2021-07-02 E-Edition

Local family business hopes for big bang on holiday

Dustin Miller is in the family business. And he gets busy every Fourth of July in Bowman. Memory Fireworks will be open at the Bowman County Fairgrounds from 8:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. at the fairgrounds in the concession building through the holiday. Inside, the room has been converted into a cornucopia of explosive devices ranging in price from a […]

Locals tie up berths in National HS Rodeo Championships

Local competitors tied up berths in the National High School Rodeo Championships in Nebraska in more ways than one. Slope County’s Elli Rettinger led the way winning the Goat Tying top berth, while Molly Rotenberger of Ludlow was third and Jayda Miller picked up a fourth in the recent North Dakota His School Rodeo Championships Finals at Bowman County Fairgrounds. […]

Bowman Airport Fly-In draws crowd, surprises

For Brent Kline, the Bowman Airport Fly-In Saturday was a success. More than three dozen aircraft converged on the regional airport about five miles east of the city. But a United States Air Force helicopter was the star of the show. The helicopter and its crew from Minot Air Force Base was returning from Denver when weather and the need […]

Carolyn Erickson, 82

Carolyn Erickson, 82, of Amidon, ND, passed away on Thursday, June 16, in Dickinson, ND. Funeral Services for Carolyn, were on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Bowman Lutheran Church. Pastor Renee Johnson and Pastor Charles Johnson officiated with burial following in the Lebanon Lutheran Cemetery, Amidon, ND at 2:00 p.m. There was a Family and Friends Service […]

Donald George Kohlmeier,

Donald George Kohlmeier, age 76, who was born on May 3, 1945, in Rochester, New York, the son of George William and Mary Theresa (Sekel) Kohlmeier passed on to his heavenly home June 20 at the Ashby Living Center, Ashby, Minnesota, where, since April first of this year, he had been taken care of by their kind, dedicated, and gentle […]


Jesus’ Love Impels Us

“The love of Christ impels us!” St. Paul proclaims in his second letter to the Corinthians. What does it mean to be “impelled” by the love of Christ? St. Paul says this happens once we have come to the conviction that Jesus died for all. Why did Jesus die for all? So that we might no longer live for ourselves […]

Miller reserve champion in barrel racing at JH nationals

Bowman’s Carlee Miller finished the National Junior High Rodeo Championships as the reserve champion after finishing Saturday evening with in seventh place with a 15.597 time. She finished behind Kami Klepac of Van Vleeck (Texas) and ahead of Ava Boyd (Hopkinsville, Kentucky) and Cassidy Evans (Yuma, Colorado) on the leader board. Miller has had a strong showing in barrel racing […]


Launching and loading your boat Boating etiquette

Even with more places to fish, boat and enjoy the water than ever before in North Dakota, the increase in opportunity also means an increase in anglers, boats and personal watercraft. It’s a unique combination that can lead to isolated problems at boat ramps when everyone has the same idea: Get on the water sooner rather than later. The state […]

North Camp Crook News

June 21 - 27, 2021

Well, it is still dry in our area. BUT our plight has been noted. Robin Salvorson, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist and Jessalyn Bachller, rangeland specialist from there, came out to survey the damage brought on by the extreme drought in our area. They met with some of us beef producers from this bad drought area and toured the country. […]