Deadline near to submit application for scholarship

A month remains for business-minded high school seniors to apply for a nationally prominent Young Entrepreneur Foundation scholarship from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s largest and leading small-business association. High school seniors who run their own…
Bryan’s Song

By Bryan Gallegos   I was driving home one night last week and noticed a dead deer on the side of the road just south of Killdeer. It was a sad sight. Twice in my lifetime I’ve had the misfortunate…
Shop small and help local businesses

Americans who are planning to hit the malls after Thanksgiving should also remember to visit local merchants for their holiday shopping, said the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today. “Small business represents 99.7 percent of all U.S. employers, and…
Hat Tips

By Dean Meyer   Hello, We dodged a big old snow storm this past week! I was kind of ready for it. Other than the hoses spread out across the yard. The bales still in the field. The calves still…
Dribble from the pen

“Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving.” “Instead of complaining that God has hidden Himself, you will give Him thanks for having revealed so much of Himself.1” It is an interesting thing that two…
THIS WEEK’S CRIMINAL CASE FILINGS

New Criminal Case Filings:  Kuh, Tess M. (DUI); Larson, Bryan (Game and fish violation); Neveaux, Scott A. (DUI); Williams, Eric (DUS). NOTE: As used herein, the term “DUI” denotes an accusation of Driving Under the Influence either by being under…
Students eye the future by learning from past

  Fifth- and sixth-grade students from Killdeer School took a field trip on Nov. 10 to learn about the Dunn County Veterans Memorial at the High Plains Cultural Center. The children also learned about the importance of Veterans Day. (Photo…
THIS WEEK’S CRIMINAL CASE FILINGS

New Criminal Case Filings: Durden, Daniel R. (DUS, Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia). NOTE: As used herein, the term “DUI” denotes an accusation of Driving Under the Influence either by being under the influence of intoxicating liquor, in excess…
Hat Tips

Hello, By the time you read this, we could be in the throes of our first major storm of the winter. I’m hoping that the people that forecast the weather are the same people that forecast the election results! Yesterday,…
Rest of the Story

Breakfast Posse asks, “what’s going on over in McKenzie County?” OK, second-guessed on criminal charging — no comment! But, to recap, in November, 2015, straight arrow Sheriff Gary Schwartzenberger, newly-elected, ex-Marine, extremely popular, life-long Watford City native, garnering 61 percent…
Dribble from the pen

  “For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.” “A blessed life they have whilst they are here, dead to the world, and as dead in the world,—a life that will issue in eternal glory!”…
Bryan’s Song

Monica Johnson recently moved to Halliday from Kansas. It’s the first time she has been away from her family. The 23-year-old moved to North Dakota with her oil-worker husband of six months. With his work on a rig near Williston,…
Bryan’s Song

I told my wife I would not be home for dinner on Tuesday because of the 2016 election. “You going to do something on the election?” she asked. “Yep. I’m going to have my staff beating the streets,” I said…
Hat Tips

Hello, Everyone knows I like kids. I guess maybe it’s because I’m still pretty much an older kid. I often think of an old friend that passed away several years ago. He was Peg O’Neil from Killdeer. One time Peg…
Rest of the Story

Did you hear the thud? The Obama-Clinton, two-headed Golem was dead before it hit the floor and, now the Obama “legacy” is too. Doomed as that horse left the gate Tuesday night. By Pat Merriman Trump’s win was populist and,…
Dribble from the pen

“Yet I do not seek my own glory; there is One who seeks it, and he is the judge.” “A man in every sin aims to set up his own will as his rule, and his own glory as the…
THIS WEEK’S CRIMINAL CASE FILINGS

New Criminal Case Filings:  Holt, Jolynn (DUS); Kuntz, Jody L. (DUI refusal); Kuntz, Jody L. (Burglary); Nelson, Clifford G. (DUS). NOTE: As used herein, the term “DUI” denotes an accusation of Driving Under the Influence either by being under the…
‘This is a labor of love’

Halliday family hosting 17th annual all-girls breakaway roping extravaganza What started out as a little get-together for Shaldon Osterberg and her sister has turned into an all-female roping extravaganza that has attracted competitors from the Midwest and Canada. BY BRYAN…