Commissioners make changes

It is official. A month after Commissioner Donna Scott lost her bid for re-election, she stepped down and walked away for her replacement, Joann Marsh Brew to be officially be sworn in to the Dunn County Board of Commissioners. After…
Killdeer moves ahead with plans

The Killdeer School Board voted unanimously Nov. 30 to move ahead with plans to meet the growth which has already had an impact on the school. By Brad Mosher The Herald In a special board meeting the board decided to…
HAT TIPS: Grand Prize Winner!

Hello,  I’ve always been pretty lucky.  At least that’s what Dad says. And I realize that more than ever today. By Dean Meyer   On Friday, I had one of those phone calls that you dream of.  I was a winner!…
Dakota Datebook

Pearl Harbor— Sim and Rup by Merry Helm December 7, 2018 — On this date in 1941, many North Dakotans witnessed the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, including Carl “Sim” Simensen. After graduating from Grandin High School, he went to…
How long does frozen food last?

“I have a question I’ve been meaning to ask you,” a woman informed me one Sunday morning in church. I took a sip of coffee and leaned closer to see if I had an answer. I figured her question might…
Hall’s mat win helps Killdeer buck Williams County

It was Curtis Hall’s final match win at 285 pounds that enabled the Cowboys to come from behind for a 42-39 win over the Williams County Firestorm in a Nov. 27 road battle. By Brad Mosher The Herald Williams County…
Killdeer opens tournament with victory

The Killdeer girls basketball team held on for a narrow 41-38 victory over Heart River in the first night of the 43 rd annual Roughrider Basketball Tournament at Killdeer High School. By Brad Mosher The Herald After playing semifinal and…
Omdahl: Hate is up; love is down. Sell!

If you have anything like a “personal relationships” portfolio, it’s time to dump the “love stock” and “buy hate.” Hate is on the way up.  The FBI announced recently that reported hate crimes were up 17 percent last year. However…
Killdeer grad perishes in plane crash

A former Manning resident and Killdeer graduate was one of three people to perish Nov. 18 in a plane crash northwest of Mandan. Staff Writer Bonnie Kay Cook, 63, was a neonatal intensive care unit nurse at CHI St. Alexius…
KPD hires new officer

Brandon Lawson is where he wants to be. He is a police officer in a small town in North Dakota. Just a few months out of the academy and still 19 years old, the former Fessenden resident is living his…
Dunn County’s award-winning Weatherman

Every morning, Chris Taylor takes a walk in his back yard, rain or shine, snow or hail. It doesn’t matter how harsh the weather is or how cold it is outside. By Brad Mosher The Herald Meanwhile, a federal agency…
Omdahl: Homeland committee loses bid

“We lost it,” exclaimed Little Jimmy, the only town elector with a computer now in his seventh year of online college with Budapest Institute. By Lloyd Omdahl The Community Homeland Security Committee had just been called to order by Chair…
Prairie Fare

Canned goods can help meet daily fruit, vegetable needs “We don’t need any more canned green beans,” my husband announced from the kitchen. I was sitting on the couch in the living room writing a grocery list for a holiday meal.…
Dakota Datebook

Flett and Remington by Merry Helm November 28, 2018 — On this date in 1912, a Fargo newspaper article read: MURDERER SENTENCED FOR LIFE IS PARDONED. North Dakotas were outraged when a Casselton native was granted parole despite having been…
HAT TIPS: Friendly times with Shirley

Hello, A famous quote, probably more famous than Grandpa’s, “Never buy a horse from a guy that sits in the front pew at church”was Winston Churchill’s, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Evidently, Winston did not…