The Bowman Area Chamber of Commerce is announcing the first ever Chamber Choice Awards

Adapted from the Star Awards that once took place at the Annual Chamber Christmas Party, the Chamber will continue to recognize the outstanding businesses and volunteers in our community.  This year, nominations will open for Business of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. The Chamber is asking that you, our community, nominate a business or volunteer who went above […]

Families Across Rural North Dakota Can Now Register Their Four-Year-Olds for a Kindergarten Readiness Program

For a second year, rural families across North Dakota have the opportunity to participate in a program that will help their four-year-olds prepare for school. These additional resources are thanks to a $14.2 million federal grant. The United States Department of Education awarded the nonprofit organization, Waterford.org an Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Expansion Grant with a goal of finding […]

Slope County one of three in pilot project 

Slope County may be the least populous county in the state, but it will also be playing a key role in a pilot project for electronically posting land access for hunters.If successful, Slope County land as far west as Marmarth and the Montana border would have hunters able to see if they are welcome or if they would be trespassing.In […]

Pastors Corner: Come Down Off The Mountain

By PastorCharles JohnsonDakota Prairie Lutheran ParishLet’s begin with a word association exercise. What comes to mind when you hear the word “mountain?”I first thought of the Rocky Mountains and then a number of additional mountain ranges throughout the world came to mind. And when I thought about the word “mountain” in reference to North Dakota the “Turtle Mountains” and the […]


Front Row: Lynelle Jacobsen, Jordyn Germann, Lyndsey Erickson, Tom Juntunen.  Middle Row: Jenny Reiman, Charm Martian, Lane Hall, Arianne Doe, Kasey Burke, and Nicole Lambourn.  Back Row: Brent Voigt, Alex Neilson, Avery Frank, Vince Gridanus, Travis Allard, Alex Conlon, Brenda Rettinger, Adrien Kathrien, Donald Nordby, Kisten Homelvig, Shelby Hewson, Cassidy Fairbanks, and Chase Fairbanks.


Keiren Coyle won by a fall in 2:42 over Colson Sago (Beulah/Hazen)


Maxwell Sharp, played by Tom Juntenen, tries on his spyglasses as the other spy agents listen in.

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Unclaimed Photos – Part Seven Awards

Everyone likes to win; it’s a universal fact.  Here, we have just a few of the recent wins in our area.  Whether it’s at Tug-a-War, Golf or a Science Fair, our communities are proud of these accomplishments.

Bowman County Beach Wrestlers Prepare for State Tournament

The Lady Bulldogs got hot at just the right time, closing out Region 7 on a streak with a win over Hazen Feb. 14 on the road and another over Glen Ullin/Hebron Saturday night.They improved the Bowman County record to 12-9 for the season and 8-3 in regional play.It also cemented a fourth place finish in the standings for the Lady […]