A hard ride in Killdeer

  For two nights, bullriding was the center of attention in Killdeer. Or at least the new Killdeer Rodeo Arena west of the city. The Mann Energy-sponsored PBR stop in Killdeer ended with Kansan Skeeter Kingsolver of McLouth winning. Albert…
Football is Elementary:

Grid jamboree gives young Cowboys chance to show what they can do                                                        …
Friday foe Stanley forfeits varsity season

Staff Report The Killdeer Cowboys only had a few days to prepare for a football scrimmage at Stanley Aug. 23 when they face the Blue Jays. But, that will not be the only team on the field. The Kenmare Honkers…
The Final Countdown

Staff Report The clock is ticking on the 2019 Killdeer Cowboys when it comes to football. Having started official practices on Aug. 12 at the Killdeer Sports Complex, the new version of the Cowboys will have until Aug. 23 before…
New England ready to glow with 5K runners Saturday evening

New England will be literally glowing Saturday evening as part of the annual Edward Schwartz Memorial Glow Run 5K. Unlike most 5-kilometer races, the event will be held in the evening starting by the lumberyard behind Hank’s Place off Eighth…
New coach grabs Cowboys’ reins

    By Brad Mosher The Herald   There will be somebody new on the sidelines this season guiding the Killdeer Cowboys in their quest for a regional playoff berth in 2019. It will still be a familiar face when…
Reiss, Bang, Gjermundson make mark at rodeo Nationals

  Staff Report Several Dunn County competitors finished in the top tier of competitors at the National High School Rodeo Championships in Rock Springs. Riley Reiss of Manning, Kazanne Gjermundson of Marshall, and Karly Bang of Killdeer were among the…
Reiss, Gjermundson place fourth in early national rodeo events

    Staff Report Riley Reiss of Manning placed fourth in Sunday’s Steer Wrestling competition at the National High School Rodeo Championships in Rock Springs (Wyoming). His time of 6.16 seconds was a half-second out of first. On Monday, a…
Dunn County send-off raises thousands for National qualifiers

  Staff Report More than $4,000 was raised Tuesday evening for the Killdeer area qualifiers for the National High School Rodeo Championship in Wyoming. More than 130 people participated in the dinner-auction fundraiser at High Plains Community Center. The national…
RIDING HIGH: Local wrestles win at July 4 PRCA rodeo

  Staff Report Killdeer’s Scott Kleeman won the steer wrestling competition with a fast 3.5-second takedown during the PRCA Killdeer Mountain Roundup Rodeo competition July 4. (Further results in next issue)        
Dunn County riders readying for national rodeo

    There will be a large Dunn County contingent making the long trip to Rock Springs in mid-July for the National High School Rodeo Championships.   Staff Report The locals will be going to Wyoming for the nationals after…
Killdeer duo tabbed for Shriners grid battle in July

  Two recent Killdeer graduates will have one more chance to be Cowboys again. Zane Pittsley and Dylan Tabor will don their Killdeer helmets one last time when they play for the West team in the annual charity game on…
Finding fun at the end of a line

  Free fishing day adds smiles to Lake Ilo   Free fishing at Lake Ilo turned into fun fishing for more than 60 children who participated in Saturday’s Free Fishing Day. According to organizers, at least two novice fishermen went…
Hansen leads Cowboys at state meet

  Shawnee Hansen was busy Friday and Saturday, not only on the track at Bismarck State College, but in between.   By Brad Mosher The Herald She competed in the 100 meters. The 200 meters. The 400 meters. The 800…
Killdeer battles the elements at regionals

In spite of a massive downpour, gusting 20 miles per hour winds, Killdeer emerged with some standouts in Friday’s regional track championships in Bowman.   Staff Report Killdeer’s Kacen Gartner came up with a big win, edging Johnnie Brown of…