Taking it to the next level

Killdeer Robotics team taking its show to regionals – again The Killdeer School Robotics team is competing in the Northern Plains Regional BEST (Boasting Engineering, Science, and Technology) competition today and Saturday in Fargo. Killdeer will be competing against 36…
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So, what’s the deal with repealing Obamacare? Liberals are already shrieking it’s just not that simple. NPR says, “To get a true repeal and replace through, (Donald Trump) needs 60 votes in the Senate. That’s the minimum number of votes…
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Last week a friend stopped by while I was fencing along the road. Now the chances of catching me fencing are pretty slim. You can ask my neighbors if you doubt me. They will verify this. By Dean Meyer Anyway,…
Dribble from the pen

“Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid; for God has come in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may remain with you, so that you may not sin.” By Reverend Ray “No. The…
Bryan’s Song

I got a funny text from my buddy in Colorado on Monday. It was a six-word letter saying, “It’s time that I move on.” Hmmm … By Bryan Gallegos I’ve heard that before. My buddy stole that line from a…
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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…