Fair board looks to feed the wild side

By Brad Mosher The Herald The Dunn County Fair Board will be hosting a Wild Game Feed Nov. 30 in the High Plains Community Center, starting at 4 p.m., in Killdeer. On the menu for the inaugural event will be…
Hat Tips: Tale of the shrinking pig…

Hello, Over the years you hear lots of stories. Stories of jokes that guys have played on one another. I’ve written about them in the past. About Johnny putting the dead calf in Clarence’s pasture. And Clarence buying a pail…
Omdahl: A National Guard retrospective…

By Lloyd Omdahl In February (2004) I wrote a column upbraiding the national planners for exploiting the National Guard in conducting the war in Iraq. I argued that continuous life-threatening duty was not in the deal made by all of…
Dakota Datebook:

Ladbury Church Saved written by Merry Helm November 15, 2019 — The village of Sibley, on Lake Ashtabula, was formed in 1954, the same year that Karnak, named for an Egyptian king, closed its post office. They had in common…
Killdeer students show their musical skills off Broadway

Staff Report It was a tribute to the famous “Great White Way” that started and ended with a Chirus Line. In between, junior high and high school students took the audience on a tour of Broadway era. “One Hundred Years…
Omdahl: Prices rising but lives still cheap…

By Lloyd Omdahl There is little doubt that we are seeing a universal rise in prices. Nevertheless, lives are getting cheaper as society continues to tolerate deadly public policy, usually in exchange for money and power. For several years, we…
Hat Tips: I’m not a real good fencer…

Hello, I’m not a real good fencer. You can ask my neighbors. But yesterday I was forced to build a quarter mile of four barbed-wire fence. It happened because on Saturday evening, I was rudely taken from a pinochle game…
Cowboys make mark in regional volleyball stats

Killdeer’s Madi Wilhelm is the regional leader in digs with a total of 365 and averaging 5.21 per set. But Mott-Regent had the next three with the highest averages led by Kiara Koepplin (292 and .456), Maryjane Mayer (220 and…
Dakota Datebook

Bumper Ballots written by Jayme L. Job November 7, 2019 — A strangely unique political ploy was reported from Bottineau on this day in 1910. The ploy was enacted by the Democratic headquarters that city, and was discovered and reported…
Rainfall record set in September with October on a similar track

This year’s harvest season has been unusually tough on local producers. Ceaseless rains and snowstorms have caused many headaches for farmers across the southwest North Dakota region. By Frank Turner Country Media Although producers don’t usually wish away the rain,…
Aggies jump visiting Cowboys, 47-7

Staff Report The Velva Aggies got to buck off the upset hopes of Killdeer early in Saturday’s first round of the football playoffs. Playing in front of a home crowd, the Aggies were impatient, taking a 7-0 before many of…
Killdeer runner barely misses top 10 finish at state meet

Staff Report Killdeer sophomore Owen Duttenhefner just missed a top 10 finish in Saturday’s state championship cross country meet in Minot. Duttenhefner placed 11th in the race, just three seconds from 10th place. The top two teams in the west…
Killdeer escapes upset try in Mott

Two points. In the fifth set of Monday’s battle between Mott-Regent and Killdeer, that is what decided the victor at Mott Armory. On an evening when the winless Wildfire stunned the visiting Cowboys with a 25-20 victory in the first…
Omdahl:  Hold on Trump, Democrats bringing help…

By Lloyd Omdahl In an ordinary election we could say that the whole thing is over with President Trump as of today, losing in landslide. The mood of the country is set; the people cannot stand four more years of…
HAT TIPS: Everyone wants to be a cowboy…

Hello, You know there is a saying I often heard about cowboys. “Everyone wants to be a cowboy, until they have to do cowboy ….”. You can fill in the blanks. The editor doesn’t let me say it. I guess…