Busy Thanksgiving travel period projected

AAA projects 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume in more than a dozen years (since 2005), with 2.5 million more people taking to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways compared with last year. […]

Manor Musings

Salute to Golden Manor’s Veterans! Last week all Veterans were honored across our country. Kidder County School also had a special service for the Veterans, which included Veterans who currently live in Golden Manor.They are pictured below. ~ Visitors ~ Those who signed our Guest Book this week were: Marlene Heim, Beth Lauters, Pr. Jake DeBoer, and Clarilyn Riedinger, Steele; […]

NRCS announces application deadline for EQIP program

North Dakota State Conservationist, Mary Podoll, announced FY2019 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) applications for Beginning Farmer and Socially Disadvantaged; Wildlife; Forestry; and Strike Force initiatives are due by Friday, Novem- ber 30, 2018. All applications submitted by close of business will be considered for funding in fiscal year 2019. EQIP is a voluntary program that provides financial assistance to […]

Ham and Bean Soup

Ingredients:1 pound dry great Northernbeans8 cups water1/2 teaspoon salt1 ham hock1 cup chopped carrots1/2 stalk celery, chopped1 cup chopped onion1 teaspoon minced garlic1 teaspoon mustard powder2 bay leaves2 cups chopped ham1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper Directions: 1. Rinse the beans, sorting out any broken or discolored ones. In a large pot over high heat, bring the water to a boil. […]

How Congress can protect North Dakota’s communities from rising interest rates

North Dakota’s growing economy requires increased investments in education, health care, transportation, affordable housing and other infrastructure projects. Unfortunately, rising interest rates mean that our public institutions will incur higher costs to issue debt for these purposes, potentially impacting investments in things that support long-term economic growth. When Congress reconvenes for a lame duck session following the November elections, our […]

Area Church Schedules

STEELE CHURCHES:St. Francis de Sales CatholicChurch – Father Jerome Hunkler, 701-475-2333. 1st, 3rd, 5th Sunday, 9:00 a.m.;2nd and 4th Sundays, 11:00 a.m.Trinity Lutheran Church–PastorJacob DeBoer. 475-2490. SundayWorship, 10:30 a.m.United Methodist Church – MarvinWinstryg, Pastor. Sunday worship, 9:00Steele Presbyterian – BobSchoepp, Pastor. Sunday worship,9:30 a.m.Faith Baptist Church – ChancePrice, Pastor, Sunday worship, 11:00a.m., Steele Community CenterDAWSON CHURCHES:Dawson Lutheran Church – PastorJacob […]

Ham Salad

Ingredients1 1/2 pounds boneless ham leftover or purchased thick slab, trimmed offat and diced*1 hard-boiled egg1 stalk celery roughly chopped2 teaspoons finely chopped onion2 teaspoons sweet pickle relish3/4 cup mayonnaise1 tablespoon prepared mustardassorted crackers and/or soft rolls Instructions Put the ham, egg, celery and onion into a blender or food processor(season with a bit of black pepper)Pulse (short, quick pulses) […]

Sweet Potato Bites

Ingredients3 to 4 medium sweet potatoes,peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds2 tbsp. melted butter1 tsp. maple syrupKosher salt1 (10-oz.) bag marshmallows1/2 c. pecan halves Directions 1. Preheat oven to 400°. On a large baking sheet, toss sweet potatoes with melted butter and maple syrup and arrange in an even layer. Season with salt. 2. Bake until tender, flipping halfway through, […]

K.C. School activities

Nov. 21 – FCCLA at Jamestown Civic Center Nov. 22-23 – No school, Thanksgiving break Nov. 26 – Girls’ JH basketball at Jamestown Middle School, 5:00 p.m. Nov. 27 – Boys’ basketball, elementary at Harvey-Wells, 4:30 p.m.; Girls’ basketall vs. Washburn, 6:00 p.m. JV and 7:30 p.m. Varsity

Medina School activities

Nov. 21 – No school, midterm Nov. 22-23 – No school, Thanksgiving break Nov. 27 – JH girls’ basketball at Gackle, 4:00 p.m.; Gateway to Science, STEMzone at school, 6:00-8:00 p.m.