2022-07-08 E-Edition


Storm brings high winds, rain with a light show

The Fourth of July came just a little early to southwestern North Dakota and the Badlands Sunday evening. What started in the Northern Rockies rolled into the Bad­lands and western North Da­kota late Sunday evening while the humans on the ground were prematurely getting a jump on their Independence Day cel­ebrations. According to a meteorolo­gist at the Bismarck office of […]

Bowman church goes

Back to the 50s

St. Charles Church broke out the poodle skirts and time machine for some burgers June 27 in the parking lot be­hind the church in Bowman. They also offered up root beer floats as the cooks whipped up the meals in the shed, then had the din­ners handed out to a covered area of the parking lot for the patrons. According […]

Fifth Annual ATV Trails Tour

Seventy-two participants. Sixty-four miles. Thirty-five vehicles. A day of history. The Fifth Annual ATV Trails Tour was held June 4 in Bowman and Slope Coun­ties. The weekend served two purposes – to inform the public of the history in their own backyard and fundraise to complete the Area Trails 1743-1912 exhibit in the Pio­neer Trails Regional Museum. The trip started […]

Hot weather calls for some cool lemonade!

Janessa Cortes & Kai Binek making money for vacay!

BSC honors Spring 2022 graduates

BISMARCK, ND (06/27/2022)– More than 600 students graduated from Bismarck State College after completing the Spring 2022 semester. The graduates were recognized at the college’s 82nd commencement ceremony held on May 13, 2022, at the Bismarck Event Center. Students who completed the coursework to earn degrees from BSC in Fall 2021 and Summer 2022 were also eligible to walk across […]

Book signing set for Friday

The author of the book “Unwillable: A Journey to Reclaim My Brain” will visit Bowman County Regional Library Friday after­noon for a book signing. The book is by author Jackie Stebbins, who will start the sign­ing at 1 p.m. and end two hours later at the library (18 East Di­vide Street) in Bowman. In “Unwillable: A Journey to Reclaim My […]

Results official

Turnout low in state for primaries

With the official results being announced Friday, North Da­kota’s June primary showed a big problem for the Peace Gar­den State. Statewide, less than 20 per­cent of the eligible voters actu­ally cast a ballot in the primary. Overall, just 18.79 percent of the eligible voters actually vot­ed in the state. But the southwestern part of the state appeared to have bucked […]

Area Deaths

Rita Knipfer, 90, Ekalaka, Mont. June 25 Dale Orf, 82, Grassy Butte, June 25 Harvey Davis, 62, Killdeer, June 27 Denise Losing, 58, Baker, June 27 Louis “Louie” Hurt, 58, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, formerly of Killdeer, June 27 Jennifer Eberts, 72, Monroe Wash., formerly of South Heart, June 28 Rose Filipi, 94, Dickinson, June 28 Sharleen Stigen, 76, Fairfield, Jun […]

News from the Walking X Ranch

Tourist Traffic

I had to make a journey to the “big city” this week. A city is big if I can’t see pasture land out the end of any given street in it, so going to this one was pretty traumatic at the get-go. Just getting there on the rural high­ways in Wyoming was a near death experience. I swear, I saw […]