2022-11-18 E-Edition

Welcome to Bowman mural

In 2022, three new murals were created in Bowman’s Downtown District. The final of the three was a two-story mural spanning nearly 700 square feet that welcomes southbound travelers to Bowman. It was painted by local artist Roxann McFarland at 103 N Main which was once Sears Tower on Bowman’s Main Street. As you drive over the overpass big white […]

‘Night of ‘Racing’ draws a big crowd to 4 Seasons

The annual “A Night at the Races” was a success, despite recent bad weather to have a strong fundraising night at the snow-covered Bowman County Fairgrounds. The Bowman Lions Club held 10 races, with local businesses sponsoring each race, in addition to have drawings for donated prizes. The event was a medical benefit for Matthew Soriede. In addition to the […]

Area Deaths

Everett Balgheim, 70, Dickinson, Nov. 4 Willis “Butch” Schaeffer, 76, of Glen Ullin, Nov. 4 Donna Nelson, age 57, of Glendive, Mont., Nov. 5 Shirley Kubas, 72, of Dickinson, Nov. 6 Darlene Domagala, 80, Baker, Mont., Nov. 8 Scott Huether, 59, Seattle, Wash., formerly of Baker, Mont., Nov. 8 Lola Emery, 84, Baker, Mont., Nov. 9

News from the Walking X Ranch

Feeling useful

Feeling useful. Who would ever have thought that I would reach this stage of my life so soon, that I don’t feel “useful”. I can still do useful things, of course, but doing what I always did on the ranch is more what I’m talking about. My back quit me and made it difficult, then impossible, to do the things […]

North Camp Crook News

Good heavens! It is the middle of November, already! So we should not have been surprised by the snow, a nice covering on everything right now. It was an interesting week, to say the least. We were sad to lose a wonderful former neighbor and a great guy. Kenny Burghduff was laid to rest, Monday. And we voted. Everyone turned […]

WRHS foundation is back for 5th consecutive Giving Hearts Day

West River Health Services Foundation is now in its 5th year of being a member of the Impact Foundation. This fundraising coaching Foundation was created by the Dakota Medical Foundation and the Alex Stern Family Foundation to foster educational growth for nonprofit organizations in North Dakota and western Minnesota. Our $825 annual membership allows us to be part of the […]

Pastors Corner

Hunger for God’s word

I want to reflect on my recent trip to Ethiopia where I had the privilege of teaching a theology class at the AG Bible College in Addis Abba last month. To hear from students, faculty, and staff how the economy has been affected was sad. The purchasing power of their currency has been cut in half in only three years. […]

From the Featherduster

Sisters. They are God’s gift to those of us lucky enough to have one, or several (in my case, 4!) Mine have pulled me out of some pretty precarious situations as you have read here before. I am eternally grateful to them for this. But I know I have overstepped my bounds when they say, “All right then. You do […]

NDHP patrol car struck on I-94 near Jamestown

On Wednesday, November 9th, at approximately 6:30 pm, a ND Highway Patrol (NDHP) patrol car was struck westbound on I-94 MM 260 at Jamestown. The NDHP Trooper had witnessed a semi jackknife at this location and the semi was partially blocking the roadway. The trooper had parked on scene of this crash with the emergency lights activated on the patrol […]