2019-06-12 E-Edition

Square Dancing in North Dakota and beyond:

When traveling, most of us might like to take home a souvenir, snap a family photo, or pick up a postcard. However, if your names are Mark and Bina Krebsbach these options won’t fully satisfy that burning wanderlust. For the Krebsbach’s they take a slightly different approach to their journeys, square dancing. Mark and Bina are now on their third […]

Kidder County welcomes Matt Aichele back to the community

The Kidder County community would like to wish a warm welcome back to Matt Aichele. Matt is a returning member of the Steele community and graduated from Kidder County High School in 2010. Matt is now working at Choice Bank as an Ag/Business Banker, after graduating from NDSU for Agricultural Economics. A full story on Aichele will follow in the […]

Coming events

Steele June 13 – BEK annual meeting, 5:30-7:00, registration and supper, meeting at 7:00 p.m.; AMVETS meeting, 8:00 p.m. June 17 – June School Board meeting, 7:00 p.m. June 18 – Card playing at Senior Center, 1:00 p.m., everyone welcome June 19 – Park Board Meeting, 8:00 p.m.


June 3-9, 2019

HLP Mon., May 27 60 43 .14 Tues., May 28 69 39 Wed., May 29 83 45 Thurs., May 30 86 56 Friday, May 31 71 53 Sat., June 1 73 41 Sun., June 2 77 43 Mon., June 3 88 53 Tues., June 4 85 61 .28 Wed., June 5 82 52 Thurs., June 6 86 55 Fri., June […]

Savvy Senior

Thrifty Travel: How Retirees Can Find Cheap Travel Accommodations

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good websites for finding cheaper travel accommodations? My husband and I love to travel but hotel costs eat up our budget so much that we can’t afford to go as often as we’d like. We’ve used Airbnb with some luck but are wondering if there are other options for budget-conscious retirees. Retired Travelers […]

Lang’s Lawn Care/Zimmerman Manufacturing team wins King of the Spring Softball Tournament June 1 & 2, 2019

Back row – Dillon Steinolfson, Josh Ritter, Adam Randall, Jeremy Lang, Beau Townsend, Brad Zimmerman; Front row- Kole Hetletved, Klay Hetletved, Shawn Harrington, Conrad Nelson,Tyler Mittleider, Nick Lang. Not Pictured- Chris Heins, Ryan Sand, Cameron Moser

Off the Bookshelf


Rose Blakey has outgrown her home town of Colmstock, Australia. She feels suffocated by its increasing poverty and certainly doesn’t see herself as part of the community in the years to come. Her stepfather has asked her to move out of her mother’s house, which suits Rose just fine since she has applied for a journalism internship in the city […]

From the Heart

For most of us living today, we don’t know what war really is. We have read newspaper accounts of it or seen clips on TV, but we don’t realize what being a part of war is really like. I know we are lucky for not experiencing war because those who lived through it really never get over it. It is […]

Kidder Korner

What’s Irish and stays outside your house all year no matter the weather? Paddy O’Furniture. Backseat Driver Joke A wife was sitting peacefully in her cozy armchair sewing her husband’s socks. Her husband came in to the room and glanced at what she was doing, and started badgering, “HONEY, be more careful! PLEASE WATCH WHAT YOU ARE DOING! You don’t […]