisher Stacy Swenson agreed to give me a chance. By Bryan Gallegos I wrote a story…
Hat Tips

Hello, The third weekend in May brings the Preakness. The second leg of horse racings Triple Crown And it also brings the bucking horse sale. If you live on the northern plains, you’ve probably been through, or in, Miles City.…
Rest of the Story

The Breakfast Posse remarked, “Darn, Merriman, you’ve been so negative.” And, you know, they’re right. Arguing with kids less than half your age about the law, other attorneys who think you’re unreasonable and defendants who accuse that they’re being dissed…
Dribble from the pen

“Nevertheless death reigned from Adam until Moses, even over those who had not sinned in the likeness of the offense of Adam, who is a type of Him who was to come.” By Reverend Ray “Then said the old man,…
Bad Attitude by attorney lands her in hot water

In that whole you’re never going to get into trouble for something that you didn’t say genre, Chicago defense attorney Allison Motta just found out that rolling your eyes at a federal judge and then mouthing that the court’s ruling…
‘That little guy put out one hell of an effort’

Jace Andersen struck a blow for the “little guy.” DUNN COUNTY HERALD The Killdeer 4-foot-11 seventh-grader stood unassuming as he toed his size 5 1/2 Nike shoe at the starting line of the 3,200-meter run in the Southwest Region Track…
Mommy Moments

Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate and spoil your mom. She has done so much for you, and she is worthy of a holiday. However, what if this is not your reality? What if your mother is deployed? What…
Hat Tips

Hello, It’s been several years since I have been to a horse sale. Unless, of course, you count bucking horse sales. I’ve been to Oklahoma City, Miles City, Kearney, Mesquite, Grassy Butte, Bismarck, and maybe some others for bucking horse…
Rest Of The Story

While the libs wail, beat their breast and feign shock at the latest Trump non-story, a major news story slithers down the drain untouched by most of the mainstream media. The rhetoric from these folks is always some variation of…
Dribble From The Pen

“Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is He who calls you, and He also…
Hat Tips

Hello, Sometimes I worry about Shirley. Well, I’ve always worried about her. Do you remember about fifteen years ago when the bull nearly got her? She walked into a pen very nonchalantly, like the Queen she really is. And this…
Rest of the Story

Well, the ND State Legislature just went home and, how did that work out? As predicted, sentencing of criminals to prison was gutted. Everything from reducing the grading of theft offenses to shortening the jail term for a class A…
Dribble from the Pen

“Consider the ravens, for they neither sow nor reap; they have no storeroom nor barn, and yet God feeds them; how much more valuable you are than the birds!” “Torturing care is the poor man’s form of worldliness; as luxurious…
Hawk’s Perch

Theodore Roosevelt is known to have stated: “The government is us; we are the government, you and I.” The 2017 North Dakota legislative session was my first true interaction with the North Dakota political system. I may easily state that…
Hat Tips

Hello, You know I always wanted to be a cowboy. Sometimes I feel like I made it, and sometimes I feel like I never could be one. This weekend was one for the cowboys. And the cowgirls. The North Dakota…
Dribble from the Pen

“In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded place, and was praying there.” “The day of shared faith began early, with communal worship in which they sang…
Rest of the Story

Liar, liar, pants on fire. Some real Doublespeak was coined in Washington over the last eight years but, last week’s revelations about the Iran “nuclear” agreement has to be the climax. Not only did our last President guarantee that Iran…
Mommy Moments

With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, this letter is for you. Angel baby moms, people may not even know that you have this hurt in your heart, but please know that you are loved. May God heal your heart, and if…