Prison supporters force legislators to move

The state legislature wasn’t prepared for the size of New England’s response to a plan which would close the Dakota Womens Correctional Rehabilitation Center. But it sure made a big impression. By Brad Mosher The Herald The small rural city…
District sets next school community meeting for Jan. 29

The Killdeer School District will be holding another community meeting Jan. 29 as officials work toward putting a proposal for a new facility on the ballot later this year. STAFF REPORT The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. in…
Sheriff Kuhn Names New Dunn County Chief Deputy

Mike Brost assumed the position of Dunn County Sheriff Chief Deputy as of January 1, 2019. STAFF REPORT The chief deputy is second in command to the Sheriff and is responsible for patrol and administration. Brost is a native of…
District gets responses in search for new site, but looking for more

There is no perfect solution to the Killdeer School District’s search for a new campus location, according to the district superintendent. Yet. By Brad Mosher The Herald So far there has been three responses to the search, Superintendent Gary Wilz…
Killdeer principal planning to adapt for wave of growth

There will be some changes at Killdeer Public School. Principal Karter Kleeman even warned the Killdeer School Board ahead of time. By Brad Mosher The Herald “Brace yourselves. I have got a lot,” he said at the Jan. 9 board…
The Dunn County Herald E-Edition for 1-18-19

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Legislators tell SMCCC to fight over prison closure plan

The regional county consortium which administers the state’s only womens correctional facility in southwestern North Dakota looked to state legislators for advice Jan. 2 in the conference room at the Law Enforcement Center in Dickinson. They got that. And more.…
Kuhn takes command as new Dunn County sheriff

Gary Kuhn was sworn in Jan. 2 as the new Dunn County Sheriff at the Board of Commissioners room in Manning’s county building. A Manning resident, Kuhn was elected in November. Among the changes in the department made since his…
Newest commissioner sees big challenges ahead

There is a new face on the Dunn County Board of Commissioners. Joann Marsh Brew filled the vacancy created when she garnered more votes than the former board president Donna Scott in the November election. By Brad Mosher The Herald…
Mandan honors Killdeer grad in crash fundraiser

A memorial fundraiser was held Sunday in Mandan to honor the crew of an Air Medical flight which crashed in Morton County in November. The community held an ice hockey tournament at the Starion Sports Complex in addition to a…
January weather showing warming trend

Colder temps may return in February For the majority of December, people have been rushing outside with their beach towels looking to catch a tan… Well, not exactly. By Frank Turner acrnews@countrymedia.net But the Great Plains region has been experiencing…
The Dunn County Herald E-Edition for 1-11-19

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Rural counties meet to plan how to fight ‘betrayal’

For John Plaggemeyer, there is a sense of betrayal when it comes to the womens correctional facility on Main Street. The Dakota Womens Correctional and Rehabilitation Center has provided a vital economic hub in the small town along the northern…
Weather making roads, travel dangerous

The recent cold weather and snowstorms have exaserbated what the assistant superintendent for Dunn County Roads Department already knew. By Brad Mosher The Herald It is dangerous on the  roads that the county agency try to maintain and keep clear,…
Highway collision kills one just north of Killdeer city limits

A Louisiana man was fatally injured in a multiple vehicle accident Dec. 27 on Highway 22, five miles north of Killdeer. Jared Maturin, 37, from Jeanerette died at the scene after a head-on collision between his 2015 Ford F-150 and…
Dukart named to prison board

Commissioner Daryl Dukart has been appointed to be Dunn County’s representative on the regional prison board which administers the Dakota Women’s Correctional and Rehabilitation Center facility in New England. He replaces former Dunn County Board of Commissioners president Donna Scott,…
The Dunn County Herald E-Edition for 1-4-19

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New school community group starts move to meet timetable

Nearly 30 members of the local community found out there may be a very large present under the Christmas tree in two years. But they will have to work very hard for the next six or seven months to get…