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Amidon native claims state crown, heads to national pageant

Codi Ann Miller may be at home in one of the smallest communities in the state of North Dakota. Now, she will be on a much bigger stage after winning the title of Miss North Dakota USA May 12 when the pageant was held in Watertown (South Dakota). Both the North Dakota and South Dakota pageants were held in the […]

Ojibwe culture, author comes to Bowman

A visit by North Dakota’s current Poet Laureate brought to life some of the state’s Objibwe culture and traditions — in Bowman County’s Solberg gymnasium Thursday (May 9). Denise Lajimodiere is a member of the Turtle Mountain Ojibwe and the state’s Poet Laureate through 2025. She also is the author of a children’s book “Josie Dances” which focuses on a […]

Concerts spring into season

It was simultaneously springtime in both Scranton and Rhame Monday. At least musically. Both Scranton Elementary and Rhame Elementary held their spring concerts May 6. In Scranton, the “Sing About Spring” concert started with Pre-Schoolers performing a pair of songs – “Sweater” and “The Goldfish” in front of a large crowd of families. Kindergarten was next, performing “Alice the Camel” […]

Bulldogs cruise in May Day dual

Bowman County hosted a May Day dual meet with Hettinger County Wednesday (May 1) and while the team scores were one-sided, it gave the Bulldog athletes another opportunity to improve and meet the state qualifying standards in their events. Bowman easily won the boys team score against Hettinger County by a lopsided 86-23 margin. The girls score was even more […]

Spring concert shows off student chorus, bands

Spring time is the time for a few spring concerts in Bowman County. The junior high and senior high bands and chorus showed off their skills Monday (April 29) in Bowman County’s Solberg gym. They also received recognition for recent performances and awards. In front of nearly full stands on the west side of the gymnasium, the Junior High Chorus […]

FFA guest speaker stresses Ag studies important to community, future

According to the guest speaker at the FFA (Future Farmers of America) banquet April 30, the focus on agriculture is important to every community as well as the future of the industry. The Bowman County organization held its banquet in the west wing of the 4 Seasons Pavilion on the B0wman County Fairgrounds. Ariana Schumacher is currently working for the […]

Rain, hail moves kids indoors

Annual Family Fun Fair draws big crowd

The annual Family Fun Fair drew an estimated 500 to 600 people to the 4 Seasons Pavilion Thursday (April 25), according to organizers. More than 250 tickets for children got tickets when they signed in. Most were attending the event with a parent or with both parents as the fair had some fun activities for the children and the opportunity […]

Wet weather possible in upcoming weeks

There is no guarantee, but Bowman County may be getting some more rainfall in the upcoming weeks, according to a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. Jeff Schild, a meteorologist in the Bismarck office, explained that there may be several chances for precipitation in the near future as a series of storm systems hit the region. Schild said Monday that […]


Bowman County students participated in the annual Be The Good Day! Volunteering in the community that has supported the students in every thing they do!

Scranton swings into musical flashback

It was time to party in Scranton Saturday – like it was 2000. The Scranton Music Department put on its “Flashback” concert in the school gymnasium, with the Swing Choir and the concert band performing in front of their families and friends. It started off with a bang – literally. The Swing Choir sang “Get This Party Started” and then […]

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