4 BY 5 : Technology seen as key for students

  By Brad Mosher The Herald   When the students switch from a five-day school week to four days at Halliday Elementary in December, they may notice some distinct advantages to the new schedule. Sharon Musick is the IT/Computers/STEM/SPED guru…
ALL WET: Midsummer monsoon drenches Grill

By Brad Mosher The Herald   A series of storms made a big impression on the final day of July when they rolled through and drenched parts of Killdeer and Dunn County in heavy rain and hail. One of the…
California Dreamin’

  Students on the Killdeer band and choir got a break from a North Dakota summer in June when they traveled to Northern California. But it was much more than that. According to school music director Abby Oase, the group…
DAKOTA DATEBOOK

Turkey Track Bill written by Merry Helm August 2, 2019 — It’s interesting how some characters sound good just because they have three names. Like South Dakota’s Wild Bill Hickok or North Dakota’s Limpy Jack Clayton. Well, here’s another one…
HAT TIPS: There be whales at Whalers Cove….

  Hello, Well, after the fiasco at the airport we did make it to Alaska. Flew into Juneau, then on a floatplane to the fishing lodge. Missed most of the days fishing, but dang sure caught enough fish to get…
OMDAHL: Celebrating a 100th anniversary…

    By Lloyd Omdahl The Bank of North Dakota and the North Dakota Mill & Elevator will be celebrating their 100th anniversary soon but not before a resurrected band of NPL supporters have toured three gems created by the…
Omdahl: NPLers Celebrating Mill, Bank 100th

The Bank of North Dakota and the North Dakota Mill & Elevator will be celebrating their 100th anniversary soon but not before a resurrected band of NPL supporters have toured three gems created by the Nonpartisan League in 1919. By…
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…
HOSA finds success in Florida

        An open letter from Cheri Roshau, the adviser for the Killdeer HOSA chapter:   Thank you, Dunn County friends and businesses! If it were not for your generosity and support, the “Fabulous HOSA 13” would not…
DAKOTA DATEBOOK

    Anthony England, Astronaut/Scientist written by Merry Helm July 29, 2019 — It was on this date in 1985 that astronaut-scientist Anthony England finally reached outer space. He was part of a seven-man crew aboard the space shuttle Challenger,…
HAT TIPS: Alaska fishing trip hits big snag….

  Hello, You know I don’t fly a lot. I used to. Once in awhile to a legislative deal, or on an annual vacation. But I don’t really get excited about amassing airline miles on my credit card. Because when…
Omdahl: A governor may be most difficult office…

  By Lloyd Omdahl Speculation on the 2020 gubernatorial race has already begun and, for the incumbent, it looks more like a walk. There is no use in making a charade out of the whole thing so let’s put the…
August looks wet for regional forecast

  By Frank Turner acrnews@countrymedia.net     For farmers, the growing season this summer has been unusually rainy, causing difficulty in the managing and planting of their crops. As August approaches, National Weather Service meteorologist Ken Simosko said that he…
MOVIES ON THE MOVE

  Clouds in the sky are okay. Lightning and rain? That is just a little too much when it comes to holding an outdoor “Movies in the Park” night in Dunn Center July 17. It was weather that turned the…
Lundberg takes over school district reins

  By Brad Mosher The Herald   Larry Lunberg was just re-elected. Again. His latest election win wasn’t on the ballot. He was unanimously picked as the new school board president July 17 in the district board room next to…
Community comes together after tornado, winds hit Mott

By Brad Mosher The Herald   An EF-1 tornado hit Mott Friday evening, destroying several buildings, trailers, and the 4H building at the Hettinger County Fair. Witnesses credit quick action by the Hettinger County Sheriffs Department and fair personnel and…