Killdeer FFA succeeds in Stanley

Twelve members of the Killdeer FFA Chapter competed in the Livestock Evaluation, Agronomy, and Agricultural Sales Career Development Events (CDEs) Feb. 2 in Stanley. It was an excellent first contest to start off the judging season. These events provide valuable…
Dakota Datebook

HR Bill No. 2593 by Christina Campbell February 11, 2019 — In 1861, Dakota Territory included portions of present-day Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. As each region became separate territories, it appeared that the borders of the three future states failed…
4-H breakfast cooks up donations

The 4-H breakfast fundraiser Feb. 10 raised more than $5,000 at the Killdeer Public School lunchroom, between the breakfast and silent auction. More than 250 people attended the event. The proceeds are going towards funding 4-H events through out the…
Country Neighbors – Winter 2019

View the online version of our Winter 2019 Country Neighbors publication here! Just click in center of the image to view. 
Sheriff deputies visit Halliday for lunch

The Dunn County Sheriff brought three deputies with him Jan. 29 to help serve lunch at Halliday School. Staff Report According to Sheriff Gary Kuhn, the visit is part of a plan to go to local schools at least twice…
Halliday Community annual Valentine banquet

The Halliday Eighth Annual Community Valentine banquet will be held Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. at the Halliday City Hall. The meal, consisting of roasted prime rib, mashed potatoes, side dishes, and dessert, will be served at 6 p.m., with…
Halliday student earns fall honors at Minot State

Halliday’s Rave Rabbithead was one of 308 students at Minot State University named to the Vice President for Academic Affairs’ Honor Roll for fall 2018. Staff Report Students who earned a term grade point average of 3.5-3.79 while enrolled for…
Daily steps to keep your heart healthy

Heart disease is a formidable foe. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease accounts for nearly 25 percent of all deaths in the United States each year. Staff Report Issues relating to the heart affect both men…
Dakota Datebook

HR Bill No. 2593 written by Christina Campbell February 11, 2019 — In 1861, Dakota Territory included portions of present-day Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. As each region became separate territories, it appeared that the borders of the three future states…
Boy Scouts visit Sheriff’s Department

On Sunday January 20th Deputy Whittingham and K-9 Brit met with Boy Scout Pack 26, Den 4 of the Rough Rider District, Northern Lights Council. The boys are working on their Wolf Badge. Pack Leaders and Deputy Whittingham spoke with…
DCSO Deputies help serve lunch at the Killdeer School

On 1/24/19, DCSO Sheriff Kuhn, Chief Deputy Brost, as well as other DCSO employees spent the lunch hour at the Killdeer School helping serve lunch. Sheriff Kuhn plans on having more of these events so that the youth of our…
Killdeer skating party postponed

The skating party may have been postponed, the rink still remains. The Killdeer Parks and Recreation Department had planned to have a skating party Sunday (Jan. 27) at the community’s outdoor rink in the baseball complex, but it was forced…
Two locals among fall graduates at NDSU

STAFF REPORT Two Dunn County students were among the 982 students to graduate from North Dakota State University in fall 2018. Rebecca Bernadette Dressler of Halliday and Ashley Lauren Birkle of Killdeer graduated.
Dakota Datebook

Lucky Hand written by Jayme L. Job January 21, 2019 — A Fargo newspaper reporter played a very fortunate game of pinochle on this day in 1910. The newspaperman, L. W. Brooks, had formerly worked with The Fargo Forum and…
Groups offer scholarships for local college students

The Foundation for Agricultural Education and Development (FAED), in conjunction with Women Involved in Farm Economics (WIFE), is offering three $1000 Marilyn Spiker /Sheila Massey Memorial  Scholarships for 2019. By Marlene Kouba The scholarships are being offered to any woman…
Dakota Datebook

George Defender written by Merry Helm January 14, 2019 — The annual Cowboy’s Reunion started out somewhat accidentally at the first Mercer County Fair in 1915. Among the exhibits was a shorthorn bull, and Frank Chase of Fort Berthold decided…