Killdeer runners take fourths at home, head to regionals

Staff Report In its final meet before Saturday’s rescheduled West Regional, the Killdeer cross country team placed fourth in both the boys and girls races at the Medicine Hole Golf Course in Killdeer (Oct. 15). Killdeer’s Owen Duttenhefner placed third…
North Dakota farmers hit by early winter blizzards

By Brad Mosher The Herald It was predicted to be a “Category Five” blizzard in North Dakota with the possibility of causing massive closures and power outages throughout the state. For western North Dakota, the blizzard proved to be much…
Cowboys lasso ‘titan-ic’ win over Trinity

By Brad Mosher The Herald The Cowboys scored first with a touchdown in the first quarter with John Tomjack going in from the three yard line. The visiting Titans turned a Cowboy turnover in the second quarter into six points…
Killdeer climbs into sixth in volleyball standings

Staff Report After a slow start, the Killdeer volleyball team has climbed into sixth place in the Region 7 standings. Bowman County (80-0) and Hettinger-Scranton (6-0) are still unbeaten and atop the standings. Heart River and Dickinson Trinity are in…
Consider toxicity issues when fall grazing

Toxicity could be a problem when allowing cattle to graze in the fall. With forage production abundant in most areas of North Dakota, producers may be using options to extend the grazing season, including stockpiled pasture, hay regrowth and warm-…
HAT TIPS: Thankful for helpful neighbors…

Hello, We were lucky. Real lucky. I’m sure you have seen the stories and the pictures of last weeks snow storm in North Dakota. For an October storm, it was a doozy. Up to two or three feet of snow…
Omdahl:  State corrections need home help…

By Lloyd Omdahl In North Dakota we have over 1,700 inmates in custody in our correctional institutions. Another 6,100 former prisoners are on parole or probation. We also have 7,300 unruly and delinquent kids as juvenile court referrals. These are…
Early snows preview the winter impact for region

  It was only a small sample Oct. 3, but North Dakotans got a preview that winter is fast approaching – even in the first week of October. And the second wave is hitting in the second week of the…
Holsteins stampede over Cowboys in first quarter

Staff Report For three quarters, the New Salem Holsteins could only score eight points against the Killdeer Cowboys. Unfortunately for visiting Killdeer, the game was decided in the first quarter when the Holsteins scored 32 unanswered points on the way…
Athlete of the Week: Killdeer’s Olson picks up Region 7 honor

After two strong outings recently, Killdeer senior Megan Olson picked up some recognition. The senior was named as Region 7 Athlete of the Week Sept. 30 In two matches Megan served up some serious stats. She was 38/45 for 84% to…
Omdahl:  Wanted – a candidate for governor…

By Lloyd Omdahl   WANTED: Gubernatorial candidate with no previous political experience to defeat a man who has been governor for four years. Any young man, resident of the state, preferably a veteran, fair education, no political strings or obligations…
Hat Tips: She could have married better…

Hello, You can read lots of economic forecasts. And many of them tell of an impending recession. I suppose you can put the blame wherever you want, but it seems we have recessions every ten years or so. It happens.…
Dakota Datebook

1968 Rough Rider Award written by Merry Helm October 7, 2019 — It was on this date in 1996 that a journalism legend died in New York. He was Edward K. Thompson, who was awarded the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider…
District sticks to 40-acre mandate for campus

By Brad Mosher The Herald Although the final selection of a new campus location has not been made, one thing has been decided, according to the president of the school board. The new campus will be 40 acres. That is…
Wetter weather predicted to continue

By Frank Turner acrnews@countrymedia.net   Lately, the forecast for the entire southwest region of North Dakota has been nothing but rain, rain, and more rain. For the last 30 days, large portions of Adams County, Bowman County, and Hettinger County…