2022-10-21 E-Edition

Headless Horseman brings barrel racing, ghosts and ghouls together

It was a weekend for ghosts, ghouls and barrel racing in the All Seasons Arena on the Bowman County Fairgrounds. The annual Headless Horseman event spent most of the weekend barrel racing, but for about a half-hour Saturday evening, the ghouls with a sense of humor hit the dirt for the annual costume contest. In one category, a small farmer […]

Six veterans honored in Quilts of Valor ceremony in Bowman

Six veterans received “Quilts of Valor” in midday ceremony in city hall Oct. 14. The six included younger veterans who served in the Gulf Wars to one who was in uniform after World War II and through the Korean Conflict in the early 1950s. The veterans mustered for the ceremony in the conference room included Leslie Paulson, Carl Mescke, Richard […]

Ruby Dooby Jane

Bowman County K9 Deputy Ruby Dooby Jane was born October 8, 2017. She was in a litter of 5 puppies. Her lineage went back to her great grandparents through the AKC registry. Ruby came to the Bowman County Sheriff’s Office through North Iowa K9 and then-Bowman County K9 Handler Shaine Towe. Ruby was purchased through donated funds through extensive fundraising […]

Viola “Vi” Homiston

Funeral services for Viola “Vi” Homiston, 93 of Watford City were Monday, October 17, 2022, at the Wilmington Lutheran Church in Arnegard, ND with Pastor Garrett Gudmunsen officiating. Vi will be laid to rest next to her husband, Ernie, at Schafer Cemetery in Watford City under the care of the Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home of Watford City. Visitation was Sunday, October […]

Area Deaths

Denise “Dee” Wortman, 69, Glendive, Mont., Oct. 7 Doris Wagner, 91, Dickinson, formerly of South Heart, Oct. 9 Gordon “Gordy” Wagner, 71, South Heart, Oct. 9 Bruce Howe, 90, Dickinson, Oct. 9 Ervin Emter, 87, Glen Ullin, Oct. 12 Elizabeth “Betty” Kudrna, 90, Dickinson, Oct. 12 Echoe Bechtold, 92, Baker, Mont., Oct. 12 Marvin Irion, 88, Dickinson, Oct. 14 Ruby […]

News from the Walking X Ranch

Young ladies go feral

Why we were all at my Aunt Lois’s house at the same time I can’t recall, but the neighbor girls and their mom were there, along with my mom, Aunt Lois, my cousin Sandy and myself. Sandy and I were a year apart in age and as close as sisters in every way. Our neighbor girls, who for the sake […]

Vitamin D and Covid

The topic of Vitamin D is something that I have written about several times, but it is one that I feel is so important that it needs another look. Another reason for reviewing the topic is the use of vitamin D and optimal vitamin D levels being beneficial in the fight against not only Covid but other illnesses. The best […]

North Camp Crook News

The wind came back this week. We were all prepared for bare trees in the river country as some of the gusts were well into the 60 mph range. Amazingly enough, most of the Cottonwoods stubbornly hung onto their leaves and the river is still gorgeous. Going to Capitol (Little Missouri Church) there is a beautiful little twist in the […]

Girls win at Medicine Hole

Bowman County runs at state meet Friday

A year ago, the Bulldogs placed third at the North Dakota state girls cross country championships. The Bowman County girls will be trying to improve on that team finish today at the Parkhurst Recreation Area north of Jamsetown. The girls race is scheduled to start (Oct. 21) at approximately 3:45 p.m. (CDT). The team got its final race in the […]