HAT TIPS: Graduating with memories….

    Hello, Shirley and I attended our oldest granddaughter’s high school graduation this past weekend. I don’t feel old enough to have a granddaughter that will be going off to college next fall. I’m sure many of you have…
OMDAHL: Some churches are in trouble…

    The bottom fell out of church membership between 1999 and 2018, spelling serious trouble for the well-being of Christendom in the decades down the road. By Lloyd Omdahl According to a comprehensive poll taken by the very creditable…
Hansen doubles up on rivals in windy track meet

  Shawnee Hansen didn’t need wind to win during Saturday’s Hollinger Classic track meet in Bowman. In fact, it worked against her in the 200 meters.   Staff Report Still, the senior sprinter from Killdeer was able to win both…
DAKOTA DATEBOOK

  Space Balls written by Tessa Sandstrom May 20, 2019 —Two strange metal balls were found near Create in southeastern North Dakota. Both were similar, weighing about 20 lbs. with faded stripes, were very hot and were 15 inches in…
Local students compete at Science Olympiad

    Brandon Gibson was among several Killdeer students who recently attended the North Dakota state Science Olympiad competition at the North Dakota State University. NDSU hosts the state-level competition for teams that have successfully advanced from regional competitions, which…
A ‘Pop-Up’ with plenty of produce

    It was a quick “pop up” visit to Dunn Center May 10, but the Great Plains Food Bank will be back.   By Brad Mosher The Herald   The truck filled with food stopped at the local fire…
Windy is more than a nickname for one representative

  They call him Mike “Windy” Brandenburg for good reason. The Republican representative out of Edgeley is one of the biggest proponents of wind energy development at the legislature. And he has a long-winded way of telling you about it.…
Killdeer notches marks at Badlands Conference meet

Staff Report Killdeer’s boys finished fourth in the recent Badlands Conference track meet, while the girls placed fifth. Kacen Gartner grabbed a pair of seconds in the 100 and 200 meter races. Dylan Tabor picked up a third in the…
Steffan follows family tradition, signs with DSU

  Elissa Steffan has been watched for more than a year. It paid off May 1 when the Killdeer senior signed with Dickinson State University to become a member of the Blue Hawk volleyball program.   By Brad Mosher The…
DAKOTA DATEBOOK

  Spanish-American War written by Merry Helm May 13, 2019 — This essay is dedicated to Everett Albers. He was the executive director of the ND Humanities Council since its inception in 1973 until his death. He co-authored, with Jerome…
HAT TIPS: Happy something Mayo ….

    Hello, Happy seis de Mayo! Seis de Mayo is the day after cinco de Mayo. Not many people celebrate it, but I do. It is one day closer to the Miles City Bucking Horse Sale. Yesterday was cinco…
Omdahl:  File Your Claim for Reparations…

    Before launching into our main topic this week, I want to demonstrate that if you hang around long enough you can see history repeat itself, case in point: federal revenue sharing.   By Lloyd Omdahl     Back…
Legislative update: Senate District 4

      Hello everyone! This is my final summary report of the 2019 legislative session. Please contact me if you’d like a more detailed report. First, the budget. I voted against a fair share of budget bills for various…
HOSA Indian Taco Feed funding trip to Nationals

      Staff Report More than 200 people were at the Indian Taco Feed fundraiser Sunday at High Plains Community Center. It was to help fund travel costs for the HOSA members who qualified for the upcoming nationals in…
Cookin’ up business in Halliday

          JodeO’s is something special in the small town of Halliday. It is a diner. But much, much more, according to the owner.     By Brad Mosher The Herald   It is also one of…
Dakota Datebook

Mr. Giveaway written by Merry Helm May 6, 2019 — McLean County is named for John A. McLean, the first mayor of Bismarck. Today we’re talking about one of his sons, Harry, who was born in Bismarck in 1883 and…
Legislative update: Senate District 4

    Jordan   District 4 Senator   Hello everyone, the legislative session is over, as we adjourned Sine Die at 10:04 PM Friday night the 26th. My plan is to write a summary report of the session next week.…