PHOTOS: What are you thankful for?

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, The Dunn County Herald asked people what they’re thankful for. Here are their responses.  
Fifth, sixth graders compete in tournament

Area fifth and six grade boys basketball players came together on Nov. 18 to participate in the 31st Annual Killdeer Elementary Boys Basketball Tournament. By Zak Wellerman Participants came from the following schools Beulah, New Salem and Richardton-Taylor. The Killdeer…
Publisher’s Column

Thankful for Community This is my favorite time of the year. When the calendar turns to November and the magic of the holidays is upon us. Thanksgiving serves a common purpose by bringing families and communities together. It seems everywhere…
Hat Tips

Hello, Saturday morning dawned cold and windy. The forecast was for warming by noon, but the brisk wind was dang sure cold early. We were on our way down to Will and Jen’s ranch to preg check cows. By Dean…
Rest of the Story

Well, I had my 60th birthday last week and, it was everything I thought it would be—weird! Lots of friends, ju jitsu students and well-wishers, a cake (no candles of course because of the fire hazard), presents and the Bear,…
Dribble from the Pen

The God Who sees in The Dark Psalm 134:1 “Behold, bless the Lord, all servants of the Lord, Who serve by night in the house of the Lord!” Christians are to be taught that he who gives to the poor…
This Week’s Criminal Case Filings

New Criminal Case Filings: McKinney, Robert (Disorderly conduct); Mishler, Donald J. (DUI-drugs); Spillman, Nicholas R. (DUS). NOTE: As used herein, the term “DUI” denotes an accusation of Driving Under the Influence either by being under the influence of intoxicating liquor,…
Teach an Attitude of Gratitude

What are you thankful for? We hope it’s more than one single thing on one day of the year! Asking people to name something they are thankful for has a purpose, however. The more we think about gratitude, the more…
Peggy Dressler, 62

Peggy Louise (George) Dressler, 62, of Halliday, ND, passed away peacefully on November 20, 2017, at Sakakawea Medical Center, Hazen, ND. Services will be held at 2 p.m. MST on Friday, November 24, 2017, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Halliday,…
Killdeer police to host meet and greet on Dec. 4

The Killdeer Police Department will be having coffee and doughnuts with the community for residents to get to know officers. The event will be held in the commission room of City Hall from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Dec.…
Giving Thanks in Troubled Times

“Giving Thanks in Troubled Times” was the theme for the nonprofit Dunn County Writers at their November 6 meeting in Dunn Center. By The Dunn County Writers Just What is Thanksgiving? Verna Wolf, Killdeer T…Tummy too full. Turkey gobbling around…
Killdeer Robotics go up against large competition

  Next week, the Killdeer Robotics team will compete in their biggest competition of the year in Fargo against several other teams across the northern United States. By Zak Wellerman When competing at the local level against teams from North…
One Act Play succeeds at competition, dinner theater

After months of hard work and dedication, the Killdeer High School One Act Play team have a successful year in both competition and the community. By Zak Wellerman The students practiced for two months after the audition process to get…
What you need to know about Alzheimer’s disease

There are currently 5.5 million people across the United States living with Alzheimer’s disease. It is the third leading cause of death in North Dakota and second leading cause of death for the country. By Zak Wellerman According to the…
The Neighborhood is Going to the Dogs

A new (and apparently growing) problem in Dunn County is dogs roaming our unincorporated areas and annoying property owners. We’re not talking about a canine that’s threatening humans or, about to attack a companion animal or livestock. The law is…
Killdeer FFA opens their hearts to those in need

After the drought this summer, Killdeer FFA realized how much a weather-related event really affects the community. After watching many of our parents make difficult decisions, the chapter decided to band together and help out. By Rachel Voigt, Killdeer FFA…
Dunn County couple honored for agricultural services

Gene and Gynell Harris, of Killdeer, were selected as the one couple from Dunn County for the Harvest Bowl award by the North Dakota State University Extension Office. By Zak Wellerman Each year, one couple is selected from each county…
Dribble from the pen

A People of Thankfulness Col. 4:2 “Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving.” “Instead of complaining that God has hidden Himself, you will give Him thanks for having revealed so much of Himself.1” By…