2019-09-18 E-Edition

Hetletved named new Manager at Steele FCCU

Lacey Hetletved has spent fourteen years of her fifteen year banking career with credit unions. Prior to the move to Steele, she was at Capital Credit Union in Bismarck. Hetletved now lives on a farm near Robinson with husband Clint and KC third grader Tucker, second grader Abbie, and one year old Blake. “I really like the flexibility Credit Unions […]

Homecoming Court

(L to R): Makenna Binder, Parker Hager, Lucero Maravilla, Elijah Fallgatter, McKayla DeWitz, Ty Biesterfeld, Alyssa Fischer, Tommy Thompson, Teanna Binder, Isaiah Harter Homecoming 2019 for the Kidder County Wolves is now a memory. The students had a fun-filled week to showcase their many talents whether on the football field, volleyball court, performing skits, making floats or playing in the […]

Coming events

Steele Sept. 18 – Vendor Show, Steele Community Center, 4:30-8:00 p.m. Sept. 19 – AMVETS meeting, 8:00 p.m. Sept. 23 – K.C. Ambulance Board; K.C. Food Pantry open house, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 24 – Card playing at Senior Center, everyone welcome, 1:00 p.m. Sept. 29 – Marv Zander entertains at Golden Manor, 2:00-3:00 p.m.


Aug. Sept. 9-15, 2019

HLP Mon., Sept. 9 61 53 1.35 Tues., Sept. 10 72 49 Wed., Sept. 11 67 51 .04 Thurs., Sept. 12 55 48 1.13 Fri., Sept. 13 63 46 .07 Sat., Sept. 14 78 49 Sun., Sept. 15 88 49

Savvy Senior

Home Sharing Programs Can Help Seniors Find Renters

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about senior home sharing programs? I’m 76-years-old and am interested in renting out a spare room in my house for extra cash and for some help around the house. Senior Homeowner Dear Senior, Renting out a spare room in your house is a great way to generate some extra income and even […]

A big “thank you” to all who made Tappen Havestfest a success

Wow! Record numbers came to Tappen for Harvestfest 2019!

First, I would like to give thanks to the Steele Ozone and Kidder County Press for their awesome advertising and coverage of the event. We also want to publicly thank these businesses that donated to our event: Marlin’s Gas and Go, Arlynn Schmidt, Bowerman Industries/Tappen Farm Supply, Coca-Cola, Choice Financial Bank, FCCU, M & M Sales, MDU, Medina Lions, Tappen […]

From the Heart

We all do things at times that can be embarrassing. Sometimes we say or do things that we may come to regret. The thing is, what has been done is over. We can’t relive it, so we either have to apologize or just forget it and go on. Most of us don’t want to intentionally hurt others with words or […]


(Looking back over past Ozone issues by Shirley Morlock)

50 years ago – Sept. 17, 1969 Deaths – Mrs. Theodore (Patricia Teske) Pratscher, 30, TX, formerly Steele; Charles Morton, 92, formerly Driscoll; Peter Hilsendeger, 59, Bismarck, formerly Steele Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Tollefson plan a grand opening of their new Super Valu store building in Steele. Captain Richard Erickson completed his term of service in the Marine Corps. Mr. […]

Kidder Korner

The Amazing Golf Ball Two friends went out to play golf and were about to tee off, when one fellow noticed that his partner had but one golf ball. “Don’t you have at least one other golf ball?” he asked. The other guy replied that no, he only needed the one. “Are you sure?” the friend persisted. “What happens if […]